Zombie fungus is scarier than you ever imagined
When you think of zombies, perhaps George A. Romero's film "Night of the Living Dead" or the hit TV show "The Walking Dead" come to mind. But now...
Hundreds of skeletons reportedly found on 'Murder Island'
Beneath the sand of this picturesque island chain lies a brutal and bloody past that’s still being unearthed.
Gay lions? Not quite, despite photograph
A photograph of two male lions seemingly in an amorous embrace has some humans clutching their pearls.
Dinosaurs might have survived the asteroid, had it hit almost anywhere else
The age of dinosaurs met an unlikely end — because had the cosmic impact that doomed it hit just about anywhere else on the planet, the "terrible...
Take a Number: Americans Are Putting Down the Soda Pop
Children and adults are downing sugary drinks far less often than they used to, a new study finds.
First Digital Pill Approved to Worries About Biomedical ‘Big Brother’
The medicine, an antipsychotic drug, has a sensor that will show doctors whether and when patients are taking it. Other medicines will follow,...
Trilobites: The Dream Chaser Takes Flight and Seems to Ace Its Landing
Built by Sierra Nevada Corporation, the space plane that brings to mind NASA’s retired shuttles completed a successful test flight and landing on...
Protesters Jeer as Trump Team Promotes Coal at U.N. Climate Talks
The Trump administration’s debut at the United Nations climate conference in Bonn, Germany, was met with heckling, noisy protest and harsh questions.
A Race to Save 10 Stranded Whales
Long after sunset, local officials and nonprofits worked to rescue a pod of whales that had become stranded off the coast of Indonesia.
Yale Professors Race Google and IBM to the First Quantum Computer
Robert Schoelkopf helped create technology that promises to deliver the machines of tomorrow at Google and IBM. Now, he is giving them some...
Under New Guidelines, Millions of Americans Will Need to Lower Blood Pressure
Experts set new targets for treatment of hypertension on Monday, greatly expanding the number of adults who will qualify for the diagnosis.
She Took On Colombia’s Soda Industry. Then She Was Silenced.
The debate over taxing sugary drinks has turned into a ferocious global policy brawl. In Colombia, proponents faced intimidation and censorship.