Growers fear a perfect storm for a tradition that has long bound rural communities together.
Many are celebrating Australia’s decision to pave the way for these psychedelic therapies, but questions around accessibility remain.
If you want to know what the cloud of gas that surrounds the planet is really doing for us, you have to see what the world would be like without it.
Scientists have uncovered the Roman recipe for self-repairing cement—which could massively reduce the carbon footprint of the material today.
These tiny organoids with working immune systems mimic the function of the GI tract and could be used to study intestinal diseases and drugs to treat them.
Data gaps, funding cuts, and shyness about sex let gonorrhea gain drug resistance. There are no new treatments yet.
Enigma Labs launches a project to crowdsource and quantify data about “unidentified aerial phenomena.”
Audacious plans to resurrect the long-extinct bird could be lucrative. But the moonshot raises thorny philosophical questions.
Biological amino acids could have celestial or terrestrial roots. An experiment simulated their formation in deep space—but the mystery isn’t solved yet.
A tiny Scottish village is betting its future on rocket launches. But the plan may threaten the fragile landscape—and a tenacious billionaire’s ambitions.
Scientists kept the rodents’ immune T cells active four times longer than mice can live—with huge implications for cancer, vaccination, and aging research.
Mathematicians predicted that if they imposed enough restrictions on how a shape might tile space, they could force a periodic pattern to emerge. They were wrong.
A new research and monitoring program aims to conserve threatened but overlooked saline ecosystems.
A simultaneous solution to California’s extreme drought and flooding is to bank more water underground. Send in the choppers (and a few ATVs).
The escalating risks of Russia’s war in Ukraine have led scientists to study the unthinkable and model the aftermath of nuclear detonation.
Fat activists say they’re tools of coercion. Celebrities are taking them to get slim. Is this really the road people want to go down?
It’s been ticking down the seconds to nuclear apocalypse for three-quarters of a century, but it’s not so helpful when it comes to climate change.
Google Research spinout Osmo wants to find substitutes for hard-to-source aromas. The tech could inspire new perfumes—and help combat mosquito-borne diseases.
Half of the globe’s crop productivity comes from a key fertilizer ingredient that’s nonrenewable—and literally washing away.
If you agree to provide some of your car’s battery power in times of high energy demand, you’ll get paid, and help make the grid more stable.