James Cameron traveled some seven miles down into the ocean, as many miles below the Earth's surface as miles modern jetliners fly above the surface. He engineered a new deep sea submersible for the journey.
Last week, astronomers based in the Atacama desert in Chile released the widest deep view of the sky ever made using infrared light. The image reveals more than 200,000 galaxies and offers viewers a chance to look back in time to the early years of the universe.
Fluency in just one language in the 21st century is a competitive disadvantage, and it could be holding back your brain. In a recent New York Times Op-Ed piece, Yudhijit Bhattacharjee wrote that bilingual people outperform single language speakers in cognitive tests of all kinds.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem began posting online the archive of Albert Einstein on Monday. Currently about 2,000 documents totaling 7,000 pages are available to view in full. Over the coming years the entire archive, totaling more than 80,000 pages, will be available to the public.
On Svalbard, in Norway, the farthest north inhabited place on Earth, scientists are at the center of research on climate change. It's also become a magnet for politicians, stars and even royalty who are looking to stake a claim as environmentalists.
Graphic anti-smoking ads will take to the airwaves, billboards and newspapers and magazines near you in the weeks ahead. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching a shocking, $54 million anti-smoking ad campaign.
A new report from Harvard University suggests that eating any red meat, even one serving, can increase your risk of dying. The research found that even a single serving increase your percentage risk by 13 percent — with processed meat, like bacon or hot dogs — increasing that risk 20 percent.
Constructal law, designed by Duke University professor Adrian Bejan, is a new way of looking at how the world works. According to the law, everything that moves, whether animate or inanimate, is based on a flow system, which is tree shaped.
Pavegen, a British company, says its designed a system to produce floor tiles that will take the energy produced by people walking and convert it into electricity. Now, the company is trying to figure out scaling, and how to make sure they're durable.
New archeological finds have led a Smithsonian Institute researcher to write a book detailing what he believes is the journey of the first Americans, from Europe to North America's east coast. This contradicts earlier evidence that the first Americans came from Asia.