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U.S. measles cases hit a record high since the disease was eliminated in 2000  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 hours
Each year from 2010 to 2017, 21 million children did not get vaccinated against measles, according to UNICEF. more
Excavations show hunter-gatherers lived in the Amazon more than 10,000 years ago  SCIENCE-NEWS · 8 hours
Early foragers may have laid the foundation for farming’s ascent in South America’s tropical forests. more
A neural implant can translate brain activity into sentences  SCIENCE-NEWS · 10 hours
With electrodes in the brain, scientists translated neural signals into speech, which could someday help the speechless speak. more
This is the slowest radioactive decay ever spotted  SCIENCE-NEWS · 10 hours
Scientists have made the first direct observations of an exotic type of radioactive decay called two-neutrino double electron capture. more
See beautiful fossils from top Cambrian sites around the world  SCIENCE-NEWS · 16 hours
Troves of Cambrian fossils are known at more than 50 places around the world. Here are five standout spots. more
How an obscure sexually transmitted parasite tangos with the immune system  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 day
Scientists are working out how Trichomonas vaginalis, one of the most prevalent sexually transmitted infections, causes problems in women and men. more
Medicaid expansion may help shrink health gaps between black and white babies  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 day
States that expanded Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act shrunk racial disparities between black and white infants, a new study shows. more
‘An Elegant Defense’ explores the immune system’s softer side  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 days
The lives of four people helped or harmed by their body’s natural defenses illustrate why immunology has become one of the hottest fields in science. more
How an obscure sexually transmitted parasite tangoes with the immune system  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 days
Scientists are working out how Trichomonas vaginalis, one of the most prevalent sexually transmitted infections, causes problems in women and men. more
Mercury has a massive solid inner core  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 days
The distribution of Mercury’s mass and small stutters in the planet’s spin suggest it has a giant solid inner core. more
Ancient sculptors made magnetic figures from rocks struck by lightning  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 days
Carved ‘potbelly’ stone sculptures suggest people in what’s now Guatemala knew about magnetism more than 2,000 years ago. more
The M87 black hole image showed the best way to measure black hole masses  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 days
The first image of M87’s black hole suggests it is 6.5 billion times the mass of the sun — close... more
When anxiety happens as early as preschool, treatments can help  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 days
Researchers are seeking ways to break the link between preschool worries and adult anxiety. more
‘Invisible Women’ spotlights a gaping and dangerous gender data gap  SCIENCE-NEWS · 5 days
‘Invisible Women’ explains how neglecting to collect or use data on women harms their health and safety. more
A scientist used chalk in a box to show that bats use sunsets to migrate  SCIENCE-NEWS · 6 days
A new device for investigating bat migration suggests that the flying mammals orient themselves by the setting sun. more
The herbal supplement kratom comes with risks  SCIENCE-NEWS · 6 days
The supplement kratom can cause heart racing and agitation. more
More than a million tiny earthquakes revealed in Southern California  SCIENCE-NEWS · 6 days
By putting millions of tiny quakes on record, scientists hope to learn more about what triggers the big ones. more
A genetic scorecard could predict your risk of being obese  SCIENCE-NEWS · 6 days
A genetic score predicts who is at risk of severe obesity, but experts say lifestyle matters more than genes. more
Immigrants pave the way for the gentrification of black neighborhoods  SCIENCE-NEWS · 7 days
A study using U.S. census data shows primarily Asian and Hispanic immigrants may trigger gentrification in U.S. neighborhoods. more
Warm, dry winds may be straining Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf  SCIENCE-NEWS · 7 days
Wind-induced melting that occurred during the Antarctic autumn may be accelerating the Larsen C ice shelf’s collapse, which could raise sea levels. more
The first type of molecule to form in the universe has been seen in space  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
The chemistry of the universe began with helium hydride. Scientists have just seen it in outer space for... more
Dead pig brains bathed in artificial fluid showed signs of cellular life  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Four hours after pigs died, the animals’ brain cell activity was restored by a sophisticated artificial system. more
Parenting chores cut into how much these bird dads fool around  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Frantic parenting demands after eggs hatch curtail male black coucals’ philandering excursions the most, a study finds. more
Statisticians want to abandon science’s standard measure of ‘significance’  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
