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Tornado spawning Eastern US storms examined by NASA's GPM satellite(2017-05-26) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() On Wednesday May 24, 2017, severe weather affected a large area of the eastern United States. That's when the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed over the area and found extremely heavy rainfall and towering clouds...
'Tiny clocks' crystallize understanding of meteorite crashes(2017-05-26) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Scientists from Western University and the University of Portsmouth are using new imaging techniques to measure the atomic nanostructure of ancient crystal fragments at meteorite impact sites. The end goal? To understand when impacts ended and life beg...
Self-healing catalyst films for hydrogen production(2017-05-26) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Chemists at the Centre for Electrochemical Sciences at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have developed a catalyst with self-healing properties. Under the challenging conditions of water electrolysis for hydrogen production, the catalyst material regenerates its...
UM scientists receive grant to investigate heat trapped in Greenland's snow cover(2017-05-26) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A new 1.54 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund University of Montana geoscientists as they study the deep layer of compacted snow covering most of Greenland's ice sheet.
A 3-D look at the 2015 El Niño(2017-05-26) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() El Niño is a recurring climate pattern characterized by warmer than usual ocean temperatures in the equatorial Pacific. Two back-to-back 3-D visualizations track the changes in ocean temperatures and currents, respectively, throughout the life cycle of...
Researchers drill deep to understand why the Sumatra earthquake was so severe(2017-05-25) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() An international team of scientists has found evidence suggesting the dehydration of minerals deep below the ocean floor influenced the severity of the Sumatra earthquake, which took place on Dec. 26, 2004.
Jupiter's complex transient auroras(2017-05-25) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Combined observations from three spacecraft show that Jupiter's brightest auroral features recorded to date are powered by both the volcanic moon Io and interaction with the solar wind.
New species of bus-sized fossil marine reptile unearthed in Russia(2017-05-25) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A new species of a fossil pliosaur (large predatory marine reptile from the 'age of dinosaur') has been found in Russia and profoundly change how we understand the evolution of the group, says an international team of scientists.
Mountain honey bees have ancient adaptation for high-altitude foraging(2017-05-25) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Mountain-dwelling East African honey bees have distinct genetic variations compared to their savannah relatives that likely help them to survive at high altitudes, report Martin Hasselmann of the University of Hohenheim, Germany, Matthew Webster of Upp...
Ancient DNA evidence shows hunter-gatherers and farmers were intimately linked(2017-05-25) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() In human history, the transition from hunting and gathering to farming is a significant one. As such, hunter-gatherers and farmers are usually thought about as two entirely different sets of people. But researchers reporting new ancient DNA evidence in...
Summer rainfall in vulnerable African region can be predicted(2017-05-25) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Summer rainfall in one of the world's most drought-prone regions can now be predicted months or years in advance, climate scientists at the Met Office and the University of Exeter say.
Increased leaf abundance is a double-edged sword(2017-05-25) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A new global assessment reveals that increases in leaf abundance are causing boreal areas to warm and arid regions to cool. The results suggest that recent changes in global vegetation have had impacts on local climates that should be considered in the...
Sediment from Himalayas may have made 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake more severe(2017-05-25) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Sediment that eroded from the Himalayas and Tibetan plateau over millions of years was transported thousands of kilometers by rivers and in the Indian Ocean -- and became sufficiently thick over time to generate temperatures warm enough to strengthen t...
Landscape-scale erosion instabilities in the northern Gabilan Mesa, California(2017-05-25) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() If you ever fly from L.A. to San Francisco, California, you may notice the Gabilan Mesa off to the east as you begin your descent into San Francisco International Airport. If you look carefully, you might notice two strange things: a series of bleach-w...
High pressure key to lighter, stronger metal alloys, Stanford scientists find(2017-05-25) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Subjecting complex metal mixtures called high-entropy alloys to extremely high pressures could lead to finer control over the arrangement of their atoms, which in turn can result in more desirable properties.
Marmoset monkeys learn to call the same way human infants learn to babble(2017-05-25) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Human social groups have a strange tendency to share responsibility for taking care of infants; parents, older siblings, and other adult relatives all help to nurture babies. The only other primates that take care of infants this way are marmosets, a g...
Dartmouth-led study finds heavier precipitation in the northeast began in 1996(2017-05-24) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Over the past century, the Northeast has experienced an increase in the number of storms with extreme precipitation. A Dartmouth-led study finds that the increase in extreme Northeast storms occurred as an abrupt shift in 1996, particularly in the spri...
Feather-light metal cathodes for stable lithium-oxygen batteries(2017-05-24) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Lithium-oxygen systems could someday outperform today's lithium-ion batteries because of their potential for high energy density. However, a number of important issues, such as their poor electrochemical stability must be addressed before these sys...
Song diversity hints at thrushes' evolutionary past(2017-05-24) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() The Hermit Thrush is famous for its melodiously undulating song, but we know very little about whether -- and if so, how -- its songs vary across the large swath of North America that it calls home in the summer. A new study from The Auk: Ornithologica...
Nanoalloys 10 times as effective as pure platinum in fuel cells(2017-05-24) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A new type of nanocatalyst can result in the long-awaited commercial breakthrough for fuel cell cars. Research results from Chalmers University of Technology and Technical University of Denmark show that it is possible to significantly reduce the need ...
Population only part of tornado casualty story(2017-05-24) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() New research out of Florida State University shows that the strength of a tornado has a significantly larger effect than population on the number of casualties.
