In the first episode of Savage Builds, Adam Savage tries to build and control an Iron Man flying suit. But he didn’t quite figure out the controls. Source: Science News

NASA’s cutting-edge aeronautics research will be the focus of agency discussions and demonstrations at this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aviation Forum and Exposition, otherwise known…

Plurox: Modular backdoor

In February this year, a curious backdoor passed across our virtual desk. The analysis showed the malware to have a few quite unpleasant features. It can spread itself over a…

The first trial in which genetic genealogy helped identify a suspect is now underway, and the two sides are sparring over the limits of the new technique. Source: Science News

Scientists are building a case for a mission to Neptune, an ice giant that’s only been visited by a spacecraft once. But the window to act is closing. Source: Science…

New drugs based on proteasomes could treat previously undruggable diseases. Source: Science News

What happened before the Big Bang? And what happened before that? Stephen Hawking’s answer—there was no beginning—is now the subject of intense debate. Source: Science News

Gabe Grunewald wanted to help scientists working to fight the rare cancers that strike so many of us. She died on Tuesday, at the age of 32. Source: Science News

The average distance of PGA drives has been rising steadily due to changes in equipment and training. But it’s still almost impossible to hit 450 yards. Source: Science News

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak with media during the International Paris Air Show on Tuesday, June 18, in Le Bourget, France. Source: NASA

Emotional videos, often paid for by clinics, are attracting desperate patients to unproven stem cell treatments that can be dangerous—or even deadly. Source: Science News

California is built to burn—explosively. Given we can’t depopulate the entire state, what has made the wildfire problem so bad, and how do we fix it? Source: Science News

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When the Golden State Warriors star limped off the court, his Achilles tendon had been pulled to the point of rupture. Here’s how that may have happened. Source: Science News

The Hornsea Wind Farm is expected to be the largest offshore wind farm in the world. Here’s how much energy is generated from one rotation of a turbine. Source: Science…

Author Amanda Little explains why high-nutrient, high-flavor crops are the most likely to suffer in a less predictable environment. Source: Science News

Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less. Source: Science News

SpaceX’s next Falcon Heavy launch will carry a satellite that will test, for the first time, a “green” fuel that is even less toxic than caffeine. Source: Science News

A finding in western China suggests humans were seeking out high-octane weed for rituals 2,500 years ago. Source: Science News

Eleanor Lutz is a biologist with a knack for producing visually rich data visualizations. She released her latest series, Atlas of Space, this month. Source: Science News