Oculudentavis was smaller than the smallest living bird, the bee hummingbird. Tantalizing clues point to it being a diminutive but skillful hunter.
Dr. Seema Yasmin, director of the Stanford Health Communication Initiative, shares how to protect yourself and others in this alarming time.
From tiny insects to big ungulates, animals and their choice of chow can make ecosystems less or more prone to go up in flames.
Surgeons use muscle grafts to amplify nerve signals—allowing amputees to control a new prosthetic with incredible precision.
A typical drought is a slow-motion catastrophe. But scientists are trying to figure out a phenomenon called a flash drought, which forms in as little as two weeks.
Bathe an amphibian in blue light and it glows a brilliant green. But what does this all mean?
The nerves in human fingertips are great at sensing things. For robots, learning to touch is more complicated.
The wildfires weren’t just unprecedented—scientists didn’t think such catastrophic conflagrations would happen until the end of this century.
Using clever chemical wizardry, researchers have made human organs see-through. The dazzling 3D maps could one day lead to organs made in the lab.
From space and with drones, scientists are watching the Arctic get greener. That’s troubling both for the region, and the planet as a whole.