Chinese scientists accomplish the feat of teleporting a photon to a satellite hundreds of miles above Earth.
A human chain of 80 people rescues a drowning family in Florida, illustrating the dangers of rip currents.
Many people were upset when NPR tweeted out the Declaration of Independence.
A new study challenges what we understand about the workings of time.
Scientists solve the mystery of why 2000-year-old Roman concrete still stands strong.
An interactive periodic table with pictures makes it easy to see how each element is used.
A new study looks at how to make a successful smile.
A pioneering study provides a detailed look at how the U.S. economy will suffer from climate change.
New studies look at possible age limits to the human lifespan.
Google is closing in on achieving a major quantum computing milestone.
The political and economic ideas of socialism are coming back into fashion.
Scientists film a closeup of DNA replication for the first time, leading to unexpected observations.
Elon Musk publishes a visionary paper on his company's plans to colonize space.
Amazon's blockbuster purchase of Whole Foods will lead to big changes in how we shop.
There are three types of intelligence that are necessary for success in life, says the noted psychologist Robert Sternberg.
Groundbreaking research finds that the human brain creates multi-dimensional neural structures.
Mathematicians are working to combat partisan gerrymandering.
Astronomers make the first direct observation of a phenomenon predicted by Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity.
An Australian dog was accepted to the editorial board of numerous scientific journals and asked to peer review papers.
Giant fans start capturing CO2 from the air as the world's first commercial carbon capture plant goes live.