Archivo: The Atlantic

The single-celled menace rarely infects humans. That’s what makes it so hard to treat.

Lunar samples, untouched by Earth’s atmosphere for decades, will soon emerge from a NASA vault.

Ten years ago, a neuroscientist said that within a decade he could simulate a human brain. Spoiler: It didn’t happen.

Hearing people talk can terrify even top predators such as mountain lions, with consequences that ripple through entire ecosystems.

In one study, at least 85 percent of Neanderthal tools appeared to be made for a user whose right side was dominant.

Physicians once advised menstruating women against mental exertion, fearing it would ravage their health.

A new hypothesis suggests that their vaunted intelligence and short-lived, solitary nature are all linked to a fourth trait.

NASA will conduct a delicate rescue mission to free a probe trapped just inches below the Red Planet’s surface.

As if saber-toothed cats weren’t enough.

The night sky is already dotted with shiny satellites and other artificial lights. One day, maybe that’s all there will be.