Why yawns are contagious—in all kinds of animals | Science

The simple sight of another individual yawning causes lots of of us to open our mouths broad in mimicry. And we’re not alone—other social animals, such aschimpanzees and lions,... Read more »

Screw gravity!

Screw gravity! Read more »

Reaction of Fuming Nitric Acid with Nitrile Gloves

Reaction of Fuming Nitric Acid with Nitrile Gloves Read more »

One step closer to making terahertz technology usable in the real world

Wladislaw Michailow revealing gadget in the cleanroom, and a terahertz detector after fabrication. Credit: Wladislaw Michailow Researchers have actually found in two-dimensional conductive systems a brand-new impact that guarantees better... Read more »

Microchips that mimic the human brain could make AI far more energy efficient | Science

Artificial intelligence (AI) makes computer game more sensible and assists your phone acknowledge your voice—however the power-hungry programs slurp up energy huge time. However, the next generation of AI... Read more »

What did ancient Egypt’s pharaohs stash inside the pyramids?

When British archaeologist Howard Carter split open King Tutankhamun’s burial place in 1922, he reported seeing “wonderful things.” Tut’s burial place was filled with remarkable treasures, consisting of the... Read more »

Stress in a glass tube being released as it breaks

Stress in a glass tube being released as it breaks Read more »

‘We can’t eat a new road’: Fears over the true cost of Exxon’s oil bonanza in Guyana

This story was initially released by The Guardian and is recreated here as part of the Climate Desk partnership. Anette Arjoon is not anti-oil. The marine conservationist calls the... Read more »

Mars and Jupiter’s retrograde orbits through Libra and Scorpius. This will occur during 2016 (made in Stellarium at x1,000,000 speed).

Mars and Jupiter’s retrograde orbits through Libra and Scorpius. This will occur during 2016 (made in Stellarium at x1,000,000 speed). Read more »

Why are so many moose dying in Maine?

This post was initially included on Field & Stream. Maine is moose nation. Outside of Alaska, it has the nation’s biggest population of the world’s biggest cervid. But the Pine... Read more »