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Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Popular Science There are a lot of myths about artificial sweeteners. The main one is that they’re actually better for … Continue reading Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners

Drug compound shows promise against rheumatoid arthritis

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Shown are 3-D CT scans of rat paws. The image on the left shows a normal paw. In … Continue reading Drug compound shows promise against rheumatoid arthritis

A male birth control pill that dramatically lowers testosterone levels is moving forward into a 3-month trial

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Tech Insider A new kind of male birth control pill was recently tested in a month-long trial, and is moving … Continue reading A male birth control pill that dramatically lowers testosterone levels is moving forward into a 3-month trial

Autism’s social deficits are reversed by an anti-cancer drug

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Latest Science News — ScienceDaily Of all the challenges that come with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the … Continue reading Autism’s social deficits are reversed by an anti-cancer drug

EGaming, the Humble Book Bundle: Mad Scientist is LIVE!

The Humble Book Bundle: Mad Scientist by Make: just launched on Wednesday, March 7 at 11 a.m. Pacific time! We’ve teamed up with Make: for our newest bundle! Get titles … Continue reading EGaming, the Humble Book Bundle: Mad Scientist is LIVE!

Breaking local symmetry—why water freezes but silica forms a glass

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories The origin of SiO2 glass formation revealed by simulations. Credit: 2018 HAJIME … Continue reading Breaking local symmetry—why water freezes but silica forms a glass

Stronger Than Steel, Able to Stop a Speeding Bullet–It’s Super Wood!

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global Some varieties of wood, such as oak and maple, are renowned for their strength. But scientists … Continue reading Stronger Than Steel, Able to Stop a Speeding Bullet–It’s Super Wood!

First flashes of light observed from individual graphene nanoribbons

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A graphene nanoribbon is partially suspended by a microscope tip, resulting in … Continue reading First flashes of light observed from individual graphene nanoribbons

Taking ibuprofen for long periods found to alter human testicular physiology

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Credit: CC0 Public Domain A team of researchers from Denmark and France has found that taking regular doses … Continue reading Taking ibuprofen for long periods found to alter human testicular physiology

General anesthetics do more than put you to sleep

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress A representation of thousands of tracked syntaxin1A molecules in a neuron exposed to propofol. Credit: Associate Professor Bruno … Continue reading General anesthetics do more than put you to sleep

See-through metals

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ESA Top News Microscopic metal Astronauts on the International Space Station have begun running an experiment that could shine new … Continue reading See-through metals

Addicted to Your Phone? It Could Throw Off Your Brain Chemistry

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science   It’s hard to escape screens; there is a roughly 100 percent chance you are looking at one … Continue reading Addicted to Your Phone? It Could Throw Off Your Brain Chemistry

Engineers 3-D print high-strength aluminum, solve ages-old welding problem using nanoparticles

The nanoparticle-functionalized powder is fed into a 3-D printer, which layers the powder and laser-fuses each layer to construct a three-dimensional object. Credit: B. Ferguson – HRL Laboratories

Keep on marching for science education

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Nature – Issue – nature.com science feeds The new school year is beginning in the United States, and science education … Continue reading Keep on marching for science education

Confirmed: Electrons Flowing Like Liquid in Graphene Are Insanely Superconductive

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Electrons have been caught flowing through graphene like a liquid, reaching limits physicists thought were fundamentally impossible. This type … Continue reading Confirmed: Electrons Flowing Like Liquid in Graphene Are Insanely Superconductive