Scientists who sparked an outcry by creating easier-to-spread versions of the bird flu for research purposes want to try such experiments again using a worrisome new strain. This time around, the U.S. government is promising extra scrutiny of such high-stakes research up front.
NASA’s planet-hunting telescope has discovered two planets that seem like ideal places for some sort of life to flourish. And they are just the right size and in just the right place.
NASA scientists say tests on a Mars rock show the planet could have supported primitive life.
According to a recent study, male and older scientists are more likely to commit research fraud than female or younger scientists.
It sounds like something that should be in one of the “Terminator” movies, but Harvard scientists have figured out how to integrate electronics with human tissue.
More scientists are getting closer in the search for the “God particle” of physics that would help explain the fundamentals of the universe, but they haven’t found it yet.