ScienceDaily: Top Science News


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Top Science News
October 25, 2019

Quantum computing concept illustration (stock image). | Credit: (c) vchalup /

Quantum Supremacy: ‘Intractable’ Problem Solved

Liquid fuel concept illustration (stock image). | Credit: (c) Chanchai /

‘Artificial Leaf’ Produces Clean Gas

Salt flat in Bolivia (stock image). | Credit: (c) sara_winter /

Mars Once Had Salt Lakes Similar to Earth

Exoplanets illustration; elements furnished by NASA (stock image). | Credit: (c) Vadimsadovski /

Earth-Like Planets May Be Common in the Universe

 Mars once had salt lakes that are similar to those on Earth and has gone through wet and dry … read more 
Latest Top Headlines
updated 4:20pm EDT

Health News
October 25, 2019

Salamander (stock image). | Credit: (c) Alexander Limbach /

Human ‘Salamander’ Ability to Regrow Cartilage

DNA illustration (stock image). | Credit: (c) Giovanni Cancemi /

‘Dark Matter’ of Cancer Genome: Just One Error

Portuguese water dog. Owning a dog may be associated with having a longer life. | Credit: Copyright Michele Hogan

Dog Ownership Associated With Longer Life

Marathon runners (stock image). | Credit: (c) babaroga /

2019 Nobel Medicine Prize: Oxygen Sensing

 The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is being awarded jointly to William G. Kaelin Jr., Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for … read more 
Latest Health Headlines
updated 4:20pm EDT

Physical/Tech News
October 25, 2019

Lithium-ion batteries concept (stock image). | Credit: (c) malp /

2019 Chemistry Nobel: Lithium-Ion Batteries

Illustration of exoplanet orbiting star (stock image). | Credit: (c) vchalup /

2019 Physics Nobel: Cosmology and Exoplanets

Saturn illustration (stock image). | Credit: (c) Dimitar Marinov /

Saturn Surpasses Jupiter: 20 New Moons

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover took this selfie on May 12, 2019. | Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

NASA Rover Finds Ancient Oasis On Mars

 If you could travel back in time 3.5 billion years, what would Mars look like? The picture is evolving among scientists working with NASA’s Curiosity … read more 
Latest Physical/Tech Headlines
updated 4:20pm EDT

Environment News
October 25, 2019

Koala (stock image). | Credit: (c) rueangrit /

New Genome Immunity: Retroviruses in Koalas

Illustration of prehistoric human with animal skeleton (stock image). | Credit: (c) Kovalenko I /

Prehistoric Humans Stored Food to Eat Later

Woolly mammoth illustration (stock image). | Credit: (c) Daniel /

Last Mammoths Died On a Remote Island

Bacterial colonies in dish (stock image). | Credit: (c) jarun011 /

Machine Learning Predicts Biological Circuits

 Biomedical engineers have devised a machine learning approach to modeling the interactions between complex variables in engineered bacteria that would otherwise be too cumbersome to predict. Their … read more 
Latest Environment Headlines
updated 4:20pm EDT

Society/Education News
October 25, 2019

Nuclear explosion illustration (stock image). | Credit: (c) Keith Tarrier /

India Vs Pakistan Nuclear War? Global Catastrophe

Parent scolding child concept (stock image). | Credit: (c) Africa Studio /

Tell Your Kids Lies and They Lie More as Adults

People having conversation (stock image). | Credit: (c) Danon /

Speech Interpretation in the Human Brain

Missiles with warheads concept (stock image). | Credit: (c) gerasimov174 /

How to Dismantle a Nuclear Bomb

 MIT team successfully tests a new method for verification of weapons … read more 
Latest Society/Education Headlines
updated 4:20pm EDT

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