• Follow us

Science

Breaking Science News |

TESS Detects Exocomets in Beta Pictoris System 2019-05-20 10:51:22NASA’s Transiting Exoplanets Survey Satellite (TESS) has spotted the long tails of extrasolar comets orbiting the very young star beta Pictoris.

Researchers Find Blood Flow Command Center in Brain 2019-05-20 09:02:52A research team led by Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health and Macquarie University scientists has discovered a group of cells in the

NASA Releases Stunning Photo of Messier 90 2019-05-20 06:26:55NASA has released a beautiful image snapped by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope of the spiral galaxy Messier 90. Messier 90 lies approximately 60 m

Researchers Develop Wearable Cooling and Heating Patch 2019-05-20 05:10:11A team of researchers at the University of California, San Diego, has designed and demonstrated a wearable patch with long-term, energy-efficient cool

Chimps Use Tools to Excavate Underground Food, Study 2019-05-17 14:38:36Naïve chimpanzees are able to spontaneously use tools in order to excavate underground food, according to a new study, published in the journal P

Bedbugs Arose 115 Million Years Ago, Roamed Earth 2019-05-17 11:34:59Bedbugs are blood-sucking parasites in the family Cimicidae. A multinational research team led by University of Sheffield, the University Museum Berge

Hubble Sees Strange Result of Recent Galactic Collision 2019-05-17 08:43:24The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced a beautiful image of NGC 4485, an irregular galaxy located in the constellation Canes Venatici, about

Adults 50+ Who Regularly Take Part in Word 2019-05-17 06:43:59The more regularly adults aged 50 and over played puzzles such as crosswords and Sudoku, the better their brain function, according to new research le

Yutu-2 Rover Finds Lunar Mantle Minerals on the 2019-05-16 14:05:32China’s Chang’E-4 lander recently touched down in Von Karman — a 112-mile (180 km) wide crater located within an even larger impact

Study: Last Common Ancestor of Neanderthals and Modern 2019-05-16 11:10:14A new study that analyzed dental evolutionary rates in early Neanderthals from Sima de los Huesos, a cave site in Atapuerca Mountains, Spain, found th

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Completes 60,000 Loops around Red 2019-05-16 08:31:52NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has been in the Martian orbit for 13 years, and just completed 60,000 trips around the planet. Since en

Blueberry Anthocyanins May Reduce Blood Pressure 2019-05-16 07:54:53Compounds in blueberries may help to improve blood vessel function and reduce systolic blood pressure, according to a new study published in the Journ

All DiscoverMagazine.com

Hubble Spies a Galaxy Deformed and Rejuvenated by 2019-05-17 12:20:27A cosmic hit-and-run some 30 million light-years away has left one galaxy with an identity crisis. For billions of years, the now-irregular NGC 4485

Processed Foods, Regardless Of Nutrition, Still Cause Weight 2019-05-17 10:49:11You probably already had a feeling you should skip the vending machine for an afternoon snack. But it turns out ultra-processed foods are even wo

O'Neill Colonies: A Decades-Long Dream for Settling Space 2019-05-16 18:00:40Last week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos revealed his spaceship company's new lunar lander, dubbed Blue Moon, and he spelled out a bo

Beyond Harmful Gas: The Future of Refrigeration May 2019-05-16 17:58:20(Inside Science) -- Refrigeration has been around for about 100 years, but hasn’t changed much in that time. A time traveller from the early 190

Frenchie Breathing Problems Run Deeper Than Smushed Faces 2019-05-16 17:47:03Who can resist a smooshed nose, wrinkly wide grin, and buggy eyes? Flat-faced dog breeds like bulldogs and pugs have become the popular “it

New Horizons Reveals Ultima Thule's Quiet, Lonesome Past 2019-05-16 17:00:41After New Horizons streaked past Pluto in 2015, its main task was over, but it still had work to do. On New Year’s Day of 2019, it made a flyby

On Islands, Tons of Plastic Trash Is Likely 2019-05-16 13:04:44We all know our plastic problem is out of control. So far, humans have produced more than 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic, and that number is only

MRI Scans During Birth Show How a Baby's 2019-05-15 18:08:39Don't get a big head, your mother may have told you. That's good advice, but it comes too late for most of us. Humans have had big heads, relatively

Tonight's SpaceX Starlink Launch Could be the Start 2019-05-15 16:30:33Tonight, SpaceX will launch the first flock of their Starlink satellites to space. These are the vanguard of what CEO Elon Musk hopes will eventually

NASA Names 2024 Moon Mission 'Artemis,' Asks Congress 2019-05-15 16:30:28On Monday night, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced the space agency has named its planned mission to put humans back on the lunar surface:

