Breakthrough of the Year, 2016
Brazilian Boa rediscovered
Bored with your video game? Artificial intelligence could create new levels on the fly
Blind mouse navigates like a bat
Behind the scenes at the March for Science
Bear cam footage shows bears eating, playing
Baby whale whispers
Astronomers measure the mass of a star—thanks to an old tip from Einstein
Astronauts use gecko-inspired grippers
Armed with tough computer chips, it's time to return to the hell of Venus
Are we going too fast on driverless cars?
Are science balloons better than science satellites?
Are happy lab animals better for science?
The social dilemma of self-driving cars
Ants treat comrades injured on the field of battle
Ants rescue injured comrades from termite battles
Everything you ever wanted to know about perovskite
Spider genes put a new spin on arachnids’ potent venoms, stunning silks, and surprising history
Corals can still grow their ‘bones’ in acid waters
Cheap paper centrifuge based on a toy
This new material heals—not cracks—under pressure
Daytime wounds heal more quickly than those suffered at night
Yuck! How birds share knowledge of disgusting foods—and help insects evolve
Music ‘universals’ emerge in telephone game experiment