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The universe may be a billion years younger than we thought. Scientists are scrambling to figure out why. - NBC News
The universe may be a billion years younger than we thought. Scientists are scrambling to figure out why.  NBC News

The age of the universe may have been overestimated by more than a billion years, forcing scientists to rethink how we got from the Big Bang to today.


Why some climate scientists are saying no to flying - Science Magazine
Why some climate scientists are saying no to flying  Science Magazine

In 2016, two seemingly unrelated events conspired to make Kim Cobb confront her personal carbon footprint. First, a massive El Niño event hit the coral reef ...


Two threats to US science - Science Magazine
Two threats to US science  Science Magazine

Last month, the House Appropriations Committee of the U.S. Congress began drafting its Fiscal Year 2020 funding bill. Among the promising news is the ...


Coffee really does make you go and the science shows - Haaretz
Coffee really does make you go and the science shows  Haaretz

Coffee, boon or bane? Its effect seems to be highly individual. The latest wrinkles in coffee science are that its polyphenol *content* can reduce the risk of ...


In Brazil, 'useful idiots' protest cuts to research and education - Science Magazine
In Brazil, 'useful idiots' protest cuts to research and education  Science Magazine

Thousands of scientists, educators, and students swamped the streets of Brazil this week to protest cuts in education and research funding. Marches occurred ...


Extraordinary Life: Marjorie Davis became a pastor who brought science and religion together - Hartford Courant
Extraordinary Life: Marjorie Davis became a pastor who brought science and religion together  Hartford Courant

As a student at Smith College, Marjorie Davis became interested in biology, but the college had no science major and suggested instead a tutor. She transferred ...


Scientists help artificial intelligence outsmart hackers - Science Magazine
Scientists help artificial intelligence outsmart hackers  Science Magazine

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA—A hacked message in a streamed song makes Alexa send money to a foreign entity. A self-driving car crashes after a prankster ...


Why race science is on the rise again - The Guardian
Why race science is on the rise again  The Guardian

After the second world war, the belief that differences between so-called 'races' are genetic became taboo. Now, with the far right resurgent, it's back.


Climate scientists say no to flying - Science Magazine
Climate scientists say no to flying  Science Magazine

In 2016, two seemingly unrelated events conspired to make Kim Cobb confront her personal carbon footprint. First, a massive El Niño event hit the coral reef ...


The Scientists Behind the First Black Hole Photo Get Nod from Congress - Space.com
The Scientists Behind the First Black Hole Photo Get Nod from Congress  Space.com

Four scientists involved with the Event Horizon Telescope project that successfully captured the first image of a black hole went to Congress.


Reactivation of PTEN tumor suppressor for cancer treatment through inhibition of a MYC-WWP1 inhibitory pathway - Science Magazine
Reactivation of PTEN tumor suppressor for cancer treatment through inhibition of a MYC-WWP1 inhibitory pathway  Science Magazine

Supporting tumor suppression. The protein PTEN is a phosphatase and tumor suppressor whose activity is often decreased in human cancers. Thus ...


How allergens in pollen help plants do more than make you sneeze - Science News
How allergens in pollen help plants do more than make you sneeze  Science News

A plant's view of what humans call allergens in pollen grains involves a lot of crucial biology. And sex.


Speaker-independent auditory attention decoding without access to clean speech sources - Science Advances
Speaker-independent auditory attention decoding without access to clean speech sources  Science Advances

Speech perception in crowded environments is challenging for hearing-impaired listeners. Assistive hearing devices cannot lower interfering speakers without ...


Extinct squid relative entombed in amber for 100 million years - Science Magazine
Extinct squid relative entombed in amber for 100 million years  Science Magazine

The latest discovery in a cache of ancient Burmese amber has revealed something completely unexpected: an extinct squidlike organism called an ammonite, ...


