Launch Photos: Spy Satellite NROL-71 Soars on Secret Mission Atop Delta IV Heavy Rocket  SPACE.COM · 39 minutes
On Jan. 19, 2019, a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket launched the clandestine NROL-71 spy satellite on a... more
Russia Kicks Off Work on Countering 'Hazards' From Outer Space  ASTRO WATCH · 2 hours
According to the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), researchers have so far detected around 18,000 hazardous... more
Anxiety in Alaska as endless aftershocks rattle residents  PHYS.ORG · 48 minutes
Seven weeks after a massive earthquake rocked Alaska, aftershocks are still shattering 7-year-old Connor Cartwright's sense of safety. more
Your sustainable diet for the year 2050: More nuts, less sugar and red meat  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Good news, Earthlings! An international team of scientists reports that it is indeed possible to feed everyone on the planet... more
Ohio Health Department investigates doctor for deaths  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
The state Department of Health is investigating a doctor accused of ordering potentially fatal doses of the powerful painkiller fentanyl for 27 gravely ill patients who died at an Ohio hospital system more
How a German City Developed — And Then Lost — Generations of Math Geniuses  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 hours
Anti-Semitism brought down one of the world's greatest centers for mathematical research. more
SpaceX to Shift Starship Work From California to Texas  SPACE.COM · 7 hours
Less than a week after laying off 10 percent of its employees, SpaceX said Jan. 16 that it plans to shift work on at least prototypes of its next-generation launch... more
US Launching Secret Spy Satellite Today! Here's How to Watch Live  SPACE.COM · 7 hours
The United States plans to launch a hush-hush spy satellite Saturday (Jan. 19), and you can watch the liftoff live. more
Using bacteria to create a graphene oxide based water filter that kills bacteria  nanowerk · 8 hours
Engineers have created a bacteria-filtering membrane using graphene oxide and bacterial nanocellulose. It's highly efficient, long-lasting and environmentally friendly - and could... more
Scientists turn carbon emissions into usable energy  nanowerk · 8 hours
A recent study has developed a system that produces electricity and hydrogen while eliminating carbon dioxide, which is the main contributor of global warming. more
Smart microrobots that can adapt to their surroundings  nanowerk · 8 hours
Scientists have developed tiny elastic robots that can change shape depending on their surroundings. Modeled after bacteria and fully biocompatible, these robots optimize their movements so as to get to hard-to-reach areas... more
Blue Origin to Launch 10th New Shepard Test Flight Monday  SPACE.COM · 8 hours
Blue Origin's New Shepard suborbital spaceflight system will fly for the 10th time on Monday (Jan. 21), if all goes according to plan. more
Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse of 2019: Complete Guide  SPACE.COM · 7 hours
Overnight from Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, 2019, millions of people in North and South America can enjoy a full hour of a total lunar eclipse. more
Key brain area plays a crucial role in addiction  MNT · 8 hours
New research finds that the brain's cerebellum is involved in reward processing and social behavior. The findings shed new light on addictive behavior. more
Under a Blood Moon: A Look at Famous Lunar Eclipses in History  SPACE.COM · 7 hours
On the evening of Jan. 20, the moon will undergo a total eclipse, visible over all of the Americas. more
On This Day in Space! Jan. 19, 2006: New Horizons Launched  SPACE.COM · 7 hours
On January 19, 2006, NASA launched a spacecraft to Pluto! New Horizons is a spacecraft about the size of a grand piano, and it became the... more
Medical News Today: Key brain area plays a crucial role in addiction  MNT · 8 hours
New research finds that the brain's cerebellum is involved in reward processing and social behavior. The findings shed new light on addictive behavior. more
How Long Is a Day on Saturn? Scientists Finally Solve a Lingering Mystery  SPACE.COM · 8 hours
Set your timers for 10 hours, 33 minutes and 38 seconds — scientists have finally figured out how long a day lasts... more
CTA Prototype Telescope, the Schwarzschild-Couder Telescope, Inaugurated at Whipple Observatory in Arizona  ASTRO WATCH · 10 hours
On January 17, 2019, a prototype telescope proposed for the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA), the prototype Schwarzschild-Couder Telescope (pSCT) is being unveiled in a special... more
ExoMars Software Passes ESA Mars Yard Driving Test  ASTRO WATCH · 12 hours
Navigation software destined for the ExoMars 2020 mission to the Red Planet has passed a rover-based driving test at ESA’s... more
NASA and China collaborate on Moon exploration  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
The space agencies of the United States and China are coordinating efforts on Moon exploration, NASA said Friday, as it navigates a strict legal framework aimed at protecting national security and preventing technology transfer... more
Scientists ID another possible threat to orcas: pink salmon  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