The birth and death of a tectonic plate(2017-05-24) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Geophysicist Zachary Eilon developed a new technique to investigate the underwater volcanoes that produce Earth's tectonic plates
Water is surprisingly ordered on the nanoscale(2017-05-24) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Researchers from EPFL have shown that the surface of minuscule water drops with a 100 nm size is surprisingly ordered. At room temperature, the surface water molecules of these droplets have much stronger interactions than a normal water surface. The s...
CAST project places new limitations on dark matter(2017-05-23) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() CERN research results deliver no evidence for the existence of solar axions.
Researchers untangle causes of differences in East Coast sea level rise(2017-05-23) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() For years, scientists have been warning of a so-called 'hot spot' of accelerated sea-level rise along the northeastern US coast, but understanding the causes has proven challenging. Now an upcoming paper offers the first comprehensive model for...
Birds, bees and other critters have scruples, and for good reason(2017-05-23) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Humans are not the only species to show a strong work ethic and scruples. UC Berkeley researchers have found evidence of conscientiousness in insects, reptiles, birds, fish and other critters.
Microhabitats enhance butterfly diversity in nature's imitation game(2017-05-23) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() The spectacular range of colors and patterns that butterflies use to deter predators appears to result in part from very specific environmental conditions in so-called 'microhabitats,' researchers have found. This study helps to answer a parado...
Wolves need space to roam to control expanding coyote populations(2017-05-23) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Wolves and other top predators need large ranges to be able to control smaller predators whose populations have expanded, according to a study appearing May 23 in Nature Communications. The results were similar across three continents, showing that as ...
The high plains aquifer: Can we make it last?(2017-05-23) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() he heart of the United States is a highly productive agricultural region. This "breadbasket" underpins much of U.S. society, but it also relies almost entirely on a complex network of diminishing groundwater resources. In a short and provocativ...
How X-rays helped to solve mystery of floating rocks(2017-05-23) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Experiments at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source have helped scientists to solve a mystery of why some rocks can float for years in the ocean, traveling thousands of miles before sinking.
Three new mini thorn snails described from Georgia (USA), Belize and Panama(2017-05-23) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Computer tomographic scans are used in a pioneering initiative by Adrienne Jochum and her interdisciplinary team of scientists to describe snails too small to handle. In a paper published in the open access journal ZooKeys, the scans elucidated three n...
Off-the-shelf, power-generating clothes are almost here(2017-05-23) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A lightweight, comfortable jacket that can generate the power to light up a jogger at night may sound futuristic, but materials scientist Trisha Andrew at UMass Amherst could make one today. In a new paper this month, she and colleagues outline a way t...
A new tool for discovering nanoporous materials(2017-05-23) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() EPFL scientists have developed a mathematical 'face-recognition' method for identifying and discovering nanoporous materials based on their pore size.
Weather patterns' influence on frost timing(2017-05-23) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() The frost-free season in North America is approximately 10 days longer now than it was a century ago. In a new study, published today in Nature Communications, researchers from the University of Utah and the US Geological Survey parse the factors contr...
NASA sees powerful storms with advancing monsoon in Bay of Bengal(2017-05-23) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Storms associated with the advancing monsoon in the Northern Indian Ocean's Bay of Bengal were analyzed by NASA with the GPM or Global Precipitation Measurement mission core satellite.
Rare tooth find reveals horned dinosaurs in eastern North America(2017-05-23) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A chance discovery in Mississippi provides the first evidence of an animal closely related to Triceratops in eastern North America. The fossil, a tooth from rocks between 68 and 66 million years old, shows that two halves of the continent previously th...
Understanding stars: How tornado-shaped flow in a dynamo strengthens the magnetic field(2017-05-23) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A new simulation based on the von-Kármán-Sodium (VKS) dynamo experiment takes a closer look at how the liquid vortex created by the device generates a magnetic field. Researchers investigated the effects of fluid resistivity and turbulence on the colli...
Supercomputing helps researchers understand Earth's interior(2017-05-22) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() University of Illinois geologist Lijun Liu and his team have created a computer model of tectonic activity so effective that they believe it has potential to predict where earthquakes and volcanoes will occur. Liu, along with doctoral student Jiashun H...
Weathering of rocks a poor regulator of global temperatures(2017-05-22) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Evidence from the age of the dinosaurs to today shows that chemical weathering of rocks is less sensitive to global temperature, and may depend on the steepness of the surface. The results call into question the role of rocks in setting our planet'...
3.3-million-year-old fossil reveals origins of the human spine(2017-05-22) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Analysis of a 3.3 million-year-old fossil skeleton reveals the most complete spinal column of any early human relative, including vertebrae, neck and rib cage. The findings, published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, in...
UNLV study: Warming news from Russia(2017-05-22) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() UNLV research in Russia challenges widely held understanding of past climate history; study appears in latest issue of top journal Nature Geoscience.
NASA adds up record Australia rainfall(2017-05-22) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Over the week of May 15, extreme rainfall drenched northeastern Australia and NASA data provided a look at the record totals.
High levels of prenatal air pollution exposure and stress increase childhood asthma risk(2017-05-22) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A new study has found that children, especially boys, whose mothers were exposed to higher levels of outdoor particulate air pollution at the same time that they were very stressed were most likely to develop asthma by age six. The study was presented ...
Scientists propose synestia, a new type of planetary object(2017-05-22) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() There's something new to look for in the heavens, and it's called a 'synestia,' according to planetary scientists Simon Lock at Harvard University and Sarah Stewart at UC Davis. A synestia, they propose, would be a huge, spinning, donut...
The right thing to do: Why do we follow unspoken group rules?(2017-05-22) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() How you dress, talk, eat and even what you allow yourself to feel -- these often unspoken rules of a group are social norms, and many are internalized to such a degree that you probably don't even notice them. Following norms, however, can sometime...