David Flemming: Helping science triumph over politics - vtdigger.org
David Flemming: Helping science triumph over politics  vtdigger.org

Editor's note: This commentary is by David Flemming, who is a policy analyst at the Ethan Allen Institute. Last fall, the Vermont Department of Health announced ...


U.S. cancer institute cancels nanotech research centers - Science Magazine
U.S. cancer institute cancels nanotech research centers  Science Magazine

The U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Bethesda, Maryland, will halt funding next year for its long-running Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence ...


Initial results from the New Horizons exploration of 2014 MU69, a small Kuiper Belt object - Science Magazine
Initial results from the New Horizons exploration of 2014 MU69, a small Kuiper Belt object  Science Magazine


Bedbugs date back to the time of the dinosaurs, new family tree suggests - Science Magazine
Bedbugs date back to the time of the dinosaurs, new family tree suggests  Science Magazine

Every half-million years, a new species switches to human hosts.


Scientists' grant writing styles vary by gender. That can lead to bias - Science Magazine
Scientists' grant writing styles vary by gender. That can lead to bias  Science Magazine

When describing research in grant proposals, female life scientists use narrower, more topic-specific language than male applicants, resulting in lower reviewer ...


MSUB receives donation for science students and athletes - KTVQ Billings News
MSUB receives donation for science students and athletes  KTVQ Billings News

BILLINGS – A passion for science and sports inspired an MSU Billings alumnus to make a six-figure donation for scholarships at his alma mater. The MSUB ...


Single-cell genomics identifies cell type–specific molecular changes in autism - Science Magazine
Single-cell genomics identifies cell type–specific molecular changes in autism  Science Magazine

Autism manifests in many ways. Despite that diversity, the disorder seems to affect specific cellular pathways, including those observed in the neocortex of ...


De novo design of tunable, pH-driven conformational changes - Science Magazine
De novo design of tunable, pH-driven conformational changes  Science Magazine

Protein design has achieved success in finding sequences that fold to very stable target structures. Protein function, however, often requires conformational ...


Scientists Created Bacteria With a Synthetic Genome. Is This Artificial Life? - The New York Times
Scientists Created Bacteria With a Synthetic Genome. Is This Artificial Life?  The New York Times

Scientists have created a living organism whose DNA is entirely human-made — perhaps a new form of life, experts said, and a milestone in the field of synthetic ...


How Accurate Is the Myers-Briggs Personality Test? - Live Science
How Accurate Is the Myers-Briggs Personality Test?  Live Science

There are two types of people in the world: those who believe in the Myers-Briggs personality test and those who don't. Except that's not true. Grouping people ...


When science and politics collide: Enhancing the FDA - Science Magazine
When science and politics collide: Enhancing the FDA  Science Magazine

For the better part of a century, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) preserved public health by rigorously applying the scientific method. The central ...


Lunacy: how science fiction is powering the new moon rush - The Guardian
Lunacy: how science fiction is powering the new moon rush  The Guardian

Fifty years after the first moon landings, a new generation of space travellers, from Xi Jinping's taikonauts to Jeff Bezos, are racing to colonise our nearest ...


Europe abandons plans for 'flagship' billion-euro research projects - Science Magazine
Europe abandons plans for 'flagship' billion-euro research projects  Science Magazine

When Martin Lohse, scientific director of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine here, welcomed participants to the kick-off meeting for a massive ...


Vaccines may help bats fight white nose syndrome - Science News
Vaccines may help bats fight white nose syndrome  Science News

Oral vaccines could give wild bats a better chance at surviving white nose syndrome, the fungal disease that has ravaged bat colonies in North America. In lab ...


An experiment hints at quantum entanglement inside protons - Science News
An experiment hints at quantum entanglement inside protons  Science News

Protons are complicated. The subatomic particles are themselves composed of smaller particles called quarks and gluons. Now, data from the Large Hadron ...


