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Scientists rethink Alzheimer’s, diversifying the drug search

For years researchers have been guided by one leading theory — that getting rid of a buildup of a sticky protein called amyloid would ease the mind-robbing disease. Yet drug after drug has failed....

Scientists rethink Alzheimer’s, diversifying the drug search

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Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteria that can cause pneumonia, urinary tract and blood infections. The research was published in ACS Nano. The breakthrough, the first new treatment in 50...
21:52 2019-06-03

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
17:39 2019-06-18

How Scientists Built a ‘Living Drug’ to Beat Cancer Researchers didn’t know if it would work, but they had little to lose when they tried a new drug known as a CAR-T—a living cell reprogrammed to recognize and kill leukemia—on a dying 6-year-old....
20:13 2019-07-31

Court Turns Back Lexington Man’s Drug Conviction Over K9 Search FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky Court of Appeals has agreed with a Lexington man that his drug conviction was based on insufficient evidence. Last year, 28-year-old Domonick Jones entered a conditional Alford plea to charges that resulted from a 2017 traffic stop. During that stop, a dr...
16:13 2019-06-01

Novartis replaces top scientists at Avexis after drug data manipulated Novartis AG said on Wednesday it replaced the two top research and development executives at its Avexis unit after some data was manipulated from early testing of a gene therapy for infants that costs more than $2 million....
01:00 2019-08-15

UPDATE 2-Novartis replaces top scientists at Avexis after drug data manipulated Novartis AG said on Wednesday it replaced the two top research and development executives at its Avexis unit after some data was manipulated from early testing of a gene therapy for infants that costs more than $2 million....
22:13 2019-08-14

Athlete activism is growing and diversifying, just in time for the 2020 Olympics After two U.S. athletes protested at the Pan American Games, Olympic demonstrations seem inevitable. But what form will they take, and what impact can they have?...
19:52 2019-08-13

How to search for movies and shows on Netflix, or use category tags to narrow down your search Reuters You can search for movies and TV shows on Netflix using the search icon at the top of both the mobile app and the web browser, or via the top of the sidebar menu in the TV app. You can search not just by movie or show name, but also by actor, director, genre, and a handful of other categori...
01:13 2019-06-04

Salesforce’s Einstein Search uses AI to personalize CRM search results Salesforce's new customer relationship management solution, Einstein Search, taps AI and a streamlined interface to personalize search results.Read More...
22:00 2019-09-18

Why We Need To Rethink The Term Hobo Bag Hobo bag is tantamount to “homeless person bag”, which most people would never dream of saying. So why are we still using the phrase to describe handbags sold for upwards of £1,000?...
16:00 2019-07-22

Here's why you might want to rethink getting an adjustable rate mortgage With recessionary fears causing longer-term interest rates to hover near or below short-term rates, the advantage that typically comes with adjustable-rate mortgages has shrunk — or entirely disappeared — at some lenders....
18:52 2019-08-23

Schools rethink vaping discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Officials at schools across the United States have begun rethinking their approach to teen vaping, as statistics show a rise in suspensions and other disciplinary actions for students caught using e-cigarettes on school grounds. Many who previously emphasized discipline ...
05:39 2019-05-27

Instagram will ask users to rethink posting something offensive Instagram will ask users to think again if they are about to post something that could be considered offensive and early tests suggest it could work, says the firm...
21:52 2019-07-09

Facebook to Rethink Policies Around Artistic Nudity Facebook has agreed to rethink its stance of artistic nudity after an outcry of people protesting naked in front of the social networking giant's New York headquarters....
13:52 2019-06-07

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
14:33 2019-05-21

How a video game is getting its players to rethink Brexit A super-detailed soccer simulation is letting its users see the impact of the U.K.'s departure from the European Union in a whole new light. Data from the game is even being used to inform Parliament members on potential impact....
17:52 2019-09-10

Democrats urge Trump to rethink July 4 plans Three senior House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his plans to speak at the Fourth of July celebration on the National Mall.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), who oversees the Appr...
19:52 2019-06-06

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
22:26 2019-06-06

Why Nigel Benn should rethink ‘dangerous’ boxing comeback BOXING CLEVER COLUMN: Our boxing expert, Chris McKenna, reveals why Nigel Benn really should avoid lacing up his gloves again 23 years after his last fight...
14:52 2019-09-14

Netflix will ‘rethink’ Georgia shoots if abortion law holds This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Republicans who support the measure hope challenges to the law will be used by conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court...
07:13 2019-05-29

AMC to rethink Georgia filming if abortion law takes effect ATLANTA (AP) — The network behind a show that’s become synonymous with Georgia says it will “reevaluate” its activity in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect. “The Walking Dead” is an economic powerhouse and brings streams of tourists to the Georgia towns wh...
15:39 2019-06-05

Netflix To Rethink Investment In US State If Abortion Law Is Implemented Netflix on Tuesday became the first major studio to say it would reconsider its investment in Georgia should a controversial abortion law in the US state, known as the Hollywood of the South, go into......
20:26 2019-05-28

Japan tries to please Rugby World Cup fans with rethink on tattooed bather ban With thousands of fans heading to Japan for the tournament, hot springs consider lifting traditional curbs on displaying body art Thousands of hot springs in Japan are rethinking their long-standing ban on tattooed bathers, as the country prepares for the arrival of an estimated 400,000 fans for thi...
09:52 2019-07-08

Pep Guardiola has made me rethink World Cup plans, says Eddie Jones Jones unlikely to field strongest XV in against TongaEngland coach credits Pep Confidential for change of heartEddie Jones has revealed how Pep Guardiola had a significant influence on his selection policy for the World Cup and so he is unlikely to field England’s strongest XV in their tournament op...
03:39 2019-09-15

Tariffs prompt US firms to rethink China business: survey US businesses in China are increasingly worried about the trade conflict between the US and China. They are bearing the brunt of tariffs and non-tariff barriers adopted in recent months, a new survey said....
11:00 2019-05-22

Samsung cancels Galaxy Fold pre-orders to 'rethink' the experience Samsung may be on the cusp of launching the updated Galaxy Fold, but that isn't stopping the company from making last-minute changes to its launch plans. As YouTubers, writers and others have discovered first-hand, Samsung is cancelling all Galaxy Fo......
23:00 2019-09-05

The wrong side of history has become a crowded place. Time to rethink Who among us will be viewed with shame in 50 years’ time remains to be seenEarlier this month, as the bundle of disordered impulses currently serving as president of the US prepared to fly to London, the city’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, argued in this newspaper that the visit would put Britain on “the wron...
20:39 2019-06-21

Netflix might ‘rethink’ Georgia investment over anti-abortion bill Netflix has become the first major Hollywood studio to speak out on Georgia’s controversial anti-abortion bill, saying that if the law goes into effect the streaming giant will “rethink our entire investment” in the production-hub state. Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s chief content officer, said in a state...
23:39 2019-05-28

Netflix to 'rethink' investment in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Netflix Inc said on Tuesday it would "rethink" its film and television production investment in Georgia if a new law severely restricting abortion in the state is implemented, but the streaming service will continue to work there for now....
04:13 2019-05-29

Surging Air Traffic Prompts Rethink of Airport Gate Rights Rapid growth in global air travel is making airlines and airport operators shake up a decades-old system for allocating takeoff and landing slots at some of the world’s busiest airfields....
13:52 2019-07-07

YouTube Faces Angry Mob Again, CEO Promises to Rethink New Verification Policy On Thursday, YouTube rolled out new guidelines for its verification requirements intended to reduce confusion and better highlight artists, celebs, and other creators. However, after backlash from numerous YouTubers who got emails saying their channels would get un-verified, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcic...
11:26 2019-09-21

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got its water...
14:33 2019-05-21

Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran agroundThree more men have been charged over a massive A$1bn drug haul found on a tiny island off Western Australia after a yacht ran aground and was abandoned, sparking a search for...
20:26 2019-09-12

US drug czar James Carroll calls out drug companies for role in opioid crisis Following the landmark ruling in Oklahoma on Monday against Johnson and Johnson that found the company responsible for helping fuel the opioid epidemic, U.S. drug czar James Carroll called out drugmakers for their role as "one of the factors into the start of the crisis." ...
05:26 2019-08-28

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area.        ...
06:13 2019-08-08

Rethink on new penalty law midway through is massive own goal by Fifa | Suzanne Wrack The most important Women’s World Cup in history is still being treated as a testing ground by Fifa for the men’s gameFifa is panicking. The approval by the International Football Association Board, at Fifa’s request, of a temporary suspension at shootouts of the new law that states goalkeepers must ...
23:00 2019-06-22

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
00:39 2019-06-07

Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers' market, a wildfire in California's Capay Valley had burned both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept some tools. His insurer is set to pay out a sixth of his losses....
10:26 2019-09-19

Economics is a failing discipline doing great harm – so let's rethink it | Andrew Simms Our global economy should serve rather than dominate people – and that includes factoring in the climate crisis, tooSomething is killing conventional economics and it’s probably an inside job. Reliance on abstract mathematics and absurd assumptions has brought the discipline into disrepute, even if ...
16:00 2019-08-03

Fears of Gun Violence Force Business Owners to Rethink Workplace Safety Some companies are adding security cameras and replacing open-door policies with buzzers and locks, while others are making tough choices about allowing weapons at work....
11:00 2019-09-23

Canadian store urges customers to rethink plastic with ‘shameful’ bags East West Market hopes humorous bags like ‘Wart Ointment Wholesale’ will persuade shoppers to shun single-use plastic bagsIf concern over the climate crisis or revulsion over the contamination of the food chain are not enough to change consumer behaviour, one grocery store is hoping that another emo...
21:26 2019-06-11

AMC to rethink filming 'The Walking Dead' in Georgia if abortion law takes effect The network behind a show that's become part of Georgia's pop-culture fiber says it will "reevaluate" its activity in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect....
17:00 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Netflix to 'rethink' investment in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Netflix Inc said on Tuesday it would "rethink" its film and television production investment in Georgia if a new law severely restricting abortion in the state is implemented, but the streaming service will continue to work there for now....
01:13 2019-05-29

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
06:52 2019-06-07

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
15:52 2019-06-06

‘It Is Absurd.’ Data Breaches Show it’s Time to Rethink How We Use Social Security Numbers, Experts Say Justin Rice is sick of being on the phone. After having his family’s personal information exposed after the 2017 Equifax breach, Rice had to cancel about $3,000 in fraudulent transactions, and, along with his wife, has spent dozens of hours on the phone disputing claims. “The hours you ...
22:13 2019-08-05

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr still have time to rethink Saudi Arabia fight | Kevin Mitchell The two fighters should look to boxing history before signing up to their world heavyweight rematch in the Middle EastIt is nearly 45 years since the Rumble in the Jungle – and still the myth of that wild night lingers, dangerously ignored.There is much to learn from deconstructing the most famous s...
21:52 2019-08-10

Netflix will 'rethink' Georgia shoots if abortion law holds Regarding Georgia's recently passed abortion law, Netflix said it will contest the legislation should the law going into effect.        ...
22:13 2019-05-28

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
19:26 2019-07-21

Longer lives and 'lumpy' expenses force Americans to rethink their retirement-savings math Living abroad to cut costs or building a surplus into your budget are tools Americans can use to plan the right amount of retirement savings.       ...
17:13 2019-08-05

Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats Former heavyweight contender Monte Barrett condemns boxing's drug cheats and says his own failed test in 2011 was a mix-up that can happen to anyone The post Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats appeared first on Boxing News....
08:00 2019-09-08

Scientists to learn from New research, published this week in the journal Science, suggests long dormant genes can be turned on to help crops survive extreme weather -- and researchers are looking toward rice for inspiration....
09:39 2019-09-21

P&G, in Search of New Markets, Is Going After Bugs Procter & Gamble has spent years searching for a smash-hit new product. Now the maker of Tide detergent and Gillette razors hopes bug spray will break the drought....
22:26 2019-07-08

Computing and the search for new planets When MIT launched the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing this fall, one of the goals was to drive further innovation in computing across all of MIT’s schools. Researchers are already expanding beyond traditional applications of computer science and using these techniques to advance a ran...
16:13 2019-09-23

Google may soon let you search with a screenshot Google might be about to do pair up two mobile screen-related features, "Edit & Share screenshots" and the AI-powered "What's on my Screen," according to some APK digging by 9 to 5 Google. A new feature called "Smart Screenshots," tucked into the......
10:39 2019-09-16

Scientists Think They Know Why So Many Meteorites Look Like Cones You might think of meteors as flashes in the sky that result in lumpy-looking meteorites on the ground. But not all meteorites are lumps. A substantial population, like the leftovers from the 2013 Chelyabinsk airburst, are notably conical. One team of scientists thinks they know why. Read more......
22:39 2019-07-23

Air Pollution Gets Into Your Brain, and Scientists Want to Know What It's Doing to You Outdoor air pollution causes millions of deaths each year—4.2 million premature deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization. Over time, fine particles of inhaled smog cause cardiovascular and lung issues, like lung cancer and stroke.Read more......
03:26 2019-08-07

How scientists could one day predict your memories Do you remember your first kiss? What about your grandma dying? Chances are you do, and that’s because emotional memories are at the core of our personal life story. Some rare moments are just incredibly intense and stand out from an otherwise repetitive existence of sleeping, eating and working. Th...
11:13 2019-07-19

