Tech & Science
Another Problem with Being an Overweight Woman? Breast Cancer Tumors Are Likely To Be Larger Yet Harder To Detect
Yet another study in the ongoing and controversial world of mammography screening.
What is Marburg? This Virus Causes Victims to Bleed From Every Orifice and Die
Uganda is currently experiencing an outbreak of Marburg virus, a disease that is similar to Ebola and at best kills half of all victims.
Stromatolites: Earth's Most Ancient Life Forms Have Just Been Discovered Alive in Tasmania
The (likely) oldest form of life on Earth was recently found thriving in Tasmania, giving us a true glimpse of our planet 3.7 billion years ago.
Insect Sex: Watch Headless Praying Mantis Continue To Mate After Being Decapitated by Female
The female praying mantis is known to eat the male, but even if this occurs during sex it doesn't prevent a male from completing the act.
Where Does Sand Come From? Parrotfish Poop Makes White Beaches and Now Scientists Know How
The unique structure of parrotfish teeth allow them to eat coral without breaking them, and as a result their poop helps to form beautiful white sand beaches.
Is Roy Moore A Pedophile? People Attracted To Teens Are Ephebophiles But It's Just As Bad
Adults who are sexually attracted to minors between the ages of 15 and 17 are not exactly pedophiles, but their actions still have lasting consequences.
Stress in Children: Mouse Dads Pass On Anxiety to Their Offspring Through Sperm
Stress can be hereditary, but new research suggests it doesn't have to be.
30-Second Video: Scientists Re-Create Mesmerizing Weather Phenomenon for First Time
It's like lightning in a bottle—without the bottle.
Brain Science: This Why Our Heads Don't Actually Explode When We're Learning
The brain is amazing in the way it can regroup and recover, and now new research shows how the brain can continue to learn without continuing to grow.
Gluten Foods Aren't Causing Your Gut Pain, But Fructan May Be
Evidence that some individuals may confuse their fructan insensitivity for a gluten sensitivity.
What Is the Bobbit Worm? Bizarre 10-Foot-Long Sea Creature Captures Prey With Poisonous Mouth Hooks
The foreboding creature has an equally foreboding namesake.
Mystery 'Shadow Patch' in Pacific Hasn't Moved For 1,000 Years And Scientists Finally Know Why
Scientists have finally figured out why a patch of water in the Pacific Ocean has remained stagnant for the past 1,000 years.
Prehistoric, Dinosaur-Era Shark With Insane Teeth Found Swimming Off Coast of Portugal
The ancient frilled shark once lived alongside the T-Rex and has remained evolutionarily unchanged for 80 million years.
How the Brain Works When You Have Music Stuck in Your Head
Here's what's going on inside your head when you hum a song, and why this knowledge is so important for medicine.
Alcohol Health Risks: Female Drinkers Lose More Brain Cells Than Male Drinkers
The findings could pave the way for new treatments.
Video: Nine-Pound Crab Breaks Seabird’s Wings Before Eating It Alive
This giant crab was observed for the first time hunting and killing a seabird.
How Challenging Situations Make You Forget Where You Are and What You're Doing
Challenges can be fun, but they can also be very disorienting.
Man Gets Horrific Case of Elephantiasis In Leg After Mosquito Bite
An Indian man's leg swelled to weigh 55 pounds after he contracted a parasitic infection via a mosquito bite.
Women Who Are Unable to Have a Baby May Have Entire Womb Replaced in New Fertility Treatment
A womb transplant could radically change the lives of women with uterine diseases and transgender women.
Watch Teacher Explaining Birth With Balloon and Ping Pong Ball in Viral Video
Incredibly entertaining and accurate YouTube video explains childbirth using simple household objects.
Stephen Hawking Explains What Existed Before the Big Bang In New YouTube Film
Stephen Hawking suggests that time and space were separated before the Big Bang, and therefore time did not even exist.
How to Heal: Why Mass Shootings In A Small City Hurt More
Closure is never easy following extreme trauma, but according to one grief counselor, the religious ties in Sunderland Springs Texas may help the small community pull through.
Fall or Autumn? Why We Use Two Names to Describe the Season After Summer
The name confusion tells a story of two nations divided by a common language.
What Is Love? To Most Americans, It's Cuddling and Small Romantic Gestures
Love may be in the eye of the beholder, but for the most part, Americans agree on clear signs of affection.
Is Sex Addiction Curable? Kevin Spacey Seeks Rehab For a Condition That Does Not Exist
Experts have repeatedly refused to recognize sex addiction as a mental illness.