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Fossil of 115-Million-Year-Old Bird Found in Brazil 2021-11-23 17:00:13Paleontologists working in Brazil have uncovered the fossil of an ornithuromorph bird that lived during the Early Cretaceous epoch. Kaririavis mater l

Hard X-Ray Emission from White Dwarfs Reveals Their 2021-11-23 15:46:26Using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA’s XMM-Newton satellite, astronomers have investigated unusual X-ray activity in three white

New Horizons Detects Galactic Lyman-alpha Emissions 2021-11-23 14:41:46Hydrogen is the most abundant element. When a neutral hydrogen atom gets blasted with energy, its electron can be boosted to a larger orbit with a hig

Astronomers Spot Rapidly Spinning White Dwarf 2021-11-23 13:37:47A white dwarf in the binary system LAMOST J024048.51+195226.9 (J0240+1952 for short) completes a full rotation once every 24.93 seconds, making it the

Hubble Space Telescope Observes Prawn Nebula 2021-11-23 11:34:48The Hubble team has released a striking image captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope showing a small section of the Prawn Nebula (IC 4628). T

Two New Species of Tree Frogs Discovered in 2021-11-22 17:06:40The two new frog species have been scientifically described with the help of citizen scientists and their recordings through the FrogID app. The two n

Hubble Snaps Brilliant Image of Flame Nebula 2021-11-22 14:30:49The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shot this image of a large star-forming region known as the Flame Nebula. The Flame Nebula is an emission nebula l

Martian Rocks May Contain Numerous Types of False 2021-11-22 11:51:33In a new paper published in the Journal of the Geological Society, University of Edinburgh’s Dr. Sean McMahon and University of Oxford’s D

Israeli Archaeologists Unearth 2,100-Year-Old Fortress 2021-11-22 09:24:49Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) have unearthed a Hellenistic fortified structure as well as weapons, burnt wooden beams and

Hubble Spots Gravitationally Lensed Galaxy in Pisces 2021-11-22 04:03:47What makes SGAS 0033+02, an extremely distant galaxy in the constellation of Pisces, interesting is a little unusual — it appears not just once

Second HIV Patient Naturally Achieved ‘Sterilizing Cure of 2021-11-19 17:50:57A 30-year-old woman from the city of Esperanza, Argentina — the so-called Esperanza Patient — appears to be the second person whose immune

Hubble Observes Solar System’s Giant Planets 2021-11-19 14:12:31Hubble’s snapshots of the outer Solar System’s planets — Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune — reveal both extreme and subtle

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Vampire Bats That Socialize Together Have a Similar 2021-11-24 18:00:00The bloodsuckers form tight-knit bonds, often huddling together for warmth, grooming each other and even sharing regurgitated food. In the process, th

Why We Can't Resist a Good Black Friday 2021-11-24 14:00:00The most dangerous holiday of the year is back and the raging masses are ready to go holiday shopping!

Does Seasonal Affective Disorder Get Worse with Age? 2021-11-24 13:00:00For many, the darkness of the season can come with serious mood disturbances.

We're Still Learning About What Happened During the 2021-11-24 09:45:00It might be 41 years since the climatic eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington, but we're still piecing together what transpired on May 18, 1980.

Toilet-Trained Cows Could Be a New Pollution Solution 2021-11-24 07:00:00The “MooLoo” may lead to a 56 percent reduction in ammonia emissions, according to researchers.

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5 Activities That Prevent Cognitive Decline 2021-11-23 09:00:00These evidence-based activities have shown to improve or preserve your brain's ability to think, learn or remember while aging.

What We Can Learn from Babies’ Gut Microbiomes 2021-11-23 07:00:00As with adults, infants’ gut bacteria are less diverse than ever, which may play a role in disease progression later in life. C-sections and ant

Don’t Sleep on Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2021-11-23 06:00:00How the Pandemic is Affecting the Mattress Supply Chain

Bacterial Builders Are the Key to Concrete Alternatives 2021-11-23 05:00:00Scientists use calcite-producing microorganisms to transform a wet sand mixture into solid brick.

What Happens When We Go Without Sleep? 2021-11-23 02:00:00If hallucinations aren’t enough of a wake-up call, your body will start tricking you to get the rest it needs.

