Saturday, October 1, 2022

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

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...

Science & Technology

Environment & Energy

After controversy, U.S. releases report showing elevated health risks from nonstick...

Originally published by E&E News President Donald Trump’s administration has released a politically charged toxicology report about nonstick chemicals showing they can endanger human health...

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...

SPONSORS

Spat over design of new Chinese telescope goes public

Spat over design of new Chinese telescope goes public A deep division among Chinese astronomers over the design of a proposed 12-meter telescope broke into...

Scientists take opposing sides in youth climate trial

Next week, barring a last-minute intervention by the Supreme Court, climate change will go to trial for just the second time in U.S. history....

After controversy, U.S. releases report showing elevated health risks from nonstick chemicals

Originally published by E&E News President Donald Trump’s administration has released a politically charged toxicology report about nonstick chemicals showing they can endanger human health...

They’re fun. But can STEM camps for girls really make a difference?

This summer, 55 middle school girls in the Washington, D.C., area trained on a flight simulator, launched a high-altitude weather balloon, and went skydiving...

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...