Arnhem Land Maliwawa rock art opens window to past

zStunning Arnhem Land rock art images including three rare depictions of bilbies and a dugong have been described by researchers in a new paper in Australian Archaeology this week.

How a toxic chromium species could form in drinking water

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, brought much-needed attention to the problem of potentially toxic metals being released from drinking water distribution pipes when water chemistry changes. Now, researchers reporting ...

We might have a new mini-moon soon

Is it a new asteroid mini–moon or a human-made mini-moon? That's the question about a small object approaching Earth, called 2020 SO. NASA's Small Body Database predicts the object will captured by Earth's gravity in October ...

Breaking COVID-19's 'clutch' to stop its spread

Scripps Research chemist Matthew Disney, Ph.D., and colleagues have created drug-like compounds that, in human cell studies, bind and destroy the pandemic coronavirus' so-called "frameshifting element" to stop the virus from ...

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