Today's Science News

February 24, 2024

Diverse ancient volcanoes on Mars discovered by HKU planetary scientist may hold clues to pre-plate tectonic activity on Earth - Volcanoes are a common feature on the surfaces of solid planets within the solar system, resulting from magmatic activity occurring within the planetary crust.

Is it time for moon laws? 1st private lunar landing emphasizes the need for new policy - Moon landings will continue to speckle humanity's future, and scientists are urging discussions of lunar ethics and policy.

James Webb telescope spots potential conditions for life on 2 dwarf planets beyond Neptune - Data collected by the James Webb Space Telescope shows that, like Pluto, the dwarf planets Eris and Makemake could be geologically active, which changes what we know about their chances of harboring life.

Why do cats have bald spots in front of their ears? - Is there an evolutionary reason why cats have sparse fur near their ears?

Competition for food drives the planet’s remaining mass migration of herbivores - Upending the prevailing theory of how and why multi-species mass-migration patterns occur in Serengeti National Park, researchers from Wake Forest University have confirmed that the millions-strong wildebeest population pushes zebra herds along in competition for the most nutrient-dense grasses.

Vaonis Vespera II smart telescope review - The Vaonis Vespera II is one of the most budget-friendly smart telescopes, ideal for beginners — we think it's one of the best smart telescopes ever released.

Meow or rooaaar – exotic cats’ ability to recognize familiar caregivers’ voices - In a recent PeerJ Life & Environment study, Professor Jennifer Vonk from Oakland University presents compelling evidence that exotic cats possess the remarkable ability to discriminate between familiar and unfamiliar human voices.

New ‘time travel’ study reveals future impact of climate change on coastal marshes - A new Tulane University study published in Nature Communications offers a glimpse into the possible impact of climate change on coastal wetlands 50 years or longer into the future.

Odysseus Moon Lander Is Tipped Over But Still Sending Data - The bad news is that Intuitive Machines’ Odysseus lander is tipped on its side after getting tripped up during its touchdown near the south pole of the moon.

Australian little native mouse actually 3 species in a trench coat - Australia can add two new species to its native rodent roster.

Finally! Webb Finds a Neutron Star from Supernova 1987A - I can remember seeing images of SN1987A as it developed back in 1987.

A Capsule With Antiviral Drugs Grown in Space Returns to Earth - On Wednesday, February 21st, at 01:40 p.m. PST (04:40 p.m. EST), an interesting package returned to Earth from space.

Intuitive Machines' Odysseus lander tipped over on the moon during 'spicy' lunar landing - Intuitive Machines' Odysseus moon lander apparently settled on its side during its historic Feb. 22 touchdown, but the spacecraft remains operational on the lunar surface.

The Sun Gets Feisty, Throwing Off Three X-Class Flares Within 24 Hours - The Sun is heading toward solar maximum (which is likely to be about a year away) and as it does, there will be more sunspots, solar flares and coronal mass ejections.

February 23, 2024

Science Is the New Nuclear Deterrent - Sarah Scoles on her 3 greatest revelations while writing Countdown: The Blinding Future of Nuclear Weapons.

Do sugar-free candy and gum give you gas? Researchers think they know why - Researchers at UC Davis have identified changes in the gut microbiome that can result in an inability to digest sorbitol.

NASA Tech Contributes to Soft Moon Landing, Agency Science Underway - Editor’s note: This release was updated Feb. 23, 2024, to add an image from the news conference and participant titles.

When Calamity Comes at a Crawl - Climate change may exacerbate the quiet catastrophe of slow-moving landslides.

RTO doesn’t improve company value, but does make employees miserable: Study - Data is consistent with bosses using RTO to reassert control and scapegoat workers.

A Star Passed Through the Oort Cloud Less Than 500,000 Years Ago. It Wasn’t the Only One. - As stars in the Milky Way move through space, some of them have an unexpected effect on the Solar System.

Kerbal Space Program, ULA announce winners of Vulcan rocket challenge (exclusive) - Spaceflight simulation Kerbal Space Program (KSP) paired up with United Launch Alliance to challenge the internet to recreate the new Vulcan Centaur rocket in the game, and the results are in!

