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2019 Enters the Record Books as Second Warmest 2020-01-15 21:15:00Everywhere scientists look, from the surface of the land to deep in the oceans, the long-term trend of global warming is unequivocal — as is the

A Second Planet Was Found by Closest Star 2020-01-15 14:00:00Located just 4.2 light-years away, the star Proxima Centauri now has both an Earth-like world in its habitable zone and a more distant super-Earth.

Why Are There Seven Days in a Week? 2020-01-15 13:15:00We can thank the Babylonians for our seven-day week.

New Study Finds Overactive Brain Waves Cause a 2020-01-15 13:00:00Scientists say abnormal brain wave activity is behind essential tremor, a movement disorder that causes involuntary trembling.

Your Fat Cells Never Disappear — Making Future 2020-01-15 09:00:00Like it or not, our fat cells are with us for life — even if we lose weight.

Is Something in Your Diet Screwing With Your 2020-01-15 01:00:00FODMAPs are a diverse group of hard-to-digest carbs. Here's how to find out which ones upset your stomach.

Scientists Find an Explanation for Powerful Gamma-Ray Bursts: 2020-01-14 15:10:00A new study shows that being in a binary star system can keep a massive star spinning fast enough to produce such powerful explosions.

The Parasite That Infects Mouse Brains and Makes 2020-01-14 15:00:00Before it reaches humans, T. gondii infects cats. And to get to cats, it first manipulates rodents.

In Russia's Far North, a Lone Group of 2020-01-14 13:00:00Near the Arctic Circle, a group of Neanderthals may have persisted for thousands of years after the rest of their species disappeared.

Worried About Swearing Too Much? Science Says You 2020-01-14 09:00:00People who swear like a sailor are more honest and more intelligent, studies show.

Putting Air Filters in Classrooms Could Give Student 2020-01-14 01:00:00Air filters could raise test scores in schools as much as cutting class size by a third.

How to Watch NASA's Upcoming Spacewalks to Fix 2020-01-14 01:00:00The next three spacewalks will complete fixes to the space station’s solar panels and Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer particle detector.

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Astrophysicists are Taking Dark Matter’s Temperature 2020-01-16 15:30:33Astrophysicists have very little idea of what dark matter is and they have yet to detect a dark matter particle. But they do know that the gravity of

Neanderthals Dived into Mediterranean Sea for Clam Shells 2020-01-16 15:03:19Shell fishing was a common activity of Neanderthals, according to new research led by University of Colorado, Boulder archaeologists. In 1949, archaeo

Researchers Sequence Genome of Elusive Giant Squid 2020-01-16 13:59:51An international team of scientists has sequenced the genome of the giant squid (Architeuthis dux), the species which has inspired generations to

Study: Average Human Body Temperature in U.S. Has 2020-01-16 10:59:15Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that men born in the United States in the early 19th century had temperatures 0.59

Proxima c: Possible Second Planet Found around Sun’s 2020-01-16 06:41:59An international team of astronomers has detected a candidate super-Earth planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to the Sun. Proxima Centa

Sugar Changes Brain Chemistry, New Animal Study Shows 2020-01-15 15:33:15Foods high in sucrose, or table sugar, influence brain reward circuitry in ways similar to those observed when addictive drugs are consumed, according

Astronomers Trace Journey of Phosphorus from Stellar Nurseries 2020-01-15 14:32:01To understand how molecules containing phosphorus — one of life’s building blocks — are formed in star-forming regions, a team of as

Astronomers Discover Five New Planets around Nearby Red 2020-01-15 11:49:19Astronomers have detected five new planets, eight planet candidates, and confirmed three previously reported planets, around nine nearby M-dwarf (red

Cassini Reveals Saturn’s Ultraviolet Auroras in Unprecedented Detail 2020-01-15 09:43:49At the end of its mission in 2017, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft performed a set of ‘Grand Finale’ orbits bringing it closer to Saturn t

Seabirds Spotted Using Tools for the First Time 2020-01-15 07:51:03An international team of researchers from the University of Oxford and the South Iceland Nature Research Centre has observed two Atlantic puffins (Fra

Two-Species Bacterial Colonies Form Intricate Flower-Like Patterns 2020-01-14 14:53:43In a series of experiments, a team of biologists at the University of California, San Diego studied the structure of growing colonies comprised of two

Homo erectus Reached Java around 1.3 Million Years 2020-01-14 12:59:20Homo erectus, a hominin species that originated in equatorial Africa or the Caucasus region of Eurasia, arrived on the island of Java in Indonesia aro

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Ingestible medical devices can be broken down with New! 2020-01-17 16:27:07Engineers have developed a light-sensitive material that allows gastrointestinal devices to be triggered to break down inside the body when they are e

Walking with atoms: Chemical bond making and breaking New! 2020-01-17 16:27:05Scientists have for the first time captured and filmed atoms bonding together, using advanced microscopy methods they captured a moment that is around

What is an endangered species? New! 2020-01-17 16:27:00What makes for an endangered species classification isn't always obvious.

