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Record-high data transmission using a soliton crystal  SCIENCE DAILY · 55 minutes
Researchers have achieved world record-high data transmission over 75 km of standard optical fiber using a powerful class of micro-comb called soliton crystals. more
The Latest: Lake revelers in Missouri draw stern warning  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
Missouri’s health director has issued a dire warning after photos and video showed Memorial Day weekend revelers partying close together more
Study reveals first evidence inherited genetics can drive cancer's spread  SCIENCE DAILY · 46 minutes
Scientists have long struggled to understand what drives a tumor to seed itself elsewhere in the body. New research implicates own pre-existing genetics. more
US faces Memorial Day like no other under virus restrictions  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
Americans are marking an unusual Memorial Day as the coronavirus pandemic ruled out traditional commemorations more
Understanding ceramic materials' 'mortar' may reveal ways to improve them  nanowerk · 1 hour
New research shows that in the important ceramic material silicon carbide, carbon atoms collect at those grain boundaries when the material is exposed to radiation. The finding could... more
UK leader's aide says he won't quit over lockdown road trip  ABC NEWS · 11 minutes
British leader Boris Johnson’s powerful chief aide says he will not resign for driving the length of England while the country was under strict lockdown more
We may have to live for a long time to become happy  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 minutes
According to Aristotle we need more than one good day to live a happy life. But how much time do we need in order... more
New therapeutic approach for aggressive breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 minutes
This type of TNBC tumor does not express any of the receptors involved in most breast cancers (estrogen, progesterone and HER2), so the most common treatments, such as the hormone therapy, are not viable... more
DFG provides additional funding to support research projects affected by coronavirus pandemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 minutes
With immediate effect, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) is offering additional funding to support DFG-funded projects affected by the coronavirus pandemic and... more
Bumblebees Bite Leaves of Flowerless Plants to Stimulate Earlier Flowering  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 hours
Bumblebees rely heavily on pollen resources for essential nutrients as they build their summer colonies. Therefore,... more
Galactic crash may have triggered Solar System formation  ESA · 2 hours
The formation of the Sun, the Solar System and the subsequent emergence of life on Earth may be a consequence... more
Two payloads qualified for U.S. Space Force early warning satellites  SPACE NEWS · 4 hours
Raytheon and a Northrop Grumman/Ball Aerospace team designed competing sensor payloads for the Next-Gen OPIR geosynchronous... more
New soliton laser pulses deliver high energy in a trillionth of a second  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Scientists have developed a new type of laser that can deliver high amounts of energy in very short bursts of time, with... more
New double-contrast technique picks up small tumors on MRI  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Early detection of tumors is extremely important in treating cancer. A new technique developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis offers a significant advance in using magnetic resonance... more
Efforts underway to get food from US farms to the needy  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
One of the many troubling aspects of the coronavirus pandemic has been seeing farmers have to destroy crops and euthanize livestock at a time when millions... more
Astronomers see 'cosmic ring of fire,' 11 billion years ago  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Astronomers have captured an image of a super-rare type of galaxy—described as a "cosmic ring of fire"—as it existed 11 billion years ago. more
Even natural products may pose potential risk to unborn child  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Plant products ingested by pregnant women through their diet are broken down by the intestinal microbiota into chemical substances, some of which can cross the placental barrier and... more
RDE-3 found to add pUG tails to targets of RNA interference and to transposon RNAs  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
A team of researchers from Harvard Medical School, Nanjing Agricultural University and the University of Wisconsin has found... more
How well do Germans understand weather risks?  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Many Germans have difficulty gauging the negative impact of weather conditions such as ground frost, heat, or UV radiation. This is one of the key results of a representative survey conducted by researchers at... more
Inexpensive screening method for retinal changes in diabetics  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Retinal damage due to diabetes is now considered the most common cause of blindness in working-age adults. more
The deep ocean is warming slowly—but dramatic changes are ahead  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
The world's deep oceans are warming at a slower rate than the surface, but it's still not good news for deep-sea creatures according to an international study. more
