This year brought many new discoveries about our oddball planet.
The brain sculpts not only who we are but also the world that we experience. It tells us what to see, what to hear and what to say.
The human body is amazingly complex, which is why, even in this day and age, we continue to learn new things about ourselves.
From the forerunner to backgammon to a Norse strategy game called Viking chess, here's a look at the fascinating games played in our very distant past.
Wildfires raging in Northern California are now considered the deadliest the state has ever endured. Here's a look at the fires and the destruction left behind.
Elementary-age kids love to ask questions, so why not stoke their curiosity with some stellar gifts?
If a teen in your life is a big old science nerd, or just loves thinking and learning, we've got some great gift ideas to suggest.
Whatever happened to Albert Einstein's brain? Or Louis XIV's heart? These body parts, and countless other pieces of famous dead people, are not buried in places you'd expect.
Who says science isn’t funny? Live Science collects a roundup of humorous and weird science-themed holiday gifts.