Major tectonic collisions near the equator have caused three ice ages in the last 540 million years.
At relatively balmy temperatures, heat behaves like sound when moving through graphite, study reports.
Researchers say new facilities in space should be available to scientists from any country.
Robot’s lightweight, high-power design is the perfect platform to share and play, developers say.
Optical effect could be harnessed for light displays, litmus tests, and makeup products.
The particle’s core withstands pressures higher than those inside a neutron star, according to a new study.
Number of proton-neutron pairs determine how fast the particles move, results suggest.
Membrane material’s properties could guide design of flexible body armor, new study suggests.
Study finds rising temperatures feed more energy to thunderstorms, less to general circulation.
Results show bacterial genomes provide “shadow history” of animal evolution.
Climate-driven changes in phytoplankton communities will intensify the blue and green regions of the world’s oceans.
Machine-learning approach could help robots assemble cellphones and other small parts in a manufacturing line.
Soft, squishy device could potentially track ulcers, cancers, and other GI conditions over the long term.
Algorithm could help autonomous underwater vehicles explore risky but scientifically-rewarding environments.