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 2021-10-15 23:40 

EurekAlert

Researchers find few adverse health effects in wildlife exposed to low levels of radiation from the Fukushima nuclear accident...

Between 2016 and 2018, researchers studied wild boar and rat snakes across a range of radiation exposures in Fukushima. The team examined biomarkers of DNA damage and stress and did not find any significant adverse health effects....

 2021-10-15 23:40 

EurekAlert

Why do we remember stressful experiences better?...

When the brain stores memories of objects, it creates a characteristic pattern of activity for each of them. Stress changes such memory traces....

 2021-10-15 23:40 

EurekAlert

Flu and heart disease: The surprising connection that should convince you to schedule your shot...

Patients who have cardiovascular disease are at increased risk of serious complications from the flu, according to a new study by Houston Methodist physician researchers in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The study found that not only are t...

 2021-10-15 23:40 

EurekAlert

Our brains have a “fingerprint” too...

An EPFL scientist has pinpointed the signs of brain activity that make up our brain fingerprint, which like our regular fingerprint is unique....

 2021-10-15 23:40 

EurekAlert

Contraceptive pill can reduce type 2 diabetes risk in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, finds study...

A study led by the University of Birmingham has revealed for the first time that the contraceptive pill can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by over a quarter in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The research findings also show that women wit...

 2021-10-15 23:39 

EurekAlert

New brain mapping technique reveals neural code of images over time...

Humans are stepping ever closer to understanding how the brain codes visual information, as researchers have now developed a method that maps time-varying brain responses to images to reveal how the brain processes visual information....

 2021-10-15 23:39 

EurekAlert

New journal article examines vaccination misinformation on social media...

Vaccination uptake rates of the HPV vaccine remain low despite the fact that the effectiveness of the vaccine has been established for over a decade. A new article based on research conducted at the University of Illinois addresses how the gap in vaccinat...

 2021-10-15 23:38 

Space.com

Errant Russian spacecraft's thruster firing tilts the space station by accident again...

Unplanned thruster firings by a Russian spacecraft briefly knocked the International Space Station off kilter today (Oct. 15), the second such incident in less than three months....

 2021-10-15 22:43 

ScienceDaily.com

Plant-eating lizards on the cusp of tooth evolution...

Researchers found that complex teeth, a hallmark of mammals, also evolved several times in reptiles, prompting the evolutionary success of plant-eating lizards. However, contrary to mammals their tooth evolution was not unidirectional....

 2021-10-15 22:42 

ScienceDaily.com

Scientists find evidence the early solar system harbored a gap between its inner and outer regions...

In the early solar system, a 'protoplanetary disk' of dust and gas rotated around the sun and eventually coalesced into the planets we know today. A new study suggests that a mysterious gap existed within this disk around 4.567 billion years ago, ...

 2021-10-15 22:42 

ScienceDaily.com

Plankton head polewards...

Ocean warming caused by anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions will prompt many species of marine plankton to seek out new habitats, in some cases as a matter of survival. Researchers expect many organisms to head to the poles and form new communities -- ...

 2021-10-15 22:42 

ScienceDaily.com

Ultrafast magnetism: heating magnets, freezing time...

Magnetic solids can be demagnetized quickly with a short laser pulse, and there are already so-called HAMR (Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording) memories on the market that function according to this principle. However, the microscopic mechanisms of ultrafas...

 2021-10-15 22:42 

ScienceDaily.com

Behavior resembling human ADHD seen in dogs...

A study involving some 11,000 dogs demonstrated that the gender, age and breed of the dog, as well as any behavioral problems and certain environmental factors, are connected to hyperactive and impulsive behavior and inattention (ADHD)....

 2021-10-15 22:42 

ScienceDaily.com

Flu and heart disease: The surprising connection that should convince you to schedule your shot...

Patients who have cardiovascular disease are at increased risk of serious complications from the flu, according to a new study. The study found that not only are traditional flu-related outcomes worse among some patients with CVD, but infection in those p...

 2021-10-15 22:42 

ScienceDaily.com

Why do we remember stressful experiences better?...

When the brain stores memories of objects, it creates a characteristic pattern of activity for each of them. Stress changes such memory traces....

 2021-10-15 22:00 

LiveScience.com

How to get the most out of your exercise bike...

We ask the experts how to get the most out of your exercise bike...

