In a Silicon Valley office park, a startup is developing a system that could automate greenhouse farming and help feed the world. Source: Science News

Jim Bridenstine faces a hostile GOP on climate—but he also needs to build cred with NASA scientists. Source: Science News

When urban infrastructure enables outbreaks, it’s not just a medical tragedy. It’s a signal of a failure yet to come. Source: Science News

Astronomers are mystified by a strange star explosion in a distant galaxy that might be a relic from an earlier cosmological era. Source: Science News

Inside the squeaky-clean room where techs prepare weather instruments for launch. Source: Science News

Just like your belly, Mars has scars left by the ebb and flow of magma from ancient volcanoes. Source: Science News

The study that gave the Vaporfly 4% its name just came out in a peer-reviewed journal. Source: Science News

Take a close look at the R2-D2-shaped lander that startup Moon Express wants to land on the moon. Source: Science News

A new photographic technique from researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is exposing coral like never before. Source: Science News

A new alliance has representatives from Pittsburgh, Essen, Beijing, and other metros swapping strategies for transforming from a factory town to a sustainable city. Source: Science News

The Atlas humanoid robot from Boston Dynamics can now do backflips. That’s one hell of a feat for a bipedal machine. Source: Science News

With gene drives, scientists are trying to supercharge evolution to eradicate malaria and save endangered species from extinction. But is this DARPA-funded tech safe enough to test in the wild?…

The government launch is even more hush-hush than before: Reports simply say that Zuma is bound for low-Earth orbit. Source: Science News

The transmission, Sónar Calling GJ273b, explains Earth’s concept of music, from basic addition up. Source: Science News

Bryan Johnson wants to build a “neuroprosthesis,” or a brain-computer interface, to help humans “coevolve” with artificial intelligence. Source: Science News

Your state’s gun laws might protect you—but the laws of neighboring states could put you at risk. Source: Science News

Demographic data may contribute to algorithms’ accuracy, but it also complicates their use. Source: Science News

You could climb out of a hole with a ladder or a rope—or you could call on your formidable physics knowledge. Source: Science News

A new study gives fascinating insight into how pumping sulfur into the stratosphere could affect hurricanes. Source: Science News