Science & InnovationExplainer From bathroom scales to medical lab balances, the mass standard is now based on a value that is “woven into the fabric of the universe.” 5 Minute Read Sealed under a trio
Science & Innovation The Southeast Asian island of Borneo joins a growing number of sites boasting early cave art innovation. 5 Minute Read Countless caves perch atop the steep-sided mountains of East
If there's anything true about high tech, it's that the big fortunes are made when a new technology disrupts an existing industry. The money to be made is greatest when 1) the industry being disrupted
Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an emergency that threatens civilisation.
If you're like most busy professionals getting ready for work every morning, self-care in the form of a healthy breakfast, some type of exercise, and other mental or spiritual habits to feed your mind
A device in a shipping container could solve water shortages. Judges have chosen the winner of the Water Abundance Xprize, and it might just be vital to solving some of the world's most difficult shortages.
Since the dawn of man, we’ve been searching for ways to escape our mortality. The long-sought “fountain of youth” may not lie in divine water or a miracle pill, but rather, in something as simple as the
Until this week, there was no conclusive proof that quantum computers have an advantage over classical computers. For the first time, an international team of researchers has proven that quantum computers
Net-zero prefab panels and Icelandic-inspired design come together in Dawnsknoll, a sustainable home in Santa Monica. Icelandic husband-and-wife duo Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir and Tryggvi Thorsteinsson the
When it comes to the origin of the Universe, the Big Bang isn’t the beginning anymore. The hot, dense, matter-and-radiation filled state wasn’t the birth of space and time, but rather came about as the
Light is the fastest thing in the universe, so trying to catch it on the move is necessarily something of a challenge. We’ve had some success, but a new rig built by Caltech scientists pulls down a mind-boggling
Take a look at the prefabricated homes designed by LivingHomes, the company that established the Amazon-backed startup, Plant Prefab. The world of prefab has been abuzz with the news that Amazon’s Alexa
Hidden pyramids and massive fortresses in the jungle. Farms and canals scattered across swamplands. Highways traversing thickets of rain forest. These are among more than 61,000 ancient Mayan structures
With our 50 Essential iOS Apps series, the goal was to help you find some of the best apps for iPhone and iPad. Picking the finest offerings from the more than 2.2 million iOS apps in Apple’s App Store
If you keep hearing about artificial intelligence but aren’t quite sure what it means or how it works, you’re not alone. There’s been much confusion among the general public about the term, not helped
For more than half a century, rockets have been the only way to go to space. But in the not-too-distant future, we may have another option for sending up people and payloads: a colossal elevator extending