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Linkam automated temperature-controlled stage supports TASC method for rapid screening of drug-polymer miscibility  NEWS MEDICAL · 30 minutes
A new, simplified hot stage microscopy-based method, thermal analysis by structure characterization, has successfully been used to screen the miscibility of drug-polymer... more
Ultrasound could help reduce the use of drugs for patients with rheumatoid arthritis  NEWS MEDICAL · 30 minutes
A research group led by the physician Christian Dejaco is investigating circumstances under which patients may stop taking medication for rheumatoid arthritis... more
Iceye releases dark vessel detection product  SPACE NEWS · 44 minutes
Radar satellite operator Iceye released a product to detect dark vessels, ships at sea that are not identifying themselves with Automatic Identification System transponders.... more
Wolf Puppies Play Fetch Too, Researchers Find  SCI-NEWS.COM · 47 minutes
In a series of experiments, a duo of researchers from the Department of Zoology at Stockholm University has observed eight-week-old wolf puppies... more
On the edge between science and art: Historical biodiversity data from Japanese 'gyotaku'  SCIENCE DAILY · 49 minutes
Japanese cultural art of 'gyotaku,' which means 'fish impression' or 'fish rubbing,' captures accurate images of fish specimens. It has been used... more
Combined prenatal smoking and drinking greatly increases SIDS risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
Children born to mothers who both drank and smoked beyond the first trimester of pregnancy have a 12-fold increased risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) compared to those unexposed... more
Wisdom of the crowd? Building better forecasts from suboptimal predictors  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
Scientists have shown how to combine the forecasts of a collection of suboptimal 'delay embedding' predictors for time series data. This work may help improve the forecasting of... more
Dozens of non-oncology drugs can kill cancer cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
Researchers tested approximately 4,518 drug compounds on 578 human cancer cell lines and found nearly 50 that have previously unrecognized anti-cancer activity. These drugs have been used to treat conditions such as... more
Strongly 'handed' squirrels less good at learning  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
Squirrels that strongly favor their left or right side are less good at learning, new research suggests. more
Here's What Scientists Know About 'Screen Time' and Your Health  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 hours
Conclusions about the effects of digital media, or "screen time," are often incomplete, irrelevant or wrong, scientists say. more
Teachers union suing district over asbestos in schools  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
The union representing public school teachers in Philadelphia has announced a lawsuit against the city's school district over its handling of asbestos contamination in schools more
Becoming less active and gaining weight: Downsides of becoming an adult  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Leaving school and getting a job both lead to a drop in the amount of physical activity, while becoming a mother is linked to increased weight... more
Campus attacks by nationalists and police alarm India’s scientific community  Science Magazine · 2 hours
Scientific establishment, traditionally apolitical, is increasingly speaking out against the Modi government more
Local water availability is permanently reduced after planting forests  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
River flow is reduced in areas where forests have been planted and does not recover over time, a new study has shown. Rivers in some regions can completely disappear within... more
Setting controlled fires to avoid wildfires  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 hours
Despite having proven effective at reducing wildfire risks, prescribed burns have been stymied by perceived and real risks, regulations and resource shortages. A new analysis highlights ways of overcoming those barriers, offering solutions for wildfire-ravaged landscapes. more
Attack by nationalist hoodlums and police brutality shake India’s academic community  Science Magazine · 3 hours
Scientific establishment, traditionally apolitical, is increasingly speaking out against the Modi government more
Two killed as storm lashes Spain  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Freezing winds, heavy snow and rain lashed parts of Spain Monday, killing two people, forcing the closure of schools and disrupting travel, officials said. more
Why advanced bladder cancer still remains as deadly as it was 30 years ago?  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Despite research showing that aggressive treatment with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation can extend the lives of and even cure patients... more
Patient enrollment in potentially life-extending clinical trials is low  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Patient enrollment in clinical trials as the first course of treatment after cancer diagnosis is low, despite the fact that enrollment may increase life expectancy, according to researchers at Penn... more
XMM-Newton maps black hole surroundings  ESA · 3 hours
Material falling into a black hole casts X-rays out into space – and now, for the first time, ESA’s XMM-Newton X-ray observatory has used the reverberating... more
The dynamic behaviour of a black hole corona  ESA · 3 hours
Image: These illustrations show the surroundings of a black hole feeding on ambient gas as mapped using ESA’s XMM-Newton X-ray... more
Fossils of Earliest Known Scorpion Discovered  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 hours
The exceptionally preserved fossils of the oldest species of scorpion ever found have been unearthed in Wisconsin, the United States. The newly-discovered ancient scorpion... more
Ozone-depleting substances caused half of late 20th-century Arctic warming, says study  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
A scientific paper published in 1985 was the first to report a burgeoning hole in Earth's stratospheric ozone over Antarctica. Scientists determined the cause to be... more
Female chimps with powerful moms are less likely to leave home  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
In chimpanzee society, males spend their entire lives in the group where they were born, cooperating to defend their territory, while females tend to move away.... more
