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A SARS-CoV-2 variant has taken over the world, but it's not clear whether the coronavirus mutation is highly transmissible or just lucky.
An African grey parrot beat 21 Harvard undergrads at a classic memory game, suggesting deep roots of animal intelligence.
Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison battled it out in the "War of Currents," but each inventor left a significant scientific legacy.
Cells infected with the new coronavirus grow stringy, tentacle-like arms that act like bridges, allowing the virus to invade other cells.
In this special episode of Life's Little Mysteries, we'll give you the latest news and answer frequently asked questions about the new coronavirus and COVID-19.
Each year, dust from the Sahara Desert blows off Africa and across the Atlantic, but most years that plume isn't so massive it's nicknamed "Godzilla."
How much force must a penguin apply in order to blast a flying poop projectile, and how far can it travel? Fortunately for us all, scientists now have answers.
The U.S. has now confirmed more than 3 million COVID-19 cases, as numbers surge in Arizona, Texas, Florida and California.
WHO still maintains that COVID-19 is largely spread through larger droplets from coughs and sneezes.
A DNA analysis of 807 Polynesians and Native Americans suggests that their ancestors were bedfellows long ago.
Physicists have discovered a new, exotic kind of tetraquark, made up of four charm quarks. They say it's a major breakthrough.
Why are scientists trying to grow organs at the International Space Station? People live on Earth not in zero-gravity. A stem cell expert explains why it is useful to do these experiments in space.
The man was taking disulfiram, a medication to treat alcohol abuse that causes hangover-like effects.