Genetic analysis reveals that a specimen collected in 2019 is the same subspecies as one caught more than a century earlier.
Presidential gravesites are spread out “democratically” — but this is more by accident than design.
George Washington’s biggest battle? With his dentures, made from hippo ivory and maybe slaves’ teeth
Washington first took the oath of office of the president of the United States with just one natural tooth remaining.
Take a look at the Times Square Totem, the Trafalgar Square Pyramid, and other landmarks that were never built.
Risqué or just risky?
Doctors may be missing fatal illnesses because medical textbooks are biased toward white skin.
Recent American presidents have all faced a crisis of legitimacy in a trend that threatens the health of our democracy.
According to Sigmund Freud, our revulsion at taboos is an attempt to suppress a part of us that actually wants to do them.
Media provocateurs and conspiracy theorists insist that they're "just asking questions." No, they aren’t.
A study reports that people think those with similar personality traits look alike and vice versa.
In some countries, people want more freedom of speech. In others, they feel that there is too much.
David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian were awarded the highest honor in medicine for their research into how human bodies make sense of and respond to the outside world.
It follows a well-worn playbook for North Korea.
Until now, researchers believed davemaoite could never be found on Earth's surface.
Guided by ultrasound waves, swarms of microrobots could soon be used to deliver medicine to targeted sites in the body.
Predatory dinosaurs with big skulls tend to have tiny arms. Researchers propose there might be a direct link between those traits.
The boiling new world, which zips around its star at ultraclose range, is among the lightest exoplanets found to date.
About six minutes after the heart stops, the brain essentially dies.
In Orwell’s dystopian novel, the government uses Newspeak to control thoughts by controlling language. But thoughts do not require language.