Auroras at Jupiter's poles act independently
Researchers take advantage of rare opportunity to observe polar regions through Juno mission and space telescopes.
Galaxy Note 9 to launch ahead of schedule
Samsung reports an early release of their next generation Galaxy smartphones in wake of low sales.
100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica in 'excellent condition'
Conservators with the Antarctic Heritage Trust, based in New Zealand, recently found the fruitcake in a hut at Cape Adare, the oldest building in Antarctica.
'Snowball Earth' may have helped give rise to Earth's first animals
Those new conditions perfectly allowed algae to spread across the globe. That then created the burst of energy needed for more complex organisms to thrive.
Astronomers find another potentially habitable planet 11 light-years away
Astronomers discovered a potentially Earth-like planet just 11 light-years from Earth. They said that it is at the right distance from its star to have liquid water and a climate mild enough to sustain life.
Astronomers find remnant of 600-year-old nova
Based on the Korean astronomers' description of the phenomenon, scientists today believe the outburst occurred in a binary system that contained a dead, highly dense white dwarf star and a companion.
Alien civilizations may be trying to contact us
Some scientists are reporting "fast radio bursts" that might be alien civilizations trying to communicate.
Artificial muscle makes soft robots stronger
A new type of artificial muscle allows soft robots to lift nearly 1,000 times their own weight.
Uber launches Uber Money
Uber launches Uber Money
Uber launches a financial arm.
Google to stop indexing Flash content in late 2019
Google to stop indexing Flash content in late 2019
Google announces it will end Flash support.
99-million-year-old baby bird found trapped in amber
99-million-year-old baby bird found trapped in amber
The fossilized hatchling was a member of the bird group known as enantiornithes, which disappeared along with dinosaurs some 65 million years ago.
Asteroid-bound spacecraft slingshots past Earth
Asteroid-bound spacecraft slingshots past Earth
Gravity assist will alter its trajectory while saving fuel.
ALMA photographs debris ring around young star Formalhaut
ALMA photographs debris ring around young star Formalhaut
Disk's chemical composition is strangely similar to that of comets in our solar system.
Organics on Ceres are likely native
Organics on Ceres are likely native
Distribution of organic materials is inconsistent with delivery by comets or asteroids.
Experts say 'alien' mummy study was flawed, crossed ethical line
Experts say 'alien' mummy study was flawed, crossed ethical line
A new study suggests that the infamous 2013 "alien mummy" paper was severely flawed.
Xbox is losing the video game console war: report
Xbox is losing the video game console war: report
Microsoft's Xbox One video game console is being significantly outsold by Sony's PlayStation 4.
Study says learning to lie has cognitive benefits
Study says learning to lie has cognitive benefits
Research suggests that learning to lie has beneficial effects on the developing brain of children.
Extinct cave bear DNA discovered in living bears
Extinct cave bear DNA discovered in living bears
A new study reveals the DNA of an extinct cave bear species in living bears.
Study suggests narwhals and beluga whales experience menopause
Study suggests narwhals and beluga whales experience menopause
Narwhals and beluga whales experience menopause, which brings the total number of species known to experience the process to five.
Researchers discover way to turn any blood type to universal O
Researchers discover way to turn any blood type to universal O
A team of Canadian researchers just discovered a method that could turn any blood type to universal O.
Scientists solve mystery behind bird egg shape
Scientists solve mystery behind bird egg shape
A new study solves the centuries-old mystery of guillemot egg shape.
Scientists discover first evidence of matter-matter coupling
Scientists discover first evidence of matter-matter coupling
A new study reveals the first-ever evidence of matter-matter coupling.
Evolution might favor 'survival of the laziest,' study says
Evolution might favor 'survival of the laziest,' study says
A new study suggests that evolution might favor laziness in certain species.
Human prehistoric ancestors mated with each other, study says
Human prehistoric ancestors mated with each other, study says
A new study suggests that our ancient human ancestors mated with each other more frequently than we thought.
Laziness likely helped kill off Homo erectus, study says
Laziness likely helped kill off Homo erectus, study says
The extinct Homo erectus species likely died off in large part due to their laziness, according to a new study from The Australian National University.
