Describing the find as a "happy accident," engineers at the University of New South Wales Sydney found a way to control the nucleus of an atom using electric fields rather than magnetic fields.
Researches think it could be possible that both human and rat species have seen parallel shifts in their DNA.
Unama'ki has been in the Gulf of Mexico since October and now appears to be inching closer to the Florida coast. Researchers hope she will lead them to a new white shark nursery.
Data scientists built a dataset of about 7.5 million posts from seven "manosphere" forums and over 30 million posts from 57 Reddit pages. The results showed a worrying trend.
"Amazon risks betraying the trust millions of customers place in the Amazon's Choice badge by allowing its endorsement to be all too easily gamed," one Which? expert said.
"We have found a new way to switch electrical conduction in materials from on to off," revealed author Berend Zwartsenberg, of UBC's Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute (SBQMI).
The birds were put to work patrolling the seas as part of a six-month academic study that proved successful in detecting fishing boats with their Automatic Identification System switched off.
"If we can find a way to direct these jellyfish and also equip them with sensors...we could create a truly global ocean network," said lead Caltech researcher John Dabiri.
Researchers in Australia have announced the development of a new ultra-thin material that could be used make printable touchscreens at a fraction of the cost of current technology.
The cutting-edge camera can capture motion like shockwaves and possibly even the signals that travel through neurons—but don't expect to get your hands on one anytime soon.
Researchers identified a naturally-occurring molecule in the brain that targets the same receptors as marijuana, possibly explaining why people find the drug relaxing.
Both the U.S. and Iran have said they will no longer adhere to the Obama-era Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
Students and faculty now face a choice. They can become the next generation of weapons scientists—or they can refuse to be complicit in this scheme,
How humans react to fear or stress-inducing situations may be related to gut bacteria, according to a recent scientific study.
A group of researchers are scheduled to speak at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago today to discuss the ethical implications of organoid-based research.
The Society of Actuaries released a report Tuesday examining the economic impact of non-medical opioid usage in the United States, which concludes that from 2015 to 2018 $631 billion was spent dealing with the crisis, with more to come.
Alzheimer's research continues to get major funding from places like the National Institutes for Health, the National Institute on Aging and private donors.
Mental health professionals say a rising number of young adults are being treated with psychiatric drugs to reduce emotional stress and exhaustion caused by "eco-anxiety," a fervent fear that humans will go extinct as a result of their own pollution and damage to the environment.
A new research center funded by private donors will study possible psilocybin therapies at Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Precision medicine is changing how cancer is diagnosed.
"We would see resistance increase four or six-fold in just one generation," the lead researcher said. "We didn't have a clue that something like that could happen this fast."
Do you care about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence? Let these researchers know.
"The Chinese People's Liberation Army has been patiently stalking the U.S. military for two decades," the report explains.
The wearable reportedly uses microphones and software to recognize emotions from a person's voice.
Democrats in the Senate and House introduced legislation to protect scientists from political bias and special interests, particularly amid Trump administration attacks on the research community.
How do we accelerate progress on gene therapy while expanding access? Republican and Democratic lawmakers must look for solutions.
Findings raise "important and disturbing questions" about the ethical oversight of those reviewing and publishing research.
Freezing temperatures have prompted deniers to question climate change, but it could well be a symptom of a warming world.