Making Furniture from Fungi!?

  “The official motto of the Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz, California is “When it rains, it spores.” Through much of the year, many fungal species lurk underground in webs of fibers called “mycelium,” invisible to fungus fanatics above. But with a good...

Scientists Create Glowing Plants

“Emitting an eerie green glow, they look like foliage from a retro computer game, but in fact they are light-emitting plants produced in a laboratory.  Researchers say the glowing greenery could not only add an unusual dimension to home decor but also open up a...

Groundbreaking Spinosaurus Discovery

“A single tail from one of the largest and most enigmatic dinosaur species looks to have solved a longstanding mystery about these extinct creatures: whether they could swim.  The discovery of a giant fossilized tail belonging to the theropod Spinosaurus...

Rube Goldberg Hand Washing Contraption!

“As if we weren’t already spending enough time washing our hands to keep the coronavirus at bay, the process could get a lot more complicated — and comic — if Jennifer George has her way.  In the spirit of her grandfather Rube Goldberg, the cartoonist renowned...