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Top Greek politicians facing probe over pharma scandal
ABC NEWS Greek lawmakers were voting after marathon debate on whether to investigate 10 senior politicians over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal 26 minutes
Facts About SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Rocket
SPACE.COM The Falcon Heavy rocket launched on its maiden voyage on Feb. 6, 2018, and SpaceX plans more missions in the near future. 40 minutes
Antibiotic-producing bacterium releases more metabolites than assumed
NEWS MEDICAL The bacterium Streptomyces chartreusis is an antibiotic-producing bacterium that releases more metabolites into the surrounding medium than scientists assumed based on the analysis of the genome. Many of the substances are likely released to... 35 minutes
Microscale thermophoresis to characterize hits from high-throughput screening
SCIENCE DAILY A new article details how the European Lead Factory (ELF), a large publicly accessible drug discovery platform, uses microscale thermophoresis (MST) to aid in the prioritization of small molecule hits from high-throughput... 1 hour
Solar radiation mineralizes terrestrial dissolved organic carbon in the ocean
SCIENCE DAILY Organic carbon dissolved in water plays a vital role in the Earth's carbon cycle. Understanding carbon cycling is central to understanding climate change and how aquatic communities are... 1 hour
army s imaging satellite up and running but its future is tbd Army’s imaging satellite up and running, but its future is TBD
SPACE NEWS The Army would use small satellites to support tactical imagery needs in the field.... 3 hours
astronomers reveal secrets of most distant supernova ever detected Astronomers Reveal Secrets of Most Distant Supernova Ever Detected
ASTRO WATCH An international team of astronomers, including researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, has confirmed the discovery of the... 3 hours
Infant skull binding shaped identity, inequality in ancient Andes
PHYS.ORG The idea of binding and reshaping a baby's head may make today's parents cringe, but for families in the Andes between 1100-1450, cranial modification was all the rage. 4 hours
Scientists create 'Evolutionwatch' for plants
PHYS.ORG Using a hitchhiking weed, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology reveal for the first time the mutation rate of a plant growing in the wild. 4 hours
1950s Lessons in Germ-Fighting from a Giant Bar of Talking Soap
HISTORY Although soap was invented thousands of years ago, health educators in the 1950s were still trying to find creative ways to get kids to actually use... 3 hours
First evidence of surprising ocean warming around Galapagos corals
PHYS.ORG The ocean around the Galápagos Islands has been warming since the 1970s, according to a new analysis of the natural temperature archives stored in coral reefs. 4 hours
The California Activists Who Scared the Soviets Away From the 1984 Olympics
HISTORY The last time Russia skipped the Olympics, it was due to a fringe group encouraging mass defections of its athletes. 3 hours
New tool tells bioengineers when to build microbial teams
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Duke University have created a framework for helping bioengineers determine when to use multiple lines of cells to manufacture a product. The work could help a variety of... 4 hours
Reinventing the inductor
PHYS.ORG A basic building block of modern technology, inductors are everywhere: cellphones, laptops, radios, televisions, cars. And surprisingly, they are essentially the same today as in 1831, when they were first created by English scientist Michael Faraday. 4 hours
Tropical trees use unique method to resist drought
PHYS.ORG Tropical trees in the Amazon Rainforest may be more drought resistant than previously thought, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Riverside. 4 hours
Scientists discover new nanoparticle, dubbed exomeres
PHYS.ORG A new cellular messenger discovered by Weill Cornell Medicine scientists may help reveal how cancer cells co-opt the body's intercellular delivery service to spread to new locations in the body. 4 hours
Twitter sets crackdown on automated 'bot' accounts
PHYS.ORG Twitter announced Wednesday a crackdown on accounts powered by software "bots" which can artificially amplify a person or cause and which have been accused of manipulating the social network during the 2016 US election. 4 hours
Uber takes on commuting with Express car pool service
PHYS.ORG Uber on Wednesday maneuvered to become part of people's daily commutes with the addition of an Express car pool to its ride-share options. 4 hours
A winning personality might play a major role in China's apparel industry
PHYS.ORG In the United States, business relationships are formal and typically based on contractual agreements. In China, business relationships rely more on the long-lasting culture... 4 hours
Fertility study finds hormone that could support early pregnancy
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have identified a hormone that could help prepare the womb lining for pregnancy, research shows. 1 hour
Wine polyphenols may be good for oral health
NEWS MEDICAL Sipping wine is good for your colon and heart, possibly because of the beverage's abundant and structurally diverse polyphenols. Now researchers report in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that wine... 2 hours
Some black holes erase your past
SCIENCE DAILY Physicists insist on determinism: your past and present determine your future uniquely, per Einstein's equations of general relativity. They call this strong cosmic censorship. A mathematician found some types of black holes -- charged, non-rotating objects... 1 hour
Are flamingos returning to Florida?