Over the years, scientists have identified dams, pollution and vessel noise as causes of the troubling decline of the Pacific Northwest's resident killer whales. Now, they may have found a... more
Report: Snap fires 2 execs after alleged sexual misconduct  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Snap recently fired two executives after one allegedly had an inappropriate relationship with a contract worker. more
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Herpetologists describe new species of snake found in stomach of predator snake  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
Herpetologists at The University of Texas at Arlington have described a previously unknown species of snake that was discovered inside the stomach of another... more
New technologies enable better-than-ever details on genetically modified plants  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
Salk researchers have mapped the genomes and epigenomes of genetically modified plant lines with the highest resolution ever to reveal exactly what happens at a molecular level when a piece... more
Report: Facebook's privacy lapses may result in record fine  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
Facebook may be facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations involving the personal information of its 2.2 billion users. more
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Researchers have found that a type of immune cell can help regulate blood pressure. They explain the mechanism and identify drugs that may affect... more
Here's Why This Winter Storm Is So Darn Big  LIVE SCIENCE · 15 hours
A major snowstorm has begun its trek across the United States. Here's why it's going to impact so many people. more
Stratolaunch abandons launch vehicle program  SPACE NEWS · 18 hours
Stratolaunch, the company founded by the late billionaire Paul Allen, said Jan. 18 that it is ending work on a launch vehicle that would be flown... more
Arizona is only state where tribes avoid Medicaid work rules  ABC NEWS · 19 hours
About 120,000 Arizonans who receive Medicaid benefits will have to get a job, do community service or temporarily lose health coverage more
How dogs are saving diabetics' lives  ABC NEWS · 16 hours
Can a dog’s nose save a diabetic’s life? Man’s best friends are known to sniff out bombs, drugs and even bedbugs, but can they smell trouble for type 1 diabetics? A new study done in the... more
Scientists learn how common virus reactivates after transplantation  SCIENCE DAILY · 19 hours
A new study challenges long-held theories of why a common virus -- cytomegalovirus, or CMV -- can reactivate and become a life-threatening infection in people with a compromised immune system, including blood... more
QuadSat drones test satellite antennas  SPACE NEWS · 20 hours
QuadSat, a Danish company focused on testing and calibrating satellite antennas with quadcopters drones, plans to recruit satellite engineers with 700,000 euros ($796,000) raised in a... more
Blue Origin reschedules New Shepard test flight  SPACE NEWS · 22 hours
Blue Origin has rescheduled a test flight of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle for Jan. 21 as the company edges closer to... more
Facility where comatose woman gave birth faces new complaint  ABC NEWS · 19 hours
A long-term care facility where an Arizona woman in a vegetative state was raped and gave birth last month is looking into another abuse allegation more
WATCH: Perdue Farms recalls more than 68,000 pounds of chicken nuggets  ABC NEWS · 20 hours
The gluten-free, organic, breaded chicken products, which were sold nationwide, may contain pieces of wood. more
Medical News Today: Risks of leaving ulcerative colitis untreated  MNT · 21 hours
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that can vary in severity. If people leave it untreated, symptoms can gradually get worse and may become more difficult to treat in... more
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Super Blood Wolf Moon Webcasts! How to Watch the 2019 Total Lunar Eclipse Online  SPACE.COM · 22 hours
Catch the January 2019 total lunar eclipse on your digital devices if weather or circumstances prevent direct viewing of the... more
Medical News Today: What is a stent? Everything you need to know  MNT · 21 hours
A stent is a small tube that doctors can place in a blocked artery to help restore healthy blood flow. In this article, learn... more
Arianespace says full Ariane 6 production held up by missing government contracts  SPACE NEWS · 23 hours
With the maiden flight of the Ariane 6 now 18 months away (in July 2020), Arianespace CEO Stéphane Israël said the company had anticipated... more
Medical News Today: Our guide to the Mediterranean diet  MNT · 23 hours
The Mediterranean diet focuses on whole foods and includes plenty of fruits and vegetables. Learn about the benefits and see a sample meal plan here. more
Hand-knitted molecules  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Molecules are usually formed in reaction vessels or laboratory flasks. An Empa research team has now succeeded in producing molecules between two microscopically small, movable gold tips -- in a sense as a 'hand-knitted' unique specimen. The properties of the... more
