World’s first super-microsurgery operation with ‘robot hands’

Engineering
MAASTRICHT, Oct. 2, 2017 – Plastic surgeons at Maastricht University Medical Center have used a robotic device ...

CARMENES instrument demonstrates its ability to find Earth-like planets

Astronomy
CARMENES instrument, developed by a consortium of eleven German and Spanish institutions and coordinated by the Institute ...

Milky Way’s ‘most-mysterious star’ continues to confound

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Pasadena, CA — In 2015, a star called KIC 8462852 caused quite a stir in and beyond ...

To kickstart creativity, offer money, not plaudits, study finds

Antropology
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — How should employers reward creative types for turning in fresh, inventive work: with a ...

Feeling sated can become a cue to eat more

Medicine
When hunger pangs strike, we usually interpret them as a cue to reach for a snack; when ...

Elderly who have trouble identifying odors face risk of dementia

Medicine
A long-term study of nearly 3,000 adults, aged 57 to 85, found that those who could not ...

Meet the hominin species that gave us genital herpes

Paleontolgy
Two herpes simplex viruses infect primates from unknown evolutionary depths. In modern humans these viruses manifest as ...

Study provides first estimate of total US population with felony ...

Antropology
Athens, Ga. – New research led by a University of Georgia sociologist on the growth in the ...

Disease resistance successfully spread from modified to wild mosquitoes

BiologyMore Science
Using genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes to reduce or prevent the spread of infectious diseases is a new ...

New gravitational wave hits Earth — For the first time, ...

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University Park, PA — For the first time, three detectors have tracked the gravitational waves emitted by ...