Slashdot Items Tagged "science"

Date / Time Story
Thursday March 22, 2018 @07:48PM SpaceX Launch Last Year Punched Huge, Temporary Hole In the Ionosphere
Thursday March 22, 2018 @07:33PM World's Largest Animal Study On Cell Tower Radiation Confirms Cancer Link
Thursday March 22, 2018 @04:11PM Researchers Finally Solve Mystery of 'Alien' Skeleton
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @06:04PM Did Stephen Hawking Owe a Nobel Physicist a Subscription To a Softcore Porn Magazine?
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:19PM Patients Regain Sight After Groundbreaking Trial
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @04:48PM Machine Learning Spots Treasure Trove of Elusive Viruses
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @04:11PM How a Virus Spreads Through an Airplane Cabin
Monday March 19, 2018 @07:38PM AI Can Diagnose Prostate Cancer As Well As a Pathologist
Monday March 19, 2018 @06:08PM Lead Exposure Kills Hundreds of Thousands of Adults Every Year in the US, Study Finds
Monday March 19, 2018 @03:40AM How Einstein Lost His Bearings, and With Them, General Relativity
Sunday March 18, 2018 @05:46PM Are Research Papers Less Accurate and Truthful Than in the Past?
Sunday March 18, 2018 @04:07PM Once Written Off for Dead, the Aral Sea Is Now Full of Life
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:56PM Can Problems From Climate Change Be Addressed With Science?
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:41PM The Ordinary Engineering Behind the Horrifying Florida Bridge Collapse
Friday March 16, 2018 @10:52PM Researchers Claim They Can Predict Where Lightning Is Likely To Strike
Friday March 16, 2018 @12:01AM Microplastics Found In 93 Percent of Bottled Water Tested In Global Study
Thursday March 15, 2018 @11:49PM No, Space Did Not Permanently Alter 7 Percent of Scott Kelly's DNA
Thursday March 15, 2018 @06:17PM Planting GMOs Kills So Many Bugs That It Helps Non-GMO Crops
Thursday March 15, 2018 @05:28PM Daily Dose of Violent Video Games Causes 'No Significant Changes' In Behavior, Study Finds
Thursday March 15, 2018 @12:47AM All Disk Galaxies Rotate Once Every Billion Years
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:42PM Air Pollution is Bad For Productivity, Even in Office Jobs
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:32PM Scientists Create a Way For People With Amputations To Feel Their Prosthetics
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @03:34PM A Brief History of Stephen Hawking
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @01:23PM Microsoft Announces Breakthrough In Chinese-To-English Machine Translation
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @01:05PM SEC Charges Theranos, CEO Elizabeth Holmes With 'Massive Fraud'
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @12:21AM Stephen Hawking, Who Examined the Universe and Explained Black Holes, Dies at 76
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @04:59PM Extreme Winter Weather In the US Linked To a Warming Arctic
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @04:47PM China's Anti-Pollution Initiative Produces Stellar Results
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @03:06PM Media Reports About a Massive Geomagnetic Storm Hitting Earth on March 18 Are Inaccurate, NOAA Says
Monday March 12, 2018 @07:28PM Sleeping In Rooms With Even a Little Light Can Increase Risk of Depression, Study Finds
Sunday March 11, 2018 @03:02PM Elon Musk: SpaceX's Mars Rocket Could Fly Short Flights By Next Year
Sunday March 11, 2018 @02:34PM Elon Musk: The Danger of AI is Much Greater Than Nuclear Warheads. We Need Regulatory Oversight Of AI Development.
Sunday March 11, 2018 @01:54PM EPA's Science Advisory Board Has Not Met in 6 Months
Sunday March 11, 2018 @12:38AM Could This Bold New Technique Boost Gravitational-Wave Detection?
Friday March 09, 2018 @07:25PM Scientists Unsure Where Chinese Space Station Will Crash To Earth
Friday March 09, 2018 @07:12PM MIT Plans To Build Nuclear Fusion Plant By 2033
Friday March 09, 2018 @06:14PM Can Electricity Travel Through Space on Astrophysical Jets?
