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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 National Laboratory in eastern Tennessee are trying......

Scientists Are Attempting To Open A Portal To A Parallel Universe

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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 where life is mirrored....
21:34, 2019-07-05

The Mueller Hearings Have Entered a Parallel Universe In case this whole affair wasn’t crazy-making enough already, Robert Mueller’s second round of testimony before the House Intelligence Committee went meta, with Republicans pulling up references to CNN’s coverage today of his earlier Judiciary Committee testimony....
20:34, 2019-07-24

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 in celestial bodies like stars, asteroids, and other planets, scientists can estimate how abundant or rare each of the known elements is. Iron, however,...
10:00, 2019-07-12

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-author of the study, said....
23:34, 2019-06-28

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 near-superhuman catch in a softball game or acing a test without studying. In any case, it’s happened to all of us, and now a group of astrophysi...
11:51, 2019-06-28

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 of the largest-ever cosmological simulations....
06:00, 2019-07-09

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 scooping out the meat. In a paper published Thursday by the journal Scientific Reports, researchers from Germany say the behavior they spotted dozens o...
23:51, 2019-05-23

A classic quantum theorem may prove there are many parallel universes If we accept that information can’t travel faster than the speed of light, a quantum theorem seems to require many worlds that split when you make a measurement...
21:00, 2019-08-19

Italy's idea of a parallel currency gets a frosty response A proposal in Rome to issue small-denomination bonds to help pay back its debts could have disastrous consequences for the Italian economy, an analyst has told CNBC....
16:34, 2019-06-17

Two dead after attempting to jump car over drawbridge in Louisiana LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Texas driver and his passenger are dead after they tried to jump the ramps on a closed drawbridge. Louisiana State Police say it happened shortly after 2 a.m. Friday at the Black Bayou Bridge about six miles (9.65 kilometers) south of Lake Charles. Investigators say a boat...
00:17, 2019-05-25

KawhiWatch: Drake Attempting To Acquire More Chips And Dip Two days into free agency, and it’s been a severe drought of Kawhi Leonard news, excluding sources who may be Jeanie Buss’s Reddit-loving nephew or Shams Charania-cosplayers. Bone-dry. In an era where a lone emoji can kick off a 12-hour news cycle, there’ve been no inklings as to whether Leonard’s p...
23:17, 2019-07-02

Instagram is attempting to crack down on misinformation about vaccines Instagram is trying to prevent misinformation about vaccinations spreading on the app by blocking hashtags that include "verifiably false" information...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Go chat yourself with Facebook’s new Portal companion app Ignoring calls that it’s creepy, Facebook is forging onward with its Portal smart display. Today Facebook quietly launched iOS and Android Portal apps that let owners show off photos on the screen without sharing them to the social network, and video call their home while they’re out. ...
08:34, 2019-05-29

Sheriff: Undercover Deputy Arrests Man Attempting To Meet 12-Year-Old LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lexington man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to meet up with a 12-year-old girl. The father of the girl found concerning messages on her phone and notified authorities. Police say 58-year-old John Ault was texting the girl and tried to set up a meeti...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Idaho Lottery attempting scratch-off ticket Guinness record The Idaho Lottery announced it is attempting a Guinness World Record for the largest number of people scratching scratch tickets at the same time in the same place....
08:17, 2019-07-20

Facebook will launch new Portal models this fall Facebook has apparently been busy designing new variants of its Portal video chatting devices. According to the company's Vice President of AR/VR, Andrew "Boz" Bosworth, Facebook plans to unveil new Portal models this fall. Bosworth has made the anno......
12:34, 2019-06-11

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be making their way outside of the US. The Portal product lineup is the social network's attempt to grab a piece of the smart home speaker market, where comp...
14:51, 2019-06-11

Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this fall, adding to the ever-growing range of smart devices out there....
22:17, 2019-06-11

Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall Facebook's Portal division has plans to introduce multiple new devices this fall, VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said today at the Code conference.Read More...
12:51, 2019-06-11

California man arrested after attempting to fix flats using 'gauze and Band-Aids': police California cops say a case of creative car repair left them flat once they determined the man was no MacGyver-like mechanic but actually a drug-fueled novice trying to implement a half-baked fix....
01:51, 2019-08-22

Supergenius Arrested While Attempting To Repair Flat Tire With Band-Aids Okay, I get it. I see how it works. Apparently, in our current police state, it’s illegal to try and fix the tires on your own car with the crap you find in a forgotten office first aid kit. Well, maybe not illegal, but it is pretty stupid, and the part about being under the influence of drugs while...
17:17, 2019-08-21

Indian magician feared dead after attempting Harry Houdini trick An Indian magician who attempted to recreate a famed Harry Houdini trick — jumping into a river while shackled — never reappeared after the stunt and is feared dead, according to news reports. Chanchal Lahiri, 41, who goes by the stage name Mandrake, was shackled with six locks and a chain before he...
21:17, 2019-06-17

Judge throws out lawsuit attempting to block Obama's Presidential Center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that tried to prevent construction of the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side, saying that construction should begin immediately....
00:34, 2019-06-12

Bill Cosby's lawyers attempting to get his sexual assault conviction thrown out A Pennsylvania appeals court on Monday questioned why actor Bill Cosby never got a supposed non-prosecution agreement in writing as his lawyers asked the panel to overturn his sexual assault conviction....
16:17, 2019-08-13

German woman caught attempting to purchase car with home-printed money A German woman attempted to purchase a vehicle at a car dealership in the southwestern German city of Kaiserslautern on Friday, using counterfeit currency she printed at home....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Facebook Portal now has its own Android app to manage photos and videos If you feel that you don't have enough Facebook in your life, you're free to buy the company's new smart display – Portal. Unlike Amazon and Google, Facebook had developed Portal with video calling in mind, so that's pretty what you'll probably want to do most of the time with it.The Portal, in case...
04:17, 2019-05-29

W. Virginia's All-Big 12 Robinson in NCAA transfer portal All-Big 12 safety Kenny Robinson is looking to transfer from West Virginia less than three months before the start of the season        ...
19:17, 2019-06-04

Portal Headlines June's Xbox Games With Gold There’s a fun mix of games in June’s Xbox Games with Gold, from sports to puzzles. As always, these games are only “free” if you have an active Xbox Live Gold subscription....
18:51, 2019-05-30

Facebook wants Portal to be the king of video calls, but there’s still work to do Doing things with friends and family during video calls is compelling, but Facebook's Portal must walk a fine line between entertaining and distracting.Read More...
20:34, 2019-08-06

Facebook will launch even more Portal smart speakers this year In spite of all the privacy and user data abuse scandals that it had to face last year, Facebook still started selling its own smart speakers. Called Portal, the Facebook home devices target similar products from Amazon, Google, and Apple, although Facebook’s Portal comes with a special focus ...
00:34, 2019-06-12

Facebook might bring major streaming services to its Portal for TVs Last year, reports emerged Facebook was working on a video chat camera you'd plug into your TV. It sounds a bit like its Portal smart display, albeit without the need for a dedicated screen. One reported aspect of the device is that it'd offer......
23:17, 2019-07-31

Scout24 to explore sale or spin-off of autos portal: CEO Scout24 will explore the potential sale or spin-off of its autos marketplace, CEO Tobias Hartmann said, responding to activist investor Elliott's call to sell the business to boost shareholder returns....
14:17, 2019-08-13

Libyan Security Forces Arrest Two Russians Allegedly Attempting to Interfere in Elections (Bloomberg)— Libyan security forces have arrested two men accused of working for a Russian troll farm seeking to influence elections in the oil exporter and other African countries. A letter from the state prosecutor of the internationally-backed Tripoli government to a Libyan security chief s...
04:17, 2019-07-06

Migrant attempting to reach Europe discovered in hidden car box by Spanish border police Newly released photos by authorities in Spain show how desperate some migrants are to make it to Europe, with one pictured over the weekend stowed away in a hidden box in a car....
17:17, 2019-05-27

American killed in border shootout was attempting to smuggle in Chinese nationals, officials say The American man killed at the border in a shootout with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers Monday night was attempting to smuggle in two Chinese nationals, officials announced Wednesday....
18:00, 2019-06-06

Springer jobs portal buys Appcast for 70 million euros German publisher Axel Springer said on Monday that its Stepstone jobs portal had bought an 85% stake in Appcast, a U.S. technology company specializing in so-called programmatic advertising, for around 70 million euros ($79 million)....
14:51, 2019-07-01

Facebook Is Betting People Are Still Hungry For Another Heaping Ladle of Portal Facebook isn’t done with its spiffy new Portal video phones. You know, the ones which got largely favorable reviews, but are virtually impossible to fully trust, given they came out after months (years, really) of massive privacy scandals for the globe-spanning social media giant and are totally cap...
15:34, 2019-06-11

Professor who links vaccines to autism funded through university portal Chris Exley, who says aluminium in vaccines may cause autism, has raised more than £22,000A British professor who has claimed that aluminium in vaccines is linked to autism has raised more than £22,000 to support his work through a Keele University online donations portal, the Guardian can reveal.Pr...
13:00, 2019-06-01

