Archivo: Cosmos

“Mergeable nervous systems” can create flexible, self-adapting robots. Michael Lucy reports.

Australian nuclear scientists are finding fresh ways to uncover the secrets of space

There’s a simple relationship between the angle of the arms of a spiral galaxy and the mass of the black hole at the galaxy’s heart

Huge, highly excited atoms may give off flashes of light when hit by a gravitational wave.

Using chemical techniques that make whole mouse bodies and organs highly transparent, researchers can track metastasis at the single-cell level.

For the past 70 years, antibiotics have given us the upper hand against microbial invaders. Now the bugs are fighting back.

The strange geometry of Uranus’s magnetic field means it opens and closes each time the planet spins

Research supports Gould’s hypothesis that new characteristics evolve during periods of rapid change.

To understand what created the myriad fossil tracks at Australia’s Lark Quarry, scientists built a detailed model foot to make some tracks of their own. John Pickrell reports.

Paleontologists thought they had a good idea of the diversity of feathered dinosaur species. But a recent finding left them scratching their heads