Scientists Discover Hawaiian 'Supercorals' Thriving In Warm, Acidic 2019-05-15 16:10:32Climate change is decimating coral reefs. As humans put greenhouse gasses into Earth's atmosphere, they warm the planet before settling back down int

China's Lunar Rover Finds Ancient Rocks in Moon's 2019-05-15 15:15:26Since January, China's Chang’e-4 mission – an orbiter and a rover – has been exploring the far side of the moon, particul

NYT > Science

E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Deaths Off New! 2019-05-20 15:17:32The E.P.A. plans to change the way air pollution health risks are calculated in a way that would sharply lower estimated deaths from new, looser rules

Why High-Class People Get Away With Incompetence New! 2019-05-20 15:15:05People who came from higher social classes were more likely to have an inflated sense of their skills, a new study found. This overconfidence was inte

‘Knitting Is Coding’ and Yarn Is Programmable in New! 2019-05-20 15:05:21For Elisabetta Matsumoto, knot theory is knit theory.

Q&A: I Have the Tree. Where’s the Grapefruit? 2019-05-20 12:30:08Grapefruit trees need light, bees — and a temperature gradient.

Trilobites: Peering Beneath a Source of El Capitan’s 2019-05-20 12:10:18Thermal imaging reveals surprisingly little “glue” between the famous rock’s face and sheets that are peeling off it.

‘Earthworm Dilemma’ Has Climate Scientists Racing to Keep 2019-05-20 08:49:33Worms are wriggling into Earth’s northernmost forests, creating major unknowns for climate-change models.

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders 2019-05-20 00:00:04An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly 2019-05-19 20:29:15In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear

What Does It Really Mean to Be 6 2019-05-19 11:07:13So-called ‘heartbeat’ legislation restricting abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy has started a conversation about when most wom

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is 2019-05-18 05:00:09The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdos

Facebook’s A.I. Whiz Now Faces the Task of 2019-05-17 09:03:59Facebook has heralded artificial intelligence as a solution to its toxic content problems. Mike Schroepfer, its chief technology officer, says it won&

Investigators Urge E.P.A. to Pursue Scott Pruitt for 2019-05-17 01:31:25The E.P.A.’s inspector general found that Mr. Pruitt, the former head of the agency, had spent funds “without sufficient justification.&rd

Latest Headlines | Science

These are the top 10 landmarks in the 2019-05-20 09:00:05Little appreciated but vastly important, metrology celebrates a long history with the adoption of new definitions for key units.

The kilogram just got a revamp. A unit 2019-05-20 07:00:05After years of preparation, new definitions for the basic units of mass, temperature and more have now gone into effect.

This early sauropod went from walking on four 2019-05-20 05:00:05A new computer analysis shows how Mussaurus patagonicus’s weight shifted toward its hips as it grew, confirming fossil hints of how its gait cha

How allergens in pollen help plants do more 2019-05-19 08:00:06A plant’s view of what humans call allergens in pollen grains involves a lot of crucial biology. And sex.

Key parts of a fruit fly’s genetic makeup 2019-05-17 12:05:50Jumping genes may make it possible to divvy up chromosomes.

An experiment hints at quantum entanglement inside protons 2019-05-17 11:18:12Particles inside protons seem to be linked on a scale smaller than a trillionth of a millimeter.

Vaccines may help bats fight white nose syndrome 2019-05-17 07:00:06Researchers are developing an oral vaccine that helps little brown bats survive the fungal disease white nose syndrome.

Does eating ultraprocessed food affect weight gain? It’s 2019-05-16 16:21:48Laying off ultraprocessed foods and switching to whole foods may help some people manage their weight, a small study finds.

Some dog breeds may have trouble breathing because 2019-05-16 14:00:00Norwich terriers don’t have flat snouts, but can suffer the same wheezing as bulldogs. It turns out that a gene mutation tied to swelling could

Bloodthirsty bedbugs have feasted on prey for 100 2019-05-16 13:47:09Research sheds light on the evolutionary history of the bloodsucking bedbugs. The first species evolved at least as early as the Cretaceous, scientist

Fossil teeth push the human-Neandertal split back to 2019-05-15 14:00:05A study of fossilized teeth shifts the age of the last common ancestor between Neandertals and humans.

China’s lunar rover may have found minerals from 2019-05-15 13:00:05The Chang’e-4 mission spotted material on the lunar surface that appears to contain bits originating from the moon’s interior.

