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Ultra-light aluminum: Chemists report breakthrough in material design
PHYS.ORG If you drop an aluminum spoon in a sink full of water, the spoon will sink to the bottom. That's because aluminum, in its conventional form, is denser than water says Utah... 18 minutes
Honey: a cost-effective, non-toxic substitute for graphene manipulation
PHYS.ORG Dr. Richard Ordonez, a nanomaterials scientist at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific), was having stomach pains last year. So begins the story of the accidental discovery that... 18 minutes
Australian police hunt killer of giant crocodile
PHYS.ORG A manhunt has begun for the killer of a giant saltwater crocodile in Australia, as authorities warned its death would trigger more aggressive behaviour among younger crocs in the area. 18 minutes
Application of air-sensitive semiconductors in nanoelectronics
PHYS.ORG A research group consisting of scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University, Germany and Venezuela proved the existence of chemical bonds between gallium and oxygen. This discovery will allow manufacturing superconducting nanoelectronics based on gallium selenide, which has... 18 minutes
Oxygen therapy solutions manufacturer CAIRE rolls out new website
NEWS MEDICAL CAIRE Inc. rolled out new branding and content on its website this month. “We want our customers who have been prescribed oxygen therapy to connect with us as a... 32 minutes
watch live eo open science Watch live: EO Open Science
ESA Follow the EO Open Science conference via live webstream from ESA’s establishment in Italy, 25–28 September 47 minutes
NIST's quick test may speed antibiotic treatment and combat drug resistance
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a potential new tactic for rapidly determining whether an antibiotic combats a given infection,... 51 minutes
The math of doughnuts: 'Moonshine' sheds light on elliptic curves
PHYS.ORG Mathematicians have opened a new chapter in the theory of moonshine, one which begins to harness the power of the pariahs - sporadic simple groups that previously had... 51 minutes
Medical News Today: Multiple sclerosis: Novel gene immunotherapy could prevent, reverse disease
MNT Using a new gene immunotherapy technique, researchers have reversed clinical symptoms of multiple sclerosis in mice, including paralysis. 1 hour
Medical News Today: Joint space narrowing: Treatment, causes, and more
MNT What is joint space narrowing and how is it formed? Learn about the symptoms, risk factors, and how joint space narrowing may be prevented. 1 hour
Medical News Today: Too much manganese may lead to fatal heart infection
MNT New research finds that excessive intake of manganese, an essential nutrient in leafy vegetables, may lead to a Staphylococcus aureus heart infection. 1 hour
Multiple sclerosis: Novel gene immunotherapy could prevent, reverse disease
MNT Using a new gene immunotherapy technique, researchers have reversed clinical symptoms of multiple sclerosis in mice, including paralysis. 1 hour
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ESA Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2 image over part of northwest England, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme 2 hours
Big Western brands polluting oceans with cheap plastic in Philippines: report
PHYS.ORG Western consumer giants are polluting oceans by selling products packaged in cheap, disposable plastic to Filipinos, Greenpeace has claimed—naming Nestle, Unilever and Procter & Gamble among... 2 hours
AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute
ABC NEWS AP FACT CHECK: Considering all the arguments, TV host Jimmy Kimmel's take on the Republican health care bill is harder to refute 3 hours
Tech companies targeted by sophisticated malware attack
PHYS.ORG Security researchers say hackers compromised popular computer-cleaning software as part of a sophisticated attack that targeted several high-profile technology companies. 3 hours
fast radio bursts may be firing off every second Fast Radio Bursts May Be Firing Off Every Second
ASTRO WATCH When fast radio bursts, or FRBs, were first detected in 2001, astronomers had never seen anything like them... 3 hours
Are you happy you voted—or didn't?
PHYS.ORG After people vote, do they think they made the right choice? When they abstain, do they regret not voting? 4 hours
Facebook to give Russian ads to Congress, boost transparency (Update)
PHYS.ORG Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday Russia-linked ads on the huge social network aimed at inflaming tensions around last year's US presidential election will be given to... 4 hours
Fly me to the Moon: For some, lunar village takes shape
PHYS.ORG By 2040, a hundred people will live on the Moon, melting ice for water, 3D-printing homes and tools, eating plants grown in lunar soil, and competing... 4 hours
Poverty in paradise: The dark side of Indonesia's new tourism hope
PHYS.ORG A tableau of white sandy beaches, colourful coral reefs and turquoise water, the islands of Raja Ampat are set to be Indonesia's next tourism hotspot—but locals... 4 hours
Why do people in new democracies stop voting?
