Monday, December 10, 2018 Headlines & Global News

Science/Health

Transforming our Food System

Transforming our food system to ensure a sustainable future

Dec 07, 2018 04:13 PM EST

Transforming our food system to ensure a sustainable future

Exoplanet HAT-P-11b

An exoplanet inflated like a balloon

Dec 06, 2018 09:25 PM EST

An exoplanet inflated like a balloon

Epigenetic Discovery

Not in the DNA: Epigenetics discovered in single-celled archaea

Dec 04, 2018 07:39 PM EST

Not in the DNA: Epigenetics discovered in single-celled archaea

Virtual reality could serve as powerful environmental education tool

Virtual reality could serve as powerful environmental education tool

Dec 03, 2018 01:50 PM EST

Virtual reality could serve as powerful environmental education tool

Proposed design of a future device for X-ray therapy

The future of fighting cancer: Zapping tumors in less than a second

Dec 01, 2018 12:04 PM EST

The future of fighting cancer: Zapping tumors in less than a second

Rate of New HIV Diagnoses WHO European Region

New HIV diagnoses at high levels in the European Region but progress in EU

Nov 28, 2018 11:26 AM EST

New HIV diagnoses at high levels in the European Region but progress in EU

Collecting Soil Samples in Harvard Forest

Rare and diverse giant viruses unexpectedly found in a forest soil ecosystem

Nov 19, 2018 04:30 PM EST

Rare and diverse giant viruses unexpectedly found in a forest soil ecosystem

Research Program with Potential for Dual Use

A step towards biological warfare with insects?

Oct 09, 2018 10:21 AM EDT

Owing to present-day armed conflicts, the general public is well aware of the terrifying effects of chemical weapons. Meanwhile, the effects of biological weapons have largely disappeared from public awareness. A project funded by a research agency of the US Department of Defense is now giving rise to concerns about being possibly misused for the purpose of biological warfare.

Zebrafish with Curved Spine

Scoliosis linked to essential mineral

Oct 09, 2018 10:20 AM EDT

Children with severely curved spines may be unable to use manganese

Inflammation in the Womb May Explain Why Some Babies Are More Prone to Sepsis after Birth

Inflammation in the womb may explain why some babies are more prone to sepsis after birth

Oct 09, 2018 10:17 AM EDT

Intra-amniotic inflammation caused by short-term prenatal endotoxin exposure leads first to acute fetal lung and gut immune responses, followed by systemic inflammation after birth, reports The American Journal of Pathology

Sea-Level Rise Projection

Global sea level could rise 50 feet by 2300, study says

Oct 08, 2018 05:12 PM EDT

Characterizing what's known and what's uncertain is key to managing coastal risk

CK Vulpeculae

When is a nova not a nova? When a white dwarf and a brown dwarf collide

Oct 08, 2018 05:10 PM EDT

International research team confirms collision of white dwarf and brown dwarf stars

Atmospheric Haze of Titan, Saturn's Moon

Scientists present new clues to cut through the mystery of Titan's atmospheric haze

Oct 08, 2018 05:09 PM EDT

A team including Berkeley Lab scientists homes in on a 'missing link' in Titan's one-of-a-kind chemistry

Water 3

New spheres trick, trap and terminate water contaminant

Oct 07, 2018 05:28 PM EDT

Rice University scientists have developed something akin to the Venus' flytrap of particles for water remediation.

Thawing Permafrost and Methane

Alaskan carbon assessment has implications for national climate policy

Oct 07, 2018 05:26 PM EDT

Alaska's land mass is equal to the size of one-fifth of the continental United States, yet stores about half of the country's terrestrial - both upland and wetland - carbon stores and fluxes.

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