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Researchers Put Ukraine on Global Genome Map 2021-01-14 15:49:38People of Ukraine carry many previously known and several novel genetic variants with clinical and functional importance that in many cases show allel

Astronomers Discover Most Distant Quasar Yet 2021-01-14 14:15:45The newly-discovered quasar is located approximately 13.03 billion light-years away from Earth. Designated J031343.84-180636.4 (J0313-1806 for short),

45,500-Year-Old Sulawesi Warty Pig Painting Found in Indonesian 2021-01-14 11:11:44A team of archaeologists from Australia and Indonesia has discovered two figurative paintings of the Sulawesi warty pig (Sus celebensis) — a spe

Spectacular New Species of Bat Discovered in Guinea 2021-01-14 09:38:18An international team of researchers has discovered a new dichromatic species of bat in the Guinean Nimba Mountains belonging in the genus Myotis. Myo

Researchers Visualize Quadruple-Helix DNA in Living Human Cells 2021-01-14 08:36:23A team of scientists from the United Kingdom and Spain has demonstrated that a technique called fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy in conjunctio

Astronomers Discover 10-Billion-Year-Old Multiplanet System 2021-01-13 16:58:43Astronomers using NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite and the High Resolution Echelle Spectrometer on the Keck I telescope at the W. M.

Astronomers Find Periodically Flaring Black Hole in Distant 2021-01-13 16:23:53An active galactic nucleus in the center of ESO 253-G003, an active galaxy over 570 million light-years away in the southern constellation of Pictor,

Fossils of New Vulture Species Found in Cuba 2021-01-13 14:21:06A new species of small vulture that lived during the Quaternary period in the Greater Antilles has been identified from fossils found in western Cuba.

Sharing Leftover Meat Enabled Dog Domestication during Harsh 2021-01-13 12:48:20New research led by the University of Helsinki suggests that dog domestication needs to be understood in terms of competition over resources in the pa

Drinking Oolong Tea May Help Reduce Body Fat 2021-01-13 10:49:30In a study published recently in the journal Nutrients, oolong tea and pure caffeine increased fat breakdown by about 20% in the healthy volunteers; o

Paleontologists Find Evolutionary Link between Ediacaran and Early 2021-01-12 17:21:48Paleontologists have described the first three-dimensional preservation of soft tissue in Namacalathus hermanastes, a skeletal metazoan (multicellular

Galaxy Mergers May Play Important Role in Quenching 2021-01-12 16:33:18Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have discovered a massive starburst galaxy with a tail of star-forming gas i

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Even If You Don’t Drink Daily, Alcohol Can 2021-01-12 17:30:00You don't have to drink every day to have an Alcohol Use Disorder. Even moderate amounts of alcohol consumption impact brain wiring, dopamine and oth

Silk-Making Is an Ancient Practice That Presents an 2021-01-12 11:55:00Silk production today is based on a process that goes back thousands of years — one that involves killing silkworms. But producers are coming up

Did Dinosaurs Sleep at Night? 2021-01-12 09:37:00Even Tyrannosaurus rexes needed to nap sometimes. A still-growing fossil record is showing how dinosaurs used to doze.

How to Find The Best CBN Oil Online 2021-01-12 01:00:00

5 Unethical Medical Experiments Brought Out of the 2021-01-11 17:30:00Prisoners and other vulnerable populations often bore the brunt of unethical medical experimentation.

What Did Cleopatra Really Look Like? 2021-01-11 13:46:00She likely wasn’t the ravishing seductress depicted by Hollywood — but that’s what Roman propagandists want you to think.

How We Discovered the Number Zero 2021-01-09 11:00:00Zero as a concept was something that didn’t always exist in human cultures. We had to find it for ourselves — more than once.

Beyond the Laughs, 'The Office' Delivers Some Hard 2021-01-08 18:25:00From a lice infestation to rabies, a beet juice diet to stinky feet, here's how the science stacks up in 5 unforgettable episodes of NBC's hit comed

Meticore Reviews: Shocking Scam Controversy About Fake Pills 2021-01-08 00:00:00Meticore is a weight loss metabolism supplement formulated to support low core body temperature side effects with legit ingredients, but is it a diet

Arecibo is Dead. Should We Build Its Replacement 2021-01-07 23:00:00NASA may finally be serious about the idea of building a large radio telescope in a lunar crater.

Why Insect Extinction Should Bug You 2021-01-07 14:10:00Scientists know some species are dying out, but what we don’t know is even scarier.