Schrödinger's cat could be saved, say scientists New research casts doubt on idea that a quantum jump is instant and unpredictableSchrödinger’s cat might not only be dead or alive, but also brought back from the brink, according to scientists who said they have discovered a warning sign for quantum transitions once thought to be instantaneous and ...
03:39 2019-06-04

Scientists Save Schrödinger's Cat One of the hallmark predictions of quantum mechanics is that particles behave unpredictably—but a new experiment seems to complicate some of those core ideas.Read more......
05:13 2019-06-04

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque at the Oldham hospitals involved. Attempts by one o...
14:26 2019-06-16

EU leaders at odds in search of "Mr or Ms Europe" German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders began bargaining over names for the bloc's top jobs in the next five years....
19:00 2019-05-28

Serena's search for the elusive 'number 24' goes on Just how badly things were going for Serena Williams in Saturday's Wimbledon final against Simona Halep was summed up by a booming plea that came from the crowd: "Wake up Serena!"...
03:26 2019-07-14

Mmm bap: the long search for the perfect burger bun Every year since the 70s the burger bun has got fluffier, sweeter and more golden – from a squidgy, dull bap to a gleaming brioche. But where will it go from here?This is going to sound like a dream I had, but it’s true: I once travelled 200 miles to taste a “doughnut burger”. Instead of just one pa...
14:26 2019-06-20

Find Your Next Favorite Podcast With Pod Search My official way of finding new podcasts has always been simply asking my friends. For the most part, when I’ve been on the hunt a handful of conversations have led me to my next favorite thing. Most of my friends seem to have the same plan, which means that eventually, we reach a point where we’ve a...
03:00 2019-09-16

Search for SC 5-year-old is now 'recovery effort' The search for a missing 5-year-old South Carolina girl has shifted to a "recovery effort" based on information provided by a suspect, the Sumter Police Department said Tuesday....
07:39 2019-08-10

Google bringing podcasts into search Google's algorithm uses speech recognition to search the show's spoken words for searching. But at first, you'll need to add "podcast" to your search.       ...
17:00 2019-08-08

Google's lightweight Go search app is now available worldwide Google Go is an optimized version of search for emerging markets with some unique features, like the ability to read web pages out loud, which is handy not only for listening to articles on the go but is also invaluable for people with visual impairm......
22:39 2019-08-20

5 bodies spotted in search for climbers A helicopter search team in the Indian Himalayas has spotted a backpack in the snow on the unnamed peak where eight climbers are believed to have gone missing a week ago....
00:13 2019-06-04

How to help your partner make it through a long job search My wife has been trying to get a career in corporate social responsibility for over two years. She has a certificate in it, and is passionate about strengthening communities, tackling social challenges and solving complex problems. Do you have any suggestions on how to land a job in this field? She ...
23:26 2019-07-07

KSP Search For Inmate Who Escaped Transport Van LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police are looking for an inmate they say escaped from a transport van in Lee County. It happened Thursday afternoon. Troopers say 39-year-old Jamie Vires, of Jackson, was able to get out of the van on Highway 11 south near Beattyville. Vires is 6’...
13:52 2019-06-07

Google job search tool under EU microscope EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favors its fast-growing tool for searching job listings, Europe's antitrust chief said on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-08-27

Twitter is finally working on search for DMs Twitter isn't just launching a deluge of tests -- it just announced that a few sought-after features in the pipeline. Most notably, it's developing a long-overdue search for direct messages. Although there aren't many specifics at this point, it's......
05:00 2019-08-14

The search goes on: What's the best TV show for finding new UFC talent? 'The Ultimate Fighter' has been around since 2005, and in recent years the UFC has added two other talent-search shows: 'Lookin' for a Fight' and Dana White's Contender Series. Which one best feeds into the Octagon?...
00:52 2019-08-28

Scientists found stardust in the most unlikely of places Earth has managed to avoid any truly catastrophic impacts from objects in space for quite some time, but that doesn’t mean material from the cosmos doesn’t regularly rain down on our world. Scientists regularly observe rocks of varying sizes streaking through Earth’s atmosphere. Mo...
11:26 2019-08-21

7 Swans Scientists Should Turn Into Worms Swans are beautiful birds, but a lot of swans would be better if they were worms instead of swans. Using science, it is important to transform several swans into earthworms so that they become better. Here are seven swans that scientists should turn into worms....
13:52 2019-08-16

Different Dog Breeds Have Different Brains, Scientists Find As humans have gone, so have their canine companions. But a new study shows the subtle ways our long-lasting partnership has molded the noggins of our dogs. Different breeds have slightly different brains from one another, the study found—differences that seem to be linked not just to the shape and ...
11:52 2019-09-03

Scientists Are Stuck on the Mystery of Tape There’s a certain patience required for studying sticky tape. Sure, sometimes experiments require peeling, but other times, researchers must simply sit around and wait for the adhesive to fail. These experiments are bringing scientists closer to something that doesn’t yet exist: a unified theory of ...
23:52 2019-05-29

Scientists have even found microplastics in the Arctic Microplastics are polluting tap water, the deep sea and now even remote corners of the Arctic. Scientists found concentrations of plastic in ice floes from the Fram Strait, the passage that connects the Arctic Ocean to the rest of the world's oceans.......
03:00 2019-08-15

Scientists figured out why there are black squirrels all over the US Whatever the case, they wrote, black fur remains a rare thing for squirrels in North America, occurring at rates of less than 1% in the two species. But already, they noted in a statement, it's made its way over to the United Kingdom — likely through black squirrels from the U.S. that escaped from p...
19:52 2019-08-14

Scientists Have Created a Vaccine for Cat Allergies, but You Can't Have It Yet People unjustly kept away from feline companionship due to an allergy are rejoicing this week, after news resurfaced of a potential vaccine that makes cats less able to cause allergies. But while this research is promising, a finished product won’t be available any time soon.Read more......
22:13 2019-08-14

After bronze and iron, welcome to the plastic age, say scientists Plastic pollution has entered the fossil record, research showsPlastic pollution is being deposited into the fossil record, research has found, with contamination increasing exponentially since 1945.Scientists suggest the plastic layers could be used to mark the start of the Anthropocene, the propos...
10:00 2019-09-05

Can scientists find the formula for 'better aging?' New research studies aging cells to find out how they change, and how this leads to further health decline. Its findings may help promote 'better aging.'...
18:39 2019-07-31

A Better Way to Manage Your Period? Try the Menstrual Cup, Scientists Say The reusable, bell-like devices unfold in the vagina to stanch menstrual flow. They are as effective as sanitary pads and tampons, according to a new analysis — and less expensive....
01:26 2019-07-17

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) have increased by nearly 8,000 tons from eastern China, according to new research published in...
20:39 2019-05-23

MIT scientists just created the blackest black ever When it comes to paint, not all shades of black are the same. You can pick up a can of flat black spray paint at the hardware store and it’ll do a pretty good job of absorbing light, but if you really want the blackest possible black you have to enter the high-tech world of carbon nanotubes. F...
08:00 2019-09-15

50 years ago man landed on the moon with the help of UA scientists Tucson- 50 years ago the Apollo 11 spacecraft was orbiting the moon on the eve of one of the greatest events in human history. The next day, July 20, 1969, man would step on the lunar surface for the first time. Among the millions watching around the world were scientists from Tucson, who were part ...
00:26 2019-07-20

VR is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new drugs to treat diseases....
18:13 2019-06-28

VR and microscopy help scientists see 'inside' diseases You can only learn so much about cells by studying 2D pictures, and 3D microscope technology can produce an abundance of data that might be hard to decipher. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Virginia Mason have an answer, though: let sci......
09:13 2019-06-16

Scientists figured out how tides cause earthquakes Scientists discovered why earthquakes along mid-ocean ridges occur during low tides, and the answer lies in the magma chambers lying below, according to a new report....
21:39 2019-06-07

Humans were born to be the ‘fat primates,’ scientists say It’s a discovery so frustrating you might want to hit the couch and down a pint of ice cream. “We’re the fat primates,” says Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. She and her team have discovered one reason why humans are so much heavier tha...
18:39 2019-06-27

Scientists top list of most trusted professions in US Pew survey shows rise in confidence that scientists will act in public’s interestScientists have topped a survey of trusted professions, with adults in the US more confident that they act in the public’s best interests than employees from any other line of work studied.The survey found that confiden...
21:39 2019-08-02

Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway? Endometriosis is a common chronic condition, though nobody knows what drives its development. A new study takes us a little closer to tackling its causes....
20:52 2019-05-22

‘Scientists are now very sure that the babies really were gene-edited’ He Jiankui has now presented his controversial work at a gene editing summit in Hong Kong. CRISPR expert Helen O’Neill of University College London was there...
17:39 2019-05-21

Scientists think they’ve solved the mystery of sunspots We owe a lot to our Sun, and without it, well, we wouldn’t be here at all. Scientists have studied our star for a long time, and learned plenty about it over the years, but one of the mysteries that has endured for centuries is the sunspot cycle. Every 11 years, the Sun produces far more sunsp...
16:13 2019-09-20

UPDATE 1-Google job search tool under EU microscope EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favours its fast-growing tool for searching job listings, Europe's antitrust chief said on Tuesday....
18:00 2019-08-27

Migration and the climate crisis: the UN’s search for solutions Throughout human history, migration and climate have always been connected, but in the modern era, the impacts of the man-made climate crisis are likely to extensively change the patterns of human settlement....
01:52 2019-08-01

Merkel, Macron clash in search of "Mr or Ms Europe" German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders met to begin bargaining over candidates for the bloc's top jobs in the next five years....
18:13 2019-05-28

Search underway for Texas man who went missing on hike MENA, Ark. (AP) — Family and friends have joined the search for a Texas man who went missing last weekend while on a hike in a remote area of Arkansas. Family members say 38-year-old Joshua McClatchy of Forth Worth texted his mother Saturday afternoon to say he was lost on his hike and to send help....
14:13 2019-06-06

With Their Dominance Fleeting, the Cubs Search for Answers As Chicago tries to sort out an inconsistent offense and an inability to win at night on the road, even Manager Joe Maddon seems to be out of tricks....
03:13 2019-08-28

'Where are they?': families search for Chile’s disappeared prisoners Many went missing between 1973 and 1990 during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet – and relatives are still seeking answersIt has been 43 years since Cesar Cerda, a member of Chile’s Communist party, was dragged off by agents of Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship. Cerda is just one of 1,000 former op...
14:13 2019-08-14

Police Search Renault Headquarters Near Paris The raid was linked to an inquiry into Carlos Ghosn, the automaker’s former chairman and chief executive, according to reports in the French news media....
14:13 2019-07-03

Google Search won't show more than two top results from the same site Google is rolling out a Search update aimed at giving you more options to choose from in the results page. The tech giant says the update is designed to deliver more site diversity, and that means you now usually won't get more than two top results f......
16:52 2019-06-07

Ohio Chief: No fatalities but search still ongoing First responders are relieved at the apparent zero fatalities and minor injuries after a series of apparent tornadoes tore across Indiana and Ohio overnight. Harrison Township Fire Chief Mark Lynch says much of the work is still ahead of them. (May 28)        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

Woman finds dog after quitting her job to search for nearly two months A Washington State woman spent nearly two months searching for her runaway dog in a small Montana town — even quitting her job so she could stick around. After an exhaustive 57-day search, Carole King was finally reunited with her beloved border collie Katie last week. The 7-year-old dog ran a...
06:13 2019-09-23

‘Why am I different?’ Behind this WNBA player’s activism was a search for the answer. Natasha Cloud is using her platform with the Washington Mystics to challenge D.C. officials to address gun violence. “You know, I didn’t grow up that way," she said of speaking out. "I grew up in a privileged, white family. How do I correlate that?”...
04:00 2019-06-20

Crews Search For Missing Elizabethtown Boy With Autism HARDIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials in Hardin County are searching for a missing 12-year-old with autism. According to the Central Hardin Fire Department, the boy wandered off Tuesday afternoon from his home on Barnes Lane in Elizabethtown. He was last seen wearing all black clothing. Crews...
15:00 2019-05-29

Google Photos now allows you to search for text in your pics The search functionality in Google Photos is already a powerful tool, allowing you to find certain objects, locations, pets, events or even people within your snaps thanks to some clever AI, but it’s now been made even smarter.Utilizing the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) tech found in Go...
05:13 2019-08-23

‘Big boned’ 26-pound cat in search of forever home PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – Chonk. Jumbo-sized. Genuinely big boned. These are only a few of the terms that were used to describe a humongous cat that’s up for adoption at a Philadelphia animal shelter. The Morris Animal Refuge tweeted photos of BeeJay, a 2-year-old brown and white tabby cat weighin...
09:39 2019-08-23

Greece: Authorities search for missing US scientist Authorities on the Greek island of Crete have launched a search for a missing American scientist, 59-year-old Suzanne Eaton, who had been attending a conference there this week...
06:52 2019-07-06

Search continues for Arizona man missing in Wyoming JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) – Search and rescue crews in west-central Wyoming plan to look through the weekend for a 21-year-old man who is believed to be missing in the Snake River. Teton County crews have been looking for Averin Scott in the Jackson area since Thursday, when he was reported missing. ...
09:39 2019-07-07

