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Oxygen Is Disappearing from the World's Oceans at an Alarmingly Rapid Pace

The ocean is running out of oxygen at a rapid speed—and the depletion could choke to death much of the marine life these waters support. A sweeping …

Physicists Create Coldest Liquid Water Ever, Reaching Bizarre Mathematical Singularity

Water acts familiarly at familiar temperatures. It freezes into ice at 32 degrees Fahrenheit, which corresponds to 0 degrees Celsius and 272 Kelvin. …

Astronomers Find Mass Limit for Neutron Stars Before Collapsing Into Black Holes

These remaining cores of dead stars can only get so massive before they become black holes.<p>The subtle difference between when a massive dying star compresses into a core and when it collapses entirely may have been found. In a study published in Astrophysical Journal Letters, researchers at the …

Neutron Stars

The terrifying science behind floating fire ant colonies — and how to destroy them

In addition to widespread suffering and devastation, Hurricane Harvey has brought a plague of floating fire ants to the Houston region.<p>“Floodwaters will not drown fire ants,” explains Paul Nester, an extension specialist at Texas A&M, in a pamphlet titled “Flooding and Fire Ants: Protecting …

Nature
Medicine

Lab-made “mini organs” helping doctors treat cystic fibrosis

UTRECHT, Netherlands — Els van der Heijden, who has cystic fibrosis, was finding it ever harder to breathe as her lungs filled with thick, sticky …

Australia's first human 'body farm'

More than 500 people have donated their bodies to a research facility near Sydney, Australia, where forensic experts study decomposition.<p>Shari Forbes, a professor of forensic science at the University of Technology Sydney, explains why she set up Australia's first human body farm.

Australian Universities

The Truth About Eating Protein & Carbs After A Tough Workout

Have you ever wondered why you're so hungry after a workout? After any strength-training workout, the human body automatically begins to crave …

Nutrition

Stop Worrying About Overpenetration!

Written by: Greg Ellifritz Last week I wrote an article about some ballistic testing I observed at this year’s Rangemaster Tactical Conference. The …

Self Defense

First Atlas of B-cell Clones in Human Body Forms New Foundation for Infectious Disease Research

A new “anatomic atlas” of how B cells – the immune system’s producer of antibodies – link up to form networks has been charted by researchers from …

Are the Earth's magnetic poles moving? How do navigators adjust to this change?

<b>The answer comes from Paul Perreault, marketing manager for university and government research programs at Trimble Navigation Ltd., a manufacturer of</b> …

“Mini Organs” Could Change How We Treat Diseases from Cystic Fibrosis to Cancer

Remarkable Results<p>In the Netherlands, Els van der Heijden has lived for over 50 years with cystic fibrosis (CF). She hasn’t let it stop her from …

Finally, FDA Is Cracking Down on Highly Dangerous 'Treatments' From Stem Cell Clinics

Don't take the risk.<p>Stem cells are amazing. They hold the potential to repair almost any part of the body, shifting into different cell types on …

Living in space basically shoves a warp drive into your blood stream

Human body 'tries to turn on all possible defense systems'A new study analyzing the blood samples of 18 Russian cosmonauts reveals that space sends …

Medical Research

Molecules Chilled Close to Absolute Zero Just Smashed a New Physics Record

Scientists are breaking the limits.<p>A two-step cooling process using lasers has allowed physicists to push molecules of calcium monofluoride down to a …

Quantum Mechanics

How gut bacteria may affect anxiety

Microbes may tamper with the production of tiny molecules in brain regions that help control anxiety.

We’re Failing Our Test Run for the Age of CRISPR

A few weeks ago, two stories crossed paths. In <i>MIT Technology Review</i>, we learned that, for the first time in the United States, researchers had used …

3D 'encyclopedia' to show vertebrates inside and out - Futurity

A new initiative called "oVert" will one day let you choose which of 20,000 vertebrates to dissect layer by layer—no scalpel needed.

Universe gossip: Colliding neutron stars detected

There are rumors within the astronomical community that LIGO, the super-advanced gravitational wave observatory, may have spotted the signature of …

Astrophysics

This is what the solar eclipse looked like from the moon

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter snapped a winner of a solar eclipse photo from its long-distant location near the moon.<p>The great North American solar eclipse of Aug. 21 may be in the history books, but NASA has given us a chance to the see the event from a new perspective. The space agency …

Astronomy

New antibody promises single unified treatment for many neurological diseases

Scientists believe that the underlying cause of many neurological diseases, including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, is the buildup of misfolded …

Cassini Stared Into Saturn's Polar Abyss, and It's Creepy As Hell

As Cassini’s tour of Saturn comes to a close, NASA’s getting a bit nostalgic. Yesterday, the space agency released a photo of Saturn’s North pole the …

Astronomy

Too much salt may double your chances of heart failure

Sodium helps the body perform a range of biological functions, so a little salt in our diet can be healthful. But too much salt is known to be bad …

Mom delivers baby inside amniotic sac en route to hospital

A Pennsylvania mother’s birth photo of her premature baby that she delivered with the amniotic sack intact while on the way to the hospital has gone viral. Raelin Scurry wrote on Instagram that she began having contractions on Aug. 5 at around 10 a.m., but thought that they were Braxton Hicks …

Pregnancy

Is your plastic water bottle bad for your health?

We asked the experts<p>Could many modern ailments be traced to a surprising culprit: namely the chemicals in plastic containers? While the idea may …

This common drug stops muscle growth, study says

Gym-goers trying to bulk up should avoid taking ibuprofen, a study has found.<p>Experts say long-term regular use of the anti-inflammatory drug can …