Scientists find ‘footprint’ of coronavirus outbreak from 20,000 years ago

Researchers have analyzed genomes of more than 2,500 modern humans from 26 worldwide populations, to better…

Dozens of new viruses discovered in 15,000-year-old glacier ice

Scientists have collected viruses from almost-15,000-year-old ice samples, taken from glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau. Dozens…

New plasma rocket engine could propel astronauts to Mars and beyond

What should future spacecraft engines be able to do? One major goal would be for it…

Hubble Is Back! Risky Maneuver Saves The World’s Most Powerful Space Telescope

NASA has finally fixed its Hubble Space Telescope after weeks of troubleshooting a mysterious glitch. Read more at…

CRISPR halts coronavirus transmission in human cells

A new CRISPR treatment that halted coronavirus transmission in human cells could be the easy-to-distribute COVID-19…

CRISPR Breakthrough Blocks SARS-CoV-2 Virus Replication in Early Lab Tests

Scientists have used CRISPR gene-editing technology to successfully block the transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in…

We Now Have Precise Math to Describe How Black Holes Reflect The Universe

A new set of equations can precisely describe the reflections of the Universe that appear in…

DNA Has Four Bases. Some Viruses Swap in a Fifth. | Quanta Magazine

The DNA of some viruses doesn’t use the same four nucleotide bases found in all other…

NASA discovers possible signs of alien life on Saturn’s moon

Cassini spacecraft found methane on enceladus, which cannot be explained by any known geochemical processes. This…

This Is What It Means If You Got Pfizer & Had No Side Effects, Study Says

Pfizer recipients often had no or very mild side effects. Now, a new study sheds some…

Newly found mega comet may be the largest seen in recorded history

Comet is called comet c/2014 un271 or bernardinelli-bernstein. Icy body has a diameter of 62 miles…

Mind-Blowing ‘Inflatable’ Spinal Cord Implant Could Make Chronic Pain Relief Widely Available

Scientists have revealed a fascinating new design for an incredibly tiny, inflatable spinal cord implant, suited…