In the beginning, life was small.
The Galápagos Islands remain one of the most biodiverse spots on the planet—with tortoises, finches and iguanas dotting just 3,000 square miles of land.
Quantum computers could vastly increase the capabilities of IT systems, bringing major changes worldwide. However, there is still a long way to go before such a device can actually be constructed, because it has not yet ...
An international team of physicists and materials scientists from NUST MISIS, Bayerisches Geoinstitut (Germany), Linkoping University (Sweden), and the California Institute of Technology (U.S.) has discovered an "impossible" ...
How atoms arrange themselves at the smallest scale was thought to follow a 'drum-skin' rule, but mathematicians have now found a simpler solution.
Natural mother-of-pearl, such as mussels, is one of the hardest, most stable and stiff natural materials. Researchers have always been fascinated by it. The structure of mother-of-pearl is exquisite under the electron microscope; ...
High-temperature superconductors have the potential to transform everything from electricity transmission and power generation to transportation.
Climate change resilience could save trillions in the long run—but finding billions now to pay for it is the hard part
Is your city prepared for climate change?
This week, educators, students and the public around the world are participating in Computer Science Education Week by organizing and leading one-hour coding tutorials.