'Broken Heart Syndrome' has increased during coronavirus pandemic, study shows

A new study released by the Journal of the American Medical Association on Thursday found that cardiomyopathy, or Broken Heart Syndrome, has increased during the coronavi

Fox News 12 Jul 2020 4:19 am

Zimbabwe bird sanctuary has 400 species, not enough tourists

There is a martial eagle, a black eagle, an Egyptian vulture and hundreds of other birds. With an estimated 400 species of birds on an idyllic spot on Zimbabwe's Lake Chi

The Times of India 11 Jul 2020 2:05 pm

Jurassic fossils from northeastern China reveal morphological stasis in the catkin-yew

Dong and colleagues studied well-preserved plant fossils from the Middle-Late Jurassic Daohugou Bed in eastern Inner Mongolia, northeastern China. These fossils closely r

Eurek Alert 11 Jul 2020 9:30 am

Mysterious relics from prehistoric cult that dug up their dead discovered

Archaeologists working on a diginJordan have uncovered depictions of humans dating back to 7500 B.C. that were likely used by a cult that dug up their dead.

Fox News 11 Jul 2020 1:28 am

First person in US to receive experimental COVID-19 vaccine says she feels 'fantastic': report

A Seattle woman who was the first person in the U.S. to receive an experimental COVID-19 vaccine test shot says she feels fantastic.

Fox News 11 Jul 2020 12:16 am

COVID-19 can be transmitted in the womb, reports pediatric infectious disease journal

A baby girl in Texas -- born prematurely to a mother with COVID-19 -- is the strongest evidence to date that intrauterine (in the womb) transmission of severe acute respi

ScienceDaily 10 Jul 2020 10:45 pm

Neowise comet and rare astronomical phenomena captured in remarkable image

A photographer in Italy captured the image of a lifetime when he snapped a picture showing two astronomical phenomena, including a streaking cometand ight-shiningclouds.

Fox News 10 Jul 2020 10:34 pm

NASAs Parker Solar Probe set for close Venus flyby

NASAs Parker Solar Probe is set for a close flyby of Venus that will see the spacecraft come within 516 miles of the planets surface.

Fox News 10 Jul 2020 10:08 pm

Brazil Amazon deforestation up in June, set for worst year in over a decade

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rose for the 14th consecutive month in June, preliminary government data on Friday showed, heaping further pressure on President Jair Bol

The Times of India 10 Jul 2020 10:06 pm

Sperm swim up to 70 per cent faster when they have a lazy tail

Some sperm don't use the final few micrometres of their tail to move, but simulations show they may actually swim faster than others that do, which could help pave the wa

New Scientist 10 Jul 2020 9:24 pm

The moon may have stopped the early Earth from being a frozen snowball

Astronomers have long been puzzled by the faint young sun paradox, which says the sun would not have been bright enough in the past to keep Earth warm. Now it seems the m

New Scientist 10 Jul 2020 8:15 pm

Gilead says coronavirus treatment remdesivir reduces risk of death in severe COVID-19 patients

On Friday, Gilead Sciences said its experimental coronavirus treatment, remdesivir, reduced the risk of death in patients with severe COVID-19 infections.

Fox News 10 Jul 2020 7:46 pm

Children rarely transmit COVID-19, doctors write in new commentary

A commentary published in the journal Pediatrics concludes that children infrequently transmit COVID-19 to each other or to adults and that many schools, provided they fo

ScienceDaily 10 Jul 2020 7:39 pm

Study predicts 4 outcomes for aquaculture industry amid COVID-19 impact

The relatively young industry suffers curb in exports, layoffs, reduced demand and production because of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic

DowntoEarth 10 Jul 2020 3:52 pm

Jewel of nature: Scientists fight to save a glittering green bee after the summer fires

Last summer’s catastrophic bushfires significantly increased the risk of local extinctions of this magnificent species

DowntoEarth 10 Jul 2020 2:34 pm

How hand sanitizer caused a man's unusual 'hangover'

A man's medication for alcohol dependence caused him to have a strange reaction tohand sanitizer, according to a new report of the case.

Fox News 10 Jul 2020 2:30 pm

Huge UFO, 25 times the size of Earth spotted near Sun, claims UFO hunting enthusiast Scott C Waring

Waring, analysed images from NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) satellite to arrive at this conclusion.

Zee News 10 Jul 2020 9:52 am

Bill Nye tests out coronavirus mask materials in video

Bill Nye the Science Guy shared a public service announcement about face masks and how effective the materials used to make them are in a pair of TikTok videos Wednesday.

Fox News 10 Jul 2020 3:04 am

A complex gene program initiates brain changes in response to cocaine

Researchers used single-nucleus RNA sequencing to compare transcriptional responses to acute cocaine in 16 unique cell populations from the brain nucleus accumbens. The a

ScienceDaily 10 Jul 2020 2:58 am

New study supports remdesivir as COVID-19 treatment

A new study found that remdesivir potently inhibited SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19, in human lung cell cultures and that it improved lung function in mice i

ScienceDaily 10 Jul 2020 2:58 am

New evidence of long-term volcanic, seismic risks in northern Europe

An ancient European volcanic region may pose both a greater long-term volcanic risk and seismic risk to northwestern Europe than scientists had realized, geophysicists re

ScienceDaily 10 Jul 2020 2:58 am

Discovery reveals how plants make cellulose for strength and growth

The discovery unveils the molecular machinery that plants use to weave cellulose chains into cable-like structures called 'microfibrils.'

