Wireless charging isn't just for phones and laptops. It could also power medical devices like heart implants.
Bolsheviks planned to erect a towering monument to the socialist cause, but their quixotic ideas never got off the ground.
New research sheds light on the indoctrination process of radical extremist groups.
Metal really does sometimes stick to some people’s skin. Here’s the science of why. Every once in a while, a claim comes along that wildly challenges the mainstream scientific narrative. These […]
The world is changing, and technology is driving that change. Today, that observation is about as compelling as the insight that water runs downhill. It’s just what technology (and water) […]
A team of scientists created a new type of robot inspired by an octopus, and it could be a major breakthrough in the field.
A good apology can do great things. A bad one can cause trouble. Know the difference.
"We inject one tumor and we see all of the other tumors just melt away."
In the 1990s, the two scientists made key discoveries that led to the development of promising new cancer-fighting immunotherapy drugs.
A new paper claims that scientists might be wildly mistaken about the density — and therefore, the shape — of our universe.
The FDA calls out creators of genetically tweaked hornless bulls.
To prevent torturous experiments on organoids, some are calling for clearer definitions of consciousness.
Could this be the beginning of the end of insulin injections?
Anxiety provoked by an unavoidable threat — like an electric shock in a lab — increases as the expected event draws closer.
Why do all of our virtual assistants have a female voice?
New technology could predict cancer up to 5 years in advance.
The gem lapis lazuli is the source of luminescent blue in manuscript illustrations.
Perhaps downhill and cross-country skiers don't face the fate of potters, typesetters and saddlers, but their situation is certainly unclear.
When we split something into its most fundamental, indivisible components, are we truly seeing something that’s point-like, or is there a finite minimum size? Imagine that you wanted to know what […]
Delay, deny and deflect were the strategies Facebook has used to navigate scandals it's faced in recent years, according to the New York Times.
Decades of studies have shown parents to be less happy than their childless peers. But are the kids to blame?
Environmental concerns have caused some to opt-out of reproduction, both to help the planet and to protect their would-be children.