Certain patterns, such as the fractal, are repeated over and over in nature -- with some spectacular contrasts on wildly different scales.
A New York judge hands illegal online drug site founder a life prison sentence in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture.
A prestigious scientific journal, faced with pressure from paper-sharing sites on the Internet, has made it possible for subscribers to grant others access.
The Colorado looks at home, whether in a field or outside your local big-box home improvement store.
Step aside, spider silk: the strongest material in the world can be found inside the mouths of rock-dwelling marine gastropods.
We're privileged to see behind the scenes of London's Natural History Museum to find out why it's creating digital copies of dinosaur skeletons -- and 80 million other precious items.
You are being watched. From music festivals to political conflict, check out some of the most spectacular and startling satellite images of Earth captured in 2014.
In its first case addressing free speech on social media, the high court says a Pennsylvania man's violent postings about his ex-wife and others weren't enough to convict.
The dusky antechinus is endangered -- and not only because all the males die from the stress of having too much sex every year.
Sports are often seen as the linchpin keeping people in pricey cable packages, but a recent survey found most subscribers don't need games to keep paying for TV. Plus, many sports fans would pony up for streaming.