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Health disparities among former NFL players
Among former NFL players, Black, Hawaiian, and athletes from other racial backgrounds report worse physical, mental health outcomes than white players. The widest health gaps emerged between Black and white former NFL players. Black former players reported worse health outcomes in all five health categories, ...
2 hours ago
Science Daily
Health disparities among former NFL players
Nanocrystals from recycled wood waste make carbon-fiber composites tougher
Researchers have used a natural plant product, called cellulose nanocrystals, to pin and coat carbon nanotubes uniformly onto the carbon-fiber composites. The researchers said their prescribed method is quicker than conventional methods and also allows the designing of carbon-fiber composites from the ...
2 hours ago
Science Daily
Nanocrystals from recycled wood waste make carbon-fiber composites tougher
Business travel identified as driver of economic growth
New research finds a direct link between a country's incoming business travel and the growth of new and existing industries. The findings support a Growth Lab hypothesis that moving 'knowhow' is critical to economic growth, and business travel plays a key part in that process. The research also raises ...
2 hours ago
Science Daily
Business travel identified as driver of economic growth
A Honeybee's Tongue Is More Swiss Army Knife Than Ladle
Once again, insects prove to be more complicated than scientists thought they were.
3 hours ago
New York Times Science
A Honeybee's Tongue Is More Swiss Army Knife Than Ladle
New study finds neck gaiters may not prevent the spread of COVID-19
New research shows that fleece neck gaiters are ineffective in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Here's what you should wear instead.
5 hours ago
Yahoo Science
New study finds neck gaiters may not prevent the spread of COVID-19
Evolutionary theory of economic decisions
When survival over generations is the end game, researchers say it makes sense to undervalue long shots that could be profitable and overestimate the likelihood of rare bad outcomes.
6 hours ago
Science Daily
Evolutionary theory of economic decisions
Does high blood sugar worsen COVID-19 outcomes?
Preliminary observations of COVID-19 patients with diabetes inspired an algorithm for glucose monitoring that's suspected to help combat the virus' serious complications.
6 hours ago
Science Daily
Does high blood sugar worsen COVID-19 outcomes?
AI-enhanced precision medicine identifies novel autism subtype
A novel precision medicine approach enhanced by artificial intelligence has laid the groundwork for what could be the first biomedical screening and intervention tool for a subtype of autism, reports a new study.
7 hours ago
Science Daily
AI-enhanced precision medicine identifies novel autism subtype
The robots occupying our sidewalks
The Mountain View City Council voted on May 5, 2020 to allow Starship Technologies" robots on city streets. Founded in 2014, Starship operates no-contact delivery robots in several cities around the world. How would the autonomous robots react to disabled pedestrians"
8 hours ago
Yahoo Science
The robots occupying our sidewalks
Google Android phones to assist with earthquake alerts and searches
Bet you didn't know you have a mini-seismometer in your hand. Android is making use of the smartphone accelerometer for the new earthquake alerts.
9 hours ago
Yahoo Science
Google Android phones to assist with earthquake alerts and searches
How a Fruit in Your Garden Gets Its Shiny Blue Color
Slabs of fat help give Viburnum tinus its gleam.
10 hours ago
New York Times Science
How a Fruit in Your Garden Gets Its Shiny Blue Color
The Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight and Tomorrow
Here's how to watch this summertime meteor shower.
11 hours ago
Yahoo Science
The Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight and Tomorrow
A New Survey Links Vaping to Higher Covid-19 Risk
A Stanford University report shows that teens and young adults who use e-cigarettes are five to seven times more likely to test positive for the virus.
11 hours ago
WIRED Science
A New Survey Links Vaping to Higher Covid-19 Risk
Vaping linked to higher risk of COVID-19 in teens and young adults, study finds
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Teens and young adults who vape are far more likely to be diagnosed with COVID-19 than those who don't, a new study by Stanford researchers found. A young person who has vaped and smoked cigarettes was seven times more likely to be diagnosed with COVID-19, ...
11 hours ago
Science - The Verge
Vaping linked to higher risk of COVID-19 in teens and young adults, study finds
Milne Ice Shelf: Satellites capture Arctic ice split
The Planet Earth-observation company releases new imagery of Canada's broken Milne Ice Shelf.
12 hours ago
Yahoo Science
Milne Ice Shelf: Satellites capture Arctic ice split
Scientists Gene-Hack Cotton Plants to Make Them Every Color of the Rainbow
Imagine this: You're on a drive through cotton country. The sun's out, top's down. It's a beautiful, totally normal day. Only, what was once a sea of white puff balls has transformed into a multi-hued swirl. Lines of deep purple, bright yellow, midnight blue. All the colors in the rainbow?and your t-shirt ...