The Life and Gruesome Death of a Bog Man Revealed after 5,000 Years - Vittrup Man, who was bludgeoned to death in a Danish bog, was a Scandinavian wanderer, according to new research

Stunning Comet Could Photobomb This April's Total Solar Eclipse - Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks will make its closest approach to the sun this April—right after North America is treated to a total solar eclipse

Odysseus Moon lander 'tipped over on touchdown' - The history-making robot likely caught its foot on contact with the lunar surface and fell sideways.

'Everything has changed since Apollo': Why landing on the moon is still incredibly difficult in 2024 - More than 50 years after the Apollo era, major governments and well-funded private companies still struggle with lunar landing missions.

Cosmos Country: How solar thermal storage can help regional industry - What we do with our excess sunlight is the pressing question of the green energy transition.

The Industrial Designer behind the N95 Mask - Sara Little Turnbull used materials science to invent and design products for the modern world

'It took the rug right out from under my life': Milestone ME/CFS study begins to explain disease, but will it lead to treatments? - An NIH study many years in the making starts to unravel the biology of a misunderstood disease called ME/CFS.

A giant meteorite has been lost in the desert since 1916—here’s how we might find it - A tale of "sand dunes, a guy named Gaston, secret aeromagnetic surveys, and camel drivers."

What Is the Correct Dosage of Vitamin D for Adults? - Everyone needs proper amounts of vitamin D, but we seldom get enough of it from food or sunlight.

White Papers - White Paper, “Space Data Ethics: The Next Frontier in Responsible Leadership,” prepared by the Climate and Societal Benefits Subcommittee.

Blue Origin's New Glenn rocket rises on launch pad ahead of debut liftoff (photo) - Blue Origin's first New Glenn rocket has gone vertical at its Florida launch pad ahead of a planned debut liftoff later this year.

3 tiny new moons found around Uranus and Neptune — and one is exceptionally tiny - Two will be named after sea gods and nymphs and the other will be named for a Shakespearean character.

An Evolutionary 'Big Bang' Explains Why Snakes Come in So Many Strange Varieties - Snakes saw a burst of adaptation about 128 million years ago that led to them exploding in diversity and evolving up to three times faster than lizards

Bright-red pigment is one of the earliest examples of Bronze Age lipstick - The bright-red pigment is housed inside an "elegant and valuable" stone vial.

Intuitive Machines' Odysseus moon lander didn't deploy camera during historic descent - Sorry, space fans: We won't be getting ground-level views of the first American moon landing since the Apollo era.

Two Huge Organic Food Sellers Top America's Worst Regarded Grocery Chains - So-called "organic food" is a gigantic industry, $135 billion in revenue per year, augmented by a corporate panel created by the Clinton administration that exempts them from real U.S. Department of Agriculture oversight.

'Quantum gravity' could help unite quantum mechanics with general relativity at last - Researchers have measured the gravitational pull exhibited by the smallest mass yet, a breakthrough that could lead to a quantum theory of gravity at last.

Asexuality Research Has Reached New Heights. What Are We Learning? - A grassroots online movement has helped shift the way scientists think about asexuality.

A New Space Telescope will Map the Universe and Help Protect the Earth from Asteroids - NASA's upcoming SPHEREx mission will level up our planetary defence by finding and characterizing potentially dangerous objects.

AI Wargames More Likely To End In Nuclear Attack - AI wargaming strategies are more likely to lead to arms races, military escalation and nuclear attack, say researchers ,

Can we drill for hydrogen? New find suggests additional geological source. - Problems at a chromium mine in Albania traced to nearly pure hydrogen in a fault.

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Intuitive Machines' Odysseus lander is alive and well on the moon - Intuitive Machines became the first private company to land a spacecraft on the moon on Feb. 22.

First-ever atomic freeze-frame of liquid water - In an experiment akin to stop-motion photography, scientists have isolated the energetic movement of an electron while “freezing” the motion of the much larger atom it orbits in a sample of liquid water.

Stunning 240 million-year-old 'Chinese dragon' fossil unveiled by scientists - A bizarre dragon-like creature that lived during the Triassic period used its remarkably long neck to hunt unsuspecting prey in shallow water, scientists have found.

Atlantic's hurricane alley is so hot from El Niño it could send 2024's storm season into overdrive - Unusually high temperatures combined with the abatement of the El Niño southern oscillation could aid the formation of extreme hurricanes this year.

