Researchers have designed a thin plastic membrane that stops rechargeable batteries from discharging when not in use and allows for rapid recharging.
The U.S. prison population continued to rise even after the crime rate began declining in the mid-1990s because judges were faced with more repeat offenders, a new study suggests.
If you want to predict which political party someone will support, take note of the person's height.
Researchers who are looking for new ways to probe the nature of gravity and dark energy in the universe have adopted a new strategy: looking at what's not there.
You're not irrational, you're just quantum probabilistic: Researchers explain human decision-making with physics theory
The next time someone accuses you of making an irrational decision, just explain that you're obeying the laws of quantum physics.
Researchers have uncovered previously hidden sources of ocean pollution along more than 20 percent of America's coastlines.
What's on the surface of a black hole? Not 'firewall'—and nature of universe depends on it, physicist explains
Are black holes the ruthless killers we've made them out to be?
A new nationwide study suggests why heavy users of partisan media outlets are more likely than others to hold political misperceptions.
What if testing yourself for cancer or other diseases were as easy as testing your blood sugar or taking a home pregnancy test? In a few years, it might be.
Would a color by any other name be thought of in the same way, regardless of the language used to describe it?