12 hours ago
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Scientists Gene-Hack Cotton Plants to Make Them Every Color of the Rainbow
Perseid Meteor Shower 2020: Watch It Peak Tonight
Meteor showers can light up night skies from dusk to dawn, and if you're lucky you might be able to catch a glimpse.
13 hours ago
New York Times Science
Perseid Meteor Shower 2020: Watch It Peak Tonight
Russia rushes registration of unproven coronavirus vaccine
Russian President Vladimir Putin leads a government meeting on August 11th, where he announced that Russia would move forward with distributing its experimental coronavirus vaccine. | Photo by Alexey Nikolsky / Sputnik / AFP via Getty Images
13 hours ago
Science - The Verge
Russia rushes registration of unproven coronavirus vaccine
The CIA Built a Nuclear Bird Drone to Spy on Communists. Now It's Declassified.
Why did this thing fail?
14 hours ago
Yahoo Science
The CIA Built a Nuclear Bird Drone to Spy on Communists. Now It's Declassified.
Solve the Covid-19 Testing Crunch, Win $5 Million
For decades, governments and private organizations like Xprize have put up prizes to spur scientific innovation. But how much can contests help in a crisis?
15 hours ago
WIRED Science
Solve the Covid-19 Testing Crunch, Win $5 Million
San Francisco Was Uniquely Prepared for Covid-19
Why did an American city beset by inequality and dysfunction face the onset of the pandemic so well? Because history left it ready for this moment.
16 hours ago
WIRED Science
San Francisco Was Uniquely Prepared for Covid-19
Amazon Satellites Add to Astronomers? Worries About the Night Sky
The F.C.C. approved the company's 3,236-satellite constellation, which aims to provide high-speed internet service around the world.
1 day ago
New York Times Science
Amazon Satellites Add to Astronomers? Worries About the Night Sky
When Bugs Crawl Up the Food Chain
We usually think of insects as meals for vertebrates such as frogs. But arthropods may turn the tables more often than you think.
1 day ago
New York Times Science
When Bugs Crawl Up the Food Chain
Power outages after Tropical Storm Isaias were a warning to utilities
A worker in a bucket truck addresses downed power lines along Bread and Cheese Hollow Road in Fort Salonga, New York after a tree knocked them out following tropical storm Isaias | Photo by Steve Pfost/Newsday via Getty Images Massive power outages in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias could be ...
1 day ago
Science - The Verge
Power outages after Tropical Storm Isaias were a warning to utilities
How to Move Your Elephant During a Pandemic
After decades in captivity and a 1,700-mile road trip from Argentina into Brazil, an Asian elephant named Mara finally gained a chance to roam.
1 day ago
New York Times Science
How to Move Your Elephant During a Pandemic
The Secret to a Long, Healthy Life Is in the Genes of the Oldest Humans Alive
The first time I heard nematode worms can teach us something about human longevity, I balked at the idea. How the hell can a worm with an average lifespan of only 15 days have much in common with a human who lives decades" The answer is in their genes"especially those that encode for basic life [...]
1 day ago
Singularity HUB
The Secret to a Long, Healthy Life Is in the Genes of the Oldest Humans Alive
Why Do Solar Farms Kill Birds? Call in the AI Bird Watcher
Solar facilities kill tens of thousands of birds every year, and no one is quite sure why. An artificial-intelligence-powered birder is on the case.
1 day ago
WIRED Science
Why Do Solar Farms Kill Birds? Call in the AI Bird Watcher
Bill Gates Is Still Optimistic
On the Get WIRED podcast, the philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder tackles everything from Covid-19 vaccine development to TikTok.
1 day ago
WIRED Science
Bill Gates Is Still Optimistic
Covid-19 Drug Research Is a Big Huge Mess
Scientists have been studying treatments for the disease for half a year. Lack of coordination and a broken system mean they still don't know very much.
1 day ago
WIRED Science
Covid-19 Drug Research Is a Big Huge Mess
US passes 5 million coronavirus cases
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As school districts across the country struggle to figure out how " or if" to safely reopen schools to teachers and students, the number of coronavirus cases in the US passed 5 million on Sunday, according to the Coronavirus Research Center at Johns Hopkins ...
2 days ago
Science - The Verge
US passes 5 million coronavirus cases
Science Fiction Explores the Interconnectedness Revealed by the Coronavirus Pandemic
In the early days of the coronavirus outbreak, a theory widely shared on social media suggested that a science fiction text, Dean Koontz's 1981 science fiction novel, The Eyes of Darkness, had predicted the coronavirus pandemic with uncanny precision. Covid-19 has held the entire world hostage, producing ...
2 days ago
Singularity HUB
Science Fiction Explores the Interconnectedness Revealed by the Coronavirus Pandemic
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