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A novel technology for genome-editing a broad range of mutations in live organisms  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 minutes
Researchers have developed a new tool -- dubbed SATI -- to edit the mouse genome, enabling the team to target a broad... more
Heart attack patients with mild cognitive impairment get fewer treatments  SCIENCE DAILY · 32 minutes
New research finds people with mild cognitive impairment don't always receive the same, established medical treatment that patients with normal cognitive functioning get when they have a heart... more
A Second Planet in the Beta Pictoris System  ASTRO WATCH · 1 hour
A team of astronomers led by Anne-Marie Lagrange, a CNRS researcher at the Institut de Planétologie et d’Astrophysique de Grenoble... more
Radio astronomers worried about OneWeb interference  SPACE NEWS · 2 hours
Radio astronomers say OneWeb has not, until recently, paid attention to their concerns about interference, but that it is not too late to avoid... more
Migrating mule deer don't need directions, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 minutes
Mule deer navigate in spring and fall mostly by using their knowledge of past migration routes and seasonal ranges, according to a new study. more
Evolution designed by parasites  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 minutes
A new paper explores an overlooked aspect of the relationship between parasites and their hosts by systematically discussing the ways in which parasitic behavior manipulation may encourage the evolution of mechanisms in the host's nervous and endocrine systems. more
Scientists explore outback as testbed for Mars  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
This week, scientists from NASA's upcoming Mars 2020 mission joined their counterparts from the joint European-Russian ExoMars mission in an expedition to the Australian Outback, one of the most remote, arid regions on the... more
Many countries lack important legal child labor protections, UCLA study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Despite international commitments made by nearly all of the 193 United Nations member states, dozens of countries lack important legal protections against children doing work that... more
Years ago, this doctor linked a mysterious lung disease to vaping  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Dr. John E. Parker was working at a West Virginia hospital in 2015 when a 31-year-old female patient was admitted with acute respiratory problems. more
FDA finds inconsistent amounts of belladonna in certain homeopathic teething tablets  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that its laboratory analysis found inconsistent amounts of belladonna, a toxic substance, in certain homeopathic teething tablets, sometimes... more
Caregivers of people with dementia experience accumulation of sleep loss  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep — a negative for themselves and... more
West Virginia AG sues opioid makers, says they hid risks  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
West Virginia's top prosecutor says he's sued the major opioid makers Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA for misrepresenting the risks of their painkilling drugs more
The causes and risks of the Amazon fires  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Fires have been breaking out at an unusual pace in Brazil this year, causing global alarm over deforestation in the Amazon region. The world's largest rainforest is often called the "lungs of... more
Nearly 200 in 22 states sick after vaping: CDC  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
An adult in Illinois is being counted as the first death in the investigation. more
Investing in fitness during mid-life will pay big dividends at retirement  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
If you're a middle-aged or older adult saving for retirement, it's never too late to think about adding physical activity to your investment portfolio, according to... more
Astronomers Peer Deep into Turbulent Atmosphere of Jupiter  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 hours
An international team of astronomers has managed to peer deep into the Jovian atmosphere using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array... more
AsiaSat shareholders accept privatization offer  SPACE NEWS · 8 hours
Shareholders of Hong Kong satellite operator AsiaSat voted overwhelmingly in favor of privatization, setting the company on a course to delist from the Hong Kong stock... more
Physicists Determine Maximum Possible Mass for Lightest Neutrino  SCI-NEWS.COM · 8 hours
Using data from the large scale structure of galaxies, the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB), Type Ia supernovae, and Big Bang... more
Bulk ultrafine grained/nanocrystalline metals via slow cooling  Science Magazine · 6 hours
Cooling, nucleation, and phase growth are ubiquitous processes in nature. Effective control of nucleation and phase growth is of significance to yield refined microstructures with enhanced performance for materials. Recent studies reveal that ultrafine... more
Ultrafast extreme rejuvenation of metallic glasses by shock compression  Science Magazine · 6 hours
Structural rejuvenation of glasses not only provides fundamental insights into their complicated dynamics but also extends their practical applications. However, it is formidably challenging to rejuvenate a glass on very... more
Study demonstrates link between dog ownership and heart health  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Owning a pet may help maintain a healthy heart, especially if that pet is a dog, according to the first analysis of data from the Kardiozive Brno 2030 study. more
Ionic liquid-based click-ionogels  Science Magazine · 6 hours
Gels that are freeze-resistant and heat-resistant and have high ultimate tensile strength are desirable in practical applications owing to their potential in designing flexible energy storage devices, actuators, and sensors. Here, a simple method for fabricating ionic liquid (IL)–based click-ionogels... more
Organ-on-e-chip: Three-dimensional self-rolled biosensor array for electrical interrogations of human electrogenic spheroids  Science Magazine · 6 hours
Cell-cell communication plays a pivotal role in coordination and function of biological systems. Three-dimensional (3D) spheroids provide venues to explore cellular communication for tissue... more
For Democrats, a shift toward the middle on health care  ABC NEWS · 7 hours
Democratic voters shift to the middle on health care as 'Medicare for All' loses some of its support more
Western states oppose plan to charge for US reservoir water  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Attorneys general from a dozen western states want the Trump administration to halt a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that they say usurps states' authority... more
Adults carrying Alzheimer's risk gene have harder time accessing recently acquired knowledge  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Adults carrying a gene associated with a higher risk of Alzheimer's disease had a harder time accessing recently acquired knowledge, even though they didn't... more
Current-driven magnetization switching in a van der Waals ferromagnet Fe3GeTe2  Science Magazine · 6 hours
The recent discovery of ferromagnetism in two-dimensional (2D) van der Waals (vdW) materials holds promises for spintronic devices with exceptional properties. However, to use 2D vdW magnets for... more
Near-UV to mid-IR reflectance imaging spectroscopy of paintings on the macroscale  Science Magazine · 6 hours
Broad spectral range reflectance imaging spectroscopy (BR-RIS) from the near UV through the mid–infrared (IR) (350 to 25,000 nm or 28,571 to 400 cm–1) was investigated... more
Illinois patient's death may be first in US tied to vaping  ABC NEWS · 7 hours
Illinois health officials are reporting what could be United States' first death tied to vaping more
Metal-insulator transition in a semiconductor nanocrystal network  Science Magazine · 6 hours
Many envisioned applications of semiconductor nanocrystals (NCs), such as thermoelectric generators and transparent conductors, require metallic (nonactivated) charge transport across an NC network. Although encouraging signs of metallic or near-metallic transport have been reported,... more
Rational synthesis of an atomically precise carboncone under mild conditions  Science Magazine · 6 hours
Carboncones, a special family of all-carbon allotropes, are predicted to have unique properties that distinguish them from fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, and graphenes. Owing to the absence of methods... more
Exploiting mammalian low-complexity domains for liquid-liquid phase separation-driven underwater adhesive coatings  Science Magazine · 6 hours
Many biological materials form via liquid-liquid phase separation (LLPS), followed by maturation into a solid-like state. Here, using a biologically inspired assembly mechanism designed to recapitulate... more
A wave of monocytes is recruited to replenish the long-term Langerhans cell network after immune injury  Science Magazine · 6 hours
A dense population of embryo-derived Langerhans cells (eLCs) is maintained within the sealed epidermis without contribution... more
This rat is foiling developers' plans to capitalize on a weaker Endangered Species Act  PHYS.ORG · 7 hours
Southern California developers have long sought relief from regulations protecting wildlife, and earlier this month the Trump administration obliged, formally... more
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