Grad student unions dealt blow as proposed new rule says students aren’t ‘employees’ | Science

Graduate students at Columbia University went on strike in 2018 after the university declined to acknowledge their union. AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews By Katie LanginSep. 20, 2019 , 4: 45... Read more »

Can the world make the chemicals it needs without oil? | Science

By Robert F. ServiceSep. 19, 2019 , 9: 45 AM Black, gooey, oily oil is the beginning product for more than simply transport fuel. It’s likewise the source of... Read more »

Why the U.S. Census Bureau could have trouble complying with Trump’s order to count citizens | Science

President Donald Trump desires more accurate information on those homeowners—adult citizens—who are qualified to vote. Drew Angerer/Getty Images By Jeffrey MervisSep. 16, 2019 , 12: 50 PM President Donald... Read more »

First peanut allergy treatment gains backing from FDA advisory panel | Science

By Jennifer Couzin-FrankelSep. 13, 2019 , 5: 15 PM After 8 hours of controversial conversation, an advisory committee to the U.S. Fda (FDA) today backed the efficiency of a first-of-its-kind... Read more »

The secret of static electricity? It’s shocking | Science

iStock.com/Richardwlh Rub a balloon on your head, and your hair will stand on end. Almost everybody has actually done it, or a minimum of seen it. However although static... Read more »

Newly discovered eel delivers the strongest electric jolt on record | Science

L. Sousa Researchers have actually long presumed there was just one types of electric eel. (After all, who requires more?) However when a group of scientists analyzed more than... Read more »

‘Failure is part of the game’: Indian spacecraft presumed lost after moon landing attempt | Science

The Vikram lander was expected to launch a briefcase-size rover from its stomach. ISRO India’s attempt to land near the south pole of the moon, part of the Chandrayaan-2... Read more »

Geologists uncover history of lost continent buried beneath Europe | Science

About 140 million years earlier, Greater Adria—which later on got pushed beneath southern Europe—was a Greenland-size landmass (immersed parts in gray-green) south of the continent. van Hinsbergen et al., Gondwana... Read more »

Doubling Down | Science and Technology Research News

Over the current years, overall human effects to the world’s oceans have, usually, almost doubled and might double once again in the next years without appropriate action. That’s according... Read more »

Critics ‘alarmed by lack of interest’ in studying children put at risk by dengue vaccine | Science

Schoolchildren inoculated with Dengvaxia light candle lights throughout a February 2018 demonstration in Manila. AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ Public health professionals are discussing how to assist the 1 million children... Read more »