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Rapid Climate Change Wiped Out Woolly Mammoths, Study New! 2021-10-20 17:26:31In a large-scale environmental DNA metagenomic study of ancient plant and mammal communities, an international team of researchers have analyzed 535 p

Two New Species of Limbless Skinks Discovered in New! 2021-10-20 16:09:33Scientists have identified two new species of snake-shaped burrowing skinks (genus Anomalopus) living in mid-eastern Queensland, eastern Australia. An

Feline Antimicrobial Bacterium May Help Fight Difficult-to-Treat Animal New! 2021-10-20 14:48:18Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (MRSP) is an important emerging zoonotic pathogen that causes severe skin infections. In new res

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Records Martian Sounds New! 2021-10-20 13:45:43NASA’s Perseverance rover carries two microphones which are directly recording sounds on Mars, including wind gusts, rover wheels crunching over

Mysterious Gap Existed within Solar System’s Protoplanetary Disk, New! 2021-10-20 12:20:01Around 4.567 billion years ago, our Solar System harbored a gap within the protoplanetary disk, near the location where the main asteroid belt resides

TESS Finds Pulsating White Dwarf in TW Pictoris 2021-10-19 17:23:50The white dwarf observed by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is a member of the binary system TW Pictoris and is known to be

Impressive Crusader Sword Found in Israel 2021-10-19 16:35:47Several ancient artifacts, including a 900-year-old sword of a Crusader knight, have been discovered by Shlomi Katzin, a scuba diver from the city of

Researchers Create Self-Reconfigurable Swarms of Multi-Legged Robots 2021-10-19 15:16:50A team of U.S. researchers has developed a reconfigurable swarm of identical low-cost four-legged robots — with directionally flexible legs and

Scientists Create Maps of Titan’s Hydrocarbon Rivers and 2021-10-19 13:08:18Planetary researchers have mapped all observable fluvial features on Saturn’s hazy moon Titan — excluding those in the highly incised laby

Solar System May Be Surrounded by Tunnel-Like Magnetic 2021-10-19 11:52:18The North Polar Spur and the Fan Region are two bright, large-scale radio structures that are seen on opposite sides of the sky. According to new rese

Astronomer Discovers Ancient Binary Open Cluster in Milky 2021-10-18 17:04:08An open cluster called NGC 1605 is in fact two merging open clusters with evidence of tidal streams, according to new research by Professor Denilso Ca

Venus Never Had Oceans, New Study Suggests 2021-10-18 14:49:26New research led by the Observatoire astronomique de l’Université de Genève suggests that water never condensed and that, conseque

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Why We Share Stories of Local Ghosts New! 2021-10-20 13:00:00Since ancient times, communities have circulated tales of nearby spirits that are attached to specific spaces and carry memorable moral lessons. Often

Why Our Inner Clocks May Benefit from Stressed-Out New! 2021-10-20 12:00:00Fruits and veggies provide us with powerful compounds called polyphenols that influence the body’s inner rhythms. They could someday deliver inn

Why Scary Music Sounds, Well, Scary New! 2021-10-20 09:00:00Horror movie soundtracks might draw on the most familiar expression of terror that we know.

Best Smart Mattress 2021-10-20 01:00:00Ghost SmartBed vs Sleep Number vs Eight Sleep

5 Interesting Facts About Chemist Percy Julian 2021-10-19 12:30:00Percy Julian isn’t a household name, but he should be.

5 Mysterious Facts About Sleep Paralysis 2021-10-19 11:00:00Plus: Some techniques to help put your fears to rest.

Turning Lead Into Gold 2021-10-19 09:00:00The alchemists’ goal of nuclear transmutation has been achieved, but not in the way they thought.

Buy Delta 8 THC Online: 10 Best Products 2021-10-19 01:00:00

Three of History’s Most Scandalous Exhumations 2021-10-18 23:00:00Political enemies have long dug up famous figures’ remains as vengeance.

5 Fast and Furious Facts About The Lives 2021-10-18 18:00:00Spartacus was real, and so were female gladiators.

5 Weird and Wild Animals You've (Probably) Never 2021-10-18 15:00:00These threatened species include living fossils, scaly mammals, and the biggest rodent ever.

Cities Built on Secret Cemeteries 2021-10-18 14:00:00As urban centers expanded, city planners solved a grave problem with imperfect solutions.