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Zena Stein, 99, Dies; Researcher Championed Women’s Health 2021-11-23 16:28:31She studied the impact of AIDS on women and explored the effects of famine and poverty on health with an “unwavering commitment to social justic

A Thanksgiving History Lesson in a Handful of 2021-11-23 15:52:08The cornmeal that has become a staple of the holiday table reflects millenniums of work by Native Americans — a legacy that Indigenous people ar

Why Was This Ancient Mammoth Tusk Discovered at 2021-11-23 15:42:04A discovery in the Pacific Ocean off California leads to “an ‘Indiana Jones’ mixed with ‘Jurassic Park’ moment.”

As Federal Disaster Aid Languishes, Private Lenders Are 2021-11-23 15:26:11A new program allows Morgan Stanley to front money for disaster repairs and then get paid back, with interest, by taxpayers.

Watch NASA Launch DART, a Mission to Crash 2021-11-23 15:13:31An early morning liftoff kicks off DART, NASA’s first mission to test a spacecraft that could one day save Earth from a deadly space rock.

House Passes the Largest Expenditure on Climate in 2021-11-23 13:56:58The $555 billion package is designed to lure the country away from fossil fuels. It faces an uncertain path in the Senate.

This Ink Is Alive and Made Entirely of 2021-11-23 13:14:58Scientists have created a bacterial ink that reproduces itself and can be 3D-printed into living architecture.

The Hubble Telescope Checks In With the Most 2021-11-23 10:04:09The spacecraft’s farseeing eye once again sets its gaze on Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.

C.D.C. Endorses Covid Vaccine Booster Shots for All 2021-11-23 09:51:37As infections rise, Americans over 18 will be permitted to get extra doses. But it’s not clear boosters really are needed by so many people, or

Vaquitas Could Soon Be Extinct. Mexico Will Largely 2021-11-23 08:16:16Only about 10 vaquitas remain, but scientists say there’s still hope for the elusive porpoises. Their fate largely depends on the Mexican govern

You Should Be Afraid of the Next ‘Lab 2021-11-23 05:00:28Covid might not have come out of a medical research lab, but it raises some urgent questions about how those facilities operate.

Can Synthetic Biology Save Us? This Scientist Thinks 2021-11-23 05:00:21Drew Endy is squarely focused on the potential of redesigning organisms for useful purposes. He also acknowledges significant challenges.

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Ultrashort-pulse lasers kill bacterial superbugs, spores 2021-11-23 16:28:12Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that multidrug-resistant bacteria and bacterial spores can be killed b

How moles change into melanoma 2021-11-23 16:28:09Melanoma researchers published a study that gives a new explanation of what causes moles to change into melanoma. These findings pave the way for more

Microbes can provide sustainable hydrocarbons for the petrochemical 2021-11-23 16:28:06The petrochemical industry turns oil and gas into precursors used to synthesize lubricants and other critical products. Chemists show that bacteria ca

One year on this giant, blistering hot planet 2021-11-23 16:27:01Astronomers have discovered an ultrahot Jupiter with shortest orbit of any known gas giant planet.

Aspirin is linked with increased risk of heart 2021-11-23 13:14:34Aspirin use is associated with a 26% raised risk of heart failure in people with at least one predisposing factor for the condition.

Taking it easy as you get older? Wrong 2021-11-22 17:27:20A team of evolutionary biologists and biomedical researchers lay out evolutionary and biomedical evidence showing that humans, who evolved to live man

Snow cover critical for revegetation following forest fires 2021-11-22 17:26:30With wildfires devastating mountain ecosystems across the western United States, their successful forest revegetation recovery hinges on, among other

Scientist reveals cause of lost magnetism at meteorite 2021-11-22 13:55:29A scientist has discovered a method for detecting and better defining meteorite impact sites that have long lost their tell-tale craters. The discover

Hurricanes expected to linger over Northeast cities, causing 2021-11-22 13:55:25By the late 21st century, northeastern U.S. cities will see worsening hurricane outcomes, with storms arriving more quickly but slowing down once they

One in five galaxies in the early universe 2021-11-22 13:55:07Astronomers have discovered two previously invisible galaxies 29 billion light-years away. Their discovery suggests that up to one in five such distan

High-speed propeller star is fastest spinning white dwarf 2021-11-22 13:54:46A white dwarf star that completes a full rotation once every 25 seconds is the fastest spinning confirmed white dwarf, according to a team of astronom

Digital teaching: Opportunity or challenge? 2021-11-22 13:54:38Researchers explain why digital teaching cannot replace face-to-face teaching in university education, but can certainly be seen as a complementary to