A GRAPHENE SUPERCONDUCTOR THAT PLAYS MORE THAN ONE TUNE

Researchers have developed a graphene device that's thinner than a human hair but has a depth of special traits. It easily switches...

COMMUNITY SIZE MATTERS WHEN PEOPLE CREATE A NEW LANGUAGE

Why do some languages have simpler grammars than others? Researchers propose that the size of the community influences the complexity...

 
 
 

MODELING PREDICTS BLUE WHALES' FORAGING BEHAVIOR, AIDING POPULATION MANAGEMENT EFFORTS

Scientists can predict where and when blue whales are most likely to be foraging for food in the California Current Ecosystem, providing...

SHAKY SCAFFOLD CHANGES LUNG INFRASTRUCTURE

Researchers identify changes in enzymes that may contribute to lung damage in rare genetic disorder.

 
 
 

ANTS THAT DEFEND PLANTS RECEIVE SUGAR AND PROTEIN

The aggressiveness of ants in arid environments with scarce food supply helps protect plants against herbivorous arthropods.

ONE IN 270 BIRTHS HAVE 'DUAL BURDEN' OF PREMATURITY AND SEVERE MATERNAL COMPLICATIONS

A quarter of women who have serious maternal complications during childbirth also have premature births, posing a 'dual burden' on...

 
 
 

WIN OR LOSE: RIGGED CARD GAME SHEDS LIGHT ON INEQUALITY, FAIRNESS

Researchers are using a rigged card game to shed light on perceptions of inequality.

COULD THE HEAT OF THE EARTH'S CRUST BECOME THE ULTIMATE ENERGY SOURCE?

Scientists have developed a very stable battery cell that can directly convert heat into electricity, thus finally providing a way...

 
 
 

NEW TUBERCULOSIS TESTS PAVE WAY FOR COW VACCINATION PROGRAMS

Skin tests that can distinguish between cattle that are infected with tuberculosis and those that have been vaccinated against the...

TEST SHOWN TO IMPROVE ACCURACY IN IDENTIFYING PRECANCEROUS PANCREATIC CYSTS

CompCyst, a new test, distinguishes pancreatic cysts that are destined to become cancer and need to be surgically removed from cysts...

 
 
 

RARE INHERITED ENZYME DISORDER YIELDS INSIGHT INTO FIBROSIS

Investigators have discovered an association between a deficiency in the enzyme neuraminidase 1 and the build-up of connective tissue...

WEST ANTARCTIC ICE COLLAPSE MAY BE PREVENTED BY SNOWING OCEAN WATER ONTO IT

The ice sheet covering West Antarctica is at risk of sliding off into the ocean. While further ice-sheet destabilisation in other parts...

 
 
 

PROTECTED AREA DESIGNATION EFFECTIVE IN REDUCING, BUT NOT PREVENTING, LAND COVER CHANGES

The designation of protected areas in Europe has been effective in reducing, but not completely preventing, land cover changes associated...

DO MARINE PROTECTED AREAS WORK?

A study describes how to use data collected before and after Marine Protected Areas are created to verify that they work.

 
 
 

CORRECTING HISTORIC SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENTS

Why did the oceans warm and cool at such different rates in the early 20th century? New research points to an answer both as mundane...

LEGALIZED RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA A SUBSTITUTE FOR ALCOHOL, BUT NOT TOBACCO

The recent wave of recreational cannabis legalization across the US could generate $22 billion in sales per year, but not everyone...

 
 
 

CELL TYPES AFFECTED IN BRAINS OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PATIENTS PINPOINTED

Scientists have discovered that a specific brain cell known as a 'projection neuron' has a central role to play in the brain changes...

IMPROVING THE ODDS OF SYNTHETIC CHEMISTRY SUCCESS

Chemists show how analyzing previously published chemical reaction data can predict how hypothetical reactions may proceed, narrowing...

 
 
 

CAN GUT INFECTION TRIGGER PARKINSON'S DISEASE?

Results suggest some forms of PD are an autoimmune disease triggered years before noticeable symptoms.

MAKING CANCER STEM CELLS VISIBLE TO THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Leukemia stem cells protect themselves against the immune defense by suppressing a target molecule for killer cells. This protective...

 
 
 



Frat bro found guilty in pledge's alcohol-related hazing death

Frat bro found guilty in pledge's alcohol-related hazing death

A former Louisiana State University student on Wednesday was found guilty of negligent homicide in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity pledge two years ago. It... Read more ...

Hundreds of pages of emails about Tupac show Iowa official's fixation of...

Hundreds of pages of emails about Tupac show Iowa official's fixation of rapper before his ouster

He hosted weekly "Tupac Fridays" to play his music in the office, and he marked his own 65th birthday with Tupac-themed cookies, including ones decorated with the words "Thug... Read more ...

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

Police have arrested several protesters blocking access to Hawaii's highest peak where a telescope will be constructed on land some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. Read more ...

An 11-year-old's clever 'ice cold beer' sign sure got the attention of police

An 11-year-old's clever 'ice cold beer' sign sure got the attention of police

Everyone loves a lemonade on a hot summer day, but 11-year old Seth had an even better idea. Read more ...

House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

The U.S. House detailed a maverick Democrat's drive to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color. Read more ...

Sexual assault charges dropped against Kevin Spacey in Massachusetts...

Sexual assault charges dropped against Kevin Spacey in Massachusetts criminal case

During a July 8 court hearing, the accuser decided to invoke the Fifth Amendment. Read more ...

British Open tee times, pairings: Full first-round schedule

British Open tee times, pairings: Full first-round schedule

The 2019 British Open kicks off Thursday, and for those stateside hoping to get a peek at golfers working their way through historic Royal Portrush, it'll be a very early... Read more ...

League's decision not to back von der Leyen risks isolating Italy, Deputy PM...

League's decision not to back von der Leyen risks isolating Italy, Deputy PM Di Maio says

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‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

A judge has issued a restraining order and Warner Bros. is looking into the allegations. Read more ...

Trump rips into 2020 Dems at rally, calls Biden not ‘mentally prepared'

Trump rips into 2020 Dems at rally, calls Biden not ‘mentally prepared'

President Trump skewered the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls at a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night - claiming Joe Biden is not “mentally... Read more ...