NDB Company says its nano diamond battery will absolutely upend the energy equation, acting like tiny nuclear generators. Which last upto 28000 years.
Scientists are challenging conventional notions of how dust particles are aligned; “everything we’ve so far hypothesized about the impact of dust on the atmosphere might be misplaced.”
A once-in-a-century “climate anomaly” exacerbated the awful conditions along the Western Front in Europe during the First World War, according to new research. This unusual weather may have also...
Circuitry of the pallium mirrors the mammalian neocortex
The recovery of these beleaguered species proves that conservation action works.
Some experts believe we may have hit "peak gold" production in our pursuit of the precious metal.
LoCHAid can be assembled in 30 minutes with cheap parts
The fear that action to combat climate change has been too slow has led some scientists to test unconventional methods to stem the loss of Arctic sea ice.
Some huge, some small. Some zip, some crawl. The cosmos is full of objects that defy expectations.
Curly the robot has defeated top curling teams. But the sport could offer a prime opportunity to bring people and robots together.
This giant Gundam robot is now able to walk on its own.
It is only in the last couple of centuries that we have begun to grasp that our existence might one day cease to exist forever.
Scientists riding balloons in a remote region of the U.S. collected vital data used by NASA to get humans into orbit.
The Great Southern Reef might not be as well-known as the Great Barrier Reef, but Australia’s "other" reef is brimming with biodiversity – and has battles of its own.
In Gujarat, India, a special breed of camel is not constrained by land—but cannot escape the many forces of change.
A window into complex avian sociopolitical lives.
CAPTCHAs have evolved to reflect the untenable distinction between real and fake users
Millions of human artifacts circle the Earth. Can we clean them up before they cause a disaster?
It sounds like the stuff of nightmares: a giant, dark, steamy hangar filled with a billion cockroaches feeding off food scraps. But these roaches are not just household pests, they could be the...
Battery prices are dropping faster than expected. Analysts are moving up projections of when an electric vehicle won’t need government incentives to be cheaper than a gasoline model.
In 1930, a new pistol went on sale that would revolutionize the firearms world. Best known to the public these days as the "James Bond gun", the Walther PPK was arguably the first successful...
These neurons track safe places so mice can escape threats in a split-second
Archeologists in China have discovered two perfectly preserved fossils of a new 125 million-year-old dinosaur species.
How wildfires ravaging the U.S. west coast are sending smoke between continents and up to record heights in the atmosphere.
We break down what they are—and why they’re not (quite) as scary as they seem.
It ticks once a year, the century hand advances once every 100 years, the cuckoo comes out on the millennium, and it will keep time for the next 10,000 years. In the belly of a Texas mountain,...
Is the "big freeze" our inevitable fate, or can dark energy save us?
Experiencing multiple stressors triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic—such as unemployment—and COVID-19-related media consumption are directly linked to rising acute stress and depressive symptoms...
Reading linguistic thought directly from the brain has brought us closer to answering an age-old question — and has opened the door to many more.
By tracking amphibian songs, citizen scientists are helping us understand what's happening to our environment
Most adults retreat into a personal, quiet world inside their heads when they are reading, but we may be missing out on some vital benefits when we do this.
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Pieter Kroonenberg, a Dutch statistician, discovered a nonexistent paper that had been cited more than 400 times.
You probably recognize these right off the bat: Andrew, Katrina, Sandy and Sally. But when and why did we start giving hurricanes names?
Kodak detected the first atomic bomb before anyone else figured it out. Then they made a deal not to tell anyone. Thanks to HBO Max, and their new show raise...
Our feline friends are killing billions of birds every year. A fan of both animals believes there are humane solutions.