Discoveries & Inventions

Stories, reports, and features from the physical, chemical, and mathematical sciences. Also covers breakthroughs and stories from the engineering and related disciplines.


Discoveries & Inventions

Chinese scientists develop robot fish that gobble up microplastics

Chinese scientists develop robot fish that gobble up microplastics
Discoveries & Inventions

Eating sea squirts reverses signs of aging in mice – new research

Eating sea squirts reverses signs of aging in mice – new research

Earth & Space

Say hello to Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy

Say hello to Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy
Science

Argentine scientists discover fossil of largest raptor dinosaur

Argentine scientists discover fossil of largest raptor dinosaur

Discoveries & Inventions

Scientists discover ancient cemetery of flying reptiles in Chile’s Atacama desert

Scientists discover ancient cemetery of flying reptiles in Chile’s Atacama desert
Discoveries & Inventions

LOOK: Preserved dinosaur embryo inside a fossilized egg

LOOK: Preserved dinosaur embryo inside a fossilized egg

Discoveries & Inventions

Rare, ancient Maya canoe found in Mexico’s Yucatan

Rare, ancient Maya canoe found in Mexico’s Yucatan
Discoveries & Inventions

Creators of molecule-building precision tools win Chemistry Nobel Prize

Creators of molecule-building precision tools win Chemistry Nobel Prize

Discoveries & Inventions

Trio win Physics Nobel Prize for work on understanding climate change

Trio win Physics Nobel Prize for work on understanding climate change
Food

Company explores cell-cultured seafood

Company explores cell-cultured seafood