India sends back Maldives' ex-vice president attempting illegal entry: sources India has sent back former vice-president of the Maldives, Ahmed Adeeb, to his home country, two sources familiar with the matter said on Saturday, days after he illegally entered through a tugboat in the southern Indian city of Thoothukudi....
15:34, 2019-08-03

Brazilian Gang Leader Caught After Attempting to Escape From Jail Dressed Up as His 19-Year-Old Daughter (RIO DE JANEIRO) — A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape from prison by dressing up as his daughter when she visited him behind bars and walking out the penitentiary’s main door in her place, authorities said Sunday. But prison officials said the nervousness displayed by Clauvino da Si...
21:17, 2019-08-05

Dodgers' Kristopher Negrón Faceplants Attempting Diving Catch, Comes Up With Nose Full Of Blood Things were already going poorly for the Dodgers going into the bottom of the fifth on Thursday, as the team had only just broken up a no-hitter against the Marlins(!) and had allowed the National League bottom-feeder to build a 6-1 lead. But things soon got decidedly worse when Miami’s Lewis Brinso...
03:00, 2019-08-17

Stand Your Kampground: Gun-Toting Granny Arrested for Pulling Gun on Black People Attempting to Picnic The pistol-packing, 70-year-old sentient packet of Mississippi sour cream known as Ruby Howell was arrested on Tuesday for brandishing a gun at a black couple as they attempted to access a campground, according to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Office....
00:17, 2019-06-06

Black Patient Arrested After Security Guard Accuses Him of Attempting to Steal an IV and Sell It on eBay A video of a black Freeport, Ill., patient being arrested while taking a walk outside a hospital has gone viral after he shared the incident on Facebook....
05:51, 2019-07-01

Dash cam footage upload portal saves 9,700 days of police time News 12 Jul, 2019 Portal launched one year ago by Nextbase has saved police forces across the UK 68,474 hours of dash cam video processing time...
20:00, 2019-07-12

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this fall Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this fall, the company's vice president of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said during an interview at Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
03:51, 2019-06-11

This Life-Size Dart-Blasting Turret From Portal Will Protect Your Cake It’s taken a little over 12 years, but one of the amazing technologies featured in the game Portal has finally been recreated in real life. No, sadly not the actual portal-making gun, but the autonomous robotic turret sentries that can identify and dispose of targets. Instead of live ammo, however, ...
00:17, 2019-08-13

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company's vice president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, said during an interview at the Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
06:00, 2019-06-11

Madrid police clamp down on organised gangs attempting to steal Champions League Final tickets Spanish police have seized fake steward bibs, imitation devices for the technical ticket check and false accreditations as demand for Champions League final tickets intensified....
11:17, 2019-06-01

Chicago Judge Accused of Asking a Court Reporter ‘How Much’ for Sex, Attempting to Kiss a Cop in a #MeToo Case of Judicial Proportions In a case of #MeToo at the judicial level, a Chicago judge abused his power with a series of women with whom he came into contact on the job, including asking a court reporter “how much money” it would take for her to have sex with him, trying to kiss a police officer, and making sexually disparagin...
03:17, 2019-06-07

Facebook Portal smart displays with Alexa score $70 discounts ahead of Father's Day Facebook's first smart displays (and first-ever in-house hardware products) are designed to be used by the entire family, including both mothers and fathers, so it's certainly not surprising to see big discounts offered ahead of June 16 after a first round of sweet deals last month.These latest Face...
15:00, 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company's vice president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, said during an interview at the Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
05:51, 2019-06-11

Mississippi State quarterback Keytaon Thompson enters NCAA transfer portal Keytaon Thompson entered the portal one day after Tommy Stevens was named Mississippi State's starting quarterback.       ...
03:51, 2019-08-24

John Calipari's son Brad enters transfer portal, could leave Kentucky, per report Kentucky coach John Calipari's son Brad has placed his name in the transfer portal, according to a report from 247Sports.        ...
04:17, 2019-05-31

What's the Hottest Object in the Universe? One hundred degrees might seem hot, when you’re sweating through your shirt in July—but on a cosmic scale it barely registers. The Sun itself is over 15 million degrees; and in a hottest-object contest, the Sun wouldn’t even rank. Scientists, in fact, have produced temperatures many times that, righ...
20:51, 2019-06-03

Cosmologists Clash Over the Beginning of the Universe What happened before the Big Bang? And what happened before that? Stephen Hawking's answer—there was no beginning—is now the subject of intense debate....
16:34, 2019-06-16

What if there was no big bang and we live in an ever-cycling universe? There is no good evidence that our universe even had a beginning, a startling proposition that means the cosmos could collapse in about 100 billion years...
18:00, 2019-08-16

The Dune Universe Continues to Grow Wyld Stallyns ride again. The Haunting of Hill House’s Mike Flanagan is ready for even more horror stories. Plus updates from Agents of SHIELD, Swamp Thing, Scream, and more. Spoilers away!Read more......
20:34, 2019-07-02

Can Spider-Man survive outside of the Marvel universe? Disney and Sony have split over their web-slinging arrangement which could lead to disaster for Spidey or an intriguing new opportunityIs the Marvel Cinematic Universe going to have to say goodbye to its friendly neighborhood Spider-Man? Marvel and Sony discussions on how to share the webslinger’s u...
09:51, 2019-08-22

DC Universe's Titans Has Found Its Aqualad There won’t be a new Pixar short in front of Toy Story 4. Peter Parker suits up a whole bunch in new Far From Home footage. Child’s Play’s weirdly hostile poster campaign reaches its inevitable conclusion. Jessica Parker Kennedy discusses the odds of her Flash return. Plus, what’s to come on Fear th...
23:01, 2019-06-17

100 years on: the pictures that changed our view of the universe Arthur Eddington’s photographs of the 1919 solar eclipse proved Einstein right and ushered in a century where gravity was kingA hundred years ago this month, the British astronomer Arthur Eddington arrived at the remote west African island of Príncipe. He was there to witness and record one of the m...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Little Known She-Ra Spinoff He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Is Being Rebooted by Netflix Just so we’re all on the same page regarding the important information, there are currently no plans for Netflix’s excellent She-Ra and the Princesses of Power to somehow incorporate He-Man’s prince Adam into its story. But that’s not to say that He-Man’s not about to come back in a big way.Read mor...
07:17, 2019-08-20

Wondering at the ‘Special Universe’ of Gay Life in All Its Diversity In “Out of the Shadows,” Walt Odets looks at the trauma and shame that still plague gay men, and argues for more self-actualized and authentic lives....
11:17, 2019-05-31

We've seen signs of a mirror-image universe that is touching our own New experiments are revealing hints of a world and a reality that are complete reflections of ours. This mirrorverse may be able to solve the mystery of the universe's missing dark matter...
16:00, 2019-06-05

Apollo 11: The unofficial gaming universe canon It's the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and that makes us want to look back at the unofficial canon of the space program gaming universe.Read More...
00:51, 2019-07-20

How the Universe Came to Be: The Bible and Science Finally in Accord? For most of our history, scientists have primarily believed that the universe is eternal and unchanging. Aristotle in the fourth century BC asserted that the world is without beginning or end. But this view was not without direct opponents who believed the universe had a beginning. ...
02:51, 2019-06-06

'Trover Saves the Universe' is a meditation on nihilism The theme of Whose Line is it Anyway? is always the same: "Everything is made up and the points don't matter." That's what playing 'Trover Saves the Universe' is like -- but instead of funny Canadians, I was sworn at by a video game. You know, for fu......
19:17, 2019-05-28

What the Future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Looks Like Without Spider-Man Spider-Man is swinging out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Sony and Marvel Studios, which previously worked together to create the last two solo Spider-Man films starring Tom Holland, have reached an impasse in negotiations for future rights for the characters, according to a report from Var...
05:00, 2019-08-21

Donna Noble Is Saving the Universe on Her Own This Time Move over, Doctor—there’s a new pilot at the TARDIS console room controls, and a lifetime’s temping in Chiswick has prepared her to be the universe’s greatest defender.Read more......
11:34, 2019-07-17

Review: ‘The Little Prince’ Travels the Universe but Never Lifts Off Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s beloved novella for BalletX doesn’t elevate the production beyond a story staged as a dance....
00:51, 2019-07-12

DC Universe is already pulling the plug on Swamp Thing Just one week after the premiere of the first season of streaming service DC Universe’s Swamp Thing show—and less than two months after production of the show was abruptly halted and its episode order was cut from 13 to 10—Swamp Thing has been canceled. This comes from Deadline, which notes that the...
23:51, 2019-06-06

Every Marvel Cinematic Universe movie will be released in 4K Within the next few months, once Avengers: Endgame finally leaves theaters and hits store shelves, Marvel fans will finally be able to own the complete Infinity Saga of the MCU to watch anytime they want. The only major issue is that many of those movies — most notably the Phase 1 films &mdash...
03:00, 2019-06-08

Mahershala Ali Is the New Blade in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Mahershala Ali is the new Blade. At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige pulled a "one-more-thing" at the end. Ali earlier played a character on the Netflix-Marvel series......
04:51, 2019-07-21

Ranked: The best and worst movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe "Spider-Man: Far From Home" sends Peter Parker on a new European adventure. Here are the best and worst films of the Marvel films so far, ranked.        ...
20:00, 2019-07-02

