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New manufacturing process for aluminum alloys  SCIENCE DAILY · 8 hours
Using a novel Solid Phase Processing approach, a research team eliminated several steps that are required during conventional extrusion processing of aluminum alloy powders, while also achieving a significant increase in product ductility. This is good... more
New study shows how environmental disruptions affected ancient societies  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
A new study shows that over the past 10,000 years, humanity has experienced a number of foundational transitions, or 'bottlenecks.' During these periods of transition, the advance or decline of... more
New insight from Great Barrier Reef coral provides correction factor to climate records  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Newly developed geological techniques help uncover the most accurate and high-resolution climate records to date, according to a new study. The research... more
Fossil teeth reveal ancient hyenas in the Arctic  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
Modern hyenas are known as hunters and scavengers in Asian and African ecosystems such as the savanna. But in ancient times, these powerful carnivores also roamed a very different landscape, inhabiting the... more
Scientists studying how large-scale environmental disruptions affected ancient societies  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
John Day, Distinguished Professor Emeritus in LSU's College of the Coast & Environment, has collaborated on a new analysis of societal development with Joel Gunn of the University of North... more
New insight from Great Barrier Reef coral provides correction factor to climate records  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Newly developed geological techniques help uncover the most accurate and high-resolution climate records to date, according to a new study. The research... more
Dark centers of chromosomes reveal ancient DNA  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
Geneticists exploring the dark heart of the human genome have discovered big chunks of Neanderthal and other ancient DNA. The results open new ways to study both how chromosomes behave during cell division and... more
Dinosaur bones are home to microscopic life  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
Bad news, Jurassic Park fans—the odds of scientists cloning a dinosaur from ancient DNA are pretty much zero. That's because DNA breaks down over time and isn't stable enough to stay intact for millions... more
Sleep history predicts late-life Alzheimer's pathology  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Sleep patterns can predict the accumulation of Alzheimer's pathology proteins later in life, according to a new study. These findings could lead to new sleep-based early diagnosis and prevention measures in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. more
Decoding Lake Matoaka's sedimental history of the anthropocene  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
The region around the Mississippi River town of Galena, Illinois, ran on lead for the better part of a century. more
Fossil teeth reveal ancient hyenas in the Arctic  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Modern hyenas are known as hunters and scavengers in Asian and African ecosystems such as the savanna. more
Indian family branches out with novel tree house  PHYS.ORG · 22 hours
When the Kesharwanis decided to branch out and expand their family home, they came up with a novel way of dealing with an ancient giant fig tree in their garden—they built the... more
Four decades of gluons  CERN · 22 hours
Four decades of gluons Ana Lopes abelchio Tue, 06/18/2019 - 09:26 A three-jet event detected by the TASSO detector. (Image: CERN) Forty years ago, in 1979, experiments at... more
9,000 years ago, a community with modern urban problems  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Bioarchaeologists report new findings from the ancient ruins of Çatalhöyük, in modern Turkey. The results paint a picture of what it was like for humans to move from a nomadic... more
Prehistoric settlement in Turkey bears telltale signs of modern woes  REUTERS · 1 day
Overcrowding. Violence. Infectious diseases. Environmental degradation. It may sound like the worst of modern mega-cities. more
Medical News Today: What to expect during a physical exam  MNT · 1 day
Physical exams are routine checkups of a person’s general health. A healthcare professional will visually inspect, feel, or listen to different areas of a person’s body to look... more
Sun's history found buried in Moon's crust  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
The Sun's rotation rate in its first billion years is unknown. Yet, this spin rate affected solar eruptions, influencing the evolution of life. Scientists think they've figured it out by using the Moon as... more
Past climate change: A warning for the future?  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new study of climate changes and their effects on past societies offers a sobering glimpse of social upheavals that might happen in the future. The prehistoric groups studied lived in the... more
The First Flight: Wright Flyer  SPACE.COM · 1 day
The 1903 Wright Flyer that made history's first flight included propellers and wire controls. more
Scientists find sun's history buried in moon's crust  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The Sun is why we're here. It's also why Martians or Venusians are not. more
'Apollo's Moon Shot' Series Shows History of Human Lunar Exploration  SPACE.COM · 3 days
A new Smithsonian Channel series celebrates the artifacts that led to Apollo 11's triumphant moon landing 50 years ago, and shares behind-the-scenes stories from the mission. more
