Slashdot Items Tagged "science"

Date / Time Story
Friday February 23, 2018 @01:40PM The 'Loudness' of Our Thoughts Affects How We Judge External Sounds
Thursday February 22, 2018 @08:01PM Major New Study Confirms Antidepressants Really Do Work
Thursday February 22, 2018 @07:54PM Amateur Astronomer Spots Supernova Right As It Begins
Thursday February 22, 2018 @05:17PM Antarctica Is Losing Ice Faster Every Year
Thursday February 22, 2018 @04:30PM Nearly Half of Parents Worry Their Child Is Addicted To Mobile Devices, Study Finds
Thursday February 22, 2018 @04:42AM A Biohacker Regrets Publicly Injecting Himself With CRISPR
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @06:17PM Scientists Discover a New Way To Use DNA As a Storage Device
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @01:29PM Matching DNA To a Diet Doesn't Work
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @05:40PM Researchers Develop Online Game That Teaches Players How To Spread Misinformation
Monday February 19, 2018 @04:00PM Ocean-wide Sensor Array Provides New Look at Global Ocean Current
Monday February 19, 2018 @12:44AM Scientists Grow Sheep Embryos Containing Human Cells
Sunday February 18, 2018 @09:18AM To Fight Fatal Infections, Hospitals May Turn to Algorithms
Saturday February 17, 2018 @11:57AM New Scanning Technique Reveals Secrets Behind Great Paintings
Friday February 16, 2018 @07:25PM 73 Percent of Fish In the Northwestern Atlantic Have Microplastics In Their Guts
Friday February 16, 2018 @06:44PM Coffee Beans Are Good For Birds, Fancy Brew Or Not
Friday February 16, 2018 @05:44PM Would You Fear Alien Life or Welcome It?
Friday February 16, 2018 @11:34AM Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by FDA.
Thursday February 15, 2018 @07:40PM Household Products Now Rival Cars As a Source of Air Pollution, Say Scientists
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @08:14PM Ultra-Processed Foods May Be Linked To Cancer, Says Study
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @07:53PM Hospitals May Turn To Algorithms To Fight Fatal Infections
Monday February 12, 2018 @07:18PM Temperature Driven Sea Level Rise Is Accelerating, Not Constant, Study Finds
Monday February 12, 2018 @06:12PM 25 Years of Satellite Data Shows Global Warming Is Accelerating Sea Level Rise
Sunday February 11, 2018 @05:19PM A Chemical Bath and a Hot-press Can Transform Wood Into a Material That is Stronger Than Steel, Researchers Find
Saturday February 10, 2018 @06:56PM Is Social Media Causing Childhood Depression?
Saturday February 10, 2018 @06:37PM Researchers Discover Efficient Way To Filter Salt, Metal Ions From Water
Saturday February 10, 2018 @04:58AM Budget Deal Has Tax Credit Extensions For Nuclear, Fuel Cells, Carbon Capture
Friday February 09, 2018 @10:55PM Ask Slashdot: What Is Missing In Tech Today?
Friday February 09, 2018 @08:04PM Ask Slashdot: What Is Missing In Tech Today?
