Empowering Latina scientists Science Magazine
The #MeToo movement and other women's empowerment movements have raised awareness about hostile conditions for women scientists, stimulating ...
U.S. science adviser sees smaller federal role Science Magazine
The new science adviser to President Donald Trump wants to usher in a new golden era of U.S. science—but with less gold from the federal government. Ending ...
Deal reveals what scientists in Germany are paying for open access Science Magazine
Project Deal, a consortium of libraries, universities, and research institutes in Germany, has unveiled an unprecedented deal with a major journal ...
Hachimoji DNA and RNA: A genetic system with eight building blocks Science Magazine
DNA and RNA are naturally composed of four nucleotide bases that form hydrogen bonds in order to pair. Hoshika et al. added an additional four synthetic ...
Astronomers discover solar system's most distant object, nicknamed “FarFarOut” Science Magazine
For most people, snow days aren't very productive. Some people, though, use the time to discover the most distant object in the solar system. That's what Scott ...
The world's largest bee vanished decades ago. Now, scientists have spotted it again - Science Magazine
The world's largest bee vanished decades ago. Now, scientists have spotted it again Science Magazine
In 1981, the world's biggest bee went missing—again. Wallace's giant bee (above, right), which lives in the rainforests of Indonesia, is four times larger than a ...
HIV drug could improve recovery after stroke Science Magazine
Stroke treatment has been a race against time. In the hours after a stroke, the clot-busting treatment tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) can limit damage to the ...
Do we need another massive particle collider? Science Weekly podcast The Guardian
With the Large Hadron Collider reaching its upper limits, scientists around the world are drawing up plans for a new generation of super colliders. Ian Sample ...
Why do zebras have stripes? Science may finally have an answer York Dispatch
Researchers found that fewer horseflies landed on zebra-cloaked horses than on the ones without striped coats, suggesting that zebra stripes may offer ...
7 of the most popular science books of all time Big Think
From Darwin to Dawkins to Hawking, popular science books show the world what we know about the universe. These readable science books are a great ...
Sleep well to slow Alzheimer's progression? Science Magazine
Although sleep disturbances are commonly reported in people with dementia (1), whether this is a cause or a consequence of the disease is unclear. Evidence ...
150 years ago, science changed forever CNN
2019 marks 150 years since the creation of the periodic table of elements, which epitomizes our modern understanding of chemistry and of the physical world, ...
Bad science creates fictional insects Martinsburg Journal
I have always loved reading and watching both science fiction and fantasy. I can easily suspend disbelief and enjoy dragons, wizards and the like because they ...
Japan’s Hayabusa 2 successfully touches down on Ryugu asteroid The Guardian
The probe was due to fire a pellet into the surface of the asteroid to try to capture dust.
Ubiquitin-dependent chloroplast-associated protein degradation in plants Science Magazine
Protein degradation is vital for cellular functions, and it operates selectively with distinct mechanisms in different organelles. Some organellar proteins are ...
Nobel laureate Steven Chu assumes term as AAAS president Science Magazine
Naturally, Steven Chu cites his work on laser cooling and optical trapping as the most recognized of his scientific career. In 1997, Chu, Claude Cohen-Tannoudji ...
The little reactors that could Science Magazine
Billed as safe and cheap, NuScale's small reactors aim to revive the ailing nuclear industry and help save a warming planet. Open in new tab. NuScale ...
The courage to leave Science Magazine
“I walked out of my first Ph.D. project!” I exclaimed. I was just a few months into a new job as manager of a graduate school, sitting in my first doctoral student ...
February 22, 2019 Science Friday
As a grad student, Priya Natarajan theorized that winds emanate from black holes, affecting nearby stars. Now, new evidence hints that she was right.
Why sparks fly when you microwave grapes Science Magazine
Physicists burned out 12 microwaves putting this trick to the test.
EEG helps scientists predict epileptic seizures minutes in advance: Prevention: Edible acid can stabilize misfiring neurons - Science Daily
EEG helps scientists predict epileptic seizures minutes in advance: Prevention: Edible acid can stabilize misfiring neurons Science Daily
A new study shows that acetate, an acid found in some foods, may help doctors intervene when seizures are imminent. Scientists can monitor the brain activity of ...