There’s a delightful ‘Wizard of Oz’ easter egg in Google Search right now In honor of this weekend’s 80th anniversary of the 1939 release of the classic movie musical The Wizard of Oz, Google has added an easter egg to Google Search that’s as richly immersive as the one movie fans may remember from a few months back that was tied to the release of Avengers: En...
17:00 2019-08-25

This is the coolest new Google Search feature we’ve seen in years Google often adds useful tools and productivity features to its various apps and services, but some of the best are more fun than they are useful. Such is the case for the latest addition to Google Search: AR animals. As the company announced at its Google I/O developer conference in May, some searc...
00:39 2019-06-08

Search for missing Utah girl stretches into day 4 Police believe that the 21-year-old uncle of a missing 5-year-old girl in Utah is behind her disappearance. He has been arrested, but the girl remains missing. (May 28)        ...
02:01 2019-05-29

The search for a matriarchy on a remote Greek island White and pastel-washed buildings set atop rugged hills overlook clear, blue water. The sun sets in breathtaking fashion. The Karpathos moon is so full and bright that intrepid traveler Katie Sehl figured it for a lamp or a giant spotlight the first time she saw it....
16:00 2019-05-21

Search Amazon's Bestseller Lists on This Site “Search Best Sellers” is a shopping site that helps you find the bestseller lists for every product category on Amazon. As the site explains, while Amazon keeps a list for the most popular products in hundreds of categories, it doesn’t let you search for these lists. Search Best Sellers does....
19:26 2019-07-04

We ranked Google’s new search icons by how evil they look In case you hadn’t noticed, Google got a facelift. Yep, the tech giant’s search page received some rather fancy new icons. Slap your peepers on this: While before there were just words, now there are words and images. Truly, we live in exalted times. Now these have been rolled out globally, we knew ...
17:39 2019-06-20

7 things you didn’t know Google Search could do until now Google is way more powerful than most people realize. Regular searches are helpful, but they don’t even scratch the surface of Google’s abilities       ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Kim Kardashian Reveals Her "Embarrassing" Last Google Search Listen, even Kim Kardashian Googles some pretty questionable stuff sometimes. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday......
22:52 2019-09-12

Dog who escaped NJ car wreck collared after 2-week search A dog who escaped from a car crash at the Jersey Shore that landed its owner in the hospital has finally been found and returned home — more than two weeks after the “devastating” ordeal, according to reports. “I can finally mentally heal now that he is home with me,” Gabrielle McMillan, 23, of Litt...
22:52 2019-07-09

Amazon to offer help for customers who search about suicide Amazon.com Inc plans to promote helpline phone numbers to customers who query its site about suicide, the company told Reuters on Thursday, after searches on its site suggested users search for nooses and other potentially harmful products....
00:39 2019-08-30

Google explains how its Search deindexing bug happened Back in April, the Internet saw just how beholden it is to one company when a Google Search bug led to websites not showing up on the search engine. In the aftermath of the event, which according to one estimate affected as many as four percent of th......
02:00 2019-08-13

Special Search For Unclaimed Medals Underway FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – As Memorial Day approaches Kentucky State Treasurer, Allison Ball is asking for help in finding the owners of lost military medals. These aren’t just any medals- the five medals were found in an abandoned lockbox were awarded for service in World War II. “These are Wo...
23:52 2019-05-24

Search for Indiana boy swept away in swollen creek DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — A recovery effort is underway for a 4-year-old who was swept away in a western Indiana creek. WLFI-TV in Lafayette reports Lieutenant Dan Dulin of the Department of Natural Resources says a witness on a bridge over Deer Creek saw the boy being carried downstream a...
10:26 2019-05-24

Lexington Police Search For Suspects In Shootout LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington police are searching for suspects involved in a late night shoot-out between vehicles. It happened just after 9 p.m. Sunday near the Park Hills shopping center on Man o’ War Boulevard. Police say witnesses told them people inside two vehicles were shoot...
13:26 2019-06-03

Authorities search for inmate who escaped on a tractor The search for an inmate who escaped from a prison in Tennessee entered its fifth day Sunday as panicked residents wondered whether he's still in the area and authorities received hundreds of tips....
18:00 2019-08-11

| India abandons search for 8th climber on Himalayas Authorities have abandoned the search for an eighth climber presumed killed in a deadly avalanche that struck near India's second-highest Himalayan peak last month....
19:39 2019-06-29

Stop and search is discriminatory, so why is it on the rise? – podcast The first stop and search Jamal ever experienced was when he was 11 years old. Now, at 24, he has been stopped numerous times. Most recently, a stop became aggressive and he was hit in the face with handcuffs, but was charged and convicted with assaulting an officer. There is little evidence stop an...
05:39 2019-07-12

Five bodies found in Himalayan search for climbers The Indian Air Force said Monday five bodies were spotted in the Himalayas believed to be part of a group of eight climbers, including two Americans, who had started climbing an unscaled peak in the region on May 13....
00:13 2019-06-04

Salesforce improves CRM searches with Einstein Search Providing a strong enterprise search experience is challenging for a variety of reasons, but Salesforce says its new search bar will help users be more productive....
01:39 2019-09-19

Five bodies seen in Himalayas in search for missing climbers Eight climbers – four Britons, two from US, one from Australia and one from India – missing for a weekIndian air force pilots have spotted five bodies in the Himalayas while searching for eight mountain climbers who have been missing for a week.District magistrate Vijay Kumar Jogdande said the bodie...
20:13 2019-06-03

UK police end search for missing three-meter python British police gave up their search for a nearly three-meter python on Monday after concluding that it posed a risk only to small animals and not people in the English university city of Cambridge where it was last seen....
10:13 2019-07-02

Google Search has a new design — see if you can spot the difference Google today announced it’s making a visual change to Search on mobile devices. Behold: Can you spot the difference? The “visual refresh,” as Google calls it, is a small one. But it’s also an important one: It makes sure the first thing you see in a search result is where information is coming from,...
22:00 2019-05-22

Sheriff’s deputies search for missing child TUCSON – Cochise County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help finding a missing 7-year-old boy. Officials say the child was last seen around 1:30pm on Sunday afternoon near Snyder Road in Sierra Vista. The child has black hair and black framed glasses and is wearing a...
06:00 2019-08-05

New Information Revitalizes Search For Teen Decades Later PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky. (WCPO)– Authorities are renewing the search for a teenager who went missing in 1980. Police have learned new information they hope will help turn up the body of Randy Sellers. In 1994, a convicted serial killer claimed to have murdered Sellers and left his body in Kincaid...
11:39 2019-06-04

Google’s next antitrust headache could be its AI-driven job search Google's AI and machine learning job search tools have put the company in the crosshairs of rival job sites that accuse the tech giant of antitrust abuses.Read More...
16:26 2019-08-13

Search continues for Missing Vail teen VAIL, Ariz. – It is a parent’s worst nightmare. 17-year-old Lincoln Stevens was last seen June 2017. He is now 19-years-old. His family and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children are still trying to find him. “My initial reaction was he was running away, so I didn&#...
10:26 2019-07-18

Scientists discover new Chinese firefly species Scientists have discovered the first ever species of bioluminescent click beetle in Asia which remarkably appears to have evolved there for the first time....
22:52 2019-07-24

‘I’d drink my jacuzzi’: how earthquake scientists prepare for the 'big one' After major temblors rock California, four earthquake scientists in areas of high seismic risk reveal their own plans for when the worst hitsTwo back-to-back earthquakes, of magnitude 6.4 and 7.1, hit southern California in less than 24 hours last week, and seismologists have warned of an increased ...
12:26 2019-07-14

Scientists are trying to open a portal to a parallel universe The project -- which has been compared to the Upside Down in the Netflix blockbuster "Stranger Things" -- hopes to show a world identical to ours where life is mirrored....
21:52 2019-07-05

Scientists try to explain why everyone loves the ‘Avengers’ movies The Marvel movies are some of the most successful Hollywood blockbusters of all time. Sure, Avengers: Endgame can’t seem to beat Avatar for the all-time crown, but hey, you’d be hard-pressed to find another collection of properties capable of pulling in numbers like the Avengers and its ...
00:13 2019-07-07

Scientists look for answers to earth's beginning under the moonscape As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries about Earth that have eluded scientists since astronauts first stepped foot on its surface a half century ago....
18:26 2019-07-15

Make environmental damage a war crime, say scientists Call for new Geneva convention to protect wildlife and nature reserves in conflict regionsInternational lawmakers should adopt a fifth Geneva convention that recognises damage to nature alongside other war crimes, according to an open letter by 24 prominent scientists.The legal instrument should inc...
15:26 2019-07-24

Scientists Confirm All Black People Look Alike Instead of curing deadly diseases like cancer, AIDS or racism, researchers at some of California’s top universities came together to explore one of the most mysterious subjects in the category of shit we already knew anyway—namely, that white people think all black people look the same....
18:52 2019-07-06

‘Invisible’ severe turbulence will become more common: scientists Severe turbulence that’s “invisible to pilots” will be three times as common in the near future, scientists have warned. This could put passengers at risk of injury – and even make some flights take longer. This “invisible turbulence” is caused by a phenomenon called wi...
04:26 2019-08-09

Anorexia not just a psychiatric problem, scientists find Discovery of metabolic causes opens door to new treatments for dangerous eating disorderScientists have found that the devastating eating disorder anorexia nervosa is not a purely psychiatric condition, but is also driven by problems with metabolism.The finding may help to explain doctors’ poor reco...
17:26 2019-07-15

Scientists Find How Much Coffee Is Too Much for Migraine Sufferers People who live with chronic migraines but also love coffee might be in luck. A new study by Harvard researchers seems to show that it takes a lot of caffeine to actually set off a painful episode. They found that people who drank fewer than three caffeinated beverages in a day weren’t more likely t...
08:00 2019-08-09

U.S. EPA is sued for ousting scientists from advisory committees The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was sued on Monday by a nonprofit over a recent directive banning many scientists from panels that advise the agency on scientific matters....
22:26 2019-06-03

Ice sheets in Patagonia are more massive than scientists thought The slabs of ice that stretch across vast portions of Argentina and Chile are bigger and thicker than scientists thought, according to a seven-year survey of Patagonia's ice....
23:00 2019-06-04

Scientists use smartphone to manipulate brains of mice Scientists have developed a way to manipulate a mouse's neural circuits remotely. The technology could be used to study disorders like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's....
06:52 2019-08-07

Scientists Discover New Bug Species Because of Its Weird Dick A nearly 500-acre cemetery cuts through west Brooklyn, featuring rolling hills that produce some of the city’s most spectacular vistas and a surprising variety of plant and animal diversity. Here, scientists have recently discovered an entirely new species of beetle based on its weird-shaped dick.Re...
00:39 2019-08-03

Scientists think they’ve found all the ‘missing’ iron in the universe These days, scientists think they have a pretty good idea of what the universe is made of. By detecting the telltale signatures of various elements in celestial bodies like stars, asteroids, and other planets, scientists can estimate how abundant or rare each of the known elements is. Iron, however,...
06:52 2019-07-11

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a potential impact from the space rock known as 2006 QV89. The rock, which was discovered in 2006, was only visible for a few months after astronomers sp...
23:52 2019-08-14

Scientists weigh in on spike of home runs in MLB What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Josh Peter sat down with Lloyd Smith, who runs the sports science laboratory at Washington State University, to discuss the reason why home runs have been hit at a tremendous pace since 2015.       ...
18:00 2019-08-02

Confidence in Scientists Has Actually Risen Since 2016 in the U.S., According to New Research It can often feel like trust in science is a casualty of the “fake news” era. Skepticism of well-established concepts like vaccine safety and climate change is widespread today, with consequences including an unprecedented measles outbreak in the U.S. and an ever-warming environment. It ...
17:13 2019-08-02

Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC, say scientists Congo results show good survival rates for patients treated quickly with antibodies Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, scientists have said, after two of four drugs being trialled in the major outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo were found to have significantly reduced ...
11:39 2019-08-13

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is being drawn up by the EU.The Horizon Europe progr...
10:13 2019-06-03

Scientists just discovered a planet shaped like a football If you were to make a list of exoplanets that would be worth visiting in person, WASP-121b wouldn’t be anywhere near the top of your list. There are plenty of exoplanets out there that wouldn’t be comfortable for humans, but WASP-121b is a special kind of hostile, not to mention a shape ...
03:26 2019-08-02

Scientists say atmosphere carrying microplastics to the Arctic Microscopic particles of plastic are entering the atmosphere and being dumped by snow, new research found. The study raises questions about the amount of microplastics humans and wildlife are inhaling....
05:00 2019-08-15

Scientists may have discovered a way to make Mars habitable In a new paper published in Nature Astronomy, researchers explain how a thin layer of aerogel — a highly porous, virtually weightless material — could make huge regions of Mars more habitable....
19:13 2019-07-17

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
02:13 2019-06-07

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species never before seen....
20:52 2019-07-12

July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists If global trends continue for another fortnight, it will beat previous two-year-old record Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks could make July the hottest month ever measured on Earth, according to climate scientists.The past fortnight has seen freak heat in the Cana...
22:00 2019-07-16

