The Cycle: Why I Wanted to Learn to Perform Abortions
With the future of contraception in question, looking back to recent history is instructive.
Catastrophic ‘Tornado Alley’ may be moving east
The country’s Tornado Alley — a twister-heavy area typically associated with the Great Plains– is now shifting eastward, an alarming new study found.
South Carolina officials warn about 'flushable' wipes after sending divers into 'raw sewage'
Officials with the Charleston Water System in South Carolina were caught in a smelly situation last week. They had to send scuba divers roughly 80...
Trilobites: Pando, the Most Massive Organism on Earth, Is Shrinking
The grove of 47,000 quivering aspen trees in Utah is being diminished by mule deer, foraging cattle and human mismanagement.
NASA astronaut describes dramatic escape from failed Soyuz rocket
NASA astronaut Nick Hague has described his dramatic escape from a failed Soyuz rocket just minutes after its launch last week.
Why Does ‘First Man’ Say Gemini as ‘Geminee’? NASA Explains. Sorta.
The pronunciation of the 1965-66 program is a space agency thing. Sometimes it was pronounced normally. NASA’s chief historian gives the back story.
Virginia homeowner finds nearly 50-pound ‘aggressive’ snapping turtle in yard
A homeowner in Chesterfield, Virginia, found a rather prehistoric looking creature in their yard last Friday: a massive common snapping turtle.
Pompeii discovery rewrites Vesuvius eruption's history
A scrawled piece of text on a wall in Pompeii is rewriting the history of the famous ancient eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
WATCH: Antarctic ice makes frightening 'singing' sounds
Scientists have discovered eerie "singing" sounds coming from ice shelves in Antarctica as they observed seismic changes to the Ross Ice Shelf.
Stunning NASA image reveals Jupiter's beauty in ultraviolet and infrared light
Jupiter has gotten a makeover in a stunning new image released by NASA.
Here's how dogs understand humans
A new study, published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience, intimates that canines are able to understand basic human speech with physical...
Scientists Catch Rare Glimpses of the Endangered Vaquita
An expedition in the Gulf of California yielded photographs and video of a species nearing extinction.