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Orbital ATK Cygnus Cargo Ship Delivers Science Gear (and Goodies) to the Space Station
SPACE.COM An Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station early Thursday (May 24) to deliver more than... 14 minutes
Abdominal fat secretes novel adipokine promoting insulin resistance and inflammation
SCIENCE DAILY A novel adipokine that favors the development of insulin resistance and systemic inflammation has been identified by an international research team . In cases of severe obesity, this... 26 minutes
Space station accepts special delivery from Virginia
PHYS.ORG The International Space Station accepted delivery Thursday of more than 7,000 pounds of supplies from Virginia. 23 minutes
iceye raises another 34 million for radar satellites ICEYE raises another $34 million for radar satellites
SPACE NEWS ICEYE raised $34 million in a Series B investment round, bringing the Finnish company’s total funding to $53 million, ICEYE... 32 minutes
how long should a satellite last five years ten years 15 30 How long should a satellite last: five years, ten years, 15, 30?
SPACE NEWS PASADENA, California — Satellite manufacturers and operators attending the Space Tech Expo here offered contrasting views on how long satellites should continue to work... 32 minutes
First Detailed Anatomical Study of Bonobos Contradicts Key Dogmas about Human Evolution
SCI-NEWS.COM Bonobos (Pan paniscus) and other apes, such as common chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and gorillas (Gorilla sp.), have muscles long-believed to be only present in humans... 16 minutes
Ancient meteorite tells tales of Mars topography
PHYS.ORG By looking at an ancient Martian meteorite that landed in the Sahara Desert, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists and collaborators have determined how and when the red planet's crustal topographic and geophysical divide... 23 minutes
Evolution of a deadly virus
PHYS.ORG Infections caused by the mosquito-borne eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) are severe and have high mortality rates for horses—90 percent—and humans—33 percent, with significant brain damage in most human survivors. 23 minutes
Hunting a 'great' shark deterrent
PHYS.ORG Valuable insights into the performance of commercially available personal shark deterrents have been revealed in Flinders University research. 23 minutes
France vows to tackle noxious seaweed 'disaster' in Caribbean
PHYS.ORG The French government is preparing a plan to deal with a new invasion of stinky seaweed that is covering the beaches of some its islands in the Caribbean, causing health... 23 minutes
Cyclist/motorist crashes worse at stop/give way junctions
PHYS.ORG Cyclists are being more seriously hurt in crashes with motor vehicles at intersections with 'Stop' or 'Give-way' signs than at intersections with traffic signals or without any signage, a QUT study has found. 3 minutes
‘Time’s up’: Covered California takes aim at hospital C-section rates
NEWS MEDICAL Covered California, the state’s health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act, has devised what could be a powerful new way to hold hospitals accountable for the quality... 11 minutes
Lenovo posts $189 mn full-year loss on one-time write-off
PHYS.ORG Chinese technology giant Lenovo on Thursday said it recorded a $189 million net loss for its full fiscal year due mainly to a one-time charge, while saying it was planning... 23 minutes
How can fish producers tackle climate change?
