Slashdot Items Tagged "science"

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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
Sunday December 04, 2016 @11:39PM Tech Billionaires Award Top Scientists $25 Million In 'Breakthrough' Prizes
Saturday December 03, 2016 @04:07PM CO2 Researchers Are Now Hacking Photosynthesis
Saturday December 03, 2016 @01:59AM Our Brains Use Binary Logic, Say Neuroscientists
Friday December 02, 2016 @06:08PM Paris, Madrid, Athens, Mexico City Will Ban Diesel Vehicles By 2025
Friday December 02, 2016 @04:02PM Alien Life Could Thrive In the Clouds of Failed Stars
Friday December 02, 2016 @03:22PM Stephen Hawking: Automation and AI Is Going To Decimate Middle Class Jobs
Friday December 02, 2016 @02:37PM Climate Change Will Stir 'Unimaginable' Refugee Crisis, Says Military
Friday December 02, 2016 @08:53AM Four New Elements Finally Get Their Official Names, Added To Periodic Table
Thursday December 01, 2016 @05:02PM Nestle Discovers 'Breakthrough' Method To Cut Sugar In Chocolate By 40% Without Affecting Taste
Thursday December 01, 2016 @04:30PM Earthquake-Sensing Mobile App 'MyShake' Detects Over 200 Earthquakes Large and Small
Thursday December 01, 2016 @10:11AM Astronaut Buzz Aldrin is Being Emergency Evacuated From the South Pole
Thursday December 01, 2016 @01:44AM FDA Approves Large Clinical Trial For Ecstasy As Relief For PTSD Patients
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @07:39PM Google Earth's Timelapses Offer a 32-Year Look At Earth's Changing Surface
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @02:11AM New Study Shows Marijuana Users Have Low Blood Flow To the Brain
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @09:55PM Theory Challenging Einstein's View On Speed of Light Could Soon Be Tested
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @07:38PM San Francisco's 58-Story Millennium Tower Seen Sinking From Space
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @07:25PM Religious Experiences Have Similar Effect On Brain As Taking Drugs, Study Finds
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @05:30PM India Unveils the World's Largest Solar Power Plant
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @04:10PM Google Successfully Uses Machine Learning To Detect Diabetic Retinopathy
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @01:20AM Spinal Fluid Changes In Space May Impair Astronauts' Vision, Study Finds
Monday November 28, 2016 @10:00PM Study: microbiome changes drive the dieting yo-yo effect
Monday November 28, 2016 @08:42PM NASA X-Ray Tech Could Enable Superfast Communication In Deep Space
Monday November 28, 2016 @08:34PM Microbiome Changes Drive the Dieting Yo-Yo Effect, Study Finds
Monday November 28, 2016 @06:47PM Great Barrier Reef Has Worst Coral Die-Off Ever, Report Finds
Monday November 28, 2016 @05:53PM Scientists Turn Nuclear Waste Into Diamond Batteries
Monday November 28, 2016 @05:32PM Japan Fukushima Nuclear Plant 'Clean-Up Costs Double,' Approaching $200 Billion
Monday November 28, 2016 @04:14PM EPA Increases Amount of Renewable Fuel To Be Blended Into Gasoline
Saturday November 26, 2016 @02:28AM Science Journals Caught Publishing Fake Research For Cash
Friday November 25, 2016 @06:58PM 6 Major Countries Have Recently Announced Plans To Phase-Out All Coal-Fired Power Plants
Friday November 25, 2016 @02:37PM Toyota's Battery 'Breakthrough' Can Lead To More Range, Longer Life
Friday November 25, 2016 @01:41PM For the First Time, Living Cells Have Formed Carbon-Silicon Bonds
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @08:42PM Security Researchers Can Turn Headphones Into Microphones
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @07:48PM ESA: European Mars Lander Crash Caused By 1-Second Glitch
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @05:55PM Scientists Create Battery That Charges In Seconds and Lasts For Days
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @01:55PM Trump To Scrap NASA Climate Research In Crackdown On 'Politicized Science'
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @11:57PM American Computer Scientists Grace Hopper, Margaret Hamilton Receive Presidential Medals of Freedom