Friday February 09, 2018 @07:00PM First Human Eggs Grown In Laboratory
Friday February 09, 2018 @06:09PM 'Sinking' Pacific Nation Tuvalu Is Actually Getting Bigger
Friday February 09, 2018 @01:15AM Spread of Breast Cancer Linked To Compound In Asparagus and Other Foods
Thursday February 08, 2018 @08:38PM Researchers Create Simulation Of a Simple Worm's Neural Network
Thursday February 08, 2018 @09:10AM Engineering Marvel of the Winter Olympics: A Broom
Thursday February 08, 2018 @08:39AM Wikipedia Has Become a Science Reference Source Even Though Scientists Don't Cite it
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @05:21PM US Suicides Spiked 10 Percent After Robin Williams's Death, Study Finds
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @10:30AM Many Animals Can Count, Some Better Than You
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @07:56PM Scientists Create a New Form of Matter: Superionic Water Ice
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @03:04PM The Mutant All-Female Crayfish, Which Reproduces by Cloning Itself, Is Filling Europe at Alarming Speed
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @10:15AM The Arctic is Full of Toxic Mercury, and Climate Change is Going To Release it
Monday February 05, 2018 @09:58PM Scientists May Have Discovered the First Planets Outside the Milky Way
Monday February 05, 2018 @08:08PM New York's $6 Billion Plan For Offshore Wind Shows That Oil Drilling Really Is On the Way Out
Friday February 02, 2018 @08:50PM NIH Study Links Cellphone Radiation To Cancer In Male Rats
Friday February 02, 2018 @04:04PM Gut Microbes Combine To Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests
Friday February 02, 2018 @01:43PM Laser Scans Reveal Maya 'Megalopolis' Below Guatemalan Jungle
Friday February 02, 2018 @11:00AM A Search For Insomnia Genes Involving 1.3 Million People is the Largest Genetic Study Ever
Thursday February 01, 2018 @05:36PM NFL Players With Long and Short Careers Have Similar Death Risk, Study Finds
Thursday February 01, 2018 @01:33PM Insect Die-off: Even Common Species Are Becoming Rare
Thursday February 01, 2018 @10:27AM Hoping That Sucking CO2 From the Air Will Fix the Climate? Good Luck
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @01:37PM 'Hello!' Says the Human. 'Hello!' Pipes the Orca Right Back.
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @09:32PM How To Watch the 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Lunar Eclipse
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @05:17PM Pocket-Sized DNA Reader Used To Scan Entire Human Genome Sequence
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @11:41AM Naked Mole Rats Defy Mortality Mathematics
Monday January 29, 2018 @11:51PM Researchers Find More Evidence For the Strange Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer's
Monday January 29, 2018 @11:36PM AI May Have Finally Decoded the Mysterious 'Voynich Manuscript'
Monday January 29, 2018 @04:54PM Volkswagen Admits To Testing Diesel Fumes On Monkeys
Monday January 29, 2018 @11:55AM One in 50 of Us is Face Blind -- and Many Don't Even Realize
Saturday January 27, 2018 @10:32PM Do Particles Have Consciousness?
Friday January 26, 2018 @08:15PM Scientists Discover the Oldest Human Fossils Outside Africa
Friday January 26, 2018 @01:25PM Ask Slashdot: What Kind of Societies Will the First Mars Colonies Be?
Friday January 26, 2018 @01:00PM Genes that Your Parents Don't Pass To You Still Shape Who You Are, Study Finds
Thursday January 25, 2018 @07:06PM Microbes May Help Astronauts Transform Human Waste Into Food
Thursday January 25, 2018 @05:39PM Researchers Warn of Physics-Based Attacks On Sensors
Thursday January 25, 2018 @03:56PM Plastic Pollution Is Killing Coral Reefs, 4-Year Study Finds
Thursday January 25, 2018 @02:09PM The Doomsday Clock Just Ticked Closer To Midnight
Thursday January 25, 2018 @10:23AM Scientists Calculate Carbon Emissions of Your Sandwich
Thursday January 25, 2018 @12:22AM Study Links Decline In Teenagers' Happiness To Smartphones
Thursday January 25, 2018 @12:06AM Scientists Develop Glucose-Tracking Smart Contact Lenses Comfortable Enough To Wear
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @05:28PM How a PhD Student Unlocked 1 Bitcoin Hidden In DNA
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @04:23PM Two Twin Long-Tailed Macaque Monkeys Are the First Primates Cloned Using the Dolly Method
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @12:16AM 1.7-Billion-Year-Old Chunk of North America Found Sticking To Australia
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @05:06PM Half-Assed Solar Geoengineering Is Worse Than Climate Change Itself
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @11:47AM Engineers Design Artificial Synapse For 'Brain-on-a-chip' Hardware
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @11:36AM The Second Coming of Ultrasound
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @11:13AM Vaping Can Be Addictive and May Lure Teenagers to Smoking, Science Panel Concludes
Monday January 22, 2018 @06:22PM New Study Finds No Link Between Violent Video Games and Behavior
Monday January 22, 2018 @11:23AM Google's $20 Million Race To the Moon Will End With No Winner -- and Google is OK With That
Sunday January 21, 2018 @09:25PM Will We One Day Use Tractor Beams In Manufacturing?
