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Paleontologists Find First Dinosaur Remains in Ireland 2020-11-24 14:57:34Paleontologists have found the fossilized remains of two Jurassic dinosaur species in Co. Antrim in Northern Ireland. These are the first dinosaur rem

Young American Alligators Can Regrow Their Tails, Study 2020-11-24 14:21:20Young American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) have the ability to regrow their tails up to 18% of their total body length, according to a stu

Lightning ‘Superbolts’ Are Real, Two New Studies Confirm 2020-11-24 12:32:34‘Superbolts’ are distinct from typical lightning flashes and can be more than 1,000 times brighter, according to two new papers published

Researchers Create Smallest Memory Device Yet 2020-11-24 11:24:56An international team of scientist from the United States, the United Kingdom and Taiwan has developed the world’s smallest memristor. Their res

Temple Restoration Reveals Previously Unknown Names of Ancient 2020-11-24 09:17:40The restoration of an ancient Egyptian temple in Esna, located about 60 km south of the ancient capital of Luxor in Egypt, has uncovered the original

Curiosity Finds Deposits from Megafloods in Martian Crater 2020-11-23 13:28:49NASA’s Curiosity rover has found a series of symmetrical, 10-m- (33-foot-) high gravel ridges — sedimentologic evidence of ancient giant f

Physicists Propose New Method for Observing Hypothetical Unruh 2020-11-23 11:55:18The Unruh effect was described by Stephen Fulling in 1973, Paul Davies in 1975, and William Unruh in 1976. Sometimes called the Fulling-Davies-Unruh e

MUSE Observes Hidden Depths of Messier 83 2020-11-23 10:49:37Using the MUSE (Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer) instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) at Paranal Observatory in Chile, astronomers h

New Carnivorous Dinosaur Unearthed in Patagonia 2020-11-23 08:49:05A new genus and species of medium-sized abelisaurid dinosaur has been unearthed in northern Patagonia, Argentina. Scientifically named Niebla antique,

Hubble Spots Shadow of Supermassive Black Hole’s Torus 2020-11-23 04:24:33Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have observed spectacular large-scale dark and light rays beaming out of the bright center of IC

Supercooled Water Can Exist in Two Liquid States, 2020-11-20 15:47:33The usual liquid state of water that we are all familiar with corresponds to liquid water at normal temperatures. However, a new study published in th

Astronomers Catch Radio Jets from Distant Quasars 2020-11-20 14:59:19Using data from the Very Large Array Sky Survey (VLASS), astronomers have detected young radio-emitting jets from supermassive black holes in distant

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Is Space Mining the Eco-Friendly Choice? 2020-11-25 14:00:00Natural resources are being depleted on Earth. But some think outer space may be a vast reservoir that’s ripe for tapping.

What Monoclonal Antibodies Are — and Why We 2020-11-25 12:00:00Monoclonal antibodies are man-made proteins that mimic natural antibodies in the immune system.

What's It Like to Simulate the Next Cascades 2020-11-25 11:45:00We don't know when the next eruption in the Cascades might happen, but we can prepare for one by pretending it's happening.

First Evidence of a Recently Active Volcano on 2020-11-24 12:00:00A region on the Red Planet may still be volcanically active, melting ground ice and creating conditions favorable to life, astronomers say.

How COVID-19 Measures Might Be Impacting Your Microbiome 2020-11-24 11:23:00Do pandemic-spurred lockdowns hurt our ability to develop a healthy immune system? Maybe. But health experts say there are ways to combat potential ne

25 Best CBD Products of 2021 2020-11-24 01:00:00

Resurge Reviews - Is Resurge Supplement Legit and 2020-11-24 00:00:00

The Mystery of Male Pregnancy and Birth in 2020-11-23 19:12:00Nature is filled with fathers who play a bigger parenting role than you might think. But seahorses and their sea dragon relatives take it to the next

Anxiety and Depression Relief, No Therapist Required 2020-11-23 10:54:00Here are some things you can try at home to ease those stress-fueled days, and the red flags that signal it’s time for professional help. 

Best Credit Repair Companies: Top 7 Services of 2020-11-23 01:00:00

Can Cats and Dogs Be Allergic to Humans? 2020-11-22 09:00:00There’s a possibility that your pet is allergic to you — but only a possibility.

