Scientists have created metallic hydrogen. Here's how it could change the world
January 27, 2017, 3:25 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Metallic hydrogen was once just a theory, but it now exists here on Earth.
Tomatoes tasted much better 100 years ago. Can their flavor be restored?
January 27, 2017, 8:56 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers analyze how tomato flavors have changed over time.
'Smart glasses' automatically focus on whatever wearer is looking at
January 26, 2017, 11:47 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
You may never have to swap out reading glasses again.
1 in 5 people may be able to hear flashes of light
January 23, 2017, 11:16 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Bizarre form of synesthesia might be more common than believed.
Physicists may have just manipulated 'pure nothingness'
January 20, 2017, 5:09 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Even nothing is something in the quantum world.
Scientists finally explain mysterious 'fairy circles' found in Namibia
January 20, 2017, 7:02 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Empty circular patches dot the Namibian desert, and until now scientists were at a loss to fully explain them.
Galaxies are being killed throughout the universe. What's killing them?
January 18, 2017, 11:03 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Astronomers tackle one of the universe's great whodunnits.
Mechanical object frozen to the coldest temperature ever
January 14, 2017, 9:43 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The temperature was below the supposed quantum limit, bending the laws of physics.
Astronomers may have found a new way to detect alien planets
January 12, 2017, 6:09 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
New method looks for strange shadows in a star's disk.
Genetic mutation may prevent local anesthesia from working on some people
January 10, 2017, 4:21 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A trip to the dentist takes on a whole new meaning.