Science

Coral reefs are struggling everywhere – except for this one place

Scientists have made a fascinating discovery about some coral reefs' ability to withstand heat.

Video: Digging up a 4,000-year-old house near Jerusalem

Ever wanted to see what an archaeological expedition looks like up close?

Want to look younger? Stop smiling

A new study found that people who smile actually look older than people who frown or look surprised.

With new discovery, a big Alzheimer's mystery is solved

A crucial protein is absent in the brains of Alzheimer's patients. Researchers say that could one day lead to a cure.

5 ways to keep your brain young

Protect your brain from the effects of aging with our scientifically backed brain-boosting tips.

This beautiful butterfly species took a million years to be discovered

Mistakenly believed to be another species, it took a Russian scientist at a ski resort to uncover the mystery.

Can Wall Street predict an earthquake?

Collecting geological data the way stock traders collect financial data might be the key to detecting 'the Big One.'

This mountain bike can detect earthquakes and volcanoes

A scientist pedaling his way across Israel may change the way we understand the planet.

Having a 'bad' child could be a good thing

Research shows their siblings may benefit from it.

Record your heartbeat, and this company will tell you what music to listen to

A new startup is measuring the benefits of using music to treat all sorts of problems, from insomnia to Alzheimer's.

Does cold weather make you smarter?

A new psychological study suggests that looking at photos of cold weather may improve alertness and ability to complete tasks.

These private companies are fueling the space race

Astropreneurship is now a thing, and the competition is heating up.

Does sex make you more honest?

Our accidental oversharing after a romantic encounter might not be so accidental after all.

This country's construction is being fueled by trash

A new plant – the world's largest – uses garbage to provide fuel for making cement.

Of mice and men: Rodents and humans have been annoying each other for 15,000 years

It wasn't the advent of farming that led to mice stealing your food, a new study says. It actually happened much earlier.