The first mass extinction was caused by animals, not...

It wasn’t a massive asteroid crashing into the Earth’s surface or the eruption of...

Researchers shoot lasers to de-spin tiny 'asteroids'

  A team of researchers from the University of California in Santa Barbara has figured...

Do dogs really feel guilty?

  Many dog-lovers have had this moment: you come home from work, walk to the...

How wasp venom could help cure cancer

  This possible new tool for cancer treatment is absolutely terrifying—wasps. Yes, we're talking about those...

The science behind Hollywood makeup artistry

Face Off is a competition/elimination series on the Syfy network, in which special effects make-up artists participate in challenges for the honor of being...

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New ancient freshwater dolphin species discovered

  Near the small coastal town of Piña, Panama, a Pan-American team of scientists recently uncovered fossil remains that led...

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New study estimates 3.04 trillion trees in the world

How many trees are there on good ole planet Earth? According to a new estimate, it’s 3.04 trillion. That’s...

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Swan necks inspire new ways to keep drone cameras steady

  The ability of whooper swans to perform complex acrobatic maneuvers while still keeping their heads completely skill has inspired...