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New evidence shows crash with Antlia 2 gave the Milky Way the ripples in its outer disc
The newly-discovered dark dwarf galaxy Antlia 2's collision with the Milky Way may be responsible for our galaxy's characteristic ripples in its outer disc, according to a study led by Rochester Institute of Technology Assistant Professor Sukanya Chakrabarti. (2019-06-12)
Tiny light box opens new doors into the nanoworld
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have discovered a completely new way of capturing, amplifying and linking light to matter at the nanolevel. (2019-06-11)
What if dark matter is lighter? Report calls for small experiments to broaden the hunt
Theorized dark matter particles haven't yet shown up where scientists had expected them. (2019-06-10)
Deceptively simple: Minute marine animals live in a sophisticated symbiosis with bacteria
Trichoplax, one of the simplest animals on Earth, lives in a highly specific and intimate symbiosis with two types of bacteria. (2019-06-10)
A new candidate for dark matter and a way to detect it
Two theoretical physicists at UC Davis have a new candidate for dark matter and a possible way to detect it. (2019-06-10)
New research unlocks properties for quantum information storage and computing
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have come up with a way to manipulate tungsten diselenide (WSe2) -- a promising two-dimensional material -- to further unlock its potential to enable faster, more efficient computing, and even quantum information processing and storage. (2019-06-06)
3D microchannels promote self-assembly of ordered emulsions at low droplet concentrations
SUTD researchers have discovered a way to achieve self-assembly of low density droplets in microfluidic flows using three dimensional (3D) microchannels. (2019-06-06)
The mystery of the galaxy with no dark matter: Solved!
A group of researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) has clarified one of the mysteries of 2018 in the field of extragalactic astrophysics: the supposed existence of a galaxy without dark matter. (2019-06-06)
Radio ridge between two galaxy clusters bridges intergalactic space
Intergalactic magnetic fields connect two merging galaxy clusters, according to a new study, which reports the first discovery of a vast ridge of radio-emitting plasma in a filament of the cosmic web. (2019-06-06)
Why deep-sea dragonfish have transparent teeth
Off the coast of San Diego, 500 meters under the sea, pencil-sized sea monsters grin pitch-black smiles because their mouths are filled with transparent teeth. (2019-06-05)
Grassland areas should be chosen wisely
According to researchers from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University, choosing the best areas to convert from cereals to grasslands depends on whether you prioritize improvement of nature and the aquatic environment, how much biomass you can produce, or how much land is needed to so do -- or a combination. (2019-06-03)
Subaru Telescope captures 1800 exploding stars
The Subaru Telescope has captured images of more than 1800 exploding stars in the Universe, some located 8 billion light years from Earth. (2019-05-30)
Scientists uncover exotic matter in the sun's atmosphere
Scientists today announced a major new finding about how matter behaves in the extreme conditions of the sun's atmosphere. (2019-05-24)
Exposure to air pollution before and after birth may affect fundamental cognitive abilities
A study finds that exposure to fine particulate matter in the first years of life is associated with poorer performance in working memory and executive attention. (2019-05-23)
Artificial atomic scale materials: Discovering how electrons fatten!
