A new traffic model pinpoints where and when accidents happen, flagging particularly dangerous stretches of highway.
Taiwanese scientists in search of DNA that may account for sports stars’ prowess are building a genetic library of these athletes’ saliva.
Scientists have developed a light-triggered switch to control brain cells, which could aid in the development of therapies for epilepsy and other diseases–and shed light on the neural code.
The codiscoverer of the double helix has had his whole genome sequenced, and he realizes that he may not want to reveal all after all.
If scientists can create mice with human vision, can they engineer us to see infrared or ultraviolet?
Each readme is an executive summary of a fatter story in the magazine, stripped to its logical bones. Each concludes with a call to action.
Biologist Aubrey de Grey still believes humans could live indefinitely – or at least that it’s worth discussing.
The fruit compounds used to make tequila could also be used to save your colon.
Warping photos could help text-based communications become more expressive.