Friday March 09, 2018 @05:36PM Researchers Discover Colistin-Heteroresistant Germs In the US
Friday March 09, 2018 @02:47PM Pockets of Water May Lay Deep Below Earth's Surface
Friday March 09, 2018 @12:37PM Sea Level Rise in the SF Bay Area Just Got a Lot More Dire
Thursday March 08, 2018 @08:48PM Researchers Provide Likely Explanation For the 'Sonic Weapon' Used At the US Embassy In Cuba
Thursday March 08, 2018 @06:32PM 132-Year-Old Science Experiment Washes Ashore In Australia
Thursday March 08, 2018 @01:43AM Adult Human Brains Do Not Produce New Neurons, Study Suggests
Thursday March 08, 2018 @01:37AM NASA Spacecraft Reveals Jupiter's Interior In Unprecedented Detail
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @04:00PM Researcher Admits Study That Claimed Uber Drivers Earn $3.37 An Hour Was Not Correct
Sunday March 04, 2018 @12:31AM Diabetes Is Actually Five Separate Diseases, Research Suggests
Thursday March 01, 2018 @01:11PM Stars Billions Of Years Old Drop Big Clue To Early Universe
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @06:35PM Scientists Find Life In 'Mars-Like' Chilean Desert
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @12:06PM Relying on Renewables Alone Significantly Inflates the Cost of Overhauling Energy
Monday February 26, 2018 @11:57PM Children Struggle To Hold Pencils Due To Too Much Tech, Doctors Say
Monday February 26, 2018 @04:55PM Math Shows Some Black Holes Erase Your Past and Give You Unlimited Futures
Monday February 26, 2018 @01:10PM Researchers Warn of Extraterrestrial Hacks
Monday February 26, 2018 @12:43AM Jupiter's Great Red Spot May Soon Disappear
Friday February 23, 2018 @10:14PM Japanese Scientists Invent Floating 'Firefly' Light
Friday February 23, 2018 @05:30PM The College Board Pushes To Make Computer Science a High School Graduation Requirement
Friday February 23, 2018 @02:40PM The 'Loudness' of Our Thoughts Affects How We Judge External Sounds
Thursday February 22, 2018 @09:01PM Major New Study Confirms Antidepressants Really Do Work
Thursday February 22, 2018 @08:54PM Amateur Astronomer Spots Supernova Right As It Begins
Thursday February 22, 2018 @06:17PM Antarctica Is Losing Ice Faster Every Year
Thursday February 22, 2018 @05:30PM Nearly Half of Parents Worry Their Child Is Addicted To Mobile Devices, Study Finds
Thursday February 22, 2018 @05:42AM A Biohacker Regrets Publicly Injecting Himself With CRISPR
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @07:17PM Scientists Discover a New Way To Use DNA As a Storage Device
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @02:29PM Matching DNA To a Diet Doesn't Work
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @06:40PM Researchers Develop Online Game That Teaches Players How To Spread Misinformation
Monday February 19, 2018 @05:00PM Ocean-wide Sensor Array Provides New Look at Global Ocean Current
Monday February 19, 2018 @01:44AM Scientists Grow Sheep Embryos Containing Human Cells
Sunday February 18, 2018 @10:18AM To Fight Fatal Infections, Hospitals May Turn to Algorithms
Saturday February 17, 2018 @12:57PM New Scanning Technique Reveals Secrets Behind Great Paintings
Friday February 16, 2018 @08:25PM 73 Percent of Fish In the Northwestern Atlantic Have Microplastics In Their Guts
Friday February 16, 2018 @07:44PM Coffee Beans Are Good For Birds, Fancy Brew Or Not
Friday February 16, 2018 @06:44PM Would You Fear Alien Life or Welcome It?
Friday February 16, 2018 @12:34PM Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by FDA.
Thursday February 15, 2018 @08:40PM Household Products Now Rival Cars As a Source of Air Pollution, Say Scientists
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @09:14PM Ultra-Processed Foods May Be Linked To Cancer, Says Study
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @08:53PM Hospitals May Turn To Algorithms To Fight Fatal Infections
Monday February 12, 2018 @08:18PM Temperature Driven Sea Level Rise Is Accelerating, Not Constant, Study Finds
Monday February 12, 2018 @07:12PM 25 Years of Satellite Data Shows Global Warming Is Accelerating Sea Level Rise
Sunday February 11, 2018 @06:19PM A Chemical Bath and a Hot-press Can Transform Wood Into a Material That is Stronger Than Steel, Researchers Find
Saturday February 10, 2018 @07:56PM Is Social Media Causing Childhood Depression?
