Engineers borrowed the maple tree's "helicopter" to design tiny, flying microchips, which perform various tasks while in whirling free fall.
From wearable electronics to microscopic sensors to telemedicine, new advances like graphene and supercapacitors are bringing "impossible" electronics to life.
A radical redesign of commercial aircraft, called the flying-V plane, could increase fuel efficiency by 20%, greatly reducing emissions.
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In scientific theories, the Multiverse appears as a bug rather than as a feature. We should squash it.
Thanks to time-traveling telescopes, we can see more about the Big Bang
Forget billions and billions. When it comes to the number of galaxies in the Universe, both theorists' and observers' estimates are too low.
The most momentous and significant events in our lives are the ones we do not see coming. Life is defined by the unforeseen.
Harmony and moderation make for a happier life.
Guided by ultrasound waves, swarms of microrobots could soon be used to deliver medicine to targeted sites in the body.
Smashing things together at unprecedented energies sounds dangerous. But it's nothing the Universe hasn't already seen, and survived.
We used to think the Big Bang meant the universe began from a singularity. Nearly 100 years later, we're not so sure.
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Nanofabricators could quickly synthesize whatever we need, molecule by molecule.
It’s a wild idea, but there’s a way to test it. No matter how far we look out in the Universe, there’s always more “Universe” to see. Even at the extreme […]
Even though no human has stepped foot on the Moon's surface in 50 years, the evidence of our presence there remains unambiguous.
These enormous centipedes are straight out of science fiction.
Being mortal makes life so much sweeter.
There’s a lot to get rid of if we want to get only our Universe out of String Theory. A lot of people, when they learn about String Theory for the […]
The Solar System isn't a vortex, but rather the sum of all our great cosmic motions. Here's how we move through space.
The sky is blue. The oceans are blue. While science can explain them both, the reasons for each are entirely different.
Was this a moment when humans interbred with Neanderthals?
But most city dwellers weren't seeing the science — they were seeing something out of Blade Runner.