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Paleontologists Find World’s Oldest Fossil Bug
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TESS Detects Elusive Pulsation Patterns in Delta Scuti Stars
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Patients who Take ACEIs and ARBs May Be at Increased Risk of Severe COVID-19
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High-speed microscope captures fleeting brain signals
Electrical and chemical signals flash through our brain...
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Artificial intelligence yields new antibiotic
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Huge bacteria-eating viruses narrow gap between life and non-life
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Super-precise CRISPR tool enhanced by enzyme engineering
A super-precise version of the CRISPR genome-editing to...
Arctic Ice Melt Is Changing Ocean Currents
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Inouye Solar Telescope: First Light
NSF’s newest solar telescope produces first images. Pre...
Is a gravitational wave detection near Betelgeuse a sign the star is ready to explode?
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Lithium-based semiconductor detects thermal neutrons
A new semiconductor made from lithium, indium, phosphor...
How ‘spooky’ is quantum physics? The answer could be incalculable
Albert Einstein famously said that quantum mechanics sh...
There’s a ‘Great Divide’ in Our Solar System, And We Might Finally Know How It Formed
Shortly after the Solar System formed, astronomers thin...
Oldest material on Earth discovered
Scientists analysing a meteorite have discovered the ol...
A giant wave of gas lurks near our solar system
HONOLULU — The Earth and sun are right next to a wavy r...
Antarctica shock: Scientists’ groundbreaking discovery 400ft below ice revealed
Antarctica is the planet’s southernmost continent&...
A Galactic-scale gas wave in the solar neighborhood
For the past 150 years, the prevailing view of the loca...
NASA Planet Hunter Finds its 1st Earth-size Habitable-zone World
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)&nbs...
The Quantum Internet
A Young Mississippi Woman’s Journey Through A Pioneering Gene-Editing Experiment
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ESO observations reveal black holes’ breakfast at the cosmic dawn
Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope have...
The More Gender Equality, the Fewer Women in STEM
Though their numbers are growing, only 27 percent of al...
How planets may form after dust sticks together
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Study: Direction in Which Galaxies Spin Depends on Their Mass
Cosmic filaments are massive thread-like formations, co...
Fossils suggest tree-dwelling apes walked upright long before hominids did
Tree-dwelling apes in Europe strode upright around 5 mi...
Einstein killed the aether. Now the idea is back to save relativity
AS FAR as dead ideas go, the luminiferous aether is amo...
Vampire bat friendships endure from captivity to the wild
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SOFIA Spots Debris from Catastrophic Collision between Two Rocky Exoplanets
Astronomers using NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for ...
Nobel Prize in Physics 2019
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 was awarded “for ...
Lab-made primordial soup yields RNA bases
If Thomas Carell is right, around 4 billion years ago, ...
Organic Matter Found in 3.5-Billion-Year-Old Stromatolites
The Dresser Formation stromatolites have been thought t...
Fastest-Orbiting Hot Jupiter Zips around Its Star in Just 18.4 Hours
NGTS-10 is a K5-type main-sequence star located approxi...
This device harnesses the cold night sky to generate electricity in the dark
A new device is an anti-solar panel, harvesting energy ...
Kebara Cave, a Middle Paleolithic Aurignacian and Mousterian site
Located on the western escarpment of Mount Carmel, Keba...
Crystalline nets harvest water from desert air, turn carbon dioxide into liquid fuel
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA—When Omar Yaghi was growing up in...
Overnight changes in Mars’ atmosphere could solve a methane mystery
Methane released in Gale crater stays in Gale cr...
T. Rex had an air conditioner in its head, study suggests
Tyrannosaurus rex, one of the largest meat-eating dinos...
Scientists Find Evidence The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions
Back in 2017, neuroscientists used a classic branch of ...
After Months In A Dish, Lab-Grown Minibrains Start Making ‘Brain Waves’
By the time a fetus is 6 months old, it is producing el...
These manta rays form ‘friendships’ that last longer than a summer fling
Although many sharks are solitary creatures, their mant...
Quantum physicists have teleported ‘qutrits’ for the first time
Regular old quantum teleportation wasn’t enough for sci...
Spin Heat Engine Coupled to a Harmonic-Oscillator Flywheel
We realize a heat engine using a single-electron spin a...
Astronomers Have Detected a Whopping 8 New Repeating Signals From Deep Space
One of the biggest mysteries out there in the Universe ...
Quantum Teleportation Has Been Reported in a Qutrit For The First Time
Scientists have been able to ‘teleport’ a q...
These sharks use unique molecules to glow green
In the depths of the sea, certain shark species transfo...
A proposed space telescope would use Earth’s atmosphere as a lens
Telescopes keep getting bigger — and more expensive. Bu...
TESS has found the first-ever ‘ultrahot Neptune’
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Astronomers have spotted a new kind ...
New property of light discovered
A team of researchers affiliated with several instituti...
DNA reveals a European Neandertal lineage that lasted 80,000 years
Neandertals had evolutionary stamina. An unbroken genet...
Ethics Dimensions in Scientific Research
September 26 @ 10:00 AM
September 27 @ 7:00 AM
The Scientific Method
October 3 @ 10:00 AM
Microbial life beyond Earth
October 10 @ 10:00 AM
The Dragon’s Smile
October 17 @ 10:00 AM
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What’s the Science?
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Placebo: Doing Nothing
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Comets, Meteors and Asteroids… Oh my!
Comets fascinate me. They are wondrous visitors from th...
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I grew up in an academic environment and learned as a g...
A few days ago, the Science Circle led a field trip to ...
STEM in a Virtual World
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The image of the health care provider wearing Personal ...
Global Wind Map
Global wind map gives a great insight on how the wind b...
Interactive globe of ancient Earth!
Great interactive globe of ancient Earth! See Pangea, s...
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