A new book shows how reimagined toilets will allow humans to use pee and poop as natural resources.
Global warming may be revving up summer thunderstorms in the Arctic, leading to skyrocketing numbers of lightning strikes.
Artists’ intuition instead of science drive most facial reconstructions of extinct species. Some researchers hope to change that.
Physicists have finally used laser cooling to tame unruly antimatter atoms. That could allow new tests of symmetry and Einstein’s theory of gravity.
Important insights into the particle-filtering properties of different fabrics also offer a sense of the unseen, textured world of face masks.
Today’s researchers pursue knowledge with more detail and sophistication, but some of the questions remain the same.
The asteroid impact fundamentally reset the nature of Earth’s tropical rainforests, decreasing diversity at first and making them permanently darker.
The leading theory is that the coronavirus spread to people from bats via a yet-to-be-identified animal, but no animals have tested positive so far.
Fluctuations in sea level due to cycling ice ages may have powered an engine in tropical seas that pumped out gaudy fish species.
Vaccinated 12- to 15-year-olds developed higher levels of coronavirus antibodies compared with vaccinated 16- to 25-year-olds from a previous trial.