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Last remaining glaciers in the Pacific will soon melt away  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
The last remaining tropical glaciers between the Himalayas and the Andes will disappear in the next decade -- and possibly sooner -- due to climate change, a new... more
Reorganizing a computer chip: Transistors can now both process and store information  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Researchers have created a more feasible way to combine transistors and memory on a chip, potentially bringing faster computing. more
New bone healing mechanism has potential therapeutic applications  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
A new mechanism that contributes to adult bone maintenance and repair opens the possibility of developing therapeutic strategies for improving bone healing. more
New function for plant enzyme could lead to green chemistry  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
Scientists have discovered a new function in a plant enzyme that could inspire the design of new chemical catalysts. The enzyme catalyzes, or initiates, one of the cornerstone... more
'Safety signals' may help slow down anxiety  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
For as many as one in three people, life events or situations that pose no real danger can spark a disabling fear, a hallmark of anxiety and stress-related disorders. Researchers at Yale University and... more
Even light alcohol consumption linked to higher cancer risk in Japan  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
In a new study conducted in Japan, even light to moderate alcohol consumption was associated with elevated cancer risks. more
Ramping up carbon capture could be key to mitigating climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
As the world gathers in Madrid to discuss how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change, a newly released study makes the case that... more
Some forests crucial for climate change mitigation, biodiversity  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Researchers have identified forests in the western United States that should be preserved for their potential to mitigate climate change through carbon sequestration, as well as to enhance biodiversity. more
Megadroughts fueled Peruvian cloud forest activity  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
New research has found that strong and long-lasting droughts parched the usually moist Peruvian cloud forests, spurring farmers to colonize new cropland. Findings also included evidence that recovery from some climate change-related damage is possible. more
Study reveals increased cannabis use in individuals with depression  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
New findings reveal the prevalence of cannabis, or marijuana, use in the United States increased from 2005 to 2017 among persons with and without depression and was approximately twice as... more
Detours may make batteries better  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Adding atom-scale defects to battery materials may help them charge faster, theoretical models show. more
Community characteristics shape climate change discussions after extreme weather  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Political affiliations, the presence of local environmental organizations and prior local media coverage of climate change play a role in how a community reacts to an extreme weather event, according... more
Researcher designs headphones that warn pedestrians of dangers  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
To counter a growing public safety concern, researchers are designing an intelligent headphone system that warns pedestrians of imminent dangers. more
New England fishermen losing jobs due to climate fluctuations  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
For decades the biggest threat to the industry has been overfishing, but it is no longer the only threat. According to new research, fluctuations in the climate have already cost... more
Killer whale grandmothers boost survival of calves  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
New research finds that killer whale grandmothers who were no longer able to reproduce had the biggest beneficial impact on the survival chances of their grand-offspring. This may be because grandmothers without calves of... more
Have your health and eat meat too  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Barbecued, stir-fried or roasted, there's no doubt that Aussies love their meat. Consuming on average nearly 100 kilograms of meat per person per year, Australians are among the top meat consumers worldwide. But with... more
The Antarctic: Data about the structure of the icy continent  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
Satellite data from the European Space Agency (ESA) has now been used as the basis for new insights on the deep structure of the continent Antarctica. more
Breakthrough in 'distributed deep learning'  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
Computer scientists, using a divide-and-conquer approach that leverages the power of compressed sensing, have shown they can train the equivalent of a 100 billion-parameter distributed deep learning network on a single machine in less than 35 hours for... more
New study compares floodplain protection today to predicted future flood losses  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
A new study seeks to answer an important question related to flooding in the United States - pay now to protect undeveloped areas that are likely... more
Large atmospheric waves in the jet stream present risk to global food production  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Researchers have discovered jet stream patterns that could affect up to a quarter of global food production. more
Demonstration of high-speed SOT-MRAM memory cell compatible with 300mm Si CMOS technology  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Researchers have announced the demonstration of high-speed spin-orbit-torque magnetoresistive random access memory cell compatible with 300 mm Si CMOS technology. more
How planets may form after dust sticks together  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Scientists may have figured out how dust particles can stick together to form planets, according to a new study that may also help to improve industrial processes. more
Wing genes responsible for tiny treehopper's extraordinary helmet  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Why the treehopper developed the enlarged, three-dimensional hood ornament that distinguishes it from the rest of the insect world remains a mystery to scientists, though it's theorized that mimicry or camouflage designed... more
Explaining the tiger stripes of Saturn's moon Enceladus  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Slashed across the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus are four straight, parallel fissures or 'tiger stripes' from which water erupts. These fissures aren't quite like anything else in the Solar System.... more
Storing data in everyday objects  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Researchers and an Israeli scientist have discovered a new method for turning nearly any object into a data storage unit. This makes it possible to save extensive data in, say, shirt buttons, water bottles or even the lenses... more
