Cell Science-04 flies tardigrades, or water bears, to the space station for a study seeking to identify the genes involved in its adaptation and survival in high stress environments. Credit: Thomas Boothby, University of Wyoming The 22nd SpaceX cargo resupply mission carrying scientific research and technology demonstrations launches to the […]

University of Pennsylvania biologist Katie Barott and colleagues found that corals maintain their ability to resist bleaching even when transplanted to a new reef. Credit: S. Matsuda Corals that withstood a severe bleaching event and were transplanted to a different reef maintained their resilient qualities, according to a new study […]

This animation shows the distribution of the dark matter, obtained from a numerical simulation, when the universe was about 3 billion years old. (Image credit: The Virgo Consortium/Alexandre Amblard/ESA) ANIMATION A new map of dark matter made using artificial intelligence reveals hidden filaments of the invisible stuff bridging galaxies. The […]

This image of Mars was taken from the height of 33 feet (10 meters) by NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter during its sixth flight on May 22, 2021. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech On the 91st Martian day, or sol, of NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission, the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter performed its sixth flight. The flight was […]

This Illustration shows where giant planets reside with respect to their host stars. Recent findings from the California Legacy Survey, in which hundreds of stars and planets were surveyed, reveal that giant planets around other stars tend to orbit between 1 and 10 astronomical units (AU) from their stars. An […]