Research & Innovations

12 optical illusions that will blow your mind

Do we still need daylight saving time?

This compact wind turbine is perfect for blustery cities

Plants use blazes of light to communicate

New high-resolution map of Antarctica shows the continent in incredible detail

Swiss firm gains steam in mission to suck CO2 directly from the air

Sorry rabbit, but even scientists agree: Slow but steady always wins the race

Lost WWII warplane found entombed in glacier

Rest easy, lazy bones: Evolution is on your side

Scientists may have found the ultimate food preservative, and it's entirely plant-based

At last, the secret to making mummies revealed

Add another strange property to the list of silver's bizarre traits