Slashdot Items Tagged "science"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @08:47PM 8 In 10 People Now See Climate Change As a 'Catastrophic Risk,' Says Survey
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @05:58PM Study Finds Magic Mushrooms Are the Safest Recreational Drug
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:06PM Airbnb Is Running Its Own Internal University To Teach Data Science
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @02:37PM Scientists Are Using Gene Editing To Create the Perfect Tomato For Your Salad
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @09:29PM Scientists Find Way To Photograph People Through Walls Using WiFi
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:36PM Researchers Find Dozens of Genes Associated With Measures of Intelligence
Monday May 22, 2017 @06:24PM Sperm Stored In Space Produces Healthy Baby Mice On Earth
Monday May 22, 2017 @04:49PM Remote Pacific Island Is the Most Plastic-Contaminated Spot Yet Surveyed
Monday May 22, 2017 @04:39PM Microsoft Wants To Use DNA For Cloud Data Storage
Monday May 22, 2017 @04:09PM Baking Soda Shortage Has Hospitals Frantic, Delaying Treatments and Surgeries
Monday May 22, 2017 @11:11AM 'Science Must Clean Up Its Act'
Saturday May 20, 2017 @09:00PM New Battery Technology Draws Energy Directly From The Human Body
Saturday May 20, 2017 @06:40PM New Battery Technology Draws Energy Directly From Human Body
Saturday May 20, 2017 @03:31AM Arctic Stronghold of World's Seeds Flooded After Permafrost Melts
Saturday May 20, 2017 @02:24AM Chemists May Be Zeroing In On Chemical Reactions That Sparked The First Life
Friday May 19, 2017 @05:47PM Chemists May Be Zeroing In On Chemical Reactions That Sparked the First Life
Friday May 19, 2017 @05:33PM Scientists Claim 'Cold Spot' In Space Could Offer Evidence of a Parallel Universe
Friday May 19, 2017 @09:36AM Facebook and Twitter 'Harm Young People's Mental Health'
Thursday May 18, 2017 @06:46PM Rising Seas Set To Double Coastal Flooding By 2050, Says Study
Thursday May 18, 2017 @06:32PM Researchers Create a T-Shirt That Monitors the Wearer's Breathing Rate In Real Time
Thursday May 18, 2017 @04:02PM Climate Change is Turning Antarctica Green, Say Researchers
Thursday May 18, 2017 @03:53PM Elsevier Wants $15 Million In 'Piracy' Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen
Thursday May 18, 2017 @10:53AM Humans Accidentally Made a Space Cocoon For Ourselves Out of Radio Waves
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @05:47PM The Older the Doctor, the Higher the Patient Mortality Rate, Study Finds
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @03:42PM Where Have All the Insects Gone?
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @10:31AM Many Nations Pin Climate Hopes On China, India As Hopes For Trump Fade
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @05:42PM Scientists 3D-Print Ovaries To Allow Infertile Mice To Mate and Give Birth
Monday May 15, 2017 @05:27PM 38,000 People a Year Die Early Because of Diesel Emissions Testing Failures
Monday May 15, 2017 @02:27AM Researcher Hacks Nine Sleep-Tracking Devices To Test Their Accuracy
Sunday May 14, 2017 @03:32PM Nuclear Experts Form International 'Nuclear Crisis Group'
Sunday May 14, 2017 @02:27PM Scientists Achieve Direct Counterfactual Quantum Communication For The First Time
Friday May 12, 2017 @04:50PM Human Sense of Smell Rivals That of Dogs, Says Study
Thursday May 11, 2017 @06:09PM Germany Sets New National Record With 85 Percent of Its Electricity Sourced From Renewables
Thursday May 11, 2017 @05:43PM Apple Watch Can Detect An Abnormal Heart Rhythm With 97 Percent Accuracy, UCSF Study Says
Thursday May 11, 2017 @03:46PM 'The Traditional Lecture Is Dead'
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @08:51PM A Baffling Brain Defect Is Linked to Gut Bacteria, Scientists Say
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @02:28PM Researchers Devise New Printing Technique To Produce High-Resolution Color Images Without Using Ink
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @11:48PM The Intelligent Intersection Could Banish Traffic Lights Forever
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @04:13PM Tunnel Collapses At Nuclear Facility Once Called 'An Underground Chernobyl Waiting To Happen'
