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Researchers Create Nanoparticle-Based Microlasers  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Researchers from the Molecular Foundry at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have found a way to convert nanoparticle-coated microscopic plastic beads into lasers smaller than red blood cells. These... more
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Hubble Team Produces 30th Anniversary Calendar for 2020  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
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New Study Shows How Tyrannosaurus rex Grew Up  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
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Mealworms Can Safely Biodegrade Toxic Additive-Containing Plastic  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Common mealworms, the larvae of the darkling beetle (Tenebrio molitor), can consume toxic additives in polystyrene with no ill effects; the worms... more
Astronomers Capture Galactic Fireworks in Nearby Spiral Galaxy  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
This impressive fireworks display, which involves a supermassive black hole, enormous shock waves and vast reservoirs of gas, is taking... more
First Life Forms on Earth May Have Evolved in Carbonate, Phosphate-Rich Lakes  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
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Astronomers from the Dispersed Matter Planet Project (DMPP) have discovered three new planetary systems — designated DMPP-1, 2 and 3 — hosting six short-period... more
Canadian High Arctic Islands Were Once Home to Rich Forests  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Lush green forests grew on Ellesmere and Axel Heiberg islands of the Canadian High Arctic 56... more
Green Tea Polyphenol Active against Tuberculosis Bacteria  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
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Hubble Scores Stunning Close-Up View of NGC 4455  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a beautiful photo of a barred spiral galaxy called NGC 4455. NGC 4455... more
New ‘Petit-Spot’ Volcano Discovered beneath Pacific Ocean  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
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Genius Mathematician Who Never Existed: Nicolas Bourbaki  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
Nicolas Bourbaki is likely the last mathematician to master nearly all aspects of the field. A consummate collaborator, he made fundamental contributions... more
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A research team led by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine scientists has identified a previously undescribed mechanism of... more
TESS Discovers Two New Hot Jupiters  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
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Scientists Use Light to Transport Electrons at Ultrafast Speeds  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A research team led by University of Konstanz scientists has demonstrated that light waves can be used to... more
HabEx: New Mission Proposed to Search for Second Earth  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
The Habitable Exoplanet Observatory (HabEx) would use a telescope with a mirror larger than Hubble’s, and would employ... more
Researchers Use CRISPR to Create Compact Tomato Plants  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
An international team of scientists has used the CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing technology to restructure vine-like tomato plants into extremely compact, early... more
Gold Jewelry and Artifacts Found in Two Bronze Age Tombs in Greece  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A team of archaeologists from the University of Cincinnati has found two Bronze Age tombs in Pylos, an ancient city on the southwest coast... more
Hot Super-Earth and Exo-Neptune Found Orbiting Sun-Like Star  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
Using data from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) and three ground-based spectrographs, astronomers have discovered an ultra-short-period super Earth... more
Flowering Plants Reached Australia 126 Million Years Ago: Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
Australia’s oldest angiosperms (flowering plants) are approximately 126 million years old, and they resembled modern magnolias, buttercups and... more
Researchers Demonstrate Chip-to-Chip Quantum Teleportation  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A research team led by University of Bristol scientists has successfully demonstrated quantum teleportation of information between two programmable micrometer-scale silicon chips. The team’s work, published... more
MeerKAT Radio Telescope Spots Thousands of Star-Forming Galaxies  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A new radio image from the MeerKAT telescope at the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory in Cape Town, South Africa,... more
Blue Light is Less Disruptive to Sleep than Previously Thought  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
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Scientists Create Molecular Map of Striatum  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
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Spitzer Space Telescope Sees Protostars in NGC 2264  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
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ALMA Finds Rare Carbon Isotope in 49 Ceti’s Debris Disk  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers have detected radio emission from two carbon isotopes... more
305-Million-Year-Old Fossil Shows Parent Caring for Its Offspring  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A Carboniferous-period fossil found in Nova Scotia, Canada, shows an ancient creature called a varanopid synapsid (family Varanopidae) caring for... more
Novel Laser Ultrasound Technique Doesn’t Require Contact with Patient’s Body  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
The noncontact laser ultrasound technique, developed by a team of MIT engineers, leverages an eye- and... more
New Study Identifies Key Characteristics of Expert Liars  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 month
According to a new study published in the journal PLoS ONE, good liars lean towards telling inconsequential lies, mostly to... more
Fermi Finds Enormous Gamma-Ray Halo around Nearby Pulsar  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 month
Using data from the Large Area Telescope (LAT) on board NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered a gamma-ray... more
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