WHY UNIQUE FINCHES KEEP THEIR HEADS OF MANY COLORS

There appears to be an underlying selection mechanism at work among Gouldian finches - a mechanism that allows this species to produce...

BACTERIA REVEAL STRONG INDIVIDUALITY WHEN NAVIGATING A MAZE

Researchers demonstrate that genetically identical cells exhibit differing responses in their motility towards chemical attractants....

 
 
 

NANOCOMPONENT IS A QUANTUM LEAP

Researchers have developed a nanocomponent that emits light particles carrying quantum information. Less than one-tenth the width of...

HOW 'SUPERBUG' E. COLI CLONES TAKE OVER HUMAN GUT

A 'superbug' clone of E. coli has evolved to prevent itself from becoming so dominant that it could potentially wipe out the bacteria...

 
 
 

A NEW WINDOW INTO MACAQUE BRAIN CONNECTIONS

Researchers can now see how the two sides of the living brain mirror each other thanks to a new combination-imaging technique. The...

WATER WALKING: THE NEW MODE OF ROCK SKIPPING

Researchers not only reveal the physics of how elastic spheres interact with water, but they also lay the foundation for the future...

 
 
 

CONTROLLING INSTABILITIES GIVES CLOSER LOOK AT CHEMISTRY FROM HYPERSONIC VEHICLES

While studying the chemical reactions that occur in the flow of gases around a vehicle moving at hypersonic speeds, researchers use...

DENGUE MOSQUITO IS QUEENSLAND'S BIGGEST THREAT FOR SPREADING ZIKA VIRUS

Researchers have found that the dengue fever mosquito common to north and central Queensland poses the greatest danger of spreading...

 
 
 

NEW WAY TO 'SEE' OBJECTS ACCELERATES THE FUTURE OF SELF-DRIVING CARS

Researchers have discovered a simple, cost-effective, and accurate new method for equipping self-driving cars with the tools needed...

EXPERIENCES OF 'ULTIMATE REALITY' OR 'GOD' CONFER LASTING BENEFITS TO MENTAL HEALTH

In a survey of thousands of people who reported having experienced personal encounters with God, researchers report that more than...

 
 
 

A GLOBAL DATABASE OF WOMEN SCIENTISTS IS DIVERSIFYING THE FACE OF SCIENCE

Underrepresentation of women scientists in the public sphere perpetuates the stereotype of the white male scientist and fails both...

CARBON DIOXIDE FROM SILICON VALLEY AFFECTS THE CHEMISTRY OF MONTEREY BAY

Elevated concentrations of carbon dioxide in air flowing out to sea from Silicon Valley and the Salinas Valley could increase the amount...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS PROPOSE NEW THEORY ON ALZHEIMER'S, AMYLOID CONNECTION

'Is amyloid precursor protein the mastermind behind Alzheimer's or is it just an accomplice?' Researchers devised a multi-functional...

LARGEST COLLECTION OF CORAL REEF MAPS EVER MADE

Scientists offer a new way to accurately map coral reefs using a combination of Earth-orbiting satellites and field observations. This...

 
 
 

GOOD MOUSEKEEPING: EN SUITE BATHROOM MAKES FOR HAPPIER MICE

Mice have a strong preference to nest away from their own waste, new research has found. The study showed that mice who were housed...

PROOFREADING THE BOOK OF LIFE: GENE EDITING MADE SAFER

Scientists describe a method of rendering the gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 'immunosilent,' potentially allowing the editing and repair...

 
 
 

WHEN DESIGNING CLINICAL TRIALS FOR HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE, FIRST ASK THE EXPERTS

Progress in understanding the genetic mutation responsible for Huntington's disease and at least some molecular underpinnings of the...

EATING ELDERBERRIES CAN HELP MINIMIZE INFLUENZA SYMPTOMS

Compounds from elderberries can directly inhibit the virus's entry and replication in human cells, and can help strengthen a person's...

 
 
 

HOW FISH BRAIN CELLS REACT TO ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Researchers have studied the regenerative capacity of zebrafish brain in single cell resolution with the aim of developing novel strategies...

THE BUZZ ABOUT BUMBLE BEES ISN'T GOOD

While many scientists are focused on the decline of honey bees, relatively few study bumble bees. The good news is that a new study...

 
 
 



NBA playoffs 2019: Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard eliminates Thunder with...

NBA playoffs 2019: Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard eliminates Thunder with Game 5 buzzer beater

Damian Lillard delivered in a big way for the Trail Blazers on Tuesday. Read more ...

Judge sets rules for release of video evidence in Robert Kraft prostitution case

Judge sets rules for release of video evidence in Robert Kraft prostitution case

If the decision stands, the video will eventually be made public. Read more ...

24-year-old Wisconsin man comes forward as $768M Powerball winner

24-year-old Wisconsin man comes forward as $768M Powerball winner

Before winning the lottery jackpot, the man said his biggest financial concern was saving at least $1,000 in his bank account. Read more ...

8 injured as car deliberately hits pedestrians in Sunnyvale

8 injured as car deliberately hits pedestrians in Sunnyvale

Authorities say eight people have been injured after a motorist appeared to deliberately plow into them in Sunnyvale. Read more ...

NFL trade rumors: Seahawks send Frank Clark to Chiefs

NFL trade rumors: Seahawks send Frank Clark to Chiefs

The 25-year-old, slated to earn $17 million in 2019, is coming off his most productive season in which he registered a career-high 13 sacks. Read more ...

NBA playoffs wrap 2019: Raptors, 76ers advance with blowout wins

NBA playoffs wrap 2019: Raptors, 76ers advance with blowout wins

Both sides were upset in Game 1, but won four straight to eliminate their opponents. Read more ...

Prince Louis poses for 1st birthday portraits taken by Duchess Kate

Prince Louis poses for 1st birthday portraits taken by Duchess Kate

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge release official portraits of Prince Louis, taken by Duchess Kate, to mark the young royal's first birthday. Read more ...

Harris wants out if Elway doesn't meet contract hopes

Harris wants out if Elway doesn't meet contract hopes

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Denver Broncos star cornerback Chris Harris Jr. told The Associated Press on Tuesday night that he wants to be traded if general manager John Elway doesn't... Read more ...

Murray scored 23 in Nuggets' 108-90 romp of Spurs

Murray scored 23 in Nuggets' 108-90 romp of Spurs

DENVER - Jamal Murray's 23 points led six Nuggets in double figures and Denver routed the San Antonio Spurs 108-90 Tuesday night to move within one win of their first playoff... Read more ...

Sharks rally from down 3 in 3rd, beat Vegas in OT in Game 7

Sharks rally from down 3 in 3rd, beat Vegas in OT in Game 7

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Barclay Goodrow scored 18:19 into overtime to send San Jose into the second round of the playoffs with a wild 5-4 win in Game 7 on Tuesday night. Read more ...