Government officials admitted that rogue spying devices are being used in Washington, D.C., to intercept people's cellphone data. What exactly are these devices?
Robert Langlands, a professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton University, won one of mathematics' most prestigious prizes for a lifetime for groundbreaking work.
Stephen Hawking's last paper has been touted to provide a way to finally test for the existence of a multiverse, but it's unlikely to do that, several experts said.
From the notion of hairy black holes to Hawking radiation, the late Stephen Hawking revolutionized our understanding of black holes.
An adorable pair of emperor penguins recently captured the cutest of all animal selfies when they encountered a camera left behind in their rookery.
Shelly Island, which formed in June 2017 off the coast of North Carolina's barrier islands, has disappeared due to strong hurricanes and storms, new NASA images reveal.
Babies who look like their dads are healthier, likely because they get more love and "paternal investment" from their fathers.
These giant, overstuffed atoms take advantage of the weird properties of materials at very low temperatures.
About 300 million years ago, all the seven continents formed one massive supercontinent called Pangaea.
Middle-age adults who had surgery showed greater declines in memory and executive function than similar people who did not have surgery.
A swarm of 200 earthquakes hit Yellowstone National Park, but seismologists still aren't sure what that means.
The preliminary permit issued by the district's Department of Transportation is still vague on details.
Despite outlandish claims by an Iranian military advisor, lizards have no special attributes or skills that would allow them to detect the location of hidden uranium mines.
From smooching with a sweetie to blowing things up, here are the roots for several New Year’s Traditions.
From drinking clear drinks to taking ancient herbal remedies, there are several ways to avoid a hangover after New Year's revelry.
The body's skeletal system may have an internal scale that senses when someone has gained weight, so the body can decrease appetite in response, a new mouse study shows.
A physicist in California is working on an unlikely project: Building the world's biggest, most perfect snowflake
DARPA's latest challenge is designed to help humans navigate the treacherous and unknown subterranean environment of caves and human-made tunnels.
While most UFO sightings can be attributed to cloud formations, atmospheric phenomena, weather balloons or military planes, a few remain unexplained.
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