FPInnovations, a private non-profit Canadian organization, has created an eco-friendly biodegradable mask that is ready for manufacturing and public use, an innovation it says is the first of its kind in the world.
Physarum polycephalum, a bright yellow slime mold, has long intrigued scientists due to its ability to do things like avoid noxious substances, find its way out of a maze, and hunt for food. A new study offers some answers as to how it happens.
A team of U.S. scientists has demonstrated that the offspring of huge carnivorous dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus rex, who grew from the size of house cats to towering monsters, reshaped their ecosystems by outcompeting smaller rival species.
The population of monarch butterflies that arrived in Mexico's forests to hibernate this winter fell 26 per cent from a year earlier, the country's Commission for National Protected Areas and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said on Thursday.
When NASA's six-wheeled Perseverance rover touched down on the red soil of Mars, ground control teams in California leapt to their feet in unbridled enthusiasm. But they weren't the only ones bursting with joy.
A study published this month in the scientific journal Nature Communications suggests that while napping is a common activity, the frequency and duration of your midday naps may be connected to specific genes.
Sharing digitally altered "deepfake" pornographic images should be made a crime, a British government-backed review said on Friday after finding victims were being denied justice because the law has not kept up with new, high-tech forms of abuse.