Finally, an explanation for Bitchy Resting Face Nation
A historian makes the case for Earth’s closest neighbor.
New research suggests Mars is emerging from an ice age that once covered it in frost.
The popular gene-editing technique can deliver a step-by-step account of how a single-cell embryo becomes a trillion-cell animal.
From ancient demons to alien abductions, paranormal tales reveal that “sleep paralysis” may be as old as sleep itself.
NASA has put on hold the scheduled deployment of a new module on the International Space Station after it failed to expand.
A researcher examines how politicians change their pitch and volume to attract voters
“If a man produced sperm that big, it would stretch diagonally across a basketball court.”
A rock structure, built deep underground, is one of the earliest hominin constructions ever found.
Do American prisoners suffer from environmental discrimination?
Take a listen to the first recorded sound from space.
On the Colorado River, one of America’s largest reservoirs may be doing more harm than good.
Scientists are using a network called the World Community Grid to process huge amounts of data in an attempt to understand how to tackle the virus.
At the Vatican Observatory, these women were part of a global attempt to map the night sky.
In deserts around the world, creatures and plants are struggling as their habitats warm.
While fish are disappearing from the oceans, squid, octopus, and cuttlefish populations have been rising since the 1960s. Why?
The chemistry in movie theaters changes during certain scenes—and it may be a subtle mode of communication.
The material gave rise to currency, bureaucracy, and modern communication—and caused panic over technological change.
A laser designed to push a probe to the stars could also be used as a beacon—and for all we know, the universe might be littered with such lighthouses.
In Hawaii, scientists and farmers clash over regulating destructive plants that are important to food culture.
Scientists warn the marine mammal could become extinct by 2022 because of harmful fishing methods.
In the 1920s, breeders turned yellow canaries red. Now, scientists have finally found the gene responsible.