(CNN) — The most common question that curator Edward Bleiberg fields from visitors to the Brooklyn Museum's Egyptian art galleries is a straightforward but salient one: Why are the statues' noses broken?
A scientist faced down the ultimate cold case: How did two groups of fish separately evolve genes for making antifreeze? It has taken her two decades, but Chi-Hing Christina Cheng has finally solved her
The first day of spring is finally here for about 90% of us. Here's how equinoxes drive the changing seasons.
The year's spring equinox, also called the March or vernal equinox, falls on Tuesday at precisely 5:58 p.m. ET, according to NASA. This astronomical event signals the arrival of spring, winter's end, the
Science & Innovation “I couldn’t even sleep at night,” the lead paleontologist says of her reaction to the discovery. 4 Minute Read About 115 million years ago in what's now northwest China, a female was
A 3,000-year-old stone tablet from Babylonia is being flown home after experts in the U.K. verified its provenance and determined that it was likely looted during the Iraq War, Agence France-Presse reports.
It's not every day that Bill Gates asks you for help. Well, a couple days ago, he did just that. In a tweet, Gates invited all of us to take on 10 big global challenges that the world needs our help to
It may be millions of years since our human ancestors evolved in Africa, but we still like our homes to feel distinctly sub-Saharan, a new study has found. Researchers in the US collected information the
Most poisonous mushrooms won’t kill you—they’ll simply cause a severe headache or vomiting. Death-cap mushrooms are not like the others. As little as half an Amanita phalloides contains enough toxin to
Dinosaurs and alligators may both be reptiles, but the similarities were thought to be few and far between. Dinosaurs are commonly thought to have been warm-blooded, while alligators are cold-blooded,