Pass The Brazier: Early Evidence Of Cannabis Smoking Found On Chinese Artifacts  NPR · 4 days
Humans have been smoking pot to get high since the first millennium B.C. Archaeologists have found early evidence of cannabis use from wooden bowls... more
Cardiac toxicity risk factors identified with relapsed multiple myeloma therapy  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
More than half of patients with relapsed multiple myeloma treated with carfilzomib experienced cardiac issues during treatment, according to a multi-institutional study. The study recommends that patients undergo... more
No direct link between north Atlantic currents, sea level along New England coast  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A new study by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) clarifies what influence major currents in the North Atlantic have on sea... more
Giant Cambrian Trilobite Species Unearthed in Australia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Paleontologists have unearthed fossils of a giant trilobite species that inhabited Australian waters approximately 500 million years ago (Cambrian period). Trilobites are... more
How Sweden went from 'least democratic' to welfare state  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
In a new study, Lund University economic historian Erik Bengtsson debunks the myth that Sweden was destined to become a social democratic country. Instead, he argues that it was actually... more
Did your primary school teacher lie to you about color?  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
At primary school you were taught that there are three primary colors: red, yellow and blue, and that you can mix these to make all other colors. This... more
When the world stopped to watch Armstrong's moonwalk  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
When Neil Armstrong walked on the Moon, he became the biggest live television star in history. more
Close-range remote sensing of Saturns rings during Cassinis ring-grazing orbits and Grand Finale  Science Magazine · 6 days
Saturn’s rings are an accessible exemplar of an astrophysical disk, tracing the Saturn system’s dynamical processes and history. We present close-range remote-sensing... more
Ancient 'Loch Ness Monster' from Antarctica Breaks a Record for Body Size  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
Paleontologists have discovered the remains of an ancient Loch Ness Monster look-alike in freezing Antarctica. And just like the legendary Nessie, it wasn't the... more
NASA's Mars 2020 will blaze a trail for humans  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
When a female astronaut first sets foot on the moon in 2024, the historic moment will represent a step toward another NASA first: eventually putting humans on Mars. NASA's latest... more
Zebras' stripes could be used to control their temperature, reveals new study  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
New research published in the Journal of Natural History indicates that zebras' stripes are used to control body temperature after all—and reveals for the... more
Diet at the docks: Living and dying at the port of ancient Rome  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers present the results of an analysis of plant, animal and human remains, reconstructing both the diets and geographic origins of the... more
Origins of cannabis smoking  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A chemical residue study of incense burners from ancient burials at high elevations in western China has revealed psychoactive cannabinoids. The finding provides some of the earliest evidence for the use of cannabis for its psychoactive compounds. more
The Wikipedia gender gap  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Wikipedia is one of the most successful online communities in history, yet it struggles to attract and retain editors who are women—another example of the gender gap online. In a recent University of Washington study, researchers interviewed women "Wikipedians" to... more
Rising sea levels destroyed evidence of shell middens at many prehistoric coastal sites  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
In a new study, researchers confirm a theory from the 1970s that coastal hunter-gatherers processed much of their shellfish at the beach... more
Uncovering the hidden history of a giant asteroid  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
A massive 'hit-and-run' collision profoundly impacted the evolutionary history of Vesta, the brightest asteroid visible from Earth. The finding deepens our understanding of protoplanet formation more than 4.5 billion years ago, in... more
Rising sea levels destroyed evidence of shell middens at many prehistoric coastal sites  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Archaeological remains of coastal occupation in the form of shell middens are commonly found on today's shorelines, and evidence for shellfish as... more
The origins of cannabis smoking: Marijuana use in the first millennium BC  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Cannabis has been cultivated for millennia in East Asia as an oil-seed and fibre crop. Little is known, however, about the early use and... more
Protecting coral reefs in a deteriorating environment  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Coral reefs around the world face growing danger from a changing climate, on top of the historic threats from local pollution and habitat destruction. In response, scientists are researching new interventions that have the... more
Evolutionary discovery to rewrite textbooks  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Scientists at The University of Queensland have upended biologists' century-old understanding of the evolutionary history of animals. more
An innovative electron microscope overturning common knowledge of 88 years history  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
