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NASA Announces Dragonfly Mission to Explore Saturn’s Hazy 2019-07-02 06:25:05NASA announced last week that it had selected the Dragonfly mission to explore the prebiotic organic chemistry and look for signs of life on Titan, th

TESS Discovers Planetary System with Three Terrestrial-Size Exoplanets 2019-07-01 11:04:53Astronomers using NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) have discovered three small planets orbiting a bright M-dwarf star called

Self-Torque: Physicists Discover New Property of Light 2019-07-01 09:11:11An international team of physicists has theoretically predicted and experimentally generated light beams with a new property that they call the self-t

Hubble Sees Dusty Star-Forming Galaxy: NGC 972 2019-07-01 07:39:35The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking new photo of the spiral galaxy NGC 972. NGC 972 resides in the constellation Aries, approx

Researchers Find Pathogenic Bacteria on Medical Students’ Cell 2019-07-01 04:29:02A team of scientists at the University of Western São Paulo, Brazil, has found Staphylococcus aureus bacteria on nearly 40% of university stude

Study: People More Likely to Return Lost Wallet 2019-06-28 15:28:38An international team of researchers from the United States and Switzerland turned 17,303 ‘lost’ wallets containing varying amounts of mon

Some Extinct Relatives of Living Crocodylians Were Vegetarians 2019-06-28 14:15:13A veggie diet arose in extinct crocodyliforms — the distant cousins of living crocodylians (alligators, caimans, crocodiles, and gharials) &mdas

Astronomers Pinpoint Location of Non-Repeating Fast Radio Burst 2019-06-28 11:03:48Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are brief radio emissions from distant astronomical sources. Some are known to repeat, but most are single bursts, occurring

Giant Birds Roamed Europe Two Million Years Ago 2019-06-28 08:09:35A giant ostrich-like bird that lived about two million years ago (Pleistocene epoch) has been identified from a fossilized femur found in the Crimean

Hospital Insects Harbor Potentially Harmful Bacteria, Finds New 2019-06-28 06:43:12In a new study published this month in the Journal of Medical Entomology, researchers from Aston University collected and analyzed 19,937 flying insec

DNA of Early Neanderthals Reveals 80,000 Years of 2019-06-27 14:22:25An international team of scientists has sequenced the nuclear genomes of two Neanderthals who lived in Europe around 120,000 years ago. They found tha

Paleontologists Uncover New Insights into Non-Iridescent Feather Colors 2019-06-27 11:16:34An international team of paleontologists from the United Kingdom and Germany has shown that blue feather melanosomes are highly distinct from melanoso

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Eta Carinae Explodes in a Vibrant Fireworks Show 2019-07-03 17:38:19(Credit: NASA, ESA, N. Smith (University of Arizona) and J. Morse (BoldlyGo Institute)) As though in preparation for summer festivities, the Hubble

Astronomers Peer Into the Atmosphere of a Super-Earth 2019-07-03 17:32:45The planet GJ 3470 b has a rocky core and a thick hydrogen and helium atmosphere, and circles quite close to its dim red star. (Credit: NASA/ESA/L. Hu

Lichens Survived A Mass Extinction, Scientists Find. But 2019-07-03 16:07:26Lichens come in many colors. (Credit: Field Museum) 65 million years ago, a meteor catastrophically changed our planet’s biodiversity. All no

Treated Gut Bacteria Help Slim Down Cardiovascular Risks 2019-07-03 14:38:49(Credit: aijiro/Shutterstock) Nearly a third of all deaths in the world are due to heart diseases. Now, a new study suggests that an infusion of gu

The 2019 South American Eclipse, as Captured By 2019-07-03 12:15:54The solar eclipse took place around 4:30 p.m. EDT over parts of South America. (Credit: Mike Newbry on Unsplash) A total solar eclipse blazed a pat

With CRISPR and Medication, Scientists Remove HIV Virus 2019-07-03 10:48:48(Credit: Evgeniy Kalinovskiy/Shutterstock) Nearly 37 million people suffer from human immune deficiency virus or HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. T

Second Non-Repeating Fast Radio Burst Tracked to Its 2019-07-02 18:12:11The Deep Synoptic Array-10, which spotted the burst, is located at the Owens Valley Radio Observatory. (Credit: Caltech/OVRO/Gregg Hallinan) Fast r

Made in Space: Why Earth's Industries Might One 2019-07-02 17:17:31Asteroids like Psyche 16, thought to be the core of a vanished planet, could be worth trillions. (Credit: Maxar/ASU/P. Rubin/NASA/JPL-Caltech) What

NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Experiments in Advance 2019-07-02 15:49:07Private spaceflight companies will carry commercial payloads to the Moon in advance of NASA’s crewed landing slated for 2024. (Credit: NASA)

Bonobos Get Their Iodine From Swampy Plants — 2019-07-02 12:57:59(Credit: Sergey Uryadnikov/Shutterstock) Within the rainforests of Salonga National Park, in the heart of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, bon

Make a Splash with Citizen Science 2019-07-02 11:42:43This summer, whether you're at home, fishing on a lake, or walking along the beach, consider getting involved in one or more of the citizen science p

NASA’s Orion Successfully Completes Final Major Flight Test 2019-07-02 10:30:08The crew capsule and its launch abort safety system lifted off on time from Cape Canaveral. (Credit: NASA) On Tuesday morning at 7am EDT, NASA succ

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Vision cells can pull double duty in the 2019-07-01 13:04:02Neurons in a brain area that handles vision fire in response to more than one aspect of an object, countering earlier ideas, a study in monkeys finds.

CO2 emissions are on track to take us 2019-07-01 11:00:19Current and planned infrastructure will exceed the level of emissions that would keep global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, a new analysis finds.

‘Slime’ shows how algae have shaped our climate, 2019-07-01 07:00:22The new book ‘Slime’ makes the case that algae deserve to be celebrated.

How the 2019 eclipse will differ from 2017’s 2019-06-30 05:00:18This year’s total solar eclipse is visible late in the day from a relatively small slice of South America.

Is climate change causing Europe’s intense heat? A 2019-06-28 15:14:36Science News talks with climate scientist Karsten Haustein about attributing extreme heat events in Europe and South Asia to climate change.

Latest claim of turning hydrogen into a metal 2019-06-28 08:00:44If true, the study would complete a decades-long quest to find the elusive material. But such claims have been made prematurely many times before.

The earliest known galaxy merger occurred shortly after 2019-06-28 06:00:15Telescopes show two distant blobs of stars and gas swirling around each other in the young universe.

With Dragonfly, NASA is heading back to Saturn’s 2019-06-27 18:16:12NASA’s next robotic mission to explore the solar system is headed to Saturn’s largest moon, Titan.

In mice, a high-fat diet cuts a ‘brake’ 2019-06-27 14:00:27A fatty diet changes the behavior of key appetite-regulating cells in a mouse brain.

In a first, telescopes tracked a lone fast 2019-06-27 14:00:27First-time observations suggest that the cause of one-time fast radio bursts is different from what triggers repeatedly flashing radio bursts.

Some ancient crocodiles may have chomped on plants 2019-06-27 11:02:15Fossil teeth of extinct crocodyliforms suggest that some ate plants and that herbivory evolved at least three times in crocs of the Mesozoic Era.

Antioxidants may encourage the spread of lung cancer 2019-06-27 11:02:15Antioxidants protect lung cancer cells from free radicals, but also spur metastasis, two new studies suggest.

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That giant cigar that zipped through our solar 2019-07-03 19:30:15In case the message was still unclear to you: It. Is. Not. Aliens. But it's still a weird little space cigar.

Everything you need to know about uranium 2019-07-03 18:23:38What is uranium, exactly? And what do you need to know about it beyond the red-hot headlines? Here we answer your most pressing nuclear questions.

Tough choice: Porsche makes supercar buyers decide between 2019-07-03 17:30:00Meet the 2019 Porsche 911 GT2 RS and its twin, the 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS.

6 ways you can ease your dog's fear 2019-07-03 15:00:05Millions of Americans love the fireworks on July 4, but millions of dogs will tremble in fear. A vet explains the causes and solutions to this doggie

How to pack exactly what you need when 2019-07-03 14:35:44The travel world seems to be divided into those who try to bring the smallest, lightest bag possible, and those who act with reckless abandon and brin

The weirdest things we learned this week: virgin 2019-07-03 12:00:13What’s the weirdest thing you learned this week? Well, whatever it is, we promise you’ll have an even weirder answer if you listen to PopS

Gene editing could help eliminate HIV 2019-07-02 22:00:00In a new study, researchers combined the CRISPR gene editing technique with an enhanced version of the virus-suppressing drugs normally given to treat

Vandals, angry artists, and mustachioed tinkerers: The story 2019-07-02 19:37:16Central Park's Belvedere Castle offers a pretty view—and a wild romp through the history of weather data collection.

This typhoon-resistant facility in Guam will power the 2019-07-02 18:23:15Internet cables need to come ashore somewhere on their long journey across the Pacific.

The FDA says grain-free food could be killing 2019-07-02 18:14:34Last week the FDA made a potentially scary announcement: grain-free food might be linked to a dangerous heart condition in dogs.

