Infographics detailing the exporting of live animals from Africa, 2001-2015
MRIs reveal the human brain has its own lymphatic system after all.
A video explainer about what opioids do to the brain that makes the drugs so hard to quit.
The secret behind the Em Drive’s thrust, which is real, may be in the long-discarded pilot wave theory.
Feversham Academy in Bradford, England has profoundly improved its students’ performance by adding a lot more music to their curriculum.
Scientists discover that ice in space bubbles, pops, and flows.
Chemists are surprised to find that berkelium electrons seem to live outside of quantum mechanics.
A new study examines how and why the world’s cultures identify and name colors.
Stories of a giant tree rat in the Solomon Islands have turned out to be true. Meet Uromys vika.
20 million ready-but-sterile male mosquitoes are being released in California to reduce local populations.
A newly discovered papyrus contains an eye-witness account of the gathering of materials for the Great Pyramid.
Scientists develop the first robots capable of merging into a single-minded unit.
NASA discovers a surprisingly dark planet about 1,400 light years away.
Studies reveal behaviors that make people unlikeable.
A new study examines reasons behind the persistence of neuromyths.
New study says extroverts are more fatigued over time from social interaction than introverts.
Neurons in the human brain produce photons, and are apparently capable of being the infrastructure for light-based communication and activity.
A study finds that happen music enhances divergent thinking, and thus, creativity.
The first pop album composed and produced by AI, and Taryn Southern.
Weatherman Alan Sealls of WKRG in Mobile, Alabama knows how to explain Hurricane Irma.