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This 3D Color Map of 1.7 Billion Stars in the Milky Way Is the Best Ever Made
SPACE.COM Nearly 1.7 billion stars have been plotted in unprecedented detail with today's (April 25)... 33 minutes
Asteroids could have delivered water to the early Earth
SCIENCE-NEWS VIDEO Shooting mineral pellets at a simulated planet suggests an impact wouldn’t have boiled all of an asteroid’s water away. 19 minutes
Mysterious Holes in Beaufort Sea Ice Puzzle Researchers
SCI-NEWS.COM On April 14, 2018, scientists working on NASA’s Operation IceBridge — a multi-year airborne science mission to study changing ice... 36 minutes
NASA finds Tropical Cyclone Fakir weakening
PHYS.ORG Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed that Tropical Cyclone Fakir was getting weaker as it moved through the Southern Indian Ocean. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center issued their final bulletin on the system. 42 minutes
Entanglement observed in near-macroscopic objects
PHYS.ORG Perhaps the strangest prediction of quantum theory is entanglement, a phenomenon whereby two distant objects become intertwined in a manner that defies both classical physics and a common-sense understanding of reality. In 1935, Albert Einstein expressed his concern... 2 hours
3-D print electronics and cells printed directly on skin
SCIENCE DAILY VIDEO In a groundbreaking new study, researchers used a customized, low-cost 3-D printer to print electronics on a real hand for the first time. The technology could be used by soldiers... 56 minutes
sentinel 3b liftoff Sentinel-3B liftoff
ESA Sentinel-3B lifted off on a Rockot launcher from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia at 17:57 GMT (19:57 CEST) 14 minutes
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ESA Watch the replay of the Sentinel-3B liftoff from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia 14 minutes
Juno Sends Back Breathtaking New Images of Jupiter
SCI-NEWS.COM NASA’s Juno mission took its twelfth trip around Jupiter on April 1, 2018, and the orbiter has sent back extraordinary... 2 hours
Medical News Today: Cognitive decline: Impaired sense of smell could be used as marker
MNT The first population study of sense of smell and cognitive performance by age suggests that testing sense of smell could... 3 hours
Einstein's 'spooky action' goes massive
SCIENCE DAILY The elusive quantum mechanical phenomenon of entanglement has now been made a reality in objects almost macroscopic in size. Results show how two vibrating drumheads, the width of a human hair, can display the spooky action that famously... 56 minutes
Parents of sick toddler Alfie Evans make new court challenge
ABC NEWS Lawyers are battling in a London court over the fate of Alfie Evans, a terminally ill British toddler whose case has drawn support from Pope Francis and sparked... 49 minutes
Blue light exposure at night linked to higher risk of developing breast and prostate cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A study performed by an international team led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a center supported by the "la... 1 hour
Maternal binge drinking linked to mood problems and alcohol abuse in offspring
SCIENCE DAILY A new study is the first to show that binge drinking by expectant mothers can impair the mental health of their offspring. Researchers report... 2 hours
To see the first-born stars of the universe
SCIENCE DAILY ASU-led team aims to use new NASA space telescope to capture light from the first stars to be born in the universe. 2 hours
Medical News Today: Letter from the Editor: Winds of change
MNT The winds of change are blowing at Medical News Today. Read Managing Editor Marie Ellis' monthly update to learn about what's on the horizon. 3 hours
Researchers develop new method for early and accurate breast cancer screening
NEWS MEDICAL A new method for early and accurate breast cancer screening has been developed by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka University Medical Center,... 2 hours
Molecular evolution: How the building blocks of life may form in space
SCIENCE DAILY In an experiment that mimics astrophysical conditions, with cryogenic temperatures in an ultrahigh vacuum, scientists used an electron gun to irradiate thin sheets of... 2 hours
Agent 007: Organic Molecules as bearers of secrets
SCIENCE DAILY In the digital age, security of sensitive information is of utmost importance. Many data are encrypted these methods use a password for decryption, and in most cases, exactly this password is the... 2 hours
Protect forest elephants to conserve ecosystems, not DNA
SCIENCE DAILY New research has found that forest elephant populations across Central Africa are genetically quite similar to one another. Conserving this critically endangered species across its range is crucial to preserving local plant... 2 hours
We still don't know how strange celibate animals evolve
