Just as conservators have developed methods to protect traditional artworks, computer scientists, in collaboration with time-based media conservators, have created means to safeguard computer- or time-based art by following the same preservation principles.
A team of mathematicians has determined the ideal wing shape for fast flapping flight—a discovery that offers promise for better methods for harvesting energy from water as well as for enhancing air speed.
Fish and birds are able to move in groups, without separating or colliding, due to a newly discovered dynamic: the followers interact with the wake left behind by the leaders.
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Commercial octopus farming, currently in developmental stages on multiple continents, would have a negative ripple effect on sustainability and animal welfare.
Separate skeletons suggested to be from different early hominin species are, in fact, from the same species, a team of anthropologists has concluded.
Genome analysis reveals that North African date palms are a hybrid between cultivated date palms from the Middle East and a different, wild species of palm that grows on the island of Crete and in small areas of Southern Turkey.
Princeton University Professor Elke Weber will deliver “ ‘Risk as Feelings’ and ‘Perception Matters’: Assembling Human Preferences One Psychological Process at a Time,” on Mon., Feb. 4.
From the health of coral reefs off the coast of Abu Dhabi to the rotation habits of distant stars to modern hiring biases against women—NYU researchers tackled a vast array of scientific, social, and cultural questions this semester.