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Lenovo’s fingerprint manager left passwords vulnerable

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Prototype satellite makes way for 4K ‘Earth observation’

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Engadget British company Earth-i confirmed the successful launch of a prototype satellite earlier today. Called the CARBONITE-2, it’s an early … Continue reading Prototype satellite makes way for 4K ‘Earth observation’

NASA Has Invented an Incredible New Space Navigation Technique

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Oh, the places we’ll go! NASA has invented a new type of autonomous space navigation that could see human-made … Continue reading NASA Has Invented an Incredible New Space Navigation Technique

Feeding Your Cat or Dog a Raw Meat Diet Could Actually Be Dangerous

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert There’s no evidence it does any good. Anyone who’s tried researching the best diet for their beloved pet will … Continue reading Feeding Your Cat or Dog a Raw Meat Diet Could Actually Be Dangerous

Fast food makes the immune system more aggressive in the long term

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Prof. Dr. Eicke Latz and Dr. Anette Christ from the Institute for Innate Immunity of the University of … Continue reading Fast food makes the immune system more aggressive in the long term

‘Alien’ Shark with Goblin-Like Jaws Hauled Up from the Deep Sea

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BREAKING: Astronomers Find a Spectacular Source For Those Mysterious Repeating Space Signals

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert We’re getting closer! Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are one of our Universe’s most confounding mysteries – but astronomers may … Continue reading BREAKING: Astronomers Find a Spectacular Source For Those Mysterious Repeating Space Signals

These Birds of Prey Are Deliberately Setting Forests on Fire

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Even more proof Australian wildlife is nuts. It’s pretty hot in Australia right now. A brutal heatwave that’s incinerated … Continue reading These Birds of Prey Are Deliberately Setting Forests on Fire

Black hole breakthrough: New insight into mysterious jets

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Credit: Northwestern University Through first-of-their-kind supercomputer simulations, researchers, including a Northwestern University … Continue reading Black hole breakthrough: New insight into mysterious jets

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

Device creates negative mass—and a novel way to generate lasers

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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

There’s a term for people born in the early 80s who don’t feel like a millennial or a Gen X-er — here’s everything we know

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General anesthetics do more than put you to sleep

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Alzheimer’s drug turns back clock in powerhouse of cell

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See-through metals

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Working Human Mini Muscles Grown from Skin Cells in Scientific First

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Scientists have created tiny artificial human muscles that contract and respond to neural and electrical stimuli just like … Continue reading Working Human Mini Muscles Grown from Skin Cells in Scientific First

Climate Change Turned 99.8% of These Sea Turtle Babies into Girls

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science A photo provided by the Australian government shows baby sea turtles crawling toward the surf on Raine Island. … Continue reading Climate Change Turned 99.8% of These Sea Turtle Babies into Girls

Physicists create first direct images of the square of the wave function of a hydrogen molecule

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Massive Stars are More Abundant than Thought

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Breaking Science News Observations of 30 Doradus, a star-forming region in a nearby galaxy called Large Magellanic Cloud, reveal that … Continue reading Massive Stars are More Abundant than Thought

Quantum ‘spooky action at a distance’ becoming practical

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Scientists from Griffith University (Australia) have overcome a major challenge connected to … Continue reading Quantum ‘spooky action at a distance’ becoming practical

The Rise of Citizen Bioscience

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global It is 5 P.M. in Santa Clara, California. Elodie Rebesque, a senior at Los Altos High … Continue reading The Rise of Citizen Bioscience

Advances in brain imaging settle debate over spread of key protein in Alzheimer’s

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer’s disease. Credit: public domain Recent advances in brain imaging have … Continue reading Advances in brain imaging settle debate over spread of key protein in Alzheimer’s

Multiple sclerosis—cholesterol crystals prevent regeneration in central nervous system

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Together with his team Prof. Mikael Simons researches the formation and removal of the myelin sheathes which surround … Continue reading Multiple sclerosis—cholesterol crystals prevent regeneration in central nervous system

A nonaddictive opioid painkiller with no side effects

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We’re About to See a Rare Moon That Hasn’t Appeared For More Than 150 Years

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert & BUSINESS INSIDER If you were awestruck by the New Year’s Day super moon, hold onto your pants. On January … Continue reading We’re About to See a Rare Moon That Hasn’t Appeared For More Than 150 Years

AI Uses Titan Supercomputer to Create Deep Neural Nets in Less Than a Day

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Satellites Predict a Cholera Outbreak Weeks in Advance

