A new study finds that having a single extra chromosome may reduce the chance of cancerous tumors. But like everything, it's a balancing act.
China is is upsetting many of its people by forcibly exhuming the dead to clear space for development.
MRI study finds brains of ASD subjects are more symmetrical than typical brains, which makes sense.
Amazon announces a new type of smart brick-and-mortar shopping with no checkouts.
Cognitive scientist Donald H. Hoffman asserts that not only do we invent our own personal views of reality, it’s an evolutionary necessity.
A massive chart of humankind’s 113 spacecraft so far and where they’ve gone.
A researcher is experimenting with an artificial hippocampus to learn how to strengthen and store memories.l
The first clinical trials on humans of CRISPR-Cas9-edited genes has begun in China.
Scientists explain why explosive, disruptive magnetic reconnections occur so mystifyingly often.
Scientists produce a value for the cosmic microwave background that will definitely prove or disprove that the speed of light used to be higher.
Biologists debate adding a controversial new aspect to the understanding of evolution.
An upcoming, massive “atlas of the underworld” will allow geologists to rewind geologic time.
Scientists discover that up to 47% of chromosomes isn’t chromatins after all.
A new study looks at how a stronger working memory can reduce depression.
A new study looks at our comfort in being around other people as a byproduct of evolution.
Researchers find that pessimistic pigs’ behavior is strongly influenced by their mood.
A massive complex of ancient stone structures is uncovered in remote Kazakhstan.
The troubling ReAnima clinical trials in India have just been blocked.
A new partnership is leveraging the power of AI to hunt down online sex traffickers.
Electronics factory workers in Shenzen have a their own manufacturing scene going at night.