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Researchers succeed in deleting key genes from ants, significantly modifying their behavior.
A new study shows how talking to yourself may help your brain perform better.
A new study finds a connection between brain lesions and the ability of a person to consider other beliefs.
Scientists successfully test an ingenious system for growing premature fetuses.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson releases an emotional video on the state of science in America.
NASA scientists discover what two places in the solar system might have favorable conditions for alien life.
A 17-year-old British schoolboy spots an error in the data from International Space Station's radiation sensors.
Studies and trials point to the potential of a rave drug becoming the newest antidepressant medication in decades.
Stephen Hawking has accepted an offer to go to space. He's one of the world's most famous scientists, who's been paralyzed due to ALS for much of his life.
Scientists discover unusual galaxies that raise questions about Einstein's theory of gravity and the existence of dark matter.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explains the nature of time and the conundrums of time travel in a recent interview.
A new study explains why and how people choose to avoid information and when that strategy could be beneficial.
A Swiss scientist identifies the top predator in the world in a new study.
A patient's brain showed activity for nearly 10 minutes after death, baffling doctors and prompting the need for further research.
Harvard scientists propose how mysterious Fast Radio Bursts from outer space could actually be powering the spacecrafts of an advanced alien civilization.
Astrophysicist and science educator Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals if he'd run for President and what he would do if elected.
Scientists identify key compounds that may help prevent brain diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s as well as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Scientists release observation data from 1,600 stars in hopes the public can help find planets that orbit stars outside our solar system.
Elon Musk, Sam Harris, Ray Kurzweil and other visionaries discuss AI superintelligence at a recent conference.
Harvard scientists say they are two years away from creating a hybrid embryo with mammoth traits.
Physicists finds evidence from just after the Big Bang that supports the controversial holographic universe theory.
Astronomers trace the origin of repeating radio bursts from deep space to a dwarf galaxy 3 billion light years away.
CERN researchers make a major step in understanding antimatter by trapping antihydrogen atoms and controlling them with lasers.
Physicist Erik Verlinde's theory successfully predicts the distribution of gravity around 33,000+ galaxies without relying on unobserved "dark matter".