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New Quantum Tech is About to Bring a 2019-12-10 17:45:00Improved instruments will lower noise at the quantum level. The development opens the door to discovering more distant gravitational waves.

Jupiter's Galilean Moons May Have Formed Bit By 2019-12-10 16:30:00These large moons’ complex combination of properties could be best explained if they grew slowly from pebbles.

Ancient Amber Reveals Dinosaur Feather Being Nibbled by 2019-12-10 15:00:00The find is the first evidence for feather-munching parasites among dinosaurs.

Brain Organoids Grow Neural Circuits, Begin Producing Recognizable 2019-12-10 14:30:00#7 in our top science stories of 2019.

Scientists Find a Shipworm That Eats, and Lives 2019-12-10 13:00:00#50 in our top science stories of 2019.

This Plastic Bunny is Filled With Artificial DNA. 2019-12-09 17:00:00Researchers store the blueprint for a plastic bunny in DNA that's then injected into the bunny's body.

Fossils on Mars? If They Exist, NASA's Mars 2019-12-09 13:30:00A recent study suggests the landing site for NASA's next Mars rover holds minerals that often preserve fossils on Earth.

Why Do People With Alzheimer's Stop Eating? 2019-12-09 13:00:00The disease can make eating, and remembering to eat, difficult.

How the Icy Moon Enceladus Got 'Tiger Stripes' 2019-12-09 12:00:00Saturn's moon Enceladus has mysterious, evenly spaced fissures in its icy shell where water erupts into space.

Deaths at New Zealand's White Island Show the 2019-12-09 10:55:00Visiting volcanoes can be dangerous, especially ones that are persistently restless. The deaths at White Island are a chilling example.

Why Do People With Alzheimer's Tend to Sleep 2019-12-07 13:00:00The disease causes changes to our brain's circuitry that can make sleep difficult.

With Sea Level Rise, We've Already Hurtled Past 2019-12-06 16:30:00Climate negotiators in Madrid are trying to avoid 2 meters of sea level rise, but research suggests 10 times that — 65 feet — is already i

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X17 Particle Might Solve Mystery of Dark Matter 2019-12-10 14:55:25Professor Attila Krasznahorkay and his colleagues at ATOMKI (the Institute of Nuclear Research in Debrecen, Hungary) recently published a paper that h

Study: Killer Whale Grandmothers Improve Chances of Survival 2019-12-10 13:26:23Postmenopausal female killer whale (Orcinus orca) have a big beneficial impact on the survival chances of their grandoffspring, a University of York-l

New Species of Paleocene Penguin Bridges Gap in 2019-12-10 10:33:01Paleontologists in New Zealand have uncovered the fossilized bones from an extinct penguin that swam the oceans between 62.5 and 60 million years ago.

Enceladus’ Tiger Stripes Finally Explained 2019-12-10 09:13:55Saturn’s 300-mile- (500 km) diameter moon Enceladus is thought to have an outer ice shell covering a liquid water ocean. Slashed across the moon

Athletes Have Quieter Brains, New Research Shows 2019-12-10 08:04:33Playing sports — including football, soccer and hockey — increases the gain of the external sound signal by turning down the background no

Very Large Telescope Takes Close Look at Emission 2019-12-09 15:22:39Using the Focal Reducer and low dispersion Spectrograph (FORS) instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have obtained a remar

Single-Celled Microorganism Can Make Complex Decisions, Study Shows 2019-12-09 14:53:00A free-living ciliate species called Stentor roeseli, which lacks a central nervous system, is capable of decision making, according to a study publis

TOI 813b: Saturn-Sized Exoplanet Found Orbiting Subgiant Star 2019-12-09 08:44:13Citizen scientists from the Planet Hunters TESS (PHT) project have discovered a Saturn-sized planet orbiting around TOI 813, a bright subgiant star lo

