Slashdot Items Tagged "science"

Date / Time Story
Friday January 19, 2018 @12:37PM A Cheap and Easy Blood Test Could Catch Cancer Early
Friday January 19, 2018 @09:07AM Why Airports Rename Runways When the Magnetic Poles Move
Thursday January 18, 2018 @06:27PM Why People Dislike Really Smart Leaders
Thursday January 18, 2018 @04:20PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Explain Einstein's Theories To a Nine-Year-Old?
Thursday January 18, 2018 @01:53PM Global Warming Predictions May Now Be a Lot Less Uncertain
Thursday January 18, 2018 @01:02PM 2017 Among Warmest Years On Record
Thursday January 18, 2018 @11:05AM No More Pancake Syrup? Climate Change Could Bring an End To Sugar Maples
Thursday January 18, 2018 @09:09AM US Doctors Plan To Treat Cancer Patients Using CRISPR
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @12:27PM Turning Soybeans Into Diesel Fuel Is Costing Us Billions
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @11:13AM 'No One Wants Your Used Clothes Anymore'
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @06:04PM Salmonella Probably Killed the Aztecs
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @04:40PM New Study Claims That the 'Black Death' Was Spread By Humans, Not Rats
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @04:04PM China Builds 'World's Biggest Air Purifier' That Actually Works
Monday January 15, 2018 @08:02PM Why You Shouldn't Stifle Your Sneeze
Monday January 15, 2018 @06:21PM SpaceX and Boeing Slated For Manned Space Missions By Year's End
Monday January 15, 2018 @06:01PM Is Pop Music Becoming Louder, Simpler and More Repetitive?
Monday January 15, 2018 @05:22PM Renewable Energy Set To Be Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels By 2020, Says Report
Monday January 15, 2018 @04:14PM FDA Approves First Drug Aimed at Women With Inherited Breast Cancer
Sunday January 14, 2018 @07:05PM Music Science: Has Popmusic Recently Become Louder, Simpler And More Repetitive?
Saturday January 13, 2018 @11:35AM The House's Tax Bill Levies a Tax On Graduate Student Tuition Waivers
Friday January 12, 2018 @01:46AM Sea Turtles Under Threat As Climate Change Turns Most Babies Female
Thursday January 11, 2018 @05:14PM Scientists Change Our Understanding of How Anaesthesia Messes With the Brain
Thursday January 11, 2018 @04:37PM Ice Cliffs Spotted On Mars
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @09:57PM New Ingestible Pill Can Track Your Farts In Real Time
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @03:02PM Astronomers May Be Closing in on Source of Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @05:26PM UK Backs Off From Banning Reidentification Research
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @01:48PM Super-Black Is the New Black
Monday January 08, 2018 @09:04PM Ibuprofen Linked To Male Infertility, Study Says
Sunday January 07, 2018 @12:49AM NASA Tests a Drone To Explore Jupiter's Moon in Antarctica
Friday January 05, 2018 @04:52PM Ancient DNA Reveals a Completely Unknown Population of Native Americans
Friday January 05, 2018 @02:40PM Arbitrary Deadlines Are the Enemy of Creativity, According to Harvard Research
Thursday January 04, 2018 @06:30PM The Most Productive Days and Times In 2017
Thursday January 04, 2018 @04:55PM How Do Americans Define Online Harassment?
Thursday January 04, 2018 @02:25PM Oceans Suffocating as Huge Dead Zones Quadruple Since 1950, Scientists Warn
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @01:33PM Alcohol Can Cause Irreversible Genetic Damage To Stem Cells, Says Study
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @01:02PM Price Tag On Gene Therapy For Rare Form of Blindness: $850K
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @08:43AM Energy Department Permanently Closes Damaged Hanford Nuclear Reservation Tank
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @07:00PM Scientists Can Now Blame Individual Natural Disasters On Climate Change
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:53PM Scientists Get Closer To Replicating Human Sperm
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @01:21PM It's So Cold Outside That Sharks Are Actually Freezing to Death
Monday January 01, 2018 @09:29PM Want to Be Happy? Think Like an Old Person
Monday January 01, 2018 @02:11PM UK 'Faces Build-up of Plastic Waste'
Sunday December 31, 2017 @08:25PM Some Hopeful Predictions for 2018
Sunday December 31, 2017 @01:15PM America's Doctors Are Performing Expensive Procedures That Don't Work
Sunday December 31, 2017 @01:12PM Dental Floss May Have No Medical Benefits, Says AP Report
Saturday December 30, 2017 @09:38PM Construction Workers Find 30 Perfectly Preserved Dinosaur Eggs
Saturday December 30, 2017 @12:12AM Math Says You're Driving Wrong and It's Slowing Us All Down
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:23PM How Pirates Of The Caribbean Hijacked America's Metric System
Thursday December 28, 2017 @02:50PM People Who Know How the News Is Made Resist Conspiratorial Thinking
Thursday December 28, 2017 @02:46PM Leaving the House Linked To Longevity in Older Adults
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:26PM Empirical Research Reveals Three Big Problems With How Patents Are Vetted
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @01:17PM If Dogs Can Smell Cancer, Why Don't They Screen People?