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In a First, Surgeons Attached a Pig Kidney New! 2021-10-20 06:19:10A kidney grown in a genetically altered pig seemed to function normally, potentially a new source for desperately needed transplant organs.

Waiting on U.S. Mandate, Some Nursing Homes Are New! 2021-10-20 05:00:25Less than half of workers are still not immunized at facilities in several states. “I just feel like a sitting duck,” one resident said.

Boeing Deepens NASA Starliner Probe, Prompting More Delays 2021-10-19 18:53:00The Starliner capsule for NASA crews is now unlikely to have another orbital flight test until the middle of next year.

FDA Moves to Make Some Hearing Aids Available 2021-10-19 18:40:23The proposed rule could make it easier for Americans with mild to moderate hearing impairments to get the devices.

If China Tested a New Orbital Weapon, It’s 2021-10-19 16:44:13Experts report that similar technologies were developed by Russia and the United States starting more than a half century ago.

Mix-and-Match Covid Boosters: Why They Just Might Work 2021-10-19 14:18:14The F.D.A. may authorize booster shots of vaccines different from the ones that Americans originally received. The science behind the move is promisin

Tuberculosis, Like Covid, Spreads by Breathing, Scientists Report 2021-10-19 14:14:54The finding upends conventional wisdom regarding coughing, long thought to be the main route of transmission.

Pfizer Vaccine Is Highly Effective Against Hospitalization in 2021-10-19 13:11:14The C.D.C. looked at children hospitalized with Covid-19 or other illnesses, and found those who were immunized to be far more protected.

Sirens: Loud, Ineffective and Risky, Experts Say 2021-10-19 12:03:49The overuse of lights and sirens, combined with speeding, pose heightened risks to emergency responders and civilians. One expert called it a “p

N.H.L. Suspends Evander Kane for Violating Covid Rules 2021-10-19 11:29:26The San Jose Sharks forward, who was reported to be under investigation for using a fake Covid-19 vaccination card, said he had “made a mistake.

F.D.A. to Allow ‘Mix and Match’ Approach for 2021-10-19 10:27:47The agency may act this week, when it is expected to authorize booster shots for recipients of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

Can Skeletons Have a Racial Identity? 2021-10-19 02:30:09A growing number of forensic researchers are questioning how the field interprets the geographic ancestry of human remains.

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Study of DNA repair boosts prospects for gene New! 2021-10-20 13:59:26Researchers have developed a new method to profile the activity of cellular genes involved in correcting DNA damage, and applied this method to pave t

Europeans in the Americas 1000 years ago New! 2021-10-20 13:59:24The Vikings were active in North America in the year 1021 AD. This now represents the earliest -- and only -- known year in which Europeans were prese

Origin of domestic horses finally established New! 2021-10-20 13:59:22The modern horse was domesticated around 2200 years BCE in the northern Caucasus. In the centuries that followed it spread throughout Asia and Europe.

Hit the sleep ‘sweet spot’ to keep brain New! 2021-10-20 13:59:20Older adults who sleep short or long experienced greater cognitive decline than those who sleep a moderate amount, even when the effects of early Alzh

Astronomers detect signs of an atmosphere stripped from New! 2021-10-20 13:59:16A team has discovered evidence of a giant impact in the nearby HD 17255 star system, in which an Earth-sized terrestrial planet and a smaller impactor

Humans did not cause woolly mammoths to go New! 2021-10-20 13:59:14Humans did not cause woolly mammoths to go extinct -- climate change did. For five million years, woolly mammoths roamed the earth until they vanished

Unmasking the magic of superconductivity in twisted graphene New! 2021-10-20 13:59:12Researchers report an uncanny resemblance between the superconductivity of magic graphene and that of high temperature superconductors. Magic graphene

Lightweight electric wristband heaters for constant, portable warmth New! 2021-10-20 13:59:08As the fall chill settles in across the U.S., people are getting out their cozy sweaters and electric blankets, or stocking up on handheld heat packet

Plugging into ocean waves with a flexible, seaweed-like New! 2021-10-20 13:58:44Ocean waves can be powerful, containing enough energy to push around sand, pebbles and even boulders during storms. These waves, as well as smaller, m

Male-female differences in heart disease could start before New! 2021-10-20 13:58:40New research suggests that male-female differences in protein expression occur immediately after embryonic cells become heart cells called cardiomyocy

Urban wastes used as fertilizers contain higher PFAS New! 2021-10-20 08:38:52Because of their useful surfactant properties, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been massively produced for non-stick coatings, water-r

In your face: Children’s expressions tell the story 2021-10-19 22:32:41When children are overtired, their facial expressions can forecast social problems years later, according to a new report published by a psychologist.