Dogs Understand Spoken Words Better than We Thought 2019-12-09 07:48:43Dogs are able to listen to different people saying the same word and recognize it as the same word, ignoring the differences between speakers, and can

Hubble Captures Detailed Image of Edge-On Spiral Galaxy 2019-12-09 04:37:04The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has delivered an incredible snapshot of a nearby spiral galaxy called NGC 3175. NGC 3175 is an edge-on spiral gala

‘Milk Yeast’ Originated from Chance Encounter between Fruit 2019-12-08 08:57:45Historians often trace the dawn of human civilization back 10,000 years, when Neolithic tribes first settled and began farming in the Fertile Crescent

Milky Way’s Thick Disk is 10 Billion Years 2019-12-06 14:43:45Our Milky Way Galaxy consists of two disk-like structures, known as ‘thick’ and ‘thin’ disks. The thick disk contains only abo

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Paleontology: Experiments in evolution New! 2019-12-11 14:57:11A new find from Patagonia sheds light on the evolution of large predatory dinosaurs. Features of the 8-m long specimen from the Middle Jurassic sugges

State of shock: 200-year-old law about gas mixtures New! 2019-12-11 14:56:49According to a new study led by a team from The University of New Mexico, centuries-old laws about the behavior of gas mixtures do not apply in the pr

Mountain goats' air conditioning is failing, study says New! 2019-12-11 14:56:47A new study says Glacier National Park's iconic mountain goats are in dire need of 'air conditioning.'

Earth was stressed before dinosaur extinction New! 2019-12-11 14:56:32By measuring the chemistry of fossilized seashells collected in Antarctica, researchers discovered that Earth was already experiencing carbon cycle in

Researchers discover brain circuit linked to food impulsivity New! 2019-12-11 14:56:30A team of researchers has now identified a specific circuit in the brain that alters food impulsivity.

A new early whale, Aegicetus gehennae, and the New! 2019-12-11 14:56:28A newly discovered fossil whale represents a new species and an important step in the evolution of whale locomotion.

New human autoinflammatory disease New! 2019-12-11 14:56:17Scientists from Australia and the US have discovered and identified the genetic cause of a previously unknown human autoinflammatory disease. The rese

New material design tops carbon-capture from wet flue New! 2019-12-11 14:56:15Chemical engineers have designed a material that can capture carbon dioxide from wet flue gasses better than current commercial materials.

Scrubbing carbon dioxide from smokestacks for cleaner industrial New! 2019-12-11 14:56:04Chemistry researchers have uncovered a better way to scrub carbon dioxide from smokestack emissions, which could be a key to mitigating global climate

Heat energy leaps through empty space, thanks to New! 2019-12-11 14:56:00A surprising new study shows that heat energy can leap across a few hundred nanometers of a complete vacuum, thanks to a quantum mechanical phenomenon

Mechanisms help pancreatic cancer cells avert starvation New! 2019-12-11 14:49:33A new study reveals the mechanism that helps pancreatic cancer cells avoid starvation within dense tumors by hijacking a process that pulls nutrients

ALMA spots most distant dusty galaxy hidden in New! 2019-12-11 12:19:01Astronomers have spotted the light of a massive galaxy seen only 970 million years after the Big Bang. This galaxy, called MAMBO-9, is the most distan

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Elizabeth Warren Pitches ‘Blue New Deal’ To Fortify 2019-12-10 09:00:01The Democratic presidential hopeful is betting offshore wind and new seafood policies can win her votes.

Michael Rapaport Is NSFW David Attenborough As He 2019-12-10 04:58:03The comic/actor's famously coarse vocabulary gets a workout.

Climate 'Shocks' Eliminated 16% Of New England Fishing 2019-12-09 15:00:17The finding could strengthen calls for a so-called “Blue New Deal.”

Electric Eel Powering Aquarium’s Christmas Lights 2019-12-04 16:50:07The Tennessee Aquarium hopes the Christmas tree will spark love and appreciation for the unusual freshwater fish.

