Slashdot Items Tagged "science"

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Tuesday July 26, 2016 @09:52AM 54C Recorded In Kuwait Likely Hottest On Record In Asia
Monday July 25, 2016 @11:49PM Feds To Deploy Anti-Drone Software Near Wildfires
Monday July 25, 2016 @06:00PM Chinese State Company Unveils World's Largest Seaplane
Monday July 25, 2016 @04:26PM MIT Developed A Movie Screen That Brings Glasses-Free 3D To All Seats
Friday July 22, 2016 @07:23PM CRISPR: Chinese Scientists To Pioneer Gene-Editing Trial On Humans
Friday July 22, 2016 @05:18PM Issa Bill Would Kill A Big H-1B Loophole
Friday July 22, 2016 @04:20PM Scientists' Biggest Search For Dark Matter To Date Just Turned Up Nothing
Friday July 22, 2016 @02:43AM Scientists Find Chemical-Free Way To Extend Milk's Shelf Life For Up To 3 Weeks
Thursday July 21, 2016 @08:18PM Large Source Of Hydrogen Gas May Lie Near Slow-Spreading Tectonic Plates Under The Ocean
Thursday July 21, 2016 @07:20PM Man Builds $1.5 Million Star Trek-Themed Home Theater
Thursday July 21, 2016 @12:41AM 47 Years Ago Today, Apollo 11 Landed On the Moon
Thursday July 21, 2016 @12:22AM Tesla's 'Master Plan, Part Deux' Includes Trucks, Buses and Ride-Sharing
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @08:46PM Corning Unveils Gorilla Glass 5, Can Survive Drops 'Up To 80% Of The Time'
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @05:54PM EPA's Gasoline Efficiency Tests Provide No Valid Information At All
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @05:01PM There's A 50% Chance of Another Chernobyl Before 2050, Say Safety Specialists
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @12:03AM The Flux Capacitor Becomes World's Fastest Street-Legal Electric Car
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @08:31PM Neuroscientists Have Isolated The Part Of The Brain That Controls Free Will
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @08:10PM Facebook Pitches Laser Beams As The High-Speed Internet Of The Future
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @07:48PM Technology Is Making Doctors Feel Like Glorified Data Entry Clerks
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @06:49PM Amazon Patents Way To Turn Lampposts, Church Steeples Into Drone Perches
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @05:34PM MIT's Ori Robotic Modular Furniture Is Designed To Make Small Places Feel More Roomy
Monday July 18, 2016 @07:51PM Researchers Develop Atomic-Scale Hard Drive That Writes Information Atom By Atom
Monday July 18, 2016 @01:57PM SpaceX Successfully Lands Falcon 9 Rocket On Solid Ground For the Second Time
Saturday July 16, 2016 @03:17PM Energy Prices Skyrocket in South Australia
Saturday July 16, 2016 @11:20AM Encrypted DNA Storage Investigated by DOE Researchers
Saturday July 16, 2016 @01:41AM Russia Is Building a Nuclear Space Bomber
Friday July 15, 2016 @05:53PM Slashdot Asks: Would You Eat Lab-Grown Meat?
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:39PM Do You Have A Living Doppelgänger?
Friday July 15, 2016 @02:04AM Null Island: The Land of Lousy Directional Data
Friday July 15, 2016 @01:35AM Alzheimer's Gene Already Shrinking Brain By Age of Three
Thursday July 14, 2016 @09:14PM How President Jimmy Carter Saved The Space Shuttle
Thursday July 14, 2016 @05:34PM Obesity Is Three Times As Deadly For Men Than Women, Says Study
Thursday July 14, 2016 @04:49PM CleanSpace CO Sensor Runs On Freevolt RF Harvesting
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @05:27PM Parents Upset After Their Boy Was 'Knocked Down and Run Over' By A Security Robot
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @12:11AM US Judge Throws Out Cell Phone 'Stingray' Evidence For The First Time
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @07:51PM NASA's Juno Spacecraft Sends First Images From Jupiter
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @04:38PM Honda Unveils First Hybrid Motor Without Heavy Rare Earth Metals
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @12:58AM Study Shows Thumb-Sucking and Nail-Biting Can Be Good For Kids
Monday July 11, 2016 @06:20PM New Dwarf Planet Discovered In Outer Solar System
Monday July 11, 2016 @05:09PM Can Tech Workers Skip The Olympics As Easily As Athletes?