PHYS.ORG Are voters in new democracies so disenchanted with the political process that more and more are staying away from the polls? 4 hours
Study may contribute to genetic understanding of high-altitude adaptation
NEWS MEDICAL Many research groups have recently explored human adaptation and successfully identified candidate genes to high altitude living among three major far-flung global populations: Tibetans, Ethiopians and Peruvians. 4 hours
New tissue-chip research aims to speed drug development for two genetic forms of epilepsy
NEWS MEDICAL An interdisciplinary team of Vanderbilt University researchers has received a two-year, $2-million federal grant to develop an "organ-on-chip" model for... 4 hours
Care for Dental Bridges
NEWS MEDICAL Patients who have undergone a dental bridge procedure should be advised as to the best ways to care for the bridge to prolong its lifespan. 4 hours
Opioid epidemic likely applies to high-risk dialysis population, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A new analysis indicates that the US opioid epidemic likely applies to the unique population of dialysis patients. The study, which appears in an upcoming issue of the... 4 hours
Lead in water leading to problems with fertility and childbirth in Flint, Michigan
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the University of Kansas, Department of Economics in a new working paper series in Theoretical and Applied Economics write that... 5 hours
Time spent outdoors impacts risk for contracting Zika virus
NEWS MEDICAL When Zika first buzzed into the continental United States during the 2016 outbreak, Florida was hit first--and hardest--with 1,174 documented cases to date. So, when Marco Ajelli, associate research scientist... 5 hours
Alternative splicing may also trigger cancer, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL Cancer, which is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, arises from the disruption of essential mechanisms of the normal cell life cycle, such as replication control, DNA repair and cell death. 5 hours
Experts advise new measures to combat antimicrobial resistance
NEWS MEDICAL An expert panel was formed in the United States to advise the government on how to deal with the problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), a growing menace. This panel has now come... 5 hours
Jaguar Facts: Biggest Cat in Americas
LIVE SCIENCE Jaguars are large cats that can be found in North, Central and South America. They are identified by their yellow or orange coats, dark spots and short legs. 5 hours
Sean Penn to Star in Hulu's Mars Space Drama 'The First'
SPACE.COM Move over, Matt Damon – it's time for a new name-brand Hollywood actor to take the stage during a fictional Mars mission. Sean Penn, a two-time... 6 hours
Majority of people not being screened for AF and stroke risk factors, report reveals
NEWS MEDICAL New research released today by The Economist Intelligence Unit, a division of The Economist and a leader in global business... 6 hours
Outdoor air pollution may increase risk of chronic kidney disease
NEWS MEDICAL Outdoor air pollution has long been linked to major health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 6 hours
Study finds link between sleep pattern and temperament in preterm children
NEWS MEDICAL A new study suggests that while healthy preterm children have more medical sleep problems than full-term children, they are more likely to fall asleep independently. 6 hours
Study supports importance of alcohol control policies to reduce homicide
NEWS MEDICAL Stronger alcohol policies, including taxes and sales restrictions, have been shown to reduce the likelihood of alcohol involvement among homicide victims, according to a new study from Boston... 6 hours
Seizures can be induced by cannabinoids, scientists warn
NEWS MEDICAL Marijuana is the most commonly abused drug in the world, and the advent of synthetic cannabinoids creates additional challenges to the society because of their higher potency and ability to escape drug detection screenings. 7 hours
Diet and exercise have potential to improve chemotherapy effectiveness in pediatric cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL Diet and exercise may improve treatment outcomes in pediatric cancer patients, according to a study at The University of Texas MD Anderson... 7 hours
Using science to overcome challenges of maintaining long-term weight loss
NEWS MEDICAL Many of us are looking ahead to the holiday season and new year with lofty goals for losing weight and exercising. But how can you avoid repeating the... 7 hours
