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Temperatures at a Florida-Size Glacier in Antarctica Alarm Scientists
Scientists in Antarctica have recorded, for the first time, unusually warm water beneath a glacier the size of Florida that is already melting and contributing to a rise in sea levels.The researchers, working on the Thwaites Glacier, recorded water temperatures at the base of the ice of more than 2 ...
21 minutes ago
Yahoo Science
Temperatures at a Florida-Size Glacier in Antarctica Alarm Scientists
They're Stealthy at Sea, but They Can't Hide From the Albatross
Researchers outfitted 169 seabirds with radar detectors to pinpoint vessels that had turned off their transponders.
28 minutes ago
New York Times Science
They're Stealthy at Sea, but They Can't Hide From the Albatross
NSF's newest solar telescope produces first images
Just released first images from the National Science Foundation's Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope reveal unprecedented detail of the sun's surface and preview the world-class products to come from this preeminent 4-meter solar telescope. NSF's Inouye Solar Telescope, on the summit of Haleakala, Maui, ...
43 minutes ago
National Science Foundation
NSF's newest solar telescope produces first images
Scary footage captures deputy saving Michigan woman after she fell into icy water
Two fishermen and a Macomb County deputy pulled Korisa Miller out of the icy water after she slipped and fell in while fishing in Harrison Township, Michigan, on Monday, Jan. 27. The fall occurred at 3:20 p.m EST in Lake St. Clair.According to a Facebook post from Macomb County Sheriff's Office, one ...
1 hour ago
Yahoo Science
Scary footage captures deputy saving Michigan woman after she fell into icy water
New bio-inspired wing design for small drones
Taking a cue from birds and insects, researchers have come up with a new wing design for small drones that helps them fly more efficiently and makes them more robust to atmospheric turbulence.
1 hour ago
Science Daily
New bio-inspired wing design for small drones
Early North Americans may have been more diverse than previously suspected
Ancient skulls from the cave systems at Tulum, Mexico, suggest that the earliest populations of North America may have already had a high level of morphological diversity, according to a new study.
1 hour ago
Science Daily
Early North Americans may have been more diverse than previously suspected
The 'firewalkers' of Karoo: Dinosaurs and other animals left tracks in a 'land of fire'
In southern Africa, dinosaurs and synapsids, a group of animals that includes mammals and their closest fossil relatives, survived in a 'land of fire' at the start of an Early Jurassic mass extinction, according to a new study.
1 hour ago
Science Daily
The 'firewalkers' of Karoo: Dinosaurs and other animals left tracks in a 'land of fire'
Identifying factors associated with reports of accidental opioid poisoning in dogs
Dogs that are smaller, younger, non-neutered, or live in US counties with high opioid prescription rates are at higher risk of being the subjects of phone calls about accidental opioid poisoning to a poison control center.
1 hour ago
Science Daily
Identifying factors associated with reports of accidental opioid poisoning in dogs
When Dinosaurs Left Tracks in a Land Consumed by Lava and Fire
Dozens of footprints left by dinosaurs and other creatures were left in what is now South Africa before the Gondwana supercontinent broke up.
1 hour ago
New York Times Science
When Dinosaurs Left Tracks in a Land Consumed by Lava and Fire
A Bionic Jellyfish Swims With Manic Speed (for a Jellyfish)
Researchers equip jellyfish with electronics to turbocharge their swimming pace. It's a fascinating new way to approach robotics.
1 hour ago
WIRED Science
A Bionic Jellyfish Swims With Manic Speed (for a Jellyfish)
Robots learn to sweat to stop overheating
Sweat, robot, sweat, robot: a close-up of one of the soft robotic "fingers" sweating. | Image: Mishra et al For the roboticist who has everything, here's something new: a soft robot hand that sweats. Designed to handle scenarios where long operating hours might lead to a robot overheating and ...
1 hour ago
Science - The Verge
Robots learn to sweat to stop overheating
Solar Science: Exploring the power of our closest star
NSF has been supporting solar astronomy and heliophysics since the 1950's, with its newest flagship observatory finishing construction in 2020, the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope. More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/solarscience/index.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click ...
