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Image of Recovery of the Test Orion Capsule in the Pacific Ocean

On November 1, 2018, the USS John P. Murtha recovered the test version of the Orion capsule at sunset in…

Novel Surface Design Overcomes Condensation, Offers New Approach to Liquid-Repelling Surfaces

“Omniphobic” might sound like a way to describe someone who is afraid of everything, but it actually refers to a…

New NASA Podcast Brings Listeners a Side of NASA They Never Heard of Before

Today, NASA released a new, limited-edition podcast called The Invisible Network, the first NASA podcast to embrace narrative storytelling. All six…

Probiotics and Antibiotics Eradicate Drug-Resistant Bacteria

In the fight against drug-resistant bacteria, MIT researchers have enlisted the help of beneficial bacteria known as probiotics. In a…

Fermi Energizes the Sky With Gamma-Ray Constellations

Long ago, sky watchers linked the brightest stars into patterns reflecting animals, heroes, monsters and even scientific instruments into what…

Evidence Shows Dinosaur Extinction Drove Pulses of Fish Diversification

A research team has found new evidence that fish rapidly evolved in two phases following the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K/Pg) mass extinction…

Mass Extinction Happened in a Geological ‘Instant’

It took less than 30,000 years and maybe only thousands, to kill more than 90% of sea creatures and most…

Intrinsic Pink-Noise Provides Better View of Climate Change

A new study says pink noise may be the key to separating out natural climate variability from climate change that…

Scientists Develop a New Way to Turn Sunlight Into Fuel

The quest to find new ways to harness solar power has taken a step forward after researchers successfully split water…

Cannibalistic Materials Spontaneously Form New Nanostructures

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory induced a two-dimensional material to cannibalize itself for atomic “building…

Scientists Use Acoustic Forces to Print Like Never Before

Harvard University researchers have developed a new printing method that uses soundwaves to generate droplets from liquids with an unprecedented…

Researchers Discover Two New Chinese Dinosaurs: Bannykus and Xiyunykus

Digit reduction occurs many times in tetrapod evolution, and the most famous example is the 'horse series' of North America.…

Researchers Explain Why Certain People Possess Amazing Memory Abilities

How do house hunters who visit 20 homes daily still recall details of the master bedroom of a specific one?…

Scientists Uncover Key Element to How Glasses Transition Into Resilient States

Addressing a centuries-old question, researchers have uncovered a key element to how glasses transition into very resilient states. This breakthrough…

Easter Island’s Moai Provide Hints of a Complex Society

You probably know Easter Island as “the place with the giant stone heads.” This remote island 2,300 miles off the…

NASA Tracks Carbon Monoxide from California Wildfires As It Drifts East

California is being plagued by massive wildfires, and the effects on air quality from those fires can extend far beyond…

Paleontologists Discover a New Species of Lobopodian

Yale paleontologist Derek Briggs was part of a research team that identified Thanahita distos, a new species of lobopodian, an…

Researchers Discover Tunnels From Tiny Boring Microorganisms in Garnet Crystals

Complex systems of microscopic tunnels found inside garnet crystals from Thailand are most likely the result of microorganisms making their…