The Silk Road Was More Than a Vast 2020-11-21 01:00:00Beyond carrying goods, the Silk Road is important because it enabled religions, new technologies, and ideologies to crisscross Eurasia for centuries o

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Is It Safe to Fly During the Coronavirus 2020-11-25 21:14:13Studies suggest that flying is a relatively lower-risk activity, and millions are traveling by plane over the holidays. But the picture is not complet

Covid Combat Fatigue: Doctors and Nurses Are Running 2020-11-25 20:57:25Doctors and nurses on the front lines are running on empty, under increasing duress as the pandemic surges and hospitals are overrun with patients.

Sewage may offer early signs of coronavirus outbreaks. 2020-11-25 19:25:27

AstraZeneca Faces Difficult Questions About Its Vaccine After 2020-11-25 18:32:17Some trial participants only got a partial dose of AstraZeneca’s vaccine. Experts said the company’s spotty disclosures have eroded confid

AstraZeneca and Oxford Say Vaccine Is Up to 2020-11-25 16:58:14In an early analysis, the drug maker zeroed in on a promising dosing plan for its vaccine.

Signs of Recent Volcanic Eruption on Mars Hint 2020-11-25 16:38:52Not thought to be volcanically active, Mars may have experienced an eruption just 53,000 years ago.

The African Crested Rat Covers Itself With Poison 2020-11-25 16:36:12The African crested rat gnaws on poisonous tree branches, then grooms its noxious spittle into its fur.

Bill Gates, Covid-19 and the Quest to Vaccinate 2020-11-25 16:06:08The billionaire is working with the W.H.O., drugmakers and nonprofits to defeat the coronavirus everywhere, including in the world’s poorest nat

Hawaii’s Fresh Water Leaks to the Ocean Through 2020-11-25 15:56:10If the water could be pumped to the surface, it could help alleviate shortages on the island.

Illegal Tampering by Diesel Pickup Owners Is Worsening 2020-11-25 15:41:43An E.P.A. investigation has found that the owners of more than half a million diesel pickup trucks have installed devices to defeat emissions controls

Permit Denied for Pebble Mine Project in Alaska 2020-11-25 15:09:18The immense project would have been one of the world’s largest gold and copper mines, but regulators found it “contrary to the public inte

Bill Gates, la Covid-19, et le combat pour 2020-11-25 15:09:14Le milliardaire travaille avec l’OMS, les groupes pharmaceutiques et plusieurs ONG pour dompter le coronavirus à travers le monde, y com

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Effect of odor on helpfulness in rats 2020-11-25 16:44:55Despite their reputation, rats are surprisingly sociable and regularly help each other out. Researchers have shown that a rat just has to smell anothe

Offshore submarine freshwater discovery raises hopes for islands 2020-11-25 15:48:29Twice as much freshwater is stored offshore of Hawai'i Island than previously thought, revealed a new study with important implications for volcanic

Neutrinos yield first experimental evidence of catalyzed fusion 2020-11-25 15:48:11Scientists report the detection of neutrinos from the sun, directly revealing for the first time that the carbon-nitrogen-oxygen (CNO) fusion-cycle is

Scientists discover a motif that guides assembly of 2020-11-25 15:48:08Researchers have discovered that assembly of the algal pyrenoid, a structure that mediates the incorporation of carbon dioxide into sugars, is guided

Plants: Scientists solve the mystery behind an enigmatic 2020-11-25 15:48:06Researchers have discovered how Rubisco holoenzymes assemble to form the fluid-like matrix of the algal pyrenoid, an organelle that mediates the incor

Specific bacterium in the gut linked to irritable 2020-11-25 13:51:40Researchers have detected a connection between Brachyspira, a genus of bacteria in the intestines, and IBS -- especially the form that causes diarrhea

Community conservation reserves protect fish diversity in tropical 2020-11-25 13:51:34Small, community-based reserves in Thailand's Salween River Basin are serving as critical refuges for fish diversity in a region whose subsistence fi

Ancient blanket made with 11,500 turkey feathers 2020-11-25 13:51:31New research sheds light on the production of an 800-year-old turkey feather blanket and explores the economic and cultural aspects of raising turkeys

New study explains important cause of fatal influenza 2020-11-25 12:23:33It is largely unknown why influenza infections lead to an increased risk of bacterial pneumonia. Researchers have now described important findings lea

A microscope for everyone: Researchers develop open-source optical 2020-11-25 12:23:31Researchers have developed an optical toolbox to build microscopes for a few hundred euros that deliver high-resolution images comparable to commercia

Novel haplotype-led approach to increase the precision of 2020-11-25 12:23:23Wheat researchers are pioneering a new technique that promises to improve gene discovery for the globally important crop.

