For decades, scientists thought that being more carnivorous set our ancestors along their evolutionary path. New evidence casts doubt on this theory.
If you’ve ever blown bubbles, you know how quickly they burst. Now French researchers have concocted a type that stays intact for hundreds of days.
Understanding the protein’s role in the cell shows what’s happening in neurodegenerative diseases before symptoms emerge.
Researchers find that densely packed neurons play an outsize role in quantitative skill—calling into question old assumptions about evolution.
While the space agency didn’t actually develop Tang, its R&D includes everything from robot gloves to vertical farming—with commercial benefits back home.
The fast-moving pathogen, which has already invaded Europe, was found in East Coast ducks. The last outbreak that tore through the US killed 50 million birds.
Homeowners with garages can easily charge their electric cars, but not apartment dwellers. Here’s what it’ll take to get plugs everywhere in cities.
A surprising new solution to the famous “36 officers puzzle” offers a novel way of encoding quantum information.
The marbled crayfish is a threat to the native species, but the “Berlin lobster” may also offer a sustainable food source and help stop the spread of parasites.