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Behold! The First 'Megamovie' of the 2017 Solar Eclipse
SPACE.COM Suffering through some eclipse withdrawal? A crowdsourced "megamovie" of yesterday's epic event could cure what ails you. 18 minutes
Hubble's twisted galaxy
SCIENCE DAILY Gravity governs the movements of the cosmos. It draws flocks of galaxies together to form small groups and more massive galaxy clusters, and brings duos so close that they begin to tug at one another. This latter scenario can have... 1 hour
What to Do with Your Eclipse Glasses
SPACE.COM People who purchased eclipse viewers for the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse don't need to throw them away; they can donate them to children for the next eclipse, or hold on to them... 54 minutes
self powered paper based speds may lead to new medical diagnostic tools Self-powered paper-based 'SPEDs' may lead to new medical-diagnostic tools
PHYS.ORG VIDEO A new medical-diagnostic device made out of paper detects biomarkers and identifies diseases by performing electrochemical analyses - powered only by the user's touch - and reads out the color-coded... 1 hour
analysis of a rusty lunar rock suggests the moon s interior is dry Analysis of a 'Rusty' Lunar Rock Suggests the Moon’s Interior Is Dry
ASTRO WATCH The moon is likely very dry in its interior according to a new study from researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University... 1 hour
Ancient River System Discovered in East Antarctica
SCI-NEWS.COM The newly-discovered river system was active as recently as 15,000 years ago beneath an area formerly covered by the East Antarctic ice... 2 hours
nga leaderboard compares agency s needs with industry capabilities NGA Leaderboard compares agency’s needs with industry capabilities
SPACE NEWS The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is eager to compare its near-term needs with the capabilities of companies that obtain data from... 1 hour
Satellite photos reveal gigantic outburst floods
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have studied satellite photographs of Lake Catalina, an ice-dammed lake in East Greenland -- and were truly amazed: Unnoticed by science as well as people living in the area, the lake has been the source... 1 hour
Like adults, children show bias in attributing mental states to others
SCIENCE DAILY Young children are more likely to attribute mental states to characters that belong to the same group as them relative to characters that belong to an... 42 minutes
Artificial intelligence predicts dementia before onset of symptoms
SCIENCE DAILY Imagine if doctors could determine, many years in advance, who is likely to develop dementia. Such prognostic capabilities would give patients and their families time to plan and manage treatment and care.... 1 hour
Using machine learning to improve patient care
SCIENCE DAILY Doctors are often deluged by signals from charts, test results, and other metrics to keep track of. It can be difficult to integrate and monitor all of these data for multiple patients while making... 36 minutes
Take a Ride with Astronaut Mike Massimino to Science Channel's 'The Planets'
SPACE.COM Let former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino be your guide on a tour of the solar system, on the Science Channel's new show "The Planets." 2 hours
Does a mother's pre-pregnancy weight determine her child's metabolism?
SCIENCE DAILY The link between a mother's body mass index (BMI) before pregnancy and the metabolic traits of her children is likely mediated by shared genetics and familial lifestyle rather than effects... 42 minutes
Facebook losing teens to Instagram-Snapchat: forecast
PHYS.ORG Facebook use in the US will slow as teens and young adults opt for smartphone image-sharing services Instagram and Snapchat, according to an eMarketer forecast released on Tuesday. 32 minutes
On Ray Bradbury's Birthday, Revisit His Rejected Planetarium Script
LIVE SCIENCE Museum experts criticized Ray Bradbury's rejected planetarium script, written in 1981 for the National Air and Space Museum, for its unscientific and overly poetic language. 33 minutes
High school popularity may not lead to happiness, study finds
ABC NEWS Teens with close friendships experienced mental benefits short and long term. 36 minutes
Evolutionary arms 'chase'
SCIENCE DAILY A new study analyzed multiple species of Inga, a genus of tropical trees that produces defensive chemicals, and their various insect herbivores. The researchers found that closely-related plants evolved very different defensive traits. Additionally, their analysis revealed that herbivores may... 40 minutes
New map of seismic hazards created
SCIENCE DAILY Builders of hydroelectric dams are required to perform seismic hazard studies before their designs are approved. Researchers are working on a new national map of seismic hazards for Brazil. In preparing the seismic hazard map, the... 40 minutes
Firing of neurons changes the cells that insulate them
SCIENCE DAILY Through their pattern of firing, neurons influence the behavior of the cells that upon maturation will provide insulation of neuronal axons, according to a new study. The findings suggest the... 42 minutes
