Thousands of people claim to experience trypophobia, or a fear of clustered holes, but science hasn't settled on the origin of their fear.
Albert Einstein was famous for many things, but his greatest brainchild is the theory of relativity. It forever changed our understanding of space and time.
A rare psychological occurrence, Stockholm syndrome is when hostages develop positive feelings toward their captors during an abduction incident.
If you know someone who enjoys cannabis, you've probably heard the letters 'CBD' thrown around lately. Short for cannabidiol, CBD is the focus of a new area of cannabis research.
The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant explosion resulted in the most horrific nuclear disaster in the world.
Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, causes memory and thinking problems, as well as behavioral changes in older adults.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a potentially incapacitating disease that poses unpredictable challenges, but does not signal a shorter lifespan.
From ancient Greece to the age of quantum computers, cryptography continues to keep our secrets safe.
Tigers are the biggest cats in the world, but their populations are struggling. With only 3,200 left in the wild, there are now more living in captivity than in the wild.
While AIDS remains incurable, patients are living much longer — even decades after infection — because of the development of medications to suppress the virus.
Penicillin is was once hailed as a "miracle drug." However, some bacteria have become resistant to penicillin, making those infections difficult or even impossible to treat.
Measles is making a comeback. Here's what you should know about one of the most contagious infectious diseases in the world.
Potential energy is a core concept of any physics-based discussion, and one of the most influential variables in the formulas that describe our known universe.
Google Earth allows us to track our changing world. By providing powerful geomapping and tagging tools to everyone, anyone can explore and model the Earth like never before.