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Earth from Space: Lake Tai  ESA · 2 hours
Video: 00:02:45 In this week's edition of the Earth from Space programme, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes usoverthe third largest freshwater lake in China.See also Lake Tai,... more
Lake Tai, China  ESA · 2 hours
Image: The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the Lake Tai, the third largest freshwater lake in China. The lake, also known as Lake Taihu, is located in the Jiangsu province... more
Apply now for 2019 YGT opportunities!  ESA · 2 hours
More than 100 explorers wanted for this year’s Young Graduate Trainee opportunities at ESA! more
Research reveals new state of matter: a Cooper pair metal  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
For years, physicists have assumed that Cooper pairs, the electron duos that enable superconductors to conduct electricity without resistance, were two-trick ponies. The pairs either glide freely, creating... more
Court rules Trump EPA unlawfully ignored dangerous chemicals  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
The Trump administration unlawfully excluded millions of tons of some of the most dangerous materials in public use from a safety review, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds displaced power in Tropical Cyclone Kalmaegi  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Tropical Cyclone Kalmaegi is still experiencing wind shear and those winds have continued to displace the strongest storms north of the cyclone's center. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead and... more
Heavy snow leaves one dead, 300,000 homes without power in France  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
Heavy snowfall across a large swath of southeast France has left one person dead and cut power to some 300,000 homes, with icy conditions snarling train... more
Venice faces more floods as state of emergency declared  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Flood-hit Venice was bracing for another exceptional high tide Friday, as Italy declared a state of emergency for the UNESCO city where perilous deluges have caused millions of euros worth... more
Lichens are way younger than scientists thought  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
You've probably seen a lichen, even if you didn't realize it. If you've ever meandered through the forest and wondered what the crusty stuff on trees or rocks was, they're lichens, a combination of... more
Bigger doesn't mean better for hatchery-released salmon  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Fish permeate the culture of the Pacific Northwest (PNW). In particular, the iconic salmon has been an important part of the region for thousands of years, from ancient Native American trade routes and legends... more
NASA warned of safety risks in delayed private crew launches (Update)  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
NASA auditors warned Thursday the space agency faces "significant safety and technical challenges" that need to be solved before astronauts fly in private capsules. more
Arizona's tiny desert owl has new chance for protection  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
Environmental groups say a tiny desert owl that makes its nest inside cavities of Arizona's saguaro cactus has a new chance for federal protection. more
Scarier than fiction: climate worry driving 'cli-fi' boom  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Imagine a world where storms inundate coastal megacities, entire species become extinct in the blink of an eye, and conflicts are fought over dwindling natural resources. more
EU bank to stop funding fossil fuels in 'landmark decision'  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
The European Union's investment arm said Thursday it will stop funding fossil fuel projects from 2022 as part of a new strategy aimed at fighting climate change, in... more
Cambodia to ban elephant rides at Angkor temples  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Cambodia will ban all elephant rides at the country's famed Angkor temple park by early next year, an official said Friday, a rare win for conservationists who have long decried the popular... more
How much does an AFM cost?  nanowerk · 33 minutes
The answer to the question how much an atomic force microscope (AFM) costs is always 'it depends'. The pricing of scanning probe microscopes is influenced by many factors, like the performance, capabilities and modes you expect... more
Pig infected with African swine fever washes up in Taiwan  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
A floating dead pig infected with African swine fever washed up in Taiwan last week, according to a UN report, which also recorded a fresh mainland China outbreak... more
Jackdaw mobs flip from chaos to order as they grow  PHYS.ORG · 26 minutes
Chaotic mobs of jackdaws suddenly get organised once enough birds join in, new research shows. more
Storing energy in hydrogen 20 times more effective using platinum-nickel nanocatalyst  nanowerk · 33 minutes
Catalysts accelerate chemical reactions, but the widely used metal platinum is scarce and expensive. Researchers have now developed an alternative with a 20x higher activity: a... more
What to know about homemade enemas  MNT · 5 hours
In this article, we describe what a homemade enema is. We also look at the different types that people might use, the risks, and when to consult a doctor. more
Adoption of state Prescription Drug Monitoring programs linked with death rates from heroin poisoning  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
A new study at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health found a consistent association between the adoption of state... more
Boeing received 'unnecessary' contract boost for astronaut capsule, watchdog says  REUTERS · 9 hours