PHYS.ORG Global consumption of fish and shellfish has more than doubled over the past 50 years, and is expected to rise further, according to a report by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Europe... 23 minutes
Volkswagen rejects 'protectionism' after US car tariff threat
PHYS.ORG Car behemoth Volkswagen warned Thursday against "one-sided protectionism" after the United States said it was considering new taxes on auto imports in the name of national security. 23 minutes
Ikea recalls bikes over safety issues
PHYS.ORG Swedish home goods giant Ikea on Thursday announced a recall of its bicycles following a string of accidents caused by problems with the drive belt. 23 minutes
Families from 8 countries sue EU over climate change
PHYS.ORG Ten families from Europe, Kenya, and Fiji have filed suit against the European Union over global warming threats to their homes and livelihoods, their lawyers said Thursday. 23 minutes
Climate victims seek justice, in the courtroom and on the street
PHYS.ORG People around the world beset by drought, heatwaves, rising seas and storm surges made worse by global warming are calling for "climate justice," and many are... 23 minutes
Preserving a painter's legacy with nanomaterials
SCIENCE DAILY Paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso and Johannes Vermeer have been delighting art lovers for years. But it turns out that these works of art might be their own worst enemy -- the canvases they... 26 minutes
Helping dental retainers and aligners fight off bacteria
SCIENCE DAILY Clear, plastic aligners have been growing in popularity as alternatives to bulky, metal braces. And once the teeth are straightened, patients graduate to plastic retainers to maintain the perfect smile. But these... 26 minutes
Redistribution of wealth could boost consumption rate
PHYS.ORG Want to boost the consumption rate in the United States? Transfer wealth from the top 20 percent of earners to the bottom 80 percent, according to a University of Michigan study. 3 minutes
Point patterns help to predict landslides
PHYS.ORG Examining the detail of a natural disaster in Italy in 2009 has helped KAUST researchers develop a statistical model that could help predict landslides in specific areas under given storm scenarios. 3 minutes
Arabica coffee genome sequenced
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Coffee is one of the largest commodity crops in the world, with people consuming more than 2.25 billion cups every day. Climate change is predicted to decrease the area suitable for growing coffee by as much as 50 percent by... 1 hour
Closing the loop on sustainable aquaculture
PHYS.ORG VIDEO On a farm just outside of Sacramento, hundreds of prehistoric-looking fish swim around in 50-foot diameter tanks. These are white sturgeon, the largest freshwater fish in North America. They've been around since dinosaurs, can grow more... 1 hour
Plasma rain in the sun’s atmosphere falls in surprising places
SCIENCE-NEWS VIDEO Scientists found rain in the sun’s corona where they didn’t expect it, which could help solve the mystery of why the corona is so hot. 2 hours
samuel ting to present latest results from ams Samuel Ting to present latest results from AMS
CERN Ana Lopes The AMS detector on the International Space Station (Image: NASA) Join us via webcast at 16:30 CEST today... 2 hours
bridenstine offers senators reassurances on nasa programs Bridenstine offers senators reassurances on NASA programs
SPACE NEWS In his first congressional testimony since becoming NASA administrator a month ago, Jim Bridenstine sought to reassure Senate appropriators about the status... 2 hours
Plasma Lenses Amplify Pulsar Emission in Rare Binary System
SCI-NEWS.COM A group of astronomers at the University of Toronto in Canada has performed one of the highest resolution... 2 hours
NASA's Curiosity Rover on Mars Just Snagged Its 1st Drilled Samples Since 2016
SPACE.COM NASA's Mars rover Curiosity bored 2 inches (5 centimeters) into a rock on Sunday (May 20), grabbing powdered samples for the first... 3 hours
Scientists reveal atomic details for one of Legionella's enzymatic weapons and develop first inhibitor
PHYS.ORG Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major medical problem worldwide, impacting both human health and economic well-being. A new strategy for... 3 hours
Using the K computer, scientists predict exotic "di-Omega" particle
PHYS.ORG Based on complex simulations of quantum chromodynamics performed using the K computer, one of the most powerful computers in the world, the HAL QCD Collaboration, made up of scientists from... 1 hour
Pluto May Have Formed from 1 Billion Comets
SPACE.COM Pluto may have long ago coalesced from 1 billion or so comets, a new analysis of data from NASA's New Horizons mission and the European comet-orbiting Rosetta probe suggests. 3 hours
Strain directs spin waves
PHYS.ORG Chip development is complicated by the increasing temperatures in modern electronic devices based on semiconductor materials. Therefore, the development of spin wave integrated circuits (ICs) that can perform information processing by manipulating spin, rather than heat-producing electron movements, has been... 3 hours
