AUSTRALIAN DRIVERS READY TO EMBRACE PHONE RESTRICTION APPS - IF THEY CAN STILL TALK

Almost 70 per cent of drivers would be willing to install smartphone apps that block texting and browsing, according to new Australian...

RESILIENCE OF YELLOWSTONE'S FORESTS TESTED BY UNPRECEDENTED FIRE

Researchers describe what happens when Yellowstone - adapted to recurring fires every 100 to 300 years - instead burns twice in fewer...

 
 
 

BONOBO MOTHERS HELP THEIR SONS TO HAVE MORE OFFSPRING

New research finds that bonobo mothers take action to ensure their sons will become fathers. This way bonobo mothers increase their...

CRIME FIGHTING JUST GOT EASIER AS BURGLARS REVEAL ALL

The first study of burglars committing crime in virtual reality could change the way we protect our homes from burglars.

 
 
 

ELIMINATING EXTENDED WORK SHIFTS IMPROVES SLEEP DURATION FOR SENIOR RESIDENT PHYSICIANS

A new study comparing the work hours and sleep obtained by pediatric resident physicians working extended shifts with those whose scheduled...

HIGH-QUALITY JADEITE TOOL DISCOVERED IN UNDERWATER ANCIENT SALT WORKS IN BELIZE

Anthropologists have discovered a tool made out of high-quality translucent jadeite with an intact rosewood handle at a site where...

 
 
 

TEENS WITH ADHD GET MORE TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS FOR RISKY DRIVING, HAVE HIGHER CRASH RISK

Teen drivers diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are significantly more likely to crash, be issued traffic and...

BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE EFFECT OF MELTING ICE SHEETS: EXPERTS WEIGH IN

Using a technique called structured expert judgment, researchers asked 22 ice sheet experts to estimate plausible ranges for future...

 
 
 

WHY ARE GELS ELASTIC?

They're in a range of consumer products - everything from toothpaste and yogurt to fabric softeners and insoles for shoes. But what...

PREPARING LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES FOR HURRICANES BEGINS WITH OUTREACH

Governments seeking to help their most vulnerable residents prepare for hurricanes and other disasters should create community-based...

 
 
 

HYPERSPECTRAL CAMERA CAPTURES WEALTH OF DATA IN AN INSTANT

Scientists and engineers develop a portable spectrometer able to capture far more data much quicker than other fiber-based systems....

PROTEIN THAT HINDERS ADVANCEMENT OF PROSTATE CANCER IDENTIFIED

Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine have discovered that blocking a specific protein, may be a promising strategy to...

 
 
 

SYNTHETIC BIOLOGISTS HACK BACTERIAL SENSORS

Synthetic biologists have hacked bacterial sensing with a plug-and-play system that could be used to mix-and-match tens of thousands...

DOG-LIKE ROBOT MADE BY STUDENTS JUMPS, FLIPS AND TROTS

Students developed a dog-like robot that can navigate tough terrain - and they want you to make one too.

 
 
 

'SPIDER-LIKE SENSES' COULD HELP AUTONOMOUS MACHINES SEE BETTER

Researchers are building 'spidey senses' into the shells of autonomous cars and drones so that they could detect and avoid objects...

NEW LENS MANUFACTURING TECHNIQUE

Researchers have developed a low-cost, easy way to make custom lenses that could help manufacturers avoid the expensive molds required...

 
 
 

SUPERCONDUCTOR'S MAGNETIC PERSONA UNMASKED

In the pantheon of unconventional superconductors, iron selenide is a rock star. But new experiments by physicists have found the material's...

VIRULENCE FACTOR OF THE INFLUENZA A VIRUS MAPPED IN REAL-TIME

Researchers have used high-speed microscopy to investigate native structure and conformational dynamics of hemagglutinin in influenza...

 
 
 

GAS INSULATION COULD BE PROTECTING AN OCEAN INSIDE PLUTO

Computer simulations provide compelling evidence that an insulating layer of gas hydrates could keep a subsurface ocean from freezing...

NEW MEASUREMENT DEVICE: CARBON DIOXIDE AS GEOTHERMOMETER

For the first time it is possible to measure, simultaneously and with extreme precision, four rare molecular variants of carbon dioxide...

 
 
 



NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Warriors' sweep of Trail Blazers

NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Warriors' sweep of Trail Blazers

Golden State completed a Western Conference finals sweep of the Trail Blazers with a 119-117 overtime win in Game 4. Read more ...

Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Subtropical storm Andrea has formed 335 miles southwest of Bermuda. Read more ...

Don McGahn Could Be a Glaring No-Show Tomorrow

Don McGahn Could Be a Glaring No-Show Tomorrow

Former White House counsel Don McGahn is slated to appear before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, but that may not come to pass. The New York Times is reporting by way of... Read more ...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was difficult, but necessary'

A business that owns Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and other clothing stores is closing the decades-old staple Dressbarn. Read more ...

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet who died in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child. Read more ...

Alleged Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant charged with terrorism

Alleged Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant charged with terrorism

The Muslim-hating white-supremacist behind February's deadly shooting rampage in two New Zealand mosques was formally charged with terrorism early Tuesday. Brenton Tarrant, who... Read more ...

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

In an effort to support foster children and families, there's a new Muppet family living on Sesame Street. Read more ...

Trump reignited his feud with Fox News for hosting a live event with Pete...

Trump reignited his feud with Fox News for hosting a live event with Pete Buttigieg, prompting thousands of supporters to boo his favorite network

Donald Trump continued to prosecute his grudge against Fox News for giving Pete Buttigieg a platform. At a rally Monday night in Pennsylvania, Trump said there is: "Something... Read more ...

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online

BERLIN - The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to... Read more ...

Gov. Charlie Baker to refile sexual predators bill

Gov. Charlie Baker to refile sexual predators bill

Gov. Charlie Baker plans to refile his bill to limit the release of convicted sex offenders. Read more ...