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @06:25PM Trump Admits 'Some Connectivity' Between Climate Change and Human Activity
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @03:58PM No Evidence of Aloe Vera Found in the Aloe Vera at Wal-Mart, CVS
Monday November 21, 2016 @07:29PM US Dementia Rates Drop 24%, New Study Finds
Monday November 21, 2016 @06:45PM Canada Plans To Phase Out Coal-Powered Electricity By 2030
Monday November 21, 2016 @03:37PM Sea Ice In Arctic and Antarctic Is At Record Low Levels This Year
Monday November 21, 2016 @03:02PM China To Build a Solar Plant In Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone
Sunday November 20, 2016 @05:25PM One Third of California's Trees Are Dead
Saturday November 19, 2016 @08:02PM Feeding Seaweed To Cows Eliminates Methane Emissions
Saturday November 19, 2016 @04:49PM Dutch Science Academy Plans A Women-Only Election
Friday November 18, 2016 @07:20PM Scientists Discover Antibody That Neutralizes 98% of HIV Strains
Friday November 18, 2016 @05:30PM Final NASA Eagleworks Paper Confirms Promising EM Drive Results
Friday November 18, 2016 @04:00PM The US Government is Finally Telling People that Homeopathy is a Sham
Friday November 18, 2016 @03:29PM WHO: Zika No Longer a World Health Emergency
Friday November 18, 2016 @10:32AM Terminally Ill Teen Won Historic Ruling To Preserve Body
Friday November 18, 2016 @09:41AM Elon Musk: Tesla's Solar Roof Will Cost Less Than a Traditional Roof
Thursday November 17, 2016 @05:41PM France To Shut Down All Coal-Fired Power Plants By 2023
Thursday November 17, 2016 @11:42AM Stephen Hawking: We Might Have 1,000 Years Left on Earth
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @06:02PM Google Launches Earth VR For Free On HTC Vive
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @04:55PM Pluto's 'Icy Heart' May Have Tilted the Dwarf Planet Over
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @10:34AM Maths Zeroes in on Perfect Cup of Coffee
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @12:30AM 'Stranger In a Strange Land' Coming To TV
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @06:38PM Chinese Scientists Become First To Use CRISPR Gene-Editing On Humans
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @03:52PM 2016 Will Be the Hottest Year On Record, UN Says
Monday November 14, 2016 @06:37PM Chemical Traces On Your Phone Reveal Your Lifestyle, Scientists Say
Monday November 14, 2016 @01:04AM Another Study Finds Earth's CO2 Emissions Have Flattened Over The Last Three Years
Sunday November 13, 2016 @09:27PM Is Technology A Bigger Story Than Donald Trump?
Sunday November 13, 2016 @07:39PM 'Radioactive Boy Scout' Reportedly Passes Away At Age 39
Sunday November 13, 2016 @06:00AM US Drought Brings A Surprise Benefit: No Tornados
Friday November 11, 2016 @09:35PM A Computer Program Has Ranked the Most Influential Brain Scientists of the Modern Era
Friday November 11, 2016 @05:37PM A USB Stick Can Show HIV Test Results In Under 30 Minutes
Friday November 11, 2016 @05:23PM Researchers Set To Work On Malware-Detecting CPUs
Friday November 11, 2016 @05:00PM Earth's Plants Are Countering Some of the Effects of Climate Change
Thursday November 10, 2016 @05:53PM Trump Picks Top Climate Skeptic To Lead EPA Transition
Thursday November 10, 2016 @05:31PM Drinking a Can of Sugary Soda Every Day Can Boost a Person's Risk For Prediabetes, Study Finds
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @07:39PM Increased Smartphone Screen-Time Is Associated With Lower Sleep Quality, Says Study
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @06:28PM Brain Implants Allow Paralyzed Monkeys To Walk
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @08:14AM What the Trump Win Means For Tech and Science
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @07:41PM Researchers Hack Philips Hue Smart Bulbs Using a Drone
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @07:31PM New Theory of Gravity Might Explain Dark Matter
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @06:31PM Sea Levels Will Rise Faster Than Ever If Earth's Warming Continues, Says Study
Monday November 07, 2016 @08:16PM Slashdot Asks: Is It Time To Dump Time Zones In Favor of Coordinated Universal Time?