Getting hold of quantum dot biosensors
SCIENCE DAILY Harnessing the nano-tractor-beam like abilities of optical tweezers, researchers have developed an all-silicon nanoantenna to trap individual quantum dots suspended in a microfluidic chamber. 42 minutes
Suffering exam-result stress? Relieve the strain with one simple piece of advice
SCIENCE DAILY Adopting a ‘this too shall pass’ attitude and mentally projecting themselves into the future could help teenagers deal with stressful situations, suggests new research. 42 minutes
Personifying places can boost travel intentions
SCIENCE DAILY People who see animals as people and assign human traits to non-human objects are more likely to travel to destinations that are presented as being human-like, according to research. A study has found that writing about... 1 hour
Saturn-lit Tethys
SCIENCE DAILY Cassini gazes across the icy rings of Saturn toward the icy moon Tethys, whose night side is illuminated by Saturnshine, or sunlight reflected by the planet. 1 hour
Oregon, Texas are latest states to put down markers on abortion coverage
NEWS MEDICAL Federal health insurance rules are a moving target, and it's unclear whether Republicans will take another run at replacing the Affordable Care Act. In... 1 hour
Call Her 'Eclipse': Baby Girl Born on Aug. 21 Gets a Fitting Name
SPACE.COM A couple decided to name their newborn daughter "Eclipse," after the celestial event that occurred on her birthday. 2 hours
Brown dwarf weather forecasts improved
SCIENCE DAILY Dim objects called brown dwarfs, less massive than the Sun but more massive than Jupiter, have powerful winds and clouds -- specifically, hot patchy clouds made of iron droplets and silicate dust. Scientists recently realized these giant clouds... 1 hour
Mouse model of human immune system inadequate for stem cell studies
SCIENCE DAILY A type of mouse widely used to assess how the human immune system responds to transplanted stem cells does not reflect what is likely to occur... 5 minutes
Tricking the eye to defeat shoulder surfing attacks
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed the first application to combat 'shoulder-surfing' of PINS and passwords: a hybrid-image keyboard that appears one way to the close-up user and differently at a distance. The technology blends... 5 minutes
Eclipse Watchers' Plane Crashes on Return Trip
LIVE SCIENCE A small plane carrying four people who were returning from an eclipse-watching trip crashed just short of an airport in Northern California. 1 hour
Does Talcum Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer?
LIVE SCIENCE Recent court cases have highlighted the possible link between using talcum powder for feminine hygiene, and an increased risk of ovarian cancer. But is the link real? 1 hour
High moral reasoning associated with increased activity in the human brain's reward system
SCIENCE DAILY Individuals who have a high level of moral reasoning show increased activity in the brain's frontostriatal reward system, both during periods of... 1 hour
Hospitals Could Do More For Survivors Of Opioid Overdoses, Study Suggests
NPR Researchers say hospitals are missing an opportunity to help people with opioid addiction get into treatment by not doing enough when they show up in emergency... 3 hours
new approach makes lightest automotive metal more economic useful New approach makes lightest automotive metal more economic, useful
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Magnesium—the lightest of all structural metals—has a lot going for it in the quest to make ever lighter cars and trucks that go farther on a tank of fuel or... 4 hours
internet of things startup helios wire raises 4 million for satellites Internet of Things startup Helios Wire raises $4 million for satellites
SPACE NEWS Helios Wire will use the money to pay for satellites to help customers track... 4 hours
Oropouche virus could emerge and cause a public health problem
SCIENCE DAILY Brazil runs a serious risk of being afflicted by Oropouche, another virus that is widely distributed throughout South and Central America and the Caribbean. An arbovirus transmitted by... 3 hours
Newest solar cells underperform in cloudy countries
PHYS.ORG To determine how efficient new solar cells convert sunlight into electricity, small sample cells are tested under ideal conditions. However, the reported efficiency is not very representative of the actual annual yield when the... 4 hours
Common antiseptic ingredients de-energize cells and impair hormone response
SCIENCE DAILY Quaternary ammonium compounds, or 'quats,' used as antimicrobial agents in common household products inhibit mitochondria, the powerhouses of the cell, as well as estrogenic functions in cells, a new in... 2 hours
Designing custom robots in a matter of minutes
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have created a system called 'Interactive Robogami' that lets you design a robot in minutes, and then 3-D-print and assemble it in as little as four hours. 4 hours
Can 'reading' leaves lead to more drought-tolerant crops?