New Avengers game hints at a Marvel Gaming Universe The recent E3 trailer for the Avengers game has given rise to some speculation that the game may contain a crossover with the PS4 Spider-Man game. Some are hoping for a game version of the Marvel Cinematic Universe — which is unlikely, but would be amazing if it turned out to be true. The evidence f...
04:51, 2019-06-14

Fractal Patterns Offer Clues to the Universe's Origin A new look at a ubiquitous phenomenon has uncovered unexpected fractal behavior that could help explain the birth of the universe and the arrow of time....
13:17, 2019-08-11

Mystery of universe’s expansion deepens with new cosmic calculation Cosmologists have two clashing measurements of the universe’s expansion, and a new method of measuring surprisingly doesn’t match up with either. What gives?...
17:34, 2019-07-16

Gravitational waves could settle mystery of the universe's expansion Supernovae and the big bang's afterglow give us conflicting numbers on how fast the universe is expanding. Gravitational waves could help settle things...
19:17, 2019-08-22

Alabama's Nick Saban uses SEC Media Days to critique transfer portal, 'liberal' waivers Alabama's Nick Saban used SEC Media Days to offer his opinion on the transfer portal and his criticism of immediate eligibility waivers.       ...
23:00, 2019-07-17

Game of Thrones' Kit Harington Said to Join the Marvel Cinematic Universe From Game of Thrones to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. That's reportedly the journey for Kit Harington, the actor known for playing Jon Snow / Aegon Targaryen on the hit HBO series....
15:17, 2019-08-24

Thousands Of Elite: Dangerous Players Died Trying To Cross The Universe Six months ago, over 13,000 Elite: Dangerous players set out on a massive expedition to cross the known galaxy. As testament to how long and gruelling a trip that was, less than 4,000 survived the trip....
03:00, 2019-07-09

The Lightest Object In The Universe asks, what if the apocalypse were a good thing? If we’re honest, the collapse of civilization is probably only a few decades away. Science fiction writers came to this realization at least half a century ago, which is why our grandparents got the hopeful, technicolor Star Trek, while we get the nihilistic, drab Walking Dead. Pretty much everyone ...
21:51, 2019-07-08

Endeavor Group, owner of Miss Universe Pageant and UFC, files for IPO Endeavor Group, the talent agency that Hollywood mogul Ari Emanuel has built into an entertainment conglomerate, signaled that it aims to keep gobbling up new companies as it filed to take itself public. Emanuel — who inspired the Ari Gold character in HBO’s “Entourage” — wrote in a Thursday filing ...
05:34, 2019-05-24

DC Universe cancels ‘Swamp Thing’ after a single episode (updated) DC Universe cancelled Swamp Thing, its streaming sci-fi series, after a single episode. The live-action drama set in swamplands of Louisiana was cancelled on Thursday, less than a week after airing its pilot episode, reported TVLine. The streaming se......
03:51, 2019-06-07

Universal Orlando announces new Epic Universe theme park Universal Orlando says construction has started for Epic Universe, which executives promise will "forever change theme park entertainment." Find out more about what themes and rides the Florida park will hold....
23:00, 2019-08-01

Chance The Rapper is contributing new music to the Steven Universe movie Music has always been a central element of Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe—unsurprising, given that it’s the brainchild of beloved animation songwriter Rebecca Sugar. In the past, the show has treated fans to songs about personal strength, ice cream kitty cats, and the joys of seeing a giant woman...
00:34, 2019-06-14

Nobel-winning physicist who ‘brought order to universe’ dies at 89 SANTA FE, NM — Murray Gell-Mann, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died at the age of 89. Gell-Mann died Friday at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His death was confirmed by the Santa Fe Institute, where he...
00:17, 2019-05-28

Sony Responds to Spider-Man Leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe Spider-Man might be leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe, due to financial disputes between movie rights holder Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios' parent company Disney....
08:51, 2019-08-21

'Evil-genius' neutrino gun could unmask tiniest particles in the universe Neutrinos are perhaps the most underrated particles known to humankind. Physicist, smart guy and smart aleck Wolfgang Pauli first proposed their existence in 1930 as a missing puzzle piece — certain nuclear reactions had more going in than they had coming out. Pauli reasoned that something tiny and ...
12:17, 2019-08-20

Go inside the Dark Knight’s head in this Batman Universe #1 exclusive DC’s line of Wal-Mart exclusive comics has been an interesting experiment, attempting to bring in new readers by putting DC comics in a high-traffic retail space. But comic-book collectors are aggressive creatures, and many of these books were scooped up in bulk because they contained new stories by...
21:51, 2019-07-08

Endeavor Group, Owner of UFC and Miss Universe Pageant, Files for IPO The company that owns the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the Miss Universe pageant and Hollywood’s largest talent agency filed for an initial public offering on the NYSE....
02:34, 2019-05-24

Murray Gell-Mann, Who Peered at Particles and Saw the Universe, Dies at 89 A Nobel winner, he found hidden patterns in the subatomic matter that forms the universe, evoking James Joyce in calling one kind of particle “quarks.”...
21:51, 2019-05-24

2011's DC Universe Online Finds New Life On The Nintendo Switch On a large computer monitor or television set hooked to an Xbox One or PlayStation 4, DC Comics’ eight-year-old, free-to-play massively multiplayer online superhero role-playing game looks pretty rough. On a lesser-powered console like the Switch with its smallish handheld display, DC Universe Onlin...
22:34, 2019-08-06

Breaks in the perfect symmetry of the universe could be a window into completely new physics The bible of particle physics is dying for an upgrade. And physicists may have just the thing: Some particles and forces might look in the mirror and not recognize themselves. That, in itself, would send the so-called Standard Model into a tailspin....
19:51, 2019-06-14

God 'does not play dice with the universe,' Einstein writes in letter up for auction Letters from renowned physicist Albert Einstein have become hot properties for auction houses recently. Christie's has the latest batch, in which Einstein criticizes other scientists for their understanding of quantum physics, going so far as to say "God does not play dice with the universe" in one ...
17:34, 2019-06-12

Spider-Man out of Marvel Cinematic Universe after Disney split with Sony Sony expresses disappointment over push by Disney – the parent company of Marvel – for greater shareSony Pictures, the studio that owns the film rights to comic book character Spider-Man, has spoken out about the split with Disney that will see the webslinger booted out of the Marvel Cinematic Unive...
18:34, 2019-08-21

Rumors swirl about Universal Orlando’s new Epic Universe theme park The short list of reasons to visit Florida is growing ever so slightly. At a news conference Thursday morning, Universal Orlando announced the development of a new Orlando theme park, Epic Universe. The group, which owns two Orlando theme parks — Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure — ...
06:17, 2019-08-02

WarnerMedia’s Newly Named Streaming Service Will Not Change DC Universe (For Now) [Updated] WarnerMedia. just dropped a ton of news about their long-in-development streaming service and though it provides lots of answers, it raises just as many questions....
00:34, 2019-07-10

Study explains how supermassive black holes first appeared in the early universe Scientists have developed a new model for the formation and growth of supermassive black holes that could explain their appearance in the early universe....
00:17, 2019-06-29

With Darkness on the Edge of Town, the Stranger Things expanded universe begins Behold, Stranger than fiction. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] Back in the summer of 2016, Netflix wasn't Netflix, TV Industry Conquerer™ just yet. Long before Russian Doll, The Crown, or choose-y...
18:34, 2019-06-29

King of the Monsters’ Director on Why Godzilla’s Cinematic Universe Was Way Ahead of Its Time “I truly believe if you add Godzilla to any movie, it becomes a better movie,” director Michael Dougherty said during a Q&A this spring at Toho Studios. “Think about it. Take any movie in the world and 20 minutes in, Godzilla shows up. I guarantee you it’s more entertaining.”...
18:51, 2019-06-06

Pochettino: Spurs must 'trust the universe' for Champions League glory – video Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says his team must play with the freedom of their youth to overcome Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday night, adding they will need some luck to win their first ever Champions League trophy'Rebellion and spirit': Pochettino, by those who...
11:17, 2019-06-01

Entropia Universe company raises $500,000 in a virtual stock market offering Mindark said said that a company within its Entropia Universe virtual game world has offered shares on its virtual stock market and raised the equivalent of $500,000.Read More...
16:00, 2019-05-22

DC Universe details new seasons of Young Justice, Doom Patrol, and Titans It would’ve been impossible for anyone to follow Marvel’s instant-classic San Diego Comic-Con showing last night, where the studio confirmed multiple new movies, announced that Natalie Portman is going to return as The Mighty Thor, and revealed that Mahershala freakin’ Ali is playing goddamn Blade, ...
21:34, 2019-07-21

Jessica Jones ends the Marvel Netflix universe on a high note That unexpected sense of lightness Erik described back in “A.K.A Hellcat” is exactly how I felt going into Jessica Jones’ series finale. That’s not just because Sallinger was officially off the table, although that’s definitely a big part of it. It was also the lightness of knowing that the series w...
10:34, 2019-06-17

Modiphius is releasing a tabletop wargame based on The Elder Scrolls universe. Modiphius is releasing a tabletop wargame based on The Elder Scrolls universe. Weird choice, seeing as this is an RPG series in which combat is usually a small-scale solo affair, but whatever, licensing! ...
10:00, 2019-05-22

