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Facial models suggest less may be more for a successful smile
SCIENCE DAILY Research using computer-animated 3-D faces suggests that less is more for a successful smile, according to a new study. 28 minutes
Scientist tells her story in latest partisan battle on House science panel
Science Magazine Chair of EPA advisory panel complains of agency interference 12 minutes
NIST would escape deep cuts in House spending plan
Science Magazine Trump cuts largely rejected 12 minutes
ssl s john celli retires after 36 year career SSL’s John Celli retires after 36-year career
SPACE NEWS John Celli retired as president of Space Systems Loral’s president June 28, SSL-parent company MDA Corp. announced today. 36 minutes
Protostar May Have Triggered Formation of Another, Younger Star
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers using NSF’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) have found new evidence suggesting that a jet... 1 hour
CT technology shows how blood flow can predict effectiveness of ovarian cancer treatment
SCIENCE DAILY Technology can provide a new window into whether or not patients are responding to treatment for advanced ovarian cancer. A multi-center clinical... 56 minutes
KFC Chicken Sandwich to Launch to Edge of Space 6/29 @ 8AM ET (Updated)
SPACE.COM A Kentucky Fried Chicken sandwich is now scheduled to travel into the stratosphere on Thursday (June 29) aboard one of... 41 minutes
SpaceX Is Set for 3rd Falcon 9 Launch in Less Than 10 Days
SPACE.COM This Sunday (July 2), SpaceX is scheduled to launch its third Falcon 9 rocket in just under 10 days, following launches on... 1 hour
Revitalizing Detroit requires development of specific neighborhoods
PHYS.ORG Despite the relatively large number of employees working in downtown Detroit, the city continues to be afflicted by urban blight, surrounded by a swath of vacant neighborhoods. Changing this pervasive phenomenon has been at... 53 minutes
Slow-growing ponderosas survive mountain pine beetle outbreaks
PHYS.ORG Slow-growing ponderosa pines may have a better chance of surviving mountain pine beetle outbreaks in western Montana as climate change increases the frequency of drought and insect pests, according to new research published by... 53 minutes
biodegradable cleaning products and eco friendly plastics from mushroom waste Biodegradable cleaning products and eco-friendly plastics from mushroom waste
SCIENCE DAILY VIDEO More than 50,000 tonnes of mushroom waste are generated in Europe each week, posing an environmental challenge for the main industries that market this product worldwide. The new European project... 2 hours
the bee zed asteroid orbits in the opposite direction to planets The Bee-Zed Asteroid Orbits in the Opposite Direction to Planets
ASTRO WATCH In our solar system, an asteroid orbits the Sun in the opposite direction to the planets.... 3 hours
house spending bill would boost nasa funding House spending bill would boost NASA funding
SPACE NEWS House appropriators introduced a spending bill June 28 that would increase NASA’s budget by nearly $800 million about the administration’s request, with... 2 hours
male cockatoos have the beat Male cockatoos have the beat
SCIENCE-NEWS VIDEO Male cockatoos tap trees to a beat to get girls. 3 hours
New Species of Amazon Parrot Discovered in Mexico
SCI-NEWS.COM A new species of parrot has been discovered in the tropical forests of the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico. The colorful bird... 2 hours
No, There Isn't Poop in Your Iced Coffee
LIVE SCIENCE Is there an unwanted add-in in your iced coffee? 3 hours
Brooding dinosaurs
SCIENCE DAILY A new method used to perform geochemical analysis of fossilized eggs from China has shown that oviraptorosaurs incubated their eggs with their bodies within a 35--40° C range, similar to extant birds today, scientists have discovered. 3 hours
This year's hot graduation gift: Snapchat geofilters
PHYS.ORG Ann Beverly had eyed a set of golf clubs as a college graduation gift for her son. In an impulse buy during commencement, though, she just had to tack on something else. 2 hours
More summer sunshine leading to increased Greenland ice melt
SCIENCE DAILY A marked decrease in summer cloud cover during the last 20 years has significantly accelerated melt from the Greenland ice sheet, a team of researchers has concluded. 3 hours
The Latest: Trump promises 'big surprise' on health care
ABC NEWS President Donald Trump says the health care package is "working along very well" and suggested there could be a "big surprise coming." 3 hours
Heart attack shown to be 'systemic condition'
SCIENCE DAILY An acute heart attack should not be viewed in isolation – myocardial infarction is a "systemic" condition with an impact upon the whole body and engenders responses in other organs, such as liver and... 3 hours
