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Watch Live Tonight: SpaceX Launches Telstar Communications Satellite
SPACE.COM SpaceX will launch a powerful Telstar communications satellite into orbit early Sunday morning (July 22), testing out its new Block 5 version of the Falcon 9 rocket for the second time. 2 hours
Where to Search for Signs of Life on Titan
SPACE.COM New findings suggest that large craters are the prime locations in which to find the building blocks of life on Saturn's largest moon, Titan. 2 hours
Thick Dust Clouds Spotted Near Martian Ice Cap
SPACE.COM A thick cloud of dust moves over the surface of Mars near the planet's north polar ice cap in a stunning photograph. 2 hours
Medical News Today: How does complementary medicine impact cancer survival?
MNT Although complementary and alternative medicine has risen in popularity, little is known about its impact on cancer survival. A new study takes a look. 2 hours
Should Breast-Feeding Women Really Drink Guinness?
LIVE SCIENCE Is beer the route to better breast-feeding? 2 hours
Bug-Sized Robot Competitors to Swarm DARPA's 'Robot Olympics'
LIVE SCIENCE Are you ready for the insect-sized-robot Olympics? 2 hours
Data from Weather-Tracking Satellite Helps Scientists Predict Cholera Outbreak
SPACE.COM Hurricanes are devastating for the populations they hit, not only because of the damage caused by winds but also because of the increased risk of diseases after the storm passes. 1 hour
Newly released video shows man believed to be last of tribe
PHYS.ORG No one knows his name. No one knows the name of the people he came from. And he appears to have lived alone in Brazil's Amazon... 3 hours
Expert and advocate for iconic monarch butterfly has died
PHYS.ORG Lincoln Brower, who was considered one of the foremost experts on the iconic monarch butterfly and a scientist who advocated for the declining species' protection, has died. He was 86. 3 hours
'Miles to go' in fight against HIV, UN report warns
ABC NEWS Fifty countries report the rate of new infections is on the rise. 5 hours
Firefighters injured as blaze near Yosemite grows
PHYS.ORG A fire that claimed the life of one firefighter and injured two others near California's Yosemite national park has almost doubled in size in three days, authorities said Friday. 4 hours
Medical News Today: Strong sensitivity to bitter tastes tied to higher cancer risk
MNT Researchers suggest that women with a higher sensitivity to bitter flavors have an increased risk of cancer, but they are still investigating... 5 hours
Scientists create wearable device that measures cortisol in sweat
NEWS MEDICAL The hormone cortisol rises and falls naturally throughout the day and can spike in response to stress, but current methods for measuring cortisol levels require waiting several days for results... 11 hours
Researchers study efficacy and safety of new treatment for OUD
NEWS MEDICAL Better delivery of medications to treat opioid use disorder is key to addressing the opioid crisis and helping the 2.6 million Americans affected by the disease. 11 hours
Using tendon transfer surgery to restore key functions in spinal cord injury patient
NEWS MEDICAL After suffering a severe cervical spinal cord injury from a bad fall at work, Scott McConnell had little function remaining in his... 11 hours
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter: Mapping Mars in High Definition
SPACE.COM The orbiter has been snapping pictures of the Red Planet since 2006. 12 hours
Study examines effects of a two-day intermittent calorie restriction diet for patients with type 2 diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL A diet with calorie restriction two days per week was comparable to a diet with daily... 12 hours
UC San Diego researchers awarded two grants for investigating stem cell-based therapies
NEWS MEDICAL The governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine unanimously approved this week two grants worth more than $2.2 million to University of... 11 hours
Study: Greening vacant urban land reduces feelings of depression for surrounding residents
NEWS MEDICAL Greening vacant urban land significantly reduces feelings of depression and improves overall mental health for the surrounding residents, researchers from the Perelman School of... 12 hours
Collaborative study to assess effects of exercise training for cognitive deficits in MS
NEWS MEDICAL Glenn Wylie, DPhil, associate director of the Rocco Ortenzio Neuroimaging Center at Kessler Foundation, has received a $300,000 sub-award from the National... 12 hours
Hidden Compartments in This Wrecked Confederate Submarine Could Solve a 150-Year-Old Mystery
LIVE SCIENCE The confederate sub sank with all crewmembers still at their posts, suggesting they never saw their demise coming. 16 hours
putin challenges roscosmos to drastically improve on space and launch Putin challenges Roscosmos to “drastically improve” on space and launch
