Microbial compound found in infant gut increases allergy, asthma risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 minutes
A study of newborn infants has identified a compound produced by gut bacteria that appears to predispose certain infants to allergies and asthma later in life. more
People successfully treated for visceral leishmaniasis can still infect others, study confirms  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 minutes
The results of an innovative "infectivity" study conducted by the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative and the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh... more
CERN Physicists Measure Elliptic Flow of Bottomonium Particles  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 minutes
Physicists in the ALICE (A Large Ion Collider Experiment) Collaboration at CERN have announced the first measurements of an elliptic-shaped... more
How Artists Turned Buzz Aldrin's Moonwalking Boot Print into 3D Sculpture  SPACE.COM · 51 minutes
For the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing today (July 20), Master Replicas has created a memento any space lover would be proud to... more
New Bird-Like Dinosaur Unearthed in Wyoming  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 hours
A new species of carnivorous bird-like dinosaur being named Hesperornithoides miessleri has been discovered by an international team of paleontologists from the United States... more
Solving the salt problem for seismic imaging  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
The efficient extraction of oil and gas from within the Earth's crust requires accurate images of subsurface rock structures. Some materials are hard to capture, so KAUST researchers have developed a computational method for... more
Tourists on safari track leopards and lions just as well as scientists  Science Magazine · 57 minutes
Study finds outsourcing tracking to tourists is cheaper than traditional techniques more
Unique hybrid implant first installed to a cat  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
A scientific team from a small innovative enterprise, Biomimetix, based at the National University of Science and Technology MISIS together with their colleagues from the N.N. Blokhin National Medical Research Centre of... more
Physicists create record-setting quantum motion  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Showcasing precise control at the quantum level, physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a method for making an ion (electrically charged atom) display exact quantities of quantum-level motion—any specific amount up to... more
Lots of lead in the water? Maybe manganese is to blame  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
Manganese is not a particularly toxic mineral. In fact, people need a little in their diets to remain healthy. more
Search for new semiconductors heats up with gallium oxide  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
University of Illinois electrical engineers have cleared another hurdle in high-power semiconductor fabrication by adding the field's hottest material—beta-gallium oxide—to their arsenal. Beta-gallium oxide is readily available and promises to... more
ATLAS Experiment searches for rare Higgs boson decays into muon pairs  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Could the Higgs boson still surprise us? Since its discovery in 2012, the ATLAS and CMS collaborations at CERN have been actively studying the properties of this... more
Gut microbes may affect the course of ALS  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Researchers isolated a molecule that may be under-produced in the guts of patients. more
Tourist photographs are a cheap and effective way to survey wildlife  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Tourists on safari can provide wildlife monitoring data comparable to traditional surveying methods, suggests research appearing July 22 in the journal Current Biology. The researchers analyzed... more
More sensitive climates are more variable climates, research shows  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
A decade without any global warming is more likely to happen if the climate is more sensitive to carbon dioxide emissions, new research has revealed. more
Researchers develop new chip for superior forensic blood residue detection  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have developed a new chip device that offers superior identification of miniscule blood residues for forensic applications. more
New record in lead-free halide double perovskites  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Illumination consumes more than 20 percent of electricity. Thus, finding an efficient, stable, single-phase warm white-light material is very important. Lead hybrid perovskites have drawn interest for excellent photoelectric performance and simple synthesis. Lead... more
Intestinal microbes may affect course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 49 minutes
Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have shown in mice that intestinal microbes, collectively termed the gut microbiome, may affect the course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known... more
Texas' strategic goal for students' debt burden shows potential promise and pitfalls  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
College students in Texas who graduated from public universities with a bachelor's degree had, on average, student loan debts that equaled 74 percent of... more
New approach needed to address Anthropocene risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
A team of international researchers suggest adopting a holistic approach to understanding environmental risks. more
Scientists make fundamental discovery to creating better crops  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
A team of scientists led by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered the specific gene that controls an important symbiotic relationship between plants and soil fungi, and successfully... more
