Slashdot Items Tagged "science"

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Wednesday February 22, 2017 @05:15PM Owning a Cat Does Not Lead To Mental Illness, Study Finds
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @04:10PM Paralyzed Man Uses Brain Implant To Type Eight Words Per Minute
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @03:49PM NASA Scientists Propose New Definition of Planets, and Pluto Could Soon Be Back
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @03:36PM Scientists Discover a Way To Get Every Last Drop of Ketchup Out of the Bottle
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @10:00PM Studies Show Testosterone Offers Little Benefits To Aging Men
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @04:14PM The Only Thing, Historically, That's Curbed Inequality: Catastrophe
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @03:59PM Cellphones As a Fifth-Order Elaboration of Maxwell's Theory
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @02:58PM Health Apps Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good, Warn Scientists
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @02:30PM Computer Glasses Claim To Protect Eyesight Are Selling Like Hotcakes, But They Probably Aren't Useful
Monday February 20, 2017 @09:07PM New Zealand May Be the Tip of a Submerged Continent
Monday February 20, 2017 @08:52AM NASA Is Studying A Manned Trip Around The Moon On A $23 Billion Rocket
Monday February 20, 2017 @01:21AM NASA Scientist Revive 10,000-Year-Old Microorganisms
Friday February 17, 2017 @10:27PM Genetically-Modified 'Surrogate Hens' Could Lay Eggs of Rare Chicken Breeds, Scientists Say
Friday February 17, 2017 @07:48PM Juno Jupiter Probe Won't Move Into Shorter Orbit After All
Thursday February 16, 2017 @09:23PM B Vitamins Reduce Schizophrenia Symptoms, Study Finds
Thursday February 16, 2017 @08:38PM Woolly Mammoth On Verge of Resurrection, Scientists Reveal
Thursday February 16, 2017 @04:46PM Scientists Use Stem Cells To Grow Animal-Free Pork In a Lab
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:42PM Autism Starts Months Before Symptoms Appear, Study Shows
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @04:00PM Patent Office Rules CRISPR Patents, Potentially Worth Billions, Belong To Broad Institute
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @03:36PM Ethicists Advise Caution In Applying CRISPR Gene Editing To Humans
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @02:38PM Lost Winston Churchill Essay Reveals His Thoughts On Alien Life
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @12:37AM New Study In Mice Shows That Increasing Serotonin Affects Motivation, But Only In Certain Circumstances
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @08:00PM Iron Age Potters Accidentally Recorded the Strength of Earth's Magnetic Field
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @05:04PM Scientists Propose Plan To Re-Freeze the Arctic
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @01:07PM Around 2.2 Million Deaths in a Year in India and China From Air Pollution
Monday February 13, 2017 @03:44PM Banned Chemicals From 1970's Persist In Deepest Reaches of the Pacific Ocean, Study Shows
Monday February 13, 2017 @03:34PM 188,000 Evacuated As California's Massive Oroville Dam Threatens Catastrophic Floods
Monday February 13, 2017 @02:23PM Researchers Working on Liquid Battery That Could Last For Over 10 Years
Sunday February 12, 2017 @03:07AM Can We Pollinate Flowers With Tiny Flying Drones?
