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These tiny aquatic animals secrete a compound that 2019-10-17 14:00:31A newly identified molecule from rotifers paralyzes the larvae of worms that cause schistosomiasis, which affects over 200 million people worldwide.

Acrobatic choanoflagellates could help explain how multicellularity evolved 2019-10-17 14:00:26A newfound single-celled microbe species forms groups of multiple individual organisms that change shape in response to light.

Big dinosaurs kept cool thanks to blood vessel 2019-10-16 14:00:40Giant dinosaurs evolved several strategies for cooling their blood and avoiding heatstroke.

Organoids offer clues to how brains are made 2019-10-16 13:00:29Three-dimensional clumps of brain cells offer clues about how brains get made in humans and chimpanzees.

A precision drug for prostate cancer may slow 2019-10-16 07:00:42The drug olaparib could be used to treat men with certain genetic mutations and severe types of prostate cancer, a clinical trial finds.

Humpback whales use their flippers and bubble ‘nets’ 2019-10-15 19:01:51A study reveals new details of how humpback whales hunt using their flippers and a whirl of bubbles to capture fish.

Extreme snowfall kept most plants and animals in 2019-10-15 14:00:22A very snowy winter in 2018 left parts of Greenland covered well into the summer, causing an ecosystem-wide reproductive collapse in one area.

Physicists have found quasiparticles that mimic hypothetical dark 2019-10-15 07:00:45These subatomic particles could make up dark matter in the cosmos. A mathematically similar phenomenon occurs in a solid material.

How the second known interstellar visitor makes ‘Oumuamua 2019-10-14 11:00:47With its gaseous halo and tail, the second discovered interstellar object, 2I/Borisov, looks basically like your run-of-the-mill solar system comet.

Economics Nobel goes to poverty-fighting science 2019-10-14 09:05:42Three scientists share the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for developing real-world interventions for tackling poverty.

Nearly 1,300 injuries and 29 deaths in the 2019-10-11 17:10:13As the investigation continues, health officials expect multiple causes will be behind the ever-growing number of vaping-related lung injuries.

A supermassive black hole shredded a star and 2019-10-11 09:00:44Astronomers have gotten the earliest glimpse yet of a black hole ripping up a star, a process known as a tidal disruption event.

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Forest Service Backs an End to Limits on 2019-10-15 18:20:55The Forest Service called lifting all restrictions on roads in Alaska's Tongass National Forest its "preferred option."  A final decision is

NASA’s New Spacesuits Unveiled, for Trips to the 2019-10-15 18:16:34The agency is racing to meet President Trump’s timeline for putting American astronauts on the lunar surface by 2024.

E.P.A. Bypassed Its West Coast Team as a 2019-10-15 17:50:49Staff members in the regional office said they had no advance knowledge of a wide-ranging agency complaint against the state and described the process

CBD or THC? Common Drug Test Can’t Tell 2019-10-15 12:37:50Those cannabidiol-laced gummy bears may be entirely legal, but they could still get you arrested on marijuana possession charges.

The Amelia Earhart Mystery Stays Down in the 2019-10-15 12:01:44Robert Ballard’s expedition to a remote island in the South Pacific found no evidence of the vanished aviator’s plane. But the explorer an

Shrimp and Chemicals: What You Need to Know 2019-10-15 11:30:39What exactly is added to shrimp, and how can you avoid it at the store?

Using Old Cellphones to Listen for Illegal Loggers 2019-10-15 10:13:31Indonesian villagers are trying out a treetop surveillance system that uses recycled phones and artificial intelligence software to detect chain saws.

Five Reasons the Diet Soda Myth Won’t Die 2019-10-15 08:13:56Repeated studies on a health bogeyman help explain wider problems with food research.

This Fungus Mutates. That’s Good News if You 2019-10-15 06:00:10American scientists set out to simulate a fungus’s evolution into the edible mold that makes French cheeses like Camembert.

It Had the Biggest Antlers Ever Found. Were 2019-10-15 05:00:15Scientists devised “virtual crash testing” to see if an extinct deer’s colossal headgear was just for show.