Researchers discover hottest lavas that erupted in past 2.5 billion years(2017-05-22) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() An international team of researchers led by geoscientists with the Virginia Tech College of Science recently discovered that deep portions of Earth's mantle might be as hot as it was more than 2.5 billion years ago.
Air pollution may disrupt sleep(2017-05-21) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() High levels of air pollution over time may get in the way of a good night's sleep, according to new research presented at the ATS 2017 International Conference.
UTA civil engineer's book illustrates the power of recycled plastic in shoring up roads(2017-05-19) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Sahadat Hossain, a UTA civil engineering professor, is taking landfill plastic and recycling it into giant pins that are inserted in failing soil on highway slopes. Those pins strengthen the failing soil and in turn the highways, putting off or elimina...
Experts explain origins of topographic relief on Earth, Mars and Titan(2017-05-19) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() The surfaces of Earth, Mars, and Titan, Saturn's largest moon, have all been scoured by rivers. Yet despite this similarity and the amazingly Earth-like landscapes of Titan complete with valleys, lakes, and mountains, researchers led by City Colleg...
Triple play boosting value of renewable fuel could tip market in favor of biomass(2017-05-19) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A new process triples the fraction of biomass converted to high-value products to nearly 80 percent, also tripling the expected rate of return for an investment in the technology from roughly 10 percent (for one end product) to 30 percent.
Sea level as a metronome of Earth's history(2017-05-19) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Sedimentary layers contain stratigraphic cycles and patterns that precisely reveal the succession of climatic and tectonic conditions that have occurred over millennia. Researchers at UNIGE and UNIL have been working on an analytical method that combin...
Physicists discover that lithium oxide on tokamak walls can improve plasma performance(2017-05-19) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A team of physicists has discovered that a coating of lithium oxide on the inside of fusion machines known as tokamaks absorbs as much deuterium as pure lithium does.
How RNA formed at the origins of life(2017-05-19) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A single process for how a group of molecules called nucleotides were made on the early Earth, before life began, has been suggested by a UCL-led team of researchers.
Portland State virus study receives major NASA grant(2017-05-19) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Portland State biologist Ken Stedman has received a 540,000 grant from NASA to study the evolution of viruses, which may shed light on how viruses form, adapt and infect hosts.
Antarctica 'greening' due to climate change(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Plant life on Antarctica is growing rapidly due to climate change, scientists have found.
A recipe for concrete that can withstand road salt deterioration(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Engineers have known for some time that calcium chloride salt, commonly used as deicer, reacts with the calcium hydroxide in concrete to form a chemical byproduct that causes roadways to crumble. A civil engineer from Drexel University is working on a ...
NIH researchers identify key regulator of fetal growth in mice(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A protein called ZFP568 regulates an important fetal growth hormone called insulin-like growth factor 2 (Igf2), according to a mouse study led by researchers at the National Institutes of Health. The study is one of the first to show that KRAB-zinc fin...
Measuring the human impact of weather(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has announced today world records for the highest reported historical death tolls from tropical cyclones, tornadoes, lightning and hailstorms. It marks the first time the official WMO Archive of Weather and C...
Insight into enzyme's 3-D structure could cut biofuel costs(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Using neutron crystallography, a Los Alamos research team has mapped the three-dimensional structure of a protein that breaks down polysaccharides, such as the fibrous cellulose of grasses and woody plants, a finding that could help bring down the cost...
Photocatalyst makes hydrogen production 10 times more efficient(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Hydrogen is an alternative source of energy that can be produced from renewable sources of sunlight and water. A group of Japanese researchers has developed a photocatalyst that increases hydrogen production tenfold.
Graphene-nanotube hybrid boosts lithium metal batteries(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Rice University scientists build high-capacity lithium metal batteries with anodes made of a graphene-carbon nanotube hybrid. The anodes quench the formation of damaging dendrites.
Flat Antarctica(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Temperatures in the Arctic are increasing twice as fast as in the rest of the globe, while the Antarctic is warming at a much slower rate. A new study published in Earth System Dynamics, a journal of the European Geosciences Union, shows that land heig...
Energy transition: Smart, interconnected, sustainable(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Many elements are required for making the energy system more sustainable. Among them are smart solar storage systems, smartly interconnected energy grids, and electricity-based synthetic fuels (e-fuels). KIT studies this technologies and will present f...
Scientists perform first-principles simulation of transition of plasma edge to H-mode(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() PPPL physicists have simulated the spontaneous transition of turbulence at the edge of a fusion plasma to the high-confinement mode that sustains fusion reactions. The research was achieved with the extreme-scale plasma turbulence code XGC developed at...
UCI scientists find evolution in butterfly eye dependent on sex(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() By analyzing both the genes that control color detecting photoreceptors and the structural components of the eye itself, University of California, Irvine evolutionary biologists have discovered male and female butterflies of one particular species have...
A neural explanation for 'monkey see, monkey do'(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Researchers have identified a neural circuit in primates that is exclusively devoted to the analysis of social interactions, like grooming, playing, and fighting.
Stanford scientists use nanotechnology to boost the performance of key industrial catalyst(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Nanoscale stretching or compressing significantly boost the performance of ceria, a material widely used in catalytic converters and clean-energy technologies, Stanford scientists report.
MOFs provide a better way to remove water from gas(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A breakthrough in generating water-stable metal-organic frameworks allows efficient removal of water from gases.
Study finds history of Titan's landscape resembles that of Mars, not Earth(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() In a paper published in Science, researchers report that Titan, like Mars but unlike Earth, has not undergone any active plate tectonics in its recent past. The upheaval of mountains by plate tectonics deflects the paths that rivers take. The team foun...