SPACE NEWS Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Roscosmos to meet deadlines for the nation’s future Angara, Soyuz-5... 15 hours
Secondhand smoke causing thousands of still births in developing countries
SCIENCE DAILY Exposure to secondhand smoke is causing thousands of stillbirths in developing countries, according to new research. 15 hours
newly discovered asteroid to fly by earth on saturday Newly Discovered Asteroid to Fly By Earth on Saturday
ASTRO WATCH A newly detected asteroid, known as 2018 NE1, is expected to fly by the Earth on Saturday, July... 15 hours
Here’s the sexual harassment report that felled a famed geneticist—and his defense
Science Magazine Even after he was asked to stop, Francisco Ayala repeatedly directed unwelcome attention toward women, university found 14 hours
Simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent malaria relapse OK'd
ABC NEWS U.S. regulators approve a simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent relapses of malaria 15 hours
supersharp images from new vlt adaptive optics Supersharp Images from New VLT Adaptive Optics
ASTRO WATCH ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has achieved first light with a new adaptive optics mode called laser tomography — and has captured... 16 hours
Replacing Vacant Lots With Green Spaces Can Ease Depression In Urban Communities
NPR When researchers cleaned up vacant lots and planted grass and trees in poor neighborhoods in Philadelphia, residents' mental health improved. 14 hours
Europe's Life-Hunting Mars Rover Needs a Name
SPACE.COM The UK Space Agency has launched a public competition to name the U.K.-built ExoMars rover, which is scheduled to launch toward the Red Planet on a life-hunting mission in 2020. 15 hours
Two NASA satellites confirm Tropical Cyclone Ampil's heaviest rainfall shift
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Two NASA satellites observed Tropical Storm Ampil in six and a half hours and found the storm's heaviest rainfall occurring in a band of thunderstorms shifted from north... 17 hours
NASA prepares to launch Parker Solar Probe, a mission to touch the Sun
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Early on an August morning, the sky near Cape Canaveral, Florida, will light up with the launch of Parker Solar Probe. No... 17 hours
NASA prepares to fly probe into Sun's scorching atmosphere
REUTERS NASA is preparing to send a probe closer to the Sun than any other spacecraft has ventured, enduring... 16 hours
Census Bureau nominee becomes lightning rod for debate over 2020 census
Science Magazine Steven Dillingham’s strong credentials may be secondary to partisan fight over Trump policies 16 hours
Big tech firms agree on 'data portability' plan
PHYS.ORG Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter unveiled plans Friday to make it easier for users to take their personal data and leave one online service for another. 17 hours
Do Brown Recluse Spider Bites Really Lead to Amputations?
LIVE SCIENCE While brown recluse spiders are venomous, their alleged bites are often wrongly identified. 18 hours
x ray data may be first evidence of a star devouring a planet X-Ray Data May Be First Evidence of a Star Devouring a Planet
ASTRO WATCH For nearly a century, astronomers have puzzled over the curious variability of young stars residing in the Taurus-Auriga constellation some 450 light years from... 16 hours
This $1.5 Million Project Aims to Count All the Cats in Washington, D.C.
LIVE SCIENCE One cat, two cat... red cat, blue cat 19 hours
Medical News Today: Vaginal pH balance: Symptoms, remedies, and tests
MNT While vaginal pH levels tend to change over a person’s lifetime, normal levels are usually below 4.5. A high pH may indicate a bacterial infection or another condition.... 19 hours
Parachutes for NASA's Next Crewed Spaceship Pass Key Test (Photo)
SPACE.COM The parachutes that will slow NASA's Orion crew capsule during its descent back to Earth aced an important test last week. 17 hours
James Gunn Off Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Following 'Offensive' Tweets
SPACE.COM Writer/director James Gunn has been removed from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and his relationship with Marvel and parent company Walt Disney have... 17 hours
WATCH: What these parents want you to know about caring for a child diagnosed with PANDAS
ABC NEWS Brian and Natalie Barnes' son Parker was diagnosed with the psychiatric and neurological condition called PANDAS... 16 hours
European heatwave brings drought, wildfires
PHYS.ORG Wildfires in the Arctic Circle, drought-stricken farmers and a spike in hospital treatment for sunburn: an unusually long heatwave this summer has northern Europe in its grip. 17 hours
A Rare Condition Is Causing a Boy's Skin to Turn to 'Stone.' What Is Stiff Skin Syndrome?
