How Brainless Creatures Control Their Appetites: Insights from Hydra

Despite lacking a brain or centralized nervous system, the hydra—a microorganism with a mouth surrounded by…

Ars Live: Is Starlink Profitable? Join the Discussion Today!

SpaceX’s Starlink project, aimed at providing global broadband via satellite, has made significant strides since its…

Did Reforestation in Colonial-Era Americas Cause a Drop in CO2?

Could reforestation efforts following the decimation of indigenous populations in the Americas during colonial times have…

Dinosaur Evolution: From Cold to Warm-Blooded in Cooler Climates

Dinosaurs were once thought to be ectothermic, or cold-blooded, which seemed plausible given their reptilian nature.…

NASA and Boeing Set June 1 Launch for Starliner Crew Test After Propulsion System Fixes

NASA and Boeing have announced plans to proceed with the first crew test flight of the…

Swiss Researchers Develop Lower-Calorie, Sustainable Chocolate

Researchers at ETH Zurich have pioneered a new approach to chocolate-making that addresses the dual challenges…

Starliner’s First Crewed Mission Delayed Again, No New Launch Date Set

The inaugural crewed flight of Boeing’s Starliner capsule has been delayed once more, leaving its launch…

The essence of consciousness and ways to appreciate it while it lasts

Unraveling the emergence of consciousness from specific configurations of organic matter has captivated scientists and philosophers…