Mercury, it turns out, may have both water and basic chemical building blocks of life.
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Residents in Kansas who use private wells face uncertainty about what’s in their water.
Surgery and AI are teaming up to make artificial limbs more intuitive and user-friendly—and expanding the capabilities of the next generation of prosthetics.
‘Mass timber’ receives praise for its carbon sink potential, while concrete and steel reinvent themselves to curb emissions.
In his new book, journalist Steven Levy unpacks how Facebook’s news feed influenced a presidential election in the Philippines—and how it was a symptom of the rise of fake news.
Science historian Lydia Pyne on how “genuine fakes” live in a gray area between real and fake.
Since ancient times, people have tried to make their own diamonds. In upstate New York in 1954, it finally happened.
When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, the U.S. government didn’t step in to restore power. What happens when countries turn to private companies for infrastructure?