An Oncologist Asks When It’s Time to Say 2019-10-15 05:00:11Azra Raza’s “The First Cell” poses hard questions about cancer treatment and end-of-life care.

Faced With a Drug Shortfall, Doctors Scramble to 2019-10-14 18:54:27A critical chemotherapy medication is in short supply, and physicians say there is no appropriate substitute.

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Supermassive Black Holes Are Stopping Star Formation in 2019-10-18 17:59:19The dwarf irregular galaxy NGC 1569 is frantically forming stars. New research shows that some dwarf galaxies, however, have had their star formation

Some Volcanoes Create Undersea Bubbles Up to a 2019-10-18 17:02:42A plume of steam flows upward from Bogoslof volcano, a partially submerged volcano that created giant underwater bubbles when it erupted in 2017. (Cre

Ancient Middle Eastern Astrologers Recorded the Oldest-Known Evidence 2019-10-18 16:00:39(Credit: Y. Mitsuma's tracing of the photographs of H. Hayakawa) Astronomers have watched sunspots come and go on the sun’s surface for at l

Why It's So Hard to Make a Better 2019-10-18 15:56:17(Credit: Odua Images/Shutterstock) Scan the aisles of any grocery store, and you’ll find a plethora of infant formula options, all designed t

Adults Are Getting More Food Allergies. Scientists Still 2019-10-17 17:06:30Food allergies, including those to seafood, are becoming more common. (Credit: Alexander Raths/Shutterstock) All your life, you’ve delighted

NASA Reveals New Spacesuits Designed to Fit Men 2019-10-17 15:38:41These two new spacesuits will help the space agency put astronauts back on the surface of the Moon, enhance their mobility, and keep them safe along t

From 440 to 25,000: One Humpback Whale Population's 2019-10-17 15:08:03Humpback whale populations have recovered since whaling was banned, some from near extinction. (Credit: Tomas Kotouc/Shutterstock) In the late 1950

Gas Flows Like a 'Waterfall' Onto a Young 2019-10-17 14:14:24Gas "waterfalls" cascade onto a forming planet in this artist's illustration. (Credit: NRAO/AUI/NSF, S. Dagnello) Stars and their planetary syst

Beta-amyloid and Tau: What Do These Proteins Have 2019-10-17 12:50:59Two common proteins begin to spread through the brains of those with Alzheimer's. Despite decades of study, scientists still don't understand why th

Collective Behavior: A 480-Million-Year-Old Conga Line 2019-10-17 11:00:13Nearly half a billion years ago, trilobites may have been capable of some kinds of collective behavior associated with modern animals. (Credit: Vannie

This Gene Helps Explain Why Some People Can 2019-10-17 10:08:59Natural short sleepers seem to have won the genetic lottery, which allows them to thrive on very little sleep. (Credit: Shutterstock) Your sleep ne

These Desert Ants Gallop at a Blistering 108 2019-10-16 18:30:17Saharan silver ants. The insects can move at blistering speeds across fiery desert sands. (Credit: Pavel Krasensky/Shutterstock) Around noon each d

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Artificial skin creates first ticklish devices 2019-10-20 08:49:39A new interface takes touch technology to the next level by providing an artificial skin-like membrane for augmenting interactive devices such as phon

New haptic arm places robotics within easy reach 2019-10-20 08:49:36Imagine being able to build and use a robotic device without the need for expensive, specialist kit or skills. That is the vision that researchers hav

Researchers quantify Cas9-caused off-target mutagenesis in mice 2019-10-19 15:40:03Scientists are finding new ways to improve the use of the CRISPR enzyme Cas9 and reduce the chances of off-target mutations in laboratory mice, accord

Limiting mealtimes may increase your motivation for exercise 2019-10-19 15:40:00Limiting access to food in mice increases levels of the hormone, ghrelin, which may also increase motivation to exercise, according to a new study. Th

SNAP provides a model for ensuring a right 2019-10-18 18:11:01Alleviating food insecurity is often seen as one of the fundamental roles a country should fulfill. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNA

Land management practices to reduce nitrogen load may 2019-10-18 18:10:58Nitrogen from agricultural production is a major cause of pollution in the Mississippi River Basin and contributes to large dead zones in the Gulf of

Atmospheric pressure impacts greenhouse gas emissions from leaky 2019-10-18 18:10:53Fluctuations in atmospheric pressure can heavily influence how much natural gas leaks from wells below the ground surface at oil and gas sites, accord

Mars once had salt lakes similar to those 2019-10-18 18:10:51Mars once had salt lakes that are similar to those on Earth and has gone through wet and dry periods.

