The Discovery Files
Tiny mealworms may hold part of the solution to the world's giant plastics problem.
Events from 20,000 years ago or more are still impacting mammals worldwide.
Might seem counterintuitive, but some farm crops may be better if they let their defenses down.
Teams of microbes are at work in our bodies. How can we know what they’re up to?
Nearly 40% of plant species are very rare, vulnerable to climate change
Bees that surf? The next wave may inspire future robotics.
Sizing up a growing atmospheric concern...getting 'blocked.'
T-ray vision? Maybe, and better wireless communication too.
Artificial Intelligence gets put to the test for vulnerabilities.
Sweet watermelons might pick up some survival tricks from their wild cousins.
Turning plastic trash into treasure
How do you keep a dinosaur from overheating?
New lens could mean slimmer phones, longer-flying drones
How a little fish inspired a better suction cup.
They’ve disappeared from coast to coast: billions of birds from hundreds of species
Bubbles in the milk – and it’s not a Frappuccino.
Turns out we humans have shaped the brains of our best friends.
Researchers devise a way to use a smartphone to detect norovirus.
Flying robots learn lessons about happy landings. How? A little birdie told them.
"Autofocal" glasses could track your eyes to focus on what you're looking at
Researchers have developed a new tool to monitor people for cardiac arrest while they're asleep
New study involving macaque monkeys suggest that speech and music might have shaped the human brain
Scientists are making waves until they bring the house down
Researchers have developed a new test that can easily measure common stress hormones
Bacteria's use of "swim and tumble" maneuvers helps them move toward food or away from poison.
Researchers have created a genome that captures the genetic information of closely related tomatoes
Researchers say a smart suitcase that warns blind users of impending collisions.
Scientists have tested minibots mettle in fighting tooth decay and infection from plaque.
Paleontologists have discovered a new species of meat-eating mammal larger than a polar bear.
Mini-antibodies found in the blood of camels, alpacas and llamas may help solve a problem in the can