GROWINGYOURNEWSWEBSITE.COM: Latest News and Analysis 2019-08-15, 08:00

Scientists have even found microplastics in the Arctic

Microplastics are polluting tap water, the deep sea and now even remote corners of the Arctic. Scientists found concentrations of plastic in ice floes from the Fram Strait, the passage that connects the Arctic Ocean to the rest of...

Scientists have even found microplastics in the Arctic

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Scientists say atmosphere carrying microplastics to the Arctic Microscopic particles of plastic are entering the atmosphere and being dumped by snow, new research found. The study raises questions about the amoun...
2019-08-15, 00:00

Scientists Find Arctic Ocean Sea Ice Loaded With Microplastics At first glance, it looks like hard candy laced with flecks of fake fruit, or a third grader's art project confected from recycled debris. In reality...
2019-08-18, 23:16

Scientists find ‘very high’ levels of microplastics in Arctic ice Meaning microplastics are traveling through the very air we breathe. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.     ...
2019-08-14, 20:32

High concentrations of microplastics found in snow in Arctic and Alps Microplastics have been found in snow in some of the most remote parts of the world, including the Arctic and Alps, in an alarming new study into the...
2019-08-14, 21:32

More than 200 reindeer found dead of starvation in the Arctic, scientists say The cause of the reindeer deaths, according to the Norwegian Polar Institute, was starvation induced by altered conditions in the Arctic.  ...
2019-07-31, 20:48

Microplastics Are Blowing Into the Pristine Arctic In snow samples collected across the Arctic and Europe, researchers find tens of thousands of microplastic particles per liter of snow—even in remote...
2019-08-14, 22:00

Microplastics in the Arctic and the Alps may have blown in on the wind Microplastics have been found in the snow in remote areas, and they may have drifted in on the wind, raising questions about how much plastic we are ...
2019-08-15, 07:32

Microplastics ‘significantly contaminating the air’, scientists warn Discovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impactsAbundant levels of ...
2019-08-14, 21:00

'Punch in the gut' as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form ...
2019-08-14, 19:32

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists from 17 nations, including the United States, Russia and China, are preparing for a year-long mission to the central Arctic to study the i...
2019-07-04, 03:00

Scientists Track Arctic Fox That Walked 4,000 Km From Norway To Canada Just 21 days after leaving the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, an arctic fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, she made it to...
2019-07-03, 03:32

Ice Covering Arctic Ocean Disappearing Faster Than Normal, Say Scientists Ice covering the Arctic Ocean reached the second-lowest level recorded for this time of year after July temperatures spiked in areas around the North...
2019-07-20, 09:32

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively ...
2019-07-04, 01:16

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted Ice blocks frozen solid for thousands of years destabilized‘The climate is now warmer than at any time in last 5,000 years’Permafrost at outposts in ...
2019-06-18, 19:48

Arctic fox stuns scientists by traveling 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at her fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as she crossed Greenland.  ...
2019-07-02, 18:16

Arctic fox goes on epic 2,000-mile journey from Norway to Canada, leaving scientists stunned A 1-year-old arctic fox trekked more than 2,000 miles – forging across vast expanses of sea ice – from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, setting a ne...
2019-07-03, 02:32

First-ever beluga-narwhal hybrid found in the Arctic Thirty years ago, an Inuit man in west Greenland subsistence-hunting for whales shot a trio of strange cetaceans with front fins like belugas and tai...
2019-06-21, 22:48

32,000-Year-Old Adult Wolf's Head Found In Russian Arctic A first intact head of a gigantic adult wolf which died about 32,000 years ago and was preserved in permafrost has been found in the Russian Arctic, ...
2019-06-14, 16:00

Scientists found these old photographs contain metallic nanoparticles Enlarge / The earliest reliably dated photograph of people, taken by Louis Daguerre one spring morning in 1838. (credit: Public domain) Daguerreoty...
2019-06-13, 03:16

Scientists think they’ve found all the ‘missing’ iron in the universe These days, scientists think they have a pretty good idea of what the universe is made of. By detecting the telltale signatures of various elements i...
2019-07-11, 06:16

Scientists Say They Found A Cure For HIV In Some Mice; Humans Can Be Next Researchers say they have removed HIV from the DNA of mice, an achievement the scientists say could be an early step toward an elusive cure for human...
2019-07-05, 08:01

Scientists may have found one of the oldest Christian churches in the world Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world by using muon radiography to scan a mysterious subterranean building...
2019-07-11, 18:16

Scientists Found a Seriously Giant Parrot Fossil in New Zealand Scientists have uncovered evidence of an enormous parrot in New Zealand (of course). This Polly doesn’t want a cracker. This Polly wants a whole damn...
2019-08-07, 14:32

Scientists Say They've Found a New Organ in Skin That Processes Pain It’s not common that researchers discover what could be an entirely new part of the human body. But a team in Sweden claims to have uncovered an intr...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Scientists found the upper limit to human endurance, right before your body starts eating itself Shutterstock A new study says there is a definite limit to human endurance — beyond which our bodies start breaking down. For long-term levels...
2019-06-08, 01:00

More than 260 dolphins found stranded along the Gulf Coast since February. Scientists aren't sure why. More than 260 bottle nose dolphins have been founded stranded along the Northern Gulf of Mexico since Feb. 1, 2019.       &...
2019-06-17, 04:00

Scientists went to one of the world's most remote island atolls. They found 414 million pieces of plastic The amount of plastic pollution previously thought to exist around the world may be a dramatic underestimate — because the vast majority of plastic p...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Scientists Have Found Water Inside Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano. It Could Trigger Explosive Eruptions (HONOLULU) — For the first time in recorded history, a pond of water has been discovered inside the summit crater of Hawaii’s Kilauea vol...
2019-08-04, 01:00

Scientists found a billion-year-old fungus, and it could change our understanding of how life migrated to land Corentin Loron/University of Liege/Reuters Scientists discovered fossils of the oldest known fungus in the Canadian arctic. Fungi include mushrooms,...
2019-05-24, 00:48

Harvard Scientists Make 'Landmark' Discovery in Synthesizing Anti-Cancer Molecules Found in Sea Sponges Harvard and Japanese scientists say they’ve made a “landmark” discovery in cancer drug development. In a new study published Monday, they say they ha...
2019-06-18, 09:32

Tiny magnets could help rid the ocean of harmful microplastics Tiny magnetic coils can turn microplastics into carbon dioxide and water. The reaction could catch plastic in wastewater streams and stop it entering...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Americans consume an alarming amount of microplastics Americans consume tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year -- and that's just from the food we eat. Microplastics are also found i...
2019-06-06, 01:48

Coral species prefers microplastics to real food At least one coral species has a taste for microplastic pollution. According to a new study, the coral species Astrangia poculata prefers the tiny pl...
2019-06-27, 20:48

'Pieces of human society': deep ocean may be riddled with microplastics Quantity of particles hundreds of meters underwater off California is on par with Great Pacific Garbage Patch, study findsAnela Choy, a biological oc...
2019-06-06, 14:48

Arctic ice faces trouble from above and below For the longest time the story of ice melt has been about rising air temperatures. But what is happening under the sea ice? CNN's Arwa Damon heads ou...
2019-06-07, 13:48

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned are...
2019-07-22, 16:48

Arctic could have no ice in September, shocking study says A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase...
2019-08-15, 04:00

Trump reportedly wants to 'buy' Greenland. This is what it's like at the US's Arctic base there Preston Schlachter / North American Aerospace Defense Command / DVIDS US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to buy Greenland, The Wall St...
2019-08-17, 09:32

Navy’s 2nd Fleet is now operational, focused on the Arctic NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy says its newly revived 2nd Fleet now has enough staff to command ships in the increasingly competitive waters of th...
2019-05-30, 03:48

Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.  ...
2019-06-19, 08:00

An arctic fox walked 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada. Yes, that’s possible. Just 21 days after leaving Norway, the fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, it made it to Canada. The fox averaged nearly 30 ...
2019-07-03, 06:48

An entire Arctic ecosystem could vanish within the next decade The Barents Sea, home to a diverse array of wildlife, could be completely gone in just a few years – perhaps the most dramatic impact of climate chan...
2019-05-22, 10:32

Hot summers causing Arctic sinkholes: study Arctic sinkholes are appearing across the Canadian High Arctic as permafrost -- ice expected to be frozen year-round -- thaws and collapses due to cl...
2019-06-12, 06:32

During the Ice Age, Long-Legged Hyenas Prowled the Arctic A pair of fossilized teeth confirms the presence of hyenas north of the Arctic circle during the last Ice Age. The discovery fills an important fossi...
2019-06-19, 00:48

Wildfires are raging in the Arctic after an unprecedented heatwave The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turn...
2019-07-20, 06:32

Evgenia Arbugaeva's best photograph: an Arctic childhood ‘Tanya put on her favourite dress, wandered to the sea, and a dog started following her. There are lots of strays in Tiksi – people left their pets d...
2019-06-20, 11:48

RPT-Equinor drills dry well in Norwegian Arctic area Equinor has drilled a dry well near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Monday, in an area ne...
2019-06-17, 11:32

