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Brain folding provides researchers with an accurate marker to predict psychosis
SCIENCE DAILY By using images of the brain to look at how the grey matter is folded on itself, researchers can predict which high-risk patients will develop psychosis... 31 minutes
Precision optical components created with inkjet printing
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed an inkjet printing technique that can be used to print optical components such as waveguides, an approach that could advance a variety of devices such as optical sensors used for health... 31 minutes
After a volcano erupts, bird colonies recover
SCIENCE DAILY Where do seabirds go when their nesting colony is buried by a volcano? In 2008, the eruption of the Kasatochi volcano in the Aleutian archipelago provided a rare opportunity to track how the island's... 31 minutes
One in every six deaths in young adults is opioid-related
SCIENCE DAILY One out of every six deaths among young adults in Ontario is related to opioids, suggests a new study. 31 minutes
New study affirms bedtime habits of Americans
NEWS MEDICAL A new analysis by Johns Hopkins researchers of national data gathered from physical activity monitors concludes that most Americans hit the sack later on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Delayed bedtimes are especially pronounced... 33 minutes
ASA survey: Drug shortages impact care for patients undergoing anesthesia
NEWS MEDICAL A national drug shortage crisis is potentially affecting the care received every day for thousands of patients undergoing anesthesia. 33 minutes
Canadian Space Agency: Facts & Information
SPACE.COM The Canadian Space Agency is famous for its astronaut program and robotics technology. 37 minutes
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL): Facts & Information
SPACE.COM JPL is the space agency's go-to center for the robotic exploration of worlds beyond Earth. 37 minutes
Stress hormones spike as the temperature rises
SCIENCE DAILY A new study in medical students finds that summer, not winter, is the season when people are most likely to have higher levels of circulating stress hormones. These non-intuitive findings contradict traditional concepts of... 49 minutes
A Yellowstone guide to life on Mars
SCIENCE DAILY A geology student is helping NASA determine whether life existed on other planets. He is helping find a marker for ancient bacterial life on Mars. The research could help scientists put to rest one... 49 minutes
Napping can help tired teens' performance in school
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found a positive relationship between midday-napping and nighttime sleep. They believe it might be key to boosting neurocognitive function in early adolescents. The team examined adolescents in Jintan, China, measuring... 51 minutes
Belief in fake causes of cancer is rife
SCIENCE DAILY Mistaken belief in mythical causes of cancer is rife according to new research. 51 minutes
New review finds underrepresentation of obese patients in cancer clinical trials
NEWS MEDICAL Obesity is a risk factor for a number of cancer types and can influence cancer treatment outcomes. In 2014, cancer types associated with being overweight or... 54 minutes
UA researchers aim to predict and prevent fatal disease in premature babies
NEWS MEDICAL A new $1.9 million grant at the University of Arizona Steele Children's Research Center will help researchers discover ways to prevent a deadly disease... 54 minutes
MU researchers use new techniques to fight against diabetic retinopathy
NEWS MEDICAL Diabetic retinopathy is a retinal microvascular disease that often causes blindness in adults who have had diabetes mellitus for 10 years or more. Estimates are that 600 million... 54 minutes
CU Anschutz Medical Campus receives NIH grant to speed up discovery of new treatments
NEWS MEDICAL The National Institutes of Health recently awarded $46.5 million to the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and its Colorado... 1 hour
Exploiting rabies virus machinery to usher Parkinson's disease drug directly to the brain
NEWS MEDICAL The rabies virus wreaks havoc on the brain, triggering psychosis and death. To get where it needs to go, the virus must... 1 hour
Sitting during free time increases after transitioning to retirement, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Retirement transition may influence living habits and time use. The researchers of the University of Turku, Finland, found that retirement transition also has an impact on... 2 hours
Scientists clarify casual role of oxidative stress in metabolically abnormal and healthy obesities
