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Posted: 2018-12-13 19:22:09
Research in mice identifies a set of neurons responsible for sustained pain and resulting pain-coping behaviors Findings point to the existence of separate neural pathways that regulate threat...
Posted: 2018-12-13 19:22:06
Researchers have found a bacteria-killing virus that can listen in on bacterial conversations -- and then they made it attack diseases including salmonella, E. coli and cholera.
Posted: 2018-12-13 19:21:53
A distinctive feature of modern humans is our round (globular) skulls and brains. Researchers report that present-day humans who carry particular Neanderthal DNA fragments have heads that are...
Posted: 2018-12-13 18:12:51
Early animals: Death near the shoreline, not life on land
Our understanding of when the very first animals started living on land is helped by identifying trace fossils -- the tracks and trails left by ancient animals -- in sedimentary rocks that were...
Posted: 2018-12-13 15:13:25
Where did the hot Neptunes go? A shrinking planet holds the answer
'Where did the hot Neptunes go?' This is the question astronomers have been asking for a long time, faced with the mysterious absence of planets the size of Neptune. Researchers have just discovered...
Posted: 2018-12-13 15:13:08
Organic food worse for the climate?
Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required, a new study finds.
Posted: 2018-12-13 13:36:39
Ingestible capsule can be controlled wirelessly
Researchers have designed an ingestible capsule that can be controlled using Bluetooth wireless technology. Their capsule, which can be customized to deliver drugs, sense environmental conditions,...
Posted: 2018-12-13 13:36:28
An energy-efficient way to stay warm: Sew high-tech heating patches to your clothes
What if, instead of turning up the thermostat, you could warm up with high-tech, flexible patches sewn into your clothes -- while significantly reducing your electric bill and carbon footprint?...
Posted: 2018-12-12 19:46:31
Large population of potential young planets found in distant planetary systems
Astronomers used the powerful ALMA telescope to discover that in other parts of the Milky Way Galaxy (seen here) there is potentially a large population of young planets -- similar in mass to...
Posted: 2018-12-12 19:07:43
First-ever look at complete skeleton of Thylacoleo, Australia's extinct 'marsupial lion'
Thyalacoleo carnifex, the 'marsupial lion' of Pleistocene Australia, was an adept hunter that got around with the help of a strong tail, according to a new study. These insights come after newly...