Underwater Fortress Found: Ancient Fort Linked to Bloody Biblical Battles Found Off Coast of Israel Underwater archaeology is helping to transform our knowledge of the ancient world. In Israel, maritime archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-ol...
2019-06-01, 22:32

Bone-crushing hyenas lived in Canada's Arctic during the last Ice Age During the last ice age, bone-crushing hyenas stalked the snowy Canadian Arctic, likely satisfying their meat cravings by hunting herds of caribou an...
2019-06-19, 06:32

Arctic Norway island wants to be ‘time-free’ during summer COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Residents on an Arctic Norwegian island with 69 days of constant light in the summer say they want to go “time-free&...
2019-06-19, 16:16

Arctic permafrost is going through a rapid meltdown — 70 years early In the Canadian Arctic, layers of permafrost that scientists expected to remain frozen for at least 70 years have already begun thawing. The once-fro...
2019-06-14, 20:00

UPDATE 1-Equinor's Norwegian Arctic exploration well proves to be dry Equinor's exploration well drilled near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic has proved to be dry, Norway's Petroleum Directorate said on M...
2019-06-17, 14:16

Germany's Maas tours Canada's melting Arctic Visiting Canada's melting Arctic, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said Europe had an "extraordinary" task to slash fossil fuel emissions. If i...
2019-08-16, 19:32

Warming Arctic to blame for increase in extreme weather New models suggest a warming Arctic is influencing the behavior of the jet stream and encouraging extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere, ...
2019-05-30, 04:00

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Cana...
2019-05-22, 20:16

'Unprecedented': more than 100 Arctic wildfires burn in worst ever season Huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska are producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from spaceThe Arctic is suffering its worst wildfire seas...
2019-07-31, 18:48

First battery-powered cruise ship sails for the Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurt...
2019-07-02, 00:48

Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and OctoberArctic wildfires, some t...
2019-07-12, 19:32

Alaskans find more dead seals along warming Arctic Sea At least 60 dead seals have been discovered along beaches of the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska, and scientists are trying to dete...
2019-06-13, 04:48

A Weather Station Above the Arctic Circle Hit 94.6 Degrees Fahrenheit Amid the hottest month in recorded history, some records still stand out as absolutely jaw dropping. That’s definitely true of a measurement made in ...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Bolton: Coast Guard to help reassert US leadership in Arctic NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton has told 240 new Coast Guard Academy graduates they will help lead the way in ...
2019-05-22, 18:48

Landslides have increased by 6000 per cent on an Arctic island The landscape of Banks Island in the far north of Canada is being reshaped by global warming-triggered land slumps, and the situation is set to get m...
2019-05-22, 10:32

No Plans for Aerial Survey of Arctic Refuge, Company Says The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sol...
2019-07-08, 21:48

Lamborghini Takes 7 Huracan EVOs On An Expedition Above The Arctic Circle Lamborghini has announced adding Norway to its list of most spectacular places and roads in the world to discover as part of its expedition series, L...
2019-07-31, 19:48

Fantastic arctic fox: animal walks 3,500km from Norway to Canada Epic journey by female fox includes fastest movement rate for species ever recordedAn arctic fox has walked more than 3,500km (2,000 miles) from Norw...
2019-07-02, 06:32

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole y...
2019-07-12, 14:32

U.S. vows first oil lease sale in Alaska arctic refuge this year The U.S. Interior Department plans to move ahead this year with its first oil and gas lease sale on the ecologically sensitive but presumably petrole...
2019-05-31, 02:32

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up ...
2019-05-22, 10:32

'It's getting warmer, wetter, wilder': the Arctic town heating faster than anywhere In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. Will the rest of the planet heed ...
2019-07-01, 19:00

Arctic wildfires continue to burn, releasing record amounts of CO2 Wildfires are raging across the Arctic as warm, dry conditions persist across the region. Satellite images have revealed wildfires burning in Alaska,...
2019-07-31, 21:16

Polar cruise boom harming the Arctic, explorer warns German adventurer Arved Fuchs says he has seen Inuit villages flooded with gawping tourists – ‘Party ships have no place here’One of the world’s lead...
2019-08-13, 07:00

Lightning Struck Near the North Pole as the Arctic Continues to Unravel In the scheme of things, a freak lightning storm near the North Pole probably isn’t the biggest concern about the rapidly warming Arctic. But it’s ye...
2019-08-13, 02:32

World's First Battery-Powered Cruise Ship To Sail For The Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurt...
2019-07-01, 16:32

Greenland Was on Fire This Week Amid 'Unprecedented' Arctic Burn Two years ago, Greenland lit ablaze. It was weird, and a harbinger of things to come on our changing planet. It just didn’t seem like they would come...
2019-07-12, 21:16

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to impro...
2019-05-25, 16:32

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow Experts are meeting in Germany for ten days of U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing pressure for governments to take faster action to cur...
2019-06-18, 00:32

Satellite Images Show Vast Swaths of the Arctic On Fire Vast stretches of Earth’s northern latitudes are on fire right now. Hot weather has engulfed a huge portion of the Arctic, from Alaska to Greenland t...
2019-07-19, 01:32

Arctic Race: Penultimate stage ‘ideally suited’ for Lutsenko "Astana’s Alexey Lutsenko may be nine seconds down to cycling’s ‘Mr Everything’ Mathieu van der Poel at the halfway mark of the four-day Arctic Race ...
2019-08-17, 13:00

NORTHCOM commander warns the Arctic is an 'avenue of approach' for Russia The Arctic could be a key avenue for Russian cruise missiles, and the military must engage in the region to protect against it, according to a top U....
2019-07-23, 03:16

‘Unprecedented’ wildfires in the Arctic emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires in the Arctic last month emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) as all of Sweden does in a year, according to the World Meteorological Organi...
2019-07-21, 14:48

New Footage Shows Just How Alarmingly Fast an Arctic Island Is Crumbling Into the Sea As temperatures skyrocket at the top of the world, coastlines are thawing and disintegrating into the ocean. While we think of this as a gradual proc...
2019-06-19, 15:32

Russia launches new nuclear-powered icebreaker in bid to open up Arctic Russia is overhauling ports as it readies for more traffic via Northern Sea Route due to warmer climate cycles Russia launched a nuclear-powered iceb...
2019-05-26, 10:32

An Arctic fox made an epic 4400-kilometre-long journey over sea ice In 2018, a satellite-tracked Arctic fox migrated across sea ice from Svalbard to northeast Canada – but repeat journeys may soon be impossible as the...
2019-06-27, 19:16

The U.S. Wanted to Hide Nukes in Arctic Ice Tunnels. The Plan Blew Up in Their Faces As far as these things go, Camp Century was a pretty good cover. It was nominally designed as an underground military research station, located about...
2019-05-21, 15:32

Traveller24.com | WATCH: Russia opens first train service to 'fascinating' Arctic The first tourist train travelling through Russia's Arctic region and on to Norway set off from Saint Petersburg station on Wednesday with 91 passeng...
2019-06-06, 12:48

Long Frozen Organisms in the Arctic Awakened, Hinting at Life on Other Planets In recent years, researchers have reawakened life in frozen organisms in the Arctic permafrost, bringing them back to life. ...
2019-07-08, 21:48

Riders observe minute's silence for Felice Gimondi at Arctic Race "Italian Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while s...
2019-08-17, 17:00

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted: study "What we saw was amazing," said Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any tim...
2019-06-19, 15:00

Siberian Wildfires and Heatwaves in Alaska: How the Arctic Is Nearing a Point of No Return Many of the globe’s far northern regions have been experiencing extreme weather events over the past two months. Plumes of smoke have been pick...
2019-08-03, 01:00

Arctic Marathoner Donates Amputated Toes For A Hotel's Infamous Cocktail Not all of them were going to make it home with him after he had to be evacuated from the Yukon Arctic Ultra by snowmobile in February 2018, sufferin...
2019-06-19, 03:16

Arctic fox sets record with epic 2,000-mile trek from Norway to Canada This stone cold fox just set a new land-speed record for the species by traveling more than 2,000 miles from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, accord...
2019-07-02, 17:48

Canada ratifies deal to prevent commercial fishing in High Arctic  No commercial fishing currently takes place in the High Arctic, but fish stocks are shifting and fishers and scientists have wondered what the northe...
2019-05-30, 02:16

An Arctic 'miracle': Icebreaker salvages lost recordings of Beluga whales A year-long recording of the songs of Beluga whales has been salvaged from the Arctic after the crew of a Swedish icebreaker chanced upon a research ...
2019-08-02, 20:16

Massive Arctic wildfires emitted more CO2 in June than Sweden does in an entire year Scientists say the smoke plumes, filled with megatons of tiny, harmful particles, could travel to other areas of the world and cause serious respirat...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ic...
2019-06-18, 15:16

Arctic fox travels 2,200 miles in 76 days from Norway to Canada — the fastest ever seen The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.   ...
2019-07-03, 22:32

200 reindeer died on an Arctic Island -- and researchers think climate change is to blame More than 200 reindeer have been found dead this summer in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard -- and climate change appears to be the killer, rese...
2019-08-01, 03:01

Skipping a flight might not save the Arctic, but it means you care | Oliver Burkeman There are no strictly rational grounds for making personal sacrifices for the climateIn 2005, the philosopher Walter Sinnott-Armstrong wrote a paper,...
2019-07-20, 00:16

