America is haunted by 100,000 missing persons and 40,000 unidentified sets of remains. Only one lab can truly connect the lost and the dead—and it's revealing the secrets of serial killers in the process
In-depth analysis of murderers might help the rest of us, too.
Geographic profiling techniques can be used to hunt for psychopaths or for bees
Here's how these huge storms form.
Maybe, if you're really prepared. But it's not going to be an especially smooth flight.
After video site Revision3 was attacked and brought down over the weekend, a little digging revealed a surprising perpetrator
Sunchaser Pictures went out starchasing for "Death Valley Dreamlapse," and the results are pretty spectacular. Plus, a UFO! Maybe!
It only needs a little nudge to get going
Biohacking kits help you modify genes in the comfort of home
No surprise: performance enhancers enhance performance. But they might not give me the instant mountain-scaling boost I want.
A new system makes tracking healthcare serial killers easier
Police sketches from eyewitness accounts are notoriously unreliable. The question is, Will "DNA sketches" be any better?
Science attempts to explain comparisons to Stryper, Zodiac killer sketch
The killing of a young child led investigators to this problem: Can the single-celled life in water tell where the water is from?
Using science to classify very important toys
Researchers have created a unique atlas of meaning
Infectious diseases: A rogues' gallery of the germs that laugh at the best drugs we've got.
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
By turning its crime problem into a data problem, Santa Cruz is reinventing police work for the 21st century
One of the 10 award-winning science visualizations from the 2016 Vizzies