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Jellyfish Have Sleep-Like State, Biologists Discover
SCI-NEWS.COM Cassiopea jellyfish, a genus of true jellyfish found throughout the tropics in shallow ocean waters and mudflats, exhibit reversible behavioral quiescence during the night,... 1 hour
Rapid imaging of granular matter
PHYS.ORG Granular systems such as gravel or powders can be found everywhere, but studying them is not easy. Researchers at ETH Zurich have now developed a method by which pictures of the inside of granular systems can be taken... 1 hour
No magic pill to cure alcohol dependence yet
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has found no reliable evidence for using nalmefene, naltrexone, acamprosate, baclofen or topiramate to control drinking in patients with alcohol dependence or alcohol use disorder. At best, some treatments... 1 hour
Big herbivorous dinosaurs ate crustaceans as a side dish
SCIENCE DAILY Some big plant-eating dinosaurs roaming present-day Utah some 75 million years ago were slurping up crustaceans on the side, a behavior that may have been tied to reproductive activities, says... 1 hour
Signs of sleep seen in jellyfish
PHYS.ORG Jellyfish snooze just like the rest of us. Like humans, mice, fish and flies, the upside-down jellyfish Cassiopea exhibits the telltale signs of sleep, scientists report September 21, 2017 in the journal Current Biology. But unlike... 2 hours
Fast radio bursts may be firing off every second
PHYS.ORG When fast radio bursts, or FRBs, were first detected in 2001, astronomers had never seen anything like them before. Since then, astronomers have found a couple of dozen FRBs, but... 27 minutes
Research sheds light on how to improve production of key diabetes cells
NEWS MEDICAL Beta cells release insulin in your blood, but when you suffer from Type 1 diabetes, you hardly have any of them left in your... 1 hour
Fed agency urging corporate cybersecurity upgrades is hacked
PHYS.ORG The federal agency responsible for ensuring that markets function as they should and for protecting investors was hacked last year and the intruders may have used the nonpublic information they obtained to... 1 hour
Medical News Today: The 10 best migraine apps
MNT If you experience migraines, we have found the best apps to help you record your symptoms, identify potential triggers, and reduce pain severity. 59 minutes
Scientists study wildlife rangers, what motivates them?
PHYS.ORG Wildlife rangers are on the front lines protecting our most iconic species—tigers, elephants, gorillas and many others. But their challenges involve more than confrontations with wild animals and poachers. 1 hour
Tesla denies claims that it tried to block unionizing effort
PHYS.ORG Tesla Inc. is denying claims that it tried to prevent employees from passing out union leaflets at its Fremont, California, factory. 1 hour
The Latest: Study finds health bill would reshuffle dollars
ABC NEWS A study finds the latest GOP effort to end "Obamacare" would take federal dollars away from states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act 1 hour
Your Brain Sees Faces, Even When You Don't
LIVE SCIENCE Can you see something without really seeing it? Your brain can. 1 hour
Medical News Today: Papillary urothelial carcinoma: Treatment and outlook
MNT What is papillary urothelial carcinoma? What are the signs of papillary urothelial carcinoma, what are the causes, and what are the risk factors? 2 hours
Scientists Find New Evidence for Surface Water Ice at Mercury’s North Pole
SCI-NEWS.COM A new study led by Brown University planetary researchers adds three new large members to the list of water ice-filled craters near Mercury’s north... 50 minutes
vitamin super cocktail to combat 60 days of lying in bed Vitamin super-cocktail to combat 60 days of lying in bed
ESA This week will see the second ESA bedrest study investigating a mix of antioxidants and vitamins... 1 hour
Medical News Today: How do parents influence new genetic mutations in children?
