Category: Science & Technology
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09/22/17 3:39 PM PST
Pakistani and Chinese researchers recently discovered a fungus at a garbage dump in Islamabad, Pakistan, which breaks down plastic by secreting a certain enzyme.
09/22/17 3:28 PM PST
Researchers from the Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science have created a 3D-printed synthetic muscle they say can lift up to 1,000 times its own weight.
09/22/17 3:12 PM PST
New research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests two genes have evolved to determine the traits of a butterfly's wings based on its environment.
09/21/17 2:59 PM PST
An archaeological team recently found a carefully-cut 14th-century grave containing the remains of a porpoise on the Channel Island of Chapelle Dom Hue.
09/20/17 11:31 AM PST
A new study published in Nature Communications explains how Australian researchers were able to slow down the information carried by light by turning it into sound waves within a microchip.
09/19/17 2:15 PM PST
On Sept. 17, a NASA-backed research crew completed an 8-month-long simulation of Mars in which they lived on a remote Hawaii volcano.
09/18/17 10:48 AM PST
The 27th annual Ig Nobel prizes were awarded for research that makes people laugh, then think.
09/15/17 4:23 PM PST
A species of tortoise from an island the Galápagos archipelago is believed to have gone extinct in the 1800s, but scientists found tortoises on a nearby island with significant genetic links to the lost species and hope to breed and reintroduce them.
09/15/17 10:29 AM PST
Researchers have created robots that can both act alone and together called “mergeable nervous system robots.”
09/14/17 4:44 PM PST
Two French scientists have digitally reconstructed the face of what some believe is Mary Magdalene’s skull.
09/14/17 2:27 PM PST
Japan is testing self-driving shuttle buses for the elderly living in rural communities where there aren't enough workers to operate buses and taxis.
09/14/17 10:36 AM PST
On Sept. 15, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will take a death dive into Saturn's atmosphere, ending a nearly 20-year mission in space, with 13 years spent collecting data on the Saturn system.