Saturday February 10, 2018 @07:37PM Researchers Discover Efficient Way To Filter Salt, Metal Ions From Water
Saturday February 10, 2018 @05:58AM Budget Deal Has Tax Credit Extensions For Nuclear, Fuel Cells, Carbon Capture
Friday February 09, 2018 @11:55PM Ask Slashdot: What Is Missing In Tech Today?
Friday February 09, 2018 @09:04PM Ask Slashdot: What Is Missing In Tech Today?
Friday February 09, 2018 @08:00PM First Human Eggs Grown In Laboratory
Friday February 09, 2018 @07:09PM 'Sinking' Pacific Nation Tuvalu Is Actually Getting Bigger
Friday February 09, 2018 @02:15AM Spread of Breast Cancer Linked To Compound In Asparagus and Other Foods
Thursday February 08, 2018 @09:38PM Researchers Create Simulation Of a Simple Worm's Neural Network
Thursday February 08, 2018 @10:10AM Engineering Marvel of the Winter Olympics: A Broom
Thursday February 08, 2018 @09:39AM Wikipedia Has Become a Science Reference Source Even Though Scientists Don't Cite it
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @06:21PM US Suicides Spiked 10 Percent After Robin Williams's Death, Study Finds
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @11:30AM Many Animals Can Count, Some Better Than You
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @08:56PM Scientists Create a New Form of Matter: Superionic Water Ice
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @04:04PM The Mutant All-Female Crayfish, Which Reproduces by Cloning Itself, Is Filling Europe at Alarming Speed
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @11:15AM The Arctic is Full of Toxic Mercury, and Climate Change is Going To Release it
Monday February 05, 2018 @10:58PM Scientists May Have Discovered the First Planets Outside the Milky Way
Monday February 05, 2018 @09:08PM New York's $6 Billion Plan For Offshore Wind Shows That Oil Drilling Really Is On the Way Out
Friday February 02, 2018 @09:50PM NIH Study Links Cellphone Radiation To Cancer In Male Rats
Friday February 02, 2018 @05:04PM Gut Microbes Combine To Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests
Friday February 02, 2018 @02:43PM Laser Scans Reveal Maya 'Megalopolis' Below Guatemalan Jungle
Friday February 02, 2018 @12:00PM A Search For Insomnia Genes Involving 1.3 Million People is the Largest Genetic Study Ever
Thursday February 01, 2018 @06:36PM NFL Players With Long and Short Careers Have Similar Death Risk, Study Finds
Thursday February 01, 2018 @02:33PM Insect Die-off: Even Common Species Are Becoming Rare
Thursday February 01, 2018 @11:27AM Hoping That Sucking CO2 From the Air Will Fix the Climate? Good Luck
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @02:37PM 'Hello!' Says the Human. 'Hello!' Pipes the Orca Right Back.
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @10:32PM How To Watch the 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Lunar Eclipse
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @06:17PM Pocket-Sized DNA Reader Used To Scan Entire Human Genome Sequence
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @12:41PM Naked Mole Rats Defy Mortality Mathematics
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @12:51AM Researchers Find More Evidence For the Strange Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer's
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @12:36AM AI May Have Finally Decoded the Mysterious 'Voynich Manuscript'
Monday January 29, 2018 @05:54PM Volkswagen Admits To Testing Diesel Fumes On Monkeys
Monday January 29, 2018 @12:55PM One in 50 of Us is Face Blind -- and Many Don't Even Realize
Saturday January 27, 2018 @11:32PM Do Particles Have Consciousness?
Friday January 26, 2018 @09:15PM Scientists Discover the Oldest Human Fossils Outside Africa
Friday January 26, 2018 @02:25PM Ask Slashdot: What Kind of Societies Will the First Mars Colonies Be?