Liquid flow is influenced by a quantum effect in water  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Researchers have discovered that the viscosity of solutions of electrically charged polymers dissolved in water is influenced by a quantum effect. This tiny quantum effect influences the way... more
Tackling air pollution: Researchers present emissions inventory for Nepal  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Data on emission amounts and sources have an important role to play in shaping policy on climate protection and air quality. Now, scientists have presented the first high-resolution inventory to... more
Identification of a key protein linked to aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Aging is a dramatic public health issue in the face of the current demographic changes: the proportion of 60 and over in the world's population will almost double by 2050. In this... more
A tech jewel: Converting graphene into diamond film  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Can two layers of the ''king of the wonder materials,'' i.e. graphene, be linked and converted to the thinnest diamond-like material, the ''king of the crystals''? Scientists have reported the first experimental... more
RNA modification: Methylation and mopping up  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Researchers have discovered a novel type of chemical modification in bacterial RNAs. The modification is apparently attached to molecules only when cells are under stress, and is rapidly removed during recovery. more
Volcano F is the origin of pumice-rafts near Australia  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Since August a large accumulation of pumice has been drifting in the Southwest Pacific towards Australia. Researchers have now identified the origin of this pumice raft. It is a so... more
How playing the drums changes the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
People who play drums regularly for years differ from unmusical people in their brain structure and function. The results of a new study suggest that they have fewer, but thicker fibers in the main... more
Reducing the side-effects of prostate hormone therapy with exercise  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
A prescription of short-term exercise for patients with advanced prostate cancer could help to reduce the side-effects of hormone therapy, according to new research. The trial aimed to reduce the... more
Separating drugs with MagLev  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
The composition of suspicious powders that may contain illicit drugs can be analyzed using a quick and simple method called magneto-Archimedes levitation (MagLev), according to a new study. A team of scientists has developed the MagLev method to differentiate common... more
Play sports for a healthier brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
There have been many headlines in recent years about the potentially negative impacts contact sports can have on athletes' brains. But a new study shows that, in the absence of injury, athletes across a variety of... more
Green hydrogen: Research to enhance efficiency  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Laboratory experiments and a parabolic flight campaign have enabled an international team of researchers to gain new insights into water electrolysis, in which hydrogen is obtained from water by applying electric energy. Water electrolysis could play... more
Deeper understanding of irregular heartbeat may lead to more effective treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Researchers have shown how the chaotic electrical signals underlying irregular heart rhythms lead to the failure of standard treatments. more
Co-addiction of meth and opioids hinders treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
A new study found that methamphetamine use was associated with more than twice the risk for dropping out of treatment for opioid-use disorder. more
Scientists uncover structure of key pneumonia virus enzyme  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
A team of molecular and structural biologists have found a potential new route to disabling respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and human metapneumovirus (HMPV) after elucidating the structure of one of its key... more
Proton-hydrogen collision model could impact fusion research  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
A new study uses new techniques to calculate the cross sections of atoms which have been excited to higher energy levels. Researchers analyzed the behavior over a wide range of impact energies. more
Genomic cut and paste using a Class 1 CRISPR system  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Repairing faulty genes to prevent and cure disease is something researchers have been working towards for many years. While Class 2 CRISPR systems show great promise as gene... more
Aspirin's health benefits under scrutiny  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Taking a baby aspirin every day to prevent a heart attack or stroke should no longer be recommended to patients who haven't already experienced one of these events, new research suggests. more
How centipedes navigate through land and water  SCIENCE DAILY · 19 hours
Centipedes not only walk on land but also swim in water. Researchers have, for the first time, decoded the flexible motor control mechanism underlying amphibious locomotion, or the ability to walk on land and... more
Has physics ever been deterministic?  SCIENCE DAILY · 19 hours
Researchers have proposed a new interpretation of classical physics without real numbers. This new study challenges the traditional view of classical physics as deterministic. more
Sustainable new material for carbon dioxide capture  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Scientists have developed a new material for capturing carbon dioxide. The new material offers many benefits -- it is sustainable, has a high capture rate, and has low operating costs. more
You create your own false information, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Along with partisan news outlets and political blogs, there's another surprising source of misinformation on controversial topics -- it's you. A new study found that people given accurate statistics on a controversial... more
Infant morbidity decreases with incentive-based prenatal tobacco interventions  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new study reveals a significant reduction in NICU (up to 55%) and preterm births due to incentive-based programs implemented to help low-income pregnant women stop smoking cigarettes. Colorado saved over 4... more
How do you cultivate a healthy plant microbiome?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Crops today never see their parents' microbiome, so how do they develop a leaf microbial community that's healthy and resistant to invasion by pathogens? Biologists sequenced the microbiomes of tomatoes through four... more
New ultra-miniaturized scope less invasive, produces higher quality images  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Johns Hopkins engineers have created a new lens-free ultra-miniaturized endoscope, the size of a few human hairs in width, that is less bulky and can produce higher quality images. more
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