A new study describes a technique to identify users who dishonestly post online comments, fake reviews, or tweets across various platforms.
When the environment that surrounds them is too "noisy," bats shift their gears and adapt by using their secondary sense: echolocation.
Scientists at the University of Texas have tried out a promising "virus wars" system, which uses therapeutic "good" viruses to halt the spread of lethal virus infections.
In a find that says something about what species can (and have) done in times of climate change, an extinct form of worm lizard was recently discovered in arid West Texas. The area was likely subtropical at the time.
Fish in the open ocean have certain tricks up their non-sleeves. That is, special skin factors allow them to be more reflective than a mirror. Researchers think the key to this fish camouflage might be useful for materials scientists and the military.
The shape of a bird's wings depends greatly on its lineage rather than on distinctive flght styles.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon and University of Texas have developed a soft robotic hand embedded with sensors. They say it will be more adept at handling things and understanding what it is touching.