Troy is an ancient city in modern-day Turkey, but it is also the setting for the legendary Trojan War in Homer's epic poems the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey."
Rapid melting of the Thwaites Glacier in west Antarctica began in the 1940s following an unusually hot El Niño fluctuation, ice cores have revealed.
Scientists recently found that a so-called jumping gene may have jumped ship millions of years ago, and taken our tails with it.
Scientists can now 3D print more-realistic prosthetic eyes in a fraction of the time and effort required by traditional approaches.
Climate change appears to be causing North Atlantic right whales to get smaller, and it's making them have fewer babies.
Holes in the seafloor off the coast of Germany looked like those associated with methane. They might actually be the work of porpoises looking for eels.
We're getting an extra day on Feb. 29. But why do we need leap years and how did they come about?
People with psychopathic traits often struggle with emotional empathy, but they're usually adept at cognitive empathy and can use this to manipulate people.
Decimal points are at least 150 years older than historians thought, according to newly unearthed notes from Venetian merchant Giovanni Bianchini, who practiced astrology in the 1440s.
Reference Relativity is one of the most famous scientific theories of the 20th century, but how well does it explain the things we see in our daily lives?
We finally understand why blueberries are blue — and the secret lies not in the flesh or skin, but the waxy coating around it.
The reason for copper's unique properties comes down to the configuration of its electrons.
Scientists used "knowledge distillation" to condense Stable Diffusion XL into a much leaner, more efficient AI image generation model that can run on low-cost hardware.
A new technique in quantum storage that operates at room temperature could pave the way for a quantum internet.