Friday January 26, 2018 @02:00PM Genes that Your Parents Don't Pass To You Still Shape Who You Are, Study Finds
Thursday January 25, 2018 @08:06PM Microbes May Help Astronauts Transform Human Waste Into Food
Thursday January 25, 2018 @06:39PM Researchers Warn of Physics-Based Attacks On Sensors
Thursday January 25, 2018 @04:56PM Plastic Pollution Is Killing Coral Reefs, 4-Year Study Finds
Thursday January 25, 2018 @03:09PM The Doomsday Clock Just Ticked Closer To Midnight
Thursday January 25, 2018 @11:23AM Scientists Calculate Carbon Emissions of Your Sandwich
Thursday January 25, 2018 @01:22AM Study Links Decline In Teenagers' Happiness To Smartphones
Thursday January 25, 2018 @01:06AM Scientists Develop Glucose-Tracking Smart Contact Lenses Comfortable Enough To Wear
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @06:28PM How a PhD Student Unlocked 1 Bitcoin Hidden In DNA
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @05:23PM Two Twin Long-Tailed Macaque Monkeys Are the First Primates Cloned Using the Dolly Method
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @01:16AM 1.7-Billion-Year-Old Chunk of North America Found Sticking To Australia
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @06:06PM Half-Assed Solar Geoengineering Is Worse Than Climate Change Itself
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @12:47PM Engineers Design Artificial Synapse For 'Brain-on-a-chip' Hardware
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @12:36PM The Second Coming of Ultrasound
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @12:13PM Vaping Can Be Addictive and May Lure Teenagers to Smoking, Science Panel Concludes
Monday January 22, 2018 @07:22PM New Study Finds No Link Between Violent Video Games and Behavior
Monday January 22, 2018 @12:23PM Google's $20 Million Race To the Moon Will End With No Winner -- and Google is OK With That
Sunday January 21, 2018 @10:25PM Will We One Day Use Tractor Beams In Manufacturing?
Saturday January 20, 2018 @10:34PM Can Machine Learning Guess True Emotions From Facial Microexpressions?
Saturday January 20, 2018 @07:09PM We All Nearly Missed the Largest Underwater Volcano Eruption Ever Recorded
Friday January 19, 2018 @01:37PM A Cheap and Easy Blood Test Could Catch Cancer Early
Friday January 19, 2018 @10:07AM Why Airports Rename Runways When the Magnetic Poles Move
Thursday January 18, 2018 @07:27PM Why People Dislike Really Smart Leaders
Thursday January 18, 2018 @05:20PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Explain Einstein's Theories To a Nine-Year-Old?
Thursday January 18, 2018 @02:53PM Global Warming Predictions May Now Be a Lot Less Uncertain
Thursday January 18, 2018 @02:02PM 2017 Among Warmest Years On Record
Thursday January 18, 2018 @12:05PM No More Pancake Syrup? Climate Change Could Bring an End To Sugar Maples
Thursday January 18, 2018 @10:09AM US Doctors Plan To Treat Cancer Patients Using CRISPR
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @01:27PM Turning Soybeans Into Diesel Fuel Is Costing Us Billions
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @12:13PM 'No One Wants Your Used Clothes Anymore'
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @07:04PM Salmonella Probably Killed the Aztecs
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @05:40PM New Study Claims That the 'Black Death' Was Spread By Humans, Not Rats
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @05:04PM China Builds 'World's Biggest Air Purifier' That Actually Works
Monday January 15, 2018 @09:02PM Why You Shouldn't Stifle Your Sneeze
Monday January 15, 2018 @07:21PM SpaceX and Boeing Slated For Manned Space Missions By Year's End
Monday January 15, 2018 @07:01PM Is Pop Music Becoming Louder, Simpler and More Repetitive?
Monday January 15, 2018 @06:22PM Renewable Energy Set To Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels By 2020, Says Report
Monday January 15, 2018 @05:14PM FDA Approves First Drug Aimed at Women With Inherited Breast Cancer
Sunday January 14, 2018 @08:05PM Music Science: Has Popmusic Recently Become Louder, Simpler And More Repetitive?
