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The bulk of biological research is centered on a handful of species. Are we missing a huge chunk of interesting biology?
According to our best theories of physics, the universe is a fixed block where time only appears to pass.
Scientists are exploring a mysterious pattern, found in birds’ eyes, boxes of marbles and other surprising places, that is neither regular nor random.
Richard Feynman’s famous diagrams weren’t just a way to do calculations. They represented a deep shift in thinking about how the universe is put together.
At 28, Peter Scholze is uncovering deep connections between number theory and geometry.
Scientists have figured out how microbes can suck energy from rocks. Such lifeforms might be more widespread than anyone anticipated.
A new series of papers has settled a long-standing question related to the popular game in which players seek patterned sets of three cards.
Neanderthals and Denisovans may have endowed modern humans with genetic variants that helped them thrive in new environments.
An experiment claims to have invalidated a decades-old criticism against pilot-wave theory, an alternative formulation of quantum mechanics that eliminates the most baffling features of the subatomic universe.
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