Russia's War on Ukraine Chills Arctic Climate Science - In the two years since Russia invaded Ukraine, a chasm has grown between Russian scientists who are studying the Arctic and their counterparts around the world

Watch a rare pink albino elephant baby playing by a waterhole in adorable footage - The adorable 1-year-old male calf was filmed enjoying playtime in Kruger National Park in South Africa.

JWST Is Tracking Down the Cosmic Origins of Earth's Water - New observations from the James Webb Space Telescope are exposing the pathways that water takes to reach terrestrial planets

NASA Sets Coverage for Agency’s SpaceX Crew-8 Launch, Docking - NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-8 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station.

Sun erupts with most powerful solar flare since 2017 amid explosive week (video) - The sun has blasted out its most powerful flare of the current solar cycle.

Flimsy Antiabortion Studies Cited in Case to Ban Mifepristone Are Retracted - Outside experts found that two studies cited in a federal case on medication abortion had serious design problems and that their authors had undisclosed conflicts of interest

Thawing Arctic permafrost could release radioactive, cancer-causing radon - As permafrost melts as a result of climate change, it may release more radon, a colorless, odorless gas linked with lung cancer.

Infusion of Artificial Intelligence in Biology - With deep learning methods revolutionizing life sciences, researchers bet on de novo proteins and cell mapping models to deliver customized precision medicines.

'Spaceman' sees Adam Sandler shine as a cosmonaut in crisis in Netflix's somber sci-fi film (review) - Space.com's review of "Spaceman," Netflix's new cosmic science fiction thriller starring Adam Sandler that explores the toll of long-duration spaceflight.

The Eye-Popping Truth About These 4 Animals’ Enormous Peepers - From ostriches with eyes as big as billiard balls to fearsome giant squids, these creatures have some of the largest peepers among the world's animals.

NASA, Intuitive Machines to Discuss Historic Moon Mission Today - NASA and Intuitive Machines will host a televised news conference at 5 p.m. EST Friday, Feb. 23, to detail the Odysseus lander’s historic soft Moon landing.

This Treasured Fossil Turns Out to Be a Forgery - Paleontology is rife with fake fossils that are made to cash in on illegal trade but end up interfering with science

Maps of Totality for the 2024 Eclipse - Use these detailed maps to track the eclipse from Mexico to Canada.

First Commercial Moon Landing Returns U.S. to Lunar Surface - Intuitive Machines’ IM-1 mission is the first U.S. soft landing on the moon since  Apollo 17 .

Never-Repeating Tiles Can Safeguard Quantum Information - Two researchers have proved that Penrose tilings, famous patterns that never repeat, are mathematically equivalent to a kind of quantum error correction.

JWST Solves Decades-Old Mystery of Nearby Supernova - Scientists have finally found the compact object at the heart of the famous supernova of 1987, and it’s not a black hole

New old top: company announces nylon shirt recycled with enzymes - An Australian startup has developed samples of a commercial garment made out of recycled nylon.

These 5 Supplements Can Keep Your Skin Healthy and Glowing - Here are the best skin supplements to improve your skin's overall health and appearance.

Why Do We Have a Leap Year Anyway? - Without adding an extra day to February every four years, our calendar would get increasingly out of sync with the cosmos

Spring 2024 Pathways Vacancies - Our next application cycle will open on February 26, 2024 for Fall 2024 opportunities.  All Pathways internship vacancy announcements are posted on USAJOBS.

DAILY DOSE: Odysseus Private Craft Lands On Moon; Deep-Sea Robot Discovers 100+ Species. - PRIVATE SPACECRAFT ODYSSEUS MAKES HISTORIC MOON LANDING.

Researchers design novel microfluidic module for controlling the porosity of manufactured materials - Porous materials are essential for many chemical processes, such as light harvesting, adsorption, catalysis, energy transfer, and even new technologies for electronic materials.

Optimizing PCR: Proven Tips and Troubleshooting Tricks - Scientists optimize PCR to ensure successful amplification and analysis.

Have chronic pain? You’re more likely to be a woman and less likely to be believed by doctors - Professor Fiona Blyth  Dr Saman Khalatbari-Soltani If you are among the one in five adult Australians experiencing chronic pain, then you are more likely to be female.

Astronomers crack 37-year cosmic 'murder mystery' - Scientists say they have discovered what lies at the heart of the cosmos's most famous explosion.

Using light to control the catalytic process - Nature is amazing.