'Ultraprocessed' foods may make you eat more, clinical trial suggests - Science Magazine
'Ultraprocessed' foods may make you eat more, clinical trial suggests  Science Magazine

Something about the industrial processing of food makes us more likely to overeat, according to a new study. Volunteers ate more and gained more weight on a ...


Genetically engineered immune cells fight off deadly virus in mice - Science Magazine
Genetically engineered immune cells fight off deadly virus in mice  Science Magazine

Researchers may have demonstrated a novel way to protect us from some of the world's deadliest viruses. By genetically engineering immune cells to make ...


Thousands of scientists in Argentina strike to protest budget cuts - Science Magazine
Thousands of scientists in Argentina strike to protest budget cuts  Science Magazine

Scientists from labs across Argentina stayed home today, joining a nationwide strike against the government's latest round of austerity measures. One of their ...


Hydrodealkenylative C(sp3)–C(sp2) bond fragmentation - Science Magazine
Hydrodealkenylative C(sp3)–C(sp2) bond fragmentation  Science Magazine

Plants produce an abundance of structurally complex terpene compounds that are useful precursors to pharmaceuticals and other fine chemicals. However, the ...


Why Men Got Picked Over Women in a Blind Review of Science Grants - Philanthropy Women
Why Men Got Picked Over Women in a Blind Review of Science Grants  Philanthropy Women

A recent study of a science grant application process at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation found male applicants received higher scores than women, even ...


In lopsided vote, U.S. science academy backs move to eject sexual harassers - Science Magazine
In lopsided vote, U.S. science academy backs move to eject sexual harassers  Science Magazine

Breaking with their 156-year history, members of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) today voted overwhelmingly in favor of amending the elite ...


A new AI acquired humanlike 'number sense' on its own - Science News
A new AI acquired humanlike 'number sense' on its own  Science News

A new artificial intelligence seems to share our intuitive ability to estimate numbers at a glance.


NIH fears good-government bill would hamper peer review - Science Magazine
NIH fears good-government bill would hamper peer review  Science Magazine

The much-admired system to review grant proposals at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, has become the latest flashpoint in a ...


In the deep, dark, ocean fish have evolved superpowered vision - Science Magazine
In the deep, dark, ocean fish have evolved superpowered vision  Science Magazine

When the ancestors of cave fish and certain crickets moved into pitchblack caverns, their eyes virtually disappeared over generations. But fish that ply the sea at ...


Billion-Dollar Gamble: How A 'Singular Hero' Helped Start A New Field In Physics - NPR
Billion-Dollar Gamble: How A 'Singular Hero' Helped Start A New Field In Physics  NPR

In the 1970s, Rich Isaacson was presented with what seemed like a crazy idea: using lasers to detect gravitational waves. It became the biggest project the ...


They persisted - Science Advances
They persisted  Science Advances

A small group of Michigan residents, including (right to left) Lynn McIntosh, A. J. Birkbeck, Janice Tompkins, and Rick Rediske, tracked widespread ...


Conservatives’ junk science is having real consequences - The Washington Post
Conservatives’ junk science is having real consequences  The Washington Post

Louis Brandeis imagined that states could serve as laboratories of democracy. At the moment, they are serving as a bunch of mad scientists. The Supreme Court ...


Fossil teeth push the human-Neandertal split back to about 1 million years ago - Science News
Fossil teeth push the human-Neandertal split back to about 1 million years ago  Science News

A study of fossilized teeth shifts the age of the last common ancestor between Neandertals and humans.


Broccoli Isn't Just Good For You; Scientists Find It Holds Molecule That Could Be the 'Achilles's Heel' of Cancer - Good News Network
Broccoli Isn't Just Good For You; Scientists Find It Holds Molecule That Could Be the 'Achilles's Heel' of Cancer  Good News Network

If you didn't already have enough reason to eat your vegetables, this new study says that broccoli contains an amazing ingredient which could be the “Achilles' ...


