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Astrophysicists Search for Gravitational-Wave Signals from Ultralight Boson 2021-12-01 17:17:26Theories of beyond Standard Model physics allow for the production of ultralight bosons — hypothetical particles with masses less than a billion

New Zealand’s Extinct Giant Bird Killed Like Eagle, 2021-12-01 15:51:52The Haast’s eagle (Hieraaetus moorei), the largest known eagle, habitually killed prey larger than itself, then applied feeding methods typical

Study: Giant Comet Bernardinelli-Bernstein is Among Solar System’s 2021-12-01 14:33:40Comet C/2014 UN271 Bernardinelli-Bernstein, the largest comet ever discovered, was already exhibiting coma at heliocentric distances 23.8 and 21.2 AU,

Astronomers Find Two Supermassive Black Holes in NGC 2021-12-01 13:47:58The supermassive black hole pair, located in the peculiar galaxy NGC 7727, is about 89 million light-years away from Earth, making it the record holde

Newly-Discovered Parasitoid Wasp Species Constructs Enigmatic Star-Shaped Cocoons 2021-12-01 11:24:24Meteorus stellatus inhabits primary forests of the Okinawa-hontô and Amami-ôshima Islands, subtropical Japan. “Parasitoid wasps para

Hubble Spots Beautiful Planetary Nebula: NGC 6891 2021-11-30 17:02:39Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have produced an outstanding image of a planetary nebula called NGC 6891. NGC 6891 is a bright,

New Species of Hypercarnivorous Ichthyosaur Identified 2021-11-30 15:03:09A new species of Cretaceous hypercarnivorous ichthyosaur, Kyhytysuka sachicarum, has been described from a fossil found in Colombia. Kyhytysuka sachic

VST Sees Messy Result of Cosmic Collision 2021-11-30 14:03:42Using ESO’s VLT Survey Telescope (VST), astronomers have captured this image of the peculiar galaxy NGC 7727. “Just as people at a busy cr

Researchers Create Self-Replicating Living Robots 2021-11-30 12:35:07Professor Joshua Bongard, a computer scientist and robotics expert at the University of Vermont, and his colleagues from Tufts University and Harvard

Part of Earth’s Water Came from the Sun, 2021-11-29 18:05:32The solar wind, comprised of solar particles largely made of hydrogen ions, created water on the surface of dust grains carried on asteroids that smas

New Species of Armored Dinosaur Discovered 2021-11-29 15:36:26Paleontologists have discovered what they say is a new species of the ankylosaurid dinosaur genus Tarchia that lived during the Upper Cretaceous epoch

Ultrahot Gas Giant Found Circling TOI-2109 2021-11-29 14:12:40With an extremely short orbital period of 0.67 days (16 hours), the newly-discovered ultrahot Jupiter — named TOI-2109b — has the shortest

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This Is Your Brain on Music 2021-12-03 20:00:00A melody can send currents through a web of neurological connections.

5 Top Breakthrough Medical Technologies and How They 2021-12-03 18:52:00

Genghis Khan Had a Soft Side 2021-12-03 15:00:00The infamous Mongol ruler was concerned with far more than conquest. His empire encouraged cultural pursuits, and even provided women with a degree of

Why Getting Gifts for the Holidays Feels Stressful 2021-12-03 15:00:00When it comes to holiday gift giving, reciprocity is the name of the game. But experts say that those expectation can still seem burdensome.

Is Your Modern Lifestyle Destroying Your Gut Microbiome? 2021-12-03 13:45:00This Probiotic Strain Could Fix It!

Five Female Inventors and how Their Inventions Changed 2021-12-03 10:43:00

The Truth About Cat People and Dog People 2021-12-03 01:00:00Decades of research have offered fascinating insights into human and animal nature, but they are also rife with contradictions.

Causes of Phobias Can Be Complicated 2021-12-02 21:00:00Fear not, here's what the experts have to say about the factors at play.

Do You Have What It Takes To Be 2021-12-02 17:00:00Rather than super-geniuses or super-athletes, NASA’s looking for super-roommates who also happen to be very good scientists.

CBD Gummy Bears: Best Gummies and Complete Guide 2021-12-02 16:00:00

What Does It Mean to Have Prediabetes? 2021-12-02 14:00:00It’s complicated: Prediabetes has multiple definitions and there may be different subtypes. But for many people who develop it, changes in lifes

Autoimmune Diseases Are on the Rise, Along With 2021-12-02 11:00:00New research reveals who is at increased risk and how vitamin D and omega-3 fish oil might help prevent troubling diagnoses.