Novaquark raises $11.2 million for fan-created Dual Universe online game French video game developer Novaquark has raised $11.2 million in funding for its Dual Universe science fiction massively multiplayer online game.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-11

How 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' bombshells will impact the Marvel Cinematic Universe going forward With the debut of "Spider-Man: Far From Home" in theaters this week, Phase III of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has come to a close, but Disney isn't done telling stories about Earth's mightiest heroes....
21:17, 2019-07-03

What the Ending of Spider-Man: Far From Home Means for the Future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Avengers: Endgame marked an end, if not necessarily a permanent one, to the Avengers storyline and the biggest movie franchise ever created. Spider-Man: Far From Home, the first Marvel Cinematic Universe film to drop after Endgame, hints at what comes next for Marvel movies. Far From Home introduces...
13:51, 2019-07-02

Game of Thrones' Kit Harington Is One Step Closer to Joining the Marvel Universe Prepare to see Jon Snow in a whole new way! More than three months after pop culture fans said goodbye to Game of Thrones, one cast member may be this close to securing a brand-new......
03:51, 2019-08-24

Universal announces new Epic Universe theme park, possibly with Nintendo attractions The Dark Universe is dead, long live the Epic Universe. Movie fans definitely weren’t interested in seeing a bunch of famous actors resurrect Universal’s old monster characters and tying them together into a Marvel-style cinematic universe, but perhaps they’ll be more interested in a physical embodi...
05:51, 2019-08-02

Laura Ingraham: Dems live in 'alternate universe' of socialism and 'other people's money' Fox News' Laura Ingraham accused Democrats on Thursday night of living in an "alternate universe" constructed on socialism and "other people's money."...
08:00, 2019-06-28

Pixar animator Patty Kihm talks reintroducing Bo Peep to the Toy Story universe All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise. This time around, Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the gang accompany Bonnie on an eye-opening road trip, which leads them to their old friend Bo Peep, the porcelain shep...
21:17, 2019-06-17

Game of Thrones Star Kit Harington Reportedly Joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe The Marvel Cinematic Universe may be losing Spider-Man, but they are gaining the (former) King of the North. Fresh off the final season of Game of Thrones, Jon Snow actor Kit Harington is reportedly set to star in an upcoming Marvel movie, according to Deadline. Disney, which owns Marvel Studios, is...
13:51, 2019-08-24

The universe trembles as Empire Records' Ethan Embry seeks revenge against GWAR Back in 1995, a year when the space-faring, metal-loving aliens of GWAR were at the height of their powers, the band made a cameo appearance in Empire Records. A TV plays the video for “Saddam A Go-Go” as Ethan Embry’s character Mark eats a pot brownie. Transfixed, as we all are, by GWAR, Mark imagi...
20:51, 2019-05-30

Netflix taps Coco's Matthew Aldrich to run its new "Narnia cinematic universe" thing While Netflix has a number of assets in its ongoing fight for total domination over the pop culture landscape—comedy, films, Keanu—it still, years into its pursuit of original offerings, lacks a truly big-budget killer app to draw the people in. (Or to put it in simpler, more Jeff Bezos terms: It do...
14:34, 2019-06-13

Exclusive: Here's the release date and track list for the Steven Universe: The Movie soundtrack With the arrival of the highly anticipated Steven Universe: The Movie just around the corner, fans will soon have the answers to some of their burning questions—mainly, “Who is this new gem messing up Steven’s whole retirement plan?” The trailer doesn’t reveal many clues as to their identity, but it...
21:00, 2019-08-21

Harley Quinn is gonna make it after all in the bloody trailer for her DC Universe animated series When DC Universe’s Harley Quinn cartoon was first unveiled back in October, the announcement clip was so obvious about the Deadpool-style self-referential shtick it was going for that Harley herself actually referenced the canceled Deadpool cartoon. Harley Quinn has sort of settled into a Deadpool-e...
21:34, 2019-07-21

Read This: A tribute to the lost, dumb potential of Universal's abandoned Dark Universe Hollywood is, to borrow a term from sports, a copycat industry. Sustained success is so difficult to come by that anytime a studio does something right, others inevitably attempt to do the same thing. Very rarely, however, do those attempts at mimicry meet with anything approaching the success of th...
19:34, 2019-06-19

Why DC Universe's Raunchy Harley Quinn Was Kaley Cuoco's Next Move After The Big Bang Theory Kaley Cuoco's moving about as far away from Penny as she can get. The Big Bang Theory star is now the voice of Harley Quinn in DC Universe's animated series of the same name, and......
21:34, 2019-07-23

Universal reveals new ‘Epic Universe’ theme park in Orlando The 'war' for tourists between Universal Orlando and Disney World is great for the public; Universal just announced it will open a new theme park.       ...
19:17, 2019-08-02

Tessa Thompson's Valkyrie Is the First Openly LGBTQ Superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe When Thor: Ragnarok was released in theaters in November 2017, Tessa Thompson stole the show as the badass Valkyrie. However, criticisms arose when her rich backstory was scrapped and the fascinating character was relegated to a supporting character and plot device....
15:51, 2019-07-22

Danny Boyle Reflects on Making Beautiful Music With Yesterday, His Beatle-Less Alt Universe Story Even though he’s won an Oscar and made a ton of hugely popular films, Danny Boyle still auditioned to make his new film, Yesterday. However, it was his choice to do so and a technique he learned from a very unlikely source.Read more......
02:34, 2019-06-29

Stephen King had to be talked into letting Doctor Sleep share a universe with Kubrick's The Shining Of the great and storied Hollywood feuds between adapter and adaptee, few are as infamous as Stephen King’s stance on Stanley Kubrick’s version of The Shining. King is on the record—many times over, and as recently as just a few years ago—of frankly hating the director’s widely heralded horror opus,...
17:34, 2019-06-14

Did the Marvel Cinematic Universe Just Lose Spider-Man? Fans Reel at Sony-Disney Split After months of negotiations, the two companies could not reach a deal for further cooperation over the comic book character. This could affect the future of the Avengers....
01:17, 2019-08-22

Trolls and a flag leave sports marketing masters of universe in black hole | Marina Hyde Botched launches of Arsenal’s kit and Nike’s trainer exposes halfwitted naivety among wizards of merchandisingDoes any profession attract a higher percentage of sweet summer children than sportswear marketing? We are encouraged to think of this most modern discipline as a sophisticated, perhaps even...
17:34, 2019-07-03

French Open finalist Marketa Vondrousova out of US Open with bad wrist French Open finalist Marketa Vondrousova, who was ranked No. 17 in the U.S. Open, pulls out because of an injured left wrist        ...
02:51, 2019-08-24

Do the X-Men belong in the Marvel movie universe after 'Dark Phoenix'? 'Dark Phoenix' caps off nearly 20 years of X-Men movies. Now that they fall under the Disney banner, do the mutant heroes belong with the Avengers?        ...
21:34, 2019-06-08

Kelly Sue DeConnick on Captain Marvel's Rise to the Top of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Comic book writer Kelly Sue DeConnick revitalized Captain Marvel for a new generation. Following her big screen debut and follow-up in Avengers: Endgame, Carol Danvers is poised to be a major player in the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And we wanted to hear more about it....
09:34, 2019-05-29

Pebble Beach doors open again to duffers after U.S. Open For a week Pebble Beach Golf Links belonged to the world's best but on Monday the famous seaside layout on every golfer's bucket list was returned to the duffers and weekend warriors....
21:51, 2019-06-17

Steven is ready to retire in the first trailer for Steven Universe: The Movie The last time we saw Steven Universe, Connie, and the Crystal Gems, they were saddled with the breezy task of changing the hearts of the Homeworld Diamonds and, consequently, convincing them to reconsider their super inconvenient plans to destroy the earth. Easy enough, right? While it might have b...
01:17, 2019-07-20

McIlroy targets US Open after Canadian Open win "Rory McIlroy threatened to shoot 59 but fell just short as he made his Canadian Open debut a great one by clinching a seven-stroke victory in Ontario on Sunday and then said it was only mission half-accomplished."...
12:17, 2019-06-10

Big guns could be spiked at wide-open U.S. Open A premium iron player will likely win this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where Zach Johnson has almost as good a chance of prevailing as Dustin Johnson in the third major championship of the year....
03:34, 2019-06-11

John Wick Hex Is A Portal Into John Wick's Mind At a Keanu Reeves-filled E3 last week, I played a demo of John Wick Hex, a forthcoming action game directed and written by Mike Bithell, the creator of acclaimed indie games Thomas Was Alone and Volume. Playing John Wick Hex was like being transported inside of the titular assassin’s mind via a mash...
04:34, 2019-06-22

Wildly Improbable Nissan-on-Nissan-on-Nissan Wreck Reveals Universe to Be a Simulation There’s all kinds of theories floating around now that reality, the place where you sleep and pee and buy lunch, may in fact be a simulation of some sort, run on some vast, unknowable computer. Even Elon Musk thinks we’re likely living in a simulation. I normally am pretty dismissive of this idea, a...
00:17, 2019-06-21