LIVE SCIENCE A Colorado boy has an extremely rare condition that's causing his skin to harden... 18 hours
...Don't Drink the Mummy Juice
LIVE SCIENCE A petition is asking for a taste of the red liquid found in the massive Egyptian sarcophagus. 17 hours
Sahara dust may make you cough, but it's a storm killer
PHYS.ORG The bad news: Dust from the Sahara Desert in Africa—totaling a staggering 2 to 9 trillion pounds worldwide—has been almost a biblical plague on Texas and... 17 hours
Newton's 'Principia' among items in alleged $8M book scheme
PHYS.ORG An archivist and an antique bookseller were charged Friday with stealing millions of dollars' worth of rare books, illustrations, maps and photographs from a Pittsburgh library over a 20-year period,... 17 hours
90 people in 26 states infected with Salmonella: CDC
ABC NEWS The CDC has tips on its website to avoid Salmonella infections. 18 hours
spinning top asteroids from rosetta to hayabusa2 and maybe hera Spinning-Top Asteroids from Rosetta to Hayabusa2 and Maybe Hera
ASTRO WATCH As Japan’s Hayabusa2 drew closer to its target Ryugu asteroid, a strange new planetoid came into view –... 17 hours
WATCH: Doctor explains PANDAS: How the psychological, neurological condition impacts brain
ABC NEWS Dr. Susan Swedo of the National Institute of Mental Health first identified PANDAS as a behavior disorder in children 20 years ago 16 hours
Tropical Pink 'Sea Pickles' Are Invading the Waters of the Pacific Northwest
LIVE SCIENCE It's a totally tubular invasion. 17 hours
Burton Richter, Nobel Prize–winning physicist with influence in Washington, D.C., dies
Science Magazine When particle physics was in chaos, his discovery of a key particle brought clarity 16 hours
US Senate Republicans drop bid to block Trump's ZTE deal
PHYS.ORG US Senate Republicans on Friday dropped their effort to reimpose tough sanctions on Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE, a move Democrats lambasted as capitulating to President Donald Trump and... 17 hours
50 years ago, scientists took baby steps toward selecting sex
SCIENCE-NEWS In 1968, scientists figured out how to determine the sex of rabbit embryos. 20 hours
ESA’s Mars Express Orbiter Spots Small-Scale Dust Storm
SCI-NEWS.COM A new image from the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) aboard ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft shows a local dust storm... 20 hours
The Mount Sinai Hospital receives accreditation as geriatric emergency department
NEWS MEDICAL The Department of Emergency Medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital is the first in New York State to be accredited as a geriatric emergency department by the American... 20 hours
Jupiter's Breathtaking Cloud Formations on Display in New Juno Image
SPACE.COM Watching the clouds go by here on Earth is entertaining, but now we have an even better view of some stunning clouds on another world — Jupiter. 19 hours
Medical News Today: Enlarged ovaries: Everything you need to know
MNT A doctor may detect enlarged ovaries during an ultrasound or physical examination. The ovaries can become enlarged for several reasons, including ovulation, polycystic ovary syndrome, and benign cysts.... 20 hours
FDA approves first drug for treatment of adult AML patients with specific genetic mutation
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Tibsovo (ivosidenib) tablets for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or... 20 hours
World's fastest human-made spinning object could help study quantum mechanics
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have created the fastest human-made spinning object in the world, which they believe will help them study material science, quantum mechanics and the properties of vacuum. 21 hours
Pathogens attack plants like hackers, so my lab thinks about crop protection like cybersecurity
PHYS.ORG Plants feed us. Without them we're goners. Through thousands of years of genetic modification by selective breeding, humans have developed... 22 hours
british launch startups optimistic about continued government support British launch startups optimistic about continued government support
SPACE NEWS Despite missing out in a U.K. government competition, early-stage launch vehicle developers in the country remain optimistic about their prospects... 21 hours
Medical News Today: Benefiber vs. Metamucil: Which is better?
