Once activated, the CRISPR-Cas12a2 system goes on a rampage, chopping up DNA and RNA indiscriminately, causing cell death.
Nearly half of all stars are born in binary systems, with the most massive ones dying the fastest. It's not pretty for the "second" star.
Entrenched business wisdom says that community-led economic systems are pure fantasy. Douglas Rushkoff disagrees.
Even at its faintest, Venus always outshines every other star and planet that's visible from Earth, and then some!
Laser-guided lightning systems could someday offer much greater protection than lightning rods.
To prevent overloading the memory system, the brain may have a mechanism that tosses out certain types of memories.
Imagine going on a tour through the human circulatory system as a tiny cell. That is just one example of education in the metaverse.
Organic molecules can be produced by living or non-living systems. But the recent findings are very intriguing.
There are 40 billion billion black holes in the universe. Here’s how our Solar System stacks up against ten of them.
From the laying out of the body plan to the organization and functioning of our nervous system, cells rule gene expression and make us who and what we are.
The giant impact theory suggests our Moon was formed from proto-Earth getting a Mars-sized strike. An exoplanet system shows it's plausible.
In our Solar System, even the two brightest planets frequently align in our skies. But only rarely is it spectacularly visible from Earth.
Out of the four rocky planets in our Solar System, only Earth presently has plate tectonics. But billions of years ago, Venus had them, too.
An emerging field studies parasites that take over the nervous system of a host.
It's the very closest stars to us that hold the key to unlocking the possibilities for life in star systems all throughout the Universe.
Massive objects like black holes, stars, and rogue planets routinely pass near our Solar System. An ensuing comet storm could destroy us.
The A.I. system could improve the lives of commercially raised pigs.
Do you think you know the Solar System? Here's a fact about each planet that might surprise you when you see it!
Israel looks to deploy its “Iron Beam” air-defense system within the year.
In all of human history, only 5 spacecraft have had the right trajectory to exit the Solar System. Will they ever catch Voyager 1?