Earth is amazing. It's also a little weird.
A spinach leaf pumping with human heart cells, an ape with impeccable social skills, and more of 2017's best offbeat discoveries.
Here are the science photos that stood out in 2017, from adorable animals to our amazing planet to stunning space.
The year 2017 was weird all over. And what science is better-suited for a weird year than quantum physics?
From mysterious stone structures in Saudi Arabia, to a previously undiscovered cave holding Dead Sea Scrolls, here are 10 of the coolest archaeological finds of 2017.
From Jesus' tomb to his forbidden teachings, here are some of the biggest biblical archaeology findings from 2017.
From a woman who sweats blood to a man with a giant stone in his bladder, a number of intriguing medical cases made headlines in 2017.
Bucktoothed sharks, cosmic jellyfish, boat-eating worms and more creepy creatures of the deep discovered in 2017.
Robot kits can help children learn to build as well as to code. Based on our testing, here are the best kits for every age and skill level.
3D printing isn't new to 2017, but this year, researchers pushed the boundaries of the seemingly sci-fi technique.
Between Oct. 27 and Oct. 29, 2017, an archaeological team took nearly 6,000 photographs of ancient stone structures and other types of archaeological sites in Saudi Arabia.
NASA's Operation IceBridge continues to snap gorgeous images of the planet's chilly bottom, revealing the beauty and dynamics of Antarctica's expansive ice.
From a close-up of a tardigrade embryo, to an aerial of Antarctic "ice cubes," to a pensive polar bear, winning photographs in Royal Society competition will amaze you.
Archaeologists have created a 3D digital model of a sea cave in Scotland where bodies were left to rot in the Bronze Age.
A diving team has discovered the remains of an underwater castle, or fortress, beneath Lake Van in Turkey.
From the Antikythera, which held what may be the oldest computer, to a treasure-filled vessel, these shipwrecks are obscured not only by ocean waves, but by mysterious circumstances.
Area 51. The name conjures an aura of secrecy, mystery, and of course, extraterrestrial happenings. Here's a look at some of the strangest facts about the spot.