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Euclid: ESA's Search for Dark Matter & Dark Energy
SPACE.COM Euclid is a mission that aims to learn more about the parts of the universe we can't see — dark energy and dark matter, which are thought to make up... 5 days
[In Depth] In search for unseen matter, physicists turn to dark sector
Science Magazine Scientists hunting unseen dark matter are looking deeper into the shadows. With searches for a favored dark matter candidate—weakly interacting massive particles (WIMPs)—coming up... 5 days
In search for unseen dark matter, physicists turn to shadow realm
Science Magazine With WIMP searches failing, U.S. Energy Department mulls $10 million probe of dark sector 5 days
Cookbooks give readers (mostly) bad advice on food safety
SCIENCE DAILY A recent study finds bestselling cookbooks offer readers little useful advice about reducing food-safety risks, and much of the advice they do provide is inaccurate and not based on sound... 2 hours
Image: Mysterious Jovian dark spot
PHYS.ORG This enhanced-color image of a mysterious dark spot on Jupiter seems to reveal a Jovian "galaxy" of swirling storms. 4 hours
[Active Matter] Go with the changing flow
Science Magazine The transport of ordinary fluids tends to be driven by pressure differentials, whereas for active or biological matter, transport may be isotropic or governed by the presence of specific – [Read More] 5 days
Figuring Out Dark Energy - An Astrophysicist Explains | Video
SPACE.COM Astrophysicist Paul Sutter explains what the science community is doing and the tools they are using to understand dark energy in the Universe. 4 days
Readers question supernova physics
SCIENCE-NEWS Star-destroying neutrinos, heart-hugging robots and more in reader feedback. 6 days
Popular cookbooks offer readers little useful advice about reducing food-safety risks, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL A recent study finds that bestselling cookbooks offer readers little useful advice about reducing food-safety risks, and that much of the advice they do... 15 hours
New portal to unveil the dark sector of the Universe
PHYS.ORG Once upon a time, the Universe was just a hot soup of particles. In those days, together with visible particles, other particles to us hidden or dark might... 5 days
New portal to unveil the dark sector of the universe
SCIENCE DAILY Once upon a time, the Universe was just a hot soup of particles. In those days, together with visible particles, other particles to us hidden or dark might... 5 days
Giant magnetic fields in the universe
PHYS.ORG Astronomers from Bonn and Tautenburg in Thuringia (Germany) used the 100-m radio telescope at Effelsberg to observe several galaxy clusters. At the edges of these large accumulations of dark matter, stellar systems (galaxies), hot gas, and... 6 days
Mars' Dark Streaks May Be Caused by Dry Landslides, Not Water
SPACE.COM Mars' intriguing dark streaks may be caused by dry landslides rather than liquid water, a new study suggests. 6 days
new portal to unveil the dark sector of the universe New Portal to Unveil the Dark Sector of the Universe
ASTRO WATCH Once upon a time, the Universe was just a hot soup of particles. In those days,... 3 days
A novel artificial condensed matter lattice and a new platform for one-dimensional topological phases
Science Magazine Engineered lattices in condensed matter physics, such as cold-atom optical lattices or photonic crystals, can have properties that are fundamentally... 4 days
BioTek receives patent for imaging and microplate reading used in Cytation Cell Imaging Multi-Mode readers
NEWS MEDICAL BioTek has been granted US patent 9,557,217 for imaging and microplate reading in one instrument. The intellectual property... 5 days
[In Depth] Ma, where did they put T. rex?
Science Magazine A new study gives the long-standing dinosaur family tree an overhaul. Based on analyses of hundreds of traits gleaned from existing studies and fossils, the study strikes down a fundamental... 5 days
End-of-life terminologies and prior experience matter to surrogate decision makers
NEWS MEDICAL Many people do not prepare advanced directives for their end-of-life medical care, so family members must make treatment decisions on their behalf. 6 days
inventing a new kind of matter Inventing a new kind of matter
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Imagine a liquid that could move on its own. No need for human effort or the pull of gravity. You could put it in a container flat on a table, not touch it in any way,... 4 days
The 'time machine' that replicates three years of weather in three days
PHYS.ORG Climate change is wreaking havoc on the environment. While the main culprit is carbon emissions, urban heat islands—exacerbated by dark roofs and pavements—make the... 6 days
How scarce funding shapes young scientists
PHYS.ORG Ask any young science faculty member what keeps them up at night, and you're likely to get the same response every time: funding research. It is no secret that modern scientific research depends on receiving sufficient... 6 days
Words matter when math teachers describe student learning
PHYS.ORG Think back to math class in elementary school. Do you remember being assigned to a "high," "middle" or "low" group? If so, you'll relate to a new study from North Carolina State... 4 hours
Producing radioisotopes for medical imaging, disease treatment
SCIENCE DAILY Accelerators built to explore the building blocks of matter help to feed the nation's need for certain critical radioisotopes used to diagnose, track, and treat disease. 7 days
[Perspective] From chaos to order in active fluids
Science Magazine There are few sights more spectacular than the swarming of a school of fish or a flock of birds that suddenly gives way to a directional motion. Arguably, our admiration is rooted... 5 days
Dark tourism has grown around myth of prison tree
PHYS.ORG ew research involving the University of Adelaide is helping to expose a myth about a significant Australian "prison tree," which researchers say has become a popular tourism attraction for the... 5 days
surviving the long dark night of the moon Surviving the long dark night of the Moon
ESA Designers of future Moon missions and bases have to contend with a chilling challenge: how might their creations endure the... 5 days
New species of terrestrial crab found climbing on trees in Hong Kong
SCIENCE DAILY A new species of terrestrial crab has been found to climb trees on the eastern coast of Hong Kong. Its squarish predominantly dark brown... 6 days
Making 'mulch' ado of ant hills
SCIENCE DAILY Ants are hardworking and beneficial insects, research reveals. In the activities of their daily lives, ants help increase air, water flow, and organic matter in soil. The work done by ants even forms a type of... 6 days
Argon is not the 'dope' for metallic hydrogen
PHYS.ORG Hydrogen is both the simplest and the most-abundant element in the universe, so studying it can teach scientists about the essence of matter. And yet there are still many hydrogen secrets to... 5 days
Discovery that 'size matters' in cell-to-cell communication could unlock new methods for disease diagnosis and treatment
PHYS.ORG Size really does matter when it comes to the mechanisms that cells use to communicate with... 1 day
Ubiquitous marine organism co-evolved with other microbes, promoting more complex ecosystems
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