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Study demonstrates link between dog ownership and heart health  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 minutes
Owning a pet may help maintain a healthy heart, especially if that pet is a dog, according to the first analysis of data from the Kardiozive Brno 2030 study. more
Adults carrying Alzheimer's risk gene have harder time accessing recently acquired knowledge  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 minutes
Adults carrying a gene associated with a higher risk of Alzheimer's disease had a harder time accessing recently acquired knowledge, even though they didn't... more
Current-driven magnetization switching in a van der Waals ferromagnet Fe3GeTe2  Science Magazine · 8 minutes
The recent discovery of ferromagnetism in two-dimensional (2D) van der Waals (vdW) materials holds promises for spintronic devices with exceptional properties. However, to use 2D vdW magnets for... more
Metal-insulator transition in a semiconductor nanocrystal network  Science Magazine · 8 minutes
Many envisioned applications of semiconductor nanocrystals (NCs), such as thermoelectric generators and transparent conductors, require metallic (nonactivated) charge transport across an NC network. Although encouraging signs of metallic or near-metallic transport have been reported,... more
Rational synthesis of an atomically precise carboncone under mild conditions  Science Magazine · 8 minutes
Carboncones, a special family of all-carbon allotropes, are predicted to have unique properties that distinguish them from fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, and graphenes. Owing to the absence of methods... more
Near-UV to mid-IR reflectance imaging spectroscopy of paintings on the macroscale  Science Magazine · 8 minutes
Broad spectral range reflectance imaging spectroscopy (BR-RIS) from the near UV through the mid–infrared (IR) (350 to 25,000 nm or 28,571 to 400 cm–1) was investigated... more
Ionic liquid-based click-ionogels  Science Magazine · 8 minutes
Gels that are freeze-resistant and heat-resistant and have high ultimate tensile strength are desirable in practical applications owing to their potential in designing flexible energy storage devices, actuators, and sensors. Here, a simple method for fabricating ionic liquid (IL)–based click-ionogels... more
Exploiting mammalian low-complexity domains for liquid-liquid phase separation-driven underwater adhesive coatings  Science Magazine · 8 minutes
Many biological materials form via liquid-liquid phase separation (LLPS), followed by maturation into a solid-like state. Here, using a biologically inspired assembly mechanism designed to recapitulate... more
Organ-on-e-chip: Three-dimensional self-rolled biosensor array for electrical interrogations of human electrogenic spheroids  Science Magazine · 8 minutes
Cell-cell communication plays a pivotal role in coordination and function of biological systems. Three-dimensional (3D) spheroids provide venues to explore cellular communication for tissue... more
Bulk ultrafine grained/nanocrystalline metals via slow cooling  Science Magazine · 8 minutes
Cooling, nucleation, and phase growth are ubiquitous processes in nature. Effective control of nucleation and phase growth is of significance to yield refined microstructures with enhanced performance for materials. Recent studies reveal that ultrafine... more
Ultrafast extreme rejuvenation of metallic glasses by shock compression  Science Magazine · 8 minutes
Structural rejuvenation of glasses not only provides fundamental insights into their complicated dynamics but also extends their practical applications. However, it is formidably challenging to rejuvenate a glass on very... more
Astronomers Peer Deep into Turbulent Atmosphere of Jupiter  SCI-NEWS.COM · 10 minutes
An international team of astronomers has managed to peer deep into the Jovian atmosphere using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array... more
A wave of monocytes is recruited to replenish the long-term Langerhans cell network after immune injury  Science Magazine · 32 minutes
A dense population of embryo-derived Langerhans cells (eLCs) is maintained within the sealed epidermis without contribution... more
The West is trading water for cash. The water is running out  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
When it comes to global warming's one-two punch of inundation and drought, the presence of too much water has had the most impact on... more
This rat is foiling developers' plans to capitalize on a weaker Endangered Species Act  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Southern California developers have long sought relief from regulations protecting wildlife, and earlier this month the Trump administration obliged, formally... more
Bioprinting complex living tissue in just a few seconds  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Tissue engineers create artificial organs and tissues that can be used to develop and test new drugs, repair damaged tissue and even replace entire organs in the human body. However,... more
Illinois patient's death may be first in US tied to vaping  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
Illinois health officials are reporting what could be United States' first death tied to vaping more
For Democrats, a shift toward the middle on health care  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
Democratic voters shift to the middle on health care as 'Medicare for All' loses some of its support more
Laser-produced uranium plasma evolves into more complex species  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
When energy is added to uranium under pressure, it creates a shock wave, and even a tiny sample will be vaporized like a small explosion. By using smaller, controlled explosions, physicists can... more
Scientists use a new method to track pollution from cooking  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Cooking organic aerosol (COA) is one of the most important primary sources of pollution in urban environments. There is growing evidence that exposure to cooking oil fumes is... more
Breath! Respiring microbes generate more energy  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
How do cells generate and use energy? This question might seem simple, but the answer is far from simple. Furthermore, knowing how microbial cell factories consume energy and how proteins are allocated to do so is... more
Keeping monkeys as pets is extraordinarily cruel–a ban is long overdue  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Most people will have seen at least one headline over the last couple of years describing animal attacks on humans. This needn't include the elephant from... more
AsiaSat shareholders accept privatization offer  SPACE NEWS · 3 hours
Shareholders of Hong Kong satellite operator AsiaSat voted overwhelmingly in favor of privatization, setting the company on a course to delist from the Hong Kong stock... more
Physicists Determine Maximum Possible Mass for Lightest Neutrino  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 hours
Using data from the large scale structure of galaxies, the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB), Type Ia supernovae, and Big Bang... more
