October 5, 2019, 8:32 a.m. by Cory Rosenberg
A study reveals that information stimulates our dopamine-producing reward system.
Robot swarms can form structures on their own, like cells in our bodies
January 3, 2019, 10:05 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Need a bridge in a hurry? Send in the swarm.
When fruit flies get drunk, they act a lot like us
December 28, 2018, 11:30 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Buzzed flies reveal important step to intoxication
These new tests aim to find cancer before it's diagnosed
December 19, 2018, 1:35 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Are cancer detection tests the key to 'curing' cancer?
Future archaeologists will remember us by the chicken bones we left behind
December 14, 2018, 3:25 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
In just 70 years, we've managed to build a brand-new chicken.
There's a massive ecosystem twice the size of the world's oceans beneath our feet
December 10, 2018, 4 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
'It’s like finding a whole new reservoir of life on Earth,' says one of the scientists behind the 10-year study.
Now we know how much starlight the universe has ever created
December 4, 2018, 12:44 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Scientists used the Fermi gamma-ray telescope to calculate it over time.
Humans of the future will be bigger and hungrier than ever
November 13, 2018, 2:33 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It's not just the sheer number of us, but also our growing appetites.
Ancient Egyptian tomb turns out to be crawling with mummified cats
November 13, 2018, 9:18 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
The shiniest prize may wait in a perfectly sealed tomb.
There's a new cardboard in town, and it's super-strong and ultra-flexible
November 8, 2018, 12:49 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It's thinner, stronger and may even help us get off the planet.
5 brilliant mathematicians and their impact on the modern world
13 optical illusions that will blow your mind
Why do we see monsters in the mirror?
Scientists learn how to record your dreams and play them back to you
This plant may have made Vikings go berserk before battle
Our brains process information the same way as junk food, money and drugs