Después de lograr encender su motor –hazaña sobre la cual dependía su vida–, la segunda nave espacial en orbitar Júpiter se prepara para revolucionar nuestra visión del planeta gigante.
For some cats, ordinary household sounds can trigger seizures.
Shoe-related dangers lurk underfoot. The rate of high heel–related injuries doubled over a 10-year period, and most of those injuries happened in a place you might not expect.
Researchers were surprised to find that cyclists rode faster while taking on easy mental tasks.—Karen Hopkin, Eliene Augenbraun
Voice-activated intelligent agents use pattern recognition to understand your words - but they do not always understand what you mean.
Magicians capitalize on the mind's abilities and limitations to create illusions.
A junkyard full of old airplanes turns out to be an artist’s playground. Several companies exist to turn historic old aircraft parts into seating, tables, picture frames, book shelves and any other piece of furniture you might imagine.
Why would a biochemist make three-dimensional prints of budding yeast cells?
Superclusters – regions of space that are densely packed with galaxies – are the biggest structures in the Universe. But where does one end and another begin? And where are we in the picture?This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on September 3, 2014. It is a Nature Video production.
A hammock turns out to be the perfect place to contemplate spacetime, especially if you happen to have some coconuts
This is the story of the evolution of life on earth during one photon’s journey across the universe. Told by Saul Perlmutter who shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the universe.
Doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital are preparing to perform the first penis transplant in the U.S. The recipient will be a veteran injured in war.
Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook is opposing a demand from a U.S. judge to help the FBI break into an iPhone recovered from one of the San Bernardino shooters. Vanessa Johnston (Reuters) reports.
The same technological advances that shrank telephones miniaturized heart monitors, with far-reaching implications for heart health.
LIGO scientist David Reitze takes us on a 1.3 billion year journey that begins with the violent merger of two black holes in the distant universe. The event produced gravitational waves, tiny ripples in the fabric of space and time, which LIGO detected as they passed Earth on September 14, 2015.
The universe is a noisy place, but we didn’t always have the right ears to hear the sounds—until now.
This animation explores progress in the development of oral anticoagulants that target components of the blood coagulation cascade to inhibit blood clotting in high-risk patients.This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on January 28, 2016. It is produced by Nature Video with Nature Reviews Cardiology and Nature Reviews Drug Discovery.
One way to take the greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, out of the air is to concentrate and store it underground. Scientific American explains how one company plans to do it.
The elephant in the room—actually, Times Square: a ton of poached ivory that was mashed in some sort of souped-up wood chipper.
An artist and glass blower crafts homes for hermit crabs. In this video you can see the spiral shape of the animal and how it holds its body when it walks