Slashdot Items Tagged "science"

Date / Time Story
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
Friday March 10, 2017 @05:23PM New Bill Would Allow Employers To Demand Genetic Testing From Workers
Thursday March 09, 2017 @11:11PM Stunning Close-up of Saturn's Moon, Pan, Reveals a Space Empanada
Thursday March 09, 2017 @07:16PM Ancient Technique Can Dramatically Improve Memory, Research Suggests
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @07:17PM Quantum Computer Learns To 'See' Trees
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @06:57PM IBM Researchers Prove It Is Possible To Store Data In a Single Atom
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @04:47PM Malta's Azure Window Collapses Into the Sea
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @04:01PM The Quest To Crystallize Time - Previously Considered Impossible, Researchers Create Time Crystals
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @07:13PM Americans Are Having Less Sex Than 20 Years Ago, Study Finds
Monday March 06, 2017 @10:02PM New Sponge Can Soak Up and Release Spilled Oil Hundreds of Times
Monday March 06, 2017 @05:52PM NASA Proposes a Magnetic Shield To Protect Mars' Atmosphere
Monday March 06, 2017 @11:45AM Pollution Responsible For a Quarter of Deaths of Young Children, Says WHO
Monday March 06, 2017 @11:31AM Social Media 'Increases Loneliness', Says Study
Sunday March 05, 2017 @01:58PM Underwater Pumped-Storage Hydroelectric Project Completes Its First Practical Test
Saturday March 04, 2017 @10:07PM Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin To Offer 'Amazon-Like' Moon Delivery By 2020
Friday March 03, 2017 @07:55PM New Research Suggests Earth's Mantle Might Be Hotter Than Anyone Expected
Friday March 03, 2017 @05:31PM Researchers Create New Form of Matter
Thursday March 02, 2017 @07:16PM Li-Ion Battery Inventor Creates Breakthrough Solid-State Battery, Holds 3X Charge
Thursday March 02, 2017 @05:00PM Researchers Store Computer OS, Short Movie On DNA
Thursday March 02, 2017 @04:19PM Scientists Have Found a Way To Rapidly Thaw Cryopreserved Tissue Without Damage
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @06:52PM New Scientific Test Finds Up To 75 Liters of Urine In Public Pools
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:18PM 3.77-Billion-Year-Old Fossils Found, Could be Earliest Evidence of Life On Earth
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @12:16AM Congressional Candidate Brianna Wu Claims Moon-Colonizing Companies Could Destroy Cities By Dropping Rocks
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @04:47PM DNA Test Shows Subway's 'Chicken' Only Contains 50 Percent Chicken
Monday February 27, 2017 @05:34PM WHO Issues a List of 12 Most Worrying Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Monday February 27, 2017 @05:24PM First Signs of Obesity In Some Arctic Groups Have Been Linked To Instant Noodles
Saturday February 25, 2017 @01:20PM Professors Claim Passive Cooling Breakthrough Via Plastic Film
Friday February 24, 2017 @10:06PM Scientists Teach Bees How To Play Soccer
Friday February 24, 2017 @05:07PM Fasting Diet 'Regenerates Diabetic Pancreas'
Thursday February 23, 2017 @09:42PM Life Expectancy Set To Hit 90 In South Korea, Study Predicts
Thursday February 23, 2017 @04:41PM World's Only Sample of Metallic Hydrogen Has Been Lost
Thursday February 23, 2017 @10:31AM Most Scientists 'Can't Replicate Studies By Their Peers'
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @06:15PM Owning a Cat Does Not Lead To Mental Illness, Study Finds
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @05:10PM Paralyzed Man Uses Brain Implant To Type Eight Words Per Minute
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @04:49PM NASA Scientists Propose New Definition of Planets, and Pluto Could Soon Be Back
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @04:36PM Scientists Discover a Way To Get Every Last Drop of Ketchup Out of the Bottle
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @11:00PM Studies Show Testosterone Offers Little Benefits To Aging Men