Rocket Report: Starliner launch preps; Indian rocket engine human-rated - The Bahamian government and SpaceX signed an agreement for Falcon 9 booster landings.

Hubble Views an Active Star-Forming Galaxy - This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image features IC 3476, a dwarf galaxy that lies about 54 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Coma Berenices.

The turtle whisperer of PNG trying to save the leatherbacks - The first time Wenceslaus Magun, a proud Papua New Guinean, saw a leatherback turtle was when 2 of them were floating on the surface of the Pacific Ocean in 1995.

Cats play fetch — but only when they feel like it - Most cats that play fetch pick up the behavior on their own, a study finds.

Barriers against Antarctic ice melt disappearing at the double - Undersea anchors of ice that help prevent Antarctica's land ice from slipping into the ocean are shrinking at more than twice the rate compared with 50 years ago, research shows.

Finally! Blue Origin’s New Glenn Goes Vertical on the Launch Pad - If you think about space travel and the means of escaping the confines of the Earth then most people, currently, are likely to think about the new Artemis project and the Space Launch System.

Chemical labeling method provides new approach for recording cellular activities - In living cells, a vast number of transient events occur simultaneously, each of them important for a given cell in carrying out its function.

Centuries-Old Shark Teeth Suggest Brazil’s Ocean Is Less Resilient Today - When a condo development threatened the remains of a 13th-century coastal fishing site on Santa Catarina Island in southern Brazil in 1996, archaeologists rushed to excavate.

No safe level of air pollution says US study - Two studies of tens of millions of Americans have determined there is no safe level of exposure to air pollution.

Shapeshifting, mRNA, and organoid brains – all in a days’ work at this Queensland biotech - Brain organoids; lasers; shape shifting materials; - literally, scientists are working in the fourth dimension.

Fossil reveals 240 million year-old 'dragon' - A remarkably complete fossil of a bizarre Triassic reptile in unprecedented detail has been found.

Solar Physics: Why study it? What can it teach us about finding life beyond Earth? - Universe Today has investigated the importance of studying impact craters, planetary surfaces, exoplanets, and astrobiology, and what these disciplines can teach both researchers and the public about finding life beyond Earth.

If Hycean Worlds Really Exist, What are Their Oceans Like? - Astronomers have been on the hunt for a new kind of exoplanet in recent years – one especially suited for habitability.

Australia’s famous telescope to play vital role in historic Moon mission - Texas aerospace company Intuitive Machines has made history this morning, landing its ‘Odysseus’ Nova-C spacecraft on the surface of the Moon.

Intuitive Machines’ Odysseus Lander Sends Faint Signal From the Moon - Intuitive Machines' Odysseus lander became the first commercial spacecraft to survive a trip to the moon's surface — but in what condition?

A little US company makes history by landing on the Moon - “We’re not dead yet."

February 22, 2024

Jeff Bezos’ New Glenn rocket finally makes an appearance on the launch pad - Blue Origin plans a tanking test at Cape Canaveral, then a hot fire on the launch pad.

Inside an Exploded Star - Cassiopeia A gets a close-up.

What Your Brain Is Doing When You’re Not Doing Anything - On autopilot, the mind reveals new connections.

NASA Instruments Will Listen for Supersonic X-59’s Quiet ‘Thump’ - NASA’s X-59 experimental aircraft is unique – it’s designed to fly faster than the speed of sound, but without causing a loud sonic boom.

Compound vital for all life likely played a role in life's origin - A chemical compound essential to all living things has been synthesized in a lab in conditions that could have occurred on early Earth, suggesting it played a role at the outset of life.

Webb finds evidence for neutron star at heart of young supernova remnant - NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has found the best evidence yet for emission from a neutron star at the site of a recently observed supernova.

NASA Awards Spaceflight Development, Operations Contract - NASA has selected Sierra Lobo Inc. of Fremont, Ohio, to support spaceflight hardware design, development, testing, and operations at NASA’s Glenn Research

Meet the Creators, Part 4: Two New 2024 Total Eclipse Posters - Total solar eclipses reveal the Sun’s outer atmosphere – the corona – a white, wispy halo of solar material that flows out from around the Sun.

Laws catching up to smart TV technology - New laws could soon require smart TVs to display Australian free-to-air television and catch up services.

