Energy regulation rollbacks threaten progress against harmful ozone

Pollutants from coal-fired power plants help make ground-level ozone, and a warming world exacerbates that. Recent…

Science reveals improvements in Roman building techniques

The Romans were some of the most sophisticated builders of the ancient world. Over the centuries,…

Deflating beach balls and drug delivery

Many natural microscopic objects—red blood cells and pollen grains, for example—take the form of distorted spheres.…

Jurassic dinosaurs trotted between Africa and Europe

Dinosaur footprints found in several European countries, very similar to others in Morocco, suggest that they…

Retrieving physical properties from two-colour laser experiments

When photons of light interact with particles of matter, a diverse variety of physical processes can…

Roaming Russian eagles leave scientists broke

Russian scientists tracking migrating eagles were forced to start a crowdfunding campaign after their birds wandered…

Is Earth on fire? Data shows almost five times as many wildfires over last year

Wildfires have been making headlines again this month, with multiple fires burning in Lebanon and California,…

New study on early human fire acquisition squelches debate

Fire starting is a skill that many modern humans struggle with in the absence of a…

Ultrastructure of focal adhesion scaffold unveiled in human pluripotent stem cells

Focal adhesions are known as signaling platforms broadcasting the information of the biochemical and physical qualities…

What Google's 'quantum supremacy' means for the future of computing

For the first time ever, a quantum computer has performed a computational task that would be…