Personality changes do not appear before clinical onset of MCI or dementia
NEWS MEDICAL For years, scientists and physicians have been debating whether personality and behavior changes might appear prior to the onset of Alzheimer's disease and related... 7 hours
Trusted messages proved essential to counter misperceptions during Ebola epidemic
NEWS MEDICAL Utilizing messages focused on images created by local artists and written information communicated through local dialects proved essential to counter misperceptions during the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone,... 7 hours
Global resurgence of whooping cough can be attributed to immunological failures of vaccines
NEWS MEDICAL The startling global resurgence of pertussis, or whooping cough, in recent years can largely be attributed to the immunological failures of acellular... 7 hours
'Labyrinth' chip may be new way to monitor cancer patients in clinical trials
NEWS MEDICAL Inspired by the Labyrinth of Greek mythology, a new chip etched with fluid channels sends blood samples through a hydrodynamic maze to... 7 hours
Plate Tectonics May Have Begun a Billion Years After Earth's Birth
SPACE.COM The differentiation of oceanic and continental crust could date back 3.5 billion years. 7 hours
Researchers identify molecular pathway that causes immune cells to promote cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Investigators at the Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children's Hospital Los Angeles have identified new findings about an immune cell - called a... 8 hours
Hearing offers peek at what Uber stands to lose in Waymo trial
PHYS.ORG With three weeks to go until the explosive Waymo v. Uber trial begins, court-watchers got a peek Wednesday at the hefty price tag Uber... 10 hours
Unique gene therapy prevents, reverses multiple sclerosis in animal model
SCIENCE DAILY Multiple sclerosis can be inhibited or reversed using a novel gene therapy technique that stops the disease's immune response in mouse models, researchers have found. 10 hours
What Is Chemistry?
LIVE SCIENCE Chemistry is the study of matter, its properties, how and why substances combine or separate to form other substances, and how substances interact with energy. 11 hours
1 in 12 Death Worldwide Could Be Prevented with Regular Physical Activity
LIVE SCIENCE About 1 in 12 deaths worldwide could be prevented if people got 30 minutes of physical activity a day on most days of the... 11 hours
bt global services leo hts boosting perception of satellite communications BT Global Services:  LEO, HTS boosting perception of satellite communications
SPACE NEWS Satellites have been the option of last resort for telecommunication companies and their customers in the... 11 hours
Police chief: 'A lot of concerns' after shooting of deaf man
ABC NEWS The police chief of Oklahoma City says he plans to meet with advocates for the hearing- and speech-impaired following the fatal shooting of a deaf man. 12 hours
A new recruiting platform combines talent-seeking tech with psychology
PHYS.ORG Celectiv, a recruiting platform that combines talent-seeking tools with analytical tech like organizational psychology assessments, is coming out of stealth mode to launch. 12 hours
Were Mexico's Recent Earthquakes Related?
LIVE SCIENCE Over the past two weeks, Mexico has experienced a lot of shaking. 12 hours
Synthetic molecule 'kicks and kills' some persistent HIV in mice
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have designed a synthetic molecule that can reactivate dormant human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in mice and lead to the death of some of the infected cells, according... 12 hours
Your neurons register familiar faces, whether you notice them or not
SCIENCE DAILY When people see an image of a person they recognize particular cells light up in the brain. Now, researchers have found that those cells light up... 12 hours
Preterm children have more medical sleep problems but fall asleep more independently
SCIENCE DAILY A new study suggests that while healthy preterm children have more medical sleep problems than full-term children, they are more likely to fall asleep... 12 hours
Comet's 2014 Mars Flyby Caused Most Intense Meteor Shower Ever Recorded
SPACE.COM The annual Perseid meteor shower may be great, but it's got nothing on the brief sky show that Comet Siding Spring gave Mars in October 2014. 12 hours
California's Hepatitis A Outbreaks: Why Is the Virus Spreading?