Falih: Saudi Aramco extends offer to buy stake in Arctic LNG 2 - TASS Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said Saudi Aramco had extended its offer to join Russian gas producer Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project and that h...
2019-06-10, 11:01

TABLE-Two Arc7 Arctic LNG tankers start sea trials to join Yamal fleet A new Arc7 class ice-breaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker, the Nikolay Urvantsev, is undergoing sea trials, Refinitiv data shows, becoming the...
2019-06-18, 09:48

Explosion At Arctic Missile Testing Site Kills 5: Russia Nuclear Agency Russia's nuclear agency on Saturday said an explosion at an Arctic missile testing site had killed five of its staff after the military had put the t...
2019-08-10, 16:32

Alaska natives accuse White House of hiding Arctic oil impact information Alaska Natives and environmental groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, accusing it of concealing information about the effects of oil de...
2019-08-01, 00:01

Arctic fox travels record-setting 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.   ...
2019-07-03, 04:48

Watch: Exhausted Polar Bear Strays From Arctic Home, Seen In Russian City A starving polar bear has strayed hundreds of kilometres from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered, exhausted, into the major Russian industrial c...
2019-06-19, 10:48

Historic Europe Heat Wave Incinerates Records, May Speed Up Arctic Melt A historic heat wave is bringing unprecedented temperatures to Western Europe, and is poised to expand northeastward to Scandinavia and into the Arct...
2019-07-25, 06:48

From Abba to the Arctic Monkeys, the perfect pop songs have one thing in common | Hannah Jane Parkinson There is a reason radio edits last about three minutes: because that is how songs should have been bornI used to be a huge fan of Phil Spector. Then ...
2019-05-31, 11:00

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found f...
2019-06-08, 04:16

Plastic trash discovered in 'pristine' Arctic snow We've polluted the deepest oceans with plastic trash, now it's the Arctic's turn: Blown by the wind, 'microplastics' have be...
2019-08-15, 00:00

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambi...
2019-07-13, 00:48

Air Pollution Gets Into Your Brain, and Scientists Want to Know What It's Doing to You Outdoor air pollution causes millions of deaths each year—4.2 million premature deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization. Over tim...
2019-08-06, 22:32

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the...
2019-06-16, 08:16

How scientists could one day predict your memories Do you remember your first kiss? What about your grandma dying? Chances are you do, and that’s because emotional memories are at the core of our pers...
2019-07-19, 12:00

Scientists Think They Know Why So Many Meteorites Look Like Cones You might think of meteors as flashes in the sky that result in lumpy-looking meteorites on the ground. But not all meteorites are lumps. A substanti...
2019-07-24, 00:16

Schrödinger's cat could be saved, say scientists New research casts doubt on idea that a quantum jump is instant and unpredictableSchrödinger’s cat might not only be dead or alive, but also brought ...
2019-06-03, 19:48

Scientists Save Schrödinger's Cat One of the hallmark predictions of quantum mechanics is that particles behave unpredictably—but a new experiment seems to complicate some of those co...
2019-06-03, 23:32

Can scientists find the formula for 'better aging?' New research studies aging cells to find out how they change, and how this leads to further health decline. Its findings may help promote 'better agi...
2019-08-01, 01:48

Scientists figured out how tides cause earthquakes Scientists discovered why earthquakes along mid-ocean ridges occur during low tides, and the answer lies in the magma chambers lying below, according...
2019-06-07, 21:16

Humans were born to be the ‘fat primates,’ scientists say It’s a discovery so frustrating you might want to hit the couch and down a pint of ice cream. “We’re the fat primates,” says ...
2019-06-27, 20:32

VR and microscopy help scientists see 'inside' diseases You can only learn so much about cells by studying 2D pictures, and 3D microscope technology can produce an abundance of data that might be hard to d...
2019-06-16, 07:48

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 201...
2019-05-23, 17:16

Scientists top list of most trusted professions in US Pew survey shows rise in confidence that scientists will act in public’s interestScientists have topped a survey of trusted professions, with adults ...
2019-08-02, 16:48

Scientists figured out why there are black squirrels all over the US Whatever the case, they wrote, black fur remains a rare thing for squirrels in North America, occurring at rates of less than 1% in the two species. ...
2019-08-15, 04:00

VR is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new...
2019-06-29, 06:00

‘Scientists are now very sure that the babies really were gene-edited’ He Jiankui has now presented his controversial work at a gene editing summit in Hong Kong. CRISPR expert Helen O’Neill of University College London w...
2019-05-21, 17:48

A Better Way to Manage Your Period? Try the Menstrual Cup, Scientists Say The reusable, bell-like devices unfold in the vagina to stanch menstrual flow. They are as effective as sanitary pads and tampons, according to a new...
2019-07-17, 02:16

Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway? Endometriosis is a common chronic condition, though nobody knows what drives its development. A new study takes us a little closer to tackling its ca...
2019-05-22, 21:16

7 Swans Scientists Should Turn Into Worms Swans are beautiful birds, but a lot of swans would be better if they were worms instead of swans. Using science, it is important to transform severa...
2019-08-16, 14:32

50 years ago man landed on the moon with the help of UA scientists Tucson- 50 years ago the Apollo 11 spacecraft was orbiting the moon on the eve of one of the greatest events in human history. The next day, July 20,...
2019-07-19, 23:16

Scientists Are Stuck on the Mystery of Tape There’s a certain patience required for studying sticky tape. Sure, sometimes experiments require peeling, but other times, researchers must simply s...
2019-05-29, 23:16

Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC, say scientists Congo results show good survival rates for patients treated quickly with antibodies Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, scientists ha...
2019-08-12, 23:32

Scientists may have discovered a way to make Mars habitable In a new paper published in Nature Astronomy, researchers explain how a thin layer of aerogel — a highly porous, virtually weightless material — coul...
2019-07-18, 01:32

California scientists consider case of poisoned songbirds Researchers with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have closed the case of the poisoned songbirds. Their conclusion: the birds died afte...
2019-06-27, 20:48

Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteri...
2019-06-04, 00:00

Scientists Discover New Bug Species Because of Its Weird Dick A nearly 500-acre cemetery cuts through west Brooklyn, featuring rolling hills that produce some of the city’s most spectacular vistas and a surprisi...
2019-08-03, 00:32

Confidence in Scientists Has Actually Risen Since 2016 in the U.S., According to New Research It can often feel like trust in science is a casualty of the “fake news” era. Skepticism of well-established concepts like vaccine safety...
2019-08-02, 18:48

U.S. EPA is sued for ousting scientists from advisory committees The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was sued on Monday by a nonprofit over a recent directive banning many scientists from panels that advise th...
2019-06-03, 21:16

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasin...
2019-06-28, 18:16

‘I’d drink my jacuzzi’: how earthquake scientists prepare for the 'big one' After major temblors rock California, four earthquake scientists in areas of high seismic risk reveal their own plans for when the worst hitsTwo back...
2019-07-14, 08:16

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species...
2019-07-12, 21:32

The Classic JRPG About Two Scientists Saving The World A mix of The Legend of Zelda and the works of Hayao Miyazaki, Crystalis was an incredible action RPG for the NES whose surprisingly complex story hel...
2019-06-22, 20:32

Mystery of why arteries harden may have been cracked, say scientists Study finds calcium deposits are triggered by molecule produced by damaged cellsThe mysterious mechanism behind the hardening of arteries may have be...
2019-06-11, 17:16

Scientists can now manipulate brains using smartphones: study Mind control has never been so high-tech. Scientists have created a tiny, smartphone-controlled brain implant capable of selectively manipulating bra...
2019-08-07, 02:00

Scientists use smartphone to manipulate brains of mice Scientists have developed a way to manipulate a mouse's neural circuits remotely. The technology could be used to study disorders like Parkinson's an...
2019-08-06, 19:00

‘Invisible’ severe turbulence will become more common: scientists Severe turbulence that’s “invisible to pilots” will be three times as common in the near future, scientists have warned. This could...
2019-08-08, 21:32

Melting Alaska sea ice has residents, scientists worried ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sea ice along northern Alaska disappeared far earlier than normal this spring, alarming coastal residents who rely on wildlife an...
2019-07-01, 21:16

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with inc...
2019-06-28, 03:00

UK to relax immigration rules for scientists: PM Johnson Britain will relax its immigration rules to attract more top scientists after Brexit by seeking to fast-track visas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson sa...
2019-08-08, 21:00

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
2019-06-06, 23:16

Scientists teleport information inside a diamond Scientists have successfully teleported quantum information inside a diamond. The breakthrough could provide a boost to quantum computing technologie...
2019-06-28, 21:48

Ice sheets in Patagonia are more massive than scientists thought The slabs of ice that stretch across vast portions of Argentina and Chile are bigger and thicker than scientists thought, according to a seven-year s...
2019-06-05, 09:48

How should we respond to alien contact? Scientists ask the public Scientists searching the universe for aliens to conduct survey of the public for views on first contactScientists wrestling with the delicate issue o...
2019-07-01, 13:48

