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Marine Biologists Discover New Species of Red Alga 2020-05-29 15:36:24A team of marine biologists from China and the United Kingdom has revised the taxonomy of Pyropia, a large genus of red alga (seaweed) in the family B

Israeli Scientists Find Traces of Cannabis and Frankincense 2020-05-29 14:20:07Israeli researchers have analyzed organic residues from two altars of the 8th century BC shrine at the Biblical fortress of Arad and found that one of

New Evidence Suggests Some Jurassic Theropod Dinosaurs were 2020-05-29 11:58:11An analysis of the fossilized vertebrate remains from the Jurassic Mygatt-Moore Quarry in Colorado has revealed the bones of a theropod dinosaur calle

Westerlund 2’s Core is No Place to Form 2020-05-29 10:31:06Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have observed young stars in a crowded stellar cluster called Westerlund 2. They’ve found

Study: Women with Neanderthal Progesterone Gene Have Higher 2020-05-29 08:25:41A hormone called progesterone is important for preparing the uterine lining for egg implantation and in maintaining the early stages of pregnancy. Alm

End-Devonian Mass Extinction Caused by Erosion of Ozone 2020-05-28 14:46:24High levels of damaging ultraviolet-B (UV-B) radiation collapsed forest ecosystems and killed off many species of fish and tetrapods at the end of the

‘Extreme’ Kuiper Belt Objects Cast Doubt on Hypothetical 2020-05-28 11:12:31In 2016, Caltech astronomers Konstantin Batygin and Mike Brown proposed a strange alignment of icy Kuiper Belt objects (KBOs) on the outskirts of the

New Class of Cosmic Explosions Discovered: Fast Blue 2020-05-28 08:30:01Fast blue optical transients (FBOTs) share some characteristics with supernova explosions of massive stars and with explosions that generate gamma-ray

Researchers Identify 19 New Genetic Variants for Problematic 2020-05-27 15:07:28An international team of scientists has identified 29 independent genetic risk variants — 19 of them novel — linked to problematic

Dinosaur-Killing Chicxulub Asteroid Hit Earth at Angle of 2020-05-27 13:14:10A 10-km asteroid crashed into Earth near the site of the small town of Chicxulub in Mexico at the end of the Cretaceous period, about 66 million years

Fossil of Ancient Long-Tailed Bird Found in China 2020-05-27 11:39:09A new genus and species of jeholornithiform avialan that lived during the Cretaceous period has been identified from a nearly-complete specimen found

Researchers Create Map of Electric Currents in Magnetosphere 2020-05-27 10:33:55Using five years of magnetic field data obtained by NASA’s MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) spacecraft, a team of scientists has c

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Why Ancient Toys Are Elusive Artifacts New! 2020-06-02 17:51:00Children have always played. But evidence of their pretend worlds and games is hidden in the archeological record.

Dads Experience Postpartum Depression, Too New! 2020-06-02 16:40:00New fathers face many changes after their child’s birth, and need more support, experts say.

What Science Says About the Health Benefits of New! 2020-06-02 16:38:00What is considered a plant-based diet, and what makes it so healthy?

Ancient Mars May Have Had Rings, Then Moons, New! 2020-06-02 15:30:00Like a phoenix rising from its ashes, scientists believe one of Mars’ current moons, Phobos, may have been born from a ring of dust left by form

Best CBD Gummies for Pain & Anxiety 2020-06-02 01:00:00

Snapshot of a Super Sucker 2020-06-01 14:15:00Scientists are using biological suction cups as inspiration for new bioengineered tech.

George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery Deaths: The Everyday 2020-06-01 12:00:00Police killings of black men gain widespread attention, but black men's life-and-death issues are ignored on a daily basis, a physician who studies h

From the Crew Dragon to Mars: Cady Coleman 2020-05-31 22:00:00The veteran astronaut weighs in on the first US crewed flight since 2011, and what may come next.

In Historic First, SpaceX Successfully Launches NASA Astronauts 2020-05-31 16:20:00Elon Musk’s rocket company came through, becoming the first private enterprise to put a human in orbit. The launch also restored America’s

How Much Color Do We Really See? 2020-05-30 19:00:00Most people don’t notice massive color distortion in their peripheral vision.

The U.S. Return to Flight: Perspective from NASA 2020-05-30 15:00:00The pilot of the final flight of the space shuttle Discovery previews what the Crew Dragon launch means for the future of space exploration.