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Meet “raw” water—ludicrously priced unfiltered water with random bacteria

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science – Ars Technica reader comments 121 Step aside, Juicero—and hold my “raw” water. Last year, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Doug … Continue reading Meet “raw” water—ludicrously priced unfiltered water with random bacteria

Virus could treat brain tumours by boosting immune system

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Credit: CC0 Public Domain A virus injected directly into the bloodstream could be used to treat people with … Continue reading Virus could treat brain tumours by boosting immune system

It’s Official: An Alien Megastructure Can’t Explain The Weird Behaviour of Tabby’s Star

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert The strangest and most mysterious star in the Universe goes by a lot of different names, but the boldest … Continue reading It’s Official: An Alien Megastructure Can’t Explain The Weird Behaviour of Tabby’s Star

Nature’s smallest rainbows, created by peacock spiders, may inspire new optical technology

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A miniature peacock spider with rainbow-iridescence. a) An adult male Maratus robinsoni. … Continue reading Nature’s smallest rainbows, created by peacock spiders, may inspire new optical technology

‘Bomb Cyclone’ Forecast to Hit East Coast

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How a Machine That Can Make Anything Would Change Everything

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub “Something is going to happen in the next forty years that will change things, probably more than anything … Continue reading How a Machine That Can Make Anything Would Change Everything

Super Blue Blood-Moon 2018: When, Where and How to See It

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Space.com January skywatchers are in for a rare treat: a Blue Moon, a total lunar eclipse and a supermoon all … Continue reading Super Blue Blood-Moon 2018: When, Where and How to See It

Mysterious Filament is Stretching Down Towards the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Universe Today The core of the Milky Way Galaxy has always been a source of mystery and fascination to astronomers. … Continue reading Mysterious Filament is Stretching Down Towards the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

Mitochondrial metabolite linked to regulation of neurotransmission

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Save a snowflake for decades

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‘Gaming Disorder’ May Get Classified as a Mental Health Condition – Here’s What That Means

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert There’s a certain point at which a hobby can become too much. The World Health Organisation is considering adding … Continue reading ‘Gaming Disorder’ May Get Classified as a Mental Health Condition – Here’s What That Means

Starfish making comeback after syndrome killed millions

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Scientists Observe Bizarre ‘Double Whirlpools’ in The Ocean For The First Time

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert For the first time, scientists have recorded a bizarre phenomenon in fluid dynamics, which up until now had only … Continue reading Scientists Observe Bizarre ‘Double Whirlpools’ in The Ocean For The First Time

Study Says Some Men Avoid Being Eco-Friendly Because It Looks ‘Less Manly’

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert It’s no secret we all need to pull together to help ease pressures on the environment, but there could be a … Continue reading Study Says Some Men Avoid Being Eco-Friendly Because It Looks ‘Less Manly’

This Deep-Sea Fisherman Posts His Finds on Twitter, And It’s Honestly Terrifying

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert We like to say we know less about the ocean here on Earth than we do about the surface … Continue reading This Deep-Sea Fisherman Posts His Finds on Twitter, And It’s Honestly Terrifying

These Quantum Droplets Are the Most Dilute Liquids in the Known Universe

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Space.com This artist’s rendering depicts a quantum liquid droplet formed by mixing two condensates of ultracold potassium atoms. Credit: ICFO/ … Continue reading These Quantum Droplets Are the Most Dilute Liquids in the Known Universe

Updates on ‘Oumuamau. Maybe it’s a Comet, Actually. Oh, and no Word From Aliens.

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Universe Today On October 19th, 2017, the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System-1 (Pan-STARRS-1) in Hawaii announced the first-ever … Continue reading Updates on ‘Oumuamau. Maybe it’s a Comet, Actually. Oh, and no Word From Aliens.

Do Our Brains Use Deep Learning to Make Sense of the World?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub The first time Dr. Blake Richards heard about deep learning, he was convinced that he wasn’t just looking … Continue reading Do Our Brains Use Deep Learning to Make Sense of the World?

