Analysis of a 2,000-year-old Roman pipe fragment from Pompeii revealed traces of antimony, a chemical that’s even more toxic than lead.
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Devil rays are mysterious sea creatures that are rarely seen in the wild. With their population dwindling, biologists are racing to learn more about these rays before they disappear.
New research, published in the journal Nature, describes the convection in the outer atmosphere that precedes the death of red supergiant stars.
California-based Made In Space successfully printed “extended structures” inside a thermal-vacuum chamber in June at NASA’s Ames Research Center.
Astronaut Karen Nyberg demonstrates how a resident aboard the International Space Station maintains clean hygiene in microgravity.
This system applies subtle stylistic techniques gleaned from a musician's work to samples of another artist, suggesting how one musician would likely have played another's music.
How might a secret acoustic weapon cause hearing loss without any of the people involved noticing a painful audible sound?
Normal black asphalt absorbs 80 to 95 percent of sunlight, but painting road surfaces grey reflects the sun's rays, helping to cool urban temperatures.
The plankton species appears responsible for transferring plastic pollution from near the surface of the ocean to the sea floor, but it remains unclear if that’s a positive or negative mechanism.
Chilesaurus diegosuarezi is an odd mix of features and could be the common ancestor of herbivorous and carnivorous dinosaurs, uniting these two seemingly disparate groups.
University of Kansas sociologist Jacob Lipsman is researching attitudes about climate change along the Louisiana coast, where sea level rise is altering the landscape and residents distrust government regulation.
The placebo effect has long been known to influence belief, but researchers say they’ve discovered how the brain lights up when under its influence.
DNA tests are a popular resource for people wanting to understand their ancestry and disease probability. But how accurate are these tests?
Dutch and Belgian authorities launched raids today as millions of eggs containing the insecticide fipronil have been destroyed or removed from shelves.
Excavations of human remains in England show that the bodies were eaten, with the skulls shaped into cups and the bones engraved, suggesting ritualistic associations.
Advanced chemical testing and electronic scanning devices are helping archaeologists dig into the deep past.
A new study reveals just how far people may be willing to go to protect their reputations.