Science Ticker

A roundup of research and breaking news

  1. Health & Medicine

    Cellular transport research wins Nobel Prize in medicine or physiology

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  2. Planetary Science

    Fomalhaut star system is a triple

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  3. Planetary Science

    Titan’s plastic atmosphere

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  4. Earth

    Quake forms island in Arabian Sea

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  5. Materials Science

    Chip curves space-time

    A manipulated material could help model general relativity in the lab.

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  6. Oceans

    Greenland Sea warming faster than world ocean

    Deep water temperature of Greenland Sea rises 0.3 degrees Celsius in 30 years.

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  7. Environment

    Pregnant women carry fewer traces of flame retardants

    Class of toxins linked to IQ deficits dropped drastically in three years, a new study shows.

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  8. Environment

    Cattle chemical can return in the night

    Steroid to beef up cows breaks down, but can reassemble under the right conditions.

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  9. Astronomy

    Last gorge for galaxy’s central black hole gauged

    Relic light suggests the supermassive black hole at the Milky Way's center was millions of times more active 2 million years ago.

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  10. Battle of the deer and eagle

    Camera trap solves mystery of deer downed without a trace.

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