Puberty can be considered as quite the wild stage for any growing person. After all, this is the part of anyone's life that can be considered an 'experimental' phase, as this is where everyone gets to know themselves. Unfortunately, this also means teenagers may be exposed to unwanted elements. One of these is fake weed.
Researchers may have finally created the first fully reprogrammable quantum computer in the world. This changes the entire spectrum of the technology, as quantum computers so far could only run one type of equation.
NASA has launched the Antarctica Long Duration Balloon Flight Campaign with the goal of investigating the density and the chemicals in the environment between stars.
Scientists at the University of Maryland have created a device that is attached to the tip of the finger and allows the blind to read.
Scientists at the University of Maryland at College Park create transparent version of wood.
Vultures are not good at flapping their wings, but they manage to spend long periods of time in the air by soaring. Researchers found that these birds stay aloft by making use of small-scale turbulence that produces uplift without flapping their wings.
Illegal logging is destroying ecologically important forests around the worl. Much of the timber is being used to produce expensive furniture and flooring.
Vampire bats are not, after all, spending all their time biting farm animals in the dark of night. They spend a higher proportion of their time on social grooming than several other kinds of bats, actually.
An astronomy team recently looked at a "tidal disruption" that involved a black hole ripping up a star. They measured the spectrum of X-rays that resulted from this large space event.