Researchers uncover the unique way stem cells protect 2020-11-25 12:23:21Telomeres are specialized structures at the end of chromosomes which protect our DNA and ensure healthy division of cells. According to a new study, t

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Eating Turkey Does Not Really Make You Sleepy New! 2020-11-26 17:00:00Don't blame the tryptophan in your Thanksgiving turkey. The post-dinner drowsiness probably results from carbs and alcohol -- Read more on Scientific

Snap, Crackle, Whop--How to Win the Wishbone 2020-11-26 15:00:00Don’t crack under pressure! Explore the scientific—and sometimes sleazy—secrets to win a wish at this year’s Thanksgiving wish

Thanksgiving and the Myth of Native American "Savages" 2020-11-26 11:00:00Prominent scientists exaggerate the violence of Native Americans, whom European invaders ravaged. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Misinformation Has Created a New World Disorder 2020-11-26 09:15:00Our willingness to share content without thinking is exploited to spread disinformation -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Visualizing the Rhythm of Food 2020-11-26 09:00:00Interactive data visualization charts the changing popularity of 195 different foods over time -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

GDP Is the Wrong Tool for Measuring What 2020-11-26 08:00:00It’s time to replace gross domestic product with real metrics of well-being and sustainability -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Psychology of Giving Thanks 2020-11-26 07:00:00As we all sit down tonight to feast on turkey and pumpkin pie, many of us will be going around the table giving thanks for our everyday sources of gra

The Foreigners at Your Thanksgiving Table 2020-11-25 15:00:00Many of the "American" foods we love came from parts of the world Pres. Trump has vilified -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Are Toxic Political Conversations Changing How We Feel 2020-11-25 14:00:00As political polarization grows, the arguments we have with one another may be shifting our understanding of truth itself -- Read more on ScientificAm

Do Wine over Those Brussels Sprouts 2020-11-25 12:00:00Taking a swig of red wine before eating Brussels sprouts appears to moderate Brussels sprouts' polarizing flavor. Christopher Intagliata reports -- R

Riskiest Spot for Rising Seas Is 50 Miles 2020-11-25 10:15:00A new FEMA index considers socioeconomic factors in evaluating community disaster vulnerability -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The Search for Social Identity Leads to "Us" 2020-11-25 10:00:00Uncertainty in the world threatens our sense of self. To cope, people embrace populism -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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For scientists studying ‘disaster fatigue,’ this has been 2020-11-24 12:00:00COVID-19 and repeated storms and wildfires have shaped how people perceive risks

Magnetic spray transforms inanimate objects into minirobots 2020-11-24 11:00:00Scientists engineer new material to help craft nimble, multipurpose machines

Precise maps of millions of bright quasars show 2020-11-24 09:00:00Celestial reference frames built from Gaia star-mapping satellite promise better planetary navigation and telescope pointing

Megalodon was a megalo-mom 2020-11-24 07:01:00Tooth analysis provides strongest evidence yet that these monster sharks commonly used nurseries

Atom smasher unearths surprises hidden with 2000-year-old mummy 2020-11-24 07:01:00Intense x-ray beams detect unusual artifact and a misleading portrait

With more data on its COVID-19 vaccine, Russian 2020-11-24 01:00:00Sputnik V vaccine still has more than 90% efficacy in second interim analysis

For €9500, Nature journals will now make your 2020-11-24 01:00:00Prominent family of highly selective journals expands open-access option

Laser fusion reactor approaches ‘burning plasma’ milestone 2020-11-23 10:45:00After a decade, National Ignition Facility nears a self-heated, sustained reaction, though net energy gain is still elusive

Californian cave artists may have used hallucinogens, find 2020-11-23 05:10:00Native American rock art appears to depict the psychoactive flower, rather than the experience of getting high

‘Death has become a big business.’ Elaborate coffins 2020-11-23 03:15:00Finds from the Saqqara necropolis suggest a society trying to revive the past

Should researchers shelve plans to deliberately infect people 2020-11-20 12:00:00Vaccine successes raise doubts even as planning for first “human challenge” trial continues

To explain away dark matter, gravity would have 2020-11-20 11:55:00Analysis of early cosmic evolution points to dark matter’s importance and casts doubt on modified theories of gravity

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The Most Famous Dogs of Science 2020-11-18 10:39:07These iconic canines have helped scientists make key discoveries, from archeological finds to cures for disease

First Evidence of Parasites in Dinosaur Bones Found 2020-11-18 08:00:00A team of paleontologists used CT scans and tissue samples to uncover blood pathogens in an infected titanosaur

Why Seagrass Could Be the Ocean's Secret Weapon 2020-11-18 07:00:00A vast, mostly invisible ecosystem crucial to our life on Earth is in trouble, but efforts to save the 'prairies of the sea' are finally coming into

Nine of the Weirdest Penises in the Animal 2020-11-17 09:00:00A short list of some of nature’s most curious phalluses, from the echidna’s four-headed unit to the dolphin’s prehensile member

The New Science of Our Ancient Bond With 2020-11-17 07:00:00A growing number of researchers are hot on the trail of a surprisingly profound question: What makes dogs such good companions?

