Your subjective experience might not end the moment your heart stops, research on near-death experiences suggests.
Gain-of-function mutation research may help predict the next pandemic — or, critics argue, cause one.
A famous explorer's doomed ship is finally found 107 years after it was lost to the Antarctic deep.
Ultraviolet LED lights could soon be used to help disinfect air and surfaces in buildings, planes, subways and other spaces.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently issued $8 million in follow-up funding to a team of neuroengineers developing brain-to-brain and brain-to-machine technology.
The “Euro Night Sprinter” map is utopian, but Europe’s rail future could look a lot like it.
A radical redesign of commercial aircraft, called the flying-V plane, could increase fuel efficiency by 20%, greatly reducing emissions.
Building peace with psychedelics: Here’s what happened when Palestinians and Israelis took ayahuasca together
The results of a 2021 study suggest that the world's most powerful psychedelic may be an underutilized peace-building tool.
It is all too easy for humans to fall into the cognitive trap of thinking that an entity that can use language fluently is sentient or intelligent.
The stars stood no chance against the more-massive black holes.
Spending time in green spaces seems to yield many health benefits, most of which researchers are only beginning to understand.
The images were published in the New England Journal of Medicine and show how prolific coronavirus can become in a mere four days.
Big brains come at a big cost, however.
Scientists use new methods to discover what's inside drug containers used by ancient Mayan people.
"Our mission is to completely replace the use of animals as a food technology by 2035," said Patrick O. Brown at the 2020 Web Summit.
The book "The Genesis Machine" outlines the promise and peril of synthetic biology, a powerful tool that will allow us to program life like a computer.
The Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) created an online dashboard map that provides up-to-date data on reported cases and deaths worldwide.
Scientists are seeking ways to safely connect computers to the brain.
The controversy over the universe's expansion rate continues with a new, faster estimate.
It's not the caffeine; it's the people.
Vaccines can be grown in and extracted from the leaves of plants.
She helped create CRISPR, a gene-editing technology that is changing the way we treat genetic diseases and even how we produce food.
The most unique interloper into our Solar System has a natural explanation that fits perfectly — no aliens required.
A Cornell Health physician has blended rap and medicine to better educate kids on coronavirus guidelines.
A conspiracy theory that 90 percent of the world's population will be killed off spreads widely on pandemic fears.
Heinous, if proved accurate.