Experts' advice: Don't practice or play more hours than child's age.
In brand new observations made by Hubble of the famous Ring Nebula, astronomers have discovered its true shape. Continue reading →
Being an atheist is fine, as long as you do good, Pope Francis said. The gesture was not unprecedented. Continue reading →
NASA on Thursday posted a “For Lease” sign on one of its space shuttle launch pads, as it continues to downsize and revamp the Kennedy Space Center following the program’s retirement. Continue reading →
We're staying up longer and waking earlier, in part because of technology. Continue reading →
Daredevil cyclist streaks down lonely stretch of highway doing 163 MPH. Check out the breakneck video of his stunt after the jump. Continue reading →
Brad Pitt says he can't put a name with a face. Is 'face blindness' a real condition?
Plant materials could one day replace chicken eggs.
The life of legendary cosmologist Stephen Hawking is detailed in comic book form.
Future space observatories could detect biological tracers in exoplanetary atmospheres, but we won't be able to definitively find life until we physically visit those alien worlds. Continue reading →
A ticket purchased on a Saturday instead of a Tuesday could net you a 5 percent savings. Continue reading →
The venerable Mars rover Opportunity, the older and smaller cousin of Curiosity, has discovered another water-weathered rock hinting that the Red Planet could have supported life in its ancient past.
The world’s largest LEGO model ever debuts in New York City: A Star Wars X-Wing. Continue reading →
Mexico's 'Smoking Mountain,' Popocatepetl Volcano, is living up to its Aztec name.
Women in their 40s and 50s are nearly as likely to use their phones for ending a relationship as are women half their age.
Seventy-five percent of the world's tornadoes occur in the United States, yet few people who live in 'Tornado Alley' have proper storm shelters.
Audience members on these unique stationary bikes generated enough power to run movie projectors. Continue reading →
Looking to boost your sex drive? Increase your endurance? Boost your performance? None of these products can do any of that.
An 80-year-old Japanese man reached the summit of Mount Everest on Thursday, becoming the oldest person to scale the world's highest mountain.
Introducing 25 awesome, new shows covering science, inspiration and curiosity on TestTube, a digital network from Discovery. Watch more at TestTube.com.
The Magazine Mountain shagreen snail won the race to become the first inveterate in United States history to escape the Endangered Species List. Continue reading →
A very cold spring has left some lakes slow to thaw. But that doesn't mean global warming as vanished, sadly. Continue reading →
The first topographic map of the surface of Titan gives a fascinating new insight into Saturn's giant moon. Continue reading →
Homes with dogs have more bacteria than those without -- but that's not necessarily bad news. Continue reading →
NASA’s plan to capture an asteroid and re-position it around the moon for an astronaut visit sounds cool, but it’s a side-show on the road to Mars.
Close-up imagery of Mars rover Curiosity's aluminum wheels reveal obvious wear and tear -- is such damage expected so early into the mission? Continue reading →
Regrowing teeth would solve so many problems! Many animals are able to, so why not humans? Anthony takes a look at how scientists are trying to change this.
Storm Penetrating Air Vehicles would infiltrate thunderstorms, including the supercells that generate tornadoes, to collect vital meteorological data for better forecasting. Continue reading →
The mother of all cosmic collisions has been spotted between two galaxies containing a total of 400 billion stars, igniting the birth of 2,000 new stars per year! Continue reading →
Neanderthal mothers weaned their children earlier than their human counterparts. Continue reading →