Antikythera Mechanism photos: See the world's first computer
With new data from the European Gaia spacecraft, astronomers can now explore 1.8 billion cosmic objects in unparalleled detail.
Up to 90% of people are right-handed. Scientists are still trying to figure out why lefties have always been in the minority.
Scientists are still trying to understand how the cycle of ice ages works, especially because human-caused climate change may have permanently broken the cycle.
From the surface of the moon, you'd be able to watch Earth wax and wane through phases.
Hidden buildings in a 1,400-year-old Visigothic city were revealed in a new survey.
Where did the long s come from and why has this character largely disappeared?
Myths about mere exposure to the drug don't match with what doctors know about opioid toxicity.
Before glasses were invented, how did nearsighted people manage in daily life?
Half of the ice stored in the Alps will be gone by 2050. Here's a look at what's vanishing.
Even if humans manage to prevent further global warming, the glaciers will still lose half their volume by 2050.
In a first, archaeologists have discovered Upper Paleolithic cave paintings in the Balkans.
European scientists looking for some of the oldest ice on the planet have homed in on a particular spot in Antarctica.
How long a drug remains effective after its expiration date is often a matter of debate.
Our extinct cousins have a lousy reputation that's being overturned by new discoveries.
One of the worst cyclones to hit southern Africa left flooding that could be seen from space.
More than 200 Polish and Russian forced laborers were killed in the massacre.
The painting by Paul Signac was stolen during a Nazi raid in France in 1940.
A set of four tiny combs from the Polynesian kingdom Tonga might be among the world's oldest tattoo kits.
Missing pieces of Tut's miniature boat were found hidden in museum storage.
Scientists have yet to find a truly sleepless creature. But is sleep really necessary for survival?
Foot-binding was practiced for 1,000 years in China, but archaeologists are only starting to study this form of body modification.