Save time using maths: Analytical tool designs corkscrew-shaped nano-antennae  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
The nanostructures from Katja Höflich's HZB team are shaped like corkscrews and made of silver. Mathematically, such a nano antenna can be regarded as an one-dimensional line that forms a... more
Scurrying roaches help researchers steady staggering robots  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
To walk or run with finesse, roaches and robots coordinate leg movements via signals sent through centralized systems. Though their moving parts are utterly divergent, researchers have devised handy principles and equations to assess... more
A new method for quantifying crystal semiconductor efficiency  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Scientists have found a new way to successfully detect the efficiency of crystal semiconductors. more
Study models new method to accelerate nanoparticles  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Researchers have modeled a method to manipulate nanoparticles as an alternative mode of propulsion for tiny spacecraft that require very small levels of thrust. The team simulated a system that uses light to generate... more
Study models new method to accelerate nanoparticles for tiny spacecraft  nanowerk · 3 hours
In a new study, researchers modeled a method to manipulate nanoparticles as an alternative mode of propulsion for tiny spacecraft that require very small levels of thrust. more
Bioprinting complex living tissue in just a few seconds  nanowerk · 3 hours
Researchers have come up with an optical technique that takes just a few seconds to sculpt complex tissue shapes in a biocompatible hydrogel containing stem cells. The resulting tissue can... more
Save time using maths: Analytical tool designs corkscrew-shaped nano-antennae  nanowerk · 3 hours
For the first time, scientists have derived analytically how corkscrew-shaped nano-antennas interact with light. The mathematical tool can be used to calculate the geometry that a nano-antenna must have for... more
Promising approaches in suicide prevention, and how to retreat from climate change  Science Magazine · 3 hours
Changing the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline from 1-800-273- 8255 (TALK) to a three-digit number could save lives—especially when coupled with other strategies. Host Meagan... more
Frying oil consumption worsened colon cancer and colitis in mice, study shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Food scientists have shown that feeding frying oil to mice exaggerated colonic inflammation, enhanced tumor growth and worsened gut leakage, spreading bacteria or toxic... more
Bioprinting complex living tissue in just a few seconds  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
Researchers have developed an extremely fast optical method for sculpting complex shapes in stem-cell-laden hydrogels and then vascularizing the resulting tissue. Their groundbreaking technique stands to change the field of... more
Researcher works to understand how gonorrhea develops resistance to antibiotics  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
Steadily and relentlessly, the bacterium that causes gonorrhea has slipped past medicine's defenses, acquiring resistance to once-reliable drugs, including penicillin, tetracycline, and ciprofloxacin. These former stalwarts are no... more
Can researchers engage safely with the food industry?  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Researchers are exploring ways to help scientists better protect their work from the influence of the food industry. more
Study models new method to accelerate nanoparticles  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
In a new study, researchers at the University of Illinois and the Missouri University of Science and Technology modeled a method to manipulate nanoparticles as an alternative mode of propulsion for tiny spacecraft that... more
This is ESA  ESA · 4 hours
How much do you know about ESA? There's always more to discover... more
A much less invasive way to monitor pressure in the brain  MIT · 4 hours
New technique could help doctors determine whether patients are at risk from elevated pressure. more
Experiments illuminate key component of plants' immune systems  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Biologists have shed new light on a crucial aspect of the plant immune response. Their discovery, revealing how plant resistance proteins trigger localized cell death, could lead to new strategies for engineering... more
Malaria control success in Africa at risk from spread of multi-drug resistance  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
In the first continent-wide genomic study of malaria parasites in Africa, scientists have uncovered the genetic features of Plasmodium falciparum parasites that inhabit different... more
Cell suicide could hold key for brain health and food security  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Research into the self-destruction of cells in humans and plants could lead to treatments for neurodegenerative brain diseases and the development of disease-resistant plants. A study... more
Helping NASA spacecraft travel faster and farther with math  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
By combining cutting-edge machine learning with 19th-century mathematics, a mathematician is working to make NASA spacecraft lighter and more damage tolerant by developing methods to detect imperfections in carbon nanomaterials... more
Study suggests weight loss regardless of psychiatric medication use  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
A new study suggests that individuals who take anti-depressants and/or anti-psychotics and participate in a weight management program can lose weight whether or not they take psychiatric medications, according to... more
Your heart's best friend: Dog ownership associated with better cardiovascular health  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 hours
Owning a pet may help maintain a healthy heart, especially if that pet is a dog, according to a new analysis. The study examines the association... more
Research confirms analgesic effects of social support by romantic partners  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Researchers at the University of Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology and the University of the Balearic Islands have confirmed the analgesic effects of social support - even... more
Larval Bees are Omnivores, Shows New Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 hours
Pollen-borne microbes represent an important protein source for larval bees, according to new research. Of the more than 20,000 species of bees... more
In a quantum future, which starship destroys the other?  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Quantum mechanics boasts all sorts of strange features, one being quantum superposition -- the peculiar circumstance in which particles seem to be in two or more places or states at... more
Biomaterials smarten up with CRISPR  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
