Scientists achieve high power with new smaller laser

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories The first high-powered, randomly polarized laser beam with a ‘Q switch’ laser. … Continue reading Scientists achieve high power with new smaller laser

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This Bizarre Fossil Worm From 508 Million Years Ago Has Scientists Excited

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Back when vertebrates were just emerging, the world was inhabited by some pretty peculiar creatures. We know of their … Continue reading This Bizarre Fossil Worm From 508 Million Years Ago Has Scientists Excited

US scientists try first gene editing in the body

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Brian Madeux, 44, uses an infrared device to look at his veins as nurse Siobhan Field prepares an … Continue reading US scientists try first gene editing in the body

These 7 Disruptive Technologies Could Be Worth Trillions of Dollars

Scientists, technologists, engineers, and visionaries are building the future. Amazing things are in the pipeline. It’s a big deal. But you already knew all that. Such speculation is common. What’s … Continue reading These 7 Disruptive Technologies Could Be Worth Trillions of Dollars

Blocking cancer—scientists find new way to combat disease

Members of Dean Guy’s lab (l-r): Jared Hammill, Yizhe Chen, Kip Guy, Gabriela Salinas, Armand Guiguemde and Hoshin Kim. Credit: University of Kentucky New findings published in Nature Chemical Biology … Continue reading Blocking cancer—scientists find new way to combat disease

Scientists unveil first printable, stable perovskite solar cell good for 10K hours

The mineral perovskite has been touted as the next big thing for renewable energy, potentially giving solar cells a 31 percent maximum efficiency – but water-soluble and perovskite solar cells … Continue reading Scientists unveil first printable, stable perovskite solar cell good for 10K hours

India just committed to selling only electric cars by 2030 

It’s been a particularly glum couple of days for climate scientists, with President Donald Trump withdrawing US support for the Paris Climate Agreement, an action that resulted in the resignation of serial entrepreneur … Continue reading India just committed to selling only electric cars by 2030 

Scientists have found a way to photograph people in 3D through walls using WiFi

YouTube/AmpliFi Wi-Fi can pass through walls. This fact is easy to take for granted, yet it’s the reason we can surf the web using a wireless router located in another … Continue reading Scientists have found a way to photograph people in 3D through walls using WiFi

First evidence for higher state of consciousness found

Scientific evidence of a ‘higher’ state of consciousness has been found in a study led by the University of Sussex. Neuroscientists observed a sustained increase in neural signal diversity – … Continue reading First evidence for higher state of consciousness found

New Study Says We Were Wrong About Sea Sponges Being the World’s First Animals

Say hello to your new ancestors. Researchers think they’ve solved one of the longest-standing mysteries in the world of science: which, of all the branches on the animal family tree, … Continue reading New Study Says We Were Wrong About Sea Sponges Being the World’s First Animals

Researchers capture first ‘image’ of a dark matter web that connects galaxies

Dark matter filaments bridge the space between galaxies in this false colour map. The locations of bright galaxies are shown by the white regions and the presence of a dark … Continue reading Researchers capture first ‘image’ of a dark matter web that connects galaxies

Buzzing the brain with electricity can boost working memory

The scans show that stimulation ‘in beat’ increases brain activity in the regions involved in task performance. On the other hand, stimulation ‘out of beat’showed activity in regions usually associated … Continue reading Buzzing the brain with electricity can boost working memory

Kepler Telescope Beams Back Raw Data on Earth-Size Exoplanets of TRAPPIST-1

At least seven planets orbit the dim star TRAPPIST-1, located 39 light-years from Earth. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Scientists, have at it: NASA has released raw data from the Kepler Space Telescope … Continue reading Kepler Telescope Beams Back Raw Data on Earth-Size Exoplanets of TRAPPIST-1

Scientists might finally understand one of the most basic but mysterious aspects of our heartbeats

When it comes to something as essential and universal as a heartbeat, you’d think scientists would have the science behind it pretty much figured out. But for centuries, the physics … Continue reading Scientists might finally understand one of the most basic but mysterious aspects of our heartbeats

Scientists have a new explanation for how life could have evolved on Earth

Evolution is full of chicken-and-egg scenarios, but one of the trickiest to solve is whether life existed before there was nucleic acid. Researchers have now provided evidence of primitive biochemistry … Continue reading Scientists have a new explanation for how life could have evolved on Earth

Scientists reveal new super-fast form of computer that ‘grows as it computes’

DNA double helix. Credit: public domain Researchers from The University of Manchester have shown it is possible to build a new super-fast form of computer that “grows as it computes”. … Continue reading Scientists reveal new super-fast form of computer that ‘grows as it computes’

A giant neuron has been found wrapped around the entire circumference of the brain

For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a mouse’s brain, and it’s so densely connected across both hemispheres, it could finally … Continue reading A giant neuron has been found wrapped around the entire circumference of the brain

Scientists have found a way to rapidly thaw cryopreserved tissue without damage 

Researchers have developed a technique that allows them to rapidly thaw cryopreserved human and pig samples without damaging the tissue – a development that could help get rid of organ … Continue reading Scientists have found a way to rapidly thaw cryopreserved tissue without damage 

World’s Oldest Fossils Possibly Uncovered in Canada

Scientists recently found evidence of ancient lifeforms in rocks in Canada. Within these fossils were tiny tubes of a mineral called hematite, a form of iron. The researchers believe these … Continue reading World’s Oldest Fossils Possibly Uncovered in Canada

Blue Tarantula Hair Inspires Nonfading Color Pigment

A Gooty Sapphire Ornamental tarantula (Poecilotheria metallica), which served as a source of biological inspiration for the research. Credit: Cathy Keifer/Dreamstime A brilliant-blue tarantula may give many people the heebie-jeebies, … Continue reading Blue Tarantula Hair Inspires Nonfading Color Pigment

