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Google's AR Microscope Quickly Highlights Cancer Cells 34 comments
Doctors Tried To Lower $148K Cancer Drug Cost; Makers Tripled Its Price 347 comments
Senate Confirms Climate Denier With No Scientific Credentials To Head NASA 491 comments
'Sea Nomads' Are First Known Humans Genetically Adapted To Diving 104 comments
No One Knows How Long the US Coastline Is 186 comments
AI Helps Grow 6 Billion Roaches at China's Largest Breeding Site 100 comments
Since 2016, Half of All Coral In the Great Barrier Reef Has Died 221 comments
Pasta Is Good For You, Say Scientists Funded By Big Pasta 219 comments
MIT Discovers Way To Mass-Produce Graphene In Large Sheets 62 comments
SpaceX Launches NASA's Planet-Hunting Satellite, Successfully Lands Its Falcon 9 Rocket 37 comments
FDA Approves First Contact Lenses That Turn Dark In Bright Sunlight 104 comments
More Than 95% of World's Population Breathing Unhealthy Air, Says New Report 93 comments
Amazon Shelves Plan To Sell Prescription Drugs 70 comments
NASA Planet-Hunter Set For Launch 34 comments
NASA's Got a Plan For a 'Galactic Positioning System' To Save Astronauts Lost in Space 102 comments
Diamonds in Sudan Meteorite 'Are Remnants of Lost Planet' 43 comments
Scientists Accidentally Create Mutant Enzyme That Eats Plastic Bottles 219 comments
The Scientific Paper Is Obsolete 152 comments
Researchers Find Genetic Cause For Alzheimer's, Possible Method To Reverse It 113 comments
ULA Is Livestreaming An Atlas V Rocket Launch 59 comments
NASA May Fly Humans On the Less Powerful Version of Its Deep-Space Rocket 27 comments
'Is Curing Patients a Sustainable Business Model?' Goldman Sachs Analysts Ask 367 comments
Ocean Current That Keeps Europe Warm Is Weakening Because of Climate Change 187 comments
Hubble Telescope Discovers a Light-Bending 'Einstein Ring' In Space 71 comments
XPRIZE Projects Aim To Convert CO2 Emissions, But Skepticism Remains 83 comments
Researchers Devise a Way To Generate Provably Random Numbers Using Quantum Mechanics 139 comments
Late To Bed, Early To Die? Night Owls May Die Sooner 215 comments
FDA Approves AI-Powered Software To Detect Diabetic Retinopathy 34 comments
The Personality Traits That Put You At Risk For Smartphone Addiction 73 comments
Eating World's Hottest Pepper Sparks Brain Disorder, Thunderclap Headaches 155 comments
Theranos Lays Off Almost All of Its Remaining Workers 91 comments
Northrop Grumman, Not SpaceX, Reported To Be at Fault For Loss of Top-Secret Zuma Satellite 70 comments
FDA Worried Drug Was Risky; Now Reports of Deaths Spark Concern 183 comments
One-Degree Rise In Temperature Causes Ripple Effect In World's Largest High Arctic Lake 303 comments
Scientists Discover That Puffin Beaks Are Fluorescent 36 comments
Did Harvard Scientists Predict The End of the Universe? 155 comments
New Theory Suggests Dinosaurs Were Already Dying When Asteroid Hit 167 comments
Anticipating the Dangers of Space Radiation 23 comments
Scientists Modify A 3D Printer To Print All-Liquid Structures 15 comments
Center of the Milky Way Has Thousands of Black Holes, Study Shows 64 comments
Hot-Air Dryers Suck In Nasty Bathroom Bacteria, Shoot Them At Your Hands 133 comments
Researchers Develop Device That Can 'Hear' Your Internal Voice 108 comments
SpaceX Can't Broadcast Earth Images Because of a Murky License 177 comments
Canada Has Pulled Off a Brain Heist 351 comments
Humans Produce New Brain Cells Throughout Their Lives, Say Researchers 57 comments
Computer Searches Telescope Data For Evidence of Distant Planets 12 comments
Scientists Harvest First Vegetables in Antarctic Greenhouse 83 comments
Drug-Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Pose Growing Threat 87 comments
US' Proposed China Tariffs Would Target Robotics, Satellites 208 comments
NASA Hires Lockheed Martin To Build Quiet Supersonic X-Plane 98 comments
MIT Severs Ties To Company Promoting Fatal Brain Uploading 55 comments
