A Bronze Age urn found in Hungary holds the remains of an elite woman and twin fetuses.
Here's why the force of gravity pulls us down rather than up. The answer involves Einstein and the bendy realm of space-time.
A United Nations panel is preparing to present the first of three reports on climate change, defining the factors that shape it and recommending strategies for policymakers and global leaders.
A 150-year-old theory about an otherworldly shape proposed by Lord Kelvin, one of history's greatest physicists, has finally been put to the test — and his conjecture is now in doubt.
The announcement will likely be that people who live in areas with high or substantial COVID-19 transmission should start wearing masks again.
Researchers have narrowed down the emergence of SARS-CoV-2 to a few weeks in the fall and to a few animal suspects.
Fossils from northwestern Canada may represent ancient sponges dating to 890 million years ago, making them the oldest known examples of animal life.
Acclaimed horror director Eli Roth has a new documentary on a horrific subject: the shark finning trade.
Albert Einstein described Emmy Noether as a "creative mathematical genius" who, despite "unselfish, significant work over a period of many years," did not get the recognition she deserved.
Fascism is a political ideology usually characterized by authoritarianism and nationalism. However, many scholars say the concept is difficult to define.
The Blue Origins rocket New Shepard launched to the edge of space today, with former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and three other passengers onboard.
Originally built to speed up calculations, a machine-learning system is now making shocking progress at the frontiers of experimental quantum physics