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has cast doubt on leading theory for how tiny creatures have evolved for 50 million years -- without ever having sex. 56 minutes
Cheaper and easier way found to make plastic semiconductors
SCIENCE DAILY Cheap, flexible and sustainable plastic semiconductors will soon be a reality thanks to a breakthrough by chemists. 56 minutes
Assembly of massive galaxy cluster witnessed for the first time
SCIENCE DAILY For the first time, astronomers have witnessed the birth of a colossal cluster of galaxies. Their observations reveal at least 14 galaxies packed into an area only four... 56 minutes
Spooky quantum entanglement goes big in new experiments
SCIENCE-NEWS Scientists entangled the motions of two jiggling devices that are visible with a magnifying glass or even the naked eye — if you have keen vision. 60 minutes
Keeping the balance: How flexible nuclear operation can help add more wind and solar to the grid
MIT Model finds operating nuclear plants flexibly can reduce electricity costs, increase revenue for nuclear... 1 hour
Turning graphene into light nanosensors
SCIENCE DAILY Graphene has many properties, but it does not absorb light very well. To remedy this, physicists resort to embedding a sheet of graphene in a flat photonic crystal. Scientists now demonstrate that by altering the temperature in such... 2 hours
Introducing a user-friendly, step-by-step guide to conducting comparative product evaluations
MIT The Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation teams up with the Technology Exchange Lab to produce a toolkit for technology evaluation in global development. 2 hours
Medical News Today: Macrocytic anemia: Symptoms and treatment
MNT Macrocytic anemia is a type of anemia characterized by abnormally large red blood cells. The size of the red blood cells means there are fewer of them to help the body function.... 42 minutes
Medical News Today: How dogs could help us explore our own gut health
MNT The proverbial best friends of humankind give us unconditional love and moments of joy. But can they also enrich our knowledge of... 42 minutes
Google ramps up Gmail privacy controls in major update
PHYS.ORG Google on Wednesday ramped up privacy controls in a Gmail overhaul, aiming first at businesses that use its suite of workplace tools hosted in the internet cloud. 42 minutes
Researchers 3-D print electronics and cells directly on skin
PHYS.ORG In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota used a customized, low-cost 3D printer to print electronics on a real hand for the first time. The technology... 42 minutes
Researchers identify promising delivery method for immunotherapy combination
PHYS.ORG Using nanoparticles to bind molecules that can unleash and stimulate immune cells, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers found they could more effectively trigger the body's defenses system against... 42 minutes
Einstein’s ‘spooky action at a distance’ spotted in objects almost big enough to see
Science Magazine Entangled electronic devices could help scientists make a quantum internet 1 hour
Astronomers witness galaxy megamerger
PHYS.ORG Peering deep into space—an astounding 90 percent of the way across the observable universe—astronomers have witnessed the beginnings of a gargantuan cosmic pileup, the impending collision of 14 young, starbursting galaxies. 2 hours
Breaking bottlenecks to the electronic-photonic information technology revolution
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the University of Washington, working with researchers from the ETH-Zurich, Purdue University and Virginia Commonwealth University, have achieved an optical communications breakthrough that could revolutionize information technology. 2 hours
Team shows tiny frequency combs are reliable measurement tools
PHYS.ORG In an advance that could shrink many measurement technologies, scientists at the National Institute ofStandards and Technology (NIST) and partners have demonstrated the first miniaturized devices thatcan generate desired frequencies,... 2 hours
Surgeon struck with same cancer as her patients reflects: 'I never imagined'
ABC NEWS When Dr. Anne Peled, a 37-year-old breast cancer surgeon and mother of three, was struck by the same cancer as her patients, her world... 2 hours
Study examines denigration when people call a place a 'shithole'
PHYS.ORG By tracing the use of the word and hashtag 'shithole' on Twitter, researchers have examined who is engaged in the stigmatizing discourse of denigration, the types of place... 42 minutes
Something fishy: Mexico nabs traveler with endangered totoaba
PHYS.ORG Mexican authorities arrested a Chinese airline passenger after a strong smell emanating from his suitcases led to the discovery that he was transporting body parts from hundreds of endangered totoaba fish. 42 minutes
The 5 Most Credible Modern UFO Sightings
HISTORY Let’s revisit five of the most believable UFO sightings of the 21st century. 44 minutes
Medical News Today: Could this vitamin A derivative cure liver cancer?
