Richard Feynman once asked a silly question. Two MIT students just answered it.
Is Nessie real or just a tourism ploy? There might be more to this (in)famous monster than you think...
Truth is, dinosaurs aren’t as distinct as you may think, but to find out why, we first have to consider how we got the term “dinosaur.”
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a compostable material derived from crab shells and tree fibers that might not only be able to replace plastic.
Scientists have discovered a rare hybrid between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin in waters near Kauai, Hawaii.
What role does beauty play in evolution? How does Darwin's idea of natural selection apply to how we choose mates? Richard O. Prum, professor of Ornithology at Yale University, explains.
“This is a promising line of research because omega-3 fatty acids are thought to improve brain health in children and adults.”
A massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way and a single star did it.
The anticipation of guilt implies personal responsibility, which researchers found to be a marker of trustworthiness.
If confirmed by future observations, this would be the most significant discovery of liquid water on Mars yet.
A new study shows that U.S. students infected with the Toxoplasma gondii parasite are more likely to be business managers and entrepreneurs.
A new study finds that people who do good are often ridiculed and punished by their co-workers and friends.
What are the different types of rocket engines and will there be a rocket engine coming in the future that uses very little energy? NASA's Michelle Thaller explains.
Score another point for man's best friend.
Built in a vacuum, this little dynamo is challenging the boundaries of physics.
The afterglow of sex can lead to a greater sense of well-being, show researchers.
A quarter-million years of evolution can't be wrong.
It is projected to last for more than 100 minutes, and begins Friday July 27.
We've long known what you eat matters. When you eat matters, too.
Simple diagrams reflect straightforward grids that make navigation easy. Complex diagrams equal ‘messy’ street grids, making it harder to find your way.