Scientists create new form of cultivated meat

McMaster researchers have developed a new form of cultivated meat using a method that promises more natural flavour and texture than other alternatives to...

How short circuits in lithium metal batteries can be prevented

There are high hopes for the next generation of high energy-density lithium metal batteries, but before they can be used in our vehicles, there...

Excess X-rays from neutron stars could lead to discovery of new particle

A team of scientists including a University of Michigan researcher have found that mysterious X-rays detected from nearby neutron stars may be the first...

Diamonds are a cell’s best friend, shows study

Scientists have used tiny diamonds, or nanodiamonds, to measure heat transfer inside living cells, potentially leading to new diagnostic tools and therapies for cancer. Associate...

This stuff may drive flu, pneumonia and COVID-19 death rates

In a new study, researchers found that high levels of cadmium, a chemical found in cigarettes and in contaminated vegetables, are associated with higher...

NASA’s Fermi space telescope offers best look ever at giant flare

An intense flash of light from an erupting neutron star in a nearby galaxy in April 2020 has given astronomers their first clear look...

Scientists identify contents of ancient Maya drug containers

Scientists have identified the presence of a non-tobacco plant in ancient Maya drug containers for the first time. The Washington State University researchers detected Mexican...

These chemicals in living room may cause diabetes

PBDEs are common household chemicals added to furniture, upholstery, and electronics to prevent fires. They get released into the air people breathe at home, in...

Scientists ‘flash’ new 2D materials

Rice University scientists have extended their technique to produce graphene in a flash to tailor the properties of other 2D materials. The labs of chemist...

‘Swiss Army knife’ catalyst can make natural gas burn cleaner

Natural gas is the cleanest traditional fossil fuel source because it produces relatively low amounts of pollutants like carbon dioxide – a potent greenhouse...

Why the universe has less ‘antimatter’ than matter

It’s one of the greatest puzzles in physics. All the particles that make up the matter around us, such electrons and protons, have antimatter versions...

Scientists find innovative way to create rechargeable zinc-air battery

High-performance, eco-friendly, safe and at the same time cost-effective: the zinc-air battery is an attractive energy storage technology of the future. Until now, the conventional...

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Scientists find people with blue eyes have one common ancestor

In a study, researchers found that people with blue eyes have a single, common ancestor. The study was conducted by a team at the University...

Scientists find COVID-19 path from animals to humans

In a new study, researchers examined the origin of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that has caused the COVID-19 pandemic. They found that it was especially well-suited...

Scientists find new truth about COVID-19 infection and why the disease impacts people differently

In a new study, researchers are searching for how the SARS-CoV-2 virus infects the lungs – and they’re challenging what has become an accepted...

Missing link in coronavirus jump from bats to humans could be pangolins, not snakes

As scientists scramble to learn more about the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, two recent studies of the virus' genome reached controversial conclusions: namely, that snakes are...

Scientists discover terrifying epilepsy demon on 2,700-year-old clay tablet

A 2,700-year-old cuneiform tablet from ancient Iraq depicts the demon that the ancient Assyrians thought caused epilepsy. It’s a previously overlooked element of the tablet...