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Researchers Observe ‘Space Hurricane’ in Earth’s Ionosphere New! 2021-03-02 18:17:46Hurricanes in the Earth’s low atmosphere are well known; however, disturbances resembling hurricanes had never before been detected in the upper

4,600-Year-Old Egyptian Painting Depicts Extinct Species of Goose New! 2021-03-02 16:05:49University of Queensland’s Dr. Anthony Romilio has examined the ‘Meidum Geese,’ a painting from the Chapel of Itet at Meidum in Egyp

New Sauropod Dinosaur Discovered in Uzbekistan New! 2021-03-02 14:35:21Paleontologists have identified a new genus and species of rebbachisaurid dinosaur from a fossil uncovered in Uzbekistan. The newly-discovered dinosau

Study: Neanderthals Had Capacity to Produce Human-Like Speech 2021-03-02 12:52:23Neanderthals evolved the auditory capacities to support a vocal communication system as efficient as modern human speech, according to new research le

New Type of Bone Cell Discovered: Osteomorphs 2021-03-02 11:04:27Osteomorphs are found in the blood and bone marrow, and fuse together to form osteoclasts, the cells that are specialized in resorbing bone. Osteomorp

Physicists Directly Image Space-Time Crystal 2021-03-01 18:25:23Space-time crystals are time-periodic self-organized structures postulated by the Nobel laureate in physics Frank Wilczek in 2012. In new research, ph

65-Million-Year-Old Primate Fossils Uncovered in Montana 2021-03-01 16:22:23Paleontologists in the United States have discovered and analyzed the fossilized remains from two species of Purgatorius, the oldest genus in a group

Rare Species of Australian Native Bee Rediscovered 2021-03-01 14:07:19Pharohylaeus lactiferous, a species of Australian endemic bee in the genus Pharohylaeus, had not been seen on the continent since 1923. Pharohylaeus i

Paleontologists Discover Oldest Known Titanosaur 2021-03-01 07:01:38Ninjatitan zapatai lived approximately 140 million years ago (Early Cretaceous epoch) in what is now Patagonia, Argentina. Ninjatitan zapatai belongs

Hubble Snaps Breathtaking New Image of NGC 2336 2021-03-01 04:04:17The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced this beautiful image of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 2336. NGC 2336 is a barred spiral galaxy located

Artificial Sweeteners May Play Role in Spread of 2021-02-26 16:06:30Four commonly used artificial sweeteners – saccharine, sucralose, aspartame, and acesulfame potassium — can promote the horizontal transfe

4.4-Million-Year-Old Ardipithecus Hand Reveals ‘Big Evolutionary Jump’ 2021-02-26 14:55:59Paleoanthropologists from the United States, the United Kingdom, Norway, and South Africa have examined the fossilized hand of Ardipithecus ramidus, a

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Dialogue With Dreamers 2021-02-26 19:00:00Researchers claim that they can ask questions and receive answers from dreaming participants

Holy Moly, Clouds With Holes in Them? 2021-02-26 16:40:00They're called "fallstreak holes," and they occur when parts of a cloud suddenly fall away toward the surface.

11 Best Magnesium Supplements for Anxiety and Depression 2021-02-26 01:00:00

New Sustainable Materials for the Future 2021-02-26 01:00:00

Is the World Running Out of Oil? 2021-02-25 14:00:00Probably not, but demand may fall in the future.

Who Was the First Scientist? 2021-02-25 12:00:00Contenders for the title stretch back through the Enlightenment and the Renaissance to Ancient Greece.

Scientists Say Climate Change Will Continue to Drive 2021-02-25 09:47:00When animals are displaced by deforestation and global warming, that often puts them and the diseases they carry in proximity to humans.

15 Best Magnesium Supplements on the Market 2021-02-25 01:00:00

Harvard’s ‘Human Computers’ Revolutionized Astronomy. Their Work is 2021-02-24 11:00:00More than a century ago, women called “human computers” changed our understanding of the universe. Now volunteers are making discoveries i

Old Wives' Tales to Predict Weather: What’s Based 2021-02-24 10:42:00Our ancestors were pretty good at predicting the weather, but they didn’t always know what they were talking about.

Are Cesarean Sections Named After Julius Caesar? 2021-02-24 10:23:00Contrary to popular belief, Julius Caesar was not the first baby to be born via caesarean.

Lava Fountains Abound as Etna Starts 2021 in 2021-02-24 10:20:00Since the middle of February, Italy's Etna has been blasting lava over 5,000 feet into the skies of Sicily.