The CRISPR-Cas system has become the go-to tool for researchers who study genes in an ever-growing list of organisms, and is being used to develop new gene therapies that potentially can correct a defect at a single nucleotide... more
The case for retreat in the battle against climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
With sea level rise and extreme weather threatening coastal communities, it's no longer a question of whether they are going to retreat; it's where, when and how. In... more
Map of malaria behavior set to revolutionize research  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
The first detailed map of individual malaria parasite behavior across each stage of its complicated life cycle has been created by scientists. Researchers used advanced single-cell technology to isolate individual parasites and... more
What's killing sea otters? Parasite strain from cats  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Many wild southern sea otters in California are infected with the parasite Toxoplasma gondii, yet the infection is fatal for only a fraction of sea otters, which has long puzzled the scientific... more
How red-eared invaders are hurting California's native turtles  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Western pond turtles got fatter and healthier after scientists removed nearly 200 invasive red-eared slider turtles from the UC Davis Arboretum, reports a new study. The study is the first to quantify... more
The Paleozoic diet: Why animals eat what they eat  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
In what likely is the first study on the evolution of dietary preferences across the animal kingdom, researchers report several unexpected discoveries, including that the first animal likely was a... more
Artificial trees capture new bird species on candid camera  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
An experiment from The Australian National University (ANU) using artificial trees has attracted birds and other wildlife never before seen in a damaged Canberra landscape—catching them on camera at the... more
Closing the attainment gap: Children need a place to excel and thrive  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Recent statistics from The Education Policy Institute suggest it will take another 100 years to bridge the academic attainment gap between rich and poorer... more
UN: Ebola outbreak in Congo has killed nearly 2,000 people  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
The World Health Organization's emergencies chief said the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo is approaching a "stark" milestone with nearly 2,000 people killed by the virus in the... more
Addressing causes of mortality in Zambia  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Despite the fact that people in sub-Saharan Africa are now living longer than they did two decades ago, their average life expectancy remains below that of the rest of the world population. A new study looked... more
The technology behind Bitcoin may improve the medications of the future  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Researchers have developed a prototype of an app that may potentially prescribe the optimal dose of medicine for the individual patient, as well as prevent counterfeit... more
Do single people suffer more?  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Researchers have confirmed the analgesic effects of social support - even without verbal or physical contact. more
Researchers find a way to stop lung damage due to the body's immune response  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
Researchers have discovered a new way to stop harmful inflammation in the lungs due to sepsis and injury. They found... more
New mechanisms to enable regeneration of injured nerve fibers  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 hours
Injuries to nerve fibers in the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves usually result in functional losses as the nerve fibers are unable to regenerate. more
Researchers observe spontaneous occurrence of skyrmions in atomically thin cobalt films  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Since their experimental discovery, magnetic skyrmions—tiny magnetic knots—have moved into the focus of research. Scientists from Hamburg and Kiel have now been able to show that... more
Plants are going extinct up to 350 times faster than the historical norm  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Earth is seeing an unprecedented loss of species, which some ecologists are calling a sixth mass extinction. In May, a United Nations... more
Why cursive handwriting needs to make a schoolcomeback  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Teaching connected-style handwriting, otherwise known as cursive handwriting, has fallen out of fashion on many school curricula. Older generations have sometimes been shocked that some younger people today can't sign their names... more
Habitable type planets found around nearby small mass star  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
A team of researchers from several European countries and one from Chile has found evidence of three possibly habitable exoplanets circling the star GJ1061. In their paper uploaded to the... more
Image: Amazonian fires continue shrouding South America in smoke  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
NOAA/NASA's Suomi NPP satellite collected this natural-color image using the VIIRS (Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite) instrument on August 21, 2019. Smoke from the fires raging in in the Amazon... more
The Amazon is on fire: Here are 5 things you need to know  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Record fires are raging in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, with more than 2,500 fires currently burning. They are collectively emitting huge amounts of... more
Birds balance sexiness and predator avoidance by changing color  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Most birds remain the same color year-round, replacing their feathers only once a year. more
250,000 Melbourne residents losing water due to logging  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Logging in Melbourne's largest water catchment has led to a loss of water equivalent to the amount used by 250,000 people each year, new research from The Australian National University (ANU) shows. more
Starting out in smaller communities may be better for refugees in short term  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Syrian refugees are more satisfied with settlement services and their community when they spend their first year of settlement in a smaller... more
How to make influence from people in our networks a force for good  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
As the social and economic divides between groups grow ever wider, and social mobility declines, the bonds that tie people together, within... more
Evidence found of low slip earthquakes impeding progression of large destructive quakes  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Japan has found evidence of slow slip earthquakes impeding the progression of large destructive quakes.... more
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