The quadcopter was selected to study the moon of Saturn after a “Shark Tank”-like competition that lasted two and a half years.
Ancestors of modern crocodiles evolved to survive on a plant diet at least three times, researchers say.
Tiny wings and tinier solar cells allow autonomous movement in a new robotic “bee.”
The North Atlantic right whales all were found in the Gulf of St. Lawrence recently, dealing a setback to the shrinking population.
Researchers have released a five-year record of volcanic activity on Io, a moon of Jupiter, hoping others will find more patterns.
Dragonfly, a nuclear-powered drone, will visit Saturn’s largest moon in the 2030s -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Neural processing centers repeat recent sequences of events to lay down new memories used for abstract thought -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
For the first time, astronomers have pinpointed the location of a nonrepeating fast radio burst, and the result defies expectations -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
A new approach to water treatment could be cheaper, produce less waste and possibly help fix nitrate pollution in California -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Walking without shoes builds calluses, but that does not limit sensation -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com