Scientists in Australia have reported the discovery of huge freshwater reserves preserved in aquifers under the world's oceans. The water has remained shielded from seawater thanks to the accumulation of a protective layer of sediment and clay. Show More Summary
In which I finally get around to writing about a paper published last August: Enceladus' plumes sometimes spout more and sometimes spout less, depending on where Enceladus is in its orbit. This discovery was enabled by Cassini's longevity at Saturn, and we'll be able to follow up on it, as long as Cassini is allowed to complete its mission.
Research advances that have come to fruition over the past year demonstrate extraordinary progress in the fight against cancer, according to a new report. The report stresses, however, that recent budget cuts and years-long flat funding can only delay efforts to translate research into effective treatments for millions of individuals with cancer.
The following is a response by Rob Crowther on the so-called Wedge Document. What is interesting is that the Forrest and Gross book is recommended by people like Dawkins, Pinker, and E. O. Wilson. What can be learned from this? The fact...Show More Summary
Talk about Discovery-Scripps Networks deal appears to be premature. Discovery execs are engaged in what-if conversations about the idea of bidding for the owner of HGTV and Food Network. But the company hasn’t prepared an offer, andShow More Summary
We received our first Julibox in the mail this week, and are ready to try some interesting alcoholic concoctions. If you are unfamiliar, Julibox is an online delivery service for cocktail discovery. Each month, the company mails out all of… Julibox Curated Cocktail Kit is a post by Thomas Welch on Selectism.
Three University of Utah faculty members whose research has resulted in major disease-related discoveries, patents, inventions, and startup companies have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) is looking for a Software Developer in Seattle, WA, to “build web based tools for analysis of cancer genomic data to advance understanding of tumor biology, accelerate new discoveries, and facilitate...Show More Summary
PORTLAND, Ore. — Scientists have discovered how to fix sleep disturbances in mice with traumatic brain injuries — a discovery that could lead to help for hundreds of thousands of people who have long-term and debilitating sleep and wakefulness...Show More Summary
The Weather Channel hosted a live virtual field trip today for K-12 classrooms, in partnership with Discovery Education. The goal of the event: “to bring the science of weather and natural disaster preparedness to classrooms.” Amen to that, especially the science part. In 2009, [the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)] found that 15-year-old [...]
Today's "holy crap!" story is the discovery of two long-lost Peter Sellers films that were salvaged from a trash can.
Scientists have made several scientific discoveries demonstrating the significant roles Heterotrimeric G proteins play in plant development and yield.
This could provide an important boost for the effort that Comcast and Twitter announced in October to strengthen social media users’ bond with TV shows. The companies say that as early as Q1 content suppliers ABC Entertainment, A+E Networks,...Show More Summary
OUR correspondents discuss the new discovery of an old lake on Mars, a road test of self-driving cars and a Nobel laureate's attack on scientific journals
This news release is available in French. read more
Incyte Corporation (INCY) Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference Call December 11, 2013 10:40 AM ET Executives Richard Levy - EVP, Chief Drug Development and Medical Officer Reid Huber - SVP, Discovery Biology Analysts Boris Peaker - Oppenheimer Presentation Boris Peaker - Oppenheimer The next company to present is Incyte. Show More Summary
The prestigious journal Nature Medicine has taken a look at the year and chosen one of the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre's (CNIO) studies as the most important in the stem cell category for its special December edition. The edition highlights eight categories, including, as well as stem cells, immunology, cardiovascular disease or neuroscience. read more
Pinterest fans will be pleased to hear that the firm’s iPad app has finally been given the iOS 7 treatment, revamping the design with a sparse, clean grid layout similar... Keep reading ?
Via press release: That's So Gay! A Game of LGBTQ Discovery, a new trivia game, is available in time for the holidays. Featuring more than 2,400 questions of LGBTQ history and current events, the game can be played by two or more people and is ideal for parties and social events. Show More Summary
ST. LOUIS, MO, December 9, 2013 – Scientists at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center have made several scientific discoveries demonstrating the significant roles Heterotrimeric G proteins play in plant development and yield. Sona...Show More Summary