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MIT scientists discover fundamental rule of brain plasticity
MIT Study reveals how, when a synapse strengthens, its neighbors weaken. 5 minutes
National Space Council's 'Think Tank' Starts Work
SPACE.COM An advisory group dubbed the "think tank" for the National Space Council formally kicked off its work June 19 with a broad but vague mandate to study space policy issues. 9 minutes
NASA Astronaut Jeanette Epps Speaks About Her Puzzling Removal from Space Mission
SPACE.COM VIDEO NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps still doesn't know why she was removed from her first assignment to go to space. 9 minutes
Fighting sexual harassment in science may mean changing science itself
SCIENCE-NEWS Sexual harassment is disturbingly prevalent in academia. But a course correction may involve tearing down the hierarchy that makes science run. 24 minutes
Medical News Today: How to get debris out of your eye
MNT Getting an object stuck in the eye is a common problem. It does not usually cause lasting damage, but it is essential to remove it to... 36 minutes
Space Force: Pentagon Navigates Way Ahead and Awaits Direction From Congress
SPACE.COM Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will turn to his own policy advisers for options that he could present to the president. 48 minutes
Top stories: tanked alcohol trial, Aztec human sacrifice, and speedy gene construction
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Saudis say 12,000 pirating devices seized amid Qatar rift
PHYS.ORG Saudi Arabia has said it has confiscated more than 12,000 pirating devices in the country, after rival Qatar's beIN Media accused broadcasters in the kingdom of bootlegging its World Cup... 57 minutes
Oregon email restored; official says hack fed scheme
PHYS.ORG After a multi-day freeze triggered by a wave of spam messages, officials confirmed late Thursday that Oregon government emails could once again reach the public—and described the attack as part of a... 57 minutes
Mars Will Soon 'Reverse Its Course' in the Sky
SPACE.COM Mars continues to approach Earth as the Red Planet grows steadily brighter, but on June 28, it will halt its normal eastward motion among the stars and turn back toward... 1 hour
Medical News Today: Tips for dyeing hair when you have psoriasis
MNT People with psoriasis can dye their hair safely. However, there are factors to consider before, during, and after applying the dye. In this article, learn about... 2 hours
Mars Had a Seriously Crazy Volcanic Past, New Study of 'UFO' Rocks Reveals
LIVE SCIENCE Bizarre rock formation known as Medusae Fossae weren't created by UFOs crash-landing, but rather by massive volcanism on the Red Planet. 2 hours
A Dead Great White Shark on a Santa Cruz Beach Leads to a Criminal Investigation
LIVE SCIENCE A dead great white shark is now the subject of a criminal investigation in California. 2 hours
House approves bill expanding treatment for opioid abuse
ABC NEWS The House has overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to give health care providers more tools to stem an opioid crisis that kills more than 115 people in the United States daily 2 hours
'It's Business Time!' Watch Rocket Lab's 1st Commercial Electron Launch Tonight
SPACE.COM The U.S. spaceflight startup Rocket Lab will attempt the first commercial launch of its new Electron rocket today (June 22), and you can watch the liftoff... 2 hours
Universe’s Missing Baryons Found in Intergalactic Medium
SCI-NEWS.COM Ordinary (baryonic) matter make up all physical objects in existence, from stars to the cores of black holes. But until now, scientists... 2 hours
California officials call for endangered listing for marten
PHYS.ORG A cat-sized, weasel-like animal whose habitat in forests along California's northern coast is under threat from marijuana cultivation should receive endangered species status, state fish and wildlife officials said. 2 hours
The 'Perfect' Human Body Is Not What You Think
LIVE SCIENCE What makes a so-called perfect body? 2 hours
How Parents and Doctors Can Support Transgender Children
LIVE SCIENCE There's a lot of misinformation out there for parents about doctors and gender non-conforming and transgender children. Here's the truth. 2 hours
Nevada pot regulators given more funds to deal with demand
ABC NEWS Nevada's marijuana regulators are trying to keep up with demands at recreational dispensaries, where sales continue to outpace projections 2 hours
Mitochondria maintain controlled activation state of epithelial-resident T lymphocytes
Science Magazine Epithelial-resident T lymphocytes, such as intraepithelial lymphocytes (IELs) located at the intestinal barrier, can offer swift protection against invading pathogens. Lymphocyte activation is strictly regulated because of its potential harmful... 2 hours
Self-consistent determination of spin Hall angle and spin diffusion length in Pt and Pd: The role of the interface spin loss
Science Magazine Spin Hall angle (SH) and spin... 2 hours
Observation of Poiseuille flow of phonons in black phosphorus
