By mimicking the nanostructures of black-colored butterfly wings, researchers doubled the amount of energy that solar panels convert to electricity.
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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.
To prevent mega-wildfires from spiraling out of control, technicians set landscapes ablaze on purpose.
The orbits and downward tilt of objects in the Kuiper Belt beyond Neptune might be best explained by the existence of Planet Nine, the hypothetical planet believed to be 10 times more massive than Earth.
The U.S. and Russia have announced plans to put a new structure in the orbit of the moon. What will it look like?
Researchers have pinpointed a "smoking gun" behind the phenomenon of the sun's atmosphere being thousands of degrees hotter than the solar surface.
Boston-based Freight Farms has developed what it calls the Leafy Green Machine, a method for vertical, hydroponic farming inside a shipping container.
Breaking the sound barrier is considered one of the greatest achievements of aviation, but how exactly did we manage to do it?
When soldiers are allowed to build rapport with artificially intelligent interviewers in otherwise anonymous interviews, they become much more likely to report signs of PTSD.
Forest fires in Indonesia, a hotter Africa, and a warmer, drier Amazon contributed to three consecutive years of record-setting global temperatures.
These bicycles are designed to filter smog out of the air as you ride. This could be a game changer for smoggy cities like Beijing.
Hundreds of birds found in Rust Belt museum collections provide further evidence of the poor air quality that came from coal burning over the past 135 years.
Research into the so-called nocebo effect sheds light on the complicated mind-body connection behind our perception of pain.
Health experts warn of the effects of the fine-particulate pollution generated by wildfires, which are worsening in part due to climate change.
Hate needles? Researchers may have found a way to combine all the vaccines you'll ever need into a single shot. Here's how it works.
Sclera staining involves injecting ink into the whites of the eye, which the American Academy of Ophthalmology says can cause injury and even blindness.
Genetic analysis of Homo sapiens buried together 34,000 years ago found they were not closely related, despite likely living within a small group.
Integrating economics and psychology, Richard Thaler showed how limited rationality and self-control affect economic decisions and market outcomes.