January 23rd, 2019
08:18 PM
Gum disease–causing bacteria could spur Alzheimer’s
08:18 PM
Cancer-slaying virus may fight childhood eye tumor
06:34 PM
Scientific societies worry Plan S will make them shutter journals, slash services
January 22nd, 2019
11:57 PM
Massive fish die-off sparks outcry in Australia
10:13 PM
New remains discovered at site of famous Neanderthal ‘flower burial’
09:47 PM
Congress to vote on previous spending deals that could presage final 2019 budgets
09:47 PM
Brazil’s new president has scientists worried. Here’s why
09:21 PM
Decades after Reagan’s ‘Star Wars,’ Trump calls for missile defenses that would blast warheads from the sky
07:37 PM
The ocean is full of drifting DNA. The U.S. needs to start collecting it, researchers say
02:25 PM
This artificial intelligence teaches robots to walk—by creating custom obstacle courses
January 21st, 2019
09:32 PM
Scientist behind CRISPR twins sharply criticized in government probe, loses job
05:12 PM
People can predict your tweets—even if you aren’t on Twitter
11:08 AM
The surprising reason why some Latin Americans have light skin
January 19th, 2019
05:07 PM
Surprise! Shutdown also disrupting U.S. science agencies that aren’t closed
January 18th, 2019
11:48 PM
Top stories: last wild caribou in the lower 48, glowing brains, and ancient fossils under threat
09:38 PM
Shutdown imperils NASA’s decadelong ice-measuring campaign
02:16 PM
Coffee crisis? 60% of wild species could go extinct, some within decades
12:51 AM
Q&A: The odd—and sometimes tense—intersection of cops, soldiers, and public health
12:25 AM
The contiguous United States just lost its last wild caribou
January 17th, 2019
11:33 PM
The continental United States just lost its last wild caribou
09:49 PM
How Commerce Secretary Ross got the science behind the census so wrong—and why it matters
09:23 PM
Peering inside giant planets, and fighting Ebola in the face of fake news
08:31 PM
Missions expose surprising differences in the interiors of Saturn and Jupiter
08:31 PM
Moon’s craters reveal recent spike in outer space impacts on Earth
08:31 PM
Microscope captures intricate images of glowing brains at record speed
08:30 PM
After outcry, Battelle reinstates science panel at ecological observatory
05:55 PM
Scientists sue to protect Utah monument—and fossils that could rewrite Earth’s history
January 16th, 2019
09:07 PM
Crash-out Brexit looms larger for scientists after deal rejected
09:07 PM
Robots—like people— use ‘imagination’ to learn concepts
08:41 PM
‘Junk DNA’ may help yeast survive stress
08:41 PM
To halt brain diseases, drugs take aim at protein traffic jams that kill neurons
06:57 PM
No pay. No retirement. No stink bugs by mail. The shutdown pain is spreading
01:11 AM
How hagfish launch slime missiles that swell 10,000 times in size
January 15th, 2019
11:27 PM
Is the fishing industry leaving enough food for Antarctica’s top predators?
11:01 PM
European physicists unveil plans for a particle collider that would be longer than the Panama Canal
11:01 PM
NEON ecological laboratory at risk, fired advisers warn NSF after shake-up
11:01 PM
Groundbreaking deal makes large number of German studies free to public
05:23 PM
For some multiple sclerosis patients, knocking out the immune system might work better than drugs
January 14th, 2019
09:53 PM
Fighting Ebola is hard. In Congo, fake news makes it harder
09:53 PM
East Antarctica’s ice is melting at an unexpectedly rapid clip, new study suggests
January 11th, 2019
07:50 PM
Top stories: Voyager 1 probes dark matter, life’s explosive origin, and monogamy’s genetic basis
06:06 PM
The bacteria in your gut may reveal your true age
12:02 PM
Astronomers still can't decipher the ‘Cow’, a mysterious explosion in deep space
January 10th, 2019
10:36 PM
Why Japan’s exit from international whaling treaty may actually benefit whales
09:18 PM
A mysterious blue pigment in the teeth of a medieval woman, and the evolution of online master’s degrees
08:26 PM
Surprise: These termites are good for trees
08:00 PM
The gluey tentacles of comb jellies may have revealed when nerve cells first evolved
05:24 PM
How an ancient cataclysm may have jump-started life on Earth
12:05 AM
NEON ecological observatory in crisis again: Top scientist quits, Battelle fires advisory board and senior managers
January 9th, 2019
08:37 PM
Aging Voyager 1 spacecraft undermines idea that dark matter is tiny black holes
08:11 PM
These 1000-year-old teeth belonged to a skilled female artist, pigment remains reveal
07:19 PM
Researchers redesign a cancer-busting protein—without the side effects
07:19 PM
Canadian telescope finds mysterious radio flashes from deep space
January 8th, 2019
11:24 PM
How to shine in Indonesian science? Game the system
10:06 PM
Ancient Mongolia was a good place to live—if you could survive the horse falls
08:48 PM
Bipartisan bill on sexual harassment signals strong interest by Congress
04:02 PM
Mites that feed on llama poop may track the rise and fall of the Incan Empire
12:26 AM
U.S. government shutdown starts to take a bite out of science
January 7th, 2019
11:34 PM
‘Mini-Neptune’ found orbiting distant star
09:24 PM
Monogamy may have a telltale signature of gene activity
09:24 PM
How much do graduate students benefit from studying abroad?
07:14 PM
Dog breeds really do have distinct personalities—and they’re rooted in DNA
05:04 PM
Artificial intelligence could diagnose rare disorders using just a photo of a face
January 6th, 2019
11:45 PM
Watch this sea star bounce to get around
04:49 PM
This worm’s lifestyle is the stuff of science fiction
January 5th, 2019
08:01 PM
This sharpshooter insect pees faster than a cheetah accelerates
January 4th, 2019
09:03 PM
Can a set of equations keep U.S. census data private?
02:59 PM
A lopsided face helps this eyeless cave fish navigate
02:59 PM
Controversial European policy bans ships from throwing unwanted fish overboard
January 3rd, 2019
09:13 PM
Will a radical open-access proposal catch on, and quantifying the most deadly period of the Holocaust
08:21 PM
Will the world embrace Plan S, the radical proposal to mandate open access to science papers?
08:21 PM
Watch a ‘wave’ travel through a pack of marathon runners
07:29 PM
Huge trove of British biodata is unlocking secrets of depression, sexual orientation, and more
07:29 PM
Genetic data on half a million Brits reveal ongoing evolution and Neanderthal legacy
06:37 PM
Once considered outlandish, the idea that plants help their relatives is taking root