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 ...
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 ...
Did volcanic eruptions help kill off the dinosaurs? Science Magazine
What killed off the dinosaurs? The answer has seemed relatively simple since the discovery a few decades ago of a large impact crater in the Gulf of Mexico.
The top five films about science or scientists physicsworld.com
Four years have passed since Physics World proclaimed “Science cleans up at the Oscars” — and things have only got better since then. Last year, The Shape ...
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 ...
United States extends fetal tissue contract and revives one experiment Science Magazine
The U.S. government's leading medical research agency is quietly extending and reviving research that relies on human fetal tissue, even as President Donald ...
Curiosity Took the Weekend Off from Science on Mars Due to Glitch Space.com
NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars went into safe mode last weekend after an error booting up on Feb. 15, but the rover is communicating normally and should be ...
Rediscovery of world's largest bee has scientists abuzz Lompoc Record
The Wallace's giant bee is as big as a human thumb. Scientists were delighted when a team of researchers recently found it in Indonesia.
NASA Picks Science Experiments to Send to the Moon This Year - D-brief Discover Magazine
Following on the heels of its announcement to return to the moon this year, NASA announced Thursday the first batch of science projects and technology ...
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 ...
Seoul Will Welcome a Robot Science Museum Constructed by Robots Smithsonian.com
Seoul's Robot Science Museum (RSM) will welcome its inaugural exhibition before construction is even complete: As Dezeen's India Block explains, robots and ...
Nobel laureate shares his love of science and art in campus talk UNC Chapell Hill
Theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate Kip Thorne combines a love of art and science in his work, and he shared that passion with an audience that packed ...
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 ...
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 ...
Billings science students find success from failure KTVQ Billings News
BILLINGS- Students have learned that mistakes and failure are good and necessary in science. The Billings Public Schools showcased the benefits of Project ...
Ivanka Trump claimed her dad’s administration is a “driver of science,” and Twitter has roasts for days - HelloGiggles
Ivanka Trump claimed her dad’s administration is a “driver of science,” and Twitter has roasts for days HelloGiggles
First daughter Ivanka Trump retweeted a post in praise of the current administration's work in the sciences...and Twitter is not here for that spin.
Communications Workshop Helps Bridge Gap Between Scientists and Public State of the Planet
On February 21, scientists learned the essentials of science communication during a half-day workshop at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
Why sparks fly when you microwave grapes Science Magazine
Physicists burned out 12 microwaves putting this trick to the test.
Ancient humans hunted monkeys for tens of thousands of years Science Magazine
If you picture early humans dining, you likely imagine them sitting down to a barbecue of mammoth, aurochs, and giant elk meat. But in the rainforests of Sri ...
Weekly Digest (Feb 18-22, 2019): Top Weather, Environment and Science Stories of the Week - The Weather Channel
Weekly Digest (Feb 18-22, 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.
Diving into Earth's interior helps scientists unravel secrets of diamond formation Science Daily
Understanding the global carbon cycle provides scientists with vital clues about the planet's habitability.
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.
Herkimer gears up for Utica Academy of Science WUTR/WFXV - CNYhomepage.com
Herkimer didn't come close to beating the Utica Academy of Science in their first two meetings of the season.
Women in science and medicine still fighting for equality at the top with babies in tow ABC News
Holding a baby in one hand while finishing a paper with the other or being criticised for returning to work too early — these are common occurrences for new ...
Engineering HIV-resistant babies may have accidentally changed their brains Popular Science
In November 2018, a group of researchers in China divulged what scientists around the world feared: In what many researchers now call an ethically dubious ...
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, ...
Scientists sharpen their molecular scissors and expand the gene editing toolbox Science Daily
Scientists have figured out a better way to deliver a DNA editing tool to shorten the presence of the editor proteins in the cells in what they describe as a 'hit and ...
Scientists rally around Vanderbilt professor whose tenure bid appeared to hit roadblocks as Me Too activism grew - Inside Higher Ed
Scientists rally around Vanderbilt professor whose tenure bid appeared to hit roadblocks as Me Too activism grew Inside Higher Ed
A Vanderbilt faculty member, considered a hero to many women in science, finds her once promising tenure bid has stalled.
Ultraviolet light could provide a powerful new source of green fuel Science Magazine
Scientists find potentially cheap way to turn methanol into ethanol.
Western mourns passing of third-year Science student The Gazette • Western University's Newspaper
Kenneth Oommen, a third-year Western University student in the Faculty of Science, passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday. The flag atop University ...
Scientists solve mystery of a fish called Mary's 'virgin' birth Science Daily
A female stickleback fish, nick-named 'Mary,' has produced offspring from eggs that appear to have been fertilized while they were still inside her, according to ...
