An ant colony has memories that its individual members don’t have

The whole is larger than the sum of the parts.

Are near-death experiences just hallucinations?

Seeing a ‘bright light’ was probably just your brain hallucinating.

7 popular medical myths that need to go away

Spoiler alert: sugar doesn’t cause diabetes.

What happens to the brain in zero gravity? Well, it’s not pleasant

The human brain copes poorly with microgravity — and that’s a big problem for space flight.

What is the ‘right’ age to have a child? Here’s what the science says

The science is clear: the “right” age to have a child according to your biological clock is under 35 for women and under 40 for men.

Ancient Egyptian poetry led to a discovery that may explain how the pyramids were built

Ancient quarry workers left messages carved on walls like a 4,500-year-old form of social media.

Why there may be thousands of stink bugs hiding under your sofa

There are unexpected and unappreciated guests sneaking into our homes.

Coronal Mass Ejections from the Sun Pose a Big Threat to Earth

This is some scary stuff.

My thoughts are my password, because my brain reactions are unique

Your brain is an inexhaustible source of secure passwords – but you might not have to remember anything.

Here Is Why You Should Use Disposable Containers Instead of Plastic Ones

Storing food properly is very important because our own health is at stake here.

How supercapacitors could usher in a new age for hybrid vehicles

Supercapacitors, super cars.

Apple donates 1,000 watches for study to monitor binge eating

Every 60 minutes, someone dies in the U.S. because of an eating disorder.

Canada’s Pied Piper Province — How Alberta Became Rat-less

Alberta managed something that few other areas can boast.

The Important Benefits of Good Oral Hygiene

Brushing, flossing, and mouthwash could save you a lot of trouble in the future.

Meet the trillions of viruses that make up your virome

If you think you don’t have viruses, think again.

What Will The iPhone Be Like In Another 10 Years?

Ten years is a long time, what do you think future iPhones will look like?

Why Getting Married Might Just Save Your Life

There are plenty of jokes about how marriage will end your life — but the science says that the union is actually good for health.

Health Science Has a Gender Problem: Here’s How to Fix It

Men and women are more similar than we are different — but their health needs are not nearly identical.

What the season of fall – and science – teaches us about life and death

Life goes on after death.

The ‘sleeping beauties’ of science — the importance of storytelling in publishing research

Not many scientists are careful to write well — and this could bury their research.