Animals
Antibiotics Raise Mortality Risk for Honeybees, Study Finds
Scientists say the drugs routinely administered by beekeepers could be “an underappreciated factor in colony collapse.”... READ ON
Medicine
Scientists Find Physiological Markers for Depression and Schizophrenia
People with depression produced higher-than-average levels of the hormone AVP; the reverse was true for people with schizophrenia.... READ ON
Science
How Archaeologists and Locals Are Protecting Ancient Ruins in Peru
Shantytowns threaten to swallow Pachacámac, an important pre-Columbian archaeological complex.... READ ON
Science
New Study Replicates Stanley Milgram’s Infamous Shock Experiments
Around 90 percent of Polish subjects were willing to administer painful electric shocks to a stranger when instructed by a scientist in the lab.... READ ON
Stones, Bones & Wrecks
Portugal’s Oldest Skull Adds to Puzzle of Human Evolution
It's about 400,000 years old.... READ ON
Science
Could Brain Imaging Reveal Your Mental State During a Crime?
A new neuroscience study explores what "knowing" and "reckless" look like in the brain.... READ ON
Science
15 Relatively Brilliant Albert Einstein Quotes
Happy Birthday, Albert Einstein!... READ ON
Science
Boaty McBoatface Is About to Embark on Its First Mission
The autosub is headed to Antarctica to gather data on cold ocean currents.... READ ON
History
Map Shows How Everyone Blamed Syphilis on Everyone Else
Throughout history, people were quick to point fingers at each other.... READ ON
Videos
Watch a Neuroscientist Explain a Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty
Learn what a "connectome" is, regardless of your age or level of education.... READ ON
Science
10 Things You Might Not Know About Daylight Saving Time
It's that time of year again...... READ ON
Food
Small Dietary Changes Could Bring Big Environmental Gains
It could save the U.S. $77 billion (or more) in healthcare costs and reduce each person’s greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 500 pounds per year.... READ ON
History
English Palace Identifies Marble Garden Planter as Roman Sarcophagus
The artifact is believed to date back to the 2nd century CE.... READ ON
Medicine
Study Links Depression With Gut Bacteria Imbalance
Scientists hope to one day replace antidepressants with probiotics.... READ ON
Art
Watch an Artist Recreate Cosmic Radiation With Sand
After taking two weeks to complete, the work was destroyed.... READ ON
Space
A Visual Guide to the Women Venus's Geography Is Named For
Almost every topographical feature on the second planet is named for a famous woman from mythology or history.... READ ON