Scientists discover new pain-sensing organ Octopus-like Schwann cells that engulf nerves in skin can sense pain, experiments showA new organ involved in the sensation of pain has been discovered by scientists, raising hopes that it could lead to the development of new painkilling drugs.Researchers say they have discovered that the special ce...
15:26 2019-08-16

Scientists can now manipulate brains using smartphones: study Mind control has never been so high-tech. Scientists have created a tiny, smartphone-controlled brain implant capable of selectively manipulating brain cell circuits — and uncovering neurological problems, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, addiction and depression, a new study finds. A t...
23:52 2019-08-06

Mystery of why arteries harden may have been solved, say scientists Study finds calcium deposits are triggered by molecule produced by damaged cellsThe mysterious mechanism behind the hardening of arteries may have been solved, researchers have revealed, in a study that also suggests the first potential preventive drug for the condition linked to heart attack, demen...
18:00 2019-06-11

Scientists solve Stone Age murder mystery The mystery of an ancient fractured skull has been settled. An international team of researchers in Europe ruled foul play was to blame for the Upper Paleolithic man's head injury....
21:13 2019-07-05

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows....
12:13 2019-06-19

Scientists teleport information inside a diamond Scientists have successfully teleported quantum information inside a diamond. The breakthrough could provide a boost to quantum computing technologies....
23:39 2019-06-28

Harvard scientists have found a better way to 3D print organs Scientists have experimented with growing organs in labs for years, but we're still years away from the technology being ready. Lab-grown organs are often too small for human use and lack an efficient mechanism for delivering oxygen. A group of scien......
22:39 2019-09-06

Scientists come up with new Loch Ness monster theory The most famous photo of the Loch Ness monster has long been discredited as a hoax, but scientists have come up with a new explanation for other sightings of the elusive beast -- it could be just a giant eel....
16:00 2019-09-06

Scientists win millions in the 2020 Breakthrough Prize The Breakthrough Prize rewards work in physics, mathematics, and the life sciences, and it has just awarded almost $20 million to researchers around the world...
06:00 2019-09-06

Loch Ness monster might just be a giant eel, say scientists Scotland's fabled Loch Ness monster could possibly be a giant eel, scientists said on Thursday after an intensive analysis of traces of DNA in the Loch's icy waters....
01:52 2019-09-06

Loch Ness monster might actually just be a giant eel, scientists say A group of international scientists have analyzed the biodiversity of Loch Ness and have a new theory about what might be below the murky waters        ...
23:52 2019-09-05

Loch Ness monster could be a giant eel, say scientists Otago University researchers confirm the loch contains no monster – or dinosaur – DNAThe Loch Ness monster could be a giant eel, according to a fishy new theory that will keep Highland tourists guessing.In one of the biggest DNA studies of its kind, a team of scientists from New Zealand’s Otago Univ...
18:39 2019-09-05

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see, and hear, but what abo...
21:13 2019-06-27

Loch Ness monster might be giant eel, scientists say Scientists who studied DNA from the waters of Scotland's Loch Ness say they've found no evidence of its famous monster, but concluded that sightings of what is believed to be Nessie could actually be a giant eel....
18:13 2019-09-05

Scientists Interview A Lot Of Exes, Confirm You Probably Do Have A 'Type' According to new research, when it comes to romantic partners, most people do have a "type," personality-wise. The study, by a pair of psychologists at the University of Toronto, arrives at its......
11:13 2019-06-14

How should we respond to alien contact? Scientists ask the public Scientists searching the universe for aliens to conduct survey of the public for views on first contactScientists wrestling with the delicate issue of how to respond should humanity ever be contacted by an alien civilisation have hit on a radical idea: a survey that asks what the public would do.Mem...
14:52 2019-07-01

Melting Alaska sea ice has residents, scientists worried ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sea ice along northern Alaska disappeared far earlier than normal this spring, alarming coastal residents who rely on wildlife and fish. Ice melted as a result of exceptionally warm ocean temperatures, the Anchorage Daily News reported. The early melting has been “crazy,” said Ja...
21:13 2019-07-01

Scientists still have no idea what that mysterious ‘alien probe’ actually was The bizarre, twisted saga of Oumuamua — the strange object that whizzed through our solar system so fast it wasn’t even spotted until it was already leaving — just got another chapter. A new paper published in Nature Astronomy declares that the object, which puzzled researchers for...
01:13 2019-07-02

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see and hear, but what about tast...
18:13 2019-06-28

California scientists consider case of poisoned songbirds Researchers with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have closed the case of the poisoned songbirds. Their conclusion: the birds died after eating elm tree seeds exposed to a pesticide....
20:26 2019-06-27

Don't use the term 'race,' German scientists urge Following the 100th anniversary of the death of the "German Darwin," researchers have distanced themselves from the classification of humans into races. Scientific decency should preclude using the term "race," they say....
21:39 2019-09-11

Scientists chasing waterfalls discovered something they aren't used to We often think waterfalls indicate ancient tectonic or glacial activity – but it turns out they can form all by themselves without these external influences...
15:00 2019-05-21

Scientists set out how to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 Strong civil society movements are needed to ramp up pace of change, says studyGreenhouse gas emissions could be halved in the next decade if a small number of current technologies and behavioural trends are ramped up and adopted more widely, researchers have found, saying strong civil society movem...
11:13 2019-09-19

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
16:39 2019-06-18

Scientists struggling to figure out age of Saturn’s rings Saturn’s rings may be shining as bright as ever, but the debate over how old they are has rekindled following a new study. The research, published in Nature Astronomy, suggests that even though the rings might appear young in a cosmic sense, data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft shows that...
04:52 2019-09-18

Scientists discover the structure of cancer molecule New research from the United Kingdom has now revealed the structure and function of a molecule that may help cancer develop and become treatment resistant....
09:13 2019-09-17

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innovators from the group Women You Should Know: there’s Maria da Penha, a biopharmacist and human rights defender; Mae C. Jemison, the first African Americ...
22:26 2019-06-17

The Classic JRPG About Two Scientists Saving The World A mix of The Legend of Zelda and the works of Hayao Miyazaki, Crystalis was an incredible action RPG for the NES whose surprisingly complex story helped elevate it above many of its peers. It’s also one of the games I most fondly recall from my childhood, so re-playing it on the SNK 40th Anniversary...
20:26 2019-06-22

Scientists have finally worked out what screaming sounds like Can you tell the difference between a scream and a whistle? Most people consider rough, high-pitched noises a scream – and 70 per cent were tricked by a whistle...
19:39 2019-05-21

MIT scientists accidentally create the blackest material ever Good news for goths -- black somehow just got even blacker. MIT engineers have cooked up a material that's 10 times blacker than anything else previously reported. Capturing more than 99.995 percent of any incoming light, the material is made of vert......
19:39 2019-09-13

Newfound comet likely an 'interstellar visitor,' scientists say A newly discovered comet hurtling toward the orbit of Mars has scientists scurrying to confirm whether it came from outside the solar system, a likely prospect that would make it the second such interstellar object observed in our planetary neighborhood....
08:26 2019-09-13

Scientists use ancient yeasts to brew beer JERUSALEM — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority and four Israeli universities tea...
21:13 2019-05-22

Scientists reveal world's oldest known fungi The discovery of billion-year-old fungi could fundamentally alter our understanding of how life began on land hundreds of millions of years ago. Researchers said the fungi may have coexisted with rudimentary animals....
21:39 2019-05-22

Scientists use IVF procedures to help save near-extinct rhinos Two embryos have been created in an attempt to rescue northern white rhinosScientists have successfully created two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino in a landmark effort to save the species.The international team of researchers and conservationists drew on IVF procedures to create th...
04:00 2019-09-12

Scientists discover way to ‘grow’ tooth enamel Experts produce clusters of enamel-like calcium phosphate to crack age-old problemScientists say they have finally cracked the problem of repairing tooth enamel.Though enamel is the hardest tissue in the body, it cannot self-repair. Now scientists have discovered a method by which its complex struct...
20:13 2019-08-30

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the company’s money....
10:26 2019-05-27

Scientists quash idea of single 'gay gene' Many genetic variants each play role in homosexual behaviour, study findsA vast new study has quashed the idea that a single “gay gene” exists, scientists say, instead finding homosexual behaviour is influenced by a multitude of genetic variants which each have a tiny effect.The researchers compare ...
08:13 2019-08-30

44,000-square-mile lightning spotted by scientists Lightning is generally thought of as traveling downward, but there’s also a variety that spreads across the sky.       ...
02:26 2019-08-24

Scientists cure HIV in mice for first time — are humans next? Scientists have eliminated the HIV virus in test rodents for the first time ever — and now they’re hopeful their experimental methods will work on humans, too. Through a combination of gene-editing and antiviral therapy, researchers at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine an...
21:13 2019-07-03

Stardust found in Antarctic snow, scientists say Australian scientists found stardust in freshly melted snow from Antarctica, discovering large amounts of a rare isotope iron-60, which is not natively found on Earth....
21:39 2019-08-22

Scientists Put a Face on an Ancient Human Ancestor Scientists said they discovered the fossilized cranium of a distant human relation, Australopithecus anamensis, who lived in East Africa 3.8 million years ago and predated the famous prehistoric human forebear Lucy....
03:13 2019-08-29

It'll Be All White: Scientists Create Albino Lizards A team of scientists at the University of Georgia has successfully performed gene-editing on reptiles for the first time, creating a pair of albino lizards the size of a human index finger....
07:52 2019-08-28

Cockroaches becoming resistant to insecticides, scientists discover CNN NEWSOUCE – Scientists at Purdue University discovered German cockroaches are becoming resistant to insecticides. Even more horrifying is they can become cross-resistant to chemicals they haven’t even been exposed to! Then guess what they do? They pass those immunities onto their offs...
23:26 2019-07-04

Microplastics ‘significantly contaminating the air’, scientists warn Discovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impactsAbundant levels of microplastic pollution have been found in snow from the Arctic to the Alps, according to a study that has prompted scientists to warn of significant co...
21:26 2019-08-14

Scientists Say They Found A Cure For HIV In Some Mice; Humans Can Be Next Researchers say they have removed HIV from the DNA of mice, an achievement the scientists say could be an early step toward an elusive cure for humans....
03:26 2019-07-05

Australian police dig up garden in search for missing U.S. woman Australian police investigating the disappearance of a U.S. woman said on Saturday they fear she has been killed and began digging up the front garden of her Brisbane home....
14:13 2019-06-08

Google's search results will highlight original reporting Google has updated its search algorithm to give more prominence to original reporting. The company's vice president of news, Richard Gingras, wrote in a blog post that it should be easier for people to find the origins of a news story....
04:00 2019-09-13

Sukhoi Su-30, C-130J In All-Night Search For Air Force's Missing An-32 The terrain over which the plane was flying is mountainous and heavily forested; landing and take-off at Mechuka are extremely difficult. Coupled with erratic weather, the region is among the most......
20:52 2019-06-05

Google tweaks its search results to show you more variety More changes are afoot on the world's most well-known search engine: Google says it's taking steps to stop multiple listings from the same site showing up in results.The tweak is "designed to provide more site diversity in our results" Google says, with user feedback on the issue one of th...
18:39 2019-06-08

Mets search for Syndergaard answers: Little confidence glaring LOS ANGELES — If Noah Syndergaard isn’t the biggest disappointment in the Mets rotation it’s only because Jason Vargas still gets a turn every fifth day. And considering Syndergaard has avoided the injured list this season and taken the ball for each of his scheduled starts without a hint of discomf...
03:13 2019-05-29

Virginia police search for armed man at USA Today headquarters The headquarters of USA Today in suburban Washington was evacuated on Wednesday following reports of a man with a weapon, the national newspaper said, but there were no indications of any violence or injuries....
22:13 2019-08-07

Police search for motive in Dayton shooting that killed 9 Authorities are trying to uncover more information about the gunman who killed nine people and injured more than two dozen in a shooting in central Ohio....
13:39 2019-08-05

Russian Billionaire Continues the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence It hasn’t been widely publicized, but the most extensive search for extraterrestrial intelligence ever undertaken has been up and running for more than four years. Breakthrough Listen is a 10-year, $100 million space scanning project sponsored the Berkeley (California) SETI Research Center and funde...
16:39 2019-07-04

Woman sues TSA over strip search at Oklahoma airport A Las Vegas woman has sued the Transportation Security Administration after she says they made her strip down in Oklahoma before a flight back to Nevada, KTNV reports....
06:39 2019-06-09

Malaysian police question 20 in search for Irish teen Malaysian police questioned at least 20 people in the search for an Irish teenager who disappeared from a holiday resort this week, as more than 200 searchers, dogs and two drones scoured the surrounding thickly-forested area, police said on Wednesday....
20:26 2019-08-07

Search for missing 5-year-old Utah girl stretches into day 4 The search for a missing 5-year-old girl has stretched into a fourth day in Utah, with police saying her 21-year-old uncle is the suspect in her disappearance....
21:26 2019-05-28

Google turns Image Search into yet another way to sell you stuff Google Images has received a total overhaul, and it puts shopping front and center. The redesigned site doesn't look too different at first, but clicking a picture of a product now presents you with information about it, a price, and a link where you can buy it.Google began testing a similar fe...
11:39 2019-08-07

