As patients approached death, many had dreams and visions of deceased loved ones.
Researchers figure out the average temperatures of the last ice age on Earth.
Research suggests that aging affects a brain circuit critical for learning and decision-making.
The bubonic plague ravaged the world for centuries, killing up to 200 million people.
These tests report on more than just your risk for cilantro aversion and your ice-cream flavor preference.
Techshot's 3D BioFabrication Facility successfully printed human heart tissue aboard the International Space Station.
Compassion is one of several news values that determine if a story is published.
A mission is planned for just three weeks from now, but NASA has a plan.
A 2020 space mission wants to use zero gravity to disable some of the hardest cancers to fight.
In 1990, we only knew of the planets in our own Solar System. Today, the exoplanet count is more than 5000. Here's what we've learned.
Whether they’re gas giants or rocky planets makes all the difference for life. Over the past 30 years, we went from not knowing if there were planets like ours around other […]
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How many potentially habitable planets are there? We sincerely don’t know. One of the most compelling scientific goals humanity has set for itself is to find extraterrestrial life: biological activity originating […]
The dream of an ‘Earth-like’ planet showcases our astrobiological ignorance. Over the past decade, our understanding of what planets exist around stars other than our own has exploded. The number […]
There are three possible ways we’ll find alien life. With all of these chances, the only question is which will come first. Given everything humanity has learned about the Universe, it […]
A new study of Los Angeles finds that as car emissions are being reduced household chemicals are taking their place as the main cause of air pollution.
Two of our biggest science-fiction dreams might not remain fiction for much longer. Here’s how 21st-century science could make it real. For as long as human beings have looked up at […]
The most surefire, easily-seen signature of life on Earth might be a cosmic red herring around other worlds. In our quest for life beyond the Solar System, it makes sense to […]
Kepler showed us that the Universe is full of planets around other stars. TESS is giving us our next great leap. It’s been nearly a decade since NASA’s Kepler mission first […]
For teens, finding help alone can prove all but impossible. But is mental health skewed towards the white, young, and affluent? The need for a simple method to help these teens is clear, and urgent.
Most marriages end in resentment. Why should longevity be the sole marker of a successful marriage?
A new study says some TV viewers are more moral than others. What kind of viewer are you?
A study by University of Toronto psychologists reveals how to have a happy sex life in a long-term relationship.