A new global study finds that tiny plastics from water bottles and food packaging are making their way into our bodies.
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Devil rays are mysterious sea creatures that are rarely seen in the wild. With their population dwindling, biologists are racing to learn more about these rays before they disappear.
To prevent mega-wildfires from spiraling out of control, technicians set landscapes ablaze on purpose.
Astronomers observed dust clouds lurking around the black hole at our galaxy’s center. They weren’t of that much interest, until they started behaving in unusual ways.
The Apollo 1 astronauts were killed after a fire broke out in their spacecraft. In the months leading up to the disaster, there were several red flags that cemented the crew's fate.
A space elevator sounds like science fiction, but scientists are still actively trying to make it a reality. Here’s what you need to know.
Researchers have unveiled a new technology called BrainNet that connects brains using EEG, transcranial stimulation, and direct brain interfaces.
Finding the biggest prime number might not only have applications in computing, it could also win you some serious money. Here’s how.
Scientists have been searching for schwarzites for decades, here’s how their discovery could change our world.
As Ben Lecomte ventures into Pacific shark habitat, the crew of The Swim expedition hopes to lower his odds of a dangerous encounter using technology recommended by experts.
Here’s how Ben Lecomte trained for his 5,500-mile swim across the Pacific Ocean.
Ben Lecomte will eat 8,000 calories a day in order to complete his 6-month-long swim across the Pacific Ocean.
Using ultrasound and a prototype waterproof monitor, medics and researchers are watching Ben Lecomte's heart closely. Can examining his EKG waves in ocean waves help us prevent fatal heart disease?
This never-before-seen neuron was just found in the human brain, and it might hold the secret to what separates us from other animals.
We know about apes learning sign language, but what about dolphins typing on an underwater keyboard? Or A.I. machines translating prairie dog language? The scientists answer how close we are to conversing with the animal kingdom.
The experience of nostalgia, which feels good, doesn’t always lead to making good decisions. So, how does nostalgia permeate the brain? And what exactly does it do our decision-making?