Science Magazine The travel of heat in insulators is commonly pictured as a flow of phonons scattered along their individual trajectory. In rare circumstances, momentum-conserving collision events dominate, and thermal transport becomes... 2 hours
Direct metabolite detection with an n-type accumulation mode organic electrochemical transistor
Science Magazine The inherent specificity and electrochemical reversibility of enzymes poise them as the biorecognition element of choice for a wide range of metabolites. To use enzymes efficiently... 2 hours
Low temperature rates for key steps of interstellar gas-phase water formation
Science Magazine The gas-phase formation of water molecules in the diffuse interstellar medium (ISM) proceeds mainly via a series of reactions involving the molecular ions OH+, H2O+, and... 2 hours
Materials for lithium-ion battery safety
Science Magazine Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) are considered to be one of the most important energy storage technologies. As the energy density of batteries increases, battery safety becomes even more critical if the energy is released unintentionally. Accidents related to fires... 2 hours
Excited state engineering for efficient reverse intersystem crossing
Science Magazine Reverse intersystem crossing (RISC) from the triplet to singlet excited state is an attractive route to harvesting electrically generated triplet excitons as light, leading to highly efficient organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs). An... 2 hours
Constraint of a ruthenium-carbon triple bond to a five-membered ring
Science Magazine The incorporation of a metal-carbon triple bond into a ring system is challenging because of the linear nature of triple bonds. To date, the synthesis of these complexes... 2 hours
Wavelength-tunable and shape-reconfigurable photonic capsule resonators containing cholesteric liquid crystals
Science Magazine Cholesteric liquid crystals (CLCs) have a photonic bandgap due to the periodic change of refractive index along their helical axes. The CLCs containing optical gain have served as... 2 hours
Detecting metabolites at close range
PHYS.ORG A novel concept for a biosensor of the metabolite lactate combines an electron transporting polymer with lactate oxidase, which is the enzyme that specifically catalyzes the oxidation of lactate. Lactate is associated with critical medical conditions, so its... 2 hours
Medical News Today: What to know about cramps on birth control
MNT Doctors often prescribe birth control to help reduce cramps, so are cramps on birth control normal? Pelvic pain may be common as the body adjusts to... 3 hours
Medical News Today: New 'potential target' for cancer therapy found
MNT A protein that causes cancer cells to release tiny bags of proteins and molecules that help tumor progression may be a new treatment target, a study says. 3 hours
House approves bill to expand treatment for opioid abuse
ABC NEWS The House has overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to give health care providers more tools to stem an opioid crisis that kills more than 115 people in the United States daily 3 hours
Research team uncovers lost images from the 19th century
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Art curators will be able to recover images on daguerreotypes, the earliest form of photography that used silver plates, after a team of scientists led by Western University learned how... 3 hours
GA4GH streaming API htsget a bridge to the future for modern genomic data processing
PHYS.ORG The Large Scale Genomics Work Stream of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) has announced eight new implementations... 3 hours
Video: Hydrangeas, the strange color-changing flowers
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Savvy gardeners know that they can adjust the color of hydrangea blossoms between pink and blue by altering the pH of the soil. But pH isn't the entire story. 3 hours
Paris slams brakes on electric car-sharing scheme
PHYS.ORG The city of Paris is pulling the plug on an electric car-sharing system once hailed as the future of urban transport, with officials voting to cancel the contract in the face of mounting losses. 3 hours
Federal study: Chemicals toxic at levels EPA thought safe
PHYS.ORG The chemicals used by a West Virginia factory to make non-stick products are dangerous at levels the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had thought were safe, according to a federal study... 3 hours
Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones
PHYS.ORG The Supreme Court ruled Friday that police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones, bolstering privacy interests... 3 hours
GM to build new SUV in Mexico
PHYS.ORG General Motors confirmed Friday that it will produce a new sport-utility model in Mexico, despite President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure US companies to add manufacturing at home. 3 hours
First step to lasting wheat health
PHYS.ORG Substantial reductions in a deadly root disease of wheat crops and corresponding increases in yields of grain and straw mark a significant advance in the continuing war to protect the staple cereal from the ravages of... 3 hours
Medical News Today: The clitoris: What is there to know about this mystery organ?