SCIENCE DAILY A new study was based on observations that the more successful crops in areas typically affected by drought are usually protected by a thicker layer of leaf wax than other plants. 2 hours
Romania: Protest slams decree on jobs for disabled people
ABC NEWS People with disabilities _ some in wheelchairs, others with crutches _ have protested outside Romania's labor ministry against a measure they say could leave them jobless 2 hours
Infection model developed for tickborne flaviviruses
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have filled a research gap by developing a laboratory model to study ticks that transmit flaviviruses, such as Powassan virus. Powassan virus was implicated in the death of a New York man earlier this year.... 2 hours
The environment can become a noninvasive therapeutic approach to bolster white matter health
SCIENCE DAILY Those parents you overhear transforming trips to the grocery store into sensory adventures -- telling babies too young to babble that broccoli... 2 hours
Fish stress hormones linked to whether they take the bait
SCIENCE DAILY Take a fish out of water and its stress hormones will go up. Adrenaline and noradrenaline, the 'fight or flight' hormones, peak first, followed more gradually by cortisol.... 2 hours
Opioid crisis in Staten Island affects all races, ages, and socioeconomic backgrounds
SCIENCE DAILY Contrary to media reports, the opioid epidemic on New York's Staten Island is not confined to affluent young white residents, and affects all neighborhoods,... 2 hours
Microreactor made to study formation of methane hydrate
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers are using a novel means of studying how methane and water form methane hydrate that allows them to examine discrete steps in the process faster and more efficiently. 3 hours
No microbes? No problem for caterpillars
SCIENCE DAILY Caterpillars have far less bacteria and fungi inhabiting their gut than other animals and the microbes that inside them seem to lack any identifiable role, aside from occasionally causing disease. 3 hours
ShAPEing the future of magnesium car parts
SCIENCE DAILY A new process should make it more feasible for the auto industry to incorporate very lightweight magnesium alloys into structural components. The method has the potential to reduce cost by eliminating the need for... 3 hours
Watch Live @ 12:45pm ET: Astronaut Candidates Talk to Space Station Crew
SPACE.COM The 12 new NASA astronaut candidates will talk with members of the Expedition 52 crew on the International Space Station today at 12:45 p.m.... 5 hours
Cliff Divers Plunge into Oregon Water Tank During Total Solar Eclipse
SPACE.COM A group of cliff divers created their own celestial spectacle today (Aug. 21) in McMinnville, Oregon, by diving into a tank of water in the darkness... 5 hours
Vitamin C regulates stem cell function, curbs leukemia development, scientists discover
SCIENCE DAILY Not much is known about stem cell metabolism, but a new study from the Children's Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern has found that stem... 2 hours
Rare resistance mutation reduces treatment choices for urinary tract infections
SCIENCE DAILY Nearly 20 percent of women aged 15-29 are diagnosed with a urinary tract infection (UTI). Now, investigators have uncovered a rare mutation that renders a UTI-causing pathogen resistant... 2 hours
Newborn brain can distinguish between different kinds of caresses
NEWS MEDICAL The ability to distinguish between different kinds of caresses on the skin already exists at a very early age. This is evident from a study by the Sahlgrenska Academy, in... 2 hours
New high-throughput technique accelerates chemical screening to prioritize toxicity testing
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a high-throughput technique that can determine if a chemical has the potential to activate key genes in seconds rather than... 2 hours
Study provides insights into how social touch affects people with ASD
NEWS MEDICAL People with strong signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) show neural signs of anxiety when they see social touch and report unpleasant feelings about social touch... 2 hours
Childhood cancer survivors experience financial burden due to high out-of-pocket health care costs
NEWS MEDICAL Adult survivors of childhood cancer face an increased likelihood of financial difficulties related to out-of-pocket costs for their health care, compared with... 2 hours
