• Legionnaires’ Disease: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    A Legionnaires' disease outbreak has taken place in Atlanta, as three people have come down with this lethal type of pneumonia. Here's what you need to know.

  • 5 Best Home Telescopes: Compare & Save

  • Red, White but Rarely Blue — the Science of Fireworks Colors, Explained

  • Giant Squid Video: Watch the Sea Creature in the Gulf of Mexico

  • Play with Your Cat for Science: New Online Study Seeking Participants Worldwide

  • Female Astronauts: How Tailored Equipment Paves the Way to Success

    Designing for women goes beyond just making gear in a size small. By not tailoring equipment and uniforms for women and other underserved people, we prevent them from reaching their full potential.

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

  • 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

    Katie Bouman is the researcher who enabled scientists to capture an image of a black hole for the very first time. Read more here.

  • Magnetoreception: New Evidence for a Human Magnetic Sense

  • 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

  • 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

    Helium lifts balloons and makes our voices squeak. But its supply on Earth is finite and is critical for modern industrial processes and medical imaging in hospitals. How worried should we be?

  • 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

    Our social institutions and politics suffer from a collective arrested development – and our relationship to technology has only exacerbated this trend.

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

  • 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

    A jury concluded exposure to the herbicide Roundup caused Dewayne Johnson's cancer and ordered the company to pay $289 million in damages. Thousands of claims are pending.