 2021-10-15 21:47 

TreeHugger

The 9 Best Gifts from Carbon Neutral Companies of 2021...

Keep your gifting sustainable this year with gifts from companies that do their best to curb climate change. From indoor to outdoorsy pursuits, we found the best gifts....

 2021-10-15 21:07 

Phys.org

China launches 3 astronauts on 6-month space station mission...

China on Saturday sent three astronauts to its space station for a record-setting six-month stay as the country moves toward completing the new orbiting outpost...

 2021-10-15 20:45 

Universe Today

Rocky Planets Might Need to be the Right age to Support Life...

In a new study, a team of Earth scientists shows how scientists could look for signs of a carbon-silicate cycle on exoplanets. The post Rocky Planets Might Need to be the Right age to Support Life appeared first on Universe Today ....

 2021-10-15 20:23 

Nature

COVID super-immunity: one of the pandemic’s great puzzles...

People who have previously recovered from COVID-19 have a stronger immune response after being vaccinated than those who have never been infected. Scientists are trying to find out why....

 2021-10-15 20:23 

Nature

WHO names researchers to reboot outbreak origin investigations...

The group, called SAGO, will create a permanent framework for probing epidemics, and initiate the next phase of the COVID origins hunt....

 2021-10-15 20:23 

Nature

First mission to Jupiter’s asteroids could reveal Solar System origins...

NASA's Lucy spacecraft will loop past the never-before-explored 'Trojan' asteroids during a 12-year journey....

 2021-10-15 20:23 

Nature

Physicists make most precise measurement ever of neutron’s lifetime...

But decades-long mystery of how long the particles live persists....

 2021-10-15 20:23 

Nature

Scientists under attack and weird viruses — the week in infographics...

Nature highlights three key infographics from the week in science and research....

 2021-10-15 20:15 

Universe Today

Not Just Sitting Ducks. Maybe Satellites Could Dodge Almost all Space Junk...

Kessler syndrome is becoming more and more of a potential hazard as more and more companies vie to place more and more satellites in Low Earth Orbit (LEO). But it will only get out of hand if a chain reaction of collisions happens, which could potentially...

 2021-10-15 20:00 

TreeHugger

Study: Make Electric Vehicles Lighter to Get More Benefits...

They will be safer, use less materials, go farther and take up less space....

 2021-10-15 19:41 

Space.com

This Monopoly: Star Wars Complete Saga Edition is a 37% off at Amazon right now...

Amazon is offering 37% off Monopoly: Star Wars Complete Saga Edition, bringing the game down to $19.99 from its normal price of $31....

 2021-10-15 19:09 

Space.com

NASA's Lucy asteroid mission has good weather for Saturday launch. Here's how to watch live....

NASA's newest planetary science mission, an asteroid-observing probe named Lucy that will fly by a record eight different asteroids, is ready to launch and you can watch the action live online....

 2021-10-15 19:08 

Space.com

NASA Lucy asteroid mission-inspired craft ideas to try at home...

NASA's Lucy mission launch window opens on Saturday (Oct. 16). Here are some Lucy-inspired craft activities to keep you occupied until then....

 2021-10-15 19:00 

Space.com

Meet the 8 asteroids NASA's Lucy spacecraft will visit...

The Lucy mission is scheduled to launch on Oct. 16, 2021, to study the unique Trojan asteroids, which orbit ahead of and behind the planet Jupiter....

 2021-10-15 19:00 

Space.com

Disabled 'astronauts-in-training' to fly weightlessly with Zero-G this weekend...

Twelve disability ambassadors will fly weightlessly on Sunday (Oct. 17) as part of an initiative to advance disability inclusion in space....

 2021-10-15 18:42 

RedOrbit

How to Complete Creepy Crypt in Minecraft Dungeons...

Dungeon Start Notice the start of every dungeon, we stand outside the entrance and behind us is a closed gate. Press M to open your map and see that there are unexplored areas. To be able to investigate those areas, we must first navigate the dungeon and ...

 2021-10-15 18:27 

TreeHugger

White House Unveils Plans for Future Offshore Wind Farms...

The fishing industry claims that offshore wind turbines pose an "unacceptable risk" for seafood production....

 2021-10-15 18:18 

SpaceNews

Op-Ed | It's Time to Rescind the Moratorium on Regulation of Commercial Spaceflight...