Private investigator joins search for Savannah Spurlock GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The family of missing Richmond woman Savannah Spurlock says that a private investigator is now helping them in the case. Spurlock was seen leaving a Lexington bar in the early morning hours of January 4 with three men, two of which were seen on surveillance video ...
01:52 2019-06-28

Google makes it easy to share GIFs from search GIFs aren't meant to be kept hidden in a folder, tucked in a dark corner of your phone or computer -- they're meant to be shared. Google is making it much easier to do that on mobile by putting shareable GIFs in their own section under Images. Just d......
23:26 2019-06-27

'I search for chaos': street photography's new stars – in pictures From the stray cats of Istanbul to Belgium’s cross-dressing carnival, the LensCulture street photography awards celebrate a bold new wave of street-life chroniclers. Here’s our pick of the best entriesView more award-winners on LensCulture’s website Continue reading......
19:00 2019-06-27

Apple 'Improves' App Store Search By 'Handicapping' Its Own Apps After a number of first-party apps were found to have unusually high rankings, Apple has finally updated the App Store’s search algorithm to “handicap” itself and help make apps from other developers easier to find. Read more......
12:39 2019-09-10

Google unveils a fresh new look for Search on mobile devices Google unveiled a new look and feel today for the way it presents Google Search results on mobile, and the update has been regarded in a few corners now as somewhat News Feed-like. It’s easy to see why that’s the case, as the search giant’s changes include putting emphasis on a web...
03:13 2019-05-23

Why This Earth-Like Planet is a Big Step Forward in the Search for Life If planets were products their price would be tumbling. Little more than a generation ago, we knew of only eight planets in all the universe—the ones within our own solar system. Only two of them, Earth and Mars, were plausibly capable of supporting life and only one of those definitely does. ...
20:00 2019-09-11

Police resume search for missing mom Jennifer Dulos Connecticut police resumed their search for missing mom Jennifer Dulos, scouring a reservoir hours after her estranged husband pleaded not guilty to new charges in the case. On Thursday, cops used cadaver dogs to search the area around the reservoirs in West Hartford, near the Farmington mansion whe...
23:13 2019-09-13

Vatican opens ossuaries in search for missing bodies Forensic experts extracted bones from two ossuaries within the walls of the Vatican on Saturday as part of an investigation aimed at resolving the case of a girl who vanished in 1983....
15:52 2019-07-20

Officials Search For Suspect After Chase Ends In Crash LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Authorities are searching for a man who escaped following a chase. It happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 30. Officials say the chase ended when the vehicle they were pursuing wrecked in the Mill Creek area of Jackson County. They are currently searching fo...
15:00 2019-05-29

China Joins the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Life ­­ For many years, space exploration seemed to be largely an American obsession. NASA was the only space agency on the planet with ambitious plans and the consistent financing to carry them out. But after first challenging the United States’ global economic hegemony, the planet’s most populous count...
17:13 2019-07-22

To Find Out if Something's Good, Search for Posts From Your Internet Friends You keep hearing about a certain TV show or podcast or video game. Should you try it out, is it for you, what’s its deal? You could watch trailers and see the best bits, or read about it on Wikipedia and IMDb and learn nothing about what it’s actually like. Or you could check what your friends are s...
17:26 2019-06-20

IAF Intensifies Search Operation To Trace Missing AN-32 Aircraft The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday said it has intensified the search operation to trace the An-32 aircraft that has gone missing in Arunachal Pradesh after taking off from Assam's Jorhat....
06:26 2019-06-07

‘Live P-D’ Helps Keep Nicholas Rucker Search In Spotlight WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Two weeks have passed since Kentucky State Police troopers found 57-year-old Vicki Conner shot dead inside a Whitley County home. The suspect in the case is her boyfriend, Nicholas Rucker. He has been on the run ever since. Police are hoping that attention from a ...
23:01 2019-06-07

Judge: Car search coerced by Kentucky police officer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has ruled that Kentucky police coerced a man into allowing officers to search his car, leading to charges including violating a protective order by carrying a gun. The Courier Journal reports Judge Annie O’Connell has since thrown out the evidence and will have t...
12:52 2019-06-20

Search Underway For Suspect In Lexington Gas Station Robbery LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are looking for a suspect who they say robbed a gas station at gunpoint. It happened just after 3 a.m. Friday at the Shell station on South Broadway. Police say a man came into the store with a gun and demanded money. They say he got away with an unknown amount ...
12:26 2019-06-07

Google Search to Add Support for 3 New Indian Languages by End of This Year Google Search is getting three new Indian languages. Google hasn't shared the names of the three new Indian languages, but these are likely to include Oriya and Urdu....
14:00 2019-09-20

Google's stripped-back Go search app now available to download globally In 2017, Google launched a stripped-back version of its Android operating system for emerging markets like India and Brazil where spotty networks are a real issue. Android Go came with its own suite of lightweight apps from the tech giant, including the Google Go browser, Gmail Go for email and Gall...
04:13 2019-08-21

Vizio's updated Alexa app can search for movies and TV shows VIzio has updated its SmartCast TVs with a better Alexa experience that will greatly expand the basic functionality they've had up until now. By enabling Vizio's new Alexa skill, you'll be able to simply ask for a show like This is Us, and SmartCast......
18:26 2019-09-17

How To Turn Off Images in Chrome's Omnibox Search Results The latest and greatest version of Google Chrome makes changes that most people won’t likely notice, such as tweaks to how the browser loads pages and images. One feature that most folks will notice, however, is the images that pop up when you make searches in Chrome’s address bar, or “Omnibox.”...
20:13 2019-06-06

The Latest: Police: Reporter search part of investigation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco reporter whose home and office were raided by police (all times local): 4:25 p.m. San Francisco police say they searched the home and office of a freelance reporter as part of an investigation into whether he was part of a criminal conspiracy to ste...
02:39 2019-05-22

Local Mountaineers, Everest Climbers Were Part Of An-32 Search Two local mountaineers helped find the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force An-32 aircraft that was spotted in the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh from a Mi-17 helicopter on Tuesday....
18:39 2019-06-12

As Bahamians search for missing, Tropical Storm approaches The Bahamas, still digging out from the ravages of Hurricane Dorian, is bracing for Tropical Storm Humberto that forecasters expect to become a hurricane.        ...
01:13 2019-09-15

| Morgan has 'no regrets' as England go in search of World Cup glory England captain Eoin Morgan believes the tournament hosts have done everything they possibly could to get themselves ready for a tilt at the World Cup....
23:26 2019-05-21

Amazon's search could push customers toward in-house products Amazon reportedly tweaked its product-search algorithm to favor products that are more profitable to the company. People who worked on the algorithm say the change could give Amazon's own brands a boost, The Wall Street Journal reports. If Amazon is......
22:00 2019-09-16

CBS suspends search for a new CEO, extends acting CEO Ianniello through 2019 Earlier this month, CNBC had reported that CBS had missed its own internal deadline to find a successor for Les Moonves, who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations....
20:00 2019-05-21

Lexington Police Search For Hotel Robbery Suspect LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are searching for a suspect who they say robbed the front desk of a Lexington hotel. It happened around 1 a.m. Thursday at the Springhill Suites on South Broadway. Police say a man walked in, demanded money, and insinuated he had a gun–though a gun was nev...
11:26 2019-05-30

Officials: Search For Missing Kayaker Now Recovery Mission NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The search for a missing Nicholas County kayaker is now a recovery mission. According to officials, 62-year-old James Jolly had been camping near the Licking River since Friday and went missing on Monday. Jolly was originally with friends who were on a different ...
18:39 2019-06-06

Rescuers use explosives to search for trapped cavers in Poland WARSAW, Poland — Dozens of rescuers have been working around the clock in southern Poland to find two missing spelunkers trapped by rising water in a cave, using explosives to widen underground passages to help in the search. The two became trapped Saturday while exploring uncharted parts of the Wie...
10:13 2019-08-20

The Urgent Search for a Cyber Silver Bullet Against Iran As the United States weighs possible cyberattacks against Iran, it is looking for options that would deter Tehran from further strikes but avoid creating more conflict in the region....
11:00 2019-09-23

'You can't break down': Bahamas keeps up search of Dorian-devastated island Rescue workers wearing white hazard suits carried out a grim search for bodies and survivors in the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas on Monday, as relief agencies worked to deliver food and supplies over flooded roads and piles of debris....
19:39 2019-09-09

Google's Tweaking Search Results So You Won't Get Bombarded With The Same Site Ever google something and the results are all from the same site? Google’s aiming to fix that with a Search update that will give users more site diversity. Read more......
20:00 2019-06-07

Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the real world, so long as you have an AR-enabled phon......
00:13 2019-06-02

Baidu is facing an unlikely challenger in China's search market TikTok parent ByteDance recently announced plans to launch a search product to challenge incumbent Baidu, a company which has more than 70% market share in China....
06:52 2019-08-09

Google search just got smarter at finding podcast episodes Over the span of Google Search’s decades-long lifetime, new and convenient features have been constantly implemented to help provide more immediate information and links for popular search types, and now the tech giant is giving that same treatment to podcasts.Announced today on the Google bl...
07:39 2019-08-09

Bears, Nagy search for remedy after 'ridiculous' opener On the optimistic side, Matt Nagy has 10 days to evaluate and implement a fix for an ailing offense after the Chicago Bears put up three points in what the second-year head coach termed a "ridiculous" showing Thursday against the Green Bay Packers....
18:13 2019-09-06

Police Search For Escaped Campbell County Inmate CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are searching for a man who escaped from the Campbell County Detention Center. 57-year-old Jerry Iles escaped May 23. He was serving a 7-year sentence for second-degree burglary from Kenton County. According to the Newport Police Department, Iles’ ...
12:01 2019-05-31

Indian rescuers to search for eight climbers missing in Himalayas An Indian rescue team has been sent to search for eight missing climbers who had been trying to climb the summit of Nanda Devi, the second-highest peak in India, and were probably hit by a large avalanche, two state government officials said....
02:39 2019-06-02

The Latest: Humanitarian search flights grounded by Italy Two humanitarian groups that have been flying search-and-rescue missions for migrants out of the Italian island of Lampedusa say their planes have been grounded by Italy’s civil aviation authority...
17:13 2019-08-27

CBI To Search For Weapon Used To Kill Narendra Dabholkar In Arabian Sea The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday informed the Pune court that it has got a clearance from Maharashtra's environment ministry to conduct a search operation in the depths of the......
22:52 2019-08-09

CBI To Search Arabian Sea For Weapon Used To Kill Narendra Dabholkar The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday informed the Pune court that it has got a clearance from Maharashtra's environment ministry to conduct a search operation in the depths of the......
07:13 2019-08-10

Jets add to GM search with Vikings’ Paton, Seahawks’ Fitterer The Jets continue to reach out to potential general manager candidates as they set up interviews to fill the vacant role. The latest names to surface are Vikings assistant general manager George Paton and Seahawks co-director of player personnel Scott Fitterer. The Jets have requested permission to ...
17:13 2019-05-26

Search warrant requested in Oro Valley homicide case TUCSON – The Oro Valley man accused of killing his wife in February was in court Tuesday morning. Prosecutors filed a motion to obtain a search warrant to investigate 37-year-old Trevor Draegeth’s computer hard drive. Draegeth was arrested for first-degree murder after his wife, 40-year-old Laurie D...
07:13 2019-05-29

The search for two Americans who went missing on a Barbados Jet Ski ride has been called off The search for two Americans who went missing last week after renting a Jet Ski in Barbados was called off by the country's coast guard on Sunday, Roy Morris, press secretary to Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, told CNN....
15:13 2019-07-02

Twitter Spotted Testing Search Bar for Direct Messages on App Twitter is testing a new option for its Direct Message (DM) section that would allow users search for a particular message by a specific person through a dedicated tab....
19:52 2019-08-12

French police search for man who left bomb in Lyon Police hunted on Saturday for a man who left a bomb in a pedestrian shopping street in the central French city of Lyon on Friday that wounded 13 people, including a 10-year-old girl....
21:00 2019-05-25

Police search Renault's HQ as part of Ghosn probe Earlier this year, Renault said it found evidence that it had paid part of Carlos Ghosn's wedding costs and added it would turn the investigation over to prosecutors....
15:52 2019-07-03

Wolfe Co. Search And Rescue Gives Tips For Hiking In The Gorge WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– With a long weekend ahead, the Red River Gorge will see plenty of visitors on the trails and at the campsites. The spike in visitors can also mean a rise in rescues. On Wednesday night, the Wolfe County Search and Rescue team was called out multiple times to help lo...
03:13 2019-05-25

Search continues for missing Grand Canyon hiker GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) – Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park continue to search for a California man reported missing after a hike. National Park Service officials say 66-year-old Peter Francis Schwab of Healdsburg was last seen Friday on a river trip on the Colorado Rive...
01:52 2019-07-01

In search of the perfect pub: what makes a great British boozer? They’re under threat – but they’re fighting back. How famous London pubs are adapting to a changing worldMilky tea, fish and chips, the local pub: these were once the enticing mainstays of British life. They’re all still there, of course, but outside the home we drink far more coffee than tea, and o...
10:26 2019-06-30

