Hard Science

The future isn't just about what we can build or engineer through technology. Scientists are making groundbreaking discoveries and achieving remarkable breakthroughs in the fields of mathematics, chemistry, astrophysics, biology, and quantum mechanics. And we're doing it every week.  We'll cover the biggest ones by breaking down complex research papers and analyzing the implications of their content.

USDA Approves Sale of Non-Browning GMO Apples

Would you buy and eat them?

January 20, 2017

Scientists Made Graphene Carry an Electrical Current With Zero Resistance

This will revolutionize levitating trains and let us store energy for *millions* of years.

January 19, 2017

Another Form of Complex Life May Have Once Lived on Earth

An oxygen spike in Earth's past could be evidence of unknown lifeforms.

January 18, 2017

Genetic Idiocracy? Genes Associated With High Education Are Becoming Rarer

The human population is really experiencing "negative selection."

January 18, 2017

A Massive Gravity Bulge Was Spotted on Venus

Astronomers say it's the largest gravity wave ever witnessed.

January 18, 2017

Shark Undergoes World’s First Switch from Sexual to Asexual Reproduction

This shark can now reproduce without a mating partner.

January 18, 2017

A New Device Could Make Memory Implants a Reality

And it could eradicate memory loss.

January 17, 2017

Bacteria Can Use Electricity to Communicate Across Species

These tiny guys are breaking the language barrier using electricity.

January 16, 2017

For the First Time, We Can Watch Storms on the Sun in Real Time

This could be critical in preventing blackouts on Earth.

January 16, 2017
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