Can space ever be safe? What about the metaverse?
At a fundamental level, nobody knows if gravity is truly quantum in nature. A novel experiment strongly hints that it is.
Temporal lobe epilepsy seems to rewire a part of the brain that's key to storing memories.
Someone breaks into a mailbox that stores letters waiting to be sent and grabs some of them in hopes they’ll contain a check that’s been filled in. That's just the start.
From boosting empathy to improving therapy, virtual reality is poised to change our ideas of the self.
A study describes how researchers conducted the first successful DNA sequencing on ancient Egyptian mummies.
Made from concrete, it cost 15% less per square foot to construct than a typical house.
Is 2022 the year the economy recovers?
The massive craft could carry 100 humans to Mars and revolutionize space exploration.
On December 19 1972, astronauts Eugene Cernan, Harrison Schmitt and Ronald Evans splashed down safely in the Pacific Ocean, ending the Apollo 17 lunar mission. They were the last people to travel […]
Certain types of dogs seem to be more discerning than others, however.
It started with a 22-year-old woman, named in papers only as Mrs McK.
We frequently say it's 2.725 K: from the light left over all the way from the Big Bang. But that's not all that's in the Universe.
Death is the great and terrifying unknown, awaiting us all at the end of this life. Giving it a personality makes it easier to gaze upon.
We seem to have a "progression bias" that nudges us toward pro-relationship decisions and away from breaking up.
Maps can do more than show us places. They also can help determined people find others long lost, whether birth mothers or fugitive killers.
Even though no human has stepped foot on the Moon's surface in 50 years, the evidence of our presence there remains unambiguous.
Many key inventions were unique: one-offs.
The James Webb Space Telescope finally could answer the age-old question of whether we are alone in the universe.
Frank Lloyd Wright captured serenity in his masterpiece, Fallingwater, but his egotistical tendencies made life for others anything but serene.
There are two fundamentally different ways of measuring the Universe's expansion. They disagree. "Early dark energy" might save us.