International scientists have issued an ambitious 13-point plan for fighting global warming by focusing on ocean-based solutions.
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Devil rays are mysterious sea creatures that are rarely seen in the wild. With their population dwindling, biologists are racing to learn more about these rays before they disappear.
To prevent mega-wildfires from spiraling out of control, technicians set landscapes ablaze on purpose.
A space elevator sounds like science fiction, but scientists are still actively trying to make it a reality. Here’s what you need to know.
Space travel isn’t easy, especially where human waste is concerned. How do astronauts poop in space?
WWII introduced the first missile capable of reaching space, and it ultimately led to a man on the moon.
Researchers have unveiled a new technology called BrainNet that connects brains using EEG, transcranial stimulation, and direct brain interfaces.
Finding the biggest prime number might not only have applications in computing, it could also win you some serious money. Here’s how.
Scientists have been searching for schwarzites for decades, here’s how their discovery could change our world.
False killer whales aren’t what you think they are.
Controlling fission reactions in modern nuclear plants is a complicated and dangerous process, yet nature managed to do the same thing all by itself 2 million years ago. Here’s how.
How this huge ocean cleanup device avoids killing animals.
Using ultrasound and a prototype waterproof monitor, medics and researchers are watching Ben Lecomte's heart closely. Can examining his EKG waves in ocean waves help us prevent fatal heart disease?
This never-before-seen neuron was just found in the human brain, and it might hold the secret to what separates us from other animals.
We know about apes learning sign language, but what about dolphins typing on an underwater keyboard? Or A.I. machines translating prairie dog language? The scientists answer how close we are to conversing with the animal kingdom.
The experience of nostalgia, which feels good, doesn’t always lead to making good decisions. So, how does nostalgia permeate the brain? And what exactly does it do our decision-making?