As wind power grows around the world, so does the threat the turbines pose to wildlife. From simple fixes to high-tech solutions, new approaches can help.
There is nothing more important to science than its ability to prove ideas wrong.
The simulation gave researchers some of the first concrete data linking climate change to human evolution and speciation.
Psychedelics have been shown to help reduce depression. This study may show us why.
One newly discovered, ancient star has a composition unlike any other. Explaining its existence is already blowing astronomers' minds.
When someone attempts to make you afraid of something that hasn't happened instead of a true, present danger, suspect this nefarious ploy.
Despite their brief history, computers and AI have fundamentally changed what we see, what we know, and what we do.
Science has not yet reached a consensus on the nature of consciousness.
Cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that use online ledgers, called blockchains, to record transactions. These blockchains are decentralized, meaning the permanent record is not stored in one location but exists on […]
After decades of development, whether NASA's Webb succeeds or fails all comes down to five critical milestones that are only days away.
Wind energy is one of the cleanest, greenest sources of power. But could it have the sneaky side-effect of changing the weather?
Hippocrates overturned conventional wisdom and invented modern medicine.
A new study shows that the top rap songs in the U.S. are making increasingly frequent references to depression and suicidal thoughts.
The Russian mindset is characterized by cynicism and distrust.
Using DNA from samples of extinct flowers, synthetic biologists managed to approximate long-lost floral scents.
It could be the most spectacular annular eclipse of the decade.
A new study enhanced color vision for individuals with the most common type of red-green color blindness.
While it's always been a boon to Popeye's "muskles," it looks like spinach may also have a role to play in clean future batteries.
Puerto Rico's iconic telescope facilitated important scientific discoveries while inspiring young scientists and the public imagination.
There are pros and cons to owning a pet as a marginalized individual.
With launch, deployment, calibration, and science operations about to commence, here are 10 facts that are absolutely true.