Archivo: Smithsonian Magazine

The rhinovirus that most commonly causes colds likes chillier temperatures, where the host’s immune system doesn’t fare so well

The adorable cephalopods seem to rate mating higher on their list of priorities than survival

The latest categorization of solid precipitation types inspired a cool graphic

Physicists engage in a strange debate about whether time really passes

Long periods without sunshine can play a role in a surprising variety of physical and mental disorders

A photographer teamed up with scientists to figure out the fluid dynamics behind patterns left in whisky glasses

Well, it depends on your definition of «wormhole» …

The hermit thrush prefers to sing in harmonic series, a fundamental component of human music

Ultrasound technology and micro-bubbles together have pried open one of the most resistant barriers in the body