Seeker empowers the curious to understand the science shaping our world.

413962 followers  •  15548 follow  •    •

This artist uses gravity to paint pictures of a future where cities merge with nature

This disease got its name from mutated, misshapen red blood cells

Looks like those childhood piano lessons were worth it after all

This DIY robot can be customized to recognize your dog, battle a potato, and more

This 3D-printed bone graft melds with your existing bone, becomes new bone, and can even grow with you

When it comes to soap, reducing your ecological footprint might just be a matter of adopting the old way of doing things

Pioneering astronaut Peggy Whitson shows how playing with toys in zero-gravity is out of this world

Scientists discovered nearly 200,000 viruses hiding in our ocean 😮

Comparing Neanderthal minibrains to those of modern humans can help explain our evolution into the dominant species

Plastic water bottles rarely become bottles again—here’s what you should know about plastic recycling


This critically endangered orangutan tries to fight off a bulldozer and protect his home.

Could lobster shells be a solution to our plastic problem? 🤔

There’s a dark truth behind white Bengal tigers

Are you seasoning your food with microplastics? (You totally are)

The first time HIV was caught infecting a cell, recorded in real time

A 3D-printed skull cast helped this pup recover from severe injuries.

This Orangutan is one of the lucky ones rescued from a palm oil plantation.

This clever device cleans plastic out of the ocean one bucket at a time.

A skeleton matching Amelia Earhart has been found on the remote island of Nikumaroro.

Take a close look at a human cancer cell.