MNT How much do you know about the clitoris? Why is it so often shrouded in mystery? Read this Spotlight to... 4 hours
Summer Could Trigger Major Earthquakes (It's Not Why You Think)
LIVE SCIENCE There’s a new theory on what may have triggered the 2014 earthquake that tore through California’s Napa-Sonoma Valley. 4 hours
Federal study: Chemicals toxic at levels EPA thought safe
ABC NEWS A previously blocked federal study says the chemicals used by a West Virginia factory to make non-stick products are dangerous at levels the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had thought were... 4 hours
Extinct Gibbon Found in 2,250-Year-Old Tomb of Chinese Noblewoman
SCI-NEWS.COM The remains of a previously unknown genus and species of gibbon, Junzi imperialis, have been found in an... 5 hours
earth s squishy interior gives rapid rise to antarctica Earth’s squishy interior gives rapid rise to Antarctica
ESA Parts of Earth’s crust are rising very slowly owing to post-glacial rebound, but using GPS, researchers have found that West... 5 hours
Medical News Today: Does a higher BMI protect against breast cancer?
MNT A recently published study investigates whether individuals with a higher BMI before menopause have a lower risk of developing breast cancer. 5 hours
Keystone Virus Makes First Known Jump From Mosquitoes To Humans
NPR A 16-year-old Florida boy is the first person known to have become infected, researchers say. Symptoms in humans include a rash and mild fever. 5 hours
Medical News Today: Which treatments work for stretch marks?
MNT Stretch marks are common during periods of sudden growth. While they often fade over time, they can be permanent. Some people try to reduce the appearance of these marks at... 5 hours
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ESA Hubble proves Einstein correct on galactic scales, using a nearby 'cosmic magnifying lens' to make the most precise test of general relativity yet outside the Milky Way 6 hours
Here's What Killed 13 Bald Eagles ... and Their Raccoon Dinner
LIVE SCIENCE Wildlife experts have partially solved a murder mystery regarding the deaths of 13 bald eagles, but they still don't know who did it. 6 hours
What is it about hogweed — and lemons and limes — that can cause burns?
SCIENCE-NEWS Some plants have compounds that, after exposure to sunlight, produce streaky or spotty burns. 6 hours
LSTM led consortium receives grant to investigate how human behavior impacts AMR
NEWS MEDICAL An LSTM led consortium called DRUM has been awarded £3 million to investigate the way in which human behaviour drives the emergence and spread... 6 hours
Medical News Today: Can you treat baby ear infection without antibiotics?
MNT Babies and young children are more prone to ear infections than adults. However, unless the infection is severe or present in a very young infant, antibiotics... 6 hours
EU lawmakers miffed over new Facebook snub
PHYS.ORG European Union lawmakers are unhappy that Facebook is refusing to comply with their request to send two senior officials to testify at a hearing into the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. 6 hours
Problem solved—Internet of Things with SDN network scalability
PHYS.ORG A fresh blueprint outlining how to rebuild the Internet to make it super slick at handling rising traffic from new technologies has been unveiled by scientists. 6 hours
Here's What Killed 13 Bald Eagles, Some of Them Teenagers
LIVE SCIENCE Wildlife experts have partially solved a murder mystery regarding the deaths of 13 bald eagles, but they still don't know who did it. 6 hours
AAA doses first patients in two clinical studies with PSMA-R2 for prostate cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A., a Novartis company and leader in nuclear medicine theragnostics, today announced that the first patients have been dosed... 7 hours
UC San Diego launches new bacteriophage therapy center
NEWS MEDICAL With microbial resistance to antibiotics growing into a major global health crisis, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with national research institutions and private industry, are... 7 hours
Normalization of 'plus-size' body shapes may prevent recognition of health risks of obesity
NEWS MEDICAL New research warns that the normalization of 'plus-size' body shapes may be leading to an increasing number of people underestimating their weight... 7 hours
Administering nitric oxide gas after heart surgery may decrease risk of kidney problems
NEWS MEDICAL Administration of nitric oxide gas during and for 24 hours following heart surgery decreased the risk of patients developing acute and chronic... 7 hours
