We make school kids read "Lord of the Flies"—but it's only half the story.
But most city dwellers weren't seeing the science — they were seeing something out of Blade Runner.
The young man died nearly 2,000 years ago in the volcanic eruption that buried Pompeii.
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A new study shows how poor children are negatively impacted neurologically.
Roger Penrose used mathematics to show black holes actually exist. Andrea Ghez and Reinhard Genzel helped uncover what lies at the center of our galaxy.
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Confirmation bias is baked into the DNA of America, but it may soon be the nation's undoing.
Grandfathers, take heart. You'll survive the paradox that's been gunning for you since the 1930s.
Techshot's 3D BioFabrication Facility successfully printed human heart tissue aboard the International Space Station.
Would you ever have sex with a robot?
UNC School of Medicine researchers identified the amino acid responsible for the trip.
A team of researchers have discovered the brain rhythmic activity that can split us from reality.
A team at the University of Basel discovered a connection between antidepressants and REM sleep.
Construction is nearly complete for a camera that will take 3,200-megapixel panoramas of the southern night sky.
Does time exist? Here's what the debate is all about.
A philosopher's guide to detecting nonsense and getting around it.
The drive would provide enough thrust for a spacecraft to travel near the speed of light using only electricity, says physicist Jim Woodward.
It's the largest black hole merger ever observed by scientists.
A rare titanosaur embryo was discovered with its skull preserved in 3 dimensions.
In some countries, religiosity and pro-science attitudes are actually positively correlated, according to the results of a recent study.