Slashdot Items Tagged "science"

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Friday January 20, 2017 @06:46PM The Mind-Reading Gadget For Dogs That Got Funded, But Didn't Get Built
Friday January 20, 2017 @04:44PM Uber Hires Former Google Search Chief Amit Singhal As SVP of Engineering
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:56PM New Senate Bill Would Give US Grads Preference In Receiving H-1B Visas
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:21PM NASA Is Planning Mission To An Asteroid Worth $10 Quintillion
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:13PM Elite Scientists Have Told the Pentagon That AI Won't Threaten Humanity
Thursday January 19, 2017 @07:13PM Scottish Government Targets 66% Emissions Cut By 2032
Thursday January 19, 2017 @06:32PM Neuroscience Can't Explain How a Microprocessor Works
Thursday January 19, 2017 @06:49AM Sitting Too Much Ages You By 8 Years
Thursday January 19, 2017 @01:04AM How the Human Brain Decides What Is Important and What's Not
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @08:20PM China Cancels Over 100 Coal-Fired Power Plants
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @07:21PM Female Shark Learns To Reproduce Without Males After Years Alone
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @05:03PM Robotic Sleeve Mimics Muscles To Keep a Heart Beating
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @02:10PM Earth Hit Record Hot Year in 2016: NASA
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @08:43AM One in Five of Us May 'Hear' Flashes of Light
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @04:57PM AI Can Predict When Patients Will Die From Heart Failure 'With 80% Accuracy'
Monday January 16, 2017 @10:46PM Caffeine May Counter Age-Related Inflammation, Says Study
Monday January 16, 2017 @06:45PM Study Finds Link Between Profanity and Honesty
Monday January 16, 2017 @05:10PM Scientists Turn Docile Mice Into Ruthless Hunters
Monday January 16, 2017 @04:06PM NASA Astronaut Gene Cernan, Last Man To Walk On the Moon, Dies At 82
Monday January 16, 2017 @01:02AM Researchers Create A Lithium-Ion Battery With Built-In Flame Retardant
Saturday January 14, 2017 @12:14AM D-Wave Open Sources Its Quantum Computing Tool
Friday January 13, 2017 @04:28PM Congress Will Consider Proposal To Raise H-1B Minimum Wage To $100,000
Thursday January 12, 2017 @09:27PM US Puts Bumblebee On the Endangered Species List For First Time
Thursday January 12, 2017 @05:31PM Rural Americans At Higher Risk From Five Leading Causes of Death: CDC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:29PM CVS Announces Super Cheap Generic Alternative To EpiPen
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:04PM Study Shows Wearable Sensors Can Tell When You Are Getting Sick
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:13PM Europe Calls For Mandatory 'Kill Switches' On Robots
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @10:08PM Japan Researchers Warn of Fingerprint Theft From 'Peace' Sign
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @10:03PM Scientists Use Stem Cells To Regenerate the External Layer of a Human Heart
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @06:01PM Scientists Calculate the Moon To Be 4.51 Billion Years Old
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:16PM New Research Suggests the Appendix Has a Purpose After All
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @12:23AM Alcohol Switches the Brain Into Starvation Mode In Mice, Increasing Hunger and Appetite, Study Finds
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @06:56PM MIT Unveils New Material That's Strongest and Lightest On Earth
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @03:51PM Pentagon Successfully Tests Micro-Drone Swarm
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @09:11AM 'Tooth Repair Drug' May Replace Fillings
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @07:55AM Scientists Predict Star Collision Visible To The Naked Eye In 2022
Monday January 09, 2017 @07:57PM Our Moon May Have Formed From Multiple Small Ones, Says Report
Monday January 09, 2017 @05:11PM 2016 Was Second Hottest Year For US In More Than 120 Years of Record Keeping
Monday January 09, 2017 @04:41PM US Military Seeks Biodegradable Bullets That Sprout Plants
Sunday January 08, 2017 @12:36AM New Study Finds 'Mediterranean' Diet Significantly Reduces Brain Shrinkage
Friday January 06, 2017 @11:52PM Vast New Tomb Now Covers The Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster Site
Friday January 06, 2017 @05:56PM Living Near Heavy Traffic Increases Risk of Dementia, Study Finds
Friday January 06, 2017 @01:01PM Fewer People Are Dying of Cancer Than Ever Before
Friday January 06, 2017 @12:31PM Brain Region That Recognizes Faces Keeps Growing in Adulthood
Thursday January 05, 2017 @09:41PM A Squishy Clockwork BioBot Releases Doses of Drugs Inside the Body
Thursday January 05, 2017 @04:59PM Ultrasound Tracking Could Be Used To Deanonymize Tor Users
Thursday January 05, 2017 @03:39PM A Coal-Fired Power Plant In India Is Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Baking Soda
Thursday January 05, 2017 @12:13AM New Analysis Shows Lamar Smith's Accusations On Climate Data Are Wrong
