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Retired Astronauts Discuss the Future of Spaceflight Ahead 2020-05-29 17:30:00Two NASA veterans Nicole Stott and Cady Coleman — ponder humanity’s future in space, as well as the role women will play in it.

Want to Start a Vegetable Garden? Here’s How, 2020-05-29 17:30:00You don’t need a proven green thumb to give it a shot. Expert horticulturalists share their top tips for planting sprouts at home.

Turns Out, You Can’t Blame Your Personality on 2020-05-29 16:15:00In the debate about birth order, twins appear to be an anomaly. Parents and scientists are starting to get answers.

Are Ultraviolet Sanitizing Lights Safe for Humans? 2020-05-29 12:32:00Called "far-UVC," this light is supposed to thwart pathogens like SARS-CoV-2 without harming humans — but some researchers would like to see m

How the Next Generation of Quantum Hacks Will 2020-05-29 12:00:00The quantum internet promises entirely secure communication. But cybersecurity experts say quantum mechanics opens up entirely new ways to attack it.

Why Artificial Brains Need Sleep 2020-05-29 09:00:00Like biological brains, artificial neural networks may depend on slow-wave sleep for learning.

5 Best CBD Cream For Pain 2020-05-29 01:00:00

Death From Above: Seven Unlucky Tales of People 2020-05-28 16:16:00Thousands of years of historical records show people are likely struck by meteorites surprisingly often.

What Is a Clinical Trial? 2020-05-28 09:00:00The only way to know if a medical treatment actually works is with a randomized-controlled trial.

How Will We Remember the Coronavirus Pandemic? 2020-05-27 18:28:00Years later, our memories of the pandemic may be somewhat distorted because of the way our brains process emotions and events.

The Time of Trials: Waiting for a Coronavirus 2020-05-27 09:00:00An infected and impatient world needs protection from Covid-19, but rushing it won't be easy. How can we speed up a complicated process?

What to Know Before the Historic Launch of 2020-05-26 20:30:00American astronauts haven’t launched from U.S. soil since 2011, and they’ve never ventured to space aboard a privately built rocket. That&

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ASKAP Telescope Traces Four Fast Radio Bursts to 2020-06-01 15:30:02Astronomers using the Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) telescope at CSIRO’s Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory have tracked four mysterious

New Pterosaur Species Identified from Fossil Found in 2020-06-01 14:28:07A new genus and species of pterosaur has been identified from a partial fossilized jaw collected on Isle of Wight, southern England. The newly-discove

Heavy Water Has Sweet Taste, New Study Confirms 2020-06-01 11:53:44Highly purified heavy water has a distinctly sweeter taste than same-purity normal (light) water, according to a study conducted by researchers from t

Up to 81% of COVID-19-Positive Patients are Asymptomatic: 2020-06-01 10:21:30In a paper published in the journal Thorax, a team of Australia researchers described the first instance of complete COVID-19 testing of all passenger

Hubble Snaps Beautiful Image of Globular Cluster NGC 2020-06-01 08:02:02NASA has released a beautiful new image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope of NGC 6441, one of about 150 globular clusters belonging to our Milky Way

Interstellar Object Oumuamua Could Be Hydrogen Ice-Rich Body 2020-05-31 09:01:05In a paper to be published in the Astrophysical Journal Letters, astronomers from the University of Chicago and Yale University show that the odd prop

Marine Biologists Discover New Species of Red Alga 2020-05-29 15:36:24A team of marine biologists from China and the United Kingdom has revised the taxonomy of Pyropia, a large genus of red alga (seaweed) in the family B

Israeli Scientists Find Traces of Cannabis and Frankincense 2020-05-29 14:20:07Israeli researchers have analyzed organic residues from two altars of the 8th century BC shrine at the Biblical fortress of Arad and found that one of

New Evidence Suggests Some Jurassic Theropod Dinosaurs were 2020-05-29 11:58:11An analysis of the fossilized vertebrate remains from the Jurassic Mygatt-Moore Quarry in Colorado has revealed the bones of a theropod dinosaur calle

Westerlund 2’s Core is No Place to Form 2020-05-29 10:31:06Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have observed young stars in a crowded stellar cluster called Westerlund 2. They’ve found

Study: Women with Neanderthal Progesterone Gene Have Higher 2020-05-29 08:25:41A hormone called progesterone is important for preparing the uterine lining for egg implantation and in maintaining the early stages of pregnancy. Alm

End-Devonian Mass Extinction Caused by Erosion of Ozone 2020-05-28 14:46:24High levels of damaging ultraviolet-B (UV-B) radiation collapsed forest ecosystems and killed off many species of fish and tetrapods at the end of the

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Sends Two Million Hydroxychloroquine 2020-06-01 01:00:45The two countries are studying whether the drug is safe and effective for the prevention and early treatment of Covid-19. And protests in the United S

U.S. Sends Two Million Doses of Hydroxychloroquine to 2020-06-01 00:19:53The two countries are studying whether the drug is safe and effective for the prevention and early treatment of Covid-19. Nicaragua has become a place

Astronauts Dock With Space Station After Historic SpaceX 2020-05-31 21:25:24Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley could stay in orbit for months to aid the station’s short-staffed crew.

