Science

The desert planet in ‘Dune’ is plausible, according to...

Humans could live on the fictional planet Arrakis from Dune but (thankfully) no giant sandworms would menace them.

Here’s why pain might last after persistent urinary tract...

Experiments in mice reveal that the immune response to a UTI spurs nerve growth in the bladder and lowers the pain threshold.

The Future of War: AI and Its Impact on Military Strategies

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been making rapid strides in recent years, and its influence on the world is becoming increasingly...

UN Official Urges Human-Centered AI Development at Euro-Asian...

At the recent Euro-Asian IT forum, Cosmas Zavazava, Director of the Telecommunication Development Bureau at the UN's International...

This Biggest Star Can Take Over Entire Solar System | Largest...

The biggest star in the universe that could take over the entire solar system! Get ready to learn about this massive star and its...

The smallest known molecular knot consists of just 54 atoms.

Chemists are still trying to figure out why this combination of gold, phosphorus, oxygen and carbon atoms resulted in a molecular...

An asteroid may have exploded over Antarctica about 2.5...

Tiny spherules of rock found in Antarctic ice may point to the oldest known “airburst,” or midair disintegration of an incoming asteroid.

Elon Musk's Neuralink Implants First Chip in Human Brain,...

Elon Musk's Neuralink has taken a major step towards its goal of creating a brain-computer interface (BCI) by implanting its first...

Vampire black hole is a 'cosmic particle accelerator' that...

A distant microquasar, composed of a black hole feeding on a companion star, has jets that create shockwaves. These waves could accelerate...

Belgium signs Artemis Accords for responsible moon exploration

Belgium signed the Artemis Accords on Tuesday (Jan. 23), becoming the 34th nation to become part of the moon-exploration framework.

Pentagon moves to declassify some secret space programs...

Some officials at the Pentagon have been calling for such a new classification policy for years.

Chinese astronauts check out newly delivered space station...

Astronauts aboard China's Tiangong space station have entered the newly arrived Tianzhou 7 cargo spacecraft to begin sorting and checking...

Elon Musk's Neuralink Announces Successful Brain-Computer...

Elon Musk's Neuralink, the neurotechnology startup making waves, has achieved a significant milestone – the successful testing of...

Lost asteroid 2007 FT3 unlikely to hit Earth in 2024, NASA...

A 54-million-ton asteroid that was previously believed to be headed toward Earth will not be hitting our planet this year, according...

Australia is home to the world's largest male specimen...

The Australian Reptile Park has acquired the largest male Sydney funnel-web spider. The spider is set to contribute to the park's...

Are you using AI in your shoes? Artificial intelligence...

Tiny systems powered with artificial intelligence could transform everyday products like dishwashers and construction helmets into...

Here’s how to give a good gift, according to science

Gifting researcher Julian Givi outlines common mistakes gift givers make and how science can help us avoid those costly errors.

While chewing, reindeer can snooze.

Brain waves and behaviors suggest that reindeer can doze while chewing, a timesaving strategy for sleeping under tough conditions.

Landscape Explorer shows how much the American West has...

The online tool stitches together historical images into a map that’s helping land managers make decisions about preservation and...

How 2023 Became the Warmest Year Ever Recorded

The effects of climate change were on clear display in 2023 as records not only broke, but did so by surprising amounts.