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists at Osaka University clarified that deletion of adipose oxidative stress (Fat ROS) decreased lipid accumulation in the liver, clinically improving insulin... 2 hours
Bacteria enhance antifungal drug resistance in early childhood caries
NEWS MEDICAL Early childhood caries, a form of severe tooth decay affecting toddlers and preschoolers, can set children up for a lifetime of dental and health problems. The problem can be significant... 2 hours
World's oldest insect inspires a new generation of aerogels
SCIENCE DAILY Experts have created a new form of highly-efficient, low-cost, sustainable insulation based on the wings of a dragonfly. 2 hours
space resources company co founder sets sights on next wave of space startups Space resources company co-founder sets sights on next wave of space startups
SPACE NEWS A longtime space advocate is stepping away from the space resources company he helped found more than five years ago and now plans to... 2 hours
Caffeine during pregnancy - babies 66 percent more likely to become overweight
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has shown that babies carry a 30 percent increased risk of being overweight when they are exposed to two cups of... 3 hours
New shape of DNA found in human cells
NEWS MEDICAL DNA double helix discovery is one of the major breakthroughs in human scientific history. Now in a new research, scientists have found that there may be another new shape in the DNA... 3 hours
For Centuries, Supporting Veterans Was a Political Minefield
HISTORY The very existence of the V.A.—which began in 1930—marked a change in how Americans perceived the people who fought its wars. 4 hours
New approach to treating patients with stage IV Wilms tumor
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows significantly improved survival rates for patients with stage IV Wilms tumors with lung metastases. 4 hours
Alcohol damages microbiome in the mouth
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has shown that alcohol alters and damages the natural bacterial environment in the mouth. The study titled, “Drinking alcohol is associated with variation in the human oral microbiome in a large study of... 4 hours
Eat your breakfast to prevent future weight gain, decrease chances of becoming obese
ABC NEWS Skipping breakfast is a predictor of future weight gain and increases your chances of becoming obese, according to a new study. 4 hours
Oklahoma Suffers Its 2,724th Earthquake Since 2010
LIVE SCIENCE And oil and gas extraction are to blame. 5 hours
Was ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ A Step Forward For LGBT in the Military?
HISTORY In 1993, it represented a compromise between those who wanted to end the longstanding ban on homosexuals serving in the U.S. military... 5 hours
DNA Analysis Of Ancient Excrement Reveals The Diets Of Centuries Past
NPR Researchers are exhuming ancient dung from toilets of yore to reconstruct snapshots of food and lifestyle in bygone centuries. The parasites that show up in privies... 5 hours
eurockot conducts final rockot mission with sentinel 3b satellite Eurockot conducts final Rockot mission with Sentinel-3B satellite
SPACE NEWS Eurockot’s Launch Services last mission using the Russian-German Rockot launcher took place successfully April 25 from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in... 5 hours
rogers cooper to continue push for military space reforms in fy 19 ndaa Rogers, Cooper to continue push for military space reforms in FY-19 NDAA
SPACE NEWS FY-19 NDAA: Lawmakers are diving deeper into DoD acquisition strategies and space capabilities, particularly launch. 5 hours
New rule could force EPA to ignore major human health studies
Science Magazine Critics argue policy intended to help industry avoid regulation 5 hours
Engineers get a grip on slippery surfactants
SCIENCE DAILY A group's innovative surfactant theory removes limitations of a 100-year-old model for interfacial behavior in enhanced oil recovery. 5 hours
Emerging memory devices used to develop electronic circuits for cybersecurity applications
SCIENCE DAILY While we embrace the way the Internet of Things already is making our lives more streamlined and convenient, the cybersecurity risk posed by millions of wirelessly... 5 hours
Drug-filled, 3-D printed dentures could fight off infections
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed 3-D printed dentures filled with antifungal medication to better treat oral fungal infections. 5 hours
When do problems with memory and decision-making affect older adults' ability to drive?