Physics shows that imperfections make perfect  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Northwestern University researchers have added a new dimension to the importance of diversity. more
Climate (not humans) shaped early forests of New England  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
A new study in the journal Nature Sustainability overturns long-held interpretations of the role humans played in shaping the American landscape before European colonization. The findings give new insight into... more
Setting fires to avoid fires: Study outlines approaches to enable more prescribed burns  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Australians desperate for solutions to raging wildfires might find them 8,000 miles away, where a new Stanford-led study proposes ways of overcoming... more
Lithospheric thickening beneath the Betics and Rif mountains pulls down the topography by 1500 m  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
A new study made by researchers at the Institute of Earth Sciences Jaume Almera of the Spanish National... more
Critics: consumers should be wary of short-term health plans  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
Consumers who bought a short-term health insurance plan thinking they had found a better deal than “Obamacare” during open enrollment season may be in for a shock when they show... more
Prenatal alcohol and tobacco exposure linked to increased risk for SIDS  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Children born to mothers who both drank and smoked beyond the first trimester of pregnancy have a 12-fold increased risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)... more
Virtual reality during chemotherapy could help improve breast cancer patients' quality of life  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Virtual Reality during chemotherapy has been shown to improve breast cancer patients' quality of life during the most stressful treatments, according to... more
China reports more than 200 infections with new coronavirus from Wuhan  Science Magazine · 4 hours
Beijing and Shenzhen both have cases; Korea becomes third affected country outside China more
Miami sets ambitious emissions goal: carbon neutral by 2050. How to get there isn't clear  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
With sea level rise already lapping at its door, the city of Miami made its first significant commitment... more
Pyrenees glaciers 'doomed', experts warn  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Glaciers nestled in the lofty crags of the Pyrenees mountains separating France and Spain could disappear within 30 years as temperatures rise, upending ecosystems while putting local economies at risk, scientists say. more
How bitter cold winter blasts and a warming planet will chew up the Lake Michigan shoreline  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
On a tucked-away South Shore beach, there once were cool shallows to swim and buried shells... more
Researchers solve protein structures to fight asthma  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Biophysicists from the MIPT Center for Molecular Mechanisms of Aging and Age-Related Diseases have teamed up with colleagues from Canada, the U.S., Japan, France, and Germany to shed light on the structure and functioning... more
Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China coronavirus  ABC NEWS · 4 hours
The head of a Chinese government expert team says human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus more
New Species of Titi Monkey Discovered in Brazil  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 hours
An international team of researchers has discovered a new species of titi monkey living in the forests of Brazil. Titi... more
Can ecosystems recover from dramatic losses of biodiversity?  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
The sheer scale and intensity of the Australian bushfire crisis have led to apocalyptic scenes making the front pages of newspapers the world over. An estimated 10 million hectares (100,000 sq km)... more
Measuring sulfur with satellites  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Seagoing vessels may emit fewer and fewer harmful substances, but how do you measure whether they comply with the standards? The Dutch Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT) and the universities of Leiden and Wageningen are starting a joint study to... more
The importance of leisure activities among refugees and forced migrants  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Research undertaken at Bournemouth University is looking at ways in which leisure and forms of physical activity, such as dance and music-making, can have an important role in... more
Record-breaking terahertz laser beam  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Terahertz radiation is used for security checks at airports, for medical examinations and also for quality checks in industry. However, radiation in the terahertz range is extremely difficult to generate. Scientists at TU Wien have now succeeded in developing a... more
Platelets instead of spheres make screens more economical  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
ETH scientists have further developed QLED technology for screens. They have produced light sources that for the first time emit high-intensity light in only one direction. This reduces scattering losses, which makes... more
Image: The sun in 2019  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
The changing activity of our sun as seen by ESA's Proba-2 satellite in 2019. more
Contradictions among judges in multi-judge panels aren't self-evident  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Dutch judges feel that multi-judge panels can lead to more carefully considered rulings. Although research by Reyer Baas shows that they may be right, the added value of collective decision-making is far... more
Scientists were stumped when seabirds started dying. Now they have answers  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
In the fall of 2015, two years into a heatwave in the Pacific Ocean colloquially known as "the Blob," an unusually large influx of common murres,... more
Why Didn't the Allies Bomb Auschwitz?  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 hours
A new PBS documentary probes the deliberation behind the historic decision. more
A technology for embedding data in 3D-printed objects  nanowerk · 5 hours
Researchers have developed a new method to embed information in a 3D printed object and retrieve it using a consumer document scanner. more
Engineering defects in ferroelectrics provides key to improved polarisation stability  nanowerk · 5 hours
