Scientists develop a green light treatment for whiter teeth, fewer cavities

The first thing people notice when they meet you is your smile. To be more confident when giving wide-mouthed, eye-crinkling smiles, people want healthy, pearly...

Yale scientists find way to restore cell, organ function in pigs after death

Within minutes of the final heartbeat, a cascade of biochemical events triggered by a lack of blood flow, oxygen, and nutrients begins to destroy...

Scientists capture explosive neutron star merger for the first time in millimeter light

Scientists using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have for the first time recorded millimeter-wavelength light from a fiery explosion caused by the merger...

Scientists reveal the distribution of dark matter around galaxies 12 billion years ago

Scientists have investigated the nature of dark matter surrounding galaxies seen as they were 12 billion years ago, billions of years further back in...

Scientists discover the heaviest neutron star to date

A dense, collapsed star spinning 707 times per second — making it one of the fastest spinning neutron stars in the Milky Way galaxy...

Every bird has some dinosaur form, shows study

All baby birds have a moment prior to hatching when their hip bone is a tiny replica of a dinosaur’s pelvis. That’s one of the...

Astronomers find origins of mysterious gamma-ray bursts

Several mysterious gamma-ray bursts appear as lonely flashes of intense energy far from any obvious galactic home, raising questions about their true origins and...

Scientists find new way to build magnets to harvest fusion power of the sun...

Scientists have found a way to build powerful magnets smaller than before, aiding the design and construction of machines that could help the world...

Scientists discover Ice Age human footprints in Utah desert

Human footprints believed to date from the end of the last ice age have been discovered on the salt flats of the Air Force’s...

Scientists find recycled glass in floors of 1700 years old luxury Greek villa

Although this 1700 years old luxury villa was excavated and examined both in 1856 and in the 1990s, it still has secrets to reveal. New...

Asteroid impacts create diamond materials with exceptionally complex structures

Shockwaves caused by asteroids colliding with Earth create materials with a range of complex carbon structures, which could be used for advancing future engineering...

Scientists capture first-ever view of a hidden quantum phase in a 2D crystal

The development of high-speed strobe-flash photography in the 1960s by the late MIT professor Harold “Doc” Edgerton allowed us to visualize events too fast...

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Scientists create single-nanowire spectrometers to replace Newton’s glass prism

Scientists have designed an ultra-miniaturized device that could directly image single cells without the need for a microscope or make chemical fingerprint analysis possible...

The Swiss Army Knife of gene editing gets new control

When researchers want to edit, activate, or silence a gene in any living organism, from bacteria to humans, they often turn to CRISPR/Cas9, a...

We’re not much different than Neanderthals, new study shows

Only a small fraction of human DNA is unique to modern humans. We like to think of ourselves as special in the human family tree....

Scientists develop longer lasting lithium sulfur batteries with sugar

Simply by adding sugar, researchers from the Monash Energy Institute have created a longer-lasting, lighter, more sustainable rival to the lithium-ion batteries that are...

Scientists discover ghost polaritons on a common material for the first time

Researchers have reported in Nature the first observation of ghost polaritons, which are a new form of surface waves carrying nanoscale light strongly coupled...