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Astronomers Observe ‘Rosetta Stone of Supernovae’ New! 2021-10-25 17:50:39A Type II core-collapse supernova called SN 2020fqv exploded in NGC 4568, a member of a pair of colliding unbarred spiral galaxies; the other member o

Scientists Find Link between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and New! 2021-10-25 15:18:09People with more severe obstructive sleep apnea and reductions in blood oxygen concentrations are more likely to have elevated concentrations of trigl

Super-Jupiter Found Circling Very Young, Very Low Mass New! 2021-10-25 13:26:12The discovery of a super-Jupiter exoplanet around the M-type dwarf star 2MASS J04372171+2651014 challenges models of planet formation by either core a

Human Brains Decreased in Size 3,000 Years Ago, New! 2021-10-25 11:27:44Human brain size nearly quadrupled in 6 million years since Homo last shared a common ancestor with chimpanzees, but human brains are thought to have

Hubble Captures Striking New Image of Spiral Galaxy 2021-10-25 06:01:56The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced an outstanding image of the central part of the isolated barred spiral galaxy NGC 2903. NGC 2903 is l

Paleontologists Find Fossils of New Lizard and Fish 2021-10-22 18:07:13Two new species — the small skink Sciroseps pawhuskai and the pycnodontiform fish Anomoeodus caddoi — that lived during the Early Cretaceo

New Research Provides Evidence that Vikings were Present 2021-10-22 15:55:23The Vikings (or Norse) were the first Europeans to cross the Atlantic, confirms a new study published in the journal Nature. “The only confirmed

Early Jurassic Herbivorous Dinosaurs Lived in Age-Segregated Herds 2021-10-22 14:43:15Paleontologists have analyzed an exceptional fossil assemblage from the Laguna Colorada Formation in Patagonia, Argentina, that includes 193-million-y

Study: Intense Ivory Poaching Resulted in Rapid Evolution 2021-10-22 11:48:41In response to heavy poaching by armed forces during the 20-year Mozambican civil war, populations of African savanna elephants (Loxodonta africana) i

Archean Asteroid Impacts Delayed Evolution of Earth’s Atmosphere, 2021-10-21 17:34:08A team of researchers from the United States and Austria has analyzed remnants of ancient asteroids and modeled the effects of their violent collision

Horses Were First Domesticated in Western Eurasian Steppes 2021-10-21 16:39:34In a study published this week in the journal Nature, scientists analyzed ancient horse genomes from all suspected domestication centers, including Ib

99-Million-Year-Old Modern-Looking Crab Found in Burmese Amber 2021-10-21 14:37:16The new fossil from the Cretaceous of Myanmar preserves large compound eyes, delicate mouthparts, and even gills. True crabs (members of the infraorde

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The Best Mattresses for Back and Neck Pain 2021-10-25 01:00:00

What Does It Mean To Be a Science 2021-10-24 13:00:00Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ed Yong reveals how he compiled The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2021 all while wrestling with the idea

This Patient Was Already Battling Organ Failure. Was 2021-10-24 10:00:00He was already unconscious when the alarm went off. But what first seemed like a classic heart attack turned out to be anything but. 

Beavers Chip in on Landscape Engineering 2021-10-23 15:00:00Their dams can improve everything from wildlife habitats to water quality.

Yes, People Are Now Trading and Investing in 2021-10-23 12:00:00The futures market has long traded things like gold and oil. Here’s why water recently joined the market, and how it might play out for the life

The Best CBD Gummies in the UK 2021-10-23 01:00:00Before you shop for CBD gummies in the UK, make sure to read this helpful buyer’s guide featuring the best gummies for sleep, pain, wellness &am

The Cruel Animal Testing Behind Thomas Edison's Quest 2021-10-22 14:00:00The ‘War of the Currents’ between Edison and Tesla is one of history’s most famous rivalries. Edison’s desperate bid to win to

Crocodiles Are Particularly Good Mothers 2021-10-22 08:00:00Parental behavior is common in crocodiles. And that’s not surprising when you get to know their evolutionary history.

The Best Smart Mattress for Enhanced Sleep Quality 2021-10-22 01:00:00

Does the Vaccine Cut Your Risk of Getting 2021-10-21 13:00:00Research says yes, but additional questions remain.

What Data Science Can Tell Us About Our 2021-10-21 09:00:00A small group of computational social scientists are using AI to bring dream analysis into the digital age.

Scientists Find Hints of a Hidden Mass Extinction 2021-10-21 09:00:00Up to 63% of African and Arabian mammal species may have vanished in a previously undetected die-off.