Hubble Space Telescope Spots the Farthest Known Star 74 comments
SpaceX Completes Its Seventh Successful Mission of 2018 With Launch of CRS-14 24 comments
Large Crack in East African Rift is Evidence of Continent Splitting in Two 81 comments
Interviews: Ask a Question To Christine Peterson, the Nanotech Expert Who Coined the Term 'Open Source' 246 comments
CRISPR-Altered Plants Are Not Going To Be Regulated (For Now) 284 comments
Chinese Space Station Burns Up On Re-entry in South Pacific 54 comments
Should We Revive Extinct Species? 203 comments
Was The Florida Pedestrian Bridge Collapse Triggered By Post-Tensioning? 138 comments
Two Studies Find 'Clear Evidence' That Cellphone Radiation Causes Cancer In Rats 217 comments
AI Predicts Your Lifespan Using Activity Tracking Apps 48 comments
EPA Prepares To Roll Back Rules Requiring Cars To Be Cleaner and More Efficient 378 comments
AI Tool, Which Has Digested Nearly Every Reaction Ever Performed, Can Invent New Ways To Create Complex Molecules 41 comments
Poor Grades Tied To Class Times That Don't Match Our Biological Clocks 294 comments
An Up-Close Look At the Parker Solar Probe -- the Spacecraft That Will Skim the Sun's Surface 121 comments
Scientists Explain the Sound of Knuckle Cracking 86 comments
FCC Authorizes SpaceX's Ambitious Satellite Internet Plans 102 comments
X-ray 'Ghost Images' Could Cut Radiation Doses 21 comments
China, in Search of Water, is Building a Rain-Making Network Three Times the Size of Spain 111 comments
Consumer Genetic Tests May Have a Lot of False Positives 99 comments
Galaxy Without Any Dark Matter Baffles Astronomers 200 comments
New Deep-Learning Software Knows How To Make Desired Organic Molecules 46 comments
Meet the Interstitium, the Largest Organ We Never Knew We Had 208 comments
James Webb Space Telescope, NASA's Next Hubble, Delayed Again 83 comments
Wind and Solar Can Power Most of the United States, Says Study 417 comments
More Than 75 Percent of Earth's Land Areas Are 'Broken,' Major Report Finds 145 comments
Flat-Earther's Steam-Powered Rocket Lofts Him 1,875 Feet Up Into Mojave Desert 410 comments
Breakthrough Study Reveals How LSD Dissolves a Person's Sense of Self 119 comments
Ask Slashdot: Can FOSS Help In the Fight Against Climate Change? 154 comments
Hilarious (and Terrifying?) Ways Algorithms Have Outsmarted Their Creators 75 comments
Researchers Test Tooth-Mounted Sensor-Enabled Chips 28 comments
Can We Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria With Non-Antibiotic Drugs? 62 comments
British Scientists Develop Wearable MRI Scanner 29 comments
One Startup is Using Phone Calls and Other Inexpensive Means To Save TB Patients 30 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is Beaming Down In Star Trek a Death Sentence? 593 comments
A Star Grazed Our Solar System 70,000 Years Ago, Early Humans Likely Saw It 164 comments
SpaceX Launch Last Year Punched Huge, Temporary Hole In the Ionosphere 76 comments
World's Largest Animal Study On Cell Tower Radiation Confirms Cancer Link 242 comments
Researchers Finally Solve Mystery of 'Alien' Skeleton 49 comments
SpaceX Indicates It Will Manufacture the BFR Rocket In Los Angeles 95 comments
Did Stephen Hawking Owe a Nobel Physicist a Subscription To a Softcore Porn Magazine? 106 comments
Patients Regain Sight After Groundbreaking Trial 73 comments
Machine Learning Spots Treasure Trove of Elusive Viruses 28 comments
How a Virus Spreads Through an Airplane Cabin 76 comments
Lead Exposure Kills Hundreds of Thousands of Adults Every Year in the US, Study Finds 220 comments
AI Can Diagnose Prostate Cancer As Well As a Pathologist 58 comments
How Einstein Lost His Bearings, and With Them, General Relativity 119 comments
Are Research Papers Less Accurate and Truthful Than in the Past? 119 comments
Once Written Off for Dead, the Aral Sea Is Now Full of Life 50 comments
Can Problems From Climate Change Be Addressed With Science? 295 comments
Google Open Sources Its Exoplanet-Hunting AI 16 comments
