Scientists discover surviving viruses in 15,000-year-old glacier ice on the Tibetan Plateau in China.
Researchers from MIT invent a highly accurate clock using quantum entanglement that can lead to new physics.
In her 2020 book, "The Alchemy of Us," Ainissa Ramirez explores how important material inventions shaped the course of human experience.
"Large-scale indiscriminate killing is a horror that is not just a feature of the modern and historic periods, but was also a significant process in pre-state societies," the researchers wrote.
Signals from across the universe point toward a fascinating possibility.
These astounding inventions show that civilizations of the past were a lot more advanced than we might have thought.
A new review article makes the case that you can always use it.
A warming Arctic Circle could be responsible for bursts of cold weather in the south.
SETI is no longer just a guessing game.
Too few babies — not overpopulation — is likely to be a major problem this century.
Think you can hide your feelings pretty easily?
The new treatment targets the underlying genetic cause of the disease.
The ancient Greeks were obsessed with geometry, which may have formed the basis of their philosophical cosmology.
The Field Medal was created to elevate promising mathematicians from underrepresented demographics. But has it followed through on that goal?
Despite the enormous flood of recent reports, there’s no good evidence for a lab leak. At the very end of 2019, a new disease began to emerge in humans: COVID-19. Originally […]
Earth is not a benign mother. We have begun to witness what happens when it unleashes its fury.
One particular revolution was so important, that at least one historian thinks the 20th century officially began in 1914 and ended in 1991.
The conventional wisdom may be wrong. Consulting Google for information about medical symptoms might not be as counterproductive as commonly thought, new research suggests.
A new study mapped areas of the U.S. that are most likely to suffer natural disasters.
To Vladimir Putin, a young KGB colonel at the time, the decision was a colossal mistake.
Scientists have discovered that neurological response to posture is separate from movement.
Two famous Italian design companies joined forces to create this masterpiece.
The politicalization of mask-wearing doesn't help stop the spread of infections.