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @08:24PM Google's Voice-Generating AI Is Now Indistinguishable From Humans
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @01:39PM Flying in Airplanes Exposes People To More Radiation Than Standing Next To a Nuclear Reactor
Friday December 22, 2017 @08:43PM Experts Cast Doubt on 'Alien Alloys' in the New York Times' UFO Story
Friday December 22, 2017 @07:42PM The Lower Your Social Class, the 'Wiser' You Are, Suggests New Study
Thursday December 21, 2017 @10:24AM A Federal Ban On Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted
Thursday December 21, 2017 @08:51AM Where in the World is Mars' Water?
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @06:26PM FDA Approves First-Ever Gene Therapy For Inherited Form of Blindness
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:41PM Interstellar Object 'Oumuamua' Appears To Be Wrapped In An Organic Insulation Layer
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:32PM Oumuamua Appears To Be Wrapped In An Organic Insulation Layer
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:25PM France Passes Law To Ban All Oil, Gas Production By 2040
Monday December 18, 2017 @07:52PM Scientists Confirm There Was Life On Earth 3.5 Billion Years Ago
Monday December 18, 2017 @06:26PM Older Adults' Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep, Study Says
Monday December 18, 2017 @04:54PM CDC Director Says No Words Are Actually Banned At the CDC
Saturday December 16, 2017 @09:38PM Trump Administration Prohibits CDC Policy Analysts From Using the Words 'Science-Based'
Friday December 15, 2017 @09:39PM The Science That's Never Been Cited
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:18PM The Science That's Never Been Cited
Thursday December 14, 2017 @05:48PM Astronomers Have Come Up With a Better Way To Weigh Millions of Solitary Stars
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:02PM Noninvasive Radiation Therapy Halts Deadly Heart Rhythm
Thursday December 14, 2017 @02:16PM Google AI Unearths 8th Planet Orbiting Kepler 90 In Draco Constellation
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:53PM Solar Power and Batteries Are Encroaching On Natural Gas In Energy Production
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @03:05PM The Environmental Cost of Internet Porn
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @02:56PM Universities Spend Millions on Accessing Results of Publicly Funded Research
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @08:12PM Why Meteoroids Explode Before Hitting the Earth
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @01:41PM Paris Summit Finds New Money, Tech To Fight Climate Change
Monday December 11, 2017 @06:59PM Ask Slashdot: What Is Your View On UFO Sightings?