Science Central: make your own cloud experiment - WANE
Science Central: make your own cloud experiment  WANE

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Did you know you can make your own cloud? Science Central Executive Director Martin Fisher shows the First News Sunday team ...


NSF, NASA, NIST would get funding boosts under House spending bill - Science Magazine
NSF, NASA, NIST would get funding boosts under House spending bill  Science Magazine

The National Science Foundation (NSF) would get a 7% budget increase, and NASA a 3.8% bump, under a 2020 spending bill approved today by an ...


A Waste of 1,000 Research Papers - The Atlantic
A Waste of 1,000 Research Papers  The Atlantic

Decades of early research on the genetics of depression were built on nonexistent foundations. How did that happen?


New scholarship recognises ‘a giant in the world of science’ - The Irish Times
New scholarship recognises ‘a giant in the world of science’  The Irish Times

Prof William C Campbell bursary open to Leaving Cert students in disadvantaged areas.


These origami robots could one day deliver drugs inside your body - Science Magazine
These origami robots could one day deliver drugs inside your body  Science Magazine

Tiny robot swarms that deliver drugs and help perform operations inside the body have long been a dream of scientists and science-fiction writers alike. But the ...


Multivascular networks and functional intravascular topologies within biocompatible hydrogels - Science Magazine
Multivascular networks and functional intravascular topologies within biocompatible hydrogels  Science Magazine

In air-breathing vertebrates, the circulatory and pulmonary systems contain separate networks of channels that intertwine but do not intersect with each other.


Vision using multiple distinct rod opsins in deep-sea fishes - Science Magazine
Vision using multiple distinct rod opsins in deep-sea fishes  Science Magazine

Vertebrates are typically thought to have a consistent system for processing light, in which multiple cone opsins permit color vision during the day, but a single ...


Peacock spiders' superblack spots reflect just 0.5 percent of light - Science News
Peacock spiders' superblack spots reflect just 0.5 percent of light  Science News

By manipulating light with tiny structures, patches on peacock spiders appear superblack, helping accentuate the arachnids' bright colors.


NAS President to 2019 Grads: The Truth Still Matters | BU Today - BU Today
NAS President to 2019 Grads: The Truth Still Matters | BU Today  BU Today

National Academy of Sciences president Marcia McNutt spoke to grads at BU's 2019 Commencement.


U.S. universities reassess collaborations with foreign scientists in wake of NIH letters - Science Magazine
U.S. universities reassess collaborations with foreign scientists in wake of NIH letters  Science Magazine

Adam Kuspa tries to anticipate queries from his institution's largest source of research funding, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland.


Snakebites, a globally neglected killer, get a 'transformational' injection of research funds - Science Magazine
Snakebites, a globally neglected killer, get a 'transformational' injection of research funds  Science Magazine

In 1970, when David Warrell was a young hospital clinician in northern Nigeria, he faced three horrifying snakebite cases in quick succession that would change ...


Volcano Watch: Students use science for the benefit of their communities - Hawaii Tribune Herald
Volcano Watch: Students use science for the benefit of their communities  Hawaii Tribune Herald

During the 2018 eruption of Kilauea Volcano, when fissures erupted and lava flowed in the lower East Rift Zone, many Puna residents were displaced from their ...


Newt Gingrich: Dinosaurs and a revolution in science portrayed right before your eyes - Fox News
Newt Gingrich: Dinosaurs and a revolution in science portrayed right before your eyes  Fox News

If you go to New York City, you must go to the American Museum of Natural History and see its remarkable new Tyrannosaurus rex exhibit. I was so intrigued by ...


Global health institute sued for age and sex discrimination - Science Magazine
Global health institute sued for age and sex discrimination  Science Magazine

Seven current and former female employees have sued officials at a global health institute that is part of the Mount Sinai Health System's Icahn School of ...


Tom Cotton on abortion: Forget science, it's about his morals. - Arkansas Times
Tom Cotton on abortion: Forget science, it's about his morals.  Arkansas Times

Here's the open line, but first: U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton continues to land network airtime to espouse views even more extreme than those of Donald Trump, today ...