Are Face Masks Here to Stay? 2021-01-06 17:00:00Some countries shifted their cultures after pandemics to embrace mask-wearing in public. Will the same thing happen to the U.S.?

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Millipede Swarms Once Stopped Japanese Trains in Their 2021-01-12 19:01:09A team of scientists say they have figured out the cicada-like life cycles of the many-legged arthropods.

U.S. to Require Negative Virus Tests From International 2021-01-12 18:07:49Before they board planes to the U.S., passengers will have to produce proof that they are not infected or have recently recovered.

Coronavirus Will Resemble the Common Cold, Scientists Predict 2021-01-12 17:50:05Once immunity is widespread in adults, the virus rampaging across the world will come to resemble the common cold, scientists predict.

A Late Burst of Climate Denial Extends the 2021-01-12 17:37:52Two Trump administration officials have been reassigned over the posting of debunked papers, with the imprimatur of the White House, that questioned t

These Snakes Found a New Way to Slither 2021-01-12 15:24:11The novel technique is great news for Guam’s brown tree snakes, bad news for the island’s nesting birds.

Doctor's Death After Getting the Covid-19 Vaccine Is 2021-01-12 15:08:04A Florida physician developed an unusual blood disorder shortly after he received the Pfizer vaccine. It is not yet known if the shot is linked to the

Does Double-Masking Help Slow the Spread of Covid? 2021-01-12 13:09:15Health experts double down on their advice for slowing the spread of the coronavirus.

Revealed: The Shipworm Sex Tapes 2021-01-12 12:03:28Nature’s weirdest clam surprises scientists once again, this time in video footage of its mating habits.

Covid Took a Bite From U.S. Greenhouse Gas 2021-01-12 09:40:31Emissions plunged more than 10 percent. If the trend can be sustained, it would put the United States within striking distance of one of its major goa

6 Months Later, Covid Survivors Plagued by Health 2021-01-12 05:38:40A large study of patients from a Wuhan, China, hospital showed that a half-year later, three-quarters were struggling with problems like fatigue, depr

Caligula’s Garden of Delights, Unearthed and Restored 2021-01-12 02:30:16Relics from the favorite hideaway of ancient Rome’s most infamous tyrant have been recovered and put on display by archaeologists.

The History Behind 'Mob' Mentality 2021-01-12 02:30:11Why do some mass gatherings turn violent? Experts in crowd behavior say there’s still much to learn.

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Scientists offer road map to improve environmental observations 2021-01-15 16:33:50A group of more than 60 scientists have provided recommendations to improve the Indian Ocean Observing System (IndOOS), a basin-wide monitoring system

Glass frogs living near roaring waterfalls wave hello 2021-01-15 15:53:38A conservationist has discovered that the glass frog Sachatamia orejuela can be added to the list of species that make use of visual cues in response

Conductive nature in crystal structures revealed at magnification 2021-01-15 15:53:23In groundbreaking materials research, a team has made a discovery that blends the best of two sought-after qualities for touchscreens and smart window

Tool to distribute limited vaccines equitably 2021-01-15 13:53:02Researchers have developed a tool that incorporates a person's age and socioeconomic status to prioritize vaccine distribution among people who other

Scientists identify nutrient that helps prevent bacterial infection 2021-01-15 13:53:00Scientists studying the body's natural defenses against bacterial infection have identified a nutrient -- taurine -- that helps the gut recall prior

Controlling chemical catalysts with sculpted light 2021-01-15 13:52:56Using state-of-the-art fabrication and imaging, researchers watched the consequences of adding sculpted light to a catalyst during a chemical transfor

RNA's mysterious folding process 2021-01-15 11:52:47Using data from RNA-folding experiments, the researchers generated the first-ever data-driven movies of how RNA folds as it is made by cellular machin

Target discovered that halts osteoarthritis-type knee cartilage degeneration 2021-01-15 11:52:44In a mouse study, researchers used nanotechnology and previous knowledge of a protein pathway to significantly reduce knee cartilage degeneration and

Researchers trace geologic origins of Gulf of Mexico 2021-01-15 11:52:40The Gulf of Mexico holds huge untapped offshore oil deposits that could help power the U.S. for decades. According to researchers, the basin's vast o

Breathing easier with a better tracheal stent 2021-01-15 11:52:34New research is poised to drastically improve the use of tracheal stents for children with airway obstruction. Researchers demonstrate for the first t

