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Binge TV viewing increasingly prevalent - poses a threat to sleep.
NEWS MEDICAL According to new research that looked at the TV viewing habits and sleep histories of 423 persons between ages of 18 and 25 years, binge watching... 4 hours
Stonehenge: Facts & Theories About Mysterious Monument
LIVE SCIENCE Stonehenge, a huge prehistoric monument, was built 5,000 years ago in England. Its builders and its purpose remain a mystery. 2 days
Citrus fruits were the clear status symbols of the nobility in the ancient Mediterranean
SCIENCE DAILY New research reveals that citrons and lemons were status symbols for the ancient Roman ruling elite. It also plots the... 3 days
Citrus Fruits Were Symbols of High Social Status in Ancient Rome
SCI-NEWS.COM Citrus fruits such as citrons and lemons were clear status symbols for the ancient... 3 days
The Floating White House: A Brief History of the Presidential Yacht
HISTORY Before there was Air Force One, there was the presidential yacht. 3 days
Archaeologists uncover ancient trading network in Vietnam
SCIENCE DAILY A team of archaeologists has uncovered a vast trading network which operated in Vietnam from around 4,500 years ago up until around 3,000 years ago. 3 days
Archaeologists uncover ancient trading network in Vietnam
PHYS.ORG A team of archaeologists from ANU has uncovered a vast trading network which operated in Vietnam from around 4,500 years ago up until around 3,000 years ago. 3 days
Researcher finds ancient Pompeii water pipes contaminated with toxic antimony
PHYS.ORG The ancient Romans were famous for their advanced water supply. But the drinking water in the pipelines was probably poisoned with antimony on a scale that would have... 3 days
City Cemetery: 3 Tombs Discovered in Ancient Egypt
LIVE SCIENCE Three tombs stretching back to the 27th Dynasty have been uncovered in the Al-Kamin Al-Shrawi area in the Minya Province of Egypt, south of Cairo, according to a statement. 3 days
Of demons and dragons - the history of solar eclipses
PHYS.ORG A dragon eating the Sun. Make that a giant toad. A demon. No, a vampire! 3 days
Citrus: From luxury item to cash crop
PHYS.ORG New research from Tel Aviv University reveals that citrons and lemons were clear status symbols for the ancient Roman ruling elite and plots the route and evolution of the citrus trade in the ancient... 3 days
Study explores effects of occupational, lifestyle risk factors on nurses' health
NEWS MEDICAL A prospective study of more than 20,000 nurses aged 20-45 years, 88% of whom had worked night shifts, reported their most common health issues, disease history,... 3 days
Study explores link between socioeconomic factors and CAD in patients undergoing coronary angiography
NEWS MEDICAL Historically, from the 1930's to the 1950's, the rate of cardiovascular disease in high-income countries was high. Since the mid-1970's, the rate... 3 days
Evolutionary history of imperiled salmon stocks
SCIENCE DAILY New technologies for analyzing DNA may transform how imperiled species are considered and managed for conservation protection, according to a study. These technologies can be applied to a wide range of species around the world --... 3 days
A jump in rates of knee arthritis, a brief history of eclipse science, and bands and beats in the atmosphere of brown dwarfs
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Early Indian Ocean trade routes bring chicken, black rat to eastern Africa
PHYS.ORG The earliest introduction of domestic chickens and black rats from Asia to the east coast of Africa came via maritime routes between the 7th... 4 days
Turkey bones may help trace fate of ancient cliff dwellers
PHYS.ORG Researchers say they have found a new clue into the mysterious exodus of ancient cliff-dwelling people from the Mesa Verde area of Colorado more than 700 years ago:... 4 days
Poisonings went hand in hand with the drinking water in ancient Pompeii
SCIENCE DAILY The ancient Romans were famous for their advanced water supply. But the drinking water in the pipelines was probably poisoned on a scale that... 4 days
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ESA In 2017, ESA's European Space Operations Centre is celebrating its 50th anniversary, highlighting a rich history of achievement in space 4 days
Smoking raises risk of aneurysm recurrence after endovascular treatment
SCIENCE DAILY A history of smoking significantly increases the chance that survivors will experience recurrence of a brain aneurysm, according to a new study. Researchers say it's a serious reminder about the... 4 days
Mythbusting Ancient Rome—did all roads actually lead there?
