Livescience.com https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=feeds/all Live Science features groundbreaking developments in science, space, technology, health, the environment, our culture and history. Tue, 21 Jan 2020 03:55:44 +0000 Ancient Australian Crystals Unlock History of Earth's First Magnetic Field https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=australian-crystals-unlock-earth-magnetic-history.html It was a lot more powerful than anyone believed. Rafi Letzter https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=australian-crystals-unlock-earth-magnetic-history.html Mon, 20 Jan 2020 20:00:00 +0000 Here's What Scientists Know About 'Screen Time' and Your Health https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=screen-time-effects-science.html Conclusions about the effects of digital media, or "screen time," are often incomplete, irrelevant or wrong, scientists say. Byron Reeves https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=screen-time-effects-science.html Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:48:13 +0000 Why Didn't the Allies Bomb Auschwitz? https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=bombing-auschwitz-wwii-pbs.html A new PBS documentary probes the deliberation behind the historic decision. Mindy Weisberger https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=bombing-auschwitz-wwii-pbs.html Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:27:36 +0000 Could Scientists 'Hack' the Zika Virus to Kill Brain Cancer? https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=using-zika-virus-to-treat-brain-cancer.html Could Zika be used as a cancer treatment? Nicoletta Lanese https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=using-zika-virus-to-treat-brain-cancer.html Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:00:59 +0000 Are Birds Dinosaurs? https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=are-birds-dinosaurs.html Modern birds can trace their origins to theropods, a branch of mostly meat-eaters on the dinosaur family tree. Mindy Weisberger https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=are-birds-dinosaurs.html Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:00:00 +0000 Why Teen Depression Rates Are Rising So Fast for Girls https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=teen-depression-rates-rising-girls.html We're in the middle of a teen mental health crisis – and girls are at its epicenter. Jean Twenge https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=teen-depression-rates-rising-girls.html Sun, 19 Jan 2020 15:07:10 +0000 Do Dreams Really Reveal Our Deepest Secrets? https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=do-dreams-reveal-deep-secrets.html They’re not a cache of Easter eggs. Isobel Whitcomb https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=do-dreams-reveal-deep-secrets.html Sun, 19 Jan 2020 12:00:53 +0000 The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=50718-weekend-reading.html Here are the most interesting, amazing and unusual things that happened in the world of science this week. A recap of Live Science's best. Live Science Staff https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=50718-weekend-reading.html Sat, 18 Jan 2020 14:48:27 +0000 Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=50717-amazing-images.html Here are the stories behind the most amazing images in the world of science this week. A recap of the coolest photos featured on Live Science. Jeanna Bryner https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=50717-amazing-images.html Sat, 18 Jan 2020 14:35:05 +0000 Can You 'Catch' Cancer or Obesity from Other People? https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=can-you-catch-noncommunicable-diseases.html Noncommunicable diseases cannot pass between people — or can they? Nicoletta Lanese https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=can-you-catch-noncommunicable-diseases.html Sat, 18 Jan 2020 12:00:32 +0000 US Officials Will Screen Travelers from China for New Virus https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=new-coronavirus-us-airport-screening.html As an outbreak of a new virus in China spreads, U.S. officials will start screening passengers arriving at select U.S. airports. Rachael Rettner https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=new-coronavirus-us-airport-screening.html Fri, 17 Jan 2020 21:02:30 +0000 A Hot Blob in the Pacific Ocean Caused 1 Million Seabirds to Die https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=blob-caused-extreme-seabird-dieoff.html Five years ago, tens of thousands of emaciated seabirds washed ashore on the Pacific Coast. Yasemin Saplakoglu https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=blob-caused-extreme-seabird-dieoff.html Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:49:35 +0000 Out of Deep-Sea Mud, a Strange Blob May Hold Secrets to the Origins of Complex Life https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=eukaryote-ancestor-deep-sea-microbe.html This unassuming little organism may hold the secrets to how the first multicellular life-forms evolved. Yasemin Saplakoglu https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=eukaryote-ancestor-deep-sea-microbe.html Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:01:47 +0000 Huge Philippines Volcano Blasts Ash 9 Miles Up As Satellites Watch (Video) https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=taal-volcano-eruption-philippines-9-mile-plume-video.html The Taal volcano eruption in the Philippines this week sent ash plumes 9 miles (14 kilometers) into the air, new satellite imagery shows. Samantha Mathewson https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=taal-volcano-eruption-philippines-9-mile-plume-video.html Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:37:35 +0000 50 Graves of Slaves Who Toiled at a Roman Villa Unearthed in England https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=50-roman-burials-discovered-in-england.html The graves of these enslaved people may help experts understand the transition from the Iron Age to the Roman era. Laura Geggel https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=50-roman-burials-discovered-in-england.html Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:00:08 +0000 The Surprising Condition That Causes 1 in 5 Deaths https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=sepsis-deaths-worldwide.html About 20% of deaths worldwide are due to a condition that we don't hear