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Venus May Never Have Been Wet and Warm New! 2019-10-16 08:39:12A team of planetary researchers from the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) and elsewhere has found that a volcanic flow on Venus’ Ovda Regio h

Capuchin and Rhesus Monkeys Outsmart Humans When It 2019-10-16 07:08:13According to a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports, when it comes to being willing to explore more efficient options to solving a pr

Researchers Control Quantum State of Single Electron Using 2019-10-15 14:33:31An international team of scientists sent high-frequency sound waves across a modified semiconductor device to direct the behavior of a single electron

Tomatoes, Peas and Several Other Crops Grow Well 2019-10-15 11:45:19A new experiment conducted by researchers at the Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands shows that it’s possible to grow crops

Eocene-Epoch Stingray Had Unique Body Plan 2019-10-15 10:25:57A new species of prehistoric stingray with an exceptional anatomy, which greatly differs from living species, has been identified from fossils found i

Phoenix Cluster’s Gravity Magnifies X-Rays from Extremely Distant 2019-10-15 09:56:51Astronomers have used a huge group of galaxies called the Phoenix cluster as a cosmic magnifying glass to detect X-ray emission from a very distant dw

Even Small Amounts of Alcohol during Pregnancy Can 2019-10-15 08:17:27‘Special occasion drinking’ during pregnancy could cause insulin resistance, which increases the likelihood of diabetes, in male offspring

Black Hole-Driven Winds Suppress Star Formation in Dwarf 2019-10-14 12:41:44Supermassive black hole-driven outflows in dwarf galaxies have a significant impact on the evolution of these galaxies by suppressing star formation,

Study Sheds New Light on Evolution of Yellow 2019-10-14 09:46:24In a study published this month in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics, astronomers analyzed the properties of four yellow hypergiant stars, incl

Researchers Capture Stunning Video of Whale Bubble-Net Feeding 2019-10-14 08:24:40A research team led by University of Hawai’i at Manoa marine biologists has captured whale’s-point-of-view and aerial drone video of humpb

Hubble Captures Detailed Image of NGC 4380 2019-10-14 06:09:44The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced a spectacularly detailed image of a galaxy called NGC 4380. NGC 4380 is a spiral galaxy located in th

Diatomic Carbon Detected in Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov 2019-10-13 08:50:55Astronomers have detected the emission from the small carbon chains C2 in the coma of 2I/Borisov, the first known interstellar comet to visit our Sola

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Boosting Testosterone Helps Women Run Longer, Study Finds 2019-10-15 18:30:56Caster Semenya (right) competes during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Semenya filed a discrimination lawsuit against the International As

Jupiter Shields Europa from Cosmic Rays That Could 2019-10-15 18:19:53(Credit: Britney Schmidt/Dead Pixel VFX/Univ. of Texas at Austin) Europa, one of Jupiter’s four largest moons, has an ocean of liquid water b

Boeing's Starliner Spacecraft Preps for Test Flights Ahead 2019-10-15 17:28:23Boeing's Starliner capsule. (Credit: NASA) NASA has confirmed that the aerospace company Boeing is pushing forward with their new Starliner c

China and Europe Want to Build More Powerful 2019-10-15 17:15:29Particle collisions event simulation at 13,000 GeV in the CMS, a general-purpose detector at the Large Hadron Collider. (Credit: CERN) (Inside Scie

How Scientists Know Our Human Ancestors Ate Insects 2019-10-15 11:54:35Today, insect eating is on the rise. Did our ancestors chow down on the critters, too? (Credit: CK Bangkok Photography/Shutterstock) Anticipating f

A Frank Look at Female Orgasms and Rabbits 2019-10-15 05:04:32A very weak paper in PNAS has attracted some attention lately: An experimental test of the ovulatory homolog model of female orgasm The paper aims

Rumbling 'Marsquakes' on the Red Planet are Mystifying 2019-10-14 18:15:34NASA's InSight lander has its seismic instrument tucked under a shield to protect it from wind and extreme temperatures. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Astronomers Zoom in on a Galaxy 9 Billion 2019-10-14 18:00:49(Credit: MIT/Image courtesy of the researchers) When even the most powerful telescopes can’t capture the views you want, it helps to have nat

The Cosmos' Most Powerful Magnets May Form When 2019-10-14 15:13:53These snapshots of two merging stars in action show the overall strength of the magnetic field in color (yellow is more magnetic), as well as the magn

