Scientists have used clever methods to discover a hidden corridor (hallway) inside the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. The 30-foot (9-meter) long corridor could lead to new discoveries about the pyramid.
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Scientists have shown that humans appear to have an ability to understand the signs of apes. The result is a little surprising, since most people haven't spent much time at all with apes.
Scientists in Switzerland have used lasers to change the path of a lightning strike. The experiment suggests that in the future, lasers might be useful for protecting large buildings from lightning.
Scientists have learned more about the inner workings of the Earth by studying the way waves from earthquakes travel through the planet's center. The results suggest that the Earth's inner core may be starting to spin more slowly than the Earth.
On January 22, a massive iceberg broke off from Antarctica's Brunt Ice Shelf. Scientists say the iceberg was expected to break off and the event isn't connected to climate change. But the size of the iceberg is hard to imagine.
Fusion Progress: Scientists Gain Energy for the First Time
US scientists announced a huge step forward for fusion energy. For the first time ever, they got more energy out of the process than they put into it. Fusion power is a long way off, but the news is major progress toward a powerful, clean energy source.
For the first time ever, scientists are testing red blood cells grown in a laboratory on human volunteers. If the experiment is successful, the process could make it far easier to supply blood to people who need it - especially those with rare blood types.
Most mosquitoes are annoying, and a serious health risk. But some aren't. A few even help get rid of other mosquitoes. Now, scientists have discovered the head-popping secret that turns the larvae of some mosquitoes into deadly hunters of other mosquitoes.
Scientists Train Nerve Cells in a Dish to Play Video Game
Researchers in Australia have shown that human nerve cells in a dish can form a "brain" that can learn to play a simple video game. The research could help scientists understand the brain better. It could also lead to new kinds of computers.
A recent report by the World Wildlife Fund and the Zoological Society of London shows that, on average, wildlife numbers have dropped sharply since 1970. The main cause of the drop is human activity. The report is alarming, but there are some signs of hope.
The US government has approved a new purple tomato for growing and selling in the US. The special kind of tomato was created by making changes to its DNA. The creators say the tomatoes will last longer and could help make people healthier.