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @03:59PM The Vatican Invites World's Leading Scientists To Discuss Cosmology
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @12:21AM Chinese Startup Infervision Emerges From Stealth With An AI Tool For Diagnosing Lung Cancer
Monday May 08, 2017 @06:01PM Researchers Create Touchpads With a Can of Spray Paint
Monday May 08, 2017 @04:38PM US Life Expectancy Can Vary By 20 Years Depending On Where You Live
Monday May 08, 2017 @02:43PM EPA Dismisses Half the Scientists on Its Major Review Board
Monday May 08, 2017 @10:17AM Your Boss Is Not More Stressed Out Than You, Science Says
Friday May 05, 2017 @04:45PM Aspirin May Prevent Cancer From Spreading, New Research Shows
Friday May 05, 2017 @04:35PM UAE To Drag Iceberg From Antarctica To Solve Water Shortage Set To Last 25 Years
Thursday May 04, 2017 @04:04PM Dormant Diseases Frozen In the Ice Are Waking Up
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @04:48PM 'Exercise-In-A-Pill' Boosts Athletic Endurance By 70 Percent, Study Finds
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @08:01PM CRISPR Eliminates HIV In Live Animals
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @06:16PM 18-Year-Old Mexican Student Designs Bra That Can Detect Breast Cancer
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @05:50PM Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Nutrition Standards For School Lunches
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @04:20PM Supercomputers Assist In Search For New, Better Cancer Drugs
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @08:51AM Carbon Intensity is Falling in Industrial, Electric Power Sectors
Monday May 01, 2017 @08:16PM UK's Newest Tokamak Fusion Reactor Has Created Its First Plasma
Monday May 01, 2017 @05:27PM Computer Scientists Have Created the Most Accurate Digital Model of a Human Face
Monday May 01, 2017 @08:18AM SpaceX Successfully Launches Its First Spy Satellite
Saturday April 29, 2017 @03:16AM EPA Website Removes Climate Science Site From Public View After Two Decades
Friday April 28, 2017 @08:27PM Surgeon Plans To 'Reawaken' Cryogenically Frozen Brains, Transplant Them Into Someone Else's Skull
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:57PM Trump Order Helps Offshore Drilling, Stops Marine Sanctuary Expansion
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:26PM MIT Creates 3D-Printing Robot That Can Construct a Home Off-Grid In 14 Hours
Thursday April 27, 2017 @05:42PM DNA-Based Test Can Spot Cancer Recurrence a Year Before Conventional Scans
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @11:09PM LinkedIn Testing 1970's-Style No-CS-Degree-Required Software Apprenticeships
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @06:39PM New Study Suggests Humans Lived In North America 130,000 Years Ago
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @06:31PM Will the High-Tech Cities of the Future Be Utterly Lonely?
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @04:19PM Popular Belief That Saturated Fat Clogs Up Arteries Is a Myth, Experts Say
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @02:13PM Adidas Creates Trainers Made From Plastic Ocean Debris in Bid To End Pollution
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @05:29PM Oregon Fines Man For Writing a Complaint Email Stating 'I Am An Engineer'
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @04:35PM An Artificial Womb Successfully Grew Baby Sheep -- and Humans Could Be Next
Monday April 24, 2017 @04:59PM A Caterpillar May Lead To a 'Plastic Pollution' Solution
Monday April 24, 2017 @02:49PM The EPA Won't Be Shutting Down Its Open Data Website After All
Monday April 24, 2017 @12:56AM Aurora Enthusiasts Discover A Strange New Light In The Sky And Named It Steve
Sunday April 23, 2017 @07:08PM Scientists Consider 'Cloud Brightening' To Preserve Australia's Great Barrier Reef
Saturday April 22, 2017 @10:56PM 'Detergent' Hydroxl Molecules May Affect Methane Levels In The Atmosphere
Friday April 21, 2017 @10:26PM Can Parents Sue If Their Kid Is Born With the 'Wrong' DNA?
Friday April 21, 2017 @08:40PM Can Geoengineering Drones Fight Global Warming?
