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.
Whistles let shepherds communicate between distant hillsides because a whistled sound wave travels farther than spoken words.
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.
New fossils shed light on the origin of the unusual human relative known as ‘the hobbit’.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on June 8, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.
Scientists discovered a frog’s ability to nab an insect in a fraction of a second depends on the fluid mechanics of its spit.
Metamaterials don’t react the way you would expect. Push down on this cube from the top and a face appears on the side. The secret? A carefully designed substructure.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on July 27, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.
Scientists study the stride of Olympic athlete Mike Rodgers
Engineering students in the mechatronics class at The Cooper Union in Manhattan have a unique final exam—they build sumo robots that fight one another for supremacy.
Artist James Gurney explains how he modeled and painted the extinct Volaticotherium featured on Scientific American’s June 2016 cover and inside the magazine. Central to his reconstruction was a model with anatomically accurate muscles built atop fossil bones.
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.
There is still good reason to think undiscovered fundamental particles act as gravitational glue for galaxies.
With the Schiaparelli lander, Europe hopes to join the U.S. and Russia in successfully touching down on the Red Planet
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.
Re-creating photographs from the 1930s can help scientists understand Greenland’s melting glaciers and predict how quickly climate change might make them disappear into the sea.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on July 27, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.
The central bearded dragon can rapidly shift its body color to soak up extra sun or cool off, while using its neck color to communicate with other lizards.
A microwave radiometer onboard the Juno spacecraft orbiting Jupiter could soon reveal where and how the giant planet formed
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.
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.
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.
The legendary physicist visits a friend and shares a message about Passover and voyaging to the stars