LIVE SCIENCE Nearly 450 people in San Diego have become infected with hepatitis A over the last 10 months, making it the largest outbreak of the illness in California in decades. 13 hours
Kerry Emanuel: This year’s hurricanes are a taste of the future
MIT Climate scientist describes physics behind expected increase in storm strength due to climate change. 13 hours
MIT Nuclear Reactor Laboratory launches seed grant program
MIT New program eases access to the MIT Reactor for MIT faculty and research staff. 13 hours
How Gravity Assists Work: Asteroid Probe's 'Interplanetary Billiards' Flyby Explained
SPACE.COM After already traveling millions of miles into space, a NASA asteroid probe will soon return to Earth to take advantage of the planet's gravity. 13 hours
Podcast: Cosmic rays, color words, and sleeping jellyfish
Science Magazine This week we hear stories on animal hoarding, how different languages have different numbers of colors, and how to tell a wakeful jellyfish from a sleeping one with Online News Editor Catherine... 13 hours
Caricatures become an obsession
PHYS.ORG For Anokhy Desai, a new haircut or outfit requires more than a trip to the shopping center. These days, she also finds herself also diving into the Bitmoji app to chop hair and replace clothes. 13 hours
Photos: Ancient Egyptian Statues of Deities Found in Pit
LIVE SCIENCE More than 2,000 years ago, ancient Egyptian priests buried a sacred statue of Ptah, the god of craftsmen and sculptors. 13 hours
Sphinx, Baboon and Cat Statues Found in Ancient Egyptian Burial
LIVE SCIENCE After years of being washed, perfumed and fed in ancient Egypt, the statue of a revered Egyptian deity was given a proper burial with other "dead" statues more... 13 hours
What's Causing the Hepatitis A Outbreaks in California?
LIVE SCIENCE Nearly 450 people in San Diego have become infected with hepatitis A over the last 10 months, making it the largest outbreak of the illness in California in decades. 13 hours
Parasite From Contact Lens Causes Woman to Lose Vision in One Eye
LIVE SCIENCE A woman in Australia lost vision in her left eye due to a decade-long parasite infection, the Daily Mail reported yesterday (Sept. 20). 13 hours
Early trilobites had stomachs, new fossil study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Exceptionally preserved trilobite fossils from China, dating back to more than 500 million years ago, have revealed new insights into the extinct marine animal's digestive system. The new study shows that at... 13 hours
New hope for people with fibromyalgia
SCIENCE DAILY A novel psychological therapy that encourages addressing emotional experiences related to trauma, conflict and relationship problems has been found helpful for people with the chronic pain condition fibromyalgia. 13 hours
New technique accurately digitizes transparent objects
SCIENCE DAILY A new imaging technique makes it possible to precisely digitize clear objects and their surroundings, an achievement that has eluded current state-of-the-art 3-D rendering methods. 13 hours
Babies can learn that hard work pays off
SCIENCE DAILY A new study reveals babies as young as 15 months can learn the value of hard work. Researchers found babies who watched an adult struggle to reach two different goals before succeeding... 13 hours
Into more thin air: Exploring the adaptation extremes of human high altitude sickness and fitness
SCIENCE DAILY Many research groups have explored human adaptation to high altitude living among three major far-flung global populations: Tibetans,... 13 hours
Indiana University awarded $4 million NSF grant to advance nanoscale medical devices
NEWS MEDICAL Only a year after establishing the intelligent systems engineering program in the Indiana University School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering, the university has been... 13 hours
Smoking linked to elevated risk of all-cause mortality in breast cancer patients
NEWS MEDICAL A new study published in JNCI Cancer Spectrum finds that smoking negatively impacts long-term survival after breast cancer. Quitting smoking after diagnosis may reduce... 13 hours
Novel gene therapy can inhibit, reverse multiple sclerosis in mouse models
NEWS MEDICAL Multiple sclerosis can be inhibited or reversed using a novel gene therapy technique that stops the disease's immune response in mouse models, University of Florida Health researchers have... 13 hours
One in three Chinese children faces an education apocalypse. An ambitious experiment hopes to save them
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NASA measures Hurricane Maria's torrential rainfall, sees eye re-open
Ultrahigh energy cosmic rays come from outside the Milky Way
Neurohistology: how whole slide scanning impacts workflow
They're coming for our jobs, but can giant fighting robots save TV?
They're coming for our jobs, but can giant fighting robots save TV?
They're coming for our jobs, but can giant fighting robots save TV?
The birdlife of an unforgiving paradise
Intense storms provide the first test of powerful new hurricane forecast tools
Turning the evolutionary clock back on a light-sensitive protein
Researchers take tips from 'Twister' to chase elusive storm data
Aligning the primary mirror segments of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope with light
Mattis sees need for new space programs
This robotic ‘remora’ can cling to objects with a force 340 times its own weight
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Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the Solar System