Career inspiration: 15 emerging jobs growing fastest in the US

Looking for a new job in 2018? Coding gigs are hot, but you don't have to love math or science to get in on an emerging career area. Here are ideas and some smart advice.

Add your own urine and this powder will turn into hydrogen fuel

Scientists invented a powder made from aluminum that can be turned into energy using human pee.

Paid Post: From robotics to space travel, 5 surprising ways oil fuels innovation

Advancements in science and technology unexpectedly depend on natural gas and oil products.

Scientists just set out on an old-school voyage to understand a possible eighth continent

The landmass is 94% underwater and worthy of being called a continent, some scientists say.

NASA is studying fungus to make life on other planets better for humans

Scientists already have to deal with harmful doses of radiation. They might also be subject to sickening fungus.

Why do women perpetuate the myth that menstruation makes us dumber?

A new scientific study debunks this sexist claptrap, but will women and men believe the science or the prejudice?

Wow! Signal Controversy: Not every scientist agrees on comet explanation

One scientist thinks the mysterious signal was caused by a comet. The other called that theory "rubbish."

Wow! signal: After 40 years, we may finally know what that mystery sign from space was

The puzzle captivated astronomers for decades. Now it's likely solved.

Major group for women in tech cancels Uber partnership after "serious accusations"

Uber "has not been an active partner" and is facing "serious accusations" of sexual harassment.

These 3.5 billion-year-old rocks in Australia could help NASA discover life on Mars

Australian hot springs could be storing signs of early life.

A new study says period syncing isn't real — even though most women swear it is

A new study says there's no scientific evidence to support the dearly held myth that women's periods sync.


Scientists are getting even closer to bringing back the woolly mammoth

How soon will we have woolly mammoths back?

The surprising science behind having an amazing adventure

A human behavior scientist has discovered a method that anyone can learn.

'The Flash' season 3, episode 5 recap: The new Harrison Wells reveals his monster secret

"Monster" is another small step in a greater arc.

"Tabby's star" KIC 8462852 just got even more mysterious

Just tell us already — is it aliens or not?!

3.7 billion-year-old fossils uncovered in Greenland are maybe the oldest signs of life

The findings were made possible by — yup – climate change.

That "Alien Megastructure" Star Just Got Even More Mysterious

Yes, it still might be aliens.

The New 'Ghostbusters' Is Actually About What It Means to Be a Woman on the Internet

'Ghostbusters' takes aim at ghosts and internet misogyny in equal measure.

The Paleo Diet May Be Linked to Major Nutritional Deficiencies

Maybe the caveman didn't have it all figured out.

Here Are the 4 New Elements Coming to the Periodic Table

Get to know your new elements: nihonium, moscovium, tennessine and oganesson.


On World Oceans Day, Here's the One Disturbing Stat Everyone Should Know

June 8 is World Oceans Day. This is why we need to clean them up.

Lunar Swirls: NASA May Finally Know What Caused These Weird "Tattoos" on the Moon

There are over 100 of these lunar swirls, and some span tens of miles wide.

Are Aliens Real? If They Are, Science Says They Won’t Look Like What You Expect

Little green men seem a little unimaginative.

Sarah Palin Says Bill Nye Isn't a Real Scientist. He Is.

Bill Nye is legit.

Area 51: Aliens and Government Coverup Conspiracy Theories

Area 51 is shrouded in mystery and plenty of conspiracy theories.

Study Says Manspreading Is Key to Love — Everyone Else Still Says You're an Asshole

Sprawling postures may prove attractive on Tinder, but they remain the worst on the subway.

Scientists Just Created Synthetic Life With the World's Smallest Genome

Here's what this tiny thing can do.