Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Erupts Dramatically After a 5.0-Magnitude Quake

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/Reuters/20180504/5aec3216e4b026ccd74f6976/5aec3965e4b0d537c8ada0af_1509128713498-xfd55s_t_1525430702021_640_360_600.mp4 The collapse of the Pu’u ‘Ō’ō crater floor produced an enormous amount of red ash that fell … Continue reading Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Erupts Dramatically After a 5.0-Magnitude Quake

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1st Death Tied to Outbreak of E. Coli in Romaine Lettuce — How It Kills

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Health officials have reported the first death in connection with a nationwide E. coli outbreak tied to romaine … Continue reading 1st Death Tied to Outbreak of E. Coli in Romaine Lettuce — How It Kills

AI better than most human experts at detecting cause of preemie blindness

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No sperm or egg required: mouse proto-embryo made in the lab

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Quiet rest contributes to retaining detailed memories

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Cells Talk in a Language That Looks Like Viruses

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine For cells, communication is a matter of life and death. The ability to tell other members of your … Continue reading Cells Talk in a Language That Looks Like Viruses

Solar powered sea slugs shed light on search for perpetual green energy

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories The sea slug, Elysia chlorotica, steals millions of green-colored plastids, which are … Continue reading Solar powered sea slugs shed light on search for perpetual green energy

A Radically Conservative Solution for Cosmology’s Biggest Mystery

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine Cosmologists have wielded every tool at their disposal to measure exactly how fast the universe is expanding, a … Continue reading A Radically Conservative Solution for Cosmology’s Biggest Mystery

Scientists find fear, courage switches in brain

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Scientists find the first bird beak, right under their noses

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Plants can use underground communication to find out when neighbors are stressed

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ExoMars Has Sent Back its First Images From Mars

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Universe Today On October 19th, 2016, the European Space Agency’s Exobiology on Mars (ExoMars) mission established orbit around Mars. Consisting … Continue reading ExoMars Has Sent Back its First Images From Mars

DNA sequences suggest 250 people made up original Native American founding population

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Physicists find signs of a time crystal

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Research identifies unconventional immune cell capable of fighting viral infections

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Moon holds key to improving satellite views of Earth

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Finally, a Contact Lens That Actually Beams Lasers From Your Eyes

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert – cover image source Scientists have created an ultrathin, flexible film that can emit laser light – and successfully … Continue reading Finally, a Contact Lens That Actually Beams Lasers From Your Eyes

Stephen Hawking’s Final Theory About Our Universe Has Just Been Published, And It Will Melt Your Brain

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert His final word on whether multiverses exist. Groundbreaking physicist Stephen Hawking left us one last shimmering piece of brilliance … Continue reading Stephen Hawking’s Final Theory About Our Universe Has Just Been Published, And It Will Melt Your Brain

Flat-Earthers Explain Why We Don’t Fall Off the Edge of Our Planet, and It Involves Pac-Man

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Most believers in a flat Earth think the planet is a flat disc surrounded by an ice wall. … Continue reading Flat-Earthers Explain Why We Don’t Fall Off the Edge of Our Planet, and It Involves Pac-Man

Saint Louis Science Center Hosts Historic Smithsonian Apollo 11 Exhibit Featuring Engaging Design Contributions from Luci Creative

Credit for all photos: collectSPACE.com ST. LOUIS and CHICAGO – (May 1, 2018) – “Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission” is a celebratory 50th anniversary exhibition of the Apollo 11 … Continue reading Saint Louis Science Center Hosts Historic Smithsonian Apollo 11 Exhibit Featuring Engaging Design Contributions from Luci Creative

Snow in the Andes as clean as Canadian Arctic: study

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This Math Problem Is Stumping The Internet. Here’s How to Solve It

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert That damn pink triangle. Yet another viral math equation is taking over Twitter, with many users struggling to figure out how … Continue reading This Math Problem Is Stumping The Internet. Here’s How to Solve It

Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert The past lives on.  The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed … Continue reading Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

Landmark Air Pollution Studies Could Be Excluded by Proposed EPA Rule

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global Credit: Rick Gerharter Getty Images Scott Pruitt’s proposed “secret science” rule could be one of the … Continue reading Landmark Air Pollution Studies Could Be Excluded by Proposed EPA Rule

Cell by Cell, Scientists Map the Genetic Steps as Eggs Become Animals

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine A fertilized egg divides first into two cells, then four, then eight and so on. Meanwhile, those cells … Continue reading Cell by Cell, Scientists Map the Genetic Steps as Eggs Become Animals

Eating Dark Chocolate Improves Memory, Reduces Inflammation and Stress, Two Studies Say

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Breaking Science News “For years, we have looked at the influence of dark chocolate on neurological functions from the standpoint … Continue reading Eating Dark Chocolate Improves Memory, Reduces Inflammation and Stress, Two Studies Say

The Chilling Story of The ‘Demon Core’ And The Scientists Who Became Its Victims

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Never tickle the dragon’s tail. It was August 13, 1945, and the ‘demon core’ was poised, waiting to be … Continue reading The Chilling Story of The ‘Demon Core’ And The Scientists Who Became Its Victims

This 3,000-Year-Old Horse Got a Human-Style Burial

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Cover Image: Discovered in 2011, the ancient remains of a chariot-pulling horse were found in a tomb more … Continue reading This 3,000-Year-Old Horse Got a Human-Style Burial

Human brain cells can make complex structures in a dish—is this a problem?

  Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science – Ars Technica The premiere of the second season of Westworld is a perfect time to ponder what … Continue reading Human brain cells can make complex structures in a dish—is this a problem?

