In 1816, French physician Rene Theophile Hyacinthe Laennec had a young woman on his exam table, and no idea what to do with her.
Ada Lovelace has been called the world's first computer programmer. What she did was write the world’s first machine algorithm for an early computing machine that existed only on paper.
Macrobrachium vollenhovenii is a big name for a little creature, a freshwater prawn found throughout West Africa.
A research team has taken the famously industrious ant down a peg, showing that many ants don’t do their fair share of work—or any work at all.
No, but it does cause temporary damage that can become permanent with alcoholism.
Well, "slow" is a relative term.
Chimerism is sibling rivalry at its most primal.
If you think it’s impressive when a dog rolls over and plays dead or a lizard regenerates its lost tail, the sea squirt Polycarpa mytiligera has a trick that will really blow your mind.
Israeli researchers say a band of hunter-gatherers began experimenting with plant cultivation some 23,000 years ago.
We can think of Kepler-452b as an older, bigger cousin to Earth.
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