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15% of U.S. adults are physically inactive, new CDC data show

1 day ago   |   STAT

More than 1 in 7 adults across all U.S. states and territories are physically inactive, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show. The findings were...
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Strange particles found in Antarctica cannot be explained by physics

3 days ago   |   New Scientist

A NASA science balloon picked up two high-energy particles and a new analysis reveals they cannot be explained by the standard model of particle physics
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Expert reaction to Rapid Response Review on wildfires and climate change

3 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

A literature review, published on ScienceBrief.org by UEA and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, considers all peer-reviewed studies looking at climate change and...
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From single-cell variability to population growth

4 days ago   |   Harvard

Jie Lin and Ariel Amir. 2020. “ From single-cell variability to population growth .” Physical Review E, 101, 1, Pp. 021401. Publisher's Version
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IOP awards for Technicians, Apprentices and Employers of Apprentices

IOP awards for Technicians, Apprentices and Employers of Apprentices

9 days ago   |   IST

The 2020 IOP Awards: celebrating outstanding achievement in physics The awards are still open but the closing date is soon on Monday, 13 January 2020. For more information on...
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Helen Sharman: ‘There's no greater beauty than seeing the Earth from up high'

12 days ago   |   The Guardian

The astronaut, 56, on self-belief, G-force - and being the only girl in science class Almost everything about my childhood was normal and mundane. Our nuclear family lived in a...
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The world is not enough

14 days ago   |   TLS

Hot things glow red, hotter things yellow, and really hot things white. When you heat glass, it does not shine forth with an encouraging green or pale chestnut, it glows red...
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Are dark matter and dark energy related in anything apart from name?

15 days ago   |   New Scientist

There is no law of physics dictating that dark matter and dark energy can't be connected, and it is natural to wonder about it, writes Chanda Prescod-Weinstein
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You can't stop a shaken beer can from fizzing over by tapping it, study finds

You can't stop a shaken beer can from fizzing over by tapping it, study finds

16 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Danish physicists tested 1000 cans of lager-for science! Anyone who's fallen victim to the old "opening a shaken beer can" prank has likely heard that tapping the...
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5 New Year's resolutions for the workplace, according to a therapist

5 New Year's resolutions for the workplace, according to a therapist

16 days ago   |   Business Insider

Michael Ungar, Ph.D. is the founder and director of the Resilience Research Centre at Dalhousie University. His work as a family therapist and resilience researcher is...
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Photos: Ariane 5 rocket rolled out for first launch of 2020

Photos: Ariane 5 rocket rolled out for first launch of 2020

A nearly 180-foot-tall Ariane 5 rocket rolled out of its integration hangar to the ELA-3 launch zone Wednesday at the Guiana Space Center in South America, moving into position... Read more ...

Black hole shock: Astronomers find ‘strange' objects lurking near Milky...

Black hole shock: Astronomers find ‘strange' objects lurking near Milky Way's centre

STRANGE objects have been lurking near to the supermassive black hole at the heart of the Milky Way, leaving experts baffled. Read more ...

‘Rethink the universe!' How NASA experiment shattered Isaac Newton's Third Law

‘Rethink the universe!' How NASA experiment shattered Isaac Newton's Third Law

NASA scientists were left stunned after an “impossible” rocket engine defied the laws of gravity during testing, suggesting thrust could be achieved without fuel in a spacecraft. Read more ...

Pending test outcomes, NASA says SpaceX could launch astronauts in early March

Pending test outcomes, NASA says SpaceX could launch astronauts in early March

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley inside SpaceX's crew access arm early Friday at launch pad 39A, where they participated in a dry run of their suit-up activities and... Read more ...

Analysis: A 10th of Climate Change Research Funding Goes to Social Science

Analysis: A 10th of Climate Change Research Funding Goes to Social Science

( Given that the ‘anthro' in “anthropogenic climate change” refers to humanity's influence as the primary driver of global warming, it would make sense that spending on... Read more ...

Elon Musk: DeGrasse Tyson's ‘sceptical' claim over ‘five-minute' Mars...

Elon Musk: DeGrasse Tyson's ‘sceptical' claim over ‘five-minute' Mars meeting revealed

ELON MUSK'S plan to send humans to Mars was ripped apart by Neil deGrasse Tyson, who claimed it would only be a “five-minute meeting” to potential investors in archived footage. Read more ...

AIMM / ASBMR John Haddad Young Investigators' Meeting April 6 - 10, 2020

AIMM / ASBMR John Haddad Young Investigators' Meeting April 6 - 10, 2020

April 6, 2020The Advances in Mineral Metabolism meeting is held annually in Snowmass, Colorado, USA, and facilitates the professional development of young scientists in the... Read more ...

6th Annual Skeletal Research Symposium

6th Annual Skeletal Research Symposium

May 18, 2020The Center for Skeletal Research, funded by a NIAMS P30 grant, is pleased to announce its 6th Annual Research Symposium. The goal is to bring together the... Read more ...

Scientists created carbon-sucking 'Frankenstein' bricks using microbes. The...

Scientists created carbon-sucking 'Frankenstein' bricks using microbes. The material can spawn its own babies

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have created a building material that utilizes live microbes. The material can regenerate to form three generations of... Read more ...

Endocrine Society Meeting 2020

Endocrine Society Meeting 2020

March 28, 2020ENDO 2020 will be held March 28-31, 2020 in San Francisco, California. Learn more. Read more ...