Understanding how a completely different neural structure achieves the same function as the human brain opens up possibilities for designing new types of AI systems.
Soggy, limp paper straws have for too long been the only option to minimize plastic waste, but a new, improved design will remedy this.
From soil to the seed, nanoplastics were shown to accumulate in rice and peanuts with potential affects on crop yield and nutrition.
What lessons can a threatened mountain lion population living within the bounds of Los Angeles teach about the future of conservation?
Implantable and completely dissolvable electrical devices may end the dominance of opioids in managing pain.
A rare type of antibody found in some individuals could help develop an HIV vaccine to target highly diverse viral strains.
An RNA sequencing technique provides evidence for adult neurogenesis, the production of new neurons in the brain.
We need not be so concerned, say experts, as humans use more than just facial cues to read emotion.
As machine learning gets better at deciphering our brain activity, the possible uses and misuses of this technology come into focus.
While a new model finds life is not responsible for Venus’ odd atmospheric chemistry, the aerial biosphere hypothesis is important in the search for life on other worlds.