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Light from ancient quasars helps confirm quantum entanglement
MIT Results are among the strongest evidence yet for “spooky action at a distance.” 31 minutes
Antidepressant restores youthful flexibility to aging inhibitory neurons
MIT Neural plasticity and arbor growth decline with age, study in mice shows. 31 minutes
Biological engineers discover new antibiotic candidates
MIT Screen of human proteins reveals some with antimicrobial power. 31 minutes
A "GPS for inside your body"
MIT CSAIL wireless system suggests future where doctors could implant sensors to track tumors or even dispense drugs. 31 minutes
Fresh 6.9-magnitude quake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island (Update)
PHYS.ORG Multiple earthquakes—including a powerful and shallow 6.9-magnitude tremor—struck Indonesia's Lombok on Sunday, sending fresh panic coursing through the already battered island. 8 hours
Ethiopia opens plant to turn waste into energy
PHYS.ORG Ethiopia on Sunday inaugurated a power plant which converts waste into energy, next to a filthy open-air dump in Addis Ababa where a landslide last year killed more than 110 people. 8 hours
Elon Musk says cutting back on work hours isn't an option
PHYS.ORG Arianna Huffington is calling on Elon Musk to adopt a healthier work-life balance, but the Tesla CEO says that's not an option. 8 hours
Weaponizing oxygen to kill infections and disease
SCIENCE DAILY The life-threatening bacteria MRSA can cripple a medical facility since it is resistant to treatment. But scientists report that they are now making advances in a new technique that avoids antibiotics, instead using light... 8 hours
A paper battery powered by bacteria
SCIENCE DAILY In remote areas of the world, everyday items like electrical outlets and batteries are luxuries. Health care workers in these areas often lack electricity to power diagnostic devices, and commercial batteries may be too expensive. Today,... 8 hours
india aims to send its first manned mission to space by 2022 India Aims to Send Its First Manned Mission to Space by 2022
ASTRO WATCH India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled on Wednesday, August 15, an ambitious plan to send first Indian to space by 2022. The announcement was... 9 hours
nasa spacex agree on plans for crew launch day operations NASA, SpaceX Agree on Plans for Crew Launch Day Operations
ASTRO WATCH NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and SpaceX are finalizing plans for launch day operations as they prepare... 9 hours
concerns grow about space force diverting funds from other military priorities Concerns grow about Space Force diverting funds from other military priorities
SPACE NEWS Retired Air Force officer Wesley Hallman: “We all want this to work. But does... 10 hours
Science Says: 'The warmer it is, the more fire we see'
PHYS.ORG As temperatures rise in the U.S. West, so do the flames. 12 hours
Fresh 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok: USGS
PHYS.ORG A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's Lombok Sunday, two weeks after a quake killed more than 480 people on the island and hours after another tremor triggered landslides, damaged buildings and sent people fleeing. 12 hours
Three top Russian space industry execs held for 'fraud' (Update)
PHYS.ORG Three top executives of the Russian space company Energia, which designs and manufactures the Soyuz and Progress spacecrafts, have been arrested for alleged fraud, investigators said on Sunday. 12 hours
HPI, INTEGRIS and USPI enter into agreement to offer patients more choice, flexibility of care
NEWS MEDICAL HPI Holdings LLC, an operator of hospitals, outpatient centers and clinics in Oklahoma City, INTEGRIS, Oklahoma's most advanced... 12 hours
New trial to investigate whether weight loss before conception can make mom and baby healthier
NEWS MEDICAL A woman's overall health before conception can impact her pregnancy and the health of her fetus. 13 hours
URI professor develops simpler and quicker method for detecting impurity in heparin
NEWS MEDICAL In 2008, a contaminant eluded the quality safeguards in the pharmaceutical industry and infiltrated a large portion of the supply of the popular blood... 13 hours
Mayo Medical Laboratories and NDSC collaborate to develop new patient blood-management solution
NEWS MEDICAL Mayo Clinic implemented a patient blood-management program in 2010 on its Rochester campus and has since experienced a 35-percent reduction of blood transfusions, improving... 13 hours
Insight into endocrine cancers and treatment options
NEWS MEDICAL Aretha Franklin died of a neuroendocrine pancreatic tumor, a rare disease where patients often exhibit few symptoms at first. 13 hours
