Posted: 2019-08-22 17:04:38
Coordinated observations of Jupiter in early 2017 by six ground-based telescopes and Hubble allowed astronomers to study the evolution of bright plumes and connect them with cloud movements deep in the planet. They show that these plumes originate 80 kilometers below the surface cloud deck and rise ...
Posted: 2019-08-22 16:55:01
Light touch plays a critical role in everyday tasks, such as picking up a glass or playing a musical instrument, as well as for detecting the touch of, say, biting insects. Researchers have discovered how neurons in the spinal cord help transmit such itch signals to the brain. The findings could hel...
Posted: 2019-08-22 15:34:00
Researchers have discovered a scorpion toxin that targets the 'wasabi receptor,' a chemical-sensing protein found in nerve cells that's responsible for the sinus-jolting sting of wasabi. Because the toxin triggers a pain response, scientists think it can be used as a tool for studying chronic pain a...
Posted: 2019-08-22 13:40:20
Australian men are now living longer than any other group of males in the world, according to new research.
Posted: 2019-08-21 15:18:16
If the current trend in diagnostic practices holds, the definition of autism may get too blurry to be meaningful, a research team finds.