PHYS.ORG We all know the phrase "all roads lead to Rome". Today, it is used proverbially and has come to mean something like "there is more than one way to reach the same... 4 days
Solar Eclipse Science: 'Sun Moon Earth' Author Explains the Natural Phenomenon
SPACE.COM Throughout history, solar eclipses have transformed from terrifying omens into the subject of scientific study, inspiring eclipse chasers to travel the world to witness the natural... 4 days
Medical News Today: Jumping genes made us human, but can they cause disease?
MNT Ancient bacteria and viruses left their traces all over our DNA. This may have given us an edge in our quest to... 4 days
Ancient species of giant sloth discovered in Mexico
PHYS.ORG Mexican scientists said Wednesday they have discovered the fossilized remains of a previously unknown species of giant sloth that lived 10,000 years ago and died at the bottom of a sinkhole. 4 days
Rosetta Stone: Key to Ancient Egyptian Writing
LIVE SCIENCE The Rosetta Stone contains text written in three languages, which made it possible to translate ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. 4 days
Roman Change: Ancient Coins Reveal Rise of an Empire
LIVE SCIENCE By tracing the lead isotopes in silver coins from ancient Rome, researchers found a shift in the source of the coins' metal that corresponds with Rome's rise to power. 4 days
Total View: A Brief History of Solar Eclipses Seen From Space
SPACE.COM Don Pettit has never looked up to see a total eclipse. Twice though, he's looked down. As an International Space Station crew member, Pettit is one... 4 days
Study reveals the evolutionary history of imperiled salmon stocks
PHYS.ORG New technologies for analyzing DNA may transform how imperiled species are considered and managed for conservation protection, according to a study published today in the journal Science Advances and led... 5 days
Mars 2020 mission to use smart methods to seek signs of past life
PHYS.ORG NASA's Mars 2020 mission, which will look for signs of past life on Mars, will use smart methods originally developed to find... 5 days
Soil microbes persist through National Mall facelift
PHYS.ORG It's not every day United States history mixes with microbes in the soil. But when the turf on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. was replaced, it offered scientists the opportunity to study changes... 5 days
Soil microbes persist through National Mall facelift
SCIENCE DAILY It's not every day United States history mixes with microbes in the soil. But when the turf on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was replaced, it offered scientists the opportunity to study changes... 5 days
Adult brains produce new cells in previously undiscovered area
SCIENCE DAILY A discovery may lead to new treatments for anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Scientists have discovered that new brain cells are produced in the adult amygdala, a region... 5 days
Eclipse-viewing can cause lasting damage to the eyes
NEWS MEDICAL While millions of people are looking forward to witnessing celestial history when the first total solar eclipse visible in Illinois since 1889 takes place on Aug. 21, Kirk Packo, MD, is worried... 5 days
Moon History: Group Works to Protect Apollo Landing Sites
SPACE.COM The six Apollo moon landing sites are cultural treasures that should be formally protected, a nonprofit group says. 5 days
Archaeologists Excavate Large Ancient Roman Villa in Italy
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of archaeologists led by the University of South Florida is the first to successfully excavate the 5,000... 5 days
Domestic abuse 'workshops' reduce repeat offending and harm to public – study
PHYS.ORG The first domestic abuse policing strategy in UK history to be trialled under experimental conditions has found that an inexpensive two-day course in behaviour... 5 days
Sniffing the Past of human-canine history in New York, Paris and London
PHYS.ORG Dog loving travellers can now tap into the human- canine history of New York, Paris and London on the move by using a new... 5 days
Ancient Greeks Built an Eclipse-Predicting 'Computer' 2,000 Years Ago
LIVE SCIENCE An ancient astronomical calculator known as the Antikythera mechanism was used to predict both solar and lunar eclipses, research shows. 5 days
Eclipses Were Regarded As Omens in the Ancient World
SPACE.COM August 21, people living in the continental United States will be able to see a total solar eclipse. 5 days
Solar Eclipses Through the Ages: From (Possible) Beheadings to Science
SPACE.COM We have historic — and surprisingly, prehistoric — records of celestial events going back thousands of years, including solar eclipses, 6 days
