Here are the stories behind the most amazing images in the world of science this week. A recap of the coolest photos featured on Live Science.
A new experiment on ultra-rare astatine could open the door to cancer treatments and new research into super-heavy atoms.
Will there be a COVID-19-related wave of memory deficits, cognitive decline and dementia cases in the future?
If 95% of people in the U.S. started wearing masks every time they left their homes, the total number of projected deaths would drop 49%.
The death strike of a Cretaceous "hell ant" from 99 million years ago is preserved in amber, revealing how these demonic-looking ants hunted.
These strange, long-necked Triassic beasts were able to coexist because they chowed down on different prey.
The microbes had been dormant below the ocean floor for eons, buried since the time of the dinosaurs. Then a team of scientists in Japan woke the little organisms up.
A federal program for investigating UFOs was purportedly discontinued in 2012, but the Pentagon's search for UFOs never stopped. Its findings may soon be released to the public.
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Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison battled it out in the "War of Currents," but each inventor left a significant scientific legacy.