We do it every night, but science still isn't sure exactly why we sleep.
According to a new content analysis of popular kids shows, youngsters in the US are constantly exposed to cruel scenarios played out on parents' TV screens.
Scientists have successfully employed a prosthesis to recoup lost brain power in lab monkeys. Could humans be next?
Watch our nearest planetary neighbor 'transit' across the sun on Tuesday. You're going to want to some good eye protection.
When it comes to carbon emissions, not all felled trees are created equal.
Recent research on human decision-making in high-pressure situations has yielded some surprising results.
If recent research is correct, the blackness between stars harbors more excitement than you could possibly comprehend.
A discovery by students at Yale University might one day mean we can throw plastic into the compost pile.
Small, targeted electric shocks to the brain have been shown to sharpen cognitive faculties. Would you plug yourself in?
New calculations suggest the rending of neutron star crusts may afford astrophysicists a glimpse at the insides of these bizarre celestial bodies.