New images from asteroid probe offer clues on planet formation  PHYS.ORG · 18 minutes
Photographs snapped by a shoebox-sized probe that explored the near-Earth asteroid Ryugu have offered new clues about its composition, insights that will help scientists understand the formation of... more
Amazon fires stir bitter dispute over who is to blame  PHYS.ORG · 18 minutes
As fires raged in the Amazon rainforest, the Brazilian government on Thursday denounced international critics who say President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb massive deforestation. more
San Francisco Zoo brings red-legged frogs back to Yosemite  PHYS.ORG · 18 minutes
A healthy population of red-legged frogs is hopping in Yosemite National Park, helped by a reintroduction program with the San Francisco Zoo. more
NASA's aqua satellite finds a weaker Chantal, now a depression  PHYS.ORG · 18 minutes
Over the last day, winds outside of Tropical Storm Chantal have been weakening the storm in the North Atlantic Ocean. When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the storm... more
Mission to Jupiter's icy moon confirmed  SCIENCE DAILY · 22 minutes
An icy ocean world in our solar system that could tell us more about the potential for life on other worlds is coming into focus with confirmation of the Europa Clipper mission's next phase. more
Study: Lower levels of specific dietary vitamins and antioxidants associated with frailty  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 minutes
Researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Aging at Trinity College Dublin have shown in the largest study to date that lower levels of... more
Vaping promotes the same cellular responses found in smokers with emphysema  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 minutes
E-cigarette "vaping" is widely assumed to be safer than cigarette smoking, but scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have uncovered evidence suggesting... more
Weight loss before arthroplasty improves some outcomes in patients with morbid obesity  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 minutes
In patients with morbid obesity, losing 20 pounds before knee replacement surgery (arthroplasty) leads to fewer hospital days and other outcome improvements, reports a... more
Fasting reduces inflammation and improves chronic inflammatory diseases, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 22 minutes
Fasting regimens have gained public and scientific interest in recent years, but fasting shouldn't be dismissed as a fad. In a study published in Cell, Mount Sinai researchers... more
Utah scraps state-run dispensary system for medical cannabis  ABC NEWS · 56 minutes
Utah legislators are drafting a bill that would scrap a planned state-run medical cannabis dispensary system after facing mounting pressure from county attorneys who said the system put public employees at risk... more
New model developed to optimize and personalize radiotherapy for cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 59 minutes
A personalized approach to cancer treatment has become more common over the last several decades, with numerous targeted drugs approved to treat particular tumor types with... more
Anxiety, depression associated with increased opioid use following surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 59 minutes
Surgeons wielding their life-saving scalpels, laparoscopic tools, or other implements to repair or remove what ails their patients understand all too well that pain is an unavoidable part of the... more
Ludwig study uncovers novel vulnerability in MYC-driven cancers  NEWS MEDICAL · 59 minutes
A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered a novel vulnerability in tumors that are driven by a common cancer gene known as MYC. Such cancers, it found, are highly dependent on the... more
Virginia Tech professor wins NSF grant to study biofilm formation in bacteria  NEWS MEDICAL · 59 minutes
Should I stay or should I go? This is a common question people ask themselves in their journey through life, but bacteria are also... more
Drinking 100% fruit juice has many positive attributes for children, report finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 59 minutes
A new report published in the July issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition by pediatrician Dr. Robert D. Murray supports... more
Elevated Levels of Oxygen Gave Rise to North American Dinosaurs, Scientists Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 hour
A team of researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of Texas Austin has used a new technique to analyze tiny amounts of... more
Phase-change heterostructure enables ultralow noise and drift for memory operation  Science Magazine · 1 hour
Artificial intelligence and other data-intensive applications have escalated the demand for data storage and processing. New computing devices, e.g., phase-change random access memory (PCRAM) based neuro-inspired devices, are... more
N6-methyladenosine RNA modification-mediated cellular metabolism rewiring inhibits viral replication  Science Magazine · 1 hour
Host cell metabolism can be modulated by viral infection, affecting viral survival or clearance. The cellular metabolism rewiring mediated by N6-methyladenosine (m6A) modification in virus-host interaction remains largely unknown. Here... more
Major subpopulations of Plasmodium falciparum in sub-Saharan Africa  Science Magazine · 1 hour
Understanding genomic variation and population structure of Plasmodium falciparum across Africa is necessary to sustain progress toward malaria elimination. Genome clustering of 2263 P. falciparum isolates from 24 malaria-endemic settings in 15... more
NAD+ cleavage activity by animal and plant TIR domains in cell death pathways  Science Magazine · 1 hour
SARM1 (sterile alpha and TIR motif containing 1) is responsible for depletion of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide in its oxidized form (NAD+) during... more
Comment on "Legacy nitrogen may prevent achievement of water quality goals in the Gulf of Mexico"  Science Magazine · 1 hour
Van Meter et al. (Reports, 27 April 2018, p. 427) warn that achieving nitrogen reduction goals... more
Programmable CRISPR-responsive smart materials  Science Magazine · 1 hour
Stimuli-responsive materials activated by biological signals play an increasingly important role in biotechnology applications. We exploit the programmability of CRISPR-associated nucleases to actuate hydrogels containing DNA as a structural element or as an anchor for pendant groups. After activation by... more
The Malaria Cell Atlas: Single parasite transcriptomes across the complete Plasmodium life cycle  Science Magazine · 1 hour
Malaria parasites adopt a remarkable variety of morphological life stages as they transition through multiple mammalian host and mosquito vector environments. We... more
Persistence of neuronal representations through time and damage in the hippocampus  Science Magazine · 1 hour
How do neurons encode long-term memories? Bilateral imaging of neuronal activity in the mouse hippocampus reveals that, from one day to the next, ~40% of neurons... more
Ultrafast laser welding of ceramics  Science Magazine · 1 hour
Welding of ceramics is a key missing component in modern manufacturing. Current methods cannot join ceramics in proximity to temperature-sensitive materials like polymers and electronic components. We introduce an ultrafast pulsed laser welding approach that relies on focusing... more
Where are new stars born? NASA's Webb Telescope will investigate
Complete Orion starts tests for shipping to Plum Brook
How to become a great impostor
Ethiopia's future is tied to water— a vital yet threatened resource in a changing climate
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Modal time theory: Understanding human existence through time travel and music
Modal time theory: Understanding human existence through time travel and music
Research explains why many psychiatric drugs that work in the lab don’t work in people
Scientists probe how distinct liquid organelles in cells are created
How Satellite Closes the Income Gap