Science

You've never seen fruit this color before

Pigments made from beets can enhance not only the color of your produce, but the nutritional value, too.

What can anti-social bees teach us about autism in humans?

We're not so different, you and I. A new study draws intriguing comparisons between bees and people.

Science confirms: Adding water to whiskey makes it taste better

This is surely the most fun scientists have ever had in a lab.

Can't understand science studies? That might be about to change

A new tool is taking the 'gibberish' jargon out of the research papers scientists write.

You can use screens at night – and sleep better – if you follow this tip

Screens themselves aren't so bad. Blue light is the real problem, a new study says.

Science confirms: Your smile emoji does not replace your actual smile

A new study takes a closer look at what happens when we use emojis at work (hint: It's not good).

Woman who studied Einstein's brain passes away

After a pathologist stole the genius's brain, neuroscientist Marian Diamond came to the rescue.

How you can learn to make better decisions while waiting for the bus

Behavioral economist Dan Ariely is rolling out an app that can teach you about yourself in bite-sized pieces.

Sperm counts have dropped dramatically. Now scientists are trying to find out why

Troubling trend in Western countries should be 'urgent wake-up call,' researcher says.

Scientists discover a secret to living a long life

As if that weren't enough, they may have also found how to make people taller.

My eyes are up here: How eye contact determines who you date

A new study takes a closer look at where our eyes wander when we're meeting new people.

Science confirms: Late fees for library books don't work

You'd think that charging people for being late would be an effective deterrent, but you'd be wrong.

Scientists now know why people with autism don't like to be touched

It's not because they're anti-social or rude. A new study unlocks a mystery in how autism affects people's brains.

'When will the world end?' and other questions children asked Einstein

I dug through Albert Einstein's archives to find some amazing conversations he had with kids.

How one Florida town is turning air into water

To combat drought and prepare for hurricane season, Miami Gardens is the first U.S. city to use this Israeli tech.