Researchers Claim They Can Predict Where Lightning Is Likely To Strike 37 comments
The Ordinary Engineering Behind the Horrifying Florida Bridge Collapse 276 comments
Microplastics Found In 93 Percent of Bottled Water Tested In Global Study 177 comments
No, Space Did Not Permanently Alter 7 Percent of Scott Kelly's DNA 51 comments
NASA's Planet-Hunting Kepler Space Telescope Is Running Out of Fuel 84 comments
Planting GMOs Kills So Many Bugs That It Helps Non-GMO Crops 282 comments
Daily Dose of Violent Video Games Causes 'No Significant Changes' In Behavior, Study Finds 192 comments
Scientists Create a Way For People With Amputations To Feel Their Prosthetics 42 comments
All Disk Galaxies Rotate Once Every Billion Years 89 comments
Air Pollution is Bad For Productivity, Even in Office Jobs 41 comments
Microsoft Announces Breakthrough In Chinese-To-English Machine Translation 72 comments
A Brief History of Stephen Hawking 48 comments
SEC Charges Theranos, CEO Elizabeth Holmes With 'Massive Fraud' 128 comments
Extreme Winter Weather In the US Linked To a Warming Arctic 219 comments
UFO Disclosure Group Releases Newest Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet UFO Encounter Video 242 comments
Stephen Hawking, Who Examined the Universe and Explained Black Holes, Dies at 76 307 comments
China's Anti-Pollution Initiative Produces Stellar Results 84 comments
Media Reports About a Massive Geomagnetic Storm Hitting Earth on March 18 Are Inaccurate, NOAA Says 50 comments
Sleeping In Rooms With Even a Little Light Can Increase Risk of Depression, Study Finds 177 comments
Elon Musk: SpaceX's Mars Rocket Could Fly Short Flights By Next Year 144 comments
Elon Musk: The Danger of AI is Much Greater Than Nuclear Warheads. We Need Regulatory Oversight Of AI Development. 322 comments
EPA's Science Advisory Board Has Not Met in 6 Months 212 comments
Could This Bold New Technique Boost Gravitational-Wave Detection? 32 comments
Can Electricity Travel Through Space on Astrophysical Jets? 313 comments
Scientists Unsure Where Chinese Space Station Will Crash To Earth 78 comments
FCC Accuses Stealthy Startup of Launching Rogue Satellites 128 comments
Researchers Discover Colistin-Heteroresistant Germs In the US 75 comments
MIT Plans To Build Nuclear Fusion Plant By 2033 170 comments
Pockets of Water May Lay Deep Below Earth's Surface 68 comments
Sea Level Rise in the SF Bay Area Just Got a Lot More Dire 291 comments
Researchers Provide Likely Explanation For the 'Sonic Weapon' Used At the US Embassy In Cuba 112 comments
132-Year-Old Science Experiment Washes Ashore In Australia 55 comments
Amazon Launches a Low-Cost Version of Prime For Medicaid Recipients 88 comments
Adult Human Brains Do Not Produce New Neurons, Study Suggests 76 comments
NASA Spacecraft Reveals Jupiter's Interior In Unprecedented Detail 52 comments
Researcher Admits Study That Claimed Uber Drivers Earn $3.37 An Hour Was Not Correct 101 comments
Diabetes Is Actually Five Separate Diseases, Research Suggests 114 comments
Videogame Lobbyists Join Scientists To Fight 'Gaming Disorder' Classification 72 comments
Stars Billions Of Years Old Drop Big Clue To Early Universe 20 comments
IBM's Watson Is Going To Space 59 comments
Scientists Find Life In 'Mars-Like' Chilean Desert 54 comments
Nokia, Vodafone To Bring 4G To the Moon 80 comments
Microbes Found in Earth's Deep Ocean Might Grow on Saturn's Moon Enceladus 69 comments
Relying on Renewables Alone Significantly Inflates the Cost of Overhauling Energy 248 comments
Children Struggle To Hold Pencils Due To Too Much Tech, Doctors Say 314 comments
Math Shows Some Black Holes Erase Your Past and Give You Unlimited Futures 190 comments
Jupiter's Great Red Spot May Soon Disappear 80 comments
Scientists Say Space Aliens Could Hack Our Planet 293 comments
Putting Civilization in a Box For Space Means Choosing Our Legacy 92 comments
Japanese Scientists Invent Floating 'Firefly' Light 28 comments
