Halloween
The slower they turn, the brighter they glow  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
With Halloween over, ghostly decorations are now being replaced by Christmas themed ornaments, many of which glow in the dark. This glow, termed luminescence, is produced by chemical and biochemical reactions or... more
Risk factors for cardiovascular disease closely track with changes in diet patterns  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
During the holiday season, it can be difficult for even the most determined of us to stick to a healthy diet. A piece of... more
Your showerhead slime is alive—and mostly harmless  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The day after Halloween, something scary may still lurk inside your showerhead. Researchers at CIRES have identified Mycobacterium as the most abundant genus of bacteria growing in the slimy "biofilm" that lines the inside of... more
Skull-Shaped 'Halloween Asteroid' Will Zip by Earth Again This Month  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
If you're suffering from Halloween withdrawal, a spooky asteroid will soon be here to help. more
Man's Bloody Tears Were Caused by This Rare Condition  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
It looks like Halloween costume: a man with bloody tears pouring down his face. But these tears are the real thing, the result of a rare condition. more
Have a 'War of the Worlds' Radio Party This Halloween!  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
80 years ago this week, "War of the Worlds" aired across the country and secured a creepy legacy for Grover's Mill, New Jersey. For Halloween this year, why... more
Mars Attacks! Halloween 1938 and the Infamous 'War of the Worlds' Radio Broadcast  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
On Halloween in 1938, Orson Welles terrified the population of New York and New Jersey with an adaptation of H.G. Well's "War... more
Boy's Rare Brain Condition Means He Could Be Literally Scared to Death  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Halloween frights are usually harmless, but not for five-year-old Reed Havlik: The boy has a rare brain condition that could cause him to be... more
Elvis and Darth Vader Invade Space Station for Astronauts' Halloween  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Happy Halloween from the International Space Station! The space station's three current inhabitants posed for some spooktacular group photos in their out-of-this-world Halloween costumes and beamed the pics... more
Medical News Today: 3 (or more) spooky ways to trick your brain this Halloween  MNT · 2 weeks
Did you really see that pale face just now? What was that sound? This Halloween, test the limits of your... more
3 (or more) spooky ways to trick your brain this Halloween  MNT · 2 weeks
Did you really see that pale face just now? What was that sound? This Halloween, test the limits of your brain with these easy spooky experiments. more
Image: Simulating the darkness of space  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A Halloween view inside one of the darker recesses of ESA's technical heart. Shaded to resemble the blackness of deep space, the GNC Rendezvous, Approach and Landing Simulator, or GRALS, is seen being used to test... more
How Fake Blood Is Made to Look So Real  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
For Halloween, stage blood takes the spotlight and chemistry tricks can treat viewers. more
On This Day in Space! Oct. 31, 2015: Skull-Shaped Halloween Asteroid Flies by Earth  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
On October 31, 2015, an asteroid shaped like a human skull flew by Earth. It arrived with excellent timing on... more
Cosmic Halloween! Pumpkin Planets Shine in NASA JPL's 2018 Carving Contest (Photos)  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory held its seventh annual pumpkin-carving contest this week, and the results were as impressive as you might imagine. more
Halloween Night Sky 2018: Don't Miss These Celestial Treats  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
Based on the latest national forecast, skies will be clear on Wednesday evening (Oct. 31) across approximately half of the United States as costumed kids arrive at the door looking... more
Pedestrian fatalities increase on Halloween, particularly among children  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Children are more likely to be fatally struck by a vehicle on Halloween than on other nights of the year, according to new research. more
WATCH: Medicine isn't candy: How to keep your kids safe this Halloween  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The CDC is urging parents to keep medications "up and away" in a new campaign. more
Medicine isn't candy: How to keep your kids safe this Halloween  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The CDC is urging parents to keep medications "up and away" in a new campaign. more
Hurricane Oscar on satellite imagery: A one-eyed little monster with a tail  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Of course, tropical cyclones have one eye and with Halloween on the horizon, false-colored infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite brought out that eye... more
Halloween can be deadly for pedestrians, traffic study says  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Trick-or-treaters beware: Halloween can be deadly for pedestrians and children face the greatest danger more
Sweet discovery pushes back the origins of chocolate  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
As Halloween revelers prepare to feast on chocolate, a new study from an international team of researchers is pushing back the origins of the delicious sweet treat. more
Sweet discovery: New study pushes back the origins of chocolate  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
As Halloween revelers prepare to feast on chocolate, a new study from an international team of researchers, including the University of British Columbia, is pushing back the origins... more
Halloween no treat for pets, says veterinarian  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Halloween can be fun for children and adults alike, but for pets it can be a potentially dangerous holiday, according to a Kansas State University veterinarian. more
Want to Be a Bat Hero This Halloween? Don't Visit the Batcave. (Op-Ed)  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
It may sound like a thrilling adventure to visit caves full of hibernating bats — which, just like Batman’s Batcave, are largely... more
The Ghost of Cassiopeia  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
About 550 light-years away in the constellation of Cassiopeia lies IC 63, a stunning and slightly eerie nebula. Also known as the ghost of Cassiopeia, IC 63 is... more
The ghost of Cassiopeia  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
About 550 light-years away in the constellation of Cassiopeia lies IC 63, a stunning and slightly eerie nebula. Also known as the ghost of Cassiopeia, IC 63 is being shaped by radiation from a nearby unpredictably variable star, Gamma Cassiopeiae,... more
The ghost of Cassiopeia  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
About 550 light-years away in the constellation of Cassiopeia lies IC 63, a stunning and slightly eerie nebula. Also known as the ghost of Cassiopeia, IC 63 is being shaped by radiation from a nearby unpredictably variable star, Gamma Cassiopeiae,... more
How to do a festive, full-body pumpkin workout  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The pumpkin workout has taken social media by storm with many using a pumpkin like a medicine ball for a full-body workout to get toned in time for Halloween. more
Silver nanoparticles coated with anti-seizure drugs can kill brain-eating amoebae  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Halloween is just around the corner, and some people will celebrate by watching scary movies about brain-eating zombies. more
Brain-eating amoebae halted by silver nanoparticles  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Halloween is just around the corner, and some people will celebrate by watching scary movies about brain-eating zombies. But even more frightening are real-life parasites that feed on the human brain, and they can be harder... more
Brain-eating amoebae halted by silver nanoparticles  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Halloween is just around the corner, and some people will celebrate by watching scary movies about brain-eating zombies. But even more frightening are real-life parasites that feed on the human brain, and they can be harder... more
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