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “majo...
2019-06-03, 09:00

Scientists still have no idea what that mysterious ‘alien probe’ actually was The bizarre, twisted saga of Oumuamua — the strange object that whizzed through our solar system so fast it wasn’t even spotted until it ...
2019-07-02, 07:16

Scientists cure HIV in mice for first time — are humans next? Scientists have eliminated the HIV virus in test rodents for the first time ever — and now they’re hopeful their experimental methods will work...
2019-07-04, 05:16

Scientists solve Stone Age murder mystery The mystery of an ancient fractured skull has been settled. An international team of researchers in Europe ruled foul play was to blame for the Upper...
2019-07-05, 22:32

Scientists discover new Chinese firefly species Scientists have discovered the first ever species of bioluminescent click beetle in Asia which remarkably appears to have evolved there for the first...
2019-07-24, 19:48

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators...
2019-06-18, 19:16

Scientists Interview A Lot Of Exes, Confirm You Probably Do Have A 'Type' According to new research, when it comes to romantic partners, most people do have a "type," personality-wise. The study, by a pair of psychologists ...
2019-06-14, 15:01

Make environmental damage a war crime, say scientists Call for new Geneva convention to protect wildlife and nature reserves in conflict regionsInternational lawmakers should adopt a fifth Geneva convent...
2019-07-24, 17:32

Scientists chasing waterfalls discovered something they aren't used to We often think waterfalls indicate ancient tectonic or glacial activity – but it turns out they can form all by themselves without these external inf...
2019-05-22, 10:32

Scientists try to explain why everyone loves the ‘Avengers’ movies The Marvel movies are some of the most successful Hollywood blockbusters of all time. Sure, Avengers: Endgame can’t seem to beat Avatar for the...
2019-07-06, 18:32

Scientists Confirm All Black People Look Alike Instead of curing deadly diseases like cancer, AIDS or racism, researchers at some of California’s top universities came together to explore one of t...
2019-07-06, 19:32

Scientists discover new pain-sensing organ Octopus-like Schwann cells that engulf nerves in skin can sense pain, experiments showA new organ involved in the sensation of pain has been discover...
2019-08-16, 15:00

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the ...
2019-05-27, 09:16

Scientists use ancient yeasts to brew beer JERUSALEM — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from anci...
2019-05-22, 20:48

Scientists reveal world's oldest known fungi The discovery of billion-year-old fungi could fundamentally alter our understanding of how life began on land hundreds of millions of years ago. Rese...
2019-05-22, 21:32

Cockroaches becoming resistant to insecticides, scientists discover CNN NEWSOUCE – Scientists at Purdue University discovered German cockroaches are becoming resistant to insecticides. Even more horrifying is th...
2019-07-04, 22:16

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a ...
2019-08-14, 23:32

Scientists look for answers to earth's beginning under the moonscape As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries ab...
2019-07-15, 22:32

July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists If global trends continue for another fortnight, it will beat previous two-year-old record Record temperatures across much of the world over the past...
2019-07-16, 21:16

Scientists have finally worked out what screaming sounds like Can you tell the difference between a scream and a whistle? Most people consider rough, high-pitched noises a scream – and 70 per cent were tricked b...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Anorexia not just a psychiatric problem, scientists find Discovery of metabolic causes opens door to new treatments for dangerous eating disorderScientists have found that the devastating eating disorder an...
2019-07-15, 19:32

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innov...
2019-06-17, 21:16

Scientists just discovered a planet shaped like a football If you were to make a list of exoplanets that would be worth visiting in person, WASP-121b wouldn’t be anywhere near the top of your list. Ther...
2019-08-02, 03:48

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the cent...
2019-06-19, 13:48

Scientists are trying to open a portal to a parallel universe The project -- which has been compared to the Upside Down in the Netflix blockbuster "Stranger Things" -- hopes to show a world identical to ours whe...
2019-07-06, 00:48

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading fo...
2019-05-24, 06:48

Most Americans Do Trust Scientists, Heartening Survey Finds Good news, science folk: Most of America thinks you’re pretty okay and worth listening to. According to a new report out Friday by the Pew Research C...
2019-08-02, 21:48

Scientists Find Dozens of Lakes Buried Far Below Greenland's Ice For decades, scientists working in Antarctica have been documenting subglacial lakes, bodies of water buried miles beneath the ice. They’ve spotted m...
2019-06-29, 12:48

Scientists say they're closer to possible blood test for chronic fatigue Scientists in the United States say they have taken a step toward developing a possible diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition cha...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Extinct volcano could wake up and erupt at any moment: scientists  A volcano in eastern Russia, previously classified as extinct could be waking up, leading scientists to suggest a deadly eruption could occur at any...
2019-06-09, 08:00

This monster penguin was as big as humans. And it once swam the oceans, scientists say Scientists in New Zealand found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans. ...
2019-08-15, 00:00

San Francisco to be as hot as Portugal and NYC like Virginia Beach by 2050, scientists say By 2050, London's climate could be more akin to Barcelona today, while Madrid's will be closer to modern-day Marrakech, according to a new ...
2019-07-12, 00:32

Scientists solve the mystery of the dragon with transparent teeth Dwelling in the dark ocean depths, the dragonfish is a frightful marvel that would fit nicely into any horror movie, boasting exotic adaptations such...
2019-06-05, 20:32

Scientists finding new ways to fight plastic waste National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientist Gregg Beckham is an avid scuba diver. So he's seen the problem of plastics in the world's ocean...
2019-08-15, 04:00

Ancient Mayan city burned in 'act of total war,' scientists say The ancient Maya were involved in extremely violent warfare long before previously thought, according to new evidence that suggests a prosperous city...
2019-08-06, 04:16

Scientists produce 'Atomik' vodka from Chernobyl grain Alcohol is free of radioactivity and could help economic recovery in region What do you call vodka produced from grain grown in the exclusion zone ar...
2019-08-08, 18:00

Jupiter's Volcanic Moon Io Continues to Surprise Scientists Scientists have published five years of observations of Jupiter’s volcanic moon Io, revealing just how strange the world is. They even describe one v...
2019-07-22, 21:32

Scientists capture 4D atomic movement in breakthrough experiment Long-held theories about how materials melt, freeze and evaporate may need to be tweaked thanks to some breakthrough research. A UCLA-led team of sci...
2019-07-01, 14:00

Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world by using muon radiography to scan a mysterious subterranean building...
2019-07-12, 01:48

Scientists discover fungus that’s turning cicadas into sex addicts A fungus which turns bugs into sex-crazed zombies has been discovered by scientists. Once cicada insects are infected with the Massospora cicadina vi...
2019-06-27, 20:32

Scientists unveil 3D microscope that visualizes cells without damaging them There's a problem in cell biology research: to study what happens inside a cell, it has to be destroyed. When scientists use a traditional micro...
2019-07-16, 15:16

Scientists split as genetics lab scales down animal tests Mice, rats and zebrafish will no longer be bred for medical research at one of the world’s leading genetics institutesA row has broken out among scie...
2019-06-09, 23:00

Britain plans to relax immigration rules for scientists Britain will relax its immigration rules to attract more elite scientists after Brexit by seeking to fast-track visas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson s...
2019-08-08, 23:00

This Compact System Lets Scientists See Biological Molecules in a Whole New Way Researchers have combined laser techniques and an ingenious detection scheme in order to create a powerful new molecule-imaging system—a quicker, eas...
2019-06-08, 01:48

App allows citizen scientists to track monarch butterfly migration If you've ever pulled out your phone to take a picture of a butterfly, researchers want your help. A team from the University of Maine is using ...
2019-08-17, 05:00

Scientists Think They Know How Pluto's Hidden Ocean Stays Liquid Recent results suggest that Pluto has a liquid water ocean buried beneath its icy shell. But how could such a thing be possible at the frigid outer e...
2019-05-21, 17:48

Scientists say genetically modified babies will have shorter lives In late 2018 a Chinese scientist name He Jiankui performed work that has gained him not only the criticism of his peers but also backlash from his ho...
2019-06-04, 20:48

Scientists reveal secrets of dragonfish's 'invisible' fangs Deep-sea creature’s teeth are made of similar material to ours, but heavily adapted for stealthThe dragonfish, a dweller of the dark ocean depths, wo...
2019-06-05, 19:00

Scientists stunned after spotting record-shattering supernova Scientists have a pretty good handle on the life cycle of various stars. They know the types of stars that are likely to die in fiery supernova blast...
2019-08-17, 16:00

First human-monkey chimera raises concern among scientists Researchers reprogrammed human cells before injecting them in the monkey embryoEfforts to create human-animal chimeras have rebooted an ethical debat...
2019-08-03, 09:32

Scientists invent robotic biker shorts that help you walk and run A team of researchers recently developed a robotic exosuit that makes it easier to walk or run long distances. It could imbue average people with sup...
2019-08-17, 04:00

Scientists can predict medical conditions off your Facebook posts In a world of digital addicts, oversharing on social media is often seen as a character flaw — but a new study reveals it might actually be good for ...
2019-06-18, 20:00

Scientists build incredibly accurate universe simulation — but don’t know how they did it “It’s like teaching image recognition software with lots of pictures of cats and dogs, but then it’s able to recognize elephants,” Shirley Ho, co-aut...
2019-06-28, 22:32