New delivery method promises relief from antipsychotic medication's 2021-01-15 11:52:31A team of neuroscientists and engineers has created a nasal spray to deliver antipsychotic medication directly to the brain instead of having it pass

X-Rays surrounding 'Magnificent 7' may be traces of 2021-01-15 11:03:43Theoretical physicists suggest that never-before-observed particles called axions may be the source of unexplained, high-energy X-ray emissions surrou

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The Remaining COVID-19 Journey 2021-01-14 09:00:00With a vaccine in limited availability, many still need medicines to keep the virus at bay -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The World's Oldest Animal Paintings Are on This 2021-01-14 08:00:00Depictions of pigs found in Indonesia date back at least 45,500 years -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Earth's Biodiversity Bursts Do Not Follow Expected Pattern 2021-01-14 07:30:00Life’s great radiations do not always line up with mass extinctions, a new study shows -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Scientific Collaboration in a Divided World 2021-01-14 07:00:00An initiative in Arctic bird conservation shows the value of cooperation across geographic and political boundaries -- Read more on ScientificAmerican

Should We Change COVID Vaccine Doses to Reach 2021-01-14 06:45:00Scientists are debating whether to delay, skip or halve doses. But untested tweaks could shake public confidence -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.co

Virgin Orbit's First Launch of 2021 Is Imminent 2021-01-13 15:45:00The company is targeting Sunday, January 17 for sending its LauncherOne rocket to space from the belly of a 747 jet -- Read more on ScientificAmerican

Rising Costs of U.S. Flood Damage Linked to 2021-01-13 15:00:00As warming temperatures intensified precipitation over the last 30 years, floods costs have risen by $2.5 billion -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c

Dire Wolves Were Not Really Wolves, New Genetic 2021-01-13 11:15:00The extinct giant canids were a remarkable example of convergent evolution -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

What We've Lost: The Species Declared Extinct in 2021-01-13 11:00:00Dozens of frogs, fish, orchids and other species—many unseen for decades—may no longer exist due to humanity’s destructive effects o

Mountain Water Supply to Two Billion People Could 2021-01-13 09:00:00Data about Earth’s 78 most important mountaintops foretell changes in the amount and timing of snowmelt -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

COVID Is on Track to Become the U.S.'s 2021-01-13 07:30:00This winter the novel coronavirus may kill more people than heart disease, cancer, stroke, Alzheimer’s or diabetes -- Read more on ScientificAme

The Quantum Computer Revolution Must Include Women 2021-01-13 07:00:00Physics is still dominated by men, which means we’re largely missing out on the talents of half the population -- Read more on ScientificAmerica

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How the famed Arecibo telescope fell—and how it 2021-01-14 11:52:00Engineering failures and a harsh climate conspired in telescope’s sudden collapse

Shocking discovery: Electric eels hunt in packs in 2021-01-14 11:00:00Social predation spotted for the first time among these animals

Global temperatures in 2020 tied record highs 2021-01-14 11:00:00Defying cooling from La Niña, roasting heat levels set Siberia and Australia on fire

<cite>Cell</cite>’s publisher invites statements in papers about studies’ 2021-01-14 10:05:00Researchers see the voluntary statements as a vehicle for progress

Pandemic could mark ‘turning point’ for Chinese science 2021-01-14 09:30:00Despite missteps and government control, early findings guided other countries’ fight against the coronavirus

An elegy for Arecibo, and how our environments 2021-01-14 02:00:00On this week’s show: A look at the past, present, and future of the fabled Arecibo Observatory, and what we can learn about how the environment

‘Compelled by stories.’ A marketing expert’s tips for 2021-01-14 01:20:00Stacy Wood’s new research explores how to persuade people to get the shots

After aborted attempt, sensitive WHO mission to study 2021-01-13 07:50:00International team hopes to meet Chinese scientists and visit sites in Wuhan after two weeks in quarantine

Could too much time between doses drive the 2021-01-13 06:50:00Experts clash over risk of viral escape

Saliva could hold clues to how sick you 2021-01-13 05:10:00Compared with nasal swabs, saliva tests may better reflect infection deep in the lungs

Twitter shuts down account of Sci-Hub, the pirated-papers 2021-01-13 03:45:00Move comes as publishers sue in India to block public access

Third time’s the charm? Brazil scales back efficacy 2021-01-12 05:50:00Lower efficacy for Sinovac's vaccine still meets recognized threshold for emergency use, but barely

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Shocking Study Finds Electric Eels Hunt Together 2021-01-14 11:22:29The study challenges what researchers know about eels’ supposed loner behavior