Monday December 11, 2017 @06:46PM Synthetic DNA-Based Drug Is First To Slow Progress of Huntington's Disease
Saturday December 09, 2017 @04:36PM New Satellite Experiment Helps Confirm Einstein's Equivalence Principle
Friday December 08, 2017 @06:17PM Reading Information Aloud To Yourself Improves Memory
Friday December 08, 2017 @05:48PM Toyota's New Power Plant Will Create Clean Energy From Manure
Friday December 08, 2017 @01:44PM 'Nature' Editorial Juxtaposes FOIA Email Release With Illegal Hacking
Thursday December 07, 2017 @08:36PM Almost All Bronze Age Artifacts Were Made From Meteorite Iron
Thursday December 07, 2017 @04:20PM What It Looks Like When You Fry Your Eye In An Eclipse
Thursday December 07, 2017 @09:00AM The Firestorm This Time: Why Los Angeles Is Burning
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @06:34PM Earth Will Likely Be Much Warmer In 2100 Than We Anticipated, Scientists Warn
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @05:42PM Victims of Mystery Attacks In Cuba Left With Anomalies In Brain Tissue
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @12:30PM Air Pollution Harm To Unborn Babies May Be Global Health Catastrophe, Warn Doctors
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @12:22AM New Evidence Points To Icy Plate Tectonics On Europa
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @06:37PM 'Watershed' Medical Trial Proves Type 2 Diabetes Can Be Reversed
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @03:36PM Why Some People Can Hear Silent GIF
Monday December 04, 2017 @11:11PM The Compelling Case For Working Less
Monday December 04, 2017 @10:41PM The World's Astonishing Dependence On Fossil Fuels Hasn't Changed In 40 Years
Monday December 04, 2017 @05:45PM Fewer Toys Gives Kids a Better Quality of Playtime, Study Claims
Monday December 04, 2017 @02:48PM Nations Agree To Ban Fishing in Arctic Ocean For At Least 16 Years
Monday December 04, 2017 @01:42AM Silicon Valley Billionaires Award $22 Million in 'Breakthrough Prizes'
Monday December 04, 2017 @12:19AM Two Stars Collided And Solved Half of Astronomy's Problems. Now What?
Sunday December 03, 2017 @12:36AM Can Researchers Detect Irregular Heart Rhythms with the Apple Watch?
Saturday December 02, 2017 @12:21AM Your Brain 'Blinks' When Your Attention Shifts, Researchers Discover
Friday December 01, 2017 @06:24PM China's Dark Matter Probe Detects Tantalizing Signal
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:24PM Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37 Years
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:23PM Controversial Study Claims 'Smartphone Addiction' Alters the Brain
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:01PM Health Risks To Farmworkers Increase As Workforce Ages
Thursday November 30, 2017 @04:24PM CNN Visualizes Climate Change-Driven Arctic Melt With 360-Degree VR Video
Thursday November 30, 2017 @02:22PM An Unconscious Patient With a 'DO NOT RESUSCITATE' Tattoo
Thursday November 30, 2017 @08:54AM DNA Analysis Finds That Yetis Are Actually Bears
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @07:20PM Study Finds Dogs Are Brainier Than Cats
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @06:44PM Physicists Made An Unprecedented 53 Qubit Quantum Simulator
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @03:57PM Scientists Call For Ban On Glitter, Say It's a Global Hazard That Pollutes Oceans
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @11:13AM This Impenetrable Program Is Transforming How Courts Treat DNA Evidence
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @08:03PM AI Goes Bilingual -- Without a Dictionary
Monday November 27, 2017 @05:56PM Scientists Have Built Robot Muscles That Can Lift 1,000 Times Their Own Weight
Sunday November 26, 2017 @11:20PM Could Collapsing Antarctic Glaciers Raise Sea Levels Sooner Than Expected?
Saturday November 25, 2017 @05:22PM Flat Earther Plans To Launch Homemade Manned Rocket
Friday November 24, 2017 @10:52PM Lightning Can Trigger Nuclear Reactions, Creating Rare Atomic Isotopes
Friday November 24, 2017 @06:08PM Living In Nuclear Disaster Fallout Zone Would Be No Worse Than Living In London, Research Suggests
Friday November 24, 2017 @04:34PM How Coral Researchers Are Coping With the Death of Reefs
Thursday November 23, 2017 @02:31PM Why Do Left-Handers Excel at Certain Elite Sports But Not Others?
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:36PM Flowing Water On Mars' Surface May Just Be Rolling Sand Instead
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:31PM Study Finds Different Types of Alcohol Can Determine Different Moods
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:18PM Apple Scientists Disclose Self-Driving Car Research
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:10PM Night Being 'Lost' To Artificial Light
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @11:41AM Turkeys Are Twice as Big as They Were in 1960
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @06:19PM Russia Detects a Significant Radiation Spike In Mountains Close To Soviet-Era Nuclear Plant
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:43PM How the Sugar Industry Tried To Hide Health Effects of Its Product 50 Years Ago
Monday November 20, 2017 @05:43PM UCLA Researchers Use Solar To Create and Store Hydrogen
Monday November 20, 2017 @05:24PM Study of Recent Interstellar Asteroid Reveals Bizarre Shape
Monday November 20, 2017 @12:42AM Upsurge in Big Earthquakes Predicted for 2018
Sunday November 19, 2017 @07:34PM First Ever Anti-Aging Gene Discovered In a Secluded Amish Community
Sunday November 19, 2017 @06:27PM What They Don't Tell You About Climate Change
Sunday November 19, 2017 @04:49PM What They Don't Tell You About Climate Change
Saturday November 18, 2017 @09:26PM Scientists Develop Kill Switches In Case Bioengineered Microbes Go Rogue
Saturday November 18, 2017 @02:39PM Could a Helium-Resistant Material Usher In an Age of Nuclear Fusion?
