Since the dawn of the aviation era, inventors have strived to build aircraft that fly as nimbly as birds, whose morphable wings allow for faster, tighter turns and more efficient gliding.
'PigeonBot' brings aircraft closer to feathered-flight
"It's on another scale from anything I've seen before," said Lorna Carter who recently started working at a new Rolls-Royce research and development facility near Bristol in Britain.
Giant jet engines aim to make our flying greener
Fossil experts in the US revealed the remains of what they say is the first animal that may have set foot on land — an ancient scorpion.
Ancient fossil 'may prove scorpion was first land-dwelling animal'
When physicists detected signals of high-energy neutrinos coming from a rather unlikely direction in the cosmos, they naturally went looking for a powerful source that might explain it.
Antarctic experiment reveals strange 'ghost' particles that physicists can't explain
Scientists think they have detected an "unknown or unanticipated" burst of gravitational waves coming from somewhere deep in space.
Scientists detect ‘unknown’ burst of gravitational waves in space
Alphabet Inc.’s Google within two years plans to block a common way businesses track online surfers in its Chrome browser, endorsing costly changes to how the web operates as it tries to satisfy increased privacy demands from users.
Google cutting web cookies, ending lucrative tracking tool for advertisers
The world's oceans were the hottest in recorded history in 2019, scientists said on Tuesday, as man-made emissions warmed seas at an ever-increasing rate with potentially disastrous impacts on Earth's climate.
Oceans were hottest in recorded history in 2019: Study
When Alexei Voronenkov's 70-year-old mother passed away, he paid to have her brain frozen and stored in the hope breakthroughs in science will one day be able to bring her back to life.
Brain freeze: Russian firm offers path to immortality for a fee
The ginkgo is a living fossil. It is the oldest surviving tree species, having remained on the planet, relatively unchanged for some 200 million years.
The secret that helps some trees live more than 1,000 years
Be warned. If the rise of the robots comes to pass, the apocalypse may be a squelchier affair than science fiction writers have prepared us for.
Scientists use stem cells from frogs to build first living robots

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