Two types of nanotechnology, metalenses and metamaterials, could soon make Harry Potter's invisibility cloak a reality.
Being more creative doesn’t require a ‘Muse.’ It’s about pairing intelligence and imagination.
Immersive learning creates an interactive environment in which learners have the power to customize their experience.
A recent study offers new insights into the so-called marriage wage premium.
On December 19 1972, astronauts Eugene Cernan, Harrison Schmitt and Ronald Evans splashed down safely in the Pacific Ocean, ending the Apollo 17 lunar mission. They were the last people to travel […]
Robinson v. California helped to established a rehabilitative ideal: addiction should be dealt with as a therapeutic matter.
The time to begin exploring VR training is now. Here are the pros, cons, and different ways this technology can be utilized.
Engineers borrowed the maple tree's "helicopter" to design tiny, flying microchips, which perform various tasks while in whirling free fall.
An analysis of the gravitational wave data from black hole mergers show that the event horizon area, and entropy, always increases.
SpinLaunch's launcher, which is larger than the Statue of Liberty and works like the Olympic hammer-throw event, just came online in the New Mexico desert.
Just 13.8 billion years after the hot Big Bang, we can see 46.1 billion light-years away in all directions. Doesn't that violate...something?
The artifacts were often made from found objects – an Ivory dish-soap bottle transformed into an earthenware figure.
Fish are surprisingly good in numbers tests — a skill that sometimes makes the difference between life and death.
Science is an ongoing flirtation with the unknown.
Can electrical stimulation meaningfully substitute for natural touch during a complex task in the real world? We think so.
Research has shown the benefits of mindfulness, but the current mindfulness craze cannot deliver on its overhyped promises.
A study of europium crystals shows the planet was mostly flat during its middle ages.
A new study from Iceland confirms that a shorter workweek improves productivity.
The massive craft could carry 100 humans to Mars and revolutionize space exploration.
GPT-3, which features 175 billion parameters, just might fool you in a conversation.
For decades, researchers have proposed that climate change and human-caused environmental destruction led to demographic collapse on Easter Island. That's probably false, according to new research.
The pieces don't represent an army, they stand in for the Western social order.
After mammoth investments and two decades of anti-aging research, what do immortality proponents have to show for it?
This century alone has already had a couple of Onesdays (1/11/11 and 11/11/11).
An experiment in rats suggests that gene editing may be a treatment for anxiety and alcoholism in adults who were exposed to binge-drinking in their adolescence.
Scientists find that an RNA-DNA mix may have created the first life on our planet.