Passive cooling, including some classic ways to fight the heat, really can keep homes from hitting dangerous temperatures.
"The labor conditions of incarcerated workers in many US prisons violate the most fundamental human rights to life and dignity," says Claudia Flores.
New research finds that turtles in the wild age slowly and have long lifespans, and identifies several species that essentially don't age at all.
A new technique uses magnetic fields to align gold nanorods while preserving their underlying optical properties, report researchers.
The smell of the desert after a rainstorm could be good for your health thanks to plants releasing oils and chemicals that cut stress, researchers report.
A wearable exomuscle that serves as an extra layer of muscles could one day increase upper body strength and endurance of people with restricted mobility.
A virtual reality simulation called Project Shell lets people take on the body of a loggerhead sea turtle. The experience can increase concern for animals.
Teachers are facing a range of challenges old and new, and many are experiencing burnout as a result. Here, two experts explain how to improve things.
Astronomers are working to learn more about what happens when supergiant stars die. A new image has helped them uncover some answers.
A virtual reality simulation called Project Shell lets people take on the body of a loggerhead sea turtle. The experience can increase their concern for animals.