Last year, 61 companies in the United Kingdom took part in the world's largest test of a four-day work week. The results were so positive that 92% of the companies are planning to keep the new schedule.
Published in February 2023
Scientists have shown that humans appear to have an ability to understand the signs of apes. The result is a little surprising, since most people haven't spent much time at all with apes.
On Monday, US President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to Ukraine, where he met with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. The visit was meant to show support for the country in its fight against Russia as the war enters its second year.
Scientists in Switzerland have used lasers to change the path of a lightning strike. The experiment suggests that in the future, lasers might be useful for protecting large buildings from lightning.
Scientists have learned more about the inner workings of the Earth by studying the way waves from earthquakes travel through the planet's center. The results suggest that the Earth's inner core may be starting to spin more slowly than the Earth.
The European Parliament has approved a plan that would ban the sale of new cars and vans that run on gasoline or diesel fuel by 2035. The plan is part of a larger effort to reduce pollution in Europe.
A tiny mouse at the San Diego Zoo has set a new world record for the oldest known living mouse. The mouse, named Pat, turned nine years and 209 days old last Wednesday.
When you think of 3D-printing, you may think of small objects. But three companies are working together to print something much bigger. They're using a giant 3D printer to create what they say is the first two-story 3D-printed house in the US.
Early Monday morning, a powerful earthquake struck southern Turkey and northern Syria. The earthquake has destroyed thousands of buildings, killed more than 3,700 people, and left thousands more injured.
On January 22, a massive iceberg broke off from Antarctica's Brunt Ice Shelf. Scientists say the iceberg was expected to break off and the event isn't connected to climate change. But the size of the iceberg is hard to imagine.