As commercial human spaceflight enjoys a breakout 2021, it doesn't make sense for Congress to keep safety regulators handcuffed through 2023, argues the author of "Bringing Columbia Home." SpaceNews...

 2021-10-15 18:15 

Scientific American

Meteorite Crashes into Woman's Bed in Canada...

The woman awoke to find the space rock laying next to her head...

 2021-10-15 18:00 

Phys.org

Cooling radio waves to their quantum ground state...

Researchers at Delft University of Technology have found a new way to cool radio waves all the way down to their quantum ground state. To do so, they used circuits that employ an analog of the so-called laser cooling technique that is frequently used to c...

 2021-10-15 18:00 

Phys.org

Machine-learning system accelerates discovery of new materials for 3D printing...

The growing popularity of 3D printing for manufacturing all sorts of items, from customized medical devices to affordable homes, has created more demand for new 3D printing materials designed for very specific uses....

 2021-10-15 18:00 

Phys.org

Scientists find evidence the early solar system harbored a gap between its inner and outer regions...

In the early solar system, a "protoplanetary disk" of dust and gas rotated around the sun and eventually coalesced into the planets we know today....

 2021-10-15 17:52 

Space.com

Orionid meteor shower 2021: When, where & how to see it...

The Orionid meteor shower is peaks in the early morning of Wednesday, Oct. 20, but a bright full moon will disrupt viewing until shortly before dawn....

 2021-10-15 17:47 

RedOrbit

How to Complete Princeps Cretaceus Chapter: Act I in Genshin Impact...

The Rumored Alchemist (Albedo's Story Quest) Head to Dragonspine entrance and look for Rosaria. Ask her about Albedo's whereabouts. The Genius Researcher and the Seed of Another World Head towards the mountains and press the mouse scroll wheel to ...

 2021-10-15 17:40 

Space.com

Asteroids: Fun facts and information about asteroids...

Asteroids are small, airless rocky worlds that revolve around the sun and are too small to be called planets. They are also called space rocks, planetoids or minor planets....

 2021-10-15 17:37 

SpaceNews

Starliner valve investigation continues to focus on moisture interaction with propellant...

Boeing's CST-100 Starliner was within hours of launch on its second uncrewed test flight in early August when stuck valves in the spacecraft's propulsion system forced a launch scrub that has turned into a delay that will extend well into next yea...

 2021-10-15 17:36 

Phys.org

Only one in four Western Roman emperors died of natural causes...

The Roman Empire was ruled by 175 men, from Augustus (63 BCE-19 CE) to Constantine XI (1405-53), including the Eastern or Byzantine Empire after the split in 395 CE, but excluding those who did not rule in their own right because they were minors during r...

 2021-10-15 17:35 

LiveScience.com

Does a dehumidifier cool a room?...

Dehumidifiers remove excess moisture from a room, but does a dehumidifier cool a room? We explore the answer here....

 2021-10-15 17:33 

Space.com

Look up to catch International Observe the Moon Night 2021 this weekend!...

Celebrate the moon in all its glory this weekend with International Observe the Moon Night!...

 2021-10-15 17:30 

Scientific American

How to Build an Offshore Wind Farm...

These huge construction projects can feature turbines taller than some skyscrapers...

 2021-10-15 17:09 

Space.com

Discoverer of Lucy asteroid mission's namesake fossil excited to watch Saturday launch...

Decades ago, Donald Johanson found fossils of an early hominin that would rewrite scientists' understanding of our species. This weekend, he'll watch Lucy, a spacecraft named for the discovery, blast off Earth....

 2021-10-15 16:56 

SpaceNews

Shenzhou-13 heads for space station after reaching orbit...

A second crew of three astronauts are heading for China's Tianhe space station module after the successful launch of the Shenzhou-13 mission Friday. SpaceNews...

 2021-10-15 16:53 

TreeHugger

Facebook Moves to Stop Illegal Sale of Amazon Rainforest on Marketplace...

Months after a BBC investigation found protected land being sold on Facebook Marketplace in Brazil, the social media giant says it's taking action....

 2021-10-15 16:44 

Space.com

China launches Shenzhou 13 astronauts on historic mission to new space station...

The Shenzhou 13 mission launched from the Gobi Desert today (Oct. 15), sending three astronauts toward China's new space station for a six-month stay....

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