A supernova, pinpointed by amateur astronomers, could reveal unexpected new steps in the deaths of massive stars.
DNA from cattle suggests some of the first cowboys in the Americas were enslaved Africans, who herded cows that were brought with them on slave ships.
An striking video of developing neurons won the 2023 Nikon Small World in Motion Video Competition.
There are now RSV vaccines approved for older adults and for pregnant people, and antibody shots (not vaccines) available for babies. What's the difference?
This excerpt from Michael Mann's latest book looks at the Cambrian explosion, the Great Dying and how dinosaurs were able to take over thanks to changes to the climate 250 million years ago.
This parasitic worm crawls into the eyestalks of snails, takes over its brain then pulsates to make the mollusk look like a dancing caterpillar.
There is a long U.S. legacy of plutocrat-funded pseudoscience. Congress just embraced it.
Pareidolia is the phenomenon in which people see faces or other patterns in ambiguous images, such as Jesus on toast or the man in the moon.
New research showing that elusive antimatter falls downward toward the Earth proves Albert Einstein right yet again.
An invisible halo of misaligned dark matter could explain the warps at the Milky Way's edges.
Scientists used a process called 'diffusioosmosis' to write words that lingered in liquid water.
Ice can form on Earth at temperatures above 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius), and water can boil below 212 F (100 C). Here's how.