Scientists learn to control the oil lens  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Reconstruction of factories (the construction of modern parks and the removal of communications on racks) significantly prevents the penetration of petroleum products into the ground. However, wastes, accumulated as a result of the activities... more
Understanding the drivers of a shift to sustainable diets  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
One of the 21st century's greatest challenges is to develop diets that are both sustainable for the planet and good for our bodies. A new study explored the major drivers... more
Cosmic pearls: Fossil clams in Florida contain evidence of ancient meteorite  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Researchers picking through the contents of fossil clams from a Sarasota County quarry found dozens of tiny glass beads, likely the calling cards of an ancient... more
A new study shows Americans are drilling deeper than ever for fresh water  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Groundwater may be out of sight, but for over 100 million Americans who rely on it for their lives and livelihoods it's... more
Tracking smoke from fires to improve air quality forecasting  PHYS.ORG · 25 minutes
NASA's DC-8 flying laboratory took to the skies on Monday to kick off a two-month investigation into the life cycles of smoke from fires in the United States. The goal... more
A torque on conventional magnetic wisdom  nanowerk · 31 minutes
Physicists have observed a magnetic phenomenon called the 'anomalous spin-orbit torque' (ASOT) for the first time. more
Researchers identify encephalitis as rare toxicity of immunotherapy treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 49 minutes
After a cancer patient receiving an immunotherapy developed encephalitis and died 18 months into treatment, researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigated why the complication occurred, performing a molecular analysis of... more
Airborne lidar system poised to improve accuracy of climate change models  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Researchers have developed a laser-based system that can be used for airborne measurement of important atmospheric gases with unprecedented accuracy and resolution. The ability to collect... more
Record-setting quantum motion  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Showcasing precise control at the quantum level, physicists have developed a method for making an ion (electrically charged atom) display exact quantities of quantum-level motion -- any specific amount up to 100 packets of energy or 'quanta,' more than five... more
School psychologists develop intervention to reduce hallway disruptions  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
A gamelike intervention developed by school psychology researchers in UT's College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences may help reduce hallway disruptions among elementary school children. more
Mississippi River drops enough to begin closing big spillway  PHYS.ORG · 25 minutes
The Mississippi River is finally low enough again to let the Army Corps of Engineers begin closing a huge spillway after a record-breaking run diverting water into Lake Pontchartrain. more
Astronomers make first calculations of magnetic activity in 'hot Jupiter' exoplanets  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Gas-giant planets orbiting close to other stars have powerful magnetic fields, many times stronger than our own Jupiter, according to a new study by a team... more
New research identifies deadly hidden weather hazard that has the potential to affect millions of people  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
New research, led by Loughborough University academics, has found that tropical cyclones followed by deadly heat... more
New mechanism moving droplets at record-high speed and long distance without extra power  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
A research team has recently devised a novel mechanism to transport droplets at record-high velocity and distance without extra energy input, and... more
NASA sees outside winds affecting new tropical Eastern Pacific depression  PHYS.ORG · 25 minutes
A new tropical depression formed in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, far enough away from the coast so that no coastal warnings are needed. Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua... more
Living components: Programmable structural dynamics successful in self-organizing fiber structures  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
Scientists have succeeded in programming the dynamics of structures in an artificial chemical system on the basis of DNA components. more
Astronomers decode Milky Way's violent birth  PHYS.ORG · 25 minutes
The Milky Way gobbled up a galaxy one quarter of its mass 10 billion years ago in a "violent collision" that didn't fully settle for eons, astronomers said in new research published Monday. more
Vampire algae killer's genetic diversity poses threat to biofuels  PHYS.ORG · 25 minutes
New DNA analysis has revealed surprising genetic diversity in a bacterium that poses a persistent threat to the algae biofuels industry. With the evocative name Vampirovibrio chlorellavorus, the predatory pest... more
Dermal tattoo sensors for the detection of blood pH change and metabolite levels  nanowerk · 2 hours
The art of tattooing may have found a diagnostic twist. A team of scientists has developed permanent dermal sensors that can be... more
SpaceX to deliver Space Station science  ESA · 4 hours
Three exciting ESA experiments are soon headed to the International Space Station on board a Dragon resupply mission. The SpaceX cargo vehicle is slated... more
ExoMars radio science instrument readied for Red Planet  ESA · 5 hours
An ambitious instrument for ESA’s ExoMars 2020 mission has passed its testing in conditions resembling those on the Red Planet.... more
