Three-quarters of flying insects in nature reserves across Germany have vanished in 25 years, with serious implications for all life on Earth, scientists say The abundance of flying insects has plunged
Whether it's charting the possible consequences of climate change, helping predict when we might die, or keeping tabs on nuclear weapons stockpiles, their work can take on a huge gravitas. But we all to
If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back by other people, or even bad luck.
Researchers just confirmed a theory originally proposed by Albert Einstein nearly a century ago, and it's something that even the famed physicist thought was impossible. A team of scientists led by Kailash
If you went to give our cosmic address, you might tell someone that we lived on planet Earth, orbiting our Sun, on the outskirts of a spur of the Milky Way’s spiral arms, in the second largest galaxy our
With the right investment in infrastructure and improved liability laws, cycling in the UK could be this successful and our streets could be reclaimed as places for people of all ages to enjoy Who builds
Clare Bosanquet was at a market in Romania when she stumbled upon a special type of paint roller that had a design carved into its form. Excited by the creative possibilities, the UK-based artist spent
Eric O'Grey knew he was in trouble. His weight had ballooned to 320 pounds, and he was spending more than $1,000 a month on medications for high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol. In
The Go is cleverly designed to help reduce the common injuries for wheelchair users–and look cool, too. Human bodies come in all shapes and sizes, especially where disability is involved. But for the part,
Aspiring authors should follow the advice of the greats: keep a notepad by your bed, read voraciously and write even more so. But one nugget of wisdom may have been missing over the decades: wake up early.
Ultra-thin skin created by US scientists can be laid over 3D shapes to make them look flat using thousands of nanoscale dots to reflect light Harry Potter donned his to explore Hogwarts undetected, but
When diagnosed with terminal cancer, Dr. Sacks didn't hide away. He opened up and announced his fate in February, beginning a spurt of writing — arguably some of his best work — contemplating life, love,
On a recent afternoon in Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park, two men sat on a bench, deep in conversation. The older one sports a narrow-brimmed fedora. He’s probably in his 80s. The younger guy, in a hoodie,
And that in turn could help us get to Mars, says NASA-commissioned study Only 12 people have walked on the moon, and we haven't been back since 1972. But a new NASA-commission study has found that we now
Weird & Wild Scientists have sussed out the chemical secret of these bright summertime beetles—and it may someday improve human health, a new study says. Think of the firefly abdomen like a black box bioluminescence.