Record-shattering 2.7-million-year-old ice core reveals start of the ice ages
Science Magazine Clues to ancient atmosphere found in bubbles trapped in Antarctic samples 6 days
Afraid of the Dark? Why Eclipses Frightened Ancient Civilizations
LIVE SCIENCE For many ancient cultures, eclipses of the sun and moon were something special — and something to be feared. 6 days
Archeologists uncover new economic history of ancient Rome
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers are the first to successfully excavate the Roman villa of Durreueli at Realmonte, located off the southern coast of Sicily. 6 days
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PHYS.ORG VIDEO Some of the mystery behind one of Sicily's largest ancient Roman villas is now solved thanks to a team of archeologists from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla. They're the... 6 days
Mystery of 8,500-year-old copper-making event revealed through materials science
PHYS.ORG An international team of archaeological scientists have put an end to the more than half-a-century old claim about the earliest copper smelting event at the Late Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük... 6 days
Ancient Earthquake Turned Mosaic Workshop into Time Capsule
LIVE SCIENCE An earthquake-toppled house in the ancient city of Jerash is providing archaeologists with clues on how artisans constructed mosaics during the eighth century. 6 days
6,000-Year-Old Knee Joints Suggest Osteoarthritis Isn't Just Wear And Tear
NPR Even after a Harvard team took into account differences in age and weight among ancient specimens and knee joints today, they found that modern humans tend to have... 6 days
New genomic insights reveal a surprising two-way journey for apple on the Silk Road
PHYS.ORG Centuries ago, the ancient networks of the Silk Road facilitated a political and economic openness between the nations of Eurasia.... 6 days
How the Cult of Robert E. Lee Was Born
HISTORY History is usually written by the victors, but not in this case. 6 days
How the “Lost Cause” Won the Civil War
HISTORY History is usually written by the victors, but not in this case. 6 days
Ancient Pueblo Rock Art Depicts a 'Celebratory' Solar Eclipse
SPACE.COM A thousand years ago, early Pueblo people, called Chacoans, captured their experiences of a total solar eclipse by carving it into a rock — a circle with looping streamers that... 6 days
Stoneware 'Factory' from Time of Jesus Unearthed in Galilee
LIVE SCIENCE Evidence of chalkstone manufacturing from Jesus's time in ancient Galilee has recently been uncovered. 6 days
How did the Franklin expedition crew die? Professor analyzes sailors' mouths for clues
SCIENCE DAILY A dentistry professor drew upon his expertise in oral health in developing a new theory to help explain the deaths of the... 7 days
How did the Franklin expedition crew die?
PHYS.ORG A University of Michigan dentistry professor drew upon his expertise in oral health in developing a new theory to help explain the deaths of the famed Franklin naval expedition crew, a mystery that has... 7 days
Analysis finds defeat of Hannibal 'written in the coins of the Roman Empire'
SCIENCE DAILY Analysis of ancient Roman coins has shown that the defeat of the Carthaginian general Hannibal led to a flood of wealth across... 7 days
New plate adds plot twist to ancient tectonic tale
SCIENCE DAILY Misfit plates in the Pacific led scientists to the discovery of a microplate between the Galapagos Islands and the South American coast. 7 days
Ancient Pueblo Rock Art Depicts a 'Celebratory' Solar Eclipse
LIVE SCIENCE A thousand years ago, early Pueblo people, called Chacoans, captured their experiences of a total solar eclipse by carving it into a rock — a circle with looping streamers that... 7 days
In Photos: Ancient Rock Art Depicts Total Solar Eclipse in Chaco Canyon
LIVE SCIENCE About 1,000 years ago Chacoans (early Pueblo people) captured their wondrous experiences of a total solar eclipse by carving the celestial event into a... 7 days
Analysis finds defeat of Hannibal 'written in the coins of the Roman Empire'
PHYS.ORG Analysis of ancient Roman coins has shown that the defeat of the Carthaginian general Hannibal led to a flood of wealth across... 7 days
Properties of a massive galaxy 800 million years after the Big Bang
PHYS.ORG Searches for the most distant galaxies have now probed earlier than the first billion years in the history of the universe, early enough to... 7 days
Meadow of dancing brittle stars shows evolution at work
PHYS.ORG Researchers have described a new species of brittle star, which are closely related to starfish, and showed how these sea creatures evolved in response to the rise of shell-crushing predators... 7 days
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