Sunday July 10, 2016 @02:37PM Insect-Devouring Bats Now Welcomed in New York
Sunday July 10, 2016 @11:20AM Is A Rational Nation Ruled By Science A Terrible Idea?
Sunday July 10, 2016 @09:08AM How Richard Feynman's Diagrams Almost Saved Space
Friday July 08, 2016 @08:54PM First Water Clouds Reported Outside The Solar System
Friday July 08, 2016 @06:23PM Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Fails Consumer Reports Water-Resistance Test
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:31AM Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Banned From Owning a Lab
Thursday July 07, 2016 @07:09PM Robot Stingray Is Powered By Rat Heart Cells
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:06PM UW, Microsoft Successfully Encoded 200MB of Data Onto Synthetic DNA Molecules
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:28AM Pod Planes Could Change Travel Forever
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @07:40PM Theranos Faces Congressional Inquiry Over Faulty Blood Tests
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @06:57PM Hyperloop One Says It Can Connect Helsinki To Stockholm In Under 30 Minutes
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @02:01PM Google's DeepMind AI To Use 1 Million NHS Eye Scans To Spot Diseases Earlier
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @11:05AM MRI Software Bugs Could Upend Years Of Research
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @05:47AM NASA's Juno Space Probe Enters Orbit Around Jupiter
Monday July 04, 2016 @06:38PM Researchers Develop Electronic Nose To Sniff Out Pesticides and Nerve Gas
Monday July 04, 2016 @06:10PM SolarCity Pushing Industry To 40% Increase In Useful Lifetime of Solar Power Installations
Monday July 04, 2016 @05:29PM MIT's Swarm Chip Architecture Boosts Multi-Core CPUs, Offering Up To 18x Faster Processing
Monday July 04, 2016 @10:03AM China Finishes Building Its Alien-Hunting Telescope
Sunday July 03, 2016 @12:28PM Multitasking Drains Your Brain's Energy Reserves, Researchers Say
Saturday July 02, 2016 @09:47AM Stop Bashing GMO Food, Say 109 Nobel Laureates
Saturday July 02, 2016 @12:22AM Why Did The Stars Wars and Star Trek Worlds Turn Out So Differently?
Saturday July 02, 2016 @12:20AM Canadian Man Invented a Wheel That Can Make Cars Move Sideways
Friday July 01, 2016 @01:14AM Microsoft President Brad Smith: Computer Science Is Space Race of Today
Thursday June 30, 2016 @08:35PM 'Healing' Detected In Antarctic Ozone Hole, Says Study
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @07:59PM Scientists Say The Asteroid That Killed The Dinosaurs Almost Wiped Us Out Too
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @05:05PM ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @11:46PM Clinton Tech Plan Reads Like Silicon Valley Wish List
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @07:42PM Volkswagen Agrees To Record $14.7B Settlement Over Emissions Cheating
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @07:05PM Tesla Owner Makes 'Solid Metal Snake' Self-Charging System That Elon Musk Promised
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @06:15PM The Moral Dilemma of Driverless Cars: Save The Driver or Save The Crowd?
