Exasperation may be key to problem-solving, scientists say after studying squirrels.
7 ancient recipes translated for modern cooks
February 21, 2018, 4:51 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Scholars and home cooks have done the challenging conversion work; the cooking is up to you.
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This Canadian city has been plagued by a mysterious humming sound for years
February 21, 2018, 2:14 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Frustrated residents have asked the prime minister to intervene.
When his teacher's dog died, this young boy did the kindest thing
February 21, 2018, 1:22 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
We couldn't have said it better ourselves.
Does the world's 'loneliest' tree mark the start of a new epoch?
February 21, 2018, 11:54 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
A Sitka spruce shows signs of nuclear testing, making it a potential marker for a new geological epoch.
Installation begins on Jeff Bezos' 10,000-year clock
February 21, 2018, 11:51 a.m. by John Platt
The clock is "designed to be a symbol, an icon for long-term thinking."
Space travel changes our genes, and NASA's Twin Study proves it
February 21, 2018, 10:47 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Studying the genetic differences between twins Scott and Mark Kelly, NASA gets some unexpected results.
Dog found tied to a tree with a goodbye note finds forever home
February 21, 2018, 8:27 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
'I hate to do this, but I just cannot afford him anymore.'
Mystery of the pyramids' alignment finally solved by simple shadow trick
February 20, 2018, 5:33 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
How the ancient Egyptians built such precise structures may not have been so complicated after all.
For a quick lesson on gene editing or blockchain, there's Five Levels of Difficulty
February 20, 2018, 5:21 p.m. by Shea Gunther
Video series challenges an expert to explain a complicated concept to people at five levels of expertise.