Honeybees sweetened life for Stone Age humans
Stone Age people may have satisfied their sweet tooth with honey, new research finds
Tip: How to Survive a Stampede
Don’t follow the crowd. Know your exits.
Uterus Transplants May Soon Help Some Infertile Women in the U.S. Become Pregnant
Surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic are set to become the first in the United States to transplant a uterus.
In Act of Love, Steinbeck’s Boat Is Being Given a New Life
John Gregg knows $1 million was too much to pay for a 78-year-old wooden fishing boat, but he’s spending another $2 million to refit it as a...
The Future Issue: The Secrets in Greenland’s Ice Sheets
By studying the largest glaciers on earth, scientists hope to determine whether we’ll have time to respond to climate change or whether it’s...
Matter: After a Mass Extinction, Only the Small Survive
A study of fossils from before and after a mass extinction 359 million years ago found that animals that flourished after the event were smaller on...
U.S. Smoking Rate Declines, but Poor Remain at Higher Risk
About a third of Americans insured by Medicaid in 2014 were cigarette smokers. The figure for the privately insured? 13 percent....
Watch cute panda cub Bei Bei take his first steps
Smithsonian’s National Zoo has released adorable footage of panda cub Bei Bei taking his first steps.
Scientists discover closest-ever Earth-sized exoplanet
The planet, named GJ 1132b, is orbiting a small star located a mere 39 light-years from Earth, making it the closest Earth-sized exoplanet yet...
Buzz Aldrin commemorates his first ever spacewalk with historic selfie
Kim Kardashian has some serious competition from Buzz Aldrin. The astronaut touted “the first space selfie” on social media Thursday to commemorate...
Bright Lights, Strange Shapes and Talk of U.F.O.’s
A naval exercise near Los Angeles last weekend touched off the latest flurry of excitement about unidentified flying objects....
This adorable kitty looks like a werewolf: Here's why
A cute and cuddly kitty cat with strange facial hair and unusual hunting habits is changing the way people think about a not-so-adorable...