Chinese police nab suspects after $87 mn cryptocurrency theft
PHYS.ORG Chinese police have arrested three suspects alleged to have stolen assets worth 600 million yuan ($87 million) through hacking, state media reported Sunday, as cyber criminals target holders of bitcoin... 14 hours
Russian space executive, two others charged with fraud
PHYS.ORG Russia's top investigative agency says it has detained a deputy head of the nation's top space corporation on fraud charges. 14 hours
South Korean swaps bitcoins for 2 mln euros in fake notes
PHYS.ORG The deal sounded murky from the start: in exchange for bitcoin worth two million euros ($2.3 million), the wealthy buyer would hand over the equivalent sum... 14 hours
Why Hospitals Are Getting Into The Real Estate Business
NPR These days hospitals are looking for ways to improve health in their communities to prevent illness and control costs. One hospital in Ohio decided that health might start with affordable... 16 hours
On This Day in Space! Aug. 19, 1997: 1st Filipino Satellite Launches into Orbit
SPACE.COM On Aug. 19, 1997, the Philippines launched its own satellite for the first time. See how it happened in our... 16 hours
Will We Ever Stop Using Rockets to Get to Space?
SPACE.COM On March 16, 1926 in Auburn, Massachusetts, American engineer Robert Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket. The flight lasted a mere 2.5 seconds and ended anticlimactically 181 feet... 16 hours
Space Force Talk Drawing Attention to the Need for International Norms
SPACE.COM The announcement by Vice President Mike Pence last week that the Pentagon will stand up a Space Force suddenly has drawn attention to the issue of... 17 hours
'Hard-Rock Excavation' Begins for Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile
SPACE.COM The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) has now entered the "hard-rock excavation" phase, which will make way for the huge structure's foundations, leaders of the $1 billion project announced on Tuesday... 17 hours
This NASA Video of the Moon's Lunar Landmarks Is Simply Amazing
SPACE.COM A new NASA video tour of the moon captures breathtaking views of the lunar surface. 17 hours
Medical News Today: Prolonged sitting: Short bouts of activity reduce health risks
MNT Following a recent meta-analysis, researchers conclude that even short bouts of movement can reduce the negative effects of prolonged sitting. 17 hours
fireball 40 times as bright as full moon lights up alabama sky Fireball '40 Times as Bright as Full Moon' Lights Up Alabama Sky
ASTRO WATCH NASA has released video of "a very bright" fireball that lit up the sky over Alabama just after midnight Friday morning. The official time... 17 hours
15,000 Galaxies Shine in This 1 View from the Hubble Space Telescope
LIVE SCIENCE The Hubble Space Telescope has been at work for almost three decades, but it's still learning new skills — like how to squeeze an... 18 hours
Helium Was Discovered 150 Years Ago. Here's Why It's So Important
LIVE SCIENCE Aside from balloons and making our voice squeaky, what use is helium? 18 hours
water worlds are common exoplanets may contain vast amounts of water Water-Worlds Are Common: Exoplanets May Contain Vast Amounts of Water
ASTRO WATCH Scientists have shown that water is likely to be a major component of those exoplanets (planets... 18 hours
Annan leaves legacy of fighting for equality and rights
ABC NEWS Kofi Annan was committed to increasing the U.N.'s efforts to combat poverty, promote equality and fight for human rights - and until his death Saturday he was speaking out strongly... 18 hours
parker solar probe marks first mission milestones on voyage to sun Parker Solar Probe Marks First Mission Milestones on Voyage to Sun
ASTRO WATCH Just two days after launch on Aug. 11, 2018, from Cape Canaveral Air Force... 19 hours
Medical News Today: How marital hostility can harm your gut
MNT A new study shows that marital hostility, particularly when coupled with depression, raises the risk of a gut dysfunction called 'leaky gut syndrome.' 20 hours
The environmental cost of contact lenses
PHYS.ORG Many people rely on contact lenses to improve their vision. But these sight-correcting devices don't last forever—some are intended for a single day's use—and they are eventually disposed of in various ways. Now, scientists are reporting... 20 hours
Weaponizing oxygen to kill infections and disease
PHYS.ORG The life-threatening bacteria called MRSA can cripple a hospital since it spreads quickly and is resistant to treatment. But scientists report that they are now making advances in a new technique that avoids antibiotics.... 20 hours
How marital hostility can harm your gut