Time flies: Insect fossils in amber shed light on India's geological history(2017-05-17) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Researchers have identified three new species of insects encased in Cambay amber dating from over 54 million years ago. In a new study published by PeerJ, researchers describe the new species of fungus gnats, which provide further clues to understandin...
Russian scientists have found the remains of an unknown animal(2017-05-17) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() During an expedition to the Krasnoyarsk Territory, scientists from Tomsk State University and St. Petersburg State University, discovered the remains of a previously unknown mammal -- the baidabatyr.
NRL tests autonomous 'soaring with solar' concept(2017-05-17) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() NRL researchers at the Vehicle Research Section and Photovoltaic Section are building on the proven concept of autonomous cooperative soaring of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), which enables long endurance flights of unmanned sailplanes that use the p...
Microbial fuel cell converts methane to electricity(2017-05-17) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Transporting methane from gas wellheads to market provides multiple opportunities for this greenhouse gas to leak into the atmosphere. Now, an international team of researchers has taken the first step in converting methane directly to electricity usin...
Scientists begin to unlock secrets of deep ocean color from organic matter(2017-05-17) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() About half of atmospheric carbon dioxide is fixed by ocean's phytoplankton through a process called photosynthesis. A large portion of biologically fixed carbon is formed by picocyanobacteria at the sea surface and then transported to the deep ocea...
Energy-efficient green route to magnesium production(2017-05-17) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Through a collaborative research program funded by Oricon Energy Inc., the research group of Professor Yuji Wada and Adjunct Professor Satoshi Fujii of the Tokyo Institute of Technology, School of Materials and Chemical Technology devised a magnesium s...
Large volcanic eruption may have caused the first mass extinction(2017-05-17) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Researchers say they may have found the cause of the first mass extinction of life.
Study reveals how pesticide use and climate affect monarch butterflies(2017-05-17) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() An analysis of data in Illinois has found a link between higher county-level use of an herbicide called glyphosate and reduced abundance of adult monarch butterflies, especially in areas with concentrated agriculture. This association was only evident ...
Dams are major driver of global environmental change(2017-05-17) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Water reservoirs created by damming rivers could have significant impacts on the world's carbon cycle and climate system that aren't being accounted for, a new study concludes.
Wild orangutan teeth provide insight into human breast-feeding evolution(2017-05-17) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Biomarkers in the teeth of wild orangutans indicate nursing patterns related to food fluctuations in their habitats, which can help guide understanding of breast-feeding evolution in humans, according to a study published today in Science Advances.
During heat waves, urban trees can increase ground-level ozone(2017-05-17) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Planting trees is a popular strategy to help make cities 'greener,' both literally and figuratively. But scientists have found a counterintuitive effect of urban vegetation: During heat waves, it can increase air pollution levels and the format...
Earth's atmosphere more chemically reactive in cold climates(2017-05-17) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A Greenland ice core providing a first glimpse at the history of reactive oxidants shows that for big temperature swings in the past 100,000 years, reactive oxidants are actually higher in cold climates. This means that new mechanisms -- not just water...
The secrets behind T. rex's bone crushing bites: Researchers find T. rex could crush 8,000 pounds(2017-05-17) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() The giant Tyrannosaurus rex pulverized bones by biting down with forces equaling the weight of three small cars while simultaneously generating world record tooth pressures, according to a new study by a Florida State University-Oklahoma State Universi...
An immunity gene evolved in Southeast Asia to protect against leprosy(2017-05-16) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A mutation in an immune system gene rapidly rose in frequency in Southeast Asia approximately 50,000 years ago because it likely conferred protection against leprosy. The findings, published in Cell Reports, show that the gene variant, called HLA-B*46:...
Scientists propose better battery system for smart home use(2017-05-16) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A collaborative research team has proposed a novel programming solution to optimize power consumption in batteries. The scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and University of Science and Technology Beijing published their results in IEEE/CAA...
Scientists develop real-time technique for studying ionic liquids at electrode interfaces(2017-05-16) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() This electron microscope-based imaging technique could help scientists optimize the performance of ionic liquids for batteries and other energy storage devices.
New study documents aftermath of a supereruption, and expands size of Toba magma system(2017-05-16) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() The rare but spectacular eruptions of supervolcanoes can cause massive destruction and affect climate patterns on a global scale for decades -- and a new study has found that these sites also may experience ongoing, albeit smaller eruptions for tens of...
Social ties help animals live longer(2017-05-16) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Large families and strong social ties help animals live longer, new research suggests.
From where will the next big earthquake hit the city of Istanbul?(2017-05-16) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Scientists reckon with an earthquake with a magnitude of 7 or greater in this region in the coming years. The extent of such seismic threat to this Turkish city of Istanbul actually depends on how strongly the tectonic plates are entangled and on the e...
How hard did it rain on Mars?(2017-05-16) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Heavy rain on Mars reshaped the planet's impact craters and carved out river-like channels in its surface billions of years ago, according to a new study published in Icarus. In the paper, researchers from the Smithsonian Institution and the Johns ...
Family TV viewing and SMS texting could help cut internet energy use(2017-05-16) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Scrapping automatically-playing videos in apps and reversing trends of instant messaging and on-demand services could be key to cutting the growing energy demand of the Internet.
Analysis for the seismotectonics of the 2016 MS6.4 Menyuan earthquake(2017-05-16) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() The MS6.4 Menyuan earthquake occurred on the northern side of the Lenglongling fault in the mid-western of the Qilian-Haiyuan fault zone on January 21, 2016. A recent research revealed the characteristics of the tectonic environment of the Menyuan eart...