2 hours ago
National Science Foundation
Solar Science: Exploring the power of our closest star
Scientists discover how malaria parasites import sugar
Researchers have established how sugar is taken up by the malaria parasite, a discovery with the potential to improve the development of antimalarial drugs.
2 hours ago
Science Daily
Scientists discover how malaria parasites import sugar
Google's 3D scans recreate historical sites threatened by climate change
Google is no stranger to reproducing historical sites online, but it's now pushing technical boundaries to recreate those sites at risk of vanishing due to the ravages of climate change. It's launching a "Heritage on the Edge" collection in Arts & Culture that will include over 50 exhibitions ...
2 hours ago
Yahoo Science
Google's 3D scans recreate historical sites threatened by climate change
New injection technique may boost spinal cord injury repair efforts
Researchers describe a new method for delivering neural precursor cells to spinal cord injuries in rats, reducing the risk of further injury and boosting the propagation of potentially reparative cells.
2 hours ago
Science Daily
New injection technique may boost spinal cord injury repair efforts
How Smart Roads Will Make Driving Easier, Safer, and Greener
Roads criss-cross the landscape, but while they provide vital transport links, in many ways they represent a huge amount of wasted space. Advances in "smart road" technology could change that, creating roads that can harvest energy from cars, detect speeding, automatically weigh vehicles, and even communicate ...
3 hours ago
Singularity HUB
How Smart Roads Will Make Driving Easier, Safer, and Greener
LG now banning all employee travel to China to protect against coronavirus risk
Photo by Anusak Laowilas/NurPhoto via Getty Images Electronics giant LG is issuing a blanket employee travel ban to China amid the coronavirus outbreak. The South Korean company says it is also requiring all traveling employees currently in China to return home, while all future travel plans to ...
3 hours ago
Science - The Verge
LG now banning all employee travel to China to protect against coronavirus risk
NASA shutting down space telescope, infrared eyes to cosmos
NASA is pulling the plug on one of its great observatories -- the Spitzer Space Telescope -- after 16 years of scanning the universe with infrared eyes. For years, Spitzer peered through dusty clouds at untold stars and galaxies, uncovered a huge, nearly invisible ring around Saturn, and helped discover ...
3 hours ago
Yahoo Science
NASA shutting down space telescope, infrared eyes to cosmos
American Airlines cancels some flights to mainland China after coronavirus outbreak
Photo by Robert Alexander/Getty Images American Airlines will suspend flights between Los Angeles and mainland China from February 9th to March 27th due to a 'significant decline in demand" brought on by the coronavirus outbreak, the company announced Wednesday. The airline will continue to operate ...
4 hours ago
Science - The Verge
American Airlines cancels some flights to mainland China after coronavirus outbreak
Everything you need to know about the coronavirus from China
Photo by VIVEK PRAKASH/AFP via Getty Images Public health experts around the globe are scrambling to understand, track, and contain a new virus that appeared in Wuhan, China at the start of December. You can see where and how many cases have been reported in this map created by US researchers. ...
5 hours ago
Science - The Verge
Everything you need to know about the coronavirus from China
SpaceX successfully launches its fourth batch of internet-beaming Starlink satellites
Update January 29th, 10:10AM ET: SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket on time this morning, deploying all 60 satellites into orbit. The rocket also performed another landing on the company's drone ship in the Atlantic after launch. While SpaceX did catch one half of the rocket's fairing, ...
5 hours ago
Science - The Verge
SpaceX successfully launches its fourth batch of internet-beaming Starlink satellites
How to Nail a Front Flip in a Monster Truck
Want to attempt this gravity-defying stunt in a 5-ton vehicle? Better know your physics.
5 hours ago
WIRED Science
How to Nail a Front Flip in a Monster Truck
Democrats are pushing a National Climate Bank
Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images The idea of a National Climate Bank is catching on in Congress, and it could infuse billions of dollars into efforts to eliminate the US's planet-heating carbon emissions. A handful of Congressional proposals have been made over the past year calling for the ...
