Researchers have discovered regions where certain organic molecules somehow endure the intense radiation near the supermassive black hole at the center of galaxy NGC 1068, also known to amateur stargazers as M77....
A new study by researchers from Australia provides further evidence that angry outbursts can trigger a heart attack - particularly in people at high risk.
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A new study lends fresh insight on the mechanisms by which the heart works. Could this be the clue that leads drug developers to new life-saving treatments?
Researchers from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York modeled a new type of life form that depends on methane for its survival. The theorized anaerobic life form, which is capable of performing reproduction and metabolism in a manner similar to that of life on earth, indicates that life is capable...
Social media has opened up a new digital world for psychology papers Four researchers will be discussing new methods of language analysis, and how social media can be leveraged to study personality, mental and physical health, and cross-cultural differences at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) 16th Annual Convention in Long Beach, California. read more
Scientists have captured the first detailed microscopy images of ultra-small bacteria that are believed to be about as small as life can get. The research was led by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California, Berkeley. Show More Summary
Some of the most underappreciated crops could soon become the most valuable tools in agriculture with new research from the Centre for Underutilised Crops at the University of Southampton. Coordinator Mark Chapman has created a resource of new genetic data that will enable scientists to uncover why certain legume crops succeed where others fail. Show More Summary
In the summer of 2013, researchers aboard a four-engine P-3 Orion aircraft – a variant of the plane used to track submarines – flew over three of the nation’s biggest shale gas regions, taking measurements that would allow them to estimate the amount of methane leaking from the production fields below. read more
If your wife is a researcher in medical entomology, you’ll often hear odd tidbits related to mosquito-borne diseases. For instance, did you know how cute malaria parasites can look under a microscope? I didn’t either, until I met Cassandra Urquhart. Show More Summary
Note: Boak & Bailey periodically invite bloggers to post something longer than usual. This is my contribution. It includes information published in “For the Love of Hops” and results of research conducted since the book was came out. You can find more searching for the hashtag #beerlongreads on Twitter. Conducting a study during the […]
Harvard psychology professor is the author of ten books, including The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, The Blank Slate, , The Better Angels of Our Nature, and most recently, The Sense of : The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century. It’s no surprise, then, that he would have perhaps the clearest explanation of #thedress that took over the […]
Researchers at Google have developed the first computer capable of independently learning tasks -- a major step forward in the field of artificial intelligence.
Brian Bagnell, CFA, is a research analyst in Canadian oil and gas company analysis for Macquarie Capital Markets in Calgary. He was formerly an investment associate at the NB Investment Management Corp. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of New Brunswick. read more
Many RPGs have more than one ending, but even then you still have limited ways to control the story or to interact with the characters. Disney Research, however, wants to make real interactive games -- ones where your actions can affect how it progre...
In this month's release, find new embargoed research about the health of black children with foreign- born parents; risky drinking behavior associated with flavored alcohol beverages; and the risk for heart failure among veterans with PTSD.
A study on how natural and human-made sources of nitrogen are recycled through the Lake Tahoe ecosystem provides new information on how global change may affect the iconic blue lake....
The SEMANTiCS2015 conference comes back this year in its 11th edition where it all started in 2005 to Vienna, Austria! The conference takes place from 15-17 September 2015 (the main conference will be on 16-17th of September and several...Show More Summary
For patients admitted to the hospital for hip fracture, those who stay less than 10 days may be at higher risk of death than patients who stay longer, according to new research.
There are a lot of reasons I want to point writers and readers toward the video of Staking Our Claim: Trans Women’s Literature in the 21st Century. Hosted by the Barnard Center for Research on Women and sponsored in part… Continue reading ?