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @04:41PM Micro-Camera Can Be Injected With A Syringe -- May Pose Surveillance Concerns
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @04:18PM Researchers Find Game-Changing Helium Reserve In Tanzania
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @12:37AM AI Downs 'Top Gun' Pilot In Dogfights
Monday June 27, 2016 @06:12PM Physicists Confirm a Pear-Shaped Nucleus, and It Could Ruin Time Travel Forever
Monday June 27, 2016 @05:13PM Rolls-Royce Eyes Autonomous Ships, Expects Remote-Controlled Cargo Ships By 2020
Monday June 27, 2016 @04:38PM Google's Satellite Map Gets a 700-Trillion-Pixel Makeover
Monday June 27, 2016 @03:50PM Google Launches 'Project Bloks' Toys To Teach Kids To Code
Saturday June 25, 2016 @12:28PM After Death, Hundreds of Genes Spring Back to Life
Saturday June 25, 2016 @01:19AM NASA Approves Five More Years For Hubble Space Telescope
Friday June 24, 2016 @08:11PM Sweden Tests World's First Electric Road For Trucks
Friday June 24, 2016 @06:38PM New Apps Let Women Obtain Birth Control Without Visiting a Doctor
Friday June 24, 2016 @06:17PM Scientists Force Computer To Binge On TV Shows and Predict What Humans Will Do
Friday June 24, 2016 @01:39AM Study Finds Password Misuse In Hospitals Is 'Endemic'
Thursday June 23, 2016 @04:10PM Boston Dynamics' SpotMini Is All Electric, Agile, and Has A Capable Face-Arm
Thursday June 23, 2016 @04:05PM Crispr Wins Key Approval to Fight Cancer in Human Trials
Thursday June 23, 2016 @02:24AM Computer Simulations Point To the Source of Gravitational Waves
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @09:18PM India Launches Record 20 Satellites In Space Using A Single Rocket
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @08:51PM Why Drones Could Save Door-To-Door Mail Delivery
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @05:07PM Europe's Robots To Become 'Electronic Persons' Under Draft Plan
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @03:59PM German Government Agrees To Ban Fracking Indefinitely
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @12:54AM LeBron James Used A Steve Jobs Speech To Motivate The Cavs To Victory
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @05:42PM Elon Musk's Tesla Plans To Acquire Elon Musk's SolarCity For $2.7B In Stock
Monday June 20, 2016 @09:33PM Ultra-Thin Solar Cells Can Be Bent Around A Pencil
Monday June 20, 2016 @04:48PM Bigger Isn't Better As Mega-Ships Get Too Big and Too Risky
Monday June 20, 2016 @04:27PM Twitter Pays $150 Million For Magic Pony Technology
Sunday June 19, 2016 @08:36PM California Researchers Build The World's First 1,000-Processor Chip
Saturday June 18, 2016 @12:42PM New Algorithm Could Help Predict Future ISIS Attacks
Saturday June 18, 2016 @12:08AM Star Trek/Axanar Lawsuit Isn't Going Away Just Yet
Saturday June 18, 2016 @12:06AM NASA Unveils Plans For Electric-Powered Plane
Friday June 17, 2016 @05:25PM Watts Bar Unit 2 Is The First New US Nuclear Reactor In Decades
Friday June 17, 2016 @04:53PM Cancer Is An Evolutionary Mechanism To 'Autocorrect' Our Gene Pool, Suggests Paper
Friday June 17, 2016 @03:43PM LG Sells Mosquito-Repelling TV In India
Friday June 17, 2016 @12:50AM Astronomers Say There Could Be At Least Two More Mystery Planets In Our Solar System
Friday June 17, 2016 @12:31AM Let's Drug Test The Rich Before Approving Tax Deductions, Says US Congresswoman
Thursday June 16, 2016 @08:20PM Small Asteroid Discovered Orbiting Earth
Thursday June 16, 2016 @08:13PM Finnish Scientist Provides Another Explanation For The 'Impossible' EM Drive
Thursday June 16, 2016 @04:18PM CO2 Levels Likely To Stay Above 400PPM For The Rest of Our Lives, Study Shows
Thursday June 16, 2016 @01:12AM Renewables Are Set To Overtake Gas and Coal By 2027
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @07:22PM Second Gravitational Wave Detected From Ancient Black Hole Collision
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @05:19PM WHO: Drinking Extremely Hot Coffee, Tea 'Probably' Causes Cancer
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @04:02PM Alien Contact Unlikely For Another 1,500 Years, Says Study
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @12:45PM SpaceX's Falcon 9 Crashes Into Droneship
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @12:54AM Walmart Experimenting With Robotic Shopping Cart For Stores
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @05:06PM Asymmetric Molecule, Key To Life, Detected In Space For First Time
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @12:48AM Repurposing Drugs To Tackle Cancer
Monday June 13, 2016 @07:03PM Alienware Launches Laptop With QHD OLED Display After 20 Years of Business
Monday June 13, 2016 @06:26PM First SpaceX Missions To Mars: 'Dangerous and Probably People Will Die'
Monday June 13, 2016 @05:34PM Scientists Amplify Light Using Sound On a Silicon Chip