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High Turnover at Nursing Homes Threatens Residents' Care 2021-03-01 16:48:38A new study highlights the persistent problems caused by an unstable work force, an underlying threat that may have led to staggering death tolls in t

Surf’s Up. The Temperature Isn’t. 2021-03-01 15:53:46Growing numbers of surfers are taking to the Great Lakes — even when the weather is well below freezing.

This Bird Wasn’t Seen for 170 Years. Then 2021-03-01 15:26:55The black-browed babbler has long been one of Indonesia’s most enigmatic birds.

A Covid Vaccine Side Effect, Enlarged Lymph Nodes, 2021-03-01 15:14:58The condition is becoming more common as immunization rates increase. Experts are suggesting ways to ease patients’ fears and avoid needless tes

Recluse Spiders at University of Michigan Cause Brief 2021-02-28 11:19:10The discovery of Mediterranean recluse spiders at the University of Michigan prompted a two-day closure of one of its libraries.

Covid Vaccines: Johnson & Johnson's shot authorized by 2021-02-27 20:19:50The authorization of a third Covid-19 vaccine will bring millions more doses within days. But health officials worry that some people will see the vac

F.D.A. Expert Panel Endorses Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine 2021-02-27 18:32:18With this last hurdle cleared, formal authorization of the one-dose vaccine is expected on Saturday and distribution within days.

Facebook, Amazon and Others Restrict Online Sales of 2021-02-27 16:26:58Scientists are urging Americans to upgrade their face coverings. But Amazon, Google and Facebook restrict the sale of medical-grade masks. Critics say

Vulnerable Inmates Left in Prison as Covid Rages 2021-02-27 15:15:33At a federal compound in Connecticut, inmates in precarious health “are like sitting ducks,” one lawyer said.

CDC Traces Covid-19 Outbreaks in Gyms, Urging Stricter 2021-02-27 13:51:32Coronavirus cases at fitness centers in Chicago and Honolulu were linked to carelessness about masks and symptoms, federal health officials found.

The Coronavirus Is Threatening a Comeback. Here’s How 2021-02-27 10:59:07Many scientists are expecting another rise in infections. But this time the surge will be blunted by vaccines and, hopefully, widespread caution. By s

Global Action Is ‘Very Far’ From What’s Needed 2021-02-26 10:43:16New climate pledges submitted to the United Nations would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by less than 1 percent, the world body announced.

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Indoors, outdoors, 6 feet apart? Transmission risk of New! 2021-03-02 15:42:43The rush for scientific understanding of the novel coronavirus has focused on biological mechanisms: how people get infected, the response of the huma

A quantum internet is closer to reality, thanks New! 2021-03-02 15:42:36When quantum computers become more powerful and widespread, they will need a robust quantum internet to communicate. Engineers have addressed an issue

Scientists use forest color to gauge permafrost depth New! 2021-03-02 15:42:34Researchers have developed a remote sensing method of measuring the depth of permafrost by analyzing vegetation cover in boreal ecosystems.

New research highlights impact of the digital divide New! 2021-03-02 15:01:20The coronavirus pandemic has drawn new attention to the digital divide, as the need for online schooling and working from home has disproportionately

Unveiling the weaving fractal network of connecting neurons New! 2021-03-02 15:01:16High-resolution imaging and 3D computer modeling show that the dendrites of neurons weave through space in a way that balances their need to connect t

Gulf Oil Spill's long-lasting legacy for dolphins New! 2021-03-02 15:01:12Health impacts from a 2010 spill are found even in dolphins born years later.

Rating tornado warnings charts a path to improve New! 2021-03-02 15:01:06A new method to rate tornado warnings shows that nighttime tornadoes in the U.S. have a lower probability of detection and a higher false-alarm rate t

Ultrasonic cleaning of salad could reduce instances of New! 2021-03-02 15:00:45A new study has shown that gentle streams of water carrying sound and microscopic air bubbles can clean bacteria from salad leaves more effectively th

Intriguing particles emerge when two photons couple New! 2021-03-02 15:00:41Researchers exploring the interactions between light particles, photons and matter find that optical microresonators host quasiparticles made by two p

Unusual earthquakes highlight central Utah volcanoes New! 2021-03-02 15:00:36Earthquakes in the Black Rock Desert are rare and capturing the seismic recordings from these earthquakes provides a glimpse into the volcanic system

Placebo effect may explain reported benefits of psychedelic New! 2021-03-02 15:00:33Positive psychological effects associated with taking small doses of psychedelic drugs are likely the result of users' expectations, suggests a new s

A fluid solution to dendrite growth in lithium New! 2021-03-02 15:00:30Lithium metal batteries have higher charge density than conventional lithium ion batteries but are prone to problems of tree-like metal dendrites, whi