Latest Science News --

Superconductor's magnetic persona unmasked New! 2019-05-20 15:30:18In the pantheon of unconventional superconductors, iron selenide is a rock star. But new experiments by physicists have found the material's magnetic

New lens manufacturing technique New! 2019-05-20 15:30:12Researchers have developed a low-cost, easy way to make custom lenses that could help manufacturers avoid the expensive molds required for optical man

Counter-intuitive climate change solution 2019-05-20 11:57:40A seemingly counterintuitive approach -- converting one greenhouse gas into another -- holds promise for returning the atmosphere to pre-industrial co

How Earth's mantle is like a Jackson Pollock 2019-05-20 11:57:03New research paints an intricate picture of Earth's mantle as a geochemically diverse mosaic, far different from the relatively uniform lavas that ev

Giant impact caused difference between Moon's hemispheres 2019-05-20 11:56:59The stark difference between the Moon's heavily-cratered farside and the lower-lying open basins of the Earth-facing nearside has puzzled scientists

Gas insulation could be protecting an ocean inside 2019-05-20 11:56:57Computer simulations provide compelling evidence that an insulating layer of gas hydrates could keep a subsurface ocean from freezing beneath Pluto's

Thinking outside the box: 'Seeing' clearer and deeper 2019-05-20 11:56:51Scientists using a unique approach have developed a new biomedical imaging contrast agent. They say the breakthrough overcomes a major challenge to '

Anxious people quicker to flee danger 2019-05-20 11:56:48By better understanding anxiety circuits in our brain, researchers may one day learn what goes awry in people with anxiety disorders.

How plant viruses can be used to ward 2019-05-20 11:56:44Imagine a technology that could target pesticides to treat specific spots deep within the soil, making them more effective at controlling infestations

SABER tech gives DNA and RNA visualization a 2019-05-20 11:56:42A collaborative research team has now developed 'Signal Amplification by Exchange Reaction' (SABER), a highly programmable and practical method that

Benralizumab not effective reducing exacerbations in moderate to 2019-05-20 11:56:39New research shows that the asthma drug benralizumab failed to decrease annual COPD exacerbation rates for patients with moderate to very severe COPD,

New measurement device: Carbon dioxide as geothermometer 2019-05-20 11:56:37For the first time it is possible to measure, simultaneously and with extreme precision, four rare molecular variants of carbon dioxide using a novel

EurekAlert! - Breaking News

Staying in shape: How rod-shaped bacteria grow long, 2019-05-20 00:00:00A team from Harvard University, Marine Biological Laboratory, and collaborators show how the rod-shaped bacteria Bacillus subtilis maintains its preci

Virulence factor of the influenza A virus mapped 2019-05-20 00:00:00In a recent study published in BBA -- General Subjects, Kanazawa university researchers have used high-speed microscopy to investigate native structur

Free-standing emergency departments in Texas' big cities are 2019-05-20 00:00:00Free-standing emergency departments (EDs) in Texas' largest cities have not alleviated emergency room congestion or improved patient wait times in ne

Gas insulation could be protecting an ocean inside 2019-05-20 00:00:00Computer simulations provide compelling evidence that an insulating layer of gas hydrates could keep a subsurface ocean from freezing beneath Pluto's

Why are gels elastic? 2019-05-20 00:00:00They're in a range of consumer products -- everything from toothpaste and yogurt to fabric softeners and insoles for shoes. But what puts the spring,

Climate change has long-term impact on species adaptability 2019-05-20 00:00:00Historic climate change events can have a lasting impact on the genetic diversity of a species, reveals a new study on the alpine marmot.

More detailed picture of Earth's mantle 2019-05-20 00:00:00The chemical composition of the Earth's mantle is a lot more variable and diverse than previously thought, a new study has revealed.

Sexual minority cancer survivors face disparities in access 2019-05-20 00:00:00Results from a study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, point to the need for improved access t

Giving rural Indians what they want increases demand 2019-05-20 00:00:00Adopting common business practices, such as robust supply chains, market analysis and rebates, can increase the adoption of improved cookstoves by as

Farmers have less leisure time than hunter-gatherers, study 2019-05-20 00:00:00Hunter-gatherers in the Philippines who adopt farming work around ten hours a week longer than their forager neighbours, a new study suggests, complic

June's SLAS technology special collection now available 2019-05-20 00:00:00The June issue of SLAS Technology features the article, 'Next Generation Compound Delivery to Support Miniaturized Biology,' which focuses on the ch

Mindfulness helps mothers with opioid use disorder combat 2019-05-20 00:00:00The discovery highlights alternative treatment options to pharmaceutical medications.

Disclaimer and Notice:WorldProNews.com is not responsible of these news or any information published on this website.