Posted: 2019-12-04 19:58:58
New research reveals how a week in the dark rewires brain cell networks and changes hearing sensitivity in adult mice long after the optimal window for auditory learning has passed. With further study, cross-modal learning -- the manipulation of one sense to induce change in another sense -- could b...
Posted: 2019-12-04 19:58:47
The first evidence of a giant planet orbiting a dead white dwarf star has been found in the form of a disc of gas formed from its evaporating atmosphere.
Posted: 2019-12-04 19:58:30
Some stress at a young age could actually lead to a longer life, new research in roundworms shows.
Posted: 2019-12-04 19:49:03
Since its 2018 launch, NASA's Parker Solar Probe (record-holder for closest-ever spacecraft to the Sun) has finished three of 24 planned passes through never-before-explored parts of the Sun's atmosphere. Four new articles describe what scientists have learned from its unprecedented exploration, and...
Posted: 2019-12-03 18:38:37
A new approach could inform the design of quantum materials platforms for future electronics, as well as faster devices with more storage capabilities.