Search for survivors of Hurricane Dorian continues in Bahamas Large swaths of Greater Abaco Island were destroyed by Hurricane Dorian, which was the worst disaster in Bahamas historyRescue workers wearing white hazard suits continued their grim search for bodies and survivors in the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas on Monday, as relief agencies worked to deliver food...
18:26 2019-09-09

Google search results will show where song lyrics come from Google isn't sitting idly by while Genius accuses it of copying lyrics. As part of a larger defense of its lyrics search practices, the company has mentioned that it will "soon" attribute the third party providing song lyrics. This should "make it......
02:26 2019-06-19

US Coast Guard search for missing from cargo ship The US Coast Guard says searchers are scouring waters off Georgia for four missing crew members of a cargo ship that overturned near a port during a fire onboard the vessel. It said Sunday that 20 people were safely plucked from the vessel. (Sept. 9)        ...
12:00 2019-09-09

Kentucky mom who helped search for missing persons has vanished A Kentucky mom who volunteered with an organization dedicated to searching for missing persons has herself vanished, police said. Andrea Michelle Knabel, 37, was last seen on foot near Audobon Park after leaving a relative’s home around 1 a.m. on Aug. 13, according to the Louisville Metro Poli...
18:52 2019-08-27

Amazon to promote helplines for customers who search about suicide The suicide helpline information will be added to detail pages of certain products, informing customers that free and confidential support is available through organizations such as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline....
01:26 2019-08-30

Cruise line says search for passenger in Mediterranean ended MADRID (AP) — A cruise operator says a passenger went overboard during a voyage in the Mediterranean Sea and a search for the missing Korean woman has been called off without her being found. Norwegian Cruise Line tweeted a photographed statement Sunday that said the woman went into the sea Saturday...
17:26 2019-06-09

In this always-on era, I sometimes like to go missing. Please don’t call a search party | Grace Dent Yes, life after iPhones is marvellous, but in the 90s I ran wild across London, up to all kinds of no good, staying out for days, keeping my own counsel entirelySome say Fleishman Is In Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner is the book of Summer 2019. But I feel it could be one of the books of my entire ...
10:52 2019-09-07

Apartments evacuated as authorities search for escaped cobra Authorities in a German city said they evacuated about 30 residents from an apartment block after a venomous cobra escaped from a home and was spotted slithering in a hallway....
01:52 2019-08-30

Yelp adds personalized search results to its iPhone app For good or ill, it's common for internet services to track what you do and offer "personalized" suggestions. But Yelp, that stalwart of internet reviews, is for the first time letting its users build a profile of their tastes which will be used to m......
15:39 2019-08-27

Rescuers search for survivors after Oklahoma tornado kills at least two Rescue workers on Sunday searched for survivors in the rubble left by a tornado that devastated parts of a small community near Oklahoma City, leaving two dead, more than two dozen injured and hundreds homeless, officials said....
19:52 2019-05-26

Bad Weather Conditions Halt Search Ops For Missing AN-32 Plane Airborne search operations to locate the missing AN-32 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force could not be carried out today due to bad weather conditions....
20:00 2019-06-09

'Plane crash' that led to police search now thought to be meteor Glowing object flying through the air led to land and air search in south-west EnglandA fireball in the sky that led to a land and air search being launched in south-west England amid fears of a light aircraft crash is now thought to have been a meteor.Members of the public called emergency services...
22:00 2019-09-08

EU's Vestager: checking to see if Google favors own job search tool EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favors its fast-growing tool for searching job listings, Europe's antitrust chief said on Tuesday....
13:39 2019-08-27

Scientists may have found one of the oldest Christian churches in the world Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world by using muon radiography to scan a mysterious subterranean building located in the ancient Russian city of Derbent on the Caspian Sea....
18:00 2019-07-11

Identify Bugs While You Help Scientists Learn About Water Quality Some insects will only live in the freshest, cleanest water. Others are happy in any dirty old bog. Scientists can use the bugs in a water source as an indicator of water quality, and in a variety of citizen science projects, you can too....
18:39 2019-06-20

Scientists believe they have solved the mystery of Peru’s Nazca Lines The mystery of Peru’s Nazca Lines may have been solved by experts who think the drawings actually depict exotic birds to please the gods during ‘rain dances’. The huge carvings in the Andean desert were carved by an ancient Peruvian civilization 2,000 years ago and have baffled sci...
03:52 2019-06-21

Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world by using muon radiography to scan a mysterious subterranean building located in the ancient Russian city of Derbent....
01:52 2019-07-12

Scientists Track Arctic Fox That Walked 4,000 Km From Norway To Canada Just 21 days after leaving the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, an arctic fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, she made it to Canada. She averaged nearly 30 miles a day - some......
06:52 2019-07-03

Jupiter's Volcanic Moon Io Continues to Surprise Scientists Scientists have published five years of observations of Jupiter’s volcanic moon Io, revealing just how strange the world is. They even describe one volcano that might be influenced by the moon’s orbit. Read more......
23:00 2019-07-22

San Francisco to be as hot as Portugal and NYC like Virginia Beach by 2050, scientists say By 2050, London's climate could be more akin to Barcelona today, while Madrid's will be closer to modern-day Marrakech, according to a new study....
16:52 2019-07-11

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone from Israel that was repor...
16:13 2019-07-11

Scientists can predict medical conditions off your Facebook posts In a world of digital addicts, oversharing on social media is often seen as a character flaw — but a new study reveals it might actually be good for your health. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University analyzed the Facebook statuses of 999 participants whose posts were more than 50...
21:13 2019-06-18

Scientists split as genetics lab scales down animal tests Mice, rats and zebrafish will no longer be bred for medical research at one of the world’s leading genetics institutesA row has broken out among scientists over the decision by one of the world’s leading genetics laboratories – the Sanger Institute in Cambridgeshire – to close its animal breeding fa...
12:13 2019-06-09

Scientists predicting record dead zone in Chesapeake Bay COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Some ecologists at the University of Maryland are worried that a large spot of low oxygen in the Chesapeake Bay could harm the state’s seafood industry. News outlets report environmental scientists from Maryland and University of Michigan say they’re predicting a...
23:13 2019-06-21

This Compact System Lets Scientists See Biological Molecules in a Whole New Way Researchers have combined laser techniques and an ingenious detection scheme in order to create a powerful new molecule-imaging system—a quicker, easier way to determine the identity of microscopic molecules. Basically, it’s an advanced yet surprisingly simple microscope.Read more......
06:13 2019-06-08

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
20:39 2019-07-04

Extinct volcano could wake up and erupt at any moment: scientists  A volcano in eastern Russia, previously classified as extinct could be waking up, leading scientists to suggest a deadly eruption could occur at any time....
06:26 2019-06-09

Scientists Find Dozens of Lakes Buried Far Below Greenland's Ice For decades, scientists working in Antarctica have been documenting subglacial lakes, bodies of water buried miles beneath the ice. They’ve spotted more than 400 of them, and even drilled into a few and found evidence for both living and long-dead lifeforms. But despite their ubiquity at the bottom ...
13:13 2019-06-29

Social media is revolutionizing how scientists interact with the public The field of science communication -- the practice of informing and educating people about science-related topics -- arose just after the start of the Enlightenment when Francesco Algarotti published his first edition of Newtonianism for the Ladies i......
01:13 2019-07-04

Scientists unveil 3D microscope that visualizes cells without damaging them There's a problem in cell biology research: to study what happens inside a cell, it has to be destroyed. When scientists use a traditional microscope to observe a cell, they use stains -- chemicals that color parts of the cell to make them visible. H......
13:00 2019-07-16

Scientists unveil image of quantum entanglement for the first time ever For the first time ever, physicists have captured an image of quantum entanglement. In a paper published in the journal of Scientific Advances, scientists from the University of Glasglow shared the first known image of a Bell entanglement. The photo......
01:26 2019-07-13

Scientists discover gorgeous new fish species, name it after Wakanda Discovering an entirely new animal species has to be rather exciting for scientists. Not only will you go down in history as the person (or persons) that found a creature nobody even knew about, you also — in most cases — get to pick its new name. Some scientists choose names for species...
01:39 2019-07-15

Scientists work out way to make Mars surface fit for farming Aerogel sheet mimics Earth’s greenhouse effect and could help to create fertile oasesFor future astronauts bound for Mars it will surely rank as a positive: when they sit down to dinner on the barren red planet, they should at least have plenty of greens.The harsh environment on Mars has always made...
17:26 2019-07-15

Scientists discover new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes During the two experiments, the number of female mosquitoes responsible for disease spread plummeted by 83 percent to 94 percent on two small islands plagued by dengue fever....
00:00 2019-07-19

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes forming in ice sheets. The research, which was published this month in Nature, attempted to explain the development of a huge gap in the ice in Antarcti...
04:13 2019-06-12

Mysterious holes in Antarctica's sea ice solved by scientists A University of Washington-led team of scientists used robots and seals to help them understand why mysterious holes form in Antarctic sea ice, according to a study published in the journal Nature.       ...
11:00 2019-06-12

New syllabuzz: scientists taught bees to understand numbers Most children learn that written numbers represent quantities in pre-school or junior primary school. Now our new study shows that honeybees too can learn to match symbols and numerosities, much like we humans do with Arabic and Roman numerals. Human language and mathematics Language is the ability ...
13:00 2019-06-22

Scientists discover new species of dinosaur related to the Velociraptor Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million years ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristic....
21:39 2019-07-09

Scientists capture 4D atomic movement in breakthrough experiment Long-held theories about how materials melt, freeze and evaporate may need to be tweaked thanks to some breakthrough research. A UCLA-led team of scientists have captured the 4D movement of atoms through time and 3D space as they changed states, repo......
13:00 2019-07-01

Scientists discover fungus that’s turning cicadas into sex addicts A fungus which turns bugs into sex-crazed zombies has been discovered by scientists. Once cicada insects are infected with the Massospora cicadina virus, they will mate until their genitals fall off and they turn into “flying salt shakers of death.” This research was published in the jou...
18:39 2019-06-27

Scientists to be trapped in ice for year-long Arctic mission Scientists from 17 nations, including the United States, Russia and China, are preparing for a year-long mission to the central Arctic to study the impact climate change is having on the planet’s frigid far north...
22:52 2019-07-03

Carnivorous plants have a taste for salamanders, scientists find The northern pitcher plants, also known as turtle socks, devour juvenile spotted salamandersBiologists have discovered evidence that carnivorous plants in Canada feast on young salamanders, in what is believed to be the first instance of vertebrate consumption by plants in North America.In study pub...
23:13 2019-06-12

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
01:39 2019-07-10

Scientists build incredibly accurate universe simulation — but don’t know how they did it “It’s like teaching image recognition software with lots of pictures of cats and dogs, but then it’s able to recognize elephants,” Shirley Ho, co-author of the study, said....
23:13 2019-06-28

Scientists discovered a new shark species that glows in the dark Once you get down deep enough in Earth’s oceans, sunlight is hard to come by. But rather than stumble around in the dark in search of food, creatures that live at extreme depths have found ways to make their own light. It’s called bioluminescence and it’s what gives fireflies their...
19:00 2019-07-23

Scientists behind first image of black hole awarded $3m prize Hundreds of researchers share Breakthrough prize in fundamental physicsAn international collaboration that captured the first image of a black hole, a cosmic plughole from which nothing that enters can ever escape, has won the most lucrative prize in physics.Hundreds of researchers on the Event Hori...
18:13 2019-09-05

Scientists stunned after spotting record-shattering supernova Scientists have a pretty good handle on the life cycle of various stars. They know the types of stars that are likely to die in fiery supernova blasts, and they know that not all supernova are created equal. Still, space has many untold secrets, and a new study published in The Astrophysical Journal...
11:00 2019-08-17

App allows citizen scientists to track monarch butterfly migration If you've ever pulled out your phone to take a picture of a butterfly, researchers want your help. A team from the University of Maine is using an app that lets citizens scientists along the East Coast take photos of monarch butterfly migration sites......
05:00 2019-08-17

Scientists finding new ways to fight plastic waste National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientist Gregg Beckham is an avid scuba diver. So he’s seen the problem of plastics in the world’s oceans firsthand. “I’ve been going to some places fairly frequently for the last 15 or so years,” he said, “and the prev...
15:52 2019-08-16

Scientists Say They've Found a New Organ in Skin That Processes Pain It’s not common that researchers discover what could be an entirely new part of the human body. But a team in Sweden claims to have uncovered an intricate network of cells underneath skin that helps process certain kinds of pain. The find could broaden our conceptions of how we feel pain, as well as...
13:26 2019-08-16

Scientists fertilize eggs from last northern white rhinos Scientists have successfully fertilized eggs taken from two female northern white rhinos, a year after the last remaining male died. The procedure has raised hopes about saving the highly endangered animals....
19:52 2019-08-26

US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales About 70 creatures found washed up on coast of North America but federal agency believes it is a small fraction of total fatalitiesUS government scientists have launched an investigation what has caused the deaths of an unusually high number of gray whales found washed up on the west coast of North ...
05:00 2019-06-01