SCIENCE DAILY Flamingos are a Florida cultural icon, and sightings in the state have been on the rise in recent decades. However, whether they're truly native to the US or only arrive via escape from captivity has long been subject... 1 hour
How the brain tells our limbs apart
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers use cutting-edge technologies to uncover differences in neural control for arms and legs. 1 hour
Fur real: Scientists improve computer rendering of animal fur
SCIENCE DAILY The next computer-generated animals in King Kong or The Lion King could look a lot more realistic thanks to a breakthrough by computer scientists. The researchers developed a method that... 1 hour
Watching too much television could cause fatal blood clots
SCIENCE DAILY Spending too much time in front of the television could increase your chance of developing potentially fatal blood clots known as venous thrombosis. Even trying to counterbalance hours of TV... 1 hour
Animal study shows how to retrain the immune system to ease food allergies
SCIENCE DAILY Treating food allergies might be a simple matter of teaching the immune system a new trick, researchers have found. In a study... 1 hour
Long incubation times may defend birds against parasites
SCIENCE DAILY Some tropical birds have longer egg incubation times than their temperate cousins, even though their habitat is teeming with egg-eating predators. The reason why has long been a mystery, but a new... 1 hour
Penn study sheds new light on immune cell identity
NEWS MEDICAL Almost all cells in the human body have identical DNA sequences, yet there are 200-plus cell types with different sizes, shapes, and chemical compositions. Determining what parts of the genome... 2 hours
Liquefied brain tissue after stroke may harm surviving brain, UA study finds
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have known for years that the brain liquefies after a stroke. If cut off from blood and oxygen for a long enough period,... 2 hours
Local environment plays crucial role in aggressiveness of breast cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women -- one in eight (12.4 percent) in the U.S. will be diagnosed with it. Invasive breast cancer is... 2 hours
Pioneering study may pave way for effective painkillers to treat neuropathic pain
NEWS MEDICAL A pioneering international study, carried out by the University of Granada, Harvard University, the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of Florida, Laval... 2 hours
Researchers discover five new genetic changes that may increase pancreatic cancer risk
NEWS MEDICAL In what is believed to be the largest pancreatic cancer genome-wide association study to date, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and... 2 hours
national space council backs incremental space regulatory reform National Space Council backs incremental space regulatory reform
SPACE NEWS Vice President Mike Pence and members of the National Space Council approved a series of recommendations Feb. 21 that make... 7 hours
Chemists Find New Way to Synthesize ‘Olympic Ring’ Molecule
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of researchers at Florida State University has unlocked a new strategy for synthesizing of olympicene (a... 7 hours
the superionic form of water The Superionic Form of Water
ASTRO WATCH An original state, both solid and liquid at the same time: this is the latest news on a substance -water- so familiar to everyone but which... 5 hours
smallsat ground station operators expect consolidation eye new antennas optical links Smallsat ground station operators expect consolidation, eye new antennas, optical links
SPACE NEWS Companies that collect data beamed down from small satellites say they expect partnerships and... 5 hours
some black holes erase your past Some Black Holes Erase Your Past
ASTRO WATCH In the real world, your past uniquely determines your future. If a physicist knows how the universe starts out, she can calculate its future... 4 hours
New fossils are redefining what makes a dinosaur
SCIENCE-NEWS While some researchers question what characteristics define the dinosaurs, others are uprooting the dino family tree altogether. 5 hours
Medical News Today: What are lymphocytes and what are healthy levels to have?