Mighty T. Rex Began As Cute, Deer-Size Dino Live Science
Newfound tyrannosaur species offers clues about T. rex's family tree.
480-Million-Year-Old Mystery Creature Finally Identified from Its Preserved Guts Live Science
What the heck is this weird ancient animal? New fossils have helped scientists figure it out.
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 ...
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.
Supramolecular architectures of molecularly thin yet robust free-standing layers Science Advances
Stable, single-nanometer thin, and free-standing two-dimensional layers with controlled molecular architectures are desired for several applications ranging ...
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 ...
Darpa Wants to Solve Science’s Reproducibility Crisis With AI WIRED
Social science has an image problem—too many findings don't hold up. A new project will crank through 30000 studies to try to identify red flags.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
The science of insect population collapse The Saturday Paper
Amid recent warnings of the mass extinction of insects in the coming decades, the global lack of research into insect populations has come into focus.
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 ...
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 ...
Scalable and safe synthetic organic electroreduction inspired by Li-ion battery chemistry - Science Magazine
Scalable and safe synthetic organic electroreduction inspired by Li-ion battery chemistry Science Magazine
The so-called Birch reduction is frequently used by chemists despite its daunting conditions: Pyrophoric sodium is dissolved in pure liquified ammonia to achieve ...
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 ...
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 ...
Star Trek–like replicator creates entire objects in minutes Science Magazine
A Star Trek–like replicator has arrived, but don't expect it to synthesize a cup of Earl Grey tea (hot) on the spot. Researchers have come up with a new 3D ...
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 ...
How scientists are fighting against gender bias in conference speaker lineups Science Magazine
In 2 weeks, 1000 neuroscientists will descend on Vancouver, Canada, for the Third International Brain Stimulation Conference. The first two iterations of the ...
Mice, like people, like to be rocked to sleep Science Magazine
Forget the running wheel. If your pet mouse is an insomniac, what it really needs is a hammock. New research shows that mice, just like humans, fall asleep ...
New app reveals the hidden landscapes within Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings Science Magazine
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Ever wonder whether a lost masterpiece lies hidden under the surface of a newer work? Researchers at Northwestern University have ...
Scientists unravel genetic basis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Science Daily
One third of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy cases in Finland are caused by one of the four major mutations, a new study shows. Overall, 40 percent of patients ...
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 ...
How 18th-Century Writers Created the Genre of Popular Science Smithsonian.com
French writers such as Voltaire and Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle helped shape the Enlightenment with stories of science.
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 ...
Colliding neutron stars shot a light-speed jet through space Science News
When a pair of ultradense cores of dead stars smashed into one another, the collision shot a bright jet of charged subatomic particles through space.
Superconductivity wins dancing contest, scientists master the cheese fondue, and the first ever web browser returns - physicsworld.com
Superconductivity wins dancing contest, scientists master the cheese fondue, and the first ever web browser returns physicsworld.com
Explaining your research, especially as a PhD student, can be a struggle. But communicating it via dance – that's a challenge. Last week, the 11th annual ...
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 ...
Japan Just Shot a Fake Asteroid with a Space Bullet … for Science Space.com
JAXA is preparing to sample an asteroid called Ryugu with the agency's Hayabusa2 spacecraft — so the team practiced on Earth first.
Scientists discover the origin of Stonehenge stones – quarries 180 miles away The Washington Post
A team of archaeologists in the United Kingdom says it has traced dozens of Stonehenge's massive rocks to two quarries in western Wales. The rocks, called ...
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 ...
Hayabusa2 just tried to collect asteroid dust for the first time Science News
The Hayabusa2 spacecraft has quickly tapped the surface of asteroid Ryugu, making the first of three planned attempts to grab a pinch of dust. Analysis of the ...
Older biologic age linked to elevated breast cancer risk: NIH scientists use epigenetics to help predict disease development - Science Daily
Older biologic age linked to elevated breast cancer risk: NIH scientists use epigenetics to help predict disease development Science Daily
Biologic age, a DNA-based estimate of a person's age, is associated with future development of breast cancer, according to scientists. Biologic age was ...
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 ...
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 ...
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'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 ...
Yellowstone volcano: 84 EARTHQUAKES strike supervolcano park - 12 hit AT ONCE Express.co.uk
YELLOWSTONE volcano was rocked by a total of 84 earthquakes last month, 12 of which struck in a single swarm of tremors, Yellowstone officials have ...
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.
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, ...
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 ...
Supernovas show the universe expands at the same rate in all directions Science News
The cosmos doesn't care whether you're looking up or down, left or right: In all directions, the universe is expanding at the same clip. When compared across ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Microwaved Grapes Spit Plasma, and Scientists Finally Know Why Live Science
Researchers combined thermal imaging with computer simulations to explain the physics of how microwaving grapes generates plasma.
