A new study finds that narwhals race dive deep with their hearts barely beating as they escape humans.
Elon Musk expresses some support for President Trump's new space plans.
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A student’s award-winning explanation of relativity and reference frames is the best one yet.
Archaeological evidence in the Republic of Georgia pushes back wine's earliest appearance nearly a millennia.
Your brain's heightened sensitivity can make you perceptive and creative. But it's a double-edged sword, researchers find.
The cryptocurrency bitcoin has been surging in the stock market. How does bitcoin work and will its success last?
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An American research team wanted to know which combination of diet and exercise has the most beneficial results on metabolic syndrome in 10 weeks.
The results of this study could change how we approach athletic training.
But could hackers abscond with your genetic information?
A new study of lemurs has determined social circles to be the most influential determinant of gut microbiome. What does this mean for humans?
This discovery may also help us develop novel drugs for Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, and ADHD.
AI has identified six new dolphin clicks we never knew existed.
A team of researchers reverses the arrow of time in quantum experiments.
The highest concentration in Europe of places named after saints? Galicia, in Spain.
The case of a 7-year-old Australian boy who was supposed to lose sight at two weeks old but can still see has stunned scientists.
For older adults, playing video games isn't just a way for older adults to keep in touch with the younger generation — it might be also be a way to stay in touch with memory itself.
Scientists identify for the first time two specific genes that may foster a predisposition for being gay in men.
Limiting smartphone exposure in teens is probably a good idea. It’s also easier said than done.