Imagine poisoning your rival and yourself and giving only yourself the antidote.
The Vertebrate Genomes Project may spell good news for the kakapo and the vaquita.
Great genius is not born of lightning bolt-like moments of inspiration. In reality, perseverance plays the biggest role.
From hellishly hot planets to water worlds, some distant planets are like nothing in our Solar System.
There are a few possible solutions to the problem of interstellar travel, but they largely remain within the realm of science fiction.
Put two grapes close together in a microwave and you'll get an electrifying result, all because of the physics of plasmas.
This representation of the Bamum kingdom is a rare example of early 20th-century indigenous African cartography.
This century alone has already had a couple of Onesdays (1/11/11 and 11/11/11).
The Chumash people poked bits of psychoactive plants into cave ceilings next to their paintings.
It's not the caffeine; it's the people.
Nanofabricators could quickly synthesize whatever we need, molecule by molecule.
Everyone has pondered what they would do with an extra hour a day. Would they get more sleep or spend more time with family? Spend time on a side project […]
Not nearly well enough. And we should all be concerned. In 1859, the science of solar physics truly began with the largest eruption in recorded history: the Carrington event. Prior […]
Atoms can link up to form molecules, including organic molecules and biological processes, in interstellar space as well as on planets. But this is only possible with heavy elements, which […]
What happens when simulation theory becomes more than a fascinating thought experiment?
We've only seen Uranus up close once: from Voyager 2, back in 1986. The next time we do it, its features will look entirely different.
What image of femininity is subtly imposed on us in the war against toxic masculinity?
Georgia State University researchers have created a novel nanoparticle vaccine.
French newspapers report that the trial hasn't lived up to expectations.
The most popular books of the past 125 years, and where to get them.
Tiny bubbles talk photosynthesis.
Spending between 120–300 minutes per week in nature shown to increase wellbeing.