Friday January 12, 2018 @02:46AM Sea Turtles Under Threat As Climate Change Turns Most Babies Female
Thursday January 11, 2018 @06:14PM Scientists Change Our Understanding of How Anaesthesia Messes With the Brain
Thursday January 11, 2018 @05:37PM Ice Cliffs Spotted On Mars
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @10:57PM New Ingestible Pill Can Track Your Farts In Real Time
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @04:02PM Astronomers May Be Closing in on Source of Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @06:26PM UK Backs Off From Banning Reidentification Research
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @02:48PM Super-Black Is the New Black
Monday January 08, 2018 @10:04PM Ibuprofen Linked To Male Infertility, Study Says
Sunday January 07, 2018 @01:49AM NASA Tests a Drone To Explore Jupiter's Moon in Antarctica
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:52PM Ancient DNA Reveals a Completely Unknown Population of Native Americans
Friday January 05, 2018 @03:40PM Arbitrary Deadlines Are the Enemy of Creativity, According to Harvard Research
Thursday January 04, 2018 @07:30PM The Most Productive Days and Times In 2017
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:55PM How Do Americans Define Online Harassment?
Thursday January 04, 2018 @03:25PM Oceans Suffocating as Huge Dead Zones Quadruple Since 1950, Scientists Warn
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @02:33PM Alcohol Can Cause Irreversible Genetic Damage To Stem Cells, Says Study
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @02:02PM Price Tag On Gene Therapy For Rare Form of Blindness: $850K
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @09:43AM Energy Department Permanently Closes Damaged Hanford Nuclear Reservation Tank
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @08:00PM Scientists Can Now Blame Individual Natural Disasters On Climate Change
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @06:53PM Scientists Get Closer To Replicating Human Sperm
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @02:21PM It's So Cold Outside That Sharks Are Actually Freezing to Death
Monday January 01, 2018 @10:29PM Want to Be Happy? Think Like an Old Person
Monday January 01, 2018 @03:11PM UK 'Faces Build-up of Plastic Waste'
Sunday December 31, 2017 @09:25PM Some Hopeful Predictions for 2018
Sunday December 31, 2017 @02:15PM America's Doctors Are Performing Expensive Procedures That Don't Work
Sunday December 31, 2017 @02:12PM Dental Floss May Have No Medical Benefits, Says AP Report
Saturday December 30, 2017 @10:38PM Construction Workers Find 30 Perfectly Preserved Dinosaur Eggs
Saturday December 30, 2017 @01:12AM Math Says You're Driving Wrong and It's Slowing Us All Down
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:23PM How Pirates Of The Caribbean Hijacked America's Metric System
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:50PM People Who Know How the News Is Made Resist Conspiratorial Thinking
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:46PM Leaving the House Linked To Longevity in Older Adults
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @06:26PM Empirical Research Reveals Three Big Problems With How Patents Are Vetted
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @02:17PM If Dogs Can Smell Cancer, Why Don't They Screen People?
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @09:24PM Google's Voice-Generating AI Is Now Indistinguishable From Humans
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @02:39PM Flying in Airplanes Exposes People To More Radiation Than Standing Next To a Nuclear Reactor
Friday December 22, 2017 @09:43PM Experts Cast Doubt on 'Alien Alloys' in the New York Times' UFO Story
Friday December 22, 2017 @08:42PM The Lower Your Social Class, the 'Wiser' You Are, Suggests New Study
Thursday December 21, 2017 @11:24AM A Federal Ban On Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted
Thursday December 21, 2017 @09:51AM Where in the World is Mars' Water?
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @07:26PM FDA Approves First-Ever Gene Therapy For Inherited Form of Blindness
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @07:41PM Interstellar Object 'Oumuamua' Appears To Be Wrapped In An Organic Insulation Layer
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @07:32PM Oumuamua Appears To Be Wrapped In An Organic Insulation Layer
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:25PM France Passes Law To Ban All Oil, Gas Production By 2040
Monday December 18, 2017 @08:52PM Scientists Confirm There Was Life On Earth 3.5 Billion Years Ago
Monday December 18, 2017 @07:26PM Older Adults' Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep, Study Says
Monday December 18, 2017 @05:54PM CDC Director Says No Words Are Actually Banned At the CDC
Saturday December 16, 2017 @10:38PM Trump Administration Prohibits CDC Policy Analysts From Using the Words 'Science-Based'
Friday December 15, 2017 @10:39PM The Science That's Never Been Cited