American Science News for 2 Mar 2021
A new study reveals Neanderthals had the ability to perceive and produce human speech.
A new study looks at the role frustration plays in driving addiction.
Covid-19 lockdowns helped global emissions plummet by a record 5.6 per cent during 2020, but new data shows worldwide emissions are already back to levels seen before the pandemic
(Tokyo Institute of Technology) Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology working in collaboration with colleagues at the Kanagawa Institute of Industrial Science and Technology and Nara Medical... University in Japan have succeeded in preparing a material called cerium molybdate (γ-Ce2Mo3O13 or CMO), which exhibits high antiviral activity against coronavirus.
(Purdue University) New technology from Purdue University innovators may help improve tissue restoration outcomes for people with breast cancer and other diseases or traumatic injuries. It involves a... regenerative tissue filler. This is a first-of-a-kind, in situ scaffold-forming collagen. When applied as a filler for soft tissue defects and voids, it shows promise for accelerating and improving tissue restoration outcomes.
(The Protein Society) The winners of the 2020 Protein Science Best Paper awards are Yu-Ting Huang from National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan, and Samuel Junod and Joseph Kelich from Temple... University, USA.
Klara and the Sun by Nobel prizewinning author Kazuo Ishiguro is a fascinating tale about artificial intelligence, friendship and what it means to be human
Study reveals the extinction of larger animals led to an increase in the volume of the human brain, and ultimately the development of language in early humans.
Reading aloud to your partner may help with bonding and could be an underused seduction technique.
In AI-generated animations, faces that were once frozen in time blink, turn their heads and even smile.
More than 80% of patients nearing the end of life reported experiencing dreams that were vivid, meaningful, and transformative. Patients reported the dreams made them feel supported, reassured and... helped them to accept their impending death.
Children who grew up in residential areas surrounded by green space were less likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than those who were raised in areas without access to nature.