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VY Canis Majoris is Enshrouded in Giant Dust 2021-03-05 17:02:41Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have discovered the reason for the dimming of a red hypergiant star called VY Canis Majoris. VY

Researchers Find Organic Matter and Water in Sample 2021-03-05 15:04:45An international team of scientists has studied both the water and organic contents from a dust particle recovered from the surface of the near-Earth

Hot Super-Earth Discovered 26 Light-Years Away 2021-03-05 14:02:58Astronomers from the CARMENES (Calar Alto high-Resolution search for M dwarfs with Exoearths with Near-infrared and optical Échelle Spectrograp

Mammoths Co-Existed with Early Americans in New England, 2021-03-04 18:08:40The so-called Mount Holly mammoth (Mammuthus sp.) lived approximately 12,800 years ago in what is now New England, a region comprising six states in t

Nightside of Hot Super-Earth LHS 3844b is Tectonically 2021-03-04 16:09:36LHS 3844b’s hemispheric tectonics is the direct consequence of a significant temperature contrast between its day- and nightside and is absent i

Humans Arrived in Northern Bahamas Earlier than Thought 2021-03-04 15:21:45Humans were present in Florida by 14,000 years ago, and until recently, it was believed The Bahamas — located only a few km away — were no

Cuttlefish Pass Fishy Version of ‘Marshmallow Test’ 2021-03-04 14:34:44New research led by the University of Cambridge and the Marine Biological Laboratory demonstrates that common cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis) can toler

Viruses May Have Played Important Role in Creating 2021-03-04 11:30:48Viruses may be the missing piece of the puzzle that could help explain how soft microbial mats transition into hard stromatolites that are prevalent i

Physicists Suggest Existence of New Type of Dark 2021-03-03 17:33:02Recent measurements of the expansion rate of the Universe have plunged the standard model of cosmology, the ΛCDM model, into a crisis. In a new

Scientists Digitally Unfold 300-Year-Old Sealed Letters 2021-03-03 16:04:49Using a highly sensitive X-ray microtomography scanner, a team of researchers has scanned four unopened letters from the Brienne Collection, a 17th-ce

Male Superb Lyrebirds Imitate Alarm Calls of Mobbing 2021-03-03 15:23:49During their song and dance displays, male superb lyrebirds (Menura novaehollandiae) create an elaborate acoustic illusion of a mixed-species flock of

Subseafloor Microbial Communities Survive on Products of Radioactive 2021-03-03 14:03:00Radionuclides are ubiquitous in sediment and rock, where their decay leads to the production of hydrogen and oxidized chemicals via radiolysis of wate

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3 Battery Innovations That Will Energize Our Future New! 2021-03-06 13:00:00These next-gen solutions will provide safer, more stable and longer-lasting power for everything from the energy grids to the phones in our pockets.

The Lost Stars From the Early Universe Still New! 2021-03-06 11:00:00The earliest stars were different than the ones we see in the sky today. That’s what makes them so hard to find.

The Amazon Rainforest Could Die in Your Lifetime 2021-03-05 15:00:00Climate change, fires and deforestation create a perfect storm that will destroy the Amazon in about 40 years.

How Mount Tambora and Other Volcanic Eruptions Inspired 2021-03-05 13:00:00Dramatic sunsets after volcanic eruptions resonated with artists like William Turner, Caspar David Friedrich and Edvard Munch. Their paintings can pro

Are the Egyptian Pyramids Aligned with the Stars? 2021-03-05 11:00:00The ancient Egyptians watched Earth’s night sky closely and named constellations after their gods. But did the builders of the pyramids really m

What Did the Venus of Willendorf Originally Represent? 2021-03-05 10:00:00Similar Stone Age figurines of women with enlarged breasts, protruding stomachs and ample hips have been found across Europe and Eurasia. Their purpos

Life-Changing Online Therapy: 7 Points to Note Before 2021-03-05 01:00:00What is online therapy? How does it work? What are the key features? Where to get reliable and convenient help? Find out all about it & more here.

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Who Built Teotihuacan, One of the Largest and 2021-03-04 13:00:00Despite over a century of archaeological work, there are large gaps in our knowledge of this massive city and the people who lived there.

The Health Dangers of Chronic Dehydration 2021-03-04 09:00:00Not drinking enough water can cause detrimental effects on our cognitive functions, blood sugar regulation and overall wellbeing.

