A state-of-the-art optical atomic clock has officially begun to tick. Developed by scientists and the first of its kind in Poland, the clock is just one of a handful of
Could a human head transplant be possible in the near future?
It turns out that the sun has more impact on our climate during "cool" periods. Scientists have long debated how the activity of the sun might
There are places you don't want to be in the zombie apocalypse, and then there are places that are safe-somewhat. Scientists have found that if a
Birds are usually known for eating caterpillars-not looking like them. But a new study reveals that at least one bird actually mimics the appearance
Allen Zderad of Minnesota saw his wife for the first time in 10 years. The 68-year-old man has retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative, genetic eye
What do the Sahara Desert and the humid Amazon rainforest have in common? It turns out that one fertilizes the other.
Extracts from seeds of the Moringa oleifera tree can actually be used for water purification. Now, though, researchers have found more uses for these
Parenting responsibility is rarely equal, and that's true across species. Now, scientists have taken a closer look to find out why that is, and why
A popular ingredient in soda may pose a cancer risk. Scientists have analyzed soda consumption data to characterize people's exposure to a
How much does dark matter impact our planet? It could potentially influence mass extinction events on Earth.
Scientists have taken a closer look at some of the most effective predators in the ocean: white sharks. Now, they've found that these animals grow
A certain rocky exoplanet could tell researchers how our solar system was formed. Scientists have made some new observations of a small rocky world
It turns out that Neanderthals divided their labor based on sex. Scientists have found that there was a gender-based division of labor among
Tropical fire ants may have been the first ant species to travel the globe.
Adequate rest is essential for proper development, but could naps actually be bad for toddlers?
Urbanization may increase the number of thunderstorms, according to recent findings published in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological
Move over, spider silk. There's a new natural material that's the strongest on Earth. Scientists have found that sea snail teeth may be the
When people use marijuana, they sometimes encounter the "munchies," an uncontrollable urge to eat. But what exactly causes the munchies to occur?