There's a science to empathy, and an art to explaining it - The Jewish News of Northern California
There's a science to empathy, and an art to explaining it  The Jewish News of Northern California

In the middle of an explanation about a band of nerve fibers in our brains, Josh Kornbluth has a question. He grabs his phone. “Siri, do animals have a corpus ...


Ancient South American populations dipped due to an erratic climate - Science News
Ancient South American populations dipped due to an erratic climate  Science News

Scientists link bouts of intense rainfall and drought around 8600 to 6000 years ago to declining numbers of South American hunter-gatherers.


Scalable electrochromic nanopixels using plasmonics - Science Advances
Scalable electrochromic nanopixels using plasmonics  Science Advances

Plasmonic metasurfaces are a promising route for flat panel display applications due to their full color gamut and high spatial resolution. However, this ...


African swine fever keeps spreading in Asia, threatening food security - Science Magazine
African swine fever keeps spreading in Asia, threatening food security  Science Magazine

SHANGHAI, CHINA—The spread of African swine fever (ASF) in Asia is taking a worrisome turn. First reported in northeastern China in August 2018, the highly ...


Maine School of Science and Mathematics teams compete at world robotics event - The County
Maine School of Science and Mathematics teams compete at world robotics event  The County

Nine students from the Maine School of Science and Mathematics attended the 2019 VEX Worlds Robotics competition in Louisville, Kentucky, April 23-28.


What's Up With All the Late-May Rain? Atmospheric Science Suggests Answers - CBS San Francisco
What's Up With All the Late-May Rain? Atmospheric Science Suggests Answers  CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — What's up with all of this Bay Area rain in May? For anyone fascinated with Bay Area weather, this has been a good week to do ...


Syracuse Academy of Science 2019 junior/senior prom (photos) - Syracuse.com
Syracuse Academy of Science 2019 junior/senior prom (photos)  Syracuse.com

Students of Syracuse Academy of Science attended their junior-senior prom Friday evening, May 17, 2019. The event had “A Night Under the Stars” theme and ...


Meet the blue crew, scientists trying to give food, flowers, and more a color rarely found in nature - Science Magazine
Meet the blue crew, scientists trying to give food, flowers, and more a color rarely found in nature  Science Magazine

New tools are aiding the age-old quest for a precious pigment.


Scientists Are Warning That We Absolutely Must Not Farm Octopuses - ScienceAlert
Scientists Are Warning That We Absolutely Must Not Farm Octopuses  ScienceAlert

There's no denying that keeping livestock has deeply benefited humanity over the millennia. But, while sheep and cows may have adapted well to farm life, ...


Sticky proteins could protect crops more safely than chemical pesticides - Science Magazine
Sticky proteins could protect crops more safely than chemical pesticides  Science Magazine

Many pesticides have an inherent weakness: The active ingredients don't adhere well to the plants they protect. After the chemicals are sprayed onto crops, rain ...


Identification of a regeneration-organizing cell in the Xenopus tail - Science Magazine
Identification of a regeneration-organizing cell in the Xenopus tail  Science Magazine

A tale of tadpole tail regeneration. Some vertebrates, including some amphibians, show a remarkable, if sometimes restricted, ability to regenerate lost ...


The Difference Between Science and Pseudoscience When It Comes to UFOs - Interesting Engineering
The Difference Between Science and Pseudoscience When It Comes to UFOs  Interesting Engineering

In 1995, astrophysicist Carl Sagan published the book, "The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark." It was Sagan's attempt to separate ...


The International Space Station has found its scientific calling - Science Magazine
The International Space Station has found its scientific calling  Science Magazine

The International Space Station (ISS) has never been known as a hotbed of science, even though the United States and partner nations spent more than $100 ...