NASA to create first-ever space-based sodium lidar to study poorly understood mesosphere(2017-05-16) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A team of NASA scientists and engineers now believes it can leverage recent advances in a greenhouse-detecting instrument to build the world's first space-based sodium lidar to study Earth's poorly understood mesosphere.
UNH researcher identifies key differences in solar wind models(2017-05-15) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() The challenge of predicting space weather, which can cause issues with telecommunications and other satellite operations on Earth, requires a detailed understanding of the solar wind (a stream of charged particles released from the sun) and sophisticat...
Varied increases in extreme rainfall with global warming(2017-05-15) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A new study by researchers from MIT and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich shows that the most extreme rain events in most regions of the world will increase in intensity by 3 to 15 percent, depending on region, for every degree Celsiu...
Arctic warming to increase Eurasian extreme cold events(2017-05-15) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Scientists from the CAS Institute of Atmospheric Physics investigated the impact of Ural blocking (UB) on Eurasian extreme cold events in response to Arctic warming and obtained some interesting findings.
Dresden Nexus Conference 2017(2017-05-15) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() From May 17 to 19, the United Nations University (UNU-FLORES), the Technische Universität Dresden and the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development will be hosting the Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC2017) in the Deutsches Hygiene Mus...
Self-healing tech charges up performance for silicon-containing battery anodes(2017-05-15) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() Researchers at the University of Illinois have found a way to apply self-healing technology to lithium-ion batteries to make them more reliable and last longer.
Diesel vehicles produce 50 percent more nitrogen oxide than originally thought(2017-05-15) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() A study, published in Nature, has shown that laboratory tests of nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel vehicles significantly underestimate the real-world emissions by as much as 50 percent.
New research links outdoor air temperature and risk of developing gestational diabetes(2017-05-15) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() The prevalence of gestational diabetes was 4.6 per cent among women exposed to extremely cold average temperatures (equal to or below -10 C) in the 30-day period prior to being screened for gestational diabetes, and increased to 7.7 percent among those...
Campi Flegrei volcano eruption possibly closer than thought(2017-05-15) [来源: http://www.eurekalert.org]
() The Campi Flegrei volcano in southern Italy may be closer to an eruption than previously thought, according to new research by UCL and the Vesuvius Observatory in Naples.

Newspaper: Ohio had more than 4,000 overdose deaths in 2016(2017-05-28) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
Health official calls the epidemic a "tsunami."
Newly insured fret over gains made under US health care law(2017-05-28) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
GOP efforts to replace President Barack Obama's health law are expected to increase the number of uninsured and may derail the steady push to bring people back into regular care
The Rise and Fall of Yik Yak, the Anonymous Messaging App(2017-05-27) [来源: By VALERIYA SAFRONOVA]
The app, which shut down in April, was plagued by bad press from the beginning, earning itself a reputation as a place for racism, sexism, bullying and bomb threats.
2,000 Entries, 5 Winning Essays: Catch Up on the Modern Love College Contest(2017-05-27) [来源: By THE NEW YORK TIMES]
This year’s standout stories focused on faith, gender, technology and, of course, love.
Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s(2017-05-26) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
Prosecutors say a Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler and who faces new charges in the death of an infant a year earlier is suspected of killing as many as 60 young children around that time
Trump's budget dismays families hit by drug addiction crisis(2017-05-26) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
President Donald Trump's budget released this week would reduce funding for addiction treatment, research and prevention, and some families feel betrayed
A Seafood Lover's Road Trip in Coastal Maine(2017-05-26) [来源: http://online.wsj.com]
A writer eats her way up the shore, armed with a list of Maine’s must-visit restaurants—and lobster shacks—from one of the state’s top chefs.
WATCH: Top tips to avoid summer health hazards(2017-05-26) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
Best practices for avoiding sunburns, spoiled food and insect-borne diseases. Plus, how to stay safe on the road.
Anxo’s new cidery opens Saturday, serving Old World ciders and Basque-style snacks(2017-05-26) [来源: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/going-out-guide]
Anxo opens its long-awaited Brightwood Park cider production facility and tasting room on Saturday. In addition to the 1,000-gallon stainless-steel tanks and three Italian-wood casks, the space features a full bar and a kitchen serving Basque-styl...
Are We Now Ready for Ebola?(2017-05-26) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
The deadly Ebola virus is back, and the world is responding more aggressively this time. But it’s still not as prepared as it needs to be to thwart deadly infectious disease threats, despite the hard lessons of the last epidemic.
Summer health hazards to avoid on Memorial Day(2017-05-26) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
A few steps to make long-awaited outside adventures a little safer.
The 'Merperson' Comes to Emoji(2017-05-26) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
For the latest release of emoji, a subcommittee recommended a gender-neutral version to go with mermaids and mermen.
An Effect of Climate Change You Could Really Lose Sleep Over(2017-05-26) [来源: By JUSTIN GILLIS]
Hotter nights in a warming world could have significant effects on how well people sleep, a new study suggests.
These barbecue destinations are a great excuse for a road trip(2017-05-26) [来源: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/going-out-guide]
Back before the rise of urban barbecue, the hardcore meatheads among us had to pile into a car and drive for miles to sample brisket, ribs and pork smoked exclusively with smoldering woods. It was out in the boondocks where pitmasters could burn t...
Tales of an Asteroid Hunter(2017-05-26) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
Scientist Carrie Nugent is on a mission to protect the planet from asteroids.
For Two Runners, Married Life Begins at Mile 6(2017-05-26) [来源: By TAMMY La GORCE]
For a pair of committed runners, Krissa Cetner and Alex Salazar took their time making their connection stick.
