Women quotas in politics have unintended consequences

Aside from Indira Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher, and more recently Angela Merkel and Jacinda Ardern, women continue…

Parasitic wasp discovery offers chemical-free pest control for growers

A species of parasitic wasp discovered by chance could provide growers with a chemical-free way of…

Why toothpaste and cement harden over time

Take a look inside the cap of your favorite toothpaste, and you might see hard, white…

Can oilfield water safely be reused for irrigation in California?

A new study by researchers at Duke University and RTI International finds that reusing oilfield water…

Algal genome provides insights into first land plants

Cornell researchers have sequenced and analyzed the genome of a single-celled alga that belongs to the…

Climate change helped produce San Diego's huge ocean heat wave in 2018, researchers find

University of California, San Diego researchers have confirmed that climate change helped produce the historic 43-day…

Oriented hexagonal boron nitride foster new type of information carrier

Today’s computers use the presence or absence of charge (0s and 1s) to encode information, where…

Celebrating Aviation Maintenance Technician Day with Armstrong’s J.C. Coleman

To mark Aviation Maintenance Technician Day this Sunday, May 24, NASA’s James “J.C.” Coleman, III plans…

ISS Daily Summary Report – 5/22/2020

Payloads Astrobee: The crew powered off the Astrobee hardware that was used for the previous day’s…

How Goddard Supports Commercial Crew and #LaunchAmerica

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center plays a profound role in NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, supporting missions…