Scientists discover what our human ancestors were making inside the Wonderwerk Cave in South Africa 1.8 million years ago.
Some scientists believe the lightning-produced frequencies may be connected to our brain waves, meditation, and hypnosis.
A reversal in Earth's magnetic field 42,000 years ago triggered climate catastrophes and mass extinctions. Can the field flip again?
A physicist creates an AI algorithm that predicts natural events and may prove the simulation hypothesis.
Inventions with revolutionary potential made by a mysterious aerospace engineer for the U.S. Navy come to light.
Inequality in wealth, gender, and race grew to unprecedented levels across the world, according to OxFam report.
Scientists regenerate damaged spinal cord nerve fibers with designer protein, helping paralyzed mice walk again.
Archaeologists discover a cave painting of a wild pig that is now the world's oldest dated work of representational art.
New research shows that experiencing an opposite-sex body in virtual reality impacted the subject's gender identity.
Researchers from MIT invent a highly accurate clock using quantum entanglement that can lead to new physics.
A large study shows changes in the brain scans of lonely people in the area involved in imagination, memory, and daydreaming.
The 2020 election cycle is not yet as wild as the 1876 election that made Rutherford B. Hayes president.
A new study shows our planet is much closer to the supermassive black hole at the galaxy's center than previously estimated.
A new MIT report proposes how humans should prepare for the age of automation and artificial intelligence.
Recent American presidents have all faced a crisis of legitimacy in a trend that threatens the health of our democracy.
A new study shows you should put down the toilet lid when flushing to avoid coronavirus and other illnesses.
Partisan division has reached its peak, shows an alarming new study that identifies three crucial components.
President Vladimir Putin announces approval of Russia's coronavirus vaccine but scientists warn it may be unsafe.
The space tourism company Virgin Galactic teams up with Rolls Royce to create a new Mach 3 supersonic aircraft.
The European Union agreed on a list of 15 countries that would be allowed to travel in its bloc. U.S. citizens were not on it.
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