The Future of Bluetooth Hearing Aids: How LE 2021-03-04 01:00:00

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Ivermectin Does Not Alleviate Mild Covid-19 Symptoms, Study 2021-03-04 21:34:57Ivermectin, a drug typically used to treat parasitic worms, has been prescribed widely during the coronavirus pandemic, but rigorous data has been lac

One and Done: Why People Are Eager for 2021-03-04 20:07:19Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine is allowing states to rethink distribution, even as health officials and experts worry some will view i

Some Scientists Question W.H.O. Inquiry Into the Coronavirus 2021-03-04 19:23:36Those who still suspect the outbreak in China may have been caused by a lab leak or accident are pressing for an independent investigation.

How Do Blind Worms See the Color Blue? 2021-03-04 15:16:27Eyeless roundworms may have hacked other cellular warning systems to give themselves a form of color vision.

The Moon's Comet-Like Tail Shoots Beams Around the 2021-03-04 13:44:45“It almost seems like a magical thing,” said one of the astronomers involved in studying the lunar phenomenon.

Wyoming Coal Country Pivots, Reluctantly, to Wind 2021-03-04 13:35:14The tiny town of Rawlins will soon be home to one of the nation’s largest wind farms. But pride in the fossil fuel past remains a powerful force

New Technique Reveals Centuries of Secrets in Locked 2021-03-04 11:16:01M.I.T. researchers have devised a virtual-reality technique that lets them read old letters that were mailed not in envelopes but in the writing paper

Plan to Ditch the Mask After Vaccination? Not 2021-03-04 07:44:26It’s not clear how easily vaccinated people may spread the virus, but the answer to that question is coming soon. Until then, scientists urge ca

SpaceX's Starship SN10 Rocket Launched, Landed and Exploded 2021-03-04 03:55:28Two earlier flights of the Starship rocket crashed spectacularly. This one returned to the ground in one piece, then blew up.

Hunting for a Giant Black Hole, Astronomers Found 2021-03-03 18:41:30No Gargantua dwells at the heart of stellar cluster NGC 6397. Instead, a few dozen smaller black holes seem to be swarming around in there, throwing t

Delayed Skin Reactions Appear After Vaccine Shots 2021-03-03 18:27:49Doctors are reporting additional, minor symptoms that appear several days after people have received their shots.

Fauci Is Giving His Coronavirus Model to the 2021-03-03 17:13:46Dr. Anthony S. Fauci’s donation of his 3-D virus model to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History comes as museums are worki

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NASA's Perseverance drives on Mars' terrain for first 2021-03-05 16:36:13The first trek of NASA's largest, most advanced rover yet on the Red Planet marks a major milestone before science operations get under way.

New potential for functional recovery after spinal cord 2021-03-05 13:37:29Researchers have successfully reprogrammed a glial cell type in the central nervous system into new neurons to promote recovery after spinal cord inju

Uncovering hidden forever chemicals 2021-03-05 13:37:26Researchers found large quantities of previously undetectable compounds from the family of chemicals known as PFAS in six watersheds on Cape Cod using

Novel urine test developed to diagnose human kidney 2021-03-05 13:37:24Investigators proposes a new, noninvasive way to test for transplant rejection using exosomes -- tiny vesicles containing mRNA -- from urine samples.

Small volcanic lakes tapping giant underground reservoirs 2021-03-05 13:37:16In its large caldera, Newberry volcano (Oregon, USA) has two small volcanic lakes, one fed by volcanic geothermal fluids (Paulina Lake) and one by gas

How does your brain process emotions? Answer could 2021-03-05 13:37:13New research finds that specific regions of the brain respond to emotional stimuli related to loneliness and wisdom in opposing ways.

Comet Catalina suggests comets delivered carbon to rocky 2021-03-05 13:37:10Comet Catalina is helping explain more about our own origins as it becomes apparent that comets like Catalina could have been an essential source of c

After old age, intellectual disability is greatest risk 2021-03-05 12:38:09A study of national data shows the devastating impact the pandemic has had on those with intellectual disabilities and their caregivers.

Making sense of commotion under the ocean to 2021-03-05 12:38:05Researchers have developed a new method for detecting small earthquake tremors and successfully applied it to the Nankai Trough, Japan. The technique

The gut mycobiome influences the metabolism of processed 2021-03-05 12:38:02Studies of the microbiome in the human gut have largely overlooked non-bacterial microbes: viruses, protists, archaea and fungi. Now research in mice

Tantalizing signs of phase-change 'turbulence' in RHIC collisions 2021-03-05 12:37:58A new analysis of collisions conducted at different energies at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) shows tantalizing signs of a critical point

Controlling adhesions in the abdomen 2021-03-05 11:35:15Adhesions are scars in the abdomen, which can occur after surgery, often have serious consequences. Now, researchers have discovered how such adhesion