Scientists reach back in time to discover some of the most power-packed galaxies 

In the heart of an active galaxy, matter falling toward a supermassive black hole generates jets of particles traveling near the speed of light. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center … Continue reading Scientists reach back in time to discover some of the most power-packed galaxies 

This ancient sea creature is so messed up, scientists can’t stop arguing over it 

Last year, scientists declared a decades-old mystery solved – that bizarre monstrosity you see in the image above had for years defied classification, but two separate studies said they finally … Continue reading This ancient sea creature is so messed up, scientists can’t stop arguing over it 

Oxygen levels in the ocean are dropping, and it’s all because of us

The level of oxygen in our oceans has dropped over the past half-century, and human activity such as burning fossil fuels and dumping fertilisers in the sea is to blame, … Continue reading Oxygen levels in the ocean are dropping, and it’s all because of us

Researchers validate the stability of genetic markers

Researchers found short ribonucleic acid molecules (microRNA) even in mummies like Oetzi. Credit: Andreas Keller, Saarland University They have found the molecules in the well-known glacier mummy “Ötzi.” A number … Continue reading Researchers validate the stability of genetic markers

Scientists hatch crazy $500 billion plan to refreeze the Arctic 

As governments make slow progress towards alleviating climate change and denial marks the Trump Administration’s approach to the global crisis, scientists have hatched a crazy $500 billion scheme to refreeze … Continue reading Scientists hatch crazy $500 billion plan to refreeze the Arctic 

Scientists show brain’s own opioids involved in musical pleasure

Credit: Human Brain Project The same brain-chemical system that mediates feelings of pleasure from sex, recreational drugs, and food is also critical to experiencing musical pleasure, according to a study … Continue reading Scientists show brain’s own opioids involved in musical pleasure

Scientists finally understand how pitcher plants developed the taste for flesh

Plants that feast on animals for sustenance are something of a nightmarish novelty in the world of botany, but what’s even more amazing is how distantly related carnivorous plants from … Continue reading Scientists finally understand how pitcher plants developed the taste for flesh

On the Go?  ESIST TV to the rescue!

Trying to stay  up to date with the latest Technology, Science or Gaming videos? No worries, ESIST.Tech/tv updates by the second always keeping you connected to the latest videos. Just select a … Continue reading On the Go?  ESIST TV to the rescue!

Researchers model superluminous supernova in 2-D for the first time

Astrophysicist Ken Chen ran 2D simulations with Berkeley Lab’s CASTRO code on NERSC’s Edison supercomputer to better understand the physical conditions that create superluminious supernova. Credit: Ken Chen, National Astronomical … Continue reading Researchers model superluminous supernova in 2-D for the first time

Swearing is actually a sign of more intelligence – not less – say scientists

The use of obscene or taboo language – or swearing, as it’s more commonly known – is often seen as a sign that the speaker lacks vocabulary, cannot express themselves … Continue reading Swearing is actually a sign of more intelligence – not less – say scientists

Physicists ‘See’ Location of 23,000 Single Atoms for First Time

Scientists have identified the 3D coordinates of 6,569 iron and 16,627 platinum atoms in an iron-platinum nanoparticle. Credit: Colin Ophus and Florian Nickel For the first time, scientists have seen … Continue reading Physicists ‘See’ Location of 23,000 Single Atoms for First Time

Scientists Are Planning the Next Big Washington March 

Apologies, normally we try to avoid politics but this is for the future of Science – ESIST.tech The 2014 People’s Climate March in New York Credit:  Anadolu Agency Getty Images Last … Continue reading Scientists Are Planning the Next Big Washington March 

New organisms have been formed using the first ever 6-letter genetic code

Scientists have engineered the first ever ‘semi-synthetic’ organisms, by breeding E. coli bacteria with an expanded, six-letter genetic code. While every living thing on Earth is formed according to a … Continue reading New organisms have been formed using the first ever 6-letter genetic code

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages … Continue reading Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Scientists just announced our best shot at ending antibiotic resistance to date 

Scientists have developed a molecule that reverses antibiotic resistance in multiple strains of bacteria at once, making it one of the most promising advances we’ve had to date in the … Continue reading Scientists just announced our best shot at ending antibiotic resistance to date 

These are the 3 diseases scientists say we really need to worry about becoming epidemics

Charities, governments, and scientists from across the world gathered in Switzerland on Thursday to hammer out a plan of action to stop three of the world’s most potentially devastating diseases … Continue reading These are the 3 diseases scientists say we really need to worry about becoming epidemics

Scientists have a plan to bring back the Caspian tiger, which has been extinct for 50 years 

Caspian tigers were some of the largest cats ever to roam the Earth, but they went extinct in the 1960s. Now, some scientists want to bring them back. A new … Continue reading Scientists have a plan to bring back the Caspian tiger, which has been extinct for 50 years 

Scientists have tied molecules into the tightest knot ever created

Scientists have successfully manipulated strands of molecules to create the tightest physical knot ever, with eight crossings twisting molecules into a Celtic knot-structure. That might not sound too impressive, but … Continue reading Scientists have tied molecules into the tightest knot ever created

Scientists have found a drug that regenerates teeth, and it could reduce the need for fillings

Researchers have identified a drug that can regenerate teeth from the inside out, possibly reducing the need for artificial fillings. The drug was previously used in Alzheimer’s clinical trials, and … Continue reading Scientists have found a drug that regenerates teeth, and it could reduce the need for fillings

Quake swarm near the California-Mexico border gets scientists’ attention

More than 250 small earthquakes have struck since New Year’s Eve near the California-Mexico border, causing unease among residents and attention from scientists. The strongest earthquake in the sequence was … Continue reading Quake swarm near the California-Mexico border gets scientists’ attention