Saturday February 11, 2017 @04:11PM Four of Iceland's Main Volcanoes Are All Preparing For Eruption
Friday February 10, 2017 @09:18PM Nanorods Emit and Detect Light, Could Lead To Displays That Communicate Via Li-Fi
Friday February 10, 2017 @07:56PM Excessive Radiation Inside Fukushima Fries Clean-Up Robot
Friday February 10, 2017 @05:48PM First Gene Drive In Mammals Could Aid Vast New Zealand Eradication Plan
Friday February 10, 2017 @04:19PM Amputees Control Virtual Prosthetic Arm Using Nerve Signals
Friday February 10, 2017 @02:39AM A Guide To Friday's Comet-Eclipse-Full-Moon Triple Feature
Thursday February 09, 2017 @03:32PM Genetically Modified Salmonella Destroys Cancer By Provoking An Immune Response, Study Finds
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @07:22PM Glass From Nuclear Test Site Shows the Moon Was Born Dry
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @04:43PM Scientists Successfully Decode the Genome of Quinoa
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @06:32PM A Supermassive Black Hole Has Been Devouring a Star For a Decade
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @01:47PM A Crack in an Antarctic Ice Shelf Grew 17 Miles in the Last Two Months
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @09:47AM SpaceX Plans to Start Launching Rockets Every Two To Three Weeks
Monday February 06, 2017 @11:36PM Scientists Have Invented Paper That You Can Print With Light, Erase With Heat, and Reuse 80 Times
Monday February 06, 2017 @05:34PM Scientists Discover Evidence of a 'Lost Continent' Under the Indian Ocean
Sunday February 05, 2017 @02:43AM Report Finds PFAS Chemicals In One-Third of Fast Food Packaging
Saturday February 04, 2017 @11:31PM Massive Study Links IP Addresses Per Capita To GDP
Saturday February 04, 2017 @03:30AM Sweden Pledges To Cut All Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2045
Friday February 03, 2017 @07:19PM Misophonia: Scientists Crack Why Eating Sounds Can Make People Angry
Friday February 03, 2017 @12:52PM The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say
Thursday February 02, 2017 @05:51PM Mexican Surgeon Uses VR Headset To Distract Patients During Surgery
Thursday February 02, 2017 @03:45PM Researchers Develop Compact Breathalyzer That Detects the Flu
Thursday February 02, 2017 @12:37AM Scientists Marvel At 'Increasingly Non-Natural' Arctic Warmth
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @07:02PM Researchers Unveil First Ever Blueprint To Construct a Large Scale Quantum Computer
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @04:49PM Computer Lets Fully Paralyzed Patients Speak For First Time
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @12:53PM Reached Via a Mind-Reading Device, Deeply Paralyzed Patients Say They Want to Live
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @03:53PM Elon Musk Thinks We Will Have To Use AI This Way To Avoid a Catastrophic Future
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @01:00AM Why An LSD High Lasts For So Long
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @12:27AM Scientists Create Electronic Glasses That Can Automatically Focus On Whatever You're Looking At
Monday January 30, 2017 @07:09PM Oxygen From Earth's Atmosphere May Be Traveling To the Moon's Surface
Monday January 30, 2017 @07:01PM Scientists Find 'Oldest Human Ancestor' -- A Big-Mouthed Sea Creature With No Anus
Monday January 30, 2017 @06:46PM Trump's Next Immigration Move To Affect H-1B Visas; Require Tech Companies To Try To Hire Americans First: Bloomberg
Monday January 30, 2017 @09:26AM Asteroid Whizzing By Earth 6 Times Closer Than the Moon
Monday January 30, 2017 @08:44AM Bill Gates Warns Against Denying Climate Change
Sunday January 29, 2017 @06:36PM SpaceX Is Livestreaming A Hyperloop Pod Competition
Saturday January 28, 2017 @03:27PM Scientist Investigate A Brand New Form of Matter: Time Crystals
Thursday January 26, 2017 @07:05PM New, Higher Measurement of Universe's Expansion May Lead To a 'New Physics'
Thursday January 26, 2017 @04:53PM New York Approves Largest US Offshore Wind Farm Off Long Island
Thursday January 26, 2017 @04:27PM First Human-Pig 'Chimera' Created in Milestone Study
Thursday January 26, 2017 @03:08PM Scientists Finally Turn Hydrogen Into a Metal, Ending a 80-Year Quest
Thursday January 26, 2017 @12:04PM The Doomsday Clock Is Reset: Closest To Midnight Since The 1950s
Thursday January 26, 2017 @12:57AM DragonflEye Project Wants To Turn Insects Into Cyborg Drones
Thursday January 26, 2017 @12:37AM Personality Traits Are Linked To Differences In Brain Structure, Says Researchers
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @05:57PM Scientists Cure Mice of Diabetes Using Cells Grown Inside Rats
