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Did Prehistoric 'Astronomers' Build Stonehenge?
LIVE SCIENCE Ever since humans could look up to see the sky, we have been amazed by its beauty and untold mysteries. Naturally then, astronomy is often described as the oldest of the sciences, inspiring people for thousands of years. 7 minutes
nasa to allow nuclear power systems for next discovery mission NASA to allow nuclear power systems for next Discovery mission
SPACE NEWS Citing progress in producing plutonium-238, NASA will allow scientists proposing missions for an upcoming planetary science... 17 minutes
Three genes essential for cells to tell time
PHYS.ORG One family of genes allows cells to adapt to daily changes in environmental conditions by adjusting the circadian clock responsible for regular sleep-wake cycles. The new discovery by University of Tokyo scientists... 7 minutes
Astronomers Have Found Their Paradise, and It's the Coldest and Most Remote Point in Antarctica
LIVE SCIENCE Antarctica. The name evokes images of bitter extremes, an environment unkind to humans. Stories of polar explorers battling... 49 minutes
Scientists synthesize a new substance with antitumoral properties
PHYS.ORG Scientists from Far Eastern Federal University have developed a new synthetic derivative of fascaplysin—a biologically active substance with antitumoral properties obtained from sea sponges. Biological tests have shown that the compound is... 28 minutes
Studying the visual recognition abilities of rodents
PHYS.ORG The visual process that allows humans to recognize the gender or emotional state of another person is very sophisticated. Until recently, only primates were believed able to perform such complex operations as object recognition.... 28 minutes
Discovered mode of drinking in mosquitoes carries biomedical implications
PHYS.ORG Mosquitoes may have a reputation for being one of the world's most intractable pests, but they're actually quite tiny and fragile. So when an international team of scientists, including several... 1 hour
DNA in the water could help reveal where endangered manatees live
PHYS.ORG As big as they are, Florida manatees aren't always so easy to find. 2 hours
scientists detect radio echoes of a black hole feeding on a star Scientists Detect Radio Echoes of a Black Hole Feeding on a Star
ASTRO WATCH On Nov. 11, 2014, a global network of telescopes picked up signals from 300 million light years away that were created by a tidal... 2 hours
'Candy cane' polymer weave could power future functional fabrics and devices
PHYS.ORG If scientists are ever going to deliver on the promise of implantable artificial organs or clothing that dries itself, they'll first need to solve the problem... 2 hours
Making fragrances last longer
PHYS.ORG From floral perfume to fruity body wash and shampoos, scents heavily influence consumer purchases. But for most, the smell doesn't last long after showering before it fades away. Scientists have now developed a way to get those fragrances to stick... 2 hours
Salk scientists adapt powerful gene-editing system to correct dementia in lab
PHYS.ORG The revolutionary CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing system made it possible to rapidly and precisely alter DNA, the essential molecule of life. But DNA doesn't work by itself,... 2 hours
Vegetable compound could have a key role in 'beeting' Alzheimer's disease
PHYS.ORG A compound in beets that gives the vegetable its distinctive red color could eventually help slow the accumulation of misfolded proteins in the brain, a process... 2 hours
Continuously killing bacteria on coated stainless steel—add bleach to recharge
PHYS.ORG Stainless steel is the gold standard for kitchen appliances and cookware, described as modern and sleek. But bacteria can grow on stainless steel surfaces, contaminating food. Current coatings... 2 hours
world s last male northern white rhino dies World's last male northern white rhino dies
CBC The world's last male northern white rhino has died, the Kenyan conservancy taking care of it said, leaving only two females of... 3 hours
Sea level fears as more of giant Antarctic glacier floating than thought
PHYS.ORG More of a giant France-sized glacier in Antarctica is floating on the ocean than previously thought, scientists said Tuesday, raising fears it could melt... 4 hours
US children now draw female scientists more than ever
PHYS.ORG When drawing scientists, U.S. children now depict female scientists more often than ever, according to new Northwestern University research, which analyzed five decades of "Draw-A-Scientist" studies conducted since the 1960s. 7 hours
What happens to a dying cell's corpse? New findings illuminate an old problem
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have discovered a curious way for cells to die. In studying it, they are learning about how remnants of diseased cells... 8 hours
Newly described human antibody prevents malaria in mice
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have discovered a human antibody that protected mice from infection with the deadliest malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum. The research findings provide the basis for future testing in humans to determine if... 9 hours
Northwestern scientists bring precision medicine to rheumatoid arthritis
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists are bringing precision medicine to rheumatoid arthritis for the first time by using genetic profiling of joint tissue to see which drugs will work for which patients, reports a new Northwestern... 8 hours
Discovery of sophisticated 115,000-year-old bone tools in China
SCIENCE DAILY An analysis of 115,000-year-old bone tools discovered in China suggests that the toolmaking techniques mastered by prehistoric humans there were more sophisticated than previously thought. 9 hours
Molecular doorstop could be key to new tuberculosis drugs
SCIENCE DAILY In discovering how an antibiotic kills the bacteria that cause tuberculosis, scientists open the door to new treatments for the disease -- and possibly others, as well. 9 hours
Scientists discover rare childhood liver cancer's ability to metastasize to the brain
NEWS MEDICAL A surprising finding by Rockefeller University scientists about a rare liver cancer's behavior could lead to more comprehensive patient monitoring and hopefully better outcomes. 10 hours
How To Reveal Shadow Of The Tomb Raider Details Early
CINEMA BLEND New details for Shadow of the Tomb Raider will be revealed over the coming weeks. For... 10 hours
Scientists have a new way to gauge the growth of nanowires
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have observed the formation of two kinds of defects in individual nanowires, which are smaller in diameter than a human hair. 11 hours
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Ideas for new NASA mission can now include spacecraft powered by plutonium