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Ceres: An Ocean World in the Asteroid Belt 2020-08-10 17:30:00Liquid water, once thought unique to Earth, may be common on icy worlds throughout the solar system.

How Close Are We To Making Babies from 2020-08-10 14:35:00A popular Discover Magazine story from 2007 raised the possibility of using stem cells to produce human sperm. Where does the science of reproduction

The Science Books We're Reading in Fall 2020 2020-08-10 13:00:00Is there anything better than cozying up with a great new read on a brisk autumn day? Fall into the day in the life of an astronaut, wartime science o

The Robot Scientists Are Coming. But That's Not 2020-08-10 09:00:00A small but growing crop of machines is learning to design and carry out its own experiments. How will this change the future of research?

A Toddler's Fever Wouldn't Break. Doctors Figure Out 2020-08-09 13:00:00A persistent fever after returning from Egypt usually means a tropical disease infection. For this toddler, it was just one of many red herrings.

Why Electric Cars Are Getting Louder 2020-08-08 11:00:00Electric vehicles are notoriously quiet. But new laws are pushing automakers to experiment with unusual noises.

What's In a Shot? Vaccine Types, Explained 2020-08-07 15:35:00In the race to find a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, some contenders come from classic development methods. Others would be the first of their kind.

Children’s Immune Systems Differ From Adults. Here’s What 2020-08-07 15:20:00Children’s innate immune responses might be behind their milder COVID-19 infections. But much less is known about how much kids are spreading SA

The Traumatic Loss of a Loved One Is 2020-08-07 13:00:00What happens in the brain when someone you love dies — and how to overcome it with time.

New Class of Planet Can Form Around Black 2020-08-07 12:45:00The dust clouds around supermassive black holes are the perfect breeding ground for an exotic new type of planet.

How COVID-19 Might Increase Risk of Memory Loss 2020-08-07 12:30:00Many patients suffering from COVID-19 exhibit neurological symptoms, from loss of smell to delirium to a higher risk of stroke. Down the road, will CO

40 Years Ago: The Titanic Was Found and 2020-08-07 11:00:00The most famous shipwreck in all of history was still a needle in a haystack at the bottom of the ocean when Discover's debut issue hit newsstands in

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Depression in Association with Anxiety Makes Amygdala Bigger 2020-08-10 08:08:06According to a new review of previous studies, published July 29 in the Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, depression is linked to areas of the b

Hubble Snaps Image of Distorted Spiral Galaxy: NGC 2020-08-10 04:21:56The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has delivered an unrivalled snapshot of the highly distorted barred spiral galaxy NGC 1614. NGC 1614 is located ap

Denisovans Interbred with Mysterious Archaic Hominin: Study 2020-08-07 14:59:06In a new study published in the journal PLoS Genetics, researchers analyzed the genomes of two Neanderthals, a Denisovan, and two African humans; and

Vast Areas of Mars’ Night Sky Pulse in 2020-08-07 13:33:48Using new data from the Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph (IUVS) on NASA’s MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution) spacecraft, scientists

99-Million-Year-Old ‘Hell Ant’ Attack Captured in Amber 2020-08-07 11:13:12Paleontologists have found trapped in a piece of Burmese amber a unique scene of a prehistoric ‘hell ant’ (subfamily Haidomyrmecinae) atta

Jupiter’s Violent Storms May Form Ammonia-Water Hailstones 2020-08-07 08:52:53A new study suggests that during Jupiter’s violent storms, hailstones form from a cooled mixture of water and ammonia gas, similar to the proces

Hubble Probes Earth’s Atmosphere during Total Lunar Eclipse 2020-08-06 15:18:16Taking advantage of a total lunar eclipse in January 2019, astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have measured the amount of ozone in

Juno Discovers ‘Shallow Lightning’ on Jupiter 2020-08-06 14:28:06An unexpected form of electrical discharge, ‘shallow lightning’ originates from Jovian clouds containing an ammonia-water solution, accord

Higgs Boson Seen Decaying to Two Muons 2020-08-06 11:54:49Physicists from the ATLAS (A Toroidal LHC ApparatuS) and CMS (Compact-Muon-Solenoid) collaborations at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider have reporte

Solar System’s Heliosphere May Be Smaller and Rounder 2020-08-06 11:30:35The heliosphere is a giant magnetic bubble that contains our Solar System, the solar wind and the solar magnetic field. Outside the heliosphere is the

Scientists Sequence Genome of Tuatara 2020-08-06 08:51:46An international team of researchers has sequenced and analyzed the genome of the tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus), the only living member of the reptili

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Marks Eight Years of Mars 2020-08-05 15:42:22NASA’s Curiosity rover has seen a lot since August 5, 2012, when it first set its wheels inside the huge basin of Gale Crater. Curiosity, the fo

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Evolutionary theory of economic decisions New! 2020-08-11 16:33:13When survival over generations is the end game, researchers say it makes sense to undervalue long shots that could be profitable and overestimate the

Does high blood sugar worsen COVID-19 outcomes? New! 2020-08-11 16:33:11Preliminary observations of COVID-19 patients with diabetes inspired an algorithm for glucose monitoring that's suspected to help combat the virus'

AI-enhanced precision medicine identifies novel autism subtype New! 2020-08-11 15:39:21A novel precision medicine approach enhanced by artificial intelligence has laid the groundwork for what could be the first biomedical screening and i

Rare 'boomerang' earthquake observed along Atlantic Ocean fault New! 2020-08-11 15:39:18Scientists have tracked a 'boomerang' earthquake in the ocean for the first time, providing clues about how they could cause devastation on land.

