NewsNow feed for ZME Science https://www.zmescience.com Science news and features since 2007 Fri, 15 Jan 2021 19:43:27 +0000 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.3 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.3 https://cdn.zmescience.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/cropped-logo_zme_patrat-150x150.png News – ZME Science https://www.zmescience.com 32 32 The urban forest of the future: how to turn our cities into Treetopias https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=ecology/urban-forest-treetopias-9532/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=ecology/urban-forest-treetopias-9532/#respond Fri, 15 Jan 2021 17:41:37 +0000 Alan Simson What are Cistercian numbers — the forgotten ciphers of Medieval monks https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/cirstercian-numbers-90432432/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/cirstercian-numbers-90432432/#respond Fri, 15 Jan 2021 12:54:03 +0000 Tibi Puiu The Earth’s “lungs” could start irremediably deteriorating in just two decades, study shows https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/the-earths-lungs-could-start-irremediably-deteriorating-in-just-two-decades-study-shows/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/the-earths-lungs-could-start-irremediably-deteriorating-in-just-two-decades-study-shows/#respond Fri, 15 Jan 2021 12:08:26 +0000 Fermin Koop Air pollution is so bad in Bangladesh that it saved a man from deportation https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/air-pollution-bangladesh-deportation-15012021/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/air-pollution-bangladesh-deportation-15012021/#respond Fri, 15 Jan 2021 09:10:06 +0000 Fermin Koop Dire wolves genes show they weren’t really wolves https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/news-science/dire-wolves-not-really-wolves-0952353/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/news-science/dire-wolves-not-really-wolves-0952353/#respond Thu, 14 Jan 2021 14:28:54 +0000 Tibi Puiu Autonomous robot swarm swims like a school of fish 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https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/gorilla-rangers-killed-ambush-14012021/#respond Thu, 14 Jan 2021 06:47:03 +0000 Fermin Koop Cancer team seeks non-invasive precision tissue sampling to reduce the number of biopsies https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=medicine/non-invasive-technique-13012021/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=medicine/non-invasive-technique-13012021/#respond Wed, 13 Jan 2021 22:12:37 +0000 Nancy Cohen Astronomers found the oldest supermassive black hole — and they were puzzled by it https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=space/astronomers-found-the-oldest-supermassive-black-hole-and-they-were-puzzled-by-it/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=space/astronomers-found-the-oldest-supermassive-black-hole-and-they-were-puzzled-by-it/#respond Wed, 13 Jan 2021 18:26:06 +0000 Tibi Puiu US carbon emissions dropped 10% last year — but only because of the pandemic https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/us-carbon-emissions-dropped-10-last-year-but-only-because-of-the-pandemic/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/us-carbon-emissions-dropped-10-last-year-but-only-because-of-the-pandemic/#respond Wed, 13 Jan 2021 16:30:21 +0000 Fermin Koop The Arctic is packed with microplastics, and a lot of them are polyester fibers https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/artic-microplastic-polyester-fibers-0523543/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/artic-microplastic-polyester-fibers-0523543/#respond Wed, 13 Jan 2021 11:34:55 +0000 Fermin Koop Masks block 99.9% of large COVID-linked droplets https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=medicine/masks-block-coronavirus-particle-12012021/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=medicine/masks-block-coronavirus-particle-12012021/#respond Wed, 13 Jan 2021 10:04:03 +0000 Mihai Andrei Scientists store information in DNA of living cells https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/scientists-store-information-dna-cells-0562362/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/scientists-store-information-dna-cells-0562362/#respond Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:17:27 +0000 Tibi Puiu Not your sister’s art hobby: DNA origami can save lives https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=medicine/not-your-sisters-art-hobby-dna-origami-can-save-lives/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=medicine/not-your-sisters-art-hobby-dna-origami-can-save-lives/#respond Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:00:51 +0000 Nancy Cohen Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine could provide immunity for at least one year https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=medicine/modernas-covid-19-vaccine-could-provide-immunity-for-at-least-one-year/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=medicine/modernas-covid-19-vaccine-could-provide-immunity-for-at-least-one-year/#respond Tue, 12 Jan 2021 16:08:11 +0000 Fermin Koop Hibernating cancer cells may explain relapse after chemotherapy https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/hibernating-cancer-cells-may-explain-relapse-after-chemotherapy/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/hibernating-cancer-cells-may-explain-relapse-after-chemotherapy/#respond Tue, 12 Jan 2021 15:23:40 +0000 Tibi Puiu Rollable devices that turn phones into tablets or electronic scrolls are now here https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/rollable-devices-ces-2021/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=science/rollable-devices-ces-2021/#respond Tue, 12 Jan 2021 14:05:11 +0000 Tibi Puiu Extremely rare case of death from bat rabies in France https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=ecology/animals-ecology/extremely-rare-case-of-death-from-bat-rabies-in-france/ https://www.licarclubs.com/?big=ecology/animals-ecology/extremely-rare-case-of-death-from-bat-rabies-in-france/#respond Tue, 12 Jan 2021 13:09:35 +0000 Melvin Sanicas