The Great White Shark Genome Is Here—Superpowers and All

Sharks are renowned for their wound healing, lifespans of 70-odd years, and low rates of cancer. Their genes could reveal their superpowers.

The Great White Shark Genome Is Here—Superpowers and All

Sharks are renowned for their wound healing, lifespans of 70-odd years, and low rates of cancer. Their genes could reveal their superpowers.

Why a Grape Turns Into a Fireball in a Microwave

Nuking a grape produces sparks of plasma, as plenty of YouTube videos document. Now physicists think they can explain how that energy builds up.

Why a Grape Turns Into a Fireball in a Microwave

Nuking a grape produces sparks of plasma, as plenty of YouTube videos document. Now physicists think they can explain how that energy builds up.

Our Ears Are Unlocking an Era of Aural Data

While the eye is superior at perceiving sizes and ratios, the ear is better at detecting patterns that occur over *time*. Enter: sonification.

3 Smart Things: What You Might Not Know About Attention

We do actually become less attentive as we get older, but refocusing someone’s attention can have concrete physical effects.