Telepathy, ouija boards, hypnosis, mythical monsters, and more subjects that probably shouldn't be classified as legitimate science
Some researchers say the Babylonians invented trigonometry—and did it better.
We need weirder math in the voting booth
High-tech security isn't just for the airport anymore. Advances now coming out of the labs will help protect what's dear to you, from your car to your kids, your dinner to your dinero
To track the effects of warming seas on coral reefs, a new survey project is launching an extensive database of panoramic underwater imagery.
What a bunch of nerds.
Twenty-five curious, mysterious, or otherwise beguiling destinations to satisfy your inner science-history geek
The finalists will go on to Intel's International Science and Engineering Fair in Reno
But you'd be forgiven for thinking otherwise.
How to stay balanced
She studies how our brains create accurate representations of the world
My primary focus is searching for undiscovered species—mostly white, eyeless crustaceans.
This 10,000-rpm, no-pulse artificial heart doesn't resemble an organic heart--and might be all the better for it
A million straws could mellow the next Katrina
On the Labrador Sea, the scientific crew of the research vessel Knorr hunts for underwater storms, sinks a two-mile mooring--and gathers clues to the planet's fate
Pi Day is so last year.
It's all about enrichment
Nature is wild.
How science is transforming the sport of MMA fighting
Some of the most common maps don't accurately depict Earth's surface. But it's not for lack of trying.
Meet the extraordinary scientists whose innovations are bringing us robot cars, new cures and vaccines, the fastest-ever computer animations, and much, much more