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Male Gorillas Beat Their Chests to Advertise Body 2021-04-12 16:05:09The chest beat of male mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) is an honest signal of body size, according to a paper published in the journal S

New Species of Duck-Billed Dinosaur Unearthed in New 2021-04-12 14:46:23Paleontologists have announced the discovery of a new genus and species of hadrosaurid (duck-billed) dinosaur, based on the skeletal remains found in

Scientists Discover New Species of Cuckoo Wasp 2021-04-12 12:03:29An international team of biologists has discovered a new species of the cuckoo wasp genus Chrysis living in Norway. Cuckoo wasps are members of the tr

Yukon Wolves Survived Ice-Age Extinction Thanks to Changes 2021-04-12 09:08:01Gray wolves (Canis lupus) from the Yukon Territory, Canada, survived the extinction at the end of the last Ice Age by adapting their diet over thousan

Hubble Sees Lensing Galaxy Cluster Abell 2813 2021-04-12 05:01:38A huge galaxy cluster called Abell 2813 has so much mass that it acts as a gravitational lens, causing light from more distant galaxies to bend around

Study: Crab Pulsar’s X-rays Brighter during ‘Giant Radio 2021-04-09 16:47:16Located 6,500 light-years away in the constellation of Taurus, the Crab Nebula and its pulsar formed in a supernova whose light reached Earth in July

New Research Explores Origins of Structurally Modern Human 2021-04-09 14:31:36Modern human brain structures emerged later than the first dispersal of the genus Homo from Africa, and were probably in place by 1.7 to 1.5 million y

Astronomers Discover Twelve New Quadruply-Imaged Quasars 2021-04-09 11:20:14Astronomers from the Gaia Gravitational Lenses group have identified 12 quadruply-imaged gravitationally-lensed quasars using machine-learning methods

First European Homo sapiens Mixed with Neanderthals, DNA 2021-04-09 07:02:47Scientists have extracted and analyzed DNA from three individuals of anatomically modern humans who lived between 45,930 and 42,580 years ago in what

Spitzer Discovers Three Most Rapidly-Rotating Brown Dwarfs 2021-04-08 18:21:21Astronomers using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope have identified three fastest-spinning ultracool dwarfs ever found: 2MASS J03480772-6022270, 2M

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Snaps Selfie with Ingenuity Helicopter 2021-04-08 16:48:03Perseverance took a selfie with the Ingenuity helicopter, seen here 4 m (13 feet) away in this image from April 6, 2021. NASA’s Perseverance rov

Two New Species of Cretaceous Mammal Relatives Unearthed 2021-04-08 15:13:44Fossiomanus sinensis and Jueconodon cheni, two distantly related species of mammaliamorphs that lived some 120 million years ago (Early Cretaceous epo

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How Close Are We to a Cure for 2021-04-13 16:30:00Promising new research may soon help treat, and one day cure, the chronic disease.

Can We All Agree That the False Consensus 2021-04-13 15:30:00How many people share your opinions and beliefs? Maybe not as many as you think.

Yes, Skies Sometimes Really Turn Green Before Tornadoes 2021-04-13 13:20:00But not always — so make sure you're relying on official warnings about potential twisters

How to Start Birdwatching in Your City 2021-04-13 09:10:00As the pandemic stretches on, there's renewed interest in connecting with nature. Experts share advice on finding some feathered friends.

Best Fat Burner For Women: Complete Buyer’s Guide 2021-04-13 01:00:00

How Do Scientists Build the Best Diet for 2021-04-12 15:15:00For healthy and happy space travelers, food scientists must make meals compact, nutritious and long-lasting.

More and Larger Explosions Rock St. Vincent as 2021-04-12 10:55:00The explosive eruption that started last week at La Soufriere is only getting worse, sending ash and debris near and far

5 Best Testosterone Boosters for Men Over 50 2021-04-12 01:00:00

Turning Cow Poop Into Energy Sounds Like a 2021-04-11 15:00:00In California’s Central Valley, a gas utility is harvesting methane from manure on cow feedlots. Critics worry the push toward biogas will only

Green Spaces Are a Necessity, Not an Amenity. 2021-04-11 11:00:00A growing body of science is demonstrating that spending time in nature — or even an urban park or garden — is good for us. But the grass

If Humans Are Social Creatures, Why Did Social 2021-04-10 15:00:00Fear of social situations existed long before the COVID-19 pandemic. Evolutionary models may explain why we developed this trait in the first place.

