As Zika Babies Become Toddlers, Some Can’t See, Walk or Talk
They are 2 years old, but developmentally they are 6 months old. The children most severely affected by Zika face a lifetime of care, new research...
Captured World War II German U-boat revealed as dramatic pictures surface
Incredible pictures showing the capture of a famous German U-boat during World War II will go on auction in the U.K. this weekend.
Can science bring the Tasmanian tiger back from extinction?
The last thylacine, more commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger, died in captivity in September 1936, more than 80 years ago.
Isaac Newton 'graffiti' discovered in historic English manor
Towering thinker Sir Isaac Newton carved a now-barely visible doodle of a windmill into a stone wall in his childhood home, according to a news...
How Global Warming Fueled Five Extreme Weather Events
Scientists analyzed 27 extreme weather events from 2016 and found that global warming was a “significant driver” for most of them. We look at five...
Archaeologists reconstruct face of ancient, 1,200-year-old Peruvian queen
Archaeologists have learned a great deal about “the Huarmey Queen” in the five years since they discovered the tomb El Castillo de Huarmey in Peru...
Marijuana and Vaping Are More Popular Than Cigarettes Among Teenagers
The latest national survey of adolescent drug use found declining use of most substances, including alcohol, tobacco, prescription opioids and...
Trump’s E.P.A. Chemical Safety Nominee Withdraws
The nominee, Michael L. Dourson, had faced criticism on several fronts for his ties to the chemical industry.
A ‘Game Changer’ for Patients With Irregular Heart Rhythm
Rapid, erratic heartbeats — called ventricular tachycardia — can lead to sudden death. An experimental radiation treatment has eased the condition...
Trilobites: The Great Red Spot Descends Deep Into Jupiter
The iconic storm plunges 200 miles beneath the clouds of the solar system’s largest planet, and possibly much deeper, according to data from NASA’s...
Fossils reveal giant penguin as big as a grown man
Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was as big as a grown man, roughly the size of the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Tick found preserved in amber likely sucked blood of feathered dinosaurs, study suggests
A study suggested ticks found stuck in amber likely sucked the blood of feathered dinosaurs.