Newsworthy eye candy
Including a robot hugging a teddy bear
Plus, an ant's shiny coat keeps it cool
Thinking about a science degree? Consider a lab where research meets white-knuckled adventure
Underwater robot may help scientists detect life on other planets
It's a song of iron and 'ice'.
It was not filled with chocolate
Geologists are analyzing ancient clues to tell our origin story.
Gathering info from a rocky collision course
Long-term memories are formed by proteins in brain cells
It's a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?
These 208 minerals were all caused by human activities
Study lends credence to abiogenic petroleum theory, which means there may be more oil in our future than we thought
Anyone looking for evidence of life there had better hope it's not red all the way down.
Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
Our August 1991 cover story, in honor of Harry Kroto's passing
These ten awe-inspiring science projects range from the world's largest undersea observatory to the "ultimate microscope" to a Jupiter orbiter on a suicide mission--but they're all massive, often in both size and scope
We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure
Celebrate with some amazing photos of the fluffy stuff.
89 million years is the blink of a (geologic) eye.