The Quest for Injectable Brain Implants Has Begun
Eventually, Xenofon Strakosas, an assistant professor working in Berggren’s lab, figured out the problem: In plants, hydrogen peroxide helps the injected material bond together, but
Feral Hogs Are the Worst Invasive Species You’ve Never Thought About
Think of the worst invasive species you know. Kudzu: smothering trees and houses, growing a foot a day. Burmese pythons: stripping the Everglades of small
Asteroids that speed up unexpectedly may be ‘dark comets’ in disguise
Some asteroids may produce invisible jets of gas Shutterstock/Vadim Sadovski Astronomers say they have found a class of objects that blurs the line between asteroids
Bird flu may be making foxes and other animals behave in unusual ways
Red foxes in the US have been found to have bird flu infections Konrad Wothe/Image Professionals GmbH/Alamy Bird flu is infecting the brains of
Risk of Giant Asteroids Hitting Earth Could Be Worse Than We Realized
Our planet hides its scars well. It’s a shame, actually, as evidence of previous asteroid strikes might help us better plan for the next catastrophic
Planting This Could Feed Millions And Lock Away Tons of Carbon
The world hungers for more food while wildlife yearns for untouched habitats. So goes the conflict between our seemingly insatiable need for agricultural land, razing
Satellites Pose ‘Unprecedented Global Threat’, Scientists Warn. Here’s Why.
Astronomers on Monday warned that the light pollution created by the soaring number of satellites orbiting Earth poses an “unprecedented global threat to nature”. The
Why doing more exercise won’t help you burn more calories
A SIMPLE calculation lies at the heart of a lot of mainstream weight loss advice. If calories out exceed calories in, you will lose weight.
Rare Cosmic Event Will See 5 Planets Align in The Sky. Here’s How to Watch.
Don’t miss the planet parade taking place at the end of March. Jupiter, Mercury, Venus, Uranus, and Mars are set to align in an arc
How many steps a day do you really need? Spoiler: It isn’t 10,000
THE Spine Challenger is a brutal race. It claws its way along the toughest 174 kilometres of the Pennines, the geological backbone of England, in
Is running or walking better for you? Here’s what the science says
PBNJ Productions/Getty Images I hated physical education at school. Cross-country was the worst: cold, boring and lung-burning. “Run, don’t walk!” the teacher would shout as