Circuit diagram for the cybrid beetle. “Nature’s ready-made robot platforms.” That’s how a new paper from researchers at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University describe insects — it’s excellent for
While the world watched to see how Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice would fare in its opening weekend, another movie quietly crept its way to box-office history. This past weekend, in its sixth week
The developer behind the moving indie game That Dragon, Cancer--which chronicled a family's struggle with childhood cancer--has spoken up to say Let's Play videos for the game affected sales negatively.
How Sworcery came to be involved a lot of happenstance. Sometime around 2003, Guthrie received a postcard in the mail. It had some pixel art on it and a short note from Adams, saying that he was a big
Critics say targeting Republican counters hacking collective’s tradition of not taking sides in political contests and others allege movement is being hijacked The ripple effects of Donald Trump’s presidential
A few minutes into exploring a Minecraft world in Samsung’s Gear VR head-mounted display, I started digging a hole in the ground. After getting a few meters into the earth, I faced dirt in every direction.
This story has been updated. If you dig deep enough into the Earth’s climate change archives, you hear about the Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, or PETM. And then you get scared. This is a time period,
As the LHC gets ready to start up again, two reananlyses of the data already taken look at last year’s intriguing hints... I’m here at the “Rencontres de Moriond” conference, up in the mountains in Italy.
Scientists—presumably so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn't stop to think whether they should—have grown chickens with dinosaur legs, Phys.org reports. More accurately, a team at University
All I’ve ever wanted to do is hold a real lightsaber. Is that so much to ask? Well, according to science, yes. Yes, it is. So, the escape of digital entertainment has been my only hope. When Nintendo the
#5: Discover who the ‘strangers’ in your dreams really are Scientists aren’t sure why we dream. No one has cracked the “dream code” yet, says Patrick McNamara, Ph.D., a dream researcher and associate of
One of Pyongyang’s few remaining allies says country is in danger of creating legal grounds for international military intervention. NK News reports Russia has warned North Korea that threats to deliver
Here's something adorable to make your Monday better: People are posting pictures of their cats and dogs wearing something called Soft Paws that make it look like their pets have manicures. Soft Paws are
I wholeheartedly endorse everything Professor Ramakrishnan, the new president of the Royal Society, says in his article “More than ever, science must be central to all our lives” (Comment), except for