MNT Benefiber and Metamucil are two popular fiber supplements. Both products are designed to relieve constipation and promote gut health. Benefiber and Metamucil work in very similar ways but contain different... 20 hours
Greening vacant lots reduces feelings of depression in city dwellers
SCIENCE DAILY Greening vacant urban land significantly reduces feelings of depression and improves overall mental health for the surrounding residents, researchers show in a new randomized, controlled study. The findings... 21 hours
Wearable device measures cortisol in sweat
PHYS.ORG The hormone cortisol rises and falls naturally throughout the day and can spike in response to stress, but current methods for measuring cortisol levels require waiting several days for results from a lab. By the time... 20 hours
Restoring mitochondrial function to reverse aging-related skin wrinkles, hair loss in mice
NEWS MEDICAL Wrinkled skin and hair loss are hallmarks of aging. What if they could be reversed? 20 hours
Scientists reverse aging-associated skin wrinkles and hair loss in a mouse model
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have reversed wrinkled skin and hair loss, hallmarks of aging, in a mouse model. When a mutation leading to mitochondrial dysfunction is induced,... 21 hours
TCR signal strength controls the differentiation of CD4+ effector and memory T cells
Science Magazine CD4+ T cell responses are composed of heterogeneous T cell receptor (TCR) signals that influence the acquisition of effector and memory characteristics.... 19 hours
Wearable device measures cortisol in sweat
SCIENCE DAILY By drawing in a bit of sweat, a patch can reveal how much cortisol a person is producing. Cortisol is known as the stress hormone but is involved in many important physiological functions. 19 hours
Radical chain repair: The hydroalkylation of polysubstituted unactivated alkenes
Science Magazine The concept of repair is widely used by nature to heal molecules such as proteins, lipids, sugars, and DNA that are damaged by hydrogen atom abstraction resulting from oxidative stress.... 19 hours
Hybrid chiral domain walls and skyrmions in magnetic multilayers
Science Magazine Noncollinear spin textures in ferromagnetic ultrathin films are currently the subject of renewed interest since the discovery of the interfacial Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction (DMI). This antisymmetric exchange interaction selects a given... 19 hours
Anomalous Hall effect derived from multiple Weyl nodes in high-mobility EuTiO3 films
Science Magazine EuTiO3, a magnetic semiconductor with a simple band structure, is one of the ideal systems to control the anomalous Hall effect (AHE) by tuning... 19 hours
Optical manipulation of magnetic vortices visualized in situ by Lorentz electron microscopy
Science Magazine Understanding the fundamental dynamics of topological vortex and antivortex naturally formed in microscale/nanoscale ferromagnetic building blocks under external perturbations is crucial to magnetic vortex–based... 19 hours
A physical model for efficient ranking in networks
Science Magazine We present a physically inspired model and an efficient algorithm to infer hierarchical rankings of nodes in directed networks. It assigns real-valued ranks to nodes rather than simply ordinal ranks, and it... 19 hours
Hidden CDW states and insulator-to-metal transition after a pulsed femtosecond laser excitation in layered chalcogenide 1T-TaS2-xSex
Science Magazine The hidden (H) quantum state in 1T-TaS2 has sparked considerable interest in the field of correlated... 19 hours
Why Is Washington Spending 3 Years and $1.5 Million to Count Cats?
LIVE SCIENCE One cat, two cat... red cat, blue cat 19 hours
Two NASA satellites confirm Tropical Cyclone Ampil's heaviest rainfall shift
NASA prepares to launch Parker Solar Probe, a mission to touch the Sun
What Hollywood gets right and wrong about hacking
Researchers report two-faced Janus membrane applications
'Storm chasers' on Mars searching for dusty secrets
Shallow reef species may not find refuge in deeper water habitats
Traveling to the sun: Why won't Parker Solar Probe melt?
Traveling to the sun: Why won't Parker Solar Probe melt?
Rapid cloud clearing phenomenon could provide another piece of climate puzzle
‘Smart plants’ could soon detect deadly radon and mold in your home
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