Newest exoplanet-hunting space telescope arrives at Kennedy Space Center
Newest exoplanet-hunting space telescope arrives at Kennedy Space Center
Observatory will search 200,000 of the brightest nearby stars for transiting planets.
Popularity of electric cars could make ocean water safe to drink
Popularity of electric cars could make ocean water safe to drink
Turning the world's oceans into econ-friendly lithium mines may help conversion to electric cars.
Approaching its 5,000th Martian day, Opportunity finds Earth-like rock stripes
Approaching its 5,000th Martian day, Opportunity finds Earth-like rock stripes
Terrain features may have been created by repeated cycles of freezing and thawing soil.
Andromeda is not bigger than the Milky Way after all, study reports
Andromeda is not bigger than the Milky Way after all, study reports
A team of scientists discovered that the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies are about the same size.
Lockheed Martin begins construction of Orion space capsule
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 19, 2018
Improved design makes vehicle more cost-effective and increases its capabilities.
 
Ultra-processed foods may be linked to cancer, study reports
Joseph Scalise - Feb 19, 2018
A new study shows that highly processed foods, such as chips or microwave dinners, can lead to cancer.
 
Dinosaur fossil digs threatened by Trump's national-monument reductions
Rick Docksai - Feb 17, 2018
The scientists said that developers could destroy countless undiscovered fossils in these lands.
 
95 new exoplanets discovered in K2 data
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 17, 2018
New planets range in size from smaller than Earth to larger than Jupiter.
 
Nobody knows how rabbits became domesticated, study reports
Joseph Scalise - Feb 17, 2018
New research reveals that nobody is quite sure how rabbits became domesticated.
 
McDonald's trying to get healthier for kids
Susan Konig - Feb 17, 2018
McDonald's takes part in a new global initiative to make children's meals healthier.
 
Mars 2020 rover will return meteorite fragment to its Red Planet home
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 17, 2018
Meteorite will be used to test rover's high-precision laser before launch.
 
Ring of gas observed orbiting supermassive black hole
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 17, 2018
High-resolution ALMA images reveal gaseous disk's structure and composition.
 
Hubble images show storm on Neptune is shrinking
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 16, 2018
Storms' formation and rotation remain a mystery.
 
FDA approves first ever blood test for concussion patients
Joseph Scalise - Feb 16, 2018
A new blood test is the first to be able to look for and detect concussions.
 
Lizards have been bipedal for millions of years, study reports
Joseph Scalise - Feb 16, 2018
Researchers have found fossil evidence that lizards have been able to walk on two legs since the time of the dinosaurs.
 
Cockroaches intentionally hit their heads to better run up walls
Joseph Scalise - Feb 16, 2018
Researchers believe that cockroaches could help lead to a new type of robot.
 
Enzyme restriction helps cure Alzheimer's in mice, study reports
Joseph Scalise - Feb 16, 2018
A new study shows that restricting the enzyme BACE1 could help reduce the plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease.
 
Large body size lowers extinction risk, study reports
Joseph Scalise - Feb 16, 2018
A new study has built on past evolutionary models to show that increased body size lowers the chances of extinction in animal populations.
 
Sub-Saharan ants tend to their wounded after battles
Joseph Scalise - Feb 16, 2018
A new study shows that African ants will "lick" wounded soldiers as a way to nurse them back to health.
 
Iceberg collapse gives researchers glimpse into previously hidden ecosystem
Joseph Scalise - Feb 16, 2018
A recent iceberg break will give scientists a chance to study one of the most hidden ecosystems on Earth.
 
Marijuana use may be easier on the brain than alcohol
Susan Konig - Feb 16, 2018
Technology is not able to ascertain the risks of marijuana on the brain as it can alcohol, but it may not be any safer, scientists say.
 
Falcon Heavy's third booster crashed because of insufficient ignition fluid
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 14, 2018
Company is confident about its ability to recover first stage Falcon Heavy boosters.
 
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