In an African lake in Mapungubwe National Park, the carnivorous African tigerfish (Hydrocynus vittatus, for those who speak Latin) has recently been documented capturing birds mid-flight.
Since the advent of windshield wipers around a century ago, not a lot has changed in the world of removing rain and grit from car windshields.
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There’s a space storm that’s been raging for centuries – and until now, no one has been able to explain why.
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This at-home science kit lets you build a cybernetic organism by surgically adding a circuit board controller to a cockroach’s back, then wirelessly controlling it via...
If you found yourself stung by a bark scorpion, your reaction would probably involve profanity and looking up the number for poison control.
Science and engineering students, or anyone interested in cutting-edge scientific research should take note of this year’s tech writing challenge hosted by the Briefing.
It’s practically a law of physics that no matter how fast your internet connection is, you wish it were faster. Well, how about the speed of...
Somewhere among the freeze-dried food and extra space suits, NASA found room for live jellyfish on a trip to space.