Paleontologists have discovered a new genus of Cretaceous fish

An international team of researchers has just identified two new species of a rare...

Australian grass could help make condoms as thin as...

Condoms could become significantly thinner without losing any strength when fibers from native Australian...

Computers can qualify as drivers, US agency tells Google

The technology used to power Google’s autonomous vehicles, not the human sitting behind the...

Vela Pulsar’s ‘glitching’ found to affect pulse width

The Vela Pulsar, a highly magnetized, spinning, radiation-emitting neutron star that experiences several “micro-glitches”...

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How cotton candy machines may one day create artificial organs

You might associate cotton candy with the county fair or a local amusement park, but at Vanderbilt University, researchers...

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Australia's arid Nullarbor Plain was once a lush rainforest, researchers find

Today, Australia’s Nullarbor Plain is a barren limestone expanse, but according to new research published in the Proceedings of...

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Why ugly criminals are 2X as likely to go to prison

Do you want to understand more about your own thoughts and motivations? Do you wish you had a better...