Thursday, October 1, 2020

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

Clean air advocates worried by EPA’s move to rethink cost-benefit calculations

Originally published by E&E News While the public and the media focus on Scott Pruitt's ethics scandals, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) boss is...

Education

Mouse stem cells can self-organize into headless ‘little bananas’

Building a baby animal from just a few cells nestled in the mother’s uterus is complicated. But it turns out that a disorganized clump...

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A Look at How Social & Mobile Gaming Increase Sales

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...

Ghostly particle caught in polar ice ushers in new way to look at the...

If astronomers are right, a ghostly particle that lit up an instrumented swathe of ice beneath the South Pole on 22 September last year...

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...

Male scientists are far more likely to be referred to by their last names,...

Darwin, Newton, Einstein. When scientists reach a certain level of fame, first names need not apply. That’s especially true if the scientist is a...

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...