From Barter to Bitcoin: The History of Money 2021-04-10 13:00:00Currency has come a long way since the days our ancestors primarily exchanged goods and services. But where did the idea of money come from?

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In Coinbase’s Rise, a Reminder: Cryptocurrencies Use Lots New! 2021-04-14 15:22:52The company’s stock market arrival establishes Bitcoin and other digital currencies in the traditional financial landscape. It also elevates a t

How to Help Your Adolescent Think About the New! 2021-04-14 15:09:49Hint: It’s not a “lost year.” Also, the screen time with friends? It’s good for their mental health.

Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat New! 2021-04-14 15:01:22More than 300 corporate leaders will ask the Biden administration to nearly double the emission reduction targets set by the Obama administration.

What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for Testing New! 2021-04-14 15:00:47Most tests should be able to detect the variants of concern, but test developers and health officials must remain vigilant, scientists say.

How the Largest Animals That Could Ever Fly New! 2021-04-14 12:33:44These pterosaurs had wingspans as long as 33 feet, and scans of fossilized remains reveal a surprise in their anatomy.

Vaccinated Mothers Are Trying to Give Babies Antibodies New! 2021-04-14 12:17:31Multiple studies show that there are antibodies in a vaccinated mother’s milk. This has led some women to try to restart breastfeeding and other

U.S. Calls for Pause on Johnson & Johnson New! 2021-04-14 12:17:18Federal health officials called for a halt in the use of the company’s coronavirus vaccine while they study serious illnesses that developed in

Vacuna Johnson & Johnson: Estados Unidos pausa su New! 2021-04-14 12:09:52La FDA ha recomendado pausar esta vacuna por precaución mientras se investigan casos de coágulos de sangre extremadamente raros.

Biden Wants World Leaders to Make Climate Change New! 2021-04-14 10:40:42The administration is closing in on deals with some close allies, but agreements with powers like China, Brazil and India are proving difficult.

NFTs Are Shaking Up the Art World. Are New! 2021-04-14 09:01:23Making the digital artworks requires colossal amounts of computing power, and that means greenhouse gases.

J&J Vaccine and Blood Clots: A Risk, if 2021-04-13 20:36:29Out of an “abundance of caution,” the F.D.A. is advising doctors to pause the Johnson & Johnson vaccine while it investigates extremel

These Ants Shrink Their Brains for a Chance 2021-04-13 19:00:06If their bids at motherhood fail, they can then regrow their brains.

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Little swirling mysteries: Uncovering dynamics of ultrasmall, ultrafast New! 2021-04-14 16:00:15Exploring and manipulating the behavior of polar vortices in material may lead to new technology for faster data transfer and storage.

New evidence suggests sexual division of labor as New! 2021-04-14 15:50:11A new investigation of stone tools buried in graves provides evidence supporting the existence of a division of different types of labor between peopl

Lower COVID-19 rates seen in U.S. states with New! 2021-04-14 15:49:49A new state-by-state analysis shows a statistical association between high adherence to mask wearing and reduced rates of COVID-19 in the United State

Dietary cocoa improves health of obese mice; likely New! 2021-04-14 15:49:33Supplementation of cocoa powder in the diet of high-fat-fed mice with liver disease markedly reduced the severity of their condition, according to a n

Fast-spinning black holes narrow the search for dark New! 2021-04-14 13:20:18An MIT study narrows the search for particles called ultralight bosons, which, if they exist, could be an important component of dark matter. Certain

Suppression of COVID-19 waves reflects time-dependent social activity, New! 2021-04-14 13:20:02Scientists developed a model showing that a fragile, temporary state of immunity emerged during the early epidemic but got destroyed as people changed

ER visits for suicidal behavior declined during the New! 2021-04-14 13:19:56While people may expect suicide rates to rise during a worldwide crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study suggests the onset of the pandemic

Air pollution may affect severity and hospitalization in New! 2021-04-14 13:17:32Patients who have preexisting respiratory conditions such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and live in areas with high levels

Gigantic flying pterosaurs had spoked vertebrae to support New! 2021-04-14 11:35:08One of the azhdarchid pterosaur's most notable features for such a large flighted animal was a neck longer than that of a giraffe. Now, researchers r

Genetic admixture in the South Pacific: From Denisovans New! 2021-04-14 11:34:35Scientists have looked at understudied human populations from the South Pacific, which are severely affected by a variety of diseases, including vecto

The chillest ape: How humans evolved a super-high New! 2021-04-14 10:01:44Researchers have discovered how a uniquely high density of sweat glands evolved in the human genome. Researchers showed that the higher density of swe