SCIENCE DAILY Recently, a team of researchers designed a study to learn more about cognitive health and older drivers' crash risks. The study focused... 6 hours
Colossal cosmic collision alters understanding of early universe
REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Astronomers have detected the early stages of a colossal cosmic collision, observing a pile-up of 14 galaxies... 6 hours
Russian Arctic glacier loss doubles as temps warm
SCIENCE DAILY Ice mass loss in the Russian Arctic has nearly doubled over the last decade. 6 hours
Balancing nuclear and renewable energy
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers explore the benefits of adjusting the output of nuclear power plants according to the changing supply of renewable energy such as wind and solar power. 6 hours
Brain structure linked to symptoms of restless legs syndrome
SCIENCE DAILY People with restless legs syndrome may have changes in a portion of the brain that processes sensory information, according to a new study. 6 hours
Incredible Fossilized Footprints Suggest That Early Humans Stalked Giant Sloths
LIVE SCIENCE A bigfoot-like giant ground sloth had unwelcome company about 11,000 years ago. No matter which way the creature went, ancient humans followed it, stepping in its elongated, kidney-shaped... 6 hours
rokot sends europe s sentinel 3b earth observing satellite to orbit Rokot Sends Europe’s Sentinel-3B Earth-Observing Satellite to Orbit
ASTRO WATCH A Russian Rokot booster took to the skies on Wednesday, April 25, on a mission to orbit Sentinel-3B - the... 6 hours
Number of pre-teen moms in the US at a record low, CDC says
ABC NEWS A new report shows that the number declined by 67 percent over eight years. 6 hours
World's smallest optical implantable biodevice
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have built a new optical device no bigger than the edge of a coin. The device includes a photovoltaic cell that is powered by infrared light and emits blue light. Using infrared light allows the device to... 6 hours
New link between sleep arousals and body temperature may also be connected to SIDS
SCIENCE DAILY What is the origin of these arousals? Scientists have discovered that brief arousals are probably triggered by the intrinsic electrical... 6 hours
Massive study across western equatorial Africa finds more gorillas and chimpanzees than expected
SCIENCE DAILY A massive decade-long study of Western Equatorial Africa's gorillas and chimpanzees has uncovered both good news and bad about our nearest relatives.... 6 hours
Projectile cannon experiments show how asteroids can deliver water
SCIENCE DAILY New research shows that a surprising amount of water survives simulated asteroid impacts, a finding that may help explain how asteroids deposit water throughout the solar system. 6 hours
milky way s supermassive black hole may have unseen siblings Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole May Have ‘Unseen’ Siblings
ASTRO WATCH Astronomers are beginning to understand what happens when black holes get the urge to roam the Milky Way.... 6 hours
congressional auditors raise red flags on eelv costs national security launch industrial base Congressional auditors raise red flags on EELV costs, national security launch industrial base
SPACE NEWS GAO: “Implementing a strategy to support multiple launch providers may... 7 hours
We'll Never Know For Sure How Everything Began
SPACE.COM Roughly 13.8 billion years ago, the Universe as we know it expanded from an infinitely hot and dense singularity in space and time. 7 hours
When an English Lit Major Tried to School Isaac Asimov
SPACE.COM Celebrated science fiction author Isaac Asimov is as legendary as the stories he crafted. 7 hours
Review: 'Avengers: Infinity War'
SPACE.COM Infinity War is a Marvel comic book event on film … one of the good ones, we mean. NO SPOILERS. 7 hours
Robot-launched weather balloons in Alaska hasten demise of remote stations
Science Magazine U.S. weather service union fears automation threatens jobs and sacrifices forecasters’ local knowledge 7 hours
YouTube overhauls kids' app after complaints about content
PHYS.ORG YouTube is overhauling its kid-focused video app to give parents the option of letting humans, not computer algorithms, select what shows their children can watch. 7 hours
New natural gas catalyst would boost clean transportation
PHYS.ORG Thanks to advances in drilling technology, there is enough natural gas in the U.S. to last well into next century and beyond. This has renewed the idea of using inexpensive, domestically produced... 7 hours
How Comcast is trying to change the cable game
