» Study of how genes influence menopause may improve fertility treatment
08/04/21 16:00 from New Scientist - Latest Headlines
Study of how genes influence menopause could improve fertility treatments, research in mice suggests

» US Navy is developing a solar-powered plane that can fly for 90 days
08/04/21 15:30 from New Scientist - Latest Headlines
Aerospace company Skydweller is working with the US Navy to develop a solar-powered aircraft that can stay aloft for 90 days and be used as a communications relay or to escort ships in the ocean

» Babylonians calculated with triangles centuries before Pythagoras
08/04/21 12:13 from New Scientist - Latest Headlines
Over a millennium before the Greek philosopher Pythagoras, Babylonian surveyors were using Pythagorean triangles to accurately share out farmland

» Harvestman genome helps explain how arachnids got grasping legs
08/04/21 00:01 from New Scientist - Latest Headlines
Daddy-long-legs, or harvestmen, are spider-like arachnids with “prehensile” legs that grasp like a monkey’s tail – and now a genetic analysis helps explain how the legs form

» Google researchers made a time crystal inside a quantum computer
08/03/21 19:23 from New Scientist - Latest Headlines
A time crystal is a unique phase of matter that flips between two states with no energy input necessary – first proposed in 2012, this type of matter has now been created inside a quantum computer built by Google

» Inside the fight to stop destructive fishing in marine protected areas
08/02/21 17:00 from New Scientist - Latest Headlines
Marine protected areas in the English channel are still at risk from fishing activities, finds Adam Vaughan as he visits one on board a Greenpeace vessel

» Japan extends emergency measures as covid-19 spikes during Olympics
08/02/21 16:12 from New Scientist - Latest Headlines
Tokyo is seeing a record-breaking rise in covid-19 cases as thousands of athletes and coaches fly in from around the world for the postponed 2020 Olympic games

» Black holes with magnetic field ‘hair’ shed it in loops of hot plasma
08/02/21 11:00 from New Scientist - Latest Headlines
When black holes are born with magnetic fields, simulations show they shed those fields quickly, in accordance with the predictions of the no-hair theorem

» People living in dense UK cities are more likely to feel lonely
08/02/21 08:00 from New Scientist - Latest Headlines
People who live in dense urban areas, particularly those with closely packed apartments, are more likely to experience loneliness and isolation, a large-scale study of UK cities has found

» Sonnet: The Church of the Quantum
08/02/21 03:13 from OpEdNews - OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion
Sonnet: The Church of the Quantum. The daily sonnet looks at our quantum days ahead. Voltaire said if God did not exist we would find it necessary to invent one. But did they have to bring that tea?

» "Murder," Ellsberg said: Recapping This Year's Whistleblower Summit
08/02/21 01:41 from OpEdNews - OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion
Might former President Trump and key advisors be liable on murder charges for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Americans from the coronavirus pandemic?----The iconic "Pentagon Papers" whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg raised that quest...

» America's Billionaires: Borrowing Their Way to Ever More Fabulous Fortunes
08/02/21 01:38 from OpEdNews - OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion
No widely acclaimed artist in the 20th century baited and battled the rich with as much gusto as Diego Rivera. The Mexican painter's Great Depression-era confrontation with Nelson Rockefeller, then the 20-something grandson of the world'...

» Sonnet: Deep-Fried Fat F*ck Blues
08/02/21 01:12 from OpEdNews - OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion
Sonnet: Deep-Fried Fat F*ck Blues. O to shake off sleep, torn on the horns of the dilemma, to make sonnets for the nice people or go back to sleep. No, it's not a poll from the daily sonneteer.

» Mask Policy Could Make "Pro-life" Governor a Schoolhouse Grim Reaper
08/02/21 01:12 from OpEdNews - OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion
Gov. DeSantis is "pro-life" on abortion. His mask policy for public schools makes it possible, though, for Covid-19 to spread, and infect people in school or in the community. Some may even enter a hospital or die. So much for the "pro-l...

» How I snuck up on a cloud
08/02/21 01:11 from OpEdNews - OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion
Kneeling, / Picking snow peas / At the cool end of the day.

» By not charging Trump for treason, our nation forfeits self-respect
08/02/21 01:11 from OpEdNews - OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion
The Constitution says that, "Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. 'Levying war' includes any armed insurrection to obstruct a law...

» A failed effort to impose democracy
08/02/21 01:10 from OpEdNews - OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion
The fact is, America picked the worst place for a nation-building experiment. Violence and disunity have plagued Afghanistan throughout its tortured history. Most rulers got rid of their opponents to remain in power, while ordinary Afgha...

» First Look: Assange's New Book of Musings
08/02/21 01:10 from OpEdNews - OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion
First Look: Assange's New Book of Musings. Julian Assange in his Own Words. This is a preview of the Assange book in the works by OR Books to be released in October, after the 9/11 commemorative parades have faded.

» Trees don't rise to the sky, nor stock markets
08/02/21 01:09 from OpEdNews - OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion
In 2000, Yale economic professor and Nobel Laureate Robert J. Shiller published a book entitled "Irrational Exuberance" in which he explained that, contrary to a widely-held belief, markets are not necessarily rational.

» Ladakh Standoff: Another round of China-India border talks fails
08/02/21 01:06 from OpEdNews - OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion
Chinese and Indian commanders on Saturday met in the Ladakh sector in the latest attempt to reduce border tensions between the two countries amid growing hopes in some quarters of reaching an understanding on the disengagement of rival s...

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