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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
The art (and science) of true happiness Aleteia EN
Did you know that eating chocolate, strawberries, and even spinach, can make you feel happy? Similarly, the simple act of smiling can elevate your mood.
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.
Inferring Earth's discontinuous chemical layering from the 660-kilometer boundary topography - Science Magazine
Inferring Earth's discontinuous chemical layering from the 660-kilometer boundary topography Science Magazine
The boundaries between rocks with different physical properties in Earth's interior come from either a change in crystal structure or a change in chemical ...
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 ...
Ultraviolet light could provide a powerful new source of green fuel Science Magazine
Scientists find potentially cheap way to turn methanol into ethanol.
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.
Mighty T. Rex Began As Cute, Deer-Size Dino Live Science
Newfound tyrannosaur species offers clues about T. rex's family tree.
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 ...
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 ...
How far out can we forecast the weather? Scientists have a new answer Science Magazine
Last month, as much of the United States shivered in Arctic cold, weather models predicted a seemingly implausible surge of balmy, springlike warmth. A week ...
Hindu nationalists claim that ancient Indians had airplanes, stem cell technology, and the internet - Science Magazine
Hindu nationalists claim that ancient Indians had airplanes, stem cell technology, and the internet Science Magazine
The rapid rise of pseudoscience in the Modi era triggers ridicule and concern.
Open Science, Open Source and R Linux Journal
Free software will save psychology from the Replication Crisis. "Study reveals that a lot of psychology research really is just 'psycho-babble'".—The Independent ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Ballenas students launch fundraiser for U.S. travel to promote science experiment - Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Ballenas students launch fundraiser for U.S. travel to promote science experiment Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Five Ballenas Secondary School students aim to fundraise for two trips to the United States to promote their science experiment that will head to the International ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
This ant-inspired robot can navigate better than civilian GPS Science Magazine
If you happen to be a robot, then you happen to have one very good way of getting home: GPS. But as every human driver knows, GPS isn't perfect. Now, a ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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.
EXCLUSIVE: Controversial experiments that could make bird flu more risky poised to resume - Science Magazine
EXCLUSIVE: Controversial experiments that could make bird flu more risky poised to resume Science Magazine
Controversial lab studies that modify bird flu viruses in ways that could make them more risky to humans will soon resume after being on hold for more than 4 ...
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 ...
Science Based Targets Initiative Announces Updates In Line With IPCC Special Report On 1.5°C - CleanTechnica
Science Based Targets Initiative Announces Updates In Line With IPCC Special Report On 1.5°C CleanTechnica
February 22nd, 2019 by Joshua S Hill. The Science Based Targets initiative announced on Wednesday that it was rolling out new updates to its target validation ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Moon Rover Robotic Concept; Planetary Exploration
I propose a beach ball hopping robotic planetary explorer, which could work in swarms, instead of a larger rover, which might be stuck in the lunar dust or red sands of Mars. One interesting concept is in a white paper by Paolo Fiorini entitled; "A Hopping Robot for Planetary Exploration" in which the robot has several design configurations all weighing considerable amount.
Welcome to the Eye Science
Thousands of dyslexic students, across the UK, are referred of something called "Asfedic tuning", this is a procedure that supposedly results in a precise identification of a persons optimal background best suited for acquiring the optimum reading speeds. Here are my notes about this: Is this Aprotocol@ a form of unconscious sensory teaching that Arecalibrates@ the retinal receptors to filter the returned spectral frequencies of light returned off the perimeter of the target object? Or is there a more fundamental brain architecture reprogramming process involved.
Einstein Half Dead
100 years ago Albert Einstein developed his Relativity Theory of physics that claimed that the universe is actually based on a space-time-gravity continuum (a non-mechanical version of Rene Descartes' earlier mechanical ether theory) and with time as variable and relative.Einstein believed that his theory disproved "all of Isaac Newton's physics theory", and that "Newton's theory" had disproved all earlier physics theories.
Mars is not hollow; is it?
Is Mars Hollow? We are pretty sure it is not, but no one can be certain however we might soon know. The reason such a question is asked is because of questions about the Earth and the time it takes for sound waves to travel through it.
