Type Ia supernovas are astronomers’ best tools for measuring cosmic distances. In a first, researchers recreated one on a supercomputer to learn how they form.
India’s Sacred Groves Are Resurrecting a Vanishing Forest
Botanists and community stewards are using patches of native flora as blueprints to revive tropical dry evergreen ecosystems from near-extinction.
It’s Official: No More Crispr Babies—for Now
In the face of safety risks, experts have tightened the reins on heritable genome editing—but haven’t ruled out using it someday.
Your Tap Water Is Filthy, but That Could Finally Change
The US is proposing bold action to clean thousands of PFAS “forever chemicals” out of drinking water. It’s long overdue.
Your Nighttime Snores and Coughs May Be Unique
Early research aims to look for patterns in an individual’s sleep sounds using deep neural networks—with potential applications for health care.