What is mindfulness? Can it really improve your mental state? What does the research have to say about it?
Putting a telescope in space has its limitations. It can't be too big, it's difficult to repair, and it costs a lot of money. So why do we even do it?
How do blood type, exercise habits, and even pregnancy factor into whether or not mosquitoes find someone irresistible?
Can we attribute a single extreme weather event, like a particular heat wave or wildfire or flood, to climate change?
Hair loss treatment products are a $3.6 billion industry, but do they actually work?
Believers in chemtrails say those trails are actually clouds of chemicals used by the government for nefarious purposes. But as Carl Sagan says, “extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof”...
What is a fecal transplant and who would want one? It all boils down to your gut microbiota
This year has seen record breaking temperatures across the globe. What is at risk in this increased heat?
CFCs, the harmful ozone-depleting chemicals banned back in the 1980s, are experiencing a mysterious comeback
Let’s take a look at 4 microwave myths that science has proven false
Recent research shows that oxybenzone and octinoxate are detrimental to coral growth and increase the rate of coral bleaching
Astrobiologist David Grinspoon describes some of the stories that make up his new book on NASA’s epic first mission to Pluto
If we can predict hurricanes, floods, and tornados to differing degrees of reliability, why don’t we know when the next big earthquake will come?
The terms asteroid, meteor, meteorite and even comet are often used interchangeably...but what is the difference?
Astronomers have found more than 3700 worlds outside of our solar system in the past 25 years. How do they find them?
Can we really boost our intelligence?
What opioid addiction treatments are more effective and can we vaccinate against addiction?
What is insulin and how do our bodies use it?
How do we measure time? How accurate are today’s clocks relative to the first clocks of ancient times? And what is the definition of a second?
Sand’s color is derived from its mineralogy, or the physical structure of the crystals that populate the sand.