If you see a student dozing in the library or a co-worker catching 40 winks in her cubicle, don't roll your eyes. New research from UC Berkeley shows that an hour's nap can dramatically boost and restore your brainpower. Indeed, the findings suggest ...
Chinese mind-body movement therapy based on Tai Chi and Qigong could offer health benefits for people with chronic conditions.
Our universe may be one of many, according to numerous physics theories.
Behold the superb lyrebird, whose calls are surely the most impressive in the animal kingdom. It has the uncanny ability to perfectly mimic the sounds of the Australian forests it calls home, from camera shutters to other bird species to ...
How were the Vikings such remarkable mariners? Scientists have found their answer buried deep in a 16th century shipwreck.
Step aside, Bobby Fischer.
The purpose of the pyramid, which predates the Great Pyramid of Giza, is a mystery. It may have been used as a symbolic monuments dedicated to the royal cult that affirmed the power of the king in the southern provinces.
Due to quantum physics, Hawking says, black holes might not trap everything that enters them like we thought they did.
Low-grav experiments may point the way toward more effective treatments on Earth
When HIV jumped from chimpanzees to humans sometime in the early 1900's, it crossed a gulf spanning several million years of evolution. But tobacco ringspot virus, ...
Study suggests supplements such as vitamin E promote tumour growth.
Earlier this month, websites reported a strange object on Google Moon - but some photographical sleuthing reveals their real explanation.
How could you dispose of your cooking oil when you're done cooking? The easiest thing to do might be to pour it down your drain -- but if you save it up and send it to a processing plant, it can gain useful new life as biodiesel, a biodegradable ener...
Scientists have long used mathematics to describe the physical properties of the universe. But what if the universe itself is math? That's what cosmologist Max Tegmark believes.
Are we giving away more to technology than we're getting in return?