Friday April 21, 2017 @08:16PM 107 Cancer Papers Retracted Due To Peer Review Fraud
Friday April 21, 2017 @07:41PM Pioneering Researchers Track Sudden Learning 'Epiphanies'
Friday April 21, 2017 @05:47PM Britain Set For First Coal-Free Day Since Industrial Revolution
Friday April 21, 2017 @05:22PM Cycling To Work Can Cut Cancer and Heart Disease
Friday April 21, 2017 @05:16PM Light Sail Propulsion Could Reach Sirius Sooner Than Alpha Centauri
Friday April 21, 2017 @02:37PM Ocean Currents Are Sweeping Billions of Tiny Plastic Bits to the Arctic
Friday April 21, 2017 @11:47AM Louisiana's Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Disappearing Coastline
Friday April 21, 2017 @10:16AM Diet Sodas May Be Tied To Stroke, Dementia Risk
Friday April 21, 2017 @10:00AM Inside Elon Musk's New Company Neuralink Which Aims To Fight Brain Conditions And Help Humanity Survive in the Age of AI
Thursday April 20, 2017 @05:23PM Neuroscientists Offer a Reality Check On Facebook's 'Typing By Brain' Project
Thursday April 20, 2017 @02:42PM Subway Sues Canada Network Over Claim Its Chicken Is 50 Percent Soy
Thursday April 20, 2017 @08:47AM CC'ing the Boss on Email Makes Employees Feel Less Trusted, Study Finds
Thursday April 20, 2017 @07:57AM Discovery May Help Decipher Ancient Inca String Code
Thursday April 20, 2017 @05:52AM Physicists Observe 'Negative Mass'
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @08:55PM South Indian Frog Oozes Molecule That Inexplicably Decimates Flu Viruses
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @04:51PM First Evidence For Higher State of Consciousness Found
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @01:33AM Scientists Invent Ultrasonic Dryer That Uses Sound To Dry Your Clothes
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @10:05PM Broadband Expansion Could Trigger Dangerous Surge In Space Junk
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @06:03PM Physicists Detect Whiff of New Particle At the Large Hadron Collider
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @05:17PM Salt Makes You Hungry, Not Thirsty, Study Says
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @04:53PM Researchers Discover New Species of Giant Spider
Monday April 17, 2017 @06:04PM Dingo Wins The World's Most Interesting Genome Competition
Monday April 17, 2017 @05:30PM AI Can Predict Heart Attacks More Accurately Than Doctors
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:58PM For the First Time On Record, Human-Caused Climate Change Has Rerouted an Entire River
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:46PM How the Six-Hour Workday Actually Saves Money
Monday April 17, 2017 @10:10AM The Woman Whose Phone 'Misdiagnosed HIV'
Monday April 17, 2017 @09:55AM Slashdot Asks: What's Your Favorite Sci-Fi Movie?
Sunday April 16, 2017 @05:50PM Supercomputers Help Researchers Find Two New Kinds Of Magnets
Friday April 14, 2017 @06:58PM Scientists Win $2.6 Million For Star Trek Tricorder Device
Friday April 14, 2017 @06:45PM Children As Young As 13 Attending 'Smartphone Rehab' As Concerns Grow Over Screen Time
Thursday April 13, 2017 @07:38PM New Solar-Powered Device Can Pull Water Straight From the Desert Air
Thursday April 13, 2017 @06:04PM AI Programs Exhibit Racial and Gender Biases, Research Reveals
Thursday April 13, 2017 @04:52PM Researchers Develop Master Fingerprints That Can Break Into Smartphones
Thursday April 13, 2017 @04:39PM Apple Has a Secret Team Working On Non-Invasive Diabetes Sensors
Thursday April 13, 2017 @03:57PM Nearby Ocean Worlds Could Be Best Bet For Life Beyond Earth, Says NASA
Thursday April 13, 2017 @01:18PM New Research Says Starting University Classes at 11am or Later Would Improve Learning
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @08:30PM Scientists Capture First Image of Dark Matter Web
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @08:01PM Portland Commits To 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2050
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @07:52PM Neuroscientists Weigh In On Elon Musk's Mysterious 'Neural Lace' Company
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @05:58PM Glowing Bacteria Detect Buried Landmines
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @05:52PM US Dismantles Forensic Science Commission
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @12:36AM 25 Percent of US Driving Could Be Done By Self-Driving Cars By 2030, Study Finds
Monday April 10, 2017 @07:59PM Scientists Identify Parts of Brain Involved In Dreaming
Monday April 10, 2017 @04:42PM Large Near-Earth Astroid Will Fly Past Earth On April 19
Monday April 10, 2017 @04:36PM 'Drawable' Electronic Circuit Technology Creates Radical Possibilities For Flexible Gadgets
Monday April 10, 2017 @12:30PM There Are 19 Types Of Smile - But Only 6 Are For Happiness
Monday April 10, 2017 @10:26AM If Humble People Make the Best Leaders, Why Do We Fall for Charismatic Narcissists?