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @05:30PM Deep Learning Algorithm Diagnoses Skin Cancer As Well As Seasoned Dermatologists
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @03:42PM Nicotine Shown To Reduce Symptoms of Schizophrenia
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @09:56PM George Orwell's '1984' Tops Amazon's Bestseller List
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @07:31PM India To Send Surveyors To Find Out If Everest Shrunk From Nepal Earthquake
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @05:01PM Researchers Discover Massive Networks of Fake Twitter Accounts
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @03:59PM USDA Scrambles To Ease Concerns After Researchers Were Ordered To Stop Publishing Publicly Funded Science
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @03:29PM Scientists Create 3D Bioprinter Capable of Printing Living Human Skin
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @09:45AM China Is Splashing $168 Million To Make It Rain
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:54PM Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Acquires and Will Free Up Science Search Engine Meta
Monday January 23, 2017 @06:02PM Two-Thirds of Americans Give Priority To Developing Alternative Energy Over Fossil Fuels
Monday January 23, 2017 @04:12PM Cervical Cancer Just Got Much Deadlier -- Because Scientists Fixed a Math Error
Sunday January 22, 2017 @12:19AM Humans, Not Climate Change, Wiped Out Australian Megafauna
Saturday January 21, 2017 @01:08AM Scientists Enter Hawaii Dome In Eight-Month Mars Space Mission Study
Friday January 20, 2017 @06:46PM The Mind-Reading Gadget For Dogs That Got Funded, But Didn't Get Built
Friday January 20, 2017 @04:44PM Uber Hires Former Google Search Chief Amit Singhal As SVP of Engineering
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:56PM New Senate Bill Would Give US Grads Preference In Receiving H-1B Visas
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:21PM NASA Is Planning Mission To An Asteroid Worth $10 Quintillion
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:13PM Elite Scientists Have Told the Pentagon That AI Won't Threaten Humanity
Thursday January 19, 2017 @07:13PM Scottish Government Targets 66% Emissions Cut By 2032
Thursday January 19, 2017 @06:32PM Neuroscience Can't Explain How a Microprocessor Works
Thursday January 19, 2017 @06:49AM Sitting Too Much Ages You By 8 Years
Thursday January 19, 2017 @01:04AM How the Human Brain Decides What Is Important and What's Not
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @08:20PM China Cancels Over 100 Coal-Fired Power Plants
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @07:21PM Female Shark Learns To Reproduce Without Males After Years Alone
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @05:03PM Robotic Sleeve Mimics Muscles To Keep a Heart Beating
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @02:10PM Earth Hit Record Hot Year in 2016: NASA
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @08:43AM One in Five of Us May 'Hear' Flashes of Light
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @04:57PM AI Can Predict When Patients Will Die From Heart Failure 'With 80% Accuracy'
Monday January 16, 2017 @10:46PM Caffeine May Counter Age-Related Inflammation, Says Study
Monday January 16, 2017 @06:45PM Study Finds Link Between Profanity and Honesty
Monday January 16, 2017 @05:10PM Scientists Turn Docile Mice Into Ruthless Hunters
Monday January 16, 2017 @04:06PM NASA Astronaut Gene Cernan, Last Man To Walk On the Moon, Dies At 82
Monday January 16, 2017 @01:02AM Researchers Create A Lithium-Ion Battery With Built-In Flame Retardant
Saturday January 14, 2017 @12:14AM D-Wave Open Sources Its Quantum Computing Tool
Friday January 13, 2017 @04:28PM Congress Will Consider Proposal To Raise H-1B Minimum Wage To $100,000
Thursday January 12, 2017 @09:27PM US Puts Bumblebee On the Endangered Species List For First Time
Thursday January 12, 2017 @05:31PM Rural Americans At Higher Risk From Five Leading Causes of Death: CDC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:29PM CVS Announces Super Cheap Generic Alternative To EpiPen
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:04PM Study Shows Wearable Sensors Can Tell When You Are Getting Sick
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:13PM Europe Calls For Mandatory 'Kill Switches' On Robots
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @10:08PM Japan Researchers Warn of Fingerprint Theft From 'Peace' Sign
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @10:03PM Scientists Use Stem Cells To Regenerate the External Layer of a Human Heart