Mediterranean freshwater fish species susceptible to climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Climate change will strongly affect many European freshwater fish species. This is particularly the case for species in the Mediterranean region. more
Plant peptide helps roots to branch out in the right places  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
How do plants space out their roots? A research team has identified a peptide and its receptor that help lateral roots to grow with the right... more
Mangrove patches deserve greater recognition no matter the size  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Governments must provide stronger protection for crucial small mangrove patches, experts say. more
New ways to harness wasted methane  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
The primary component of natural gas, methane, is itself a potent greenhouse gas. A recent study has unveiled a high performance catalyst for methane conversion to formaldehyde. more
Short bouts of stairclimbing throughout the day can boost health  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
It just got harder to avoid exercise. A few minutes of stair climbing, at short intervals throughout the day, can improve cardiovascular health, according to new research. more
Classic double-slit experiment in a new light  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
An international research group has developed a new X-ray spectroscopy method based on the classical double-slit experiment to gain new insights into the physical properties of solids. more
Specific cognitive deficits in individuals with spinal cord injury  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A multidisciplinary team of researchers has identified specific cognitive deficits in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). Their findings support the theory of accelerated aging after SCI, and have important... more
World’s Oldest Periodic Table Poster Turns Up in Scottish Storeroom  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
The world's oldest classroom poster of the periodic table of elements, dating to 1885, has turned up in Scotland. more
Using bacteria to create a water filter that kills bacteria  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Engineers have created a bacteria-filtering membrane using graphene oxide and bacterial nanocellulose. It's highly efficient, long-lasting and environmentally friendly -- and could provide clean water for those in... more
Bioethicists call for oversight of consumer 'neurotechnologies' with unproven benefits  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
The marketing of consumer 'neurotechnologies' can be enticing: apps that diagnose a mental state, and brain devices that improve cognition or 'read' one's emotional state. However, many of... more
Salad, soda and socioeconomic status: Mapping a social determinant of health in Seattle  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Seattle residents who live in waterfront neighborhoods tend to have healthier diets compared to those who live along Interstate-5 and Aurora Avenue,... more
NASA's Cassini Saturn Probe Makes Cameo in 'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 2 Premiere  SPACE.COM · 22 hours
Viewers watching "Star Trek: Discovery" last night (Jan. 17) were treated to a more realistic, awe-inspiring view of Saturn's rings, courtesy of... more
Medical News Today: Which skin conditions can mimic psoriasis?  MNT · 24 hours
Several skin conditions can have similar symptoms to psoriasis, and this can lead to a misdiagnosis. Learn about other conditions that look like psoriasis, and tips for getting the right... more
Medical News Today: What is the difference between Augmentin and amoxicillin?  MNT · 1 day
Augmentin and amoxicillin are similar antibiotics that doctors prescribe to treat bacterial infections. Learn about their differences and possible side effects in this article. more
Potential biotech and health applications with new knowledge on bacteria and viruses  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New research to better understand how bacteria and their viruses interact and evolve will enable future studies to exploit the use of bacteria and... more
New therapeutic avenue in the fight against chronic liver disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced a novel targeted drug delivery system in the fight against cancer. more
Cryptic remains of tiny animals have turned up in an Antarctic lake  SCIENCE-NEWS · 22 hours
Researchers were surprised to find vestiges of what appear to be tiny animals in mud from Antarctica’s ice-covered Lake Mercer. more
Facility where comatose woman had baby faces new abuse claim  ABC NEWS · 24 hours
A long-term care facility where an Arizona woman in a vegetative state was raped and gave birth last month is looking into another abuse allegation more
Enhanced NMR reveals chemical structures in a fraction of the time  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have developed a way to dramatically enhance the sensitivity of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR), a technique used to study the structure and composition of... more
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