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 ...
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 ...
African fossils show ancient advances in walking on two legs Science News
New Ardipithecus ramidus fossils reveal how hominids were shifting toward humanlike walking more than 4 million years ago.
Is tourism endangering these giant lizards? Science Magazine
Partial shutdown of Indonesia's Komodo National Park is unnecessary, scientists say.
Veterinary Hematology 101; 2005 Abstract
Veterinary Hematology is more than just blood cells. Blood, highly functional and truly definitive, does much more than provide for the transport of cellular metabolites and waste products.
God Created Man, 5000 years ago?
Well it is written that God created man 5000 years ago, there can be no doubt about it. The Holy scripture guarantees that is in fact how it exactly happened? Oh really? So how do you explain the fossil record, life on mars and dinosaur bones? Oh, you cannot explain that? I see, but you still wish to debate the works in the various religions and completely factual and to be followed literally then? Hmm? Okay, then I have a book that, I personally recommend that you do not read:"The Seven Daughters of Eve" By Bryan Sykes.
How Do Cities Grow?
You see the cities in America started where there was a river and small populations sprung up, then the railroad steam engines needed a place to fill up the water. Eventually the towns got larger and grew near the rail stations.
Acoustic Transducers To Detect And Eliminate Incoming Mortar Rounds
There maybe a way to use acoustic transducers to pin-point incoming enemy ordinance such as mortar rounds in order to shoot them down. Directional sound waves from acoustic transducers set at specific locations around friendly locations can create artificial barriers, which the incoming ordinance will have to pass to reach its target and thus be detected and triangulated or quadrangulated for interception.
There is something about the Hawkins clan that I like. My most adept and austere teacher was a Hawkins related to Black Jack the Privateer and I wonder if this man who died recently while happily flying his model airplanes is one of them.
Cloaking a UAV in Flight
If you will recall the Klingon Space Craft and Warship cloaked it's self as it attacked the USS Enterprise under Captain James T. Kirk.
Spray on Dirt for Camouflage
Super sticky spray on dirt or mud simulation coating or wash-off-able paint is needed to protect our troops in combat. It can be used for aircraft bottoms, helicopters and humvees.
An Immortal Horse
Egyptian scholars know there is little other than fiction that can be written about the civilization that lived on the banks of the Nile in far more recent times than the beginning of the 'Old Copper Culture'. All these things are related and the old fictions are replaceable with the story of a worldwide culture with trading posts in each and every part of the world.
Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Mudslides: Extreme Events - What Do They Mean?
In lieu of recent, tumultuous occurrences, people are more compelled than ever to discover the mystery of these modern-day, earth-changing events.One day, Earth(1) is experiencing the fourth largest earthquake in a century - a 9.
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.
Saving People in Disaster Crisis, Concept
So often when we see huge Natural Disasters there are many people killed, but for everyone who perishes there are 5-10 people injured; many very seriously. So often too the region of the world were the disaster occurs does not have enough hospital beds, medical professionals or the right equipment needed to help save those lives.
There is a Core at the Center of the Earth; Right?
There are some who would like to discuss why they believe the Earth is hollow and shaped like the inside of two symbols when put together.Most scientists are quick to discount such a notion and call it complete and utter BS.
Lets Get Dirty
There is no right way of saying this, so I'll say it the wrong way: in order to stay healthy we must stay dirty. Now, that didn't sound right, did it? Put it this way: if we all lived in sealed apartments where only the purest air was pumped in and every trace of bacteria were eliminated from our food we probably wouldn't last long when we stepped outside.
Stem Cells (The Truth)
The much publicized stem cell research debate focusing on moral arguments is off target with the goal of real progress in the direction of human physiological benefits potential. No matter what side of this issue you come down on, practical considerations ultimately trump this emotionally clouded subject.
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.
Active Aerial Minefields
Is it possible to build an active aerial minefield to protect our troops and in-country logistical supply lines? The answer is probably yes. The Germans attempted to use hot air balloons with charges on them.
Big Bang or Lots of Big Fire Crackers?
There are many who talk about the Big Bang Theory. Although no one can be sure what went bang? Steven Hawking suggests it does not matter what went bang, because we will never know, so let's think on things we can know.
Micro Blimps Cleaning the Air in Buildings to Eliminate Anthrax spores
Presently mini-blimps are being deployed in government leadership buildings as sensor units to identify biological threats in the air. We believe this new technology being deployed in this way is a most excellent use of such technology.
A Call for a Worldwide Campaign on Water Conservation
If we are to tackle the challenges of future populations on the planet, we will need to insure adequate water supply. Our US population is growing, by one person every nine seconds and with this growth the consumption of fresh water increases.
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