Sunday April 09, 2017 @01:34PM New 'Spray-On' Memory Could Turn Everyday Items Into Digital Storage Devices
Sunday April 09, 2017 @12:32AM Electric Vertical Take-Off Aircraft Successfully Tested By DARPA
Friday April 07, 2017 @10:52PM Belgian Scientists Inhibit Protein Responsible For Allergic Reactions
Friday April 07, 2017 @05:39PM Wolves May Be 'Re-Domesticating' Into Dogs
Friday April 07, 2017 @08:56AM Tearing Down Science's Citation Paywall, One Link at a Time
Friday April 07, 2017 @07:40AM Earth-Sized Telescope Set To Snap First Picture of a Black Hole
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:20PM Ancient Cannibals Didn't Turn To Cannibalism Just For the Calories, Study Suggests
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @11:43PM Two Studies Suggesting a Link Between Violent Video Games, Real-Life Behavior Have Been Retracted
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @09:19AM We're Creating a Perfect Storm of Unprecedented Global Warming
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @06:59PM Scientists Invent Smartphone Screen Material That Can Repair Its Own Scratches
Monday April 03, 2017 @06:50PM Graphene-Based Sieve Turns Seawater Into Drinking Water
Monday April 03, 2017 @04:28PM An Unexpected Relationship Between Nuclear Power and Low Birth Weight
Monday April 03, 2017 @08:19AM Norway's Doomsday Vault Will Now Store and Protect the World's Data
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM More Compulsory Math Lessons Do Not Encourage Women To Pursue STEM Careers, Study Finds
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:07PM Simulation Suggests 68 Percent of the Universe May Not Actually Exist
Thursday March 30, 2017 @07:44PM SpaceX Makes Aerospace History With Successful Launch, Landing of a Used Rocket
Thursday March 30, 2017 @03:55PM House Approves Bill To Force Public Release of EPA Science
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @04:30PM Scientists Discover Way To Transmit Taste of Lemonade Over Internet
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @03:38PM The Story of the First Human Head Transplant Won't Die
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @12:03PM Playing Tetris Can Reduce Onset of PTSD After Trauma, Study Finds
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @09:56PM World's Largest Dinosaur Footprints Discovered In Western Australia
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @08:13PM Scientists Turn Mammalian Cells Into Complex Biocomputers
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @12:24PM 'Sightings' of Extinct Tasmanian Tiger Prompt Search in Queensland
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @11:32AM Evidence That Robots Are Winning the Race for American Jobs
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @12:49AM Dutch Scientist Proposes Circular Runways For Airport Efficiency
Monday March 27, 2017 @06:47PM Climate Change Is Altering Global Air Currents
Monday March 27, 2017 @04:03PM Elon Musk Launches Neuralink To Connect Brains With Computers
Monday March 27, 2017 @12:19AM Researchers Discover A Surprising New Role for Lungs: Making Blood
Saturday March 25, 2017 @12:23AM Scientists Name 11 New Cloud Types
Friday March 24, 2017 @06:30PM US Scientists Launch World's Biggest Solar Geoengineering Study
Friday March 24, 2017 @06:12PM 'Moore's Law' For Carbon Would Defeat Global Warming
Friday March 24, 2017 @11:06AM Alcohol Is Good for Your Heart -- Most of the Time
Friday March 24, 2017 @01:21AM Sea Ice Extent Sinks To Record Lows At Both Poles
Thursday March 23, 2017 @06:53PM Molecule Kills Elderly Cells, Reduces Signs of Aging In Mice
Thursday March 23, 2017 @03:05PM 'New' Clouds Earn Atlas Recognition
Thursday March 23, 2017 @10:50AM Let There Be Light: Germans Switch on 'Largest Artificial Sun'
Thursday March 23, 2017 @12:52AM Mars Rover Spots Clouds Shaped By Gravity Waves
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @10:20PM Researchers Develop App That Accurately Determines Sperm Quality
