Latest stories - Ryan F. Mandelbaum

3 Days Ago   Scientists created a variant of the E. coli bacteria with an entirely synthetic genome, according to a new paper. Read more...

5 Days Ago   Scientists in China have released an important first set of results from the Chang’e 4 lunar lander, revealing what appears to be material from the Moon’s mantle on its far side.

5 Days Ago   Scientists explore the limits of physics by pumping energy into components of atoms, such as electrons and protons, accelerating them to nearly the speed of light, and slamming the beams of particles together in hopes of discovering something new.

5 Days Ago   Visitors to Chicago’s Hyde Park or New York’s Green-Wood Cemetery may be surprised to hear the raucous squawks of lime-green monk parakeets. These birds, descendants of escaped pets, have managed to create thriving colonies in these cities despite the annual cold weather.

7 Days Ago   Astronauts and Jeff Bezos-types hoping to set up shop on the Moon might have another challenge to worry about: moonquakes caused by tectonic activity. Read more...

10 Days Ago   Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin announced its first lunar lander, Blue Moon, at a press conference today. Read more...

10 Days Ago   Scientists recreated one of the most important experiments in the history of physics—but this time, they used antimatter instead of regular matter. Read more...

11 Days Ago   Scientists used high-energy lasers to create a new phase of ice unlike any seen on Earth before—but which might exist deep within Neptune and Uranus. Read more...

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