Great ape’s consonant and vowel-like sounds travel over distance without losing meaning

    Great ape’s consonant and vowel-like sounds travel over distance without losing meaning

    An Orangutan. Credit: Madeleine E. Hardus Scientists have shown that orangutan call signals believed to be closest to the precursors…
    The Rivian R1T breaks the electric-pickup game wide open

    The Rivian R1T breaks the electric-pickup game wide open

    The all-electric, all-wheel-drive Rivian R1T pickup truck is what you get when an EV startup is run by sports car…
    Amazon Astro brings a personal robot into your home

    Amazon Astro brings a personal robot into your home

    The big picture: We’ve been talking and thinking about robots for decades now. Between Isaac Asimov’s seminal science fiction writing…
    Startling Discovery: Archaeologist Helps To Uncover Hidden Neighborhood in Ancient Maya City

    Startling Discovery: Archaeologist Helps To Uncover Hidden Neighborhood in Ancient Maya City

    A recent lidar analysis revealed that an area once assumed to be natural hills, center, near Tikal’s Lost World complex,…
    Birds’ eye size offers clues to coevolutionary arms race between brood parasites, hosts

    Birds’ eye size offers clues to coevolutionary arms race between brood parasites, hosts

    The common cuckoo lays its eggs in the nests of other bird species, burdening these hosts with the task of…
    A new program will incentivize utility companies to tap clean sources, and that’s not the only good news

    A new program will incentivize utility companies to tap clean sources, and that’s not the only good news

    It’s no secret that today’s power grid is in need of repair and reinforcement. Extreme weather damaged electricity grids across…
    Activision Blizzard settles with US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after they file complaint

    Activision Blizzard settles with US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after they file complaint

    What just happened? This week the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a complaint against Activision Blizzard for alleged employment…
    Dynamic Twists and Supercoiling Loops Can Enable DNA To Adjust Its Function

    Dynamic Twists and Supercoiling Loops Can Enable DNA To Adjust Its Function

    When people think of DNA, they visualize a string-like double helix structure. In reality, the DNA double helix in cells…
    Fast-forward breeding and rapid delivery systems for food security

    Fast-forward breeding and rapid delivery systems for food security

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain The University of Western Australia’s Institute of Agriculture has collaborated with international researchers to develop a…
    If you’re unsure about getting the COVID-19 vaccine, read this

    If you’re unsure about getting the COVID-19 vaccine, read this

    Earlier this month, the number of people in the United States who have died from COVID-19 passed 675,000, eclipsing fatalities…
    57 per cent of elephants at Thai tourist facilities have nervous tics

    57 per cent of elephants at Thai tourist facilities have nervous tics

    By Christa Lesté-Lasserre Tourists ride on elephant in Chiang Mai, Thailand aphotostory/Getty Images More than half the elephants in multiple Thai…
    The Microsoft Store will host app stores from third-party developers including Amazon and Epic

    The Microsoft Store will host app stores from third-party developers including Amazon and Epic

    What just happened? Microsoft is serious about making the Microsoft Store on Windows an “open store for an open platform.”…
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