How artificial intelligence is taking on ransomware
PHYS.ORG Twice in the space of six weeks, the world has suffered major attacks of ransomware—malicious software that locks up photos and other files stored on your computer, then demands money to release them. 2 hours
Cockatoos Drop Sick Beats to Charm Mates
LIVE SCIENCE Music agents take note: There's an extraordinary drummer in town with impeccable rhythm, but instead of using drumsticks, this master of the beat bangs around seed pods and sticks, a new study finds. 3 hours
Little progress evident as GOP hunts health bill votes
ABC NEWS Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is exploring options for salvaging the battered Republican health care bill 57 minutes
Concurrent hot and dry summers more common in future
SCIENCE DAILY In the past, climate scientists have tended to underestimate the risk of a co-occurrence of heatwave and drought. This is the conclusion of one of the first studies to examine... 2 hours
Carnegie Science Center gets $7.5M donation for new wing
PHYS.ORG The Carnegie Science Center has received its largest gift, a $7.5 million donation from PPG and its corporate foundation for the interactive museum in Pittsburgh. 2 hours
Nanostructures taste the rainbow
PHYS.ORG Engineers at Caltech have for the first time developed a light detector that combines two disparate technologies—nanophotonics, which manipulates light at the nanoscale, and thermoelectrics, which translates temperature differences directly into electron voltage—to distinguish different wavelengths (colors) of light, including... 3 hours
Amazing Video Shows Spider Spinning 80+ Feet of Webbing
LIVE SCIENCE An incredible video shows what Darwin's bark spiders can do. 3 hours
Bacteria-coated nanofiber electrodes clean pollutants in wastewater
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers may have created an innovative, cost-competitive electrode material for cleaning pollutants in wastewater. 3 hours
'Bulges' in volcanoes could be used to predict eruptions
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a new way of measuring the pressure inside volcanoes, and found that it can be a reliable indicator of future eruptions. 3 hours
PNNL-OHSU scientists part of NCI effort to study about role of proteins in cancer biology
NEWS MEDICAL The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is part of a nationwide effort to learn more about... 3 hours
Soybean rust study will allow breeders to tailor resistant varieties to local pathogens
PHYS.ORG Midwestern growers don't worry much about soybean rust, but the fungal disease has been popping up at the end of the growing... 2 hours
Zeolite catalysts pave the road to decentral chemical processes
PHYS.ORG Fuel from waste? It is possible. But hitherto, converting organic waste to fuel has not been economically viable. Excessively high temperatures and too much energy are required. Using a novel... 3 hours
GOP touts lower premiums, but other insurance costs to rise
ABC NEWS Republicans are touting that premiums would go down under their health care legislation, but that reflects insurance that would cover a smaller share of the cost of medical... 3 hours
Can antipoverty programs work globally?
SCIENCE DAILY Leaders of MIT's Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), one of world's foremost centers for antipoverty research, have developed their own formal framework for thinking about this vexing question, over the last several years. Now, in a... 3 hours
Engineers take closer look at mechanical and chemical attributes of heart defect
NEWS MEDICAL Elastin and collagen serve as the body's building blocks. They provide tensile strength and elasticity for a number of organs, muscles and tissues. Any genetic mutation... 3 hours
Trump will try to sidestep science in rolling back clean water rule
Science Magazine Administration focus on legal, not technical, issues 3 hours
Trump cuts to NSF mostly rejected by House panel, but it nixes new ships
Science Magazine First move in annual budget process 3 hours
Relics of Ancient ‘Skull Cult’ Uncovered in Turkey
HISTORY Researchers think carved skull fragments discovered at Göbekli Tepe, a famous Neolithic site in southeastern Turkey, are evidence of a new form of skull cult. 3 hours
WATCH: How to cook with fresh, healthy, seasonal summer ingredients
ABC NEWS ABC News' Olivia Smith and Chef Yasmina Ksikes show how to make dishes featuring the best flavors of summer. 57 minutes
Study provides better knowledge about healthcare burden of mitochondrial diseases
NEWS MEDICAL Mitochondrial diseases are a diverse group of disorders caused by mutated genes that impair energy production in a patient's cells, often with severe effects. 1 hour
Selling the GOP health care bill: Does Trump help or hurt?
