Despite making a poor first impression, jellyfish are among the most unusual animals on Earth and deserve a second chance to introduce themselves
Biologists remain largely unaware of the potential vulnerabilities that come with digitizing biotechnology
A new study further challenges the idea that clay on Mars formed just like that on Earth
Users must decide if the benefits of these sites outweigh their costs, but can that decision be made freely if social networking sites are potentially addictive?
People have been dreaming about space travel for hundreds of years, long before the arrival of the spectacular technologies behind space exploration today
The protection of intellectual property is essential for economic advancement
The finding that fission releases huge amounts of energy launched a scientific and military race to understand and use this new atomic source of power
In addition to addressing safety concerns, Silicon Valley firms have a strong incentive to create a new venue for increasing the use of their digital devices
One aspect of risk behavior in adolescents appears to be an apparent inability to match their behavior to the likely rewards (or punishments) that might follow
Mount Agung in Bali has been thrusting ash thousands of feet into the sky for almost two weeks
Even when autonomous vehicles are doing everything they’re supposed to, the drivers of nearby cars and trucks are still flawed, error-prone humans
Anyone who can understand tens, hundreds and thousands can develop habits and skills to accurately navigate millions, billions and trillions. Stay with me, especially if you’re math-averse...
Researchers have found that engineered sugarcane could yield more than 2,500 liters of bio-jet fuel per acre of land
We can explain the meaning of lyrics by looking at their component words and grammatical structure. But how do we explain the meaning of music?
Jobs are not created or lost because of a single technology, but because of the business models designed to leverage the power of the technology
Earth’s magnetic field protects life and satellites from the sun’s harmful radiation, but this effect is far from constant
To ensure the U.S. can trust the 2018 election results, officials and communities must prevent misuse of political power to mute citizens’ voices at the ballot box in antidemocratic ways...
The main way the disease works is to disrupt communication between neurons, the specialized cells that process and transmit electrical and chemical signals between regions of the brain
A new theory says it’s due to the first sexual conflict, which happens when the evolutionary interests of males and females do not coincide
Much of the necessary technology already exists