When it comes to tracing your roots through your genes, biological siblings may have less in common than many people expect. Last fall, siblings Kat and Eddy Abraham decided the best birthday gift for
Before neuroscientist Leanna Standish drank the hallucinogenic brew ayahuasca for the first time, she was a steadfast scientific materialist. She was trained to believe—and she did—that everything could
Scientists fired lasers at antimatter in an experiment that probes the deepest human question: why are we here?
Antimatter—the fictional power source in countless sci-fi stories—isn’t just a great source of energy; understanding it could tell us why we exist at all. That’s why a recent Nature paper outlining the
NASA has released an extraordinary video that shows how the concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the earth’s atmosphere changes over a year’s time. The video is gorgeous, but it’s a lot more than candy