THE YIN AND YANG OF INFLAMMATION CONTROLLED BY A SINGLE MOLECULE

Researchers have now identified a protein called histone deacetylase 3 as the orchestrator of the immune system's inflammation response...

LAND USE CHANGES MAY INCREASE DISEASE OUTBREAK RISKS

Global changes in land use are disrupting the balance of wild animal communities in our environment, and species that carry diseases...

 
 
 

TURNING CARBON DIOXIDE INTO LIQUID FUEL

Chemists report a new electrocatalyst that converts carbon dioxide and water into ethanol with very high energy efficiency, high selectivity...

HERBIVORES, NOT PREDATORS, MOST AT RISK OF EXTINCTION

One million years ago, the extinction of large-bodied plant-eaters changed the trajectory of life on Earth. The disappearance of these...

 
 
 

PROMISING NEW RESEARCH IDENTIFIES NOVEL APPROACH FOR CONTROLLING DEFECTS IN 3D PRINTING

Scientists use temperature data to tune - and fix - defects in 3D-printed metallic parts.

RESEARCHERS CAPTURE X-RAY IMAGES WITH UNPRECEDENTED SPEED AND RESOLUTION

Researchers have demonstrated a new high-resolution x-ray imaging technique that can capture the motion of rapidly moving objects and...

 
 
 

ALGAL SYMBIOSIS COULD SHED LIGHT ON DARK OCEAN

New research has revealed a surprise twist in the symbiotic relationship between a type of salamander and the alga that lives inside...

MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU: DETECTING ULTRAFAST LIGHT BY ITS FORCE

A research team has developed a new technique to detect nano-sized imperfections in materials. They believe this discovery will lead...

 
 
 

INCORPORATING SOLAR HARVESTING INTO THE SIDE OF BUILDINGS COULD ENHANCE ENERGY SUSTAINABILITY

If builders could incorporate solar harvesting into the siding of a building, the amount of energy from the grid that a structure would...

AN ICONIC NATIVE AMERICAN STONE TOOL TECHNOLOGY DISCOVERED IN ARABIA

A new article examines fluted projectile points from southern Arabia, detailing production methods and technical aspects that indicate...

 
 
 

STUDY CLARIFIES KINSHIP OF IMPORTANT PLANT GROUP

Asterids comprise around 100,000 flowering plants, from heather to tomatoes. Up to now, their family relationships had not yet been...

HOW MICROBES IN 'STARTER CULTURES' MAKE FERMENTED SAUSAGE TASTY

Microbes in 'starter cultures' impart a distinctive tang and longer shelf life to food like sourdough bread, yogurt and kimchi through...

 
 
 

COVID-19 VACCINE SHOWS PROMISE IN MOUSE STUDIES

A new study has found that the investigational vaccine known as mRNA-1273 protected mice from infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus...

CLIMATE CHANGE MAY MELT THE 'FREEZERS' OF PYGMY OWLS AND REDUCE THEIR OVERWINTER SURVIVAL

Ecologists have discovered that the food hoards pygmy owls collect in nest-boxes for winter rot due to high precipitation caused by...

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS DISCOVER PREDICTOR OF LASER TREATMENT SUCCESS IN PATIENTS WITH GLAUCOMA

More than 70 million people worldwide suffer from glaucoma. Treatment options have traditionally included eye drops to reduce the fluid...

TO BOND WITH NATURE, KIDS NEED SOLITARY ACTIVITIES OUTDOORS

A new study found solitary activities like fishing, hunting or exploring outside are key to building strong bonds between children...

 
 
 

DISCOVERY SHOWS PROMISE FOR TREATING HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE

Scientists have identified a new enzyme called 'TBK1' that plays a central role in regulating the degradation and clearance of the...

GUT MICROBES SHAPE OUR ANTIBODIES BEFORE WE ARE INFECTED BY PATHOGENS

Because the microbiota is so complex, containing hundreds of different bacterial species, it is not known how the presence of microbes...

 
 
 

NEW GUINEA HAS THE WORLD'S RICHEST ISLAND FLORA

New Guinea is the most floristically diverse island in the world, an international collaboration has shown. The study presents a list...

MANIFESTATION OF QUANTUM DISTANCE IN FLAT BAND MATERIALS

A research team found a way to measure the quantum distance of Bloch states in solids by applying magnetic field.

 
 
 



Facebook, citing virus misinformation, deletes President Trump post

Facebook, citing virus misinformation, deletes President Trump post

It's the first time the social media company has deleted a post by the president. Read more ...

Daisy Coleman, sexual assault survivor turned victim advocate, has died at 23

Daisy Coleman, sexual assault survivor turned victim advocate, has died at 23

Coleman's mother reported Daisy died by suicide Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Sununu takes sides in state Senate GOP primary, endorses...

NH Primary Source: Sununu takes sides in state Senate GOP primary, endorses Gargiulo

Gov. Chris Sununu is taking sides in a Republican primary for the District 24 state Senate seat. Read more ...

Brown leads Celtics to 149-115 rout of Nets

Brown leads Celtics to 149-115 rout of Nets

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Jaylen Brown stayed hot with 21 points on five 3-pointers, and the Boston Celtics rolled past the Brooklyn Nets 149-115 on Wednesday night without... Read more ...

Twitter temporarily blocked the Trump campaign from tweeting after it shared...

Twitter temporarily blocked the Trump campaign from tweeting after it shared a video of the president spreading COVID-19 misinformation

Twitter briefly banned the Trump campaign's account from tweeting Wednesday after it violated the company's policies against COVID-19 misinformation, a spokesperson told... Read more ...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de Blasio says

New York City is setting up checkpoints at bridges, tunnels and train stations to crack down on visitors from 34 states attempting to elude a statewide mandatory two-week... Read more ...

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago Public Schools, the nation's third-largest school system, will start the coming school year with fully remote learning for all students. Read more ...

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom "Who's the Boss?” and its devoted fans. Read more ...

Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept his Democratic presidential...

Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept his Democratic presidential nomination

Former Vice President Joe Biden will no longer be traveling to Milwaukee to formally accept his Democratic presidential nomination. The Democratic National Convention Committee... Read more ...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall championships to each division

The NCAA Board of Directors said schools must honor an athlete's scholarship if the athlete opts out of the coming season because of concerns about COVID-19. Read more ...