MNT Learn more about lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. We look at their function, normal levels, and what happens if levels... 6 hours
Ancient-DNA researchers surpass the 1,000-genome milestone
SCIENCE DAILY In the last eight years, the field of ancient DNA research has expanded from just one ancient human genome to more than 1,300. The latest 625 of those genomes debut Feb. 21 in Nature, including the... 7 hours
No, Drinking Alcohol Won't Make You Live Forever
LIVE SCIENCE Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol may not make people live longer, despite the findings of a massive study of retirees. 6 hours
Unexpected discovery about essential enzyme
SCIENCE DAILY The enzyme that produces DNA building blocks plays an important role when cells divide. In a new study, researchers have discovered for the first time that the so-called master switch of the enzyme can change locations -- while... 6 hours
Theory suggests root efficiency, independence drove global spread of flora
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers suggest that plants spread worldwide thanks to root adaptations that allowed them to become more efficient and independent. As plant species spread, roots became thinner so they... 6 hours
Wine polyphenols could fend off bacteria that cause cavities and gum disease
SCIENCE DAILY Sipping wine is good for your colon and heart, possibly because of the beverage's abundant and structurally diverse polyphenols. Now researchers report that wine... 6 hours
An improved anti-addiction medication
SCIENCE DAILY Drug addiction continues to plague vast numbers of people across the world, destroying and ending lives, while attempts to develop more effective pharmaceutical addiction treatments continue. Scientists now report the development of a potent new medicine to fight addiction, which... 6 hours
National Space Council Backs Incremental Space Regulatory Reform
SPACE.COM Vice President Mike Pence and members of the National Space Council approved a series of recommendations Feb. 21 that make modest, and expected, reforms to regulations of commercial space activities. 6 hours
A drug long used to treat gout may help adult heart failure patients
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have shown that probenecid, a drug long used to treat gout, may be able to improve heart function in adult patients... 6 hours
Feds: Pharmacy worker took opioids meant for terminally ill
ABC NEWS A one-time pharmacy worker who pleaded guilty to taking opioid painkillers that were meant for terminally ill patients is going to prison 7 hours
Mysterious Spiral Found in the Tail of Human Sperm
LIVE SCIENCE Scientists have spent decades studying the extraordinary abilities and anatomy of human sperm, so an international team of researchers was surprised to discover a mysterious, spiral-shaped nanostructure in the tails... 6 hours
Correction: Peanut Allergy Treatment story
ABC NEWS Correction: Peanut Allergy Treatment story 6 hours
Copper Age Iberians 'exported' their culture -- but not their genes -- all over Europe
SCIENCE DAILY Prehistoric Iberians 'exported' their culture throughout Europe, reaching Great Britain, Sicily, Poland and all over central Europe in... 7 hours
The conflict between males and females could replace the evolution of new species
SCIENCE DAILY New research shows that males and females of the same species can evolve to be so different that they prevent other species... 5 hours
Haloperidol does not prevent delirium or improve survival rates in ICU patients
SCIENCE DAILY Prophylactic use of the drug haloperidol does not help to prevent delirium in intensive care patients or improve their chances of survival. Therefore, there... 5 hours
Tomatoes of the same quality as normal, but using only half the water
SCIENCE DAILY When reducing the water used to water cherry tomato crops by more than 50%, the product not only maintains its quality, both... 6 hours
Faceless Fish, Phallic Worms & Other Bizarre Creatures Hauled from the Deep
LIVE SCIENCE They are among more than 100 deep-sea species recently scooped up off Australia's coast in a mission to identify animals that live in these... 5 hours
Physicists Hatch Mad Plan to Put Antimatter in a Moving Van
LIVE SCIENCE Antimatter is about to go on its first road trip. 5 hours
A Giant Claw Will Grab Falling SpaceX Gear 'Like a Giant Catcher's Mitt'
SPACE.COM SpaceX is planning to use a giant net - one so immense that it takes up the majority of a high-speed watercraft... 5 hours
How We Know This Tiny Pinprick of Light Is the Tesla Roadster
SPACE.COM Scientist paparazzi turned their scopes toward Elon Musk's Roadster and its mannequin driver. 5 hours
Medical News Today: What is dependent edema?
