Worms ’N Us
Meet the charming, slinky creatures that turn your innards into their home sweet home.
Alien Census: Can We Estimate How Much Life Is Out There in Space?
A recent study proposes a computer model to tabulate the extent of extraterrestrial intelligence.
60-Second Psych Podcast
Near Misses Motivate Gamblers
Great news for the house: parts of gamblers’ brains that get excited by winning light up at near wins, too.
Ask the Experts
Can a Person Be Scared to Death?
Medical science and the criminal courts agree the answer is yes—as in the case of a fugitive who induced a fatal heart attack in a 79-year-old woman.
60-Second Extinction Countdown Blog
After 1,000 Years, the Milu Returns to the Wild
Few species have come as close to extinction and survived as the Chinese milu has.