Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Science & Technology

Environment & Energy

Mutation-counting blood test could predict if cutting-edge immunotherapies can beat a...

Some cancers generate the seeds of their own destruction. Certain random mutations that accumulate in rapidly dividing tumor cells can spur the immune system...

Education

An NJIT researcher throws a global ham radio ‘party’ to study...

An NJIT researcher throws a global ham radio 'party' to study the eclipse NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYWhen a solar eclipse plunges the country into...

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Paper examines links between parents’ earnings, gender roles, mental health

Paper examines links between parents' earnings, gender roles, mental health UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The sexual revolution of the 1960s and 1970s...

New blood test may transform the way cancer is monitored and treated

New blood test may transform the way cancer is monitored and treated Technology allows rapid detection of miniscule amounts of cancer DNA released into circulating...

Is a little radiation good for you? Controversial theory pops up in Senate hearing...

As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) moves to overhaul how scientific studies can inform regulations, a U.S. Senate panel briefly became a stage for a decades-old...

New China space missions will watch for colliding black holes, solar blasts

China's ambitious human space missions get most of the headlines, but its fledgling space science program is quietly gaining strength. The Chinese Academy of...

Health

Is a little radiation good for you? Controversial theory pops up in Senate hearing...

As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) moves to overhaul how scientific studies can inform regulations, a U.S. Senate panel briefly became a stage for a decades-old...

On a remote Pacific island, this doctor has revived a 60-year quest to eradicate...

LIHIR ISLAND IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA—In a small, poor village 15,000 kilometers from his home, Oriol Mitjà jumped out of a white van one early May...

Can bacteria-slaying viruses defeat antibiotic-resistant infections? A new U.S. clinical center aims to find...

One piece of good news can make all the difference. In the fight against antibiotic-resistant infections, a decades-old approach based on bacteria-slaying viruses called...

Arts & Humanities

The Maya civilization used chocolate as money

Your Hershey bar may have been worth its weight in gold in Mayan times. A new study reveals that chocolate became its own form...

Do dolphins feel grief?

When an adult striped dolphin emerged from the Mediterranean Sea in 2016 pushing, nudging, and circling the carcass of its dead female companion for...

Australia to ax support for long-term ecology sites

Australia to ax support for long-term ecology sites By John PickrellSYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—The Simpson Desert of central Australia is as starkly beautiful as it is ecologically entrancing....

Believing the future will be favorable may prevent action

Believing the future will be favorable may prevent action Association for Psychological Science People tend to believe that others will come around to their point of...