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Astronomers identify twelve new Herbig-Haro objects in the dark nebula LDN 673
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—Astronomers have found a dozen new faint Herbig-Haro objects in the dark nebula LDN 673 by employing a novel color-composite imaging method. The discovery,... 30 minutes
Radar tracking reveals how bees develop a route between flowers
SCIENCE DAILY As bees gain foraging experience they continually refine both the order in which they visit flowers and the flight paths they take between flowers to generate better and... 13 minutes
Once settled, immigrants play important guard roles in mongoose packs
SCIENCE-NEWS VIDEO Dwarf mongoose packs ultimately benefit from taking in immigrants, but there’s an assimilation period. 1 hour
Snow grounds flights at Dutch airports
PHYS.ORG Snow wreaked havoc in the low-lying Netherlands on Monday, closing down Eindhoven airport completely, shutting schools and leading to transport chaos with hundreds of flights and trains cancelled or delayed. 30 minutes
Uber's London licence battle set for May/June
PHYS.ORG Uber's appeal against losing its licence in London will be heard in May or June next year, a court determined Monday. 54 minutes
WATCH: How to sneak healthy greens into your children's diet
ABC NEWS Cookbook author Dawn Russell shares recipes and tips for how parents can ensure their children are eating enough greens. 56 minutes
Kidney disease increases risk of diabetes, study shows
SCIENCE DAILY Diabetes is known to increase a person's risk of kidney disease. Now, a new study suggests that the converse also is true: kidney dysfunction increases the risk of diabetes. Further, the researchers... 13 minutes
Teachers call for ban on sale of energy drinks to under-16s in schools
NEWS MEDICAL One of Britain’s leading teaching unions is calling for schools to be banned from selling energy drinks to children aged under 16... 16 minutes
A bird in the bush is worth $223,851 in the hand
PHYS.ORG The arrival of a single Black-backed Oriole bird in rural Pennsylvania—5000 kilometres from its usual home in Mexico—was worth an estimated $US 223,851 to the economy... 30 minutes
Chemists develop novel Washington Red dye for bio-imaging
PHYS.ORG Washington State University scientists have created an injectable dye that illuminates molecules with near infrared light, making it easier to see what is going on deep inside the body. 7 minutes
Skiers are putting these rare Canadian caribou on a slippery slope
Science Magazine Human interlopers send animals fleeing to dangerous lower elevations 2 minutes
Volumetric 3-D printing builds on need for speed
PHYS.ORG VIDEO While additive manufacturing (AM), commonly known as 3-D printing, is enabling engineers and scientists to build parts in configurations and designs never before possible, the impact of the technology has been limited... 4 hours
Scars left by Australia's undersea landslides reveal future tsunami potential
PHYS.ORG VIDEO It is often said that we know more about the surface of other planets than we do about our own deep ocean. To overcome this problem, we embarked... 2 hours
Hubble Observes Galaxy Cluster Abell 2163
SCI-NEWS.COM The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking image of a rich cluster of galaxies called Abell 2163. Abell 2163 is approximately 3... 4 hours
Study: Diet Success Depends on Your Genes
SCI-NEWS.COM A diet that makes one individual lean and healthy might have the complete opposite effect on another, according to a new study... 4 hours
president to sign space policy directive monday President to sign space policy directive Monday
SPACE NEWS President Donald Trump is scheduled to sign his administration’s first space policy directive in a White House ceremony Dec. 11, one that... 4 hours
Transformation to wind and solar achievable with low indirect GHG emissions
PHYS.ORG Different low carbon technologies including wind and solar energy, and fossil carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) differ greatly when it comes to indirect greenhouse gas emissions... 4 hours
New satellite imagery reveals new highest Antarctic Peninsula Mountain
PHYS.ORG Cartographers surveying Antarctica have discovered Mt Hope is the tallest mountain in the British Antarctic Territory (BAT) at 3,239 m (10,654 ft) above sea level. Until now, maps showed Mt... 3 hours
Additive manufacturing, explained
PHYS.ORG Additive manufacturing is the process of creating an object by building it one layer at a time. It is the opposite of subtractive manufacturing, in which an object is created by cutting away at a solid block of material until... 1 hour
Secret surveillance methods in the Digital Age—how to ensure human rights protection
PHYS.ORG Secret surveillance powers of authorities are reaching unprecedented levels in the Digital Age, raising challenges for the protection of human rights such as the... 1 hour
DNA as a supramolecular building block
PHYS.ORG PhD student Willem Noteborn has investigated supramolecular structures. These can be useful for the loading of medicines and signalling molecules regarding, for example, cellular differentiation. In his thesis, he describes the functioning of these structures. 1 hour
Research shows why meteroids explode before they reach Earth
PHYS.ORG Our atmosphere is a better shield from meteoroids than researchers thought, according to a new paper published in Meteoritics & Planetary Science. 2 hours
Could a cardboard principle boost vehicle safety?
