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.
Small worlds loom large in Nikon's photomicrography contest
November 17, 2017, 10:42 a.m. by Angela Nelson
The winners of annual competition will make you wish you'd paid more attention in science class.
How many people does it take to make a bridge wobble?
November 16, 2017, 1:02 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
A new study finds synchronized pedestrians can be a powerful and dangerous force when crossing a bridge.
Bill Gates to build high-tech 25,000-acre city in the Arizona desert
November 14, 2017, 1:50 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
This futuristic metropolis will embrace cutting-edge technology.
The brain uses acid to keep unwanted thoughts and memories at bay
November 13, 2017, 1 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
New research may cast light on mental illnesses like schizophrenia.
How sheep finally got the Faroe Islands on Google Street View
November 8, 2017, 10:23 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Who needs Google contractors when you have camera-toting sheep?
Physicists discover frightening new fusion method that could create unfathomable bomb
November 3, 2017, 11:26 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Before you panic, it doesn't look like the new method is viable. But still, it's a humbling finding.
Your brain has an autopilot mode (and you might want to fine-tune it)
October 27, 2017, 2:12 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Our brains are active even when we aren’t consciously putting our minds to work.
Scientists identify quantum material that mimics the brain's ability to forget
October 17, 2017, 3:41 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The discovery could lead to breakthroughs in artificial intelligence.
Landscape architect's 'genius' work recognized by MacArthur Foundation
October 16, 2017, 3:52 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Kate Orff calls on nature to both beautify and protect cities.
We have way more Neanderthal genes than scientists previously thought
October 6, 2017, 10:19 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Neanderthals might be extinct, but their genes still live on inside of us.
Some people may just have a face for cheating, research says
October 6, 2017, 11:58 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
A Canadian study aims to prove that 'cheater face' is real.
5 brilliant mathematicians and their impact on the modern world
Scientists learn how to record your dreams and play them back to you
Top 10 environmental films of all time
Top 5 endangered sharks
10 ways graphene could change the world
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