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Kids at Home? Earth School Wants to Send 2020-05-26 09:30:00Over 1.5 billion children can't go to school right now. An online program called Earth School hopes to help by offering kids, parents and teachers do

The Dream of "Disconnected Psychology" 2020-05-22 19:00:00Does psychology need researchers who "don't follow the discipline’s norms and conventions"?

Kids Aren’t Spared From the Coronavirus. A New 2020-05-22 14:16:00Fevers, rashes, nausea and other less-visible symptoms point to the mysterious Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome apparently related to the coronavirus

The Ancient Practice of Child Labor Is Coming 2020-05-22 13:00:00Researchers piece together the stories of the smallest ancient laborers.

What Do COVID-19 Antibody Tests Show — and 2020-05-22 11:13:00The tests are crucial to understanding the full scope of the COVID-19 pandemic. But right now, the results aren’t reliable.

Wandering Stars Pass Near Our Solar System Surprisingly 2020-05-21 18:00:00Our sun has had close encounters with other stars in the past, and it’s due for a dangerously close one in the not-so-distant future.

For This Psychologist, the Coronavirus Offers a Unique 2020-05-21 16:34:00New technology and a once-in-a-generation crisis are helping social scientists understand human behavior like never before.

The Psychological Importance of Extraordinary Experiences 2020-05-21 13:00:00Psychologists say feelings of awe go beyond good memories.

Do Humans Have a ‘Mating Season’? 2020-05-21 12:28:00Most animals mate at a certain time of year. But humans do things a bit differently.

How Will COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps Work in 2020-05-21 11:57:00Engineers build privacy into the design of U.S. contact tracing smartphone apps.

To Fight Plastic Pollution, These Researchers Want Your 2020-05-21 11:30:00Every year, 8 million tons of plastic get dumped into the ocean. Scientists want your help tracking where it comes from and where it goes.

Pluto’s Weird Atmosphere Just Collapsed 2020-05-21 06:00:00The dramatic fall in atmospheric pressure on Pluto is much larger than astronomers expected.

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Researchers Identify 19 New Genetic Variants for Problematic New! 2020-05-27 15:07:28An international team of scientists has identified 29 independent genetic risk variants — 19 of them novel — linked to problematic

Dinosaur-Killing Chicxulub Asteroid Hit Earth at Angle of 2020-05-27 13:14:10A 10-km asteroid crashed into Earth near the site of the small town of Chicxulub in Mexico at the end of the Cretaceous period, about 66 million years

Fossil of Ancient Long-Tailed Bird Found in China 2020-05-27 11:39:09A new genus and species of jeholornithiform avialan that lived during the Cretaceous period has been identified from a nearly-complete specimen found

Researchers Create Map of Electric Currents in Magnetosphere 2020-05-27 10:33:55Using five years of magnetic field data obtained by NASA’s MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) spacecraft, a team of scientists has c

Scientists Create 3D Map of Rat Heart’s Neurons 2020-05-27 08:36:11An international team of researchers has created a comprehensive anatomical 3D map and molecular profile of the rat intracardiac nervous system (ICN).

Collision between Milky Way and Its Satellite May 2020-05-26 14:58:49Repeated collisions with the Sagittarius dwarf galaxy may have triggered major star formation episodes in our Milky Way Galaxy, one of which roughly c

New Sex Hormone Discovered: Secretoneurin 2020-05-26 13:16:33A large protein called secretogranin-2 is important for the normal functioning of brain cells and other cells that secrete hormones to control body fu

Astronomers Find Giant Collisional Ring Galaxy in Early 2020-05-26 11:52:57Astronomers have spotted a giant galaxy with a massive star-forming ring that existed 10.8 billion years ago. Dubbed R5519, the ring galaxy was discov

European Cave Bears Had Pure Herbivorous Diet 2020-05-26 10:48:37An isotopic analysis of fossil collagen from the bones collected in three Romanian caves indicates that the cave bear (Ursus spelaeus), an extinct spe

Researchers Sequence Genome of Jojoba Plant 2020-05-26 07:57:40An international team of scientists has for the first time mapped the entire genome of the jojoba plant (Simmondsia chinensis). Jojoba is a dioecious

Astronomers Directly Image Giant Planet-Like Object around Sun-Like 2020-05-25 14:19:14Using three instruments on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), an international team of astronomers has discovered and imaged a giant sub-stellar

Study: Regular Handwashing Reduces Personal Risk of Acquiring 2020-05-25 13:20:31In a new study looking at 1,633 participants of the England-wide Flu Watch project, a team of researchers found that moderate-frequency handwashing (6

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Death Toll, Highest in New! 2020-05-27 19:02:57Scientists are revising the timeline of how the virus spread. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said she would direct public school districts to share f

SpaceX Launch of NASA Astronauts Is Postponed Over New! 2020-05-27 18:58:25Persistent clouds did not clear in time, pushing the launch back to either Saturday or Sunday, the next window of opportunity.