For years, scientists have declared P values of less than 0.05 to be “statistically significant.” Now statisticians are saying the cutoff needs to go. more
A 2014 meteor may have come from another solar system  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Scientists have identified a possible interstellar meteor, and think it could be one of millions that have visited Earth over the planet’s history. more
‘Added sugar’ food labels may prevent heart disease and diabetes  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Nutrition labeling changes that highlight sugar added to food or drink may have large benefits for public health, researchers say. more
Newly translated Cherokee cave writings reveal sacred messages  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Cherokee inscriptions highlight the tribe’s rituals nearly 200 years ago in what’s now a tourist cave in Alabama. more
People with stress disorders like PTSD are at higher risk of heart disease  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Those coping with psychological trauma have a greater risk for cardiovascular disease, a large-scale study that goes beyond men and veterans finds. more
‘Cities’ reveals common ground between ancient and modern urban life  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
In the book ‘Cities,’ archaeologist Monica Smith sees the positives in past and present metropolises. more
Meteor showers dig up water on the moon  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Meteorites release water from the moon’s soil, hinting that the moon has water buried all across its surface. more
U.S. measles outbreaks show no signs of slowing down  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
This year’s measles cases have blown by 2018’s total, raising the specter that the disease could once more become endemic in the United States. more
Saturn’s moon Titan sports phantom hydrocarbon lakes  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Three lakes on Saturn’s moon Titan have pulled a vanishing act, a study finds. more
Tiny microplastics travel far on the wind  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Airborne bits of plastic that originated in cities ended up in pristine mountains at least 95 kilometers away, a study finds. more
Some people may have genes that hamper a drug’s HIV protection  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Newly discovered genetic variants could explain why an anti-HIV medication doesn’t protect everyone. more
A new graphene foam stays squishy at the coldest temperatures  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Researchers have now made a material that is superelastic even at extremely cold temperatures, which could be helpful in space. more
How chemical exposure early in life is ‘like a ticking time bomb’  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Some early life experiences can affect health, but only if unmasked by events in adulthood. more
Israel’s first moon mission lost moments before landing  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
The spacecraft’s engine cut out just before it was to touch down in the Sea of Serenity. more
Why some low-income neighborhoods are better than others  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Levels of violence, incarceration and lead exposure in a neighborhood can predict a low-income child’s future earnings and outcome, a study suggests. more
Black hole image validates imagining the unimaginable  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Human creativity conjured up the most extreme of astronomical phenomena long before they could be seen. more
NASA’s Twins Study reveals effects of space on Scott Kelly’s health  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Ten research groups studying the twin astronauts found long-term spaceflight can alter a person’s physiology and gene activity. more
Ketamine cultivates new nerve cell connections in mice  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
In mice, ketamine prods nerve cells to connect, which may explain the hallucinogenic drug’s ability to ease depression. more
Climate change made the Arctic greener. Now parts of it are turning brown.  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Arctic browning could have far-reaching consequences for people and wildlife, affecting habitat and atmospheric carbon uptake as well as increasing wildfire risk. more
A new hominid species has been found in a Philippine cave, fossils suggest  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Cave fossils found in the Philippines come from a newly discovered member of the human lineage, researchers say more
How scientists took the first picture of a black hole  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Here’s how scientists connected eight observatories across the world to create one Earth-sized telescope in order to create an image of a black hole. more
All you need to know about the history of black holes  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
From dreaming up black holes to snapping the first picture of one, the history of black holes has had many twists. more
The first picture of a black hole opens a new era of astrophysics  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Astronomers used a network of telescopes around the world to take a picture of the supermassive black hole in the galaxy M87. more
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