Saturday January 20, 2018 @09:34PM Can Machine Learning Guess True Emotions From Facial Microexpressions?
Saturday January 20, 2018 @06:09PM We All Nearly Missed the Largest Underwater Volcano Eruption Ever Recorded
Friday January 19, 2018 @12:37PM A Cheap and Easy Blood Test Could Catch Cancer Early
Friday January 19, 2018 @09:07AM Why Airports Rename Runways When the Magnetic Poles Move
Thursday January 18, 2018 @06:27PM Why People Dislike Really Smart Leaders
Thursday January 18, 2018 @04:20PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Explain Einstein's Theories To a Nine-Year-Old?
Thursday January 18, 2018 @01:53PM Global Warming Predictions May Now Be a Lot Less Uncertain
Thursday January 18, 2018 @01:02PM 2017 Among Warmest Years On Record
Thursday January 18, 2018 @11:05AM No More Pancake Syrup? Climate Change Could Bring an End To Sugar Maples
Thursday January 18, 2018 @09:09AM US Doctors Plan To Treat Cancer Patients Using CRISPR
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @12:27PM Turning Soybeans Into Diesel Fuel Is Costing Us Billions
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @11:13AM 'No One Wants Your Used Clothes Anymore'
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @06:04PM Salmonella Probably Killed the Aztecs
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @04:40PM New Study Claims That the 'Black Death' Was Spread By Humans, Not Rats
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @04:04PM China Builds 'World's Biggest Air Purifier' That Actually Works
Monday January 15, 2018 @08:02PM Why You Shouldn't Stifle Your Sneeze
Monday January 15, 2018 @06:21PM SpaceX and Boeing Slated For Manned Space Missions By Year's End
Monday January 15, 2018 @06:01PM Is Pop Music Becoming Louder, Simpler and More Repetitive?
Monday January 15, 2018 @05:22PM Renewable Energy Set To Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels By 2020, Says Report
Monday January 15, 2018 @04:14PM FDA Approves First Drug Aimed at Women With Inherited Breast Cancer
Sunday January 14, 2018 @07:05PM Music Science: Has Popmusic Recently Become Louder, Simpler And More Repetitive?
Saturday January 13, 2018 @11:35AM The House's Tax Bill Levies a Tax On Graduate Student Tuition Waivers
Friday January 12, 2018 @01:46AM Sea Turtles Under Threat As Climate Change Turns Most Babies Female
Thursday January 11, 2018 @05:14PM Scientists Change Our Understanding of How Anaesthesia Messes With the Brain
Thursday January 11, 2018 @04:37PM Ice Cliffs Spotted On Mars
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @09:57PM New Ingestible Pill Can Track Your Farts In Real Time
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @03:02PM Astronomers May Be Closing in on Source of Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @05:26PM UK Backs Off From Banning Reidentification Research
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @01:48PM Super-Black Is the New Black
Monday January 08, 2018 @09:04PM Ibuprofen Linked To Male Infertility, Study Says
Sunday January 07, 2018 @12:49AM NASA Tests a Drone To Explore Jupiter's Moon in Antarctica
Friday January 05, 2018 @04:52PM Ancient DNA Reveals a Completely Unknown Population of Native Americans
Friday January 05, 2018 @02:40PM Arbitrary Deadlines Are the Enemy of Creativity, According to Harvard Research
Thursday January 04, 2018 @06:30PM The Most Productive Days and Times In 2017
Thursday January 04, 2018 @04:55PM How Do Americans Define Online Harassment?
