Feeding the gods: Hundreds of skulls reveal massive scale of human sacrifice in Aztec capital
First footage of deep-sea anglerfish pair
Watch these tissue engineered spinal discs mimic the real thing
Ammonia—a renewable fuel made from sun, air, and water—could power the globe without carbon
How long can you make eye contact before things start to get uncomfortable?
Massive crater under Greenland's ice points to climate-altering impact in the time of humans
Plants have their own kind of nervous system
Spider silk is five times stronger than steel—now scientists know why
Where does the periodic table end
Box jellyfish stings kill—but how often?
Quantum satellite achieves 'spooky action' at record distance
Science Magazine's 2018 Breakthrough of the Year
Math whizzes of ancient Babylon figured out forerunner of calculus
Watch a ‘ballooning’ spider take flight
Orangutans are the only great apes—besides humans—to ‘talk’ about the past
This ‘two-faced’ membrane can create electricity—from nothing but salty water
A surfer and a scientist teamed up to create the perfect wave
AI detectives are cracking open the black box of deep learning
Watch this eel inflate its head like a balloon
Daytime wounds heal more quickly than those suffered at night
The average person can recognize 5000 faces
Why do shoelaces untie themselves?
What if a nuke goes off in D.C.? Simulations of artificial societies help planners
Robots—like people— use ‘imagination’ to learn concepts