American Science News for 24 May 2022
Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered colorful ceiling frescoes in an ancient Egyptian temple.
A new study sheds light on the biological mechanism behind some genetic forms of epilepsy.
The current outbreaks of the monkeypox virus in Europe and North America might have originated and spread through sex at two raves in Spain and Belgium.
Researchers have identified a mechanism shared by mutations in the SHANK3 and ADNP genes. The genes have been associated with the development of ASD and schizophrenia.
Study reveals there are not that many "girlish girls" or "boyish boys."
People living in areas with higher social vulnerabilities are more likely to face worse mental and physical outcomes following a traumatic injury.
An infusion of the local anesthetic Lidocaine may provide relief to patients with chronic migraines that do not respond to other medications.
An abortion is the early termination of a pregnancy, which can happen spontaneously, as in the case of a miscarriage, or by medical or surgical means.
Researchers investigate the influence anesthesia has on brain functions.
Brain aging is accelerated by up to 26% in those with progressive type 2 diabetes.
NOAA has announced that the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season is likely to be more active than average for the seventh year in a row.
Maternal biological rhythms support the development of the fetal suprachiasmatic nuclei.
The level of dopamine in the brain may have an impact on emotional recognition in those with Parkinson's disease and schizophrenia, a new study reports.
Researchers at Florida State University's Center for Advanced Power Systems (CAPS), in collaboration with Colorado-based Advanced Conductor Technologies, have demonstrated a new, ready-to-use... superconducting cable system--an improvement to superconductor technology that drives the development of technologies such as all-electric ships or airplanes.
Study reports medications for ADHD have little detectable impact on how much a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder learns in the classroom. However, the medications helped children... retain attention, improve classroom behavior, and improve seat-time work.
Neptune is the farthest planet from the sun in our solar system and home to blistering winds and diamond rain.
Quantum computers promise to revolutionize science by enabling computations that were once thought impossible. But for quantum computers to become an everyday reality, there is a long way to go with... many challenging tests to pass.
Pulsars are the ultradense cores of gigantic stars that emit beams of radio waves in regular pulses, like cosmic lighthouses.
Scientists recently discovered fossils in Argentina that belong to Thanatosdrakon. The specimens are the largest pterosaurs ever found in South America.
High-fidelity quantum logic gates applied to quantum bits (qubits) are the basic building blocks of programmable quantum circuits. Researchers at the Advanced Quantum Testbed (AQT) at Lawrence... Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) conducted the first experimental demonstration of a three-qubit high-fidelity iToffoli native gate in a superconducting quantum information processor and in a single step.
Cars controlled by AI drive smoothly and more efficiently, and a computer model suggests the effect spreads to nearby drivers too
We tested the Blue Apron meal delivery kit to see how the service and meals stacked up against the competition
The tau Herculids from comet 73P/Schwassman-Wachmann which began to fragment in 1995 may make an appearance on the night of May 30-31.
A new technique for studying defects in semiconductor materials could lead to improved speed, power and performance of electronic devices by revealing the atomic-level limitations of advanced... materials.
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