Asteroid that killed dinosaurs also caused mass shark extinction, study says
Asteroid that killed dinosaurs also caused mass shark extinction, study says
A new study sheds light on the effect of the dinosaur-killing asteroid on the evolution of sharks.
Trees can be genetically engineered not to spread, study says
Trees can be genetically engineered not to spread, study says
Researcher suggests that trees can be genetically engineered not to invasively spread.
Scientists transplant lab-grown lungs into pigs
Scientists transplant lab-grown lungs into pigs
Scientists just created bioengineered lungs and transplanted them into adult pigs, which has experts hopeful for human applications.
Germs are gaining resistance to hospital hand gels, study says
Germs are gaining resistance to hospital hand gels, study says
The prevalence of hospital hand gels is increasing germ resistance to them, according to a new study.
Naked mole-rats shatter conventions of reproduction and aging
Naked mole-rats shatter conventions of reproduction and aging
Researchers have uncovered the unique genetic mechanisms behind naked mole-rat reproduction and their connection to lifespan.
Study examines how jumping genes cause disease and drive evolution
Study examines how jumping genes cause disease and drive evolution
A new study examines jumping genes and their connection to evolution and disease.
Scientists track neural circuits of ageless hydras
Scientists track neural circuits of ageless hydras
A team of researchers is tracking the nervous system of the unique ageless hydras.
Single molecule deficiency could mean severe and treatment-resistant depression
Single molecule deficiency could mean severe and treatment-resistant depression
Scientists have discovered the connection between a common nutritional supplement and depression.
Elizabeth Warren unloads on Facebook
Elizabeth Warren unloads on Facebook
Warren goes after Facebook...again.
Report: Instagram used in election meddling
Report: Instagram used in election meddling
A new report finds election meddling was far more extensive than previously thought.
Stop & Shop voluntarily recalls its frozen broccoli after listeria report
Stop & Shop voluntarily recalls its frozen broccoli after listeria report
The frozen broccoli packages affected include those with UPC 068826700926 and code BEST BY MAR 15 2020.
Researchers sequence bacteria that cause tooth decay
Researchers sequence bacteria that cause tooth decay
Bioengineering researchers have sequenced the complete genomes of three strains of S. sobrinus.
CRISPR DNA repair is still a mystery
CRISPR DNA repair is still a mystery
A recent study revealed new information on CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing and reminds scientists that there is still much to learn about the process.
Cooking oil coating prevents bacteria growth on food processing equipment
Cooking oil coating prevents bacteria growth on food processing equipment
Researchers used a thin layer of cooking oil to prevent bacterial growth on machines used to create mass-produced foods.
Fathers pass on more than genetics in sperm
Fathers pass on more than genetics in sperm
Research reveals sperm change their cargo as they travel through the reproductive tract.
Worms frozen for many years brought back to life
Worms frozen for many years brought back to life
Researchers use Petri dishes to analyze frozen worms to find good candidates for a cryonics study.
Leopard geckos can make new brain cells, study says
Leopard geckos can make new brain cells, study says
A new study reveals that leopard geckos can make new brain cells.
Animals can use muscle as internal water source, study says
Animals can use muscle as internal water source, study says
A new study suggests that some animals dip into muscle stores for water.
Study reveals over 1,200 genes connected to academic success
Study reveals over 1,200 genes connected to academic success
An international team of researchers identified over 1,200 genes connected to academic success.
Genetics may program you to dislike beer
Genetics may program you to dislike beer
A combination of learned behavior, DNA and human instinct determine whether you like or hate beer.
Scientists bioengineer 3-D model of human heart ventricle
Scientists bioengineer 3-D model of human heart ventricle
Scientists just created a three-dimensional human heart ventricle in the laboratory.
Most life experienced are fabricated from memories, study says
Most life experienced are fabricated from memories, study says
A new study suggests that most of our life experiences are crafted using past memories.
Bioengineered rice better suited for climate change, study says
Bioengineered rice better suited for climate change, study says
Researchers suggest that rice plants that are engineered to have fewer stomata are more resilient to future climate change.