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Climate Change Poses a Widening Threat to National 2021-10-21 23:45:25Intelligence and defense agencies issued reports warning that the warming planet will increase strife between countries and spur migration.

Fossil Fuel Drilling Plans Undermine Climate Pledges, U.N. 2021-10-21 23:18:39Countries are planning to produce more than twice as much oil, gas and coal through 2030 as would be needed if governments want to limit global warmin

Dying Satellite, Not U.F.O. or Meteor, Likely Caused 2021-10-21 22:16:42The fiery trail astonished viewers in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana, but a Russian military spacecraft was the probable source.

C.D.C. Recommends Covid Booster Shots for Millions of 2021-10-21 21:40:51Recipients of the Moderna and the J.&J. vaccines may receive extra doses, although the shots continue to prevent illness and death.

N.I.H. Says Bat Research Group Failed to Submit 2021-10-21 20:33:59The federal agency told a G.O.P. House member that it had notified EcoHealth Alliance, a group criticized for its U.S.-funded work with Wuhan scientis

Dinosaurs May Have Been Socializing Nearly 200 Million 2021-10-21 17:31:33A trove of fossilized eggs and skeletons in Argentina revealed that some dinosaurs likely traveled in herds and socialized by age.

Tuskless Elephants Escape Poachers, but May Evolve New 2021-10-21 16:28:36Scientists identified the genes that played a role in many female elephants of Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park being born without tusks.

La Niña Weather Pattern Likely to Prolong Western 2021-10-21 15:34:53The climate pattern may also bring some relief to Northern California and the Pacific Northwest this winter.

Pain Doctor Accused of Sexually Assaulting Patients Faces 2021-10-21 14:36:46Ricardo Cruciani, a former pain management physician, already faces state charges. Each of the federal charges carries a maximum sentence of 20 years.

South Korea’s First Homemade Rocket Lifts Off but 2021-10-21 14:30:17The country aspires to be a leader in space technology, with plans to land an uncrewed craft on the moon by 2030. President Moon Jae-in said the initi

In a First, Surgeons Attached a Pig Kidney 2021-10-21 14:28:47A kidney grown in a genetically altered pig functions normally, scientists reported. The procedure may open the door to a renewable source of desperat

The Webb Telescope’s Latest Stumbling Block: Its Name 2021-10-21 12:27:10The long-awaited successor to the Hubble Space Telescope is scheduled to launch in December. But the NASA official for whom it is named has been accus

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Vitamin D deficiency for the first time visible New! 2021-10-25 10:17:41The cremation process destroys a lot of information that can usually be obtained from the human skeleton. Especially diseases are difficult to observe

Stretchy, bendy, flexible LEDs 2021-10-23 12:21:44Engineers have developed a way to print stretchy LEDs on unconventional surfaces using an inkjet printer.

Infant planet discovered 2021-10-22 17:15:27One of the youngest planets ever found around a distant infant star has been discovered by an international team of scientists.

Controlling light with a material three atoms thick 2021-10-22 17:15:06Thin structures made of black phosphorus can tune the properties of light, with implications for science and technology.

A diet of essential amino acids could keep 2021-10-22 17:14:58Protein intake is known to be vital for maintaining brain function in older individuals. Now, using a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, researchers

Stronger than spider silk: Bagworm silk enables strong 2021-10-22 12:38:25Researchers have harnessed the strength of bagworm silk to produce a strong conductive fiber. To obtain this novel fiber, the research team combined b

Traces of an ancient road in a lake 2021-10-22 12:38:19Eight hundred years of settlement history with land reforms, epidemics and repeated wars are preserved in the sediments of Lake Czechowskie in Poland.

Need for larger space telescope inspires lightweight flexible 2021-10-22 12:38:03Inspired by a concept for discovering exoplanets with a giant space telescope, a team of researchers is developing holographic lenses that render visi

Historical analysis finds no precedent for the rate 2021-10-22 12:37:55Limiting climate change to the 1.5°C target set by the Paris Climate Agreement will likely require coal and gas power use to decline at rates that

Electrical control over designer quantum materials 2021-10-22 10:24:55In the past few years, suitably engineered stacks of two-dimensional materials have emerged as a powerful platform for studying quantum correlations b

VR experiment with rats offers new insights about 2021-10-22 09:41:16A new study provides deep insights into how the brain's hippocampus works, involving networks of millions of neurons. That knowledge could be an impo

Discovery of new tiny fish, lizard species 2021-10-22 09:41:14Two tiny new species that inhabited part of what is now the American south some 100 million years ago have been discovered by paleontologists.