Deciphering mathematical card tricks is a wonderful pastime, but it can get you into some bizarre predicaments.
Scientists are trying to convert carbon dioxide emissions into something of value—without using too much energy
Scant cortisol levels in mummified locks change ideas about pre-Hispanic Chile natives
The most sensitive search yet for the mystery substance draws a blank after 20 months
Jim Papadopoulos has spent a lifetime pondering the maths of bikes in motion. Now his work has found fresh momentum
Whenever I see my 10-year-old daughter brimming over with so much energy that she jumps up in the middle of supper to run around the table, I think to myself, “those young mitochondria.” Mitochondria are our cells’ energy dynamos.
Slow-motion footage of bees reveals their high-speed collisions and in-flight recovery systems. “Lens of Time: Bumper Bees” was first published on bioGraphic © 2016, California Academy of Sciences.