A new study looks at the tiny changes that happen when something goes from wet to dry -- and ponders bigger questions.
A mystery that captivated the internet has a simple answer. At least, that’s what Colgate says.
The material, which mimics the structure of an araucaria leaf, might one day be used to help clean oil spills.
A better understanding of the physics of storm formation may lead to more accurate forecasts.
With a bit of math and a 3D printer, researchers created an instrument that's more forgiving of a certain kind of amateur mistake.
The properties of friction change from one situation to the next, so a universal explanation doesn't exist.
Understanding how magnetic fields change is crucial for protecting communications networks and power grids.
The surprise finding was observed when the fluids moved through specially treated tiny tubes.
The elusive waves, once thought to be myths, are explained by the same math that's found in a wide range of settings.
For 20 years, scientists believed that gravity caused some popped bubbles to collapse; new experiments turn that understanding on its head.
This video animation helps to answer a puzzling shower thought.
In North America, water companies may lose up to 50% of water before it ever reaches customers.