Head in the clouds? Then it's time to make yourself a useful citizen scientist.
Hint: You don't have to discover something, but it could help.
The body electrician
It's a new policy for the International Astronomical Union.
Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?
Using innovative copyrights and a Web 2.0 platform, John Wilbanks may just transform how scientific discoveries are made
The Great Twinkie Panic of 2012 seems to be over, but we were worried. Is it possible, in case of need, to craft scientifically authentic Twinkies at home?
It's trickier than it looks.
It might be a pretty important question.
The key is in the surface moisture.
The science of drug muling
To be safe, maybe limit your all-Snickers diet to just this week.
In 2010, OxyContin introduced a new formula that drug abusers can't crush to a powder to snort or inject. This is how it works, chemically, and whether it actually deters abuse.
Fungi and a photosynthetic partner also work with fungal yeast
Yes, it turns out, but it's frowned upon
A new study finds that kids really do like other kids who are nice.
Since the beginning of the month, officials have fished out 16,000 pig carcasses found in the river that serves tap water to Shanghai. Is it really still safe to drink, as officials say?
One engineer tried 31 types of distortions.
The stuff of shrimp shells and exoskeletons makes for a strong, light, and biodegradeable replacement for plastics
The idea that Viagra helps out athletes has been around for years now, but is there a scientific consensus on it?
Toggling graphene's magnetic field on and off could lead to faster, smaller electronics.
It depends on how big your coffin is.
Yes, with help from the cosmos