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'Hidden Brain': How 'Egocentric Bias' Can Lead Us Astray  NPR · 1 minute
Asking a stranger for help can be stressful. But research shows that people are more likely to say yes than you may think. Researchers are studying our understated ability to... more
Video: Toward zero carbon with David Attenborough and Jane Goodall  PHYS.ORG · 8 minutes
Sir David Attenborough, Dr. Jane Goodall DBE and leading Cambridge University researchers talk about the urgency of climate crisis—and some of the solutions that will take us towards... more
NASA seeks bids to deliver VIPER lunar lander  SPACE NEWS · 38 minutes
NASA is asking companies in its commercial lunar landing services program to bid on delivering a NASA rover whose launch... more
Peugeot maker sees record profit, but virus clouds horizon  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
Peugeot maker PSA Group says it has lost 700 million euros in China despite record profits last year more
As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats  NEWS MEDICAL · 35 minutes
Antibiotics revolutionized the care of infections. Vaccines turned deadly childhood diseases into distant memories. Americans lived longer, healthier lives than their parents. more
Globe braces for long battle against virus as cases spread  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
Crews are scrubbing everything from money to buses and quarantines are in effect in places from a beachfront resort in the Atlantic to an uninhabited island in the... more
Shimon: Now a singing, songwriting robot (w/video)  nanowerk · 36 minutes
Marimba-playing robot composes lyrics and melodies with human collaborators. more
Eerie seal 'ballet' beneath Antarctic iceberg wins underwater photo prize  LIVE SCIENCE · 44 minutes
In frigid waters near Antarctica, a group of crabeater seals drew an underwater photographer's eye. more
No nose picking! 15th-century guide taught kids how to mind their manners  LIVE SCIENCE · 44 minutes
The British Library has digitized a 15th-century manners book for children, including advice against nose picking, burping and being too greedy around cheese. more
MOF co-catalyst allows selectivity of branched aldehydes of up to 90%  nanowerk · 36 minutes
Approach represents a powerful tool for designing selective catalytic heterogeneous processes. more
Scientists develop algorithm for researching evolutionary history of species with whole-genome duplications  PHYS.ORG · 44 minutes
An international team of scientists from ITMO University and George Washington University (U.S.) created an algorithm for studying the evolutionary history of species with... more
Regioselective magnetization enabled chiral semiconducting heteronanorods  PHYS.ORG · 44 minutes
A USTC team led by Prof. Shu-Hong Yu (USTC), collaborating with Prof. Zhiyong Tang (National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China) and Prof. Edward H. Sargent (University of Toronto), has shed new light on the topic... more
Spooky 'blood snow' invades Antarctic island  LIVE SCIENCE · 44 minutes
Blood-red algae is blooming in Antarctica, leading to plains of creepy 'watermelon snow' across Galindez Island. more
Deaf moths evolved noise-cancelling scales to evade prey  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 minutes
Some species of deaf moths can absorb as much as 85 per cent of the incoming sound energy from predatory bats -- who use echolocation to detect them. The findings reveal the... more
Seagulls favor food humans have handled  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 minutes
Seagulls favor food that has been handled by humans, new research shows. more
Abandoned cropland helps make Europe cooler  PHYS.ORG · 8 minutes
If you've ever sat in the cool shade of a tree on a hot summer day, you already know that shaded areas are cooler than open fields. But is that kind of cooling enough to make... more
Suited up: Testing how microgravity affects our ability to grab and manipulate objects in space  PHYS.ORG · 8 minutes
When it comes to grasping an object, our eyes, ears and hands are intimately connected. Our brain draws... more
Aerogels for solar devices and windows  PHYS.ORG · 8 minutes
In recent decades, the search for high-performance thermal insulation for buildings has prompted manufacturers to turn to aerogels. Invented in the 1930s, these remarkable materials are translucent, ultraporous, lighter than a marshmallow, strong enough to support... more
What can the coronavirus outbreak teach us about bringing Mars samples back to Earth?  LIVE SCIENCE · 8 minutes
A new virus called SARS-CoV-2 is a coronavirus that has caused an outbreak of a disease called COVID-19. But what... more
The first quantum orienteering by quantum entangling measurements enhancement  PHYS.ORG · 8 minutes
The CAS key lab of quantum information, led by Prof. Guo Guangcan, Li Chuanfeng, Xiang Guoyong and collaborators, reports enhancing the performance of quantum orienteering with entangling measurements via photonic... more
Caves face new unknown after unprecedented bushfires  PHYS.ORG · 8 minutes
Caves are easily forgotten when fire rips through the bush, but despite their robustness the long-term impact of frequent, unprecedented fire seasons presents a new challenge for subsurface geology. more
How your romantic attachment style affects your finances, well-being  SCIENCE DAILY · 24 seconds
