Stromboli’s volcano is always active, always at the brink of devastating paroxysms. For those who visit the island as tourists or scientists, it is a spectacle like no other.
Even before the pandemic, many female scientists felt unsupported in their fields. Now, some are hitting a breaking point.
From studies of “geometric frustration,” scientists learn how paper folds under pressure.
M.I.T. researchers have devised a virtual-reality technique that lets them read old letters that were mailed not in envelopes but in the writing paper itself after being folded into elaborate enclosures.
Deaths at a Sierra Leone sanctuary that stumped people for 15 years have now been linked to a bacterium that seems to cause similar ailments in humans.
Inconsistent and flawed data is undercutting efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from American cities, according to a new study.
They’re the first animals known to turn food into extra limbs.
Rescued from their cold, cramped and nutrient-poor homes, the bacteria awoke in the lab and grew.
Researchers whose canceled U.S. grant caused an outcry from other scientists urge preventive monitoring of viruses in southwestern China.