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Camper in California Is Gored by a Bison
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 05:15

A camping trip turned quite unpleasant for a man on Catalina Island, off the coast of Southern California, when he was gored by a bison Saturday eveni...

Deep Bore Into Antarctica Finds Freezing Ice, Not Melting as Expected
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:13

Scientists will leave sensors in the hole to better understand the long-term changes in the ice, which may have big implications for global sea level....

Physicists create new form of light
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:14

Full Text:Try a quick experiment: take two flashlights into a dark room and shine them so that their light beams cross. Notice anything peculiar? The ...

Fifteen new genes identified that shape our face
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:14

Researchers have identified fifteen genes that determine our facial features. All Top News -- ScienceDaily

A Short Story About the Future of Pharma
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:16

Artificial intelligence, robotics, 3D printing, organs-on-chips, and bioprinting open new horizons for pharma. Let’s peek into the future of drug pr...

Some viruses produce insulin-like hormones that can stimulate human cells -- and have potential to cause disease
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:17

Scientists have identified four viruses that can produce insulin-like hormones that are active on human cells. The discovery brings new possibilities ...

10 Ways Space Changes the Body
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:17

Scott and Mark Kelly are identical twin brothers. Though that alone does not make them unique, what does is the fact that they are also both astronaut...

Sheep-Human Hybrids Made in Lab—Get the Facts
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:21

The breakthrough moves researchers a small step closer to growing human organs for medical transplant. National Geographic News

Ugly Sweater Party at Art Museum Takes Ugly Turn
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:14

What began as an Ugly Sweater Party has turned into an international incident. The BBC reports Michael Rohana was attending such a party four days bef...

Sinabung's Massive Explosion Seen from Space
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:31

Today, Indonesia's Sinabung had its biggest blast in its nearly 5 years of eruptions. I reported on the initial reports of the blast and now we have s...

So Unfair! How the Brain Responds to Injustice
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:31

In this cruel world, it's impossible to navigate from cradle to grave without experiencing the bitter fruits of injustice. But bitter fruits, it turns...

Plants colonized Earth 100 million years earlier than previously thought
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 07:16

A new study on the timescale of plant evolution has concluded that the first plants to colonize the Earth originated around 500 million years ago -- 1...

First video of 'Dumbo' octopod hatchling shows that they look like mini-adults
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:26

Researchers who've gotten the first look at a deep-sea 'dumbo' octopod hatchling report that the young octopods look and act much like adults from the...

Long Before Trump, We Were Obsessed With Presidential Hair
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 03:22

Back in the day, getting a lock of a president’s hair was cool, not creepy. National Geographic News

Unconventional superconductor may be used to create quantum computers of the future
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:19

With their insensitivity to decoherence what are known as Majorana particles could become stable building blocks of a quantum computer. The problem is...

What a Fossil Revolution Reveals About the History of ‘Big Data’
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 21:22

In 1981, when I was nine years old, my father took me to see Raiders of the Lost Ark. Although I had to squint my eyes during some of the scary scenes...

Will Elon Musk's Roadster Ever Crash Back to Earth?
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:24

On February 6, SpaceX wrote a new chapter in the ongoing book on commercial spaceflight with the successful launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket. Along ...

Your Weekly Attenborough: Materpiscis attenboroughi
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:21

I mean, really. No matter how you feel about the man, surely his mother is off-limits? Translated from the Latin, the full name of this species comes...

Disability Bias in Peer Review?
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:35

Writing in the journal Medical Care, researcher Lisa I. Iezzoni says that a peer reviewer on a paper she previously submitted to that journal displaye...

Sinabung in Indonesia Produces Largest Explosion Yet
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:21

Sinabung has been erupting for almost 5 years now, mostly producing moderate explosions that generate pyroclastic flows. These flows roar down the slo...

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