Bees and fish 'talk' to each other in unprecedented interspecies experiment
March 22, 2019, 4:31 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
These very distinct species talked via a robot translator.
For a quick lesson on gene editing or blockchain, there's Five Levels of Difficulty
February 20, 2018, 5:21 p.m. by Shea Gunther
Video series challenges an expert to explain a complicated concept to people at five levels of expertise.
Mystery about life's building blocks solved by quantum study
February 4, 2018, 2:52 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Quantum theory offers an answer to one of the oldest and most fundamental questions in biochemistry.
Spider drinks graphene, spins web that can hold the weight of a human
September 1, 2017, 11:51 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The webbing was on par with bulletproof Kevlar in strength.
Common caterpillar found to eat plastic shopping bags
April 24, 2017, 6:54 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It could represent a biodegradable solution to the omnipresent pollution clogging our landfills.
Silkworms fed carbon nanotubes produce super-silk that conducts electricity
October 12, 2016, 2:09 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The enhanced silk was also 50 percent stronger than the regular stuff.
Bionic leaf converts solar energy into liquid fuel
August 12, 2016, 1:13 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Photovoltaic cells convert the sun's energy into electricity — but what if solar energy could instead be converted directly into liquid fuel?
Development of bomb-sniffing cyborg locusts officially underway
July 6, 2016, 1:03 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The Office of Naval Research hopes to harness locusts' powerful sense of smell to protect soldiers on the battlefield.