A Japanese astronomer shows that the Milky Way galaxy was formed in two stages, "dying" in between.
While the probiotic trend has been suspect at best, there is one therapeutic application that keeps holding up: fecal transplant.
A steel worker becomes an unlikely viral star for his ability to touch molten metal.
What makes you want to eat even when you're not hungry? Scientists at UCLA now know exactly why.
Karen Michels video on the dangers of coconut oil has gone viral, leaving the nutritional blogosphere scratching its head.
We've come full circle, once again: balance is key to a healthy diet.
A new study on global alcohol consumption, said to be the largest and most detailed of its kind, says the “safest level of drinking is none.”
Creationists believe that every aspect of reality was planned. Conspiracy theorists think that major socio-political events were planned. We now know why there is an overlap between the two groups.
An MIT model predicted when and how human civilization would end. Hint: it's soon.
Researchers have just discovered the remains of a hybrid human.
The first serious scientific study of STEVE, the ribbons of white and purple light in northern skies, reveals they’re not auroras—they’re something new and unexplained.
There are two classes of so-called "big questions." The former are invented, and the latter can be fully answered by science.
Scientists may have found a reliable way to use a bacterial enzyme to convert any type of blood into type O, which is compatible with nearly everyone.
A new study proposes that a 'D-factor' can measure just how evil people are.
Trees may avoid touching each other in the forest canopy creating giant, backlit jigsaw puzzles from a light-sharing phenomenon called 'crown shyness'.
A study at the University of Birmingham shows the effect of vaping liquid after being inhaled, and it's not good.
Substance dependence also applies to food addiction, says a University of Michigan study.
The coming few years should really tell us a lot more about them.
Respected Oxford mathematician Roger Penrose sees swirls of radioactivity in a sky map as evidence that the Big Bang isn’t true. These “Hawking rings” suggest to him that the universe expands and collapses over and over.
In July of 2018, there were 11 wildfires occurring north of the Arctic Circle. That's more than ever before.
The ultimate fate of the universe is a mind-bogglingly thing to think about. So what’s the final outcome for it all?
Richard Feynman once asked a silly question. Two MIT students just answered it.
Vaccinations have saved countless lives and untold suffering, even though many adults still believe vaccines are bad for their children.
Out of 45 samples, glyphosate was present in all but two, and almost three-quarters of the samples were found to have glyphosate levels that exceeded the EWG’s ‘health benchmark’.
A new study discovers that engaging in back-and-forth conversations with a child builds stronger connections between two of their brains’ vital critical speech areas, regardless of socioeconomic status.
Scientists reversed the ageing of human cells, which could provide the basis for future anti-degeneration drugs.
It’s still only in the lab at this stage, and then there’s the problem of where, exactly, to store the carbon-impregnated magnesite.