A successful trial that tested a vaccine against bladder cancer in dogs could help develop a similar one for humans.
Wireless charging isn't just for phones and laptops. It could also power medical devices like heart implants.
German researchers have just solved the mystery of how these substances work.
Ever smell a durian fruit? Don't. Think of it as nature's stinky battery.
It's part of the nation's massive reforestation campaign that aims to plant 4 billion trees in 2019.
Normally, the landscape in this photo would be a white ice sheet.
What can 3D printing do for medicine? The "sky is the limit," says Northwell Health researcher Dr. Todd Goldstein.
Welcome news as the flu pandemic begins to subside.
A future of renewable energy can be ours.
Sharks are natural marvels that still withhold many physiological secrets from science. Shark researchers hope unlocking these mysteries could mean advancements in ship-building, neuroscience, and the fight against cancer.
A Dutch designer wants to take the elements that make jellyfish glow and apply them to trees. Daan Roosegaarde envisions trees serving as streetlights one day. With the help of […]
Its implications go well beyond the Earth itself, affecting even the future of space travel.
This pup puts us one step closer to resurrecting extinct species.
Is science destined to crack the code of consciousness—and how would we even go about it?
We each have the same 24 hours in the day. How will you spend yours?
Zuranolone might help people feel better sooner than if they were relying on standard treatment alone.
What would happen if you tripled the US population? Matthew Yglesias and moderator Charles Duhigg explore the idea on Big Think Live.
It isn’t just a day that comes every four years; it’s everything we need to keep our calendar aligned with Earth’s orbit. Once every four years, at least under most circumstances, […]
She may not be ours forever.
If you understand gravity well enough, you might not even need a telescope to revolutionize astronomy. In science, advances arise at the intersection of theory and real-world observation. One of […]
Who would have thought that endlessly comparing your life to others would make you feel bad?
The most massive star in the known Universe is 260 times as heavy as our Sun. But viewing the early Universe will shatter that record. Place enough mass together in one […]
How do you make yourself valuable in an ever-changing economy? You become well-rounded.
Why do we work for five days and then take two days off? The answer might surprise you.
A less well-known facet of de Beauvoir's philosophy, particularly relevant today, is her political activism.
Here's something to think about the next time you see a filthy Abe Lincoln on the sidewalk.