much about: Sepsis. Rachael Rettner https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=sepsis-deaths-worldwide.html Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:00:00 +0000 Spider Architect's Intricate 'Silkhenge' Revealed in Stunning Video https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=silkhenge-returns-video.html High-resolution video of tiny, bizarre silk structures found across the Amazon known as a silkhenge show the mysterious spider construction as never before. Mindy Weisberger https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=silkhenge-returns-video.html Thu, 16 Jan 2020 19:16:44 +0000 2019 Was the Second Hottest Year on Record, NASA Says https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=2019-second-hottest-year-on-record.html It's the award no one wanted to win: 2019 was the second hottest year on record, government scientists confirmed yesterday (Jan. 15). Meghan Bartels https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=2019-second-hottest-year-on-record.html Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:43:39 +0000 Adorable Tardigrades Have a Surprising, Fatal Weakness https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=indestructible-tardigrades-cannot-survive-heat.html Tiny-but-tough tardigrades aren't as indestructible as previously believed. Stephanie Pappas https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=indestructible-tardigrades-cannot-survive-heat.html Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:11:03 +0000 Ancient Yahweh Worshipper's Jar Bears Hebrew Script in Biblical City https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=yahweh-jar-found-biblical-city.html A 2,800-year-old jar inscribed in Hebrew with the Yahwistic name "Benayo" has been discovered at Abel Beth Maacah, an Israel site mentioned in the Hebrew Bible. Owen Jarus https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=yahweh-jar-found-biblical-city.html Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:01:43 +0000 Strange 'Martian' Mineral Mounds Rise Up from Utah's Great Salt Lake https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=martian-mineral-mounds-rise-utah-salt-lake.html Rare mounds of a crystalline mineral have emerged above the surface of Utah's Great Salt Lake, where they're expected to remain just a few months before disappearing again. Tom Metcalfe https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=martian-mineral-mounds-rise-utah-salt-lake.html Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:21:07 +0000 Scientists Discover 4 Distinct Patterns of Aging https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=four-types-of-aging-revealed.html Scientists have come closer to understanding why people seem to age at different rates. Nicoletta Lanese https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=four-types-of-aging-revealed.html Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:00:00 +0000 Violent Solar Storms Are Happening Closer to Earth Than Anyone Thought Was Possible https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=magnetic-storm-originate-close-to-earth.html The spectacular solar storms that paint the polar skies in beautiful greens and pinks have a darker side Yasemin Saplakoglu https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=magnetic-storm-originate-close-to-earth.html Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:00:00 +0000 New SARS-Like Virus in China May Spread Between People in Limited Cases https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=new-coronavirus-china-spread.html The new virus — a type of coronavirus — may be able to spread between people under certain circumstances. Rachael Rettner https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=new-coronavirus-china-spread.html Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:31:56 +0000 Incan Idol That Allegedly Escaped Conquistadors' Destruction Is Real, New Analysis Shows https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=inca-deity-colors-found.html The Pachacamac idol, long thought destroyed by Spanish conquistadors, was once a colorful deity. Laura Geggel https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=inca-deity-colors-found.html Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:25:00 +0000 The Black Hole at the Center of the Galaxy Is Forging a Strange New Kind of Star https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=milky-way-black-hole-merges-binary-stars.html The black hole at the center of the Milky Way may be warping and combining binary stars into a strange new kind of object, according to a new study. Brandon Specktor https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=milky-way-black-hole-merges-binary-stars.html Wed, 15 Jan 2020 18:00:00 +0000 Earthquake Forecast for Puerto Rico: Dozens More Large Aftershocks Are Likely https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=puerto-rico-earthquake-large-aftershocks-expected.html Multiple strong and damaging earthquakes are wreaking havoc on Puerto Rico. And geoscientists forecast dozens more strong aftershocks are likely in the area. Richard Aster https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=puerto-rico-earthquake-large-aftershocks-expected.html Wed, 15 Jan 2020 16:49:24 +0000 Spy Satellite Images Uncover Staggering Mount Everest Ice Loss https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=melting-everest-glaciers.html Declassified spy-satellite photos show that the glaciers near Mount Everest are shrinking more than expected. Mindy Weisberger https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=melting-everest-glaciers.html Wed, 15 Jan 2020 14:45:04 +0000 Massive Trove of Artifacts Shipped to Ripley's Believe It or Not! https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=sri-lanka-artifacts-shipped-ripleys.html A massive trove of "artifacts" has been shipped from Sri Lanka, a country recovering from a civil war, to Ripley's Believe It or Not! — a company known for its unusual objects. Owen Jarus https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=sri-lanka-artifacts-shipped-ripleys.html Wed, 15 Jan 2020 14:13:49 +0000 Gene Tweak Can Extend Life 500% (But You Have to Be a Worm) https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=worm-life-extended-five-fold-aging.html What could this tell us about the aging process in humans? Nicoletta Lanese https://www.liga-fw-lsa.de/?big=worm-life-extended-five-fold-aging.html Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:14:09 +0000