Plastic tracks could reduce the cost of Olympic “sliding” events and make the sports more environmentally friendly and accessible.
Peter Gwynne, Contributor
A study that compares the multitasking abilities of awake sleepwalkers and non-sleepwalkers provides insights into the nature of awareness.
Tethered balloons equipped with sophisticated cameras can survey threats and damage from an elevated perspective.
Will astronomers learn anything new when a total solar eclipse cuts a path of darkness across 14 states this month?
French researchers find that individuals can learn new information fed to them during certain phases of sleep.
Small farmers in Vermont could benefit from research that discovered how to grow an exotic -- and lucrative -- spice during the winters.
An experiment half a century ago created an industry that specializes in freezing the dead. Many scientists think the chance of reviving them is slim.
Two analyses of ecological research projects warn that natural processes in the soil increase the threat of global warming.
The shutdown of a Canadian nuclear reactor creates a greater than 50 percent chance of a shortage of an important testing marker.
The Golden web spider could help microscope users evade a basic law of physics.
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