It's a malleable mythos that has been adapted by kings and queens as well as artists and filmmakers.
The Regency period was full of gossip and scandal, something Bridgerton gets right. However, it leaves out the period's grim record on slavery.
Once thought to occur only in birds and mammals in the Northern Hemisphere, due to the more pronounced winters, we now know torpor is widespread in small Australian mammals.
A new series has been announced by Netflix but the last time the game was adapted it wasn't exactly a success. The lack of coherent narrative within the expansive gaming world may be to blame.
New research has mapped sea-level rise around the Isles of Scilly over the last 12,000 years.
Local adaptation allows plants and animals to thrive in a diversity of places. Sometimes adaptation sharpens patterns of where organisms live, but 85% of the time, it creates a more homogeneous world.
JG Farell's novel mocks the delusions and vanity of imperial attitudes that persisted even as the empire collapsed.
Researchers are figuring out how plants respond to the presence of human cadavers. The findings could prove important for discovering the locations of murder victims or mass graves.
Good mental health is the ability to adapt to changes and stress. Whatever school looks like, parents can help keep kids' social-emotional development on track in these four areas.
Cyclone Amphan was one of the worst cyclones to hit Bangladesh in modern times. But thanks to local action, many lives were saved.
Climate change is affecting our planet's biodiversity, yet some species can find ways to adapt. Using citizen-science data, a French research team is studying how birds adjust to local heat levels.
Buildings soak up the sun's heat, but research shows that white roofs and surfaces can reduce temperatures inside, particularly during heat waves.
Our research has brought us into contact with multiple communities whose lives are increasingly precarious thanks to climate change.
Australian winemakers have lost smoke-tainted crops and political leaders apparently cannot solve the Murray Darling crisis. Perhaps climate change is getting the better of us.
In science, we look at the evidence and try to find the theory that best explains it. And that's what happened when it came to figuring out evolution.
In just five Florida Panhandle counties, sea level rise could swamp more than 500 archaeological sites that tell the story of when and how Native Americans lived along the Gulf Coast.
Big storms with lots of flooding, like hurricanes Dorian and Maria, actually restore the Caribbean's delicate balance between native and nonnative fish species, new research finds.
The fish at your favourite lake may be outsmarting you.
A shift in climate, along with other environmental disruptions and the invasion of competitors and new predators all likely played an important role in reshaping ancient elephants' brains.
Many people think climate change caused Classic Maya civilization to collapse abruptly around 900 A.D. An archaeologist says that view is too simplistic and misses the bigger point.