MNT Researchers from Iceland look at how parents' age and sex influences new genetic mutations in children that may lead to rare medical conditions. 59 minutes
Craig Venter’s synthetic biology company hit with gender discrimination suit
Science Magazine Attorney who worked for firm says the famed genomicist himself made off-color remark 55 minutes
Updated: First big efforts to sequence ancient African DNA reveal how early humans swept across the continent
Science Magazine Two new studies suggest extensive migration and an early south-west population split 55 minutes
You don’t need a brain to sleep. Just ask jellyfish
Science Magazine Study reveals that sleep may have deep evolutionary roots 55 minutes
DNA discovery could help shed light on rare childhood disorder
PHYS.ORG New insights into how our cells store and manage DNA during cell division could help point towards the causes of a rare developmental condition. 2 hours
Scientists sequence asexual tiny worm—whose lineage stretches back 18 million years
PHYS.ORG A team of scientists has sequenced, for the first time, a tiny worm that belongs to a group of exclusively asexual species that originated approximately 18... 2 hours
Study provides insights into how algae siphon carbon dioxide from the air
PHYS.ORG Two new studies of green algae—the scourge of swimming pool owners and freshwater ponds—have revealed new insights into how these organisms siphon carbon dioxide... 2 hours
Mercedes to invest $1 billion at Tuscaloosa, add 600 jobs
PHYS.ORG Germany's Daimler AG says its Mercedes-Benz luxury car division will invest $1 billion to set up electric vehicle production at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant. 27 minutes
Fossil-Footprint Thief Couldn't Outrun the Law
LIVE SCIENCE A man who stole 10 fossil footprints from a dig site in Crete last week failed to hide his own tracks from the police, who apprehended him on Sept. 15. 28 minutes
Billionaire gives $30M to Univ. of Arizona for Biosphere 2
PHYS.ORG Texas billionaire Edward P. Bass is giving $30 million to the University of Arizona to support the Biosphere 2 research facility. 27 minutes
Hack of US regulator a blow to confidence in financial system
PHYS.ORG The hack disclosed at the US Securities and Exchange Commission deals a fresh blow to confidence in the security of the financial system weeks after news... 27 minutes
Going diving in the tropics? Don't eat the reef fish!
SCIENCE DAILY Reducing tourist consumption of reef fish is critical for Palau's ocean sustainability, finds a new study that suggests other small island nations might also consider adopting this strategy. 35 minutes
Researchers demonstrate quantum teleportation of patterns of light
PHYS.ORG Nature Communications today published research by a team comprising Scottish and South African researchers, demonstrating entanglement swapping and teleportation of orbital angular momentum 'patterns' of light. This is a crucial step towards... 1 hour
The ATM at 50: How it's changed consumer behavior
PHYS.ORG An automated teller machine. The cash machine. In Britain, a cashpoint. ATMs, known for spitting out $20 bills (and imposing fees if you pick the wrong one), turn 50 years... 1 hour
Whole food diet may help prevent colon cancer, other chronic conditions
SCIENCE DAILY A diet that includes plenty of colorful vegetables and fruits may contain compounds that can stop colon cancer and inflammatory bowel diseases in pigs, according to... 1 hour
Production of key diabetes cells can be improved
SCIENCE DAILY In the future diabetics might benefit from getting insulin-regulating beta cells transplanted into their body because their own beta cells are destroyed or less functional. However, according to new stem cell research,... 1 hour
Treating asthma or COPD with steroid inhaler increases the risk of hard-to-treat infections
SCIENCE DAILY Older people who use steroid inhalers for asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are more likely to suffer particular bacterial infections,... 1 hour
Both high, low levels of magnesium in blood linked to risk of dementia
SCIENCE DAILY People with both high and low levels of magnesium in their blood may have a greater risk of developing dementia, according to... 1 hour
Broad swath of US deemed environmentally suitable for mosquitoes that transmit disease
SCIENCE DAILY Three-quarters of counties in the contiguous United States present suitable environmental conditions for at least part of the year for either Aedes aegypti or... 1 hour
Lightning-fast trappers: Biomechanics of suction traps in carnivorous bladderworts
SCIENCE DAILY New findings have been gained on the biomechanics and evolution of suction traps in carnivorous bladderworts. 1 hour
Routine and rapid HCV testing improves life expectancy, reduces costs for young adults
NEWS MEDICAL Routine and rapid hepatitis C virus testing among young adults who use injection drugs improves life expectancy and may provide a good... 1 hour
Increased adrenaline levels in non-smokers’ hearts seen with the use of one e-cigarette with nicotine
NEWS MEDICAL A new study conducted at the University of California, Los Angeles, found that if non-smokers use one electronic... 1 hour
Researchers assess self-monitoring of blood glucose behavior among diabetes patients in China
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers in China who assessed self-monitoring of blood glucose behavior among nearly 19,000 patients with type 2 diabetes treated with oral medications reported very... 1 hour
Atlas V Rocket to Launch US Spy Satellite Overnight Tonight: Watch Live
SPACE.COM An American spy satellite will launch on a clandestine mission early Friday (Sept. 22), and you can follow the spaceflight action live. Liftoff is... 1 hour
A far-right party is about to enter the German parliament. What does that mean for science?
