New study estimates 3.04 trillion trees in the world

How many trees are there on good ole planet Earth? According to a new...

Swan necks inspire new ways to keep drone cameras...

  The ability of whooper swans to perform complex acrobatic maneuvers while still keeping their...

World's oldest Koran fragments could predate Muhammad

  Fragments from the world's oldest known Quran, the central spiritual text of Islam, may...

The science behind Hollywood makeup artistry

Face Off is a competition/elimination series on the Syfy network, in which special effects...

Not even the stickiest of liquids can stick to this new coating

  The leaves of the lotus flower are sometimes considered to be the gold standard when it comes to the ability to repel water and dirt,...

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China employs monkeys and falcons to protect pilots

  You’d better hope we never go to war with China, because if we do, we’ll be going up against...

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Underwater Bronze Age fortified city found in Greece!

  An “archaeologist’s paradise” has been found underwater south of Athens, Greece: an ancient city dating back to around 2500...

Prothonotary Warbler Decline

Rare warbler migration discovered using geolocated birds

Meet “GeoDad”, the high-tech warbler whose tiny geolocator let scientists into the secret of exactly where Prothonotary Warblers spent...