Monday November 07, 2016 @06:43PM Leaked NASA Paper Suggests The 'Impossible' EM Drive Really Does Work
Monday November 07, 2016 @02:41PM India's New Delhi Now Most Polluted City on Earth, Air Quality Well Beyond 'Hazardous' Level
Sunday November 06, 2016 @06:44PM Scientists at De Beers Fight the Growing Threat of Man-Made Diamonds
Saturday November 05, 2016 @01:10PM First Color Images Produced By an Electron Microscope
Friday November 04, 2016 @11:56PM Face Electrodes Let You Taste and Chew In Virtual Reality
Friday November 04, 2016 @11:34PM A New Process Turns Sewage Into Crude Oil
Friday November 04, 2016 @06:24PM Health Anxiety May Increase Risk of Heart Disease, Research Finds
Friday November 04, 2016 @05:12PM Why a Theoretical Physicist Wants All State Bills To Be Online Before Final Vote
Friday November 04, 2016 @04:19PM A Naked Black Hole Is Screaming Through the Universe
Friday November 04, 2016 @09:15AM Paris Climate Change Agreement Enters Into Force
Thursday November 03, 2016 @06:39PM Every Year of Smoking Causes About 150 New DNA Mutations That Can Make Cancer More Likely, Says Study
Thursday November 03, 2016 @04:45PM Study Links Human Actions To Specific Arctic Ice Melt
Thursday November 03, 2016 @04:23PM Scientists Develop Magnetic Ink That Can Self-Heal Gadgets When They Break
Thursday November 03, 2016 @11:09AM Why America Needs India's Rockets
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @05:52PM Study Finds That Athletes Perform Better When Reminded of Their Impending Death
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @05:19PM Researchers Make a High-Performance Battery From Junkyard Scraps
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @11:18AM Why Tesla's New Solar Roof Tiles and Home Battery Are Such a Big Deal
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @07:00PM National Geographic Releases Alarming Climate Change Movie 'Before the Flood' On YouTube
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @01:57PM SpaceX Plan To Fuel Rockets With People Aboard Raises Alarm Bells
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @10:06AM President Obama Announces Semiconductor Industry Working Group To Review US Competitiveness
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @09:45AM CloudFlare Can Be Ordered To Disclose Science Piracy Website Owner Details
Monday October 31, 2016 @07:29PM People Who Use Facebook Live Longer, Study Finds
Monday October 31, 2016 @05:58PM Physicists Induce Superconductivity In Non-Superconducting Materials
Monday October 31, 2016 @03:59PM Deadly 1933 Long Beach Earthquake May Have Been Caused By Oil Drilling, Says Study
Monday October 31, 2016 @11:59AM Where Does Jeff Bezos Foresee Putting Space Colonists? Inside O'Neill Cylinders
Monday October 31, 2016 @08:03AM NASA Scientists Suggest We've Been Underestimating Sea Level Rise
Saturday October 29, 2016 @02:13AM Tesla Unveils Residential 'Solar Roof' With Updated Battery Storage System
Friday October 28, 2016 @11:39PM Tesla Unveils Residential 'Solar Roof' With Updated Battery Storage System
Friday October 28, 2016 @06:33PM NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft Sends Back Last Bit of Data From 2015 Pluto Flyby
Friday October 28, 2016 @06:18PM Harvard Scientists Invent Cigarette-Smoking Robot For Better Lung Disease Research
Friday October 28, 2016 @05:54PM SpaceX Says Helium Loading Issue May Have Caused Falcon 9 Explosion
Friday October 28, 2016 @03:25PM Let Researchers Try New Paths
Friday October 28, 2016 @12:45AM First-Ever Dinosaur Brain Tissue Found Preserved In a Pebble
Thursday October 27, 2016 @06:05PM Star Trek Discovery Gets Delayed After Losing Showrunner Bryan Fuller
Thursday October 27, 2016 @02:53PM Climate Change Rate To Turn Southern Spain To Desert By 2100, Report Warns
Thursday October 27, 2016 @09:04AM World Wildlife Falls By 58% in 40 years
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @07:48PM Rich People Pay Less Attention To Other People, Says Study