SpaceX Launch Live Updates: Weather Delays Mission New! 2020-05-27 18:56:57Follow SpaceX's launch of NASA astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft.

Live Coronavirus Global News Tracker: Latest Updates New! 2020-05-27 18:47:59As concerns about a much-touted Covid-19 drug grow, France has revoked its authorization as a treatment. In China, the rise of virus-tracking apps is

Coronavirus Isn’t Keeping Florida Crowds From SpaceX Launch New! 2020-05-27 17:49:22Many beachside hotels along the state’s Space Coast were already at capacity before Wednesday’s scheduled launch, a local tourism executiv

How to Recover From Covid-19 at Home New! 2020-05-27 17:12:16Rest and fluids are essential, but not always enough. Here are some more things you can do to feel better.

States Sue to Block Trump From Weakening Fuel New! 2020-05-27 16:41:04At stake in the lawsuit is the single biggest effort by the United States to fight the climate crisis.

SpaceX Astronaut Launch Postponed to Saturday New! 2020-05-27 16:38:54What you need to know about the mission taking two NASA astronauts to the space station on Wednesday.

Coronavirus Epidemics Began Later Than Believed, Study Concludes New! 2020-05-27 16:15:06In Washington State and Italy, the first confirmed cases were not linked to the outbreaks that followed, the analysis found. The epidemics were seeded

How SpaceX Got to Launch NASA's Astronauts to New! 2020-05-27 14:29:48A successful launch on Wednesday could forever change how the world thinks about getting people to space.

India Faces Swarm of Locusts 2020-05-27 14:14:16Blizzards of bugs are descending on India at an already tough time. Scientists say climate change is making the infestation worse.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Suit Is Like a Tuxedo 2020-05-27 13:34:22It also may herald the return of wearable tech.

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Ear infections discovered in remains of humans living New! 2020-05-27 15:02:02Researchers have discovered evidence of ear infections in the skull remains of humans living in the Levant some 15,000 years ago.

Computer vision and uncertainty in AI for robotic 2020-05-27 13:31:47Researchers have developed new software that can be integrated with existing hardware to enable people using robotic prosthetics or exoskeletons to wa

Surgeons study guidelines for treating cancer patients during 2020-05-27 13:31:30New research provides guidance on clinical decision-making in regards to treating pancreatic cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Avalanche photodiode breaks performance record for LiDAR receivers 2020-05-27 12:34:07Electrical and computer engineers have developed an avalanche photodiode that achieved record performance and has the potential to transform next gene

Patterns in crop data reveal new insight about 2020-05-27 12:34:05A new study unearthed patterns in datasets collected on rice plants across Asia that allowed researchers to develop a matrix to predict the traits of

'Nature's antifreeze' provides formula for more durable concrete 2020-05-27 12:34:00Secrets to cementing the sustainability of our future infrastructure may come from nature, such as proteins that keep plants and animals from freezing

Genomic analysis in samples of Neanderthals and modern 2020-05-27 12:33:44The frequency of genetic variants associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has decreased progressively in the evolutionary huma

Taking inventory of which drugs the world is 2020-05-27 12:33:39New research catalogued every COVID treatment documented in medical literature so far and found physicians have reported on the use of more than 100 d

Mouse model mimics SARS-CoV-2 infection in humans 2020-05-27 12:33:32A mouse model of infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) reproduces features observed in human patients, researche

Simple and readily available saline solution can reliably 2020-05-27 12:33:28In the face of dwindling supplies of virus transport media, cheap and readily available phosphate buffered saline can be used to safely store and tran

Multifunctional e-glasses monitor health, protect eyes, control video 2020-05-27 10:50:57Fitness tracker bracelets and watches provide useful information, such as step count and heart rate, but they usually can't provide more detailed dat

Superworms digest plastic, with help from their bacterial 2020-05-27 10:50:55Resembling giant mealworms, superworms (Zophobas atratus) are beetle larvae that are often sold in pet stores as feed for reptiles, fish and birds. In

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Most Medicare Enrollees May Soon Only Pay $35 2020-05-26 17:10:48Older adults who pick a drug plan offering the new insulin benefit would pay a maximum of $35 a month starting next year, a savings estimated at $446

Some COVID-19 Victims Developing Dangerous And Perplexing Blood 2020-05-26 16:35:31Blood clots that can cause strokes, heart attacks and dangerous blockages in the legs and lungs are increasingly being found in COVID-19 patients, inc

Nurse Who Survived COVID-19 Shares Jaw-Dropping Photo Of 2020-05-22 17:47:25“I wanted to show it can happen to anyone,” Mike Schultz said of his viral before-and-after shots.

