Like a yoga novice, electronic components don’t stretch easily. But that’s changing thanks to a variation of origami that involves cutting folded pieces of paper.
Researchers at Purdue University and Stanford University believe they have found a novel laser light sensing technology that is more robust and less expensive than currently available, with a wide range of uses, including a way to guide fully autonomous vehicles.
It seems like getting something for nothing, but you really can get drinkable water right out of the driest of desert air. Even in the most arid places on Earth, there is some moisture in the air, and a practical…
Tiny particles known as neutrinos are an excellent tool to study the inner workings of atomic nuclei. Unlike electrons or protons, neutrinos have no electric charge, and they interact with an atom’s core only via the weak nuclear force.
Researchers at the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have determined how satellite DNA, considered to be “junk DNA,” plays a crucial role in holding the genome together.
Environmental advocates can cheer for a bit of good news — the pressures of the market have almost made energy efficiency mandatory in business.
The Chinese space lab, Tiangong-1, was in the news for all the wrong reasons. The media frenzy over the school bus-sized space station suggested that bits of its debris could very well fall anywhere between 43 degrees north and 43…
Astronomers, using data from the Gemini and W. M. Keck Observatories in Hawai’i, have encountered a galaxy that appears to have almost no dark matter. Since the Universe is dominated by dark matter and it is the foundation upon which…
Human footprints found off Canada’s Pacific coast may be 13,000 years old, according to a study published March 28, 2018 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Duncan McLaren and colleagues from the University of Victoria, Canada.
Parts of the Amazon previously thought to have been almost uninhabited were really home to thriving populations of up to a million people, new research shows.