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 11:46 pm

Safer CRISPR gene editing with fewer off-target hits

The CRISPR system is a powerful tool for the targeted editing of genomes, with significant therapeutic potential, but runs the risk of inappropriately editing ''off-targe

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 11:46 pm

Scientists urge caution, further assessment of ecological impacts above deep sea mining

A new study argues that deep-sea mining poses significant risks, not only to the area immediately surrounding mining operations but also to the water hundreds to thousand

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 11:46 pm

Fair justice systems need open data access

Researchers are developing an A.I. platform that provides users with access to the information and insights hidden inside federal court records, regardless of their data

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 11:46 pm

Researchers find rise in broken heart syndrome during COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers have found a significant increase in patients experiencing stress cardiomyopathy, also known as broken heart syndrome, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 11:46 pm

Global wildlife surveillance could provide early warning for next pandemic

Researchers propose a decentralized, global wildlife biosurveillance system to identify -- before the next pandemic emerges -- animal viruses that have the potential to c

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 11:46 pm

Study says inhalers OK to use amid COVID-19 concerns

Researchers find that the benefits of inhalers for asthma sufferers outweigh the risks of contracting coronavirus, following concerns raised after WHO warned that steroid

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 11:45 pm

5G wireless networks have few health impacts, finds study using zebrafish model

Findings from a new study into the effects of radiofrequency radiation generated by the wireless technology that will soon be the standard for cell phones suggest few hea

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 11:45 pm

What happens when food first touches your tongue

A new study might explain why humans register some tastes more quickly than others, potentially due to each flavor's molecular size. The research also provided explanatio

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 11:26 pm

Bats offer clues to treating COVID-19

Bats carry many viruses, including COVID-19, without becoming ill. Biologists are studying the immune system of bats to find potential ways to 'mimic' that system in huma

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 11:26 pm

Native bees also facing novel pandemic

There is growing evidence that another 'pandemic' has been infecting bees around the world for the past two decades, and is spreading: a fungal pathogen known as Nosema.

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 11:26 pm

Covid-19 news: UK government missed coronavirus testing target

The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the

New Scientist 9 Jul 2020 10:30 pm

Heartwarming pics show world's rarest gorillas with babies, thrilling wildlife experts

The worlds rarest gorillas have been caught on camera with babies for the first time, much to the delight of conservationists.

Fox News 9 Jul 2020 10:09 pm

Noise-cancelling windows halve traffic sounds even when they're open

A grid of speakers fixed to a window can cut the noisiness of urban traffic in half, reducing the sound coming through an open window by up to 10 decibels

New Scientist 9 Jul 2020 9:30 pm

Goats spotted outside barbershop during coronavirus lockdown: 'A really fitting moment'

A photographer in Wales took hilarious photos of four goats that appeared to line up outside a closed barbershop, British news agency SWNS reports.

Fox News 9 Jul 2020 9:27 pm

Fossilized remains of a baby dinosaur discovered in Alaska may alter how they're viewed

A few days after reports emerged of a 4-inch reptile that was a relativeof thedinosaurs, researchers have discovered the fossilized remains of ababy raptor in Alaska.

Fox News 9 Jul 2020 9:17 pm

Sodium found to regulate the biological clock of mice

A new study shows that increases in the concentrations of blood sodium can have an influence on the biological clock of mice, opening new research avenues for potentially

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 9:05 pm

15-foot-long skeleton of extinct dolphin suggests parallel evolution among whales

A report offers a detailed description of the first nearly complete skeleton of an extinct large dolphin, discovered in what is now South Carolina. The 15-foot-long dolph

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 9:05 pm

Discovery makes microscopic imaging possible in dark conditions

Researchers have discovered a new way to more accurately analyze microscopic samples by essentially making them 'glow in the dark', through the use of chemically luminesc

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 8:22 pm

Evolution makes the world less ragged

How does evolution impact ecological patterns? It helps smooth out the rough edges, say researchers. A new review of the history of ecological and evolutionary research e

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 8:22 pm

Skull of two million year-old giant dormouse reconstructed

A researcher has digitally pieced together fossilized fragments from five giant dormouse skulls to reconstruct the first known complete skull of the species, which was ro

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 8:21 pm

Evidence uncovered Native Americans reached Polynesia 800 years before European explorers

Native Americans and Polynesians made contact 800 years before European explorers reached the islands, a new study says.

Fox News 9 Jul 2020 8:08 pm

New clues from fruit flies about the critical role of sex hormones in stem cell control

In one of the first studies addressing the role of sex hormones' impact on stem cells in the gut, scientists outline new insights showing how a steroidal sex hormone, ecd

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 6:55 pm

Study sheds light on how cancer spreads in blood

A new study sheds light on proteins in particles called extracellular vesicles, which are released by tumor cells into the bloodstream and promote the spread of cancer. T

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 6:55 pm

Daytime aardvark sightings are a sign of troubled times

New research reveals what a shift from night-time to daytime activity means for the well-being of aardvarks in a warming and drying world.

ScienceDaily 9 Jul 2020 6:54 pm