Science Magazine Alternative for Germany agrees with Donald Trump on climate change and with Greenpeace on transgenic crops 1 hour
Medical News Today: Cancer risk higher in children with inflammatory bowel disease
MNT Researchers find that childhood inflammatory bowel disease is linked to higher risk of cancer - especially gastrointestinal - that persists into adulthood. 2 hours
Hurricane Maria Could Strengthen As It Takes Aim at Turks and Caicos
LIVE SCIENCE Hurricane Maria is heading toward the Turks and Caicos Islands after passing near the northern coast of the Dominican Republic earlier this morning (Sept.... 2 hours
Ancient human DNA in sub-Saharan Africa lifts veil on prehistory
PHYS.ORG The first large-scale study of ancient human DNA from sub-Saharan Africa opens a long-awaited window into the identity of prehistoric populations in the region and how they moved... 2 hours
Five ways ancient India changed the world – with maths
PHYS.ORG It should come as no surprise that the first recorded use of the number zero, recently discovered to be made as early as the 3rd or 4th century,... 4 hours
neurohistology how whole slide scanning impacts workflow Neurohistology: how whole slide scanning impacts workflow
NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO Leveraging the mass production benefit that MultiBrain® technology brings to neurohistology, NSA can accelerate the R&D preclinical and safety assessment processes many fold and perform them less expensively. This results in faster times for... 4 hours
Shhhh! Some plant-eating dinos snacked on crunchy critters
SCIENCE-NEWS Scientists studying dinosaur poop found that some duck-billed dinos cheated on their vegetarian diets by snacking on crustaceans. 4 hours
RDT launches Tempus ALS monitor and defibrillator for smarter, more focused emergency response
NEWS MEDICAL Remote Diagnostic Technologies Ltd., an innovator in pre-hospital care, today announced the launch of its Tempus ALS monitor and defibrillator at the... 3 hours
Researchers set time limit for ultrafast perovskite solar cells
PHYS.ORG Researchers have quantified the astonishingly high speeds at which future solar cells would have to operate in order to stretch what are presently seen as natural limits on their energy... 4 hours
Medical News Today: Liver fluke: Symptoms and treatment
MNT The liver fluke is a parasite found in the bile ducts and the liver. In this article, we look at the symptoms and diseases they can cause, and prevention. 4 hours
Big herbivorous dinosaurs ate crustaceans as a side dish
PHYS.ORG Some big plant-eating dinosaurs roaming present-day Utah some 75 million years ago were slurping up crustaceans on the side, a behavior that may have been tied to reproductive activities, says... 4 hours
Lonza launches new CytoSMART 2 System for capturing higher-resolution images of live cells
NEWS MEDICAL Lonza has today introduced the CytoSMART™ 2 System, an updated version of Lonza’s popular CytoSMART™ System for live cell imaging. The CytoSMART™ 2 Device... 4 hours
The right way to repair DNA
SCIENCE DAILY Microprotein helps cells choose best path to repair genes and avoid cancer, scientists have discovered. 3 hours
Baidu announces $1.5 bln fund for autonomous driving
PHYS.ORG Chinese internet giant Baidu on Thursday announced a $1.5 billion investment in autonomous driving projects over the next three years, as it seeks to diversify its portfolio and compete with rivals such... 3 hours
StoryCorps' Thanksgiving Listen asks kids to record elders
PHYS.ORG StoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening. 3 hours
Africa poaching now a war, task force warns
PHYS.ORG The fight against poaching must be treated as a war, Africa's leading anti-poaching coalition said Thursday, as it called for the illicit wildlife trade to be monitored like global conflicts. 3 hours
Amazon reviewing its site after bomb-making materials report
PHYS.ORG Amazon says it is reviewing its website after a British TV report said that the online retailer recommended purchasing ingredients together that could make a bomb. 3 hours
Gravitational waves may oscillate, just like neutrinos
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—Using data from the first-ever gravitational waves detected last year, along with a theoretical analysis, physicists have shown that gravitational waves may oscillate between two different forms called "g" and "f"-type gravitational waves. The... 4 hours
Immune system is critical to regeneration, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY The answer to the question of why some organisms can regenerate major body parts while others, such as humans, cannot may lie with the body's innate immune system, according to a new... 3 hours
Finding a natural defense against clogged arteries
SCIENCE DAILY An unexpected natural protective factor has been found against chronic inflammation that drives cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes. 3 hours
