A Swedish Stonehenge? Stone Age Tomb May Predate English Site
A 5,500-year-old tomb possibly belonging to a Stone Age chieftain has been unearthed at a megalithic monument in the...0
Creativity Closely Entwined With Mental Illness
Creativity is often part of a mental illness, with writers particularly susceptible, according to a study of more than...
U.S. Scientists Win Chemistry Nobel
Two U.S. scientists shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for learning how cells respond to the world around them,...
3D Scan Tracks Unborn Chimp’s Brain for the First Time
Chimps may be similar to us in many ways but they can’t compete when it comes to brain size....
Photography and Science: An Essential Unity
The MIT Museum has opened the new Kurtz Gallery for Photography with an inaugural exhibition featuring over seventy images...
World’s Oldest Weapons Discovered
Archaeologists have discovered eight extremely well-preserved spears that are an astonishing 300,000 years old, making them the oldest known...
9,500-Year-Old “Cultic” Figurines Found in Israel
Archaeologists have uncovered two 9,500-year-old cultic figurines in excavations just outside of Jerusalem, the Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) reported....
Creativity Crucial to Engineering Innovation
For a researcher who builds robots, Maurizio Porfiri credits his success to an unexpected source — literature. Paul Auster’s...
Stone Age Figurines Found Near Jerusalem
Two Stone Age statuettes, one depicting a ram and the other a wild bovine, have emerged from the highway...
Ape ‘Genius’ Smarter Than the Average Chimp
Certain apes appear to be much smarter than others, with at least one chimpanzee now called “exceptional” when compared...