Friday, August 14, 2020

Hundreds of U.S. scientists urge more transparency in animal research

Breaking with a history of reticence, nearly 600 scientists, students, and lab animal workers published a letter in USA Today this morning that calls on U.S. research...

Science & Technology

Environment & Energy

Vapor harvesting gets the edge

Vapor harvesting gets the edge KAUST - King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Surface wettability has little effect on atmospheric water gathering, but edge structure...

Education

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...

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RNA circuits transform cells into nanodevices

Public Release: 26-Jul-2017 Living computers: RNA circuits transform cells into nanodevices Arizona State University The interdisciplinary nexus of biology and engineering, known as synthetic biology, is growing at...

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

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

Psychologists keep policy on U.S. detainees, but issue remains open wound

The American Psychological Association (APA) in Washington, D.C., has decided to retain a policy banning military psychologists from working with detainees at the U.S....

Mobile Marketing and the Future of E-Commerce

All right. Well, take care yourself. I guess that's what you're best, presence old master? A tremor in the Force. The last time felt...

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 Pickrell SYDNEY, 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...