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From primordial black holes new clues to dark matter
Moving through cosmic forests and spider webs in deep space in search of answers on the origin of the Cosmos. (2019-09-17)
New study measures how much of corals' nutrition comes from hunting
When it comes to feeding, corals have a few tricks up their sleeve. (2019-09-17)
Suicide risk factors vary by ethnic group
A University of Houston professor of psychology is reporting that suicide risk factors vary by ethnic group. (2019-09-17)
WVU astronomers help detect the most massive neutron star ever measured
West Virginia University researchers have helped discover the most massive neutron star to date, a breakthrough uncovered through the Green Bank Telescope. (2019-09-16)
Most massive neutron star ever detected, almost too massive to exist
Astronomers using the GBT have discovered the most massive neutron star to date, a rapidly spinning pulsar approximately 4,600 light-years from Earth. (2019-09-16)
One step closer future to quantum computers
Physicists at Uppsala University in Sweden have identified how to distinguish between true and 'fake' Majorana states in one of the most commonly used experimental setups, by means of supercurrent measurements. (2019-09-16)
Misperceptions about racial economic progress are pervasive
The vast majority of Americans underestimate the magnitude of economic inequality between Whites and racial minorities, particularly black and Latinx people, new data indicate. (2019-09-16)
MIT engineers develop 'blackest black' material to date
MIT engineers have cooked up a material made of carbon nanotubes that is 10 times blacker than anything that has previously been reported. (2019-09-13)
'Ringing' black hole validates Einstein's general relativity 10 years ahead of schedule
For the first time, astrophysicists have heard a black hole ringing like a bell. (2019-09-12)
Scientists detect the ringing of a newborn black hole for the first time
Physicists from MIT and elsewhere have 'heard' the ringing of an infant black hole for the first time, and found that the pattern of this ringing does, in fact, predict the black hole's mass and spin -- more evidence that Einstein was right all along. (2019-09-11)
Giant balloon-like structures discovered at center of Milky Way
An international team of astronomers, including Northwestern University's Farhad Yusef-Zadeh, has discovered one of the largest structures ever observed in the Milky Way. (2019-09-11)
Towering balloon-like features discovered near centre of the Milky Way
An international team of astronomers including members from the University of Oxford, has discovered one of the largest features ever observed in the center of the Milky Way: a pair of enormous radio-emitting bubbles that tower hundreds of light-years above and below the central region of our galaxy. (2019-09-11)
Towering balloon-like features discovered near center of the Milky Way
An international team of astronomers has discovered one of the largest features ever observed in the center of the Milky Way -- a pair of enormous radio-emitting bubbles that tower hundreds of light-years above and below the central region of our galaxy. (2019-09-11)
Black hole at the center of our galaxy appears to be getting hungrier
The enormous black hole at the center of our galaxy is having an unusually large meal, and researchers don't know why. (2019-09-11)
First 'overtones' heard in the ringing of a black hole
By listening for specific tones in the gravitational waves of black hole mergers, researchers are putting Albert Einstein's theories to new tests. (2019-09-11)
Optical vacuum cleaner can manipulate nanoparticles
Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with Russian and international colleagues developed the concept for constructing an optical vacuum cleaner. (2019-09-10)
Peripheral artery disease risk hinges on health factors and demographics, including race
The lifetime risk of lower-extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD), in which leg arteries narrow abnormally, is about 30 percent for black men and 28% for black women, with lower but still-substantial risks for Hispanics and whites, according to a study led by scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. (2019-09-10)
High blood pressure among older pregnant women has increased by more than 75% since 1970
The rate of chronic hypertension among pregnant women age 35 and over in the United States has increased by more than 75% since 1970, with black women suffering from persistent high blood pressure at more than twice the rate of white women, according to a Rutgers University study. (2019-09-09)
Are black holes made of dark energy?
