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North Pacific climate patterns influence El Nino occurrences

(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) Previous studies have investigated the relationship between ENSO and PDO but none have examined if the warm (positive) and cool (negative) phases of PDO in the North Pacific influence the frequency of ENSO events in the tropical Pacific. Show More Summary

Scientists find a way to postpone cell death

A team of scientists from MSU and the Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics of Russian Academy of Sciences (located in Pushchino) have studied the mechanisms of interaction between the Fas-ligand protein that causes cell death and a respective membrane receptor. Show More Summary

It's the Booze Talkin': Is the Academy seeing our genre differently now?

Every year the Academy Awards celebrate the "best of the best" when it comes to what Hollywood has to offer. For genre fans however, the Oscars' rarely give proper credit to horror and science fiction. While you won’t see consideration for your typical slasher or ghost flick for generally obvious reasons, there are enough great movies out... Read More...

Jinyunpelta sinensis – Oldest Swinger in Town

Basal Ankylosaurine Dinosaur Jinyunpelta is Described Scientists, including researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have published details of a new genus of club-tailed, armoured dinosaur that roamed China around 100 million...Show More Summary

Oscars 2018: The New Envelopes Had a Hilariously Large Font to Prevent Another Mistake

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences did everything in its power this year to prevent a repeat of the Best Picture disaster that marred the ending of 2017's Oscars telecast, instating a lengthy list of new rules centered around the envelopes containing the winners' names. Show More Summary

Oscars 2018: Will 'The Shape of Water' Win Best Picture? -- And 23 More Predictions

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is celebrating a big milestone this year -- it's the 90th Oscars! Late night host Jimmy Kimmel is returning as host after presiding over one of the biggest mistakes to ever happen on live TV, when the wrong film was announced as the winner of Best Picture. Show More Summary

Solution to the Oscar blahs: brackets!

Short of staging another best picture fiasco, how can the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences bolster the television ratings for its tired Oscar awards ceremony? In a word: Brackets! Why not pair America’s love of the movies with its unbridled passion for gambling? It’s a strategy that...

Vertical measurements of air pollutants in urban Beijing

(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) Scientists from CAS Institute of Atmospheric Physics use vertically resolved observation system based on the Beijing 325m Meteorological Tower to gain an in-depth understanding...Show More Summary

Sea Level Rise Continuing To Accelerate Every Year, Study Finds

The rate at which sea level rise is occurring is continuing to increase every year, according to a new study that was published in the journal the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

The Oscars Find A New Revenue Stream: Merchandise In A Pop-Up Store Along The Red Carpet

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has found a new revenue stream that could help finance those gazillions of dollars in Oscar bonds–or, more likely, will collect enough to buy lunch for the Academy staff. On Monday, anShow More Summary

Mark Jacobson Drops Lawsuit Against Critics of His 100% Renewables Plan

The legal fallout from an academic dispute over clean energy strategy came to an end last week. Mark Jacobson dropped his $10 million defamation suit against the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and Christopher...Show More Summary

What’s PETA Giving This Year’s Top Oscar® Nominees?

Note: The “Everyone Wins” Nominee Gift Bags are NOT affiliated in any way with the OSCARS® or the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (A.M.P.A.S.). A.M.P.A.S. does not... The post What’s PETA Giving This Year’s Top Oscar® Nominees? appeared first on PETA.

A new jet could fly from Beijing to New York in two hours

A new hypersonic plane could rival Superman for the fastest  thing in the sky. A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences just announced that when they tested a scaled-down model of their new hypersonic plane in a wind tunnel it got up to speeds of Mach 7, or 5,300 miles per hour. Show More Summary

How do high-frequency oscillations of tropical cyclones vary across the W North Pacific?

(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) A new study reveals the variations of high-frequency oscillation over different sea areas, and helps to improve the prediction of tropical cyclone intensity in different sea areas over the western North Pacific.

The Complex Interface between the Public and Science

A new report from the American Academies of Arts and Sciences challenges preconceptions about the public face of science -- Read more on

'Two-way signaling' possible with a single quantum particle

Classically, information travels in one direction only, from sender to receiver. In a new paper, however, physicists Flavio Del Santo at the University of Vienna and Borivoje Daki? at the Austrian Academy of Sciences have shown that, in the quantum world, information can travel in both directions simultaneously—a feature that is forbidden by the laws of classical physics.

How does GEOS-5-based planetary boundary layer height and humidity vary across China?

(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) Model-simulated factors of importance can fill the gaps in surface observation-based estimates of fine-particulate-matter concentrations, providing a data basis for theShow More Summary

UTA scientist honored

(University of Texas at Arlington) Purnendu 'Sandy' Dasgupta, the Hamish Small Chair of Ion Analysis in UTA's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was named the 2018 Distinguished Texas Scientist by the Texas Academy of Science and the 2018 American Chemical Society's Division of Analytical Chemistry Chemical Instrumentation Award recipient.

Inequality Is "Natural" - Get Over It

Authored by Nicholas Colas via, Perusing one of our favorite information sources – the “Most read” articles on the website for the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) - we found the following tidbits: Women live longer than men, even during periods of severe famines and epidemics. Show More Summary

Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins Game of the Year at 21st D.I.C.E. Awards, Nintendo big winner of the night

Winners of the 21st D.I.C.E. Awards were announced last night. The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) announced the D.I.C.E. Awards winners during a ceremony on Thursday, February 22 in Las Vegas. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild won game of the year, and walked off with three other awards. Show More Summary

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