Roughly half the world population, including in America, has insufficient levels of vitamin D. UV irradiated mushrooms can help.
The list includes eleven species of birds, eight species of freshwater mussels, two fish, a bat, and a plant from the mint family.
Circle spoofing is an advanced form of GPS manipulation – but nobody knows exactly how, or why.
It's common knowledge that syncing your circadian rhythm to a natural light-dark cycle could improve your health and well-being.
By the end of this decade, Seabed 2030 wants to produce accurate maps for the remaining 80 percent of the ocean floor.
Two of Iceland's largest whaling companies are keeping their boats in port this summer. One of them permanently.
China's dominance of the rare earth metal industry is part of its overall geopolitical strategy.
A small percentage of people who consume psychedelics experience strange lingering effects, sometimes years after they took the drug.
"Nothing but naked people: fat ones, thin ones, old, young…"
It's not the act of buying but how you spend money that improves happiness and life satisfaction.
Evolution doesn't clean up after itself very well.
The history of life on Earth took many meandering turns before it gave rise to us. When Earth first formed, all the raw ingredients for life — atoms, molecules, a potentially habitable planet […]
On Sept. 2, a fire spread through Rio de Janeiro’s National Museum, devouring the historic building and most of its 20 million culturally and scientifically important items. We look at nine priceless artifacts and collections likely lost in the blaze.
Who doesn't love a little existential fear every once in a while?
Only 5-15% of the World Ocean’s floor has been mapped. This herculean effort is set to tackle our planet’s last frontier.
As the Event Horizon Telescope prepares to release its first results, we can expect not just one, but two black hole images. What does a black hole actually look like? For […]
Going back to the basics is often the best path forward.
Several investigations have looked into the Taos hum. One scientist believes he has the most likely culprit.
Imagined memory palaces are still used by memory champions and the few who practice the memory arts, but they are best known from Greco-Roman times.
The off-kilter war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un reminds us of better, funnier insults.