Black Birders Call Out Racism, Say Nature Should...
Co-organizers of the first Black Birders Week talk about the joy of the natural world and the work outdoor-focused groups need to do to reduce racism and promote inclusion -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Noisy Cicadas Are Widely Misunderstood
The insects emerge only every 13 or 17 years, right? Not so -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
A Civil Rights Expert Explains the Social Science...
Columbia University attorney Alexis J. Hoag discusses the history of how we got to this point and the ways that researchers can help reduce bias against black Americans throughout the legal system -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Coronavirus and the Flu: A Looming Double Threat
The two could come together, making things worse—or our new hygiene habits may actually reduce the flu’s spread -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
7 Essential Tools You Need To Get Your Truck...
Stuck in sand, snow, or mud? These tools will help.
How To Make Your Own Smoker Out of a Whiskey...
You don't need a steel drum or a welding kit. Just a wine barrel, a few fire rocks, and two hours.
The 20 Best Podcasts About All Things Tech
From the sounds behind the Star Wars franchise, to the history of the worst video game ever invented, these tech podcasts are must-listens for the 21st century.
The Chinese Army Has a Weapon For Fighting Murder...
A World War I weapon makes a comeback.
Lightning fast algorithms can lighten the load of...
Tokyo, Japan - Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have developed a new way of calculating simple holograms for heads-up displays (HUDs) […]
Environmental noise changes evolutionary...
Cells are massive factories, containing a multitude of substations devoted to specific tasks all devoted to keeping the overarching organism alive. […]
Study documents the challenges of...
In an study featured in the journal Weed Science, researchers in Australia examined 31 populations of annual bluegrass suspected to be herbicide […]
BESSY II: Experiment shows for the first time in...
To accomplish this, the team first prepared cryogenic solutions of liquid ammonia containing different concentrations of alkali metals. The color of […]
There might not be as many microplastic fibres in...
Most of the microfibres polluting oceans aren't plastic but cotton and wool, a study suggests, but these natural fibres could still be dangerous to […]
Human-like ears 3D-printed inside mice as...
Human-like ears grown on the backs of mice by 3D printing under their skin show that it might one day be possible to replace body parts without the […]
Longest known comet tail stretched for over a...
NASA's Cassini spacecraft crossed paths with the elongated tail of a comet in 2002, picking up hydrogen ions from over a billion kilometres away
Only a fifth of ice-free land on Earth has very...
Only 21 per cent of Earth’s ice-free land has very little human influence, a new map of the planet's unoccupied or sparsely populated areas […]
Coronavirus FAQs: How To Stay Safe While...
Also: If I head to a new state or country for a visit, do I need to self-isolate to protect others in case I'm contagious?
Farmers Find Ways To Save Millions Of Pigs From...
When COVID-19 infections forced pork companies to close processing plants, some farmers predicted that it would force them to euthanize millions of hogs. The actual number has been much lower.
Authors Retract Hydroxychloroquine Study, Citing...
A paper suggesting hydroxychloroquine increases the risk of death for patients with COVID-19 has been retracted by three of its authors because they were not able to verify the data used in the study.
NIH Director Hopes For At Least 1 Safe And...
Dr. Francis Collins says some candidates for a coronavirus vaccine will be ready to start large-scale human trials as early as next month. Scaling up production may start before tests are complete.