Scientists invent foam that can stop a bullet as well as steel can When designing armor capable of stopping a bullet, the two most important factors are weight and resistance to penetration, and they’re often a...
2019-06-06, 10:48

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
2019-06-18, 15:32

Scientists discover new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes During the two experiments, the number of female mosquitoes responsible for disease spread plummeted by 83 percent to 94 percent on two small islands...
2019-07-18, 18:48

Scientists pretended to be addicted to heroin to figure out why so many addicts die The United States is in the midst of a growing opioid crisis, and some cities are experiencing it worse than others. Understanding what addicts go th...
2019-06-06, 10:48

Staring at seagulls will stop them stealing your food, scientists say Researchers put a bag of fries on the ground to see how long before the birds swooped -- and the herring seagulls took 21 seconds longer to pounce wi...
2019-08-07, 18:32

Scientists create gut gel 'band-aid' made from the body's own bacteria If you get a cut on your skin, you stick a band-aid on it. But what if you get a wound in your gut? When doctors treat injuries to the intestines, th...
2019-08-13, 05:32

New poll finds the US generally trusts scientists, with some exceptions Enlarge (credit: Ecole Polytechnique / Flickr) Yesterday, the Pew Research Center released an analysis of polling results on Americans' views of sc...
2019-08-04, 17:48

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in s...
2019-07-11, 16:00

Scientists in Hungary accuse government of research takeover BUDAPEST — Hungary’s oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take “total political control” of...
2019-05-29, 22:32

How Scientists Built a ‘Living Drug’ to Beat Cancer Researchers didn’t know if it would work, but they had little to lose when they tried a new drug known as a CAR-T—a living cell reprogrammed to recog...
2019-07-31, 18:48

Scientists zoom in on bug behind Strep throat and scarlet fever Scientists studying a bacterium that causes scarlet fever, severe sore throat and a form of heart disease say they are closer to developing a vaccine...
2019-05-27, 18:00

Seeking new physics, scientists borrow from social networks When two protons collide, they release pyrotechnic jets of particles, the details of which can tell scientists something about the nature of physics ...
2019-07-31, 23:00

New syllabuzz: scientists taught bees to understand numbers Most children learn that written numbers represent quantities in pre-school or junior primary school. Now our new study shows that honeybees too can ...
2019-06-22, 14:00

Scientists work out way to make Mars surface fit for farming Aerogel sheet mimics Earth’s greenhouse effect and could help to create fertile oasesFor future astronauts bound for Mars it will surely rank as a po...
2019-07-15, 19:32

Social media is revolutionizing how scientists interact with the public The field of science communication -- the practice of informing and educating people about science-related topics -- arose just after the start of th...
2019-07-03, 21:00

Scientists unveil image of quantum entanglement for the first time ever For the first time ever, physicists have captured an image of quantum entanglement. In a paper published in the journal of Scientific Advances, scien...
2019-07-13, 02:32

Vodka From Chernobyl Is Perfectly Safe, Say the Scientists Who Made It Branded “Atomik” and certified free of excess radioactivity, the artisanal spirit is part of a plan to help revive agriculture and aid residents arou...
2019-08-09, 13:32

Scientists think light and noise from Earth could attract aliens Since the first use of electric lamps in the 19th century, society hasn’t looked back. Homes and streets are lit at all hours so that people can go a...
2019-08-10, 11:32

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes f...
2019-06-12, 02:32

Scientists discover gorgeous new fish species, name it after Wakanda Discovering an entirely new animal species has to be rather exciting for scientists. Not only will you go down in history as the person (or persons) ...
2019-07-15, 00:16

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addi...
2019-07-10, 03:48

Carnivorous plants have a taste for salamanders, scientists find The northern pitcher plants, also known as turtle socks, devour juvenile spotted salamandersBiologists have discovered evidence that carnivorous plan...
2019-06-12, 20:32

Mysterious holes in Antarctica's sea ice solved by scientists A University of Washington-led team of scientists used robots and seals to help them understand why mysterious holes form in Antarctic sea ice, accor...
2019-06-11, 23:16

Wikipedia bios for women scientists are more likely to be flagged for removal It comes as no surprise that women are grossly underrepresented in fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Although the s...
2019-07-31, 19:32

Scientists discover new species of dinosaur related to the Velociraptor Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million years ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristi...
2019-07-10, 03:48

Identify Bugs While You Help Scientists Learn About Water Quality Some insects will only live in the freshest, cleanest water. Others are happy in any dirty old bog. Scientists can use the bugs in a water source as ...
2019-06-21, 03:48

Scientists Are Attempting To Open A Portal To A Parallel Universe The idea of parallel universes has captivated the imagination of scientists, novelists and screenwriters for decades. Now, researchers in Oak Ridge N...
2019-08-13, 20:00

Scientists believe they have solved the mystery of Peru’s Nazca Lines The mystery of Peru’s Nazca Lines may have been solved by experts who think the drawings actually depict exotic birds to please the gods during...
2019-06-20, 21:00

UK To Relax Immigration Rules For Scientists, Says Boris Johnson Britain will relax its immigration rules to attract more top scientists after Brexit by seeking to fast-track visas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson sai...
2019-08-08, 23:00

Greta Thunberg to French MPs: you can ignore children, not scientists Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday it was ok for some members of the French parliament to ignore her and other children's warnin...
2019-07-23, 20:16

Scientists Witness the Birth of a Submarine Volcano for the First Time Back on November 11, 2018, a planetwide rumble emanated from somewhere between eastern Africa and Madagascar. This strange signal, thought by scienti...
2019-05-25, 01:16

Self-repairing robots that sense and fix damage developed by scientists The much heralded robot apocalypse -- which may be many years, or decades, away -- is predicated on the notion that robots will eventually be able to...
2019-08-09, 00:00

Hurricanes may pack more of a punch due to climate change, scientists say Climate scientists fear man-made global warming will spawn stronger hurricanes, packing heavier rainfall, higher storm surge and greater winds. ...
2019-06-01, 10:32

Selfies could be used to check your blood pressure, scientists discover Selfies could have a vital health purpose beyond simply boosting your self-confidence or showing off your post-workout gains. In a new study, researc...
2019-08-08, 21:32

US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales About 70 creatures found washed up on coast of North America but federal agency believes it is a small fraction of total fatalitiesUS government scie...
2019-06-01, 12:32

Why scientists believe Godzilla’s fictional growth is cause for real concern A pair of scientists from prestigious Dartmouth University recently published research postulating why Godzilla has more than doubled in size since 1...
2019-06-01, 07:48

Scientists spar over cancer study in Ontario towns The lead author of the study argues his research paper addressed the criticisms raised by a Lambton County health official along with other factors t...
2019-06-01, 14:32

Scientists discovered a new shark species that glows in the dark Once you get down deep enough in Earth’s oceans, sunlight is hard to come by. But rather than stumble around in the dark in search of food, cre...
2019-07-23, 19:32

It's raining multicolored plastic in the Rocky Mountains, according to scientists Wikimedia Commons Microplastics are found in even the most remote parts of our planet. According to new research from the US Geological Survey, plas...
2019-08-14, 17:00

It's quiet out there: scientists fail to hear signals of alien life Breakthrough Listen project found no evidence of alien civilisations on 1,327 starsThe close encounter will have to wait. Astronomers have come up em...
2019-06-18, 20:32

Scientists reveal skull of beluga-narwhal hybrid through DNA analysis Using DNA analysis of a 30-some-year-old whale skull, scientists were reportedly able to identify the animal as a rare hybrid of a beluga whale and a...
2019-06-21, 13:32

Scientists discover why our galaxy’s black hole is so quiet NASA’s SOFIA project is looking at what makes black holes active versus quiet, which has revealed why the Milky Way’s black hole is so do...
2019-06-13, 01:00

Scientists amazed as Canadian permafrost thaws 70 years early Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the g...
2019-06-18, 19:48

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over...
2019-06-12, 13:16

Adani justified in demanding names of CSIRO scientists, deputy PM says Mining company said it wanted ‘peace of mind’ that groundwater review would not be ‘hijacked’ by anti-coal activists The deputy prime minister, Micha...
2019-07-16, 02:48

Coping with crisis: how scientists are making an invasive crab a delicacy The little green invader gobbling shellfish and destroying habitats in the Gulf of Maine could finally have a predator – humansIn the salt marshes an...
2019-06-21, 18:00

Incredible Breakthrough: MIT Scientists Have Successfully Swapped The Brain Of A Man With An Almond Prepare to have your mind blown, because a medical procedure that was once the stuff of science fiction has finally become science fact: MIT scientis...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Thousands of whales are dying. Scientists have run out of public beaches for the carcasses to rot Authorities are scrambling to find remote stretches of sand that are privately owned, with proprietors who don't mind hosting a rotting creature...
2019-06-21, 17:48

As millions flock to Area 51, scientists say extraterrestrial life isn't impossible Two million people signed up on Facebook to go alien hunting at the highly classified US air force facility Area 51. Are they crazy or is there somet...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Google shares its Street View air-quality data with scientists Google is releasing air quality data it collected from California's Bay Area and Central Valley with its Street View cars, part of a larger effo...
2019-06-05, 21:00

