By using a combination of satellites, seismographs, and open-source platforms, researchers are now able to quickly map the damage caused by an earthquake, such as the one that devastated parts of Nepal on Saturday.
An apparent denial of service attack against the main website for Thirty Meter Telescope, a group trying to build a huge telescope atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred.
The study has added urgency to recent calls from scientists, ethicists, and leaders in the biotech industry to take immediate, serious steps globally to weigh the legal, ethical, and social implications of manipulating DNA within heritable cells.
Beneath Yellowstone’s surface, seismologists at the University of Utah have discovered a huge reservoir of hot, partly molten rock – more evidence that Yellowstone with its earthquakes and geysers is a 'supervolcano.'
Using a virtual reality headset and simple deception, neuroscientists in Sweden have found a way to create the sensation of personal invisibility. This sensation, they say, causes people to be less socially anxious.