Malformed plankton fossils part of mass extinction ‘kill mechanisms’

Environmental problems caused by heavy metal have been around a long time. No, we’re...

Are you a nomophobe?

An Iowa State University study has revealed that what has often been called “smart...

New species of crayfish named after Edward Snowden

  Edward Snowden is best known as the man who blew the whistle on the...

What causes 'strange' earthquakes?

  Scientists know how tectonic plate boundaries cause earthquakes, but have been somewhat baffled by...

Normal beef twice as likely to have antibiotic-resistant bacteria as organic

The next time you’re picking up ground beef for hamburgers or meatloaf, you might want to spend a little extra and get the organic,...

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NASA to design probes for upcoming missions to Uranus, Neptune

  Scientists at NASA have been asked to brainstorm new concepts for probes that could be sent to the last...

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High levels of mercury are contaminating the Grand Canyon

  It is thought to be one of the most pristine examples of natural beauty in the US, but apparently...

YouTube Gaming

YouTube launches gaming channel; challenges Klingons for interstellar domination

YouTube Gaming, the popular Google-owned online video service’s answer to Twitch, officially launched on Wednesday, with live-streaming and archived...