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Scientists have recreated a mummy's voice 3,000 years later (via Leeds Museum and Galleries) Freaky Friday, indeed: The sound of a mummified priest has been heard for the first time in 3,000 years. UK researchers accurately reproduced a vowel-like tone from ancient Egyptian Nesyamun using a 3D-printed […] The post... Read more
Published 1 hour ago
From: Geek.com
By Stephanie Mlot
Australia has desperately needed rain, but not like this.  Areas choked with smoke earlier this month have been pelted with hailstones the size of golf balls over the past few days: stripping trees, smashing cars and windows, and literally stoning wildlife to death.  People all over the world had been... Read more
Published 7 hours ago
From: Mashable
By Amanda Yeo
One paper advanced a controversial theory about the disease's origin. Other scientists aren't biting.... Read more
Published 13 hours ago
From: Wired
By Megan Molteni
Nature, Published online: 24 January 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00126-0The rebels’ departure from their rainforest strongholds triggered mass deforestation.... Read more
Published 14 hours ago
From: nature.com
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.... Read more
Published 15 hours ago
From: Wired
By Alex Baker-Whitcomb
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists advance symbol of doom 20 seconds past historic peak.... Read more
Published 16 hours ago
From: Arstechnica
By Sean Gallagher
Do want to enhance cognitive function? Improve mental clarity? Sharpen concentration? Boost memory? We all do. And technically speaking, none of needs a cognitive nutrition supplement to do it. If we just exercise every day, eat perfectly balanced low-fat sugar-free diets packed with essential vitamins and minerals, get eight to... Read more
Published 16 hours ago
From: Futurism
By Futurism Creative
Archaeologists in Mexico City have uncovered a pre-Hispanic steambath dating back to the 14th century. Its location in the city’s historic district confirms the whereabouts of a vibrant neighborhood that once stood in Tenochtitlán—an ancient urban center that eventually became Mexico City.Read more...... Read more
Published 16 hours ago
From: Gizmodo
By George Dvorsky
After Fukushima, the country opted to decommission its nuclear reactors. The US has a lot to learn from what happened next.... Read more
Published 17 hours ago
From: Wired
By Daniel Oberhaus
If you are sick of being hounded by unwanted texts or phone calls, you are hardly alone. According to Swedish research firm Truecaller, the United States is the eighth-most spammed country in the world, with the average American receiving 18 spam calls every single month. In fact, despite the increased... Read more
Published 17 hours ago
From: Futurism
By Futurism Creative
We drove past the perfect-circle frozen pond delineating the Booster—the second in a sequence of Fermilab’s particle accelerators—and then onto the 2-mile ring road that traces the tunnel that houses the Main Injector accelerator. Along the road are unfrozen ponds filled with water used for cooling research equipment,…Read more...... Read more
Published 17 hours ago
From: Gizmodo
By Ryan F. Mandelbaum
The forecast was due to a cold front and chilly weather, which can stun cold-blooded iguanas. Read more...More about Science, Mashable Video, Weather, National Weather Service, and Iguanas... Read more
Published 18 hours ago
From: Mashable
By Saavon Smalls
Whoever was buried here was a big deal in the Iron Age.... Read more
Published 18 hours ago
From: Live Science
Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies partner with Civica to make cheaper generics.... Read more
Published 19 hours ago
From: Arstechnica
By Beth Mole
In 2006 a star exploded 50 billion times brighter than our sun. New research suggests it wasn't one star, but two.... Read more
Published 19 hours ago
From: Live Science
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria may be able to pass their genes on to others.... Read more
Published 19 hours ago
From: Live Science
The voice of an ancient Egyptian priest has been heard for the first time in more than 3,000 years, thanks to a detailed reconstruction of his vocal tract from his mummified remains.... Read more
Published 20 hours ago
From: Live Science
Scientists from Purdue University have broken their own record for building the world’s fastest-spinning object. In 2018, the team built a tiny machine capable of completing 60 billion revolutions per minute. Their latest creation rotates five times faster — and it could improve our scientific understanding of “nothingness.” Spin Cycle... Read more
Published 20 hours ago
From: Futurism
By Kristin Houser
A team from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has conducted a series of experiments to gain a better understanding of quantum mechanics and pursue advances in quantum networking and quantum computing, which could lead to practical applications in cybersecurity and other areas.... Read more
Published 20 hours ago
From: phys.org
Boeing satellite has irreversible damage to batteries, creating explosion risk.... Read more
Published 20 hours ago
From: Arstechnica
By Jon Brodkin
The idea that fright or any other kind of stress can turn hair white has endured for centuries. But a new study this week—in mice—provides some of the first concrete evidence of this phenomenon existing. It might also offer a biological explanation for how it happens.Read more...... Read more
Published 21 hours ago
From: Gizmodo
By Ed Cara
A hypothetical timepiece called the Doomsday Clock measures our nearness to Armageddon — by nuclear weapons, climate change and other global threats.... Read more
Published 21 hours ago
From: Live Science
NASA's Curiosity rover lost its attitude on Monday, Jan. 20. (Photo Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech) NASA’s Curiosity rover is not moving right now for a good reason… A Curiosity mission update revealed that the Mars rover lost its orientation this week. It’s unclear what exactly caused Curiosity to […] The... Read more
Published 21 hours ago
From: Geek.com
By Genevieve Scarano
Here's everything you need to know about the new coronavirus from China, including how lethal it is, how you can catch it and what is being done to prevent widespread infections.... Read more
Published 21 hours ago
From: Live Science
Have you ever wondered what an ancient Egyptian mummy would sound like if it could talk? A wild new scientific experiment has finally answered this burning question, but the result is perhaps less impressive (and certainly less ominous) than you might think.Read more...... Read more
Published 22 hours ago
From: Gizmodo
By George Dvorsky
New study supports a controversial 100-year-old hypothesis... Read more
Published 22 hours ago
From: Science Mag
University of Bristol scientists offer first real evidence for a 100-year-old theory.... Read more
Published 22 hours ago
From: Arstechnica
By Jennifer Ouellette
Brief utterance may reveal what Egyptian priest sounded like... Read more
Published 22 hours ago
From: Science Mag
Organoids could help develop treatments for snake bites and drugs for human diseases... Read more
Published 22 hours ago
From: Science Mag
Wannier functions were first introduced by Gregory Wannier in 1937 as an alternative way of describing the electronic ground state of periodic systems. They were linked to Bloch orbitals, the standard method of describing these ground states, by families of transformations in a continuous space of unitary matrices. Unfortunately, this... Read more