Thursday January 04, 2018 @02:25PM Oceans Suffocating as Huge Dead Zones Quadruple Since 1950, Scientists Warn
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @01:33PM Alcohol Can Cause Irreversible Genetic Damage To Stem Cells, Says Study
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @01:02PM Price Tag On Gene Therapy For Rare Form of Blindness: $850K
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @08:43AM Energy Department Permanently Closes Damaged Hanford Nuclear Reservation Tank
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @07:00PM Scientists Can Now Blame Individual Natural Disasters On Climate Change
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:53PM Scientists Get Closer To Replicating Human Sperm
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @01:21PM It's So Cold Outside That Sharks Are Actually Freezing to Death
Monday January 01, 2018 @09:29PM Want to Be Happy? Think Like an Old Person
Monday January 01, 2018 @02:11PM UK 'Faces Build-up of Plastic Waste'
Sunday December 31, 2017 @08:25PM Some Hopeful Predictions for 2018
Sunday December 31, 2017 @01:15PM America's Doctors Are Performing Expensive Procedures That Don't Work
Sunday December 31, 2017 @01:12PM Dental Floss May Have No Medical Benefits, Says AP Report
Saturday December 30, 2017 @09:38PM Construction Workers Find 30 Perfectly Preserved Dinosaur Eggs
Saturday December 30, 2017 @12:12AM Math Says You're Driving Wrong and It's Slowing Us All Down
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:23PM How Pirates Of The Caribbean Hijacked America's Metric System
Thursday December 28, 2017 @02:50PM People Who Know How the News Is Made Resist Conspiratorial Thinking
Thursday December 28, 2017 @02:46PM Leaving the House Linked To Longevity in Older Adults
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:26PM Empirical Research Reveals Three Big Problems With How Patents Are Vetted
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @01:17PM If Dogs Can Smell Cancer, Why Don't They Screen People?
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @08:24PM Google's Voice-Generating AI Is Now Indistinguishable From Humans
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @01:39PM Flying in Airplanes Exposes People To More Radiation Than Standing Next To a Nuclear Reactor
Friday December 22, 2017 @08:43PM Experts Cast Doubt on 'Alien Alloys' in the New York Times' UFO Story
Friday December 22, 2017 @07:42PM The Lower Your Social Class, the 'Wiser' You Are, Suggests New Study
Thursday December 21, 2017 @10:24AM A Federal Ban On Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted
Thursday December 21, 2017 @08:51AM Where in the World is Mars' Water?
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @06:26PM FDA Approves First-Ever Gene Therapy For Inherited Form of Blindness
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:41PM Interstellar Object 'Oumuamua' Appears To Be Wrapped In An Organic Insulation Layer
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:32PM Oumuamua Appears To Be Wrapped In An Organic Insulation Layer
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:25PM France Passes Law To Ban All Oil, Gas Production By 2040
Monday December 18, 2017 @07:52PM Scientists Confirm There Was Life On Earth 3.5 Billion Years Ago
Monday December 18, 2017 @06:26PM Older Adults' Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep, Study Says
Monday December 18, 2017 @04:54PM CDC Director Says No Words Are Actually Banned At the CDC
Saturday December 16, 2017 @09:38PM Trump Administration Prohibits CDC Policy Analysts From Using the Words 'Science-Based'
Friday December 15, 2017 @09:39PM The Science That's Never Been Cited
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:18PM The Science That's Never Been Cited
Thursday December 14, 2017 @05:48PM Astronomers Have Come Up With a Better Way To Weigh Millions of Solitary Stars
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:02PM Noninvasive Radiation Therapy Halts Deadly Heart Rhythm
Thursday December 14, 2017 @02:16PM Google AI Unearths 8th Planet Orbiting Kepler 90 In Draco Constellation
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:53PM Solar Power and Batteries Are Encroaching On Natural Gas In Energy Production
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @03:05PM The Environmental Cost of Internet Porn
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @02:56PM Universities Spend Millions on Accessing Results of Publicly Funded Research
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @08:12PM Why Meteoroids Explode Before Hitting the Earth
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @01:41PM Paris Summit Finds New Money, Tech To Fight Climate Change
Monday December 11, 2017 @06:59PM Ask Slashdot: What Is Your View On UFO Sightings?
