Science Blog

Monday th 1st of April 2019

How the Brain Fights Off Fears That Return to Haunt Us - 10:30

MIT and NASA engineers demonstrate a new kind of shape-changing airplane wing - 10:00

URI researcher calculates temperature inside moon to help reveal its inner structure - 10:00

Newly-discovered link between biological processes reveals a novel way to control inflammation - 10:00

Behavior of ‘trapped’ electrons in a one-dimensional world observed in the lab - 10:00

Just an hour of weekly walking staves off disability - 10:00

‘Online voting isn’t ready for high-stakes elections’ - 07:40

Want a more empathetic partner? New dating site claims genes are the trick - 02:30

Sunday th 31st of March 2019

Solar power: If it works for trains, why not food trucks? - 16:50

Researchers find using certain stir bars can create laboratory errors - 10:50

Smoking during pregnancy increases the risk that your baby will become obese - 10:50

Study finds white sharks with high levels of mercury, arsenic and lead in their blood - 10:50

New plant breeding technologies for food security - 10:50

Supercomputers help supercharge protein assembly - 10:50

Gastrointestinal complaints in children could signal future mental health problems - 10:50

Fish slime: An untapped source of potential new antibiotics - 10:50

Saturday th 30th of March 2019

Mass amphibian extinctions globally caused by fungal disease - 10:00

66 million-year-old deathbed linked to dinosaur-killing meteor - 10:00

Home-Based Tools Can Help Assess Dementia Risk and Progression - 09:30

Movement Toward a Poop Test for Liver Cirrhosis - 09:30

Skin repair reduces ‘inflamm-aging’ factors linked to chronic disease - 09:30

A new (old) treatment for kidney stones: Electromagnetic shock waves - 09:30

Dark matter experiment finds no evidence of axions - 09:30

Friday th 29th of March 2019

Spiralling Down - 05:00

Thursday th 28th of March 2019

Record-setting: On reaching new driving heights with no let-up in sight - 23:30

Psychologists: No easy fix for fake news - 10:40

When slithering snakes behave like light waves - 10:12

Massive earthquakes provide new insight into deep Earth - 10:12

Vegans found to have highest amount of disease-fighting biomarkers - 10:12

Social media has remarkably small impact on Americans’ beliefs - 10:12

In ancient oceans that resembled our own, oxygen loss triggered mass extinction - 10:12

Study offers a peek inside the brain during hallucinations - 10:12

New Yorkers Brace for Self-cloning Asian Longhorned Tick - 10:12

The unseen microbial world of amphibian skin - 09:50

A ‘cookbook’ for vehicle manufacturers: Getting automated parts to talk to each other - 08:52

Wednesday th 27th of March 2019

Venus flytrap ‘teeth’ form a ‘horrid prison’ for medium-sized prey - 08:50

Rising tide not raising all boats: Income gap growing - 08:50

In the tree of life, youth has its advantages - 08:50

Gesturing related to storytelling style, not nationality - 08:50

Eating small amounts of red and processed meats may increase risk of death - 08:50

People ‘hear’ flashes due to disinhibited flow of signals around the brain - 08:50

A simple strategy to improve your mood in 12 minutes - 08:50

Fleets of autonomous satellites to coordinate tasks among themselves - 07:50

Tuesday th 26th of March 2019

Facebook is free, but should it count toward GDP anyway? - 11:52

New 3-D printing approach makes cell-scale lattice structures - 11:52

The risks of eating red meat (even in small portions) - 11:52

Probiotic bacteria evolve inside mice’s GI tracts - 11:52

The hunt is on for closest Earth-like planets - 11:52

Building starch backbones for lab-grown meat using Lego pieces - 11:52

Scientists find metabolic target to prevent, treat heart failure at earliest stage - 11:52