Published 22 hours ago
From: phys.org
An international group of scientists, including Skoltech Professor Sergey Rykovanov, has found a way to generate intense "twisted" pulses. The vortices discovered by the scientists will help investigate new materials. The results of their study were published in Nature Communications.... Read more
Published 23 hours ago
From: phys.org
Studies will explore controversial cooling approaches... Read more
Published 23 hours ago
From: Science Mag
Boston Dynamics' creation is starting to sniff out its role in the workforce: as a helpful canine that still sometimes needs you to hold its paw.... Read more
Published 23 hours ago
From: Wired
By Matt Simon
Photo Credit: Julim6 / Pixabay The phenomenon of hair turning white from fright, shock, grief, or trauma persists in literature, Hollywood, and a new study from Harvard University. Research published in the journal Nature explains how stress can […] The post Study: Stress Speeds Up the Graying Process appeared first... Read more
Published 23 hours ago
From: Geek.com
By Stephanie Mlot
Physicists have been studying superfluid 3He under nanoscale confinement for several years now, as this unique liquid presents a rich variety of phases with complex order parameters that can be stabilized. While past studies have gathered many interesting observations, a complete and reliable picture of superfluid 3He under confinement has... Read more
Published 23 hours ago
From: phys.org
“It was just very normal rocket testing stuff."... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Arstechnica
By Eric Berger
Jumping off a high ledge without a cord … maybe we better run a simulation first.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Wired
By Rhett Allain
Your body might fall apart were it not for collagen. Good thing a healthy body naturally produces all the collagen it needs.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Live Science
Cheap cryo–electron microscope could accelerate discovery of protein structures... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Science Mag
Bose-condensed quantum fluids are not forever. Such states include superfluids and Bose-Einstein condensates (BECs).... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: phys.org
Low temperatures in Florida prompted an unusual warning from the National Weather Service.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Live Science
Hundreds of people in ancient Herculaneum died when Mount Vesuvius erupted. And their deaths weren't instantaneous, new evidence reveals.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Live Science
The map contains thousands of brain cells and millions of connections found inside the brain of a fruit fly.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Live Science
A famous 15th-century altarpiece has been restored in Belgium, and people are freaked out by the artist's original image of a human-faced Jesus sheep.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Live Science
A novel analysis of the skeletal remains of Vesuvius victims who sought shelter during the catastrophic eruption 2,000 years ago suggests they endured a slower death than is typically appreciated.Read more...... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Gizmodo
By George Dvorsky
Blistering heat may have affected bodies differently, depending on their location... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Science Mag
Plans to ban face recognition in public places would only halt a tiny fraction of its use. Instead we need to regulate the technology – and fast, says Donna Lu... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: New Scientist
Move prompted by new threats including hypersonic weapons and fake news... Read more
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From: Science Mag
Critics of decision see global threat from a coronavirus that emerged in China last month and has jumped to several countries... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Science Mag
Spitzer studied the warm glow of distant galaxies and nearby planets... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Science Mag
To test its new compound, Sherwin-Williams sought help from scientists and environmental groups critical of bisphenol A... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Science Mag
A special green chemistry edition of the podcast... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Science Mag
It’s almost impossible to shut down a megacity. And even if you do, people (and their germs) would find a way out.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Wired
By Adam Rogers
Nature, Published online: 23 January 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00164-8The sites are rich in cultural history, but the blazes might also reveal some unknown ones across Australia, say archaeologists.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: nature.com
By John Pickrell
Nature, Published online: 23 January 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00181-7Age and performance fail to explain the gap. Plus: Aboriginal sites at risk and Wuhan on lockdown.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: nature.com
By Flora Graham
Nature, Published online: 23 January 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00167-5DNA sequences from children who lived in West Africa thousands of years ago might help to uncover how humans moved across the continent.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: nature.com
By Ewen Callaway
Nature, Published online: 23 January 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00173-7Researchers have started an attribution study to determine how much global warming is to blame for the blazes that have ravaged the continent.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: nature.com
By Nicky Phillips
Nature, Published online: 23 January 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00180-8One genetic analysis suggests reptilian reservoir — but researchers doubt that the coronavirus could have originated in animals other than birds or mammals.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: nature.com
By Ewen Callaway
Nature, Published online: 23 January 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-00162-wRemains found at a city near Pompeii present opposing narratives of how people perished in the AD 79 eruption.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: nature.com
Our African roots have many branches and interactions.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Arstechnica
By John Timmer
As the death toll and infection numbers climb, international health officials struggle to make sense of sparse data on the coronavirus from China. ... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Wired
By Megan Molteni
A man who died in Herculaneum during the historic Vesuvius eruption was found with an exploded skull and glass-like brain tissue.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Live Science
The study concluded that snakes are "the most probable wildlife animal reservoir" for the new coronavirus.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Live Science
The ancient DNA from four children who lived thousands of years ago is rewriting what geneticists thought happened in sub-Saharan Africa.... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Live Science

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