A new study led sifted through data from more than 1.5 million questionnaire respondents and found four distinct clusters of personality types exist -- average, reserved, self-centered and role model -- challenging existing paradigms in psychology
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Columbia Engineering researchers have created the first flat lens capable of correctly focusing a large range of colors of any polarization to the same focal spot without the need for any additional elements
How can someone discover a real planet in the solar system? Michael Brown of the California Institute of Technology answers the question in this special "Mysteries of the Cosmos" edition of "Ask a Scientist"
Harvard team is advancing soft, wearable robots with embedded sensors for hand and arm rehabilitation
Biologists at Johns Hopkins University grew human retinas from scratch to determine how cells that allow people to see in color are made
University of Minnesota astrophysicist Robert Schwarz spends more winters than anyone at NSF's South Pole Station
A team of Harvard University researchers spent months shaking and rattling swarms of thousands of honeybees to better understand how bees collectively collaborate to stabilize structures in the presence of external loads such as wind and rain
Purdue University researchers have 3D-printed cement paste, a key ingredient of the concrete and mortar used to build various elements of infrastructure, that gets tougher under pressure like the shells of arthropods such as lobsters and beetles
Mammals gone wild, blue star mystery, muscle rescue and taming a berry
Drs. Karen Holl and Rakan Zahawi, along with Mr. Juan Abel Rosales, talk about their 14-yr study comparing planting "islands" or patches of trees with natural forest regeneration and the more standard plantation-style planting approach
In the last few years, the Vavilov Ice Cap in the Russian High Arctic has dramatically accelerated, sliding as much as 82 feet a day in 2015, according to a new multi-national, multi-institute study
What makes the shelf break front such a productive and diverse part of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean?
Virtual reality (VR) lets people explore far away places and do virtually anything!
An especially powerful tool, an electron microprobe, helps scientists at the University of Iowa analyze rocks and minerals from volcanoes in Auckland, New Zealand, in the hope of mitigating future hazards
Lee Blaney's lab at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, smells somewhat like a barnyard, and with good reason. With support from the National Science Foundation, the environmental engineer and his team are extracting nutrients from poultry litter to create a new revenue stream for farmers and help the environment at the same time
Four young scientists compete to give the best (and most-entertaining) three-minute explanation of a significant aspect of quantum technology to a family audience at the Museum of Science, Boston
Join the laughs as we talk to kids about careers in science, and find out how the National Science Foundation is helping make their dreams a reality!
Researchers at Drexel University have discovered a way to turn a type of 2D, conductive material, called MXene, into antenna spray paint
Scientists have teamed up to create stretchable, flexible wires that conduct current and change colors to indicate that they're about to reach the breaking point
A new study shows for the first time that animals may be able to use their own muscles to get water when it's not available