A degenerate Fermi gas of polar molecules Science Magazine
A dilute atomic gas cooled down to very cold temperatures can enter the so-called quantum degenerate regime, where quantum properties of the gas come to ...
Montana legislator introduces bills to give his state its own science Ars Technica
Two bills instruct the state to ignore the greenhouse effect and federal government.
Tunable intrinsic strain in two-dimensional transition metal electrocatalysts Science Magazine
Strain can modify the electronic properties of a metal and has provided a method for enhancing electrocatalytic activity. For practical catalysts, nanomaterials ...
In search of an aging antidote Science Magazine
Chronic disease states—including diabetes, most cancers, and cardiovascular and neurodegenerative syndromes—have become the leading drivers of ...
Catalytic reductive [4 + 1]-cycloadditions of vinylidenes and dienes Science Magazine
The Diels-Alder reaction is widely used to make six-membered rings by adding four-carbon dienes to two-carbon alkenes. It would seem straightforward to ...
Sixth-graders learning hands on science lessons at Cuyamaca Outdoor School 10News
Students from across San Diego who went to Cuyamaca Outdoor School were delighted by the snow and enjoyed learning hands on science lessons.
Mighty T. Rex Began As Cute, Deer-Size Dino Live Science
The fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex was an enormous dinosaur. However, this giant carnivore had very humble beginnings, according to a new fossil discovery.
Nearly half of US female scientists leave full-time science after first child Nature.com
Research puts a number on the proportion of people leaving full-time careers in science after the birth of their first child.
Deciphering mass extinction triggers Science Magazine
Five mass extinction events have punctuated the evolution of life on Earth, each reshaping the biosphere by ending the success of an overwhelming proportion ...
Ivanka Trump Retweets Praise Of Administration As 'Driver For Science,' Twitter Gags HuffPost
Snarky tweets reminded the president's daughter about White House denials of climate change.
Saying this 1 sentence will make you 19 percent more likable (and most people never do it) CNBC
Researchers call it "perspective-taking," and it involves the ability to step into another person's shoes.
'Breakneck speed' mini moon hurtles around Neptune at 20,000mph The Guardian
Astronomers confirm orbit of tiny moon Hippocamp via multiple images from Hubble.
Regulation of predictive analytics in medicine Science Magazine
Artificial intelligence (AI) and increased computing power have long held the promise of improving prediction and prognostication in health care (1). Now, use of ...
Rookies lead the way on House science panel Science Magazine
A major perk of being the majority party in the U.S. Congress is getting to fill the leadership slots on every committee. For several new Democratic legislators, ...
Ultraviolet light could provide a powerful new source of green fuel Science Magazine
Scientists find potentially cheap way to turn methanol into ethanol.
Life on Mars BREAKTHROUGH: How 'HOLY GRAIL’ discovery boosts search for life on Red Planet - Express.co.uk
Life on Mars BREAKTHROUGH: How 'HOLY GRAIL’ discovery boosts search for life on Red Planet Express.co.uk
THE search for life on Mars was boosted yesterday after scientists uncovered the “Holy Grail” discovery they had been hoping to make for years, a BBC Radio 4 ...
Can Big Science Be Too Big? The New York Times
A new study finds that small teams of researchers do more innovative work than large teams do.
Climate change 'cause of most under-reported humanitarian crises' The Guardian
Climate change was responsible for the majority of under-reported humanitarian disasters last year, according to analysis of more than a million online news ...
NASA probe to make all-sky infrared map Science Magazine
A NASA mission is setting out to decipher some of the universe's oldest secrets from a cosmic web of galaxies. Rather than dotting the heavens evenly, galaxies ...
Weekly Digest (Feb 18-Feb 22, 2019): Top Weather, Environment and Science Stories of the Week - The Weather Channel
Weekly Digest (Feb 18-Feb 22, 2019): Top Weather, Environment and Science Stories of the Week The Weather Channel
A roundup of the week's top stories on The Weather Channel India.
