Researchers have discovered that the fungus that causes athlete’s foot and other skin and toenail infections may have lost its ability to sexually reproduce as it adapted to grow on its human hosts.
Researchers have developed a wake-up receiver that turns on a shut-off device at a moment’s notice in response to incoming ultrasonic signals—signals outside the range that humans can hear.
Striped maples not only change their sex periodically, but can also wait until the last minute—three weeks before flowering—to do it, according to new research.
Hacker-resistant software for controlling a power grid performed well in both a simulated cyber-intrusion and in a tryout in a real power plant, its developers say.
Engineers have, for the first time, come up with a way to safely charge a smartphone wirelessly using a laser.