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Perseverance Snaps 360-Degree Panorama of Mars 2021-02-25 17:10:18The 360-degree panorama (high-resolution .tif image) was created from 142 individual images taken on February 21, 2021 (Sol 3) using Mastcam-Z, a mast

360,000-Year-Old DNA Sheds New Light on Evolutionary History 2021-02-25 16:02:53An international team of researchers has extracted and sequenced DNA from a 360,000-year-old petrous bone of the extinct cave bear Ursus kudarensis fo

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Returns Spectacular Image of 2021-02-25 15:12:15The new image was taken by the Wide-field Imager for Parker Solar Probe (WISPR) during the close flyby of the second planet from the Sun on July 11, 2

Heavy Coffee Consumption May Increase Cardiovascular Disease Risk 2021-02-25 13:51:49Long-term heavy coffee consumption (six or more cups a day) may lead to unfavourable lipid (fat) profile, which could potentially increase individuals

Supermassive Black Holes Could Form from Dark Matter 2021-02-24 16:09:42Theoretical physicists from Italy, Spain and Argentina propose a new mechanism for the creation of supermassive black holes from dark matter. Standard

Scientists Demonstrate Two-Way Communication with Dreaming Persons during 2021-02-24 14:38:08New research from Northwestern University shows that individuals who are asleep and in the midst of a lucid dream — aware of the fact that they

Researchers Sequence Mitochondrial Genome of Early Dog from 2021-02-24 13:18:21Scientists have extracted and sequenced mitochondrial DNA from a partial femur of an ancient dog that lived in Alaska 10,150 years ago. Their results,

Astrophysicists Detect High-Energy Neutrino from Tidal Disruption Event 2021-02-24 11:47:28The majority of supermassive black holes lie dormant and starved of fuel; these hidden giants can be temporarily illuminated when an unlucky star pass

Daily Caffeine Intake Induces Changes in Gray Matter, 2021-02-24 08:33:19Caffeine, a psychostimulant commonly used to combat high sleep pressure on a daily basis, alters gray matter structures; however, the effect appears t

Large Galaxies Strip Molecular Gas from Their Satellites 2021-02-23 18:00:53A research team led by International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) astronomers has studied the molecular-gas content of nearby massive g

Springhares Glow Orange and Red under Ultraviolet Light 2021-02-23 15:05:38Scientists have discovered a vivid porphyrin-based biofluorescence in two species of springhares, Pedetes capensis and Pedetes surdaster. Springhares

Aquatic Planets are Common in Our Milky Way 2021-02-23 14:08:40In a study published in the journal Science Advances, a team of European astronomers shows that water can be delivered to a terrestrial planet in the

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Dialogue With Dreamers 2021-02-26 19:00:00Researchers claim that they can ask questions and receive answers from dreaming participants

Holy Moly, Clouds With Holes in Them? 2021-02-26 16:40:00They're called "fallstreak holes," and they occur when parts of a cloud suddenly fall away toward the surface.

11 Best Magnesium Supplements for Anxiety and Depression 2021-02-26 01:00:00

New Sustainable Materials for the Future 2021-02-26 01:00:00

Is the World Running Out of Oil? 2021-02-25 14:00:00Probably not, but demand may fall in the future.

Who Was the First Scientist? 2021-02-25 12:00:00Contenders for the title stretch back through the Enlightenment and the Renaissance to Ancient Greece.

Scientists Say Climate Change Will Continue to Drive 2021-02-25 09:47:00When animals are displaced by deforestation and global warming, that often puts them and the diseases they carry in proximity to humans.

15 Best Magnesium Supplements on the Market 2021-02-25 01:00:00

Harvard’s ‘Human Computers’ Revolutionized Astronomy. Their Work is 2021-02-24 11:00:00More than a century ago, women called “human computers” changed our understanding of the universe. Now volunteers are making discoveries i

Old Wives' Tales to Predict Weather: What’s Based 2021-02-24 10:42:00Our ancestors were pretty good at predicting the weather, but they didn’t always know what they were talking about.

Are Cesarean Sections Named After Julius Caesar? 2021-02-24 10:23:00Contrary to popular belief, Julius Caesar was not the first baby to be born via caesarean.

Lava Fountains Abound as Etna Starts 2021 in 2021-02-24 10:20:00Since the middle of February, Italy's Etna has been blasting lava over 5,000 feet into the skies of Sicily.

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High Turnover at Nursing Homes Threatens Residents' Care New! 2021-03-01 16:48:38A new study highlights the persistent problems caused by an unstable work force, an underlying threat that may have led to staggering death tolls in t

Surf’s Up. The Temperature Isn’t. New! 2021-03-01 15:53:46Growing numbers of surfers are taking to the Great Lakes — even when the weather is well below freezing.