Scientists uncover how high-fat diet drives colorectal cancer growth: Experimental drug candidate slows cancer progression in mouse model - Science Daily
Scientists uncover how high-fat diet drives colorectal cancer growth: Experimental drug candidate slows cancer progression in mouse model Science Daily
A new study suggests that high-fat diets fuel colorectal cancer growth by upsetting the balance of bile acids in the intestine and triggering a hormonal signal that ...
Earth may be 140 years away from reaching carbon levels not seen in 56 million years - Science Daily
Earth may be 140 years away from reaching carbon levels not seen in 56 million years Science Daily
Total human carbon dioxide emissions could match those of Earth's last major greenhouse warming event in fewer than five generations, new research finds.
A third of Canadians say science on vaccines isn't 'quite clear': poll National Post
In Canada, one tenth of children are going unvaccinated, meaning 750000 have no immunity whatsoever against diphtheria, whopping cough, tetanus and ...
Massive volcanic event may have turned Earth into ‘giant snowball’, scientists say - The Independent
Massive volcanic event may have turned Earth into ‘giant snowball’, scientists say The Independent
Ancient volcanoes may have triggered a period in Earth's history when temperatures plummeted and the planet turned into a “giant snowball”, according to ...
Foxes were domesticated by humans in the Bronze Age EurekAlert
In the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula, between the third and second millennium BC, a widespread funeral practice consisted in burying humans with animals.
Earliest example of animal nest sharing revealed by scientists Science Daily
An international team of scientists has shown that fossilized eggshells unearthed in western Romania represent the earliest known nest site shared by multiple ...
AAAS: Machine learning 'causing science crisis' BBC News
Machine-learning techniques used by thousands of scientists to analyse data are producing results that are misleading and often completely wrong.
The mummy of all Tutankhamun shows will land in London The Guardian
The largest number of King Tutankhamun treasures ever to leave Egypt are heading to London for an exhibition which organisers say will never happen again.
10 Leading Organisations That Are Hiring Data Scientists In Singapore Analytics India Magazine
In this article, we list down 10 big organisations that currently boast a lot of openings in data science jobs and related avenues.
Researchers hung men on a cross and added blood in bid to prove Turin Shroud is real - Science Magazine
Researchers hung men on a cross and added blood in bid to prove Turin Shroud is real Science Magazine
In an attempt to prove that the Turin Shroud—a strip of linen that some people believe was used to wrap Jesus's body after his crucifixion and carries the image ...
Dynamic gating of infrared radiation in a textile Science Magazine
Textiles trap infrared radiation, which helps keep us warm in cold weather. Of course, in hot weather, this is less desirable. Zhang et al. constructed an ...
Best girl in sciences to study applied mathematics at MIT The New Times
Soumayya Bint Outhman from Gashora Girls Academy of Science and Technology emerged to be the best girl candidate in sciences and fourth in the whole ...
High-tide flooding disrupts local economic activity Science Advances
Evaluation of observed sea level rise impacts to date has emphasized sea level extremes, such as those from tropical cyclones. Far less is known about the ...
Earth's Atmosphere Is Bigger Than We Thought - It Actually Goes Past The Moon ScienceAlert
We humans like to put labels and boundaries on things. For example, the boundary between Earth's atmosphere and space is the Kármán line, the point at 100 ...
Trump to launch artificial intelligence initiative, but many details lacking Science Magazine
Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a defining issue of our time, affecting national security, economic development, human rights, and social media—for better ...
Derval O'Rourke gets behind the science of those Operation Transformation weighing scales - Irish Examiner
Derval O'Rourke gets behind the science of those Operation Transformation weighing scales Irish Examiner
This week I'm chatting about metabolic age testing which has been a big feature on Operation Transformation this year and which is something lots of members ...
EXCLUSIVE: The first interview with Trump's new science adviser Science Magazine
The new science adviser to President Donald Trump has studied the causes and effects of extreme weather for nearly 4 decades. But meteorologist Kelvin ...
Plastics reach remote pristine environments, scientists say The Guardian
Scientists have warned about the impact of plastic pollution in the most pristine corners of the world after discovering chemical additives in birds' eggs in the ...