ABC NEWS President Donald Trump can command an audience and deliver a sales pitch. But some Republicans worry he doesn't stick to the script on health care 2 hours
Ancient antiviral defense system could revolutionize a new class of RNA-based medicine
SCIENCE DAILY Medicinal payload could be delivered by engineered RNAs that can be controlled by a billion year-old 'genetic fossil' found in all cells, say investigators. 2 hours
How are long strands of DNA packed into tiny cells?
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists are a step closer to understanding how our DNA is squeezed into every cell in the body. They provide the first-ever detailed picture of the nucleosome, the... 2 hours
Mildly obese fare better after major heart attack
SCIENCE DAILY People who survive a major heart attack often do better in the years afterward if they're mildly obese, a study by cardiologists shows. 2 hours
Getting a flu ‘shot’ could soon be as easy as sticking on a Band-Aid
SCIENCE-NEWS Microneedle patches may make home-based vaccination a reality. 2 hours
Kit Cummins awarded the American Chemical Society Pauling Medal
MIT Award presented annually in recognition of outstanding achievement in chemistry in the spirit of, and in honor of, Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling. 2 hours
Scientists produce dialysis membrane made from graphene
MIT Material can filter nanometer-sized molecules at 10 to 100 times the rate of commercial membranes. 2 hours
How scientists are combatting deadly fungus—with baker’s yeast
Science Magazine Cheap paper biosensor could help detect fungal disease in developing countries 2 hours
3,000-year-old textiles are earliest evidence of chemical dyeing in the Levant
PHYS.ORG Tel Aviv University archaeologists have revealed that cloth samples found in the Israeli desert present the earliest evidence of plant-based textile dyeing in the region. They... 2 hours
Scientists develop super-strong metal for next tech frontier
PHYS.ORG The technological future of everything from cars and jet engines to oil rigs, along with the gadgets, appliances and public utilities comprising the internet of things, will depend on microscopic sensors. 2 hours
Man sentenced for money laundering in massive hacking scheme
PHYS.ORG A Pakistani man has been sentenced to four years in prison for laundering nearly $20 million as part of an international computer and telephone hacking scheme. 2 hours
'Healthy Living for Summer': Cooking with fresh, seasonal ingredients
ABC NEWS How to cook healthy meals with fresh ingredients and seasonal items. 2 hours
Combating chronic kidney disease with exercise
SCIENCE DAILY A research team is combating chronic kidney disease (CKD) with exercise. The team had patients engage in a specially designed exercise program and found that it improved their blood vessel health and exercise capacity. 2 hours
A new way of extracting copper
MIT Researchers develop an electrically-driven process to separate commercially important metals from sulfide minerals in one step without harmful byproducts. 2 hours
Digital technology can help people make smarter drinking decisions
NEWS MEDICAL Some individuals struggle to make healthy decisions about their drinking in risky situations. Technology can help. 2 hours
Nanopipette technology wins first place in NIH 'Follow that Cell' challenge
PHYS.ORG Nader Pourmand, professor of biomolecular engineering in the Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz, has won the $300,000 first place prize in the Follow... 3 hours
WATCH: How to cook with fresh, healthy and seasonal ingredients this summer
ABC NEWS ABC News' Olivia Smith and Chef Yasmina Ksikes show how to make dishes featuring the best flavors of summer. 3 hours
E-cigarette use linked to greater risk of subsequent cigarette smoking in youth
NEWS MEDICAL Electronic (e)-cigarette use has risen rapidly among adolescents and young adults since the product was introduced to the U.S. in 2007 and now exceeds... 3 hours
Wyss Institute researchers develop new capture technology for cancer diagnostics
NEWS MEDICAL Cancerous tumors are formidable enemies, recruiting blood vessels to aid their voracious growth, damaging nearby tissues, and deploying numerous strategies to evade the body's defense systems. 3 hours
Study: Postponing lymph node biopsy after melanoma diagnosis does not affect long-term outcomes
