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.

Miniature brains made with Neanderthal DNA grew differently from human ones.

June 22, 2018

“It’s like wearing a coat of air.”

June 20, 2018

The Russian space agency designed a tool to clear away space trash orbiting Earth.

June 18, 2018

With Li-Fi, the lights in your home could connect you to the internet faster than your router.

June 8, 2018

Engineers have discovered how to make glass an information storage powerhouse.

June 5, 2018

Scientists are perfecting a near indestructible gel made of mostly air with applications in everything from fashion to the far reaches of space.

May 30, 2018

It won't power your car as you travel through time, but it could help usher in the age of quantum computing.

May 29, 2018

This marks another sweet victory for the future of medicine.

May 24, 2018

Sonic attacks or insecticide?

May 23, 2018

Brain activity in the lab was very different from activity while in a real plane.

May 22, 2018