PHYS.ORG Prior research has shown that even thin-walled tubing can effectively absorb energy, which makes it appealing to those who engineer vehicles and other structures that may endure crashes. 2 hours
Archaeologist finds world's oldest funereal fish hooks
PHYS.ORG An archaeologist from The Australian National University (ANU) has uncovered the world's oldest known fish-hooks placed in a burial ritual, found on Indonesia's Alor Island, northwest of East Timor. 2 hours
The likelihood for mixed breeding between two songbird species lessens with warmer springs
PHYS.ORG Global climate warming is considered a major threat to many living organisms but not all consequences of warming need to be harmful... 2 hours
This ancient marsupial lion had an early version of ‘bolt-cutter’ teeth
SCIENCE-NEWS Extinct dog-sized predator crunched with unusual slicers toward the back of its jaw. 3 hours
Hubble frames an explosive galaxy
PHYS.ORG Don't be fooled! The cosmic swirl of stars in this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image may seem tranquil and unassuming, but this spiral galaxy, known as ESO 580-49, actually displays some explosive tendencies. 3 hours
Earth's Mysterious Hum Recorded Underwater for 1st Time
LIVE SCIENCE Our planet is "humming," and scientists are getting closer to figuring out why. 3 hours
Image: Crescent nebula
PHYS.ORG A young massive star that began life around 25 times more massive than our own Sun is shedding shells of material and fast winds to create this dynamic scene captured by ESA's XMM-Newton. 4 hours
Asphalt-based filter to sequester greenhouse gas at wellhead
PHYS.ORG Rice University scientists have found a way to make their asphalt-based sorbents better at capturing carbon dioxide from gas wells: Just add water. 1 hour
Private sector support is key to reducing emissions in the Middle East and North Africa, experts say
PHYS.ORG Air quality experts from the University of Surrey are calling on private businesses to... 1 hour
Traces of historical reindeer grazing can still be observed after 100 years
PHYS.ORG With the holiday season around the corner, most people may first think of reindeer as Santa Claus' trusted helpers. But it turns out that... 1 hour
A keep-fit gadget for your dog this Christmas – who really benefits?
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the University of York have enlisted the help of our canine friends to test the concept of a "Dog Internet." 1 hour
Going virtual—UniSA app to equip next-gen journalists
PHYS.ORG Journalism has emerged as one of the 21st century's most rapidly "disrupted" industries as the rise of social media has undermined the effectiveness of traditional journalism. So how do you teach journalism in this... 1 hour
Yeast can be engineered to create protein pharmaceuticals
PHYS.ORG It took several years, but a research team headed by Professor Jens Nielsen at Chalmers University of Technology has finally succeeded in mapping out the complex metabolism of yeast cells. The breakthrough,... 2 hours
Blue Origin Preparing to Resume Test Flights from West Texas
SPACE.COM An airspace closure notice published by the Federal Aviation Administration Dec. 9 suggests Blue Origin is preparing to resume test flights of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle after... 2 hours
President Trump to Sign Space Policy Directive Today
SPACE.COM President Donald Trump is scheduled to sign his administration’s first space policy directive in a White House ceremony Dec. 11, one that may formally direct NASA to send humans back to the... 3 hours
In-Space Manufacturing Is About to Get a Big Test
SPACE.COM A small, privately built machine designed to make optical fiber is launching toward the International Space Station (ISS) aboard SpaceX's Dragon cargo capsule tomorrow (Dec. 12). 3 hours
Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks This Week! How to See Year's Best Meteor Display
SPACE.COM This pre-Christmas display of celestial fireworks is due to reach its peak during the long, dark hours from Wednesday night (Dec. 13)... 3 hours
Nuclear technology unlocks 50-million-year-old time capsules
PHYS.ORG A scientific analysis of fossilised tree resin has caused a rethink of Australia's prehistoric ecosystem, and could pave the way to recovering more preserved palaeobiological artefacts from the time of dinosaurs or prehistoric mammals. 3 hours
NASA airborne science team surveys California fires
PHYS.ORG A team of NASA scientists is using a high-altitude aircraft and a sophisticated imaging spectrometer built by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, to study environmental impacts caused by the devastating Southern California... 3 hours
