Yorkicystis lived during the “Cambrian explosion,” 539 million to 485 million years ago – hundreds of million years before the dinosaurs.
While one may be helpful, the other may be harmful.
New tech is a double-edged sword. Integration can be expensive and perilous: Mess up the adoption and jobs are on the line.
The knobby starfish skeleton has diamond-like properties and could inspire new designs for lightweight, highly resilient ceramics, with widespread applications in engineering and construction.
Was our distant ancestor a biped or not – i.e., human or not human?
Immersive learning creates an interactive environment in which learners have the power to customize their experience.
Bears, chimps, or humans? A track of five poorly preserved footsteps at Laetoli has puzzled paleontologists for decades. Now, a research paper from Nature claims to have solved the mystery.
Drones have a lot to learn from the landing abilities of birds.
Da Vinci dreamed up a helicopter 400 years before they actually existed. Now, engineers have brought his design to life, but with a twist.
Wireless charging isn't just for phones and laptops. It could also power medical devices like heart implants.
Think of a combination of immersive virtual reality, an online role-playing game, and the internet.
This storm rained electrons, shifted energy from the sun's rays to the magnetosphere, and went unnoticed for a long time.
Engineers borrowed the maple tree's "helicopter" to design tiny, flying microchips, which perform various tasks while in whirling free fall.
Elevated blood pressure, even within the normal range, is associated with accelerated brain aging.
Ultrasound might be able to damage the novel coronavirus in the same way an opera singer's voice can shatter a wine glass.
Inspired by the group behaviors of simple animals, a team of roboticists has developed a new way for swarm robots to maneuver on land.
The brain of an ancient bird offers clues to the survival of its modern-day relatives.
Two types of nanotechnology, metalenses and metamaterials, could soon make Harry Potter's invisibility cloak a reality.
After 20 months, scientists find lab-dish brain cells matured at a similar rate to those of an actual infant.
Research from NASA reveals Mars’ spectacular volcanic past.
If the metaverse is money, then companies will certainly want to play, too.
For the first time, light that comes from behind a black hole has been spotted.
Often called modern-day dinosaurs, cassowaries are one of only a few birds known to have killed humans.
Nanofabricators could quickly synthesize whatever we need, molecule by molecule.
The key? A computational flattening algorithm.