MNT A new study shows that marital hostility, particularly when coupled with depression, raises the risk of a gut dysfunction called 'leaky gut syndrome.' 20 hours
Australia ramps up aid to farmers as drought bites
PHYS.ORG Financial aid for drought-stricken Australian farmers will be increased to Aus$1.8 billion (US$1.3 billion) as they endure the driest conditions in half a century, the prime minister said Sunday. 20 hours
Strong, deep undersea quake shakes Fiji; no damage expected
PHYS.ORG A deep, undersea earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 has struck Fiji and small tsunami waves have been observed but no damage reported. 20 hours
French farm aims to grow new crop of farmers
PHYS.ORG They bandy about terms like "co-working" but instead of coding and developing algorithms in open space offices they work out in the open trying to tease tomatoes from the soil. 20 hours
First satellite to measure global winds set for launch
PHYS.ORG A satellite designed to measure Earth's global wind patterns is set to be hoisted into orbit Tuesday from the Arianespace launch site in French Guiana. 21 hours
Hammering of copper price a worrying signal for global growth
PHYS.ORG The plunge in the price of copper by more than 20 percent since the beginning of June has worried analysts who see it as a bad signal for... 21 hours
China shows off automated doctors, teachers and combat stars
PHYS.ORG Robots that can diagnose diseases, play badminton and wow audiences with their musical skills are among the machines China hopes could revolutionise its economy, with visitors to a Beijing exhibition... 21 hours
Sightings, satellites help track mysterious ocean giant
PHYS.ORG The sight of a basking shark's brooding silhouette gliding through the waters off western France is more than just a rare treat for sailors—it is a boon for scientists trying to trace its secretive... 21 hours
Investigating Earth’s earliest life
MIT Graduate student Kelsey Moore uses genetic and fossil evidence to study the first stages of evolution on our planet. 1 day
Germany: No preparations made in case of alien landing
PHYS.ORG The German government says it has made no preparations for the possibility that aliens might land in the European country. 1 day
Annan's legacy of fighting for equality and rights lives on
ABC NEWS Kofi Annan left the United Nations more committed to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights _ and until his death was speaking out about the... 1 day
physicists reveal oldest galaxies Physicists Reveal Oldest Galaxies
ASTRO WATCH Some of the faintest satellite galaxies orbiting our own Milky Way galaxy are among the very first that formed in our Universe, physicists have found. Findings by a... 1 day
astronomers observe cosmic steam jets and molecules galore Astronomers Observe Cosmic Steam Jets and Molecules Galore
ASTRO WATCH A team of scientists using the highest-frequency capabilities of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has uncovered jets of warm... 1 day
Loyola Medicine offers scalp cooling treatment to reduce risk of chemotherapy hair loss
NEWS MEDICAL Loyola Medicine is offering cancer patients a treatment that reduces the risk of hair loss by cooling the scalp. 1 day
World's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics
SCIENCE DAILY A ground-breaking advancement in materials research by successfully developing the world's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics, which are mechanically robust and can have complex shapes. This could turn a new page in the structural application of... 1 day
Acid coastal seas off US putting common fish species at risk
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have shown that coastal waters and river estuaries can exhibit unique vulnerabilities to acidification than offshore waters. This acidification, detected in waters off the United... 1 day
Insight into development of lung cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Lung cancer results from effects of smoking along with multiple genetic components. A new study identifies two main pathways for the role of chromosome 15q25.1 -- a leader in increasing susceptibility to lung cancer -- in... 1 day
Water-worlds are common: Exoplanets may contain vast amounts of water
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have shown that water is likely to be a major component of those exoplanets (planets orbiting other stars) which are between two to four times the size... 1 day
Making aquafeed more sustainable: Scientists develop feeds using a marine microalga co-product
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have created a more sustainable feed for aquaculture by using a marine microalga co-product as a feed ingredient. The study is the first... 1 day
