Nearly 15 years ago today, the Philadelphia 76ers’ Allen Iverson stepped over the Los Angeles Lakers’ Tyronn Lue after a made shot in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on the way to one of the most surprising upsets of the playoffs.
PEOPLE LIKE TO imagine that they’re the pinnacle of evolution, but the animal kingdom suggests otherwise. The discovery that bumblebees use hair on their legs to detect a flower’s electromagnetic field offers another reminder that human senses don’t always measure up. You share the planet with creatures that can smell veins, see colors you can’t imagine, and communicate through their feet. Here are just a few animals with senses sharper than yours.
Using the CRISPR gene-editing tool, scientists from Harvard University have developed a technique that permanently records data into living cells. Incredibly, the information imprinted onto these microorganisms can be passed down to the next generation.
Remember the days when owning a car was the ultimate ticket to adulthood and freedom? If you’re scratching your head, you’re most likely a Millennial (a generation that lags far behind its Baby Boomer parents in terms of new vehicle sales). You can blame Uber, Zipcar–and soon, you may be blaming Getaround.
Getting out of Earth’s gravity well is hard. Conventional rockets are expensive, wasteful, and as we’re frequently reminded, very dangerous. Thankfully, there are alternative ways of getting ourselves and all our stuff off this rock. Here’s how we’ll get from Earth to space in the future.
Americans will be able to fly commercial to Cuba in the fall, the U.S. Transportation Department announced on Friday.
Two teens in Tennessee died in January after drinking a mixture of racing fuel and soda at a party, which appears to have been concocted as a substitute for alcohol, according to a new report.