The ongoing El Niño, one of the strongest on record, got a heat boost from a 2014 event that failed due to unfavorable winds.
Experiments yield conflicting results about whether vulnerable nerve cells have too much or too little iron.
The world’s largest temple, Cambodia’s Angkor Wat, was revealed by laser and radar studies to be part of a sprawling medieval metropolis.
Hints of a potential new particle at the LHC have scientists excited, and theoretical physicists are beginning to converge on explanations.
Language isn’t just confined to one region of the brain: The meaning of words spark activity all over the cerebral cortex.
For the first time, scientists report the fossilized remains of two tiny Jacobson’s Beetles, preserved in amber for at least 37 million years.
Unexpected alignment of galactic gas geysers might offer new insight into how galaxies and black holes arise from the cosmic web.