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MIT and NASA Engineers Reveal Aircraft Wing That Changes Shape During Flight

A team of engineers from NASA and MIT have designed, built, and tested a new type of aircraft wing constructed from thousands of...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 04 April 2019 - 11:11AM

ESO Planning Huge Announcement Around Event Horizon Telescope's 'Groundbreaking' Results: Black Hole Picture?

The European Southern Observatory is planning a major announcement next week to "present a groundbreaking result from the EHT (Event...

Gart Williams
Monday, 01 April 2019 - 12:41PM

Real-Life X-Men? Harvard Scientists Are Unlocking DNA's Secrets of Whole-Body Regeneration

In 2017, Business Insider named the top ten highest-grossing superhero movie franchises in America. Sitting at the number two spot,...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 18 March 2019 - 10:54AM

Jurassic Spark: Scientists in Japan Revive 28,000-Year-Old Woolly Mammoth Cells

Scientists in Osaka, Japan have succeeded in prodding cells from a 28,000-year-old woolly mammoth into showing signs of "limited...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 - 9:45AM

First Planet Candidate Detected by Kepler is Finally Acknowledged

Nearly 10 years after its discovery, planet Kepler-1658b has now been officially recognized as an actual plant. It’s all thanks to...

Allie Cooper
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 - 9:07AM

History Made As SpaceX Crew Dragon Successfully Docks at ISS

SpaceX launched its Crew Dragon spacecraft to successfully dock at the International Space Station on Sunday morning, ushering in a...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 05 March 2019 - 1:14PM

New Study Shows Dangers of Cremating the Radioactive Dead

Each year, millions of people are treated with radioactive compounds called radiopharmaceuticals for a variety of conditions and...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 - 10:11AM

Headlines Suggest That Chinese Gene-Edited Babies May Have Enhanced Intelligence... But Is That Actually True?

When Chinese scientist He Jiankui used CRISPR to delete the CCR5 gene in a pair of Chinese twins named Nana and Lulu in an effort to...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 25 February 2019 - 12:35PM

NASA-Funded Scientists Create Synthetic 8-Base 'Alien' DNA, Proving That Life Could Have Different Rules

A team of Florida-based researchers have created a strand of DNA that changes much of what we thought we knew about the limits of...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 22 February 2019 - 2:31PM

SETI Astronomers Accidentally Discover Tiny New Moon Orbiting Neptune

Astronomers at the SETI Institute have discovered a previously unnoticed, city-sized moon orbiting Neptune, thanks to the Hubble...

Super User
Thursday, 21 February 2019 - 11:21AM

Video: New Natural History Museum Exhibition Reveals What Baby T. Rex Might Have Looked Like

A new exhibition at the American Natural History Museum in New York City promises an engaging and informative look at the most famous...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 - 11:44AM

OpenAI Writes So Well That Creators Won't Release It, Fearing Flood of Disinformation

OpenAI, an artificial intelligence research group co-founded by Elon Musk and whose website touts a vision of "discovering and...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 - 11:46AM

Scientists Decode Great White Shark Genome, Unlocking Incredible Healing Abilities

There are few creatures on Earth that inspire the same kind of awe as Carcharodon carcharias, commonly known as the great white...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 - 10:45AM

NASA's Record-Setting Opportunity Rover Mission on Mars Comes to End

PRESS RELEASE: One of the most successful and enduring feats of interplanetary exploration, NASA's Opportunity rover mission is at an...

NASA Press Release
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 - 2:44PM

Kickstarter Campaign Claims to Have Developed 'Molecular Coffee:' But What Does That Actually Mean?

When Carl Sagan said that "if you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe," the observation was...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 - 12:08PM

Martian Colonization Startup Mars One is Bankrupt, Surprising No One

A sharp-eyed Redditor found documentation from January of this year indicating that Mars One Ventures, the company behind Mars One, a...

Gart Williams
Monday, 11 February 2019 - 10:06AM

NASA and ESA Team to Knock Asteroid Out of Orbit to Test Earth Defense System

You know what? We're going to spare you the "Armageddon" reference that we had planned and just jump straight to the lede on this...

Gart Williams
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 - 10:55AM

Putin You On: Russian Propaganda Outlet Claims U.S. Toilet Crapped Out On ISS

In a remarkable change of pace from interfering with American elections, launching dezinformatsiya campaigns across social media...

Jack Whiteside
Tuesday, 05 February 2019 - 1:46PM

NASA: Fireball Over Cuba Exploded With Energy of One Kiloton of TNT

If you were in the Florida Keys or Viñales, Cuba last Friday and you saw a fireball explode overhead with an ear-shattering sonic...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 05 February 2019 - 11:43AM

U.S. Army Awards $39.6M Contract to 'The World's Sixth Sense' For Fleet of Personal Recon Drones

The U.S. Army is preparing to equip soldiers with a game-changing piece of technology that will empower individual ground troops with...

Staff
Monday, 04 February 2019 - 2:16PM