US Quietly Allows Import of Some Elephant Trophies

A ban enacted by the Obama administration has been lifted.

March 9, 2018

Graphene Could Be the Superconductor Scientists Always Dreamed Of

By twisting a sandwich of graphene to the "magic angle," a superconductor was born.

March 7, 2018

Three Things You Need to Know About Google’s New Quantum Processor

Bristlecone's 72 qubits trump IBM's 50.

March 6, 2018

Gene Editing Is Now Precise Enough to Modify a Single Letter of DNA

The technique allows for genetic editing with "absolute precision."

March 5, 2018

Here’s How You Could Survive Being Sucked Into a Black Hole

“Given that we don’t know what happens past the Cauchy horizon, it could be crazy things as long as they’re mathematically possible."

March 3, 2018

3 Reasons Why It’s a Good Idea to Resurrect a Species

Why should we spend time and resources to bring back species when so many are dying now?

March 1, 2018

Scientists Now Know When the First Stars Formed in the Universe

“It’s unlikely we’ll be able to see any earlier into the history of stars in our lifetime.”

February 28, 2018

Why Do We Want To Find Neutrinos, Anyway?

They're hard to detect, but scientists are obsessed with doing so.

February 27, 2018

To Measure the Universe’s Expansion, We Might Need New Physics

We’re still not sure what’s going on at the universal scale.

February 24, 2018

Using “Nanodrops” to Repair Corneas Could Ultimately Replace Glasses

The eye drops fixed both nearsightedness and farsightedness in animal studies.

February 24, 2018
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