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Researchers Observe a Protein Conducting Electricity

Scientists are totally baffled by this completely unpredictable discovery: They caught one particular protein conducting electricity. Proteins, which are the building blocks for cells, are…

Bardarbunga, Iceland’s Largest Volcano, Threatens Eruption

Iceland’s largest volcano, Bardarbunga, is hidden under the ice cap of the Vatnajökull, one of Europe’s largest glaciers. The 6,590-ft. volcano has been rocked by…

Transparent Solar Cells Turn Windows Into Solar Panels

Worldwide, solar energy technology is growing day by day, becoming both cheaper and more efficient. With record-setting solar farms, it is the cheapest source of…

Souvenaid: Nutrient Drink May Help Ward Off Alzheimer’s

The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is rising fast. Currently, more than 5.5 million people are affected by this form of dementia…

Corals Eat Plastic Because It Tastes Good to Them

The problem of plastic pollution is severe. Each year, about 8 million tons of plastic end up in our oceans. And thousands of marine animals…

Inflatable Habitat Will Orbit the Moon

Aerospace companies Bigelow Aerospace and the United Launch Alliance (ULA) have announced plans to launch a large space capsule that will eventually help astronauts plan for…

ANYmal Robot Knows How to Take the Elevator

As if robots weren’t already getting scary enough, the ANYmal quadruped bot by ETH Zurich can now snag its own elevator. Robotics is all about…

China Shuts Down Factories to Fight Air Pollution

Rapid, large-scale industrial and domestic development has resulted in the world’s deadliest outdoor air pollution in China. But after decades of doing little to tackle…

Magic Mushrooms May Help Treat Depression

A special ingredient found in magic mushrooms may treat people with depression by “resetting” the brain. The ingredient in question is called psilocybin. Psilocybin is…

Powerwall Battery System Lights Up Puerto Rico Hospital

When Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico on Sept. 20th, it knocked out the island’s electrical systems, leaving millions of people in the dark. Residents were…

Zero Motorcycles: 200 Miles on One-Hour Charge

Zero Motorcycles Inc. is the world’s leading electric motorcycle maker. The California-based electric motorcycle company was set up in 2006 by Neal Saiki, a former…

NASA Says These Houseplants Can Improve Your Health

Poor indoor air quality has been ranked as one of the top environmental risks to humans. Stagnant indoor environments allow pollutants to build up, which…

World’s First Negative Emissions Power Plant

Scientists have discovered a powerful weapon in the fight against global warming! The world’s first negative emissions power plant has opened in Iceland. With the vital issue of global warming in…

Yamaha Niken Is a Leaning Trike and It Looks Awesome

At the Tokyo Motor Show, Yamaha unveiled a new vehicle some folks aren’t even quite sure how to describe. The Niken is a three-wheeled leaning…

Lucid Dreaming: New Technique Makes It Possible

Lucid dreaming has been considered a myth for a long time. But now, scientists have found a technique to induce lucid dreaming. Lucid dreaming is…