Aging memories may not be 'worse', just 'different' New! 2020-08-11 15:39:16A study adds nuance to the idea that an aging memory is a poor one and finds a potential correlation between the way people process the boundaries of

Study predicts millions of unsellable homes could upend New! 2020-08-11 15:39:09Millions of American homes could become unsellable - or could be sold at significant losses to their senior-citizen owners - between now and 2040, acc

Stack and twist: Physicists accelerate the hunt for New! 2020-08-11 15:39:05Scientists have taken an important step towards understanding the interaction between layers of atomically thin materials arranged in stacks. They hop

Inexpensive, accessible device provides visual proof that masks New! 2020-08-11 15:29:16In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report that a simple, low-cost technique provided visual proof that face masks are effective in reducing drop

Machine learning can predict market behavior New! 2020-08-11 14:29:13Machine learning can assess the effectiveness of mathematical tools used to predict the movements of financial markets, according to new research base

Primate voice boxes are evolving at rapid pace New! 2020-08-11 14:29:02Scientists have discovered that the larynx, or voice box, of primates is significantly larger relative to body size, has greater variation, and is und

Mystery solved: Bright areas on Ceres come from New! 2020-08-11 13:49:00Data from NASA's recent Dawn mission answers two long-unresolved questions: Is there liquid inside Ceres, and how long ago was the dwarf planet geolo

First oral anthrax vaccine for livestock, wildlife New! 2020-08-11 13:32:28There may soon be a new weapon in the centuries-old battle against anthrax in wildlife.

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North Carolina Rocked With 5.1 Magnitude Earthquake 2020-08-09 10:38:49The quake was the strongest to hit the state since 1916. No injuries or damage were immediately reported.

Black, Hispanic Kids Much More Likely To Be 2020-08-07 16:13:47The CDC found that Hispanic children were hospitalized at a rate eight times higher than white kids, and Black children were hospitalized at a rate fi

New Hampshire Woman Gets New Face For Second 2020-08-07 15:03:38Carmen Blandin Tarleton is the first American and only the second person to have two face transplants.

Updated Forecast Warns Of 'Extremely Active' Atlantic Hurricane 2020-08-06 14:45:42NOAA is now predicting up to 25 named storms -- the most in its history -- including as many as 11 hurricanes.

How Ammonium Nitrate Might Be To Blame For 2020-08-05 17:44:05More than 130 people died in an explosion in the Lebanese port city.

CDC Warns Of Seasonal Outbreak Of Polio-Like Illness 2020-08-05 13:23:42Acute flaccid myelitis is an uncommon but serious neurologic condition that peaks every two years between August and November.

Top Health Official: Time To ‘Move On’ From 2020-08-02 12:07:34There's "no evidence" to show the anti-malarial drug is effective in treating COVID-19, Adm. Brett Giroir said.

Human Sperm Swim Like 'Playful Otters,' New Study 2020-08-01 19:14:20Sperm cells are wobblier and wonkier than we ever imagined.

Rhode Island Boy Digs Up Gigantic 2 1/2-Pound 2020-07-31 11:56:56Cooper Monaco found the massive mollusk Monday. "I felt the edge of it and I thought, ‘holy moly, this is a clam," he said.

Rep. Ilhan Omar Wants To Bar Trump From 2020-07-30 14:51:15An amendment to the latest spending bill would force the administration to use a specific Energy Department fund for loans to projects that reduce emi

NASA Launches Mars Rover To Look For Signs 2020-07-30 08:32:20Perseverance, the biggest and most sophisticated Mars rover ever built, will bring the first Martian rock samples back to Earth around 2031.

One Step Closer To 'The Jetsons': Flying Cars 2020-07-29 12:52:01A new bill provides regulations for "roadable aircraft": vehicles that are a hybrid between a plane and an automobile.