Overlooked immune cells hold breakthrough for treating aggressive cancers

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Human CD4, CD4 T cells exhibit a wide range of CD26 expression (shown in red) on their cell surface. … Continue reading Overlooked immune cells hold breakthrough for treating aggressive cancers

Can’t switch your focus? Your brain might not be wired for it

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These Deep Sea Worms Without Butts Likely Haven’t Evolved For Millions of Years

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Long before we were bipedal mammals with skeletons and brains, we were primitive, sack-like sea creatures with no internal … Continue reading These Deep Sea Worms Without Butts Likely Haven’t Evolved For Millions of Years

Halloween asteroid prepares to return in 2018

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The Arctic Ice Is Dying

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science The Arctic “shows no sign of returning to [the] reliably frozen region of past decades,” according to the … Continue reading The Arctic Ice Is Dying

Laser-driven technique for creating fusion is now within reach, say researchers

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Study links health risks to electromagnetic field exposure

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Synopsis: A Test of Gravity’s Quantum Side

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Physics – spotlighting exceptional research Synopsis: A Test of Gravity’s Quantum Side December 13, 2017 Two proposals describe how to … Continue reading Synopsis: A Test of Gravity’s Quantum Side

Humans can feel molecular differences between nearly identical surfaces

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We Finally Know What Elements Are Contained in an Exploded Supernova

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Why Intelligent Optimism Is Crucial to Human Progress

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub There is nothing to be gained from blind optimism. But an optimistic mindset can be grounded in rationality … Continue reading Why Intelligent Optimism Is Crucial to Human Progress

New Bird Species Arises From Hybrids, as Scientists Watch

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine   The Big Bird lineage of Galápagos finches seems to be a novel species that arose in just … Continue reading New Bird Species Arises From Hybrids, as Scientists Watch

Too Big, Too Soon. Monster Black Hole Seen Shortly After the Big Bang

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Universe Today It is a well known fact among astronomers and cosmologists that the farther into the Universe you look, … Continue reading Too Big, Too Soon. Monster Black Hole Seen Shortly After the Big Bang

Earth and Venus are the Same Size, so Why Doesn’t Venus Have a Magnetosphere? Maybe it Didn’t Get Smashed Hard Enough

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Universe Today For many reasons, Venus is sometimes referred to as “Earth’s Twin” (or “Sister Planet”, depending on who you … Continue reading Earth and Venus are the Same Size, so Why Doesn’t Venus Have a Magnetosphere? Maybe it Didn’t Get Smashed Hard Enough

Mathematicians Awarded $3 Million for Cracking Century-Old Problem

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Two mathematicians have each earned the (massive but countable) sum of $3 million for a proof that could … Continue reading Mathematicians Awarded $3 Million for Cracking Century-Old Problem

This year’s flu season looks like a bad one—and it could be coming early

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Pigeons are smart enough to perceive abstract concepts like time and space

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Secret Link Uncovered Between Pure Math and Physics

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Obesity prevented in mice fed high-fat diet

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This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

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Juno Isn’t Exactly Where it’s Supposed To Be. The Flyby Anomaly is Back, But Why Does it Happen?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Universe Today In the early 1960s, scientists developed the gravity-assist method, where a spacecraft would conduct a flyby of a … Continue reading Juno Isn’t Exactly Where it’s Supposed To Be. The Flyby Anomaly is Back, But Why Does it Happen?

The Tantalizing Dream of Blanketing the Sahara in Solar Panels

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Bad News for the Highly Intelligent

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global There are advantages to being smart. People who do well on standardized tests of intelligence—IQ tests—tend … Continue reading Bad News for the Highly Intelligent

Egg accumulation with 3D embryos provides insight into the life history of a pterosaur

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After 37 years, Voyager 1 has fired up its trajectory thrusters

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Experiment shows that arrow of time is a relative concept, not an absolute one

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Babies Who Get More Cuddles Have Their Genetics Changed For Years, Study Shows

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert The amount of close and comforting contact that young infants get doesn’t just keep them warm, snug, and loved. … Continue reading Babies Who Get More Cuddles Have Their Genetics Changed For Years, Study Shows

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

Even a Kid Can Prove the Earth Is Round: Here’s How

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science This view of Earth’s horizon was taken by an Expedition 7 crewmember onboard the International Space Station on … Continue reading Even a Kid Can Prove the Earth Is Round: Here’s How

This Crazy Twist on Black Holes Says There Was No Big Bang

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert A physicist from the University of Campinas in Brazil isn’t a big fan of the idea that time started … Continue reading This Crazy Twist on Black Holes Says There Was No Big Bang

Mount Agung Eruption: The ‘Big One’ Could Come in Hours

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Latest DNA Analysis Shows The Yeti Are Actually Just a Bunch of Bears

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert The Yeti of the mountains of Asia, hairy like a white ape, yet bipedal and standing taller than a … Continue reading Latest DNA Analysis Shows The Yeti Are Actually Just a Bunch of Bears