In conventional electron microscopes, performing atomic-resolution observations of magnetic materials is particularly difficult because high magnetic fields are inevitably exerted on samples inside the magnetic objective... more
Baby pterodactyls could fly from birth  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
A breakthrough discovery reveals that pterodactyls, extinct flying reptiles, had a remarkable ability—they could fly from birth. The importance of this discovery is highlighted by the fact that no other living vertebrates today, or those in... more
Diet at the docks: Living and dying at the port of ancient Rome  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Portus Romae was established in the middle of the first century AD and for well over 400 years was Rome's gateway to... more
New photography technique brings hidden history of fossils to light  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
We've all seen and marveled at them: perfect fossils of gargantuan dinosaurs or other exotic creatures from the ancient world. But the truth is, sometimes there's more than... more
The short life of Must Farm  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Must Farm, an extraordinarily well-preserved Late Bronze Age settlement in Cambridgeshire, in the East of England, drew attention in national and international media in 2016 as 'Britain's Pompeii' or the 'Pompeii of the Fens'. The major... more
Cancer survivors predicted to number over 22 million by 2030  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
There were more than 16.9 million Americans with a history of cancer on Jan. 1, 2019, a number that is projected to reach more than 22.1 million by... more
21st century archaeology has rediscovered historical Cordoba  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
On the land where Cordoba is located in the 21st century, two cities coexisted in the past, each on a hill. An Iberian city was located where Cruz Conde Park lies today, and a... more
Breakthrough in the discovery of DNA in ancient bones buried in water  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Fresh evidence rewrites the understanding of the most intriguing archaeological burial site in western Finland. New DNA technology gives significant information on the bones... more
Breakthrough in the discovery of DNA in ancient bones buried in water  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Fresh evidence rewrites the understanding of the most intriguing archaeological burial site in western Finland. New DNA technology gives significant information on the bones... more
Team puts an ancient spin on a new digital currency  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Cryptocurrency might seem like a next-generation idea, but two University of Oregon researchers say it has roots in the past. more
Twin NASA satellites to study signal disruption from space  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA's twin E-TBEx CubeSats—short for Enhanced Tandem Beacon Experiment—are scheduled to launch in June 2019 aboard the Department of Defense's Space Test Program-2 launch. The launch includes a total of... more
An innovative electron microscope overturning common knowledge of 88 years history  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers developed a revolutionary electron microscope that incorporates newly designed magnetic objective lenses, and achieved direct, atom-resolved imaging of materials with sub-Angstrom spatial resolution. more
Apollo 11 at 50: A Complete Guide to the Historic Moon Landing Mission  SPACE.COM · 1 week
On July 20, 1969, 600 million people watched with anxious excitement as astronauts stepped foot on the moon for the first time... more
Dramatic change in ancient nomad diets coincides with expansion of networks across Eurasia  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A meta-analysis of dietary information recorded in the bones of ancient animals and humans recovered from sites scattered across the Eurasian steppe,... more
Dramatic change in ancient nomad diets coincides with expansion of networks across Eurasia  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Strengthening of political networks coincided with the intensification of agricultural production, resulting in the widespread adoption of millet by populations across Eurasia. more
Last-ditch attempt to warn of coalmine harm  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Groundwater experts from around Australia have repeated calls for further investigations into the potential effects on heritage groundwater reserves in central Queensland if the giant Adani Carmichael coalmine gets the final regulatory go-ahead.Concerns the... more
The Neolithic precedents of gender inequality  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers from the Department of Prehistory and Archaeology at the University of Seville have studied the archaeological evidence of prehistoric societies in the Neolithic Period in the Iberian Peninsula from the perspective of gender. According to... more
Ancient DNA from Roman and medieval grape seeds reveal ancestry of wine making  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A grape variety still used in wine production in France today can be traced back 900 years to just one ancestral plant,... more
Opinion: California can't compromise on cars  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
America's car companies have a long history of being on the wrong side of regulation, and when the Trump team arrived they miscalculated as they always do. This is an industry that opposed seat belts when... more
Working dogs may have done less heavy lifting for humans than previously thought  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The 30,000-year historical relationship between humans and dogs has been primarily defined by work, but new research indicates our four-legged companions may... more
