Zeta Ophiuchus: Spectacular Shock Wave From Rejected Star Hurtling Through Space at 100,000 Miles per Hour

Zeta Ophiuchi was once in close orbit with another star, before being ejected when this companion was destroyed in a supernova explosion. Infrared… Read more

DeepMind AI Powers Major Scientific Breakthrough: Alpha Fold Generates 3D View of the Protein Universe

AI-powered predictions of the three-dimensional structures of nearly all cataloged proteins known to science have been made by DeepMind and EMBL’s… Read more

Octopus ancestors lived before era of dinosaurs, study shows

WASHINGTON  — Scientists have found the oldest known ancestor of octopuses – an approximately 330 million-year-old fossil unearthed in Montana.

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Race excluded as WH rolls out climate justice screening tool

The Biden administration on Friday released a screening tool to help identify disadvantaged communities long plagued by environmental hazards, but… Read more

A different COVID-19 vaccine debate: Do we need new ones?

COVID-19 vaccines are saving an untold number of lives, but they can’t stop the chaos when a hugely contagious new mutant bursts on the scene, leading… Read more

Toyota heading to moon with cruiser, robotic arms, dreams

TOKYO — Toyota is working with Japan’s space agency on a vehicle to explore the lunar surface, with ambitions to help people live on the moon by 2040… Read more

Race to cut carbon emissions splits U.S. states on nuclear

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — As climate change pushes states in the U.S. to dramatically cut their use of fossil fuels, many are coming to the conclusion that… Read more

US plans wildfire fight where forests, neighborhoods collide

BILLINGS, Mont. — The Biden administration plans to significantly expand efforts to stave off catastrophic wildfires that have torched areas of the… Read more

Space telescope launched on daring quest to behold 1st stars

The world’s largest and most powerful space telescope rocketed away Saturday on a high-stakes quest to behold light from the first stars and galaxies… Read more