MNT Researchers reveal how a compound called acyclic retinoid, which is a synthetic form of vitamin A, can target and destroy liver cancer stem cells. 2 hours
Long-sought structure of telomerase paves way for new drugs for aging, cancer
PHYS.ORG More than 30 years ago, when University of California, Berkeley researchers discovered telomerase—an enzyme that lengthens chromosome ends and prevents them from fraying enough... 2 hours
Next step towards quantum network based on micromechanical beams
PHYS.ORG In recent years, nanofabricated mechanical oscillators have emerged as a promising platform for quantum information applications. Quantum entanglement of engineered optomechanical resonators would offer a compelling route toward scalable quantum... 2 hours
Researchers redefine the origin of the cellular powerhouse
PHYS.ORG In a new study published by Nature, an international team of researchers led by Uppsala University in Sweden proposes a new evolutionary origin for mitochondria—also known as the "powerhouse of the cell."... 2 hours
Sky 'welcomes' higher Comcast bid in Murdoch battle
PHYS.ORG Sky, the pan-European satellite TV group, withdrew support Wednesday for a full takeover by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox group after US cable giant Comcast lodged a higher offer. 2 hours
Boeing reports jump in 1Q profits, lifts 2018 forecast
PHYS.ORG Boeing reported a surge in first-quarter profits Wednesday and lifted its full-year earnings forecast following a strong performance in commercial aviation and defense programs. 2 hours
WhatsApp bans European under-16s from using app
PHYS.ORG WhatsApp has raised its minimum age for users in the European Union to 16 years, as the bloc prepares for a new online privacy law to come into force next month. 2 hours
With €1.5 billion for artificial intelligence research, Europe pins hopes on ethics
Science Magazine Europe aims to catch up to China and United States in global artificial intelligence “arms race” 2 hours
Nuclear radiation detecting device could lead to new homeland security tool
PHYS.ORG A Northwestern University and Argonne National Laboratory research team has developed an exceptional next-generation material for nuclear radiation detection that could provide a significantly less expensive... 2 hours
Generic drug manufacturers see new opportunities ahead
PHYS.ORG Declining prices and a saturated market could spell doom-and-gloom for the generic pharmaceutical industry, but some in the business are turning lemons into lemonade, seeing opportunities instead. According to an article in Chemical &... 2 hours
Pennsylvania bear mange epidemic focus of Penn State and Game Commission project
PHYS.ORG Pennsylvania's black bear population is experiencing a mange epidemic, and a Penn State research team will work with the state Game Commission to gain... 2 hours
Does Marijuana Make You Forget to Remember?
