Speeding the development of fusion power to create unlimited energy on Earth

Can tokamak fusion facilities, the most widely used devices for harvesting on Earth the fusion reactions that power the sun and stars, be developed...

‘Insectageddon’ is ‘alarmist by bad design’: Scientists point out the study’s major flaws

Amidst worldwide publicity and talks about 'Insectageddon': the extinction of 40% of the world's insects, as estimated in a recent scientific review, a critical response was published...

Even low doses of synthetic cannabinoids can impair cognitive performance

A new study shows that inhaled doses of as little as 2 mg of the synthetic cannabinoid JWH-018 can significantly impair critical thinking and...

Scientists revealed how probiotics influence human gut bacteria

A group of researchers from ITMO University and Knomics company studied how gut microbiota of 150 volunteers changed after a month of regular consumption...

Scientists discover what’s controlling chameleon-like abilities in squid

In the blink of an eye, a squid’s “smart skin” can switch color and pattern for the purpose of camouflage or sexual signaling—a virtuosic...

To Stoke Creativity, Crank Out Ideas and Then Step Away

There is an effective formula for unlocking employees’ creative potential, according to new research from the McCombs School of Business at The University of...

Study finds natural selection favors cheaters

utualisms, which are interactions between members of different species that benefit both parties, are found everywhere — from exchanges between pollinators and the plants...

OSIRIS-REx spies on the weird, wild gravity of an asteroid

Research led by CU Boulder is revealing the Alice in Wonderland-like physics that govern gravity near the surface of the asteroid Bennu. The new findings are...

Fountain of youth for heart health may lie in the gut

Why do blood vessels naturally stiffen and degrade as we age, boosting cardiovascular disease risk?  New CU Boulder research has identified a surprising new culprit—and it...

Carbon monoxide detectors could warn of extraterrestrial life

Carbon monoxide detectors in our homes warn of a dangerous buildup of that colorless, odorless gas we normally associate with death. Astronomers, too, have...