Smart News | Smithsonian feed for Smart NewsenFri, 22 May 2015 18:37:28 +0000Watch a Baby Bee Go From Wriggly Larvae to Adult in Just Over a Minute larvae to adult thanks to the magic of timelapse photographyFri, 22 May 2015 18:37:28 +0000 This Beer Was Brewed to Save Sea Stars new ale sends some proceeds to research on sea star wasting syndromeFri, 22 May 2015 18:16:21 +0000Most Mountains Don't Come With Pointy Peaks mountains actually get wider as you go upFri, 22 May 2015 18:15:37 +0000Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Once Helped Clear an Innocent Man of Murder his birthday, revist the mystery author's most famous caseFri, 22 May 2015 16:30:00 +0000Cyber-archeology May be the Way to Remember Artifacts Destroyed by Militants saving 3D models is the only way to offset some lost cultural artifacts Fri, 22 May 2015 16:30:00 +0000Found: A Galaxy That Shines With the Light of Over 300 Trillion Suns very hungry black hole at the center of WISE J224607.57-052635.0 emits an incredible amount of lightFri, 22 May 2015 15:32:33 +0000There Will Be an Extra Week of Summer This Year summer ensures 106 days of fun in the sunFri, 22 May 2015 14:50:48 +0000Did Mars Steal its Moons From the Asteroid Belt? still aren’t sure where the odd little moons came from, but they have ideasFri, 22 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000A Beginner's Guide to the Santa Barbara Oil Spill efforts are underway at Refugio State Beach after more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil spilledFri, 22 May 2015 13:59:35 +0000How Jumping Spiders See in Color agile arachnids see in three color channels, and they can actually see more colors than humans can Fri, 22 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000Humans May Have Domesticated Dogs Tens of Thousands of Years Earlier Than Thought analysis from an ancient wolf show just how complicated dog evolution wasFri, 22 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000Atheists Remind People of Death research shows that atheists trigger death-related thoughtsFri, 22 May 2015 12:30:00 +0000After Two Years On the Job, Women’s Confidence Plummets research shows dropping levels of ambition and confidence for mid-career womenFri, 22 May 2015 12:30:00 +0000Research Confirms Fears that Deepwater Horizon Spill Contributed to Dolphin Deaths bottlenose dolphins stranded in the Gulf of Mexico had lesions linked to petroleum exposureFri, 22 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000Vikings Didn't Just Raid, They Traded Too artifacts found at Medieval market sites suggest the famed raiders tried the merchant thing firstFri, 22 May 2015 07:00:00 +0000There's a Spacecraft Cemetery in the Pacific middle of the Pacfic Ocean is one of the two places spacecrafts are laid to rest Thu, 21 May 2015 16:30:00 +0000How Chemistry Gives New York City Bagels an Edge it really all in the water? Thu, 21 May 2015 16:00:05 +0000There’s a Hospital for Statues in Argentina the going gets tough for Buenos Aires statues, they head to a statue-only hospital for a bit of TLCThu, 21 May 2015 15:54:27 +0000Texans Die of Tuberculosis and Other Insights From the CDC’s Distinctive Death Map Centers of Disease Control and Prevention compiled a list of the most common unusual deaths in every stateThu, 21 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000When People Want an Upgrade They Tend to Break and Lose Their Old Gadgets call it the "Must-Have Effect"Thu, 21 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000This New Tower Gives Scientists a Bird's Eye View of the Amazon pairs with a similar tower in Siberia to observe changes in the Earth's atmosphereThu, 21 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000Jerusalem is Running Out of Room for the Dead new project looks to save space by building modern catacombsWed, 20 May 2015 16:30:00 +000021,000 Gallons of Oil Just Spilled Near Santa Barbara underwater pipeline was the culprit for a crude oil spill in the PacificWed, 20 May 2015 15:42:30 +0000Is This a Portrait of Shakespeare? One Historian Says Yes, Many Say No experts doubt whether the engraving found in a 400-year old book is actually the Bard himselfWed, 20 May 2015 15:29:33 +0000Meet Your New Favorite Dinosaur: The Velociraptor's Cousin keen sense of smell gave this dino an edgeTue, 19 May 2015 18:30:00 +0000A Malaysian Farm is Playing Classical Music to its Chickens chickens roam in a barn filled