Clouds come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Some look cute and fluffy, others appear menacing and apocalyptic.
The mind is not the closed book we think it is.
Nepalese Sherpas use oxygen more efficiently than puny lowlanders.
How much time is the climate worth to you?
The fibers could be woven in clothes so those who have disabilities can enhance their mobility.
A photoreceptor related to odor proteins was found inside the worms — it could lead to a new generation of better sunscreens.
There are as many colours as you can name. In some cultures, like Africa’s Himba tribe, they can only name five colours, for instance.
There are absolutely no subsidies which means this is the cheapest power plant in the world.
NASA’s ever-resourceful Cassini probe found steep-sided canyons on Saturn’s moon Titan.
Have we been living a lie all this time?
Fatigue is often what causes dark circles around the eyes, but there’s more to it.
Developing countries stand to lose $177 billion each year or about half a percentage point of GDP due to delays in the physical development of children.
Let’s face it — we haven’t taken care of this planet as well as we should.
After only three nights of sleeping five hours or less, caffeine stops working.
The wild poliovirus is about to go extinct. In 2015, only 74 new cases were reported or 80 percent less than in 2015. Furthermore, these cases were contained in two countries: Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Women who use certain sunscreens might be at risk of infertility, as scientists found 45 percent of the tested products contained chemicals that mess with the function of sperm.
Pit bulls have a really bad rap, being thought of as an aggressive and potentially killer dog breed. These accounts are highly exaggerated, but that doesn’t stop many people to discriminate them, as well as those breeds that have the misfortune to marginally resemble pit bulls.
It’s obvious that automation will replace a lot of jobs in the coming decades, especially the low paying ones. A new report made at the White House assessed the likelihood of robots taking over jobs and broke it down by hourly wage.
That’s not one million or one billion, but roughly on unquadragintillion — a number so big it exceeds the number of particles in the Universe. So, why is this important?
A supercomputer checked if a 22,338,618 digits long number is prime in less than 3 days. Here’s how.