In a ‘Shocking’ New Discovery, Scientists Say They Have Solved a Lightning Mystery

The Mysterious Dance of the Cricket Embryos

New low-calorie sweetener tastes like sugar and improves gut health

Is Crying Good For You?

In defence of pigeons

The Hoax That Inspired Mary Shelley

If blood is red, why do veins look blueish?

How the Physics of Nothing Underlies Everything

Video: Lawns are bad for you, your pets and the planet [5:20]

How a Phoenix record store owner set the audiophile world on fire

NASA says solar flares are about to get a lot worse – here’s what that means

Sania Khan: She TikToked her divorce, then her husband killed her

Study: Our brains are prediction machines that are always active

Gallery: A New Eruption of Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall Volcano

The Double Life of the Bloodsucking Sea Lamprey

NASA Investigates Thread-Like Mystery Object on Mars Rover Sample System

Spiders Seem to Have REM-like Sleep and May Even Dream

Extinct Pathogens Ushered The Fall of Ancient Civilizations, Scientists Say

Lab Grown Fishsticks Are One Step Closer to Your Dinner Plate

Video: How the US Postal Service reads terrible handwriting [7:52]

Locked-in syndrome and the misplaced presumption of misery

VR is as good as psychedelics at helping people reach transcendence

Video: Can We Throw Satellites to Space? [42:13]

New information on ‘gigantic jet’ lightning bursts that reach toward space

Planetary Defense: Study Finds That NASA’s DART Spacecraft Could Obliterate Asteroids

Will Europa finally answer, ‘Are we alone?’

Video: The Simple Secret of Runway Digits [17:37]

Europe’s remote, lost-in-time villages

Are the Colors in Webb Telescope Images ‘Fake’?

UCB demonstrates “incredibly cheap and easy” carbon-capture material

Food expiration dates don’t have much science behind them – a food safety researcher explains another way to know what’s too old to eat

MIT Claims New Artificial Neuron 1 Million Times Faster Than the Real Thing

Newly Discovered Super-Earth ‘Ross 508b’, Located Just 37 Light-Years Away, May Possess Potential to Support Life

The Secret to Being Lucky

Scientists Find Strong Magnetic Fields Can Relieve Anxiety and Depression

No trace of dark matter halos

The captured American spy plane that crashed during a Hungarian pleasure flight

The Curiosity rover turns 10 years old. This is what it’s taught us about Mars

‘Fire-breathing dragon clouds’: a wildfire-fueled phenomenon explained

On this day in 1945 the first ever nuclear bomb was used in war

The UK’s deadliest garden

Don’t fall for the snake oil claims of ‘structured water’. A chemist explains why it’s nonsense

The Rise and Fall of “True Crime” Radio Dramas

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The lost nuclear bombs that no one can find

French Scientist’s Photo of ‘Distant Star’ Was Actually Chorizo

‘Something Is Wrong Here.’ More Than 100 Local Residents Had Brain Tumors, but What Was the Cause?

Even scientists can’t keep up with all the newly discovered particles – our new naming scheme could help

Scientists create first full map of human immune system connectivity

Stalin’s Architect: The Remarkable Life of Boris Iofan

Insects may have been evolving to avoid light. So maybe we need to look harder for them.

Video: True Facts: The Self-Sacrificing Amoeba [10:53]

The Sinkhole That Swallowed a Mexican Farm

Antlers Do What No Other Bones Can

Scientists Explain ‘Mystery Masses’ Discovered on Seafloor

With solar arrays now operational, Lucy’s got some shimmering to do

Outsourcing our memory to digital devices may actually be beneficial

At Long Last, Mathematical Proof That Black Holes Are Stable

Dogs are symbolic containers of human hopes, desires and vices

Physicists Finally Measure a Long Theorized Molecule Made From Light And Matter