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @05:14PM The Only Thing, Historically, That's Curbed Inequality: Catastrophe
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @04:59PM Cellphones As a Fifth-Order Elaboration of Maxwell's Theory
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @03:58PM Health Apps Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good, Warn Scientists
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @03:30PM Computer Glasses Claim To Protect Eyesight Are Selling Like Hotcakes, But They Probably Aren't Useful
Monday February 20, 2017 @10:07PM New Zealand May Be the Tip of a Submerged Continent
Monday February 20, 2017 @09:52AM NASA Is Studying A Manned Trip Around The Moon On A $23 Billion Rocket
Monday February 20, 2017 @02:21AM NASA Scientist Revive 10,000-Year-Old Microorganisms
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:27PM Genetically-Modified 'Surrogate Hens' Could Lay Eggs of Rare Chicken Breeds, Scientists Say
Friday February 17, 2017 @08:48PM Juno Jupiter Probe Won't Move Into Shorter Orbit After All
Thursday February 16, 2017 @10:23PM B Vitamins Reduce Schizophrenia Symptoms, Study Finds
Thursday February 16, 2017 @09:38PM Woolly Mammoth On Verge of Resurrection, Scientists Reveal
Thursday February 16, 2017 @05:46PM Scientists Use Stem Cells To Grow Animal-Free Pork In a Lab
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @07:42PM Autism Starts Months Before Symptoms Appear, Study Shows
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @05:00PM Patent Office Rules CRISPR Patents, Potentially Worth Billions, Belong To Broad Institute
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @04:36PM Ethicists Advise Caution In Applying CRISPR Gene Editing To Humans
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @03:38PM Lost Winston Churchill Essay Reveals His Thoughts On Alien Life
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @01:37AM New Study In Mice Shows That Increasing Serotonin Affects Motivation, But Only In Certain Circumstances
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @09:00PM Iron Age Potters Accidentally Recorded the Strength of Earth's Magnetic Field
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @06:04PM Scientists Propose Plan To Re-Freeze the Arctic
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @02:07PM Around 2.2 Million Deaths in a Year in India and China From Air Pollution
Monday February 13, 2017 @04:44PM Banned Chemicals From 1970's Persist In Deepest Reaches of the Pacific Ocean, Study Shows
Monday February 13, 2017 @04:34PM 188,000 Evacuated As California's Massive Oroville Dam Threatens Catastrophic Floods
Monday February 13, 2017 @03:23PM Researchers Working on Liquid Battery That Could Last For Over 10 Years
Sunday February 12, 2017 @04:07AM Can We Pollinate Flowers With Tiny Flying Drones?
Saturday February 11, 2017 @05:11PM Four of Iceland's Main Volcanoes Are All Preparing For Eruption
Friday February 10, 2017 @10:18PM Nanorods Emit and Detect Light, Could Lead To Displays That Communicate Via Li-Fi
Friday February 10, 2017 @08:56PM Excessive Radiation Inside Fukushima Fries Clean-Up Robot
Friday February 10, 2017 @06:48PM First Gene Drive In Mammals Could Aid Vast New Zealand Eradication Plan
Friday February 10, 2017 @05:19PM Amputees Control Virtual Prosthetic Arm Using Nerve Signals
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:39AM A Guide To Friday's Comet-Eclipse-Full-Moon Triple Feature
Thursday February 09, 2017 @04:32PM Genetically Modified Salmonella Destroys Cancer By Provoking An Immune Response, Study Finds
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @08:22PM Glass From Nuclear Test Site Shows the Moon Was Born Dry
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @05:43PM Scientists Successfully Decode the Genome of Quinoa
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @07:32PM A Supermassive Black Hole Has Been Devouring a Star For a Decade
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @02:47PM A Crack in an Antarctic Ice Shelf Grew 17 Miles in the Last Two Months