• Scientists Probably Already Found the Next Big Discovery in Astronomy & Don’t Know It

    Astronomers are gathering an exponentially greater amount of data every day – so much that it will take years to uncover all the hidden signals buried in the archives.

  • Are Astronauts Worth Tens of Billions of Dollars in Extra Costs to Go to Mars?

  • First Black Hole Photo Confirms Einstein’s Theory of Relativity

  • Observing the Invisible: the Long Journey to the First Image of a Black Hole

  • Katie Bouman: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Magnetoreception: New Evidence for a Human Magnetic Sense

    Your brain's sensory talents go way beyond those traditional five senses. A team of geoscientists and neurobiologists explored how the human brain monitors and responds to magnetic fields.

  • Dr. Allen Hynek on Project Blue Book: What You Need to Know

  • When It Comes to Brain Tumors, a Patient’s Sex Matters

  • 15 Best Chemistry Sets for Kids: The Ultimate List

  • Steven Avery Administered Brain Fingerprinting Test

  • SpaceX Live Stream: Watch Webcast About the Moon Flight

    Watch SpaceX's announcement about a private citizen flying on a lunar mission with the BFR right here, and find out what time it starts.

  • Rivers Flood Often During Hurricanes, but Get Less Attention Than Coastlines

  • Petrichor: Why You Can Smell Rain

  • Why We Need Helium More Than Ever 150 Years After Its Discovery

  • Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Could Curb Disease Transmission

  • Tons of Plastic Trash Enter the Great Lakes Every Year – Where Does It Go?

  • Kelvin Droegemeier: A Respected Scientist Joins Trump’s White House

  • Could Different Cultures Teach Us Something About Dementia?

  • The Infantilization of Western Culture

  • What Elephants’ Unique Brain Structures Suggest About Their Mental Abilities

    Cells that transmit nerve impulses in the part of elephants' brains responsible for functions such as learning and memory are structured differently from those of any other mammal.

  • Why Vaccine Opponents Think They Know More Than Medical Experts

  • Humans Gave Leprosy to Armadillos – Now They Are Giving It Back to Us

  • Designed to Deceive: How Gambling Distorts Reality & Hooks Your Brain

  • Dewayne Johnson: What’s Next After Jury Finds Monsanto Liable in Roundup Cancer Trial

  • Breast Implants to Ice Cube Trays: How Silicone Took Over Our Kitchens

    Kitchens are like mini laboratories, with foods and utensils exposed to extreme temperatures. Here's how silicone has taken over.

  • Toxic Red Tide: What’s Causing Florida’s Algae Crisis?

  • Climate Change & Wildfires: How Do We Know If There’s a Link?

  • CRISPR & ‘Genome Vandalism: What We Know

  • Genetic Testing: Should I Get Tested for Alzheimer’s Risk?

  • Does Monsanto’s Roundup Cause Cancer?

    Hundreds of lawsuits against Monsanto contend that its popular Roundup weed killer gave users cancer. But proving this kind of connection is challenging in both science and law.