US Scientists Announce First Successful Clone of Endangered Animal

VOA Learning English • voa
today ~3 min

Understanding how evolution shaped the insect visual system

Harvard researchers develop in vitro method for probing what colors an insect sees.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
today ~8 min

Data transfer system connects silicon chips with a hair’s-width cable

The advance could improve energy efficiency of data centers and lighten the load for electronics-rich vehicles.

Daniel Ackerman | MIT News Office • mit
today ~5 min

Facebook Removes News Ban in Australia

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~4 min

Sleep may be how the brain ties emotions to memory

Research in mice suggests that during sleep, neurons are busy connecting emotions like fear to memory. The finding may shed light on PTSD and anxiety.

Morgan Sherburne-Michigan • futurity
yesterday ~6 min

‘The swirl’ could pave way for liquids that move on their own

Self-propelling liquid could lead to a class of drugs that autonomously flow toward a specific group of cells or organs, researchers say.

Lawrence Goodman-Brandeis • futurity
yesterday ~7 min

World’s Oldest DNA Discovered in Million-Year-Old Mammoths

VOA Learning English • voa
Feb. 22, 2021 ~4 min

Did the solar system’s planets form in 2 waves?

A new theory about how the planets of our solar system formed may explain the differences between the inner- and outer-most planets.

Barbara Vonarburg-ETH Zurich • futurity
Feb. 22, 2021 ~7 min

Watch: Jumping ants duel with antennae after the queen dies

After their queen dies, Indian jumping ant workers brawl for a month to find a new leader. Researchers say they can predict who'll win by day three.

Rachel Harrison-NYU • futurity
Feb. 22, 2021 ~6 min

Tigers may need a ‘genetic rescue’

A "genetic rescue" involving the mating of different subspecies may offer the best way to save increasingly fragmented tiger populations.

Ker Than-Stanford • futurity
Feb. 22, 2021 ~7 min