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New Energy Bill: Reducing Our Dependence on Foreign Oil
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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, ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Populating the periodic table: Nucleosynthesis of the elements Science Magazine
Elements heavier than helium are produced in the lives and deaths of stars. This Review discusses when and how the process of nucleosynthesis made ...
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 ...
Increasing Lightening Storm Intensity and Direction Control of Strikes
Using four UAVs in formation with one C-130 Hercules Aircraft or 747 with onboard laser:http://www.de.
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.
Building a Single Unit CO2 Laser Grid
When using a CO2 Laser to shoot down an incoming projectile, which enters a safety zone, it will be necessary to hold the laser on the target for about 5 seconds or more. To do this we must be able to shoot the laser in a grid, therefore if the projectile or aircraft or guided missile or even a UAV takes evasive action such as a high- speed high "G" 90 degree turn you can still register a kill on the target.
Energy Aware and Waste Wise
Constantly bombarded with negative information about the environment, finances and natural resources? Feeling overwhelmed? Each and every one of us can do something to help our world - starting right where we are, right now. Though not everyone can afford to donate cash or time to a cause, there are endless tactics that will decrease an individual's contribution to the landfill and their resource consumption.
'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.
Hibernating Humans for Space Flight
Can we hibernate humans using hydrogen sulfide gas for long-term space flight? The answer is most likely; "YES". Scientists have successfully hibernated mice spontaneously using hydrogen sulfide gas.
Why Dont Moths Fly to the Moon?
Surely, in the days before man invented artificial light, moths would have been attracted to the only light source at night - the moon. Wouldn't they have just kept on flying until they dropped from exhaustion? In fact does this not happen today in sparsely populated areas, where the moon is still the only night-light available?Navigation Sorry to disappoint you, but there is no concrete answer - only theories.
Making a Lightening Storm?
Here is a very basic concept idea/plan to harvest energy from Lightening. It is done in an artificial chamber, simulating weather in the atmosphere, but under exact and controlled circumstances; still in the incubation-thinking phase.
Philosophical Discussion of Distribution Systems
To properly understand marketing one needs to understand the natural march of distribution from a colony of ants to Wal-Mart's Distribution System. Efficient systems must be designed or worked out by nature over thousands if not millions of years of evolution.
Debunking the Debunker
In History and Science:INSPIRATIONAL COMMENTS:"Everybody was glad that I was living; but as I lay there thinking about the wonderful place where I had been and all that I had seen, I was very sad; for it seemed to me that everybody ought to know about it, but I was afraid to tell, because I knew that nobody would believe me. - John G.
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.
Institute of Noetic Sciences
The possibility of sentient beings on earlier solar systems said to be many billions of years older than our own, developing travel and transposition of some teleportational nature seems one of the most stable and down to earth possibilities when we consider these spheres. Other ideas flit through our mind as we imagineer the conscious wisdom of refined metallurgical objects beyond mere silica microchips and revisit what Dr Robins termed the megaliths - macrochips.
Mini UAV and MAV Power Plants
A set up of harnessed Lithium Polymer Cells can be the answer to mini-UAVs. When we compare the voltage output and capacity of wire harness systems and compare the weight of LiPoly cells to NiCd or NiMH cells you can achieve extremely better results than the average fuel and output on a ounce per ounce basis.
Divining Your Soul Number
Your Soul Number, which defines your very essence or heart's desire, is calculated using the vowels in the name that appeared on your birth certificate. This reading describes what you or another person value or want most in life.
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.
Building an Ice House on Mars
There is ice at the Martian Poles, one of the poles has water ice in abundance. Such an ice over region could easily be converted into a habitat for a Martian Colony of human explorers.
Robotic MAV- Micro Air Vehicle Based on an Organic Humming Bird Model
MAV Micro Air Vehicle Based on Organic Hummingbird Model. There is no more interesting bird than a humming bird.
747 Onboard Laser Might Cause Mistake and Identity
Remember when the Russians shot down a Korean Airlines 747 accidentally, which was 4 degrees off it's course and flew over Russian Airspace. Migs shot it down with two missiles, one hitting the tail and one hitting the left wing, everyone on board died.
Controls - The Building Blocks of Automation
As man learns to make machines that no longer rely on animal or human power, he finds that he has to develop some means to manage and control them. Powerful machines let loosed by themselves will create havoc and destruction.
DNA Testing Breaks Down Barriers in the Court Room
DNA testing has three major applications for forensic studies: identification of missing persons; identification of victims of wars, accidents, and natural disasters; and crime investigation. Annually, more than 20,000 forensic DNA tests are performed in the UK.
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