How many people does it take to make a bridge wobble?
November 16, 2017, 1:02 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
A new study finds synchronized pedestrians can be a powerful and dangerous force when crossing a bridge.
This planet may be our best bet yet in the search for Earth 2.0
November 16, 2017, 8:54 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Ross 128 is relatively close, and it doesn't appear to be hellishly hot.
Dazzling 'layer-lapse' of New York City pays homage to Einstein
November 16, 2017, 8:12 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
This evolution of the traditional time-lapse leverages a unique equation.
The brain uses acid to keep unwanted thoughts and memories at bay
November 13, 2017, 1 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
New research may cast light on mental illnesses like schizophrenia.
This bloody masterpiece could change everything we know about Ancient Greek art
November 8, 2017, 1:54 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
A small gemstone, found in a 3,500-year-old tomb in Greece, is intricately etched with a scene of violent combat.
Rare metal from the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs can cure cancer, says professor
November 6, 2017, 3:29 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Compound based on iridium kills cancer but not healthy cells.
Physicists discover frightening new fusion method that could create unfathomable bomb
November 3, 2017, 11:26 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Before you panic, it doesn't look like the new method is viable. But still, it's a humbling finding.
Aging is mathematically inevitable, say researchers
October 31, 2017, 1:49 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
It might be time to stop hoping that science will ever save you from getting old.
Improve your odds of having a lucid dream with these 3 techniques
October 30, 2017, 2:15 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
New study finds lucid dreaming is a skill that can be learned and fine-tuned.
Your brain has an autopilot mode (and you might want to fine-tune it)
October 27, 2017, 2:12 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Our brains are active even when we aren’t consciously putting our minds to work.
Bird-like dinosaurs may have snuggled while they slept
October 26, 2017, 2:34 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
A trio of oviraptorid remains was found roosting together, not unlike birds of today.
Scientists identify quantum material that mimics the brain's ability to forget
October 17, 2017, 3:41 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The discovery could lead to breakthroughs in artificial intelligence.