Getting the proper amount of sleep is something many people struggle with. We've all heard that getting enough—or getting too much—shut-eye can have a negative effect on our health. But what's the sweet spot? For those moving from middle to old age, a new study is giving the answer to that important question.
While more and more people are attempting to live plastic-free lives, we all know that it can be difficult to...
Solar panels are an increasingly popular form of renewable energy.
One year after its history-making first flight, the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter is once again proving its value. During its 26th flight, Ingenuity surveyed the wreckage of the Perseverance rover's backshell and parachute. These essential pieces of the rover's landing equipment were photographed in rich detail, giving scientists a better look at how the equipment performed.
Comets are basically icy space trash left over from the formation of the planets of our Solar System.
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Humanity is a work in progress, and sequencing the human genome has been too. In 1990, the Human Genome Project began working to decode the fundamental building blocks of humanity: our DNA, collected into 23 chromosomes within what is called a genome. By 2003, the project had sequenced three billion chemical base pairs that make up human DNA. This phenomenally successful project eventually documented 92% of the genome.
Located 2.8 billion miles away from the Sun, Neptune is understandably chilly.
Humans create language through electrical impulses which course through our neurons.
Douglas Smith isn't your typical backyard gardener. This IT manager and father does a lot more than water and fertilize his vegetable garden. He's actually transformed his garden into a sort of agricultural experiment/contest where he pushes himself to see what he can grow. Now, his efforts have paid off as Guinness World Records confirmed that he'd grown the most tomatoes from a single stem/truss. How many, you ask? 1,269 cherry tomatoes to be exact.
Aging is natural, but it can inspire a level of anxiety. Will one's health decline? Will mental acuity slip?
Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy spent a month chasing the Moon in order to create a gif that shows the beauty of...