Sunday, November 28, 2021

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

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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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...

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...

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...

New Samsung Speakers Play 360-Degree Audio

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...