Can This Cheap, DIY Air Pollution Sensor Help 2020-05-30 11:30:00Columbian citizen scientists built dirt-cheap air quality monitors and deployed them across their city, forcing the government to confront its polluti

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‘Going in the Wrong Direction’: More Tropical Forest 2020-06-02 00:00:14Brazil was responsible for more than a third of the total global loss in 2019.

Coronavirus News: Live Updates 2020-06-01 23:45:47The Met Opera has canceled its fall season. Michigan’s governor lifted a stay-at-home order, as several other U.S. states announced steps to reo

States Warn That Virus May Doom Climate Projects 2020-06-01 20:47:42A billion-dollar program to protect cities from climate change is at risk of failing because of the pandemic.

U.S. Ruling Could Mean a Flood of New 2020-06-01 20:20:45Judges on Monday cleared the way for counties to pursue the automaker, which has already paid more than $20 billion in federal penalties for cheating

Six Months of Coronavirus: Here’s Some of What 2020-06-01 19:09:16Much remains unknown and mysterious, but these are some of the things we’re pretty sure of after half a year of this pandemic.

Medical Workers Should Use Respirator Masks, Not Surgical 2020-06-01 19:03:49The surgical masks used in risky settings like hospitals offer much less protection against the coronavirus, an analysis found.

U.S. Sends Two Million Doses of Hydroxychloroquine to 2020-06-01 17:47:51The two countries are studying whether the drug is safe and effective for the prevention and early treatment of Covid-19. Nicaragua has become a place

After 6 Months, Important Mysteries About Coronavirus Endure 2020-06-01 17:32:56Times journalists summarize some of the most critical things that scientists and public health officials have yet to understand.

How to Read a Coronavirus Study, or Any 2020-06-01 17:16:15Published scientific research, like any piece of writing, is a peculiar literary genre.

Mass Extinctions Are Accelerating, Scientists Report 2020-06-01 16:57:42Five hundred species are likely to become extinct over the next two decades, according to a new study.

E.P.A. Limits States’ Power to Oppose Pipelines and 2020-06-01 16:49:35The agency tweaked the rules on how to apply the Clean Water Act, which New York and other states have used to fight fossil-fuel ventures.

U.S. and Chinese Scientists Trace Evolution of Coronaviruses 2020-06-01 15:01:23Researchers whose canceled U.S. grant caused an outcry from other scientists urge preventive monitoring of viruses in southwestern China.

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Smart devices should space out vibrations to maximize New! 2020-06-02 15:13:21A research team found that haptic feedback (such as vibration feedback) causes distraction, but this loss of focus lasts only for about one second. Th

Citizen scientists spot closest young brown dwarf disk New! 2020-06-02 15:13:18Scientists spot a brown dwarf disk that is the closest young system yet discovered.

Reflecting sunlight to cool the planet will cause New! 2020-06-02 15:13:15Study finds reflecting sunlight to cool the planet will weaken extratropical storm tracks, causing other global changes.

Exotic nanotubes move in less-mysterious ways New! 2020-06-02 14:18:04Researchers capture the first video of boron nitride nanotubes in motion to prove their potential for materials and medical applications.

'A litmus paper for CO2:' Scientists develop paper-based New! 2020-06-02 13:05:12A new sensor for detecting carbon dioxide can be manufactured on a simple piece of paper, according to physicists.

Impact of COVID-19 infection in blood cancer patients New! 2020-06-02 13:05:09Researchers report on one of the first studies to investigate the outcome of COVID-19 infection in patients with blood cancer.

Scientists find a switch to flip and turn New! 2020-06-02 13:05:07Researchers have identified a gene that causes an aggressive form of breast cancer to rapidly grow. More importantly, they have also discovered a way

New model shows how diamond-carrying rocks formed in New! 2020-06-02 12:52:43Geologists are proposing a new model for explaining the eruption of diamond-bearing kimberlites in Northern Alberta.

Expression of certain genes may affect vulnerability to New! 2020-06-02 12:26:11A new study suggest that whether certain genes are expressed may play a role in susceptibility to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Blood markers predict Humboldt penguin nest type, reproductive New! 2020-06-02 12:26:06Researchers looked at metabolic markers in the blood of 30 Humboldt penguins nesting in the Punta San Juan Marine Protected Area in Peru. The scientis

Oil platforms' fishy future New! 2020-06-02 12:26:04Marine biologists forecast the effects of oil platform decommissioning on fish communities.

Climate change could dramatically reduce future US snowstorms New! 2020-06-02 12:26:02A new study suggests American winters late this century could experience significant decreases in the frequency, intensity and size of snowstorms. Und

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Why Uncertainty Feels So Terrifying, And How To 2020-06-01 05:45:24The coronavirus pandemic has led to a lot of anxiety over what we can't control. These methods can help ease the stress.