Improved polarisation retention in ferroelectric a significant step forward for domain-wall nanoelectronics in data storage. more
U.S., China set for spring Civil Space Dialogue on exploration, science  SPACE NEWS · 5 hours
HELSINKI — U.S. and Chinese officials are working towards meeting for a bilateral Civil... more
Designing lasers based on quantum physics  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
A five-country research team coordinated by Germán J. de Valcárcel Gonzalvo, Professor of Optics at the University of Valencia, has developed a new theory —the coherent master equation— that describes the behavior of pulsed lasers based... more
Inverse design of porous materials using artificial neural networks  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
The ability to generate optimized nanomaterials with artificial neural networks can significantly revolutionize the future of materials design in materials science. While scientists had progressively created small and simple molecules,... more
Helping roadside soils bounce back after construction  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Everyone hates road construction, even the soils and bodies of water around the roads. Paved roads can't absorb water, so that responsibility falls to the soil next to the road. Unfortunately, those soils are... more
Tuberculosis bacteria survive in amoebae found in soil  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Scientists from the University of Surrey and University of Geneva have discovered that the bacterium which causes bovine TB can survive and grow in small, single-celled organisms found in soil and dung.... more
Spacewalking astronauts wrapping up battery improvements  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
A pair of spacewalking astronauts tackled one last round of battery improvements outside the International Space Station on Monday. more
Altruism in bacteria: Colonies divide the work  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Bacteria found in soil specialize in the colony by division of labor. Some of the bacteria produce antibiotics, even when it comes at the expense of their individual reproduction success, to defend their colony... more
Forest thinning is controversial, but it shouldn't be ruled out for managing bushfires  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Calls from industry and unions for increased thinning in forests to reduce bushfire risks have been met with concern from conservation scientists.... more
BSNIP project releases spectra of more than 200 Type Ia supernovae  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
The Berkeley Supernova Ia Program (BSNIP) has released a dataset containing over 600 spectra of 242 Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia). The new data release, available... more
Chemists teach neural networks to predict properties of compounds  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
A new joint Russian-French-Japanese team has developed a computational model able to predict the properties of new molecules based on the analysis of fundamental chemical laws. The study, titled "Using... more
Refurbished smart phones—the millennial or Gen X choice  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Millions living on the Indian sub-continent aspire to ownership of the technological breakthroughs, smartphones, tablet computers, etc that are now almost ubiquitous in other countries. The question of sustainability arises as does... more
Disarming bacteria with mucus and phages  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Millions of people are treated with antibiotics each year for infections or as a preventative measure. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that at least 2.8 million people are infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria each... more
It was microbial mayhem in the Chicxulub crater, research suggests  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
New insights into how microbial life was quickly re-established following the mass extinction of the dinosaurs have been detailed for the first time by Curtin University-led research. more
What Role does X-Ray Diffraction have in Drug Analysis?  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
X-ray techniques have been used for decades by authorities to prevent crime and keep people safe. Perhaps their most well-known use is for the detection of dangerous and banned items... more
Survey: 40% of Americans are more tired than usual after the Super Bowl  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Fun on Super Bowl Sunday can lead to a tired Monday for many. In a new survey from the American Academy of... more
Patients Still Struggle To Balance High Costs Of MS Treatment, Despite Generic  NPR · 6 hours
Drugs to treat multiple sclerosis can run $70,000 a year or more. Patients hoped competition from a generic version of one of the most... more
Ultrafast camera takes 1 trillion frames per second of transparent objects and phenomena  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
A little over a year ago, Caltech's Lihong Wang developed the world's fastest camera, a device capable of taking 10 trillion pictures... more
Not bot, not beast: Scientists create first ever living, programmable organism  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
A remarkable combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and biology has produced the world's first "living robots". more
6 million hectares of threatened species habitat up in smoke  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
More than one billion mammals, birds, and reptiles across eastern Australia are estimated to have been affected by the current fire catastrophe. more
LHCb explores the beauty of lepton universality  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
The LHCb collaboration has reported an intriguing new result in its quest to test a key principle of the Standard Model called lepton universality. Although not statistically significant, the finding—a possible difference in the... more
Bushfires and storms threaten water supply and much more  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
Most of the drinking water for our cities and towns comes from densely forested catchments in nearby mountains. These catchments act like large, and very cost effective water treatment plants,... more
Modern face of Homo antecessor may have had insufficient room for wisdom teeth  PHYS.ORG · 6 hours
A study led by the University of Bordeaux and the Dental Anthropology Group of the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución... more
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