Kamala Harris abuse campaign shows how trolls evade social media moderation

As Vice President Kamala Harris settles into her first full week in the White House, thousands…

Five ways artificial intelligence can help space exploration

Various types of astronaut assistant are in development. Michal Bednarek/shutterstock.com Artificial intelligence has been making waves…

Whale sharks: boat strikes in protected areas could be harming the animals’ development

Whale sharks are the ocean's biggest fish. jjsupasit srisawthsak/shutterstock.com The biggest fish in the ocean, whale…

Dinosaurs may have ‘flashed’ each other with their bottoms, newly discovered fossil shows

Dinosaur fossils have always amazed with their horns and spikes, enchanting us with elongated necks and…

Spitting cobras may have evolved unique venom to defend from ancient humans

Spitting cobras use their venom for defence. Stu Porter/shutterstock.com Cobras are fascinating and frightening creatures. These…

Cognitive decline due to ageing can be reversed in mice – here’s what the new study means for humans

Memory declines with age. Robert Kneschke/Shutterstock The ageing global population is the greatest challenge faced by…

When football clubs are less successful, fans are more loyal to each other

Fans of less successful clubs form more of a bond with each other. Motortion Films/shutterstock.com Football…

How could robotics help establish a new norm after COVID-19?

In a time of upheaval, robotics has an opportunity to offer long-term solutions and radical change.…

Squid-inspired robots perform swimmingly

A squid-like robot leverages resonance to match the swimming efficiency of biological animals. Source: Science Mag:…

A controllable dual-catapult system inspired by the biomechanics of the dragonfly larvaes predatory strike

The biomechanics underlying the predatory strike of dragonfly larvae is not yet understood. Dragonfly larvae are…