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @06:02PM New Study Shows HIV Epidemic Started Spreading In New York In 1970, Clears the Name of 'Patient Zero'
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @02:28PM Noisy Coworkers And Other Sounds Are Top Distraction in Workplace, Study Says
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @12:23AM Nuclear Plants Leak Critical Alerts In Unencrypted Pager Messages
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @06:19PM Scientists Create AI Program That Can Predict Human Rights Trials With 79 Percent Accuracy
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @06:02PM Renewables Overtake Coal As World's Largest Source of Power Capacity
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @04:34PM Largest Auto-Scandal Settlement In US History: Judge Approves $15 Billion Volkswagen Settlement
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @05:57AM Curious Tilt of the Sun Traced To Undiscovered Planet
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @05:52AM Global CO2 Concentration Passes Threshold of 400 ppm -- and That's Bad for the Climate
Monday October 24, 2016 @04:05PM Study Finds Little Lies Lead To Bigger Ones
Monday October 24, 2016 @02:45PM Harvard Researchers Print World's First Heart-On-A-Chip
Monday October 24, 2016 @01:13PM Climate Change Could Cross Key Threshold in a Decade, Scientists Say
Monday October 24, 2016 @12:16PM Internet is Becoming Unreadable Because of a Trend Towards Lighter, Thinner Fonts
Monday October 24, 2016 @09:01AM Elon Musk's Mars Colony Would Have a Horde of Mining Robots
Sunday October 23, 2016 @01:24PM Researchers Predict Next-Gen Batteries Will Last 10 Times Longer
Saturday October 22, 2016 @10:10PM A British Supercomputer Can Predict Winter Weather a Year In Advance
Saturday October 22, 2016 @08:20PM Quantum Researchers Achieve 10-Fold Boost In Superposition Stability
Friday October 21, 2016 @04:56PM Chemical-Releasing Bike Lock Causes Vomiting To Deter Thieves
Friday October 21, 2016 @03:14PM Russians Seek Answers To Central Moscow GPS Anomaly
Friday October 21, 2016 @02:18PM Schiaparelli Mars Lander May Have Exploded On Impact, European Agency Says
Friday October 21, 2016 @01:39PM Stephen Hawking: AI Will Be Either the Best or the Worst Thing To Humanity
Thursday October 20, 2016 @11:10PM Nurses In Australia Face Punishment For Promoting Anti-Vaccination Messages Via Social Media
Thursday October 20, 2016 @10:47PM Facebook Bans Animated Breast Cancer Awareness Video Showing Circle-Shaped Breasts
Thursday October 20, 2016 @05:55PM Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Thinks Space Can Be the New Internet
Thursday October 20, 2016 @04:30PM First New US Nuclear Reactor In 20 Years Goes Live
Thursday October 20, 2016 @09:57AM Stanford Researchers Release Virtual-Reality Simulation That Transports Users To Ocean of the Future
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @09:06AM DNA Testing For Jobs May Be On Its Way, Warns Gartner
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @05:27PM Why Your Devices Are Probably Eroding Your Productivity
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @03:15PM Half of American Adults Are In a Face-Recognition Database
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @02:04PM CO2 To Ethanol In One Step With Cheap Catalyst
Monday October 17, 2016 @04:21PM Venus May Have Been the First Habitable Planet In Our Solar System, Study Suggests
Monday October 17, 2016 @10:30AM Google's AI Can Now Learn From Its Own Memory Independently
Saturday October 15, 2016 @07:48PM Greenland Is Very Mad About the Toxic Waste the US Left Buried Under Its Ice
Saturday October 15, 2016 @01:26AM NASA Has No Plans To Buy More Soyuz Seats
Friday October 14, 2016 @05:25PM Smartphones Are 'Contaminating' Family Life, Study Suggests
Friday October 14, 2016 @04:57PM Scientific Breakthrough Increases Plant Yields By One Third
