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Europe says University of California deserves broad patent for CRISPR
Science Magazine Decision contrasts with U.S. ruling in long-standing battle over genome-editing tool 17 hours
Playing no Trump at AAAS policy forum
Science Magazine First time new administration fails to show up for major science conference 18 hours
This deep-sea octopus is a jellyfish junkie
Science Magazine Jellyfish may play a key role in the deep ocean food web 19 hours
trump recruits controversial bush era global health official Trump recruits controversial Bush-era global health official
Science Magazine VIDEO Bill Steiger is helping State Department transition 19 hours
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Science Magazine VIDEO Success of domestic mice at ancient archaeological sites signals human “sedentism” 21 hours
Why do the world’s largest trees have some of the smallest leaves?
Science Magazine Sugar transport could explain the size mystery 22 hours
Scientists turn mammalian cells into complex biocomputers
Science Magazine Sophisticated genetic circuitry spliced into cells could lead to cancer therapies, tissue generation on demand 1 day
Is fruit eating responsible for big brains?
Science Magazine Controversial study suggests diet, not social life, drove brain evolution 1 day
NIH enables investigators to include draft preprints in grant proposals
Science Magazine Agency welcomes raw manuscripts of findings that haven’t yet been peer reviewed 4 days
Top stories: The world’s most polluted cities, a science fraud battle, and a new dino family tree
Science Magazine This week’s top Science news 4 days
Data check: NSF sends Congress a garbled message on misconduct numbers
Science Magazine Agency attempts to set the record straight after suggesting rise in cases 4 days
Host sirtuin 1 regulates mycobacterial immunopathogenesis and represents a therapeutic target against tuberculosis
Science Magazine Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) executes a plethora of immune-evasive mechanisms, which contribute to its pathogenesis, limited efficacy of current therapy, and the emergence... 4 days
Explaining recurring maser flares in the ISM through large-scale entangled quantum mechanical states
Science Magazine We apply Dicke’s theory of superradiance (introduced in 1954) to the 6.7-GHz methanol and 22-GHz water spectral lines, often detected in molecular... 4 days
Room temperature multiplexed gas sensing using chemical-sensitive 3.5-nm-thin silicon transistors
Science Magazine There is great interest in developing a low-power gas sensing technology that can sensitively and selectively quantify the chemical composition of a target atmosphere. Nanomaterials have emerged as... 4 days
Biophysical assay for tethered signaling reactions reveals tether-controlled activity for the phosphatase SHP-1
Science Magazine Tethered enzymatic reactions are ubiquitous in signaling networks but are poorly understood. A previously unreported mathematical analysis is established for tethered signaling... 4 days
Band structure evolution during the ultrafast ferromagnetic-paramagnetic phase transition in cobalt
Science Magazine The evolution of the electronic band structure of the simple ferromagnets Fe, Co, and Ni during their well-known ferromagnetic-paramagnetic phase transition has been under debate for... 4 days
Experimental verification of an indefinite causal order
Science Magazine Investigating the role of causal order in quantum mechanics has recently revealed that the causal relations of events may not be a priori well defined in quantum theory. Although this has triggered a growing... 4 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
Climate doubters gather, call for killing EPA's finding that carbon dioxide endangers public health
Science Magazine That will be an uphill fight, analysts predict 4 days
Lamar Smith, unbound, lays out political strategy at climate doubters’ conference
Science Magazine House science committee chairman touts attacks on climate research before friendly audience 4 days
Are gravitational waves kicking this black hole out of its galaxy?
