Thursday, June 20, 2024

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

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...

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Environment & Energy

Ancient Earth froze over in a geologic instant

Earth’s ice is melting at a rapid clip today. But some scientists think that during several ancient episodes, the planet plunged into a deep...

Education

Animal images used in marketing may skew public perception about their...

Animal images used in marketing may skew public perception about their survival risks   Many of the world's most charismatic animal species -- those that attract...

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner at Farmers Market in LA

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...

Antibiotic resistance rises in ‘lonely’ mutating microbes

Antibiotic resistance rises in 'lonely' mutating microbes UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTERA major study led by The University of Manchester has discovered that so called 'lonely' microbes,...

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 TECHNOLOGYWhen a solar eclipse plunges the country into...

RNA circuits transform cells into nanodevices

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

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...