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High Definition Earth-Viewing payload reaches end-of-life on station, surpassing life expectancy  PHYS.ORG · 60 minutes
The International Space Station's High Definition Earth-Viewing (HDEV) payload officially reached end-of-life Aug. 22, 2019, after delivering live Earth views to more than 318 million viewers... more
Aircraft nose job assessed in Hertz chamber  ESA · 1 hour
Image: ESA test facilities can test more than just space hardware: here, the 2.0m-diameter nose of an Airbus A340 aircraft is seen... more
Space Talks 2019: bringing space to you  ESA · 39 minutes
The second series of European Space Talks concluded on 31 October, in a campaign that gave thousands of people, whether enthusiasts or... more
Key methane measurements at Mars  ESA · 7 minutes
Image: This graphic summarises significant measurement attempts of methane at Mars. Reports of methane have been made by Earth-based telescopes, ESA’s Mars Express from orbit around... more
Astronauts to test drive a lunar robot from the space station  PHYS.ORG · 60 minutes
Astronauts could one day remotely control Moon and Mars rovers from orbit. An upcoming test aboard the International Space Station could help make this a possibility.... more
Individual climate models may not provide the complete picture  PHYS.ORG · 60 minutes
Equilibrium climate sensitivity—how sensitive the Earth's climate is to changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide—may be underestimated in individual climate models, according to a team of climate scientists. more
Deep learning expands study of nuclear waste remediation  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
A research collaboration between Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Brown University, and NVIDIA has achieved exaflop performance on the Summit supercomputer with a deep learning application... more
New Zealand lawmakers pass euthanasia bill, referendum next  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
New Zealand lawmakers have voted in favor of a bill to legalize euthanasia, a watershed moment that ended a contentious two-year debate more
Deep neural networks speed up weather and climate models  PHYS.ORG · 60 minutes
When you check the weather forecast in the morning, the results you see are more than likely determined by the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model, a comprehensive model that... more
Venice underwater as exceptional tide sweeps through canal city  PHYS.ORG · 60 minutes
Venice was hit by the highest tide in more than 50 years late Tuesday, with tourists wading through flooded streets to seek shelter as a fierce wind whipped up waves... more
Stalled weather patterns will get bigger due to climate change  PHYS.ORG · 60 minutes
Climate change will increase the size of stalled high-pressure weather systems called "blocking events" that have already produced some of the 21st century's deadliest heat waves, according to... more
Ant expert discovers newly emergent species in his backyard  PHYS.ORG · 60 minutes
Jack Longino is a global ant expert and has traveled the world documenting and discovering ant species. But for his latest discovery, he didn't need to go any farther than... more
Bushfire threat still high as Australia clean up begins  PHYS.ORG · 60 minutes
Australians on Wednesday began sifting through the ashes of hundreds of bushfires that have ravaged the country, relieved that their worst fears were unrealised—but wary of a long and brutal... more
Researchers develop new 3D printing for the direct production of nanostructures  nanowerk · 1 hour
Researchers succeeded in using the FEBID method to produce complex 3D-printed nano-components for the first time without additional support structures. more
IEA says world needs 'laser-like focus' to bring down emissions  PHYS.ORG · 23 minutes
The world must do much more to slash emissions if it is to defuse the climate change time bomb and deliver sustainable energy for a growing population, the... more
NASA renames faraway ice world after Nazi-link backlash (Update)  PHYS.ORG · 60 minutes
Ultima Thule, the farthest cosmic body ever visited by a spacecraft, has been renamed Arrokoth, or "sky" in the Native American Powhatan language, following a backlash over the previous name's... more
Etalumis 'reverses' simulations to reveal new science  PHYS.ORG · 60 minutes
Scientists have built simulations to help explain behavior in the real world, including modeling for disease transmission and prevention, autonomous vehicles, climate science, and in the search for the fundamental secrets of the universe.... more
Japan spacecraft starts yearlong journey home from asteroid  PHYS.ORG · 60 minutes
Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft departed from a distant asteroid on Wednesday, starting its yearlong journey home after successfully completing its mission to bring back soil samples and data that could provide clues to... more
Air pollution in Afghan capital is deadlier than war  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
Afghan authorities trying to tackle pollution in country's capital, which may be even deadlier than 18-year-old war more
Light at the end of the nanotunnel for future catalysts  nanowerk · 3 hours
Using a new type of nanoreactor, researchers have succeeded in mapping catalytic reactions on individual metallic nanoparticles. Their work could help improve chemical processes, and lead to better... more
Afghan capital's air pollution may be even deadlier than war  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
Afghan authorities trying to tackle pollution in country's capital, which may be even deadlier than 18-year-old war more
Registration for Pittcon 2020 now open  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Join us in Chicago, Illinois from March 1-5, 2020 to focus on the latest research, instrumentation, techniques, and collaboration. more