Are Scientists Set to Discover Life Beneath Europa’s Underground Ocean? Europa is one of Jupiter’s 79 moons. It is one of four large moons that revolve around the planet, and is slightly smaller in size than our moon. Eur...
2019-06-28, 06:32

Scientists consider 'human-made volcano' to slow global warming Scientists considered the possibility of replicating the cooling effects of a volcanic eruption by creating a "human-made volcano" to combat climate ...
2019-08-06, 02:16

Scientists Develop Material to Create Habitable Areas on Mars Mars’ surface, as far as we can tell, is not habitable to humans—it’s far too cold. But eventually, humanity would like to put an outpost on the plan...
2019-07-16, 02:32

‘Total Maya Warfare’ Happened Much Earlier Than Scientists Believed Archaeologists studying the fate of the flame engulfed ancient Maya city of Witzna believe that in AD 697 an army of Naranjo’s, from a kingdom in wha...
2019-08-05, 23:32

Scientists baffled as dozens of seals reported dead in Alaska The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska’s west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who...
2019-06-13, 19:16

Europe Heatwave Up To 3 Degrees Hotter Due To Climate Change: Scientists The record-shattering heatwave that baked much of northern Europe last month was likely between 1.5 to 3 degrees Celsius hotter due to manmade climat...
2019-08-03, 03:00

Watch scientists endure the intense shaking of a Marsquake simulation Humans have never set foot on Mars, but that’s not stopping scientists from doing their best to understand what it might be like when that day ...
2019-07-25, 01:16

Google to Share Street View's Air Quality Data With Scientists As part of a larger effort to track pollution, Google is releasing air quality data for scientists that it collected from California's Bay Area and C...
2019-06-06, 09:32

Hundreds of dolphins have died along Gulf Coast since February, scientists say At least 279 animals have been stranded, triple the usual figure, and 98% have died, prompting investigationAt least 279 dolphins have become strande...
2019-06-16, 00:16

Scientists name new fossil species after Millennium Falcon from Star Wars A new species from the Burgess Shale has been discovered by paleontologists from the Royal Ontario Museum. Paleontologists excavating a site in the...
2019-08-04, 02:16

Why Scientists Trained a Seal to Sing the Star Wars Theme Listening to grey seals recite vowel sounds and sing the melodies to Star Wars and “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” makes for excellent entertainment,...
2019-06-22, 00:16

Scientists discover infinite decay and rebirth in quantum particles A team of scientists recently determined certain quantum particles can regenerate after they’ve decayed. This has grand implications for the future o...
2019-06-18, 05:48

Scientists scramble to learn why monarch butterflies are dying so quickly Scientists across the country are scrambling to learn why monarch butterflies are disappearing at such an alarming rate as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
2019-07-22, 10:48

Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists _____ WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory...
2019-06-09, 18:32

How canines capture your heart: scientists explain puppy dog eyes Study finds animals developed a facial muscle to wield emotional power over humansIn a project that has all the makings of a Roald Dahl classic, scie...
2019-06-17, 22:16

Vietnam seeks Russian scientists to help preserve Ho Chi Minh's body The Vietnamese government is forming a team of experts that includes several Russian scientists to help preserve the embalmed corpse of founding lead...
2019-06-20, 23:16

Scientists develop way to turn wastewater into affordable, renewable energy Stanford University scientists have tested a prototype of a battery that could tap into the mix of salty seawater and freshwater -- known as "blue en...
2019-08-01, 03:16

Scientists make a lifelike robotic fish using multipurpose 'blood' There's no question that robots have come a long way since their cold, clunky, cumbersome inception. Nowadays they're smart, agile and resp...
2019-06-20, 21:32

Scientists discovered table salt on Jupiter’s moon, Europa Europa, a frozen moon around Jupiter, is believed to be one of the most habitable worlds in the solar system. It was first imaged in detail by the Vo...
2019-06-19, 20:00

Scientists Find a New Kind of Cell That Helps Heal the Heart The human body has plenty of nifty tricks to keep itself alive for as long as possible, and scientists still haven’t come close to figuring them all ...
2019-07-16, 22:48

Scientists Went to China to Create Controversial Human-Monkey Embryos An international collaboration is claiming to have created hybridized human-monkey embryos in China. Disturbingly, the research could result in monke...
2019-08-02, 21:48

Scientists in Japan get clearance for growing human-animal hybrids Genetic modification can be a touchy subject in scientific circles, especially when the life form being modified is an animal. Researchers fear that ...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Scientists produce self-healing gel made out of bacteria-killing viruses Scientists in Canada have developed a gel jam-packed with bacteria-killing viruses. According to researchers, the self-healing gel could be used for ...
2019-07-31, 21:16

Scientists crack secret of dragonfish’s deadly ‘invisible’ teeth A deep-sea fish can hide its enormous, jutting teeth from prey because its chompers are virtually invisible — until it’s too late. What’s the dragonf...
2019-06-06, 20:32

Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again Perhaps one of the profound yet underappreciated aspects of being alive is the ability to reach out with your hand and feel the world around you—whet...
2019-07-24, 21:32

Scientists used phone accelerometer data to predict personality traits Our phones contain a disturbing amount of information about us. While calls, messages, app usage and location logs have all been used to profile user...
2019-07-24, 21:32

Scientists built a fast, accurate, AI-powered universe simulation, but they don’t know how Everyone’s had a moment or two in their lives where they pull off an incredible feat but can’t explain how they did it. Perhaps it was a ...
2019-06-28, 03:00

Scientists Have Recorded A Rare Right Whale Singing For the First Time. It Does Have the Range (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — It’s not America’s Top 40, but it’s a cutting edge song. Federal marine biologists for the first time h...
2019-06-22, 01:48

Heat wave 3 degrees hotter due to climate change: scientists A rapid study by European scientists has revealed the impact of man-made global warming on the recent extreme weather. They calculated the odds of re...
2019-08-03, 03:16

Mars rover's large methane discovery excites scientists Curiosity’s record-breaking measurement fuels speculation it is from microbial MartiansNasa’s Curiosity rover has detected its largest belch of metha...
2019-06-28, 01:32

Scientists discovered a new species of tiny sharks that glow in the dark Sharks are known to stalk and sniff out prey before they attack. But all this newly discovered shark species has to do is glow in the dark, and the p...
2019-07-22, 20:16

Scientists create super-strength 'snail slime superglue' A reversible snail slime-like substance has been found to be 89 times stronger than gecko adhesion and proved to be strong enough to hold the weight ...
2019-06-18, 19:00

Scientists just spotted a pair of planets that may be surprisingly similar to Earth New exoplanet discoveries have been happening at a breakneck pace over the past several years thanks to scientists who now have more powerful observa...
2019-06-20, 05:16

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammo...
2019-06-05, 19:32

Scientists sound alarm after spate of rare whale deaths A half-dozen North Atlantic right whales have died in the past month, leading scientists, government officials and conservationists to call for a swi...
2019-07-04, 19:48

Scientists pursue universal snakebite cure using HIV antibody techniques British specialist among those aiming to develop ‘next generation’ treatment that could help millions of victims each yearScientists in five countrie...
2019-05-24, 17:32

Scientists teleported quantum data into the flawed heart of a diamond A team of scientists from Yokohama National University recently became the first researchers to teleport a photon into the vacuous space inside of a ...
2019-06-29, 01:48

Globetrotting film sends scientists on "relay race" of inquiry A documentary called The Most Unknown uses a global game of science “tag” as a cute way to frame humanity’s big questions – but it can all get a bit ...
2019-05-22, 10:32

Scientists built a new type of artificial gravity that could help keep astronauts healthy Heading into space means leaving Earth’s gravity behind. Astronauts floating around on the International Space Station might look like they&rsq...
2019-07-04, 14:16

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease Britain free of Xylella fastidiosa, known as cuckoo spit, but experts are on high alertScientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers t...
2019-05-26, 14:48

Scientists discover why two shark species emit green glow Previously undiscovered molecule groupings reveal reasons behind phenomenonThe secret behind the eerie glow of two shark species has been revealed in...
2019-08-08, 18:32

US rollback of protected areas risks emboldening others, scientists warn Trump slashed size of two protected wilderness areasPace of rollbacks for development projects acceleratingAmerica’s reputation as an international c...
2019-05-31, 07:00

Scientists think some supermassive black holes didn’t start as stars Despite the fact that scientists now have a real image of a supermassive black hole, they still have plenty of questions about the objects. Now, astr...
2019-06-28, 21:48

Scientists create world’s thinnest gold at 2 atoms thick Gold that’s just two atoms thick has been created in a lab by British scientists. The “world’s thinnest gold” is one million ...
2019-08-07, 02:00

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from...
2019-05-22, 16:48

Robot, heal thyself: scientists develop self-repairing machines EU project creates robotic hands that can sense and fix damage without human interventionFrom picking fruit to carrying out minor surgery, soft robot...
2019-08-07, 21:00

Banned Ozone-Destroying Gases Are Coming From China, Scientists Say A new study has determined that the mysterious source of ozone-destroying gases that have increased in the atmosphere recently is eastern China. Last...
2019-05-23, 10:32

Scientists studied baby shark vomit and realized they eat a ton of birds When you think of the diet of a shark you probably don’t imagine the top-tier ocean predators feasting on birds — and not sea birds, but ...
2019-05-23, 07:16