Monday June 13, 2016 @05:20PM Nikola Motor Receives Over 7,000 Preorders Worth Over $2.3 Billion For Its Electric Truck
Friday June 10, 2016 @10:39PM A Tour of Campus 2, Apple's Upcoming Headquarters
Friday June 10, 2016 @06:49PM Scientists In Iceland Turn CO2 Into Stone
Friday June 10, 2016 @06:35PM Ready CEO: Coding Snobs Are Not Helping Our Children Prepare For The Future
Friday June 10, 2016 @05:39PM Microsoft Analyzes Web Searches, Finds Clues For Early Cancer Detection
Friday June 10, 2016 @05:00PM What Star Trek Owes To Robert Heinlein
Friday June 10, 2016 @04:41PM 23 Seriously Ill MS Patients Recover After 'Breakthrough' Stem Cell Treatment
Thursday June 09, 2016 @06:55PM Apple Creates Energy Company, Looks To Sell Excess Power Into The Grid
Thursday June 09, 2016 @05:57PM Movie Written By Algorithm Turns Out To Be Hilarious and Intense
Thursday June 09, 2016 @04:26PM China Plans Massive Sea Lab 10,000 Feet Underwater In the South China Sea
Thursday June 09, 2016 @03:16PM Pilot Test Of Storing Carbon Dioxide In Rocks Shows Impressive Outcome
Thursday June 09, 2016 @09:57AM Disadvantaged Students Stay In College If They're Told Everyone Struggles
Thursday June 09, 2016 @03:00AM Four Newly Discovered Elements Receive Names
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @04:58PM Google's AI 'TensorFlow' Software Is Coming To iOS
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @04:13PM Passenger-Carrying Drone Gets Symbolic Approval For Test Flights In Nevada
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @10:08PM Researchers Say The Aliens Are Silent Because They Are Extinct
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @07:12PM Researchers Turn Smartphone Vibration Motor Into Microphone To Spy On You
Monday June 06, 2016 @08:20PM $30M Stampede 2 Supercomputer To Provide 18 Petaflops of Power To Researchers Nationwide
Monday June 06, 2016 @05:50PM Biden Unveils Open-Access Database To Advance Cancer Research
Monday June 06, 2016 @05:04PM Future Phones May Use Vacuum Tube Chips As Silicon Hits Moore's Law Extremes
Friday June 03, 2016 @04:28PM Wheelchair-Bound Stroke Victim Walks Again After 'Unprecedented' Stem Cell Trial At Stanford
Friday June 03, 2016 @04:03PM Flat Lens Promises Possible Revolution In Optics
Friday June 03, 2016 @04:00PM Olympic Athletes To Sport Visa's New Payment Ring In Rio
Friday June 03, 2016 @11:25AM It's Time To Ignore Petty Politics and Focus On 'Transformative' Tech: Eric Schmidt
Thursday June 02, 2016 @08:49PM Elon Musk: 'One In Billions' Chance We're Not Living In A Computer Simulation
Thursday June 02, 2016 @07:45PM Scientists Announce Plans For Synthetic Human Genomes
Thursday June 02, 2016 @07:18PM Samsung Unveils Gear Fit 2 Activity Tracker and IconX Wireless Earbuds
Thursday June 02, 2016 @06:05PM Universe Is Expanding Faster Than We Thought
Thursday June 02, 2016 @04:30PM At Least 33 US Cities Used Water Testing 'Cheats' Over Lead Concerns
Thursday June 02, 2016 @01:20AM Bill Gates: AI Is The 'Holy Grail'
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @07:54PM US Death Rate Rises, Health Officials Aren't Sure Why
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @05:23PM NASA Satellite Finds 39 Unreported Sources of Toxic Air Pollution
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @04:36PM Elon Musk Suggests Tesla Model 3 Won't Get Free Supercharger Use
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @04:20PM World's Longest, Deepest Rail Tunnel Opens In Switzerland
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @12:56PM Forbes Just Cut Its Estimate of Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes's Net Worth From $4.5 Billion To Zero
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @05:26PM Panasonic To Stop Making LCD Panels For TVs
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @04:31PM Samsung Starts Mass Producing New 512GB NVMe SSD That's Smaller Than a Stamp
Monday May 30, 2016 @06:41PM Computer Generates Largest Math Proof Ever At 200TB of Data
Monday May 30, 2016 @05:19PM 'Huge Wake Up Call': Third of Central, Northern Great Barrier Reef Corals Dead
Monday May 30, 2016 @05:04PM Stephen Hawking Calls Trump A 'Demagogue' Who Appeals 'To The Lowest Common Denominator'
Saturday May 28, 2016 @12:09AM ForcePhone App Uses Ultrasonic Tone To Create Pressure-Sensitive Batphone
Friday May 27, 2016 @09:27PM FDA Approves First Implant Treatment For Opioid Addiction
Friday May 27, 2016 @06:17PM SpaceX Successfully Lands A Falcon 9 Rocket At Sea For The Third Time
Friday May 27, 2016 @05:17PM Possible Cellphone Link To Cancer Found In Rat Study
Friday May 27, 2016 @04:47PM FBI Raids Dental Software Researcher Who Found Patient Records On Public Server
Friday May 27, 2016 @03:23PM All European Scientific Articles To Be Freely Accessible By 2020
Friday May 27, 2016 @12:49PM Why Are We Spending Billions and Tons of Fossil Fuel On Search of Lost Planes?