PHYS.ORG If you can't beat them, join them. Comcast is trying to refigure the traditional cable bundle, adding services like Netflix to its subscription packages and offering internet-only TV streaming. 7 hours
Recent Russian Arctic glacier loss doubles from the previous 60 years
PHYS.ORG Geophysicists examining glacier changes in the Russian Arctic have found that the rate of ice mass loss has nearly doubled over the last decade when compared... 7 hours
European Space Agency satellite rides to orbit from Russia
PHYS.ORG A Russian rocket has carried into orbit a satellite that is part of the European Space Agency's earth observation program. 7 hours
Ancient skeleton of child found in ruins of Pompeii's bath
PHYS.ORG Work at ancient thermal baths in Pompeii's ruins has revealed the skeleton of a crouching child who perished in Mount Vesuvius' eruption in A.D. 79. 7 hours
Trump meets with Apple CEO at White House to talk trade
PHYS.ORG President Donald Trump has met with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House to discuss trade as he engages in negotiations around the globe. 7 hours
Profits up at Facebook, with no impact from privacy scandal
PHYS.ORG Facebook on Wednesday reported a sharp jump in profits in the past quarter, with gains in its user base and strong ad growth as the social network appeared... 7 hours
WATCH: Dr. Whitney Bowe on how we should redefine 'clean' skin
ABC NEWS Bowe joined "The View" to discuss best habits for maintaining healthy and clean skin. 7 hours
Weather associated with sentiments expressed on social media
SCIENCE DAILY Sentiments expressed on Facebook and Twitter may be associated with certain weather patterns. 7 hours
Many low-lying atoll islands could be uninhabitable by mid-21st century
SCIENCE DAILY Sea-level rise and wave-driven flooding will negatively impact freshwater resources on many low-lying atoll islands in such a way that many could be uninhabitable in just a few... 7 hours
Ultrahigh-pressure laser experiments shed light on super-Earth cores
SCIENCE DAILY Using high-powered laser beams, researchers have simulated conditions inside a planet three times as large as Earth. The pressures achieved in this study, up to 1,314 gigapascals (GPa), allowed researchers to gather... 7 hours
Startup advances carbon-zero fuels through UConn partnership
PHYS.ORG When Rob McGinnis needed a well equipped lab for his startup company, his graduate school friend, Jeff McCutcheon, associate professor of chemical and biomedical engineering, suggested he apply for UConn's Technology Incubation Program (TIP)... 7 hours
Massive study across western equatorial Africa finds more gorillas and chimpanzees than expected
PHYS.ORG A massive decade-long study of Western Equatorial Africa's gorillas and chimpanzees has uncovered both good news and bad about our nearest relatives.... 7 hours
Balancing nuclear and renewable energy
PHYS.ORG Nuclear power plants typically run either at full capacity or not at all. Yet the plants have the technical ability to adjust to the changing demand for power and thus better accommodate sources of renewable energy such as... 7 hours
Researchers study how early humans thrived through volcanic winter
PHYS.ORG UTA researcher Naomi Cleghorn has participated in a Nature paper that describes how humans thrived in South Africa through the Toba volcanic eruption about 74,000 years ago, which created a... 7 hours
Will warm-water events in the Gulf of California reduce seabird populations?
PHYS.ORG Oceanic warm-water events in the Gulf of California have increased in frequency during the last three decades, passing from a historic mean of one or two... 7 hours
Synaptic communication controls neuronal migration
SCIENCE DAILY Development of the mammalian neocortex requires the precise migration of billions of neurons. Synapses are structures that allow neurons to communicate with each other. Scientists have now identified a novel role of synapses in neuronal migration during neocortical... 7 hours
Tiny Lab-Grown 'Brains' Raise Big Ethical Questions
NPR Scientists are growing increasingly large and sophisticated clusters of human brain cells. Ethicists are now wondering what to do if these minibrains start thinking. 7 hours
The latest star map from the Gaia spacecraft plots 1.7 billion stars
Asteroids could have delivered water to the early Earth
3-D print electronics and cells printed directly on skin
3-D print electronics and cells printed directly on skin
Beaches are becoming safer for baby sea turtles, but threats await them in the ocean
Spinning high-strength polymer nanofibers
How to reason with flat earthers (it may not help though)
How to reason with flat earthers (it may not help though)
Eavesdropping on the deep—New live streaming audio from a deep-sea hydrophone
What we know (and don't know) about sea level rise