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.
Globe skimmer dragonflies migrate more than 15,000 kilometers, breeding with the locals as they travel and creating an interrelated global population. A dragonfly from Japan may have more in common with Guyanese dragonflies, genetically speaking, than its own Japanese cousins.
German Paralympian Denise Schindler tests a 3D-printed prosthesis, hoping to use it at the Rio Olympics in summer. Edward Baran reports.
NASA’s Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope has helped astronomers track down which blazar was responsible for the 2012 "Big Bird" neutrino, the second-most powerful particle the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica has ever detected.Video courtesy of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
The legendary physicist visits a friend and shares a message about Passover and voyaging to the stars
Researchers at Harvard University are developing next-gen windows that utilize nanotechnology to transition between clear and cloudy with the flip of a switch. Ben Gruber reports.
A new study points to the risk that China and India will be facing severe water shortages by 2050 due to a perfect storm of economic growth, climate change, and fast growing populations. Ben Gruber reports.
Human-caused ocean noises cause clams to clam up and lobsters to scurry for cover, which could wreak havoc with nutrient cycling.
Researchers have successfully used stem cells to treat cats with a debilitating mouth disease. The findings could translate into potential therapies for humans suffering from similar ailments. Ben Gruber reports.
All you need is a phone in Sweden's brand new do-it-yourself grocery store. A new app takes care of scanning and paying for items, so there's no need for any staff. Sharon Reich reports
The red dwarf star Proxima Centauri is home to a newly discovered exoplanet, which may look a lot like Earth.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on August 24, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.
Scientific American took to the streets of New York City and asked passersby what they thought the future would hold. If it is as these people imagine, 500 years from now our world will look very different than it does today.
Watch as the space telescope zooms in on GN-z11, the remotest galaxy ever seen.Video credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)
Using a magnetic field, researchers could trick migratory birds to turn in the wrong direction before takeoff.
After Alaska’s 1964 earthquake stranded salt water stickleback fish in freshwater ponds, it took just 50 years for them to evolve into happy pond dwellers.
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.