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 2021-05-10 22:30 

Phys.org

Identifying the rise of multi drug resistant E. coli...

Antibiotic resistance in E. coli has been steadily increasing since the early 2000s despite attempts to control it, a new study suggests. In the biggest genomic survey of E. coli to date, that took more than 16 years in Norway, researchers have successful...

 2021-05-10 22:26 

LiveScience.com

FDA okays emergency use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for young teens...

On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration extended emergency approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include adolescents....

 2021-05-10 22:15 

ScienceNews.org

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is OK for kids 12 to 15 years old, FDA says...

With the vaccine cleared for high schoolers and many middle schoolers, focus now turns to clinical trials testing COVID-19 vaccines in younger kids....

 2021-05-10 22:01 

Space.com

Want to bid on Blue Origin's space tourist seat auction? Be sure to read the fine print...

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin plans to auction off a seat for its debut crewed spaceflight on July 20, but you should read the conditions carefully before applying....

 2021-05-10 21:57 

Space.com

Farewell, Bennu! NASA spacecraft leaves asteroid to bring pieces of space rock to Earth...

The OSIRIS-REx probe began heading home today (May 10), kicking off a 1.4-billion-mile (2.3 billion kilometers) journey that will culminate with the touchdown of its sample capsule in the Utah desert in September 2023....

 2021-05-10 21:38 

SpaceNews

After Chinese rocket reentry, DoD calls for countries to 'behave responsibly'...

Less than two days after parts of an uncontrolled Chinese rocket fell into the Indian Ocean, the Pentagon said allowing a large booster to free fall toward Earth is "irresponsible behavior." SpaceNews...

 2021-05-10 21:14 

TreeHugger

The 9 Best Eco-Friendly Furniture Brands of 2021...

Furniture is an investment, so you want to choose pieces that are good for you and the planet. We found the best brands that use ethical practices and materials....

 2021-05-10 21:06 

Phys.org

NASA spacecraft begins 2-year trip home with asteroid rubble...

With rubble from an asteroid tucked inside, a NASA spacecraft fired its engines and began the long journey back to Earth on Monday, leaving the ancient space rock in its rearview mirror....

 2021-05-10 21:03 

Phys.org

Geoscientists find that shallow wastewater injection drives deep earthquakes in Texas...

In a newly published paper, Virginia Tech geoscientists have found that shallow wastewater injection—not deep wastewater injections—can drive widespread deep earthquake activity in unconventional oil and gas production fields....

 2021-05-10 21:02 

Phys.org

'Flipping' optical wavefront eliminates distortions in multimode fibers...

The use of multimode optical fibers to boost the information capacity of the Internet is severely hampered by distortions that occur during the transmission of images because of a phenomenon called modal crosstalk....

 2021-05-10 21:01 

Phys.org

Caldera collapse increases the size and duration of volcanic eruptions...

Scientists have figured out what triggers large-scale volcanic eruptions and what conditions likely lead to them....

 2021-05-10 20:52 

SpaceNews

Inmarsat heading to administrative court over Dutch 3.5 GHz auction...

Inmarsat is pivoting to an administrative court in its battle to stop the Netherlands from auctioning 3.5 GHz spectrum, which the British satellite operator says it does not want to cede to bandwidth-hungry 5G networks. SpaceNews...

 2021-05-10 20:47 

SpaceNews

Orbcomm gets no offers after contacting more than 50 potential buyers...

Satellite operator Orbcomm said May 10 it did not get any alternative proposals in its 30-day "go-shop" period, which followed private equity firm GI Partners' $1.1 billion acquisition offer. SpaceNews...

 2021-05-10 20:44 

TreeHugger

Efficiency: The First Renewable Energy...

The Passive House Institute has a new campaign to promote energy efficient buildings. Why this, and why now?...

 2021-05-10 20:42 

RedOrbit

Tesla Admits Elon Musk Overstates Capabilities of Full Self-Driving Software...

According to information that the legal transparency site PlainSite obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, a Tesla engineer informed Californian regulators that Tesla is unlikely to have a fully self-driving vehicle ready for release this ...

 2021-05-10 20:30 

LiveScience.com

SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites in record 10th liftoff (and landing) of reused rocket...

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit early Sunday (May 9) and stuck a landing in a record 10th flight....

 2021-05-10 20:15 

ScienceDaily.com

Even when they include them, gifted programs aren't serving Black or low-income kids...