Trump Orders Flags To Half-Staff To Honor Coronavirus 2020-05-21 19:46:02Flags on federal buildings and national monuments will be lowered over the Memorial Day weekend to honor nearly 95,000 Americans who have died of COVI

Trump Refuses To Wear Mask For Public Part 2020-05-21 17:13:29The president claimed he wore a mask privately but took it off before appearing in public because he “didn’t want to give the press the pl

Israeli Man Survives Having Iron Rod Pierce Through 2020-05-21 14:25:56Kamel Abdel Rahman managed to recover from the horrific head injury with some sinus problems and a reduction in hearing.

Prepare For A Potentially Extreme Atlantic Hurricane Season, 2020-05-21 11:57:422020 could mark a record five-year streak of severe hurricane seasons.

Fearless Bird Stands Up To A Herd Of 2020-05-21 05:35:45Don't mess with this crowned crane.

Weather Disasters Are Mounting Amid The Pandemic. Michigan 2020-05-20 15:41:01A historic cyclone in South Asia, a preseason storm in the southeast U.S., droughts and fires show climate change doesn't pause for the coronavirus.

Ford Motor Co. Changes Mind, Won't Insist Trump 2020-05-19 15:30:34Previously, a Ford spokesperson said company policy requires that "everyone wears PPE to prevent the spread of COVID-19."

Climate Change Is Fueling Stronger Hurricanes, Federal Study 2020-05-19 13:15:56The analysis comes as forecasters predict a fierce 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially starts June 1.

This Guy Found Something Very Unexpected Staring Through 2020-05-19 04:28:33A man in the Netherlands has some pretty unusual new neighbors and they spend most of the day staring at each other.

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Extraction of skin interstitial fluid using microneedle patches 2020-05-27 00:00:00Researchers at the Terasaki Institute enhance tool for extraction of samples used in monitoring patient health. Improvements were made in material ty

First map of proinsulin's 'social network' reveals new 2020-05-27 00:00:00Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have mapped for the first time the vast network of proteins that interact with proins

Van der Waals junction spin valves without spacer 2020-05-27 00:00:00Distinct from traditional spin valves with a sandwich structure consisting of two ferromagnetic metals decoupled by the insertion of a non-magnetic sp

A new method for predicting the evolution of 2020-05-27 00:00:00Research led by the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country estimates that determining the mutational load of the mutation of the BRAF (BRAF-V600E) g

Study: Ultra-thin fibres designed to protect nerves after 2020-05-27 00:00:00The drug nimodipine could prevent nerve cells from dying after brain surgery. Pharmacists at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), in coope

Anxiety needs global health attention 2020-05-27 00:00:00Identifying anxiety in those with depression could be key to developing successful programmes for tackling mental health problems in low and middle in

Finnish study proposes a model to predict cryptocurrency 2020-05-27 00:00:00University of Vaasa researchers propose a model that is capable of explaining 87 percent of cryptocurrency bankruptcies after only one month of tradin

A special elemental magic 2020-05-27 00:00:00Kyoto University physicists develop a 'nuclear periodic table'. While the traditional table is based on the behavior of electrons in an atom, this n

The asteroids Ryugu and Bennu were formed by 2020-05-27 00:00:00What is the origin of the asteroids Bennu and Ryugu, and of their spinning-top shape? Numerical simulations of large asteroid disruptions show that du

Information technology played key role in growth of 2020-05-27 00:00:00A new paper in Nature Communications shows the ability to store and process information was as critical to the growth of early human societies as it i

Elucidation of nanostructures in practical heterogeneous catalysts 2020-05-27 00:00:00The nanostructure of the heterogeneous Ziegler-Natta catalyst was clarified on the basis of cutting-edge analytical techniques. Scientists from Japan

Studying the development of ovarian cancer with organoids 2020-05-27 00:00:00Researchers from the group of Hans Clevers at the Hubrecht Institute have modeled the development and progression of high-grade serous ovarian cancer

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