The ancient Egyptians had a definite thing for cats. In addition to the domestic felines that dominated many households, big cats like leopards got their fair share of reverence, too—or so a new digital reconstruction suggests.
Scientists have spotted cellular structures—and a substance that behaves like DNA—in cartilage more than 70 million years old.
Scientists have identified a sub-atomic particle that could have formed the “dark matter” in the Universe during the Big Bang.
Patients needing cannabis-based medicines should no longer face long delays in accessing their prescriptions. Changes to importing restrictions mean UK companies can now order and hold more stocks from abroad.
Tracing the origins of horse domestication in the prehistoric era has proven to be an exceedingly difficult task. Horses – and the people who care for them – tend to live in remote, dry or cold grassland regions, moving often and leaving only ephemeral marks in the archaeological record.
What did Earth look like 3.2 billion years ago? New evidence suggests the planet was covered by a vast ocean and had no continents at all.
Researchers have discovered a huge snowman-shaped star with an atmospheric composition never seen before.
The resolution makes investigating and arresting people 21 and older for using, possessing or cultivating among the lowest priority for law enforcement. But on the federal level, hallucinogens are still Schedule 1 drugs. Using them could land you with a felony and a fine of up to $100,000 or more.
The psychedelic revolution has arrived – yet psychologists still have major gaps in knowledge about going on a shrooms trip in the name of mental health.
A young planet located 150 light-years away has given UNSW Sydney astrophysicists a rare chance to study a planetary system in the making.
This is a good week to check out progress of the planet Mars as it continues toward an unusually close approach to the Earth in early fall.
A museum sample of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian crop plant yields genomic information that helps researchers track the plant’s domestication and migration.
A compound in weed could help fight off superbugs — and scientists aren’t blowing smoke. The cannabinoid compound has been found to defeat the methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, known as MRSA, according to a study by researchers at McMaster University in Canada.
The debate has raged in the world of paleo-climate research for years: When did the land bridge that once connected Asia and North America flood?
In the dense Amazonian rainforests that sprawl across the Brazilian-Venezuelan border, one of South America’s largest indigenous tribes fears for their future.