What is a physicist doing weighing in on the mysteries of the mind? Tim Dean went to find out.
There may soon be a biological alternative to keep the heart beating steadily. Yi-Di Ng reports.
Newly discovered flying-dinosaur fossils with exceptionally well-preserved feathers are revealing more about how dinosaurs and early birds took flight. Daniel Cossins reports.
Lessons from plant photosynthesis suggest ways to boost the efficiency of thin plastic solar cells. James Urquhart reports.
Wendy Zukerman takes stock of the bugs that can make us crazy.
Physicists use a fountain of cold atoms to close in on Big G, the most finicky number in physics. Cathal O’Connell reports.
The males of some species have it tough when it comes to love and many don’t come out of the experience alive. After reading the research, Richard Conniff concludes men have little to complain about.
Vaccinating frogs against a killer fungus that has wiped out 200 species may stop more endangered amphibian species from croaking it. Cathal O’Connell reports.
A super-sensitive electronic nose that can detect explosives may make physical searches a thing of the past. James Urquhart reports.
National parks are usually created on land that is too poor for agriculture and protect only 11% of endangered species. But researchers have found how we can do a better job without breaking the bank. Dyani Lewis reports.