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @06:22PM Japanese Company Develops a Solar Cell With Record-Breaking 26%+ Efficiency
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @02:15PM 'Extreme and Unusual' Climate Trends Continue After Record 2016
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @10:49AM No, We Probably Don't Live in a Computer Simulation, Says Physicist
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @06:56PM Satellite Navigation 'Switches Off' Parts of Brain Used For Navigation, Study Finds
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @05:11PM Spider Venom Might Protect Us From Deadly Strokes
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:53PM A New Definition Would Add 102 Planets To Our Solar System -- Including Pluto
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @11:47AM Norway Plans to Build the World's First Ship Tunnel
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @01:04AM John Goodenough's Colleagues Are Skeptical of His New Battery Technology
Monday March 20, 2017 @07:22PM Most Teens Who Abuse Opioids First Got Them From a Doctor
Monday March 20, 2017 @05:54PM New Technology Combines Lip Motion And Passwords For User Authentication
Monday March 20, 2017 @04:31PM Stephen Hawking Will Travel To Space
Monday March 20, 2017 @12:16PM Boston Public Schools Map Switch Aims To Amend 500 Years of Distortion
Sunday March 19, 2017 @01:07PM The First Practical Use For Quantum Computers: Chemistry
Saturday March 18, 2017 @05:00PM 1.6 Billion-Year-Old Plant Fossil Found In India
Saturday March 18, 2017 @02:51PM Tech Billionaires Invest In Linking Brains To Computers
Friday March 17, 2017 @07:41PM Physicists Find That As Clocks Get More Precise, Time Gets More Fuzzy
Friday March 17, 2017 @07:40PM Climate Shaped the Human Nose, Researchers Say
Friday March 17, 2017 @06:00PM Insurance Startup Uses Behavioral Science To Keep Customers Honest
Friday March 17, 2017 @01:39PM What If You Could Eat Chicken Without Killing a Chicken?
Friday March 17, 2017 @12:38PM Miniature Lab Begins Science Experiments in Outer Space
Friday March 17, 2017 @12:16AM Physicist Declassifies Rescued Nuclear Test Films
Thursday March 16, 2017 @07:04PM US Federal Budget Proposal Cuts Science Funding
Thursday March 16, 2017 @05:36PM Unproven Stem Cell Treatments Blind 3 Women
Thursday March 16, 2017 @04:25PM Ray Kurzweil On How We'll End Up Merging With Our Technology
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:24AM Psychopathic CEOs Are Rife In Silicon Valley, Experts Say
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @06:48PM Australia To Ban Unvaccinated Children From Preschool
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @04:51PM Brain Aging Gene Discovered
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @12:34PM Cooling To Absolute Zero Mathematically Outlawed After a Century
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @11:55PM Parenthood Can Help You Live Longer In Older Age, Research Suggests
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @09:07PM Researchers Convert Biomass To Hydrogen Using Sunlight
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @08:45PM West African Village Weighs Using Genetically Modified Mosquitoes In Malaria Fight
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @07:13PM Most People Would Give Lab-Grown Meat a Try, New Survey Reveals
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @04:49PM Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Allegedly Used Email Alias As Exxon CEO
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @03:40PM Arctic Ice Loss Driven By Natural Swings, Not Just Mankind, Says Study
Monday March 13, 2017 @03:51PM Boaty McBoatface To Go On Its First Antarctic Mission
Monday March 13, 2017 @03:18PM It's About Time Astronauts Got Healthcare For Life
Sunday March 12, 2017 @06:56PM Millions of Smart Meters May Over-Inflate Readings by up to 600%
Saturday March 11, 2017 @05:38PM Millions of Smart Meters May Over-Inflate Readings by up to 600%
Friday March 10, 2017 @06:40PM Scientists Create 'Designer Yeast' In Major Step Toward Synthetic Life