Friday May 27, 2016 @01:57AM Mars Is Coming Out Of An Ice Age
Thursday May 26, 2016 @06:32PM Antibiotic-Resistant E Coli Reaches The US For The First Time
Thursday May 26, 2016 @03:45PM Study: '50% of Misogynistic Tweets From Women'
Thursday May 26, 2016 @01:10PM E-Cigs Are Exploding In Vapers' Faces At An Alarming Rate
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @07:47PM Tor To Use Distributed RNG To Generate Truly Random Numbers
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @07:17PM Researchers Teaching Robots To Feel and React To Pain
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @11:28PM Billionaire Technologist Accuses NASA Asteroid Mission of Bad Statistics
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @11:19PM Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Fitbit For 'Highly Inaccurate' Heart Rate Trackers
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @10:56PM HPE To Spin Out Its Huge Services Business, Merge It With CSC
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @06:57PM Toyota Forms 'Strategic Partnership' With Uber
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @04:11PM American Scientists Working On Creating Chimeras: Half-Human, Half-Animal Embryos
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @01:32AM Scientists Discover Why Your Dirty Laundry Stinks
Monday May 23, 2016 @08:04PM Burning All Fossil Fuels Would Scorch Earth, Says Study
Monday May 23, 2016 @06:30PM Facebook Acquires VR Audio Company, Launches 'Facebook 360 Spatial Workstation'
Monday May 23, 2016 @05:57PM Researchers Set World Record Wireless Data Transmission Rate of 6 GB/Sec Over 37 KM
Monday May 23, 2016 @05:24PM FBI Wants Biometric Database Hidden From Privacy Act
Monday May 23, 2016 @04:42PM Americans Used Nearly 10 Trillion Megabytes of Mobile Data Last Year
Monday May 23, 2016 @03:58PM Google's 'Science Journal' App Turns Your Android Device Into A Laboratory
Monday May 23, 2016 @02:14PM Sorry, There's Nothing Magical About Breakfast
Sunday May 22, 2016 @07:37PM Code Quality Predicted Using Biometrics
Saturday May 21, 2016 @04:19PM Japanese Startup Wants To Rain Down Man-Made Meteor For Tokyo Olympics
Saturday May 21, 2016 @03:13PM Researchers Generate Electricity Using Seawater and Sunlight
Friday May 20, 2016 @11:07PM Scientists Say Nuclear Fuel Pools Pose Safety, Health Risks
Friday May 20, 2016 @08:37PM DARPA Extreme DDOS Project Transforming Network Attack Mitigation
Friday May 20, 2016 @05:59PM Wristband Gives You An Electric Shock When You Overspend
Friday May 20, 2016 @05:19PM AI Will Create 'Useless Class' Of Human, Predicts Bestselling Historian
Thursday May 19, 2016 @11:14PM New Surveillance System May Let Cops Use All Of The Cameras
Thursday May 19, 2016 @07:36PM Why Don't Scientists Kill The 'Demon In The Freezer'?
Thursday May 19, 2016 @07:20PM There Were Mega-Tsunamis On Mars
Thursday May 19, 2016 @05:33PM Superjet Technology Nears Reality After Successful Australia Test
Thursday May 19, 2016 @04:59PM Google Patents Self-Driving Car That Glues Pedestrians To The Hood In A Crash
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @06:47PM Pfizer Blocks The Use Of Its Drugs In Executions
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @05:16PM Scientists Find A 'Weak Spot' In HIV That May Pave The Way To A Vaccine
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @06:35PM Connecting Everyone To Internet 'Would Add $6.7 Trillion To Global Economy'
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @05:50PM Genetically Modified Crops Are Safe, Report Says