Scientists from Harvard University claim to have created metallic hydrogen, a new metal with revolutionary potential applications.
A quote from a 1995 book by astronomer Carl Sagan describes a world many find disturbingly similar to ours.
Physicists propose that violations of a fundamental law of physics in early stages of the universe are responsible for the mysterious dark energy.
A new study may explain why the Australian megafauna went extinct around 45,000 years ago.
A study analyzes the relationship between how fast people speak and how much information they actually relate.
The feud between some of the Rockefellers and ExxonMobil has intensified.
New research reveals that people find those who use profanity more honest and trustworthy.
A new nonprofit organization aims to elect more scientists to the U.S government.
Your willpower is a muscle that can be trained. Here is a wealth of scientific information to help you understand your behavior and engineer a successful health and weight-loss plan.
Canadian scientists discover how being bilingual creates advantages for the brain.
Scientists are finding that loneliness has real medical consequences, and the brain sees it as pain.
Four-year research concludes there's a new organ inside the body, creating a new field of science.
The environmental legacy of this generally disgraced President is second to none.
Cheetahs and giraffes have been placed on the conservation "red list" due to collapsing populations.
Researchers find more evidence of the link between social media use by young adults and depression.
CERN researchers make a major step in understanding antimatter by trapping antihydrogen atoms and controlling them with lasers.
Physicist Erik Verlinde's theory successfully predicts the distribution of gravity around 33,000+ galaxies without relying on unobserved "dark matter".
There is censorship in science, admits Bill Nye – but not nearly as much as there should be.
A 99-million-year-old dinosaur tail with feathers was examined in a new study by an international team of researchers.
A Harvard University study of women finds a link between optimism and risks of dying from a number of diseases.
Scientists propose an unexpected location for extraterrestrial life.
Few see how strongly science's preferred languages shape and limit the thinking of many experts.
Climate change is a topic that's politically charged rather than scientifically charged. Bill Nye offers tips for how those on the side of science can begin to have meaningful conversations with skeptics.
As president, Donald Trump is uniquely positioned to bring America back to the Moon.
A theoretical physicist proposes a new way to think about gravity and dark matter.
New research shows how studying music helps the brain create new connections.