Chile’s Calbuco Volcano awoke from a four-decade slumber Wednesday, and you could say it woke up on the wrong side of the bed.
Recent advances with so-called meta-materials have shown that a practical invisibility cloak might one day be possible.
The supervolcano that lies beneath Yellowstone National Park is one of the world’s largest active volcanoes.
Chinese researchers have officially taken science into some uncomfortable territory. Researchers at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou have edited the genomes of human embryos, Nature reported in an exclusive Wednesday.
There are two kinds of people at summer cookouts: those who are getting “eaten alive” by mosquitoes, and those who haven’t noticed a single bite.
While someone’s bargaining position can be shaped by competition, we economists know that there is a big gray area in our ability to predict negotiated prices.
In China, some students are probably finding it a lot more difficult to pay attention: Their classroom has essentially been transformed into a giant cube of windows.
The peak of the first good meteor shower of the year will begin the night of April 22 and continue through the dark morning hours of the 23rd.
“Look both ways before you cross the street!” It’s one of the first, and most important, lessons we learn as children.
One look is all you need to understand the enduring bond between humans and dogs. Domestic dogs, unlike their wild wolf cousins, are adept at non-nonverbal communication with humans, and a lot of eye contact happens between dogs and their owners.
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Archaeologists say they’ve unearthed the world’s oldest stone tools made by human ancestors at a dig site in Kenya.
Radiation-blasted meteors may serve as the universe’s cosmic crockpots, slowly cooking ingredients needed to spark life, scientists say in a new study.
SpaceX is about to make its second attempt at something that’s never been done in the history of space exploration: Launch a rocket, then land said rocket.
It’s nothing you’d want to baste a turkey with, but researchers have found evidence of supersalty brines on the surface of Mars.
For most of us, our smartphone’s “life” began the second we walked out of a sleek electronics store and ripped the new device out of its packaging.
Venom from one the world’s most dangerous species, the Israeli deathstalker scorpion, could someday save cancer patients’ lives.
In a world that is quickly losing its tropical forests, Brazil was — until recently — the solitary bright spot.
Researchers from Stanford University have built a battery that does everything you wish your cell phone’s lithium-ion battery could.