Marine species are outpacing terrestrial species in the race against global warming  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Global warming is causing species to search for more temperate environments to which to migrate, but it is marine species that are leading the... more
Watching single protons moving at water-solid interfaces  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
The H+ proton consists of a single ion of hydrogen, the smallest and lightest of all the chemical elements. These protons occur naturally in water where a tiny proportion of H2O molecules separate spontaneously.... more
The Latest: Trump lays Memorial Day wreath at Arlington  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
President Donald Trump has laid a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery as he commemorates Memorial Day in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic more
Unique insight into development of the human brain: Model of the early embryonic brain  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Stem cell researchers from the University of Copenhagen have designed a model of an early embryonic brain. The model will... more
Scientists find genes to save ash trees from deadly beetle  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
An international team of scientists have identified candidate resistance genes that could protect ash trees from the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), a deadly pest that is expected to... more
Worth their salt: Researchers report first case of hexagonal NaCl  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Skoltech and MIPT scientists have predicted and then experimentally confirmed the existence of exotic hexagonal thin films of NaCl on a diamond surface. These films may be useful... more
Researchers observe protons 'playing hopscotch' in a high-pressure form of ice  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
An international team of researchers from University College Dublin (UCD) and University of Saskatchewan, Canada, have observed 'proton-hopping' movement in a high-pressure form of ice (Ice... more
Energy-recovery linear accelerator proposed for next-generation physics research  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
As physicists developed plans for building an electron-ion collider (EIC)—a next-generation nuclear physics facility to be built at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory for nuclear physics research—they explored various... more
High-speed rail on Australia's east coast would increase emissions for up to 36 years  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Bullet trains are back on the political agenda. As the major parties look for ways to stimulate the economy after... more
Process to produce well-aligned CNT arrays on a 10-centimeter silicon wafer  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in China has developed a new process to produce well-aligned carbon nanotube (CNT) arrays on a 10-centimeter silicon... more
Work needed to reduce the negative effects of heat stress on Australian dairy cows, research reveals  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Researchers have investigated the impact of heat stress in Australian dairy cows grazing summer pastures, revealing... more
Coronavirus shows we must get serious about the well-being of animals  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
COVID-19 raises crucial questions about how best to move forward from the pandemic and its many effects. We are reassessing key political and economic assumptions and... more
Do political beliefs affect social distancing?  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Experts say voluntary physical distancing in the United States was essential to slowing the spread of COVID-19 in the early days and weeks of the pandemic, even before such measures were mandatory. A group of researchers... more
States give few details on billions spent on virus supplies  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
U.S. states are spending billions of dollars buying protective medical supplies amid the coronavirus crisis, but many aren’t sharing details more
The Latest: Japan's Abe says vaccine a priority for Olympics  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday said the swift development of vaccines and effective treatments for COVID-19 are priorities towards achieving the Tokyo Olympics next year more
Researchers recombine entire chromosomes with CRISPR/Cas technology  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
The CRISPR/Cas molecular scissors work like a fine surgical instrument and can be used to modify genetic information in plants. more
One billion stars and counting – the sky according to Gaia’s second data release
Can Chlorpromazine help treat COVID-19?
Fruit fly study unlocks insights into human mating rituals  
Cell tower vandals and re-open protesters: Why some people believe in coronavirus conspiracies
Discovery about the edge of fusion plasma could help realize fusion power
Bumblebees speed up flowering by piercing plants
Meet the Experts: Isolation in Antarctica
Earth from Space: Atacama minerals
NASA Snow campaign wraps 2020 survey
Can new technologies help Europe get a taste for insects?
How crime dramas expose our anxieties about those on the frontline
How crime dramas expose our anxieties about those on the frontline
Tiny plankton drive processes in the ocean that capture twice as much carbon as scientists thought
Tiny plankton drive processes in the ocean that capture twice as much carbon as scientists thought
Finding new bio-based products from lignin could help shift from plastics
NASA telescope named for 'Mother of Hubble,' Nancy Grace Roman
NASA telescope named for 'Mother of Hubble,' Nancy Grace Roman
Coming to a sky near you: Comet SWAN at its best
Very Large Telescope sees signs of planet birth