Free Internet access must be considered as a human right

It is hard to imagine life without the internet. It’s true and has been for some time that the Internet is connecting...

DNA is only one among millions of possible genetic molecules

Scientists computed a zoo of millions of alternate genetic polymer molecular structures, giving context for why biology encodes information how it does, and providing potential leads for new drugs and a guide to searches for extraterrestrial biology.

Family relations matter more than love when it comes to health

Strained family relations may lead to the development or worsening of chronic health conditions.

Scientists discover mood-altering brain receptor

Anxiety, pain, possible targets of new medications.

Measuring gravity using floating atoms

New approach allows gravitational potentials to be measured by holding, rather than dropping, atoms.


There is no gender difference in brain function or math ability, study

Brains of girls and boys are similar, producing equal math ability.

Bones of a huge Jurassic sea predator found in a Polish Cornfield

Scientists have found the partial remains of a 152 million-year-old marine reptile—formally known as a pliosaur.

Characterizing the pathways of ice formation in clouds

Scientists measured an important sub-process of the water cycle.

Potted plants don’t actually improve indoor air quality

Plants can help spruce up a home or office space, but claims about their ability to improve the air quality are vastly overstated.

New quantum data classification protocol to work with quantum data

An optimal procedure that can identify clusters of identically prepared quantum systems.

Creating fake rhino horn using horsehair

A blueprint to create credible fakes that could eventually flood a market that has decimated the wild rhino population.

Predicting lightning strikes using AI

A novel way of predicting lightning strikes to the nearest 10 to 30 minutes and within a radius of 30 kilometers.

What’s the right amount of failure?

If you're always scoring 100%, you're probably not learning anything new. Researchers found that the "sweet spot" for learning is 85%.