MNT A look at dependent edema, a condition where fluid pools in the lower parts of the body. Included is detail on treatment options and the warning signs. 5 hours
Depression linked to reduced arginine levels
SCIENCE DAILY People suffering from major depressive disorder, MDD, have reduced arginine levels, a new study shows. 5 hours
Record Breaker! Powerful Supernova Is Most Distant Ever Seen
SPACE.COM An extraordinarily powerful "hypernova" a whopping 10.5 billion light-years from Earth is the most distant star explosion ever observed, a new study reports. 6 hours
Carbon monoxide improves effectiveness of antibiotic medication
PHYS.ORG Carbon monoxide can improve the effectiveness of antibiotics, making bacteria more sensitive to antibiotic medication, according to a study led by Georgia State University. 4 hours
'Memtransistor' brings world closer to brain-like computing
PHYS.ORG Computer algorithms might be performing brain-like functions, such as facial recognition and language translation, but the computers themselves have yet to operate like brains. 4 hours
No, Drinking Alcohol Won't Make You Live Past 90
LIVE SCIENCE Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol may not make people live longer, despite the findings of a massive study of retirees. 4 hours
Say 'Hi' to the Blobfish, a Relative of the World's Ugliest Animal
LIVE SCIENCE They are among more than 100 deep-sea species recently scooped up off Australia's coast in a mission to identify animals that live in these... 4 hours
How the 1984 Olympics Almost Created a Refugee Crisis
HISTORY The last time Russia skipped the Olympics was in 1984, when it was terrified of a fringe group encouraging mass defections of athletes. 4 hours
Only Known Boxing Gloves From Roman Empire Discovered
HISTORY The leather gloves survived because they were buried under concrete. 4 hours
It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says
ABC NEWS Federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again 4 hours
Movement behavior of an anole species surprisingly dynamic
SCIENCE DAILY Anolis lizards have a thing or two to teach humans about love -- or in scientific speak, sexual selection -- at least when it comes to territoriality. Decades of behavioral research on... 5 hours
First evidence of surprising ocean warming around Galápagos corals
SCIENCE DAILY A new analysis of the natural temperature archives stored in coral reefs shows the ocean around the Galápagos Islands has been warming since the 1970s. The finding surprised the research... 6 hours
Amateur astronomer captures rare first light from massive exploding star
SCIENCE DAILY First light from a supernova is hard to capture; no one can predict where and when a star will explode. An amateur astronomer has now captured on film... 7 hours
Netflix Just Unveiled the Trailer for 'Lost in Space' Reboot — and It Looks Awesome!
SPACE.COM The sci-fi classic "Lost in Space" is launching back to television on April 13 by way of Netflix,... 4 hours
From compost to composites: An eco-friendly way to improve rubber
Robotic crystals that walk n' roll
Some black holes erase your past
These shallow-water fish can use their eyes like flashlights
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Unique chemistry—which one day might help fight serious disease—found in the New Zealand glowworm
Technology to improve the resilience of bridges
Why your tourist toilet habits are bad for locals – and the environment
Why your tourist toilet habits are bad for locals – and the environment
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