The College Board Pushes To Make Computer Science a High School Graduation Requirement 132 comments
The 'Loudness' of Our Thoughts Affects How We Judge External Sounds 35 comments
Major New Study Confirms Antidepressants Really Do Work 234 comments
Amateur Astronomer Spots Supernova Right As It Begins 52 comments
Antarctica Is Losing Ice Faster Every Year 268 comments
Nearly Half of Parents Worry Their Child Is Addicted To Mobile Devices, Study Finds 129 comments
SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon 9 Carrying Starlink Demo Satellites 51 comments
A Biohacker Regrets Publicly Injecting Himself With CRISPR 131 comments
Bigelow Launching New Company To Sell Private Space Stations 57 comments
Scientists Discover a New Way To Use DNA As a Storage Device 68 comments
Matching DNA To a Diet Doesn't Work 70 comments
Researchers Develop Online Game That Teaches Players How To Spread Misinformation 148 comments
Ocean-wide Sensor Array Provides New Look at Global Ocean Current 73 comments
Humanity's Biggest Machines Will Be Built in Space 147 comments
Scientists Grow Sheep Embryos Containing Human Cells 51 comments
New Scanning Technique Reveals Secrets Behind Great Paintings 26 comments
73 Percent of Fish In the Northwestern Atlantic Have Microplastics In Their Guts 88 comments
Would You Fear Alien Life or Welcome It? 226 comments
Coffee Beans Are Good For Birds, Fancy Brew Or Not 32 comments
Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by FDA. 21 comments
Household Products Now Rival Cars As a Source of Air Pollution, Say Scientists 85 comments
Researchers Warn of Extraterrestrial Hacks 16 comments
SpaceX Hits Two Milestones In Plan For Low-Latency Satellite Broadband 82 comments
Ultra-Processed Foods May Be Linked To Cancer, Says Study 322 comments
Tesla Roadster Elon Musk Launched Into Space Has 6 Percent Chance of Hitting Earth In the Next Million Years 150 comments
To Fight Fatal Infections, Hospitals May Turn to Algorithms 4 comments
The Next Falcon Heavy Will Carry the Most Powerful Atomic Clock Ever Launched 128 comments
New Horizons Probe Captures Images At Record Distance From Earth 55 comments
Hospitals May Turn To Algorithms To Fight Fatal Infections 55 comments
25 Years of Satellite Data Shows Global Warming Is Accelerating Sea Level Rise 343 comments
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Center Booster Lacked Ignition Fluid To Light Engines and Land On Platform 171 comments
The Flu and Airports 180 comments
The Trump Administration is Moving To Privatize the International Space Station: Report 236 comments
A Chemical Bath and a Hot-press Can Transform Wood Into a Material That is Stronger Than Steel, Researchers Find 251 comments
Searching For Lithium Deposits With Satellites 49 comments
Is Social Media Causing Childhood Depression? 131 comments
Researchers Discover Efficient Way To Filter Salt, Metal Ions From Water 67 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Is Missing In Tech Today? 357 comments
Budget Deal Has Tax Credit Extensions For Nuclear, Fuel Cells, Carbon Capture 104 comments
'Sinking' Pacific Nation Tuvalu Is Actually Getting Bigger 152 comments
First Human Eggs Grown In Laboratory 43 comments
Elon Musk Explains Why SpaceX Prefers Clusters of Small Engines 240 comments
Spread of Breast Cancer Linked To Compound In Asparagus and Other Foods 74 comments
Researchers Create Simulation Of a Simple Worm's Neural Network 75 comments
Engineering Marvel of the Winter Olympics: A Broom 88 comments
Wikipedia Has Become a Science Reference Source Even Though Scientists Don't Cite it 140 comments
US Suicides Spiked 10 Percent After Robin Williams's Death, Study Finds 245 comments
FDA Declares Popular Alt-Medicine Kratom an Opioid 230 comments
Many Animals Can Count, Some Better Than You 61 comments
Scientists Create a New Form of Matter: Superionic Water Ice 62 comments
SpaceX Successfully Lands Two Falcon Heavy Boosters Simultaneously After Rocket Launch [Update] 446 comments