Novartis replaces top scientists at Avexis after drug data manipulated Novartis AG said on Wednesday it replaced the two top research and development executives at its Avexis unit after some data was manipulated from ea...
2019-08-15, 02:32

Scientists edit chicken genes to make them resistant to bird flu Scientists in Britain have used gene-editing techniques to stop bird flu spreading in chicken cells grown in a lab - a key step towards making geneti...
2019-06-03, 13:32

Scientists store data inside molecules that drive your metabolism Never mind using DNA to store data -- there may be a simpler way to store info. Brown University scientists have shown that it's possible to st...
2019-07-08, 01:48

Neutron star ‘glitch’ offers scientists a clue into its inner workings Studying distant objects in space can be tricky for astronomers, especially when those objects begin to do unexpected — and unexplainable &mdas...
2019-08-15, 06:32

| WATCH: Israeli scientists ferment beer using ancient yeast Scientists have brought ancient beer recipes back to life using the remnants of yeast found inside antique Egyptian vessels discovered in the Holy La...
2019-05-23, 18:32

Baby tiger sharks chow down on sparrows and doves: scientists Baby tiger sharks aren’t only eating seafood — they’re also chowing down on songbirds, scientists have found. In a paper published Tuesday in the jou...
2019-05-22, 20:48

Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical The recovery of the ozone hole has been a quintessential environmental success story, as the world has worked largely in harmony for decades to phase...
2019-05-22, 20:16

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2019-06-04, 19:48

Scientists spotted an incredibly old star breathing its dying breath Age is a relative thing. With our finite (and relatively short) lifespans, humans tend to think of anything older than 100 years as being “real...
2019-08-06, 05:16

Scientists tasked a supercomputer with building millions of simulated universes Figuring out how our reality took shape over billions of years is no easy task for scientists. Theories about how the Big Bang played out and the imm...
2019-08-13, 06:00

Scientists develop 'artificial tongue' to detect fake whiskies The technology can also be used to identify poisons as well as to monitor riversBeing palmed off with a young whisky when expecting an 18-year-old si...
2019-08-06, 05:48

Scientists warn polar bear encounters on the rise in Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska scientists say the chances of a polar bear encounter have increased after research reveals the bears are arriving on shore...
2019-08-12, 03:32

Flocking offers birds protection, aerodynamic advantages, scientists say Scientists reveal a new understanding of why and how birds flock, based on the mechanics of four shorebirds of varying sizes, in a study published Tu...
2019-06-05, 09:48

Scientists find the largest observed black hole to date Astronomers aren't done with major black hole discoveries this year. The Max Planck Institute's Kianusch Mehrgan and colleagues have found...
2019-08-12, 05:32

Frogs find disease-free haven in New Guinea, scientists want to keep it that way The island of New Guinea in the Indonesian archipelago remains one of the last refuges free of chytrid fungus, a deadly frog infection that has alrea...
2019-06-04, 01:32

| WATCH | Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments Scientists have said they are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the Ebola virus after two potential drugs showed survival r...
2019-08-13, 07:32

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abor...
2019-06-08, 17:48

Scandal fails to dim scientists’ pursuit of gene-edited babies Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, he remains out of public view and n...
2019-05-29, 23:16

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change thr...
2019-06-05, 01:00

The Loch Ness monster might be real-life dinosaur, scientists say The Loch Ness monster might be real, according to DNA taken from a lake where the famously elusive — and so far fictitious — beast is said to dwell. ...
2019-06-05, 01:32

How scientists use household bleach and quantum physics to hunt down cancer A team of scientists from MIT and Rice University recently discovered a new method for creating qubits that could revolutionize both quantum computin...
2019-08-13, 03:32

Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists Hungary's government is moving to tighten its grip on the research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, despite protests by scientists ...
2019-06-05, 13:32

Scientists turn to 'laser accurate' model to test Stonehenge acoustics Salford team explores sound qualities of ancient Wiltshire monument using 1:12 replica based on data from scansA diminutive model of Stonehenge could...
2019-07-11, 18:48

Jeffrey Epstein lured scientists with his wealth in scheme to spread his DNA: report Wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has been accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, dangled money at scientists in the hopes of cre...
2019-08-01, 05:00

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate chan...
2019-05-24, 12:16

Scientists accuse Hungary of seeking "total political control" over research Hungary's oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take "total political control" of vital research t...
2019-05-29, 12:48

An ‘Unprecedented’ Early Summer Heatwave Grips Europe as Scientists Warn More Are on the Way An intense early summer heatwave has hit Europe, igniting a huge wildfire in northeast Spain and breaking temperature records in France and Germany &...
2019-06-27, 18:48

Scientists catch chimpanzees cracking open and eating tortoises for first time BERLIN — Scientists have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they crack against tree trunks before ...
2019-05-24, 06:48

Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments in Congo trial Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed encou...
2019-08-12, 22:00

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf o...
2019-07-12, 20:16

Scientists move one step closer to explaining why Komodo dragons are so awesome Komodo dragons are incredible animals. They’re lizards, but they have a number of unique tweaks to their chemistry that gives them advantages o...
2019-07-31, 18:16

NASA scientists flew over Greenland to track melting ice. They took some sobering photos NASA scientists are crisscrossing Greenland on a mission to track melting ice. It has seen two of the biggest melts on record since 2012.  ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Scientists find that Mars is inhabitable for at least one of Earth’s life forms While trying to decide if humans can live on Mars, scientists believe they've found some germs can survive on the red planet.    ...
2019-06-21, 21:01

Indoor carbon dioxide levels could be a health hazard, scientists warn CO2 in bedrooms and offices may affect cognition and cause kidney and bone problemsIndoor levels of carbon dioxide could be clouding our thinking and...
2019-07-08, 22:32

Packs of wolf-dogs could wipe out wolves in Europe, scientists warn Europe's population of wolf-dog hybrids is growing. In a new paper, scientists warn packs of wolf-dogs could soon erase the genetic identify of wolve...
2019-05-24, 00:16

Dolphins Are Washing Up Dead at a Disturbing Rate This Year — And Scientists Aren’t Sure Why Nearly 300 dead bottlenose dolphins — three times as many as normal — have washed up along the beaches of the Gulf Coast this year. While...
2019-06-21, 23:16

Defying scientists, Hungary will overhaul academic network, website reports Hungary is preparing legislation to strip the Hungarian Academy of Sciences of its research network, giving the government more control over scientif...
2019-05-28, 15:00

Scientists baffled as Antarctic ice hits record low, wiping out three decades of ‘gains’ The difference covers an area bigger than the size of Mexico. Losing that much in just three years “is pretty incredible” and faster than anything sc...
2019-07-02, 02:16

Scientists call on social media companies to provide better vaccine information The Salzburg Statement on Vaccination Acceptance, published Tuesday in the Journal of Health Communication, has called on companies like Google and F...
2019-07-02, 19:32

Accidental Blast In Russia Involved Nuclear Cruise Missile: US Scientists U.S.-based nuclear experts said on Friday they suspected an accidental blast and radiation release in northern Russia this week occurred during the t...
2019-08-10, 16:32

Scientists conclude cigar-shaped interstellar object not an alien spaceship After investigating the nature of a mysterious and apparently cigar-shaped object called 'Oumuamua spotted in 2017 speeding through our solar system,...
2019-07-02, 00:48

Plans to ‘hack Earth’s weather’ could start World War 3, scientists warn Climate change may end up causing World War 3 if individual countries start to try and save themselves by hacking the weather with a process called g...
2019-06-14, 17:16

Scientists discover Snowball the cockatoo has 16 distinct dance moves – video A sulphur-crested cockatoo named Snowball garnered YouTube fame and headlines a decade ago for his uncanny ability to dance to the beat of the Backst...
2019-07-08, 22:32

Watch: Scientists create drinkable vodka from Chernobyl water, grain A group of scientists announced they have created vodka from ingredients found inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone and verified that it is safe to dr...
2019-08-10, 07:32

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overrid...
2019-07-02, 13:48

Scientists develop better, cheaper way to make pattern metals for solar cells Chemists at the University of Warwick have developed a better way to make patterned metals. The material innovation could make solar panels cheaper a...
2019-08-14, 19:00

Seals with antennas on their heads helped scientists solve an Antarctic mystery A hole of open water, called a polynya, appeared in the winter ice of the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. It eventually grew to roughly twice the size of ...
2019-06-11, 17:16

Scientists invent ‘self-healing’ robots that can feel pain, repair damage A European Commission project being led by scientists in Belgium and the United Kingdom wants to build "self-healing" robots that can feel pain or se...
2019-08-09, 20:32

India's Monkeys Keep Killing People, so Scientists Are Trying Radical New Sterilization Strategies One evening last November, a young woman named Neha was feeding her infant son inside their house in Runkata, a small town in the outskirts of Agra, ...
2019-05-25, 19:00

Scientists send light through 2D crystal layer in quantum computing leap Physicists in Europe have managed to send light through a two-dimensional crystal layer, a breakthrough that provides a semiconducting platform for q...
2019-07-23, 18:32

Novartis fires brother scientists alleged to be involved in data manipulation Brian Kaspar and Allan Kaspar "have not been involved in any operations at AveXis since early May 2019 and are no longer with the company," Novartis ...
2019-08-14, 20:32