with tunes from MozartTue, 19 May 2015 17:42:09 +0000Engineered Yeast Could Open up a DIY Painkiller Market modified microbes could also make cheaper and better opiatesTue, 19 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000A Mysterious Space Plane Will Launch This Week much of the X-37B's mission is top secret, details are emerging about experiments that will go into orbit with the unmanned craftTue, 19 May 2015 14:25:31 +0000Will Your Doctor One Day Pay You? research shows that incentive-based health programs really do workTue, 19 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000These Scientists Want to Unleash an Army of Caterpillars to Destroy Cocaine Crops scientists say the insect could replace cocaine-killing herbicides.Tue, 19 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000No, It's Not Really Raining Spiders in Australia arachnids are simply catching a ride on the wind Tue, 19 May 2015 12:42:17 +0000Postal Workers Are Bitten By Dogs Nearly 6,000 Times Per Year Angeles, Houston lead the list of cities with the most dog attacks Mon, 18 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000Asteroid Impacts Once Made the Earth's Oceans Boil for A Whole Year had it rough back thenMon, 18 May 2015 18:42:12 +0000How Angry AI Will Train Telemarketers to Handle Angry Real People robot apocalypse will come with the howling fury of an angry customer service call.Mon, 18 May 2015 18:00:00 +0000Satellite Data Underestimated how Fast Sea Levels Were Rising oceans are rising faster than scientists thought.Mon, 18 May 2015 17:30:00 +0000This 1,500-Year-Old Skeleton May Belong to the Man That Brought Leprosy to Britain techniques show that the young man was in his 20s and likely ScandinavianMon, 18 May 2015 15:59:25 +0000Researchers are Trying to Harness the Power of Music for Unconscious Patients the depths of the unconscious brain has thus far uncovered more mysteries than answersMon, 18 May 2015 15:51:33 +0000Mysterious Shipwreck Reveals how the Spanish Built Their Boats for Captain Morgan’s fleet turns up treasure trove of Spanish cargoMon, 18 May 2015 05:00:00 +0000Twitter is Helping Scientists Spot More Northern Lights new study shows the power of social media to pinpoint where and when auroras occurSun, 17 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000How Feral Donkeys Saved a Lost Hiker’s Life in Death Valley not everyone loves shaggy wild donkeysSun, 17 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000Science on a Shoestring: How Cuba’s Researchers Survived the Embargo normalized U.S.-Cuban relations make science easier in the once-isolated country? Sat, 16 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000Scientists Flew a Jet Plane Into a Thunderstorm to Study Antimatter got a little too close and saw something unexpectedSat, 16 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000How the Animal got its Head brain fossils show how early animals evolved heads.Fri, 15 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000Here's How Video Game Designers Give Voices to Imaginary Creatures they need are digital vocal cords, voice box and mouthFri, 15 May 2015 12:30:00 +0000Europe Once Had Bison, and now They're Making a Comeback like their American cousins, the bison needed help after their numbers were decimated by habitat loss and huntingFri, 15 May 2015 11:33:53 +0000A Recall Has Led to a Black Market for Blue Bell Ice Cream cream fans are rushing to cash in on a cult favoriteThu, 14 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000Scientists Are Stopping Malaria With Viagra can help boost the spleen’s ability to filter out infected blood cellsThu, 14 May 2015 15:18:11 +0000Malaysia Airlines Search Team Finds Sunken Ship Instead no sign of the missing Flight 370.Thu, 14 May 2015 14:01:21 +0000Stop Calling it Bird Flu: World Health Organization Calls for More Care in Naming Diseases naming guidelines issued to avoid stigmatizing communities.Thu, 14 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000Alaska is Growing a Plant the Soviet Military Used in Secret Experiments root, or Rhodiola rosea, is also popular in Siberian folk medicineThu, 14 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000How Do You Figure out Where the Very Center of the United States Is? different places have laid claim to the title since 1901.Thu, 14 May 2015 11:00:00 +0000A Third of Animal Mummies Contain no Animals at All discover