A ‘Jeopardy!’ winner studied how trivia champions recall facts. Plus, a security expert weighs in on Sora, OpenAI’s new text-to-video generator, and the risks it could pose, especially during an election year. And, a new generation of space lawyers will broker deals and handle disputes between countries as the world enters a new era of space exploration.
It used to be rare for people under 50 to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer. It’s increasingly common among adults in their 20s, 30s, and 40s.
The leaders of a global architecture and design firm discuss how design can help communities adapt to global crises.
Associating images from a child’s daily life with the sounds they were hearing helped teach a computer model a set of basic nouns.
In a new book, Dr. Uché Blackstock reflects on her experiences as a Black physician and the structural racism embedded in medicine.
Dr. Uché Blackstock recounts a formative medical experience that exemplifies how the healthcare establishment can fail Black patients.
Dr. Carlotta Berry writes romance novels about Black women in the sciences to encourage more people to go into the field.
A team of scientists in Ecuador is on a mission to describe new-to-science tarantula species to help secure conservation protections.
Undergraduate researchers pasted striped capes onto termites’ backs to see if a well-known warning sign would fend off predators.
The gigantic reef stretches for hundreds of miles in near-freezing waters and total darkness, but it’s bustling with life.
The first CRISPR gene-editing treatment is a cure for sickle cell disease. Are we on the cusp of a gene therapy revolution?
Honey could be the secret ingredient in building a more eco-friendly “memristor,” which transmits data through malleable pathways.
New findings about how substances like air pollutants can trigger cancer may help reveal carcinogens we were unaware of.
Engineers had to design bespoke tools to open the OSIRIS-REx capsule nearly four months after it arrived back on Earth.
Veterinary experts discuss what is known about the potential respiratory pathogen—or pathogens—and which dogs are most at risk.