A close-up examination of crystal skulls reveals the true, recent origins of these “relics”
A new report links a baby’s gut microbes with the chance that the baby will become an overweight child.
Exploring salt deposits, researchers unearthed the planet’s oldest-known, complete molecules thought to have been made by living things.
T-rays are digitally uncovering everything including potential terrorists, buried images on church walls, and subsurface flaws in the foam used to protect space shuttles.
Researchers have used brain scans to measure how the brain “sees” pictures—and to try to predict what a person is looking at.
Alligators use the muscles around their lungs in a surprising way—to help them move quickly and smoothly through the swamps and waterways in which they live.
Halloween can scare kids and make them act strange. But animals and ecosystems respond to fear every day of the year.
An Australian snake preys on poisonous frogs by striking them with venom and then waiting for the frog defenses to break down.
Solar storms can tear the tail right off a comet.
More than one-fourth of the honeybees in the United States have disappeared since last fall, and scientists are trying to figure out why.