THE MONETIZATION OF OPEN BANKING: How legacy institutions can use open banking to develop new revenue streams, reach more customers, and avoid losing out to neobanks and fintechs Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of The Monetization of Open Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Open banking has arrived, and it's transforming the UK's banking landsc...
17:51, 2019-07-15

'Titans' crew member killed in special effects test: DC Universe TV show 'heartbroken' The "Titans" TV show is heartbroken following the death of special effects coordinator Warner Appleby in a tragic special effects test.        ...
15:51, 2019-07-19

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 personal life story. Some rare moments are just incredibly intense and stand out from an otherwise repetitive existence of sleeping, eating and working. Th...
12:34, 2019-07-19

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 time, fine particles of inhaled smog cause cardiovascular and lung issues, like lung cancer and stroke.Read more......
22:34, 2019-08-06

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 birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque at the Oldham hospitals involved. Attempts by one o...
09:00, 2019-06-16

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 core ideas.Read more......
23:51, 2019-06-03

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 substantial population, like the leftovers from the 2013 Chelyabinsk airburst, are notably conical. One team of scientists thinks they know why. Read more......
10:51, 2019-07-24

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 decipher. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Virginia Mason have an answer, though: let sci......
15:34, 2019-06-16

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 to a new report....
01:51, 2019-06-08

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 several swans into earthworms so that they become better. Here are seven swans that scientists should turn into worms....
05:34, 2019-08-17

‘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 was there...
18:51, 2019-05-21

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 sit around and wait for the adhesive to fail. These experiments are bringing scientists closer to something that doesn’t yet exist: a unified theory of ...
03:01, 2019-05-30

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 aging.'...
19:17, 2019-07-31

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 in the US more confident that they act in the public’s best interests than employees from any other line of work studied.The survey found that confiden...
07:34, 2019-08-03

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 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) have increased by nearly 8,000 tons from eastern China, according to new research published in...
01:00, 2019-05-24

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 Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. She and her team have discovered one reason why humans are so much heavier tha...
20:34, 2019-06-27

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. But already, they noted in a statement, it's made its way over to the United Kingdom — likely through black squirrels from the U.S. that escaped from p...
18:34, 2019-08-14

Scientists found stardust in the most unlikely of places Earth has managed to avoid any truly catastrophic impacts from objects in space for quite some time, but that doesn’t mean material from the cosmos doesn’t regularly rain down on our world. Scientists regularly observe rocks of varying sizes streaking through Earth’s atmosphere. Mo...
18:00, 2019-08-21

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 analysis — and less expensive....
00:51, 2019-07-17

Scientists Have Created a Vaccine for Cat Allergies, but You Can't Have It Yet People unjustly kept away from feline companionship due to an allergy are rejoicing this week, after news resurfaced of a potential vaccine that makes cats less able to cause allergies. But while this research is promising, a finished product won’t be available any time soon.Read more......
03:34, 2019-08-15

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 causes....
22:17, 2019-05-22

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, 1969, man would step on the lunar surface for the first time. Among the millions watching around the world were scientists from Tucson, who were part ...
21:51, 2019-07-19

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 the world's oceans.......
06:34, 2019-08-15

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 century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows....
16:34, 2019-06-19

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. There are plenty of exoplanets out there that wouldn’t be comfortable for humans, but WASP-121b is a special kind of hostile, not to mention a shape ...
05:51, 2019-08-02

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 and Alzheimer's....
18:34, 2019-08-06

July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists Record global temperatures this month set to beat previous record set in 2017Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks could make July the hottest month ever measured on Earth, according to climate scientists.The past fortnight has seen freak heat in the Canadian Arctic, c...
19:17, 2019-07-16

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 and climate change is widespread today, with consequences including an unprecedented measles outbreak in the U.S. and an ever-warming environment. It ...
17:01, 2019-08-02

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 surprising variety of plant and animal diversity. Here, scientists have recently discovered an entirely new species of beetle based on its weird-shaped dick.Re...
06:34, 2019-08-03

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 convention that recognises damage to nature alongside other war crimes, according to an open letter by 24 prominent scientists.The legal instrument should inc...
15:00, 2019-07-24

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 time....
21:17, 2019-07-24

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 anorexia nervosa is not purely a psychiatric condition but is also driven by problems with metabolism.The finding may help to explain doctors’ poor recor...
18:34, 2019-07-15

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 — could make huge regions of Mars more habitable....
19:00, 2019-07-17

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 about Earth that have eluded scientists since astronauts first stepped foot on its surface a half century ago....
17:00, 2019-07-15

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 company’s money....
09:34, 2019-05-27

‘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-to-back earthquakes, of magnitude 6.4 and 7.1, hit southern California in less than 24 hours last week, and seismologists have warned of an increased ...
11:34, 2019-07-14

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 never before seen....
00:17, 2019-07-13

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 influences...
18:17, 2019-05-21

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 the agency on scientific matters....
00:34, 2019-06-04

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 bacteria that can cause pneumonia, urinary tract and blood infections. The research was published in ACS Nano. The breakthrough, the first new treatment in 50...
23:51, 2019-06-03

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 potential impact from the space rock known as 2006 QV89. The rock, which was discovered in 2006, was only visible for a few months after astronomers sp...
00:51, 2019-08-15

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 microplastic pollution have been found in snow from the Arctic to the Alps, according to a study that has prompted scientists to warn of significant co...
23:51, 2019-08-14

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 helped elevate it above many of its peers. It’s also one of the games I most fondly recall from my childhood, so re-playing it on the SNK 40th Anniversary...
19:34, 2019-06-22

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 “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is being drawn up by the EU.The Horizon Europe progr...
13:17, 2019-06-03

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 after eating elm tree seeds exposed to a pesticide....
21:00, 2019-06-27

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 increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see, and hear, but what abo...
21:17, 2019-06-27

Scientists teleport information inside a diamond Scientists have successfully teleported quantum information inside a diamond. The breakthrough could provide a boost to quantum computing technologies....
17:17, 2019-06-28

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 increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see and hear, but what about tast...
19:00, 2019-06-28

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 of how to respond should humanity ever be contacted by an alien civilisation have hit on a radical idea: a survey that asks what the public would do.Mem...
12:34, 2019-07-01

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 amount of microplastics humans and wildlife are inhaling....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Scientists discover new pain-sensing organ Scientists have discovered a new pain organ in the skin. The cells form a network that senses painful stimuli such as pricks and impact. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden say the organ is sensitive to hazardous environmental irritation. It is made up of glia cells with multiple long pro...
21:34, 2019-08-16

44,000-square-mile lightning spotted by scientists Lightning is generally thought of as traveling downward, but there’s also a variety that spreads across the sky.       ...
22:51, 2019-08-23

Mystery of why arteries harden may have been solved, say scientists Study finds calcium deposits are triggered by molecule produced by damaged cellsThe mysterious mechanism behind the hardening of arteries may have been solved, researchers have revealed, in a study that also suggests the first potential preventive drug for the condition linked to heart attack, demen...
18:00, 2019-06-11

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) Daguerreotypes are one of the earliest forms of photography, producing images on silver plates that look subtly different, depending on viewing angle. For instanc...
19:51, 2019-06-12

Stardust found in Antarctic snow, scientists say Australian scientists found stardust in freshly melted snow from Antarctica, discovering large amounts of a rare isotope iron-60, which is not natively found on Earth....
02:51, 2019-08-22

| 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....
23:34, 2019-06-06

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 at the University of Toronto, arrives at its......
05:51, 2019-06-15

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 by a whistle...
08:17, 2019-05-22

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 ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority and four Israeli universities tea...
21:17, 2019-05-22

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 survey of Patagonia's ice....
03:34, 2019-06-05

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 innovators from the group Women You Should Know: there’s Maria da Penha, a biopharmacist and human rights defender; Mae C. Jemison, the first African Americ...
03:51, 2019-06-18

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, according to Diffbot....
15:34, 2019-06-18

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 have said, after two of four drugs being trialled in the major outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo were found to have significantly reduced ...
22:51, 2019-08-12

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 they can become cross-resistant to chemicals they haven’t even been exposed to! Then guess what they do? They pass those immunities onto their offs...
04:17, 2019-07-05

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 said on Thursday....
20:17, 2019-08-08

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 the most mysterious subjects in the category of shit we already knew anyway—namely, that white people think all black people look the same....
17:34, 2019-07-06

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 Paleolithic man's head injury....
19:00, 2019-07-05

‘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 put passengers at risk of injury – and even make some flights take longer. This “invisible turbulence” is caused by a phenomenon called wi...
00:51, 2019-08-09

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 on humans, too. Through a combination of gene-editing and antiviral therapy, researchers at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine an...
23:34, 2019-07-03

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 humans....
07:34, 2019-07-05

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 brain cell circuits — and uncovering neurological problems, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, addiction and depression, a new study finds. A t...
04:17, 2019-08-07

Scientists Find How Much Coffee Is Too Much for Migraine Sufferers People who live with chronic migraines but also love coffee might be in luck. A new study by Harvard researchers seems to show that it takes a lot of caffeine to actually set off a painful episode. They found that people who drank fewer than three caffeinated beverages in a day weren’t more likely t...
08:17, 2019-08-09