My Deaf Son Fought Speech. Sign Language Let Him Bloom(2017-05-26) [来源: By ELIZABETH ENGELMAN]
I was no Annie Sullivan. I couldn’t break him, and instead, he was breaking me.
The Weekly Health Quiz: Bad Fats, Juice and Chocolate(2017-05-26) [来源: By TOBY BILANOW]
Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.
Wanting Monogamy as 1,946 Men Await My Swipe(2017-05-26) [来源: By LAUREN PETERSEN]
They met on Bumble and fell into a fun, one-night-a-week, nonexclusive routine — until she realized she liked him.
The Latest: Botulism outbreak seems limited to 1 cheese bag(2017-05-25) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
California health officials say botulism outbreak linked to nacho-cheese sauce appears limited to an opened bag of the sauce
WATCH: Alzheimer's disease: The basics(2017-05-25) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
The progressive disease is the most common form of dementia.
GOP senators say tough report complicates health care bill(2017-05-25) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
Republican senators are conceding that a scathing report on the GOP's House-passed health care bill has complicated their effort to write their own legislation
9 things to do in the D.C. area on Memorial Day weekend(2017-05-25) [来源: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/going-out-guide]
Friday, May 26 Janelle James at Big Hunt: New York comic Janelle James was recently seen as part of a montage of comedians roasting President Trump during Samantha Bee’s “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.” So you know where her po...
Move Over Texas, N.Y. Is Rustling Up Some Top-Notch Barbecue(2017-05-25) [来源: http://online.wsj.com]
For serious barbecue fans, the meccas of meat are places like Texas or North Carolina, but New York has been experiencing a boom in restaurants whipping up some creative barbecue fare.
A Paperlike Sheet Can Work as a Loudspeaker(2017-05-25) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
Researchers at Michigan State and Georgia Tech have developed a laminate very much like a sheet of paper that can function as a loudspeaker.
The Easier Homemade Ice Cream: Semifreddo(2017-05-25) [来源: http://online.wsj.com]
Mix up this deeply chocolaty frozen dessert in minutes and let the freezer do the rest—no ice-cream maker required
A Cultural History of the Hamburger(2017-05-25) [来源: http://online.wsj.com]
A new book traces the history of the burger in the U.S. and beyond.
A Cultural History of the Hamburger(2017-05-25) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
A new book traces the history of the burger in the U.S. and beyond.
When Is It O.K. to Date a Friend’s Ex?(2017-05-25) [来源: By PHILIP GALANES]
Also, a toddler menace at the playground, and sorting out discretionary spending with one’s spouse.
What We Remember on Memorial Day(2017-05-25) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
The obligation to honor the war dead has often conflicted with the need to make distinctions among them and their causes.
Caramelized Onion Tart: A Deliciously Simple Recipe(2017-05-25) [来源: http://online.wsj.com]
At his eponymous restaurant in Manhattan, chef Günter Seeger offers meticulously constructed savory tarts. This one, adapted for home cooks, comes together effortlessly with the help of frozen puff pastry.
Does Facebook Make Us Unhappy And Unhealthy?(2017-05-25) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
Susan Pinker looks at new research that suggests Facebook makes us unhappy and unhealthy.
Classical Music Isn't Just to Calm Cows Anymore(2017-05-25) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
In the wake of reports about how classical music is being used to make milk cows more productive, Joe Queenan proposes other uses of calming music: on Capitol Hill, for example.
At MoMA, Frank Lloyd Wright, Built and Unbuilt(2017-05-25) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
At New York’s Museum of Modern Art, a major exhibition looks at Frank Lloyd Wright’s memorable successes—and some notable misses.
Kimbal Musk Says Food is the New Internet(2017-05-25) [来源: http://online.wsj.com]
Former tech entrepreneur Kimbal Musk’s ambitions for innovation in sustainable farming are as grand as his brother Elon’s for space travel and electric cars.
Rules for Modern Living From the Ancient Stoics(2017-05-25) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
Know what you can control, be in the moment and other tips from Marcus Aurelius, Seneca and Epictetus.
Surprise for a Mother Who Helped Her Paralyzed Son in Every Class(2017-05-25) [来源: By MAYA SALAM]
Judy O’Connor was by her son’s side throughout his studies at Chapman University, in Orange, Calif. On Saturday, she was awarded an honorary M.B.A. degree.
What's in a Scientific Name?(2017-05-25) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
In science, just as in other fields, names matter. Physicist Frank Wilczek on the stories behind ‘axion,’ ‘time crystals’ and other terms.
WATCH: Is your lack of sleep killing you? (2017-05-25) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
Dr. Jennifer Ashton appears live on "GMA" to discuss a new study that looks at the link between sleep and heart health.
WATCH: CBO releases report on the cost of health care reform(2017-05-24) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
The GOP health care bill is estimated to leave 23 more million Americans uninsured and premiums are likely to skyrocket for those who are insured.
23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say(2017-05-24) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
Congress' official budget analysts say the health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront many others who have costly medical conditions with unaffordable coverage
WATCH: Poor sleep is linked to higher death risk in those with heart issues(2017-05-24) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
The study's findings are in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
WATCH: New CBO score released for GOP health care bill passed by House(2017-05-24) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
ABC News' Amna Nawaz and Rick Klein discuss the CBO report, which estimates that 23 million people will lose coverage over the next 10 years with the AHCA.
Modern Love Podcast: Minnie Driver Reads ‘Our Story Ended With a Slow Fade to Black’(2017-05-24) [来源: By THE NEW YORK TIMES]
On this week’s podcast, the “Speechless” actress reads Patty Dann’s story about facing her husband’s fast-ravaging brain cancer with their young son.