Boeing's multibillion dollar contract to build U.S. astronaut capsules received an "unnecessary" extension from NASA, a... more
Woman with severe spinal cord injury recovers after treatment at Danbury Hospital  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
A freak accident left Katherine (Kathy) Wenning unable to move her upper body. She knew she needed medical attention, but she was at her... more
New report highlights the plight of sanitation workers in the developing world  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Millions of sanitation workers in the developing world are forced to work in conditions that endanger their health and lives, and violate their dignity... more
Study unravels how insulin interacts with its receptor  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Since the discovery of insulin nearly 100 years ago, scientists have explored how it interacts with its receptor with the goal of improving the ability of therapeutic insulins to mimic the way... more
Researchers decode molecular structure of cytochrome bd oxidase from E. coli  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Both humans and many other creatures need oxygen for survival. In the conversion of nutrients into energy, the oxygen is converted to water, for which the... more
Addictive online shopping prevalent among treatment-seeking patients with BSD  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
A new study in Comprehensive Psychiatry, published by Elsevier, found that one third of a group of patients seeking treatment for buying-shopping disorder also reported symptoms of addictive online shopping. more
New wearable, implantable devices may revolutionize treatment for kidney failure patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
A feature article appearing in an upcoming issue of CJASN highlights the potential of wearable and implantable devices for treating kidney failure. more
Study examines how drug promotion rules influence physician prescribing practices  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Findings from a new study led by researchers at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School and published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes,... more
New research casts doubt on the credibility of China’s organ transplant datasets  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
The Chinese government may have been systematically misreporting the number of organs it claims it has voluntarily collected since 2010, according to new research... more
New study aims to optimize brain development in babies with congenital heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
An upcoming clinical trial at Children's National Hospital will harness cardiopulmonary bypass as a delivery mechanism for a novel intervention designed to... more
New scale measures impact of racial discrimination on dating websites for gay, bisexual men  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Race-based discrimination and stereotypes are ubiquitous in the online communities and mobile apps that gay and bisexual men use to... more
Study: Almost half of accused harassers can return to work  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
What happens behind the scenes when employees are accused of harassment? New research from Michigan State University revealed that almost half of accused harassers can go back to... more
EHRs get 'F'rating for usability from health care professionals  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
The transition to electronic health records (EHRs) was supposed to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare for doctors and patients alike -- but these technologies get an "F" rating... more
Parity law succeeds in expanding Medicaid acceptance by substance use disorder treatment centers  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
A 2008 federal parity law succeeded in expanding Medicaid acceptance by treatment facilities for substance use disorders (SUDs), according to a study... more
Research shows how bacteria associated with Crohn's disease tolerate antibiotics  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Bacteria associated with Crohn's disease rely on multiple stress responses to survive, multiply, and tolerate antibiotics within white blood cells called macrophages, according to a study published November... more
Gut microbes may alter the aging process, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
An international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found that microorganisms living in the gut may alter the aging process, which could lead to the... more
Non-coding enhancer DNA may be key for identifying genetic risk in neurological conditions  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
One might think that the primary cause of most genetically linked diseases comes from mutations in coding DNA -- alterations in coding... more
Earth from Space: Lake Tai
Navy Officers Say 'Unknown Individuals' Made Them Erase Evidence of 2004 UFO Encounter
NASA finds Neptune moons locked in 'dance of avoidance'
Paxi on the ISS: EVA suits
Observing changes in the chirality of molecules in real time
Quantum physics: Our study suggests objective reality doesn't exist
Carbon nanotubes open new horizons for neuroscience: controlling neural cell outgrowth
Carbon nanotubes open new horizons for neuroscience: controlling neural cell outgrowth
How your scar or birthmark can affect your job interview
Two cosmic peacocks show violent history of the magellanic clouds
How do you make the world's most powerful neutrino beam?
What's the best way to sail from world to world? Electric sails or solar sails?
Rampant misclassifications make bond mutual funds appear far less risky, significantly impacting investors, study shows
Challenging EVA's for Luca
Can a UNICORN outrun earthquakes?
The arts could benefit health finds landmark WHO report
Ants: From the Cool to the Creepy