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @06:01PM Scientists Calculate the Moon To Be 4.51 Billion Years Old
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:16PM New Research Suggests the Appendix Has a Purpose After All
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @12:23AM Alcohol Switches the Brain Into Starvation Mode In Mice, Increasing Hunger and Appetite, Study Finds
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @06:56PM MIT Unveils New Material That's Strongest and Lightest On Earth
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @03:51PM Pentagon Successfully Tests Micro-Drone Swarm
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @09:11AM 'Tooth Repair Drug' May Replace Fillings
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @07:55AM Scientists Predict Star Collision Visible To The Naked Eye In 2022
Monday January 09, 2017 @07:57PM Our Moon May Have Formed From Multiple Small Ones, Says Report
Monday January 09, 2017 @05:11PM 2016 Was Second Hottest Year For US In More Than 120 Years of Record Keeping
Monday January 09, 2017 @04:41PM US Military Seeks Biodegradable Bullets That Sprout Plants
Sunday January 08, 2017 @12:36AM New Study Finds 'Mediterranean' Diet Significantly Reduces Brain Shrinkage
Friday January 06, 2017 @11:52PM Vast New Tomb Now Covers The Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Site
Friday January 06, 2017 @05:56PM Living Near Heavy Traffic Increases Risk of Dementia, Study Finds
Friday January 06, 2017 @01:01PM Fewer People Are Dying of Cancer Than Ever Before
Friday January 06, 2017 @12:31PM Brain Region That Recognizes Faces Keeps Growing in Adulthood
Thursday January 05, 2017 @09:41PM A Squishy Clockwork BioBot Releases Doses of Drugs Inside the Body
Thursday January 05, 2017 @04:59PM Ultrasound Tracking Could Be Used To Deanonymize Tor Users
Thursday January 05, 2017 @03:39PM A Coal-Fired Power Plant In India Is Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Baking Soda
Thursday January 05, 2017 @12:13AM New Analysis Shows Lamar Smith's Accusations On Climate Data Are Wrong
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @06:51PM Scientists Identify New Organ In Humans
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @06:28PM Scientists Turn Memory Chips Into Processors To Speed Up Computing Tasks
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @09:16AM Solar Could Beat Coal to Become the Cheapest Power on Earth In Less Than a Decade
Monday January 02, 2017 @02:03PM SpaceX Moves Past Explosion With New Launch Plans
Saturday December 31, 2016 @04:20PM Let's Raise A Glass To The Many Tech Pioneers Who Died In 2016
Friday December 30, 2016 @11:38PM Astronomers Detect Mysterious Radio Signals Coming From Outside Our Galaxy
Friday December 30, 2016 @07:16PM NASA Designs 'Ice Dome' For Astronauts On Mars
Friday December 30, 2016 @05:55PM Self-Driving Cars Will Make Organ Shortages Even Worse
Friday December 30, 2016 @04:26PM China Says It Will Shut Down Ivory Trade By End of 2017
Thursday December 29, 2016 @08:14PM Paintings Reveal Signs of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's In Famous Artists
Thursday December 29, 2016 @07:56PM Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources Site No Longer Says Humans Cause Climate Change
Thursday December 29, 2016 @04:53PM Satellite Spots Massive Object Hidden Under the Frozen Wastes of Antarctica
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:09PM Scientists Develop a Breathalyzer That Detects 17 Diseases With One Breath From a Patient
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @08:20PM FDA Releases New Cybersecurity Guidelines For Medical Devices
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @07:08PM Vera Rubin, Pioneering Astronomer Who Confirmed Existence of Dark Matter, Dies At 88
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @05:59PM Avatar-Style Manned Robot Takes First Steps In South Korea
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:42AM The US Government is Loaning Millions of Dollars To Jumpstart Urban Farming
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @08:17AM Humans Marrying Robots? Experts Say It's Really Coming
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @07:59AM Cheetahs Heading Towards Extinction as Population Crashes
Monday December 26, 2016 @08:57PM Apple Publishes Its First AI Research Paper
Sunday December 25, 2016 @06:04PM You're An Adult, But Your Brain Might Not Be, Researchers Say
Saturday December 24, 2016 @03:13PM The Recent Changes In Earth's Magnetic Field
Friday December 23, 2016 @10:24PM Researchers Send Information Using a Single Particle of Light
