April 8th, 2019
11:25 PM
“We can't take another hit like this”: Brazilian scientists lament big budget freeze
07:31 PM
Here’s what scientists think a black hole looks like
05:21 PM
Zapping elderly brains with electricity improves short-term memory—for almost an hour
April 5th, 2019
10:16 PM
Sydney Brenner, pioneer of molecular biology, dies at 92
08:58 PM
Top stories: Science and the slave trade, tweeting and (not) flying, and Snowball Earth’s thaw
08:06 PM
Fecal transplants could help patients on cancer immunotherapy drugs
06:48 PM
A Japanese spacecraft may have just blown a crater in a distant asteroid
05:56 PM
Declassified U-2 spy plane photos are a boon for aerial archaeology
05:56 PM
Do chemicals that disperse oil spills make the problem worse? Probably not, new study finds
05:04 PM
New surgical method promises to take the knife out of plastic surgery
April 4th, 2019
09:08 PM
A radioactive waste standoff and science’s debt to the slave trade
08:16 PM
Astronomers spy an iron planet stripped of its crust around a burned-out star
08:16 PM
Cannibal worms recognize their children—and don’t eat them as a result
06:06 PM
Trump’s budget request for 2020 census raises alarms
04:22 PM
Historians expose early scientists’ debt to the slave trade
03:30 PM
Does your cat know its name? Here’s how to find out
03:30 PM
Report urges massive digitization of museum collections
02:12 PM
This hair-raising feather mite is a vacuum cleaner for birds
02:31 AM
First ever high-seas conservation treaty would protect life in international waters
April 3rd, 2019
11:30 PM
U.S. judge rules deceptive publisher should pay $50.1 million in damages
08:54 PM
To seal off dangerous lead pipes, just add electricity
01:26 AM
Tweeting while flying kills migratory birds
April 2nd, 2019
07:48 PM
First opioid settlement to fund ambitious addiction research center
05:12 PM
Ancient ‘Snowball Earth’ thawed out in a flash
April 1st, 2019
11:01 PM
‘Game-changing’ gene edit turned this anole lizard into an albino
10:35 PM
Radioactive waste standoff could slash high tech’s supply of rare earth elements
06:41 PM
National Academy of Sciences will vote on ejecting sexual harassers
05:23 PM
Astonishment, skepticism greet fossils claimed to record dinosaur-killing asteroid impact
March 29th, 2019
10:10 PM
EPA panel seeks to bring back fired scientists for clean-air review
08:52 PM
Top stories: The true cost of cash bail, tuft cells, and a fossil-saving Australian farmer
08:26 PM
Ever dream of controlling robot swarms? This new virtual reality headset could help
07:08 PM
Last-minute deal grants European money to U.K.-based fusion reactor
06:16 PM
Could computers provide short-term warnings of the world’s worst floods?
06:16 PM
Physicists predict a way to squeeze light from the vacuum of empty space
06:15 PM
Human noise may be scrambling the eggs of baby fish
03:40 PM
Our mysterious cousins—the Denisovans—may have mated with modern humans as recently as 15,000 years ago
02:22 PM
Watch this kangaroo rat kick a rattlesnake in the face
March 28th, 2019
09:02 PM
New drugs that unleash the immune system on cancers may backfire, fueling tumor growth
07:44 PM
Mysterious racehorse injuries, and reforming the U.S. bail system
07:18 PM
This fungus has wiped out more species than any other disease
06:52 PM
Israeli lander pioneers private flights to the moon
06:26 PM
Closing in on a century-old mystery, scientists are figuring out what the body’s ‘tuft cells’ do
05:08 PM
This Australian farmer is saving fossils of some of the planet’s weirdest, most ancient creatures
02:58 PM
Third court upholds EPA policy barring grantees from its advisory panels
10:12 AM
University fights restrictive Indiana law on fetal tissue research
10:12 AM
Japanese court rules against journalist in HPV vaccine defamation case
March 27th, 2019
10:31 PM
For third time, judge tosses suit over advisory panel makeup
10:05 PM
NIH may bar peer reviewers accused of sexual harassment
09:13 PM
Japanese journalist found guilty of defamation in HPV vaccine case
08:47 PM
Wave of horse deaths on famed racetrack stumps scientists
06:37 PM
Countries demand their fossils back, forcing natural history museums to confront their past
06:37 PM
Does jailing people before trial make cities safer? Not always, new research suggests
01:25 PM
Watch the nightmarish attack of a phantom midge larvae
March 26th, 2019
08:06 PM
Emissions growth in United States, Asia fueled record carbon levels in 2018
04:12 PM
Volcanic lightning may be partially fed by Earth’s natural radioactivity
March 25th, 2019
09:09 PM
New U.S. sanctions put spotlight on Iranian research institute
06:59 PM
Duke University settles research misconduct lawsuit for $112.5 million
05:15 PM
New neurons for life? Old people can still make fresh brain cells, study finds
03:57 PM
Something is rapidly killing young apple trees in North American orchards. Scientists are stumped
March 22nd, 2019
09:43 PM
Scientists fight over threat to Texas songbird—and who owns the data
07:59 PM
New effort aims to study brain diseases in African-Americans
05:49 PM
Top stories: Jack the Ripper, engineering coral, and the first woman to win math’s Nobel
02:47 PM
This cuckoo catfish tricks other fish into raising its head-chomping young
March 21st, 2019
11:38 PM
Another major drug candidate targeting the brain plaques of Alzheimer’s disease has failed. What’s left?
08:10 PM
Something is rapidly killing young apples trees in North American orchards. Scientists are stumped
08:10 PM
Vacuuming potato-size nodules of valuable metals in the deep sea, and an expedition to an asteroid 290 million kilometers away
07:18 PM
Researchers embrace a radical idea: engineering coral to cope with climate change
07:18 PM
The corn syrup in a soda a day can give mice bigger colon tumors
04:16 PM
Philosophers and neuroscientists join forces to see whether science can solve the mystery of free will
03:24 PM
Watch the world’s smallest bear copy its friends’ facial expressions
March 20th, 2019
07:29 PM
Did judgmental gods help societies grow?
06:11 PM
For these intrepid crickets, Hawaii’s lava is home sweet home
05:19 PM
Q&A: Why fishery managers need to overhaul recreational fishing rules
04:27 PM
Clever math enables MRI to map molecules implicated in multiple sclerosis, other diseases
11:16 AM
Unlaid egg discovered in ancient bird fossil