Will Protests Set Off a Second Viral Wave? 2020-05-31 18:36:20Across the country, mayors, public health experts and other officials worry that even though many protesters are wearing masks, the risk of new corona

Do Runners Need to Wear Masks? 2020-05-31 15:30:09Some people have taken to yelling (online and off) at people exercising without masks. But does it really matter?

Trump Hopes for His Own Booster Shot From 2020-05-31 00:30:32The president, beleaguered by a pandemic, economic troubles and racial unrest, viewed the liftoff as a welcome moment of triumph that he celebrated wi

SpaceX Launch: Highlights From NASA Astronauts’ Trip to 2020-05-31 00:27:47Here’s what you need to know about Saturday’s second launch attempt of NASA astronauts in the Crew Dragon spacecraft.

SpaceX Lifts NASA Astronauts to Orbit, Launching New 2020-05-31 00:26:54The trip to the space station was the first from American soil since 2011 when the space shuttles were retired.

Live Coronavirus Pandemic Updates: G7, Lake of the 2020-05-30 23:42:35The German chancellor had announced earlier Saturday that she would not travel to the U.S. for the G7. Businesses are starting up again, but workers c

John E. Randall, Ichthyologist Extraordinaire, Dies at 95 2020-05-30 19:29:22He swam the world’s oceans, identified hundreds of new fish species and named 834 of them.

Scientists Question Major Hydroxychloroquine Study 2020-05-30 10:54:40Experts demanded verification of data and methods used in a study of drugs to treat Covid-19. The study suggested the drugs might have increased death

SpaceX Launch: Highlights From the Weather-Delayed Mission 2020-05-30 10:28:05Follow SpaceX's launch of NASA astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft.

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COVID-19 outbreak lasts days longer for each day's 2020-06-01 15:46:52A new analysis of COVID-19 outbreaks in 58 cities has found that places that took longer to begin implementing social distancing measures spent more t

Study seeks to optimize comfort for patients removed 2020-06-01 15:46:50A recently published paper reports on a study of the palliative ventilator withdrawal (PVW) procedure performed in intensive care units (ICU) at end o

New biosensor visualizes stress in living plant cells 2020-06-01 15:21:47Plant biologists have developed a new nanosensor that monitors foundational mechanisms related to stress and drought. The new biosensor allows researc

Why asteroids Bennu and Ryugu have their signature 2020-06-01 15:21:46Scientists with NASA's first asteroid sample return mission, OSIRIS-REx, are gaining a new understanding of asteroid Bennu's carbon-rich material an

Across the cell membrane 2020-06-01 14:48:28Aquaporins and glucose transporters facilitate the movement of substances across biological membranes and are present in all kingdoms of life.Biophysi

Class of stellar explosions found to be galactic 2020-06-01 14:48:23Astrophysicists have combined theory with both observations and laboratory studies and determined that a class of stellar explosions, called classical

Monitoring environmental exposures in dogs could be early 2020-06-01 13:46:14Man's best friend may also be man's best bet for figuring out how environmental chemicals could impact our health.

Asymmetry found in spin directions of galaxies 2020-06-01 13:46:12The patterns formed by spiral galaxies show that the universe may have a defined structure and suggest that the early universe could have been spinnin

Warmer temperatures slow COVID-19 transmission, but not by 2020-06-01 13:46:10Researchers looked at the impact of temperature, precipitation, and UV index on COVID-19 case rates in the United States during the spring months of 2

How Americans are coping with COVID-19 stress 2020-06-01 13:46:07Almost overnight, the rapid emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States and subsequent state and federal prevention measures dramatically

New study provides maps, ice favorability index to 2020-06-01 13:46:03A research team has created an Ice Favorability Index. The geological model explains the process for ice formation at the poles of the moon, and mappe

Extra choline may help pregnant women decrease negative 2020-06-01 13:46:01Pregnant women who take extra choline supplements may mitigate the negative impact that viral respiratory infections, including COVID-19, can have on

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Why Uncertainty Feels So Terrifying, And How To 2020-06-01 05:45:24The coronavirus pandemic has led to a lot of anxiety over what we can't control. These methods can help ease the stress.

