Ninjabot strikes with force of a mantis shrimp
Fusion, and friction, and fields! Oh, my! The rich and ubiquitous world of fluid dynamics
Spatial order increases cooperation in quantum prisoner's dilemma game
Self-charging battery gets boost from nanocomposite film
Scientists discover bulk material that exhibits monolayer behavior
Fractal wire patterns enhance stretchability of electronic devices
Quantum communication scheme provides guaranteed security without quantum memories
Photons' journeys across the universe help unravel cosmological mysteries
Self-organizing robots: Robotic construction crew needs no foreman (w/ video)
On the plains of Namibia, millions of tiny termites are building a mound of soil—an 8-foot-tall "lung" for their underground nest. During a year of construction, many termites will live and die, wind and ...
What are the chances that a particle collider's strangelets will destroy the Earth?
First animals oxygenated the ocean, research suggests
The evolution of the first animals may have oxygenated the earth's oceans – contrary to the traditional view that a rise in oxygen triggered their development.
Sun's energy influences 1,000 years of natural climate variability in North Atlantic
Changes in the sun's energy output may have led to marked natural climate change in Europe over the last 1000 years, according to researchers at Cardiff University.
Study reveals four new man-made gases in the atmosphere
Scientists at the University of East Anglia have identified four new man-made gases in the atmosphere – all of which are contributing to the destruction of the ozone layer.
World Wide Web turns 25 years old
Twenty-five years ago, the World Wide Web was just an idea in a technical paper from an obscure, young computer scientist at a European physics lab.