SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
RESEARCHERS THINK PORTALS MAY LINK OUR VISIBLE WORLD WITH THE "DARK SECTOR"
The sci-fi trope has real-world potential.
WORKERS IN THESE FIVE INDUSTRIES WILL BE THE FIRST TO LOSE THEIR JOBS TO AUTOMATION
Can a robot do your job?
TO EXPLORE ALIEN PLANETS, WE NEED A BETTER BRAKING SYSTEM
Because stopping a spacecraft traveling at 20% the speed of light isn’t easy.
NOM NOM NOM: PREHISTORIC HUMAN BONES SHOW SIGNS OF CANNIBALISM
Human cannibals likely took a big bite out of their fellow humans about 10,000 years ago, according to a study that examined prehistoric bones with scratch and bite marks on them.
AN EMOTIONALLY INTELLIGENT COMPUTER MAY ALREADY HAVE AN 'EQ' HIGHER THAN YOURS
Could robots be better at detecting emotions than we are?
FEMALE COCKROACHES SYNC UP THEIR VIRGIN BIRTHS
Female cockroaches don't need a mate to lay eggs, but they do like company. New research finds that virgin female cockroaches housed together are quicker to produce offspring than virgin females living alone.
FACTS ABOUT NEWTS
Newts are small semi-aquatic amphibians that look like a cross between a frog and a lizard. Newts possess several interesting characteristics.
CAN SCIENCE TRANSFORM US INTO SUPERHEROES?
Advances in technology and genetics have made superhumans with powerful exoskeletons and superior physical and mental traits more attainable than ever.
. While turning ourselves into superheros may soon be a possibility, we still have to face the ethical and financial questions these kinds of choices raise.
THE COST OF RESURRECTING EXTINCT SPECIES COULD BE DEVASTATING
You’ve seen “Jurassic Park,” right?
HIPPIE MONKEYS REBOUND AS YELLOW FEVER WIPES OUT A COMPETITOR
A rapidly moving yellow fever virus that has killed thousands of brown howler monkeys in Brazil may be creating an opportunity for the monkeys' critically endangered competitor.