NASA May Stop Trying to Understand Dark Energy

NASA's budget reductions could "cripple U.S. astronomy."

February 20, 2018

MVPs at the Pyeongchang Games: Robots

Robots provided everything from water and directions to wall art and clean floors.

February 20, 2018

After Two Decades, Scientists Find GMOs in Corn Are Good for You. Seriously.

In a sea of misinformation, this data is unwavering.

February 20, 2018

Falcon Heavy Could Make Asteroid Mining a Reality

A single asteroid can contain $10 quintillion worth of minerals.

February 20, 2018

Scientists Announce New Animal-Human Hybrid Experiment — This Time With Sheep

Only 0.01 percent of human cells were used, but it paves the way for future experiments to combine species.

February 20, 2018

Refurbished Organs Could Save Millions on the Transplant List

The method spruces up animal and human organs with new stem cells.

February 20, 2018

We’re Getting Closer to Vaccines to Combat Drug Addiction

As the epidemic rages on, these interventions can't come soon enough.

February 20, 2018

Cyber Warfare Is Growing. We Need Rules to Protect Ourselves.

"The next war will begin with a massive cyber attack."

February 20, 2018

Nebula Genomics Will Let You Rent out Your Genetic Information

For the first time, you can earn money from leasing your DNA to scientists.

February 20, 2018

Machine Learning Could Make Manufacturing New Medicines Easier for Synthetic Chemists

Researchers are combining the power of AI with chemistry.

February 20, 2018

Musk’s Boring Company Is Pushing Forward With East Coast Hyperloop

They now have permission to begin digging at a site in DC.

February 20, 2018

As Drones Become Tools of War, Companies Turn to Hacking Them

It turns out, hacking drones isn't all that difficult.

February 20, 2018

Scotland Has a Plan to Become a World Leader in Renewable Energy

The nation could completely transform its energy sector by 2030.

February 16, 2018

Dyson’s First Electric Vehicle Might Not Include a Solid-State Battery

The company could be rethinking its EV strategy.

February 16, 2018

Please Don’t Post Your Hand Dryer Science Experiment on the Internet

Unless you want bacteria with a side of skepticism.

February 15, 2018

Blue Planet II Has Inspired the BBC to Ban All Plastic Containers and Utensils by 2020

Roughly 2 million plastic cups are used by BBC visitors and staff members every year.

February 15, 2018

Improved CRISPR-Based Diagnostic Tool Can Detect Genetic Mutations and Infections

"The SHERLOCK improvements now give us even more diagnostic information and put us closer to a tool that can be deployed in real-world applications."

February 15, 2018

A New Tool Uses CRISPR to Uncover Genetic Mutations and Infections

The new-and-improved tool is accurate, fast, and inexpensive.

February 15, 2018

New Stem Cell Study Could Be the Start of Personalized Cancer Vaccines

Tumors shrank in seven out of 10 vaccinated mice.

February 15, 2018

Scientists Reverse Alzheimer’s in Mice

But the treatment comes with significant caveats.

February 15, 2018

Elon Musk’s Former Employee Is Building a European Rival to Tesla’s Gigafactory

Northvolt now has $62.9 million to start construction.

February 15, 2018

Oh, Brother: People Might Not Take This Potential Malaria Drug Just Because it Turns Their Urine Blue

Be cured of malaria, or live with blue pee for a few hours? Decisions, decisions...

February 14, 2018
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