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The rise and fall of Ziggy star formation and the rich dust from ancient stars
Researchers have detected a radio signal from abundant interstellar dust in MACS0416_Y1, a galaxy 13.2 billion light-years away in the constellation Eridanus. (2019-03-19)
Astronomers discover 83 supermassive black holes in the early universe
Astronomers from Japan, Taiwan and Princeton University have discovered 83 quasars powered by supermassive black holes that were formed when the universe was only 5 percent of its current age. (2019-03-13)
Big data takes aim at a big human problem
A James Cook University scientist is part of an international team that's used new 'big data' analysis to achieve a major advance in understanding neurological disorders such as Epilepsy, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. (2019-03-12)
Copying made easy
Whether revealing a perpetrator with DNA evidence, diagnosing a pathogen, classifying a paleontological discovery, or determining paternity, the duplication of nucleic acids (amplification) is indispensable. (2019-03-12)
Sensing shakes
Every year earthquakes worldwide claim hundreds or even thousands of lives. (2019-03-10)
New method identifies which asthma patients respond to systemic corticosteroids
Physicians will be able to predict which of their patients with severe asthma are likely to benefit from treatment with systemic corticosteroids -- and which might only suffer their side effects -- with help from a dozen clinical variables researchers have identified using machine learning techniques, say researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. (2019-02-20)
Gravitational waves will settle cosmic conundrum
Measurements of gravitational waves from approximately 50 binary neutron stars over the next decade will definitively resolve an intense debate about how quickly our universe is expanding, according to findings from an international team that includes University College London (UCL) and Flatiron Institute cosmologists. (2019-02-14)
The vibrating universe: Making astronomy accessible to the deaf
Astronomers at the University of California, Riverside, have teamed with teachers at the California School for the Deaf, Riverside, or CSDR, to design an astronomy workshop for students with hearing loss that can be easily used in classrooms, museums, fairs, and other public events. (2019-02-05)
Why are you and I and everything else here?
We're here because there's more matter than antimatter in the universe. (2019-02-01)
The 'stuff' of the universe keeps changing
The composition of the universe--the elements that are the building blocks for every bit of matter -- is ever-changing and ever-evolving, thanks to the lives and deaths of stars. (2019-01-31)
Scientists observe a new form of strange matter
In a discovery that could provide new insights into the origin of mass in the universe following the Big Bang, scientists have used experiments with kaons and helium-3 to experimentally demonstrate, for the first time, the existence of an exotic nucleus containing two protons and a bound kaon. (2019-01-27)
Seeing double could help resolve dispute about how fast the universe is expanding
How fast the universe is expanding has been puzzling astronomers for almost a century. (2019-01-22)
'Silent slip' along fault line serves as prelude to big earthquakes, research suggests
Big earthquakes appear to follow a brief episode of 'shallow mantle creep' and 'seismic swarms,' suggests new research that offers an explanation for the foreshocks observed prior to large temblors. (2019-01-21)
New quantum structures in super-chilled helium may mirror early days of universe
Experimental proof of a decades-old prediction opens a pathway to recreate possible conditions of the early universe here on earth. (2019-01-16)
POLAR experiment reveals orderly chaos of black holes
An international consortium of scientists studying gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) as part of the POLAR (GRB polarimeter) experiment has revealed that high-energy photon emissions from black holes are neither completely chaotic nor completely organized, but a mixture. (2019-01-15)
Big Bang query: Mapping how a mysterious liquid became all matter
Lehigh University's Rosi Reed presents findings from new Beam Energy Scan at Brookhaven National Lab's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider that tests the limits of quark-gluon plasma (QGP), the mysterious liquid thought to have existed in the micro-seconds after the Big Bang (2019-01-14)
Astronomers uncover the brightest quasar in the early universe
Astronomers have discovered the brightest object ever seen at a time when the universe was less than one billion years old. (2019-01-09)
Scientists: 'Time is ripe' to use big data for planet-sized plant questions
A group of Florida Museum of Natural History scientists has issued a 'call to action' to use big data to tackle longstanding questions about plant diversity and evolution and forecast how plant life will fare on an increasingly human-dominated planet. (2018-12-31)
Beyond the black hole singularity
Our first glimpses into the physics that exist near the center of a black hole are being made possible using 'loop quantum gravity'--a theory that uses quantum mechanics to extend gravitational physics beyond Einstein's theory of general relativity. (2018-12-20)
How is big data impacting sports analytics?