Germany's wolves are on the rise thanks to a surprising ally: the military Science Magazine
Wolves are an impressive success story for wildlife recovery in central Europe, bouncing back from near extermination in the 20th century to a population of ...
At many river deltas, scientists are missing a major source of sea level rise Science Magazine
For coastal communities, the sea level rise propelled by melting ice and warming oceans is bad enough. But people living on the soft, compressible sediments of ...
Neanderthals could have been long-distance killers Science Magazine
Neanderthals were dangerous—even at a distance. A new study suggests they might have been able to nail prey with their pointy spears from up to 20 meters ...
When did kangaroos start to hop? Science Magazine
Scientists have long wondered when the kangaroo's distinctive leap first appeared. But ancient kangaroo skeletons are so rare that the hop's origin has ...
Update: NASA declares end of Opportunity's mission Science Magazine
*Update, 13 February, 2:10 p.m.: After more than a thousand attempts to revive the Opportunity rover, including a final unanswered command last night, NASA ...
Radar reveals a second potential impact crater under Greenland's ice Science Magazine
Just months after revealing an impact crater the size of Washington, D.C., buried under the ice of northwestern Greenland, a team of scientists has discovered ...
Native California medicinal plant may hold promise for treating Alzheimer's: Salk scientists identify possible healing compound in Yerba santa - Science Daily
Native California medicinal plant may hold promise for treating Alzheimer's: Salk scientists identify possible healing compound in Yerba santa Science Daily
The medicinal powers of aspirin, digitalis, and the anti-malarial artemisinin all come from plants. A discovery of a potent neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory ...
Pictionary-playing computer connects to humans' 'deep thoughts' Science Magazine
For decades, scientists have sought to give computers common sense—a basic understanding of the world that lets humans navigate everything from ...
The northern and southern lights are different. Here's why Science Magazine
The northern lights (above) and their lesser-known sibling the southern lights, aurora borealis and aurora australis, respectively, undulate across the skies in ...
A 25% pay raise? That's not nearly enough, young Indian scientists say Science Magazine
NEW DELHI—In response to months of protests and marches, the Indian government announced yesterday that it will give early-career scientists raises of up to ...
Depression: Can depression be reversed? Scientists investigate new treatment Express.co.uk
DEPRESSION could be reversed in people, according to recent research conducted by leading scientists, and certain symptoms of the sometimes debilitating ...
Measles cases have tripled in Europe, fueled by Ukrainian outbreak Science Magazine
Measles cases more than tripled across Europe in 2018, and one country drove much of the surge: Ukraine. Nearly 83,000 cases of measles were reported in ...
Using neuroscience to develop artificial intelligence Science Magazine
When the mathematician Alan Turing posed the question “Can machines think?” in the first line of his seminal 1950 paper that ushered in the quest for artificial ...
Stephens County students show of science projects at Empire science fair KSWO
EMPIRE CITY, OK (TNN) - Fifth grade students in Stephens County got the chance to show off their science fair projects Thursday. A fifth grade science teacher ...
Small research teams 'disrupt' science more radically than large ones Nature.com
The disruptive contributions of small teams to science.
NASA scientists discover oldest and coldest white dwarf star India Today
NASA has yet again made a breakthrough research by finding the coldest and oldest white dwarf, an Earth-sized remnant of a Sun-like star that has died, ...
As legal pot farms expand, so do air pollution worries Science Magazine
Colorado plans major study of emissions from indoor growing facilities.
A surface gravity traverse on Mars indicates low bedrock density at Gale crater Science Magazine
Gravimetry—the measurement of tiny changes in gravitational fields—can be used to weigh mountains. Large-scale gravimetric mapping can be done from orbit, ...
Fake news on Twitter during the 2016 U.S. presidential election Science Magazine
There was a proliferation of fake news during the 2016 election cycle. Grinberg et al. analyzed Twitter data by matching Twitter accounts to specific voters to ...
Teen zebra finches seek moms' approval for their new tunes Science Magazine
It's hard to imagine a teen asking their mother for approval on anything. But a new study shows that male zebra finches—colorful songbirds with complex ...
