Fathers becoming more aware of the work and costs of child care could have reduced their desire to have more children, researchers suggest.
Humans have always been able to count, but as we evolved we quickly moved to measuring lengths, weights and time.
Researchers have worked out how the plant is able to absorb high quantities of the substance without dying.
“The Casebooks Project has opened a wormhole into the grubby and enigmatic world of seventeenth-century medicine, magic and the occult," said researcher Lauren Kassell, who has spent the last 10 years digitizing the notes.
Designed for users who are deaf or hard of hearing, the update transcribes "sound events" in real time.
The rocky world is located around 4 billion miles from Earth.
A rare seasonal “blue moon” will take place on May 18. The next one won’t be until August 2021.
Megalithic jars were found in 15 sites the Southeast Asian nation of Laos.
Scientists believe there are more pieces of plastic in the ocean than stars in the Milky Way.
There are several ways we could alter Earth's orbit so it is in a spot further away from the Sun.
This subterranean "wood wide web" underpins much of life on Earth and could play a crucial role in limiting climate change.
The dormant volcano appears to have formed by mantle rising from the transition zone—the first time this has been documented.
AI devices, heads-up displays, smart license plates and more are make drivers safer.
Less than half of crowdfunded projects meet their goals, but these speakers, sleep trackers, puzzles and more killed it on Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
Newsweek presents the winners and some of the recognized images in categories such as Wrecks, Behavior and Underwater Portraits.
The White House survey logs complaints about censorship and bias on social media as it harvests respondents’ personal information.
The aim of the ambitious Starlink project is to provide global internet coverage with low lag times by launching around 12,000 satellites into low-Earth orbit.
Harvard’s Ana Bonaca says there is evidence of a “dark substructure” in the Milky Way’s halo.
Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz doubled down on his calls for a U.S. Space Force to take on extraterrestrial pirates and existential threats.
Using tools to dig for food underground was once thought to be a behavior unique to humans.
Previous estimates based on DNA analysis suggest the two species diverged between 300,000 and 500,000 years ago.
The Space Weather Prediction Center says the “moderate” storm will arrive on May 16.
Most glaciers around the world are retreating at unprecedented rates, but some are doing the exact opposite.
Analysis of hand and footprints in Italian cave system shows how the group moved around the vast system.
The popular trading card game is played by millions of people around the world.