Mysterious pulsar is 1,000 times brighter than previously thought possible
February 21, 2017, 11:22 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It's by far the brightest pulsar ever found in the universe.
How neurogastronomy could change the way we perceive flavor
February 21, 2017, 12:35 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
The science of taste perception has the potential to get kids to crave broccoli and those who have lost their sense of taste to savor food again.
Scientists revive 50,000-year-old life found trapped in giant cave crystals
February 20, 2017, 10:02 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Strange organisms have radically different genetics than their nearest known relatives.
McDonald's just reinvented the straw (and it's pretty cool)
February 20, 2017, 4:02 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Really smart people solved the biggest milkshake problem of our time.
10 pop-culture icons who make us love learning about science
February 17, 2017, 10:37 a.m. by Starre Vartan
These men and women have brought physics, math, astronomy and more areas of science to the public stage.
King Tut's tomb likely has hidden, undiscovered rooms
February 14, 2017, 11:07 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers plan to open a new probe to look for the secret chamber.