Research & Innovations

Small worlds loom large in Nikon's photomicrography contest

How many people does it take to make a bridge wobble?

Bill Gates to build high-tech 25,000-acre city in the Arizona desert

The brain uses acid to keep unwanted thoughts and memories at bay

How sheep finally got the Faroe Islands on Google Street View

Physicists discover frightening new fusion method that could create unfathomable bomb

Scientists discover 'void' deep inside pyramid

Your brain has an autopilot mode (and you might want to fine-tune it)

Scientists identify quantum material that mimics the brain's ability to forget

Landscape architect's 'genius' work recognized by MacArthur Foundation

We have way more Neanderthal genes than scientists previously thought

Some people may just have a face for cheating, research says