Under California law, a paleontologist and an archaeologist must be on-site to supervise during any new road construction — and in at least one case, this law has turned out to be quite useful.
It turns out liberals and conservatives really do think differently.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a “bionic eye” that allows blind people to see again – at least to an extent.
For all our obsession with the possibility of intelligent alien life, the search for E.T. has so far been a letdown. What’s a self-respecting alien-hunter to do?
How do you turn a tiny science-city at the far end of the earth into a flexible biosphere capable of skating around vast fields of ice?
And it puts the previous largest known prime to shame. That one was a paltry 12 million digits.
You’d think the records would have to do with a figure like “50 million” — the number of cosmic rays an NASA science ballon drifting over Antarctica recently intercepted — but it actually involves a pair of flight duration records.
Could hot weather in metropolitan areas be heating up distant regions? Researchers say yes.
That’s what one theorist claims, after studying images from 1945
Sure, sometimes Twitter feels like one big maelstrom of drivel — a digital platform for utter minutiae. But at other times the social media platform can be ridiculously awesome, especially when used the way Chris Hadfield is …
When most people think of disease researchers, they think of heavily-masked scientists cordoning off contagious patients before they spread disease to innocent bystanders — you know, like in CSI or Contagion. They don’t think …
We are so living in the future.