Feeding the gods: Hundreds of skulls reveal massive scale of human sacrifice in Aztec capital
First footage of deep-sea anglerfish pair
Ammonia—a renewable fuel made from sun, air, and water—could power the globe without carbon
Plants have their own kind of nervous system
Massive crater under Greenland's ice points to climate-altering impact in the time of humans
Where does the periodic table end
Math whizzes of ancient Babylon figured out forerunner of calculus
Quantum satellite achieves 'spooky action' at record distance
Science Magazine's 2018 Breakthrough of the Year
Spider silk is five times stronger than steel—now scientists know why
How long can you make eye contact before things start to get uncomfortable?
Box jellyfish stings kill—but how often?
The average person can recognize 5000 faces
A surfer and a scientist teamed up to create the perfect wave
Daytime wounds heal more quickly than those suffered at night
Why do shoelaces untie themselves?
AI detectives are cracking open the black box of deep learning
AI trained to control traffic
Orangutans are the only great apes—besides humans—to ‘talk’ about the past
Some people have evolved bigger spleens to hunt underwater
Robots—like people— use ‘imagination’ to learn concepts
Hubble Trouble: How fast is the universe expanding?
Watch this caterpillar fling its beetle attacker through the air
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