Watch U.S. Nuclear Tests
Thousands of films showing U.S. atmospheric nuclear tests between 1945 and 1962 have been declassified. Scientists are studying them and posting...
Burrowing Under Luminous Ice to Retrieve Mussels
When the winter tide goes out on a northern Canadian bay, some Inuit clamber into the ice caves below to harvest fresh food.
Cholesterol-Slashing Drug Can Protect High-Risk Heart Patients, Study Finds
Patients who took the drug, Repatha, were significantly less likely to have heart attacks or strokes, researchers concluded. But its high cost will...
Modern Love: Pushed Into the Future When Illness Strikes (in an Unlikely Place)
After contracting a rare case of the mumps as an adult, a man receives bad news about his fertility.
With E.P.A. Cuts, States Would Lose Help in Emergencies
Much of the agency’s state-level work would be eliminated or sharply reduced by President Trump’s proposed budget, which cuts the E.P.A. more than...
Scientists Bristle at Trump Budget’s Cuts to Research
Scientists expressed alarm at the depth of proposed cuts to climate change, medical and energy programs, saying they threaten the nation’s research...
Trilobites: Ancestral Climates May Have Shaped Your Nose
A study led by Penn State researchers found more evidence of the relationship between nose shape and the climate where a person’s ancestors lived.
Photos found in Eva Braun's bunker bedroom are sold
A photo album featuring candid shots of some of the most evil people ever to walk the Earth has been snapped up for $41,000 by an anonymous buyer...
Chinese researchers announce designer baby breakthrough
Science has taken another step toward delivering the perfect newborn – or at least a bouncing baby free of certain genetic defects.
Trilobites: A Search for Clues to What Causes Whale Strandings
Researchers develop a model they hope can be used to understand how dolphins and whales react physiologically to threats from predators and people.
Trilobites: How a Water Bear Survives, Even When It’s Dry
The microscopic animals were found to produce a unique protein that coats the molecules in their cells in a glasslike substance.
The Desert Is Blooming
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is experiencing a rare super bloom. See it up close in 360° video.