STARK WARNING: COMBATING ECOSYSTEM COLLAPSE FROM THE TROPICS TO THE ANTARCTIC

Eminent scientists warn that key ecosystems around Australia and Antarctica are collapsing, and propose a three-step framework to combat...

UNDER CLIMATE STRESS, HUMAN INNOVATION SET STAGE FOR POPULATION SURGE

Aridification in the central plains of China during the early Bronze Age did not cause population collapse, a result that highlights...

 
 
 

A WEAK HEART MAKES A SUFFERING BRAIN

Heart problems cause disturbed gene activity in the brain's memory center, from which cognitive deficits arise. Researchers at the...

GENES IDENTIFIED THAT INCREASE THE RISK OF OBESITY BUT ALSO PROTECT AGAINST DISEASE

Scientists have identified 62 genes that lead to both higher levels of body fat but a lower risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases....

 
 
 

ARTIFICIAL MICROSWIMMERS SLOW DOWN AND ACCUMULATE IN LOW-FUEL REGIONS

A researcher has discovered that artificial microswimmers accumulate where their speed is minimized, an idea that could have implications...

PIONEERING PREHISTORIC LANDSCAPE RECONSTRUCTION REVEALS EARLY DINOSAURS LIVED ON TROPICAL ISLANDS

A new study using leading edge technology has shed surprising light on the ancient habitat where some of the first dinosaurs roamed...

 
 
 

INVESTIGATING DENSE PLASMAS WITH POSITRON WAVES

Scientists assess the dynamics of positron acoustic waves in EPI plasmas whilst under the influence of magnetic fields, or magnetoplasmas.

LIGHT-EMITTING TATTOO ENGINEERED

The technology, which uses organic light-emitting diodes , is applied in the same way as water transfer tattoos. That is, the OLEDs...

 
 
 

EXPOSURE TO DIVERSE CAREER PATHS CAN HELP FILL LABOR MARKET 'SKILLS GAP'

When Patrick Rottinghaus began college, he had no idea what he wanted to do with his career. He started out as an "Open" major while...

QUANTUM QUIRK YIELDS GIANT MAGNETIC EFFECT, WHERE NONE SHOULD EXIST

In a twist befitting the strange nature of quantum mechanics, physicists have discovered the Hall effect - a characteristic change...

 
 
 

MORTALITY RISES AMONG PUBLIC WHEN HEALTH WORKERS GET SICK IN AN OUTBREAK, MODEL SUGGESTS

When healthcare workers become ill during a disease outbreak, overall case counts and mortality rates may significantly increase, according...

STUDY FINDS SHORT WINDOW FOR DONATING CONVALESCENT PLASMA TO COVID-19 PATIENTS

The optimal timeframe for donating convalescent plasma for use in COVID-19 immunotherapy, which was given emergency use authorization...

 
 
 

AN INTELLIGENT SOFT MATERIAL THAT CURLS UNDER PRESSURE OR EXPANDS WHEN STR

Plants and animals can rapidly respond to changes in their environment, such as a Venus flytrap snapping shut when a fly touches it....

MOST WOMEN RECEIVE INAPPROPRIATE TREATMENT FOR URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS

Nearly half of women with uncomplicated urinary tract infections received the wrong antibiotics and almost three-quarters received...

 
 
 

QUANTUM SYSTEMS LEARN JOINT COMPUTING

Researchers realize quantum-logic computer operation between two separate quantum modules in different laboratories.

NEW VACCINE NEEDED FOR SERIOUS CHILDHOOD PNEUMONIA

A rise in vaccine-resistant bacteria shows the need for a new vaccine to fight childhood empyema after a spike in hospitalisations,...

 
 
 

PARKER SOLAR PROBE OFFERS STUNNING VIEW OF VENUS

NASA's Parker Solar Probe captured stunning views of Venus during its close flyby of the planet in July 2020. For more insight, the...

STUDY ESTIMATES TWO-THIRDS OF COVID-19 HOSPITALIZATIONS DUE TO FOUR CONDITIONS

A new study estimates 64 percent of adult COVID-19 hospitalizations in the U.S. may have been prevented if there were less obesity,...

 
 
 

TWO NEW GENES LINKED TO ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE DISCOVERED

A research team has discovered two new genes potentially involved in Alzheimer's disease. They identified them by exploring which genes...

VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY DOES NOT INCREASE RISK OF TYPE 1 DIABETES, STUDY FINDS

Genetically determined vitamin D levels do not have a large effect on risk of type 1 diabetes in Europeans, according to a new study.

 
 
 



Lakers' LeBron James responds to Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'No way I would ever...

Lakers' LeBron James responds to Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'No way I would ever just stick to sports'

The NBA star rejects the soccer star's call to stay out of politics. Read more ...

LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes

LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's criticism of his political activism with a promise that he will never just shut up and dribble. Read more ...

House passes $1.9T Biden COVID-19 bill decried by some as bloated

House passes $1.9T Biden COVID-19 bill decried by some as bloated

House Democrats on Friday night narrowly approved President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill, overcoming Republican opposition and accusations of waste in the... Read more ...

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

It's President Joe Biden's first crack at his initial legislative goal of acting decisively against the pandemic. Read more ...

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James had 28 points, Dennis Schröder added 22 in his return to the Lakers' lineup, and Los Angeles snapped its four-game losing streak with a 102-93... Read more ...

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

The proposal, which would provide a new round of financial support for workers, families and businesses, will now advance to the Senate. Read more ...

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

CHICAGO - Marquise Kennedy scored 16 points, and No. 21 Loyola Chicago hung on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52 on Friday night. Read more ...

Shades of red: Thunder beat Hawks after uniform mix-up

Shades of red: Thunder beat Hawks after uniform mix-up

OKLAHOMA CITY - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Atlanta Hawks 118-109 on Friday night after changing uniforms at halftime... Read more ...

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

CHICAGO - Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton each scored 22 points and the Phoenix Suns rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 106-97, on Friday night. Read more ...

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

CHICAGO - The inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway have been shut down Friday night following a shooting that injured two people, according to Illinois State... Read more ...