The quantum computing era is upon us. Google is building up to a breakthrough on par with the launch of Sputnik or the splitting of the atom
"The idea is: If we can’t bring real-world cannabis into the lab, let’s bring the lab to the people.”
In October, a probe called BepiColombo will begin a seven-year voyage to Mercury with the aim of answering questions raised by previous visits to the scorched world
Deep dives into brain science, pain science, bad science, and biased science.
AI could save medicine up to $100 billion a year, if we can only figure out how to apply it.
It is almost six years since the LHC spotted the Higgs boson, and the collider will soon shut down for upgrades. Will it find anything else?
“What if there’s nothing? Then we learned, there is nothing.”
Fat isn’t all bad – it stores powerful immune cells, and seems to boost their ability to defend the body from dangerous infections
Brittle bone disease can cause bone fractures in the womb, but a trial of a novel therapy may strengthen bones before birth
Some plants are coated in sand, and it seems the sand grains act like medieval armour that protects these “psammophorous” plants from munching caterpillars