Pandamonium 2020-11-16 13:57:54Revisit all of the baby panda cub's cutest moments and learn more about his species

Help Name the National Zoo's New Panda Cub 2020-11-16 10:49:47Is he happy, prosperous, a miracle? What should we call this 3-month-old, 9.2-pound little fella?

Will the Coronavirus Evolve to Be Less Deadly? 2020-11-16 08:00:00History and science suggest many possible pathways for pandemics, but questions remain about how this one will end

Get to Know the Hope Diamond’s Keeper 2020-11-13 09:00:00Learn the story of this infamous blue diamond, and the countless things mineralogy can reveal about the past and future

Landmark Study Relies on Bird DNA Collected Over 2020-11-12 10:36:14A new study in Nature published the genomes—the complete DNA sequences—of 363 species of birds, opening the door for hundreds of new studi

The Number of Small Fishing Vessels Smuggling Illegal 2020-11-12 08:00:00A lack of options for commercial fishermen in coastal communities has led to a boom in trafficking

Why This New Technology Inspired by Camel Fur 2020-11-11 11:00:00A two-layered material that mimics the animals’ sweat glands and insulating fur chills surfaces 400 percent longer than traditional methods

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Catch the full moon (and a penumbral eclipse) New! 2020-11-27 07:00:00A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs at the same time as November's full moon.

Discover the ultimate 9,000-piece Lego Colosseum – Lego's New! 2020-11-27 06:26:34At 9,036 pieces, this set recreates Rome's Ancient wonder. Plus: Lego Architecture sets are now up to 20% off this Black Friday

A Thanksgiving sun treat: Big sunspot rotates into 2020-11-26 08:57:07A group of sunspots has emerged on the Earth-facing side of the sun, just in time for Thanksgiving.

Is China winning the new space race? 2020-11-26 08:55:59China has been the only country to land on the moon for over 40 years – since the Soviet Luna program.

Swarm of eels breaks record for most fish 2020-11-26 08:50:00Before we start mining for precious metals in the darkness of the deep sea, we might try switching on the light first and observing our surroundings.

Swarms of 'primordial' black holes might fill our 2020-11-26 08:00:00What if dark matter weren't a new type of matter at all, but huge swarms of tiny, "primordial" black holes?

Megalodon nurseries reveal world’s largest shark had a 2020-11-26 08:00:00Scientists have identified five locations that the extinct predator Megalodon used as "nurseries" for young sharks.

Why do cats meow? 2020-11-26 07:00:50Meowing is a tool to get you to do their bidding.

Black Friday Osmo deals 2020-11-25 21:18:37These Osmo kits can turn screen time into tactile time, helping kids to learn about numbers, shapes, coding and more. And right now, Amazon has severa

Dino-era bird had the head of a Velociraptor 2020-11-25 11:00:00A fearsome bird from ancient Madagascar had the face of a Velociraptor and the beak of a toucan.

Here are the most promising coronavirus vaccine candidates 2020-11-25 10:16:57Scientists around the world are creating dozens of unique vaccine candidates to fight the novel coronavirus — and they're doing it at unprecede

Arecibo radio telescope, damaged beyond repair, seen from 2020-11-25 09:09:54Satellites spotted gashes in the damaged Arecibo Observatory, which will be decommissioned.