Sports in all its forms, from Major League Baseball to Fantasy Football is driven by and produces huge amounts of data, and advanced data mining and machine learning techniques are now having a major impact on sports data analytics. (2018-12-20)
Beyond Einstein
Theoretical physicists have been questioning if black hole singularities exist through complex mathematical equations over the past several decades with little success until now. (2018-12-20)
Fossil from the Big Bang discovered with W. M. Keck Observatory
A relic cloud of gas, orphaned after the Big Bang, has been discovered in the distant universe by astronomers using the world's most powerful optical telescope, the W. (2018-12-17)
Researchers create tiny droplets of early universe matter
Researchers have created tiny droplets of the ultra-hot matter that once filled the early universe, forming three distinct shapes and sizes: circles, ellipses and triangles. (2018-12-10)
Can rice filter water from ag fields?
While it's an important part of our diets, new research shows that rice plants can be used in a different way, too: to clean runoff from farms before it gets into rivers, lakes, and streams. (2018-12-05)
NASA's Fermi traces the history of starlight across cosmos
Scientists using data from NASA's Fermi satellite have measured all the starlight produced over 90 percent of the universe's history. (2018-11-29)
When it comes to love: Personality matters: QUT research
Throughout history, competitive advantages have helped men and women achieve increased success in their occupation, sport, artistic endeavors, their ability to acquire and secure resources, and ultimately, their survival. (2018-11-19)
New maps hint at how electric fish got their big brains
Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis have mapped the regions of the brain in mormyrid fish in extremely high detail. (2018-11-15)
A bigger nose, a bigger bang: Size matters for ecoholocating toothed whales
A new study sheds light on how toothed whales adapted their sonar abilities to occupy different environments. (2018-11-15)
Scientists develop microbiome search engine to assess microbiome novelty and impact
Scientists from the Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology developed a way to objectively evaluate the novelty and impact of plethora of microbiomes in the vast universe of microbiome big-data, based on an innovative tool called Microbiome Search Engine (MSE). (2018-11-13)
New finding of particle physics may help to explain the absence of antimatter
With the help of computer simulations, particle physics researchers may be able to explain why there is more matter than antimatter in the Universe. (2018-11-13)
Cancer stem cells get energy from protein, and it's proving to be their Achilles' heel
CU Cancer Center study shows that cancer stem cells switch from metabolizing sugar to metabolizing protein. (2018-11-12)
Quantum systems: Same, but different
Remarkable rules have been detected in the apparent chaos of disequilibrium processes. (2018-11-07)
Johns Hopkins scientist finds elusive star with origins close to Big Bang
Astronomers have found what could be one of the universe's oldest stars, made almost entirely of materials spewed from the Big Bang. (2018-11-05)
Machine learning improves accuracy of particle identification at LHC
Scientists from the Higher School of Economics have developed a method that allows physicists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) to separate between various types of elementary particles with a high degree of accuracy. (2018-10-31)
Bigger brains associated with greater cancer risk
For the first time -- in Norway and internationally -- researchers have looked at the direct correlation between brain size and cancer risk in adults. (2018-10-30)
Mathematicians propose new hunting model to save rhinos and whales from extinction
Mathematicians have created a new model -- of a variety commonly found in the world of finance -- to show how to harvest a species at an optimal rate, while making sure that the animals do not get wiped out by chance. (2018-10-24)
Research supports the ump, distance to a close play is critical in making the right call
New research from Arizona State University is showing that when it comes to the bang-bang plays in baseball viewing distance from the play is critical for judging what actually happened. (2018-10-23)
Ancient enzymes the catalysts for new discoveries
University of Queensland-led research recreating 450 million-year-old enzymes has resulted in a biochemical engineering 'hack' which could lead to new drugs, flavours, fragrances and biofuels. (2018-10-22)
Astronomers find a cosmic Titan in the early universe
An international team of astronomers has discovered a titanic structure in the early universe, just two billion years after the Big Bang. (2018-10-17)
Largest galaxy proto-supercluster found
An international team of astronomers using the VIMOS instrument of ESO's Very Large Telescope have uncovered a colossal structure in the early universe. (2018-10-17)
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