Why Are Lightning 'Superbolts' More Common Over the 2021-01-14 08:00:00Salt seems to be the reason why bolts are brighter over seas than over land

45,000-Year-Old Pig Painting in Indonesia May Be Oldest 2021-01-13 14:00:00Ice Age cave painters flourished in Southeast Asia, where their work adorned rock walls

What Antarctic Meteorites Tell Us About Earth's Origins 2021-01-12 14:09:58Each year, Smithsonian scientists collect hundreds of meteorites from Antarctica that reveal details about the origins of Earth and our solar system

Why PTSD May Plague Many Hospitalized Covid-19 Survivors 2021-01-12 11:00:07Scientists warn about the likelihood of post-traumatic stress disorder for patients discharged from the intensive care unit

Invasive Brown Tree Snakes Stun Scientists With Amazing 2021-01-11 11:00:00The successful predator, which has decimated bird populations on Guam, lassoes its body around poles in order to propel itself upwards

A Doomed Arctic Expedition, Number-Free Math and Other 2021-01-11 07:00:00These five January releases may have been lost in the news cycle

A New Device Tracks Lobsters as They Move 2021-01-08 10:44:28Researchers hope the technology can be used to reduce the number of the crustaceans that die along the way

Ten Innovators to Watch in 2021 2021-01-07 08:30:00These visionaries are imagining an exciting future with chicken-less eggs, self-piloting ships and more

Ten Celestial Events to Look Forward to in 2021-01-07 08:00:00Eclipses, meteor showers and dazzling views of planets will excite amateur and professional astronomers alike in North America

The Way Americans Remember the Blackwell Sisters Shortchanges 2021-01-06 10:03:15Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell deserve to have their incredible stories told in full

Have Any North American Species Become Invasive Elsewhere 2021-01-06 10:00:00You've got question. We've got experts

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Hidden secrets revealed in microscopic images of ancient New! 2021-01-16 08:45:20A new exhibit showcases microscopy in archaeology, highlighting objects' unexpected beauty and revealing clues about the past.

Cats with smooshed faces can't express emotions, and New! 2021-01-16 07:00:06Flat feline faces are stuck in perpetual frowns.

Why is snow white? New! 2021-01-16 07:00:00Here's why snow is white and not clear like water or ice.

US life expectancy drops dramatically due to COVID-19 New! 2021-01-16 07:00:00Black and Latino populations are disproportionately affected.

Watch NASA test the world's most powerful rocket 2021-01-15 22:47:29NASA is going to light up the most powerful rocket it's ever built Saturday (Jan. 16), though it won't go anywhere.

Inauguration day: Why presidents must wait 2 months 2021-01-15 17:18:24Here's why inauguration day occurs months after an election.

Raven 'queen' missing from Tower of London, feared 2021-01-15 17:02:18According to legend, six ravens must inhabit the Tower of London or the kingdom will fall. Now, one of the ravens, a matriarch named Merlina, is missi

UK coronavirus variant could become dominant US strain 2021-01-15 14:42:27Strict measures will be needed to prevent it from taking over.

2 infants inhaled cancer cells from mothers during 2021-01-15 13:08:48The infants who were born to mothers with cervical cancer may have developed lung cancer after "aspirating" tumor cells

Lizzie Borden's home, site of brutal axe murders, 2021-01-15 12:49:43The home where Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother were murdered is now a bed and breakfast, and a museum. Its retiring owner just put it on the ma

Broiling 2020 was the hottest year ever, NASA 2021-01-15 12:13:23Researchers with NASA and NOAA released their annual assessments of global temperatures and climate trends, finding 2020 to be one of the hottest year

Martin Luther King Jr.: The iconic civil rights 2021-01-15 12:06:48Martin Luther King Jr. was a civil rights leader who fought for racial and economic justice. His oft-quoted "I Have a Dream" speech made an incredib

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Most Distant Quasar Tells of Supermassive Black Hole 2021-01-15 08:00:00The existence of a quasar when the universe was only 670 million years old is helping astronomers understand how black holes are born. The post Most D

This Week's Sky at a Glance, January 15 2021-01-15 05:06:00Bright Capella high overhead, and equally bright Rigel in Orion's foot, have almost the same right ascension. This means they cross your sky’s

Masquerading Magnetars Make Short Brilliant Bursts 2021-01-14 14:16:11Giant flares emitted from the surface of highly magnetized neutron stars could explain some gamma-ray flashes astronomers have caught over the past f

