A reappraisal of the Chinese Dali skull suggest a more prominent role for China in early human history.
For the first time, an object from outside our solar system is observed traveling through our neighborhood.
Scientists have discovered an endless energy supply in the naturally occurring Brownian motion of graphene.
Comprehensive DNA sequencing of artifacts reveals the yeti to be bears, mostly Himalayan brown bears.
A study finds that conflicting points of view are more likely to lead to dehumanizing others if they're written and not spoken.
A new study shows that oxytocin plays a similar role in dogs’ emotions as it does in humans.
The first in-body gene-editing experiment has just begun.
Predatory journals are so busy scamming scholars that seven big ones appointed a dog posing as a PhD to review submissions.
Geologists find that when the earth’s spin slows as it has recently, major earthquake activity follows.
A new study links multiple sex partners and smoking to head and neck, or oropharyngeal, cancer.
A new Credit Suisse report shows 27% growth since 2008 in the world’s wealth, with a disproportionately large share going to the already wealthy.
Which is worse? Alcohol or marijuana?
USC successfully tests an implanted memory prosthesis that improves biological human memory.
AI is leaving human needs and democracy behind in its race to accomplish its current profit-generating goals.
Canadian authorities have decided that the f-word is acceptable language for French Canadian broadcasts.
Scientists share that thing they want everyone to know on Twitter with the hashtag #MyOneScienceTweet.
Breakthrough gene therapy allows doctors to replace 80% of an epidermolysis bullosa patient’s skin.
DEFCON hackers find it’s really easy to hack U.S. voting machines.
NASA and SETI invite the public to nickname a small icy world, or pair of worlds, in the distant Kuiper Belt ahead of a New Horizons 2019 flyby.
Is moral superiority the reason American society is so polarized?