Less sleep makes you more likely to get a...

  Health experts have long touted the benefits of a full night’s sleep, and a...

NASA discussing possible life-hunting mission to Enceladus

  The hunt for alien life could be centered on not one, but two gas...

Emails signed with black-sounding names less likely to receive...

  Your name could be a key factor when it comes to whether or not...

Meet Pentecopterus: The (newest) oldest known species of sea...

A previously undiscovered species of eurypterid, or sea scorpion, a more than 460 million...

Pacific Ocean trenches may be younger than previously thought

  A newly published report in the journal Nature Geoscience has found some deep trenches at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean to be much...

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Australia launches tourism giant selfie service

  Tourism Australia has announced the launch of “GIGA Selfie” events, where tourists have their pictures taken by far-away cameras,...

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How honey bees get their jobs

Royal jelly, beebread, chemical castration, and a rigid “caste” system – it’s all going down in the honey bee...

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Bad news: Raw oysters harbor and spread the norovirus

  This is some bad news for people who like to eat raw oysters: The mollusks have a knack for...