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Omicron Prompts Swift Reconsideration of Boosters Among Scientists 2021-12-01 22:41:24Many public health experts were opposed to a boosters-for-all approach. The new variant is changing some minds.

What We Know About the New Covid Variant, 2021-12-01 21:04:40Intense research into the new coronavirus variant first identified in southern Africa has just begun. World leaders have urged people not to panic &md

Prints Long Thought to Be Bear Tracks May 2021-12-01 18:36:14New research published in the journal Nature suggests that the prints, discovered in Tanzania in 1976, were left by an unidentified hominin, or early

Drought Study on Madagascar Underlines Complexity of Climate 2021-12-01 18:15:57Low rainfall has caused a humanitarian crisis in Madagascar, but common assumptions about drought didn’t hold up to scrutiny.

Counterfeit Covid Masks Are Still Sold Everywhere 2021-12-01 17:33:40Rising Covid cases have spurred a return to mask-wearing in the U.S. and overseas, at a time when flawed KN95s from China continue to dominate e-comme

Vaccine Hesitancy Hurts Covid Fight in Poorer Countries 2021-12-01 13:44:20Vaccines are finally available in many African countries, but an underfunded public health system has slowed their delivery, and some people there, as

This Dinosaur Found in Chile Had a Battle 2021-12-01 12:27:43While ankylosaurs are already known for their armor and club tails, this specimen from South America had a unique way of fighting predators.

Trust in Science and Scientists Increased Globally, Poll 2021-12-01 05:00:14An international survey found that the pandemic had enhanced public faith in researchers and science, up from 2018.

How Did the New Covid Variant, Omicron, Get 2021-12-01 03:34:57The World Health Organization began naming the variants after Greek letters to avoid public confusion and stigma.

This Extinct Eagle May Have Gulped Guts Like 2021-11-30 22:46:38Scientists suggest the largest eagle that ever existed hunted down its 500-pound prey and then stuck its head inside to gorge on organs.

Omicron Variant, in 20 Nations, Spread Earlier Than 2021-11-30 21:36:36With evidence growing that a worrisome new coronavirus variant is highly contagious, health officials issued warnings that vulnerable people should no

NASA Delays Spacewalk, Citing Space Debris Threat to 2021-11-30 19:33:47The agency did not link the postponement of repairs to wreckage caused by a recent Russian antisatellite weapon test.

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Daytime meals may reduce health risks linked to 2021-12-03 15:14:33A small clinical trial has found that eating during the nighttime -- like many shift workers do -- can increase glucose levels, while eating only duri

Immune system-stimulating nanoparticle could lead to more powerful 2021-12-03 15:14:20Researchers designed a new nanoparticle adjuvant that may be more potent than others now in use. Studies in mice showed it significantly improved anti

Wraparound care coordination associated with many positive outcomes 2021-12-03 09:58:07A study finds that Wraparound Care Coordination (Wraparound), which has been adopted in states and jurisdictions across the country to help meet the n

Precise new form of brain surgery requires no 2021-12-03 09:58:04Researchers have developed a noninvasive way to remove faulty brain circuits that could allow doctors to treat debilitating neurological diseases with

Can seven questions determine how wise you are? 2021-12-03 08:15:29Researchers report that an abbreviated, seven-item scale can help determine with high validity a person's level of wisdom, a potentially modifiable p

Gene-editing used to create single sex mice litters, 2021-12-03 08:15:25Scientists have used gene editing technology to create female-only and male-only mice litters with 100% efficiency.

Whether people inform themselves or remain ignorant is 2021-12-03 08:15:21People choose whether to seek or avoid information about their health, finances and personal traits based on how they think it will make them feel, ho

Elevated heart rate linked to increased risk of 2021-12-03 08:15:19Having an elevated resting heart rate in old age may be an independent risk factor of dementia, according to a new study. Since resting heart rate is

Combined heat and power as a platform for 2021-12-02 19:11:54The state of Georgia could dramatically reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, while creating new jobs and a healthier public, if more of its energy-int

Wild blue wonder: X-ray beam explores food color 2021-12-02 19:11:52A natural food colorant called phycocyanin provides a fun, vivid blue in soft drinks, but it is unstable on grocery shelves. A synchrotron is helping

Damaged telomeres in the elderly may increase susceptibility 2021-12-02 19:11:41DNA damage signaling induced by aging telomeres increases the expression of ACE2, the human SARS-CoV-2 cell receptor, scientists report.

How statistics can aid in the fight against 2021-12-02 16:21:51Mathematicians created a statistical model that can be used to detect misinformation in social posts.