On This Day in Space! June 10, 1854: Classic Curved Space Lecture Makes History  SPACE.COM · 1 week
On June 10, 1854, Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann gave his classic lecture on curved space. See how it happened in... more
Carbon plays a starring role in the new book ‘Symphony in C’  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
In Symphony in C, geophysicist Robert Hazen explores carbon’s ancient origins, its role in life and its importance in the modern world. more
Courts' sentencing of Hispanic defendants differs by destination, citizenship, year  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In the United States, heightened hostility toward Hispanic immigrants is common in contemporary public discourse, as are fears about Hispanic immigrants and crime. We know that the treatment... more
Site of biggest ever meteorite collision in the UK discovered  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Evidence for the ancient, 1.2 billion years old, meteorite strike, was first discovered in 2008 near Ullapool, NW Scotland by scientists from Oxford and Aberdeen Universities. The thickness... more
NASA's Mars Helicopter Testing Enters Final Phase  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
NASA's Mars Helicopter flight demonstration project has passed a number of key tests with flying colors. In 2021, the small, autonomous helicopter... more
Planck Finds No New Evidence for Cosmic Anomalies  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
ESA’s Planck satellite has found no new evidence for the puzzling cosmic anomalies that appeared in its temperature map of... more
Genetic Analysis Reveals Previously Unknown Group of Ancient Siberians  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Northeastern Siberia has been inhabited by humans for more than 40,000 years but its deep population history remains... more
Relive Apollo with Author Doug Brinkley at NYC's Intrepid Museum  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Get ready for the 50th anniversary of Apollo at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum with historian and author Douglas Brinkley. more
The National Academy of Sciences Will Now Expel Members for Sexual Harassment  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
This is the first time in the academy's 156-year history that any member could be expelled from the prestigious science group. more
Historian shows millions of relocated gravesites in China in new, interactive website  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In what is considered to be the largest grave relocation in human history so far, more than 10 million corpses have been exhumed in... more
NASA's Mars helicopter testing enters final phase  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA's Mars Helicopter flight demonstration project has passed a number of key tests with flying colors. In 2021, the small, autonomous helicopter will be the first vehicle in history to attempt to establish the... more
Argentine fossils take oak and beech family history far into Southern Hemisphere  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
One of the world's most important plant families has a history extending much farther south than any live or fossil specimen previously recorded, as... more
Argentine fossils take oak and beech family history far into Southern Hemisphere  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
One of the world's most important plant families has a history extending much farther south than any live or fossil specimen previously recorded, as... more
Eocene Fagaceae from Patagonia and Gondwanan legacy in Asian rainforests  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The beech-oak family Fagaceae dominates forests from the northern temperate zone to tropical Asia and Malesia, where it reaches its southern limit. We report early Eocene infructescences of... more
These First Americans Vanished Without a Trace — But Hints of Them Linger  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
There are no surviving members of an ancient and mysterious group of people who lived in North America for millennia. Until now,... more
Why humans (or something very similar) may have been destined to walk the Earth  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
What would happen if the hands of time were turned back to an arbitrary point in our evolutionary history and... more
Bringing reality into the world of VR  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be inside your favourite video game, movie or even a historical location? more
Ancient Galaxy in the 'Sea Serpent' Has More Dark Matter Than Expected  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
X-ray observations of a peculiar galaxy deep within the constellation Hydra (the Sea Serpent) have revealed more dark matter at its core than expected. more
No All-female Cosmonaut Crew to Be Created in Russia  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Roscosmos does not plan to create a separate all-women cosmonaut team, Executive Director for Manned Space Programs Sergei... more
Ancient DNA sheds light on Arctic hunter-gatherer migration to North America around 5,000 years ago  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
An ancient population of Arctic hunter-gatherers, known as Paleo-Eskimos, made a significant genetic contribution to populations living in... more
Details of first historically recorded plague pandemic revealed by ancient genomes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Analysis of eight new plague genomes from the first plague pandemic reveals previously unknown levels of plague diversity, and provides the first genetic evidence of the... more
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