To date, only one research vessel has ever encountered a milky sea.
Scientists are solving the problem of costly energy storage.
A black swan event is rare but disruptive — and might be predictable.
The design could help restore motor function after stroke, enhance virtual gaming experiences.
Prosthetic arms can cost amputees $80,000. A startup called Unlimited Tomorrow is aiming to change that by making customized 3D-printed bionic arms for just $8,000.
Think of a combination of immersive virtual reality, an online role-playing game, and the internet.
Three cutting-edge techniques – the gene-editing tool CRISPR, fluorescent proteins and optogenetics – were all inspired by nature.
The non-contact technique could someday be used to lift much heavier objects — maybe even humans.
Virtual reality continues to blur the line between the physical and the digital, and it will change our lives forever.
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Brain-based technologies of spiritual enhancement can induce mystical experiences in many people on demand. What does this mean for spirituality today?
The evidence for a link between time spent using technology and mental health is fatally flawed.
How were mRNA vaccines developed? Pfizer's Dr Bill Gruber explains the science behind this record-breaking achievement and how it was developed without compromising safety.
Tiny specks of space debris can move faster than bullets and cause way more damage. Cleaning it up is imperative.
China has reached a new record for nuclear fusion at 120 million degrees Celsius.
The revolution is already happening.
U.S. officials suspect a foreign adversary is targeting American personnel with some form of "directed-energy" weapon.
It's time to rethink how satellites and other objects are made and eventually destroyed.
Don't be intimidated: there's an easy way to get started.
Since 1957, the world's space agencies have been polluting the space above us with countless pieces of junk, threatening our technological infrastructure and ability to venture deeper into space.
It uses radio waves to pinpoint items, even when they're hidden from view.
A machine learning system lets visitors at a Kandinsky exhibition hear the artwork.
A team of scientists managed to install onto a smartphone a spectrometer that's capable of identifying specific molecules — with cheap parts you can buy online.
Do you sound friendly? Hostile? And which voice would be more likely to buy something?