Science Illustrated

Technology meets fashion

This is what happens when fashion and technology come together — a look at the DVF Spring 2013 show through the eyes of the models, the designers and Diane von Furstenberg herself. All…

High Country

It should have taken a week to finish an overland journey across Australia’s alpine region — instead, it took a decade.

The curious case of the shapeshifting dinosaurs

New research reveals that dinosaurs changed shape during their lives. This means that many dinosaurs, which have so far been considered to be different species, were actually just different growth stages of the…

Small cats gone wild

Top predators in crisis

In many places, the numbers of large predators have fallen by more than 90 per cent over the course of a few decades. Scientists are working feverishly to learn how this dearth of…

Natural birth kickstarts key brain protein production

Improve your baby’s IQ, naturally.

Torrent frog

Frogs inspire hearing aid idea

  Chinese Torrent frogs are able to communicate clearly, despite the background of crashing waterfalls.

A new era (Dreaming of Mars, part 3)

Setting up a permanent base on Mars may no longer be a dream. The plans are already there, we only need funding. Will we reach Mars by 2030?

Why do we sneeze?

Sneezing helps us reboot our body.

How do astronauts sleep in space?

After a long day’s work, you’re ready for a good night’s sleep. But it’s a little different if you’re weightless.

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