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Lucy, the First Mission to Jupiter's Asteroids, Could 2021-10-19 15:30:00The NASA spacecraft will loop past the never-before-explored ‘Trojan’ asteroids during a 12-year journey -- Read more on ScientificAmerica

The Definition of Gene Therapy Has Changed 2021-10-19 15:00:00Over the past few years, the discipline has evolved in significant ways -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Gene Therapy Is Coming of Age 2021-10-19 14:30:00Various approaches are approved for treating blood cancers and a few rare disorders—they may soon become standard care -- Read more on Scientifi

Heat Waves in Seville Will be Named and 2021-10-19 14:00:00The city is the first to undertake such a scheme, in an effort to better warn residents of the health threats from heat -- Read more on ScientificAmer

Unexplained Results Intrigue Physicists at World's Largest Particle 2021-10-19 12:35:00Muons and electrons might not experience the same fundamental interactions, contrary to Standard Model predictions -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.

The Solar System's Mysterious Magnetic Fields 2021-10-19 12:00:00Most of our neighboring planets have magnetic fields, but scientists do not fully understand how they arise -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Listening to a Story Helps Hospitalized Kids Heal 2021-10-19 11:00:00Story time reduced pain and stress -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Social Capital in Black Communities Is Often Overlooked 2021-10-19 10:00:00Altruism, spirituality and civic engagement are keys to resilience -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Vapor Storms Are Threatening People and Property 2021-10-19 09:30:00More moisture in a warmer atmosphere is fueling intense hurricanes and flooding rains -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Ancient Egypt's Sacred Baboons, Vapor Storms and Fighting 2021-10-19 09:00:00Why Thoth is our favorite deity, preparing the James Webb Space Telescope and fixing genes in this month’s issue -- Read more on ScientificAmeri

'Small Data' Is Also Crucial for Machine Learning 2021-10-19 08:00:00The most promising AI approach you’ve never heard of doesn’t need to go big -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Many Doctors are Switching to Concierge Medicine, Exacerbating 2021-10-19 06:45:00Practices that charge sometimes hefty membership fees promise more personalized care. But the high costs and low patient volumes may limit access

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University offers to rehire professor acquitted of hiding 2021-10-18 05:10:00Supporters of Anming Hu have decried his treatment by the University of Tennessee

Science’s Dance Your Ph.D. contest is now open, 2021-10-18 04:00:00This year’s competition is adding a special category for machine learning

Senate spending bills pump up science, but draw 2021-10-18 02:30:00Earmarked projects chosen by lawmakers return after long absence

Mysterious, extinct Japanese wolf may hold clues to 2021-10-18 01:25:00The two may share a common ancestor—a long-extinct population of wolves

House-to-house polio vaccination to resume in Afghanistan 2021-10-17 23:45:00Success depends on shoring up the country’s basic health system

Forensic anthropologists can try to identify a person’s 2021-10-17 23:35:00Debate over “ancestry estimation” has exploded in forensic anthropology

Fights over confidentiality pledge and conflicts of interest 2021-10-17 22:45:00Former members of The Lancet task force challenge why economist Jeffrey Sachs disbanded effort

Leading Peruvian archaeologist ousted by U.S. National Academy 2021-10-15 02:45:00Sexual harassment investigation triggered ejection of Luis Jaime Castillo Butters

Yellow warblers remember warning calls 1 day later, 2021-10-15 01:00:00Females spend more time at the nest after hearing cowbird alarm

Kyoto University to close leading primate center over 2021-10-14 21:00:00Former Director Tetsuro Matsuzawa was dismissed last year, but the university is taking further action

Major U.S. research charity places big bet on 2021-10-14 00:25:00Howard Hughes Medical Institute will spend $2 billion to improve racial diversity of biomedical faculty

Swarms of satellites are blocking the gaze of 2021-10-13 23:00:00Orbiters meant to deliver internet access are taking over the night sky

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Plastics Make Beaches Hotter During the Day and 2021-10-05 12:54:11A study of remote islands shows that debris alters sand temperatures