Global Carbon Emissions Will Hit A Record High 2019-12-03 21:46:17A new report held a few silver linings, however, as the growth was slower than in recent years and the use of coal declined.

Beached Sperm Whale Found With 220 Pounds Of 2019-12-03 14:54:24Marine researchers in Scotland called the discovery both "stunning" and "shameful."

Anti-Vaxxers Needled After Asking To Be Called 'Vaccine 2019-12-03 12:40:25Some of the alternative terms suggested by Twitter wits include "plague enthusiast," "child cemetery advocates" and "infant infectors."

28 Years Ago, Big Oil Predicted It Would 2019-12-03 00:00:06And yet it continued to fight it.

Senate Confirms Dan Brouillette As Trump’s New Energy 2019-12-02 18:40:10The former auto industry lobbyist will replace Rick Perry as head of the Department of Energy.

Prehistoric Puppy Found In Permafrost Still Has Its 2019-12-02 16:39:55The estimated 18,000-year-old dog was discovered in Russia last year in frozen mud.

Spain Might Be The World’s Most Important Climate 2019-12-01 08:00:18The progressive bloc set to rule Europe’s fifth-largest economy has endorsed a Green New Deal but risks fueling a resurgent fascist movement.

What You Need To Know From The Recent 2019-11-29 08:00:19It is, in a word, "bleak."

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Recommendations for responding to the Fridays for Future 2019-12-11 00:00:00The level of public concern about climate change has risen significantly in recent years. The Fridays for Future movement enjoys broad political and p

Scrubbing carbon dioxide from smokestacks for cleaner industrial 2019-12-11 00:00:00An international collaboration co-led by an Oregon State University chemistry researcher has uncovered a better way to scrub carbon dioxide from smoke

Training middle-school educators to identify suicide warning signs 2019-12-11 00:00:00New research from Case Western Reserve University examined the impact of virtual training on the mental-health and suicide-prevention skills of more t

MASS: An integrative software program for streamlined morphometric 2019-12-11 00:00:00Analysis of leaf shape is crucial in answering a variety of ecological, evolutionary, genetic, and agricultural questions. However, most morphometric

Government regimes may be learning new Twitter tactics 2019-12-11 00:00:00When protesters use social media to attract attention and unify, people in power may respond with tweeting tactics designed to distract and confuse, a

Study to help manage shark populations in Pacific 2019-12-11 00:00:00A study in Pacific Panama identifies 11 potential nursery areas of locally common and migratory sharks, which could support shark conservation efforts

Training the brain: resilience program helps student-athletes adjust 2019-12-11 00:00:00In newly published research, a unique and expanding program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been shown to improve decision-making and e

Real-time photoacoustic thermometry of tumors during HIFU treatment 2019-12-11 00:00:00The research team led by Professor Chulhong Kim of POSTECH(Pohang University of Science and Technology) developed a photoacoustic thermometry system c

Groups work better when stakes are gradually increased 2019-12-11 00:00:00A gradual approach to increasing the stakes of group coordination projects can improve overall team performance, according to a new research paper fea

Mountain goats' air conditioning is failing, study says 2019-12-11 00:00:00A new study in the journal PLOS ONE says Glacier National Park's iconic mountain goats are in dire need of air conditioning.

NRL-camera aboard NASA spacecraft confirms asteroid phenomenon 2019-12-11 00:00:00A US Naval Research Laboratory-built camera mounted on the NASA Parker Solar Probe revealed an asteroid dust trail that has eluded astronomers for dec

High doses of vitamin D for critically ill 2019-12-11 00:00:00A major study conducted by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's Prevention and Early Treatment of Acute Lung Injury (PETAL) Network into wh

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Dix cadeaux de Noël pour les amoureux de New! 2019-12-11 12:31:00Jardinier en herbe, militant écolo ou admirateur invétéré des paysages de notre belle Planète, ces dix ca

