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

Slight climate shifts can affect optimum water use in plant communities

Research projects plant response in ‘dry gets drier, wet gets wetter’ world Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Georgianne Moore, 979-845-3765, gwmoore@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A new discovery is…

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

NASA has successfully launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the first in a series of four highly advanced polar-orbiting satellites, equipped with next-generation technology and designed to…

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

Study shows plant growth regulators can benefit onion establishment, production

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Daniel Leskovar, 830-278-9151, daniel.leskovar@ag.tamu.edu Maria Andrea Macias Leon, 830-278-9151, mandreaml@tamu.edu UVALDE – A study by researchers at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and…

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?…

NASA has selected a science instrument for an upcoming Japan-led sample return mission to the moons of Mars planned for launch in 2024. Source: NASA

Students at Southside Elementary School in Lebanon, Tennessee, will have the opportunity to speak with NASA astronauts living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 10:05 a.m.…

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