Aerial drone footage was sent to an AI trained to track down space rocks.
The modern antiracist movement is harming the very people it claims to help, according to the linguist John McWhorter.
Electricity from solar energy is the cheapest it’s ever been, thanks largely to technological improvements and policies that reduce the risk of investing in renewable energy. That’s one of the […]
The scent of sickness: 5 questions answered about using dogs – and mice and ferrets – to detect disease
Could medical detection animals smell coronavirus?
Neuroscientists and ethicists wants to ensure that neurotechnologies remain benevolent.
The mission could launch as soon as the 2030s, the researchers said.
The same parts of the brain that help us navigate complex social interactions can also drive us to make wildly bad investments.
An ongoing experiment aboard the International Space Station aims to find out more about the fundamentals of combustion.
In his book, Earth Emotions, Glenn Albrecht coins "psychoterratic."
A new study highlights a fascinating application of AI, though other uses are more troubling.
Hundreds more are documented in Robert Macfarlane's Landmarks.
New findings show that Russian explosion was from a nuclear reactor.
Despite all that we've learned about the Universe, there remain unanswered, and possibly unanswerable, questions. Could "God" be the answer?
Clinical trials at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research focus on stabilizing cognitive loss and alleviating the psychotic symptoms that change our loved ones.
Your co-workers could be causing your insomnia.
If we succeed in contacting them, will that seal humanity’s doom? One of the most wondrous questions of all concerns our place in the Universe. After 13.8 billion years of […]
The Glen McLaughlin Collection brings together more than 700 historical examples of 'California as an island'.
A wealthy team doesn't automatically make for a successful team.
If a star spins and then collapses, what happens to its angular momentum? The most common way to form a black hole in the Universe is to have a massive […]
Videos for “Baby Shark,” a diabolical earworm, have been watched 3.3 billion times in a viral children-song craze that spans the globe. But why?
Is it a super-secret place for the global el33t? Or is it just a bunch of n00bs masquerading as true h4x0rs?
There now is compelling evidence to support the notion that much information about another person’s mind can be gleaned from his or her eyes.
The Mercury-bound MESSENGER spacecraft captured several stunning images of Earth during a gravity assist swingby of its home planet on Aug. 2, 2005. Several hundred images, taken with the wide-angle […]
Instead of an empty, blank, 3D grid, putting a mass down causes what would have been ‘straight’ lines to instead become curved by a specific amount. In General Relativity, we […]
A rare counter-example to the flood of Temperance maps, this Prohibition-era chart celebrates alcohol in its many forms