Engineering team designs technology for smart materials
SCIENCE DAILY With inspiration from squid ring teeth, a multidisciplinary team has invented a novel way to manufacture smart materials, including fabrics, that can regulate their own thermal properties. 1 day
Perinatal hypoxia associated with long-term cerebellar learning deficits and Purkinje cell misfiring
SCIENCE DAILY The type of hypoxia that occurs with preterm birth is associated with locomotor miscoordination and long-term cerebellar learning deficits but can be partially alleviated... 1 day
Students more likely to eat school breakfast when given extra time, new study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Using food weighting stations, the researchers collected information on the number of students who ate a school breakfast, how much... 1 day
nasa approves load and go fueling for spacex commercial crew launches NASA approves “load-and-go” fueling for SpaceX commercial crew launches
SPACE NEWS NASA announced Aug. 17 that it will allow SpaceX to use a fueling approach for its commercial crew... 1 day
What it's like to be $500K in debt: COLUMN
ABC NEWS Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez writes about what it was like for her to get the news. 2 days
sprawling galaxy cluster found hiding in plain sight Sprawling Galaxy Cluster Found Hiding in Plain Sight
ASTRO WATCH MIT scientists have uncovered a sprawling new galaxy cluster hiding in plain sight. The cluster, which sits a mere 2.4... 2 days
WATCH: A look into low carb versus high carb diets
ABC NEWS A new study finds carbohydrates in moderation is the healthiest way to go. 2 days
hubble paints picture of the evolving universe Hubble Paints Picture of the Evolving Universe
ASTRO WATCH Astronomers using the ultraviolet vision of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have captured one of the largest panoramic views of the fire and... 2 days
We took on $500K in debt before NYU's med school went tuition-free: COLUMN
ABC NEWS Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez writes about what it was like for her to get the news. 2 days
Should You Get That Scan? Your Doctor Might Not Be Great At Helping You Decide
NPR In a new study, researchers found that doctors are better at explaining the benefits of a common cancer... 2 days
'Foreign Object' on Mars Spotted by Curiosity Rover Is Just a Rock
LIVE SCIENCE Curiosity photographed an odd, flat object that mission team members initially thought might have fallen off the car-size robot. But the "debris" turned out... 2 days
Study evaluates how students change their breakfast consumption when given extra time
NEWS MEDICAL Primary school students are more likely to eat a nutritional breakfast when given 10 extra minutes to do so, according to a new study... 2 days
Conditions of first sexual encounter can be indicators of future HIV risk and gender-based violence
NEWS MEDICAL Adolescent girls and young women in Mombasa, Kenya are more likely to experience higher risks of HIV and... 2 days
UTHealth safety expert talks about preparing for the most destructive hurricanes
NEWS MEDICAL How do you prepare for one of the most destructive hurricanes to ever strike the United States? Fifty-two inches of rain in just three days? It's... 2 days
Dartmouth scientists create more sustainable feed for aquaculture
NEWS MEDICAL Dartmouth scientists have created a more sustainable feed for aquaculture by using a marine microalga co-product as a feed ingredient. 2 days
Chronic perinatal hypoxia linked to locomotor miscoordination, long-term cerebellar learning deficits
NEWS MEDICAL Oxygen deprivation associated with preterm birth leaves telltale signs on the brains of newborns in the form of alterations to cerebellar white matter at the cellular... 2 days
Photo Tour: Inside Boeing's CST-100 Starliner Spaceship Hangar
SPACE.COM Take a look inside the CST-100 Starliner hangar, where Boeing is building the private space capsules that will fly NASA astronauts and more into space! 2 days
This Silicon Valley car tech firm is bringing secret weapon to the streets of Sacramento
The plastic waste crisis is an opportunity for the U.S. to get serious about recycling at home
From pine cones to an adaptive shading system
Virtual reality providing real-world literacy and numeracy learning tool
NASA water vapor data shows a 'patchy' Sub-Tropical Storm Ernesto
A Grand Noodle Riddle, Cracked: Here's How To Snap Spaghetti Into Just 2 Pieces
Here’s what robots could learn from fire ants
Why X-rays could become a lot more personal
Why X-rays could become a lot more personal
Oort clouds around other stars should be visible in the cosmic microwave background