Science is here to validate your PMS cravings 2019-07-02 15:15:39Women might find themselves reaching for sweets and potato chips in the two weeks before their period, even if they don't have a diagnosis of PMS. An

How to find the best Spotify playlists when 2019-07-02 13:56:44Spotify serves up a host of auto-generated playlists you can take advantage of to hear new music and old favorites.

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Protein-linked sugars are crucial for the uptake of 2019-07-03 15:05:22New research shows how glycoproteins, proteins with added sugar molecules, influence the uptake of protein aggregates that are associated with Parkins

How protein mutation is involved in rare brain 2019-07-03 15:05:20Christianson Syndrome is a rare disorder whose symptoms include intellectual disability, seizures and difficulty standing or walking. Researchers focu

Common scents don't always make the best perfumes, 2019-07-03 15:05:15Perfumes that use the most popular scents do not always obtain the highest number of ratings, according to an analysis of online perfume reviews.

Murder in the Paleolithic? Evidence of violence behind 2019-07-03 15:05:08New analysis of the fossilized skull of an Upper Paleolithic man suggests that he died a violent death, according to a new study.

Molecular thumb drives: Researchers store digital images in 2019-07-03 15:05:01In a step toward molecular storage systems that could hold vast amounts of data in tiny spaces, researchers have shown it's possible to store image f

Researchers controlled the behavior in a mouse's brain 2019-07-03 15:04:58Researchers have demonstrated that specific groups of neurons, known as neuronal ensembles, have a causal role in behavior. The researchers used new o

First complete wiring diagram of an animal's nervous 2019-07-03 13:41:01Researchers describe the first complete wiring diagram of the nervous system of an animal, the roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans, used by scientists wo

With little training, machine-learning algorithms can uncover hidden 2019-07-03 13:40:59Researchers have shown that an algorithm with no training in materials science can scan the text of millions of papers and uncover new scientific know

Ovarian and breast cancer research finds new ways 2019-07-03 13:40:58Research has found important new ways that the BRCA1 gene functions which could help develop our understanding of the development of ovarian and breas

Immune cells invade aging brains, disrupt new nerve 2019-07-03 13:40:56A study has revealed that immune cells infiltrate the rare newborn nerve-cell nurseries of the aging brain. There's every reason to think those inter

Experiments show dramatic increase in solar cell output 2019-07-03 13:40:54Researchers have found a way to increase the output of silicon solar cells by allowing a single photon to release two electrons in the silicon.

B cells off rails early in lupus 2019-07-03 12:14:57Scientists could discern that in people with SLE, signals driving expansion and activation are present at an earlier stage of B cell differentiation t

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Democrats To Consider Climate Debate Amid Mounting Pressure 2019-07-01 15:58:54The Democratic National Committee is weighing whether to host some kind of forum for presidential candidates to dig into the climate crisis.

Jay Inslee Tops New Ranking Of 2020 Candidates’ 2019-07-01 13:02:04Eight candidates, including Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker, don't even have climate plans to rank on the list.

Now Wasps Are Forming Massive 'Super Nests' Because 2019-07-01 03:46:15... and climate change may be at least partly to blame.

The Sack Of Washington 2019-06-30 08:00:25Emails show long-time corporate mercenaries on the march at the Environmental Protection Agency.

This Is Why We Need A Climate Debate 2019-06-28 02:13:38A crisis of this scale needs more than 15 minutes and obligatory sound bites.

Jay Inslee Demands Rule Changes At DNC After 2019-06-27 19:36:55The Washington governor renewed his calls for a climate-only debate after the first televised event with candidates spent less than 10 minutes on the

NASA Planning To Send A Drone To Titan. 2019-06-27 18:21:20The drone will launch from Earth in 2024 and arrive at Titan in 2034

Trump’s Attack On Climate Science Echoes Big Oil’s 2019-06-27 05:30:18The oil industry hatched a plan to recruit scientists to sow doubt about the climate change threat. The White House carries that torch.

Democrats Spent Less Than 10 Minutes Talking About 2019-06-27 00:42:33Candidates made no mention of a Green New Deal but talked green industrial plans, carbon pricing and hurricane victims in Puerto Rico.

New York City Declares A Climate Emergency 2019-06-26 16:03:56The Big Apple follows 17 other U.S. cities, including San Francisco, Oakland and Hoboken, New Jersey.

A Longshot 2020 Candidate Wants To Push Geoengineering 2019-06-25 11:56:47Andrew Yang's White House bid has been marked by provocative ideas. His climate proposal could be his most jarring.

SpaceX Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket With 24 Satellites, 2019-06-25 05:56:12SpaceX said the mission was one of its most challenging launches.

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