This Bird Wasn’t Seen for 170 Years. Then New! 2021-03-01 15:26:55The black-browed babbler has long been one of Indonesia’s most enigmatic birds.

A Covid Vaccine Side Effect, Enlarged Lymph Nodes, New! 2021-03-01 15:14:58The condition is becoming more common as immunization rates increase. Experts are suggesting ways to ease patients’ fears and avoid needless tes

Recluse Spiders at University of Michigan Cause Brief 2021-02-28 11:19:10The discovery of Mediterranean recluse spiders at the University of Michigan prompted a two-day closure of one of its libraries.

Covid Vaccines: Johnson & Johnson's shot authorized by 2021-02-27 20:19:50The authorization of a third Covid-19 vaccine will bring millions more doses within days. But health officials worry that some people will see the vac

F.D.A. Expert Panel Endorses Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine 2021-02-27 18:32:18With this last hurdle cleared, formal authorization of the one-dose vaccine is expected on Saturday and distribution within days.

Facebook, Amazon and Others Restrict Online Sales of 2021-02-27 16:26:58Scientists are urging Americans to upgrade their face coverings. But Amazon, Google and Facebook restrict the sale of medical-grade masks. Critics say

Vulnerable Inmates Left in Prison as Covid Rages 2021-02-27 15:15:33At a federal compound in Connecticut, inmates in precarious health “are like sitting ducks,” one lawyer said.

CDC Traces Covid-19 Outbreaks in Gyms, Urging Stricter 2021-02-27 13:51:32Coronavirus cases at fitness centers in Chicago and Honolulu were linked to carelessness about masks and symptoms, federal health officials found.

The Coronavirus Is Threatening a Comeback. Here’s How 2021-02-27 10:59:07Many scientists are expecting another rise in infections. But this time the surge will be blunted by vaccines and, hopefully, widespread caution. By s

Global Action Is ‘Very Far’ From What’s Needed 2021-02-26 10:43:16New climate pledges submitted to the United Nations would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by less than 1 percent, the world body announced.

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4D bioengineering materials bend, curve like natural tissue New! 2021-03-01 15:15:59Researchers have developed new 4D hydrogels -- 3D materials that have the ability to change shape over time in response to stimuli -- that can morph m

Deep dive into bioarchaeological data reveals Mediterranean migration New! 2021-03-01 15:15:56A team of international researchers has analyzed reams of data from the Neolithic to Late Roman period looking at migration patterns across the Medite

COVID-19 lockdown highlights ozone chemistry in China New! 2021-03-01 15:15:53Recently, the ozone season in China has been getting longer, spreading from summer into early spring and late winter. The COVID-19 lockdown can help e

Velcro-like cellular proteins key to tissue strength New! 2021-03-01 15:15:42Where do bodily tissues get their strength? New research provides important new clues to this long-standing mystery, identifying how specialized prote

Goodbye UTIs: Scientists develop vaccine strategy for urinary New! 2021-03-01 15:15:32Researchers describe a new vaccination strategy that they think could re-program the body to fight off the bacteria that cause urinary tract infection

On calm days, sunlight warms the ocean surface New! 2021-03-01 15:15:29In tropical oceans, a combination of sunlight and weak winds drives up surface temperatures in the afternoon, increasing atmospheric turbulence, unpre

Scientists describe 'hidden biodiversity crisis' as variation within New! 2021-03-01 13:38:40The rapid loss of variation within species is a hidden biodiversity crisis, according to a new study looking at how this variation supports essential

How a plant regulates its growth New! 2021-03-01 13:38:37Plants grow in two directions: the shoots of plants grow toward the light to make the best use of it, and the roots grow toward the center of the eart

True cost of the planet's energy and transport New! 2021-03-01 13:38:29The hidden social, environmental and health costs of the world's energy and transport sectors is equal to more than a quarter of the globe's entire

In era of online learning, new testing method New! 2021-03-01 13:38:26Engineers demonstrate how a testing strategy they call 'distanced online testing' can effectively reduce students' ability to receive help from one

Hydrogel injection may change the way the heart New! 2021-03-01 13:38:15Researchers have developed an injectable hydrogel that could help repair and prevent further damage to the heart muscle after a heart attack.

New algorithm identifies 'escaping' cells in single-cell CRISPR New! 2021-03-01 13:38:12A team of researchers has developed a new computational tool to help understand the function and regulation of human genes.