NASA Astronauts Arrive At Space Station After SpaceX 2020-05-31 11:25:50The Dragon spacecraft carrying Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken docked automatically and required no assistance.

Trump Uses SpaceX Launch To Criticize Protesting 'Thugs' 2020-05-30 19:31:15He threatened protesters, saying that "mob violence" would be stopped "cold."

SpaceX Launches 2 NASA Astronauts Into Orbit In 2020-05-30 15:24:07Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, aboard the Crew Dragon, are the first Americans to blast off into space from U.S. soil in nearly a decade.

Louisiana Bill Would Mandate 3-Year Minimum Sentence For 2020-05-29 21:09:35The legislation could inflict harsh new punishments on Black protesters opposing a massive complex of plastics plants on what are likely slave burial

FDA Finds Contamination In Several Brands Of Diabetes 2020-05-29 15:43:41U.S. health regulators are telling five drugmakers to recall their versions of metformin, a widely used diabetes medication.

Monkeys Steal Coronavirus Patient Blood Samples From Lab 2020-05-29 13:41:21Eyewitnesses reportedly saw one of the monkeys chewing on a sample collection kit at the top of a tree.

MLMs Are Using Coronavirus Anxiety To Exploit The 2020-05-29 05:45:06Multi-level marketing reps are pushing unsubstantiated health and earnings claims to make sales and recruit new sellers during the pandemic.

Jason Chaffetz Finds His COVID-19 Calling 2020-05-27 17:59:44The ex-Utah congressman, who in 2017 proposed selling off 3 million acres of public land, is on a mission to ensure people can flood national parks du

Historic SpaceX Launch Postponed Because Of Stormy Weather 2020-05-27 16:34:38The launch would have been the first time in nearly a decade that the United States launched astronauts into orbit from U.S. soil.

SpaceX Ready To Launch NASA Astronauts, Back On 2020-05-27 10:25:28It's set to be the first launch of Americans from the U.S. in nearly a decade.

Boy, 12, Remains Totally Calm Despite The Massive 2020-05-27 02:07:59Young Alessandro Breda kept his cool throughout the nerve-racking encounter.

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Gene found that causes eyes to wither in New! 2020-06-02 00:00:00In a new study led by University of Maryland researchers, scientists discovered a gene that prevents blood flow to blind cavefish eyes during developm

An important new tool for developing COVID-19 treatments, New! 2020-06-02 00:00:00Scientists have a new resource to help them better understand COVID-19 as they develop treatments and vaccines.

Recycling plastics together, simple and fast New! 2020-06-02 00:00:00Scientists successfully blended different types of plastics to be recycled together, providing a solution to the environmental problem of plastic wast

Terahertz radiation can disrupt proteins in living cells New! 2020-06-02 00:00:00Researchers from the RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics and collaborators have discovered that terahertz radiation, contradicting conventional belief

Large simulation finds new origin of supermassive black New! 2020-06-02 00:00:00Computer simulations conducted by astrophysicists at Tohoku University in Japan, have revealed a new theory for the origin of supermassive black holes

Pre-COVID-19 poll of older adults hints at potential New! 2020-06-02 00:00:00Most people in their 50s and older were capable home cooks just before COVID-19 struck America, but only 5% had ordered groceries online, according to

Get it over with, or procrastinate? New research New! 2020-06-02 00:00:00New research from the UBC Sauder School of Business may have figured out why. The study, published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology, reveals key

An optimal decision-making strategy emerges from non-stop learning New! 2020-06-02 00:00:00Unexpected results bring into question which decision-making strategies should be considered as optimal.

Stretchable variable color sheet that changes color with New! 2020-06-02 00:00:00Toyohashi University of Technology research team have succeeded in developing a variable color sheet with a film thickness of 400 nanometers that chan

Extracellular vesicles play an important role in the New! 2020-06-02 00:00:00Extracellular vesicles (EVs) play a role in the pathogenesis of malaria vivax, according to a study led by researchers from the Barcelona Institute fo

Global warming will lift agriculture weed threat New! 2020-06-02 00:00:00Invasive weeds pose a significant threat to global agriculture productivity -- and their threat will become more pronounced if the Earth's climate is

Good night? Satellite data uncovers dolphins on the New! 2020-06-02 00:00:00More than 1,000 bottlenose dolphins live in Florida's Indian River Lagoon year-round. Although extensively studied, what they do at nighttime is stil


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