Biden’s ‘incremental’ health plan still would be a heavy lift  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
The headlines about presidential candidate Joe Biden's new health care plan called it "a nod to the past" and "Affordable Care Act 2.0." more
Five ways buildings of the future will use biotech to become living things  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
What if our homes were alive? I don't mean smart homes with the disembodied voice of Alexa deciding the setting for your... more
Archaeologists Unearth 9,000-Year-Old Settlement in Israel  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 hours
Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) have uncovered the remains of a large Neolithic-period settlement near the modern town of Motza, about 3... more
Best bits of Beyond  ESA · 5 hours
Watch the highlights of Luca Parmitano's launch and docking to the International Space Station. more
Improving the cacao genome and phytozome  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
According to the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO), global cocoa bean production in 2017-2018 was 4.6 million metric tons. The global chocolate brands couldn't exist without cocoa. But today the plant is under threat due to climate... more
New deactivation mechanism for switch proteins detected  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
A new mechanism for the deactivation of switch proteins has been identified by researchers from Ruhr-Universität Bochum, headed by Professor Klaus Gerwert and Dr. Till Rudack from the Department of Biophysics, and the University... more
Warning to those wanting to spice up their lives  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Think twice before adding that extra kick of chili sauce or chopped jalapeno to your meal. New research shows a spicy diet could be linked to dementia. more
Molecular sensor scouts DNA damage and supervises repair  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
In the time it takes you to read this sentence, every cell in your body suffers some form of DNA damage. Without vigilant repair, cancer would run rampant, and now scientists at... more
Strongman leaders make for weak economies, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
A study of dictators over the past 150 years shows they are rarely associated with strong economies, and quite often with weaker ones. more
Studies show the influence of environment on the evolution of weeds  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Rapid increases in herbicide resistance show that weeds can undergo important genetic changes over very brief periods of time. But herbicide use isn't the only factor... more
Astronomers map vast void in our cosmic neighborhood  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
An astronomer from the University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy (IfA) and an international team published a new study that reveals more of the vast cosmic structure surrounding our Milky Way galaxy. more
Russian website reportedly selling science article authorships  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Several websites are reporting that a Russian website is selling authorships for research papers being published in several journals. Sites making such claims include retractionwatch.com and Science Chronicle—they are further claiming that the Web... more
Gun ownership linked to greater incidence of domestic homicides  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
A new study has reveals a unique and strong association between firearm ownership and the risk of domestic homicides. For each 10% increase in household gun ownership rates, the findings... more
Bayer sells Dr. Scholl's foot care business to Boston firm  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
German pharmaceutical and chemical company Bayer AG says U.S. investment firm Yellow Wood Partners will buy its Dr. Scholl's foot care business for $585 million more
How cellular fibers form and maintain dynamic states  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Cells assemble dynamically: Their components are continuously exchanging and being replaced. This enables the structures to adapt easily to different situations, and by rearranging the components to respond to stimuli faster, to... more
Miniaturized version of ribosome found in microsporidia  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
A research team lead by MIMS/SciLifeLab research group leader Jonas Barandun, Umeå University, Sweden, uses cryo-electron microscopy to provide near atomic details of the smallest known eukaryotic cytoplasmic protein synthesis machine, the microsporidian ribosome. more
Congo's health minister quits over Ebola response changes  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
Congo's Health Minister Oly Ilunga resigned from his post Monday to protest the president's decision to take over management of the response to the Ebola outbreak more
Targeting old bottleneck reveals new anticancer drug strategy  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
The enzyme ribonucleotide reductase is a bottleneck for cancer cell growth. Scientists have identified a way of targeting ribonucleotide reductase that may avoid the toxicity of previous approaches, informing focused drug discovery... more
Revamped OxyContin was supposed to reduce abuse, but has it?  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
Data on harder-to-abuse OxyContin remains under wraps, raising questions about reformulation's effectiveness amid drug epidemic more
SpaceX to deliver Space Station science
ExoMars radio science instrument readied for Red Planet
ExoMars radio science instrument readied for Red Planet
ExoMars radio science instrument readied for Red Planet
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Apollo 11 Flight Log, July 22, 1969: Firing Engines for Earth Return
Apollo 11 Flight Log, July 21, 1969: Launching from the Moon