HIGHER CONCENTRATION OF METAL IN MOON'S CRATERS PROVIDES NEW INSIGHTS TO ITS ORIGIN

Life on Earth would likely not be possible without the Moon; it keeps our planet's axis of rotation stable, which controls seasons...

DOES DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION FOR PARKINSON'S INCREASE RISK OF DEMENTIA?

There's good news for people with Parkinson's disease. A new study shows that deep brain stimulation may not increase the risk of developing...

 
 
 

WHY MEMORY-FORMING NEURONS ARE VULNERABLE TO ALZHEIMER'S

Scientists have used advanced technology to 'micro-dissect' the first brain cells to perish in Alzheimer's disease. The result is a...

KNOWLEDGE OF SEVERE STORM PATTERNS MAY IMPROVE TORNADO WARNINGS

A radar signature may help distinguish which severe storms are likely to produce dangerous tornadoes, potentially leading to more accurate...

 
 
 

A SHAKE-UP IN CELL CULTURING: FLAME STERILIZATION MAY AFFECT THE CULTURE

Researchers have found that flame-sterilizing shake-flasks, to avoid introducing microbial contaminants, considerably increases the...

WHY DO ARTERIES AGE? STUDY EXPLORES LINK TO GUT BACTERIA, DIET

Eat a slab of steak and your resident gut bacteria get to work immediately to break it down. But new research shows that a metabolic...

 
 
 

MATERIAL RESEARCH: NEW CHEMISTRY FOR ULTRA-THIN GAS SENSORS

The application of zinc oxide layers in industry is manifold and ranges from the protection of degradable goods to the detection of...

SCIENTISTS USE A TEFLON PIPE TO MAKE A CHEAP, SIMPLE REACTOR FOR SILICA PARTICLE SYNTHESIS

The synthesis of silica particles, used in bioimaging and drug delivery, could become considerably cheaper and more efficient by adopting...

 
 
 

BUILDING A HARDER DIAMOND

Scientists create a theoretical carbon-based material that would be even harder than diamond. This work may have industrial applications...

STUDY: 35 PERCENT OF EXCESS DEATHS IN PANDEMIC'S EARLY MONTHS TIED TO CAUSES OTHER THAN COVID-19

Since COVID-19's spread to the United States earlier this year, death rates in the U.S. have risen significantly. But deaths attributed...

 
 
 

A BINARY STAR AS A COSMIC PARTICLE ACCELERATOR

Scientists have identified the binary star Eta Carinae as a new kind of source for very high-energy cosmic gamma-radiation. Eta Carinae...

ELUCIDATING HOW ASYMMETRY CONFERS CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

New research categorizes the causes of structural asymmetry, some surprising, which underpin useful properties of crystals, including...

 
 
 

A SIMPLER WAY TO MAKE SENSORY HEARING CELLS

Scientists are whispering the secrets of a simpler way to generate the sensory cells of the inner ear. Their approach uses direct reprogramming...

ALARMING LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF INSECTICIDES WEAKEN ANT COLONIES

Scientists have shown how even low doses of neonicotinoid insecticides, as they may realistically occur in contaminated soils, adversely...

 
 
 

DIFFERENT TRACKS, SAME DINOSAURS: RESEARCHERS DIG DEEPER INTO DINOSAUR MOVEMENTS

Using X-ray-based technology, researchers uncover shared subsurface movement patterns between birds and dinosaurs, adding a new dimension...

ROLE MODELS HAVE MAJOR INFLUENCE ON FEMALE UNIVERSITY CHOICES

Women exposed to successful and charismatic role models are more likely to follow them in choosing a university major.

 
 
 

HIDDEN SOURCES OF MYSTERIOUS COSMIC NEUTRINOS SEEN ON EARTH

A new model points to the coronoe of supermassive black holes at the cores of active galaxies to help explain the excess neutrinos...

SCHOOL ABSENTEEISM HAS SURPRISING CONSEQUENCES FOR ADULTS

Kids who miss a lot of school from kindergarten to eighth grade may suffer unexpected costs as young adults, a new study finds. Researchers...

 
 
 

COVID-19: STUDY SHOWS VIRUS CAN INFECT HEART CELLS IN LAB DISH

A new study shows that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 , can infect heart cells in a lab dish, indicating it may be possible...

GEOLOGISTS IDENTIFY DEEP-EARTH STRUCTURES THAT MAY SIGNAL HIDDEN METAL LODES

Scientists have discovered previously unrecognized structural lines 100 miles or more down in the earth that appear to signal the locations...

 
 
 



Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman...

Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman surfaces

Graphic video involving police and a woman at the Miami airport quickly prompted rebuke among residents and a top law enforcement official. Read more ...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when she tried to take a picture

Officials said the woman approached the bison several times before it charged. Read more ...

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Gov. Diego Sinhue said drug gangs appear to have been involved. Read more ...

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

House Democrats on Wednesday passed a $1.5 trillion “green” infrastructure plan that would increase funding to fix US crumbling infrastructure while also adding funding for... Read more ...

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of President Trump's administration regarding asylum in the U.S. Read more ...

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

Firefighters said 69-year-old Donald Winters and his friends were preparing for a Fourth of July show for the weekend when something went wrong. Read more ...

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

San Francisco police say they will stop releasing the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public. Read more ...

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Election officials say a majority of voters have approved amendments to Russia's constitution, allowing President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036. Read more ...

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

For some, the sight of a snake slithering on the ground is scary enough, so how about one launching itself through the air? Read more ...

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

New York City lawmakers approved an austere budget early Wednesday that will shift $1 billion from policing to education and social services in the coming year. Read more ...