The first nationwide study of outcomes for different gifted subgroups shows the programs may not be adequately serving their Black and low-income students....

 2021-05-10 20:15 

ScienceDaily.com

Time running out to save coral reefs...

New data on the growth rates of coral reefs shows there is still a window of opportunity to save them from eroding by mid-century -- but time is running out....

 2021-05-10 20:15 

ScienceDaily.com

Ocean-bottom sediments tell a story about ancient Greenland summers...

The study uses leaf wax chemicals in the deposits to learn about ancient climate in southern Greenland, focusing on summer temperature during periods of relative warmth on Earth, called interglacials, over the past 600,000 years....

 2021-05-10 20:15 

ScienceDaily.com

Animal production responsible for vast majority of air quality-related health impacts from U.S. food...

Poor air quality caused by food production in the U.S. is estimated to result in 16,000 deaths annually, 80% of which are related to animal production, according to a new study. The study also shows how improving animal and crop management practices, as w...

 2021-05-10 20:15 

ScienceDaily.com

'Flipping' optical wavefront eliminates distortions in multimode fibers...

Researchers have devised a novel technique to 'flip' the optical wavefront of an image for both polarizations simultaneously, so that it can be transmitted through a multimode fiber without distortion....

 2021-05-10 20:14 

ScienceDaily.com

PARP inhibitor shrinks tumors in pancreatic cancer patients with mutations...

More than two-thirds of pancreatic cancer patients harboring genetic mutations saw their tumor stop growing or shrink substantially after being switched from intensive chemotherapy to the PARP inhibitor rucaparib as a maintenance therapy....

 2021-05-10 20:14 

ScienceDaily.com

Stimulators could aid spinal cord, heart therapies...

Engineers develop a new version of their wireless implant that allows for multiple stimulators to be programmed and magnetically powered from a single transmitter outside the body. The implants could be used to treat spinal cord injuries or as pacemakers....

 2021-05-10 20:14 

ScienceDaily.com

For twins, gesture and speech go hand-in-hand in language development...

Twins produce fewer gestures and gesture to fewer objects than other children. Language use also lags for twins, and language -- but not gesture -- is also affected by sex, with girls performing better than boys....

 2021-05-10 20:14 

ScienceDaily.com

Geoscientists find that shallow wastewater injection drives deep earthquakes in Texas...

Geoscientists have found that shallow wastewater injection -- not deep wastewater injections -- can drive widespread deep earthquake activity in unconventional oil and gas production fields....

 2021-05-10 19:50 

Space.com

NASA rocket launch may spark visible light show over US East Coast and Bermuda tonight...

A small NASA sounding rocket will launch tonight (May 10), creating a brief, colorful light show over the U.S. East Coast. Here's how to watch....

 2021-05-10 19:50 

The Conversation AU

China's Tiangong space station: what it is, what it's for, and how to see it...

China Manned Space Engineering Office China's space program is making impressive progress. The country only launched its first crewed flight in 2003, more than 40 years after the Soviet Union's Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space . China&...

 2021-05-10 19:44 

Space.com

Brilliant fireball spotted over Minnesota by doorbell cameras...

A probable fireball lit up the skies above the Minneapolis-St. Paul area early Sunday morning (May 9), at 3 a.m. local time, according to reports....

 2021-05-10 19:29 

TreeHugger

The 10 Best Natural Odor Eliminators of 2021...

Have a pesky odor you can't get rid of? You don't need toxic chemicals to do the job—try these effective and eco-friendly products instead....

 2021-05-10 19:27 

LiveScience.com

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Sign up for a Live Science newsletter so you can receive the latest in science discoveries, from dinosaur findings to the biggest cosmic mystery to COVID-19 updates....

 2021-05-10 19:10 

Phys.org

Top educational apps for children might not be as beneficial as promised...

Log on to any app store, and parents will find hundreds of options for children that claim to be educational. But new research suggests these apps might not be as beneficial to children as they seem....

 2021-05-10 19:09 

Phys.org

Growing sweet corn at higher densities doesn't increase root lodging risk...

Sweet corn growers and processors could be bringing in more profits by exploiting natural density tolerance traits in certain hybrids. That's according to 2019 research from USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and University of Illinois scientist...

 2021-05-10 19:07 

Phys.org

Study may help boost peptide design...

Peptides, which are short strings of amino acids, play a vital role in health and industry with a huge range of medical uses including in antibiotics, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer drugs. They are also used in the cosmetics industry and for enhancing ...