Image: California in flames
PHYS.ORG Captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission on 5 December 2017, this image shows flames and smoke from the fierce blazes devastating northwest Los Angeles in Southern California. 4 hours
Volkswagen boss urges end to diesel tax breaks
PHYS.ORG The head of the world's biggest automaker Volkswagen has issued an unprecedented call to end tax breaks for diesel fuel in Germany, saying the technology must make way for cleaner ways of... 4 hours
Image: The moon in 1992
PHYS.ORG The moon was a focal point for NASA in 2017, whether it was blocking out the sun during one of the most-viewed events in U.S. history, or reinvigorating the agency's human space exploration plans. But the moon has... 4 hours
New online database brings the genome into focus using molecular structure
PHYS.ORG Iowa State University researchers have built an accessible online database that brings critical genomic data into sharp focus with the single click of a mouse. 4 hours
Bitcoin tops $18,000 in debut on major bourse
PHYS.ORG Bitcoin surged past $18,000 after making its debut on a major global exchange but was trading lower on Monday, highlighting the volatility of the controversial digital currency that has some investors excited... 4 hours
Dolphin and bear studies pave the way to improved population forecasting
PHYS.ORG A new article by a UNSW Sydney-led team challenges the validity of current methods for forecasting the persistence of slow-growing species for conservation purposes, and provides... 4 hours
Projected winter Arctic sea-ice decline coupled to Eurasian circulation
PHYS.ORG Arctic sea-ice cover will diminish rapidly under global warming, but its rate of retreat in boreal winter shows large intermodel differences across the models involved in Phase 5 of the... 4 hours
Female, rural physicians retiring earlier than previously thought in British Columbia
NEWS MEDICAL Physicians in British Columbia are retiring earlier than previously thought and many are reducing their working hours in the years leading up to retirement, found new... 4 hours
Combination of chemotherapy and targeted drug improves response in younger CLL patients
NEWS MEDICAL Among younger patients newly diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), treatment with a combination of chemotherapy and a molecularly targeted drug significantly improves response... 4 hours
Study finds percutaneous coronary intervention as recommendable treatment for left main coronary artery disease
NEWS MEDICAL The treatment of left main coronary artery disease by percutaneous coronary intervention is associated with a smaller risk of severe... 4 hours
Three kinds of information from a single X-ray measurement
PHYS.ORG Whatever the size of mobile phones or computers are, the way in which such electronic devices operate relies on the interactions between materials. For this reason, engineers as well as... 4 hours
Hate crimes against LGBT+ people in deprived areas ignored
PHYS.ORG Hate crimes against LGBT+ residents in deprived neighbourhoods risk going unrecorded because housing associations rarely enquire about tenants' sexual or gender identity, research has found. 1 hour
Live-cell microscopy reveals internal forces that direct cell migration
NEWS MEDICAL Two new studies conducted at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) indicate the way by which cells react to internal forces when they orient, gain traction, and migrate in a particular... 1 hour
Ancient Rock Art Mapped in Amazing Detail, Revealing 300-Foot Snake
LIVE SCIENCE These are some of the largest rock engravings found anywhere in the world. 3 hours
Numerical simulations reveal 'rivers of charge' in materials that become superconducting at high temperatures
PHYS.ORG Imagine phones and laptops that never heat up or power grids that never lose energy. This is the dream of... 3 hours
US Nobel laureate fears US politics could undermine science
PHYS.ORG An American scientist who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet, saying that U.S. scientists are... 4 hours
Galileo satellites atop rocket for next Tuesday's flight
PHYS.ORG Europe's next four Galileo navigation satellites are in place atop their Ariane 5, ready to be launched next Tuesday. 4 hours
The initial mass function
PHYS.ORG The gas and dust in giant molecular clouds gradually come together under the influence of gravity to form stars. Precisely how this occurs, however, is incompletely understood. The mass of a star, for example, is by far the most important... 4 hours
Arctic sea ice loss and the Eurasian winter cooling trend: Is there a link?