FDA-approved drugs to treat diabetes and obesity may reduce cocaine relapse and help addicted people break the habit

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Cover Image:The green fluorescent ‘dots’ above show where Exendin-4, an FDA-approved drug used to treat diabetes and obesity, … Continue reading FDA-approved drugs to treat diabetes and obesity may reduce cocaine relapse and help addicted people break the habit

Heat Shield for NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover Cracks During Test

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Space.com (Visit source to view media) Cover image: This artist’s concept depicts the entry of NASA’s Curiosity rover through Mars’ … Continue reading Heat Shield for NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover Cracks During Test

‘White Holes’ May Be the Secret Ingredient in Mysterious Dark Matter

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Space.com Cover Image photo: The distribution of dark matter in the galaxy cluster Abell 3827 appears as blue contour lines … Continue reading ‘White Holes’ May Be the Secret Ingredient in Mysterious Dark Matter

Fetal immune system rejects the mother in preterm labor

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Credit: CC0 Public Domain Preterm labor, a common pregnancy complication, has long been a mystery to scientists. But … Continue reading Fetal immune system rejects the mother in preterm labor

Did You Know the Earth Has a Second Magnetic Field? Its Oceans

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Universe Today Earth’s magnetic field is one of the most mysterious features of our planet. It is also essential to … Continue reading Did You Know the Earth Has a Second Magnetic Field? Its Oceans

Einstein’s ‘Spooky Action’ Has Just Been Demonstrated on a Massive Scale For The First Time

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert This is blowing our minds. For the first time, scientists have managed to show quantum entanglement – which Einstein … Continue reading Einstein’s ‘Spooky Action’ Has Just Been Demonstrated on a Massive Scale For The First Time

Astronomers witness galaxy megamerger

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Cover Photo: Artist impression of the 14 galaxies detected by ALMA as … Continue reading Astronomers witness galaxy megamerger

Brain structure linked to symptoms of restless legs syndrome

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Cover image: Credit: CC0 Public Domain People with restless legs syndrome may have changes in a portion of … Continue reading Brain structure linked to symptoms of restless legs syndrome

Scientists Have Used Graphene to Squeeze Light Into a Space Smaller Than Its Wavelength

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert This shouldn’t be possible. With the help of the increasingly useful material graphene, scientists have managed to confine light … Continue reading Scientists Have Used Graphene to Squeeze Light Into a Space Smaller Than Its Wavelength

There’s a Link Between Cannabis And Psychosis, And We Can’t Ignore It

  Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert There has been a recent global rise in “green fever”, with various jurisdictions either decriminalising or legalising cannabis. … Continue reading There’s a Link Between Cannabis And Psychosis, And We Can’t Ignore It

Many low-lying atoll islands could be uninhabitable by mid-21st century

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Cover Photo: Wave-driven flooding and overwash on Roi-Namur Atoll, Republic of the … Continue reading Many low-lying atoll islands could be uninhabitable by mid-21st century

What happens when sea levels rise and coastal land gets flooded?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Cover Photo:Opening of dykes at Gyldensteen Coastal Lagoon, March 2014. Credit: Viggo … Continue reading What happens when sea levels rise and coastal land gets flooded?

Researchers Find New DNA Structure in Living Human Cells

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Breaking Science News A team of scientists from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and the Universities of New South … Continue reading Researchers Find New DNA Structure in Living Human Cells

How Many Genes Do Cells Need? Maybe Almost All of Them

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine By knocking out genes three at a time, scientists have painstakingly deduced the web of genetic interactions that … Continue reading How Many Genes Do Cells Need? Maybe Almost All of Them

5 Simple Ways to Boost Our Intelligence

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global The ‘selfish brain’ theory of evolution describes our brains as taking the energy it needs, typically in the … Continue reading 5 Simple Ways to Boost Our Intelligence

A Stunning New Video Shows a Comet’s Surface as It Hurtles Through Space

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert In August 2014, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft pulled up to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and studied the gritty, duck-shaped … Continue reading A Stunning New Video Shows a Comet’s Surface as It Hurtles Through Space

This Planet Is So Dark, Scientists Have to Guess What It Looks Like

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Cover Photo: This is not an image of the newfound dark planet, which swallows up too much light … Continue reading This Planet Is So Dark, Scientists Have to Guess What It Looks Like

There Is Evidence That a Planet in Our Solar System Was Destroyed

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science This long-lost planet would have existed at the very start of our solar system, billions of years ago. … Continue reading There Is Evidence That a Planet in Our Solar System Was Destroyed

Mars impact crater or supervolcano?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ESA Top News Mars Express view of Ismenia Patera Mars impact crater or supervolcano? 12 April 2018 These images from … Continue reading Mars impact crater or supervolcano?

Scientists Have Identified The Secret That Fuels Yellowstone’s Explosive Hellfire

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert It’s the prettiest powder keg on the planet – the Yellowstone supervolcano, simmering under the mystique and grandeur of the … Continue reading Scientists Have Identified The Secret That Fuels Yellowstone’s Explosive Hellfire

Wormholes Could Cast ‘Shadows’ That We Can Detect

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to RealClearScience – Homepage Wormholes Could Cast ‘Shadows’ That We Can Detect Wormholes, or hypothetical tunnels through space-time that allow faster-than-light … Continue reading Wormholes Could Cast ‘Shadows’ That We Can Detect

Decades-Old Graph Problem Yields to Amateur Mathematician

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine In 1950 Edward Nelson, then a student at the University of Chicago, asked the kind of deceptively simple … Continue reading Decades-Old Graph Problem Yields to Amateur Mathematician