Experimental Drug Blocks Growth of SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus in Cell Cultures and Organoids  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
A trial drug called APN01 or human recombinant soluble ACE2 (hrsACE2) can significantly block early stages of SARS-CoV-2 infections, according to a paper published... more
International Panel Releases Guidelines on Management of ICU Patients with COVID-19  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
The Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 panel, which includes 36 experts from 12 countries, has... more
Homo erectus Existed 200,000 Years Earlier than Previously Thought  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
An international team of paleoanthropologists has unearthed a 2-million-year-old skull of Homo erectus, the first of our ancestors... more
90-Million-Year-Old Fossilized Rainforest Discovered in Antarctica  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
An international team of paleontologists and geologists has uncovered well-preserved fossilized roots, pollen and spores of 90-million-year-old (mid-Cretaceous period) rainforest trees in West Antarctica.... more
Homo sapiens Interbred with Various Neanderthal Populations, Study Says  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Modern humans in Eurasia carry genetic material inherited from Altai Neanderthals, according to a study published in the journal... more
COVID-19 Candidate Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
A team of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam has developed a potential vaccine against... more
Study: China’s Control Measures Delayed Spread of COVID-19, Prevented 744,000 Cases  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Responding to an outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, a novel coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 disease,... more
Australopithecus afarensis Had Ape-Like Brain Organization, But Prolonged Brain Growth Like Humans  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Human brains are three times larger, are organized differently, and mature for a longer period of time than those of our closest living relatives,... more
Calusa People Stored Live Fish in Watercourts  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
In the 16th century, the Calusa, a fisher-gatherer-hunter society, were the most politically complex polity in Florida, and Mound Key, an island... more
Remdesivir Has Therapeutic Potential against SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus, Scientists Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
Two new papers published in the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy provide a summary of therapeutic compounds that... more
Newly-Discovered Gene Mutation Improves Cognitive Flexibility in Mice  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
A team of U.S. researchers has discovered a genetic mutation that improves cognitive flexibility in mice. Electrical signals stimulate chemical... more
Loss of Smell and Taste Reported as Early Symptoms of COVID-19  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Symptoms of COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, typically include a... more
Early Mars Had Multiple Water Sources, New Study Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
An analysis of two Martian meteorites — Northwest Africa (NWA) 7034 and Allan Hills (ALH) 84001 — shows... more
Newly-Synthesized Peptide Could Disarm SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Chemists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have chemically synthesized a new peptide (a short protein fragment) that can bind to part of... more
Scientists Decode Genome of Sterlet Sturgeon  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
An international team of researchers from the United States and Europe has produced the first high-quality genomic sequence for the sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus), a... more
ALMA Uses Cosmic Lens to Capture Disturbed Gas Clouds in Distant Quasar  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
By combining the power of strong gravitational lensing with the capability of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), a team of astronomers from Japan... more
Artificial Intelligence Identifies Potential Anti-COVID-19 Drugs  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Scientists from Gero Pte. Ltd., Singapore, have used a deep neural network to search for host-target acting antivirals among experimental and approved drugs with... more
TESS Discovers Its First Thick-Disk Exoplanet  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Astronomers using NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) have spotted an Earth-sized planet orbiting LHS 1815, a star in the thick disk of our... more
Researchers Create First Ultrasound Biosensor  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
A team of scientists from Monash University and the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute has developed a new biosensor that can be used inside a body... more
Hubble Snaps Stunning Image of NGC 4651  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a detailed image of a spiral galaxy called NGC 4651. NGC 4651 lies approximately 93... more
Diet of Figueira Brava Neanderthals Was Rich in Seafood, Archaeologists Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
An international team of archaeologists found that the Neanderthals who occupied Gruta da Figueira... more
Space Physicists Find Plasmoid in Magnetosphere of Uranus  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Uranus possesses an intrinsic magnetic field that encircles the ice giant and influences the local space environment. The solar wind... more
New Feathered Dinosaur Unveiled: Dineobellator notohesperus  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A new species of dromaeosaurid dinosaur being named Dineobellator notohesperus has been discovered by a team of U.S. paleontologists. Dineobellator notohesperus lived some 67... more
Existing FDA-Approved Drugs Could Help Fight COVID-19 Disease  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Drugs that are already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could hold promise in fighting COVID-19, a... more
Researchers Find Extraterrestrial Protein in Meteorite Acfer 086  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A research team led by Harvard University scientist Julie McGeoch has found a never-before-seen protein inside a meteorite called Acfer... more
New Study Estimates Effects of Physical Distancing on Progression of COVID-19 Epidemic  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
In December 2019, a novel coronavirus called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) emerged in Wuhan, China. In mid-January 2020, schools and workplace... more
Snake Venom Evolved for Prey Acquisition, New Study Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Snake venom did not evolve as self-defense, according to a paper published in the journal Toxins. To provide... more
New Pterosaur Fossils Unearthed in Morocco  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Paleontologists have uncovered the remains of three species of fish-eating toothed pterosaurs in the Cretaceous-period Kem Kem beds of Morocco. Pterosaurs were Earth’s first... more
Curiosity Sends New Selfie from Red Planet  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity captured a stunning new selfie on February 26, 2020 (the 2687th Martian day, or sol, of the mission).... more
Study: Lying Face Down Improves Breathing in Severe COVID-19 Cases  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
In a study of patients with the severe COVID-19 disease hospitalized on ventilators, a team of... more
Astronomers Map Out Three Nearby Molecular Clouds  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Astronomers using the Nobeyama 45-m Radio Telescope in Japan have carried out mapping observations toward three nearby molecular clouds: Orion A, Aquila Rift,... more
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Astrophysicists using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory have looked for signs of an as-yet undetected particle predicted by string theory, a set of models intended... more
COVID-19 While Pregnant or Giving Birth: Here’s What You Need to Know  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Having a baby is stressful enough without COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, and all the associated misinformation. If you’re pregnant and/or due... more
New Study Estimates Impact of Physical Distancing on Reducing Spread of COVID-19  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A combined approach of physical distancing interventions, comprising quarantine (for infected individuals and their families), school closure, and workplace distancing, is most effective at... more
Oldest Bilaterian Fossil Found in Australia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Ikaria wariootia, a wormlike creature that lived more than 555 million years ago (Ediacaran period) in what is now Australia, is the earliest bilaterian,... more
Stopping COVID-19: What Does Evidence Say Are Best Measures?  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
COVID-19, a respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, has been spreading rapidly but at a different rate... more
Newly-Developed Device Detects Dangerous Bacteria in Bodily Fluids  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
An international team of researchers has developed a micro- and nano-fluidic device stacked with magnetic beads that can rapidly isolate,... more
Meet Wonderchicken, Bird from Final Part of Dinosaur Era  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A new species of ancient bird has been identified from a nearly complete, three-dimensionally preserved skull and associated... more
Third-Hand Tobacco Smoke is Real Threat to Public Health, Study Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Third-hand smoke is a residual contamination from cigarette smoking that adheres to walls and... more
NGC 4618: Hubble Spots Spiral Galaxy with Single Arm  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured an amazing new photo of an unusual spiral galaxy called NGC... more
Scientists Map 3D Structure of SARS-CoV-2’s Main Protease  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is a global health emergency. A team of researchers in Germany has... more
Two New Species of Sixgill Sawsharks Discovered  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A team of marine biologists has discovered two new species of six-gilled sawsharks living in the waters of the West Indian Ocean.... more
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