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New Automation Technologies are Revolutionizing Farming

Technological advances are changing farming in a variety of ways, but not all technologies that can be used should be used.

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Why New Antibiotics Never Come to Market

We’re finding new antibiotics, but we can’t develop them into drugs.

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Taking flight: Cape parrot identified as new species | @GrrlScientist

GrrlScientist: The endangered cape parrot really is a distinct species, according to a newly-published molecular study — a finding that could impact conservation decisions and strategies in South Africa for decades to come

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Taking flight: Cape parrot identified as new species | @GrrlScientist

GrrlScientist: The endangered cape parrot really is a distinct species, according to a newly-published molecular study — a finding that could impact conservation decisions and strategies in South Africa for decades to come

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Tool Gives Researchers 'Animal Vision'

Honeybees buzzing in a garden view the world much differently than we do. What may seem like beautiful purple flowers to us appear to the insects as bright ultraviolet signs saying "We’re Open.&qu…

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Tool Gives Researchers ‘Animal Vision’

Honeybees buzzing in a garden view the world much differently than we do. What may seem like beautiful purple flowers to us appear to the insects as bright ultraviolet signs saying "We’re Open.&qu…

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The Era of Artificial Hearts Has Begun

For the second time ever, a truly permanent artificial heart was implanted into a patient. This is just the beginning.

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Japan Pins Hopes on Floating Trains

Japan is set to start building a $90 billion magnetic-levitation rail system between Tokyo and Osaka, a technology that it hopes to turn into one of the country’s next big exports.