Scientists stumped by unusual whale skull finally find answers Using DNA analysis of an unusual, decades-old whale skull, scientists were finally able to identify the animal as a rare hybrid of a beluga whale and...
2019-06-21, 23:16

Watch scientists 3D-print human skin and bone for Mars astronauts European Space Agency project has produced its first bioprinted skin and bone samples for Mars-bound astronauts.       ...
2019-07-10, 13:16

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests...
2019-07-02, 21:48

Scientists create video game to help elderly drivers stay safe A video game that makes elderly motorists safer on the roads has been developed by scientists. The game called Cognitive Training for Car Driving (CT...
2019-05-22, 22:48

It's Drone Vs. Raven as Scientists Fight to Save the Threatened Desert Tortoise Tim Shields spends a lot of time in the Mojave Desert. Sometimes, he camps out there for weeks at a time. As a desert biologist for nearly 40 years n...
2019-08-07, 17:00

Hundreds of sharks snarled by plastic in the world's oceans, scientists warn New research suggest previous studies have underestimated the number of sharks and rays entangled in plastic. The problem is likely much worse than s...
2019-07-05, 22:32

Scientists discovered a massive 11-foot bird that would have weighed as much as a polar bear Roadwork broke open a cave on the Crimean Peninsula in 2018 which allowed scientists to discover the bone of a giant, flightless bird. The femur (or ...
2019-06-27, 23:48

Coroner claims woman overdosed on cannabis, scientists call bullshit In the history of human existence there isn’t a single scrap of peer-reviewed, verified evidence supporting the idea that it’s possible to overdose o...
2019-06-08, 04:32

Making space for female scientists' voices online, in the media and in person At first glance the Wikipedia author gender gap could suggest women are less interested in publishing on the page, as anyone can do it. But a recent ...
2019-06-19, 16:00

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial dise...
2019-06-07, 02:16

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient ...
2019-06-18, 22:32

NASA will finally let scientists play with Moon rocks from the Apollo campaign It’s been a while since NASA astronauts last explored the lunar surface. During the Apollo missions which first saw man set foot on another ast...
2019-06-28, 03:00

Scientists find hundreds of sharks, giant rays tangled in plastic In total, the new research recorded 1,116 reported cases of marine life tangled up in plastic dumped in the ocean -- but its authors say the true num...
2019-07-06, 05:48

Scientists in China are creating monkey-human embryos to fuck with our future, or maybe fix it We already have human-duck things, cat-humans things, and centipede-human things, so why couldn’t we just make our own missing link? According to ...
2019-08-02, 19:48

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and sep...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Scientists dunked test tubes in hot springs to recreate life’s origins Nearly 4 billion years after life arose on Earth, researchers have been trying to recreate the first steps towards life in hot, bubbling pools in New...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Scientists warn that 'storm chasers' are hurting research and causing danger The art and science of “storm chasing” was once a niche pastime involving a few meteorologists and researchers with a car, a long-lens camera, and a ...
2019-06-05, 09:48

Giant snakes in the Florida Everglades: How scientists are using Burmese pythons as spies The giant invasive snakes quickly put a stranglehold on Florida's wildlife. Now scientists in the Everglades are turning them against one anothe...
2019-06-18, 23:32

Scottish scientists develop ‘artificial tongue’ to detect fake whiskies Counterfeit whiskey crooks don’t stand a lick of a chance! Scottish scientists are putting a new twist on artificial intelligence with an “arti...
2019-08-07, 14:00

Scientists link Europe heat wave to man-made global warming In countries where millions of people sweltered through the heat wave, temperatures would have been 2.7 to 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit lower in a world wi...
2019-08-02, 19:01

New Zealand Scientists Discover Fossilized Bones of Human-Sized ‘Monster Penguin’ (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Scientists in New Zealand said Wednesday they’ve found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that ...
2019-08-14, 15:32

Scientists invented a wearable band that controls your body temperature like a personal thermostat Everyone loves to be comfortable, but what you consider to be a perfect temperature might be drastically different than the temperature preferred by ...
2019-05-21, 19:16

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory ...
2019-06-06, 11:16

Scientists take first-ever image of a faint swirling ring of hydrogen around our galaxy's black hole Astronomers, for the first time, have snapped an image of a cool, gassy ring swirling around the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy....
2019-06-11, 22:48

Extreme ice melt in Greenland threatens coastal communities across the world, scientists warn Greenland is the biggest contributor to sea level rise, which threatens to destroy property value in coastal regions, displace residents and eventual...
2019-08-01, 23:00

Apollo 11: NASA shares rare footage of scientists testing moon rocks Scientists and stargazers are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which brought geologic samples back to NASA researchers...
2019-07-18, 18:32

Argonne scientists perform huge file transfers to model the makeup of the Universe A team led by Argonne National Laboratory scientists moved 2.9 petabytes of data -- in a single file transfer -- as part of a project involving some ...
2019-07-09, 01:32

Ultra-processed food linked to early death, health problems: scientists A poor diet could have grave consequences. People who consume a large amount of heavily-processed foods are at risk for early death and a greater cha...
2019-05-30, 23:48

Scientists trace a cosmic radio burst to a galaxy 3.6 billion light-years away Back in 2017, a team of scientists was able to pinpoint the origin of a repeating fast radio burst to a dwarf galaxy over 3 billion light years away....
2019-06-28, 12:48

Scientists suggest a nearby supernova may have prompted human ancestors to walk upright For scientists studying the history of human evolution, determining when certain changes happened and what may have prompted those changes are very i...
2019-05-30, 05:48

Scientists Unveil Memorial to Iceland’s ‘First’ Dead Glacier Lost to Climate Change Iceland is mourning the loss of one of its famous glaciers, Okjökull Glacier, in an official memorial ceremony that will take place on August 18...
2019-07-23, 00:00

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2019-05-23, 02:00

Scientists Predict Climate Change Will Make Dangerous Heat Waves Far More Common People all across the U.S. have been sweating through heat waves this summer, and new research suggests they should get used to it. Over the next cen...
2019-07-16, 22:16

No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet What changes have the experts made to their own lives to tackle the climate emergency? ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Continue ...
2019-06-29, 12:16

In Pitch Black Waters, Scientists Capture Historic Video Of Giant Squid In the pitch black waters 750 meters below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, a thin, undulating arm emerges from the gloom. For the first time, a li...
2019-06-24, 04:32

5,000 Years Ago, Ancient Scientists Used Chemical Reactions to Create Pigments in Altai Mountains Scientists have unlocked intriguing 5,000-year-old secrets of prehistoric illustrators behind the stunning artwork of Karakol. These magnificent pain...
2019-06-16, 00:16

Collision that formed the moon also brought Earth water, planetary scientists claim Without the moon and water, life on Earth wouldn't be possible. New research out of Germany suggests both were delivered by Theia, which collided wit...
2019-05-22, 06:32

Scientists ask NASA to reconsider Mars mission after studying effects of space radiation A team of scientists recently conducted a first-of-its-kind experiment to study the effects of space radiation on a living brain. And the results don...
2019-08-08, 09:32

Canada’s Permafrost Is Thawing 70 Years Earlier Than Expected, Study Shows. Scientists Are ‘Quite Surprised’ The Canadian Arctic permafrost is thawing 70 years earlier than expected, a rate shocking a group of scientists who released the findings of their lo...
2019-06-19, 22:32

Teeth help scientists trace evolution of great white shark family to Middle Jurassic By surveying the composition of great white shark teeth, researchers were able to trace the evolutionary origins of the mackerel shark family, Lamnif...
2019-07-05, 22:32

Dead planets beam ‘zombie’ radio signals into space for up to a billion years, scientists say New exoplanet discoveries have been popping up with increasing regularity in recent years thanks to technological advances that allow scientists to s...
2019-08-11, 20:32

Extreme heat baked Europe last month. Scientists say man-made climate change is to blame The heat wave that smashed temperature records in Western Europe last month was made more intense by man-made climate change, a new study says. ...
2019-08-03, 05:48

A stunning, elusive giant squid was captured on video in US waters for first time. We talked to the scientists who did it Earlier this month, an exploration filmed a giant squid for the first time in U.S. waters. Here's what the moment of discovery was like.  ...
2019-07-01, 19:16

In Victory for Abortion Foes, Trump Administration to End Government Scientists’ Fetal Tissue Research (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victo...
2019-06-05, 21:00

Scientists Just Installed the World’s Highest Weather Station in Mount Everest's ‘Death Zone’ Scientists announced on Thursday that they successfully installed five automated stations, including the highest weather station in world, on Mount E...
2019-06-13, 23:16

Climate change made Europe's July heat wave up to 3 degrees Celsius hotter, scientists say The scorching heat wave that broke records across Europe last month was made more likely, more intense and up to three degrees Celsius hotter by clim...
2019-08-02, 20:32

These Fossils Preserved in Opal Are a Gorgeous, Iridescent Window Into the Past. Scientists Are Fighting to Save Them from the Black Market Cloaked in white dust and surrounded by expansive plains, the town of Lightning Ridge produces the bulk of the world’s precious black opal. Thi...
2019-08-01, 19:48