Finally, an explanation for Bitchy Resting Face Nation
A historian makes the case for Earth’s closest neighbor.
Magnificent auroras light up the Jovian atmosphere as the spacecraft prepares to enter the planet’s orbit.
Astronomers say they have discovered an ancient astronomical tool, potentially used by prehistoric humans for stargazing rituals.
The environmental cost of boxes, cans, and jars has sparked a movement to change how food is stored.
Energy-sucking bacteria on rocks beneath the planet’s surface may provide a blueprint for life on other worlds.
On the sublime scenery that might await us on exoplanets.
Could Freon in the atmosphere of a distant planet be the thing that finally confirms humankind is not alone?
A horticulturist wants a different fruit to rule America’s grocery aisles.
Researchers say the country’s decision to leave the EU will reverse decades of academic gains.
Are products labeled “natural” actually superior?
In the early 19th century, a series of massive quakes rocked Missouri. Some experts predict that the state could be in for another round of violent shaking, while others warn that a big quake could strike elsewhere in the center of the continent.
New research finds some dengue fever antibodies can help neutralize Zika—but they can also make Zika infections worse.
Stephen Cave sparked a ton of reader discussion with his essay “There’s No Such Thing as Free Will,”…
By using “organoids,” scientists can work out how people with rare diseases will respond to new medicines.
It has spread from one clam species to another, and is one of now eight transmissible tumors.
And what it could mean for the future of computing
A novel understanding of how brains grow in response to environments
Tracking a herd’s movements on horseback shows how essential migration is to Wyoming’s ecosystems.
The last paper from one of the world’s greatest ecologists challenges his peers to think about humanity’s influence on the world.
Alcohol makes people impulsive, vain, and uncharitable—and it just might help them maintain committed relationships.