This Interstellar Space Rock Looks a Lot Like 2019-10-14 11:30:04The Gemini Observatory in Hawaii caught this first-ever color image of the interstellar comet Borisov and its faint tail. (Credit:Composite image by T

Fatal Familial Insomnia: The Disease That Kills By 2019-10-11 17:56:46(Credit: Rachata Teyparsit/Shutterstock) A brief bout of insomnia can be maddening. You know what it feels like. We all do. Lying awake chasing fev

Alexei Leonov, First Person to Walk in Space, 2019-10-11 17:50:54Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov trains for the Apollo-Soyuz mission in April 1975 . (Credit: NASA) Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, the first person to walk

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E.P.A. Bypassed Its West Coast Team as a 2019-10-15 17:50:49Staff members in the regional office said they had no advance knowledge of a wide-ranging agency complaint against the state and described the process

NASA’s New Spacesuits Unveiled, for Trips to the 2019-10-15 16:41:04The agency is racing to meet President Trump’s timeline for putting American astronauts on the lunar surface by 2024.

CBD or THC? Common Drug Test Can’t Tell 2019-10-15 12:37:50Those cannabidiol-laced gummy bears may be entirely legal, but they could still get you arrested on marijuana possession charges.

The Amelia Earhart Mystery Stays Down in the 2019-10-15 12:01:44Robert Ballard’s expedition to a remote island in the South Pacific found no evidence of the vanished aviator’s plane. But the explorer an

Shrimp and Chemicals: What You Need to Know 2019-10-15 11:30:39What exactly is added to shrimp, and how can you avoid it at the store?

Using Old Cellphones to Listen for Illegal Loggers 2019-10-15 10:13:31Indonesian villagers are trying out a treetop surveillance system that uses recycled phones and artificial intelligence software to detect chain saws.

Five Reasons the Diet Soda Myth Won’t Die 2019-10-15 08:13:56Repeated studies on a health bogeyman help explain wider problems with food research.

This Fungus Mutates. That’s Good News if You 2019-10-15 06:00:10American scientists set out to simulate a fungus’s evolution into the edible mold that makes French cheeses like Camembert.

It Had the Biggest Antlers Ever Found. Were 2019-10-15 05:00:15Scientists devised “virtual crash testing” to see if an extinct deer’s colossal headgear was just for show.

An Oncologist Asks When It’s Time to Say 2019-10-15 05:00:11Azra Raza’s “The First Cell” poses hard questions about cancer treatment and end-of-life care.

Faced With a Drug Shortfall, Doctors Scramble to 2019-10-14 18:54:27A critical chemotherapy medication is in short supply, and physicians say there is no appropriate substitute.

Rx for Doctors: Stop With the Urine Tests 2019-10-14 16:14:22The tests often are positive in people without symptoms, particularly older patients. The result: overtreatment with antibiotics.

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Best metronomes for musicians of all abilities New! 2019-10-16 18:02:00Hold yourself accountable onstage, in the studio, or in your friend’s garage.

Four games to revive a lackluster party New! 2019-10-16 17:42:00Party games that'll make for a night you'll never forget.

The most astonishing wildlife photos of 2019 range New! 2019-10-16 17:20:13This year’s London Natural History Museum winners tracked colonies of army ants through the rainforest, camped out in snow-covered deserts, and

Versatile toaster ovens that'll make pre-heating obsolete New! 2019-10-16 17:09:00Countertop toaster ovens for the ultimate toast.

Bounce houses that bring a bit of magic New! 2019-10-16 16:24:00Take playtime to the next level with one of these bouncers.

The best guitar stands for every space New! 2019-10-16 15:54:00A guitar stand will keep your prized instrument safe and close at hand.

An experiment hinted at Martian life in the New! 2019-10-16 14:30:00When the Viking landers touched down on the Martian surface at the height of the Watergate scandal, they kicked up two clouds of rusty soil and a deba

Rig your smartphone to take next-level photos and New! 2019-10-16 14:14:34A rig can help take smartphone photography and videography to the next step.

Five multi-cookers that'll change the way you cook New! 2019-10-16 13:13:00These slow cookers and pressure cookers will upgrade your meals.

All-purpose MIDI keyboards for home recording New! 2019-10-16 12:47:00A MIDI keyboard is an essential songwriting tool for every home studio.

Up your smartphone game with these accessories New! 2019-10-16 12:46:18You’ve made it. Maybe you saved for a long time, or you convinced your partner to get one for you on your birthday, but the smartphone of your d

Outdoor dog gear for safer adventures with your New! 2019-10-16 12:02:00It's ruff out there.