The Discovery Files
Finding the ancient Maya civilization's oldest, largest shrine shows they did it "Maya-way."
Butterfly-inspired technology to help on-screen images "get real."
Killing coronavirus with a handheld ultraviolet light may be feasible.
A "NICE" advance toward repairing bone tissue using 3D printing.
Giving plants a better "shot" at survival with a precision, microneedle injection system.
Sensitive to pollen? Don’t count on rain to clear the air.
A new discovery about fat could help lead to some new therapies.
What drove the evolutionary development of creativity?
Study for an exam while you sleep by taking musical notes?
New evidence that modern humans and Neanderthals share a tangled genetic history.
A Leg Up
Testing the latest assistive running technologies. We’ve got the rundown!
Turning your home’s wasted energy into electricity
A simulated brain swap to explore a perplexing question.
New shoes powered by Artificial Intelligence unlock the secrets of your sole.
Seas of Change
How will billions of marine microbes adapt to climate change?
A new tool can predict the flow of floodwater during torrential rains and improve emergency response
When it comes to producing snow, turns out downloading from the cloud can be kind of flakey.
A possible answer to a "growing" question comes to light.
Software updates slowing you down?
GPS & Your Imagination
Your brain's got a kind of built-in GPS, and researchers are looking at it from a new direction.
Just when you thought robots couldn't get any cooler, researchers have created a robotic hand that c
New clues about a worm that makes its own spare parts, and what that could mean for us.
Translating math and science textbooks into Braille ...
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.'