Human fetal lungs harbor a microbiome signature New! 2020-01-17 12:39:00The lungs and placentas of fetuses in the womb -- as young as 11 weeks after conception -- already show a bacterial microbiome signature, which sugges

Transformational innovation needed to reach global forest restoration New! 2020-01-17 12:21:19New research finds that global South countries have pledged the largest areas of land to forest restoration, and are also farthest behind in meeting t

Chemists allow boron atoms to migrate New! 2020-01-17 12:21:17Organic molecules with atoms of the semi-metal boron are important building blocks for synthesis products to produce drugs and agricultural chemicals.

Neuron found in mice could have implications for New! 2020-01-17 12:21:15A CALCR cell found in mice may stop feeding without subsequential nauseating effects, as well as influence the long term intake of food.

Spider-Man-style robotic graspers defy gravity New! 2020-01-17 12:21:11Traditional methods of vacuum suction and previous vacuum suction devices cannot maintain suction on rough surfaces due to vacuum leakage, which leads

Scientists measure the evolving energy of a solar New! 2020-01-17 12:21:05In 2017, a massive new region of magnetic field erupted on the sun's surface next to an existing sunspot. The powerful collision of magnetic energy p

Acid reflux drugs may have negative side effects New! 2020-01-17 11:08:40Acid reflux drugs that are sometimes recommended to ease stomach problems during cancer treatment may have an unintended side effect: impairment of br

Not all of nature's layered structures are tough New! 2020-01-17 11:08:36Engineers looking to nature for inspiration have long assumed that layered structures like those found in mollusk shells enhance a material's toughne

Real risks associated with cannabis exposure during pregnancy New! 2020-01-17 10:47:56A new study has definitively shown that regular exposure to THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, during pregnancy has significant impact

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‘Pervert’ Gorka Ripped For ‘Gross’ Joke About Greta 2020-01-08 01:11:20Former Trump aide made a bizarre "joke" about the teen's name and body.

Groundbreaking Astronaut Says Aliens Exist And Could Be 2020-01-07 04:04:16"Will they be like you and me, made up of carbon and nitrogen?" asked Helen Sharman. "Maybe not."

Naomi Klein On Looming Eco-Fascism: ‘We Are Literally 2020-01-05 08:00:11The intellectual godmother of the Green New Deal movement laid out what, exactly, such a plan must entail to be successful.

Astronaut Breaks Record For Longest Single Spaceflight By 2019-12-31 18:52:29NASA's Christina Koch has spent more consecutive days in space than any other female astronaut.

Elizabeth Warren’s Climate Plan Would Create Up To 2019-12-20 09:00:26The Massachusetts senator’s growing arsenal of Green New Deal proposals amounts to an industrial policy that could scale quickly, new research s

Bernie Sanders Refuses To Take Bait On Climate 2019-12-19 22:31:34The Vermont senator repeatedly flipped the premise of questions to focus on the stakes of failing to curb emissions.

Elizabeth Warren Zeroes In On Climate Change Ahead 2019-12-19 12:00:06The Massachusetts senator picked up an endorsement from a key figure in the Green New Deal movement just before the debate in Los Angeles.

Fossil Fuel Giants Claim To Support Climate Science, 2019-12-18 05:45:01Fourteen oil and gas companies are funding a website that attacks scientists and undermines their work.

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VITAMINS trial report on vitamin C, hydrocortisone, thiamine 2020-01-17 00:00:00In this randomized clinical trial of about 200 patients with septic shock, combination treatment with intravenous vitamin C, hydrocortisone and t

Study quashes controversial vitamin C treatment for sepsis 2020-01-17 00:00:00A paper published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association by Monash researchers comprehensively quashes the idea that the vitamin C-b

Psychology program for refugee children improves wellbeing 2020-01-17 00:00:00A positive psychology program created by researchers at Queen Mary University of London focuses on promoting wellbeing in refugee children. It is unus

America's most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes 2020-01-17 00:00:00New UC Riverside research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheim

Cheap drug may alleviate treatment-resistance in leukemia 2020-01-17 00:00:00A common and inexpensive drug may be used to counteract treatment resistance in patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), one of the most common for

Long term risks cast further doubt on the 2020-01-17 00:00:00University of Manchester scientists investigating a possible treatment for foetal growth restriction (FGR), a condition in which babies grow poorly in

'Melting rock' models predict mechanical origins of earthquakes 2020-01-17 00:00:00Engineers at Duke University have devised a model that can predict the early mechanical behaviors and origins of an earthquake in multiple types of ro

Study traces evolution of acoustic communication 2020-01-17 00:00:00A study tracing acoustic communication across the tree of life of land-living vertebrates reveals that the ability to vocalize goes back hundreds of m

Sanitary care by social ants shapes disease outcome 2020-01-17 00:00:00Sanitary care in ants to fight disease is known to improve the wellbeing of the colony, yet it has been unclear how social disease defense interferes

Green in tooth and claw 2020-01-17 00:00:00Hard plant foods may have made up a larger part of early human ancestors' diet than currently presumed, according to a new experimental study of mode

How sensitive can a quantum detector be? 2020-01-17 00:00:00Measuring the energy of quantum states requires detecting energy changes so exceptionally small they are hard to pick out from background fluctuations

PEPTIC trial comparing strategies to prevent stress ulcers 2020-01-17 00:00:00Researchers report on a randomized clinical trial that compared two strategies (proton pump inhibitors vs. histamine-2 receptor blockers) to prev

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