Why scientists believe Godzilla’s fictional growth is cause for real concern A pair of scientists from prestigious Dartmouth University recently published research postulating why Godzilla has more than doubled in size since 1954. If you guessed a gym membership and a high-protein diet: you’re wrong. The King of the Monsters’ incredible evolution in fiction is, arguably, due...
05:00 2019-06-01

Hurricanes may pack more of a punch due to climate change, scientists say Climate scientists fear man-made global warming will spawn stronger hurricanes, packing heavier rainfall, higher storm surge and greater winds.        ...
07:39 2019-06-01

Scientists spar over cancer study in Ontario towns The lead author of the study argues his research paper addressed the criticisms raised by a Lambton County health official along with other factors that needed further research....
16:26 2019-06-01

Scientists spotted a bizarre X-ray blast in a distant galaxy Thanks to ever-advancing observational technology, astronomers can now spot distant galaxies in greater detail than ever before. For scientists, being able to study these distant locations in space is exciting, but when they spot something unexpected, their incredible distance from Earth means comin...
18:00 2019-09-09

This monster penguin was as big as humans. And it once swam the oceans, scientists say Scientists in New Zealand found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans.        ...
20:39 2019-08-14

'Punch in the gut' as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution now poses to marine life in even the remotest waters on the planet....
20:13 2019-08-14

Scientists Are Attempting To Open A Portal To A Parallel Universe The idea of parallel universes has captivated the imagination of scientists, novelists and screenwriters for decades. Now, researchers in Oak Ridge National Laboratory in eastern Tennessee are trying......
19:00 2019-08-13

Scientists Think They Know How Pluto's Hidden Ocean Stays Liquid Recent results suggest that Pluto has a liquid water ocean buried beneath its icy shell. But how could such a thing be possible at the frigid outer edges of the solar system? Scientists from Japan and the United States might have an answer.Read more......
18:26 2019-05-21

5 Russian nuclear scientists buried after rocket explosion The five engineers were killed in an explosion while they were testing "a nuclear isotope power source" for a rocket. They have been hailed as "national heroes" and will be posthumously awarded with top medals....
04:26 2019-08-13

3Q: Scientists shave estimate of neutrino’s mass in half An international team of scientists, including researchers at MIT, has come closer to pinning down the mass of the elusive neutrino. These ghost-like particles permeate the universe and yet are thought to be nearly massless, streaming by the millions through our bodies while leaving barely any physi...
09:39 2019-09-17

Scientists invent robotic biker shorts that help you walk and run A team of researchers recently developed a robotic exosuit that makes it easier to walk or run long distances. It could imbue average people with superhuman walking abilities, aid the disabled, and help soldiers on long marches. And this is just the beginning. The research was conducted by scientist...
11:52 2019-08-17

Scientists Recreate Inuit Knife Out of Their Own Frozen Poop Recent hands-on experiments determined human feces cannot be made into frozen knives to dismember dogs. ...
08:13 2019-09-16

Scientists discover trove of ‘super-deep’ diamonds Scientists have found a trove of “super-deep” diamonds from hundreds of miles below the Earth’s surface. The diamonds were found in the Juina area of Brazil and likely came from a depth of 255 miles to 410 miles, according to an international team of researchers. A volcanic eruption brou...
10:13 2019-08-20

Scientists Witness the Birth of a Submarine Volcano for the First Time Back on November 11, 2018, a planetwide rumble emanated from somewhere between eastern Africa and Madagascar. This strange signal, thought by scientists at the time to be related to a colossal but hard-to-identify magmatic process, was pinpointed to have come from 30 miles east of the island of Mayo...
22:26 2019-05-24

Scientists isolate drought-resistant gene in barley Research led by Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, will help crops resist global heatingThe discovery of a gene in barley responsible for drought resistance will help future-proof crops against some of the effects of climate change, scientists believe.Researchers spent nearly five years isolating th...
01:26 2019-09-02

How galaxies help scientists weigh ‘ghost particles’ — and why you should care Even when you close your eyes at night, 100 billion neutrinos produced in the sun will pass through them – traveling close to the speed of light, but never hitting anything. Neutrinos are extremely elusive and only weakly interact with matter around them: nature’s true ghosts. Until very recently, t...
16:39 2019-09-01

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading food for sex. A study, published on Thursday in Current Biology, analyzed three bat colonies in captivity for a year, studying their food-scrounging habi...
00:52 2019-05-24

Scientists unveil 'complete' skull of key human ancestor A renowned Ethiopian paleoanthropologist has called the finding a "game changer." Scientists believe the finding could close the gap between the oldest human ancestors and the species famously represented by Lucy....
12:00 2019-08-29

Scientists zoom in on bug behind Strep throat and scarlet fever Scientists studying a bacterium that causes scarlet fever, severe sore throat and a form of heart disease say they are closer to developing a vaccine that could one day prevent hundred of thousands of infections a year....
22:39 2019-05-27

Scientists Fertilize Eggs From the Last Two Northern White Rhinos A mother and daughter are the only two northern white rhinoceroses left in the world. Their eggs were fertilized using sperm from males who have died....
13:39 2019-08-28

Eggs from last northern white rhinos fertilized, scientists say Seven eggs from the world's last two remaining northern white rhinos have been successfully fertilized artificially, reviving hopes of saving the endangered animals, scientists said on Monday....
00:00 2019-08-27

Scientists uncover new evidence of the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs Drilling into the seafloor off Mexico, scientists have extracted a unique geologic record of the single worst day in the history of life on Earth, when a city-sized asteroid smashed into the planet 65 million years ago, wiping out the dinosaurs and three-quarters of all other life....
11:52 2019-09-10

Scientists discover water on planet outside solar system Astronomers have detected water vapor in the atmosphere of the exoplanet K2-18b. They say it is the first planet beyond earth that has the potential to support life....
21:39 2019-09-11

Black hole at centre of our galaxy is getting hungrier, say scientists Scientists say Milky Way’s Sagittarius A* has been more active in recent months Unseeable, but inescapable: black holes already rank among the more sinister phenomena out in the cosmos. So it may come as disconcerting news that the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way appears to be...
16:52 2019-09-13

Americans' love of hiking has driven elk to the brink, scientists say Trail use near Vail, Colorado, has more than doubled since 2009. It’s had a devastating impact on a herd of elkBiologists used to count over 1,000 head of elk from the air near Vail, Colorado. The majestic brown animals, a symbol of the American west, dotted hundreds of square miles of slopes and va...
13:00 2019-08-25

Scientists bioprint living tissue in a matter of seconds Bioprinting holds great potential for repairing injuries, testing drugs or replacing whole organs, but it's currently limited in complexity, viability and speed -- you can't just create tissue on a whim. Soon, though, it might be a matter of craftin......
01:26 2019-08-25

Baseball's home run surge spurs scientists to look for answers This season has seen a surge in home runs, sparking complaints from a number of pitchers that the baseballs are juiced, an allegation that Major League Baseball denies. Scientists, however, are searching for the reasons behind the home run onslaught....
21:26 2019-08-21

Black hole at centre of galaxy is getting hungrier, say scientists Scientists say Milky Way’s Sagittarius A* has been more active in recent months Unseeable and inescapable, black holes already rank among the more sinister phenomena out in the cosmos. So it may come as disconcerting news that the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way appears to be ...
17:39 2019-09-13

Scientists in Hungary accuse government of research takeover BUDAPEST — Hungary’s oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take “total political control” of vital research through plans to set up a new state body to oversee funding and work. The government is drafting legislation to strip the Hungarian Aca...
22:13 2019-05-29

Scientists create gut gel 'band-aid' made from the body's own bacteria If you get a cut on your skin, you stick a band-aid on it. But what if you get a wound in your gut? When doctors treat injuries to the intestines, they can't use patches or bandages because these materials don't stick to the slippery intestinal walls......
02:00 2019-08-13

More than 200 reindeer found dead of starvation in the Arctic, scientists say The cause of the reindeer deaths, according to the Norwegian Polar Institute, was starvation induced by altered conditions in the Arctic.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

Scientists claim key advance in battle against citrus greening Scientists have discovered how to grow the bacteria that causes citrus greening disease, which has blighted orange trees in Florida and Texas and threatens commercial groves in California....
11:13 2019-09-19

UN climate summit: Scientists’ messages to world leaders Greta Thunberg has urged US congress to "listen to the scientists". Here's what climate scientists have to say ahead of next week's UN climate summit...
16:00 2019-09-19

Vodka From Chernobyl Is Perfectly Safe, Say the Scientists Who Made It Branded “Atomik” and certified free of excess radioactivity, the artisanal spirit is part of a plan to help revive agriculture and aid residents around the nuclear disaster site....
14:00 2019-08-09

Ancient Mayan city burned in 'act of total war,' scientists say The ancient Maya were involved in extremely violent warfare long before previously thought, according to new evidence that suggests a prosperous city was attacked and burned down at its peak....
05:26 2019-08-06

Scientists reconstruct skeleton of elusive, pre-historic human Researchers in Israel say they have reconstructed the skeleton of a pre-historic human from a long-extinct and elusive species using DNA found in the pinky bone of a 13-year-old girl who died 70,000......
18:00 2019-09-19

Scientists solve the mystery of the dragon with transparent teeth Dwelling in the dark ocean depths, the dragonfish is a frightful marvel that would fit nicely into any horror movie, boasting exotic adaptations such as virtually transparent fangs that help it thrive in this extreme environment....
19:26 2019-06-05

Scientists reveal secrets of dragonfish's 'invisible' fangs Deep-sea creature’s teeth are made of similar material to ours, but heavily adapted for stealthThe dragonfish, a dweller of the dark ocean depths, would slot nicely into any horror movie, with virtually transparent fangs and bioluminescent barbel that help it thrive in its extreme environment.The na...
20:13 2019-06-05

New poll finds the US generally trusts scientists, with some exceptions Enlarge (credit: Ecole Polytechnique / Flickr) Yesterday, the Pew Research Center released an analysis of polling results on Americans' views of science. In general, the poll was good news for the research community, showing a gradual-but-steady rise in the public's view of scientists. But there w...
23:00 2019-08-04

First human-monkey chimera raises concern among scientists Researchers reprogrammed human cells before injecting them in the monkey embryoEfforts to create human-animal chimeras have rebooted an ethical debate after reports emerged that scientists have produced monkey embryos containing human cells.A chimera is an organism whose cells come from two or more ...
09:52 2019-08-03

Most Americans Do Trust Scientists, Heartening Survey Finds Good news, science folk: Most of America thinks you’re pretty okay and worth listening to. According to a new report out Friday by the Pew Research Center, a majority of Americans trust scientists, and to a greater degree than any other public-facing profession. What’s more, the country’s confidence...
23:00 2019-08-02

Scientists invent foam that can stop a bullet as well as steel can When designing armor capable of stopping a bullet, the two most important factors are weight and resistance to penetration, and they’re often at odds with one another. A thick steel plate can stop many projectiles but at some point the weight becomes impractical for most applications. Now, new...
03:52 2019-06-06

Climate scientists prepare for largest ever Arctic expedition Hundreds of researchers will spend year on ship improving understanding of sea iceResearchers from more than a dozen countries are preparing to launch the biggest and most complex expedition ever attempted in the central Arctic – a year-long journey through the ice they hope will improve the scienti...
12:39 2019-09-20

Scientists pretended to be addicted to heroin to figure out why so many addicts die The United States is in the midst of a growing opioid crisis, and some cities are experiencing it worse than others. Understanding what addicts go through can be difficult for medical professionals and scientists, so when researchers wanted to better grasp the plight of heroin addicts seeking treatm...
06:26 2019-06-06

Seeking new physics, scientists borrow from social networks When two protons collide, they release pyrotechnic jets of particles, the details of which can tell scientists something about the nature of physics and the fundamental forces that govern the universe. Enormous particle accelerators such as the Large Hadron Collider can generate billions of such ...
17:52 2019-07-31

Wikipedia bios for women scientists are more likely to be flagged for removal It comes as no surprise that women are grossly underrepresented in fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Although the stats are disheartening, it doesn’t reflect women‘s ability, instead it acts as a stern reminder on the realities of the society we live in. This realit...
18:52 2019-07-31

Scientists Found a Seriously Giant Parrot Fossil in New Zealand Scientists have uncovered evidence of an enormous parrot in New Zealand (of course). This Polly doesn’t want a cracker. This Polly wants a whole damn loaf of bread.Read more......
03:26 2019-08-07

Staring at seagulls will stop them stealing your food, scientists say Researchers put a bag of fries on the ground to see how long before the birds swooped -- and the herring seagulls took 21 seconds longer to pounce with people watching than when they weren’t....
21:13 2019-08-07

Greta Thunberg to French MPs: you can ignore children, not scientists Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday it was ok for some members of the French parliament to ignore her and other children's warnings about global warming but she implored them to listen to scientists....
21:13 2019-07-23

Scientists think light and noise from Earth could attract aliens Since the first use of electric lamps in the 19th century, society hasn’t looked back. Homes and streets are lit at all hours so that people can go about their business when they’d once have been asleep. Besides the obvious benefits to societies and the economy, there’s growing awareness of the nega...
11:52 2019-08-10

Scientists prepare to drill for million-year-old ice in Antarctica Researchers hope to use bubbles trapped in ice to help predict effect of CO2 on the Earth’s climateMillion-year-old ice buried deep in Antarctica could hold crucial information about the planet’s past and help climate predictions.And scientists with the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) are a step...
10:39 2019-09-23

