A team of scientists studied data from two Apollo missions and the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft and found evidence of water in almost every single lunar deposit that was a result of a volcanic eruption.
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In our weekly science round-up, we look at gravitational and quantum anomalies detected in Weyl semimetals, flyover movies of Pluto and its moon, and a robot that can find tiny water leaks in pipes.
Water leakages can cause or worsen water shortages and damage nearby structures. It is a widespread problem, difficult and expensive to detect, but researchers from MIT want to tackle this problem.
Astronomers have observed for the first time two supermassive black holes orbiting each other, a result 12 years in the making; new study reveals the damage caused by an increase of just 0.5°C.
New evidences put Jupiter as the oldest planet in the solar system; new world record for long-distance quantum entangled communication; and a neuron-like quantum dot transistor with intrinsic memory.
A group of researchers have been comparing the arrival times of these drones, fitted with defibrillators, to ambulances responding to cardiac arrest incidents. The results are very impressive.
The discovery of new Homo sapiens fossils has shown humans have been around for 100 thousand years more than previously thought; the 2017 NASA Astronaut Class; AI average scores; and 5nm transistors.
Paleontologists have reanalyzed the collagen from fossils and determined that Jurassic Park may never exist; Great Barrier Reef bleaching is worse than ever; and NASA's first neutron star mission.
Juno's mission to Jupiter has delivered its first scientific results with some stunning images; autonomous vehicles could be tested with 99.9 percent less time and costs; and AlphaGo's crowning.
A team of scientists has developed the thinnest hologram ever made that can be seen without 3D goggles and NASA has discovered an accidental human-made protective shield around Earth.
This week an incredibly well-preserved nodosaur fossil was unveiled, a new accelerator was launched at CERN, SpaceX tested a Falcon Heavy rocket, and Microsoft Research revealed Project Emma.
SpaceX has launched its first rocket carrying a classified military payload for the US, an astronomer suggests we should search for extinct alien life in our solar system, and the LHC has restarted.
Scientists revealed the first artificial photosynthesis triggered by blue light without rare materials and a new way to make bricks from Martian soil. Also, Cassini's Grand Finale has begun.
Scientists from all around the world have come together to march for nonpartisan, robustly funded, and publicly communicated science while China has launched its first unmanned cargo spacecraft.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, was granted the Computer Science's version of the Nobel Prize. Also, researchers have developed graphene-based water desalination technology.
This week SpaceX has successfully launched its first recycled rocket into space, a 'unique' variety of potato for agriculture on Mars has been found, and the latest on human brain implants.
Scientists continue research on how to produce hydrogen fuel from water, a "carbon law" to achieve zero emissions is proposed, and NASA wants to use lasers to connect Mars to Earth's internet.
Scientists are concerned about possible huge coral reef bleaching this year, the first fluorescent frog was found, best-ever 3D computer chip image was captured, and five new particles were detected.
Researchers have managed to reliably move electrons around a semiconductor by using femtosecond laser pulses, opening the way to ultrafast computers, and in the future, quantum devices.
The International Potato Center is seeking to confirm if potatoes can grow on Mars, scientists develop the first synthetic cell receptor, anesthesia on a cellular level is under review, and more.
Scientists are getting prepared to improve our knowledge about the seven Earth-sized planets detected last week, the supersolid state of matter was first achieved - twice, and DNA as a hard driver.
DNA storage is the wave of the future as scientists have proven they can store incredible amounts of data in just a few grams of nucleic acid, and retrieve the data countless times, error-free.
The science community mourns Mildred Dresselhaus, scientists unveil the first magnetic resonance microscope, new details in graphite to diamond pathways, seven Earth-sized planets detected, and more.
Scientists have released huge amounts of data to the public this week to obtain help in the difficult task of analysis. Meanwhile, the search for dark matter is at full speed around the globe.
The Zuckerberg Chan BioHub has put out its first grant to scientists. The hub's stated purpose is to cure all disease by the turn of the century by funding blue skies research
A new device developed by researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine decreases the price for laboratorial diagnosis to one cent and aims at democratizing the access to the poorest.
This week more doubt was cast over recent metallic hydrogen results, while some scientists have claimed we may live inside a hologram, and others have presented some breakthroughs in neuroscience.
Scientists this week saw the first ever metallic hydrogen, electricity flow without heat conduction, advancements in carbon-free energy, and progress towards the creation of 3D printed human skin.
Chinese researchers claim their neural net was able to tell criminals apart from law-abiding citizens, with a 90% success rate, just by looking at their faces. Further study is obviously needed.
Virtual reality is all fine and well, but real immersion only comes by including other senses. Now scientists have managed to trick our brains into chewing and tasting food that's not actually there.
Turns out you don't need infinite monkeys and infinite typewriters - you just need a single monkey and brain-scanning technology to get it to type out Hamlet, or even The New York Times.
Microsoft's Excel is altering hundreds of scientific papers and destroying work done by scientists, thanks to the way it auto-formats data. But scientists are blaming themselves, not Microsoft.
Modern prosthetics could be taken to a new level if a joint effort between St Vincent's Hospital and the University of Melbourne discovers how to relay sensory feedback from robotic arms to the brain.
Researchers have created tiny robots that are capable of pulling incredible weights when they work together. The proof comes when the tiny mechanical critters pull a 2-ton car and its owner with them.
Researchers from Microsoft's Research department have called the entrance into 2016 a "new Golden Age of technological advancement," and have proposed 16 scientific advancements that may come in 2016.
Scientists have made a breakthrough in efficiently manufacturing a whole new material that might revolutionize computing and chip manufacturing. Despite the news, the technology is many years away.
A new process has been developed that allows scientists to create graphene 'pom-poms' which have impressive electrical properties. This process might hold the key to a new generation of batteries.
Logitech released the new Romer-G switches in their G910 Orion Spark keyboard, and if you're interested to find out how the internals of the switch look like in comparison to Cherry's, check this out.
The blending of science and fiction is gradually becoming our reality as a man without both of his arms successfully operates two robotic arms using nothing more than his own brain.
Halo is one of the most popular science-fiction games in history, and it turns out that the setting is based on a fair amount of science-fact, as the Halo rings could really be created in the future.
Researchers at the University of Akron have developed a novel method of making shatterproof screens which are not only much more flexible than earlier methods, but significantly cheaper too.
A recent misleading story implied that Twitter was releasing all of its data to unknown scientists that could use it any which way. However that couldn't be further from the truth.
It may already be the end of the line for China's first moon rover, as it hits serious mechanical problems after less than two months of operation. Is China now out of the space race?
Raijin was unveiled today at the National Computational Infrastructure, where it impressed with operation speeds of around 1.2 petaflops; it's currently Australia's fastest supercomputer.
Scientists at the world's most advanced physics laboratory, CERN, have embarked on a project that seeks to preserve the original hardware and software used to give birth to the World Wide Web.
Yesterday while Americans were celebrating Independence Day, Cern scientists at the LHC confirmed existence of the Higgs boson Particle. Of course this means it has to go on eBay right?
DNA decoding is proving to be a fundamental part in identifying genetic problems as well as diseases in general. A unique USB flash drive has been made to make this process more efficient.
Kinect hacks are no longer the domain of tinkerers and the curious. Researchers from prestigious institutions around the world are turning to Microsoft's 'toy' as a replacement to expensive equipment.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has written a new editorial for Science magazine, asking the federal government for a lot more money to fund future energy research.