Raw Cheese by Raw Farm Recall Due to E. Coli - Raw milk producers are dangerous, with 700X more foodborne illness risk than pasteurized milk which has had pathogens neutralized.

A Neutron Star Rests at Supernova 1987A’s Center - The supernova has astonished experts since its discovery almost four decades ago

Neanderthals May Have Used Glue to Get Themselves Out of Sticky Situations - Ancient tools reveal that Neanderthals once created glue to hold their tools together, suggesting these ancient hominids were smarter than once thought.

Can any English word be turned into a synonym for “drunk”? Not all, but many can. - "Drunkonyms fit in well with English linguistic and humorous traditions.”

A Signal for T Cells to Remember - Timely modulation of a common signaling pathway can preserve influenza memory in lung T cells.

Tailoring morphology symmetry of bismuth vanadate photocatalysts for efficient charge separation - In a study published in the journal Science China Chemistry and led by Prof. Rengui Li (State Key Laboratory of Catalysis, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences), a distinct charge separation difference has been found via rationally tailoring the morphology symmetry of BiVO4 photocatalyst.

SpaceX seeks a waiver to launch Starship “at least” nine times this year - "They're looking at a pretty aggressive launch schedule this year."

Frozen antimatter may reveal origins of Universe - Positronium has the potential to revolutionise physics but the elusive substance had been too hot to handle.

Macrophages on the Fast Track to Tumor Defense - In a race to the tumor, a macrophage’s phenotype can give it a leg up on the competition.

This Bizarre, Long-Necked Dinosaur Had 500 Replaceable Teeth - The sauropod dinosaur Nigersaurus likely evolved its strangely-shaped head to better mow prehistoric lawns.

A New Agenda for Low-Dimensional Topology - This past October, dozens of mathematicians gathered in Pasadena to create the third version of “Kirby’s list” — a compendium of the most important unsolved problems in the field.

Chemists synthesize unique anticancer molecules using novel approach - Nearly 30 years ago, scientists discovered a unique class of anticancer molecules in a family of bryozoans, a phylum of marine invertebrates found in tropical waters.

How Long Will The Solar Eclipse Last? It Depends - The duration of totality for the 2024 eclipse won’t be the longest possible.

New study shows similarities and differences in human and insect vision formation - Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have discovered profound similarities and surprising differences between humans and insects in the production of the critical light-absorbing molecule of the retina, 11-cis-retinal, also known as the "visual chromophore."

Compound vital for all life likely played a role in life's origin, suggests synthesis study - A chemical compound essential to all living things has been synthesized in a lab in conditions that could have occurred on early Earth, suggesting it played a role at the outset of life, finds a new study led by University College London researchers.

Looking at the importance of catalyst sites in electrochemical CO₂ conversion - Intense research efforts have been directed toward studying the electrochemical conversion of CO2, a major greenhouse gas, into platform chemicals and fuels.

Combination of group competition and repeated interactions promotes cooperation - How did cooperative behavior prevail in human evolution?

Quick-drying polymer may be key to more energy-efficient buildings - University of Texas at Dallas researchers and their collaborators are developing a quick-drying polymeric desiccant that could dehumidify buildings using at least 30% less energy than conventional air-conditioning systems.

This App Lets Inuit Combine Traditional Knowledge With Scientific Data - Indigenous communities from Alaska to Greenland are harnessing information to make their own decisions

UK quits treaty that lets oil firms sue government - The ECT allowed fossil-fuel companies to sue governments for billions in compensation for lost profits.

A new beginning: The search for more temperate Tatooines - Luke Skywalker's childhood might have been slightly less harsh if he'd grown up on a more temperate Tatooine -- like the ones identified in a new study.

Photon upconversion: Steering light with supercritical coupling - Researchers have unveiled a novel concept termed 'supercritical coupling' that enables several folds increase in photon upconversion efficiency.

Treating newly-diagnosed Crohn's patients with advanced therapy leads to dramatic improvements in outcomes - A large-scale clinical trial of treatment strategies for Crohn's disease has shown that offering early advanced therapy to all patients straight after diagnosis can drastically improve outcomes, including by reducing the number of people requiring urgent abdominal surgery for treatment of their disease by ten-fold.

Brightest and fastest-growing: Astronomers identify record-breaking quasar - Astronomers have characterized a bright quasar, finding it to be not only the brightest of its kind, but also the most luminous object ever observed.

