A foldable, film-like device called a nanogenerator let engineering researchers run an LCD touch screen, a bank of 20 LED lights, and a flexible keyboard with touching and pressing motions—no batteries.
A common bacterium found in improperly cooked chicken can cause Guillain-Barré Syndrome, or GBS, the world’s leading cause of acute neuromuscular paralysis in humans.
A rare marine worm goes through a prolonged phase of development as little more than a head, researchers have found.
Scientists have discovered an odontoma tumor in the mouth of a creature that lived 225 million years ago.
A new study on why Stone Age settlers of the Americas might have traveled east-west, not north-south, could lead to better understanding of cancer cell metastasis.
The Syrian civil war and subsequent refugee migration caused sudden changes in the area’s land use and freshwater resources, according to new satellite data.
An early marsupial relative that lived alongside ferocious dinosaurs had—pound-for-pound—the strongest bite force of any mammal ever recorded.
Bacterial resistance isn’t always the result of adaptation to antibiotics. Sometimes the bacteria just go to sleep.
New research reveals elements of a store’s physical design that catch the attention of millennial shoppers, who represent $200 billion in annual consumer spending.
When drivers take over the wheel from their self-driving cars, how smooth is that transition going to be?
The protective goggles are tight, the chin strap secure. Conditions are calm and the lasers are ready; the air is infused with tiny aerosol particles that are primed to scatter and track at the slightest disruption.
Is it possible to sneeze without closing your eyes? It is “absolutely possible,” but most people tend to automatically close their eyes when sneezing, according to David Huston, associate dean of the Texas A&M College of Medicine Houston campus and an allergist at Houston Methodist Hospital.
The blood-brain barrier, a network of specialized cells that surrounds the arteries and veins within the brain, forms a unique gateway.
Researchers have engineered a protein that reverses carbon monoxide poisoning in mice. There’s potential it might work for people, too.
Neonicotinoids, the most widely used class of insecticides, significantly reduce populations of predatory insects when used as seed coatings, report researchers.
Self-regulation skills help children manage their thoughts and feelings, control impulses, and solve problems.
Scientists have long debated how deep canyons and extensive valley networks—like the kinds carved by running water over millions of years on Earth—could form on Mars some 3.8 billion years ago, a time many believe the planet was frozen.
Baseball’s spotlight tends to fall on the clutch moment, the final inning, the key at bat with the game on the line.
Research with charred plant remains suggests people in southwest Asia grew a greater variety of plants during a period called the Pre-Pottery Neolithic A than previously thought.
Just as trees have growth rings that scientists can study for clues about past growing conditions, clam shells have annual growth increments that offer information about ocean conditions over time.