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Archaeologists Discover Largest and Oldest-Known Maya Monument 2020-06-04 15:45:02An international team of archaeologists has discovered an artificial structure — which is 1,400 m in length, 10-15 m in height, has 9 causeways

Researchers Find New Evidence that Mars Once Had 2020-06-04 14:06:04Mars had a massive ring system several billion years ago, according to new research from the SETI Institute and Purdue University. Mars has two small

Armored Herbivorous Dinosaur Preferred Fern Leaves 2020-06-04 12:40:01Paleontologists in Canada have analyzed the fossilized stomach contents from the exceptionally preserved specimen of Borealopelta markmitchelli, a spe

Astronomers Find No Evidence of Elusive First-Generation Stars 2020-06-04 10:03:53Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have found no evidence of hypothetical first-generation stars — called Population III star

Researchers Create Human Cells with Tunable Optical Properties 2020-06-04 08:29:49By drawing inspiration from the structures and functionalities of squid skin cells, a team of researchers designed and engineered human cells that con

Astronomers Uncover New Clues about Ancient Explosion in 2020-06-03 14:44:19About 3.5 million years ago, a so-called Seyfert flare from Sagittarius A*, Milky Way’s supermassive black hole, created two enormous ionization

Three New Bird Species Discovered in Peru 2020-06-03 11:46:40An international team of ornithologists has described three new species of the bird genus Scytalopus from the Peruvian Andes. Scytalopus is a genus of

Astronomers Find Young Brown Dwarf with Circumstellar Disk 2020-06-03 11:05:53A team of professional astronomers and citizen scientists has spotted a young brown dwarf with a disk that could potentially form exoplanets. Named W1

Scientists Unravel Genetic Mysteries of Dead Sea Scrolls 2020-06-03 08:41:35The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls had an incomparable impact on the historical understanding of Judaism and Christianity. ‘Piecing together&

Study: Extended Parental Care Helps Juvenile Siberian Jays 2020-06-03 08:03:37New research on two corvid species, Siberian jays (Perisoreus infaustus) and New Caledonian crows (Corvus moneduloides), shows that extended family li

Neutron Star Cores May Contain Exotic Quark Matter 2020-06-02 14:53:38Massive neutron stars have sizable quark-matter cores, according to a study published in the journal Nature Physics. Neutron stars, which are the resu

Milky Way’s Halo Hotter than Previously Thought 2020-06-02 14:11:35Using deep X-ray observations from ESA’s XMM-Newton Observatory, astronomers have discovered that Milky Way’s halo — a large cloud o

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Why Ancient Toys Are Elusive Artifacts 2020-06-02 17:51:00Children have always played. But evidence of their pretend worlds and games is hidden in the archeological record.

Dads Experience Postpartum Depression, Too 2020-06-02 16:40:00New fathers face many changes after their child’s birth, and need more support, experts say.

What Science Says About the Health Benefits of 2020-06-02 16:38:00What is considered a plant-based diet, and what makes it so healthy?

Ancient Mars May Have Had Rings, Then Moons, 2020-06-02 15:30:00Like a phoenix rising from its ashes, scientists believe one of Mars’ current moons, Phobos, may have been born from a ring of dust left by form

Best CBD Gummies for Pain & Anxiety 2020-06-02 01:00:00

Snapshot of a Super Sucker 2020-06-01 14:15:00Scientists are using biological suction cups as inspiration for new bioengineered tech.

George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery Deaths: The Everyday 2020-06-01 12:00:00Police killings of black men gain widespread attention, but black men's life-and-death issues are ignored on a daily basis, a physician who studies h

From the Crew Dragon to Mars: Cady Coleman 2020-05-31 22:00:00The veteran astronaut weighs in on the first US crewed flight since 2011, and what may come next.

In Historic First, SpaceX Successfully Launches NASA Astronauts 2020-05-31 16:20:00Elon Musk’s rocket company came through, becoming the first private enterprise to put a human in orbit. The launch also restored America’s

How Much Color Do We Really See? 2020-05-30 19:00:00Most people don’t notice massive color distortion in their peripheral vision.

The U.S. Return to Flight: Perspective from NASA 2020-05-30 15:00:00The pilot of the final flight of the space shuttle Discovery previews what the Crew Dragon launch means for the future of space exploration.

