Explainer: What is a neuron?

It’s morning. As you sit up in bed, your feet touch the cold floor, so you…

Light levitation might help explore Earth’s ‘ignorosphere’

Two tiny discs rise upward, hovering in midair as bright light illuminates them. “I see it!”…

Ingenuity helicopter makes history by flying on Mars

NASA has just flown a helicopter on Mars. Named Ingenuity, the craft hovered for about 40…

Let’s learn about exercise

Exercise might seem like a chore sometimes, especially when we get told so often that we…

Earth as you’ve never seen it before

When cartographers — people who make maps — set out to portray the Earth, they have…

Scientists Say: Dinosaur

Dinosaur (noun, “DIE-no-sore”) This is a member of a group of both living and extinct reptiles…

Surfing the winds would make future jet travel greener

Flying someone one-way from London, England, to New York City produces nearly a ton of carbon…

Too much sitting could hurt your mental health

The COVID-19 pandemic has knocked many people on their butts — literally. At first, many schools…

Six tips to build more movement into your day

Moving your body regularly and often is a key to good health. But for people who…

Bandages made from crab shells speed healing

A new medical dressing helps skin wounds heal faster. Its innovative ingredient is the structural material…