SciTechDaily Science, Space and Technology News 2023 Wed, 06 Dec 2023 03:11:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Stem Cells to the Rescue: A Game Changer for Parkinson’s Patients Wed, 06 Dec 2023 03:11:03 +0000

The future treatment of Parkinson’s Disease has undergone tremendous development in recent years. Now, a breakthrough in research has emerged, delivering the strongest results for...]]> 0 Antarctica’s Ice Deception: New Study Reveals Surprising Thinness of Ice Shelves Wed, 06 Dec 2023 01:40:07 +0000

A new effort aims to more accurately measure the loss of ice shelves in Antarctica. Global ice dams are weakening due to rising temperatures, leading...]]> 1 Unlocking Cosmic Mysteries: Scientists Develop Innovative New Method To Probe Dark Matter Wed, 06 Dec 2023 00:26:40 +0000

Dark matter is fundamental to our understanding of the Universe, yet its exact nature remains a mystery. Uncovering the identity of dark matter is a...]]> 0 Why Do Some Men Not Produce Sperm? Tue, 05 Dec 2023 23:16:42 +0000

Scientists at Stowers Institute collaborate to discover an underlying cause of male infertility. Infertility affects countless couples globally, and in half of these cases, the...]]> 0 Eating Your Way To Risk? The Major Impact of Diet on Alzheimer’s Disease Tue, 05 Dec 2023 22:04:23 +0000

Research shows plant-based diets reduce Alzheimer’s risk, contrasting with the harmful impact of Western diets rich in meats and processed foods. Rising U.S. obesity trends...]]> 1 Laser Leap: Organic Breakthrough Lights Up the Tech World Tue, 05 Dec 2023 20:54:14 +0000

Scientists have achieved a breakthrough in creating an electrically driven organic semiconductor laser, paving the way for advanced and versatile laser applications. Researchers at the...]]> 0 Opioid Alternative: Rutgers Research Reveals Cannabidiol (CBD) Effectively Treats Dental Pain Tue, 05 Dec 2023 19:44:10 +0000

Rutgers researchers report that CBD effectively reduces dental pain, offering a potential alternative to opioids. Further research is planned to confirm these findings and explore...]]> 0 Stretching the Limits: How Diamond Manipulation Enhances Quantum Bits Tue, 05 Dec 2023 18:33:47 +0000

Breakthrough by Argonne, UChicago researchers could help pave way for quantum infrastructure. In work supported by the Q-NEXT quantum research center, scientists ​“stretch” thin films...]]> 1 Sunlight to Syngas: Revolutionizing Methane Reforming Tue, 05 Dec 2023 17:23:44 +0000

A new solar-driven photocatalysis method for syngas production from methane steam reforming promises a more sustainable and efficient approach to syngas generation. Recent research reveals...]]> 0 The Heat Is On: Thermal Anomalies Detected in Ethiopia’s “Gateway to Hell” Tue, 05 Dec 2023 16:08:42 +0000

Erta Ale, in the East African Rift, is Ethiopia’s most active volcano. The heat is always on at Erta Ale volcano in Ethiopia. In East...]]> 0 Nasal Spray Demonstrates Significant Success in Treating Depression Tue, 05 Dec 2023 14:53:29 +0000

Severe depression and treatment-resistant depression (TRD) are prevalent conditions. About one-third of patients show no improvement with standard treatments like selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)...]]> 1 “Unusually Massive” – Astronomers Discover a Planet That Shouldn’t Exist Tue, 05 Dec 2023 13:39:06 +0000

Researchers at Penn State have discovered an unusually massive planet, LHS 3154b, orbiting an ultracool dwarf star. This finding, contradicting current theories, prompts a reassessment...]]> 1 Space Solar Farms Edge Closer to Reality: Pioneering Study Shows Viability Tue, 05 Dec 2023 12:16:05 +0000

New research from the Universities of Surrey and Swansea suggests that it’s viable to create affordable, lightweight solar panels capable of generating power in space....]]> 0 Unraveling the Secret Behind California’s Mysterious Anchovy Population Fluctuations Tue, 05 Dec 2023 11:03:52 +0000

Despite the ecological and economic importance of anchovy off California, their population’s characteristic rises and falls have remained mysterious for decades. New research from Scripps...]]> 0 Magnetic Revolution: Diamonds and Rust Rewrite Physics Textbooks Tue, 05 Dec 2023 10:44:13 +0000

Cambridge researchers have identified magnetic monopoles in hematite, suggesting new possibilities for advanced, eco-friendly computing technologies. This first-time observation of emergent monopoles in a natural...]]> 1 3D Eye Scans Emerge as a Crucial Tool in Combating Kidney Disease Tue, 05 Dec 2023 10:22:07 +0000

A new study indicates that 3D retinal scans could revolutionize the early detection and monitoring of kidney disease, offering a non-invasive and efficient diagnostic tool....]]> 0 Brain’s Reward Pathway Unlocked: Revealing the Secrets of the Dopaminergic System Tue, 05 Dec 2023 10:00:11 +0000

Breakthrough organoid model replicates essential neural network. A new organoid model of the dopaminergic system sheds light on its intricate functionality and potential implications for...]]> 0 Reviving Minds: Implant Restores Cognitive Functions After Brain Injury Tue, 05 Dec 2023 09:18:05 +0000

A new technique using deep brain stimulation tailored to each patient exceeded researchers’ expectations in treating the cognitive impairments from moderate to severe traumatic brain...]]> 0 Eyes in Space: ISS Crew’s Sci-Fi Week of Research and Unpacking Tue, 05 Dec 2023 08:06:03 +0000

Science hardware, microbiology, and eye checks topped the research schedule aboard the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, December 4. The Expedition 70 crew also...]]> 0 Tiny Titans of the Sea: Scientists Discover Two New Species of Pygmy Squids Tue, 05 Dec 2023 07:21:59 +0000

In the coastal waters of the Okinawa Islands, researchers have discovered two species of cephalopods, named in honor of traditional Japanese folklore. The underwater landscapes...]]> 0 New Study Reveals Calcium’s Crucial Role in Cleansing Dead Cells Tue, 05 Dec 2023 06:32:04 +0000

Scientists have found that extracellular calcium mediates the activation of a membrane protein that waves the flag signaling cell death. A research team co-led by...]]> 1 Superconductors’ Secret: Old Physics Law Stands the Test of Time in Quantum Material Conundrum Tue, 05 Dec 2023 05:46:38 +0000

This surprising result is important for understanding unconventional superconductors and other materials where electrons band together to act collectively. Long before researchers discovered the electron...]]> 1 Unstable Ice: Antarctic Glacier’s Sudden Collapse Rattles Scientists Tue, 05 Dec 2023 05:05:42 +0000

Scientists have found that even seemingly stable glaciers in the Antarctic can “switch very rapidly” and lose large quantities of ice as a result of...]]> 1 Common Medications Could Increase Diabetics’ Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Tue, 05 Dec 2023 03:30:51 +0000

Low fasting blood sugar is associated with sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), a leading cause of mortality. Recent findings presented at the European Association for the...]]> 0