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Dwarf Galago Feared Extinct Rediscovered in Kenya 2020-02-26 16:25:13A nocturnal primate called the Taita Mountain dwarf galago (Paragalago sp.) has been rediscovered by a team of researchers from the University of Hels

Biologists Discover Animal that Lacks Mitochondrial Genome, Doesn’t 2020-02-26 13:50:36An international team of biologists has discovered that a tiny parasite of salmon called Henneguya salminicola has no mitochondrial genome and thus ha

Study: Adults Don’t Need Tetanus or Diphtheria Booster 2020-02-26 11:19:03According to a paper published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, adults do not need tetanus or diphtheria boosters if they’ve already

Astronomers Observe Hundreds of Protoplanetary Disks in Orion 2020-02-26 09:34:22Using NSF’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) and the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers have captured images

110-Million-Year-Old Fossilized Plant Gum Found 2020-02-26 08:55:11Paleontologists in Brazil have found thin bands of fossil gum — the first occurrence in the fossil record — inside 110-million-year-old (C

Cat-Specific Music Can Lower Stress-Related Behaviors in Cats 2020-02-25 15:09:08Adding feline-specific music to veterinary offices as environmental enrichment could provide great value to the cat’s welfare in the clinic, to

Paleontologists Find One-Billion-Year-Old Green Seaweed Fossils 2020-02-25 14:10:26Paleontologists have discovered the microscopic fossilized remains of green seaweed near Dalian in the Liaoning province of northern China. The microf

NASA’s InSight Mission to Mars Releases Preliminary Results 2020-02-25 11:34:36More than a year after NASA’s Mars InSight lander touched down in ‘Homestead hollow,’ a sand-filled impact crater on the western sid

XMM-Newton Detects X-ray Superflare from Ultracool Dwarf 2020-02-25 09:24:12Using data from the European Photon Imaging Camera (EPIC) onboard ESA’s XMM-Newton X-ray observatory, astronomers have detected for the first ti

Olive Oil-Rich Diet May Extend Lifespan, Help Mitigate 2020-02-25 07:42:35Olive oil in the Mediterranean diet may hold the key to improving lifespan and mitigating aging-related diseases, according to a new study by research

Astronomers Snap New Images of Huge Asteroid Pallas 2020-02-24 14:27:56Astronomers using the Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet Research (SPHERE) imager, an instrument installed on ESO’s Very Large Telesco

Study: Bumblebees Recognize Objects through Sight and Touch 2020-02-24 14:01:58In a study published this month in the journal Science, a team of researchers from Queen Mary University of London and Macquarie University found that

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Vaping Harms the Oral Microbiome, Making E-Cigarette Users 2020-02-26 17:23:00A new study links vaping to oral microbiome changes and higher rates of gum disease.

Strong North Atlantic Storm Sucks up Saharan Sand 2020-02-26 15:00:00Along the way, the sand and dust streamed across the Canary Islands, causing chaos.

What Do Electrolyte Supplements Really Do for Athletes? 2020-02-26 14:45:00For athletes worried about being over- or under-hydrated, watching water intake levels is probably more effective than taking electrolytes.

First Results From the Moon's Far Side 2020-02-26 14:00:00Based on data from China’s Yutu-2 rover, our satellite is deeply covered in fluffy moon dust across its surface.

Katherine Johnson: NASA mathematician and much-needed role model 2020-02-26 01:00:00Looking back on the life of Katherine Johnson.

How Big Is the Milky Way? 2020-02-25 19:00:00Our home galaxy is bigger than previously thought.

African Americans Are at Higher Risk for Alzheimer’s, 2020-02-25 12:00:00African Americans face higher risks for many diseases. This is partly due to poverty, discrimination and lack of access to care. But there may be some

Most Adults Don't Need to Get Routine Boosters 2020-02-25 10:45:00Adults who were fully immunized as children are protected against tetanus and diphtheria — and do not need booster shots.

California's Snowpack Shrivels, Raising Fears of Future Wildfires 2020-02-24 12:00:00Meanwhile, the Colorado Rockies have so far received a bounty of snow. But new research portends a dry future ahead for 40 million people in the weste

Food Waste Is a Serious Problem. Here Are 2020-02-24 11:05:00A third of all food produced is lost or wasted. Here are some strategies to waste less food in your home.

NASA's InSight Lander Detects Hundreds of 'Marsquakes,' Proving 2020-02-24 11:00:00The first working seismometer on Mars has detected 174 marsquakes in just 10 months. The results confirm that the Red Planet is both seismically and v

How Do Black Holes Form? 2020-02-23 10:00:00Some black holes form when a massive star collapses into itself. But many mysteries still remain around these strange objects.

