Social media data reveal benefits or threats to biodiversity by visitors to nature locations  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Social media data reveal global patterns of visitation rates, attractiveness and pressure to more than 12,000 Important Bird and Biodiversity... more
Unique Iron Age shield gives insight into prehistoric technology  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
A unique bark shield, thought to have been constructed with wooden laths during the Iron Age, has provided new insight into the construction and design of prehistoric weaponry. more
Rare volcanic rocks lift lid on dangers of little-studied eruptions  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Unusual rocks discovered on a remote mountainside have alerted scientists to the dangers posed by a little-studied type of volcano. more
Wolf-dog 'swarms' threaten Europe's wolves  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
'Swarms' of wolf-dog crossbreeds could drive Europe's wolves out of existence, according to the lead author of new research. more
Plumbene, graphene's latest cousin, realized on the 'nano water cube'  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Researchers have created 'plumbene,' a 2D-honeycomb sheet of lead atoms. As a surprising by-product, the research group also observed a nanoscale palladium-lead Weaire-Phelan-like bubble structure in the palladium... more
A family of comets reopens the debate about the origin of Earth's water  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Researchers have found that one family of comets, the hyperactive comets, contains water similar to terrestrial water. more
Exposure to air pollution before and after birth may affect fundamental cognitive abilities  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
A study finds that exposure to fine particulate matter in the first years of life is associated with poorer performance in working... more
New leaf shapes for thale cress  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Scientists have determined how key developmental genes influence growth of cells to produce such differences in leaf form. The researchers were able to make thale cress, which typically produces simple leaves, grow leaves similar in complexity... more
Researchers examine the age of groundwater in Egyptian aquifers  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Groundwater in Egypt's aquifers may be as much as 200,000 years old, and that's important to know as officials in that country seek to increasing the use of groundwater, especially... more
Widespread permafrost degradation seen in high Arctic terrain  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Rapid changes in terrain are taking place in Canada's high Arctic polar deserts due to increases in summer air temperatures. more
Phase transitions: The math behind the music  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Physics Professor Jesse Berezovsky contends that until now, much of the thinking about math and music has been a top-down approach, applying mathematical ideas to existing musical compositions as a way of understanding already... more
Aftershocks of 1959 earthquake rocked Yellowstone in 2017-18  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
A swarm of more than 3,000 small earthquakes in the Maple Creek area (in Yellowstone National Park but outside of the Yellowstone volcano caldera) between June 2017 and March 2018 are, at... more
Older male crickets attract more females -- but mate less  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Older male crickets are better at getting females to live with them -- but they mate less than younger rivals once they find a partner. more
Table scraps can be used to reduce reliance on fossil fuels  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
New technology engineers natural fermentation to produce a biodegradable chemical that can be refined as a source of energy. more
Building next gen smart materials with the power of sound  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
Researchers have used sound waves to precisely manipulate atoms and molecules, accelerating the sustainable production of breakthrough smart materials. more
Study predicts shift to smaller animals over next century  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
Researchers have forecast a worldwide move towards smaller birds and mammals over the next 100 years. more
Simple test can tell if you're stressed out  SCIENCE DAILY · 22 hours
Researchers have developed a new test that can easily and simply measure common stress hormones using sweat, blood, urine or saliva. Eventually, they hope to turn their ideas into a simple device... more
Climate change affects the genetic diversity of a species  SCIENCE DAILY · 22 hours
What effects does climate change have on the genetic diversity of living organisms? In a new study, researchers studied the genome of the alpine marmot. Results were unexpected: the species... more
How to prevent mosquitofish from spreading in water ecosystems  SCIENCE DAILY · 22 hours
Preventing the introduction of the mosquitofish and removing its population are the most effective actions to control the dispersal of this exotic fish in ponds and lakes, according to a... more
If you could learn every disease your child could possibly develop in life, would you?  SCIENCE DAILY · 22 hours
Adding genomic sequencing results to traditional newborn screening means a baby could potentially test positive for numerous conditions... more
Better together: human and robot co-workers  SCIENCE DAILY · 22 hours
More and more processes are being automated. Self-driving delivery vehicles are finding their way into many areas. However, an interdisciplinary research team has observed that cooperation between humans and machines can work much better than just... more
Do you hear what I hear?  SCIENCE DAILY · 23 hours
A new study found that infants at high risk for autism were less attuned to differences in speech patterns than low-risk infants. The findings suggest that interventions to improve language skills should begin during infancy for... more
Cancer cells are quick-change artists adapting to their environment  SCIENCE DAILY · 23 hours
New research shows that cancer cells of glioblastomas -- conspicuously aggressive solid brain tumors -- manifest developmental plasticity and their phenotypic characteristics are less constrained than believed. more
How corn's ancient ancestor rejects crossbreeding  SCIENCE DAILY · 23 hours
New research elucidates the mechanism that keeps maize distinct from its ancient ancestor grass, teosinte. more
Finding the cause of capacity loss in a metal-oxide battery material  SCIENCE DAILY · 23 hours
Scientists studying a lithium-ion battery with an iron-oxide electrode as it charged and discharged over 100 cycles found that the loss is due to a buildup... more
Origami-inspired materials could soften the blow for reusable spacecraft  SCIENCE DAILY · 24 hours
Researchers have developed a novel solution to help reduce impact forces -- for potential applications in spacecraft, cars and beyond. more
