(University of Illinois at Chicago) A new report from social psychologists at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Winnipeg suggests people on both sides of the political aisle are similarly motivated to dismiss monetary enticements in order to distance themselves from hearing or reading opposing ideals and information.
(University of Delaware) A new grant from The Tiffany & Co. Foundation will enable the University of Delaware's Saleem Ali to create a knowledge-hub on colored gemstones, including signature projects in Madagascar and South Asia focused on miner education and health and safety outreach. Show More Summary
A new flying car designed to travel over open water could be on sale as soon as this year.
For the final episode in our 3-part episode about animals in space, we look at the largest animals to go to orbit. And I’ll just warn you now, this is going to be a really sad episode.
The mountains of southern West Virginia are riddled with coal—and bullets
Undergraduates search for hidden tombs in Turkey using cosmic-ray muons. While the human eye is an amazing feat of evolution, it has its limitations. What we can see tells only a sliver of the whole story. Often, it is what is on the inside that counts. To see a broken femur, we pass X-rays through a leg and create an image on a metal film. Show More Summary
Certain dairy products are associated with lower rates of depression. • Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic • Dr Dean is also the author of Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything.
Artists turn to the world of nature and science for inspiration.
Did rare clouds over Oslo inspire Edvard Munch's most famous painting?
Author(s): Oliver Benson Researchers have transferred quantum information from one quantum dot to another dot 5 m away using photonic qubits as the relay. [Physics 10, 42] Published Tue Apr 25, 2017
Author(s): Paul Hamilton and Eric R. Hudson The successful laser cooling of a triatomic molecule paves the way towards the study of ultracold polyatomic molecules. [Physics 10, 43] Published Mon Apr 24, 2017
Despite the headlines, the Liberty Place Monument does not directly commemorate the Confederacy. Properly understood, it commemorates an event that took place during Reconstruction in New Orleans. This is an […]
TIME and Dan Neil, a Pulitzer Prize-winning automotive critic, look at the greatest lemons of the automotive industry.
Here, then, is the issue. The gospel of Christ says that progress comes from every individual merging his individuality in sympathy with his neighbors. On the other side, the conviction of the nineteenth century is that progress takes...Show More Summary
The new machine supported the lambs for up to 28 days, which is the longest amount of time that an artificial womb has kept animals stable.
(Royal Astronomical Society) A supervoid is unlikely to explain a 'Cold Spot' in the cosmic microwave background, according to the results of a new survey, leaving room for exotic explanations like a collision between universes. TheShow More Summary
The central government told the Supreme Court on Monday that it wants an Aadhaar-like unique identification system for cows to track their movement and prevent inter-state and inter-country smuggling. Adducing a report by a committee...Show More Summary
Trash collectors in the cell moonlight at the controls of the genetic machinery.
The troubled author may have suffered from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, the disease that plagues modern football players
Understanding how proteins and other molecules move around inside cells is important for understanding how cells function. Scientists use an experiment called Fluorescence Recovery after Photobleaching, or FRAP, to investigate this molecular motion, and now Brown University researchers have developed a mathematical modeling technique that makes FRAP much more useful.