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Association Noosphere by Max Polyakov to host NASA Space Apps again in 2018

The NASA Space Apps Challenge enjoyed the support of Max Polyakov’s Association Noosphere and EOS in 2017, will take place in Ukraine again in 2018, …

These ancient wolf-sized otters had fearsome jaws

A massive, wolf-sized otter that lived about 6 million years ago may have terrorized much larger prey with a surprisingly powerful bite, according to CT scans …

Permissive gun laws linked to higher homicide rates

Easier access to concealed firearms is associated with significantly higher rates of handgun-related homicide, report researchers. With gun violence, …

How to talk to kids about what they see in movies

  Children can benefit from both the positive and negative themes of a movie by watching and discussing the film with a parent or other adult, research …

This tube could be the spot for a city on the moon

A large open lava tube in the Marius Hills region of the moon could protect astronauts from hazardous conditions on the surface. No one has ever been on the …

How mosquitoes get away before you can slap them

Strong, rapid wing beats with hardly any push off let mosquitoes make a fast getaway. The technique is in stark contrast to other insects, like flies, that …

Americans have ‘complicated’ views on guns

Too often, our conversations about guns fail to account for the complex ways that gender and race shape how Americans relate to guns and the gun debate. This …

Algorithms can’t replace these jobs of the future

Computers have quickly moved from providing pure processing power to learning and adapting without programming, creating widespread unease that the rise of the …

Corals eat plastic for the taste, not by accident

Corals eat plastic because they are drawn to its taste, new research indicates. Scientists have long known that marine animals mistakenly eat plastic debris …

Sea levels could bring greater storm damage to NYC

A warming climate that causes rising sea levels could lead to greater future storm damage to New York City, new research suggests. The research also finds, …