Dining on the likes of lab-grown meat or ground-up insects could lead to big savings in carbon emissions and water, as well as freeing up land for nature. That's the finding of a study calculating the environmental benefits of "greener&qu..
Astronomers have detected a previously unknown type of stellar explosion called a micronova involving thermonuclear blasts at the polar regions of a type of burned-out star called a white dwarf after it has siphoned material from a companion star. ..
Japanese researchers have developed computerised chopsticks that enhance salty tastes, potentially helping those who need to reduce sodium in their diets. Co-developed by Meiji University professor Homei Miyashita and beverage maker Kirin Holdings..
Using data from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, scientists found that a region of Pluto was formed from the explosion of ice volcanoes. They called it a unique feature on the dwarf planet that has not been observed elsewhere in the solar system. ..
NASA's next-generation moon rocket was due on Thursday to make a highly anticipated, slow-motion journey from an assembly plant to its launch pad in Florida for a final round of tests in the coming weeks that will determine how soon the spacecraf..
It’s a fight between the ocean’s top predator and the world’s largest animal Killer whales are skilled assassins. They hunt everything from small fish to great white sharks. They’ve even been known to attack whales. But t..
Both boron carbide and boron nitride are non-oxide engineering ceramics, which are widely used in many industrial processes today, including high-temperature furnace fixtures and electronic systems. This article explores most of the individual pro..
How you interact with a crowd may help you stick out from it, at least to artificial intelligence. When fed information about a target individual’s mobile phone interactions, as well as their contacts’ interactions, AI can correctly pi..
A team of Argentine scientists is using microorganisms native to Antarctica to clean up pollution from fuels and potentially plastics in the pristine expanses of the white continent. The tiny microbes munch through the waste, creating a naturally ..