Getting 'Hangry' Is Real, Science Suggests
A new study explores the link between hunger and anger in the real world—and finds a connection
Cannibalism, Roller Coasters and Self-Colonoscopies in the News? It's Ig Nobel Season
The satirical awards celebrate some of the strangest scientific research
What Living Like Goats and Badgers Can Teach Us About Ourselves
Two Englishmen won the Ig Nobel Prize for eating grass, earthworms and worse in the name of science
Did Anthropologists Just Solve the 3-Million-Year-Old Mystery of Lucy’s Death?
Researchers think they've reconstructed the fatal plunge and last terrifying seconds of the hominin's life
Food Tasting Too Healthy? Just Add Scent
How scientists use smell to trick tastebuds—and brains
How Realistic Is the Shark Science in "The Shallows"?
We ask shark expert Chris Lowe whether the science in the upcoming shark thriller has any teeth. Beachgoers: You're welcome.
The Case for Washing Clothes in Cold Water
Laundry: You're doing it wrong