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Will ‘flying cars’ take off? Japan’s government hopes so

Will ‘flying cars’ take off? Japan hopes soMajor carrier All Nippon Airways, electronics company NEC Corp. and others hope to have a road map ready by year’s end
  • Mobility
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Science

Japan billionaire to be first private moon passenger

Japan billionaire to be first private moon passengerYusaku Maezawa said he will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on the journey
  • Science
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Nation

Japanese supply run to space station delayed again

Japanese supply run to space station delayed againThe cargo ship – the seventh to be launched by Japan – contains new batteries needed for a pair of NASA spacewalks.
  • Nation
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Science

Researchers discover ancient hashtag

Researchers discover ancient hashtagScientists say this tiny sketch found in a South African cave is the oldest known drawing.
  • Science
  • 1 week ago
Health

Early results boost hopes for gene editing attempt

Early results boost hopes for gene editing attemptEarly, partial results from a historic gene editing study give encouraging signs that the treatment may be safe
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
World

London show explores hidden world of facial recognition

London show explores hidden world of facial recognitionModern technology means your face is both your identity and a commodity.
  • World
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Science

Global warming could spur more hungrier bugs

Global warming could spur more hungrier bugsInsects now consume about 10 percent of the globe’s food, but will increase to 15 to 20 percent by the century’s end.
  • Science
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Science

Mom was Neanderthal: Fossil shows mix of humankind’s cousins

Fossil shows mix of humankind’s cousinsA new study is the first to identify a first-generation child with Neanderthal and Denisovan parents
  • Science
  • 4 weeks ago
Science

Bat signal: Fireflies’ glow tells bats they taste awful

Bat signal: Fireflies’ glow tells bats they taste awfulFireflies flash not just for sex, but survival, a new study suggests
  • Science
  • 4 weeks ago
Science

Under the sea, marine heat waves can wreak havoc

Under the sea, marine heat waves can wreak havoc on wildlifeBetween 1982 and 2016, the number of “marine heat waves” doubled, and will become more intense as the planet warms
  • Science
  • 1 month ago
Science

NASA spacecraft hurtles toward the sun

NASA spacecraft hurtles toward the sunThe Parker Solar Probe will fly straight through the wispy edges of the sun’s corona, or outer atmosphere, in November
  • Science
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Michigan

Mastodon skeleton reassembly gets underway at UM

Mastodon skeleton reassembly gets underway at UMRemains of a mastodon that perished millennia ago are being put back together at the University of Michigan
  • Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Science

Medication given to sick killer whale at sea

Medication given to sick killer whale at sea to save herA team of whale experts has injected an ailing killer whale with antibiotics in a rare effort to save her
  • Science
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Science

Red-hot voyage to sun will bring us closer to our star

Red-hot voyage to sun will bring us closer to our starNASA’s Parker Solar Probe is designed to take solar punishment. It’s heat shield can withstand 2,500 degrees.
  • Science
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Science

Red-hot voyage to sun will bring us closer to our star

Red-hot voyage to sun will bring us closer to our starNASA’s Parker Solar Probe will get nearly seven times closer to the sun than previous spacecraft
  • Science
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
World

1st of Christa McAuliffe’s lost lessons released from space

1st of Christa McAuliffe’s lost lessons released from spaceMcAuliffe perished during the 1986 launch of shuttle Challenger, along with her six crewmates
  • World
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Science

Grieving orca highlights plight of endangered whales

Grieving orca highlights plight of endangered whalesResearchers have observed the whale pushing her dead young along and propping it up while swimming for miles
  • Science
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Science

Telescope for Wayne State magnifies ties to late friend

Telescope for Wayne State honors late friendA telescope connects Wayne State and remote New Mexico -- and brings back a departed friend
  • Science
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
World

Complete lunar eclipse begins, longest of this century

Complete lunar eclipse begins, the longest of this centurySkywatchers around much of the world have begun watching a complete lunar eclipse
  • World
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
World

Einstein’s theory of relativity passes yet another test

Einstein’s theory of relativity passes yet another testMore than a century after Albert Einstein proposed it, his theory of general relativity has passed another test
  • World
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Science

Water is buried beneath Martian landscape, study says

Water is buried beneath Martian landscape, study saysExperts believe this raises the possibility of finding life on the red planet
  • Science
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Science

Leaf blower used to see how lizards endure storms

Leaf blower used to see how lizards endure stormsTropical lizards have a stick-to-itiveness in high wind that puts TV weather reporters to shame
  • Science
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
World

Mars to make its closest approach to Earth in 15 years

Mars making closest approach to Earth in 15 yearsMars is already brighter than usual and will shine even more– and appear bigger – as Tuesday nears
  • World
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Science

Archaeologists find ancient pottery workshop in Egypt

Archaeologists find ancient pottery workshop in EgyptThe workshop, the oldest pottery workshop in the Old Kingdom, belongs to the 4th Dynasty, spanning 2,613 to 2,494 B.C.
  • Science
  • 2 months ago
Science

Jupiter’s moon count reaches 79, including ‘oddball’

Jupiter’s moon count reaches 79, including tiny ‘oddball’A team of astronomers is reporting the discovery of a dozen new moons circling the giant gas planet
  • Science
  • 2 months ago
Wayne County

Detroit gallery's exhibit aims to spark STEAM interest

Detroit exhibit aims to spark STEAM interestScience Gallery Lab Detroit fuses science and art to spark interest in the sciences among students, equipping them to take on society's challenges
  • Wayne County
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Science

Scientist invents tough, light metal alloy

Scientist invents tough, light metal alloyThe unique alloy blends chromium, cobalt, iron, manganese and silicon.
  • Science
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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