James Webb was built to detect the faint infrared light of the earliest stars or galaxies and could answer key questions about how the universe began.
Many Roman structures are currently still standing, showing much higher durability than modern concrete.
Chaos relates to things that are fundamentally unpredictable - even the strictest rules and nearly perfect information can lead to unpredictable outcomes.
Two American scientists have won the Nobel Prize for Medicine for discoveries in heat and touch, and hope to develop treatments for diseases including chronic pain.
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine set out to study the link between physical activity and physical fitness, with implications for improving fitness and overall health ac...
A US startup, Colossal Biosciences, has received $15 million in funding to bring woolly mammoths, who disappeared 4,000 years ago, back from extinction.
Scientists are racing to collect ice cores, containing critical climate information, before global warming melts glaciers and ice sheets around the world.
Scientists have taken kirigami principles and applied them to 3D materials, to create structures which are capable of transforming into multiple different architectures.
Intellectual property waivers for COVID-19 vaccines could change the course of synthetic biology, enabling the democratic distribution of technologies.
Earth is currently the only planet with an atmosphere that we can survive in - but there may be other life forms elsewhere that humans have not yet discovered.
Crypto adoption soared during the pandemic. With the right rules, it could help boost the formal economy and secure financial inclusion on a global scale.
In a process called rapid intensification, hurricanes can form and get stronger when heat at the ocean surface is higher than 78 F.
Events called 'milky seas' are a 'rare nocturnal phenomenon in which the ocean's surface emits a steady bright glow'. These have been observed for centuries.
From the fold mountains of Venus to a canyon on Mars, Planetary Geosciences Professor David Rothery explores 5 geological structures in the solar system.
Our World in Data's Saloni Dattani looks at how our understanding of depression has changed and how tools to measure mental health have developed over time.