5 hours ago
Science - The Verge
Democrats are pushing a National Climate Bank
Watch SpaceX launch 60 more Starlink broadband satellites live
SpaceX is set to launch another batch of its Starlink broadband internet satellites this morning, after weather conditions shut down its last two attempts earlier this week. SpaceX is being especially picky about not just launch conditions, but also weather in the recovery area, where it hopes to ...
8 hours ago
Yahoo Science
Watch SpaceX launch 60 more Starlink broadband satellites live
Inside SpinLaunch, the Space Industry's Best Kept Secret
The company is building a massive centrifuge to accelerate rockets and send them screaming into space.
8 hours ago
WIRED Science
Inside SpinLaunch, the Space Industry's Best Kept Secret
How Do Bats Live With So Many Viruses?
They are considered the probable source of the coronavirus outbreak spreading from China. It turns out that they may have an immune system that lets them coexist with many disease-causing viruses.
9 hours ago
New York Times Science
How Do Bats Live With So Many Viruses?
U.S. Accuses Harvard Scientist of Concealing Chinese Funding
Prosecutors say Charles M. Lieber, the chair of Harvard's chemistry department, lied about contacts with a Chinese state-run initiative that seeks to draw foreign-educated talent.
18 hours ago
New York Times Science
U.S. Accuses Harvard Scientist of Concealing Chinese Funding
The Coronavirus Is a Threat to the Global Drug Supply
The world's pharmaceutical supply chain is in danger as the virus spreads across China and jeopardizes travel and trade.
20 hours ago
WIRED Science
The Coronavirus Is a Threat to the Global Drug Supply
How to Levitate Objects With Sound (and Break Your Mind)
The bizarre technology is called acoustic levitation, and it's poised to deliver advances in pharmacology, chemistry more broadly, and even robotics. 
1 day ago
WIRED Science
How to Levitate Objects With Sound (and Break Your Mind)
The Killer Neural Wiring That Links Eyes and Wings in 2 Predators
An ancient ancestor's visual system helps dragonflies and jewel wing damselflies capture prey in very different ways.
1 day ago
New York Times Science
The Killer Neural Wiring That Links Eyes and Wings in 2 Predators
Get ready to eat bugs if you want to live beyond 2050
By 2050 there will be an estimated 10 billion humans living on this planet. Beyond that being a lot of mouths to feed, those folks will be, on average, wealthier than today's population, with a taste for the foods found in regions like the US and Western Europe. But we simply don't have the capability, ...
1 day ago
Yahoo Science
Get ready to eat bugs if you want to live beyond 2050
Decoding the Brain Goes Global With the International Brain Initiative
Few times in history has mankind ever united to solve a single goal. Even the ultimate moonshot in history"putting a man on the moon"was driven by international competition rather than unification. So it's perhaps fitting that mankind is now uniting to understand the organ that fundamentally makes us ...
1 day ago
Singularity HUB
Decoding the Brain Goes Global With the International Brain Initiative
An AI Virus Warning System, Mac Malware, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
1 day ago
WIRED Science
An AI Virus Warning System, Mac Malware, and More News
Fourth Spy at Los Alamos Knew A-Bomb's Inner Secrets
Historians recently uncovered another Soviet spy in the U.S. atomic bomb program. Fresh disclosures show he worked on the device's explosive trigger.
2 days ago
New York Times Science
Fourth Spy at Los Alamos Knew A-Bomb's Inner Secrets
World's Biggest 3D Printed Building Opens in Dubai
Just a few years ago, the idea of a house being spit out by a 3D printer would've sounded absurd to most of us. But not only have houses been 3D printed in multiple countries, entire communities of printed homes are being built?and it doesn't stop there. While the world's tallest 3D printed building ...
2 days ago
Singularity HUB
World's Biggest 3D Printed Building Opens in Dubai
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