About 70 percent of our planet’s surface is covered with water, and it plays an important role in our daily lives. But how did water get on Earth in the first place?
The Cordyceps fungus is said to have the power to fix a host of health problems, from muscle fatigue to diabetes. But are the claims too good to be true?
A zombie takeover is science fiction, right? Well, it turns out some zombies already exist in nature and “life” after brain death might not be so far-fetched
How does drinking coffee help your body and your brain?
How do wind turbines convert wind into electricity? And can living near one really affect your health? Everyday Einstein explains
Everyday Einstein looks at two new studies that blame volcanoes and asteroids
Why can’t astronomers decide on whether or not Pluto is a planet? Everyday Einstein explains the controversy about our faraway neighbor
Everyday Einstein explores the human immunodeficiency virus
What is insulin and how do our bodies use it?
Everyday Einstein explores the far reaches of our universe (and beyond)
We now have unprecedented amounts of information on our own genetics, thanks to at-home DNA testing kits. But what does all of this information do to us?
We have centuries of lore and rumor on how to get the process of labor started naturally. But do any of them actually work?
Everyday Einstein explains what contaminates our water, how it gets there, and what we can do to test it
Do you have to wait for more than 50 percent of the group to agree with a minority opinion before it can take over? It turns out, you need far less than that
Many people believe in ghosts, but could there be scientific explanations for some of our paranormal experiences?
How does the laser technology that earned the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics come into our everyday lives?
Are we really at our smartest in our 20s? At what age do we strike the right balance between cognitive ability and expertise?
From bionic eyes to gene editing, how can we use science to bring back sight?
Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered pulsars (a specific type of neutron star) and got zero credit for it until recently. Here's her story
What is mindfulness? Can it really improve your mental state? What does the research have to say about it?