It's Official: NASA's Next Mission to Mars Has Been Cleared For Launch This Thursday

NASA on Monday gave its latest Mars rover Perseverance the all clear to launch later this week on a mission to seek out signs of ancient microbial

Scientists record rapid carbon loss from warming peatlands

Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated a direct relationship between climate warming and carbon
Carbon Emissions Are Chilling The Atmosphere 90 Km Above Antarctica

Carbon Emissions Are Chilling The Atmosphere 90 Km Above Antarctica

While greenhouse gases are warming Earth's surface, they're also causing rapid cooling far above us, at the edge of space. In fact, the upper

Hydrogel mimics human brain with memorizing and forgetting ability

Hokkaido University researchers have found a soft and wet material that can memorize, retrieve, and forget information, much like the human brain.
Nebraska and Iowa win advanced wireless testbed grants for rural broadband

Nebraska and Iowa win advanced wireless testbed grants for rural broadband

Everyone wants more bandwidth from the skies, but it takes a lot of testing to turn laboratory research projects into real-world performant
Passion for purple revives ancient dye in Tunisia

Passion for purple revives ancient dye in Tunisia

After years of trial and error - and after getting used to the foul stench - Mohamed Ghassen Nouira has cracked how to make the prized purple dye

Which bacteria truly qualify as probiotics?

Today, the word probiotic is used to describe all kinds of "good" microorganisms in foods and supplements: those found in yogurt or fermented
Researchers offer unprecedented look into 'central engine' powering a solar flare

Researchers offer unprecedented look into 'central engine' powering a solar flare

Observation of a large solar flare on Sept. 10, 2017 in extreme ultraviolet (grayscale background, by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory) and
Lead white pigments on Andean drinking vessels provide new historical context

Lead white pigments on Andean drinking vessels provide new historical context

(Carlisle, Pa.) - Researchers studying lead white pigments on Andean ceremonial drinking vessels known as qeros have found new similarities among
Two new high-redshift red quasars discovered

Two new high-redshift red quasars discovered

HSC images of the red quasar HSC J120505.09−000027.9. Credit: Kato et al., 2020. Using the Subaru Telescope, astronomers have identified two