The 2018 rift eruption and summit collapse of Kīlauea Volcano Science Magazine
The Kīlauea Volcano on the island of Hawai'i erupted for 3 months in 2018. Neal et al. present a summary of the eruption sequence along with a variety of ...
Watch a maggot 'fountain' devour a pizza in 2 hours Science Magazine
If you've got the stomach for it, you can watch 10,000 maggots demolish the above pizza in 2 hours. Now, scientists have a better sense of how these fly larvae ...
Birth of a black hole witnessed for first time sciencefocus.com
Last June, astronomers noticed the appearance of a mysterious bright object in the constellation of Hercules. It remained visible for a little over two weeks, ...
Deadly human bone cancer found in 240-million-year-old turtle Science Magazine
A 240-million-year-old turtle died with a type of bone cancer that still haunts the living, National Geographic reports. The ancient turtle's fossilized hind leg ...
Gum disease–causing bacteria could spur Alzheimer's Science Magazine
Poor oral health is a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease. What's not clear is whether gum disease causes the disorder or is merely a result—many patients with ...
Ancient Earth rock found on the moon Science Magazine
What may be the oldest-known Earth rock has turned up in a surprising place: the moon. A 2-centimeter chip embedded in a larger rock collected by Apollo ...
Evidence mounts that gut bacteria can influence mood, prevent depression Science Magazine
Of all the many ways the teeming ecosystem of microbes in a person's gut and other tissues might affect health, its potential influences on the brain may be the ...
This bat species may be the source of the Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11000 people in West Africa - Science Magazine
This bat species may be the source of the Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11000 people in West Africa Science Magazine
Scientists find part of the virus's genome in an insect-eating bat caught near a mineshaft in Liberia.
Numerical cognition in honeybees enables addition and subtraction Science Advances
Many animals understand numbers at a basic level for use in essential tasks such as foraging, shoaling, and resource management. However, complex ...
Metabolic asymmetry and the global diversity of marine predators Science Magazine
Generally, biodiversity is higher in the tropics than at the poles. This pattern is present across taxa as diverse as plants and insects. Marine mammals and birds ...
Scientists Are Revealing The Weirdest Thing They've Done For Science, And They're Brilliant - IFLScience
Scientists Are Revealing The Weirdest Thing They've Done For Science, And They're Brilliant IFLScience
Scientists are sharing on Twitter the weirdest things they've done in the name of science, offering up a fascinating glimpse into what scientists consider.
A loud quasi-periodic oscillation after a star is disrupted by a massive black hole - Science Magazine
A loud quasi-periodic oscillation after a star is disrupted by a massive black hole Science Magazine
When a star passes close to a massive black hole (MBH), it is ripped apart by the strong tidal forces. As the resulting debris falls toward the MBH, it heats up, ...
MIT Scientists Are Making Flexible Superhero Body Armor Inspired By... Lobsters ScienceAlert
Imagine a highly sophisticated body armor that is a tough as it is flexible, a shield that consists largely of water, but remains strong enough to prevent mechanical ...
The Quantum Theory of Holy Languages
The quantum theory of holy languages (QTHL) encompasses the three most influential fields of knowledge: science kabbalah, quantum physics and mathematic. Applications of this theory in alternative medicine by use existing human experience has many practical statements.
Life Under Mars Ice Shelf?
When looking for life on Mars we should be thinking of how life forms on Earth. Not because it will be similar, although it possibly could be, but because we know the things, which inhibit life and the things which help it flourish.
Trash Talk Your Way to a Better World
North Americans account for less than 10% of the world's population, yet we produce 50% of the world's garbage and consume more than 33% of it's resources. If everyone consumed like the average North American, we would require three Earths!Authors Dave and Lillian Brummet offer an upbeat, proactive look at waste and resource management with their inspiring new book Trash Talk.
Surround Panoramic Night Vision is Possible
Modern night vision equipment is state of the art for infantry and Special Forces. After the most recent assault on the International Terrorists and insurgents in Falluja, Iraq the United States Military and the US Trained Iraqi Security Forces put to good use the methods of Urban Combat.
