An open-source project is striving to create the world’s first fully digital organism. Here’s a peek inside the process that could bring us to a better understanding of life itself.

There are continents to explore right below our feet — including two giant blobs 100 times as tall as Everest. Here’s how seismologist and geophysicist Ed Garnero is studying this unseen and largely uncharted territory.

Wax print cotton kimonos! Lacquer tribal stools! Since living in Japan, Cameroon-born artist Serge Mouangue has been creating the most fascinating aesthetic fusion.

An estimated 30 percent of the planet’s food supply is needlessly discarded. Here are some imaginative ideas to stop the rot.

News flash no. 1: “balloon art” is not an oxymoron. News flash no. 2: The man who invented the Fly Guy, that ubiquitous flailing balloon figure, is crafting some eye- and wind-catching pieces of balloon art. Take a look at these colorful creations from Doron Gazit.

The neutrino has been called “the ghost particle,” due to its otherworldly ability to pass through solid objects, including you and me. Researchers in Antarctica are trying to catch them, hoping they might reveal the most energetic areas of the universe.

The different ways in which parents are handling their kids’ use of technology is creating three distinct types of tech users — and setting the stage for a clash of cultures, says writer Alexandra Samuel.