A single and isolated electron has a clear electrical charge, magnetic moment and mass, and its free movement can be precisely predicted. (2019-05-23)
SLAS Discovery announces its June cover article
The June cover of SLAS Discovery features cover article 'A Perspective on Extreme Open Science: Companies Sharing Compounds without Restriction,' by Timothy M. (2019-05-20)
CosmoGAN: Training a neural network to study dark matter
A Berkeley Lab-led research group is using a deep learning method known as generative adversarial networks to enhance the use of gravitational lensing in the study of dark matter. (2019-05-16)
Dead zones in circadian clocks
Circadian clocks of organisms respond to light signals during night but do not respond in daytime. (2019-05-14)
Dolphin ancestor's hearing was more like hoofed mammals than today's sea creatures
The CT scan revealed cochlear coiling with more turns than in animals with echolocation, indicating hearing more similar to the cloven-hoofed, terrestrial mammals dolphins came from than the sleek sea creatures they are today. (2019-05-14)
The smell of dark chocolate, demystified
Chocolate is one of the most-consumed treats around the world, and the smell alone is usually enough to evoke strong cravings from even the most disciplined eaters. (2019-05-08)
A new filter to better map the dark universe
To address messy measurements of the cosmic web that connects matter in the universe, researchers at Berkeley Lab developed a way to improve the accuracy and clarity of these measurements based on the stretching of the universe's oldest light. (2019-05-08)
Mystery of texture of Guinness beer: inclination angle of a pint glass is key to solution
A team of researchers from Osaka University and Kirin Holdings Company, Limited demonstrated that the texture-formation in a pint glass of Guinness beer is induced by flow of a bubble-free fluid film flowing down along the wall of the glass, a world first. (2019-05-07)
Hubble spots a stunning spiral galaxy
NGC 2903 is located about 30 million light-years away in the constellation of Leo (the Lion), and was studied as part of a Hubble survey of the central regions of roughly 145 nearby disk galaxies. (2019-05-03)
First demonstration of antimatter wave interferometry
An international collaboration with participation of the University of Bern has demonstrated for the first time in an interference experiment that antimatter particles also behave as waves besides having particle properties. (2019-05-03)
Dark matter exists: The observations which question its presence in galaxies disproved
As fascinating as it is mysterious, dark matter is one of the greatest enigmas of astrophysics and cosmology. (2019-04-29)
Deep learning takes Saturn by storm
A 'deep learning' approach to detecting storms on Saturn is set to transform our understanding of planetary atmospheres, according to UCL and University of Arizona researchers. (2019-04-29)
Giant planets and big data: What deep learning reveals about Saturn's storms
A deep learning approach to detecting storms on Saturn shows the vast regions affected by storms and that dark storm clouds contain material swept up from the lower atmosphere. (2019-04-29)
The Tietê, São Paulo State's main river, is filtered by dam reservoirs
Reservoir cascade steadily improves water transparency by retaining matter in suspension that affects light absorption, as measured by a study conducted in Brazil. (2019-04-29)
Hubble measurements suggest disparity in Hubble constant calculations is not a fluke
Hubble's measurements of today's expansion rate do not match the rate that was expected based on how the Universe appeared shortly after the Big Bang over 13 billion years ago. (2019-04-25)
Mystery of the universe's expansion rate widens with new Hubble data
The universe is getting bigger every second -- but how fast? (2019-04-25)
Dark matter detector observes rarest event ever recorded
In a paper to be published tomorrow in the journal Nature, researchers announce that they have observed the radioactive decay of xenon-124, which has a half-life of 1.8 X 1022 years. (2019-04-24)
Researchers observe slowest atom decay ever measured
The XENON1T detector is mainly used to detect dark matter particles deep underground. (2019-04-24)
Elemental old-timer makes the universe look like a toddler
Rice University physicists contributed to the discovery of the longest half-life ever measured in xenon 124. (2019-04-24)
Obesity linked with differences in form and structure of the brain
Researchers using sophisticated MRI technology have found that higher levels of body fat are associated with differences in the brain's form and structure, including smaller volumes of gray matter, according to a new study. (2019-04-23)
Permanent daylight savings may cancel out changes to school start times
Several states in the US, including California, Washington, Florida, and North Carolina, are now considering doing away with the practice by making daylight savings time (DST) permanent. (2019-04-22)
Weapons trade reveals a darker side to dark web
Debates over gun regulations make headlines across the world, but there's an underground operation for weapons that has drawn very little attention -- until now. (2019-04-19)
Brain wiring differences identified in children with conduct disorder
Behavioural problems in young people with severe antisocial behaviour -- known as conduct disorder -- could be caused by differences in the brain's wiring that link the brain's emotional centres together, according to new research led by the University of Birmingham. (2019-04-18)
How does dark play impact the effectiveness of serious video games?
A new study has shown that allowing ''dark play'' in a serious video game intended to practice skills transferable to a real-life setting does not impact the game's effectiveness. (2019-04-15)
'Snowball chamber' helps researchers use supercooled water to search for dark matter
After watching YouTube videos of people supercooling water in a bottle and then triggering it to freeze by banging it, something about this concept solidified for Matthew M. (2019-04-14)
Electric vehicle adoption improves air quality and climate outlook
A Northwestern University study quantified the differences in air pollution generated from battery-powered electric vehicles versus internal combustion engines. (2019-04-12)
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