Being confined to our homes for long periods without access to different activities can expose teleworkers to cabin fever.
While teleworking can come with many benefits, being alone at home can leave us feeling isolated and unmotivated.
Wrecks during snowstorms can shut down highways, stranding drivers in the cold for hours.
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Costs quickly rise when things go wrong with roads, roofs and power lines. Many of those risks are also avoidable.
Your brain processes letters, words, sounds, semantics and grammar at breakneck speed.
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Most people can draw from tens of thousands of words in their memory within milliseconds. Studying this process can improve language disorder treatment and appreciation of the gift of communication.
Acapulco’s beachfront condo towers were devastated by Hurricane Otis.
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The best science is not always the best engineering when it comes to building codes. It’s also a problem across the US, as an engineer who works on disaster resilience explains.
Molecules are often separated by their size, shape or other properties.
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Around half of US industrial energy use goes toward separating molecules in industrial processes. Developing materials that can withstand harsh industrial conditions can help increase efficiency.
Muchas empresas han vendido medicamentos recetados peligrosos.
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Hacerles pagar es importante, pero no va a impedir que los fabricantes de medicamentos pongan en peligro la salud pública.
An Australian warship is seen off the coast of Papua New Guinea in 2018.
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Papua New Guinea’s relative proximity to both China and Australia could give the US a military advantage in the Pacific region.
A deep injection well used for disposal of fracking wastewater in Kern County, Calif.
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Fracking for oil and gas uses millions of pounds of chemicals, some of which are toxic or carcinogenic. Two researchers summarize what companies have disclosed and call for more transparency.
Prêts pour le voyage ?
Les trous de ver sont des objets astronomiques théoriques qui créeraient des tunnels dans l’espace-temps.
The Chinese spy balloon flies over Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Feb. 4, 2023.
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Espionage routinely plays out between countries like the US and China. But a public spectacle like the Chinese spy balloon can change the game.
U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, center, arrives at a military camp in Quezon City, Philippines, on Feb. 2, 2023.
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The agreement lets the US expand its access across military bases in the Philippines, unfolding a new chapter in the countries’ long military history.
Moderna is testing an mRNA vaccine in combination with pembrolizumab to treat melanoma.
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Preventive and therapeutic vaccines both train the immune system to fight disease, but they are used in different ways.
Nasal vaccines for COVID-19 are still in early development.
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An effective nasal vaccine could stop the virus that causes COVID-19 right at its point of entry. But devising one that works has been a challenge for researchers.
Constraining drugs to a single function in the body may be limiting their full potential.
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Despite technological advancements, many challenges remain in getting a drug from lab to pharmacy shelf. Reframing what is a “medicine” could expand treatment options for researchers and patients.
Kimia klik menggabungkan molekul dengan mereaksikan azida dengan siklooktyne.
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Sebelum kimia klik dan bioorthogonal, tidak ada cara untuk memvisualisasikan molekul dalam sel hidup dalam keadaan alaminya.
Click chemistry joins molecules together by reacting an azide with a cyclooctyne.
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Click and bioorthogonal chemistry has enabled researchers to closely study how molecules work in their natural state in living organisms, with applications that span from cancer treatment to polymers.
La música de Loretta Lynn expresaba los miedos, los sueños y la ira de las mujeres que viven en una sociedad patriarcal.
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A través de canciones como ‘The Pill’, Lynn abordó temas que afectan a todas las mujeres. La estrella del country murió el 4 de octubre a los 90 años.
Loretta Lynn’s music articulated the fears, dreams and anger of women living in a patriarchal society.
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Through songs such as ‘The Pill,’ Lynn addressed issues confronting all women. The country star died on Oct. 4 at age 90.
Solusi untuk persamaan Einstein yang terkenal pada abad ke-20 menggambarkan ‘lubang cacing’, atau terowongan melalui ruang-waktu.
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Ahli astrofisika menjelaskan apa yang dimaksud dengan lubang cacing dan bagaimana terowongan ruang-waktu teoritis ini muncul dalam solusi untuk serangkaian persamaan yang berusia puluhan tahun.
Slime plays an essential role in the lives of snails, hagfish and people alike.
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A vast array of species, including people, use slime for a variety of essential bodily functions. Studying the genetic ancestry of slime surprisingly showcases the role of repetitive DNA in evolution.