Science is a mirror that reveals sometimes hidden, often unexpected and always astounding insights into everyday things and human life. Here we explore everything you always wanted to know about holidays, food, art, music, books, games, TV, film, education, urban life and crime — as well as human history, archaeology and anthropology.
Estimates of animal populations made by local residents and field scientists are similar.
Wood from the foundation of a 2,000-year-old building in Rome traced to a mountain forest in what is now France.
The disease disappeared, but Anne Boleyn's ghost still walks the bloody tower.
We have combined the faces of more than 500 Nobel laureates to visualize the average winner of the Nobel Prizes in physiology or medicine, physics, and chemistry.
Recently uncovered archaeological evidence matches the Bible's account of Babylonian invasion 2,600 years ago.
Doing dangerous things in pursuit of new knowledge was par for the course for this Prussian polymath, born 250 years ago this month.