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Newly-Developed Chemical Process Converts Infrared into Visible Light  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 hour
A group of researchers has succeeded in developing a chemical process to convert infrared into visible light. The technology, described... more
Blood-Forming Stem Cells Have Back-Up System in Stressed Condition, New Study Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 hours
Blood-forming (hematopoietic) adult stem cells reside deep in the bone marrow and are responsible for regenerating the body’s blood supply including red blood cells,... more
Amazing NASA Video Shows Ultima Thule Approach  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 hours
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft took a series of images between 3 p.m. EST (8 p.m. GMT) on December 31, 2018, and 12:01... more
Archaeologists Find 2,900-Year-Old Seeds of Domesticated Goosefoot in Canada  SCI-NEWS.COM · 8 hours
A team of Canadian archaeologists has found a cache of charred seeds of the pitseed goosefoot (Chenopodium berlandieri... more
Fever Helps Fight Off Infection by Altering Immune Cells  SCI-NEWS.COM · 9 hours
According to a study published in the journal Immunity, fever alters surface proteins on immune cells to make... more
Varroa Mites Feed Primarily on Honeybee Fat Body Tissues, Not Hemolymph  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
A parasite called the varroa mite (Varroa destructor) is the most serious pest of European... more
ALMA Discovers Binary Star System with Polar Protoplanetary Disk  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/sub-millimeter Array (ALMA) have spotted the first example of a binary system that... more
Menopausal Hormone Therapy Effective against Knee Osteoarthritis: Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
A new study, published in the journal Menopause, shows that women receiving menopausal hormone therapy had a significantly lower prevalence... more
Astronomers Find Nova Super-Remnant in Andromeda Galaxy  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
An international team of astronomers has found that M31N 2008-12a, a frequently erupting ‘nova’ located in the Andromeda Galaxy, is surrounded by... more
Study Shows How Human Brain Reconstructs Memories  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Remembering is a reconstructive process, yet little is known about how the reconstruction of a memory unfolds in time in the brain.... more
Hubble Spots ‘Perfectly Spherical’ Elliptical Galaxy: Messier 89  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken a picture of the massive galaxy Messier 89, which is found in the... more
Microbial Metabolite from Berry- and Pomegranate-Rich Diet Protects against Inflammatory Bowel Diseases  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Urolithin A, a major microbial metabolite derived from polyphenolic compounds of berries and pomegranate fruits, and its synthetic structural analog, can reduce and protect... more
Easter Islanders Built Their Monuments Close to Coastal Freshwater Sources, Researchers Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Ancient inhabitants of Easter Island (Rapa Nui) built their famous statues (moai) and megalithic platforms (ahu) that supported them near the island’s limited freshwater... more
White Dwarfs Observed Turning into Crystals  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Astronomers using ESA’s galaxy-mapping spacecraft Gaia have discovered the first direct evidence that white dwarfs form crystal cores of metallic oxygen and carbon. This... more
Choline: Vitamin-Like Nutrient May Help Protect against Alzheimer’s Disease  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
The prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is anticipated to increase significantly over the next few decades. This is... more
Massive Exoplanet Found within Binary Star System  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Astronomers using data from NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope have discovered a planet roughly twice the size of Earth orbiting a star in... more
Huge Archaic Whale Was Top Predator in Eocene Oceans  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
The stomach contents preserved in an adult specimen of the archaic whale Basilosaurus isis from the site of... more
Astronomers Find Brightest Quasar of Early Universe  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have spotted the brightest quasar ever seen in the early Universe. Quasars are the extremely... more
Exercise Hormone’ Could Slow Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
An international team of researchers led by Queen’s University, Columbia University and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro has... more
Second Repeating Fast Radio Burst Detected  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Astrophysicists from the CHIME (Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment) Collaboration have spotted 13 new fast radio bursts (FRB) — powerful radio flashes probably arriving... more
Space Station Bacteria are Adapting to Survive, Not to Harm, Researchers Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A team of scientists from Northwestern University and NASA’s Johnson Space Center has found that — despite its seemingly harsh conditions — the International... more
Scientists Discover New Complex Carbohydrate in Barley  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A team of scientists at the University of Adelaide, Australia, has discovered a new complex carbohydrate in the barley (Hordeum vulgare), the... more
