Nepalese porters do the job better than anyone else, hefting huge bundles while using relatively little energy
Simply sniffing the hormone oxytocin is enough to boost one’s trust, a new study finds.
In the Swiss Alps, a huge sheet of fleece-like material is helping keep ice cool, in an effort to extend the life of a glacier threatened by global warming
Perhaps the best experimental evidence yet against the feasibility of going back in time is that no one from the future showed up at a convention on time travel on 7 May at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The gathering sprang from a late-night idea of MIT graduate student Amal Dorai, who read in […]
As the oceans warm up, populations of fish in Europe’s North Sea have moved toward the Arctic, apparently a response to try to stay cool
Two major environmental groups are telling Brits who would live near a proposed wind farm: Yes, in your backyard.