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Radio Astronomers Discover Saturn-Sized Exoplanet around Ultracool Dwarf 2020-08-05 09:08:32Astronomers using NSF’s Very Long Baseline Array, a continentwide system of 10 radio telescope antennas located between Hawaii and Puerto Rico,

Archaeologists Find Shell Llama and Gold Foil in 2020-08-05 08:45:55Archaeologists from the Pennsylvania State University and the Université libre de Bruxelles have found a stone offering box near a reef close t

New Species of Truffle Discovered: Tuber luomae 2020-08-04 15:47:22A team of mycologists from Oregon State University, the USDA Forestry Sciences Laboratory and Michigan State University has discovered a new species o

ALMA Spots Gaseous Spiral Arms around Young Variable 2020-08-04 13:48:12Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have discovered a giant set of spiral arms around the young variable star RU

99-Million-Year-Old Bird Wings and Feet Found Encased in 2020-08-04 11:44:42The partial skeletal remains of an enantiornithine bird that lived 99 million years ago (Cretaceous period) have been found preserved in a piece of am

Giant Sunfish Develop from Tiny Larvae, Marine Biologists 2020-08-04 10:54:03An international team of marine biologists has for the first time genetically identified a larva of the bump-head sunfish (Mola alexandrini). The bump

Tiny Polynesian Atoll was Holiday Getaway for Tahitian 2020-08-04 09:48:10A team of archaeologists has uncovered two ancient archery platforms and a huge open-air altar on the Polynesian atoll of Teti’aroa, once owned

Ice Sheets Covered Southern Highlands of Early Mars 2020-08-03 14:07:28The southern highlands of Mars are dissected by hundreds of ancient valley networks (3.9-3.5 billion years old), which are evidence that water once sc

Scientists Create Transparent Squid Using CRISPR-Cas9 Technology 2020-08-03 11:28:33A team of researchers from the Marine Biological Laboratory, Harvard University and St. Mary’s College of Maryland has demonstrated efficient ge

VLT Measures Main-Belt Asteroid Euphrosyne and Its Moon 2020-08-03 09:26:35Using the high-angular resolution observations from ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have determined the 3D shape, diameter and den

Chemists Find Biologically Active Sugar in Honey of 2020-08-03 08:30:05An unusual bioactive disaccharide called trehalulose is a major component of stingless bee honeys from Malaysia, Australia and Brazil, according to a

Hubble Snaps Beautiful Image of NGC 4907 2020-08-03 04:51:32Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have captured a vivid image of the face-on barred spiral galaxy NGC 4907. NGC 4907 resides some

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How Do Low-Carb Diets Work for Weight Loss? New! 2020-08-06 18:00:00Low-carb dieting seems to help sometimes with weight loss. But the science behind why is inconclusive.

How Strong Were Ancient Humans? Modern-Day Athletes Are 2020-08-06 17:00:00To uncover the habits of ancient humans, scientists are studying modern sports stars.

Hot 'Blob' Points to a Neutron Star Lurking 2020-08-06 16:00:00Astronomers have long suspected a city-sized neutron star hides within the dusty shroud of SN 1987A. And now, they’re closer than ever to provin

Human Composting: How Our Bodies Can Nourish New Life After 2020-08-06 15:00:00Embalming, cremation and casket-making are far from eco-friendly. Some researchers want to return human bodies to the earth naturally.

40 Years Ago: Voyager 1 Approaches Saturn 2020-08-06 13:00:00The world was waiting for Voyager's encounter with Saturn when Discover's debut issue hit newsstands in 1980. Since then, the Voyager spacecraft hav

ProVen Reviews - Nutravesta Proven Weight Loss Diet 2020-08-05 01:00:00

'What's the Coolest Thing You've Ever Found?' Real 2020-08-04 17:45:00Every artifact has a story to tell. What makes a discovery meaningful for archaeologists may surprise you.

Crew Dragon Safely Returns Astronauts to Earth, Despite 2020-08-03 17:20:00The astronauts' exit from the capsule was slightly delayed by noxious gas, but they ultimately made it back to Earth unscathed.

What Apollo 18 Can Teach Us About COVID-19 2020-08-03 17:00:00The moon mission that never happened illustrates the difference between what we can do, and what we choose to do.

UV Light Wands Are Supposed to Kill Viruses. 2020-08-03 15:45:00Sellers claim that hand-held UV-C light wands sanitize surfaces, but many are underpowered and others are fakes. Here’s what you need to know.

ProVen Reviews – NutraVesta ProVen Weight Loss Pills 2020-08-03 01:00:00

Hovering, Flying and Hopping Across the Solar System 2020-07-31 22:00:00NASA's Mars helicopter is about to take space travel where it has never gone before.