Electromagnetic Energy in Meteorites - Theory
I have some friends who have the largest private meteor collection on Earth. He and his son 14 years old and a candidate for this idea; Now then in conversations, they explained all the cataloged meteor findings and found that each US state has 500 (there is an encyclopedia of such no doubt?) or so findings and confirmed by tests such as cross cut section, material grain patterns, density not found on Earth, etc, etc.
UAV Mini - Torpedo Bombers for Eliminating Hydro Cushioned Water Craft
UAVs can carry cargo, some of the very tiny UAV units can hold up to 11 lbs. Which is not much, however.
Locusts To Help Make Energy From Bio Waste, part III
If we bring the locusts to a feasting area of green cut up bio-waste to allow them to turn that into methane and protein, then we will be able to win the game. We must first limit the areas for egg laying so we do not end up with red-goo syndrome and runaway locust populations.
Precognition Shock to Prevent Bullet Strike
It is a pretty well known fact and has been proven that the body seems to pre-adjust to changes in advance of events by a second or two. For instance there have been studies of test subjects with finger sensors, which would show the subjects pulse or adrenaline spiked right before they were to be shocked.
The Joy of Recycling
I have always been an advocate of recycling. Even though I am not always convinced of its financial viability, I am thoroughly convinced of its value as a means of increasing public awareness of the cost of our consumerism.
UAVs and The Future Enhancements of Tele-Robotics
Today we have already available UAVs, which will soon have the capacity of operating together in swarms, controlled from another nearby aircraft. We have UAVs, which can be flown by a pilot sitting at a desk more than 1000 miles away.
Electromagnetic Energy in Space
Tesla was always looking for a way to harvest electromagnetic energy and deliver it to the world wireless, after reading a biography about Tesla, I had come up with this concept.Why not put a satellite that counter rotates the Earth and is located at the poles.
Heads Up Displays and Computer Human Interface
Heads Up Displays For High Tech Human Interface Need More Sensory Input to the Brain. We have been studying the HUD - Heads Up Display units for the Apache Attack Helicopter, F-18, Business Jets and thought of it's uses for soccer moms in SUVs in the fog, over the road trucks, Race Cars, Speed boats, Heavy Equipment is crucial mining endeavors.
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.
Pre-empt the Radiation or Die
At West Point, in a speech, President George W. Bush shared the doctrine of pre-emption with his cadets that he articulated as a countermeasure to September 11 attacks.
Super Volcano: Can The Disaster Be Prevented?
It maybe possible to apply a rogue wave theory and some mathematical formulas of fluid dynamics to the problem of superplumes (theory) of volcanic activity to get them to erupt outside areas of high populations. This would be done by triggering events into the liquid magma underneath the surface.
Acoustic Transducers for High Altitude Balloon Control
Using acoustic transducers it maybe possible to create a small region of thicker air underneath a blimp and use that patch as a platform of air to float on while blowing ever so slightly low pressure air underneath the blimp like a hover craft. Although this idea sounds like a long shot it can be done by use of a screen, which shoots the directed frequency waves into the waves created by the acoustic transducers.
A Case for Human Machine Visual Interface
Animation of personified reality is intriguing, memorable and interesting as well. Perhaps we ought to remember this when letting kids watch cartoons of attacking counter parts? Or maybe this is a good way to help them better understand the Machiavellian characteristics of the species before they enter the real world, where everything is not so warm and fuzzy.
'Kenyanthropus platyops': - Perhaps the 6,000,000 year old men found by a maverick who went behind the authorities back at the Olduvai Gorge will be proven to actually not be outside the australopithecine lineage. But the Leakey family has found a 3.
Electric Power Production From Magnetic Tapes
ATHENS - GREECE, -- An individual person called Basil Dimitropoulos, who is a graduate Electrical Engineer with specialization in Magnetic Recording Applications, has long announced that he developed a project that concerns Electric Power Production From Magnetic Tapes. This electromotive system affects directly the Global Home Appliances Industry and Transportation Industry, resulting in portable and mobile power supplies for Household Devices and Electric Vehicles.
Theoretically is it Possible to Defy Gravity?
Many believe it is possible to build an anti-gravity machines and there are many small version which can do this by interfering with the gravity waves. Other say why build an anti-gravity wave machine when you can use the gravity to pull you the other way.
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