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Paleontologists Find Fossil of 70-Million-Year-Old Polar Raptor New! 2020-07-08 15:29:13Paleontologists have uncovered the fossilized jawbone of a juvenile dromaeosaurid (raptor) dinosaur that lived 70 million years ago in what is now nor

New Device Harnesses Solar Energy to Purify Water New! 2020-07-08 14:00:27A team of scientists at the University of Science and Technology of China has developed an efficient and sustainable hierarchical steam generator that

Homo erectus Had Stocky Body Shape 2020-07-08 11:36:58An international team of researchers has created the first 3D reconstruction of the ribcage of the Turkana Boy, a skeleton of the juvenile Homo erectu

New Research Helps Explain Peculiar Orbits and Clustering 2020-07-08 11:16:53Our Solar System contains a large population of icy bodies stretching well beyond the orbit of Neptune. These objects are remnants from the early form

One Dog Year Is Not Equivalent to Seven 2020-07-08 09:21:27The conventional wisdom that every year in a dog’s life equates to seven human years is wrong, according to a paper published in the journal Cel

Earth’s Magnetic Field Can Switch Direction 10 Times 2020-07-07 14:56:50Changes in the direction of Earth’s internally generated magnetic field may take place 10 times faster than previously thought, according to new

White Dwarfs are Primary Source of Carbon in 2020-07-07 11:56:16Astronomers have analyzed a few carbon-oxygen white dwarfs in Milky Way’s old open clusters, and their findings help shed new light on the origi

Archaeologists Find 1,900-Year-Old Leather Toy Mouse 2020-07-07 11:42:45Archaeologists have found a toy mouse at the site of Vindolanda, an ancient Roman military fort and settlement on Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberla

Tiny Dinosaur Relative Roamed Triassic Madagascar 2020-07-07 09:30:07A new genus and species of ornithodiran — an early relative of dinosaurs and pterosaurs — that lived around 237 million years ago (Triassi

Study: Staring at Deep Red Light Can Improve 2020-07-07 08:24:12Looking at 670-nm red light for three minutes a day can significantly improve cone color contrast sensitivity (the ability to detect colors) and rod s

Archaeologists Confirm Site of Genghis Khan’s Winter Base 2020-07-06 13:31:33Avraga, a Mongol Empire site located in an open steppe environment along the Avraga River in east-central Mongolia, was the winter base camp (orduM

New Oval-Shaped Feature Spotted on Jupiter: Clyde’s Spot 2020-07-06 13:09:21An astronomer from South Africa has discovered a new ‘white oval’ in the southern hemisphere of the gas giant Jupiter. The new oval-shaped

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The Expedition to Heaven on Earth 2020-06-30 18:30:00At the top of Everest, where the ground juts up toward space, the highest-altitude weather stations are now taking stock of our changing planet.

Pregnant During the Pandemic: How Does COVID-19 Affect 2020-06-30 17:00:00Several research groups are still trying to tease out the long-term consequences.

The U.S. Isn’t in a Second Wave of 2020-06-30 16:30:00The U.S. as a whole is facing a huge surge in coronavirus cases, but the differences between states like New York and Florida are striking.

Vibrators Had a Long History as Medical Quackery 2020-06-30 16:10:00In the 1930s, a vibrator was just another household appliance.

The Strange Case of the Homeopathic Sex Enhancer 2020-06-30 16:00:00A retracted paper points to a strange story of homeopathy rebranded.

What Is Dexamethasone? About the Life-Saving Drug Repurposed 2020-06-30 13:15:00Preliminary results of a study show dexamethasone improves survival more effectively than remdesivir among severely ill COVID-19 patients.

How Enceladus Got Its Stripes 2020-06-30 09:00:00Saturn's moon Enceladus has a pole covered in stripes. Why are they only found in the South Pole and what does that mean for the potential liquid wat

This Online Dashboard Reveals Our Carbon Dioxide Emissions 2020-06-30 06:00:00It's hard to reduce carbon emissions without knowing how well your efforts are working. Now a new initiative reveals global emissions in near-real ti

Penguin’s CBD Gummies Taste Delicious and Work Wonders 2020-06-30 01:00:00

How Much Do Orthodontics Cost? A Complete Guide 2020-06-29 01:00:00

These DIY Science Projects Let You Help Real-World 2020-06-28 16:00:00At-home science projects can teach you how to build the research tools to participate in citizen science and solve problems.

Are There Purposeless Behaviors? 2020-06-27 19:00:00Are habits goal-free behaviors, or does every habit actually serve a purpose?

