Here's what the weather phenomenon baking large parts of the country actually means.
Preventing scurvy is not just a problem in the Antarctic.
When you imitate the speech of others, there’s a thin line between whether it’s a social asset or faux pas.
The secret to alleviating chronic back pain may be to treat psychological issues like anxiety and repressed emotions.
Astronomers propose a new location for the mysterious force that accelerates the universe.
Researchers find a way to distort laser light to survive a trip through disordered obstacles.
The Category 5 hurricane was moving at speeds of about 1 mph over the Bahamas on Sunday and Monday.
Hurricane Dorian has devastated the islands.
Malignant discrimination remains a problem in society, but it’s one we’ve improved upon compared to its historic highs—or, rather, lows. Interracial marriage, to pick one example of progress, used to […]
Stems cells have always been pretty amazing.
Forget about the terawatt lasers we're making on Earth. This natural one is thousands of times more powerful than the Sun.
Is it ethical to use a dead man's sperm to become pregnant?
Front side (obverse) of one of the Nobel Prize medals in Physiology or Medicine awarded in 1950 to researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. (ERIK LINDBERG (DESIGNER); JONATHUNDER […]
This 2016 photo shows a man paying his respects to the estimated millions of Ukranians who died during the Stalin-era Holodomor famines. This is remembered as one of the darkest […]
MIT Professor Sinan Aral's new book, "The Hype Machine," explores the perils and promise of social media in a time of discord.
Study shows ripples across a newly fertilized egg are similar to ocean and atmospheric circulations.
The Hollywood blockbuster may have been right, if only 3.2 billion years off the mark.
The fast-food company recently agreed to acquire a tech company whose "speech-to-meaning" technology might soon be interpreting customers' orders.
Groundbreaking neurological research on songbirds provides insight on human learned behavior and speech.
It was officially closed in 2007, but has just been reopened.
When these particles are eaten by earthworms, the results are not good.
Fast radio bursts, which arrive in staggered pulses, were a surprise when they were first discovered, and many aspects of them remain mysterious. However, their extragalactic nature is no longer […]