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Thursday, April 7, 2022
Are people more willing to empathize with animals or with other humans?
Credit: Photo by David Clode on Unsplash Stories about animals such as Harambe the gorilla and Cecil the lion often sweep the media as they ...
Engineered crystals could help computers run on less power
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have created engineered crystal structures that display an unusual physical phenomeno...
Most precise ever measurement of W boson mass to be in tension with the Standard Model
The Collider Detector at Fermilab recorded high-energy particle collisions produced by the Tevatron collider from 1985 to 2011. About 400 sc...
World’s Largest International Dark Sky Reserve Created by McDonald Observatory
The Milky Way soars over the domes of McDonald Observatory's Mount Locke showcasing the region's dark skies. Credit: Stephen Hummel/...
Mini-Livers on a Chip
Researchers at Gladstone Institutes designed a new platform for studying how the human immune system responds to hepatitis C infection by co...
Lung surfactants that could lead to better treatments for respiratory illnesses
The above video shows fluorescent microscopy footage of the finger-like crystalline structures of lung surfactant monolayers, which the rese...
Discovery of Matter-Wave Polaritons Sheds New Light on Photonic Quantum Technologies
An artistic rendering of the research findings in the polariton study shows the atoms in an optical lattice forming an insulating phase (lef...
Under Ocean Acidification, Embryos of a Key Forage Fish Struggle to Hatch
This photo shows sand lance embryos that have and have not hatched. Sand lance have trouble hatching at future ocean CO2 levels Credit: Emma...
Scientists Have Spotted the Farthest Galaxy Ever
HD1, object in red, appears at the center of a zoom-in image. Credit: Harikane et al. Hi-Res Zoomable Image An international team of astrono...
Insomnia could increase people’s risk of type 2 diabetes, study finds
People who have difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep have higher blood sugar levels than people who rarely have sleep issues, new r...
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