We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure
A three-year study will explore the nature of death and consciousness
One man's noise is another man's long-sought signal
With the upcoming release of the major motion picture Europa Report, a couple of Jet Propulsion Lab scientists explain how science fiction has evolved in response to our growing understanding of space.
Fossils and molecular genetics are just some of the tools researchers have used to answer questions about the history of the human species
Home of the Antikythera Mechanism
From spontaneous materializing to a "warm little pond."
But it only works at sub-freezing temperatures for now
Your DNA holds the secrets of your ancestry, and at least a dozen companies offer to crack the code. But there's more than a bit of hype here.
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
As the Large Hadron Collider readies to be fired up in Geneva, Physicist Brian Cox explains what it might reveal about the workings of the Universe—and why the grandest scientific instrument ever built is well worth the $6 billion investment
Image recognition technology spots landmarks, makes photo galleries smarter
Uh, some islands 'n' stuff?
Marcia McNutt talks about the power and importance of discovery
These are the 2017 winners of the Vizzies Challenge.
What bad headlines call lazy is what early humans called survival.
Science's greatest weakness is also its greatest strength
There are better ways to get science back into policy
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
Some of the greatest moments ever in figuring out how stuff works
For example, why is the CDC planning to grow the virus instead of destroying it?