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @06:51PM Scientists Identify New Organ In Humans
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @06:28PM Scientists Turn Memory Chips Into Processors To Speed Up Computing Tasks
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @09:16AM Solar Could Beat Coal to Become the Cheapest Power on Earth In Less Than a Decade
Monday January 02, 2017 @02:03PM SpaceX Moves Past Explosion With New Launch Plans
Saturday December 31, 2016 @04:20PM Let's Raise A Glass To The Many Tech Pioneers Who Died In 2016
Friday December 30, 2016 @11:38PM Astronomers Detect Mysterious Radio Signals Coming From Outside Our Galaxy
Friday December 30, 2016 @07:16PM NASA Designs 'Ice Dome' For Astronauts On Mars
Friday December 30, 2016 @05:55PM Self-Driving Cars Will Make Organ Shortages Even Worse
Friday December 30, 2016 @04:26PM China Says It Will Shut Down Ivory Trade By End of 2017
Thursday December 29, 2016 @08:14PM Paintings Reveal Signs of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's In Famous Artists
Thursday December 29, 2016 @07:56PM Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources Site No Longer Says Humans Cause Climate Change
Thursday December 29, 2016 @04:53PM Satellite Spots Massive Object Hidden Under the Frozen Wastes of Antarctica
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:09PM Scientists Develop a Breathalyzer That Detects 17 Diseases With One Breath From a Patient
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @08:20PM FDA Releases New Cybersecurity Guidelines For Medical Devices
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @07:08PM Vera Rubin, Pioneering Astronomer Who Confirmed Existence of Dark Matter, Dies At 88
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @05:59PM Avatar-Style Manned Robot Takes First Steps In South Korea
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:42AM The US Government is Loaning Millions of Dollars To Jumpstart Urban Farming
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @08:17AM Humans Marrying Robots? Experts Say It's Really Coming
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @07:59AM Cheetahs Heading Towards Extinction as Population Crashes
Monday December 26, 2016 @08:57PM Apple Publishes Its First AI Research Paper
Sunday December 25, 2016 @06:04PM You're An Adult, But Your Brain Might Not Be, Researchers Say
Saturday December 24, 2016 @03:13PM The Recent Changes In Earth's Magnetic Field
Friday December 23, 2016 @10:24PM Researchers Send Information Using a Single Particle of Light
Friday December 23, 2016 @04:24PM How Social Isolation Is Killing Us
Friday December 23, 2016 @01:49PM Ebola Vaccine Gives 100 Percent Protection, Could Be Readily Available By 2018
Friday December 23, 2016 @07:53AM UK Hits Clean Energy Milestone: 50% of Electricity From Low Carbon Sources
Thursday December 22, 2016 @07:22PM New Test Spots Human Form of Mad Cow Disease With 100-Percent Accuracy
Thursday December 22, 2016 @04:25PM World's First 'Solar Panel Road' Opens In France
Thursday December 22, 2016 @03:28PM Stanford Built a Humanoid Submarine Robot To Explore a 17th-Century Shipwreck
Thursday December 22, 2016 @10:09AM Prepare For Even More Volatile Weather in 2017
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @03:50PM Obama Blocks Offshore Drilling In Atlantic, Arctic Areas
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @07:31PM Using Multiple Social Networks May Lead To Depression and Anxiety, Says Study
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @07:04PM Human Cells Naturally 'Eat' Silicon Nanowires
Monday December 19, 2016 @11:24PM Pregnancy Alters Woman's Brains 'For At Least Two Years'
Monday December 19, 2016 @08:04PM Solar Is Top Source of New Capacity On the US Grid In 2016
Monday December 19, 2016 @05:04PM Scientists Blast Antimatter Atoms With a Laser For The First Time
Monday December 19, 2016 @02:59PM China Chokes On Smog So Bad That Planes Can't Land
Sunday December 18, 2016 @12:06AM US Scientists Scramble To Protect Research On Climate Change
Saturday December 17, 2016 @01:01AM Scientific American Column: 'It's Not Cold Fusion...But It's Something'
Friday December 16, 2016 @04:37PM Researchers Find Roads Shatter the Earth's Surface Into 600,000 Fragments
Friday December 16, 2016 @09:06AM World Energy Hits a Turning Point: Solar That's Cheaper Than Wind
Thursday December 15, 2016 @06:17PM Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy Linked To Autism
Thursday December 15, 2016 @05:23PM Aging Process May Be Reversable, Scientists Claim
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @08:48PM Iceland Seeking 'Supercritical Steam' For Power Source
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @06:19PM Lack of Penis Bone In Humans Linked To Monogamous Relationships and Quick Sex, Study Says
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @09:33PM First Offshore Wind Farm In US Waters Delivers Power To Rhode Island
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @11:35AM Why China Can't Lure Tech Talent
Monday December 12, 2016 @07:38PM Rapid Rise In Methane Emissions In 10 Years Surprises Scientists
Monday December 12, 2016 @07:11PM Fossil Fuel Divestment Has Doubled In the Last 15 Months
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