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Leonid Meteor Shower to the Rescue 2020-11-16 08:56:46Modest but reliable, the annual Leonid meteor shower returns this week. Take an hour or two to relax and enjoy the show. The post Leonid Meteor Shower

SpaceX Launches Four Astronauts to the International Space 2020-11-16 07:00:00A crew of four is headed to the International Space Station, on Crew Dragon’s first operational launch, Crew One. The post SpaceX Launches Four

Stellar Fossils Reveal the "Kraken" in the Milky 2020-11-13 08:30:00Astronomers have reconstructed the Milky Way's merger history, finding that our galaxy has absorbed five large satellite galaxies in the last 12 bill

Mars Sample Return Program Forges Ahead 2020-11-11 09:12:31It's full steam ahead for the joint NASA-ESA Mars Sample Return, a complex plan to collect bits of Mars and — for the first time — send t

Radio Transmission from a Brown Dwarf 2020-11-11 09:00:00The radio discovery of a brown dwarf holds promise for future exoplanet detections. The post Radio Transmission from a Brown Dwarf appeared first on

Another Cable Snaps at the Arecibo Observatory 2020-11-10 15:20:26Engineers are looking at stabilizing the dish, as the Arecibo Observatory has suffered a second cable failure. The post Another Cable Snaps at the Are

Under One Sky — Help Address Light Pollution 2020-11-09 13:14:38Do you care about protecting the night sky? Join the International Dark Sky Association’s virtual conference this weekend. The post Under One Sk

Big Black Holes Dominate New Gravitational-Wave Catalog 2020-11-06 13:13:46Gravitational-wave scientists have unveiled their latest catalog of events, revealing a surprising number of massive black holes. The post Big Black H

How Big Is Betelgeuse Really? 2020-11-06 13:05:38Knowing Betelgeuse’s size is crucial to understanding its recent bizarre behavior — and predicting when it will go supernova. But it&rsquo

Earth-size Planets Are Common, Kepler Retrospective Finds 2020-11-05 09:00:00A new, full analysis of Kepler data finds at least 300 million Earth-size planets in the habitable zone around Sun-like stars in our galaxy. The post

Magnetars Make Some — Maybe All — Mysterious 2020-11-04 11:00:00Earlier this year, we reported that a Milky Way magnetar — an ultra-magnetized neutron star — had released a powerful radio burst, accompa

Tiny Asteroid Flora and Mighty Uranus Team Up 2020-11-04 08:00:34Both Uranus and the asteroid 8 Flora came to opposition on Halloween. Catch them both in the same corner of the sky the next clear night. The post Tin

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Remember Vape Lung? It’s Still Happening. 2020-11-25 17:55:23 Remember Vape Lung? The dangerous respiratory illness, which had its heyday in mid-2019, may seem like a relic from a simpler time. But the condition

Scientists Decipher the Sun’s Nuclear Fusion for the 2020-11-25 16:44:50 For the first time, scientists were able to directly measure the sort of nuclear fusion happening at the sun’s core. The study, published Wedne

This Startup Makes Real Estate Investing Accessible to 2020-11-25 16:30:37 Investing in real estate has always been a great way to reduce your exposure to the volatility of the stock market. However, for a long time, it was

Because of COVID, Joe Biden Says He’s Not 2020-11-25 16:29:56 In his Thanksgiving address, president-elect Joe Biden revealed that he will not be spending the holiday with his family due to the coronavirus pande

Pick Up a New Language With a Lifetime 2020-11-25 15:30:29 The science of learning a new language has advanced a long, long way since you had to crack open a textbook and practice declensions. And as we tie o

Protect Yourself and Others With This Personal Air 2020-11-25 14:30:36 If 2020 has a symbol, it’s probably the face mask. Yet while masks are highly effective tools, especially when paired with a face shield, they&

SpaceX Fires Up Starship Engines Ahead of Miles-High 2020-11-25 14:15:19 Fourth Time’s the Charm SpaceX has fired up the three Raptor engines attached to its latest Starship prototype called SN8 for the fourth time o

The US Army Is Developing Tech That Reads 2020-11-25 13:48:29 The U.S. Army is pouring money into neuroscience research to try and decode the meaning behind different brain signals. The ultimate goal — whi

Protect Your Privacy Online With This Lifetime Subscription 2020-11-25 13:00:05 Data breaches used to be the subject of dramatic Hollywood movies. Now they’re just the facts of life in the 21st century, and there’s mo

Scientists Create Living Factories That Churn Out Hydrogen 2020-11-25 12:53:22 By jam-packing photosynthetic algae into sugary droplets of water, scientists build mini biological factories that churn out hydrogen that could be u

Physicists Say Universe Filled With Mystery Substance Called 2020-11-25 12:48:46 A team of scientists suggest that the accelerating expansion of the Universe could be caused by cosmic “quintessence.” The tentative conc

Here’s How the First Coronavirus Vaccines Will Be 2020-11-25 11:44:37 Operation Warp Speed, the government program that’s led the push to develop a COVID-19 vaccine on an accelerated timeline, just announced how i

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