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Milky Way Captured Few Dwarf Galaxies from Nearby 2019-10-11 14:35:59Our Milky Way Galaxy is orbited by more than 50 companion galaxies. According to new research led by University of California, Riverside astronomers,

Lunar Water Ice May Have Multiple Sources, Researchers 2019-10-11 13:26:11Lunar orbiters such as India’s Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft and NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) recently detected water icy on the f

Honeybees are Even Better Mathematicians than We Thought 2019-10-11 11:13:56Humans have a threshold limit for instantly processing one to four elements accurately; and it seems that our species is not alone, says a team of sci

Milky Way Galaxy Accretes More Gas Than Expected 2019-10-11 08:43:18Using data gathered by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have calculated the mass inflow and outflow rates of cool ionized gas around o

Study: Human Milk Contains Powerful Antimicrobial Compound 2019-10-10 14:07:51Human breast milk contains many known antimicrobial and immunomodulatory molecules, including immunoglobulins, antimicrobial peptides, and fatty acids

Humans Have Ability to Regrow Damaged Cartilage, Study 2019-10-10 12:48:56According to a new study published in the journal Science Advances, cartilage in our joints can repair itself through a process similar to that used b

ESA’s Mars Express Orbiter Spots Ancient River System 2019-10-10 11:32:17A new image from the High Resolution Stereo Camera onboard ESA’s Mars Express shows the part of Nirgal Vallis, a dried-up river valley on Mars.

New Giant Carnivorous Dinosaur Unveiled: Siamraptor suwati 2019-10-10 09:03:55Paleontologists have announced the discovery of a new genus and species of carcharodontosaurian dinosaur, based on the fossilized remains found in Tha

Physicists Propose New Way to Detect Dark Matter 2019-10-10 07:46:38In a paper published in the journal Physical Review Letters, an international team of physicists proposes a new strategy for searching for hypothetica

Visayan Warty Pigs Join Tool-Users Club 2019-10-09 13:50:56Scientists have uncovered the first evidence of tool use by the Visayan warty pig (Sus cebifrons), a critically endangered species native to the Phili

ESO Releases Beautiful New Image of Comet C/2016 2019-10-09 12:06:25The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has released an incredibly beautiful image of an Oort cloud comet called C/2016 R2 (PANSTARRS). The image was

Mold Pigs: Strange Creatures with Features of Mites 2019-10-09 09:09:34A previously unknown family, genus and species of microinvertebrates has been found in amber from the Dominican Republic. Nicknamed ‘mold pigs,&

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Boosting Testosterone Helps Women Run Longer, Study Finds New! 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 New! 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 New! 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 New! 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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High-powered food processors for the home chef New! 2019-10-15 17:29:00The next time you're making cole slaw, hummus, or pesto, save time and energy cooking with one of these food processors.

The Pixel 4's new radar sensor lets you New! 2019-10-15 17:27:04These new gesture-sensing capabilities in Google products are meant to change the way we interact with our gadgets.

Science-based coloring books for adults and children alike New! 2019-10-15 17:07:36Make art inspired by biology, astronomy, and chemistry.

Toiletry bags to keep your travel essentials organized New! 2019-10-15 16:37:47Four compact and unique toiletry bags to store your must-haves.

Four ways to make beef more sustainable New! 2019-10-15 16:20:18When it comes to beef’s impact on the environment, there’s a lot of room for improvement. Right now, 35 percent of methane emissions in th

How to secure your apartment-provided Wi-Fi New! 2019-10-15 14:23:25Sharing a Wi-Fi network with a bunch of strangers isn’t a great way to keep your data private. Taking the necessary precautions is easy when you

Conquer the cold with these four hand warmers 2019-10-15 11:26:01Keep these in the palm of your hand to keep your fingers (and whole body) toasty.

Among Hurricane Harvey's many bad effects: riskier childbirth 2019-10-15 11:00:00In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, people affected by the storm faced a host of physical and mental health problems, including skin infections, res

Five art sets to encourage your tiny Picasso 2019-10-15 10:57:07Keep your kids’ artistic skills sharp with these great sets.

All the gadgets Google announced at its Pixel 2019-10-15 09:50:06Google is making its Pixel 4 smartphone—and maybe a few surprises—official.

The 22 best accidentally vegan candies 2019-10-14 20:15:00These products weren’t created for people who avoid animal products, but they’re vegan nonetheless. Keep some on hand in case of, you know

Revamped classic games that deliver more than nostalgia 2019-10-14 18:29:00New versions of old games to bring you back to your childhood.

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NASA’s New Spacesuits Unveiled, for Trips to the New! 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.

The Mystery of the Melanistic Manta Rays 2019-10-14 12:32:46Scientists are trying to work out why some manta rays have black blotches on their skin, which is uncommon in the oceans.