Friday October 14, 2016 @11:58AM Images Show Further Damage To Great Barrier Reef, But Scientists Assure It's Not Dead
Thursday October 13, 2016 @06:06PM Google Creates AI Program That Uses Reasoning To Navigate the London Tube
Thursday October 13, 2016 @09:45AM Soylent Halts Sale of Bars; Investigation Into Illnesses Continues
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @06:59PM Scientists Unveil Plans For First Space Nation 'Asgardia,' Open Citizenship Applications
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @06:34PM Doctors Perform Better Than Internet Or App-Based Symptoms Checkers, Says Study
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @02:21PM Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Recall Is an Environmental Travesty
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @09:02PM Baby Boomers Don't Have a Stronger Work Ethic Than Later Generations, Says Study
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:10PM Pokemon Go Could Add 2.83 Million Years To Users' Lives, Says Study
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:01PM NASA To Allow Private Companies To Hook Up Modules To ISS
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @09:16AM Barack Obama: America Will Take the Giant Leap To Mars, To Send People There by the 2030s
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:53AM WikiLeaks Publishes Cryptic UFO Emails Sent To Clinton Campaign From Former Blink 182 Singer
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @12:22AM 'Space Brain': Mars Explorers May Risk Neural Damage, Study Finds
Monday October 10, 2016 @06:00PM Climate Change Doubled the Size of Forest Fires In Western US, Says Study
Saturday October 08, 2016 @12:44AM Can We Really Stop Climate Change By 'Capturing' Carbon?
Friday October 07, 2016 @08:41PM Teens' Penchant For Risk-Taking May Help Them Learn Faster, Says Study
Friday October 07, 2016 @06:50PM Poland Builds a Solar-Powered Bike Path That Glows Blue At Night
Friday October 07, 2016 @04:38PM Law-Defying Transistor Smashes Industry 'Limit', Measures Just 1nm
Thursday October 06, 2016 @07:33PM Kennedy Space Center Braces For Hurricane Matthew
Thursday October 06, 2016 @06:48PM Apes Can Guess What Others Are Thinking -- Just Like Humans, Study Finds
Thursday October 06, 2016 @11:30AM Bigfoot Spotted Sneaking Around Below Bald Eagle Nest, Multiple Outlets Report
Thursday October 06, 2016 @08:52AM Tech Billionaires Are Asking Scientists For Help To Break Humans Out of Computer Simulation
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @10:49PM 'Nano-Machines' Win European Trio Chemistry Nobel Prize
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @10:21PM Theranos To Shut Down Its Blood-Testing Facilities, Shrink Workforce By 40%
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @04:54PM New Study Suggests There's a Limit To How Long People Can Live
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @03:29PM There's Even More Evidence That Fitness Trackers Don't Work
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @06:39PM 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' Far Bigger Than Imagined, Aerial Survey Shows
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @03:59PM British Trio Wins Nobel Prize In Physics For Study of Exotic Matter
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @01:57AM Researchers Restore the First Recording of Computer-Generated Music
Monday October 03, 2016 @11:42PM Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan Wins Nobel Prize In Medicine For Study of Cell Recycling
Monday October 03, 2016 @03:59PM Researchers Develop System To Send Passwords, Keys Through Users' Bodies
Monday October 03, 2016 @03:13PM Sandpoint Town Square Home To First Public Solar Roadways Panel Installation
Saturday October 01, 2016 @06:36PM Scientists Identify Another Source of Dangerous Greenhouse Gases: Reservoirs
Saturday October 01, 2016 @01:59PM Revolutionary Ion Thruster To Be Tested On International Space Station