NEWS MEDICAL Postponing lymph node biopsy more than 30 days after melanoma diagnosis doesn't adversely impact long-term clinical outcomes, according to new study findings... 3 hours
Sleep disturbances predict increased risk for suicidal symptoms, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Sleep disturbances can warn of worsening suicidal thoughts in young adults, independent of the severity of an individual's depression, a study has found. 3 hours
Use Google to shop? Here's what you should know after the big EU fine
PHYS.ORG Google was levied a record $2.7 billion fine by the European Commission for allegedly favoring its Google Shopping results over... 53 minutes
Researchers detect protozoa in drinking water that cause diarrheal outbreaks
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the University of Zaragoza have analyzed drinking water and detected oocysts of Cryptosporidium and cysts of Giardia, two protozoa that cause outbreaks of diarrhea in humans. 1 hour
This Is What Happens When a Firecracker Explodes in Your Eye
LIVE SCIENCE A man in India suffered severe eye injuries after lighting a firecracker, according to a new case report. 1 hour
Medically managed non-surgical method can help achieve weight loss and better health
NEWS MEDICAL Weight loss, as well as maintaining a healthy weight, is a challenge that can sometimes seem insurmountable. 2 hours
Study on human skin microbiome finds archaea abundance associated with age
PHYS.ORG It turns out your skin is crawling with single-celled microorganisms—and they're not just bacteria. A study by the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley... 2 hours
Injecting plant-based nanoparticles and chemotherapy drug helps halt tumor progression in mice
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in collaboration with researchers from Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine and RWTH Aachen University have... 2 hours
Radiation-exposed corals may hold new clues to keeping DNA intact
NEWS MEDICAL More than 70 years after the U.S. tested atomic bombs on a ring of sand in the Pacific Ocean called Bikini Atoll, Stanford researchers are studying how long-term... 2 hours
Engineers design a robotic gripper for cleaning up space debris
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers combined gecko-inspired adhesives and a custom robotic gripper to create a device for grabbing space debris. They tested their gripper in multiple zero gravity settings, including the... 3 hours
First 'haploid' human stem cells could change the face of medical research
SCIENCE DAILY Stem cell research holds huge potential for medicine and human health. In particular, human embryonic stem cells (ESCs), with their ability to turn into... 3 hours
Study provides insights into how the brain assigns credit for causality
NEWS MEDICAL When you do something right, you can't learn anything from your success without a system in the brain for assigning credit to whatever action led to... 3 hours
Mildly stressing muscle metabolism reverses diabetes and obesity in mice
NEWS MEDICAL Mildly stressing muscle metabolism boosts levels of a beneficial hormone that prevents obesity and diabetes in mice, according to a new study by researchers at the University of... 2 hours
Adolescents with BMI at high-normal range have greater risk of death from cardiovascular diseases
NEWS MEDICAL While there is solid evidence that adolescent overweight and obesity are associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke, less... 2 hours
Putin: Don't worry comrade Trump, I have tapes
Carved human skulls found in ancient stone temple
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Watch astronauts play catch with a gecko-inspired gripper
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Biodegradable cleaning products and eco-friendly plastics from mushroom waste
Male cockatoos have the beat
Does symmetry matter for speed? Study finds Usain Bolt may have asymmetrical running gait
Watch this cockatoo make music with a stick
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Palm cockatoos beat drum like Ringo Starr
World first: New polymer goes for a walk when illuminated
Swimming microbots can remove pathogenic bacteria from water
Researchers develop microneedle patch for flu vaccination