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Kimberly Guilfoyle lists her Manhattan apartment that overlooks Central Park for $5M

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 18:07
Kimberly Guilfoyle has put her Manhattan apartment up for sale for just under $5 million, as she hopes to make a $1.6 million profit after transforming the home from a taxidermy-filled den to a sleek, stylish pad, DailyMail.com can disclose. The 51-year-old just ...

Charging electric cars up to 90% in 6 minutes

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 18:03
Date: October 23, 2020; Source: Pohang University of Science & Technology (POSTECH); Summary: POSTECH Professor Byoungwoo Kang's research team uncovers a new Li-ion battery electrode material that can achieve high-energy density and high ...

A New Way to Search for Dark Matter Particles Reveals Hidden Materials Properties

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 17:54
New research from Chalmers, together with ETH Zürich, Switzerland, suggests a promising way to detect elusive dark matter particles through previously unexplored atomic responses occurring in the detector material. The new calculations enable theorists to ...

The race to make COVID antibody therapies cheaper and more potent

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 16:44
Injections of antibodies might prevent mild COVID-19 from becoming severe, but the treatments are expensive and difficult to make. Heidi Ledford. Search for this author in: Pub Med · Nature.com · Google Scholar · Share on Twitter · Share on Facebook ...

This Beetle's Stab-Proof Exoskeleton Makes It Almost Indestructible

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 16:20
They don't call it the diabolical ironclad beetle for nothing: Phloeodes diabolicus, a rugged insect native to western North America, has an almost supernatural ability to resist compression and blunt hits. Now, 3D scans have revealed that layered structures in ...

NASA releases never-before-seen pictures of Bennu, an asteroid that may hold the building blocks of life

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 16:03
Following Tuesday's historic touchdown on the asteroid Bennu, NASA has released never-before-seen images of the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft kicking up rocks and debris on the space rock's surface. The images are from the point in time when OSIRIS-REx ...

Plant Compound Apigenin Reduces Cognitive Deficits in Mouse Model of Down Syndrome

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 16:00
Mice treated with apigenin had better memory and developmental milestone scores. The plant compound apigenin improved the cognitive and memory deficits usually seen in a mouse model of Down syndrome, according to a study by researchers at the ...

Early voting, pumpkin carving on Hyannis Main Street and more Barnstable Town Notes

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:47
COVID update. Barnstable is holding steady at between four and eight daily COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people, but positive cases of COVID-19 rose statewide this week. The state Department of Public Health said in its Wednesday report that the Cape and ...

Turning a common plastic into high-value molecules

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:32
Plastics are made by stringing together a large number of small, carbon-based molecules in an almost infinite variety of ways to create polymer chains. To reuse these polymers, recycling facilities could, in principle ...

Researchers reveal why heat stress damages sperm

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:27
University of Oregon biologists have used the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans to identify molecular mechanisms that produce DNA damage in sperm and contribute to male infertility following exposure to heat. In humans, the optimal temperature for ...

Slo-Mo Video Of Someone Speaking Proves 'Beautifully' The Need For Masks: Fauci

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:06
Dr. said the latest video from YouTube stars is a perfect demonstration of why it's important to wear masks during the pandemic. Gavin Free, one of half of the British duo famed for their of random events, filmed himself counting from one to four with and without ...

Woman 'punished young kids by making them sit on roof of car while she drove'

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 14:59
A woman allegedly punished three young children by forcing them to sit on the roof of a car while she drove it. Cassie Gorbey, 37, had three children, ages 5, 5 and 8, on her car roof when she was arrested on Wednesday in Fairmont, West Virginia at the ...

US astronaut votes early from space station

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 14:56
From the International Space Station: I voted today— Kate Rubins pic.twitter.com/DRdjwSzXwyOctober 22, 2020. NASA astronaut Kate Rubins shared her voting selfie from orbit after stating before her launch earlier this month that she would cast her ballot ...

'Spooky' similarity in how brains and computers see

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 14:34
Date: October 22, 2020; Source: Johns Hopkins University; Summary: The brain detects 3D shape fragments (bumps, hollows, shafts, spheres) in the beginning stages of object vision - a newly discovered strategy of natural intelligence that researchers also ...

A tectonic plate 'lost' for 60M years is found hiding under the Pacific Ocean

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 14:03
A tectonic plate "lost" for 60 million years under the Pacific Ocean has been reconstructed by scientists at the University of Houston. Known as Resurrection, the plate has been a controversial topic among geologists because many believe it never existed.

Scientific Test Results of Burt's Bees Natural Lip and Anti-aging Skincare Products

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 14:00
Brand showcases proven power of nature-based regimens across lip health and anti-aging categories at virtual Integrative Dermatology Symposium 2020. Burt's Bees, a pioneer in natural skin care, today announced new research supporting the role of ...

Sir John Hunt confirms a staff member has tested positive for coronavirus

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 13:58
Another Plymouth school has confirmed a member of staff has tested positive for coronavirus. Sir John Hunt sent a letter out to parents on Tuesday, to confirm that it had been made aware that one staff member at the school had tested positive for COVID-19.

The Puppy Chronicles: A few hours of peace

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 13:57
Earlier this month, the dogs and I spent a week hunkered down in the basement all day, every day. Our main floor was being painted, and our furniture and books were crammed onto the front porch, which I feared might fall off the house from the weight of it all ...

Researchers show why heat stress damages sperm

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 13:52
University of Oregon biologists have used a model organism to identify molecular mechanisms that produce DNA damage in sperm and contribute to male infertility following exposure to heat. In humans, the optimal temperature for sperm production is just ...

Correcting each other's mistakes—why cells stuck together in early evolution

Google Science Feeds - Fri, 10/23/2020 - 13:15
Modern animals—including humans—are stunningly complex organisms made of many billions of cells that work together. These complex multicellular organisms evolved from much simpler organisms, and those, in turn, evolved from single-celled ancestors.

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