Hidden Figures Way: Nasa renames street to honor black female mathematicians

Headquarters street renamed for pioneering African American mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson Nasa,…

Nasa to test safer ‘green’ rocket fuel in Falcon Heavy launch

Most spacecraft use a type of extremely dangerous fuel that includes hydrazine. This means that the fueling…

Unusual Japanese plant inspires recalculation of equation used to model leaf arrangement patterns

by University of Tokyo Leaves are enjoyed for their shade, autumn colors, or taste, and the arrangement…

Fighting malaria with fungi: Biologists engineer a fungus to be deadlier to mosquitoes

by Antonis Rokas, The Conversation Bed nets. Insecticides. Sterile and genetically modified insects. Now scientists are adding a genetically…

InSight’s team tries new strategy to help the ‘mole’

by Andrew Good, Jet Propulsion Laboratory Scientists and engineers have a new plan for getting NASA InSight’s…

Chemists discover plausible recipe for early life on Earth

by The Scripps Research Institute Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a fascinating new…

Researchers discover bacterial diversity in Justinianic Plague

By Bob Yirka (Phys.org) A large international team of researchers has discovered a previously unknown level…

Machine learning approach could aid the design of industrial processes for drug manufacturing

by Larry Hardesty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology When organic chemists identify a useful chemical compound—a new…