May 19th, 2018
12:18 AM
Trump to nominate Chris Fall, neuroscientist and policy veteran, to lead DOE Science
May 18th, 2018
08:50 PM
Head of controversial agency becomes Russian minister for science and higher education
07:32 PM
Despite spread to port city, Congo Ebola outbreak isn’t an international emergency yet, WHO says
07:32 PM
Top stories: HPV vaccine debate, 2000-year-old pollution, and a lawmaker’s views on sea level rise
05:22 PM
Something killed a lot of sperm whales in the past—and it wasn’t whalers
04:30 PM
Will antibodies finally put an end to migraines?
May 17th, 2018
10:45 PM
That NASA climate science program Trump axed? House lawmakers just moved to restore it.
09:27 PM
Tracking ancient Rome’s rise using Greenland’s ice, and fighting fungicide resistance
08:35 PM
How rice farming may have spread across the ancient world
06:25 PM
Why are AI researchers boycotting a new <i>Nature</i> journal—and shunning others?
05:33 PM
Family trees hidden in medical records could predict your disease risk
04:15 PM
Farmers, tourists, and cattle threaten to wipe out some of the world’s last hunter-gatherers
04:15 PM
Republican lawmaker: Rocks tumbling into ocean causing sea level rise
12:14 AM
Warming seas may scramble North America’s fishing industry
May 16th, 2018
09:12 PM
China’s moon mission will probe cosmic dark ages
08:20 PM
This ancient skeleton suggests humans were riding donkeys nearly 5000 years ago
07:54 PM
Study of short Peruvians reveals new gene with a major impact on height
07:28 PM
Distant galaxy hints at universe’s earliest stars
07:02 PM
Drilling boom threatens web of ancient roads in Southwest
05:18 PM
What makes a man attractive? Hint: Look at his limbs
01:24 PM
Exclusive: The would-be U.S. census director assails critics of citizenship question
11:14 AM
Excess hippo dung may be harming aquatic species across Africa
06:02 AM
How much space do you need to evolve a new mammal? These worm-eating mice have the answer
01:17 AM
Want to write a hit song? Here are some tips
May 15th, 2018
11:33 PM
In Germany, controversial law gives Bavarian police new power to use DNA
10:41 PM
More money, more worries: 2020 census plans continue to generate controversy
10:15 PM
Men disproportionately win NIH’s plum award for young scientists
09:49 PM
Hoping to head off an epidemic, Congo turns to experimental Ebola vaccine
08:57 PM
Weird new form of nuclear matter might lie just beyond experimenters' grasp
May 14th, 2018
09:33 PM
Rise and fall of Roman Empire exposed in Greenland ice samples
06:57 PM
Scientists may be closer to understanding a mysterious but common cause of female infertility
05:13 PM
Europa is venting water into space, old spacecraft data suggest
May 11th, 2018
11:45 PM
House spending bill could brighten prospects for two giant telescopes
11:45 PM
Top stories: NASA’s carbon monitoring cuts, a cancer drug flop, and the fight over one salmon gene
06:33 PM
Journal retracts paper claiming neurological damage from HPV vaccine
05:41 PM
These 59 genes may make your dog more athletic
May 10th, 2018
09:19 PM
Should ‘superspawners’ stir up fisheries management?
08:53 PM
Social science research makes surprise appearance in rollout of Melania Trump’s children’s initiative
08:27 PM
Solved: the mysterious origin of the world’s most devastating wildlife disease
08:27 PM
Scientists just 3D imaged the birthplace of stars—using sound
08:27 PM
Ancient DNA is helping to find the first horse tamers, and a single gene is spawning a fierce debate in salmon conservation
08:01 PM
As lab-grown meat advances, U.S. lawmakers call for regulation
06:43 PM
Mini-antibodies discovered in sharks and camels could lead to drugs for cancer and other diseases
05:25 PM
Should you get a genetic screen before having kids?
10:29 AM
Hungarian scientists are on edge as country is poised to force out top university
May 9th, 2018
10:20 PM
Australian scientists welcome boosts in in new federal budget
10:20 PM
Release of three Americans by North Korea bolsters hopes for academic diplomacy
09:28 PM
A promising new cancer drug has hit a major setback, raising questions about whether the field is moving too fast
08:10 PM
Trump White House quietly cancels NASA research verifying greenhouse gas cuts
07:44 PM
These Asian hunter-gatherers may have been the first people to domesticate horses
07:18 PM
Liver-destroying virus may have been with us since the dawn of civilization
03:24 PM
Public health scientist hopes to take his activism to Congress
02:06 PM
Cold parenting? Childhood schizophrenia? How the diagnosis of autism has evolved over time
02:06 PM
Bored with your video game? Artificial intelligence could create new levels on the fly
01:33 AM
Does looking at skinny models make you feel bad? Science says you’re not alone
01:33 AM
Rat begone: Record eradication effort rids sub-Antarctic island of invasive rodents
May 8th, 2018
10:31 PM
Animal tests surge under new U.S. chemical safety law
10:31 PM
EPA’s ‘secret science’ rule could undermine agency’s ‘war on lead’
08:47 PM
Explainer: How will Trump's withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal affect research?
07:03 PM
One of the Milky Way’s fastest stars is an invader from another galaxy
04:53 PM
Tourism is four times worse for the planet than previously believed
03:35 PM
Updated: Australia creates nation’s first space agency
03:09 PM
How a Pennsylvania industrial engineer became the odds-on favorite to win a seat in Congress
03:09 PM
Cowbird eggshells could double as deadly weapons
May 7th, 2018
05:03 PM
Tourism is eight times worse for the planet than previously believed
03:19 PM
Postdoc hopes Pennsylvania voters will help her re-engineer how to run for Congress
May 4th, 2018
10:22 PM
Dark energy’s weakness may be why supernovae didn’t kill us all
09:30 PM
Basic scientists still feel pinch of new NIH clinical trial policy
08:12 PM
Top stories: a disgraced surgeon, ancient human voyages, and an antibody-coated bacterium
06:54 PM
Salmon spawn fierce debate over protecting endangered species, thanks to a single gene
06:28 PM
Two mountaineers are trying to recreate NASA’s twin study—on Mount Everest
May 3rd, 2018
09:41 PM
Australia set to create nation’s first space agency
09:41 PM
The twins climbing Mount Everest for science, and the fractal nature of human bone
08:23 PM
By wrapping itself in antibodies, this bacterium may become a stable, beneficial part of the gut
08:23 PM
Why getting old gives you itchy skin