Female Uber Drivers Get Paid Less Than Men, Says Study 338 comments
The Mutant All-Female Crayfish, Which Reproduces by Cloning Itself, Is Filling Europe at Alarming Speed 279 comments
Drones Could Soon Be Used To Deliver Medical Supplies in North Carolina 32 comments
The Arctic is Full of Toxic Mercury, and Climate Change is Going To Release it 195 comments
Scientists May Have Discovered the First Planets Outside the Milky Way 74 comments
New York's $6 Billion Plan For Offshore Wind Shows That Oil Drilling Really Is On the Way Out 399 comments
SpaceX Has Received Permission From the US Government To Launch Elon Musk's Car Toward Mars 225 comments
Japan Launches the World's Smallest Satellite-Carrying Rocket 64 comments
Gut Microbes Combine To Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests 43 comments
NIH Study Links Cellphone Radiation To Cancer In Male Rats 130 comments
Laser Scans Reveal Maya 'Megalopolis' Below Guatemalan Jungle 64 comments
A Search For Insomnia Genes Involving 1.3 Million People is the Largest Genetic Study Ever 37 comments
NFL Players With Long and Short Careers Have Similar Death Risk, Study Finds 145 comments
This Chinese Math Problem Has No Answer. Perhaps, It Has a Lot of Them. 443 comments
Insect Die-off: Even Common Species Are Becoming Rare 127 comments
Hoping That Sucking CO2 From the Air Will Fix the Climate? Good Luck 316 comments
NASA Poised To Topple a Planet-Finding Barrier 66 comments
SpaceX Successfully Launches Satellite Into Orbit On a Used Falcon 9 Rocket 38 comments
'Hello!' Says the Human. 'Hello!' Pipes the Orca Right Back. 83 comments
How To Watch the 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Lunar Eclipse 90 comments
Pocket-Sized DNA Reader Used To Scan Entire Human Genome Sequence 76 comments
Amazon's Push Into Healthcare Just Cost the Industry $30 Billion In Market Cap 412 comments
Naked Mole Rats Defy Mortality Mathematics 320 comments
Drug Firms Shipped 20.8 Million Pain Pills To West Virginia Town of 2,900 347 comments
AI May Have Finally Decoded the Mysterious 'Voynich Manuscript' 203 comments
Researchers Find More Evidence For the Strange Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer's 99 comments
Volkswagen Admits To Testing Diesel Fumes On Monkeys 151 comments
One in 50 of Us is Face Blind -- and Many Don't Even Realize 202 comments
Do Particles Have Consciousness? 498 comments
Rocket Lab Criticized For Launching Their Own Private 'Star' Into Orbit 265 comments
Scientists Discover the Oldest Human Fossils Outside Africa 107 comments
Amateur Astronomer Discovers Long-Dead NASA Satellite Has Come Back To Life 62 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Kind of Societies Will the First Mars Colonies Be? 305 comments
Genes that Your Parents Don't Pass To You Still Shape Who You Are, Study Finds 57 comments
Microbes May Help Astronauts Transform Human Waste Into Food 103 comments
Plastic Pollution Is Killing Coral Reefs, 4-Year Study Finds 90 comments
Researchers Warn of Physics-Based Attacks On Sensors 85 comments
Scientists Calculate Carbon Emissions of Your Sandwich 258 comments
The Doomsday Clock Just Ticked Closer To Midnight 319 comments
Study Links Decline In Teenagers' Happiness To Smartphones 158 comments
Scientists Develop Glucose-Tracking Smart Contact Lenses Comfortable Enough To Wear 35 comments
Trump Administration Wants To End NASA Funding For ISS By 2025 344 comments
How a PhD Student Unlocked 1 Bitcoin Hidden In DNA 58 comments
Apple Adds Medical Records Feature For iPhone 101 comments
Two Twin Long-Tailed Macaque Monkeys Are the First Primates Cloned Using the Dolly Method 61 comments
1.7-Billion-Year-Old Chunk of North America Found Sticking To Australia 122 comments
Official: No One Is Going To Win the Google Lunar X Prize Competition 33 comments
Half-Assed Solar Geoengineering Is Worse Than Climate Change Itself 164 comments
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