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Live Coronavirus News: Global Tracker New! 2020-08-06 17:39:02Ohio’s governor tested positive before a planned meeting with President Trump. A photo of a crowded school hallway circulated on social media ra

Even Asymptomatic People Carry the Coronavirus in High 2020-08-06 17:06:44Researchers in South Korea found that roughly 30 percent of those infected never develop symptoms yet probably spread the virus.

The Coronavirus Is New, but Your Immune System 2020-08-06 17:00:07Some people carry immune cells called T cells that can capitalize on the virus’s resemblance to other members of its family tree.

Hurricane Forecast: ‘One of the Most Active Seasons 2020-08-06 16:15:51Scientists at NOAA updated their prediction for the 2020 hurricane season, and now expect as many as 25 named storms.

The Coronavirus Infected Hundreds at a Georgia Summer 2020-08-06 15:55:50The camp took precautions but did not require campers to wear masks, the C.D.C. reported. Singing and cheering may have helped spread the virus.

Hurricane, Fire, Covid-19: Disasters Expose the Hard Reality 2020-08-06 12:39:29Twin emergencies on two coasts this week — Hurricane Isaias and the Apple Fire — offer a preview of life in a warming world and the steady

Why Chimp Moms Flock to Caves on the 2020-08-06 10:32:32When forests and woodlands don’t provide a respite from the heat, these primates find cooling centers in their arid landscape.

Fast, Less Accurate Coronavirus Tests May Ease the 2020-08-06 06:35:37Experts are revising their views on the best methods to detect infections, setting aside long-held standards so that the spread of the virus can be mo

Postal Service Funding Dispute Complicates Impasse Over U.S. 2020-08-06 06:22:59Virginia released the first coronavirus contact-tracing app to employ software by Google and Apple. The mayor of Los Angeles said that the city could

Health Experts to F.D.A.: Make Your Vaccine Deliberations 2020-08-05 21:43:12A letter signed by nearly 400 health experts asked the agency to use its vaccine advisory panel when reviewing data on coronavirus trials.

Do You Want to Be a Vaccine Volunteer? 2020-08-05 18:16:33How do you sign up for a trial? Who is eligible? Will you be paid? Could an experimental shot protect you? Could you get sick? Who covers the costs if

Major U.S. Health Insurers Report Big Profits, Benefiting 2020-08-05 17:23:11Consumers are probably entitled to millions of dollars in rebates under Obamacare rules that cap companies’ profits.

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Electric cooker an easy, efficient way to sanitize 2020-08-06 16:46:54A new study found that 50 minutes of dry heat in an electric cooker decontaminated N95 respirators inside and out while maintaining their filtration a

Training neural circuits early in development improves response 2020-08-06 15:36:41When it comes to training neural circuits for tissue engineering or biomedical applications, a new study suggests a key parameter: Train them young.

Study finds high levels of toxic pollutants in 2020-08-06 15:36:17Researchers examined toxins in tissue concentrations and pathology data from 83 stranded dolphins and whales from 2012 to 2018. They looked at 11 diff

NASA's Maven observes Martian night sky pulsing in 2020-08-06 15:36:14Vast areas of the Martian night sky pulse in ultraviolet light, according to images from NASA's MAVEN spacecraft. The results are being used to illum

Mix of contaminants in Fukushima wastewater, risks of 2020-08-06 15:36:10Nearly 10 years after the Tohoku-oki earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power, radiation levels have fallen to safe

Study finds dedicated clinics can reduce impact of 2020-08-06 15:36:02A new study concludes that opening clinics dedicated specifically to treating influenza can limit the number of people infected and help to 'flatten

Why shaving dulls even the sharpest of razors 2020-08-06 15:36:00Engineers have studied the simple act of shaving up close, observing how a razor blade can be damaged as it cuts human hair -- a material that is 50 t

DNA from an ancient, unidentified ancestor was passed 2020-08-06 15:35:58A new analysis of ancient genomes suggests that different branches of the human family tree interbred multiple times, and that some humans carry DNA f

A new tool for modeling the human gut 2020-08-06 15:35:55Engineers have designed a device that replicates the lining of the colon. With the device, they can grow human colon cells along with oxygen-intoleran

Blood test may point to patients at higher 2020-08-06 15:35:52Researchers analyzed five biomarkers present in the blood of hundreds of COVID-19 patients, finding elevated levels associated with higher odds of cli

Chemists build natural anti-cancer compound with lean new 2020-08-06 15:35:40Creative chemists employ enzymes to build a complex but promising natural anti-cancer agent called cepafungin I in a lean nine steps.

Analysis of renewable energy points toward more affordable 2020-08-06 13:35:13A study identifies long-term storage technologies that would enhance the affordability and reliability of renewable electricity.