Black Hole Feasts on Star, Bite by Bite 2021-01-13 12:15:42Like a cosmic blinker, a distant supermassive black hole is flaring every 114 days. Astronomers believe the eerily regular signal betrays the piecemea

Rocky Planet Found Around 10 Billion-Year-Old Star 2021-01-13 11:57:43Astronomers have found an Earth-size (but not at all Earth-like) planet around an ancient star that has a nice high view of our galaxy. The post Rocky

China Opens World's Largest Radio Telescope to International 2021-01-13 08:00:00Scientists outside China will be allocated around 10% of observation time on its gigantic radio telescope following the collapse of Arecibo. The post

Pulsars Show Hint of Gravitational-wave Background 2021-01-12 12:03:48Duos of supermassive black holes tangoing throughout the universe make their own music, and astronomers may have picked up a hint of the tune. The po

Amateur Astronomer Finds “Lost” Moons of Jupiter 2021-01-11 09:00:00An amateur astronomer has recovered four of five "lost" Jovian moons. The post Amateur Astronomer Finds “Lost” Moons of Jupiter appeared

This Week's Sky at a Glance, January 8 2021-01-08 05:26:00Twilight challenge: the planet-conjunction finale! Jupiter and Saturn are becoming ever harder to pick up low in bright twilight, but bring those bino

How to Warn of Imminent Neutron Star Collisions 2021-01-07 11:53:16What if gravitational-wave observatories could send out alerts right after — or even before — receiving signals of neutron star collisions

Meet Kochab, a Guardian of the Pole 2021-01-05 09:00:00The Vitals Official name (IAU-approved) Kochab Other Designations Beta Ursae Minoris, 7 Ursae Minoris, HD 131873, HR 5563, HIP 72607 Nicknames “

January: The Hyades & Pleiades 2021-01-01 17:00:00Start the new year right with the easy-to-follow stargazing highlights offered by our Sky Tour astronomy podcast. Here's a preview of this month's g

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UFC Investigating Whether Psychedelics Help Fighters With Traumatic 2021-01-14 16:50:45 The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has a bit of a problem on its hands: Putting two fighters in a ring and letting them have at it tends to lea

MIT Unveils Design for Hybrid-Electric Airliner 2021-01-14 16:13:15 A team of engineers at MIT have created a concept for a hybrid-electric plane that could reduce nitrogen oxide emissions, harmful greenhouse gases th

SpaceX’s “Darkened” Satellites Still Messing Up Research, Astronomers 2021-01-14 15:23:17 Even after SpaceX launched dimmer versions of its internet-providing Starlink satellites, astronomers find that the artificial constellation is still

This Groundbreaking Sleep Supplement Helps Your Body Promote 2021-01-14 15:00:04 If the start of the new year has you thinking about ways to improve your physical and emotional wellbeing, the first thing you need to do is figure o

Debate Rages Over Whether Single Speeding Cheeto Could 2021-01-14 14:07:27 Who would win in a fight: The International Space Station (ISS) or a single Cheeto Puff orbiting the Earth? It’s an argument that raged online

Blue Origin’s New Shepard Pulls Off Spectacular Test 2021-01-14 13:26:31 Liftoff Blue Origin just made one big step closer to sending astronauts into space. The space tourism company led by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos succes

A Black Hole Bites a Chunk Out of 2021-01-14 12:49:08 An international team of astronomers have detected a violent eruption of light emanating from a galaxy some 570 million light years away that repeats

NASA’s Mars Mole Is Giving Up 2021-01-14 12:23:20 The “mole” attached to NASA’s InSight Mars lander, which has been attempting to dig itself into the rocky surface since February 20

Andrew Yang Proposes Basic Income For New York 2021-01-14 11:10:20 Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang is officially running for mayor of New York City, as The Washington Post reports. At the front of his campa

Scientists Reprogram Fat Cells to Repair Injuries 2021-01-14 10:58:38 Scientists just developed a first-of-its-kind human stem cell that seems to be capable of repairing and healing damage anywhere in the body. These so

SpaceX Secures NASA Contract to Launch Lunar Lander 2021-01-14 10:43:04 Falcon to the Moon SpaceX just won two contracts to send both a commercial lunar lander, a mission backed by NASA, as well as a satellite meant to mo

Astrophysicist Says It’s Likely We Can Travel Through 2021-01-13 16:57:25 Wormholes, or theoretical bridges connecting distant points in spacetime, are quickly being plucked from the realm of science fiction and brought int

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