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KIST finds a strong correlation between ultrasonic stroke New! 2020-08-12 00:00:00The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) announced that a research team led, by Dr. Hyungmin Kim at the Center for Bionics, Biomedical Res

Examining Congress members' popularity on Instagram New! 2020-08-12 00:00:00New research on the popularity of Congress members' Instagram posts reveals some surprising factors at play that could elevate their influence on the

Secretion of sugar polymers modulates multicellularity in the New! 2020-08-12 00:00:00Research by INRS (Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique) Professor Salim Timo Islam has revealed that multicellular physiology in the social

Molecular additives enhance mechanical properties of organic solar New! 2020-08-12 00:00:00Ganesh Balasubramanian, P.C. Rossin assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics at Lehigh University, and his graduate student Joyde

Age, education, and surgical history affect hormone use New! 2020-08-12 00:00:00CLEVELAND, Ohio (August 12, 2020)--Removal of the ovaries before natural menopause (surgical menopause) often exacerbates menopause symptoms and place

KERI creates a super-high-resolution nano display based on New! 2020-08-12 00:00:00Companies across the world are competing fiercely to provide high-resolution displays to electronic devices such as TVs and smartphones. In particular

Technology can help speed soil recovery after oil New! 2020-08-12 00:00:00Researchers use spectroscopy to quickly and cheaply analyze soils samples.

Pressure-induced 2D-3D conversion in hybrid lead iodide layered New! 2020-08-12 00:00:00Here, we demonstrate that 2D D-J perovskites experiencevarious transitions under pressure, such as crystalline-amorphous and 2D-three-dimensional stru

How anxiety--and hope--can drive new product adoption New! 2020-08-12 00:00:00When considering new products, anxiety creates approach response (i.e., interest, purchase) rather than avoidance response (i.e., disinterest, failure

Lipoic acid supplements help some obese but otherwise New! 2020-08-12 00:00:00A compound given as a dietary supplement to overweight but otherwise healthy people in a clinical trial caused many of the patients to slim down.

Meditation-relaxation therapy may offer escape from the terror New! 2020-08-12 00:00:00Sleep paralysis - a condition thought to explain a number of mysterious experiences including alleged cases of alien abduction and demonic night-time

Survey finds most parents nervous to take their New! 2020-08-12 00:00:00Vaccination rates in the U.S. have plummeted amid COVID-19. A new national survey by Orlando Health finds while the vast majority of parents (84%) bel

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Le cancer du diable est contagieux New! 2020-08-11 09:01:01Le diable de Tasmanie est menacé d'extinction. L'une des raisons étant qu'il souffre d'une forme contagieuse de cancer, la « t

La recharge sans fil multiplie par deux la New! 2020-08-11 08:33:39Un article publié sur le site spécialisé OneZero épingle les chargeurs sans fil des smartphones. Selon leurs tests, ils co

Les crises d'asthme augmentent en cas d'orage chez New! 2020-08-11 08:28:17Si vous êtes asthmatique, vous avez peut-être fait une crise plus sévère que d'habitude quelques jours avant un orage. Des

236 carats : le plus gros diamant de New! 2020-08-11 07:01:00Un diamant jaune de 236 carats a été découvert dans la mine d’Ebelyakh, en Iakoutie au nord de la Russie. D’une dimen

Les étoiles naissent dans des œufs 2020-08-11 06:45:32C’est dans les nuages moléculaires que naissent les étoiles. Et pour en apprendre plus sur le processus, des astronomes ont observ

Sommeil, traduction, audition, Google Maps... Quoi de neuf 2020-08-11 05:45:00La bêta publique de watchOS 7 est disponible en téléchargement, et elle permet de profiter de nouvelles fonctions pour son Apple W

Un bois transparent qui isole de la chaleur 2020-08-11 05:28:07Dans le contexte de réchauffement climatique et de transition énergétique, la course aux matériaux de construction é

Ça y est ! La taupe d’InSight s'est 2020-08-11 04:35:32C’est officiel : la taupe d’InSight est enfin enterrée dans le sol de Mars. Il aura donc fallu environ un an et demi, plusieur

Cet homme a recréé le parfum de la 2020-08-11 04:30:40Quel peut bien être le parfum de la Lune ? À la demande de la Cité de l'Espace à Toulouse, un gén&ea

Extinction : les grands animaux herbivores sont plus 2020-08-11 03:35:23Les carnivores ont longtemps été considérés par les scientifiques comme étant les animaux les plus menacés d

Des « blanètes » autour du trou noir 2020-08-11 02:05:37On connaissait les « moonmoons », les lunes de lunes, et les « ploonètes », des satellites séparés de leu

Hyundai crée la marque électrique Ioniq et annonce 2020-08-10 12:36:15Déjà présent sur le marché de la voiture électrique avec sa berline Iioniq, Hyundai a décidé de trans


La NASA envoie un rover vers Mars pour 2020-07-29 20:00:00La NASA a lancé jeudi dans l'espace son robot mobile Perseverance afin que celui-ci aille chercher d'anciennes traces de vie sur Mars.

Un institut chinois lance le prédéveloppement de deux 2020-07-29 20:00:00L'Académie des sciences de Chine (ASC) a entamé le prédéveloppement de deux grands projets scientifiques liés &agr

La Chine publie les noms chinois recommandés pour 2020-07-29 20:00:00L'Association d'astronomie de Chine a récemment publié les noms chinois recommandés pour 811 caractéristiques du terrain

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L'avion amphibie chinois AG600 réussit son premier vol 2020-07-25 20:00:00Le grand avion amphibie AG600 développé par la Chine a réussi son premier vol au-dessus de la mer dimanche matin à Qingdao

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