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The New Mexico Solar Observatory Mysteriously Commandeered by the FBI Is Back in Business

It's never aliens.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.18.18
Shutdown

The National Science Foundation Completely Took Down Its Website During Government Shutdown

“Due to the lapse in government funding, National Science Foundation websites will be unavailable until further notice.”
Daniel Oberhaus
1.22.18
science funding

In Op-Ed, Eric Schmidt Argues for Government Role in Basic Research

"While investing in basic research typically doesn’t make sense for a business, it has been a winning strategy for our nation."
Michael Byrne
5.6.17
video

Scientists Are Making Artificial Ice Storms

To better understand how they damage forests, and to prepare for a future of more extreme weather events.
Grennan Milliken
12.14.16
Donald Trump

Scientists’ Top Concerns in Trump’s America

Scientists discuss their biggest concerns for President Trump’s impact on STEM research.
Sarah Emerson
11.10.16
cyborg

Brain Implant that Could Reanimate Paralyzed Limbs Secures $16M in Funding

NSF gave researchers a $16 million grant to figure out how to embed devices in the brain that will restore motion to paralyzed limbs.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.3.16
Science

Explaining Reality Starts with This Souped-Up Future Machine

If it works.
Paul Tadich
6.5.15
house

Anti-Science Republican Lawmakers Are Going After Crucial Research Grants

The House’s science hit list is going into overdrive.
Michael Byrne
11.12.14
Science

A Top Neuroscientist Warns That Cyborgs Are a Terrible Idea

Not for at least another 100 years.
Jason Koebler
3.20.14
Motherboard Blog

The Air Force May Be the Last Hope for the Antarctic Research Season

Can the Air Force get researchers to Antarctica in time to resume critical research?
Jason Koebler
10.17.13
Motherboard Blog

U.S. Science Is Still Headed Off the Fiscal Cliff

We should probably just fall off already.
Michael Byrne
1.2.13
Motherboard Blog

Ones and Zeros: Tupac Lives, A Clean Internet for Iran

_Come to think of it, New Zealand would be a nice place to retire._ h3. ZERO: US official doesn't not deny that US built the Stuxnet virus ("Wired":http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/05/defense-department-stuxnet) h3. ONE: In retaliation for...
Ones Zeros
5.30.11
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