How is stress linked with constipation?  MNT · 4 hours
Stress can cause constipation, both directly and indirectly. This article looks at the link between stress and constipation and discusses ways to relieve both conditions. more
Cardiac resynchronization therapy improves heart function in cancer survivors  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
A pacemaker-like device restored heart function in a group of cancer survivors -- mostly women with breast cancer -- who had suffered from heart failure as a result of chemotherapy... more
Russian scientists explain how an additional component can triple vaccine efficiency  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
A team of Russian scientists carried out a study on the cell immunity level and found out how an adjuvant called azoximer bromide increases the immunogenicity... more
Drug discount cards could lead to higher health care spending  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
New research published this week in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) reveals that brand-name drug discount cards are leading to higher health care spending in Canada--increased costs... more
Doctors issue stern warning on e-cigarette use as it can damage vital organs  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
E-cigarette use has increased dramatically over the last decade. With its popularity, the use of e-cigarette spans from adolescents to adults. Now,... more
Certain brain regions must be intact in stroke survivors with aphasia for successful speech entrainment  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
In an article in Brain, researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and elsewhere report which... more
Biogelx announces R&D and distribution collaboration with Regemat3D  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Regemat3D and Biogelx announce R&D and distribution collaboration to offer complete bioprinting solutions for research institutes worldwide. more
New tool could help detect smaller concentrations of drug powders  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
In 2017, more than 28,000 cases of fatal overdoses in the United States involved fentanyl. Just a pinch of the synthetic opioid, estimated to be 100 times stronger... more
UAB study suggests potential treatment target for IPF  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Long-held dogma says lung fibrosis in diseases like idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF, results from recurrent injury to alveolar epithelium that is followed by dysregulated repair. more
Stress affects circadian rhythm, increases metabolic disease risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Stress is a normal part of life, but too much of everything isn’t healthy. Every day, people from all walks of life experience stress of various degrees. A new study found that... more
Defendants in opioid case say politico's input not needed  ABC NEWS · 10 hours
Johnson & Johnson says there's no need for a judge who ordered the drugmaker to pay $572 million to help clean up Oklahoma's opioid crisis to let several Republican leaders... more
New clinical trial aims to reduce malnutrition among patients with lung cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
A new clinical trial at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute... more
'Pre-habilitation' program before knee replacement could lead to better outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
Rehabilitation after knee replacement is an essential part of the recovery process. But what's the best way to prepare patients before the procedure? more
Experts urge all asthma patients to have a plan for an asthma attack  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
The tragic death of 13-year-old Broadway actress Laurel Griggs last week from a severe asthma attack highlights the need for effective asthma... more
New PNNL approach improves accuracy of patient diagnosis dramatically  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
Artificial intelligence will never replace a doctor. However, researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have taken a big step toward the day when AI can help... more
Maltreated children more likely to be juvenile offenders  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 hours
A new study published in the journal BMC Public Health reports that children who were physically or sexually abused, neglected or otherwise treated badly, are at higher risk of showing delinquent behavior... more
High Definition Earth-Viewing payload reaches end-of-life on station, surpassing life expectancy
Cardiac resynchronization therapy improves heart function in cancer survivors
Last Arctic ice refuge is disappearing
Specific neurons that map memories now identified in the human brain
New bio-inspired hydrogels can act like superglue in highly ionic environments like seawater
Iron-based solar cells on track to becoming more efficient
Firestorms and flaming tornadoes: How bushfires create their own ferocious weather systems
The differences between SMAD2 and SMAD3, nearly identical transcription factors with distinct roles
Frogs' mating calls also attract predators
Rosetta's ongoing science
Vietnam deer rediscovered after nearly 30 years
A cosmopolitan city
How religions shape the environmental movement in Indonesia
Drones used to release sterile insects to disrupt orchard pests
Injured veteran almost back to normal after penis and scrotum transplant
Monday, Mercury Makes Rare Appearance with a Trek Across the Sun. Here's How to Watch It.
Emperor penguins could march to extinction if nations fail to halt climate change
Researchers investigate interstellar bodies originating from beyond our solar system
Researchers investigate interstellar bodies originating from beyond our solar system