Real-time wearable human emotion recognition technology developed - A research team has unveiled a groundbreaking technology that can recognize human emotions in real time.

Three years later, search for life on Mars continues - Scientists suspect Mars once had long-lived rivers, lakes and streams.

A new vibrant blue pottery pigment with less cobalt - Whether ultramarine, cerulean, Egyptian or cobalt, blue pigments have colored artworks for centuries.

How do lab mice behave, if you let them be mice? - While billions of global research dollars are spent studying lab mice as ‘models’, a Cornell University study is the first to shed light on their social

The weird sky glow called STEVE is really confusing scientists - Researchers are trying to figure out the recipe of atmospheric conditions that creates this aurora-like light show.

New method for marking neurotransmitter receptors in living animal brains - Researchers have developed a new method of labeling naïve neurotransmitter receptor proteins in living animal brains.

Bright and tough: A material that heals itself and glows - A research team at the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS) has succeeded in developing a self-healing material that is also capable of emitting a high amount of fluorescence when absorbing light.

Polymer science team develops additive that can 'upcycle' a wide range of plastics - One doesn't need to be reminded that plastic production, and plastic pollution, have steadily increased over the years—the evidence is all around us.

Pastoral Preferences of the Pygmy Squid - If you flip over a blade of eelgrass off the coast of northern Australia, you might find the world’s smallest squid stuck there, like a wad of gum under a desk.

In Adelaide they’re trying to build a deep learning machine that can reason - Professor Simon Lucey, the Director of the Adelaide-based Australian Institute for Machine Learning believes that path will lead to “augmented reasoning.”

Whale song mystery solved by scientists - Scientists deduce how whales sing under the sea, and why they can be drowned out by noisy ships.

Test flights on tap for Space Perspective’s luxury high-altitude balloon - This Florida-based startup wants to fly thousands of customers up to 100,000 feet.

February 21, 2024

Unvaccinated Florida kids exposed to measles can skip quarantine, officials say - On Tuesday, nearly 20 percent of the school's 1,067 students were reportedly absent.

Ala. hospital halts IVF after state’s high court ruled embryos are “children” - Anger and uncertainty spread in wake of Friday's ruling by the state's Supreme Court.

Why Women Wake Up More During Surgery - New findings could influence anesthesia dosing for women.

Did Environmental Working Group Manufacture A Study Just To Sue Quaker Oats? - On February 15th, the litigation outfit known as Environmental Working Group, most famous for using public USDA data (although excluding pesticides from the organic food companies which fund them) to compile a 'Dirty Dozen list' of foods which contain pesticide residues (100 percent of them) but that is nonetheless reliably rewritten by allied jour

Turning off a gene in potatoes creates potato chips with less carcinogens - While you might not think about the intricacies of cold-storage while enjoying a packet of chips, a new study has brought the darkest chips into the spotlight.

Blue Origin has emerged as the likely buyer for United Launch Alliance - Pairing of two launch companies could provide more robust competition to SpaceX.

Could Neanderthals Make Art? - Scientists are finding ever-earlier examples of artistic expression in the archaeological record that reshape what we know about the abilities of Neanderthals and other archaic humans

Method identified to double computer processing speeds - Scientists introduce what they call 'simultaneous and heterogeneous multithreading' or SHMT.

Little groundwater recharge in ancient Mars aquifer, according to new models - Mars was once a wet world.

Political Ads Can Target Your Personality. Here's What Could Go Wrong - This banner year for elections worldwide may witness the arrival of advertising tailored to your personality

ChatGPT Is Funnier Than You - AI humor in theory and practice.

Why Writing by Hand Is Better for Memory and Learning - Engaging the fine motor system to produce letters by hand has positive effects on learning and memory

Risk and reward: Can Australia thrive in the AI era? - A leading researcher says the pace of development in artificial intelligence should be a “wake-up call” for Australian governments and media organisations.

Shifting to EVs Could Prevent Millions of Childhood Asthma Attacks - For children living near U.S. highways, a transition to zero-emission electric vehicles will mean reduced exposure to dangerous exhaust

People with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome May Have an "Exhausted" Immune System - A long-awaited study of people with ME/CFS revealed differences in their immune and nervous system.

Defining the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Morpholome - Learn how researchers take a phenotype-first approach to uncover hidden metastatic drivers at tissue and cellular levels.