Living Bacteria “From Outer Space” Have Been Found on The Outside of The ISS

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Eye contact with your baby helps synchronise your brainwaves

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Credit: University of Cambridge Making eye contact with an infant makes adults’ and babies’ brainwaves ‘get in sync’ … Continue reading Eye contact with your baby helps synchronise your brainwaves

Atom-length measurement

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ESA Top News Description A prototype atom interferometer chip in a vacuum chamber, harnessing the quantum behaviour of atoms to … Continue reading Atom-length measurement

Physicists set new record with 10-qubit entanglement

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories False-color circuit image showing 10 superconducting qubits (star shapes) interconnected by a … Continue reading Physicists set new record with 10-qubit entanglement

Brain scans reveal why rewards and punishments don’t seem to work on teenagers

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Credit: paffy/Shutterstock Parents and teachers are painfully aware that it’s nearly impossible to get a teenager to focus … Continue reading Brain scans reveal why rewards and punishments don’t seem to work on teenagers

A Physicist’s Physicist Ponders the Nature of Reality

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine Among the brilliant theorists cloistered in the quiet woodside campus of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, … Continue reading A Physicist’s Physicist Ponders the Nature of Reality

Synopsis: Quantum Circulators Simplified

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Physicists cracked the mystery of teleportation — but it’s nothing like what you see in Star Trek

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Business Insider Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and co-founder of the World Science Festival, explains how teleportation … Continue reading Physicists cracked the mystery of teleportation — but it’s nothing like what you see in Star Trek

Team constructs whole-brain map of electrical connections key to forming memories

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Credit: CC0 Public Domain A team of neuroscientists at the University of Pennsylvania has constructed the first whole-brain … Continue reading Team constructs whole-brain map of electrical connections key to forming memories

What in the World? Flat-Earthers Gather at First Conference

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Many flat-Earthers believe the Earth is a disc surrounded by an ice wall. Credit: FastMotion/Shutterstock A conference aimed … Continue reading What in the World? Flat-Earthers Gather at First Conference

Even at 36,000 Feet Deep, Ocean Creatures Have Plastic in Their Guts

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Scientists collected amphipods from the Mariana Trench and other deep-sea trenches, finding they had man-made fibers in their … Continue reading Even at 36,000 Feet Deep, Ocean Creatures Have Plastic in Their Guts

Dog ownership linked to lower mortality

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Credit: CC0 Public Domain A team of Swedish scientists have used national registries of more than 3.4 million … Continue reading Dog ownership linked to lower mortality

Science has outgrown the human mind

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quartz The duty of man who investigates the writings of scientists, if learning the truth is his goal, is to … Continue reading Science has outgrown the human mind

Physicists Confirm Quantum Theory Proposed in the 1930s

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Breaking Science News   Professor David McKenzie from the University of Sydney and his PhD student Enyi Guo have demonstrated … Continue reading Physicists Confirm Quantum Theory Proposed in the 1930s

No, there has not been a successful human head transplant

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Popular Science In a 2015 TEDx talk, Sergio Canavero made a bold and tantalizing claim: by 2017, he swore, he … Continue reading No, there has not been a successful human head transplant

Antimatter Particles Are Crashing into Earth, And Scientists Don’t Know Why

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science The HAWC gamma-ray observatory detects cosmic rays from its altitude of 13,500 feet in Mexico’s Pico de Orizaba … Continue reading Antimatter Particles Are Crashing into Earth, And Scientists Don’t Know Why

Astronomers discover new type of cosmic explosion

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Artist’s impression of a supermassive black hole. Credit: University of Southampton An … Continue reading Astronomers discover new type of cosmic explosion

A ‘Google Maps’ for the Mouse Brain Details Neurons Like Never Before

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Singularity Hub Ask any neuroscientist to draw you a neuron, and it’ll probably look something like a star with two … Continue reading A ‘Google Maps’ for the Mouse Brain Details Neurons Like Never Before

Scientists reverse diabetes in a mouse model using modified blood stem cells

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress In type 1 diabetes, autoreactive T-cells attack insulin-producing islet cells in the pancreas (frame 1). Fiorina and colleagues … Continue reading Scientists reverse diabetes in a mouse model using modified blood stem cells

Engineers create stable plasma ring in open air

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A torus of plasma, viewed from above. The ring is created by … Continue reading Engineers create stable plasma ring in open air

Seeing the Beautiful Intelligence of Microbes

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine Intelligence is not a quality to attribute lightly to microbes. There is no reason to think that bacteria, … Continue reading Seeing the Beautiful Intelligence of Microbes