High-Fiber Diet Tied to Less Knee Arthritis(2017-05-24) [来源: By NICHOLAS BAKALAR]
As fiber intake increased, the prevalence of knee osteoarthritis decreased, a new analysis found.
Put Your Baby in a Box? Experts Advise Caution(2017-05-24) [来源: By RACHEL RABKIN PEACHMAN]
The free cardboard boxes, which double as a baby’s first bed, aren’t regulated and have not been proven to reduce infant mortality.
WATCH: Goat yoga is the latest trend, and it's here to namaste(2017-05-24) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
Goats attend these yoga classes alongside people.
How to talk to kids about the Manchester terror attack(2017-05-23) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
Experts say parents should attend to their own emotions to prepare for the talk.
Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat(2017-05-23) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
Anti-government rhetoric has clashed with the need for health care in Meagher County, Montana, a place that's not much different than other rural enclaves in the US that voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump
Judge: Company discriminated against medical marijuana user(2017-05-23) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
A judge has ruled against a Rhode Island textile company accused of discriminating against a woman when she was denied an internship because she uses medical marijuana to treat migraine headaches
Why Chocolate May Be Good for the Heart(2017-05-23) [来源: By NICHOLAS BAKALAR]
Eating chocolate may lower the risk for atrial fibrillation, the irregular heartbeat that can lead to stroke and heart failure.
Warmer Weather Brings More Infections After Surgery(2017-05-23) [来源: By NICHOLAS BAKALAR]
The risk of developing an infection at the site of a surgical wound increases during the summer months.
Jazz Artist Eliane Elias on 'Waters of March'(2017-05-23) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
Eliane Elias, a Brazilian jazz pianist and singer, talks about Elis Regina and her memorable duet with Antonio Carlos Jobim, ‘Waters of March.’
For a Young Bride, Joy — and Judgment(2017-05-23) [来源: By PENINA KRIEGER]
Friends and strangers seem to think that by choosing to marry at a young age, I have surrendered my ambitions for a different cause.
WATCH: Can just a drink a day increase your breast cancer risk?(2017-05-23) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
Dr. Jennifer Ashton appears live on "GMA" to discuss a new study on alcohol consumption and breast cancer risk.
Losing Their Clothes, Finding Themselves(2017-05-23) [来源: By RUTH LA FERLA]
A new book and YouTube project encourage women to shed their hangups about societal norms of beauty.
Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak(2017-05-22) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
California authorities say one man is dead in an apparent botulism outbreak stemming from nacho-cheese dip sold at a gas station
10 things to do in the D.C. area the week of May 22-26(2017-05-22) [来源: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/going-out-guide]
Monday, May 22 “HIR” at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company: This play by Obie Award winner Taylor Mac centers on a returning veteran named Isaac who finds his family has changed dramatically. His mother is a feminist, his sister is an anarchist and hi...
Microblading, Tattoos, Extensions: The Answer to an Easier Morning(2017-05-22) [来源: By BEE SHAPIRO]
Semipermanent makeup has become one of the biggest trends in beauty as many women go to greater lengths to look as if they #wokeuplikethis.
The Latest: US 'disappointed' Taiwan not at WHO assembly(2017-05-22) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
President Donald Trump's top health official says the United States is "disappointed" that Taiwan wasn't invited to the World Health Organization's most important annual meeting
WATCH: American Academy of Pediatrics releases new juice recommendations(2017-05-22) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
Dr. Jennifer Ashton appears live on "GMA" to discuss the new guidelines for parents on children's juice consumption.
Pediatricians Say No Fruit Juice in Child’s First Year(2017-05-22) [来源: By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS]
The American Academy of Pediatrics says that many parents wrongly believe that fruit juice is good for children.
China warns Taiwan of continued lockout from WHO assembly(2017-05-21) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
China's health minister has all but slammed the door on Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization's annual assembly until the island's government accepts the "One China" principle
Study finds that speeding up sepsis care can save lives(2017-05-21) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
Researchers have found that for doctors treating sepsis, the body's out-of-control reaction to an infection, minutes matter
Over 60 and Dancing at W.N.B.A. Center Court(2017-05-21) [来源: By SAMANTHA STARK]
The Timeless Torches, a dance squad for the W.N.B.A.’s Liberty, lets those over 40 — many in their 60s — shake their booty on center court, breaking the tradition of the typical halftime act.
The Latest: Senate GOP pushes ahead on health overhaul (2017-05-20) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
Senate Republicans are using closed-door meetings to try to write legislation that would dismantle the Obama-era health care law
How to protect your family during tick season(2017-05-20) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
As the weather warms and kids and pets return to playing outdoors, they're more likely than ever to come in contact with ticks. In some cases, the dangers could be fatal.
Who's in Charge of Outer Space?(2017-05-19) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
All extraterrestrial activity today is governed by a 50-year-old treaty drafted at the height of the Cold War. Will governments around the world agree on an update before the final frontier becomes the Wild West?
Federalism for the Left and the Right(2017-05-19) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
People across the political spectrum are turning to states and localities to deal with contentious issues such as immigration, law enforcement and education.
Sauvignon Blanc for the Savvy: A Global Guide to 10 Top Bottles(2017-05-19) [来源: http://online.wsj.com]
With oceans of this ever-popular white wine out there, how do you know which one to pick? Here, a road map to the Sauvignon Blanc regions—and bottles—smart drinkers should seek out.
A Lasting Sigh Made Flesh(2017-05-19) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ was a rare narrative departure for dancemaker George Balanchine.
Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds (2017-05-19) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
The bites can carry several viruses.
