The Brutal End of Richard III’s Reign
Two years after his body was discovered, bone scans show the monarch died a brutal, painful, undignified death.
The Octopus RaceCephalopod-inspired camouflage could let subjects change color and texture in seconds.
A Sanctuary for Sunken ShipsThunder Bay’s eerie underwater ship graveyard will be federally protected.
The Hypersonic Weapon of the Future (if It Worked)The HTV-2 is designed to reach any target on Earth within an hour.
Approachability, Youthful Attractiveness, DominanceThe basic facial expressions that determine first impressions.
Beware the Coffee PotResearchers introduced a virus to a workplace and watched it spread. (It was fast.)
Who Is Black Adam? Who Is Shazam?Explaining the latest obscure superhero to get the franchise treatment.
What Is This Strange Sea Creature?Researchers are stumped—but it could be essential to the animal family tree.
Was Stonehenge Once a Full Circle?Dry weather and a short hose may have revealed one of the prehistoric monument’s secrets.
Lock Pickers, Meet 3-D PrintersEngineers warn that an old trick could get new life with the ever-cheaper technology.
Strangleweed's Novel TacticsThe parasitic plant punctures its victims and trades deceptive genetic messages with them.
Shark Week Was Never About the SharksStaged documentaries are bad, but decades of exploiting shark fears is worse.
Monster PenguinPalaeeudyptes klekowskii might have reached 6 feet long and weighed up to 250 pounds.