Science

A mysterious ancient grave with a sword and mirror belo...

The items hint that she fought in or helped plan raids and defensive actions in ...

A new UN report lays out an ethical framework for clima...

The report’s release, which coincides with COP28, weighs the ethics of using tec...

Here are 10 early-career scientists you should know abo...

Researchers on this year's SN 10: Scientists to Watch list are shaping our futur...

These nesting penguins nod off over 10,000 times a day,...

Micronaps net chinstrap penguins over 11 hours of sleep a day, offering some res...

Fish beware: Bottlenosed dolphins may be able to pick u...

Fish, sharks and platypuses are adept at sensing electrical signals living thing...

Before ancient Egyptians, nature sculpted sphinxes. Her...

Steady winds can carve landforms called yardangs — thought to have inspired the ...

This bird hasn’t been seen in 38 years. Its song may he...

Using bioacoustics, South American scientists are eavesdropping on a forest in h...

Capturing methane from the air would slow global warmin...

Removing methane from the atmosphere requires different technology from removing...

One mountain in Brazil is home to a surprising number o...

Darwin wasps were thought to prefer temperate areas. But researchers scoured a m...

Reindeer herders and scientists collaborate to understa...

Siberian reindeer herders and scientists are working together to figure out how ...

Some picky Australian mosquitoes may target frog nostri...

The insects seem to sip from nowhere else on frogs’ bodies. Thinner skin or dens...

A rare, extremely energetic cosmic ray has mysterious o...

In 1991, physicists spotted a cosmic ray with so much energy it warranted an ‘OM...

A brain-monitoring device may one day take the guesswor...

The automated device pairing brain activity and dosing kept two macaques sedated...

These bats are the only mammals known to mate more like...

Male serotine bats have penises too large for penetration. To mate, the animals ...

Why the Thanksgiving myth persists, according to science

The science of collective memory — and a desire for clear origin stories — may e...

The first embryos from a mammal have now been grown in ...

Mouse embryos in space can develop into clusters of cells called blastocysts. Th...

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