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The flight from Musk's Twitter to the "free" fediverse never really took off.
– Jun 29, 2023 3:55 pm UTC
Lightning seen "at heights and rates not previously observed."
– Jun 28, 2023 12:00 am UTC
A probe sent toward the Sun ran into the debris of an asteroid breakup.
– Jun 27, 2023 10:56 pm UTC
This futuristic new liquid-metal coating can make ordinary objects extraordinary.
– Jun 22, 2023 5:05 pm UTC
Tens of thousands of Kias and Hyundais have been stolen for social media cred.
– Jun 21, 2023 6:22 pm UTC
They can monitor the Antarctic year round and sail straight into hurricanes.
– Jun 21, 2023 11:40 am UTC
A quasar ejected the remains of stars, but another galaxy sucked them back in.
– Jun 19, 2023 3:00 pm UTC
This discovery is literally the hottest thing in a while.
– Jun 19, 2023 11:15 am UTC
Birch bark was heated in underground chambers to create a tougher adhesive.
– Jun 17, 2023 11:25 am UTC
Clever use of physics uses pressure on the skin and optics to track blood flow.
– Jun 16, 2023 5:16 pm UTC
Are you afraid of the dark?
– Jun 13, 2023 8:31 pm UTC
Enceladus' rapid orbit and large geysers spread water widely near Saturn.
– Jun 13, 2023 6:44 pm UTC
Humans breathe out a lot of microbes that can make homes on surfaces inside the ISS.
– Jun 8, 2023 5:51 pm UTC
Internal (and edible) crosslinks keep the polymers of a gummy from hardening.
– Jun 8, 2023 4:38 pm UTC
The start of organ development can help us understand human developmental problems.
– Jun 1, 2023 3:15 pm UTC
A biased "assistant" was able to influence the arguments made in essays.
– May 26, 2023 3:36 pm UTC
Nanoparticles manipulate light at specific wavelengths to create colors.
– May 24, 2023 7:36 pm UTC
High-energy particles efficiently convert atmospheric chemicals to amino acids.
– May 22, 2023 6:55 pm UTC
Getting it to work required integrating multiple types of machine learning.
– May 22, 2023 4:53 pm UTC
AI's ability to handle math depends on what exactly you ask it to do.
– May 20, 2023 4:00 pm UTC
Within the last million years or so, melted snow might have dampened Mars' sands.
– May 11, 2023 10:02 pm UTC
Small muscle twitches could be the key to communicating during someone's REM sleep.
– May 9, 2023 9:42 pm UTC
It has a terrible capacity but shows we don't need to use toxic materials.
– May 9, 2023 5:33 pm UTC
Finding may help us track animals in the wild, perform genetic studies.
– Apr 26, 2023 7:10 pm UTC
Research success, "Atoms for Peace" activism, and an early death.
– Apr 23, 2023 12:08 pm UTC
The original writing was hidden in part by a 19th-century attempt to read it.
– Apr 18, 2023 9:48 pm UTC
Op-ed: Planetary impacts, escalating financial costs, and labor exploitation all factor.
– Apr 12, 2023 11:00 am UTC
A recording device and electrodes were implanted in the very flexible cephalopods.
– Apr 8, 2023 11:00 am UTC
Oceanography, geology, and... particle physics? A new lab does it all without humans.
– Mar 31, 2023 8:20 pm UTC
Follow our step-by-step tutorial to paste your face onto anything your heart desires.
– Mar 22, 2023 11:30 am UTC
For open source C code, curses mean quality, a recent bachelor’s thesis suggests.
– Mar 14, 2023 6:35 pm UTC
Inspired by grasshoppers, the new material stores energy then uses it all at once.
– Mar 11, 2023 12:55 pm UTC
OpenAI could be in a position to loss-lead until its competitors wither away.
– Mar 9, 2023 8:44 pm UTC
A protein made for destruction turns to cooperation to build flowers.
– Feb 24, 2023 7:22 pm UTC
Opinion: The worst human impulses will find plenty of uses for generative AI.
– Feb 24, 2023 3:23 pm UTC
Deforestation in tropical South America extends beyond the Amazon basin.
– Feb 10, 2023 6:53 pm UTC