The Internet solves another mystery.
Scientists pick up signals from an explosion of electromagnetic energy that occurred when a black hole ripped apart a passing star.
A questionable new study suggests green tea may be able to reduce the effect of Down syndrome on facial features.
Scientists find a groundbreaking application of the supermaterial graphene.
Researchers are starting to get a handle on why ancient creatures returned to the ocean after their ancient ancestors climbed out of it.
Ten days before he died, Stephen Hawking published a final paper with a way to prove or disprove the multiverse.
Isn't the world of dogs about more than (British) bulldogs and (French) poodles?
New research predicts the existence of completely different kind of stars.
The Plasmodium Consortium seeks to get answers to America’s problems from slime molds.
"I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet." — Jack London
In her enlightening new book, Blue Dreams, Lauren Slater covers the history of psychotropic drugs.
NASA's Twins Study is critical to understanding what happens to the human body after a prolonged period in space.
A new startup has a method for preserving a brain’s memories when it’s frozen for future uploading.
It’s no secret that women are underrepresented in various sectors, from politics and banking to engineering and computing. But what about when it comes to space exploration?
History will remember Stephen Hawking for his many contributions to cosmology and astrophysics, but his beliefs about the future could soon prove just as important.
As you live in our hyper-connected world, it may seem strange to realize that thousands of people still live in so-called uncontacted tribes, utterly cut off from modern civilization.
DNA testing of the remains of nine women with elongated skulls suggests a strange explanation for how they likely ended up hundreds of miles from their homeland.
When the past and future are no longer connected, some pretty weird stuff happens.
Looks like we finally know some answers that they didn't in 1940.
Seven people ate a ketogenic diet for three months straight. Here's what happened.
But there's a catch.