Apple might help bring veterans’ medical records into the modern era

Apple is reportedly in talks with the US Department of Veterans Affairs to provide veterans access to electronic medical records on...

Astronomers spot one of the oldest stars ever

Our Solar System is incredibly old by human standards. The Sun, sitting in the center, is thought to be just over 4.6 billion...
How Gesaffelstein’s Coachella set tricked minds with the world’s blackest black

How Gesaffelstein’s Coachella set tricked minds with the world’s blackest black

One of the most visually impressive performances at this year’s Coachella was special, not just because of what the audience could...

Multivitamins are doing absolutely nothing for your heart, researchers say

Head to the pharmacy or any grocery store and you’ll find shelves lined with multivitamins promising to make you healthier. Some claim to...
Scientists identify hundreds of atomically-thin materials

Scientists identify hundreds of atomically-thin materials

Enlarge / Molybdenum disulfide, one...

Space Photos of the Week: Shooting Stars and Dwarf Galaxies

Meet comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, which just made its closest approach to Earth in 72 years. As our planet’s orbital path passes through its tail...

NASA Planet Hunter Ready For Liftoff

NASA’s newest planet hunter is gearing up...

Groundbreaking invention can restore old lithium batteries to 95% capacity

One of the biggest stories in consumer electronics right now is Apple’s secret throttling of older iPhone models with aging batteries. The company...

Inside the Mind of Amanda Feilding, Countess of Psychedelic Science

Amanda Feilding, Countess of Wemyss and March, also known as Lady Neidpath, sits cross-legged on a bench on a tiny island at the...