Can This Cheap, DIY Air Pollution Sensor Help 2020-05-30 11:30:00Columbian citizen scientists built dirt-cheap air quality monitors and deployed them across their city, forcing the government to confront its polluti

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E.R. Visits Drop Sharply During Pandemic 2020-06-03 23:36:54People even with heart problems are avoiding emergency rooms because they are worried about possible coronavirus infection, according to a C.D.C. repo

Live Coronavirus Updates 2020-06-03 22:17:02The Trump administration chose five companies as the most likely to produce a vaccine. The tally of new cases is rising in the U.S., partly because of

The C.D.C. Waited ‘Its Entire Existence for This 2020-06-03 20:40:07The technology was old, the data poor, the bureaucracy slow, the guidance confusing, the administration not in agreement. The coronavirus shook the wo

New Study Finds Hydroxychloroquine Did Not Prevent Covid-19 2020-06-03 19:55:02The first carefully controlled trial of hydroxychloroquine given to people exposed to the coronavirus did not show any benefit.

Genes May Leave Some People More Vulnerable to 2020-06-03 19:17:39Geneticists have turned up intriguing links between DNA and the disease. Patients with Type A blood, for example, seem to be at greater risk.

5 Takeaways on the C.D.C.’s Coronavirus Response 2020-06-03 19:08:34Early mistakes in testing, aging data systems, clashes with President Trump and an overly cautious culture shook confidence in the nation’s prem

Gulf of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Will Be Large 2020-06-03 17:53:54The low-oxygen zone can cause harm not just to marine life, but also to those who catch shrimp and fish for their livelihood.

Pandemic to Cost U.S. Economy $7.9 Trillion Over 2020-06-03 11:20:35Michigan’s governor lifted a stay-at-home order as other states announced steps to reopen. A Rohingya Muslim who lived in a Bangladesh refugee c

Medical Workers Should Use Respirator Masks, Not Surgical 2020-06-03 10:29:31The surgical masks used in risky settings like hospitals offer much less protection against the coronavirus, an analysis found.

Tests for Coronavirus Vaccine Need This Ingredient: Horseshoe 2020-06-03 10:21:12Modern medicine still depends on this animal’s blood to test for bacteria in vaccines. And an alternative test requires further study.

For This Tribe, Saving a River Means Saving 2020-06-03 10:03:03The Yakama Nation has been raising fish to release back into the Columbia River for more than a decade. Now, its hatchery is also producing caviar.

Scientists Question Medical Data Used in Second Coronavirus 2020-06-03 09:12:02Medical records from a little-known company were used in two studies published in major journals. The New England Journal of Medicine has asked to see

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Study identifies potential approach to treat patients with 2020-06-05 14:05:16Early data from a clinical study suggest that blocking the Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) protein with the cancer drug acalabrutinib provided clinical b

New report examines challenges and implications of false-negative 2020-06-05 14:05:08In a new paper, researchers discuss challenges and implications related to false-negative diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2 infection.

A newly discovered disease may lead to better 2020-06-05 14:05:05Cystic fibrosis is the most frequent severe inherited disorder worldwide. Researchers have now discovered a novel disease that might lead to a better

DNA increases our understanding of contact between Stone 2020-06-05 13:24:36What kind of interactions did the various Stone Age cultures have with one another? In a new interdisciplinary study, researchers have combined archae

New technique for engineering living materials and patterns 2020-06-05 13:24:35A new method for engineering living materials called 'MeniFluidics' could see a transformation in tissue engineering and bio-art, as well as new way

American lobster, sea scallop habitat could shift off 2020-06-05 13:24:33Researchers have projected significant changes in the habitat of commercially important American lobster and sea scallops on the Northeast U.S. contin

New killing mechanism discovered in 'game-changing' antibiotic 2020-06-05 13:24:29Scientists have taken another step forward on their quest to develop a viable drug based on teixobactin -- a new class of potent natural antibiotic ca

Volcanic glass spray shows promise in controlling mosquitoes 2020-06-05 12:15:25An indoor residual spray made by combining a type of volcanic glass with water showed effective control of mosquitoes that carry malaria, according to

Measuring Atlantic bluefin tuna with a drone 2020-06-05 12:15:21Researchers have used an unmanned aerial system (or drone) to gather data on schooling juvenile Atlantic bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Maine. This pilot

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients with diabetes represent more than 2020-06-05 12:15:18New guidance offers glucose management strategies that limit direct contact and minimize clinicians' risk.

Could the blood of COVID-19 patients be used 2020-06-05 12:15:16Researchers have identified 27 proteins which are present at different levels in the blood of COVID-19 patients, depending on the severity of their sy

Something in the water: Pollutant may be more 2020-06-05 12:15:14Perchlorate, a chemical compound used in rocket fuels and other materials, may be a more hazardous pollutant than previously thought, says a new study