Why respiratory infections are more deadly in those 2019-10-18 18:10:45Researchers have demonstrated how diabetes contributes to mortality from MERS-CoV infections, and the finding could shed light on why other respirator

Novel nanoprobes show promise for optical monitoring of 2019-10-18 18:10:41Researchers have developed ultrasensitive nanoscale optical probes to monitor the bioelectric activity of neurons and other excitable cells. This nove

Young adults with PTSD may have a higher 2019-10-18 18:10:23Young adults who develop PTSD after a traumatic event (e.g., gun violence, sexual assault, military combat or natural disaster) may be more likely to

Wind turbine design and placement can mitigate negative 2019-10-18 18:10:13Wind energy is increasingly seen as a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels, as it contributes to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. However,

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Super Spirals Spin Faster Than Expected, Astronomers Say 2019-10-18 14:03:56Super spirals are the most massive star-forming disk galaxies in the Universe. They are much larger, brighter, and more massive than our own Milky Way

Rocky Exoplanets Often Have Earth- and Mars-Like Internal 2019-10-18 10:26:51White dwarfs are dense, burned-out remnants of normal stars. Due to their strong gravitational pull, surface atmospheres of these ancient objects shou

Nearly Complete Specimen of Saurornitholestes langstoni Unearthed in 2019-10-18 09:37:09A fossil site in Canada has yielded the best-preserved specimen of the dromaeosaurid dinosaur Saurornitholestes langstoni ever found. First scientific

ALMA Finds Gas Waterfalls in Planet-Forming Disk around 2019-10-18 07:45:28At three locations in the protoplanetary disk around HD 163296, a young star located approximately 400 light-years away in the constellation Sagittari

Giant Dinosaurs Evolved Various Brain-Cooling Mechanisms: Study 2019-10-17 14:13:33Different groups of gigantic dinosaurs had different thermoregulatory strategies to help moderate brain temperatures in the face of high heat loads, a

Archaeologists Find Personal Equipment of Bronze Age Warrior 2019-10-17 12:35:57Archaeologists have unearthed a collection of 31 metal objects, including a bronze tool with a birch handle, a knife, a chisel, bronze cylinders, and

Arapaima Fish Scales are One of Nature’s Toughest 2019-10-17 11:45:56Arapaima gigas is a large Amazonian fish (weighing up to 150 kg) living primarily in seasonal lakes infested with ferocious piranhas. The freshwater g

ALMA Spots Counter-Rotating Disks around Supermassive Black Hole 2019-10-17 08:34:42Supermassive black holes, millions to billions of times the mass of our Sun, are found at the centers of galaxies. Many of these enormous objects are

Scientists Find Antimalarial Compounds in Amazonian Acai Berries 2019-10-17 07:10:57An international team of researchers from Brazil, the United States and Sweden has found that polyphenols found in berries of the açaí p

Hubble Captures Sharpest Image Yet of Interstellar Comet 2019-10-16 11:43:49The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured an amazing new photo of 2I/Borisov, the first known interstellar comet ever identified. 2I/Borisov, a

Scientists Reconstruct Geological History of Spain’s Giant Geode 2019-10-16 10:55:56In a paper published in the journal Geology, Dr. Juan Manuel García-Ruiz from the Universidad de Granada and colleagues reveal the geological h

Marine Biologists Discover Two New Species of Porcelain 2019-10-16 09:59:59A duo of marine biologists from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama and the Justus-Liebig-Universität in Germany has discovered

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Watch A Bunch Of Scientists Freak Out Over 2019-10-17 08:40:50“Dinner is served,” a researcher said as dozens of octopuses and fish munched on the carcass.

