Science shows it’s a small world after all—and nature’s networks follow a similar pattern.
Three physicists untie a 150-year-old tangle of a puzzle.
A city-wide competition shaped the career of the architect behind Florence’s famous dome.
Did a lethal plague kill thousands in ancient Rome? Centuries-old DNA may hold the answer.
A chance discover during a game of rugby led Dutch POWs to an ingenious WWII jailbreak.
The Allies used silent wooden gliders to get behind enemy lines before the D-Day landings.
Marine biologist Patrick Rice is using rare earth elements to repel sharks.
In World War I, the Germans used cow guts to construct their deadly Zeppelins.
A "cosmic fingerprint" reveals the universe’s beginning and gravity's microscopic secrets.
What would life on a red dwarf planet look like?
By studying bogs, scientists can uncover thousands of years of Earth’s history.
Learn about the traits we most prize in dogs, and the bizarre jobs they were bred for.
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