Elmo is the only non-human to testify before Congress.
When large animals like mammoths go extinct, the world’s nutrient cycle suffers.
Why did the chicken cross the pen? No, seriously. That’s a legitimate scientific question.
In what might be the teen sitcom’s most memorable moment, perpetual overachiever Jessie Spano had a caffeine pill meltdown.
At 400 frames per second, crickets become ballerinas.
When all you can hear is the sound of your own body, extreme quiet is less peaceful than you'd think.
Herpetologist Karl P. Schmidt didn't know his bite was lethal, and stayed curious and discovery-oriented until the very end.
Human waste could generate enough electricity to power 138 million households, according to a new report.
Here are a few compelling theories about human life in 3015.
For starters, you shouldn't expect oysters from the Pacific and the Atlantic to taste the same.
Chores are a part of life that most of us just can’t avoid. But come next housecleaning day, don’t get mad—get creative.
Tommaso Gecchelin is developing energy-efficient pods that will function as a source of versatile public and private transportation.
Stick bugs arrived on the Mascerene Islands 22 million years ago from a surprising place: Australia.
Wikipedia, already the longest encyclopedia in the world, reached five million entries on Sunday, November 1, with an article on the Persoonia terminalis.
The brand-new institution owns more than 500 artifacts donated by the late puppeteer's family.
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