Mercury is Alive: New Photos Show Evidence of Tectonic Activity

The planet nearest to the Sun joins the (short) list of tectonically active planets.

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Uber Could Be Taking to the Skies With Vertical-Takeoff Planes

The future of transportation may be here sooner than we thought.

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Cleaner Air: Atmospheric Acidity Has Returned to Pre-Industrial Levels

Acid levels in the air are nearly as low as they were before the 1930s.

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Google’s Self-Driving Car Sustains Major Damage in Worst Crash To Date

A driver running a red light slams into Google's Lexus RX 450 SUV

September 27, 2016

The Genetic Roots of Disease: Landmark Map Reveals the Genetic Wiring of Cellular Life

It can help us target and destroy diseased cells more accurately.

September 27, 2016

An AI Was Taught to Hunt and Kill Humans In Video Games: Here’s Why This Matters

Violent video games? Try violent AI.

September 27, 2016

Scientists Could Eradicate Malaria by Altering Mosquitoes DNA, But Should They?

Big question with big implications.

September 26, 2016

Sonic Tractor Beams: Scientists Made a Hologram Device That Costs Less Than $10

These "acoustic tweezers" move objects using nothing but sound.

September 26, 2016

Predict the Future

When will the first womb-less birth occur?

One Superbug Meets Another: Ants Could Be the Key to Battling Antibiotic Resistance

Again, man turns to nature in his time of need.

September 26, 2016

A “Hangover Free” Alcohol Alternative is Under Development

Could taking away the risk of a hangover lead to other bad choices?

September 26, 2016

Monsanto Just Got the First CRISPR License to Modify Crops

There are a few restrictions to the deal, though.

September 26, 2016