 2021-05-10 19:00 

Phys.org

Time running out to save coral reefs...

New research on the growth rates of coral reefs shows there is still a window of opportunity to save the world's coral reefs—but time is running out....

 2021-05-10 19:00 

Phys.org

Ocean-bottom sediments tell a story about ancient Greenland summers...

Over hundreds of thousands of years, sediments from southern Greenland have been making their way into the ocean, where they're carried by underwater currents to a location in the Labrador Sea called the Eirik Drift....

 2021-05-10 19:00 

Phys.org

Animal production responsible for vast majority of air quality-related health impacts from US food...

Poor air quality caused by food production in the United States is estimated to result in 16,000 deaths annually, 80 percent of which are related to animal production, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota. The researc...

 2021-05-10 19:00 

Phys.org

Researchers reconstruct the oral microbiomes of Neanderthals, primates, and humans...

Living in and on our bodies are trillions of microbial cells belonging to thousands of bacterial species, known as the microbiome. These microbes play key roles in human health, but little is known about their evolution. In a new study published in the Pr...

 2021-05-10 18:39 

ScienceDaily.com

The next generation of hunters could look different...

A new survey found that the future of hunting in the United States might look different than it has in the past....

 2021-05-10 18:39 

ScienceDaily.com

Integrating medical imaging and cancer biology with deep neural networks...

Scientists have carried out a study investigating whether deep neural networks can represent associations between gene expression, histology, and CT-derived image features. They found that the network could not only reproduce previously reported associati...

 2021-05-10 18:21 

LiveScience.com

Never-ending detonations could blast hypersonic craft into space...

A never-ending detonation could be the key to hypersonic flight and space planes that can seamlessly fly from Earth into orbit....

 2021-05-10 18:20 

New Scientist

Indian coronavirus variant in the UK seems to be more transmissible...

A form of SARS-CoV-2 called B.1.617.2 which was designated a "variant of concern" by health authorities in England appears to be at least as transmissible as B.1.1.7, the "Kent variant" that now dominates in the UK - but does not seem more...

 2021-05-10 18:13 

LiveScience.com

Potentially fatal 'black fungus' infections on the rise in India's COVID-19 patients...

Some COVID-19 patients in India have developed a rare and potentially fatal fungal infection called mucormycosis, also known as "black fungus."...

 2021-05-10 18:06 

TreeHugger

The 6 Best Eco-Friendly Cat Litters of 2021...

Choosing the right cat litter is healthier for you, your kitty, and for the environment. We researched the best eco-friendly litters for your cat....

 2021-05-10 18:00 

TreeHugger

How to Choose Clean and Green Cosmetics...

Here are some things to consider when shopping for safe, eco-friendly cosmetics, skin, hair, and general beauty products....

 2021-05-10 17:32 

ScienceDaily.com

As global climate shifts, forests' futures may be caught in the wind...

Forests' ability to adapt to the disruptions wrought by climate change may depend, in part, on the eddies and swirls of global wind currents, suggests a new study. The study compared global wind patterns with previously published genetic data of nearl...

 2021-05-10 17:31 

ScienceDaily.com

Scientists develop better way to block viruses that cause childhood respiratory infections...

By engineering a short chunk of protein, or peptide, that can prevent the attachment of human parainfluenza viruses to cells, researchers have improved a method in rodent models intended to help keep children healthy....

 2021-05-10 17:31 

ScienceDaily.com

'Unmaking' a move: Correcting motion blur in single-photon images...

Single-photon imaging is the future of high-speed digital photography and vastly surpasses conventional cameras in low-light conditions. However, fixing the blurring caused by the motion of independent objects remains challenging. Recently, researchers at...

 2021-05-10 17:31 

ScienceNews.org

Scientists remotely controlled the social behavior of mice with light...

New devices — worn as headsets and backpacks — rely on optogenetics, in which bursts of light toggle neurons, to control mouse brain activity....

 2021-05-10 17:00 

Scientific American

Huge Chinese Rocket Falls to Earth over Arabian Peninsula...

Debris from the 20-metric-ton booster reportedly splashed down in the Indian Ocean north of the Maldives...

 2021-05-10 17:00 

TreeHugger

'Horrible Hundred' Uncovers Puppy Mill Breeders...

Horrible Hundred report from Humane Society of the US uncovers problem puppy mill breeders around the country....

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