Hot Science & Technology News - SciTechDaily Science, Space and Technology News 2024 Wed, 22 May 2024 03:43:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Darwin Revisited: Modern Data Sheds Light on Ancient Evolutionary Theories Tue, 21 May 2024 00:12:18 +0000

Ever since Darwin introduced his groundbreaking theory of evolution, biologists have been captivated by the complex processes that enable species to evolve. Can mechanisms responsible...]]> 0 When Nightmares Turn Real: Sleep’s Early Warning Signs of Autoimmune Disease Mon, 20 May 2024 22:30:35 +0000

Nightmares and hallucinations could be early signs of autoimmune diseases like lupus, potentially improving early diagnosis and treatment, according to a new study. An increase...]]> 1 Evolution’s 180-Million-Year-Old Secret: Scientists Discover Potential Origin of the First “Warm-Blooded” Dinosaurs Mon, 20 May 2024 21:21:17 +0000

A new study led by researchers from UCL and the University of Vigo suggests that the ability to regulate body temperature, a characteristic shared by...]]> 0 Neutrino Alchemy Unveils Rare Elements in Cosmic Explosions Mon, 20 May 2024 20:08:09 +0000

Scientists have proposed a new nucleosynthesis process, the νr-process, which may explain the origin of rare isotopes in the solar system. A new nucleosynthesis process...]]> 0 Unlocking Longevity – New Research Suggests That Aging Could Be Influenced by Random Changes Mon, 20 May 2024 14:12:15 +0000

Aging clocks can accurately determine a person’s biological age, which can differ from their chronological age—the age calculated from their date of birth—due to environmental...]]> 1 Pandemic Potential: New Research Shows H5N1 Bird Flu Can Transmit Through Air Mon, 20 May 2024 12:28:58 +0000

New findings show that a strain of the H5N1 influenza virus has developed only a minimal capacity for airborne transmission. In March, the United States...]]> 1 Ancient Egypt’s Engineering Marvel: Archaeologists Uncover Hidden River Beneath the Desert Mon, 20 May 2024 08:18:11 +0000

A study reveals that 31 Egyptian pyramids were built along a now-buried Nile branch, explaining their desert location and emphasizing the river’s historical importance. 31...]]> 0 Turning Tech Trash Into Precious Metals: Extracting Gold, Silver and Copper From Electronic Waste Mon, 20 May 2024 03:50:46 +0000

Waste computers and cell phones, solar panels, and other electronic waste are becoming an important source of noble metals alongside mining. Researchers at the University...]]> 0 Mask Myth Busted? New Research Reveals That Wearing Face Masks Did Not Reduce Risk of COVID Infection After First Omicron Wave Mon, 20 May 2024 02:41:27 +0000

A new study indicates that face masks did not significantly lower Covid-19 infection risk after the initial Omicron wave, highlighting the need for adaptable strategies...]]> 29 Stunning Aurora Light Up the Night During Epic Geomagnetic Storm Mon, 20 May 2024 01:25:15 +0000

NASA’s Aurorasaurus project captured images of a major aurora borealis event via ground observers during a significant geomagnetic storm. On May 11, 2024, the day-night...]]> 2 New Study Debunks Vegan Diet Benefits for Dogs Mon, 20 May 2024 00:14:20 +0000

According to a recent University of Liverpool study, there appears to be little correlation between feeding dogs a vegan diet and owners’ perceptions of their...]]> 3 Beyond Hydrogen: Discovery of Tiny New Atom Tauonium With Massive Implications Sun, 19 May 2024 22:32:41 +0000

Recent discoveries in quantum physics have revealed simpler atomic structures than hydrogen, involving pure electromagnetic interactions between particles like electrons and their antiparticles. This advancement...]]> 4 Life’s Secret Ingredient? USC Scientist Discovers New “Rule of Biology” Sun, 19 May 2024 21:41:54 +0000

University of Southern California Dornsife molecular biologist John Tower suggests that while living things generally prefer stability to conserve energy and resources, instability may also...]]> 6 Beyond Traditional Diet Pills: Groundbreaking New Weight Loss Drug Is More Effective Than Current Treatments Sun, 19 May 2024 15:30:37 +0000

A revolutionary study published in Nature introduces a new obesity treatment that surpasses the weight loss results of current drugs in mice. This method involves...]]> 0 Astronomers Uncover a Baffling “Cosmic Mystery” – A Giant Planet As Fluffy as Cotton Candy Sun, 19 May 2024 13:27:42 +0000

This exoplanet is larger but seven times less massive than Jupiter and is the second least dense planet discovered to date. An international team led...]]> 2 New NOAA Research Reveals the Surprising Impact of Pollen on Weather Sun, 19 May 2024 12:36:15 +0000

NOAA is developing an innovative pollen forecast model to help the 80+ million Americans with seasonal allergies. This model predicts how weather affects pollen levels...]]> 0 Cosmic Geode: Hubble Captures the Birth of a Sun-like Star Sun, 19 May 2024 10:54:55 +0000

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured a striking image of a trio of stars, including the variable star HP Tau, in a reflection nebula. These young...]]> 0 Toxic Downpour: “Forever Chemicals” Rain on All Five Great Lakes Sun, 19 May 2024 05:55:35 +0000

A study on PFAS in the Great Lakes shows uniform pollution levels from precipitation and differing rates of chemical removal across the lakes, emphasizing the...]]> 0 Scientists Discover Potential Opioid Replacement for Back Pain Sun, 19 May 2024 04:21:50 +0000

The study indicates that nanocarriers loaded with DNA may serve as alternatives to opioids. Recent research demonstrates that gene therapy delivered by nanocarriers can effectively...]]> 1 Breaking Light Speed: The Quantum Tunneling Enigma Sat, 18 May 2024 22:18:46 +0000

In an amazing phenomenon of quantum physics known as tunneling, particles appear to move faster than the speed of light. However, physicists from Darmstadt believe...]]> 7 Cosmic Archaeology: Using Black Holes To Uncover Evidence of the Universe’s First Stars Sat, 18 May 2024 21:06:40 +0000

Researchers have developed a method to detect the first stars of the universe by observing the unique flares produced when these stars are torn apart...]]> 0 Asteroid’s Close Approach: Exploring Apophis With Cutting-Edge Mini Satellites Sat, 18 May 2024 16:45:56 +0000

In 2029, asteroid Apophis will closely pass Earth, offering a rare research opportunity for projects like Germany’s NEAlight, which aims to develop defensive strategies against...]]> 0 Earning Cash While Losing Pounds: “Game of Stones” Proves Successful Sat, 18 May 2024 14:47:20 +0000

A study found that financial incentives combined with text messages effectively aid weight loss in obese men, suggesting a scalable, cost-effective method for health services...]]> 0 Resolving the Cosmos: XRISM Unravels Astrophysical Mysteries With Just 36 Pixels Sat, 18 May 2024 12:36:00 +0000

The XRISM spacecraft, utilizing an instrument with only 36 pixels, revolutionizes our understanding of the cosmos by providing detailed chemical profiles and 3D views of...]]> 0