Featured by Jason Daley
Science Confirms the Obvious: Ten Studies That Make You Say “Duh”
It might seem silly to investigate whether people are happier on the weekend, but behind such truisms are revelations about our brains, our behavior and our environment. Here we round up the year's most outwardly obvious scientific studies
Scientists Strengthen Their Case That A Martian Meteorite Contains Signs Of Life
In April, Kathie Thomas-Keprta told a standing-room-only audience at the Astrobiology Science Conference that she had found evidence of life...
The 10 Worst Jobs in Science (and the Best One Ever)
Be grateful, dear reader, that someone else does the hard, dangerous and downright grody work involved in truly audacious science
The Map-Equipped Treadmill That Can Recreate Any Hike On Earth
A map-equipped exercise machine can reenact any hike on Earth
The World’s Scariest Science: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Bold innovation or terrible idea? Your guide to the experiments that only sound scary—and the lab work you truly should lose sleep over
Science Confirms the Obvious
It takes real proof to back up even the simplest theories--these 10 studies show that the obvious can have not-so-obvious implications
Nine Overhyped and Misleading Health Headlines Debunked
Does red wine make you live longer? Do bras cause cancer? Is sugar as addictive as cocaine and heroin? We uncover what headline-grabbing scientific studies really mean for your health
Last-Ditch Survival Tips
When all else fails, MacGyver It!
What You Need to Know About Voting Machines
Since 2000, the government has tried to help democracy go digital. But is it working?
A Brief History of the Apollo Hoax
Despite reams of evidence to the contrary, many still insist those footprints above are a myth