Scientists and spider experts are baffled with the pulsating membrane of the orb-weaver spider, which resembles blobs of ink dancing to a certain tempo.
Scientists from the Australian National University (ANU) have invented a groundbreaking optical chip for telescopes that will, for the first time, allow astronomers to get a good picture of alien planets outside the solar system despite the blinding brightness of the sun.
A safe, inexpensive, and highly efficient way to speed up and improve the search of new germicides – this is what a team of scientists from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, in collaboration with their colleagues from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology and Gause Institute of New Antibiotics, have developed.
A team of researchers from the University of Cincinnati has discovered proof that early life forms that lived on Earth thrived even without oxygen billions of years ago.
A Japanese scientist, who meticulously studied yeast cells to understand how cells degrade and renew itself, has won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. Meet Yoshinori Oshumi, the man who discovered a process called authophagy that cannabilizes and recycles cells.
A sexbot conference in Manchester, Britain discusses the possibility of intimate relationships in the digital age, specifically robots. In the near future, robots may have the ability to have sex with human beings or perform sex acts using virtual reality devices. Because of this, the question is: will robots be better in bed?
If you’ve ever wanted to be part of NASA, now is your chance. NASA has developed an app that would urge citizens to become scientists whenever and wherever they are – all with the use of their smartphone.
Scientists have found a way to help people get rid of certain bad memories.
With social media, it's no surprise that scientists have taken some time off their laboratories and research papers and work on their virtual presence. While the Kardashians may simply be famous for being... well, famous, these science stars have their studies and insights to help boost their growing following online.
I still can't decide if this makes me want to laugh, cry, or just move out of the country... A recent survey has revealed that a stunning 26 percent of Americans think the Sun revolves around the Earth, and that's just the beginning.
The US Senate recently confirmed that climate change is real, finally agreeing with what scientists had been arguing all along. This is just one of many examples that show the disparity between public perception and scientific fact. So why can't scientists and the public agree?
Over 100 researchers behind a recently published paper defended the practice of collecting plant and animal specimens, contending that it does not lead to species extinction.
Reality, it seems, is catching up to fiction. This time, however, it appears, quite by accident. Not just any accident, it's worth mentioning. Accidents of the sort that only happen when smart people are paid to do nothing else but think and experiment.