News from Science

News from Science

@NewsfromScience

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The latest stories in science, brought to you by the @sciencemagazine news team.

Washington, D.C.
Joined on October 31, 2008
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206. in country United States and category Magazines & Journals

511. in country United States and category Media

585. in category Magazines & Journals

Helium hydride—the universe’s very first molecule—was spotted for the first time in space some 3000 light-years from Earth.

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"Preventing infection is going to go a long way if we can do it."

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This ancient predator was larger than a polar bear and is one of the largest mammalian meat eaters on record.

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NASA’s TESS mission has found its first Earth-size planet.

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The top science news stories for the week are right here:

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These birds have feathers that absorb as much as 99.95% of light. #ScienceMagArchives

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Today, lithium-ion batteries power everything from our cellphones to our cars. But new research has taken another step toward a safer, cheaper alternative: sodium batteries.

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These millipedes can really glow—if you shine a UV light on a certain part of them.

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The MD Anderson Cancer Center has ousted three senior researchers whose foreign ties brought letters of concern from the National Institutes of Health.

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400 fragments of figurines and thousands of ceramic pieces were recently unearthed in what archaeologists say is the largest known figurine workshop in the Mayan world.

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A new study shows that "base editors"—which adapt key components of CRISPR to reach targeted places in the genome—can accidentally mutate strands of RNA.

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The Society for American Archaeology continues to battle fallout for the way it handled a #MeToo scandal at its most recent annual meeting.

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In the search for treating addiction, scientists last year looked into compounds that target the neural circuitry of addiction itself. #ScienceMagArchives

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Silicon dominates the world of solar power—but new research on perovskites could lead to a cheaper solar cell.

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Some vaccines protect us for a lifetime, others only months. New research may lead to more effective use—and the development of more durable ones. https://fcld.ly/dudkc0m  #WVC2019 #WVCUSA

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Under normal light, these millipedes look unremarkable—but shine a UV light on them, and things start to glow.

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A new genetic “risk score” could predict your odds of obesity—but just how helpful is it?

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Archaeologists say they have discovered the largest known figurine workshop in the Mayan world.

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In the 1970s, theorists predicted that the universe’s first type of molecule may exist today. Now, researchers have detected it in a planetary nebula some 3000 light-years away.

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The ancient Simbakubwa kutokaafrika was bigger than a polar bear and is one of the largest mammalian meat eaters on record.

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