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...

How brain surgery may have kept Napoleon from conquering...

History tells us that General Mikhail Kutuzov was able to repel Napoleon’s invasion of...

'Brown gunk' evidence of a salty sea on Europa

The pale face of Jupiter’s moon Europa is crisscrossed with brown-color fissures that look like scratches from a massive cat when seen from orbit,...

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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...

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New rogue wave theory will save ships and sailors

Rogue waves are potentially-dangerous, spontaneous surface waves that occur far out in open water, and a new study published...