The Federal Communications Commission voted to reverse Obama-era consumer protections aimed at preventing internet service providers from blocking or slowing content from specific websites.
An acoustics expert wanted to see if an exploding egg could produce a big enough bang to damage an eardrum, and why it detonates in the first place.
To avoid off-target mutations, scientists at the Salk Institute modified CRISPR to become a gene activator instead of a gene editor.
To study the nature of consciousness, researchers have replaced LSD with a mind-bending virtual reality experience powered by Google's Deep Dream.
For the first time ever, scientists proved that lightning strikes are powerful enough to knock out neutrons and form radioactive isotopes.
Computer scientists followed nature’s lead to develop a similarity-search algorithm that mimics the odor-sniffing circuitry of insects.
Using a synthetic compound found naturally in chocolate and red wine, researchers turn back the biological clock on senescent cells.
The search for the ancient chemical origins of life has a new candidate — a multitasking enzyme that may have set the evolutionary ball rolling.
An experimental gene therapy for a rare skin disease sheds light on the cellular mechanisms that help healthy skin continuously regenerate.
While far from an anti-aging cure, injections of ‘master regulator’ stem cells show promise in fighting symptoms of frailty.