In Just a Few Short Years, CRISPR Has Sparked a Research Revolution

The powerful gene-editing tool is already living up to its hype.

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Watch: Would a Twin on Earth Really Age Faster Than One Traveling Through Space?

The science behind "the twins paradox" explained in just 3 minutes.

May 27, 2017

Watch: Do We Really Share 99% of Our DNA With Chimps?

Find out the truth behind the often-repeated statistic.

May 27, 2017

The Smallest Changes in Temperature Can Have a Huge Impact on Our Planet

This is why global warming can't be ignored.

May 27, 2017

New Explanation for Dark Energy? Tiny Fluctuations of Time and Space.

One of the universe's greatest mysteries could be solved by combining two conflicting theories.

May 27, 2017

Advances in Robotics and 3D Printing Could Make Life-Saving Artificial Hearts a Reality

Donor waiting lists would become a thing of the past.

May 26, 2017

Study Shows Marijuana Can Effectively Treat a Severe and Often Fatal Epilepsy Disorder

Up to 20% of children with this disorder die from seizures before they’re 20 years old.

May 26, 2017

The U.S. Military Just Teamed With Boeing, and They’re Building a Hypersonic Space Plane

Supersonic? Who wants that when you can have hypersonic?

May 26, 2017

Elon Musk’s Neural Lace Could Use Brain-Stimulating Tech to Make Us Smarter

Will a tech currently used to treat diseases help Musk elevate humanity’s IQ?

May 26, 2017

Predict the Future

When will electric vehicles on the road outnumber gas vehicles?

An AI Just Created and Named New Paint Colors, and They’re Hilarious

Would you put one of these on your walls?

May 26, 2017

Bitcoin Has Already Climbed 141% in Value This Year. How High Can It Go?

All signs point to digital currency as the future of money.

May 26, 2017

Bitcoin and Ethereum Were Two of Google’s Most Popular Searches This Week

More proof of digital currency’s growing mainstream appeal.

May 25, 2017

Can Bill Nye – or Any Other Science Educator – Really Save the World?

Ending anti-science thinking may be too big a task for any TV show.

May 23, 2017

Graphene Just Brought Us One Step Closer to Practical Quantum Computers

Turns out, graphene’s properties are ideal for making quantum capacitors.

May 22, 2017

The Battle to Teach Evolution in Public Schools Is Far From Over

It's 2017, and this is still an issue.

May 21, 2017

California Grid Smashes Record, Gets 67% of Energy From Renewables

When hydropower facilities are included, the figure is about 80%.

May 20, 2017

How Will We Keep Our Thoughts Private in the Age of Mind-Reading Tech?

With brain-computer interfaces already on the market, what are the risks?

May 20, 2017

Teleportation Could Be Possible Using Quantum Physics

The key is quantum entanglement.

May 20, 2017

Soon, Tech Could Make Cash and Credit Cards Utterly Obsolete

Traditional currency may be on its way out.

May 19, 2017

Mercedes Just Made a Huge Play That Could Threaten Tesla’s Home-Battery Business

Serving Tesla with a healthy dose of competition.

May 19, 2017

3D Printed Ovaries Could Help Women Overcome Infertility

The artificial organs may improve heart and bone health, too.

May 19, 2017

Printed Solar Tiles Are Thinner, Cheaper, and Easier to Use

Even Tesla’s solar tiles cost 30 times as much as these printed ones.

May 19, 2017
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