next stop the superconducting magnets of the future Next stop: the superconducting magnets of the future
CERN The FRESCA2 cryostat before the insertion of the magnet. (Image: Sophia Bennett) The superconducting magnets of the future are under... 4 hours
ALMA Captures Smoky Bubble around Carbon Star U Antliae
SCI-NEWS.COM New observations from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have revealed a remarkably thin spherical shell around U... 2 hours
Projects make inroads on global food and water challenges
MIT MIT researchers supported by J-WAFS present results of their work on food and water security. 2 hours
Precisely defined polymer chains now a reality
SCIENCE DAILY The materiality exhibited by humanmade polymers currently relies on simple chemical bonds and the sequence order taken by molecules in the polymer chain. We now no longer need to rely on fate to determine... 4 hours
Solar eruption 'photobombed' Mars encounter with Comet Siding Spring
PHYS.ORG When Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) passed just 140,000 kilometres from Mars on 19th October 2014, depositing a large amount of debris in the martian atmosphere, space agencies coordinated multiple... 4 hours
Bio-inspired approach to RNA delivery
SCIENCE DAILY A team of chemical engineers, inspired by the way that cells translate their own mRNA into proteins, has designed a synthetic delivery system that is four times more effective than delivering mRNA on its own. 2 hours
Cnidarians remotely control bacteria
PHYS.ORG In modern life sciences, a paradigm shift is becoming increasingly evident: life forms are no longer considered to be self-contained units, but instead highly-complex and functionally-interdependent communities of organisms. The exploration of the close links between multi-cellular and especially bacterial... 4 hours
ATM at 50: An oddity then, but it changed consumer behavior
PHYS.ORG An automated teller machine. The cash machine. In Britain, a cashpoint. ATMs, known for spitting out $20 bills (and imposing fees if you pick the wrong... 2 hours
Smart staffers: Why educated areas are good for business
PHYS.ORG The key to a thriving business may be the educational level of non-executive employees, according to new University of Georgia research. 2 hours
Cancer risk higher in children with inflammatory bowel disease
MNT Researchers find that childhood inflammatory bowel disease is linked to higher risk of cancer - especially gastrointestinal - that persists into adulthood. 2 hours
New Ancient Sloth Discovered in Mexican Sinkhole
LIVE SCIENCE The skeleton of a new ancient ground sloth, the size of a small bear, was discovered in a Mexican sinkhole. 2 hours
Scientists and farmers work together to wipe out African lovegrass
SCIENCE DAILY New research and collaboration could lead to the eventual eradication of the highly invasive African lovegrass threatening pastures and native grasslands Australia-wide. What they discovered is that local... 2 hours
Obese dogs helped by 'effective' weight loss trials
SCIENCE DAILY On average overweight dogs lose an average of 11 percent of their body weight when enrolled on a weight loss trial according to researchers who have conducted the largest international multi-center weight... 2 hours
One in four girls is depressed at age 14
SCIENCE DAILY New research shows a quarter of girls (24%) and one in 10 boys (9%) are depressed at age 14. 2 hours
New hermit crab uses live coral as its home
SCIENCE DAILY A new hermit crab species can live in a walking coral's cavity in a reciprocal relationship, replacing the usual marine worm partner, according to a new study. 2 hours
Neurohistology: how whole slide scanning impacts workflow
NEWS MEDICAL
They're coming for our jobs, but can giant fighting robots save TV?
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They're coming for our jobs, but can giant fighting robots save TV?
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They're coming for our jobs, but can giant fighting robots save TV?
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The birdlife of an unforgiving paradise
PHYS.ORG
Intense storms provide the first test of powerful new hurricane forecast tools
SCIENCE-NEWS
Turning the evolutionary clock back on a light-sensitive protein
PHYS.ORG
Researchers take tips from 'Twister' to chase elusive storm data
PHYS.ORG
Aligning the primary mirror segments of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope with light
PHYS.ORG
Mattis sees need for new space programs
SPACE NEWS
This robotic ‘remora’ can cling to objects with a force 340 times its own weight
Science Magazine
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the Solar System
PHYS.ORG
Wave Glider surfs across stormy Drake Passage in Antarctica
PHYS.ORG
NASA finds very heavy rainfall in Hurricane Maria
PHYS.ORG
Why flu vaccines so often fail
Science Magazine