Small Black Holes Are Deadlier Than Previously Thought

There’s a black hole in a galaxy 22 million light-years away that’s incredibly bright and energetic. Astronomers naturally assumed it was a supermassive black hole. But new observations show it’s actually quite tiny — throwing many conceptions of what we thought we knew about these things completely out the window. » 11/28/13 8:00am 11/28/13 8:00am

X-ray videos of people doing ordinary and extraordinary things

Video footage of X-ray images offer a perspective on bodily movement we simply can't find in static images. Whether we're talking, eating, or performing some truly bizarre anatomical stunts, these gifs and videos show off the mechanics of the human body. » 9/15/13 7:00am 9/15/13 7:00am

New imaging technology reveals a fossilized mite on top of a…

Jurassic Park taught us that we could find insects trapped in ancient amber and analyze them — but what about the insects on top of the insects? Much like Swift's famous poem, there's a whole different layer of creatures living on top of the ones we know about, which have been too small to analyze. But now with a new… » 11/11/11 7:20am 11/11/11 7:20am