An ancient Mayan village buried in volcanic ash for centuries has revealed unusually well-preserved houses, crops, and gardens.
Recently, researchers at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) finally announced the new particle discovered last summer is indeed a Higgs boson, a particle [...]
U.S. researchers have captured individual protons and antiprotons to measure their magnetic charge with unprecedented accuracy.
It may seem somewhat intuitive, but learning through observation is one of the most potent ways humans learn a new skill.
On Friday, March 15 in Washington DC, National Geographic and TEDx hosted a day-long conference on species-revival science and ethics.
If ideas are currency in a knowledge-driven industry such as scientific research, why is intellectual property (IP) so often taken without consent?
For those who enjoy a cup of coffee or green tea, there’s good news: drinking them regularly may help reduce the risk of stroke.
In the movie Alien, the title character is an extraterrestrial creature that can survive brutal heat and resist the effects of toxins.
Ancient camels up to 29% larger than their modern-day cousins may have roamed the High Arctic of Canada around 3.5 million years ago, according to a new study of a fossil [...]
A century after Western explorers first crossed the dangerous landscapes of the Arctic and Antarctic, researchers have deployed a self-guided robot that uses [...]