What the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Looked Like from 40,000 Feet Up (Photos)
SPACE.COM For the second time in 18 months, Alaska Airlines maneuvered a B737-900 aircraft into the path of a total solar eclipse and... 2 hours
It goes to 11: Florida lab sets new magnet strength record
PHYS.ORG Florida's National High Magnetic Field Laboratory is reclaiming its status as home to the world strongest magnet. 2 hours
Speeding up chemical screening to prioritize toxicity testing
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a high-throughput technique that can determine if a chemical has the potential to activate key genes in seconds rather than the typical 24 hours or more. The technique can... 3 hours
How humans and their gut microbes may respond to plant hormones
SCIENCE DAILY A bowl of salad contains more than vitamins and minerals. Plant matter also includes remnants of the hormones plants produce to control how they grow, age,... 3 hours
These chip-sized spacecraft are the smallest space probes yet
SCIENCE-NEWS Space initiative dubbed Breakthrough Starshot sent the smallest spacecraft yet into orbit around Earth. 3 hours
New antennas are up to a hundredth the size of today’s devices
SCIENCE-NEWS A new type of antenna could be used in tiny electronics for wearable tech, injectable medical devices and more. 3 hours
Medical News Today: Microcytic anemia: Symptoms, types, and treatment
MNT What is microcytic anemia and what are the symptoms of microcytic anemia? Learn about the causes, treatment and how to prevent anemia in babies. 3 hours
Medical News Today: Gut bacteria influence the brain indirectly, study shows
MNT A new study shows that some gut bacteria influence the brain through blood cortisol. This might have implications for ASD, but further studies are needed. 3 hours
Leaping Lizards! Live Gecko Found Inside a Man's Ear
LIVE SCIENCE Talk about an earache: When a man in China went to the hospital because of severe ear pain, doctors found a live gecko curled up in his ear canal, according... 3 hours
Solar Eclipse Is Backdrop for Breathtaking Dives (Photos)
LIVE SCIENCE Cliff divers took to a platform above a water tank yesterday (Aug. 21) in Oregon for a stunning photo shoot during the solar eclipse. 3 hours
Gut bacteria influence the brain indirectly, study shows
MNT A new study shows that some gut bacteria influence the brain through blood cortisol. This might have implications for ASD, but further studies are needed. 3 hours
The moving Martian bow shock
SCIENCE DAILY Physicists throw new light on the interaction between the planet Mars and supersonic particles in the solar wind. 3 hours
Total Solar Eclipse Leaves Southern Illinois College Town in Awe
LIVE SCIENCE Pesky clouds threatened to spoil the view for tens of thousands of people who journeyed from near and far to this southern Illinois college town to witness the... 4 hours
Birth control research is moving beyond the pill
SCIENCE-NEWS After decades of research, reproductive biologists are on the verge of developing new birth control options that stop sperm from maturing or save a woman's eggs for later. 4 hours
Researchers devise microreactor to study formation of methane hydrate
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering are using a novel means of studying how methane and water form methane hydrate that allows them to examine discrete steps in... 4 hours
Afternoon slump explained by brain's 'reward center'
MNT A neuroscientific study suggests that the brain's reward-processing hub, controlled by our body clock, drives us into an energy slump around 2 p.m. 4 hours
Ancient Earth’s hot interior created 'graveyard' of continental slabs
SCIENCE DAILY Plate tectonics has shaped the Earth's surface for billions of years: Continents and oceanic crust have pushed and pulled on each other, continually rearranging the planet's façade. As two massive... 4 hours
Self-powered paper-based 'SPEDs' may lead to new medical-diagnostic tools
New approach makes lightest automotive metal more economic, useful
The secret life of slugs and snails
Car industry needs cybersecurity rules to deal with the hacking threat
There could be snow on Mars – here's how that's possible
Turning human waste into plastic, nutrients could aid long-distance space travel
'Coffee-ring effect' harnessed to provide rapid, low-cost analysis of tap water
Cyborg bacteria outperform plants when turning sunlight into useful compounds
Breast milk protective against bacterial infections
On a mountain in Wyoming, the eclipse brings wonder — and, hopefully, answers