Attachment anxiety and attachment avoidance can both have negative consequences for well-being due, at least in part, to financial reasons, researchers found. more
Drinks with added sugars linked to lipid imbalance, which increases CVD risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 24 seconds
Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages daily was linked to lower high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), ('good' cholesterol), and higher triglyceride levels, both of which can increase cardiovascular... more
Picturing permafrost in the Arctic  ESA · 4 hours
Permafrost plays an important role in the global climate and is also one of the components of the Earth system that is most sensitive to global... more
2nd virus death in France, 1 new infection linked to Italy  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
A 60-year-old Frenchman has died of the new virus in a Paris hospital, the second virus-related death in France since it emerged in China last year more
Scientists develop enzyme produced from agricultural waste for use as laundry detergent  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
An international team of researchers has developed an enzyme produced from agricultural waste that could be used as an important additive in laundry detergents. more
German authorities say man with virus in critical condition  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
Authorities in western Germany said Wednesday that a man who contracted COVID-19 is in critical condition more
Virgin Galactic reports high interest in its space flights  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Virgin Galactic has received nearly 8,000 online reservations of interest since its first successful test flight into space 14 months ago, the company said Tuesday as it nears commercial operation... more
Seeds in Tibet face impacts from climate change  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Seeds offer a level of resilience to the harmful effects of climate change in ecosystems across the globe. When seeds are dropped into the soil, often becoming dormant for many years until... more
German court: assisted suicide restriction unconstitutional  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
Germany's highest court has ruled a 2015 law banning assisted suicide when being conducted on a "business basis" is unconstitutional more
Aggressive cancers set up a structural framework to keep the immune system at bay  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Aggressive colorectal cancers set up an interactive network of checkpoints to keep the immune system at bay, scientists report. more
3D-printing metal-organic framework solids for high-pressure gas storage and separation  nanowerk · 3 hours
Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) rank among the best materials for catalysis, gas storage and gas storage and processing. So far, more than 20 000 different MOFs have been fabricated... more
Purdue researchers create wearable and stretchable coils for enhanced MRI scanning  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Anyone who has had a mammogram or an MRI knows how uncomfortable and awkward the tests can be. Now, Purdue University researchers have taken technology used... more
Protecting sensitive metadata so it can’t be used for surveillance  MIT · 7 hours
System ensures hackers eavesdropping on large networks can’t find out who’s communicating and when they’re doing so. more
How deadly is new coronavirus? It's still too early to tell  ABC NEWS · 6 hours
Scientists can't tell yet just how deadly the new respiratory virus that's spreading the globe really is more
Do girls read better than boys? If so, gender stereotypes may be to blame  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
A new longitudinal study of fifth and sixth graders in Germany examined the relation between classmates' gender stereotypes and individual... more
Past as prologue: Questioning Buttigieg’s claim about keeping your health care  NEWS MEDICAL · 10 hours
As the Democratic presidential campaign moves to the battleground of South Carolina this weekend, candidate Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is highlighting... more
New virus has infected 80,000 globally, caused 2,700 deaths  ABC NEWS · 8 hours
A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 80,000 people and killed more than 2,700 globally more
Video: Toward zero carbon with David Attenborough and Jane Goodall
Past as prologue: Questioning Buttigieg’s claim about keeping your health care
Shining a new light on biomimetic materials
This is how ESA telescope Euclid is going to visualize dark matter
CO2 tracking in space
Better rat control in cities starts by changing human behavior
Better rat control in cities starts by changing human behavior
Girls are reaching new heights in basketball, but huge pay gaps await them as professionals
Girls are reaching new heights in basketball, but huge pay gaps await them as professionals
The last ice age tells us why we need to care about a 2-degree change in temperature
This is how a channel is formed between two organelles
This is how a channel is formed between two organelles
Expert alert: Dr. Michael Grey leads new study to monitor ex-footballers for dementia signs
Why drought-busting rain depends on the tropical oceans
'Lab in your phone' lets you play the scientific life
The 'purrfect' music for calming cats
The seismicity of Mars