Slashdot Items Tagged "science"

Date / Time Story
Friday April 20, 2018 @10:00PM 'Sea Nomads' Are First Known Humans Genetically Adapted To Diving
Friday April 20, 2018 @02:28PM No One Knows How Long the US Coastline Is
Friday April 20, 2018 @11:14AM AI Helps Grow 6 Billion Roaches at China's Largest Breeding Site
Thursday April 19, 2018 @06:45PM Since 2016, Half of All Coral In the Great Barrier Reef Has Died
Thursday April 19, 2018 @01:45PM Pasta Is Good For You, Say Scientists Funded By Big Pasta
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @04:01PM MIT Discovers Way To Mass-Produce Graphene In Large Sheets
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @06:12PM FDA Approves First Contact Lenses That Turn Dark In Bright Sunlight
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:16PM More Than 95% of World's Population Breathing Unhealthy Air, Says New Report
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @03:01PM NASA's Got a Plan For a 'Galactic Positioning System' To Save Astronauts Lost in Space
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @01:22PM Diamonds in Sudan Meteorite 'Are Remnants of Lost Planet'
Monday April 16, 2018 @04:31PM Scientists Accidentally Create Mutant Enzyme That Eats Plastic Bottles
Sunday April 15, 2018 @02:26PM The Scientific Paper Is Obsolete
Saturday April 14, 2018 @01:30AM Researchers Find Genetic Cause For Alzheimer's, Possible Method To Reverse It
Friday April 13, 2018 @07:34PM Ocean Current That Keeps Europe Warm Is Weakening Because of Climate Change
Thursday April 12, 2018 @02:02PM XPRIZE Projects Aim To Convert CO2 Emissions, But Skepticism Remains
Thursday April 12, 2018 @01:27PM Researchers Devise a Way To Generate Provably Random Numbers Using Quantum Mechanics
Thursday April 12, 2018 @10:27AM Late To Bed, Early To Die? Night Owls May Die Sooner
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @07:59PM FDA Approves AI-Powered Software To Detect Diabetic Retinopathy
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @05:01PM The Personality Traits That Put You At Risk For Smartphone Addiction
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @07:32PM Eating World's Hottest Pepper Sparks Brain Disorder, Thunderclap Headaches
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:42PM One-Degree Rise In Temperature Causes Ripple Effect In World's Largest High Arctic Lake
Saturday April 07, 2018 @07:49PM Scientists Discover That Puffin Beaks Are Fluorescent
Saturday April 07, 2018 @02:56PM Did Harvard Scientists Predict The End of the Universe?
Saturday April 07, 2018 @02:26PM New Theory Suggests Dinosaurs Were Already Dying When Asteroid Hit
Friday April 06, 2018 @10:43PM Scientists Modify A 3D Printer To Print All-Liquid Structures
Friday April 06, 2018 @05:08PM Hot-Air Dryers Suck In Nasty Bathroom Bacteria, Shoot Them At Your Hands
Friday April 06, 2018 @02:05PM Researchers Develop Device That Can 'Hear' Your Internal Voice
Thursday April 05, 2018 @05:12PM Canada Has Pulled Off a Brain Heist
Thursday April 05, 2018 @02:55PM Humans Produce New Brain Cells Throughout Their Lives, Say Researchers
Thursday April 05, 2018 @10:20AM Scientists Harvest First Vegetables in Antarctic Greenhouse
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @01:35PM Drug-Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Pose Growing Threat
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @05:53PM MIT Severs Ties To Company Promoting Fatal Brain Uploading
Monday April 02, 2018 @05:48PM SpaceX Completes Its Seventh Successful Mission of 2018 With Launch of CRS-14
Monday April 02, 2018 @01:23PM Large Crack in East African Rift is Evidence of Continent Splitting in Two
Monday April 02, 2018 @01:29AM Chinese Space Station Burns Up On Re-entry in South Pacific
Sunday April 01, 2018 @05:19PM CRISPR-Altered Plants Are Not Going To Be Regulated (For Now)
Sunday April 01, 2018 @06:42AM Interviews: Ask a Question To Christine Peterson, the Nanotech Expert Who Coined the Term 'Open Source'
Saturday March 31, 2018 @02:10PM Should We Revive Extinct Species?
Saturday March 31, 2018 @01:44AM Was The Florida Pedestrian Bridge Collapse Triggered By Post-Tensioning?
Friday March 30, 2018 @09:11PM AI Predicts Your Lifespan Using Activity Tracking Apps
Friday March 30, 2018 @03:43PM EPA Prepares To Roll Back Rules Requiring Cars To Be Cleaner and More Efficient
Friday March 30, 2018 @03:27PM AI Tool, Which Has Digested Nearly Every Reaction Ever Performed, Can Invent New Ways To Create Complex Molecules
Friday March 30, 2018 @09:41AM Poor Grades Tied To Class Times That Don't Match Our Biological Clocks
Thursday March 29, 2018 @10:25PM An Up-Close Look At the Parker Solar Probe -- the Spacecraft That Will Skim the Sun's Surface
Thursday March 29, 2018 @10:07PM Scientists Explain the Sound of Knuckle Cracking
Thursday March 29, 2018 @04:09PM X-ray 'Ghost Images' Could Cut Radiation Doses
Thursday March 29, 2018 @10:02AM China, in Search of Water, is Building a Rain-Making Network Three Times the Size of Spain
Thursday March 29, 2018 @12:40AM Consumer Genetic Tests May Have a Lot of False Positives
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @08:20PM Galaxy Without Any Dark Matter Baffles Astronomers
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @07:02PM New Deep-Learning Software Knows How To Make Desired Organic Molecules
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @03:10PM Meet the Interstitium, the Largest Organ We Never Knew We Had
Monday March 26, 2018 @08:11PM Wind and Solar Can Power Most of the United States, Says Study
Monday March 26, 2018 @04:48PM More Than 75 Percent of Earth's Land Areas Are 'Broken,' Major Report Finds
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:57PM Flat-Earther's Steam-Powered Rocket Lofts Him 1,875 Feet Up Into Mojave Desert
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:50PM Ask Slashdot: Can FOSS Help In the Fight Against Climate Change?
Sunday March 25, 2018 @04:15AM Breakthrough Study Reveals How LSD Dissolves a Person's Sense of Self
Friday March 23, 2018 @10:55PM Can We Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria With Non-Antibiotic Drugs?
Friday March 23, 2018 @08:47PM Hilarious (and Terrifying?) Ways Algorithms Have Outsmarted Their Creators
Friday March 23, 2018 @08:17PM British Scientists Develop Wearable MRI Scanner
Friday March 23, 2018 @04:30PM Ask Slashdot: Is Beaming Down In Star Trek a Death Sentence?
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