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This EV restomod highlights the joys and flaws of the classic MGB

Enlarge / Mass-produced in the 1960s with a not-very special engine, the MGB is a rather good candidate for an electric conversion.Frontline Developments ...

Understanding the octopus and its relationships with humans

A giant Pacific octopus shows its colors at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.Monterey Bay Aquarium While other octopus books study the animal's behavior...

Bizarre ancient sea creature brings evolution mystery to the surface

Enlarge / That blue tube is actually a very close relative of vertebrates.Gerard Soury Beneath the waves, there are strange, almost alien...

The gravitational interactions that have helped us dodge 60-hour days

EnlargeGetty Images Most of us wish we had more than 24 hours in a day to get everything done and actually breathe....

Our Solar System possibly survived a supernova because of how the Sun formed

Enlarge / Artist's conception of the early Solar System, which was at risk of a nearby supernova.NASA/JPL-Caltech Stars are thought to form...

Electrifying volcano eruption set off the most extreme lightning detected

EnlargeNASA When Tonga’s underwater Hunga Tonga volcano lost its temper in an eruption on January 15, 2022, it belched gobs of magma...

Even galaxies recycle

Enlarge / A quasar ejects a jet of material into intergalactic space.J. A. Biretta et al., Hubble Heritage Team On Earth, recycling...

Neanderthal adhesives were made through a complex synthesis process

EnlargeHalamka / GETTY IMAGES As Homo sapiens, we often consider ourselves to be the most intelligent hominins. But that doesn’t mean our...

When it comes to advanced math, ChatGPT is no star student

EnlargePeter Dazeley While learning high-level mathematics is no easy feat, teaching math concepts can often be just as tricky. That may be...

Chinese Mars rover sends back images of recent water-shaped crusts

Enlarge / Orbital image of the Utopia Planitia region of Mars.NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona Most of Mars appears to be an endless expanse...

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