Science Magazine Supermassive object may be the ancient daughter of two merging black holes 5 days
Strange behavior of New Zealand quake suggests higher chances of 'Big Ones' elsewhere
Science Magazine Fault jumping in magnitude-7.8, 2016 earthquake points to threat of compound earthquakes 5 days
Debate reignites over the contributions of ‘bad luck’ mutations to cancer
Science Magazine Two years after a controversial paper that some said downplayed how preventable cancer might be, the researchers try to advance their case 5 days
Podcast: Teaching self-driving cars to read, improving bike safety with a video game, and when ‘you’ isn’t about ‘you’
Science Magazine This week, new estimates for the depths of the world’s... 5 days
[Editors' Choice] Turning toys into tools
Science Magazine Author: Megan Eldred 5 days
[In Depth] Tweak makes U.S. nukes more precise—and deadlier
Science Magazine A small fix made in the name of "stockpile stewardship" is turning U.S. submarine–launched missiles into more precise weapons. An improved mechanism installed in aging warhead now makes it possible... 5 days
[Feature] Fishy business
Science Magazine Two Swedish fish researchers, with the aid of five colleagues elsewhere in the world, have alleged fraud in a study on the effects of microplastics on larval fish published in Science by two scientists at Uppsala University (UU) in June... 5 days
[Editors' Choice] Notch1 promotes cancer spread
Science Magazine Author: Priscilla N. Kelly 5 days
[Report] Grain boundary stability governs hardening and softening in extremely fine nanograined metals
Science Magazine Conventional metals become harder with decreasing grain sizes, following the classical Hall-Petch relationship. However, this relationship fails and softening occurs at some... 5 days
[Perspective] Macrophage, a long-distance middleman
Science Magazine Macrophages were first identified in transparent starfish larvae (Astropecten pentacanthus) more than a century ago, so it is fitting that a new function for macrophages would again be discovered in transparent marine larvae, this time from zebra fish... 5 days
[Perspective] Powering up perovskite photoresponse
Science Magazine The most notable scientific milestone in photovoltaics in the past several years is the emergence of solar cells based on hybrid organic-inorganic perovskite materials. While conventional silicon and thin-film solar cells have seen steady improvements in their power-conversion... 5 days
[Report] Lysosomal cholesterol activates mTORC1 via an SLC38A9–Niemann-Pick C1 signaling complex
Science Magazine The mechanistic target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1) protein kinase is a master growth regulator that becomes activated at the lysosome in response to nutrient cues.... 5 days
[Perspective] Bringing proteins into the fold
Science Magazine Molecular engineers have become increasingly adept at repurposing life's building blocks to make custom self-assembled shapes. Because a single drop of solution contains billions of such shapes, DNA origami smiley faces (1), RNA stars (2), and... 5 days
[Report] PI3K pathway regulates ER-dependent transcription in breast cancer through the epigenetic regulator KMT2D
Science Magazine Activating mutations in PIK3CA, the gene encoding phosphoinositide-(3)-kinase α (PI3Kα), are frequently found in estrogen receptor (ER)–positive breast cancer. PI3Kα... 5 days
[This Week in Science] Dendrites are more active than expected
Science Magazine Author: Peter Stern 5 days
[Perspective] Using fire to promote biodiversity
Science Magazine Fire profoundly influences people, climate, and ecosystems (1). The impacts of this interaction are likely to grow, with climate models forecasting widespread increases in fire frequency and intensity because of rising global temperatures (2). However, the... 5 days
[Research Article] Self-assembly of genetically encoded DNA-protein hybrid nanoscale shapes
Science Magazine We describe an approach to bottom-up fabrication that allows integration of the functional diversity of proteins into designed three-dimensional structural frameworks. A set of custom staple proteins based... 5 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
[Perspective] Genes, environment, and “bad luck”
Science Magazine It is a human trait to search for explanations for catastrophic events and rule out mere “chance” or “bad luck.” When it comes to human cancer, the issue of natural causes versus bad luck was raised... 5 days
[Retrospective] Hans Rosling (1948–2017)
Science Magazine Like a lot of Hans Rosling's admirers, we discovered his work via his famous 2006 TED talk, “The Best Stats You've Ever Seen.” It was a mind-blowing speech (with more than 11 million views to date) with innovative graphics, good... 5 days
[This Week in Science] Protein-folded DNA nanostructures
Science Magazine Author: Phil Szuromi 5 days
[This Week in Science] How perovskites have the edge
Science Magazine Author: Phil Szuromi 5 days
[Policy Forum] A roadmap for rapid decarbonization
Science Magazine Although the Paris Agreement's goals (1) are aligned with science (2) and can, in principle, be technically and economically achieved (3), alarming inconsistencies remain between science-based targets and national commitments. Despite progress during the... 5 days
[This Week in Science] Lysosomal cholesterol activates mTORC1
Science Magazine Author: L. Bryan Ray 5 days
[Book Review] Rain check
Science Magazine Make It Rain, Kristine Harper's detailed history of weather control in the United States, includes colorful details of cloud-seeding experiments, but the book is not so much about attempts to control the weather as it is about the political battles... 5 days
[This Week in Science] Tugging on Notch receptor tunes signaling
Science Magazine Author: L. Bryan Ray 5 days
[Letter] Patent pools for CRISPR technology—Response
Science Magazine Authors: Jorge L. Contreras, Jacob S. Sherkow 5 days
[This Week in Science] Influenz-ing IFN responses in dendritic cells
Science Magazine Author: Lindsey Pujanandez 5 days
Video: How do we measure temperature?
Virtual museum brings extinct species back to life
How will Brexit impact life sciences in Wales?
Ubiquitous marine organism co-evolved with other microbes, promoting more complex ecosystems
Trump recruits controversial Bush-era global health official
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Neil deGrasse Tyson's Words Inspire Cosmic Song and Music Video for Kids
Timing a space laser with a NASA-style stopwatch
When did humans settle down? The house mouse may have the answer
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Docking Port Relocated at Space Station to Support Commercial Spacecraft
What about a mission to Titan?
35 years of chiptune's influence on electronic music
Flying Through Aurora: Airline Carries Passengers into Southern Lights
Archival photos offer research value
Citizen search for new planet in solar system
NASA tests observing capability on Hawaii's coral reefs