UK To Relax Immigration Rules For Scientists, Says Boris Johnson Britain will relax its immigration rules to attract more top scientists after Brexit by seeking to fast-track visas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday....
20:39 2019-08-08

It's raining multicolored plastic in the Rocky Mountains, according to scientists Wikimedia Commons Microplastics are found in even the most remote parts of our planet. According to new research from the US Geological Survey, plastic particles are currently being found in the Rocky Mountains. Plastic shards, beads, and fibers were identified in more than 90% of rainwater samples...
20:39 2019-08-14

Self-repairing robots that sense and fix damage developed by scientists The much heralded robot apocalypse -- which may be many years, or decades, away -- is predicated on the notion that robots will eventually be able to handle tasks that require a deft, softer touch....
06:26 2019-08-09

Scientists say they're closer to possible blood test for chronic fatigue Scientists in the United States say they have taken a step toward developing a possible diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition characterized by exhaustion and other debilitating symptoms....
15:39 2019-05-21

Scientists produce 'Atomik' vodka from Chernobyl grain Alcohol is free of radioactivity and could help economic recovery in region What do you call vodka produced from grain grown in the exclusion zone around Chernobyl, scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster 33 years ago?Atomik, of course. Continue reading......
17:26 2019-08-08

Selfies could be used to check your blood pressure, scientists discover Selfies could have a vital health purpose beyond simply boosting your self-confidence or showing off your post-workout gains. In a new study, researchers at the University of Toronto figured out a way to accurately measure blood pressure with your cellphone’s camera by developing a technology ...
17:00 2019-08-08

Scientists say genetically modified babies will have shorter lives In late 2018 a Chinese scientist name He Jiankui performed work that has gained him not only the criticism of his peers but also backlash from his home country’s government. He took the extraordinary step of performing genetic modification on human embryos with the intention of having them car...
19:26 2019-06-04

Scientists came up with a reasonable plan to build an elevator to the Moon It’s not quite a “Stairway to Heaven,” but scientists have come up with what appears to be a perfectly feasible plan to build an elevator to the Moon. Or, more accurately, a Spaceline from the Moon to the Earth. In a paper published in late August, astrophysicists Zephyr Penoyre and Emily Sandson of...
08:26 2019-09-19

Google thwarts shareholder challenge to its China search plans If investors and employees were hoping to prompt cultural change at Alphabet during the company's shareholder meeting, they were likely disappointed. Voters at the meeting rejected all shareholder proposals, including a resolution that would have re......
23:26 2019-06-19

School officials deny strip search accusations in lawsuit BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Court documents in a federal civil rights case say an upstate New York school district and its employees categorically deny allegations that four 12-year-old girls were illegally strip searched by a school nurse. Lawyers for the Binghamton City School District say the four st...
22:39 2019-06-28

Syte raises $21.5 million to power visual search for ecommerce Syte has raised $21.5 million for visual search tools that help any ecommerce company enhance their apps by letting customers search for goods using images.Read More...
20:26 2019-09-09

After Hurricane Dorian, families turn to technology in search for the missing As Hurricane Dorian left thousands missing in the Bahamas, South Carolina resident Daniel Huggins worried frantically about his mother on Green Turtle Cay and, with no word from U.S. or Bahamas authorities, turned to Facebook for news....
23:26 2019-09-06

Search For Eighth Climber On Nanda Devi Mountain Abandoned Authorities said Saturday they have abandoned the search for an eighth climber presumed killed in a deadly avalanche that struck near India's second-highest Himalayan peak last month....
00:52 2019-06-30

Police release video, search for brawlers at kids' game Colorado authorities say they are investigating a fist fight between adults over a teenage umpire's calls during a youth baseball game involving 7-year-olds....
21:13 2019-06-19

Police launched a search for a plane crash. It turned out to be a meteor Police in England's South West were called early Sunday about a possible collision between two planes. They launched immediate land and air searches....
17:39 2019-09-09

Google will highlight important parts of videos in search results Web searches can easily help you find videos, but that's not much good if you're looking for a specific segment. Do you really want to spend minutes scrubbing to find a relevant section? You might not have to. Google search can now highlight speci......
21:13 2019-09-17

Steam’s latest experiment tests beefier search features Steam search is getting some notable improvements, like infinite scroll, to help people more easily discover hidden games that they may enjoy.Read More...
07:13 2019-09-07

Search called off for New Jersey couple missing in Barbados after renting jet ski Authorities called off the search for a New Jersey couple that went missing in Barbados last week, but family members are still holding onto hope.       ...
17:13 2019-07-02

B.C. firefighters head to Bahamas to help with Hurricane Dorian search efforts Retired firefighter Mark Pullen says he and 13 other firefighting members are planning to travel to Nassau Saturday night to help with the search efforts....
03:39 2019-09-08

Mother arrested amid dayslong search for Virginia toddler HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia have arrested the mother of a missing 2-year-old boy who authorities now believe is dead. Hampton Police Chief Terry Sult told news outlets at a Friday night conference that specific charges against 34-year-old Julia L. Tomlin are pending, and the search for No...
13:01 2019-06-29

Cops search for 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez, last seen at NJ playground New Jersey detectives searched Tuesday for a 5-year-old girl who disappeared from a playground a day earlier while playing with her brother — despite erroneous reports that she had been found. The girl, Dulce Maria Alavez, was last seen Monday in the area of City Park in Bridgeton, where her m...
23:13 2019-09-17

Apple revises algorithm that let it dominate App Store search results Multiple Apple apps, sometimes including irrelevant ones, flooded search results in the App Store for months until an algorithm was changed.Read More...
20:26 2019-09-09

43 Dead, Search For More Bodies Continue In Hurricane-Ravaged Bahamas Rescue workers wearing white hazard suits continued their grim search for bodies and survivors in the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas on Monday, as relief agencies worked to deliver food and supplies over......
00:26 2019-09-10

Two Dutch nationals in search of Area 51 sentenced to jail for trespassing The Dutch nationals in search of Area 51 pleaded guilty to trespassing on the nearby national security site. They are expected to leave jail this week.        ...
13:52 2019-09-18

Australian hiker had to ‘carry’ snapped leg while crawling for 2 days in search of help An Australian hiker described Wednesday how he had to “carry” his leg as he crawled for two days to get help after it “clean snapped in half” as he fell down a waterfall. Neil Parker, 54, told reporters from his hospital bed that he smashed into rocks after falling 20-feet in...
20:13 2019-09-18

Country diary: foragers search out the fruits of a fortuitous mistake Cragbank, Scottish Borders: Cherry plum hedges were planted instead of blackthorn, but there are no regrets here A genius, insists Stephen Dedalus in Ulysses, doesn’t make mistakes – his errors are the “portals of discovery”. Here at Cragbank Wood nature reserve, on the southern fringes of the Scott...
05:00 2019-09-17

Amazon Changed Search Algorithm in Ways That Boost Its Own Products The e-commerce giant overcame internal dissent from engineers and lawyers, people familiar with the move say. The previously undisclosed change, which could help other products, too, risks further antitrust scrutiny....
23:52 2019-09-16

Missing Florida mom found dead as search continues for kids A Florida mom of four has been discovered dead in Georgia after vanishing six weeks ago with her children, who remain missing, authorities said. Casei Jones, 32, was found dead in Brantley County, Georgia, on Monday — leading authorities to issue a warrant for her husband’s arrest, accor...
21:00 2019-09-16

Amed Rosario could land in center as Mets search for versatility CHICAGO — Amed Rosario is willing to give another position a try. As the Mets search for further outfield versatility, Rosario recently told Mickey Callaway he is open to helping out in center field if needed, after the manager had broached the subject. The Mets have Juan Lagares and Carlos Go...
23:26 2019-06-23

New technology helps search teams find people in wilderness HONOLULU (AP) — The dramatic rescue of a hiker lost for more than two weeks in a remote Hawaii forest is showing how emerging technology is helping search teams more efficiently scour the wilderness for missing people. Hundreds of volunteers used a GPS-enabled trail hiking app on their cellphones to...
08:00 2019-06-24

A Missouri man's secret search for his wife's lost wedding ring  Drew Huskey and his wife Qian “Emily” Yang of Missouri were on vacation in Canada when her wedding ring flew off and landed in about two feet of snow. She thought she would never see the ring again, but her husband was secretly on a mission to find it and bring it back to his wife....
06:39 2019-06-20

New tech helping search teams find people in the wilderness HONOLULU — Yesenia D’Alessandro loaded a GPS tracking app on her cellphone and trudged into a remote Hawaii forest, joining more than 100 other volunteers looking for a missing hiker. She climbed through muddy ravines, crossed streams and faced steep drop-offs in the thick tangle of trees and ferns ...
19:00 2019-06-27

Reward upped to $35K in search for missing 5-year-old Dulce Alavez NBC — The reward for information about the disappearance of Dulce Alavez was increased to $35,000 as the search for the missing 5-year-old girl entered its sixth day. The New Jersey State Police Benevolent Association said in a tweet late Friday that it was raising the award to $30,000 in hope...
23:39 2019-09-21

An Ambitious Search for Aliens Came Up Short—so Astrobiologists Are Thinking Bigger The Breakthrough Listen project has completed a sweeping search of over 1,700 nearby stars for signs of alien technology. Sadly, no evidence of extraterrestrials was found, but the $100 million project took a major leap forward in terms of its ability to continue the search.Read more......
00:52 2019-06-20

Apple alters search algorithms to deliver fewer of its own apps: NYT Apple Inc, following antitrust scrutiny in Europe and the United States, has altered the search algorithm for its App Store so that the company's own apps do not dominate the top positions, the New York Times reported on Monday....
06:00 2019-09-10

NASA’s search for signs of life on Mars yields another shock It was just a couple of days ago that NASA announced something pretty exciting about Mars. Its Curiosity rover had detected shockingly high levels of methane, suggesting an unseen geological or even biological process was at work on the planet. Signs of past or present life? Perhaps, but a follow-up...
20:52 2019-06-27

Beta-Test the Google App to Share Search Results More Easily Android: How do you normally share search results from Google with your friends? I confess, I’ve never copied-and-pasted the gigantic URL for the results page to anyone else; I usually just use the deliciously passive-aggressive “lmgtfy.com” to help them out. Maybe I’m a jerk....
21:39 2019-06-21

Timmermans faces Eastern resistance for top EU job; search for ECB head postponed Dutch socialist Frans Timmermans has emerged as the favorite to be named the EU's next chief executive, diplomats and officials said on Sunday ahead of a summit in Brussels, but faces resistance from eastern European countries....
18:52 2019-06-30

Apple Dominates App Store Search Results, Thwarting Competitors Searches for ‘music,’ ‘audiobooks’ and other categories rank company apps first, a process some developers find unfair; Apple says algorithm doesn’t give own products an advantage...
18:00 2019-07-23

Jennifer Dulos search has cost Connecticut police $600K The investigation into missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos has cost the state police nearly $600,000 in overtime, according to a report. Every state police troop except one, three major crimes squads and at least six specialized units have been involved in the search for the mother of five from N...
01:00 2019-08-09

Zappos lead data scientist on the challenges of using semantic search At Transform 2019 in San Francisco, Zappos lead data scientist Ameen Kazerouni talked about how his team successfully implemented semantic search.Read More...
08:26 2019-07-18

Search for escaped inmate Curtis Watson narrowed in Tennessee Law enforcement officials were searching for Curtis Watson in a wooded area Saturday night, not far from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary.        ...
09:52 2019-08-11

Google declutters its news tab on desktop search pages with a fresh look The News tabon Google’s search results pages is a pretty big deal when you’re trying to keep up with the world: for many people, it’s their quickest way to find news stories on topics they’re interested in. The search giant is now revamping this section on desktop – where it looks cluttered and hard...
06:00 2019-07-12

UK PM backs 'stop-and-search' power, says will create 10,000 more spaces in prisons British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given support to the police's "stop-and-search powers" and also pledged to create "another 10,000 spaces" in UK prisons....
11:26 2019-08-11

The Search for Meat Substitutes Leads to Watermelon---and Diner Dissent The red-fleshed fruit is a hot ingredient for chefs tinkering with plant-based ingredients, but opinions are mixed on cooking the stuff. ‘Pretty dandy’; ‘Grosses me out.’...
03:13 2019-08-13

| WATCH | Body found in search for missing teenager in Malaysia A body has been found in the hunt for a Franco-Irish teen in Malaysia and it is likely the missing girl, a charity said, 10 days after she disappeared from a rainforest resort....
12:52 2019-08-13

Crews search Chicago lagoon after possible alligator sighting reported CHICAGO (WMAQ) – Crews were seen searching a Chicago lagoon Tuesday after police said they received reports of a possible alligator in the water. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi wrote in a tweet Tuesday evening that the Chicago Police Department “independently confirmed the al...
01:26 2019-07-10

‘Game of Thrones’ creators top Google search for humiliating reason For years, “Game of Thrones” was hyped by fans as the best show in television history — but a new internet smear campaign aims to tear down the series’ lofty legacy. During the HBO hit’s eight-season run, which culminated this past May, the buzzy show often topped Google sear...
22:00 2019-07-08