How Indigenous Stories Helped Scientists Understand the Origin 2021-10-04 13:01:00Legends spurred researchers to form a theory about Makin Island's distinctively out-of-place rocks

X-Ray Technology Reveals Marie Antoinette's Censored Secret Correspondence 2021-10-01 14:00:00A combination of the chemical analysis and advanced data processing used could reveal many more lost writings or drawings

This Molecule Could Be the Key to Understanding 2021-09-30 09:29:34Neuroscientists identified the molecule that persists in the brain—and showed how to disarm it in mice

Ode to an Orca 2021-09-29 09:25:46A photographer takes the plunge into forbidding waters off Norway for an extraordinary encounter with orcas

The National Weather Service Began as a Crowdsourcing 2021-09-28 12:53:01Smithsonian Secretary Joseph Henry used an army of volunteers in what would eventually become the nation's weather forecasting operation

Why Do Pilot Whales Chase Killer Whales Near 2021-09-27 09:16:57Scientists are working to understand the strange inter-cetacean conflict

Vampire Bats Call Out to Friends to Share 2021-09-23 14:24:53After they prep bite sites to lap the blood out of live cows, females invite their roostmates to join them

Genetic Study Maps When and How Polynesians Settled 2021-09-22 11:00:00Mysterious stone figures on far-flung islands may have been erected by descendants of seafaring explorers from the same archipelago

To Boost Black Men in Medicine, Advocates Turn 2021-09-21 07:00:00High-performing athletes possess many of the skills and attributes that physicians need, supporters of the strategy say

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How does condensation happen? 2021-10-19 16:38:19Have you been wondering 'how does condensation happen?' We're giving you the low-down.

Rowing Machines vs Treadmills: Which is best for 2021-10-19 16:14:47We compare rowing machines and treadmills to find out which type of machine gives you the best at-home workout.

Is yoga safe during pregnancy? 2021-10-19 16:10:10It might be a great way to keep fit, but is yoga safe during pregnancy? We ask the experts here

Thousands of tiny ‘ice needles’ may explain mysterious 2021-10-19 11:53:59Tiny natural ice structures help arrange stones into spectacular landscapes.

Neanderthals may have lived near Princess Diana's childhood 2021-10-19 10:59:05While searching for a medieval village near the childhood home of Princess Diana, archaeologists discovered Paleolithic artifacts instead.

Is yoga good for you? 2021-10-19 09:46:07It’s a popular way to work out, but is yoga good for you? We take a look.

Skeleton of man fleeing Mount Vesuvius eruption found 2021-10-19 09:23:07A man who may have been trying to flee or rescue residents of Herculaneum was buried in pyroclastic flow when Vesuvius erupted.

Siege of top-secret Area 51 began as a 2021-10-19 07:01:00UFO enthusiasts who rallied in 2019 to invade Area 51 may have been joking about "storming" the base. But law enforcement officials took the idea ve

How to see October's full Hunter's Moon this 2021-10-19 07:00:15October's full moon and the peak of the Orionid meteor shower are happening on the same day this week.

900-year-old Crusader sword discovered off coast of Israel 2021-10-19 07:00:00A diver found a trove of medieval artifacts on the Mediterranean seabed, including a 900-year-old sword wielded by a crusader knight

Best Bowflex deals: Get a great price on 2021-10-18 18:00:59These are the best Bowflex deals to help you reach your fitness goals at home.

How to remove mold from your basement 2021-10-18 18:00:30Damp, water leaks and excess moisture in the air can all cause mold to grow. Here’s how to remove mold from your basement.

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International Observe the Moon Night 2021 2021-10-15 11:35:10Join fellow lunar enthusiasts all over the world in celebrating the Moon this weekend. The post International Observe the Moon Night 2021 appeared fir

This Week's Sky at a Glance, October 15 2021-10-15 04:44:00The gibbous Moon shines under Jupiter and Saturn, then waxes to full under the Great Square of Pegasus. Cassiopeia stands on end high in the northeast

Two Impacts, Not Just One, May Have Formed 2021-10-14 10:38:46The Moon may have formed in a one-two punch, new simulations suggest. The post Two Impacts, Not Just One, May Have Formed The Moon appeared first on S

How Bright Will Comet Leonard Get? 2021-10-13 12:19:24We examine circumstances and expectations for the current apparition of Comet Leonard, which may become the year's brightest comet. The post How Brig

Pittsburgh Goes Dark: Could This New Dark-Sky Ordinance 2021-10-12 11:16:16The city's parks, facilities, and streetlights will all get dark-sky-friendly lighting, but is it too early for amateur astronomers to get excited?

