How Henrietta Lacks' Immortal “HeLa Cells” Transformed Medicine
Henrietta Lacks unknowingly gave a great gift to science.
Rising Sea Levels Could Unlock the Seastead Era
Crisis is opportunity.
These Giant Dinosaurs Are Changing What We Know About Flight
Pterosaurs seem to have been much heavier than anyone realized.
What Actually Happens In Your Body When You Get the 'Meat Sweats'
Carnivory is exhausting.
The Next U.S. Total Eclipse Is in 2024. Here's Where to See It
It's good news for Texas and New England.
The Dino-Killing Asteroid Blotted Out the Sun for Two Years
It was a dark time to be alive.
How to Watch the Eclipse With Your Phone and Not Sunburn Your Eyes
It's not totally safe.
These Sea Critters Trap and Remove Microplastics From Oceans
They're cleaning up our mess.
Microdosing LSD Is Safer Than Taking Antidepressants, Says Neurobiologist
The latest trend in self-medication might be legally risky but biologically tame.
The Plan to Prove Microdosing Makes You Smarter
Amanda Feilding has been working towards this goal for half a century.
Environmentalists Sue EPA's Scott Pruitt To Make Him Do His Job
He won't enforce anti-pollution rules unless a judge forces him.
Fracking Didn't Trigger Oklahoma's Earthquake Swarm
A different industry is at fault.
Geochemical Testing Shows This Dinosaur Was a Ginger
This is the best preserved armored dinosaur in the world.
This Guy Spent 7,000 Hours Chiseling a Dinosaur From its Tomb
Alberta's famous nodosaur has just been named in his honor.
People in These Regions Will Face 'Unsurvivable' Heat by 2100
Humans can't live at wet-bulb temperatures of 95 degrees for long.
You're Doomed to a Love/Hate Relationship With Your Siblings
Most of us broker a fragile peace.
Ancient DNA Reveals Why the Iberian Peninsula Is So Unique
The story of humans is the story of migration.
Lab-Grown Mini Brains Illuminate How Our Minds Evolved
These organoids show us how embryonic brains stay balanced.
Latest Ocean Garbage Patch Is Bigger Than Texas
New photos show an ocean rich with plastic, barren of life.
Pot Dispensaries Fight Crime, New Study Reveals
Why every neighborhood should welcome stoner business.