Why human brains were bigger 3,000 years ago

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Went Silent, Leaving Anxious NASA Team in the Dark

Tiny Channels Discovered Inside The Human Skull Could Be Vital For The Brain

Electric eels inspired the first battery two centuries ago and now point a way to future battery technologies

Why ‘De-Extinction’ Is Impossible (But Could Work Anyway)

NASA Releases Ridiculously Sharp Webb Space Telescope Images

Could Humans Grow Food During a Nuclear Winter?

Bats mimic the sound of bees and hornets to scare away predators

How 5 Convicted Murderers Banded Together to Get Out of Prison

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We May Have Caught a Supermassive Black Hole Flipping Its Entire Magnetic Field

More human remains found at Lake Mead as reservoir’s water level plunges

What Dinner Will Look Like in the Next 100 Years, According to Scientists (and Sci-Fi Authors)

This Crater on Mars is Just a Couple of Years Old

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Under his control

On this day in 1963 scientists gave Earth a temporary ring using 480 million tiny copper needles

A Messy Table, a Map of the World

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We finally know how trilobites mated, thanks to new fossils

‘It’s just gorgeous’: rare deep-sea dragonfish spotted off California coast

How a Prominent Mexican Scientist Wound Up a Spy for Russia

The tale of the domesticated horse

Scientists Follow a ‘Yellow Brick Road’ in a Never-Before-Seen Spot of The Pacific Ocean

Quantum tunneling could drive random DNA mutations, says new study

Rescued Photos from Chernobyl Show Life in Ukraine Before the Disaster

The Alien Invasion of Antarctica Is Only Just Beginning

On this day in 1931 young Colonel Sanders was involved in a shootout in the “asshole of creation”

Hubble reveals surviving companion star in aftermath of supernova

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Forgotten City

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You’ve likely heard of the brain’s gray matter – here’s why the white matter is important too

Letters from the Loneliest Post Office in the World

‘My Great-Uncle, The Holocaust’s First Jewish Victim’

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Venus-like worlds are surprisingly common in ‘habitable’ zones

The strange appeal of garden lawns

85 years ago today the Hindenburg caught fire while approaching the mooring mast at Lakehurst

Goodwill Sold a Bust for $34.99. It’s an Ancient Roman Relic.

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Huge Groundwater System Discovered Under Antarctica

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Where people ‘surf’ tubular clouds

Weighing up the Evidence: What does it take to establish a new scientific truth?

Largest US cave figures, about 1,000 years old, discovered in Alabama

Why Celebrities Like Kevin Hart and Dave Grohl Go on the ‘Hot Ones’ Talk Show

New NASA Black Hole Sonifications with a Remix

Ben Franklin’s Radical Theory of Happiness

The Moon May Have Been Covertly Siphoning Earth’s Water For Billions of Years

Video: ‘We Finally Found the Elusive Bristle Worm!’ [9:27]

The true colors of stars

Garbology: How to spot patterns in people’s waste

The Quest to Save an Antarctic Kingdom Before It Falls Into Ruin

How Putin’s invasion returned Nato to the centre stage

Why the father of neuroscience, toward the end of his career, preferred to study ants

We Finally Learned the Location of Forrest Fenn’s Treasure

“Black widow” neutron star takes an hour to orbit the star it’s roasting

The world’s most dangerous road