The real reason why we put sugar in coffee

Whether you are a spooner or a lumper, if you like sweet coffee and...

Hackers can crack self-firing rifles, change targets

As if the mere existence of computer-augmented, self-aiming rifles wasn’t worrisome enough, a pair...

Brightest aurora ever discovered in outer space

If you think the aurora on Earth is amazing, check this out: astronomers have...

Olympic athletes will most likely swim, boat in poop...

It’s like the movie trope where characters pass a lake and someone whispers, “Don’t...

You could soon wear a sweater made from slaughterhouse waste

Swiss researchers have developed of a novel technique capable of turning slaughterhouse waste material into yarn, accord to a report in the journal Biomacromolecules. Developed...

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Beneath the surface: Exploring the composition of Philae's comet, Part 1

When Philae, the lander accompanying the ESA’s Rosetta probe, successfully touched down on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and became the first...

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What racehorses can teach us about broken bones

Broken bones can be deadly for racehorses and also for people. Approximately 20 percent of women will break a...

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Earth’s magnetic field older than previously believed

New research published in Thursday’s edition of the journal Science indicates that the Earth’s magnetic shield is far older...