Squeezing a rock-star material could make it stable enough for solar cells

A promising lead halide perovskite is great at converting sunlight to electricity, but it breaks down…

Designing customized 'brains' for robots

Researchers have developed an automated way to design customized hardware that speeds up a robot’s operation.…

Spitting Cobra venom reveals how evolution often finds the same answer to a common problem

A study of spitting cobras reveals how a combination of venom components have evolved to create…

A closer look at T cells reveals big differences in mild vs. severe COVID-19 cases

How long does immunity to SARS-CoV-2 last following infection? Researchers have uncovered an interesting clue. Their…

Study finds genetic clues to pneumonia risk and COVID-19 disparities

Researchers have identified genetic factors that increase the risk for developing pneumonia and its severe, life-threatening…

Early humans used chopping tools to break animal bones and consume the bone marrow

Researchers found that stone tools of the type known as ‘chopping tools’ were used to break…

Using VR training to boost our sense of agency and improve motor control

Patients with motor dysfunctions are on the rise across Japan as its population continues to age.…

Saturn's tilt caused by its moons

Scientists have just shown that the influence of Saturn’s satellites can explain the tilt of the…

Butterfly wing clap explains mystery of flight

The fluttery flight of butterflies has so far been somewhat of a mystery to researchers, given…

'Smiling eyes' may not signify true happiness after all

A smile that lifts the cheeks and crinkles the eyes is thought by many to be…