Here's how crude oil becomes plastic.
A new exhibit showcases microscopy in archaeology, highlighting objects' unexpected beauty and revealing clues about the past.
From programmable robots to pocket-sized computers, there are a plethora of tools out there for kids to learn the basics of programming.
Following the collapse of the historic Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, China has opened the biggest radio telescope in the world up to international scientists.
Robotic "Mars Dogs" could use artificial intelligence and sensors to investigate the Martian surface and map hidden lava tunnels.
An army officer was among the first people to inspect wreckage of a so-called UFO crash in Roswell, New Mexico, and he may have recorded clues about what he saw in a journal.
Here's a roundup of Montessori toys for the little ones in your life who love to learn and have fun while they're at it.
Little scientists will have a bundle of fun with science kits; they will try their hand at making a potato clock, learning to levitate a pencil, creating a test-tube sunset and more.
These Osmo kits can turn screen time into tactile time, helping kids to learn about numbers, shapes, coding and more. And right now, Amazon has several great deals to get you started.
The Boeing 737 Max began flying commercially in May 2017 but has been grounded for over a year and a half following two crashes within five months. Is it safe enough for liftoff?
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From gross and slimy to green and growing, these science kits are sure to be fun and educational for your kids.
Attention, Lego fans! If you love aliens and UFOs, or spaceflight and sci-fi, we've got the perfect sets for you and your kids.
The first fax machine used telegraph lines and was patented 33 years before Alexander Graham Bell's famous first phone call.
What's up, nerds? Here at Live Science we love shopping for science lovers. Check out this specially curated list of our favorite science-themed and geeky gifts.
If you've got a youngster in your life who loves dinosaurs, we have suggestions for toys that will spark their imagination and curiosity.