Monday December 11, 2017 @06:46PM Synthetic DNA-Based Drug Is First To Slow Progress of Huntington's Disease
Saturday December 09, 2017 @04:36PM New Satellite Experiment Helps Confirm Einstein's Equivalence Principle
Friday December 08, 2017 @06:17PM Reading Information Aloud To Yourself Improves Memory
Friday December 08, 2017 @05:48PM Toyota's New Power Plant Will Create Clean Energy From Manure
Friday December 08, 2017 @01:44PM 'Nature' Editorial Juxtaposes FOIA Email Release With Illegal Hacking
Thursday December 07, 2017 @08:36PM Almost All Bronze Age Artifacts Were Made From Meteorite Iron
Thursday December 07, 2017 @04:20PM What It Looks Like When You Fry Your Eye In An Eclipse
Thursday December 07, 2017 @09:00AM The Firestorm This Time: Why Los Angeles Is Burning
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @06:34PM Earth Will Likely Be Much Warmer In 2100 Than We Anticipated, Scientists Warn
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @05:42PM Victims of Mystery Attacks In Cuba Left With Anomalies In Brain Tissue
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @12:30PM Air Pollution Harm To Unborn Babies May Be Global Health Catastrophe, Warn Doctors
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @12:22AM New Evidence Points To Icy Plate Tectonics On Europa
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @06:37PM 'Watershed' Medical Trial Proves Type 2 Diabetes Can Be Reversed
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @03:36PM Why Some People Can Hear Silent GIF
Monday December 04, 2017 @11:11PM The Compelling Case For Working Less
Monday December 04, 2017 @10:41PM The World's Astonishing Dependence On Fossil Fuels Hasn't Changed In 40 Years
Monday December 04, 2017 @05:45PM Fewer Toys Gives Kids a Better Quality of Playtime, Study Claims
Monday December 04, 2017 @02:48PM Nations Agree To Ban Fishing in Arctic Ocean For At Least 16 Years
Monday December 04, 2017 @01:42AM Silicon Valley Billionaires Award $22 Million in 'Breakthrough Prizes'
Monday December 04, 2017 @12:19AM Two Stars Collided And Solved Half of Astronomy's Problems. Now What?
Sunday December 03, 2017 @12:36AM Can Researchers Detect Irregular Heart Rhythms with the Apple Watch?
Saturday December 02, 2017 @12:21AM Your Brain 'Blinks' When Your Attention Shifts, Researchers Discover
Friday December 01, 2017 @06:24PM China's Dark Matter Probe Detects Tantalizing Signal
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:24PM Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37 Years
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:23PM Controversial Study Claims 'Smartphone Addiction' Alters the Brain
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:01PM Health Risks To Farmworkers Increase As Workforce Ages
Thursday November 30, 2017 @04:24PM CNN Visualizes Climate Change-Driven Arctic Melt With 360-Degree VR Video
Thursday November 30, 2017 @02:22PM An Unconscious Patient With a 'DO NOT RESUSCITATE' Tattoo
Thursday November 30, 2017 @08:54AM DNA Analysis Finds That Yetis Are Actually Bears
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @07:20PM Study Finds Dogs Are Brainier Than Cats
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @06:44PM Physicists Made An Unprecedented 53 Qubit Quantum Simulator
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @03:57PM Scientists Call For Ban On Glitter, Say It's a Global Hazard That Pollutes Oceans
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @11:13AM This Impenetrable Program Is Transforming How Courts Treat DNA Evidence
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @08:03PM AI Goes Bilingual -- Without a Dictionary
Monday November 27, 2017 @05:56PM Scientists Have Built Robot Muscles That Can Lift 1,000 Times Their Own Weight
Sunday November 26, 2017 @11:20PM Could Collapsing Antarctic Glaciers Raise Sea Levels Sooner Than Expected?
Saturday November 25, 2017 @05:22PM Flat Earther Plans To Launch Homemade Manned Rocket
Friday November 24, 2017 @10:52PM Lightning Can Trigger Nuclear Reactions, Creating Rare Atomic Isotopes
Friday November 24, 2017 @06:08PM Living In Nuclear Disaster Fallout Zone Would Be No Worse Than Living In London, Research Suggests
Friday November 24, 2017 @04:34PM How Coral Researchers Are Coping With the Death of Reefs
Thursday November 23, 2017 @02:31PM Why Do Left-Handers Excel at Certain Elite Sports But Not Others?
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:36PM Flowing Water On Mars' Surface May Just Be Rolling Sand Instead
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:31PM Study Finds Different Types of Alcohol Can Determine Different Moods
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:18PM Apple Scientists Disclose Self-Driving Car Research