Climate change is making Indian monsoon seasons more New! 2021-04-14 10:01:41If global warming continues unchecked, summer monsoon rainfall in India will become stronger and more erratic. This is the central finding of an analy

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Celebrating Sixty Years of Humans in Space 2021-04-12 15:45:00The anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s historic voyage to orbit is a chance to reflect on how far human spaceflight has come—and where it&rsquo

Glacier Is Surging Down Denali Mountain in Alaska 2021-04-12 15:15:00The slumping ice is moving 50 to 100 times faster than usual -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

More Women Than Men Are Getting COVID Vaccines 2021-04-12 14:15:00The reasons may include women’s roles as caregivers and their greater likelihood of seeking out preventive health care in general -- Read more o

To Fight Climate Change: Grow a Floating Forest, 2021-04-12 11:00:00A fast-growing front in the battle against climate change is focused on developing green technologies aimed at reducing humankind’s carbon footp

New NASA Administrator Should Reject Its Patriarchal and 2021-04-12 10:00:00Bill Nelson, Biden’s nominee, exemplifies the agency’s pork-barrel, male-dominated past -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Dark Matter's Last Stand 2021-04-12 09:00:00A new experiment could catch invisible particles that previous detectors have not -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

We Are Living in a Climate Emergency, and 2021-04-12 08:30:00It’s time to use a term that more than 13,000 scientists agree is needed -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Could a COVID Vaccine Cause Blood Clots? 2021-04-12 08:00:00Researchers are searching for possible links between unusual clotting and the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine -- Read more on ScientificAmerica

Forecast or Remember: The Brain Must Choose One 2021-04-12 06:45:00Trying to predict a situation impedes memory formation -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Sweeping Whale Streaming Series, Profile of CRISPR Discoverer 2021-04-11 09:00:00Recommendations from the editors of Scientific American -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

A Pep Talk from Steven Pinker 2021-04-10 10:00:00Despite what we see in the headlines, the data-driven optimist thinks we should be grateful to live in the best era in humanity’s long, troubled

To Confront the U.S. Border Crisis, Save Central 2021-04-10 10:00:00Climate change and other environmental threats are destabilizing these vital areas and helping drive mass northward migration -- Read more on Scientif

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Study reveals ‘exciting’ history of humans in Pacific. New! 2021-04-14 11:20:00Some experts lament lack of Indigenous perspective in genetic research

This pterosaur supported its giant neck with bones New! 2021-04-14 11:00:00The internal structure of vertebrae made azhdarchid necks strong but light

Fresh calculation of obscure particle’s magnetism could dim New! 2021-04-14 10:00:00A controversial theoretical analysis says the muon isn’t inexplicably magnetic after all

Middle Eastern countries ramp up their scientific publications 2021-04-14 02:00:00But they’ll need to cooperate much more to make more progress, study says

How scientists are teasing apart the biology of 2021-04-13 12:50:00Two researchers explain the importance of rigorously designed studies

Japan plans to release Fukushima’s wastewater into the 2021-04-13 10:25:00Government says treatment and dilution will minimize risk to marine life and the environment

Concerns over rare clotting disorders halt use of 2021-04-13 04:50:00Six patients in the United States have symptoms similar to those seen after AstraZeneca immunizations in Europe

National academy may eject two famous scientists for 2021-04-13 03:25:00Astronomer Geoff Marcy and geneticist Francisco Ayala risk losing their spots in prestigious scientific institution

Butterflies provide ‘extraordinary’ help pollinating cotton fields 2021-04-12 05:50:00By visiting flowers that bees don’t, butterflies and flies add significantly to harvests

‘Sink into your grief.’ How one scientist confronts 2021-04-12 01:55:00In new book, Kimberly Nicholas describes students “running into a house that is on fire”

Honey bees rally to their queen via ‘game 2021-04-09 10:30:00Workers pass pheromone messages through long chains of bees

Ancient fish share a key feature of human 2021-04-09 10:15:00Bilateral eyesight likely emerged before fish transitioned to land

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How Neil Armstrong Avoided Near-Disaster to Make the 2021-04-13 10:53:18Smithsonian curator Michael Neufeld recounts the harrowing details of when Gemini Vlll astronauts faced the first life-threatening, in-flight emergenc

Using Amber-Filtered Bulbs Instead of White Light Attracts 2021-04-13 09:00:00In a tropical rainforest study, 60 percent fewer insects visited traps illuminated in a golden glow. Researchers say the results may be widely applica