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. and Global News 2020-07-07 18:37:09President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, who has been a skeptic of antivirus precautions, tested positive. City halls across the U.S. are finding ways to r

Scrutinizing SpaceX, NASA Overlooked Some Boeing Software Problems 2020-07-07 18:30:21The agency identified the causes of mishaps in orbit during an uncrewed test flight of its Starliner spacecraft in December.

W.H.O. to Review Evidence of Airborne Transmission of 2020-07-07 17:38:47The World Health Organization plans to update its advice after hundreds of experts urged the agency to reconsider the risk of aerosol transmission.

Trump Falsely Claims ‘99 Percent’ of Virus Cases 2020-07-07 17:36:17The president dismissed the severity of the pandemic, downplaying the effect of the disease even as infections surge across the Sunbelt and rebound in

Patient Is Reported Free of H.I.V., but Scientists 2020-07-07 17:15:21Brazilian scientists say the man no longer shows signs of the infection after taking a powerful drug cocktail. But the preliminary results require con

239 Experts With One Big Claim: The Coronavirus 2020-07-07 16:59:27The W.H.O. has resisted mounting evidence that viral particles floating indoors are infectious, some scientists say. The agency maintains the research

Airborne Coronavirus: What You Should Do Now 2020-07-07 16:51:27How to protect yourself from a virus that may be floating indoors? Better ventilation, for starters. And keep wearing those masks.

‘It Will Consume Your Life’: 4 Families Take 2020-07-07 16:37:39Confronted by illnesses that most scientists overlook, these families had to work out their own approaches to find treatments.

Intense Arctic Wildfires Set a Pollution Record 2020-07-07 15:59:48High temperatures and dry soil mean ideal conditions for fires. Blazes in June produced more carbon emissions than any other fires in almost two decad

Live Coronavirus Updates: Miami Reverses Course on Reopening 2020-07-07 05:15:09Texas and Idaho set daily records for new cases. Two Texas sheriffs say they won’t enforce the governor’s order requiring residents to wea

Could You Make a Snowball of Neutrinos? 2020-07-07 02:30:12You’ll need more than a few — say, 300 decillion. And good luck trying to throw it.

Bubonic Plague Found in a Herder in Inner 2020-07-06 20:50:07A city put control measures in place after one confirmed case of the disease, which caused the Black Death in the Middle Ages.

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Lung, immune function in kids could protect from New! 2020-07-08 15:55:28Differences in lung physiology and immune function in children could be why they are more often spared from severe illness associated with COVID-19 th

Stress testing 'coral in a box' New! 2020-07-08 15:55:26Coral death is impacting oceans worldwide as a consequence of climate change. The concern is that corals cannot keep pace with the rate of ocean warmi

Fossil jawbone from Alaska is a rare case New! 2020-07-08 15:06:11A small piece of fossil jawbone from Alaska represents a rare example of juvenile dromaeosaurid dinosaur remains from the Arctic, according to a new s

Naturally perforated shells one of the earliest adornments New! 2020-07-08 15:06:09Ancient humans deliberately collected perforated shells in order to string them together as beads, according to a new study.

'Bystander Effect' not exclusive to humans New! 2020-07-08 15:06:08A rat is less likely to help a trapped companion if it is with other rats that aren't helping, according to new research that showed the social psych

How good gut bacteria help reduce the risk New! 2020-07-08 15:06:06Scientists have discovered that one of the good bacteria found in the human gut has a benefit that has remained unrecognized until now: the potential

COVID-19 brain complications found across the globe New! 2020-07-08 15:05:50Cases of brain complications linked to COVID-19 are occurring across the globe, a new review has shown. The research found that strokes, delirium and

Researchers propose novel approach to limit organ damage New! 2020-07-08 13:59:50In a new paper, researchers propose that controlling the local and systemic inflammatory response in COVID-19 may be as important as anti-viral and ot

Supergenes play a larger role in evolution than 2020-07-08 12:53:57Large blocks of 'plug and play' genes play a super-sized role in adaption-and may help fill lingering gaps in Darwin's theories.

Physicists use oscillations of atoms to control a 2020-07-08 12:53:55The goal of ''Femtochemistry'' is to film and control chemical reactions with short flashes of light. Using consecutive laser pulses, atomic bonds

Learning more about particle collisions with machine learning 2020-07-08 12:53:52A team of scientists has devised a machine learning algorithm that calculates, with low computational time, how the ATLAS detector in the Large Hadron

The best (and worst) materials for masks 2020-07-08 12:53:50It's intuitive and scientifically shown that wearing a face covering can help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. But no