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The hunt for light dark matter
PHYS.ORG Technology proposed 30 years ago to search for dark matter is finally seeing the light. 6 days
Readers ponder mini-spacecraft and Canaanites’ genomes
SCIENCE-NEWS Readers have questions about miniature spacecraft project and Canaanite genealogy. 10 hours
Stargazers eye the nation's first dark sky reserve in Idaho
PHYS.ORG Tourists heading to central Idaho will be in the dark if local officials get their way. 6 days
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ASTRO WATCH The accelerating expansion of the Universe may not be real, but could just be an apparent effect, according to new research published... 5 days
Satellites measuring Earth’s melting ice sheets to go dark
Science Magazine Successor gravity-probing mission set for launch by early next year 5 days
Scientists have invented a new way to weigh intergalactic black holes
PHYS.ORG Astrophysicists from Moscow State University have found a new way to estimate the mass of supermassive black holes outside our galaxy, even if they are barely... 18 hours
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SPACE NEWS Air Force leaders generally agree that the service will need more skills in three key areas: space, cyber and intelligence. Where that talent will... 9 hours
As NASA's Cassini mission flames out over Saturn, scientists mark bittersweet end of mission
PHYS.ORG In the dark of the early morning, planetary scientist Andy Ingersoll stood alone and slightly stooped at a coffee cart... 5 days
What's the latest on gut microbiota? Concordia microbiology undergrads publish their findings
PHYS.ORG How many undergraduate classes in microbiology—or any scientific field, for that matter—can say they're published in a peer-reviewed journal? 1 day
Plants can grow their own glow-in-the-dark cotton, no genetic engineering required
Science Magazine VIDEO Method could pave the way for new smart clothing 6 days
Bat brain signals illuminate navigation in the dark
SCIENCE-NEWS New lab technologies that let bats fly freely allow scientists to track nerve cell signals as the animals dodge and weave. 10 hours
What's the latest on gut microbiota?
SCIENCE DAILY How many undergraduate classes in microbiology -- or any scientific field, for that matter -- can say they're published in a peer-reviewed journal? Now there is a new review of the primary literature and latest discoveries... 14 hours
Real or fake? Creating fingers to protect identities
SCIENCE DAILY Biometric experts for the first time have designed and created a fake finger containing multiple key properties of human skin. Commonly called a spoof, this fake finger has been used to test... 10 hours
Virtual reality breathes new life into African fossils, art and artefacts
PHYS.ORG Digital technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. So it was only a matter of time before the ways people interact with the... 2 days
Nanotechnology experts create first terahertz-speed polarization optical switch
PHYS.ORG A Sandia National Laboratories-led team has for the first time used optics rather than electronics to switch a nanometer-thick thin film device from completely dark to completely transparent, or light, at a... 6 days
Drones can almost see in the dark
PHYS.ORG UZH researchers have taught drones how to fly using an eye-inspired camera, opening the door to them performing fast, agile maneuvers and flying in low-light environments. Possible applications could include supporting rescue teams with... 16 hours
New evidence for small, short-lived drops of early universe quark-gluon plasma?
SCIENCE DAILY Particles emerging from even the lowest energy collisions of small deuterons with large heavy nuclei at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider exhibit behavior scientists associate with... 3 days
Getting to the heart of the matter: Nanogels for heart attack patients
PHYS.ORG Heart disease and heart-related illnesses are a leading cause of death around the world, but treatment options are limited. Now, one group reports in... 15 hours
BMG LABTECH receives grant for the "Microplate Reader with Linear Variable Filter" patent
NEWS MEDICAL BMG LABTECH, a leading manufacturer of microplate readers, announces that the company has received grant for the U.S. Patent 9,733,124, entitled “Microplate... 5 days
Naked molecules dancing in liquid become visible
PHYS.ORG Capturing the movement of molecules is not an easy task. Scientists at the Center for Soft and Living Matter, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) were able to observe the movement of molecules... 16 hours
Physicists guide electromagnetic waves along an infinitesimal line
PHYS.ORG (—Physicists have demonstrated a new mode of electromagnetic wave called a "line wave," which travels along an infinitely thin line along the interface between two adjacent surfaces with different electromagnetic properties. The... 3 days
Possible evidence for small, short-lived drops of early universe quark-gluon plasma
PHYS.ORG Particles emerging from even the lowest energy collisions of small deuterons with large heavy nuclei at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC)—a U.S. Department of Energy... 3 days
DNA sequence-directed shape change of photopatterned hydrogels via high-degree swelling
Science Magazine Shape-changing hydrogels that can bend, twist, or actuate in response to external stimuli are critical to soft robots, programmable matter, and smart medicine. Shape change in hydrogels has... 6 days
Video game players get varsity treatment at more US colleges
PHYS.ORG Varsity esports teams are becoming increasingly common on college campuses as more schools tap into the rising popularity of competitive gaming. 6 days
Teenagers becoming more responsible, or more lazy, or more boring !
NEWS MEDICAL According to a new study, teenagers are leaning towards activities that are more suitable – reading, taking part in volunteering activities etc. while saving the activities... 24 hours
The Latest: Budget office needs more time on health bill
ABC NEWS The Congressional Budget Office says it needs more time to analyze the newest Republican bill aimed at scuttling President Barack Obama's health care law 2 days
Discovery can pave the way for more effective cholesterol medicine
SCIENCE DAILY Research sheds new light on how the body converts the bad kind of cholesterol. The discovery could lead to new and potentially more effective medicine. 5 days
More local water for Los Angeles could mean a drier Los Angeles River
PHYS.ORG Local leaders are working to make greater Los Angeles more reliant on local water in order to prepare for a hotter and... 17 hours
Are you OK with using your face to unlock your iPhone?
PHYS.ORG Your passcode can be hacked, but your face is yours and yours alone. That's the thinking behind Apple's latest security measure, which is more high-tech and... 6 days
Pregnant smokers more likely to quit if they learn to manage negative emotions, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A new study by scientists in the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions has shown that pregnant... 1 day
NASA finds very heavy rainfall in Hurricane Maria
Space radiation is risky business for the human body
Climate change lessons from Arabian Gulf coral reefs
Keeping astronauts – and Earth – safe from destructive solar storms
Engineers 3-D print high-strength aluminum, solve ages-old welding problem using nanoparticles
3-D printers—a revolutionary frontier for medicine
Wave Glider surfs across stormy Drake Passage in Antarctica
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the Solar System
Equifax breach brings renewed attention to information security vulnerabilities
Why flu vaccines so often fail
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