US scientists try first gene editing in the body

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A Bolt from the Brown: Why Pollution May Increase Lightning Strikes

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global In Greek mythology, Zeus had dominion over the creation of lightning. Thousands of years later humans … Continue reading A Bolt from the Brown: Why Pollution May Increase Lightning Strikes

In bee decline, fungicides emerge as improbable villain

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Latest Science News — ScienceDaily Fungicides — particularly chlorothalonil — appear to be impacting bee health. Credit: © Zacarias da … Continue reading In bee decline, fungicides emerge as improbable villain

Scientists Will Look For Signs of Life on This Newly Discovered Earth-Size Planet

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert At just 11 light-years from our Solar System, a newly discovered exoplanet is the second-closest we’ve ever found that’s … Continue reading Scientists Will Look For Signs of Life on This Newly Discovered Earth-Size Planet

Can Young Blood Really Help Treat Alzheimer’s?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Injecting the blood plasma of healthy young people into people with Alzheimer’s disease appears to be safe, and … Continue reading Can Young Blood Really Help Treat Alzheimer’s?

280-Million-Year-Old Fossil Forest Discovered in … Antarctica

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science A 280-million-year-old tree stump still attached to its roots in Antarctica. Plants grew on what is today the … Continue reading 280-Million-Year-Old Fossil Forest Discovered in … Antarctica

How cells detect, mend DNA damage may improve chemotherapy

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Credit: CC0 Public Domain The busy world inside a cell is directed by its DNA blueprint. When the … Continue reading How cells detect, mend DNA damage may improve chemotherapy

EGaming, the Humble Comics Bundle: Sex & Science is LIVE!

The Humble Comics Bundle: Sex & Science by Top Cow just launched on Wednesday, November 8 at 11 a.m. Pacific time! Top Cow is back with more top-rated comics, and this time, … Continue reading EGaming, the Humble Comics Bundle: Sex & Science is LIVE!

Heating ocean moon Enceladus for billions of years

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ESA Top News Enceladus interior Heating ocean moon Enceladus for billions of years 6 November 2017 Enough heat to power … Continue reading Heating ocean moon Enceladus for billions of years

The EPA has approved the release of weaponized mosquitoes in 20 US states

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quartz The US Environmental Protection Agency has given its approval for MosquitoMate, a Kentucky-based biotechnology company, to release its bacteria-infected … Continue reading The EPA has approved the release of weaponized mosquitoes in 20 US states

Breathing New Delhi’s air right now is the equivalent of smoking 45 cigarettes a day

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quartz In what has become a chronic condition for the city of 22 million, New Delhi is once again choking … Continue reading Breathing New Delhi’s air right now is the equivalent of smoking 45 cigarettes a day

Twilight trick: A new type of cell has been found in the eye of a deep-sea fish

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories The two pearlside species studied, Maurolicus muelleri (top) and Maurolicus mucronatus (bottom). … Continue reading Twilight trick: A new type of cell has been found in the eye of a deep-sea fish

Journey Through Gorgeous Nebulas in New Simulation

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Space.com NEBULAE – a cosmic meditation from Teun van der Zalm on Vimeo. A new video by visual artist Teun … Continue reading Journey Through Gorgeous Nebulas in New Simulation

First Cat in Space to Receive a Proper Memorial

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Space.com     When it comes to animals that heroically blasted off into space during the space race, names like … Continue reading First Cat in Space to Receive a Proper Memorial

Ringing black holes may glow in the dark

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science – Ars Technica Ever since LIGO (and now Virgo) started picking up gravitational waves, theorists have gone nuts. The … Continue reading Ringing black holes may glow in the dark

Human Brain Organoids Implanted Into Rodents

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to RealClearScience Minuscule blobs of human brain tissue have come a long way in the four years since scientists in Vienna discovered how … Continue reading Human Brain Organoids Implanted Into Rodents

Star exploded, survived, and exploded again more than 50 years later

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Artist’s impression of a supernova explosion. Credit: European Southern Observatory/M. Kornmesser. It’s … Continue reading Star exploded, survived, and exploded again more than 50 years later

An Artificial Intelligence Just Found 56 New Gravitational Lenses

Your daily selection of the latest science news! This illustration shows how gravitational lensing works. The gravity of a large galaxy cluster is so strong, it bends, brightens and distorts … Continue reading An Artificial Intelligence Just Found 56 New Gravitational Lenses