Adding a carbon atom transforms 2D semiconducting material  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A technique that introduces carbon-hydrogen molecules into a single atomic layer of the semiconducting material tungsten disulfide dramatically changes the electronic properties of the material, according to researchers who say they can... more
'Neural Lander' uses AI to land drones smoothly  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Control engineers and AI experts team up to make drones that fly more smoothly close to the ground. more
Drug-resistant infections: If you can't beat 'em, starve 'em, scientists find  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
To treat Candida albicans, a common yeast that can cause illness in those with weakened immune systems, researchers limited the fungus' access to iron, an element... more
Soil communities threatened by destruction, instability of Amazon forests  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A meta-analysis of nearly 300 studies of soil biodiversity in Amazonian forests found that the abundance, biomass, richness and diversity of soil fauna and microbes were reduced following deforestation. more
Dead roots double shoreline loss in Gulf  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new study finds that the loss of marsh-edge salt grasses and mangroves due to disturbances such as heavy oiling from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill doubles the rate of shoreline erosion in... more
Technology better than tape measure for identifying lymphedema risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New research finds that a special scan measuring lymphatic fluid volume is significantly better than a tape measure at predicting which women undergoing treatment for breast cancer are at risk... more
AI and high-performance computing extend evolution to superconductors  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers used the power of artificial intelligence and high-performance supercomputers to introduce and assess the impact of different configurations of defects on the performance of a superconductor. more
More than a protein factory: A role for ribosomes in regulating human gene expression  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have discovered a new function of ribosomes in human cells that may show the protein-making particle's role in destroying... more
Mortality risks among pro athletes  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A first-of-its-kind comparison between elite pro athletes suggests higher overall mortality among NFL players compared with MLB players. NFL players also appear to have higher risk of dying from cardiovascular and neurodegenerative causes compared with MLB peers. The... more
Gut is organized by function, and opportunities for better drug design  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New findings provide insights about how the intestine maximizes nutrient uptake, while at the same time protecting the body from potentially dangerous microbes. more
Meteor magnets in outer space: Finding elusive giant planets  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A team has discovered two Jupiter-sized planets about 150 light years away from Earth that could reveal whether life is likely on the smaller planets in other planetary systems. more
Scientists discover signalling circuit boards inside body's cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Cells in the body are wired like computer chips to direct signals that instruct how they function, research suggests. Unlike a fixed circuit board, however, cells can rapidly rewire their communication networks... more
New algorithm uses disease history to predict intensive care patients' chances of survival  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have used data on more than 230,000 intensive care patients to develop a new algorithm. Among other things, it uses disease... more
Highly flexible high-energy textile lithium battery to cope with surging demand for wearable electronics  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have developed a highly flexible, high-energy textile lithium battery that offers more stable, durable and safe energy supply for... more
Mathematically designed graphene has improved electrocatalytic activity  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
An international research group has improved graphene's ability to catalyze the 'hydrogen evolution reaction,' which releases hydrogen as a result of passing an electronic current through water. They designed a mathematically predicted graphene electrocatalyst,... more
Stark social inequalities in children's body mass index (BMI)  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have found that socioeconomic inequalities in children's body mass index (BMI) emerge during the preschool years and widen across childhood and into early adolescence. By analyzing data on height... more
High-intensity exercise may restore heart function in people with type 2 diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have discovered that high-intensity exercise can reduce or reverse the loss in heart function caused by type 2 diabetes. more
ALS research reveals new treatment approach  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
New research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (AML) has revealed that a protein called membralin plays a key role in the disease process. The study suggests that membralin-boosting gene therapy is a potential therapeutic direction to treat... more
Short-term use of opioids increases subjective pleasure: Risk of addiction  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
As indicated by a recently published study, short-term opioid use shifts a range of emotional responses to the positive direction. This may be one of the reasons behind... more
Shedding light on the burden of dengue in Bangladesh  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Dengue, also known as dengue fever, is a viral disease transmitted to humans by mosquitoes of the genus Aedes. The incidence of dengue is currently increasing dramatically, and it is... more
Exotic matter uncovered in the sun's atmosphere  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Scientists have announced a major new finding about how matter behaves in the extreme conditions of the sun's atmosphere. Their work has shed new light on the exotic but poorly understood 'fourth state of... more
When macrophages are deprived of oxygen  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Infected tissue has a low concentration of oxygen. The body's standard immune mechanisms, which rely on oxygen, can then only function to a limited extent. How does the immune system nevertheless manage to control bacteria under... more
Scientists create new standard genome for heavily studied worm  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new study finds that the genome for a widely researched worm, on which countless studies are based, was flawed. Now, a fresh genome sequence will set the record straight... more
Temperature alters developing nervous system in frogs, study shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new study that compared the effects of cold and warm temperatures on the development of frog eggs into larvae found that environmental temperature significantly changes how the nervous system... more
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