'Scary Barbie' is an incredibly bright cosmic object that has been burning for two years, and it has yet to sputter out.
A new look at eight skeletons from two Pictish cemeteries reveals that the enigmatic Picts weren't from afar, as medieval historians suggested, but that they had local roots.
Researchers identified patterns of brain wiring that seem to be linked to a person's risk of having multiple psychiatric disorders.
"Amniotic fluid" eye drops aren't approved and could be harmful, the Food and Drug Administration warned.
Researchers have found that undernourished bold jumping spiders begin to lose light-sensitive photoreceptors.
From Titanoboa, a prehistoric snake as long as a Tyrannosaurus rex, to modern-day pythons and boa constrictors that can swallow humans whole, these are the biggest, heaviest and longest snakes to have ever lived on Earth.
Conspiracy theories that have taken hold range from a faked moon landing to Barack Obama's birthplace to chemtrails.
A new study suggests that people can misremember events mere seconds, or even fractions of a second after they happen.
Researchers may be a step closer to identifying dark matter after studying unusual cases of gravitational lensing caused by "dark matter halos" surrounding distant galaxies.
Physicists have placed part of a sapphire crystal into a quantum superposition, making it the heaviest object to show quantum effects, in a new take on Erwin Schrödinger's famous cat experiment.
Scientists have synthesized a previously unknown isotope of uranium, uranium-241, that may start to disappear after just 40 minutes.
For the first time, scientists using chia seed experiments have confirmed that Alan Turing's mathematical model can explain patterns seen in nature.
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