Study: Scientific 'red flag' reveals new clues about our galaxy

Study: Scientific ‘red flag’ reveals new clues about our galaxy

Figuring out how much energy permeates the center of the Milky Way -- a discovery reported in the July 3 edition of the journal Science Advances -- could yield new clues to the fundamental...
Study: How the brain organizes information about odors

Study: How the brain organizes information about odors

The premiere of the movie Scent of Mystery in 1960 marked a singular event in the annals of cinema: the first, and last, motion picture debut "in glorious Smell-O-Vision." Hoping to wow moviegoers with...
Study: ESO telescope captures the disappearance of a massive star

Study: ESO telescope captures the disappearance of a massive star

Using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have discovered the absence of an unstable massive star in a dwarf galaxy. Scientists think this could indicate that the star became less bright...
Study: Sled dogs are closely related to 9,500-year-old 'ancient dog'

Study: Sled dogs are closely related to 9,500-year-old ‘ancient dog’

Sledge dogs are much older and have adapted to Arctic conditions much earlier than previously thought. In a new study from the QIMMEQ project, researchers from the University of Copenhagen show that ancestors of...
Study: Humans and monkeys show similar thinking patterns

Study: Humans and monkeys show similar thinking patterns

Humans and monkeys may not speak the same lingo, but our ways of thinking are a lot more similar than previously thought, according to new research from UC Berkeley, Harvard University and Carnegie Mellon...
Study: Dolphins learn foraging skills from peers

Study: Dolphins learn foraging skills from peers

Dolphins can learn new skills from their fellow dolphins. That's the conclusion of a new study reported in the journal Current Biology on June 25. The findings are the first to show that dolphins...
Study: Surviving a range shift due to climate change

Study: Surviving a range shift due to climate change

The global redistribution of marine and terrestrial species due to climate change is a major concern for conservation planners and resource managers. Now, new research using data from long term surveys of tropical fishes...
Study: Gold nanoparticles to save neurons from cell death

Study: Gold nanoparticles to save neurons from cell death

Lecce, 25th June 2020 - Gold nanoparticles have been developed in the laboratory in order to reduce the cell death of neurons exposed to overexcitement. The study, is the result of an international collaboration...
Study: Global pollution estimates reveal surprises, opportunity

Study: Global pollution estimates reveal surprises, opportunity

It is not unusual to come across headlines about pollution or global warming and find that they reach different conclusions depending upon the data source. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis used a harmonized...
Study: Self-powered alarm fights forest fires, monitors environment

Study: Self-powered alarm fights forest fires, monitors environment

Smokey the Bear says that only you can prevent wildfires, but what if Smokey had a high-tech backup? In a new study, a team of Michigan State University scientists designed and fabricated a remote...

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