Mendeleev’s first periodic table of elements was released on Feb. 17, 1869. Credit: Science & Society Picture Library/SSPL/Ge...
New video of giant pangolins shows these bizarre scaly creatures in their natural (nocturnal) habitat. In the videos, the blu...
Vikings hunting reindeer in Norway were once confounded by "reindeer cyclones"; a threatened herd would literally run circles ...
The crater is 22 miles (36 km) in diameter and is buried under 1.2 miles (2 km) of ice. It's located close to the Hiawatha im...
Why did the mega-shark megalodon die out? It could have been its highly active metabolism, new research suggests. But scienti...
The "miracle" of life meets cell biology in a mesmerizing 6-minute time lapse of a single cell dividing seemingly endlessly until what was once a yellow blob has become a wriggling, darting salamander ...
The ability to do a lot of pushups may be a sign not only of strength, but also of good heart health, a new study suggests. T...
"Night owls" — people who naturally stay up late and wake up well past sunrise — have different patterns of brain activity co...
Artificial intelligence (AI) recently tried to generate cat photos from scratch, and the results were cat-astrophic. This par...
An artist's depiction of the filaments of gas that fill intergalactic space, with an inset chart of how those filaments inter...
As seen in this angiogram, blood flow to a yo-yo performer's index finger was severely constricted, causing the finger to fee...
A gloomy day can put many people in a bad mood. But for a small percentage of the population, a whole season can spiral into ...