Friday December 23, 2016 @04:24PM How Social Isolation Is Killing Us
Friday December 23, 2016 @01:49PM Ebola Vaccine Gives 100 Percent Protection, Could Be Readily Available By 2018
Friday December 23, 2016 @07:53AM UK Hits Clean Energy Milestone: 50% of Electricity From Low Carbon Sources
Thursday December 22, 2016 @07:22PM New Test Spots Human Form of Mad Cow Disease With 100-Percent Accuracy
Thursday December 22, 2016 @04:25PM World's First 'Solar Panel Road' Opens In France
Thursday December 22, 2016 @03:28PM Stanford Built a Humanoid Submarine Robot To Explore a 17th-Century Shipwreck
Thursday December 22, 2016 @10:09AM Prepare For Even More Volatile Weather in 2017
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @03:50PM Obama Blocks Offshore Drilling In Atlantic, Arctic Areas
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @07:31PM Using Multiple Social Networks May Lead To Depression and Anxiety, Says Study
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @07:04PM Human Cells Naturally 'Eat' Silicon Nanowires
Monday December 19, 2016 @11:24PM Pregnancy Alters Woman's Brains 'For At Least Two Years'
Monday December 19, 2016 @08:04PM Solar Is Top Source of New Capacity On the US Grid In 2016
Monday December 19, 2016 @05:04PM Scientists Blast Antimatter Atoms With a Laser For The First Time
Monday December 19, 2016 @02:59PM China Chokes On Smog So Bad That Planes Can't Land
Sunday December 18, 2016 @12:06AM US Scientists Scramble To Protect Research On Climate Change
Saturday December 17, 2016 @01:01AM Scientific American Column: 'It's Not Cold Fusion...But It's Something'
Friday December 16, 2016 @04:37PM Researchers Find Roads Shatter the Earth's Surface Into 600,000 Fragments
Friday December 16, 2016 @09:06AM World Energy Hits a Turning Point: Solar That's Cheaper Than Wind
Thursday December 15, 2016 @06:17PM Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy Linked To Autism
Thursday December 15, 2016 @05:23PM Aging Process May Be Reversable, Scientists Claim
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @08:48PM Iceland Seeking 'Supercritical Steam' For Power Source
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @06:19PM Lack of Penis Bone In Humans Linked To Monogamous Relationships and Quick Sex, Study Says
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @09:33PM First Offshore Wind Farm In US Waters Delivers Power To Rhode Island
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @11:35AM Why China Can't Lure Tech Talent
Monday December 12, 2016 @07:38PM Rapid Rise In Methane Emissions In 10 Years Surprises Scientists
Monday December 12, 2016 @07:11PM Fossil Fuel Divestment Has Doubled In the Last 15 Months
Friday December 09, 2016 @08:23PM 'Star In a Jar' Fusion Reactor Works, Promises Infinite Energy
Friday December 09, 2016 @07:40PM Silly Putty Makes For Super-Sensitive Sensors
Friday December 09, 2016 @04:37PM Radiation From Fukushima Disaster Reaches Oregon Coast
Friday December 09, 2016 @03:14PM Autonomous Shuttle Brakes For Squirrels, Skateboarders, and Texting Students
Friday December 09, 2016 @09:57AM Mars One Delayed Its Mars Mission -- Again
Thursday December 08, 2016 @04:15PM John Glenn, First American To Orbit The Earth, Dies At 95
Thursday December 08, 2016 @03:42PM US Life Expectancy Declines For the First Time Since 1993
Thursday December 08, 2016 @02:36PM First Dinosaur Tail Found Preserved in Amber
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @10:08PM Cesarean Births Could Be Affecting Human Evolution, Study Says
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @05:49PM Paris Makes All Public Transportation Free In Battle Against 'Worst Air Pollution For 10 Years'
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @05:21PM Earth's Day Lengthens By Two Milliseconds a Century, Astronomers Find
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @06:54PM Weather Channel To Breitbart: Stop Citing Us To Spread Climate Skepticism
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @05:15PM Former Samsung Engineers Build Smart Umbrella That Tells If It's Going To Rain
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @04:45PM Microsoft Researchers Offer Predictions For AI, Deep Learning
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @04:17PM Scientists Develop Robotic Hand For People With Quadriplegia
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @03:54PM Apple To Start Publishing AI Research To Hasten Deep Learning
Monday December 05, 2016 @08:37PM White House Silence Seems To Confirm $4 Billion 'Computer Science For All' K-12 Initiative Is No More
Monday December 05, 2016 @05:04PM President Obama's $4.2 Billion 'Computer Science For All' K-12 Initiative Pronounced Dead