The five-year race to preserve every neuron in the brain has come to a successful close
This 10,000-rpm, no-pulse artificial heart doesn't resemble an organic heart--and might be all the better for it
Drink lots of water.
The annual Ig Nobel awards are a treasure.
Therapeutic ultrasound can now blast and cut with targeted precision.
Wherein doctor provides a brief primer on transplantation (which the patient might want to consider reading before lunch)
For over two centuries we have struggled to understand the scope of Afghanistan's mineral wealth. Now geologists, if they can determine what lies beneath the nation's ground, might also help bring stability to the surface
Acoustics study suggests Stonehenge was built for raves
Anthony Atala wows the crowd
Stonehenge's inner circle came from a site 160 miles away in Wales
Stone swipers, beware
In lieu of a written language, the Inca communicated through construction.
New England is full of granite that has locked away a record of how north has evolved over the centuries.
The web is crawling with jokes, hoaxes and more insidious fakes. Digital-image experts aim to develop foolproof detection tools, but until then, seeing is not believing
Durrington Walls held timber posts, not standing stones
Stunning pictures of some of North America's most impressive animal camouflage
The Rescue Reel lets upper-floor workers descend in safety in case of disaster
Your body means the world to the microbes that live on it.
The Paleoamerican migration plot thickens.
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
The story of Roger Babson, gravity's sworn enemy, and his Gravity Research Foundation
Charred flatbread found in a fireplace dates back to 14,400 years ago.
A bright future for internal medicine