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These Treatments Could Help Everything From OCD To Parkinson's

These Treatments Could Help Everything From OCD To Parkinson's

Rahel Gebreyes  06.14.2016
Treatments using targeted electricity have helped scientists find new ways to help people with neurological disorders over the...
Here's One Reason To Be Optimistic About The Field Of Cancer Research

Here's One Reason To Be Optimistic About The Field Of Cancer Research

Rahel Gebreyes  06. 8.2016
Simply comprehending that not every cancer behaves the same way has significantly changed how scientists conceptualize the disease...
Finally, Some Good News About The Future Of Bees

Finally, Some Good News About The Future Of Bees

Rahel Gebreyes  06. 3.2016
In the last decade, bee populations have been dying off at alarming rates -- declining up to 30 percent annually. The...
Is It The End Of The World As We Know It?

Is It The End Of The World As We Know It?

Rahel Gebreyes  05.12.2016
From our towering skyscrapers to our dependence on fossil fuels, it's no secret that humans are affecting our planet. But within...
So We Discovered 3 Planets That Could Sustain Life. Now What?

So We Discovered 3 Planets That Could Sustain Life. Now What?

Hilary Hanson  05. 7.2016
Scientists recently discovered three planets that they say have the right conditions to sustain life — and those planets...
What Makes Us Human?

What Makes Us Human?

Jacqueline Howard  06. 9.2015
Could the desire to add artistic value to the world be only human? It's a great debate.
Five Freaky Facts About Living On Mars

Five Freaky Facts About Living On Mars

Jacqueline Howard  05.18.2015
What would life on Mars really be like? It would be hard, that's what. And amazing. There is no air or accessible water on the red planet,...
Looking Out Into Space Is Literally Looking Back In Time, And Here's Why

Looking Out Into Space Is Literally Looking Back In Time, And Here's Why

Jacqueline Howard  05. 4.2015
Every time you open your eyes to look at something, you're literally looking back in time. Consider: light travels at a speed of 186,000...
The Untold Story Of How Dogs Became Our Best Friends

The Untold Story Of How Dogs Became Our Best Friends

Jacqueline Howard  03.23.2015
Dogs and humans have been BFFs for a very long time -- at least 10,000 years. No surprise there. But have you ever wondered just how...
WATCH: What Makes Something Money?

WATCH: What Makes Something Money?

Jacqueline Howard  03. 5.2015
Today we know money as coins, bills, and credit cards. But it wasn't always this way. Over the centuries, money took many bizarre forms--from...
WATCH: Why Eradicating A Disease Is So Hard

WATCH: Why Eradicating A Disease Is So Hard

Jacqueline Howard  01.28.2015
We've done it before. In 1980, the world wiped the devastating disease smallpox off the face of the earth -- making it the only human disease...
These 5 Prehistoric Mammals Were Pretty Monstrous

These 5 Prehistoric Mammals Were Pretty Monstrous

Jacqueline Howard  12.24.2014
There's no doubt bunnies, piglets, and even squirrels are cute and cuddly -- but it turns out that some of their prehistoric ancestors...
Earth's Interior Is Way More Complicated Than You Thought

Earth's Interior Is Way More Complicated Than You Thought

Jacqueline Howard  11.25.2014
Earth's interior is way more complicated than you probably thought -- turns out it has molten metal and hidden oceans, and parts of it...
The Simple Trick That Can Boost Your Confidence Immediately

The Simple Trick That Can Boost Your Confidence Immediately

Jacqueline Howard  10.15.2014
Smile, don't slouch, and don't cross your arms. Your parents probably taught you to use certain body language to appear friendly and polite....