Hollywood executive's almost fatal illness led to a hand transplant (2017-05-19) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
Jonathan Koch was at the top of his game as a successful Hollywood entertainment executive when suddenly his life came to a screeching halt.
Drag Queen Story Hour Puts the Rainbow in Reading(2017-05-19) [来源: By UNA LAMARCHE]
Neon camouflage bodysuits, tutus and patent leather boots. Heated debates about dresses and ice cream flavors. It’s all in a day’s work at the New York Public Library.
9 new brunches to try around Washington(2017-05-19) [来源: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/going-out-guide]
Not only is brunch a perfect time for gathering with friends, it's also a great time to check out new restaurants or different dishes than what you might have at dinner. Here's a glimpse at some of the newest brunches around town. All-Purp...
When Victims Feel Most Victimized(2017-05-19) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
Recent research on people’s reaction to mistreatment adds a twist to our knowledge about the limits of empathy.
A Booster for Young Entrepreneurs(2017-05-19) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
Ankur Jain’s Kairos Society gives advice and big-name connections to entrepreneurs under the age of 26.
'Blabber' Gets Its Own Scandal(2017-05-19) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
The word is the latest to get a ‘-gate’ label, after Trump reveals classified information.
A Calder Exhibition Where the Mobiles Really Move(2017-05-19) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
At New York’s Whitney, an exhibition of Alexander Calder’s mobiles will focus on making them run the way the artist intended them to.
At Work, Lights That Ward Off Interruptions(2017-05-19) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
Researchers say that a new system can reduce intrusions and boost focus.
Calculating a Faster Checkout Line(2017-05-19) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
Are shoppers better off with one line for each cashier or with a ‘serpentine’ system of one big line feeding multiple cashiers?
W. Kamau Bell on Living Colour's 'Pride'(2017-05-19) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
W. Kamau Bell, who hosts ‘United Shades of America’ on CNN, talks about the influence of Living Colour’s ‘Pride.’
How to Psych Children Up to Perform(2017-05-19) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
What’s the best way to encourage children to succeed in sports tryouts, auditions and exams? Talk about past accomplishments, reframe their anxiety and other science-tested tips.
The Weekly Health Quiz: Mindfulness, Measles and Sports Safety(2017-05-19) [来源: By TOBY BILANOW]
Test your knowledge of this week’s health news.
Race Spectators Behaving Badly(2017-05-19) [来源: By JEN A. MILLER]
Runners and race planners can take steps to rein in spectators. But things still happen.
‘It Made Me Into a Person With a Mission’: Readers React to Motherhood(2017-05-19) [来源: By MARIE TAE McDERMOTT]
Readers reacted to an article about “matrescence,” which anthropologists define as the process of becoming a mother.
After a Loss, Learning to Be Happy Again(2017-05-19) [来源: By LIZ ROSENBERG]
A wedding stirs emotions, the way spring stirs up a lake. You never know what will rise to the surface.
Roger Ailes’s Swift Exit From the Network He Built(2017-05-19) [来源: http://www.nytimes.com/pages/business/media/index.html?partner=rss&emc=rss]
Mr. Ailes was ousted barely two weeks after the former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson filed a lawsuit accusing him of sexual harassment.
Not Friends? Then No Benefits(2017-05-19) [来源: By EMILY DEMAIONEWTON]
A woman who feels no sexual attraction without first establishing a deep emotional connection wonders if there is something wrong with her.
Fancy soft-serve ice cream is a dessert trend we can all get behind(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/going-out-guide]
You're probably used to seeing soft-serve ice cream and its signature ridged swirl at mall kiosks and beach stands. But now chef-driven restaurants are embracing this frozen dessert, too. "Desserts should be approachable and delicious,"...
10 things to do in the D.C. area the weekend of May 19-21(2017-05-18) [来源: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/going-out-guide]
  Friday, May 19 Jazz in the Garden at National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden: Washington’s favorite first date is back: Kicking off the weekly Jazz in the Garden summer concert series is the group Matuto, known for a mash-up of bluegrass a...
My Friend Comments on People’s Weight (and I’m Not So Slim)(2017-05-18) [来源: By PHILIP GALANES]
And: 50 percent of the dates are great; invitations die on group text; and secondhand condolence.
Where 'King Arthur' Came From, and Why the Film Failed(2017-05-18) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
Historian Amanda Foreman looks at what’s so special about Arthurian legends and why their latest Hollywood iteration failed at the box office.
What a Really Smart Phone Would Tell Me(2017-05-18) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
Yes, Joe Queenan’s smartphone tells him about nearby restaurants and sights. But what about when he needs a good loan shark?
11 Questions to Ask Before Getting a Divorce(2017-05-18) [来源: By ERIC V. COPAGE]
Thinking of splitting? Here are some questions that may stave off divorce — or at least make parting less rancorous.
Traveling Abroad? Get a Measles Shot(2017-05-18) [来源: By NICHOLAS BAKALAR]
Adult travelers who are not immune to measles risk bringing home a highly contagious and sometimes fatal disease.
Waterbeds, Country Music and Backscratchers: How Cows Get Coddled(2017-05-17) [来源: http://online.wsj.com]
U.S. farmers are seeking to boost milk production by pampering their dairy cattle. ‘They can’t get stressed.’
Medicaid recipients say they need health care to work(2017-05-17) [来源: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/]
Medicaid recipients are pushing back against Maine's proposal to create the nation's toughest requirements for the health care program that states run
The Wordsmith Shares His Craft(2017-05-17) [来源: http://online.wsj.com/page/2_1167.html]
Cut the fat and check your math, the veteran editor Harold Evans counsels writers—and avoid ‘zombie’ words and ‘flesh-eater’ phrases.


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