Recombinant E. coli as a biofactory for the biosynthesis of diverse nanomaterials
PHYS.ORG A metabolic research group at KAIST and Chung-Ang University in Korea has developed a recombinant E. coli strain that biosynthesizes 60 nanomaterials covering 35... 3 hours
Woman who runs ultramarathons: 'Go out and do whatever you dream about'
ABC NEWS I have finished races with frostbite and run 10 hours without water. 2 hours
Team makes breakthrough in synthetic genome rearrangement
PHYS.ORG A synthetic biology team at Tianjin University (TJU) has reported new methods and strategies for genome rearrangement and accelerated the evolution of yeast strains with their three latest studies published in Nature Communications on... 3 hours
Image: GRACE-FO launches to provide a unique view of Earth's climate
PHYS.ORG The NASA/German Research Centre for Geosciences Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-on (GRACE-FO) mission launched onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, from... 1 hour
Using deep neural network acceleration for image analysis in drug discovery
PHYS.ORG High content screening of cellular phenotypes is a fundamental tool supporting early drug discovery. The term "high content" signifies the rich set of thousands of predefined... 1 hour
Study shows link between urbanization and changes in body size of animals
PHYS.ORG A large international team of researchers has found a link between urbanization and changes in animal body size. In their paper published in the... 1 hour
Coveted BMJ award bestowed on yhe Clatterbridge Cancer Center
NEWS MEDICAL A coveted British Medical Journal award was recently bestowed on the Papillon Contact X-ray Brachytherapy team at the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre. The Cancer Care Team of the year category was... 2 hours
Researchers provide insight into how the memory molecule limits brain plasticity
NEWS MEDICAL The brain has an incredible capacity to support a lifetime of learning and memory. Each new experience fundamentally alters the connections between cells in the brain... 2 hours
Orbital ATK Cygnus Cargo Reaches Space Station to Deliver Science Gear (and Goodies)
SPACE.COM An Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station early Thursday (May 24) to deliver more than 3 tons... 2 hours
Psychologists show that depression accelerates brain aging
NEWS MEDICAL A new study from the University of Sussex has revealed an association between depression and faster brain aging. 3 hours
On This Day In Space! May 24, 1962: Scott Carpenter Becomes 2nd American in Orbit
SPACE.COM On May 24, 1962, NASA astronaut Scott Carpenter became the fourth American to go to space and the... 3 hours
Scientists report new strategy for fighting bacteria
NEWS MEDICAL Antimicrobial resistance is a major medical problem worldwide, impacting both human health and economic well-being. 3 hours
Beyond the limits of conventional electronics: stable organic molecular nanowires
PHYS.ORG Scientists at the Tokyo Institute of Technology created the first thermally stable organic molecular nanowire devices using a single 4.5-nm-long molecule placed inside electroless gold-plated nanogap electrodes. 3 hours
Stricter approval procedures for plant protection products urged
SCIENCE DAILY A number of chemical plant protection products, also known as pesticides, show harmful effects on ecosystems and biodiversity in their current use. Besides climate change, changes in global nutrient cycles and habitat... 49 minutes
Depression speeds up brain aging, find psychologists
SCIENCE DAILY Psychologists have found a link between depression and an acceleration of the rate at which the brain ages. 49 minutes
Sustainable highly conductive electrode materials from ultrathin carbon nanofiber aerogels derived from nanofibrillated
PHYS.ORG Carbon aerogels are ultralight, conductive materials, which are extensively investigated for applications in supercapacitor electrodes in electrical cars and cell phones. Chinese... 1 hour
Previously unknown rice blast resistance isolated
PHYS.ORG A never-before-described gene that gives rice resistance to a disease that has been costing about $66 billion a year in global damage has been isolated by a team of scientists led by Agricultural Research Service (ARS)... 1 hour
Kepler begins 18th observing campaign with a focus on star clusters
PHYS.ORG NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft began the 18th observing campaign of its extended mission, K2, on May 12. For the next 82 days, Kepler will stare at... 1 hour
The path to success for fish sperm
PHYS.ORG In many animals, males pursue alternative tactics when competing for the fertilization of eggs. Some cichlid fishes from Lake Tanganyika breed in empty snail shells, which may select for extremely divergent mating tactics. A... 1 hour
How Long Does It Take a Parked Car to Reach Deadly Hot Temperatures?
LIVE SCIENCE It's well known that a car parked outside on a hot summer's day can turn into a scorching oven. But how fast... 2 hours
What Can the Death of a Neutron Tell Us About Dark Matter?
