Small patches of tropical reefs that endure regardless of punishing marine warmth waves might maintain clues to defending the world’s corals, a brand new evaluation suggests. Scientists took aerial surveys of Hawaiian reefs earlier than and after a serious warmth wave in 2019, and located that corals at sure websites […]

An excellent science ebook will not simply train you some fascinating info: it is going to assist you to to take a look at the world round you another way. Whether or not it is an archaeology ebook that lets you re-evaluate people’ place within the pure world, or a […]

Tartufo, the rosy-faced lovebird, has extra limbs than you suppose. He’s acquired two wings, which, after all, he makes use of to fly. He’s acquired two legs, which he makes use of to seize branches and hop across the cover. However when confronted with an particularly steep tree, he depends […]

VICTOR HABBICK VISIONS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARYGetty Photos Avi Loeb, astronomy’s resident unhealthy boy, suggests the universe might have been created in a laboratory. Our supposed creators, Loeb writes in an op-ed printed in Scientific American final 12 months, might have developed the know-how wanted to assemble “child universes” able to producing […]

Earth’s historical past suggests our present magnetic anomaly isn’t the prelude to a pole flip. The magnetic subject guides international navigation and protects Earth from house flux. Information on magnetic poles goes again 9,000 years, letting scientists examine the poles holistically. In new analysis, scientists stroll again the favored concept […]

When a neuron loses its connection to neighboring cells, that’s usually an irreversible destiny. However in new analysis, scientists have discovered a method to revive the connections of light-sensing neurons in human retinas obtained from postmortem organ donor eyes.  As much as 5 hours after an individual dies, eyes nonetheless […]

To mark our a hundred and fiftieth 12 months, we’re revisiting the Standard Science tales (each hits and misses) that helped outline scientific progress, understanding, and innovation—with an added trace of recent context. Discover the Notable pages and take a look at all our anniversary protection right here. Thirty years in the past, the noxious […]