'Heartbeat' Bills Get the Science of Fetal Heartbeats All Wrong - WIRED
'Heartbeat' Bills Get the Science of Fetal Heartbeats All Wrong  WIRED

Anti-abortion laws lean on the heartbeat as a defining moment of aliveness. But at six weeks, it indicates little more than cells and electrical activity.


Particulate methane monooxygenase contains only mononuclear copper centers - Science Magazine
Particulate methane monooxygenase contains only mononuclear copper centers  Science Magazine

Methane is an important fuel, but there are few direct transformations to partially oxidized products. Bacteria use metalloenzymes to catalyze methane oxidation ...


German research promised a decade of budget increases - Science Magazine
German research promised a decade of budget increases  Science Magazine

BERLIN—German research organizations cheered a decision announced today by state and federal ministers to increase research budgets by 3% a year for the ...


The ocean's tallest waves are getting taller - Science Magazine
The ocean's tallest waves are getting taller  Science Magazine

Wind-driven waves are growing fastest in the Southern Ocean, new study says.


'Wood wide web'—the underground network of microbes that connects trees—mapped for first time - Science Magazine
'Wood wide web'—the underground network of microbes that connects trees—mapped for first time  Science Magazine

Trees, from the mighty redwoods to slender dogwoods, would be nothing without their microbial sidekicks. Millions of species of fungi and bacteria swap ...


How I became easy prey to a predatory publisher - Science Magazine
How I became easy prey to a predatory publisher  Science Magazine

Pressure to publish and an unfortunately timely email led this assistant professor astray.


How a year in space affected Scott Kelly's health - Science News for Students
How a year in space affected Scott Kelly's health  Science News for Students

Nearly a year in space changed Scott Kelly's genes, brain function and more, NASA's Twin Study shows.


A Giant Hole in the Martian Atmosphere Is Venting All Its Water into Space - Live Science
A Giant Hole in the Martian Atmosphere Is Venting All Its Water into Space  Live Science

There's a hole in the Martian atmosphere that opens once every two years, venting the planet's limited water supply into space — and dumping the rest of the ...


Make EU trade with Brazil sustainable - Science Magazine
Make EU trade with Brazil sustainable  Science Magazine

Brazil, home to one of the planet's last great forests, is currently in trade negotiations with its second largest trading partner, the European Union (EU). We urge ...


Ex-WWE star Ashley Massaro's brain may be donated to science - New York Post
Ex-WWE star Ashley Massaro's brain may be donated to science  New York Post

The brain of former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro may be donated to a prominent doctor who researches chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, ...


"The Big Bang Theory" and real science, from Leonard's wedding vows to the "Time Machine" prop - Salon
"The Big Bang Theory" and real science, from Leonard's wedding vows to the "Time Machine" prop  Salon

"The Big Bang Theory" is undeniably popular and influential in shaping public attitudes to science and scientists, and yet there are few books that explore the ...


Multiplatform evaluation of global trends in wind speed and wave height - Science Magazine
Multiplatform evaluation of global trends in wind speed and wave height  Science Magazine

Two frequently asked questions about how climate warming will affect the environment are whether windiness might change and what effects that might have on ...


The Science Behind Why Sex First Became a Thing - Interesting Engineering
The Science Behind Why Sex First Became a Thing  Interesting Engineering

The history of sex is a very long and interesting one. But do we know when it first started and how? Let's find out.


Only a third of Earth's longest rivers still run free - Science News
Only a third of Earth's longest rivers still run free  Science News

Free-flowing rivers are an endangered species on Earth. Only about a third of the world's longest rivers still flow freely along their entire lengths, unchained by ...


Editorial: Bad science is no way to pursue abortion restrictions in Ohio - The Columbus Dispatch
Editorial: Bad science is no way to pursue abortion restrictions in Ohio  The Columbus Dispatch

When did anti-abortion state lawmakers decide that any means — even junk science — is a proper way to justify their ends? And why are Republican legislators ...