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Coronavirus Patient in California Was Not Tested for 2020-02-27 09:56:01Doctors suspected infection with the virus, but the patient did not fit the federal criteria for testing.

Coronavirus Live Updates: New Cases Light Up the 2020-02-27 09:40:52The pathogen has now invaded 47 countries, with California and Germany recording the first cases with no obvious source of transmission.

An Orbital Rendezvous Demonstrates a Space Junk Solution 2020-02-27 09:04:04Two satellites docked together high above Earth on Tuesday, successfully extending the life of one that was running out of fuel.

In U.S. and Germany, Community Transmission Is Now 2020-02-27 08:05:59Three cases have emerged that suggest the possible beginning of a worrisome trend.

U.S. Soldier Tests Positive for Virus in South 2020-02-27 08:04:39The soldier, the first U.S. service member known to be infected, has been quarantined in his off-base residence, the military said.

As New Cases Surge, Businesses Face Grim Fallout 2020-02-27 08:03:40With four fatalities in Iran and a spike in infections in South Korea, concerns about the virus’s effect on the global economy intensified.

Coronavirus in California: C.D.C. Confirms Possible Community Transmission 2020-02-27 07:51:37A case in California may be the first infection without a known link to travel abroad.

Most Coronavirus Cases Are Mild. That’s Good and 2020-02-27 06:35:41More than 80 percent of confirmed coronavirus cases are not severe, according to a large Chinese study. But mild symptoms could also make the epidemic

How to Prepare for Coronavirus 2020-02-27 06:08:30Wash your hands. Keep a supply of medicines. Get a flu shot. Experts offer practical tips on how to get ready for an outbreak.

Hundreds Confined to Tenerife Hotel for 14 Days 2020-02-27 02:51:17“I can’t wait to leave,” said a British guest of the hotel in the Canary Islands. At least 13 people have now tested positive for th

They Were Infected With the Coronavirus. They Never 2020-02-26 21:26:08Even asymptomatic people who are infected may be able to spread the virus. But people without symptoms are rarely tested.

C.D.C. Officials Warn of Coronavirus Outbreaks in the 2020-02-26 20:23:39Clusters of infection are likely in American communities, health officials said. Some lawmakers questioned whether the nation is prepared.

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Skin and non-adhesive cells found to play pivotal 2020-02-27 16:05:56Human fingers are sculpted from a primitive pad-like structure during embryonic development. Sometimes, this process goes awry and babies are born wit

Polymers get caught up in love-hate chemistry of 2020-02-27 16:05:52Researchers have achieved a rare look at the inner workings of polymer self-assembly at an oil-water interface to advance materials for neuromorphic c

Thinning, prescribed burns protected forests during the massive 2020-02-27 16:05:48In the first major study following the devastating 2014 Carlton Complex fire in north central Washington, researchers from the University of Washingto

Distrust of past experience may underlie obsessive-compulsive symptoms 2020-02-27 14:43:20People with higher obsessive-compulsive symptoms may place less trust in their past experience, leading to increased uncertainty, indecisiveness, and

Using a cappella to explain speech and music 2020-02-27 14:43:17Speech and music are two fundamentally human activities that are decoded in different brain hemispheres. A new study used a unique approach to reveal

Environmental damage to coral reefs in South China 2020-02-27 14:43:15New research reveals the unseen environmental damage being done to coral reefs in the hotly contested South China Sea, as China and other nations jost

How caloric restriction prevents negative effects of aging 2020-02-27 14:42:59If you want to reduce levels of inflammation throughout your body, delay the onset of age-related diseases, and live longer -- eat less food. That's

How green space can reduce violent crime 2020-02-27 14:42:53Researchers identified patterns that can inform public policy, guide urban design and promote neighborhoods that are safe and low in crime.

How door-to-door canvassing slowed an epidemic 2020-02-27 14:42:51Liberia was the epicenter of a high-profile Ebola outbreak in 2014-15, which led to more than 10,000 deaths in West Africa. But for all the devastatio

Octopus-inspired robot can grip, move, and manipulate a 2020-02-27 14:42:22Researchers have developed an octopus-inspired soft robotic arm that can grip, move, and manipulate a wide range of objects. Its flexible, tapered des

Tying up molecules as easily as you tie 2020-02-27 11:45:19Since the 1970s, scientists have been trying to knot molecules together to create new, custom-made mechanical properties, which will give rise to new

Roadmap to a win-win against invasive weeds 2020-02-27 11:45:15Researchers have created the world's first framework, to better guide the management of terrestrial invasive species.