Truck full of eels leaves slippery mess on Oregon highway
A truck loaded with eels overturned on U.S. 101 in Oregon on Thursday, sending the slippery sea creatures sprawling across the highway.
The Secret of the Sun’s Magnetic Cycles
Step inside a simulation of the interior of the sun as its magnetic field reverses, a process that creates solar storms that can interrupt power...
Keith Conners, Psychologist Who Set Standard for Diagnosing A.D.H.D., Dies at 84
After devising a scale for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Dr. Conners later expressed dismay over how loosely the label was...
Pangolin faces extinction but 5-year-old raises awareness for endangered mammal
Like most kids, Landon Knestrick, 5, has a favorite animal.
Vegas antiquities shop full of bizarre and priceless artifacts
In a nondescript building with an unassuming facade in the old downtown of Las Vegas sits a shop full of rarities that one man has spent his entire...
Re-creating old weapons for new discoveries of human history
An Ohio archaeologist is working to unveil the mysteries of how humans first settled the Americas by re-creating ancient weapons.
Trilobites: Living Another Day, Thanks to Grandparents Who Couldn’t Sleep
Age-related changes in sleep patterns may have helped early humans survive by ensuring at least one person was always alert to nighttime threats.
Climate-Altering Gases Spiked in 2016, Federal Scientists Report
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration attributed the increase in part to the El Niño weather pattern. Its report makes no mention of...
Beetle threatens Florida avocado industry
A beetle smaller than a grain of rice could have a huge impact on the agriculture industry in the southeast.
Hippo massacre of 'dramatic proportions' rocks tourist haven
A large number of hippopotamuses have been killed in the western part of Niger after villagers blamed them for destroying crops and livestock.
Newsbook: 3 Books Take a Deeper Look at the Opioid Epidemic
Two books help explain the opiate abuse crisis and how we may resolve it, while a novel shows the havoc addiction can wreak.
Scientists just found the wimpiest star in the galaxy
Introducing EBLM J0555-57Ab, which now has the distinction of being the smallest star ever discovered.