Army Mobile Command Center for UAV Launch
After visiting the Denver RC Modeler Club one day as they practiced for the national finals in PHX that year, we attempted a touch and go landing on our Blitz Mobile, which is a 74 foot long NASCAR type truck and trailer. Probably nothing more than a Fighter Pilots son from the cold war wanting to re-invent the aircraft carrier concept on a almost nano scale? We were successful on doing a touch and bounce on the top of the trailer without too much difficulty.
UAV Defense, UAV Recovery, Material Research, Infected Birds with Virus Plastic Net
When Manufacturing nets of any type: Going for strength and light weight is a challenge and it has been the compromise of many for so long in the battle to find the strongest net, sheet of plastic to mimic that of a Spider's web we have endured to no end. It is always and shall be for some time one of man's most important conquests in many of his fields of endeavors such as fishing.
Telescopes - Principle of Operation and Factors that Affect Its Properties
Telescopes are devices that are used to view the distant objects. They find its use in astronomy and physics.
The Bermuda Triangle and Antarctica
The art or science of metallurgy is vital to the social structures surrounding all esoteric beliefs. They are the most tangible items of the cosmic soup that are possibly drawn to certain Earth Energy Grid locations as we shall see.
Natural Gas Cost Increases; Want to know more?
A Thorn in the Side for American Business and Consumers - Natural Gas Shortages and Cost IssuesNatural Gas Issues and costs are tough on Americans and American Business. There have been many incentives for businesses and industries to use Natural Gas to assist in clean burning fuel.
Why Condition Your Boiler Water?
A boiler is used for generating steam. It does this by heating water to its boiling point, after which steam will evaporate from it.
UAV Blimps Powered By Hydro-Electric Motors Using Hydro and Fluid Dynamic Theory
I believe it is possible to design a pilot-less hydro-electric blimp which would have a propulsion system which never requires fuel and would be based on a Perpetual Motion Machine which uses fluid dynamics in a hydro-electric. First the shape of this thing would be similar to the new shopping mall shade cover on the Las Vegas Strip.
Randomness Versus Predetermination
Science is inherently a series of experiments within closed systems. A known starting points, then a prediction on what will happen based on a set of starting parameters.
Energy and America
America is entering into a time of Energy crisis. It could easily be the greatest crisis that human-kind is to face.
Issues with Aerial Fire Fighting
A few years ago I visited the Wyoming Contractor, which used WWII aircraft to fight such fires. I was amazed that such old aircraft were not in museums but rather in flying condition and used for dropping phoschek on fires.
Launching 400 UAVs from a Transport Plane
How to launch hundreds of UAVs for an autonomous mission from a transport plane. As we watched the MOAB parachute bomb drop out of a C-130 onto the desert and above the tunnels below into Afghanistan, it left the world in awe.
A Tuned Bio-Field and a New Definition of Consciousness: Part 1
I rarely hear about the role of the Heart or the power of Love as relevant determinants of human health or spirituality. This was particularly highlighted at a recent energy psychology conference in which a keynote presentation on the topic of Enlightenment seemed to focus almost entirely on achieving altered states of consciousness.
Three Types of Telescopes - What are the Advantages
Refractors, Newtonian reflectors and Catadioptrics are the three main types of telescopes. All these different types have the same purpose, but each telescope design does it differently.
Enemy UAV Defense is under consideration
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles should be shot down from the air rather than the ground because if they are flown tele-robotically the operator who is looking down and forward will not know where the anti-aircraft device is. If the enemy uses Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to draw fire, which is a smart move for them, then once fired upon the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle whether it is shot down or not has now located our weaponry and troops.
The Best and Worst of April's Weather
If Johannes Kepler, the renowned 17th century astronomer and discoverer of the planetary laws of motion, could speak from the heavenlies, he might have a few words of wisdom to share with the National Weather Service. Although Kepler's name is not normally associated with meteorology, he was quite the weather forecaster in his day.
What are the Biggest Solar Projects?
Solar power will be necessary for space exploration and off planet colonies on the moon and Mars in the next few decades and our advances here on Earth will assist us with the knowledge we need to power them up. Some may not realize but we have come a long way in our solar technology in the last few decades and we are now ready to take this experience and knowledge to the next level; to build something out of this world.
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