Tall wood construction is less carbon intensive than concrete or steel, but it will likely take a major cultural shift for builders and architects to embrace wood cons...
See wild animals up close on an African safari
The $30 Aryzon AR kit costs far less than many wearable headsets, yet adds a 3D experience to your smartphone, which has been limited to 2D games like Pokémon Go.
The southernmost region of South America is home to some of the biggest landscapes on the planet. But many of its most famous glaciers are in retreat.
NASA recently announced its new class of astronauts and their skill set is pretty diverse. So, what exactly does it take to be an astronaut?
A new study finds that the seeds for supermassive black holes were planted when the universe was still young, with intermediate-sized ones practically nonexistent in the modern-day universe.
Ancient monuments, clay tablets, paintings, and photographs reveal the power that solar eclipses have had on the imaginations of prehistoric and modern civilizations.
Using powdered metal and high-powered lasers, this additive manufacturing machine can produce virtually any metal part within a one-meter cube area.
Researchers at New York University are using machine-learning technology and sensors to build a sound library of the city that could help authorities mitigate noise pollution.
A record heatwave throughout the West is grounding flights, which some scientists say is an example of the "hidden costs of climate change."
A commentary in the journal Nature says we have three years to avoid the devastating impacts of climate change, ranging from deadly heatwaves to mass migration caused by rising seas.
The border collies, named Berkeley, Piper, Marcy, and Kayle, are part of a National Geographic-sponsored search for clues about the fate of the famous aviator.
Mayors from over 300 US cities say they will honor the Paris Agreement on climate change despite Donald Trump's move to pull the US out of the international pact.
We use dogs as our go-to sniffers for bombs and rescue missions. But how does our sense of smell compare?
Researchers erased certain memories from slug neurons, opening up the possibility that this could one day work on humans with memories that trigger anxiety or awaken trauma.
A new study shows that people can be conditioned with images to view their partner more positively.
The Stanford Virtual Heart is takes you inside of one of the most complex organs in the human body.
A decade-long research project finds that self-centeredness may have aided ancient humans in difficult times, but might now be an out-dated evolutionary response.
The letters from Einstein to colleagues, which will be auctioned on June 20, reveal his thoughts on physics, God, and Israel.