A new study echoes a body of prior research showing that men tend to outperform women in a variety of navigational and spatial tasks.
People who occasionally pull all-nighters are at greater risk for diabetes and other illnesses, and a new study identifies blood proteins as being behind the problem.
Lack of replication is a serious problem in science. So far, no one has an answer.
This asteroid is feeling itself, clearly.
Even though 18,000 species are discovered and named each year we are still losing ground, writes the College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
The changes humans bring to the environment, like pollution or pesticides, is spiking cancer rates in animals, according to a new study.
Could social graphing be a way to find the 'Holy Grail' of successful movie writing?
It might not be a great idea to chug a whole box of Arm and Hammer, but a small daily dose could do wonders for keeping your autoimmune system in check.
No more secret submarines and moon bases. A new study puts to rest decades-old conspiracy theories and confirms how Adolf Hitler died.
The entire device is about the size of an ice chest, and the temperature it achieves will be 10 billion times colder than the vacuum of space.
Cyberloafing — or, absent-mindedly browsing the internet — actually has a place in the workday according to this recently published study.
A lot of the powers found in the comics exist in real life. They’re just a bit different.
Cephalopods like the octopus could have originated from outside of our solar system, possibly coming to Earth as hitchhikers frozen inside comets and meteors.
In a sense, a proton acts very much like a star.
West Virginia and Mississippi are at the bottom of the educational attainment table and Massachusetts is the state with the highest share of Bachelor's degree holders - beaten only by the District of Columbia
Scientists are investigating whether it’s possible to give modern elephants an ancient boost by reviving woolly mammoth DNA—all to curb climate change.
Humans are much more dangerous to spiders than vice versa.
A set of new studies that used large-scale computer simulations found that life might be more common throughout other universes than previously thought.
The evidence of water vapor plumes on Europa is enough for NASA to plan a probe that will take samples in 5 to 10 years.
An asteroid about the size of a New York City block is flying between the Earth and the Moon today. How close, though?