A new material made from spider silk and trees could replace plastic
September 16, 2019, 3:59 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Paper, plastic or spider web?
Scientists taught rats how to play hide-and-seek and they really got into it
September 16, 2019, 8:28 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Rats laughed and jumped for joy when they found their humans.
What are mirror neurons, and how do they make us more empathetic?
September 5, 2019, 9:05 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Monkey see, monkey do.
Walking while old is killing a lot more pedestrians than walking while distracted
August 28, 2019, 10:08 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
There are all kinds of distracted and compromised people in our roads. Some of them cannot help it.
The planet is getting so hot, we'll soon be wearing air conditioners
August 14, 2019, 9:18 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
New units can be placed in pockets or directly against the skin.
A new food made from carbon dioxide could be a game changer for our planet — and beyond
August 7, 2019, 2:39 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It's poised to debut on store shelves in 2021.
Infotainment systems in cars are distractions for all, but even more so for older drivers
August 5, 2019, 12:18 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
This is a design problem, not an aging problem, and it should be fixed.
Irish teen wins Google Science Fair with project to remove microplastics from water
August 1, 2019, 12:38 p.m. by Ben Bolton
18-year-old's project could help lead the way to cleaner oceans.
Plane, train or automobile: Which has the biggest footprint?
5 brilliant mathematicians and their impact on the modern world
Should I unplug my appliances and, if so, will I save money on my electric bill?
No one knows how to merge, say road officials
13 optical illusions that will blow your mind
12 reasons to use a bicycle for transportation