How Do Astronauts Spend Their Weekends in Space? 2021-04-13 08:00:00They take time off and practice their hobbies, though that wasn't always the case

What to Expect When Ingenuity Takes Flight This 2021-04-12 11:56:55Nicknamed 'Ginny,' the Mars helicopter is set to take off from the surface of the Red Planet no earlier than April 14

How to Germinate Seeds for Your Garden Using 2021-04-12 11:52:44Hack your way to planting success with the popular kitchen appliance

The Next Step in Covid-19 Vaccines May Be 2021-04-12 08:00:00Intranasal vaccines may help prevent transmission and hinder the evolution of new viral variants

Why Some Airports Are Hiring Beekeepers 2021-04-09 11:00:00Beehives create green spaces where you'd least expect them

How Museum Collections Advance Knowledge of Human Health 2021-04-08 10:39:05Surprisingly, mosquitoes, leeches, parasites, birds and minerals can be important sources for research to fight cancer and prevent disease

Some of Europe's Oldest-Known Modern Humans Are Distantly 2021-04-07 11:00:00Genome sequencing shows some individuals share family ties with surprising populations, and all boast plenty of Neanderthal relatives

Watch How Zookeepers Give Animals Their Meds 2021-04-07 10:28:32It takes more than just a spoonful of sugar to entice compliance from geckos, red pandas, kiwis and monkeys

Gender-Inclusive Language Puts an End to the Era 2021-04-06 13:45:58It is time to honor six decades of women's contributions to spaceflight, says the Air and Space Museum, with unbiased verbs like 'crewed' or 'pilo

Drones Are Delivering Covid-19 Vaccines to Underserved Communities 2021-04-06 09:17:52The company Zipline is using the technology to provide medical resources to rural areas in markets around the world

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World's largest rabbit missing, presumed stolen New! 2021-04-14 18:46:21A Flemish Giant rabbit named Darius is missing. He is the largest rabbit on Earth.

'Magic mushroom' compound may work just as well New! 2021-04-14 17:00:00The study adds to a growing body of research on the potential benefits of psilocybin for people with depression.

What is an adenovirus? New! 2021-04-14 14:20:51Find out everything about adenoviruses, from what they are and what symptoms to watch out for to how adenoviruses are used in vaccines, such as those

Antarctica's 'Doomsday Glacier' close to tipping point, unmanned New! 2021-04-14 14:13:59Thwaites Glacier has lost 595 billion tons of ice since the 1980s. If it collapses completely it could take the rest of the West Antarctic Ice sheet w

Is Bigfoot real? You likely already know the New! 2021-04-14 12:05:19Despite a lack of hard evidence, some people believe that Bigfoot, also called Sasquatch, is a giant ape-like creature that roams North America.

Knife-wielding spider god mural unearthed in Peru New! 2021-04-14 12:00:42Archaeologists in Peru are taking steps to preserve and study a 3,200-year-old temple painted with a mural of a spider deity holding a knife.

Ancient people may have created cave art while New! 2021-04-14 09:33:05Stone age people may have deliberately ventured into oxygen-depleted caves to paint while having out-of-body experiences and hallucinations, researche

Experts worried after 4 dead gray whales wash New! 2021-04-14 09:13:23Four dead gray whales have washed up in San Francisco Bay in eight days, prompting fears that the species is under threat in the area.

Your most distant cousin doesn't even have an New! 2021-04-14 08:35:59No animal is less related to you than a sea sponge, and they've got the genes and nerveless, anus-less bodies to prove it.

Telescope lasers could give humanity an edge in New! 2021-04-14 08:33:13Space junk is a growing problem. Scientists want to fight it with lasers that can de-twinkle the stars.

Pet dog buried 6,000 years ago is earliest New! 2021-04-14 08:30:34Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia have uncovered bones at a burial site that reveal the domestication of dogs in the area happened much earlier than prev

Millions of tons of nuclear wastewater from Fukushima 2021-04-14 07:00:00The Japanese government announced plans to dump more than 1 million tons of treated wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean,

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First Look at 2021’s First Solar Eclipse 2021-04-02 11:13:26June 10th's annular eclipse of the Sun has a path that crosses southern Canada and the North Pole but will be a challenge to see. The post First Look

Tibet Observatory Confirms Existence of Galactic PeVatrons 2021-04-02 09:56:00A Tibetan cosmic-ray observatory has discovered high-energy particle accelerators within our galaxy. The post Tibet Observatory Confirms Existence of