Lithium, the periodic table's lightest metal, is key for clean energy - Science News
Lithium, the periodic table's lightest metal, is key for clean energy  Science News

The future of lithium is electrifying. Cars and trucks powered by lithium batteries rather than fossil fuels are, to many people, the future of transportation.


Data science bootcamp on sale for less than $10 - Mashable
Data science bootcamp on sale for less than $10  Mashable

Nearly seven years after the Harvard Business Review first gave it the title, Data Scientist is still arguably the sexiest job out there. LinkedIn reports that demand ...


Carrier lifetimes of >1 μs in Sn-Pb perovskites enable efficient all-perovskite tandem solar cells - Science Magazine
Carrier lifetimes of >1 μs in Sn-Pb perovskites enable efficient all-perovskite tandem solar cells  Science Magazine

Organic-inorganic perovskite films can boost the output of conventional silicon solar cells in tandem geometries by utilizing more of the light at the blue end of ...


First marsquake detected by NASA's InSight mission - Science Magazine
First marsquake detected by NASA's InSight mission  Science Magazine

Mars is shaking. After several months of apprehensive waiting on a quiet surface, NASA's InSight lander has registered a sweet, small sound: the first marsquake ...


A global database of women scientists is diversifying the face of science - Science Daily
A global database of women scientists is diversifying the face of science  Science Daily

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


Climate change: Scientists test radical ways to fix Earth's climate - BBC News
Climate change: Scientists test radical ways to fix Earth's climate  BBC News

Scientists in Cambridge plan to set up a research centre to develop new ways to repair the Earth's climate. It will investigate radical approaches such as ...


Experimental Huntington disease drug reduces toxic protein, newly published data confirm - Science Magazine
Experimental Huntington disease drug reduces toxic protein, newly published data confirm  Science Magazine

The data behind the promising trial of a drug that blocks the production of a mutant protein that causes brain damage in people with Huntington disease—an ...


Humans Crawled Through a Cave 14,000 Years Ago. We Can Still See Their Perfectly Preserved Footprints. - Live Science
Humans Crawled Through a Cave 14,000 Years Ago. We Can Still See Their Perfectly Preserved Footprints.  Live Science

About 14,000 years ago, a party of five barefoot people — two adults, one preteen and two children — walked and even crawled through a dark passageway in ...


This 5000-year-old mass grave hides a family tragedy - Science Magazine
This 5000-year-old mass grave hides a family tragedy  Science Magazine

The 15 men, women, and children discovered in a 5000-year-old mass grave near the southern Polish village of Koszyce must have suffered brutal deaths: Each ...


Listen to a haunting song composed using climate data - Popular Science
Listen to a haunting song composed using climate data  Popular Science

Lucy Jones thinks we're not hearing the message about climate change well enough—so she set it to music. And while the planet's warming, the song she ...


Theorist calculates the incalculable siren song of merging black holes - Science Magazine
Theorist calculates the incalculable siren song of merging black holes  Science Magazine

Just a month into a renewed observing campaign with a trio of detectors, physicists today announced they have spotted more gravitational waves—fleeting ...


Observation of second sound in graphite at temperatures above 100 K - Science Magazine
Observation of second sound in graphite at temperatures above 100 K  Science Magazine

Between the two extremes of ballistic and diffusive lattice thermal transport is the potential for an exotic wave-like state known as second sound. Huberman et al.


Neanderthals may have trapped golden eagles 130000 years ago - Science Magazine
Neanderthals may have trapped golden eagles 130000 years ago  Science Magazine

The golden eagle has been hunted and revered by human cultures for thousands of years. Yet this may not have been a uniquely human ...


Protect solar system from mining 'gold rush', say scientists - The Guardian
Protect solar system from mining 'gold rush', say scientists  The Guardian

Great swathes of the solar system should be preserved as official “space wilderness” to protect planets, moons and other heavenly bodies from rampant mining ...