SPACE.COM Physicists speculate that decaying neutrons may be producing particles unknown to science that make up the elusive dark matter. 3 hours
Medication-related harm in older adults is common, costly, and preventable
SCIENCE DAILY New research indicates that harm from medicines is common in older adults following hospital discharge, and it results in substantial use of healthcare resources. 49 minutes
Determining effective methods of irrigation as water becomes increasingly scarce
SCIENCE DAILY US consumers prefer the idea of using fresh water for any watering needs. In most cases, plants irrigated with recycled water saw no negative impact when compared to... 49 minutes
How local communities can transition to sustainable energy systems
PHYS.ORG What makes for a successful transition to a low-carbon energy system? Local involvement, perceived fairness and information sharing, according to new research from Lund University in Sweden. 1 hour
Charcoal lighter fluid makes summer grilling more environmentally friendly
PHYS.ORG Whether they call it a "barbecue" or a "cookout," Americans love backyard cooking. Grilling steaks, hamburgers—even veggie burgers—on a warm summer evening has become such a part of our culture... 1 hour
Archaeologists post research data from Sudan online
PHYS.ORG The University of Münster's Institute of Egyptology and Coptology (Germany) is now uploading data gathered between 2009 and 2016 during field research in Sudan regarding graves, small huts and stone-lined sleeping places from antiquity... 1 hour
Here's What We Know About Russia's Hypersonic Waverider Weapon
LIVE SCIENCE Warnings of a Russian hypersonic weapon that the U.S. can't defend against may have had you running for the bomb shelter last week. But what, exactly, is this weapon, and... 1 hour
Antidepressant treatments increase risk of weight gain, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers in the School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences have found that patients prescribed any of the 12 most commonly used antidepressants were 21% more likely to experience an... 2 hours
Orbital ATK Cygnus Cargo Ship Reaches Space Station to Deliver Science Gear (and Goodies)
SPACE.COM An Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station early Thursday (May 24) to deliver more than... 2 hours
Applying machine learning tools to earthquake data offers new insights
SCIENCE DAILY In a new study, researchers show that machine learning algorithms could pick out different types of earthquakes from three years of earthquake recordings at The Geysers in California,... 2 hours
Now more of us can count on more time dodging the dementia bullet
NEWS MEDICAL You've turned 65 and exited middle age. What are the chances you'll develop cognitive impairment or dementia in the years ahead? 2 hours
Scientists uncover the cause of insulin resistance in obesity
NEWS MEDICAL A team of international researchers has identified a pathway by which obesity results in reduced insulin sensitivity. 3 hours
Controlling catalytic reactions by changing nanosurfaces
PHYS.ORG Change the face of nanoparticles and you'll rule chemistry! Depending on the lighting, the surfaces of appropriately crafted nanoparticles can change their topography. Researchers from the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences... 1 hour
Optimizing lithium-sulfur battery electrolytes for long life
PHYS.ORG In the future, lithium-sulfur (Li-S) rechargeable batteries could hold more energy and cost less than lithium-ion batteries if they can be made to last longer. A key challenge is preventing the polysulfide ions that... 1 hour
A simple mechanism could have been decisive for the development of life
PHYS.ORG The question of the origin of life remains one of the oldest unanswered scientific questions. A team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM)... 1 hour
InSight steers toward Mars
PHYS.ORG NASA's InSight lander has made its first course correction toward Mars. 1 hour
Black holes play hide-and-seek in low-luminosity radio galaxies
PHYS.ORG Every galaxy is thought to harbor a supermassive black hole in the center, or nucleus, of the galaxy, and in active galaxies this black hole is fed by infalling matter. This "central... 1 hour
Cause of E. coli beach closings? Gulls
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have recently published results identifying the major sources of E. coli breakouts on several beaches on Lake Michigan. They have also researched an effective method of reducing the breakouts and the resulting beach... 1 hour
Coveted BMJ award bestowed on The Clatterbridge Cancer Center
NEWS MEDICAL A coveted British Medical Journal award was recently bestowed on the Papillon Contact X-ray Brachytherapy team at the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre. The Cancer Care Team of the year category was... 1 hour
South Asians living in the United States more likely to die of heart disease and stroke
NEWS MEDICAL South Asians are more likely to die of heart disease, such as heart attacks and strokes... 1 hour
Medical News Today: What causes an underarm rash?
MNT There are many different causes of armpit rashes, including chafing and eczema. Some rashes are harmless and go away in time, but others may signify a more serious condition. In this article,... 1 hour
HIV Can Lie Dormant in the Brain. Here's What That Means.
LIVE SCIENCE The HIV virus, which causes AIDS, has long been known to target and disable cells of the immune system, which are responsible for fighting off invading... 1 hour
Arabica coffee genome sequenced
Closing the loop on sustainable aquaculture
Plasma rain in the sun’s atmosphere falls in surprising places
How situation awareness could save your life
How situation awareness could save your life
How situation awareness could save your life
Team cracks code to cheap, small carbon nanotubes
Astronomers spot a distant and lonely neutron star
What’s really behind ‘gluten sensitivity’?
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