Lauren Young

Bats have a specialized thin skin that allows their wings to change when a muscle is activated with every beat cycle of the wings.

Researchers explore the fascinating biomechanics and neuroscience of bats

To get a true sense of wonder that surrounds the movement of bats, you just have to slow things down a little.

Researchers explore the fascinating biomechanics and neuroscience of bats
Contrary to classic depictions of a tyrannosaurus rex, paleoartist Gabriel Ugueto says that the massive carnivores likely were covered in small feathers on the top of their bodies.

Turns out, dinosaurs probably had feathers. This artist is using science to draw more accurate pictures.

Turns out, dinosaurs probably had feathers. This artist is using science to draw more accurate pictures.
Grace Hopper sits behind the UNIVAC (universal automatic computer) keyboard in the early '60s. As a mathematician and rear admiral in the US Navy, she helped design the UNIVAC I and many other related systems.

New book sheds light on overlooked women pioneers who paved the way for today’s internet

New book sheds light on overlooked women pioneers who paved the way for today’s internet
The Shard stands 95 stories tall in the heart of London on the banks of the River Thames.

New book explains the secrets behind famous skyscrapers, other structures

New book explains the secrets behind famous skyscrapers, other structures
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Seven photos of spooky characters that live in the depths of the ocean

Seven photos of spooky characters that live in the depths of the ocean