NASA Astronauts Arrive At Space Station After SpaceX 2020-05-31 11:25:50The Dragon spacecraft carrying Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken docked automatically and required no assistance.

Trump Uses SpaceX Launch To Criticize Protesting 'Thugs' 2020-05-30 19:31:15He threatened protesters, saying that "mob violence" would be stopped "cold."

SpaceX Launches 2 NASA Astronauts Into Orbit In 2020-05-30 15:24:07Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, aboard the Crew Dragon, are the first Americans to blast off into space from U.S. soil in nearly a decade.

Louisiana Bill Would Mandate 3-Year Minimum Sentence For 2020-05-29 21:09:35The legislation could inflict harsh new punishments on Black protesters opposing a massive complex of plastics plants on what are likely slave burial

FDA Finds Contamination In Several Brands Of Diabetes 2020-05-29 15:43:41U.S. health regulators are telling five drugmakers to recall their versions of metformin, a widely used diabetes medication.

Monkeys Steal Coronavirus Patient Blood Samples From Lab 2020-05-29 13:41:21Eyewitnesses reportedly saw one of the monkeys chewing on a sample collection kit at the top of a tree.

MLMs Are Using Coronavirus Anxiety To Exploit The 2020-05-29 05:45:06Multi-level marketing reps are pushing unsubstantiated health and earnings claims to make sales and recruit new sellers during the pandemic.

Jason Chaffetz Finds His COVID-19 Calling 2020-05-27 17:59:44The ex-Utah congressman, who in 2017 proposed selling off 3 million acres of public land, is on a mission to ensure people can flood national parks du

Historic SpaceX Launch Postponed Because Of Stormy Weather 2020-05-27 16:34:38The launch would have been the first time in nearly a decade that the United States launched astronauts into orbit from U.S. soil.

SpaceX Ready To Launch NASA Astronauts, Back On 2020-05-27 10:25:28It's set to be the first launch of Americans from the U.S. in nearly a decade.

Boy, 12, Remains Totally Calm Despite The Massive 2020-05-27 02:07:59Young Alessandro Breda kept his cool throughout the nerve-racking encounter.

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Certain personality traits may affect risk of 'pre-dementia' New! 2020-06-03 00:00:00A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society examined five personality traits--neuroticism, extraversion, conscientiousness, ag

Solving the mysteries of water and air underground New! 2020-06-03 00:00:00The mysterious capillary fringe has huge effects on the soil, and new research tells us how it works.

High workload for ICU nurses may increase risk New! 2020-06-03 00:00:00For patients admitted to the intensive care unit in a hospital in Finland, increased workload for nurses and understaffing of nurses were linked with

COVID-19 spurs increase in self-care, new survey shows New! 2020-06-03 00:00:00The vast majority of U.S. adults (80%) say they will be more mindful about practicing self-care regularly once the pandemic is over, according to a ne

Wearable sensor may help to assess stress in New! 2020-06-03 00:00:00A wearable biosensor may help monitor stress experienced by healthcare professionals, according to a study published in Physiological Reports.

Negative emotions cause stronger appetite responses in emotional New! 2020-06-03 00:00:00A recent study at the University of Salzburg found that emotional eaters -- people who use food to regulate negative emotions -- had a stronger appeti

How do land-use changes affect the spread of New! 2020-06-03 00:00:00Most new viruses and other pathogens that arise in humans are transmitted from other animals, as in the case of the virus that causes COVID-19. A rece

The nature of glass-forming liquids is more clear New! 2020-06-03 00:00:00Researchers from The University of Tokyo have found that attractive and repulsive interactions between particles are both essential to form structural

Age affects decisions related to breast cancer surgery New! 2020-06-03 00:00:00A new BJS (British Journal of Surgery) study indicates that breast cancer surgery is safe for patients who are older than 70 years of age, but age can

Association between outdoor light at night & breast New! 2020-06-03 00:00:00Outdoor light at night was linked to a higher risk of breast cancer in a study published in the International Journal of Cancer.

What are the risks and benefits of low-dose New! 2020-06-03 00:00:00Low-dose aspirin significantly lowers cardiovascular disease risk but increases the risk of bleeding, according to a review published in the British J

Osteoporosis treatment may also protect against pneumonia New! 2020-06-03 00:00:00A recent study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research found that nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates (N-BPs) such as alendronate, which

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