A new study suggests that hunting dogs' barks convey emotional information about the animals they see.
As with any "big idea" progress means a lot of different things to different people and not everyone comes into the discussion with the same priors. Some experts are primarily focused on material progress while others emphasize the importance of moral progress. So to start the discussion, we asked each expert to define the term as they see it from their specific vantage point.
Just as human beings diversified so that people in Asia look different from people in Europe, so too did their microbiomes.
The photometric filters for the Vera Rubin Observatory are complete and showcase why they are indispensable for astronomy.
Look out at a distant object, and you're not seeing it as it is today. It's size, brightness, and actual distance are all different.
With two different black hole event horizons now directly imaged, we can see that they are, in fact, rings, not disks. But why?
The answer may lie in the particular way sand forms on Titan.
The fictitious 31st-century world portrayed by the series is actually quite a bit like our own in the 21st century.
“It’s a big resource in the way the human genome is a big resource, in that you can go in and do discovery-based research."
“What am I missing?” is a question that journalist Mónica Guzmán thinks more people should start asking.
Psychologist Adrian Furnham has termed this effect the male hubris, female humility problem.
Where the prime meridian meets the equator, a non-existent island captures our imagination — and our non-geocoded data.
The European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter recently captured images that could help scientists better under the mysterious physics of our Sun.
Setting resolutions for the new year means you think the future is up to you — but is it?
A "seafood mafia" is plying the waters between India and Sri Lanka to satisfy China's appetite for an increasingly rare delicacy.
With its very first deep-field view of the Universe now released, the James Webb Space Telescope has shown us our cosmos as never before.
There is much more to the Kama Sutra than just sex. It's a guide to anyone wanting more pleasure in life, however they take it.
The biology behind your office's air conditioning war.
Temporal lobe epilepsy seems to rewire a part of the brain that's key to storing memories.
Our moral attitudes about sex and drugs share a genetic basis, suggests a recent study that examined the attitudes of more than 5,000 twins.
Two types of leaves for two different drastic weather conditions.
The natural wonders of Mauritius include the spectacular sight of an underwater waterfall. Here's the science of how it works.