Researchers discover drug compound that inhibits movement of cancer cells
NEWS MEDICAL Fighting cancer means killing cancer cells. However, oncologists know that it's also important to halt the movement of cancer cells before they spread throughout the body. 7 hours
Study: Broken shuttle protein may hinder learning in patients with brain disorders
NEWS MEDICAL Unable to carry signals based on sights and sounds to the genes that record memories, a broken shuttle protein may hinder learning in patients... 7 hours
Study suggests proteinuria lowering as important target in managing pediatric CKD
NEWS MEDICAL In a study of children with chronic kidney disease, blood pressure medications reduced protein excretion in the urine, which was linked with a lower risk of... 7 hours
Glooko to demonstrate new version of diabetes management mobile application at ADA meeting
NEWS MEDICAL Glooko, the leader in diabetes data management, today announced participation in the 78th Annual American Diabetes Association meeting taking place this weekend... 7 hours
How community structure affects the resilience of a network
PHYS.ORG Network theory is a method for analyzing the connections between nodes in a system. One of the most compelling aspects of network theory is that discoveries related to one field,... 7 hours
African wild dogs make comeback at Mozambican wildlife park
PHYS.ORG The African wild dogs are back. 7 hours
Chinese island eyes oasis from web censorship for foreigners
PHYS.ORG China's Hainan island has proposed allowing foreign visitors access to censored websites such as YouTube and Facebook, a double standard that has raised cries of indignation from the country's internet... 7 hours
Five groups get $250,000 to research Florida lionfish removal
PHYS.ORG Florida wildlife officials are awarding $250,000 to five organizations to research new ways to remove invasive lionfish from deep-water habitats. 7 hours
Image: Lake Huron
PHYS.ORG The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over Lake Huron, the second largest of the five Great Lakes of North America. Bound on the north and east by the Canadian province of Ontario and on the south and west by the... 7 hours
New review outlines current state of sex-sensitive issues linked to heart failure drugs
NEWS MEDICAL Heart failure is almost as common in women as men, but its characteristics vary by sex. 7 hours
Scientists develop new device to test cancer drug combinations quickly and cheaply
NEWS MEDICAL Combinations of cancer drugs can be quickly and cheaply tested on tumor cells using a novel device developed by EMBL scientists 7 hours
What can natural disasters teach the world?
PHYS.ORG Historians from Murdoch University have joined a global study that will shed light on how to better deal with the prediction and aftermath of environmental disasters in the Indian Ocean region, including tsunamis, volcanic... 7 hours
Permanently clean drinking water for people in slums
PHYS.ORG Solving problems in an interdisciplinary and humanitarian manner: TU Darmstadt and the German Aerospace Centre are developing a sustainable system for supplying water to slum areas that is based on satellite data. 7 hours
Unusual cell-to-cell communication in glioblastoma promotes aggressiveness and therapy resistance
NEWS MEDICAL A surprising form of cell-to-cell communication in glioblastoma promotes global changes in recipient cells, including aggressiveness, motility, and resistance to radiation or chemotherapy. 7 hours
NASA Astronaut Jeanette Epps Speaks About Her Puzzling Removal from Space Mission
Research team uncovers lost images from the 19th century
Video: Hydrangeas, the strange color-changing flowers
New model predicts that we're probably the only advanced civilization in the observable universe
Wildlife death match—ants versus termites
Doomsaying about new technology helps make it better
NASA, NSF expedition to study ocean carbon embarks in August from Seattle
Where Does Trump's 'Space Force' Fit in the International Agreement on Peaceful Use of Space?
Bogong moths first insect known to use magnetic sense in long-distance nocturnal migration
Feeding the gods: Hundreds of skulls reveal massive scale of human sacrifice in Aztec capital
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'Flamingo:' High-powered microscopy coming to a scientist near you
Repellent research: Navy developing ship coatings to reduce fuel, energy costs
Koko, the Gorilla Who Used Sign Language, Is Dead at 46
DNA enzyme shuffles cell membranes a thousand times faster than its natural counterpart
Driving down freight emissions