Two University of Hawaii at Manoa researchers have identified and corrected a subtle error that was made when applying Einstein's equations to model the growth of the universe. (2019-09-09)
Racial/ethnic differences in emergency department destination of EMS for patients living in same area
Black and Hispanic Medicare patients transported by emergency medical services (EMS) to an emergency department (ED) were less likely to go to the same ED as white Medicare patients living in the same area. (2019-09-06)
Black, Hispanic patients more likely to be brought to safety-net hospital emergency rooms
A new national study done by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center showed large differences in the emergency department (ED) and hospital destinations of minority (Black and Hispanic) patients who are transported by emergency medical services (EMS) when compared with their non-Hispanic white counterparts. (2019-09-06)
Space dragons: Researchers observe energy consumption in quasars
Researchers, for the first time, have observed the accelerated rate at which eight quasars consume interstellar fuel to feed their black holes. (2019-09-04)
Bacteria feeding on Arctic algae blooms can seed clouds
New research finds Arctic Ocean currents and storms are moving bacteria from ocean algae blooms into the atmosphere where the particles help clouds form. (2019-08-29)
Nuclear winter would threaten nearly everyone on Earth
If the United States and Russia waged an all-out nuclear war, much of the land in the Northern Hemisphere would be below freezing in the summertime, with the growing season slashed by nearly 90 percent in some areas, according to a Rutgers-led study. (2019-08-28)
Pregnant women of color experience disempowerment by health care providers
A new study finds that women of color perceive their interactions with doctors, nurses and midwives as being misleading, with information being 'packaged' in such a way as to disempower them by limiting maternity healthcare choices for themselves and their children. (2019-08-27)
Astronomers find a golden glow from a distant stellar collision
A University of Maryland-led team of astronomers re-examined data from a gamma-ray burst spotted in August 2016 and found new evidence for a kilonova -- a turbocharged explosion that instantly forged several hundred planets' worth of gold and platinum. (2019-08-27)
The genealogy of important broiler ancestor revealed
A new study examines the historical and genetic origins of the White Plymouth Rock chicken, an important contributor to today's meat chickens (broilers). (2019-08-27)
The making of 'Fancy Mouse'
For the past few hundred years, the colorful hair and unique patterns of the so-called 'Fancy Mouse' have made them the stars of pet shows in Japan and beyond. (2019-08-27)
Disability categories in education were redefined to exclude minorities, study shows
A study by two University of Kansas professors shows how a large school district redefined disability categories to keep minorities out of most supported special ed categories, when forced to integrate. (2019-08-26)
Salt marshes' capacity to sink carbon may be threatened by nitrogen pollution
Salt marshes sequester carbon at rates an order of magnitude higher than land ecosystems. (2019-08-23)
Detraction-free light-matter interaction
Certain semiconductor structures, so-called quantum dots, might constitute the foundation of quantum communication. (2019-08-23)
196,000 youth lose health insurance coverage in past 3 years; yet upsides remain
The national implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2014 was associated with gains in health insurance coverage for youth, but some of those gains have reversed during the past three years, according to findings published this month in Academic Pediatrics from researchers at the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University. (2019-08-22)
Origin of massive methane reservoir identified
New research provides evidence of the formation and abundance of abiotic methane -- methane formed by chemical reactions that don't involve organic matter -- on Earth and shows how the gases could have a similar origin on other planets and moons, even those no longer home to liquid water. (2019-08-20)
Black hole holograms
Japanese researchers show how a holographic tabletop experiment can be used to simulate the physics of a black hole. (2019-08-19)
Are attitudes contagious?
A new Northwestern University study examined whether people can acquire attitudes toward other individuals from the nonverbal signals that are directed toward them. (2019-08-19)
Best of both worlds: Asteroids and massive mergers
University of Arizona researchers are using the Catalina Sky Survey's near-Earth object telescopes to locate the optical counterparts to gravitational waves triggered by massive mergers. (2019-08-15)
Study finds lack of racial diversity in cancer drug clinical trials
New research published this week in JAMA Oncology has found a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for cancer drugs. (2019-08-15)
Extinct Caribbean bird yields DNA after 2,500 years in watery grave
Scientists have recovered the first genetic data from an extinct bird in the Caribbean, thanks to the remarkably preserved bones of a Creighton's caracara from a flooded sinkhole on Great Abaco Island. (2019-08-15)
Nanoscale 'glass' bottles could enable targeted drug delivery
Tiny silica bottles filled with medicine and a special temperature-sensitive material could be used for drug delivery to kill malignant cells only in certain parts of the body, according to a study published recently by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology. (2019-08-15)
Warmer winters are changing the makeup of water in Black Sea
Warmer winters are starting to alter the structure of the Black Sea, which could foreshadow how ocean compositions might shift from future climate change, according to new research. (2019-08-15)
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