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 all-time crown, but hey, you’d be hard-pressed to find another collection of properties capable of pulling in numbers like the Avengers and its ...
04:34, 2019-07-07

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 and fish. Ice melted as a result of exceptionally warm ocean temperatures, the Anchorage Daily News reported. The early melting has been “crazy,” said Ja...
00:17, 2019-07-02

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 was already leaving — just got another chapter. A new paper published in Nature Astronomy declares that the object, which puzzled researchers for...
09:51, 2019-07-02

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 addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
02:51, 2019-07-10

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.        ...
09:34, 2019-06-01

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 at odds with one another. A thick steel plate can stop many projectiles but at some point the weight becomes impractical for most applications. Now, new...
10:00, 2019-06-06

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, would slot nicely into any horror movie, with virtually transparent fangs and bioluminescent barbel that help it thrive in its extreme environment.The na...
19:34, 2019-06-05

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 as virtually transparent fangs that help it thrive in this extreme environment....
20:34, 2019-06-05

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 through can be difficult for medical professionals and scientists, so when researchers wanted to better grasp the plight of heroin addicts seeking treatm...
10:00, 2019-06-06

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 1954. If you guessed a gym membership and a high-protein diet: you’re wrong. The King of the Monsters’ incredible evolution in fiction is, arguably, due...
06:17, 2019-06-01

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 volcano that might be influenced by the moon’s orbit. Read more......
20:17, 2019-07-22

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 time....
07:00, 2019-06-09

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 scientists over the decision by one of the world’s leading genetics laboratories – the Sanger Institute in Cambridgeshire – to close its animal breeding fa...
11:51, 2019-06-09

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, easier way to determine the identity of microscopic molecules. Basically, it’s an advanced yet surprisingly simple microscope.Read more......
21:51, 2019-06-07

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, scientists from the University of Glasglow shared the first known image of a Bell entanglement. The photo......
05:17, 2019-07-13

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 scientists have launched an investigation what has caused the deaths of an unusually high number of gray whales found washed up on the west coast of North ...
05:51, 2019-06-01

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, according to a study published in the journal Nature.       ...
03:51, 2019-06-12

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 forming in ice sheets. The research, which was published this month in Nature, attempted to explain the development of a huge gap in the ice in Antarcti...
04:00, 2019-06-12

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, creatures that live at extreme depths have found ways to make their own light. It’s called bioluminescence and it’s what gives fireflies their...
17:00, 2019-07-23

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 southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone from Israel that was repor...
16:17, 2019-07-11

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....
14:34, 2019-06-18

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
21:17, 2019-07-04

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 virus, they will mate until their genitals fall off and they turn into “flying salt shakers of death.” This research was published in the jou...
20:34, 2019-06-27

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 the Enlightenment when Francesco Algarotti published his first edition of Newtonianism for the Ladies i......
22:51, 2019-07-03

Virtual reality 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 drugs to treat diseases....
13:00, 2019-06-28

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 Canada. She averaged nearly 30 miles a day - some......
03:51, 2019-07-03

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 more than 400 of them, and even drilled into a few and found evidence for both living and long-dead lifeforms. But despite their ubiquity at the bottom ...
04:17, 2019-06-29

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 positive: when they sit down to dinner on the barren red planet, they should at least have plenty of greens.The harsh environment on Mars has always made...
18:34, 2019-07-15

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 scientists have captured the 4D movement of atoms through time and 3D space as they changed states, repo......
12:51, 2019-07-01

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 characteristic....
02:51, 2019-07-10

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 learn to match symbols and numerosities, much like we humans do with Arabic and Roman numerals. Human language and mathematics Language is the ability ...
12:34, 2019-06-22

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 that needed further research....
14:51, 2019-06-01

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 located in the ancient Russian city of Derbent on the Caspian Sea....
18:00, 2019-07-11

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 study....
19:17, 2019-07-11

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 your health. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University analyzed the Facebook statuses of 999 participants whose posts were more than 50...
19:34, 2019-06-18

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 plagued by dengue fever....
20:51, 2019-07-18

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 home country’s government. He took the extraordinary step of performing genetic modification on human embryos with the intention of having them car...
18:00, 2019-06-04

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 ‘rain dances’. The huge carvings in the Andean desert were carved by an ancient Peruvian civilization 2,000 years ago and have baffled sci...
18:51, 2019-06-20

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 located in the ancient Russian city of Derbent....
00:00, 2019-07-12

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 an indicator of water quality, and in a variety of citizen science projects, you can too....
22:00, 2019-06-20

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) that found a creature nobody even knew about, you also — in most cases — get to pick its new name. Some scientists choose names for species...
01:51, 2019-07-15

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 oceans firsthand. ...
07:00, 2019-08-15

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 was attacked and burned down at its peak....
19:51, 2019-08-05

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 superhuman walking abilities, aid the disabled, and help soldiers on long marches. And this is just the beginning. The research was conducted by scientist...
04:00, 2019-08-17

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 that could one day prevent hundred of thousands of infections a year....
02:17, 2019-05-28

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 stats are disheartening, it doesn’t reflect women‘s ability, instead it acts as a stern reminder on the realities of the society we live in. This realit...
23:00, 2019-07-31

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.        ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

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 food for sex. A study, published on Thursday in Current Biology, analyzed three bat colonies in captivity for a year, studying their food-scrounging habi...
23:51, 2019-05-23

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, it's a sliver of Arctic Ocean sea ice riddled......
14:34, 2019-08-19

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 and the fundamental forces that govern the universe. Enormous particle accelerators such as the Large Hadron Collider can generate billions of such ...
18:01, 2019-07-31

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 about their business when they’d once have been asleep. Besides the obvious benefits to societies and the economy, there’s growing awareness of the nega...
22:34, 2019-08-10

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 recognize and kill leukemia—on a dying 6-year-old....
23:34, 2019-07-31

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 blasts, and they know that not all supernova are created equal. Still, space has many untold secrets, and a new study published in The Astrophysical Journal...
03:34, 2019-08-17

Baseball's home run surge spurs scientists to look for answers This season has seen a surge in home runs, sparking complaints from a number of pitchers that the baseballs are juiced, an allegation that Major League Baseball denies. Scientists, however, are searching for the reasons behind the home run onslaught....
01:17, 2019-08-22

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 intricate network of cells underneath skin that helps process certain kinds of pain. The find could broaden our conceptions of how we feel pain, as well as...
15:34, 2019-08-16

'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 of pollution poses to marine life in even the remotest waters on the planet....
06:34, 2019-08-15

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 Center, a majority of Americans trust scientists, and to a greater degree than any other public-facing profession. What’s more, the country’s confidence...
06:34, 2019-08-03

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 debate after reports emerged that scientists have produced monkey embryos containing human cells.A chimera is an organism whose cells come from two or more ...
14:17, 2019-08-03

5 Russian nuclear scientists buried after rocket explosion The five engineers were killed in an explosion while they were testing "a nuclear isotope power source" for a rocket. They have been hailed as "national heroes" and will be posthumously be awarded with top medals....
18:00, 2019-08-12

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, they can't use patches or bandages because these materials don't stick to the slippery intestinal walls......
05:00, 2019-08-13

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 an app that lets citizens scientists along the East Coast take photos of monarch butterfly migration sites......
00:00, 2019-08-17

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 science. In general, the poll was good news for the research community, showing a gradual-but-steady rise in the public's view of scientists. But there w...
17:51, 2019-08-04

Scientists discover trove of ‘super-deep’ diamonds Scientists have found a trove of “super-deep” diamonds from hundreds of miles below the Earth’s surface. The diamonds were found in the Juina area of Brazil and likely came from a depth of 255 miles to 410 miles, according to an international team of researchers. A volcanic eruption brou...
21:34, 2019-08-19

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.        ...
23:51, 2019-08-14

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 scientists at the time to be related to a colossal but hard-to-identify magmatic process, was pinpointed to have come from 30 miles east of the island of Mayo...
05:34, 2019-05-25

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 handle tasks that require a deft, softer touch....
01:17, 2019-08-09

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 said on Thursday....
23:51, 2019-08-08

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 characterized by exhaustion and other debilitating symptoms....
14:38, 2019-05-21

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 said on Thursday....
21:51, 2019-08-08

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 around the nuclear disaster site....
16:51, 2019-08-09

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 around Chernobyl, scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster 33 years ago?Atomik, of course. Continue reading......
21:17, 2019-08-08

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 warnings about global warming but she implored them to listen to scientists....
20:51, 2019-07-23

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, researchers at the University of Toronto figured out a way to accurately measure blood pressure with your cellphone’s camera by developing a technology ...
01:17, 2019-08-09

Scientists say monster penguin once swam New Zealand oceans New Zealand scientists say they’ve found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of a human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago...
15:00, 2019-08-14

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 edges of the solar system? Scientists from Japan and the United States might have an answer.Read more......
15:34, 2019-05-21

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 with people watching than when they weren’t....
20:00, 2019-08-07

Loch Ness monster theory 'remains plausible', scientists say We might be able to safely discount the existence of werewolves and zombies, but scientists say one monster that may really live among us is the one long rumoured to dwell in the waters of Loch Ness....
14:51, 2019-08-21