Promise seen in possible treatment for autism spectrum disorder

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress In searching for a potential therapeutic for autism spectrum disorder, researchers have found that R-Baclofen reverses cognitive deficits … Continue reading Promise seen in possible treatment for autism spectrum disorder

Squishy or Solid? A Neutron Star’s Insides Open to Debate

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine The alerts started in the early morning of Aug. 17. Gravitational waves produced by the wreck of two … Continue reading Squishy or Solid? A Neutron Star’s Insides Open to Debate

Physicists make rapid progress in bounding the speed of gravity

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Artist’s illustration of two merging neutron stars. Credit: NSF/LIGO/Sonoma State University/A. Simonnet … Continue reading Physicists make rapid progress in bounding the speed of gravity

Scientists Have Mathematical Proof That It’s Impossible to Stop Ageing

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Just in case you were banking on science coming up with a way to let you hold onto your … Continue reading Scientists Have Mathematical Proof That It’s Impossible to Stop Ageing

The Unforgiving Math That Stops Epidemics

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine As the annual flu season approaches, medical professionals are again encouraging people to get flu shots. Perhaps you … Continue reading The Unforgiving Math That Stops Epidemics

Marine scientists discover kleptopredation—a new way of catching prey

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories The nudibranch, or sea slug, that feeds on hydroid colonies. Credit: Gabriella … Continue reading Marine scientists discover kleptopredation—a new way of catching prey

Mysterious Walking Octopuses Appear on Welsh Beach

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science   Spooky happenings were afoot last weekend in Wales … or should that an “arm” — or eight? According … Continue reading Mysterious Walking Octopuses Appear on Welsh Beach

Why Humans Hate the Scent of Blood (But Wolves Love It)

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science A single molecule could explain why predators are drawn to blood. Credit: donfiore/Shutterstock The coppery scent of fresh … Continue reading Why Humans Hate the Scent of Blood (But Wolves Love It)

Mayonnaise is disgusting, and science agrees

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Popular Science For much of the past year, I have fought a one-sided battle with a popular fast casual restaurant … Continue reading Mayonnaise is disgusting, and science agrees

A strange object from outside our solar system just zoomed past the sun

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Popular Science Travelling between the stars has been a dream of humanity for generations. But while our species might not … Continue reading A strange object from outside our solar system just zoomed past the sun

This Monster Planet With a Tiny Star Poses a Planetary Formation Puzzle

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Astronomers have found something they thought was impossible: a gas giant roughly the size of Jupiter orbiting a white … Continue reading This Monster Planet With a Tiny Star Poses a Planetary Formation Puzzle

Genetic study uncovers evolutionary history of dingoes

The find has significant implications for conservation, with researchers recommending the two genetically distinct populations of dingoes — in the south-east and north-west of the country

Quantum Weirdness of Light Was Just Confirmed by Shooting Photons Into Space

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Einstein is still wrong on this one. Quantum physics’ two-faced nature has been put to the test over and … Continue reading Quantum Weirdness of Light Was Just Confirmed by Shooting Photons Into Space

Manipulating mitochondrial networks could promote healthy aging

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress   Manipulating mitochondrial networks inside cells—either by dietary restriction or by genetic manipulation that mimics it—may increase lifespan … Continue reading Manipulating mitochondrial networks could promote healthy aging

Reflecting light off satellite backs up Wheeler’s quantum theory thought experiment

The experiment consisted of shooting a laser beam at a beam splitter, which aimed the beam at a satellite traveling in low Earth orbit, which reflected it back to Earth.

Yellowstone spawned twin super-eruptions that altered global climate

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A small eruption of Mount Rinjani, with volcanic lightning. Location: Lombok, Indonesia. … Continue reading Yellowstone spawned twin super-eruptions that altered global climate

Blood-thinning drugs appear to protect against dementia as well as stroke in AF patients

The study also found that there was no difference in dementia prevention between the older blood-thinning drug warfarin and the newer oral anticoagulants.

Higgs boson uncovered by quantum algorithm on D-Wave machine

Machine learning has returned with a vengeance. I still remember the dark days of the late ’80s and ’90s, when it was pretty clear that the current generation of machine-learning algorithms didn’t seem to actually learn much of anything.

Nearby Galaxy Cluster’s Violent Past Captured in Unprecedented Detail (Photo)

According to a new video from ESO, Fornax A has been consuming its neighbors. The galaxy shreds nearby galaxies as it siphons off their material, ejecting stars into the void and leaving the wispy trails visible in ESO’s image.