Environmental Activists Are Suing Governments Over Climate Change — and Winning

The judge overseeing the case deemed the UK government's actions to be "unlawful."

16 hours ago

Elon Musk’s Departure From OpenAI’s Board Might Mean Big Things for Tesla

Is Musk stepping back from one company so he can drive into the future with another?

16 hours ago

Tracking Atmospheric “Rivers” Could Help Us Predict Extreme Weather

Current models can predict 1-2 weeks in advance, but this one predicted up to five weeks out.

17 hours ago

3 Reasons Why Crypto Might Work For Venezuela (And Why It Might Not)

The petro supposedly raised $735 million in the first day of its presale, but there are still questions to be asked.

17 hours ago

This Robot Can Pick Up Objects and Recognize What They Are

The "pick-and-place" system uses a deep neural network to ensure that it can pick any item up without dropping it.

17 hours ago

Man-Made Whirlpool Can Power Homes Without Harming Wildlife

Important.

18 hours ago

Chinese Doctors Are Using Modified T-Cells to Treat Advanced Forms of Cancer

"Chinese patients want to be cured very much. So patients are willing to try new cures."

February 21, 2018

Volkswagen Teases Their I.D. Brand’s First Fully Autonomous Car Concept

Riders have no choice but to trust the Vizzion's AI.

February 21, 2018

Today’s Delays in Addressing CO2 Emissions Could Influence Sea Levels for Centuries

This doesn't look good.

February 21, 2018

To Stop Russian Election Meddlers, Facebook Goes Analog

The social media platform is taking its verification measures offline.

February 21, 2018

There Might Soon Be a Drug to Treat Peanut Allergies

The drug statistically bested a placebo by 53 percent.

February 21, 2018

Losing Biodiversity Could Lead to “Extinction Cascades”

Losing just a single species could create a domino effect.

February 20, 2018

China Will Plant 32,400 Square Miles of Trees to Combat Air Pollution

China has tasked nearly 60,000 soldiers to handle the job.

February 16, 2018

Climate Change is Causing Bats to Migrate Earlier in the Year

Some bats are even choosing to stay put during the warmer winters.

February 16, 2018

Scotland Has a Plan to Become a World Leader in Renewable Energy

The nation could completely transform its energy sector by 2030.

February 16, 2018

Fecal Transplants See Success in 90 Percent of Bacterial Gut Infections

This is a totally different type of transplant.

February 16, 2018

Dyson’s First Electric Vehicle Might Not Include a Solid-State Battery

The company could be rethinking its EV strategy.

February 16, 2018

Brain-Zapping Pacemaker Implant Could Be a New Treatment for Opioid Addiction

"Few wanted to go through with it. A lot of it has to do with fear of the procedure."

February 15, 2018

Please Don’t Post Your Hand Dryer Science Experiment on the Internet

Unless you want bacteria with a side of skepticism.

February 15, 2018

Blue Planet II Has Inspired the BBC to Ban All Plastic Containers and Utensils by 2020

Roughly 2 million plastic cups are used by BBC visitors and staff members every year.

February 15, 2018

A New Tool Uses CRISPR to Uncover Genetic Mutations and Infections

The new-and-improved tool is accurate, fast, and inexpensive.

February 15, 2018
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