Friday November 17, 2017 @11:27PM Study of 500,000 Teens Suggests Association Between Excessive Screen Time and Depression
Friday November 17, 2017 @06:07PM A Stable Plasma Ring Has Been Created In Open Air For the First Time Ever
Thursday November 16, 2017 @08:05PM Stanford Trains AI To Diagnose Pneumonia Better Than a Radiologist In Just Two Months
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @08:29PM Astronomers Find An Earth-Size World Just 11 Light Years Away
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @08:11PM Researchers Analyze DNA From 'Supercentenarians' Aged 110+ To Discover Secret To Longevity
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @07:27PM League of Legends Rank Predicts IQ, Study Finds
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @01:25PM US Scientists Try 1st Gene Editing in the Body
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @01:12PM Elon Musk's 'Scientific Method'
Monday November 13, 2017 @03:58PM More Than 15,000 Scientists From 184 Countries Issue 'Warning To Humanity'
Sunday November 12, 2017 @11:29PM New Study Suggests We Don't Understand Supervolcanoes
Saturday November 11, 2017 @05:22PM Your Visual Skills Are Not Correlated To Your IQ
Saturday November 11, 2017 @12:44AM The Computer Scientist Who Prefers Voting With Paper
Friday November 10, 2017 @11:48PM How Two Scientists Accurately Predicted Global Warming in 1967
Friday November 10, 2017 @09:42PM Is Physical Law an Alien Intelligence?
Friday November 10, 2017 @06:02PM NASA Discovers Mantle Plume That's Melting Antarctica From Below
Thursday November 09, 2017 @06:14PM Human Mini-Brains Growing Inside Rat Bodies Are Starting To Integrate
Thursday November 09, 2017 @01:09PM Cities Are Scolding Countries at UN Climate Conference To Cut Emissions
Thursday November 09, 2017 @12:21PM Indian Capital Declares Emergency as Toxic Smog Thickens By the Hour
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @04:32PM Scientists Save Child's Life By Growing Him New Skin
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @05:23PM EPA Approves Release of Bacteria-Carrying Mosquitoes To 20 States
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @05:18PM 'Quark Fusion' Produces Eight Times More Energy Than Nuclear Fusion
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @05:15PM New Technology Should Be Neither Feared Nor Trusted
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @04:21PM The US Is Now the Only Country In the World To Reject the Paris Climate Deal
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:27PM Sleep Deprivation Disrupts Brain-Cell Communication, Study Finds
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:11PM US Court Grants ISPs and Search Engine Blockade of Sci-Hub
Monday November 06, 2017 @05:42PM Florida Attempts the Largest Hydraulic Restoration Project In the World To Save the Everglades
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:33AM The Disappearing American Grad Student
Saturday November 04, 2017 @07:49PM Hole In The Ozone Layer Smallest In 29 Years
Friday November 03, 2017 @07:28PM 3D Printing Doubles the Strength of Stainless Steel
Thursday November 02, 2017 @04:21PM Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming and Humans Are the Cause
Thursday November 02, 2017 @12:07PM 'Discovery of the Century': Mysterious Void Discovered In Egypt's Great Pyramid
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @06:24PM Scientists Have Mathematical Proof That It's Impossible To Stop Aging
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @06:06PM The Asteroid That Wiped Out Dinosaurs Plunged Earth Into Catastrophic Winter
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @05:39PM Every Other Summer Will Shatter Heat Records Within a Decade
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @05:31PM Scientists Prove Emoticons Are Not Universally Understood
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @04:19PM Can Japan Burn Flammable Ice For Energy?
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @05:10AM Can Japan And Other Countries Burn Flammable Ice To Generate Energy?
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @05:05PM MIT Researchers Trained AI To Write Horror Stories Based On 140,000 Reddit Posts
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @11:26AM New VibWrite System Uses Finger Vibrations to Authenticate Users