Author: Ferris Jabr
A scientist explained what you can learn about the living from the dead at the New York City Maker Faire.
A new generation of psychologists and therapists focus on the relationship between nature and mental health
Engineered lungs, how touch influences thought, and behind the scenes of AMNH
The largest dino graveyard, the oldest leather shoe, and the latest victims of the oil spill
The first solar sail, phony wildlife photography, and the battle between the Internet and our brains
Memory manipulation, the Falcon 9 rocket launch, and seabirds drowning in oil
Researchers are creating a new generation of portable motion capture for the masses.
Like people, mice show pain on their faces
Scientists struggle to explain the mind in terms of the molecule
Digging up the secrets of a plant that senses, moves and digests without nerves, muscles or a stomach
A mashup of music and technology at the MIT Media Lab
Before ‘Avatar’ could hit the silver screen, it needed one plant scientist’s green thumbs up
Biologists use cat food to recruit omnivorous ants in their battle against invasive cane toads
Astronomer Greg Laughlin and composer Philip Glass try to hear the “music of the spheres” at the Rubin Museum’s latest Brainwave event
Mattel’s new toy collar for dogs allows them to update their own Twitter accounts
Rebecca Skloot’s new book reveals untold truths about one of medical science’s most important tools
The Defense Department’s attempts to merge insects and electronics are benefiting science more than the military
New circuits tap into electric currents generated by bigleaf maple trees
Medical and literary experts debate English novelist Jane Austen’s fatal illness
Is evolution a theory or fact?
How an experimental mind-control technology could hasten the coming of the Singularity.
How one scientist uses the Xbox 360 to study the human heart.