TESS Discovers Its Third Small Exoplanet: Sub-Neptune HD 21749b  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered its third small exoplanet, named HD 21749b. The discovery will... more
Researchers Develop Wireless ‘Pacemaker for the Brain’  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A team of researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, has developed a novel neurostimulator that can listen to and stimulate electric... more
Astrophysicists Find First Observational Evidence for ‘Dark Matter Heating’  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
An international team of astrophysicists from the University of Surrey, Carnegie Mellon University and ETH Zürich has found... more
Hubble Captures Best Ever Image of Triangulum Galaxy  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking portrait of the Triangulum Galaxy, displaying a full spiral face aglow... more
Gut-Derived Immune Cells Reduce Brain Inflammation in Multiple Sclerosis  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Studying mice and samples from multiple sclerosis patients, a research team led by University of Toronto scientists found... more
Hubble Looks at Stunning Elliptical Galaxy Messier 105  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured an amazing new photo of the giant elliptical galaxy Messier 105. Messier 105... more
Physicists Create World’s First Laser-Cooled Neutral Plasma  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Plasmas are naturally formed at high temperatures, such as those reached in the interiors of stars. Neutral plasmas consist of equal numbers... more
Large Magellanic Cloud on Collision Course with Milky Way Galaxy  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The Large Magellanic Cloud, a dwarf galaxy located approximately 163,000 light-years away, is on a collision... more
Study: Candida albicans Can Cause Brain Infection, Memory Impairment  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A fungal pathogen called Candida albicans can cross the blood-brain barrier and trigger an inflammatory response that results... more
Ultima Thule: Preliminary Science Results from New Horizons  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
The science team of NASA’s New Horizons mission has unveiled potentially significant discoveries about a Kuiper Belt object known as... more
Bizarre New Species of Treefrog Discovered in Ecuador  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A team of researchers from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador has described a new species of treefrog from Cordillera... more
OSIRIS-REx Enters Orbit around Asteroid Bennu  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
At 2:43 p.m. EST (7:43 GMT) on December 31, 2018, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft went into orbit around asteroid Bennu — setting new records for... more
Scientists Solve Mystery of How and When DNA Replicates  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A research team led by Florida State University scientists has demonstrated that there are specific points along the... more
Ultima Thule is Contact Binary, New Horizons Team Says  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
New images from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft — taken from as close as 17,000 miles (27,000 km) on... more
Juno Observes Volcanic Plume on Io  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
NASA’s Juno orbiter has captured images of a volcanic plume on Jupiter’s moon Io during the mission’s 17th flyby of the giant planet. Four... more
Researchers Identify Genetic Variant Responsible for Tuberculosis Vulnerability  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A research team led by Rockefeller University scientists has discovered a genetic variant that makes people more vulnerable to tuberculosis,... more
New Horizons Returns First Clear Photo of Ultima Thule  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
NASA has released the first image from the historic Ultima Thule flyby taken with New Horizons’ Long Range... more
ALMA Spots Warped Disk around Infant Protostar  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have observed a warped disk around a recently-formed protostar. In the Solar System, the... more
Archaeologists Rediscover 18th Century Ice-Well in London  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A team of archaeologists from Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) has rediscovered a large, well-preserved subterranean ice-well dating from 1780. From 1600s... more
Study: Our Brain Rewards Us Twice Per Meal  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Our brain rewards us for every meal by releasing dopamine, a neurotransmitter that plays a starring role in motivating behavior.... more
New Horizons Arrives at Ultima Thule  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
After a journey of 13 years and 4 billion miles (6.4 billion km), NASA’s New Horizons probe had a close encounter with a Kuiper... more
Hubble Finds Group of Herbig-Haro Objects within NGC 1333  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a group of five Herbig-Haro objects — tiny patches of nebulosity... more
New Horizons to Reach Ultima Thule on New Year’s Day: Watch Live  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
On January 1st, 2019, at 12:33 a.m. EST (5:33 a.m. GMT), NASA’s New Horizons will fly past a Kuiper Belt object known as 2014... more
New Study Shows How Exercise Reduces Abdominal Fat Mass  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Abdominal (belly) fat is harmful to metabolic health. Exercise training reduces abdominal fat mass, but the underlying mechanisms... more
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