PHYS.ORG Observations of Arctic sea ice have shown that it has been melting at a fast pace over the last few... 4 hours
The secret life of island animals
PHYS.ORG Islands are places of myth and wonder that have fascinated people for centuries. They're also places to find odd versions of some familiar animals. 2 hours
Three of nature's most bizarre relationships
PHYS.ORG Not every partnership in the animal kingdom is fair and equal. 2 hours
Snatching at the cradle of life
PHYS.ORG Silence of the WA outback key in detecting low-frequency radio waves and, maybe, the precursors of life itself. 2 hours
Can cranberries conquer the world? A US industry depends on it
PHYS.ORG Name all the billion-dollar crops grown in the U.S. Midwest. The answer: Corn, soybeans and cranberries. Wait, what? 2 hours
How divesting of fossil fuels could help save the planet
PHYS.ORG Recently, a number of institutional investors, including Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in Canada and Norway's sovereign wealth fund, announced their intent to reduce their exposure... 2 hours
Why doesn't Venus have a magnetosphere?
PHYS.ORG For many reasons, Venus is sometimes referred to as "Earth's twin" (or "sister planet," depending on who you ask). Like Earth, it is terrestrial (i.e. rocky) in nature, composed of silicate minerals and metals that are... 2 hours
Cleaner, cheaper hydrogen from methane
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the Institute of Chemical Technology (ITQ), Valencia's Polytechnic University (UPV) and the Superior Council of Scientific Investigations (CSIC) have developed ceramic membranes that make it possible to produce compressed hydrogen from methane in a cleaner, cheaper... 4 hours
Progress on tailorable nanoscale emulsion for a wide variety of applications including drug delivery
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the University of Queensland and Monash University in collaboration with ANSTO scientists have clarified how behaviour of tailorable... 4 hours
Could Probiotics Protect Kids From A Downside Of Antibiotics?
NPR VIDEO Many marketing claims about the potential benefits of probiotics have raced ahead of the science, say researchers who are now trying to catch up. One NIH study is investigating kids'... 5 hours
hot stellar bubble Hot stellar bubble
ESA Space Science Image of the Week: A massive star nearing the end of its life creates a dynamic bubble in space 7 hours
Baby milk maker orders global recall over salmonella fears
ABC NEWS French baby milk maker Lactalis has ordered a global recall of millions of its products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination 6 hours
Subway paleontology: LA construction unearths fossil trove
PHYS.ORG As part of the crew digging a subway extension under the streets of Los Angeles, Ashley Leger always keeps her safety gear close by. 6 hours
Five elephants killed by train in India
PHYS.ORG A train has struck and killed five elephants as they crossed over tracks at a tea plantation in northeast India, an official said Monday. 6 hours
Heavy snow causes travel mayhem in northern Europe
PHYS.ORG The heaviest snowfall in four years in Britain caused travel mayhem Sunday, while more than 300 flights were cancelled at Germany's busiest airport and a ferry ran aground in the French port... 6 hours
Once settled, immigrants play important guard roles in mongoose packs
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Scars left by Australia's undersea landslides reveal future tsunami potential
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Volumetric 3-D printing builds on need for speed
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Could Probiotics Protect Kids From A Downside Of Antibiotics?
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Tuesday Will Mark SpaceX's 1st Launch from Complex 40 Since Fiery Explosion
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The mysteries of sniffing unraveled
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The mysteries of sniffing unraveled
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In The U.S., Flu Season Could Be Unusually Harsh This Year
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This simple plastic mask makes ultrasound easy
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Molecular beacon signals low oxygen with ultrasound
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Can data save dolphins? How scientists are using NASA data to study link between solar storms and animal beachings
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What's physics after the Higgs boson?
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Jellyfish have superpowers – and other reasons they don't deserve their bad reputation
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Jellyfish have superpowers – and other reasons they don't deserve their bad reputation
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Making interaction with AI systems more natural with textual grounding
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