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 of an entire human body....
16:17, 2019-06-18

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 planet. That will require warming things up a bit, but how?Read more......
00:51, 2019-07-16

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, scientists have hit on an answer to the mystery of how man’s best friend got its puppy dog eyes.The sad, imploring expression held such power over humans d...
21:34, 2019-06-17

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 Tuesday....
19:34, 2019-06-04

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 global climate crisis is accelerating even faster than scientists had feared....
17:34, 2019-06-18

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 ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority and four Israeli universitie...
17:51, 2019-05-22

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 of humanity, quantum computing, and intergalactic graffiti. Theoretical physicists from the Technical University of Munich and the Max Planck Institute ...
23:51, 2019-06-17

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 genetically-altered chickens that could halt a human flu pandemic....
18:17, 2019-06-03

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 record temperatures occurring with and without rising CO2 emissions....
22:00, 2019-08-02

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 swift response to protect the endangered species....
21:17, 2019-07-04

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 Canadian Rockies known as the Burgess Shale have discovered the fossilized remains of a heretofore-unknown species of arthropod with a distinctive hor...
02:34, 2019-08-04

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 to report findings of frothy spittle, often called cuckoo spit and found on plants across the UK, in a pre-emptive strike against a deadly plant disease...
08:17, 2019-05-27

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 monkeys capable of producing human organs for transplants, leading to a host of ethical concerns.Read more......
06:34, 2019-08-03

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 countries, including the UK, hope to find a universal cure for snakebite using the same technology that discovered HIV antibodies.A new consortium of venom spe...
10:51, 2019-05-24

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 empty-handed after scanning the heavens for signs of intelligent life in the most extensive search ever performed.Researchers used ground-based telescope...
20:34, 2019-06-18

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 climate change, an international team of scientists said......
18:51, 2019-08-02

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 out ozone-depleting chemicals. So last year’s discovery that emissions of CFC-11, one of those banned chemicals, was suddenly reversing course came as...
21:17, 2019-05-22

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 the largest black hole ever observed at the center of Holm 15A, a galaxy about 700 million light-years away.......
10:00, 2019-08-12

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 trapping themselves in the vast white mass that forms over the North Pole each winter....
01:34, 2019-07-04

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. Europa was discovered in 1610 by Galileo Galilei, and has the distinction of being the first moon found orbiting another planet in our solar system. While...
20:51, 2019-06-27

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 “really old,” but when talking about astronomy, a century (or even a million years) is a drop in the bucket. So, when astronomers say they’ve di...
00:51, 2019-08-06

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 robotic hands made from jelly-like plastic are thought by scientists to be the future solution to many human needs.But being gentle and soft enough to avoid...
17:51, 2019-08-07

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 journal Ecology, scientists revealed that even though tiger sharks are known for a wide variety of cuisine including fish, sea snakes and sea turtles, juv...
21:17, 2019-05-22

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 change....
00:51, 2019-08-06

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 single malt can be a glass-half-empty moment. But now scientists have developed an “artificial tongue” that might make such skulduggery a thing of the pa...
09:17, 2019-08-06

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 against political control of the academy....
16:00, 2019-06-05

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 store data in solutions of artificial metabolic molecules, such as amino acids and sugars. The presence or......
04:34, 2019-07-08

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’re having fun in the weightless environment, but a lack of gravity can actually be a serious detriment when it comes to long-term health. Now, resea...
04:51, 2019-07-04

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 through a collaboration with global consulting powerhouse McKinsey & Co, Woods Hole told Reuters....
22:17, 2019-06-04

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 effort by the company to track pollution around the world. The data was captured over the last three years and......
21:34, 2019-06-05

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 times thinner than a fingernail – and is so thin, it’s technically regarded as “two dimensional.” The official measurement is 0.47 na...
04:17, 2019-08-07

Scientists find flaws in plan to lift US wolf protections BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Scientists tasked with reviewing the government’s plans to lift protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. say the proposal has numerous factual errors and other problems. The five-member scientific panel’s conclusions were detailed in a 245-page report re...
00:17, 2019-06-01

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. A team of scientists from New Zealand studied samples from the waterway in the Scottish highlands to see if they matched any working theories about wha...
02:51, 2019-06-05

Scientists discover why two shark species emit green glow Previously undiscovered group of molecules found to be behind phenomenonThe secret behind the eerie glow of two shark species has been revealed in a study which sheds light on the origin and possible advantages of their fluorescent green bodies.Chain catsharks and swell sharks are deep-dwelling and ...
21:17, 2019-08-08

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 mammoths – but it seems ancient Siberia 30,000 years ago was home to a hardy and previously unknown group of humans. Scientists say the discovery could help...
19:34, 2019-06-05

‘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 what is now Guatemala ...
00:17, 2019-08-06

Scientists crack secret of fish’s deadly, transparent teeth NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have discovered what makes a dragonfish’s teeth transparent — and this may help the deep-sea fish catch their food. The dragonfish is a small predator with needle-like teeth that jut out from its mouth. Researchers reported Wednesday that the teeth are made of ...
17:51, 2019-06-05

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 narwhal....
12:51, 2019-06-21

Florida scientists induce spawning of Atlantic coral in lab for first time Scientists in Florida have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species for the first time in an aquarium setting, a breakthrough they say holds great promise in efforts to restore depleted reefs in the wild....
05:17, 2019-08-23

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 methane on Mars so far, fuelling speculation that the robot may have trundled through a cloud of waste gas released by microbial Martians buried deep under ...
01:34, 2019-06-28

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 responsive -- but they're still missing the tactile, multipurpose elements that make living creatures flexible and......
18:17, 2019-06-20

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 something to it? What would happen if we came into contact with aliens?...
19:51, 2019-07-31

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 early testing of a gene therapy for infants that costs more than $2 million....
01:17, 2019-08-15

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 research work and budgets....
16:00, 2019-06-12

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 new information suggests that others may be interested in pursuing the same kind of work outside the United States. A fertility clinic in the United Ara...
02:51, 2019-05-30

Scientists discover carnivorous plants that feast on salamanders in Ontario The northern pitcher plants, also known as turtle socks, devour juvenile spotted salamandersBiologists have discovered evidence that carnivorous plants in Canada feast on young salamanders, in what is believed to be the first instance of vertebrate consumption by plants in North America.In study pub...
18:51, 2019-06-12

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 energy" -- at wastewater treatments plants....
00:00, 2019-08-01

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 a variety of applications in medicine and environmental protection....
00:34, 2019-08-01

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 — things. Neutron stars are thought to be the most dense objects in space, and scientists have a pretty good handle on how they form. However, the ten...
04:00, 2019-08-15

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 docile.       ...
19:17, 2019-06-12

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 year, scientists discovered that chlorofluorocarbons, more commonly known as CFCs, were increasing despite an international ban on their use, accordin...
16:17, 2019-05-23

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 Pole....
10:51, 2019-07-20

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 earnest...
18:17, 2019-05-21

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 prey comes to them....
21:34, 2019-07-22

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 Service considers listing the butterfly as endangered....
10:51, 2019-07-22

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, but for the researchers who trained these aquatic mammals, it’s serious science. Read more......
00:51, 2019-06-22

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 users, phone accelerometers contain key information, too. Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Institute......
21:34, 2019-07-24

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—whether it’s fresh-cut grass or the face of a loved one. For people who have lost a hand or arm, prosthetics may restore some functioning, but not the sens...
22:00, 2019-07-24

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 and estuaries of New England, the most dominant and fearsome predator is a voracious invader that grows to just inches and lays waste to everything in it...
09:51, 2019-06-21

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 abortions has long been used in lifesaving research. New restrictions are ending such work at the National Institutes of Health. University scientists worr...
16:00, 2019-06-08

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 have recorded singing by one of the rarest whales on the planet, the North Pacific right whale. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research...
02:00, 2019-06-22

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 leader Ho Chi Minh, according to a report....
23:51, 2019-06-20

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 for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can’t be studied any other way. Research using ...
03:00, 2019-06-10

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 eventually comes. Researchers using data from NASA’s InSight lander are taking that idea to the extreme by testing what a particularly intense Ma...
05:00, 2019-07-25

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 already wiped out 90 frog species around the world....
21:34, 2019-06-03

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 the kinds of birds you might find in your own back yard. That bizarre finding is the result of a new study published in the journal Ecology, and it rev...
13:17, 2019-05-23

| 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 rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo. WATCH NOW....
11:51, 2019-08-13

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17:51, 2019-06-04

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 flaw within a diamond. In other words: physicists just invented quantum bling. Imagine seeing the light from a torch reflected inside of a diamond. Now...
01:17, 2019-06-29

Scientists Reveal Brain Structure of 20-Million-Year-Old Monkey Paleontologists operating CT scanners have revealed the structure of a 20-million-year-old primate brain, thanks to an extremely well-preserved fossil skull.Read more......
21:00, 2019-08-21

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 immediate aftermath are a dime a dozen, but researchers led by a team from the University of Arizona think they might stumble upon some of the secrets of ...
09:00, 2019-08-13

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 conservation leader is under threat in the wake of unprecedented rollbacks, according to the most comprehensive effort yet to track the erosion of prote...
23:17, 2019-05-30