New Horizons Discovers Kuiper Belt "Twins" 2021-10-08 13:59:16New Horizons has spotted two asteroid pairs in the outer solar system. Their existence sheds light on how planets formed. The post New Horizons Discov

Celebrate Fall Astronomy Day This Weekend 2021-10-08 13:01:20Saturday, October 9, 2021, is this fall’s Astronomy Day! The post Celebrate Fall Astronomy Day This Weekend appeared first on Sky & Telesco

This Week's Sky at a Glance, October 8 2021-10-08 05:13:00The crescent Moon returns to the evening sky, passing Venus, then the Saturn and Jupiter pair. Venus itself passes Delta Sco and then Antares. Auroras

China's Lunar Samples Confirm Late Volcanism, Pose New 2021-10-07 14:35:57China's Chang'e 5 mission returned pieces of the Moon in a technological feat last year. Now, scientists are publishing the first analyses of those

Plutonian Mounts Aren’t Ice Volcanoes 2021-10-06 14:35:33Careful study of data from the New Horizons mission indicates that an iconic, caldera-looking feature isn’t what it seems. The post Plutonian Mo

Did Astronomers See a Distant, Dying Star? Or 2021-10-04 12:06:37What seemed a lucky break — the discovery of a gamma-ray burst in the most distant known galaxy — might instead be the flash of passing sp

BepiColombo to Fly By Mercury Tonight 2021-10-01 12:07:08BepiColombo is set to make the first of several flybys past Mercury on Friday, October 1st. The post BepiColombo to Fly By Mercury Tonight appeared fi

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Boeing Says Oops, Its Multibillion Dollar Spacecraft Can’t New! 2021-10-20 16:56:08Valve Troubles The hits keep on coming for the Starliner.   NASA and Boeing announced on Tuesday that they have removed and shipped two pote

Scientists: Uh, Earth Flipped Over On Its Side New! 2021-10-20 15:13:39Take this, flat-Earthers: The entire planet rolled over on its side 84 million years ago, before correcting itself, and flopping back over. Or so goes

A Florida Restaurant Got a Robot Waiter and New! 2021-10-20 14:32:22Servi Robot The labor shortage has affected industries of all stripes — but perhaps none have felt the impact more than restaurants and bars. Wh

Researchers Discover Massive Hole in the Arctic’s “Last New! 2021-10-20 13:39:17The Last Ice An enormous hole has been discovered in an area of the Arctic known as the “Last Ice” — heating up concerns about the i

Is This Facebook’s New Name? New! 2021-10-20 13:00:36Facename The internet basically exploded last night when The Verge reported that the embattled megacorporation Facebook is apparently considering chan

Doctors Successfully Transplant a Pig Kidney to a New! 2021-10-20 12:19:37For the first time ever, doctors have successfully transplanted a kidney from a pig to a human — and found that the organ functioned normally.&n

Bitcoin Hits Highest Price in Its Entire History New! 2021-10-20 11:29:05Bullish Bitcoin The day after the cryptocurrency finally hit the New York Stock Exchange, Bitcoin has reached the highest price at any point in its 12

21 People Miraculously Survive Horrific Plane Crash in New! 2021-10-20 10:18:5621 Survivors Despite horrifying videos and images of a flaming wreckage, all the passengers of a Texas plane crash on Tuesday survived their near brus

If You’re Ready To Invest in Crypto, Here’s New! 2021-10-20 09:00:25Financial experts were pretty skeptical about cryptocurrency when it first came out. In fact, most thought it was just a fad. But now it’s prett

Improve Your Writing With Artificial Intelligence Tool Rytr New! 2021-10-20 08:21:15Artificial intelligence and machine learning have been used to achieve some amazing things, and also some extremely silly ones. But in your day-to-day

Russian Director Who Filmed Movie on ISS Says 2021-10-19 15:54:46Martian Movies Mere days after wrapping the first-ever movie with scenes shot in space, the film’s director already has his sights set even furt

Researcher Predicts Anti-Aging Drug “by the Time It’s 2021-10-19 14:54:42The longevity industry — startups trying to make people live longer or even forever, basically — tends to attract charlatans and scandal.

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