LIVE SCIENCE Stoners may not be as forgetful and absent-minded as the stereotype suggests. 2 hours
Scientists lead the way in tackling Japanese knotweed
PHYS.ORG Following extensive trials, a team of bioscientists at Swansea University have developed an effective way to tackle Japanese knotweed, listed by the World Conservation Union as one of the world's worst invasive... 2 hours
Endangered petrels and trawl fishing clash in Tasman sea
PHYS.ORG Today's shifting environmental conditions are creating an uncertain future for many top predators in marine ecosystems, but to protect the key habitat of a species, you first have to know... 2 hours
Uganda counts gorillas amid tourism-boosting 'baby boom'
PHYS.ORG Uganda has begun counting its population of critically endangered mountain gorillas amid confidence their numbers are steadily rising, boosting prospects for its tourism industry that relies heavily on the primates. 2 hours
After a volcano erupts, bird colonies recover
PHYS.ORG 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... 2 hours
Chernobyl disaster zone lures tourists as visitor numbers boom
PHYS.ORG Camera? Check. Sunglasses? Check. And a Geiger counter? Check. For a growing number of thrill-seekers visiting Chernobyl's radiation-contaminated lands the device is used to help navigate the site of what... 2 hours
Businesses balance Facebook privacy concerns, ad needs
PHYS.ORG Some small businesses that use Facebook ads to promote themselves and attract new customers are wrestling with whether they need to change strategy after the company's data-misuse scandal. 2 hours
Robot-launched weather balloons in Alaska hasten demise of remote forecast stations
Science Magazine U.S. weather service union fears automation threatens jobs and sacrifices forecasters’ local knowledge 2 hours
Research identifies easier way to predict how chemical compounds will interact
PHYS.ORG New research has revealed that simple, commercially available computer programmes could be used to design next generation drug-delivery systems by predicting more easily how different chemical... 2 hours
Rabies trick could help treat Parkinson's disease
PHYS.ORG The rabies virus wreaks havoc on the brain, triggering psychosis and death. To get where it needs to go, the virus must first trick the nervous system and cross the blood brain barrier—a process... 2 hours
Cracking the catalytic code
PHYS.ORG VIDEO The newly developed ability to tap previously inaccessible shale gas deposits during the last decade has created an abundant source of gases, including methane, ethane and propane, that are used to create chemical-based products such as plastics. But the U.S.... 6 hours
What we know (and don't know) about sea level rise
PHYS.ORG VIDEO In 1969, Hurricane Camille, a Category 5 storm, destroyed every structure on the coast of Mississippi, including the beach home of Duke University geologist Orrin H. Pilkey's parents.... 6 hours
How to reason with flat earthers (it may not help though)
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Thinking that the earth might be flat appears to have grown in popularity in recent years. Indeed, flat earthers are gathering for their annual conference this... 4 hours
Beaches are becoming safer for baby sea turtles, but threats await them in the ocean
PHYS.ORG VIDEO On beaches from North Carolina to Texas and throughout the wider Caribbean, one of nature's great seasonal events... 4 hours
Eavesdropping on the deep—New live streaming audio from a deep-sea hydrophone
PHYS.ORG VIDEO For centuries poets and writers have imagined the depths of the ocean as eerily quiet. But scientists now know that the oceans, and especially coastal areas,... 5 hours
Spinning high-strength polymer nanofibers
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Spiderman has it figured out. 4 hours
Milky Way Galaxy May Have Several ‘Wandering’ Supermassive Black Holes
SCI-NEWS.COM In a new study, a team of astronomers from Yale Center for Astronomy & Astrophysics, the... 4 hours
Researchers gain ground-breaking insights into how inflammatory diseases work
NEWS MEDICAL A research team from Queen's University Belfast, in collaboration with an international team of experts, have made ground-breaking insights into how inflammatory diseases work. 5 hours
Cognitive decline: Impaired sense of smell could be used as marker
MNT The first population study of sense of smell and cognitive performance by age suggests that testing sense of smell could be a marker for cognitive decline. 3 hours
Medical News Today: What are the main functions of the muscular system?
MNT The human muscular system is complex and has many functions in the body. These include mobility, stability, posture, circulation, digestion, and more. There are... 4 hours
Invisible magnetic sensors measure magnetic fields without disturbing them
PHYS.ORG Currently, most of the magnetic sensors used in today's computers, airplanes, cars, and other systems distort the magnetic fields that they are measuring. These distortions can cause major problems for... 5 hours
Doctors cure sickle cell patients using allogeneic stem cells
NEWS MEDICAL Seven adults with sickle cell disease have been cured by doctors at the University of Illinois Hospital, thanks to the development of a new protocol for stem cell transplantation. 3 hours
The Matryoshka effect: Researchers describe underwater phenomenon
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Utah State University are sending cascades of water into a tank to uncover a mystery of fluid dynamics. 3 hours
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
Cracking the catalytic code