Stonehenge was surrounded by a complex of smaller henges and pit-like monuments that appear to have astronomical significance, according to new 3D-scanned maps of the area around the ancient stone circle.
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Scientists turned a mouse's bad memories into happy ones with a pulse of light, and cured other mice of peanut allergies by dosing them with Clostridium bacteria.
More and more parents are refusing vitamin K shots for newborns due to anti-vaccination fears, placing babies at risk for severe brain and intestinal bleeding.
Seven days; lots of science in the news. Here's our roundup of this week's most notable and quotable items.
Dogs show signs of jealousy when their owners ignore them and pay attention to stuffed animals instead.
Newly discovered water mite Litarachna lopezae, which dwells in a coral reef off the coast of Puerto Rico, was named in honor of pop star Jennifer Lopez.
Scientists captured the first microscopic images of photosynthesis in action, showing a clump of proteins called photosystem II splitting water molecules into electrons, protons, and oxygen.
A 50,000-year-old sample of Neanderthal poop showed that the paleo diet of these early humanoids included vegetables along with meat.
While previous observations of bear fellatio were chalked up to the animals living in stressful conditions, this was the first example of bears in proper conditions just wanting to have fun.
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