Pluie d’étoiles filantes : les Géminides sont là New! 2019-12-11 12:31:00Tous les ans, aux mêmes dates, la pluie d’étoiles filantes des Géminides, l’une des plus belles de l’anné

Maladies intestinales chroniques : un vaccin ciblant le New! 2019-12-11 11:35:33Empêcher les bactéries du microbiote de percer la barrière intestinale, voilà le but de ce nouveau vaccin élabor&eac

Les champs magnétiques façonnent les galaxies spirales comme New! 2019-12-11 11:05:12Notre Voie lactée est ce que les astronomes appellent une galaxie spirale. Une équipe de l’Observatoire stratosphérique pou

XMM-Newton : 20 ans d'exploration de l'Univers en New! 2019-12-11 10:29:58L'ESA vient de fêter les 20 ans des bons et loyaux services de XMM-Newton, un poids lourd des télescopes spatiaux observant le cosmos da

Pollution de l’air : quelles sont les villes New! 2019-12-11 09:31:00Dans ces villes françaises, la qualité de l'air y serait meilleure et moins polluée grâce à la mise en pl

Noël 2019 : 300 € de réduction sur New! 2019-12-11 09:30:21Vous tenez peut-être sous la main l'une des meilleures réductions de ce Noël 2019 : le célèbre ordinateur portable pr

Le WWF revisite quatre tableaux de maître pour New! 2019-12-11 08:57:59Et si des grands maîtres de la peinture avaient pu prédire le changement climatique dans leurs tableaux ? Dans le cadre de la COP25,

Oppo a bien caché le capteur photo sous New! 2019-12-11 08:28:55Oppo a enfin intégré son capteur photo révolutionnaire, caché sous la dalle de l'écran du smartphone. Mais ce n'e

L’Australie est toujours en proie à d'effroyables incendies New! 2019-12-11 07:15:18Les incendies en Australie ne semblent pas prendre fin. Cela fait près de cinq mois, depuis début août, que le pays des kangourous

Du Groenland aux glaciers tropicaux, rien ne va New! 2019-12-11 07:05:13D’un côté, il y a les glaciers tropicaux. Parmi les plus petits glaciers du monde. De l’autre, il y a la calotte glaciaire du

Internet : 30,4 Mb/s de débit moyen en New! 2019-12-11 06:30:42Les différents fournisseurs d'accès à Internet sur le marché communiquent toujours sur des forfaits en prenant la valeur


Le Liban vainqueur du concours de TIC de 2019-12-02 19:00:00Le Liban s'est classé au premier rang du concours de technologies de l'information et de la communication (TIC) de Huawei pour le Moyen-Orien

La fusée chinoise Longue Marche-8 réussit ses essais 2019-12-01 19:00:00La Chine a testé avec succès le moteur du deuxième étage de la fusée Longue Marche-8, qui se prépare pour so

La Chine va construire une centrale solaire spatiale 2019-12-01 19:00:00La Chine prévoit de construire une centrale solaire spatiale de 200 tonnes au niveau de mégawatt d'ici 2035, selon l'Académie c

Le premier satellite sismo-électromagnétique chinois obtient des résultats 2019-11-30 19:00:00Le premier satellite sismo-électromagnétique de la Chine, Zhangheng 1, a obtenu des données électromagnétiques fruc

La Chine lance la conception de nouveaux satellites 2019-11-27 19:00:00La Chine a lancé la conception des satellites météorologiques Fengyun-5 et du système d'observation des satellites m&eacu

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Deux navires chinois de transport de fusées achèvent 2019-11-24 19:00:00Les navires chinois de transport de fusées Yuanwang-21 et Yuanwang-22 ont achevé leur mission d'acheminement de la fusée Longue

Chine : un fonds de 1,39 milliard de 2019-11-23 19:00:00Le gouvernement central chinois a alloué aux gouvernements locaux une partie du fonds de l'année 2020 pour le développement de l

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