Scientists find a new species of flower in a remote part of Hawaii.
Fractal patterns are noticed by people of all ages, even small children, and have significant calming effects.
A strange object found in the desert has prompted worldwide speculation.
Synchronous movement seems to help us form cohesive groups by shifting our thinking from "me" to "we."
A new study tracks the human-dog relationship through DNA.
We make school kids read "Lord of the Flies"—but it's only half the story.
A new study seeks to understand why the average body temperature is no longer 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit.
Researchers find a key clue to the evolution of bony fish and tetrapods.
Unfortunately, "less is better" is not a catchy marketing slogan.
Another amazing tardigrade survival skill is discovered.
The sudden prevalence of an artery in the forearm is evidence that we're still very much a work in progress.
Humans help each other in ways animals don't dream of, but why?
"You dream about these kinds of moments when you're a kid," said lead paleontologist David Schmidt.
Our family tree is complicated, and some of the branches are still unlabeled.
Big brains come at a big cost, however.
In one of the ocean's most lifeless places, scientists discover and resuscitate ancient organisms.
Animals are adapting all the time these days to stay out of our way.