Survey says scientists mistrust a large amount of published research More than a third of researchers say they think half or fewer of all published studies are trustworthy, according to a survey of more than 3000 people...
16:51, 2019-08-21

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 scientists have successfully swapped the brain of a man with an almond....
09:17, 2019-06-14

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 dragonfish’s secret? The teeth are transparent, and now scientists have discovered how the fish accomplished that trick. Findings were published Wednesday in ...
21:17, 2019-06-06

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 observational tools at their disposal. However, while new planets are found regularly, worlds that could potentially support life are far harder to find. Now,...
21:00, 2019-06-19

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 Voyager 1 probe in 1979, revealing a surface almost devoid of large craters. This suggested that water regularly floods up from inside, resurfacing the s...
22:00, 2019-06-19

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, astrophysicists at Western University may have a new explanation for how some black holes formed. In rese......
23:00, 2019-06-28

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 said the deaths have been reported in “unusually large numbers.” The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said it’...
16:51, 2019-06-13

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, Michael McCormack, has defended Adani after revelations it tried to get the names of scientists reviewing a crucial plan for its Queensland mine, fearing th...
02:34, 2019-07-16

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 out. Case in point, a team of researchers this week describe a previously unknown type of cell near the heart that helps it heal from injury. The disco...
20:00, 2019-07-16

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 stranded across much of the US Gulf Coast since the start of February, triple the usual number, and about 98% of them have died, scientists from the National ...
18:51, 2019-06-15

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 the consequences of rogue scientists “playing God” will lead us down a scary path, and they may be right, but the Japanese government just ...
00:51, 2019-08-01

Loch Ness monster: Scientists tease 'plausible theory' We might be able to safely discount the existence of werewolves and zombies, but scientists say they are about to reveal a "plausible theory" about one monster long rumoured to dwell in the waters of Loch Ness....
21:00, 2019-08-21

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 and more sustainable....
19:34, 2019-08-14

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.       ...
04:34, 2019-06-22

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 drink....
04:00, 2019-08-10

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 growth aren't as accurate as previously thought....
22:01, 2019-06-18

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 Facebook to better identify misinformation related to vaccine safety....
16:34, 2019-07-02

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 change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March....
07:01, 2019-05-24

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 scientists can’t explain the sudden surge, some at least have theories. Since February, 282 bottlenose dolphins have been found across four stat...
23:34, 2019-06-21

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 a narwhal, it has been reported. The animal was reportedly one of three whales killed during subsistence hunting off the shore of Greenland in the mid...
18:51, 2019-06-21

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.        ...
20:00, 2019-08-14

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 sense damage before quickly repairing themselves without any help from us humans....
04:34, 2019-08-10

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 thighbone) was an unusual bone to find in Europe. "We don't have enough data yet to say whether it was most closely related to ostriches or to other bi...
03:51, 2019-06-28

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 astronomical body, the brave space travelers brought back more than their fair share of artifacts when they returned to Earth. Now, after decades of waiti...
21:17, 2019-06-27

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.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

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 scientists have seen before, said study author Claire Parkinson, a NASA climate scientist....
01:00, 2019-07-02

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 wolves....
00:00, 2019-05-24

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 –– less than a year after the region’s last extreme heatwave. Temperatures are expected to break 104°F in much of western Europe, ...
19:17, 2019-06-27

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), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government's role in public life....
01:34, 2019-07-03

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, astronomers remain uncertain over how to classify it, but are confident it is not an alien spaceship....
23:17, 2019-07-01

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 another.        ...
18:17, 2019-06-18

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 hemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed encouraging survival results in a clinical trial in Congo....
23:17, 2019-08-12

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 testing of a nuclear-powered cruise missile vaunted......
16:17, 2019-08-10

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 the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is acce...
20:17, 2019-06-18

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 study shows female editors regularly face online harassment and abuse....
20:01, 2019-06-19

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 creating a new race of humans with his DNA by impregnating women at his New Mexico ranch, according to a bombshell report....
00:51, 2019-08-01

Scientists a step closer to saving northern white rhino from extinction Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing the species back from the brink of extinction. Science is the only hope for the breed after the death last year of the last living male white rhino.   ...
04:51, 2019-08-24

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 a report by El País, a biologist and administrator at Spain’s Murcia Catholic University (UCAM), Estrella Núñez, has confirmed that actual monkey-human...
20:17, 2019-08-02

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 separate gas molecules....
15:17, 2019-05-21

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 of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday....
21:51, 2019-07-12

Scientists detect a black hole swallowing a neutron star for first time A team, including the Australian National University, detected ripples in space and time from a violent event that occurred 900 million years ago, and say it's incredibly likely the black hole gobbled up a neutron star, "possibly snuffing out the star instantly."      ...
07:34, 2019-08-21

Scientists seek better understanding of mouse, human brains to improve research For decades, scientists have used experimental drugs to cure mice of brain disorders like Alzheimer's disease, glioblastoma and depression. But on human brains, these treatments often don't work....
05:17, 2019-08-23

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 without human-induced climate change, the study said....
19:01, 2019-08-02

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 scientific activity, the news website index.hu reported on Tuesday....
16:51, 2019-05-28

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 geoengineering....
19:51, 2019-06-14

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 often only seen in mammals. To figure out how these large predators arrived at their current state, researchers dove into their genes. The study, which ...
00:51, 2019-08-01

Scientists Create a Healthier Butter-Like Spread Made From 80 Percent Water As delicious as butter is—adding flavor and texture to almost any food—it’s not the healthiest thing to smear on toast or corn on the cob. Some vegetable-based oil spreads like margarine are considered a healthier alternative, but food scientists at Cornell University have come up with what could be...
21:00, 2019-08-21

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 against the latest step to expand the government’s role in public life....
01:34, 2019-07-03

Scientists at an aquarium just figured out how to save Florida’s ‘Great Barrier Reef’ Scientists in Florida may have just saved the the third largest coral reef on the planet. Florida Aquarium Senior Coral Scientist Keri O’Neil, aka “The Coral Whisperer,” and her team of researchers today announced they’d successfully spawned Atlantic coral in a laboratory – the first time this has b...
07:17, 2019-08-22

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 disease plague. Studying the remains of plague victims, the researchers say they were able to sequence the genomes of plague strains that devastated the Ro...
11:17, 2019-06-07

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 Zealand...
21:34, 2019-05-21

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 Vermont....
23:17, 2019-06-11

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 on cannabis. Yet, somehow, a coroner from Louisiana claims to be 100-percent positive that a 39-year-old woman’s become the first to do so. His reasonin...
06:34, 2019-06-08

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 (CTCD) comes at a time when the number of older car drivers worldwide is increasing....
22:34, 2019-05-22

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 Backstreet Boys. Now, researchers reporting in Current Biology are back with evidence that Snowball is not limited in his dance moves. Despite a lack of danc...
20:00, 2019-07-08

Scientists renew calls for inquiry into Murray-Darling Basin plan Experts warn ‘we are wasting a huge amount of money’ with no guarantee more water is reaching the environmentThere are renewed calls for an independent commission of inquiry into the management of water flows in the Murray-Darling Basin with scientists warning billions have been spent without any gu...
06:17, 2019-07-09

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 hypothesis to determine. But a combination of Tinseltown and technology has turned it into something of a mainstream, anyone-can-do craft with deadly c...
06:17, 2019-06-05

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 help crack the acoustic secrets of the ancient site, according to scientists who have built a version of the megaliths at a 12th of their size.The tea...
19:00, 2019-07-11

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.       ...
15:00, 2019-07-10

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 quantum computing....
21:51, 2019-07-23

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 may even pose a wider danger to human health, researchers say.While air pollutants such as tiny particles and nitrogen oxides have been the subject of...
17:17, 2019-07-08

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, India. Suddenly, a monkey broke into the house, snatched the baby boy from her arms, and made away with him. Neighbors chased the unexpected kidnapper ...
15:34, 2019-05-25

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 “artificial tongue” used to detect fake batches of booze, according to a report Tuesday. The groundbreaking device — which can be used to sniff out co...
07:51, 2019-08-07

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 number is likely to be much higher....
22:34, 2019-07-05

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 scientists realized....
19:00, 2019-07-05

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18:51, 2019-05-23

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 paintings found in the Altai Mountains show ancient figures with round horns and feathers on their heads. ...
18:51, 2019-06-15

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 with Earth 4.4 billion years ago....
05:51, 2019-05-22

Scientists think toxic algae may be to blame for Florida's stumbling panthers, bobcats Florida's fish and wildlife agency has confirmed that one panther and one bobcat have shown positive results for neurological damage.        ...
04:51, 2019-08-24

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 live giant squid had been filmed in U.S. waters....
03:51, 2019-06-24

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 eventually impact global markets....
23:00, 2019-08-01

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 century, climate change will likely make extreme heat conditions—and their concordant health risks—much more frequent in nearly every part of ...
21:34, 2019-07-16

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 on Earth. Now, to commemorate the work of the chemists and biologists at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley, NASA ...
20:51, 2019-07-18

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 a person sitting just a couple feet away. Whether you work in a large office, or even just live with one or more other people, you know that battles ov...
15:34, 2019-05-21

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 reading......
12:34, 2019-06-29