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Scientists create algae computer powered by photosynthesis

Scientists from the University of Cambridge have used algae to power a low-energy ARM computer chip for six months continuously. They hope that in...

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Scientists capture first image of supermassive black hole in heart of Milky Way

On May 12th, astronomers with the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration unveiled an image of Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the center of the...

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Russian government bars its scientists from international conferences

Russian scientists will not participate in international conferences this year, and institutions will not emphasize publication in international...

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“We don’t live in a research bubble”

A wave of individuals and volunteer groups are using the internet to offer jobs, free housing, research space, and funding to scientists in Ukraine....

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Solar recycling is broken, but there’s a plan to fix it

Millions of tons of solar panels are expected to be decommissioned this decade. A team of Arizona State University researchers is proposing a new...

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Scientists find unexpected trove of life forms beneath Antarctic ice shelf

According to research published this month, scientists discovered an "abundance of life" underneath an ice shelf in Antarctica, more than...

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Meta has a ‘moral obligation’ to make its mental health research transparent, scientists say

Experts from around the world said in an open letter that Meta should make its research on mental health public and be more transparent with its...

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Scientists took the first steps toward pig-to-human kidney transplants

Surgeons attached a kidney from a genetically altered pig to a human patient, and it was not rejected. It’s a breakthrough in efforts to perform...

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How Elizabeth Holmes sidelined the real scientists at Theranos

A former Theranos lab director testified that he tried, unsuccessfully, to delay Theranos’ commercial launch. He told Holmes some tests were bad....

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Mars might be hiding most of its old water underground, scientists say

A new study says vast amounts of ancient water might’ve escaped to the planet’s crust through crustal hydration instead of primarily flying out...

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How scientists scrambled to stop Donald Trump’s EPA from wiping out climate data

When Donald Trump was elected, scientists worried that vital information about climate change and the environment would disappear from government...

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Scientists created this seaweed to save the planet

The battle against climate change is creating all new economies and truly unique innovations. We went to a lab in Hawaii and a farm in New York to...

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Scientists try to fix flat maps with new double-sided projections

Scientists have a new way to try to represent our spherical planet as a flat picture. It involves printing the map as a double-sided circle. A trio...

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To achieve his climate goals, Joe Biden needs to bring scientists back

Joe Biden campaigned successfully on a promise to act swiftly on climate change, but to make good on that promise he’ll need to recoup a loss in...

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How Bunny the dog is pushing scientists’ buttons

Bunny the dog is famous on TikTok for her ability to use buttons to "speak." She is part of a research project by UC San Diego into...

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Scientists rename human genes to stop Microsoft Excel from misreading them as dates

Scientists have renamed 27 human genes to stop Microsoft Excel misreading them as dates. The changes have been underway for the past year but have...

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Black scientists call out racism in their institutions

Alongside nationwide protests, thousands of scientists used Twitter to participate in a June 10th strike meant to push STEM institutions to grapple...

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Scientists funded by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative urge Facebook CEO to curb misinformation

More than 140 scientists who receive funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urging him to...

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To prevent the next pandemic, scientists search for animal zero

Zoonotic viruses are able to jump from animals to humans, and they make up the majority of emerging infectious diseases — including COVID-19....

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Genetic analysis of the coronavirus gives scientists clues about how it’s spreading

Ginkgo Bioworks and other biotech companies want to understand the genetic sequence of thousands of coronavirus samples. Those sequences help...

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Scientists are racing to find the best drugs to treat COVID-19

There is no clear evidence for any of the drugs that researchers think might help treat COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, but...

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Blood from recovered COVID-19 patients is a key resource for scientists

Blood samples help scientists understand how long people are protected against reinfection with the novel coronavirus. Blood from recovered COVID-19...

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Scientists will soon be able to monitor air pollution hourly from space

NASA, South Korea, and the European Space Agency are collaborating on a project to monitor air pollution from space. It will allow scientists to...

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How climate scientists, activists, and NGOs want to spend Jeff Bezos’ money

Jeff Bezos announced that he’ll give $10 billion to activists, NGOs, and scientists taking action on climate change. The Verge spoke with leading...

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Google’s search engine for scientists upgraded for better data scouring

Google’s search engine for scientists who are looking for information, Dataset Search, is now out of beta. It launched in 2018 and uses open-source...

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Google Doodle celebrates Scottish scientist Mary Somerville; details

Google Doodle - Check out Mary Somerville, achievements, Scottish scientist, research papers, books. Check out the latest on Google, science, tech...

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