This Week's Sky at a Glance, April 2 2021-04-02 05:08:00Winter stars in the west are giving way to spring stars in the east, while little Mars shines on. Meanwhile, the waning Moon passes under Jupiter and

Cakes, Cats, and Stars — Astro April Fools 2021-04-01 11:07:38Astronomers turn their attention to the true puzzles of the universe: cats, Jaffa Cakes, and the coming planet–black hole apocalypse. The post C

April: Follow the Moon 2021-04-01 07:00:00To learn “what’s up” at night during April, download Sky Tour — an engaging narrated guide to the planets, stars, and constell

Mutual Event Season Heats Up at Jupiter 2021-03-31 15:00:36Jupiter is usually the one occulting and eclipsing the Galilean moons, but this observing season the moons also eclipse and occult one another. The po

Bits of Theia Might Be in Earth's Mantle 2021-03-31 13:59:33A "smoking gun" for the ancient calamity that formed Earth’s large Moon may still exist deep in the mantle of our planet. The post Bits of The

Interstellar Comet Was Pristine Sample of Planet Formation 2021-03-30 16:33:08New analysis shows that Comet 2I/Borisov, which zipped nearest the Sun in late 2019, was unlike any comet we’ve seen before. The post Interstel

Spotting a Faint Escaping Atmosphere 2021-03-29 21:05:47Low-density exoplanets orbiting close to their host stars tend to lose their atmosphere. Now, astronomers can measure how fast it disappears. The post

Asteroid Apophis Will Miss Earth in 2068 2021-03-27 13:26:04Radar measurements taken early this month rule out any chance of a collision with Apophis over the next 100 years. The post Asteroid Apophis Will Miss

Jupiter's Great Red Spot Gets Smaller — But 2021-03-26 10:41:45"Flakes" coming off the Great Red Spot have had some wondering if this epic storm is coming to an end. But observations and computer modeling show i

This Week's Sky at a Glance, March 26 2021-03-26 04:34:00Fading Mars glows above orange Aldebaran high in the west after dark. Orion tilts into his spring posture, with his belt horizontal. Arcturus climbs u


Watch This Breathtaking Time-Lapse Taken From Inside a 2021-04-13 17:07:38 Crew Dragon Time Lapse NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins, one of the ten crew members currently residing on board the International Space Station, shared a

MIT Researchers Release Music Made by Spiders 2021-04-13 16:34:22 Scientists from MIT just dropped an incredible single of a brand-new music genre that we think could really take off: spider music. They created 3D s

This All Natural Supplement Helps Fight Stress so 2021-04-13 16:00:09 Getting high quality sleep can be tricky when times are good. But it’s especially difficult during times of increased stress. The reason is tha

Outcry as Video Shows Robodog Patrolling With NYPD 2021-04-13 15:33:47 A new video going viral on Twitter shows a robot police dog being deployed by the New York City police department. The robot, a Spot robot dog built

Google Testing Feature That Scolds You For Using 2021-04-13 14:47:18 Android smartphones are about to start nagging users to pay attention and watch where they’re going when they detect that someone is texting or

The Pseudonymous Creator of Bitcoin Is Now One 2021-04-13 13:43:46 Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous figure who created Bitcoin back in 2009, is now one of the richest people alive. Based on Bitcoin.com’s calc

The US Government Is Trying to Figure Out 2021-04-13 13:10:01 When the almost-certainly-inevitable day comes that we spot an asteroid hurtling toward the Earth, our best chance for survival may be launching a ro

NASA Considering Reality TV Show Filmed on Space 2021-04-13 12:33:00 Space Act Agreement NASA has signed a “Space Act Agreement” with what could be the first reality show set in space called “Space He

Not Very Surprisingly, NFT Prices Are Now Crashing 2021-04-13 12:01:07 They were meant to revolutionize the art collection market — but just as expected by many, the prices of non-fungible tokens or NFTs are crashi

CDC Says Don’t Take J&J Vaccine While We 2021-04-13 11:21:13 On Tuesday morning, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that the federal governm

NASA Says Oops, Mars Helicopter Needs Software Update 2021-04-13 10:08:19 Software Update NASA’s Mars helicopter Ingenuity was mean to take flight in the early morning hours of Monday, marking the first time a spacecr

Domino’s Starts Autonomous Robot Pizza Deliveries 2021-04-13 09:30:56 R2-D(omino’s)-2 Pizza giant Domino’s is partnering with robotics company Nuro to bring autonomous robot pizza deliveries to Houston, Texa

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