Zebrafish are known for their black and gold stripes, but researchers are still figuring out how pigment cells interact to form these patterns.
In a completely new approach to treating addiction, researchers use genetically engineered skin cells to inactivate cocaine and block cravings and addiction in mice.
Will we soon no longer be able to discern which videos are real and which are fake?
A hurricane evacuation researcher in South Carolina explains why evacuating when the sun's out actually makes sense.
The way science is currently taught in southern African countries ignores the fact that the whole environment is a laboratory for learning.
Maude Abbott's discoveries on pediatric heart defects were groundbreaking, saved countless lives and have stood the test of time for more than 80 years. It's time she received her due credit.
The success of current conversational AI is based on the premise that they know and understand nothing of the world.
Canada is simply a consumer of ride-hailing services, and has not established any of its own Ubers or Lyfts, even as tiny countries like Estonia get in on the game. That needs to change.
To get more students interested in STEM subjects, teachers must break out of the traditional subject-matter silos and use an approach that helps kids understand how math is used in the real world.
How do experts know when and where the next big hurricane is going to hit? A look at the complicated science of forecasting.
Scientific ideas can get lost in forests of words that lack structure and overuse complex language. Just like Sleeping Beauty, they need rescuing.
A tiny percentage of museums’ natural history holdings are on display. Very little of these vast archives is digitized and available online. But museums are working to change that.
Banning travel might not always be the best way to respond to a disease outbreak.
'The Right Trousers' combine soft artificial muscles and electric stimulation to get people moving.
In a world of 24-hour news, night tubes and light pollution, does the traditional night time really still exist?
Senegal has made great strides in astronomy and planetary sciences in recent years.
Many factors can influence people to evacuate or stay in place when disasters loom. Research using Facebook posts suggests that people with broad social networks are more apt to get moving.
Pluto has a density between that of rock and ice – so that immediately suggests the dwarf planet is made of a mix of both. But how do we know?
Once artificial intelligence takes over task-based and calculative jobs, the invisible care work that underpins our offices, marketplaces and institutions could finally become more visible and valued.