The bots started as windpipe cells, yet they helped nerve cells repair and grow.
About six million years ago, the Mediterranean was sealed off from the Atlantic, and over centuries it ran dry. One megaflood reversed that.
It temporarily puts the immune system on high alert to prevent MRSA, pneumonia, and other infections in the hospital.
Every Christmas could be the last Christmas.
The existential philosopher argued that an authentic and meaningful life is measured by choice.
What a long strange trip it's been.
We are traveling in a realm that once exclusively belonged to the gods. Space travel will force humanity to rethink everything.
Mindfulness, detachment, selecting off-time activities with care: Here are evidence-based strategies to achieve healthy work-life balance.
Day trading has the potential to yield incredible profits, but without a time machine, you’re unlikely to achieve them.
Dr. Katie Mack explains what dark energy is and two ways it could one day destroy the universe.
The anxieties underpinning the Great Resignation were simmering for a long time. Here’s a solution.
Experts believe they could cut the time it takes a rocket to reach Mars by up to 25%, shaving about two months off the trip.
The miniaturization of particle accelerators could disrupt medical science.
Billy was a local celebrity in the early 1900s. And he might have been a murderer.
The brain-computer interface will be tested in a six-year trial in patients with quadriplegia.
Almost all royal lines try to legitimize their rule with legendary origin stories. Here are five of the strangest examples.
Smarter building materials can control indoor temperatures without external power.
Technology goes in directions we can never predict — so we must be prepared to limit the spread of unintended consequences.
The problem with carnivores turned omnivores.
Not too hot, not too cold...
The DARPA-funded memory prosthesis helps the brain retain new information.
Meet the masterful con-men who impressed the great and the good despite the astonishing fiction of their very existence.
These dissolvable pills aren’t meant to be swallowed, though.
Data from the Zhurong rover suggests the Red Planet was wet more recently than we thought.
Lost in a building or underwater? A new muon-based navigation system could be your guide.
The question of why the Universe is the way it is is an ancient one, and none of the answers we have come up with are satisfying.
Every astrobiologist wants to find an alien. But the public should be skeptical when the "aliens" look like tiny humans.
From "Thompson's violinist" to the "Experience Machine," these thought experiments will throw your mind for a loop.
German researchers have just solved the mystery of how these substances work.