Typhoon Hagibis Leaves At Least 66 Dead In 2019-10-14 23:37:33Hagibis was the worst storm to hit the country in decades, with some regions getting up to 3 feet of rain in just 24 hours.

John Oliver Forecasts 100% Chance Of 'Bulls**t' About 2019-10-14 05:43:59The "Last Week Tonight" host tears into the Trump nominee who would oversee the agency.

Penis-Shaped Subtropical Storm Melissa Arouses Commentary On Twitter 2019-10-11 15:31:32The storm's phallus-shaped track had people cracking jokes on social media.

U.S. Public Lands Chief Says His Positions On 2019-10-11 14:36:59Bureau of Land Management acting director William Perry Pendley repeatedly dodged questions at an environmental journalism conference.

Man Had 3-Inch Tweezers Stuck In Urethra For 2019-10-10 17:13:48The exact reason why the tweezers were stuck is unknown.

All Hail Holly, The No. 1 Chonk Of 2019-10-10 00:14:38She's fat, she's fabulous and she's the winner of Fat Bear Week 2019.

Elizabeth Warren’s Climate Justice Plan Aims To Keep 2019-10-09 08:00:14The Democratic presidential hopeful is adopting much of what former candidate Jay Inslee put out.

3 Scientists Win 2019 Nobel Prize In Chemistry 2019-10-09 05:54:25Through their work, the laureates laid the foundation of a wireless, fossil fuel-free society.

Nobel Awards Begin With Quotation Of 'Big Bang 2019-10-08 17:38:08“Our whole universe was in a hot, dense state, then nearly 14 billion years ago expansion started,” academy member Ulf Danielsson said, qu

Fearing Devastation, Coral Scientists Begin Post-Dorian Reef Surveys 2019-10-08 17:27:36Climate-fueled storms pose an increased threat to reefs already facing a slew of environmental challenges.

3 Scientists Win Nobel Prize In Physics For 2019-10-08 05:58:22The men were honored for discoveries that have offered a “new understanding of the universe’s structure and history.”

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Bed bugs once ate bat blood—so why do 2019-10-18 17:50:00A line of unidentified bites on your arms or legs might have sent you on a Google-spiral and landed you here. Don’t panic: Getting rid of a bed

I spent 13 hours trying to make mac 2019-10-18 17:15:48I never thought it was possible to be sick of mac and cheese. Now? I’m not so sure. After Panera Bread found itself at the center of a social me

Five practical, stylish winter boots for women 2019-10-18 17:06:00Stay warm and dry with these great winter boot options.

Last week in tech: Google’s Pixel 4, Fortnite’s 2019-10-18 17:02:09Listen to the latest episode of the Techathlon Podcast.

The best reusable straws for sipping your smoothie 2019-10-18 15:09:00Help the environment by ditching plastic straws for food-safe, reusable straws in metal, glass, or silicone.

Inexpensive, all-purpose microphones for home recording 2019-10-18 14:50:00A versatile microphone collection is the key to making professional recordings.

Collapsible water bottles to toss in your bag 2019-10-18 14:29:00Collapsible water bottles to save space and save the planet.

These ancient trilobites are forever frozen in a 2019-10-18 14:00:08Next time you’re stuck behind someone slow at the grocery store, chill out. You’re taking part in an ancient ritual—one older than h

Want extra elegance? Want to reduce waste? Consider 2019-10-18 13:19:00Open up the flavor of your food with fresh-ground peppercorns.

High-quality cutting boards for every cook 2019-10-18 13:07:00Cutting surfaces for all types of foods, cuisines, and chefs.

An immersion blender could change the way you 2019-10-18 12:37:00Handheld immersion blenders are great for whipping up a creamy soup or homemade mayonnaise.

Smokeless grills that don’t require backyards 2019-10-18 12:23:00Compact, efficient smokeless grills for anytime grilling.

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