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Research In Focus: H-STEM Rising
Camera Tags Capture Social Flexibility Of Minke Whales
Proto-Sarada Writings: Traces of Daily Life in Ancient India
Here’s how machine learning can violate your privacy
Study maps human uptake of microplastics across 109 countries
Heat waves can be deadly for older adults: An aging global population and rising temperatures mean millions are at risk
AI chatbots are intruding into online communities where people are trying to connect with other humans
UW atmospheric scientist participating in field campaign to improve Western snowfall, drought forecasts
We mapped a lost branch of the Nile River – which may be the key to a longstanding mystery of the pyramids
Black holes are mysterious, yet also deceptively simple − a new space mission may help physicists answer hairy questions about these astronomical objects
World’s Largest Hummingbird Is Actually Two Species
ERR-gamma ‘trains’ stomach stem cells to become acid-producing cells
Ultrasound Experiment Identifies New Superconductor
New Tool Pinpoints Security Fixes in Open-Source Software Updates
Brain study identifies a cost of caregiving for new fathers
Talking With Friend Can Ease Sting Of Being Left Out
Playing with the kids is important work for chimpanzee mothers
AI Predicts Tumor-killing Cells With High Accuracy
ISU researcher presents at White House AI event; team wins grant for AI-assisted ag tool
Venus is losing water faster than previously thought – here’s what that could mean for the early planet’s habitability
When Injecting Pure Spin into Chiral Materials, Direction Matters
Tsetse fly protein provides anti-clotting agent with its own on-off switch
Scientists solve chemical mystery at the interface of biology and technology
Electric vehicles are usually safer for their occupants – but not necessarily for everyone else
Under the influence and under arrest − what happens if you’re drunk in the interrogation room?
Cybersecurity researchers spotlight a new ransomware threat – be careful where you upload files
Longer-lasting ozone holes over Antarctica expose seal pups and penguin chicks to much more UV
IceCube researchers detect a rare type of energetic neutrino sent from powerful astronomical objects
The Mars Sample Return mission has a shaky future, and NASA is calling on private companies for backup
How Do Birds Flock? Researchers Do the Math to Reveal Previously Unknown Aerodynamic Phenomenon
What is ‘techno-optimism’? 2 technology scholars explain the ideology that says technology is the answer to every problem
‘Sunny Day Flooding’ Increases Fecal Contamination of Coastal Waters
What you eat could alter your unborn children and grandchildren’s genes and health outcomes
New technology uncovers mechanism affecting generation of new COVID variants
Are tomorrow’s engineers ready to face AI’s ethical challenges?
Ice age climate analysis reduces worst-case warming expected from rising CO2
Removing PFAS from public water will cost billions and take time – here are ways to filter out some harmful ‘forever chemicals’ at home
Grizzly bear conservation is as much about human relationships as it is the animals
Course for veterans to expand microchip workforce in New York state
Synthetic Platelets Stanch Bleeding, Promote Healing in Animal Models
Using research to solve societal problems starts with building connections and making space for young people
Tiny crystals capture millions of years of mountain range history – a geologist excavates the Himalayas with a microscope
Brain scans of Philly jazz musicians reveal secrets to reaching creative flow
Scientists Create 3D Map Of Universe
What four decades of canned salmon reveal about marine food webs
During the 2024 eclipse, biologists like us want to find out how birds will respond to darkness in the middle of the day
Growing quickly helped the earliest dinosaurs and other ancient reptiles flourish in the aftermath of mass extinction
Even hands-free, phones and their apps cause dangerously distracted driving