ancient Egyptians peddled fake animal mummies.Wed, 13 May 2015 17:45:38 +0000Scientists Investigate a Medieval Mass Grave Under a French Supermarket work uncovered hundreds of individuals, perhaps all killed by disease at the same timeWed, 13 May 2015 17:40:24 +0000Happy Birthday to Inge Lehmann, the Woman Who Discovered Earth's Inner Core geologist used earthquakes to unravel the mystory of the Earth’s coreWed, 13 May 2015 16:39:06 +0000In the Future, We Might Take Sunscreen in Pill Form discovery in some fish suggests that sunblocking chemicals could be ingested rather than slathered onWed, 13 May 2015 15:30:00 +0000This Company is Turning Holocaust Survivor Interviews into Holograms are using new technology to keep Holocaust testimonies aliveWed, 13 May 2015 14:30:00 +0000In Three Years the Freedom Tower Will no Longer be America's Tallest Building York's Nordstrom Tower will be 1,795 feet tallWed, 13 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000Revealing the Deep Secrets of Deepwater Waves hope their study of 1,600-foot underwater waves can help improve climate modelingWed, 13 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000How Snow Keeps the World’s Most Powerful Space Telescope Squeaky Clean snowflakes are being tested for use with Hubble’s successorWed, 13 May 2015 12:30:00 +0000Computers Are Learning About Art Faster than Art Historians algorithm took just a few months to draw connections between artists that scholars have been working on for yearsWed, 13 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000Picasso Painting Breaks Auction Record by $37 Million"Women of Algiers (Version O)" fetched nearly $180 millionWed, 13 May 2015 11:00:00 +0000Researchers Create Chicken Embryos With Dinosaur-Like Faces seeking to understand how birds got their beaks turned back the evolutionary clock just a tadWed, 13 May 2015 06:30:00 +0000Another Big Earthquake Has Hit Nepal major quake hits as the country still struggles to recover from the last one.Tue, 12 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000New York State Forms Emergency Task Force to Protect Manicurists authorities spurred into action by New York Times expose uncovering health risks and wage theft in New York City’s nail salonsTue, 12 May 2015 12:58:35 +0000Watch the Sun Set on Mars takes its first color pictures of a Martian sunsetTue, 12 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000The White House is Mostly a Reconstruction of the Original mansion may have been built over 200 years ago, but its skeleton was redone in the early 1950sTue, 12 May 2015 11:00:00 +0000Archivists Are Uncovering Lost Mark Twain Stories archives reveal Samuel Clemens, struggling journalistMon, 11 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000This Spider Feeds Her Babies by Vomiting up Her Own Guts says love like feeding your intestines to your childrenMon, 11 May 2015 14:30:00 +0000Most American Babies are Born in the Morning interventions may determine time of birth, says new study.Mon, 11 May 2015 13:59:08 +0000Turning the American Chestnut into a GMO Might be the Only Way to Save it wheat genes could help the tree fight off blightSun, 10 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000X-Rays Reveal Why Old Chocolate Turns White fat turns out to be the culpritSat, 09 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000Starbucks Moves its Bottled Water Operations Out of California’s Drought water in California might not be a great idea, but many companies still do itSat, 09 May 2015 13:54:34 +0000‘Captain Kidd’s Treasure’ Has Finally Been Discovered hope their discovery of a 121-pound bar of silver is just the beginningFri, 08 May 2015 17:30:00 +0000The Last Wooly Mammoths Died Isolated and Alone sequencing shows severe inbreeding contributed to the mammoths’ extinction.Fri, 08 May 2015 17:00:00 +0000How to Crash a Drone, Safely’s time to teach drones how to safely land in an emergency.Fri, 08 May 2015 16:30:00 +0000Dogs are Still the Best Way to Find a Corpse’s best friend is better than any machine when it comes to finding dead bodies.Fri, 08 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000Germans and Americans Agree That They're Allies, Disagree On Why new survey shows differing opinions on foreign policy and the importance of historical eventsFri, 08 May 2015 15:30:00 +0000Seventy Years Ago Today, Queen Elizabeth Secretly Partied with Commoners she became Elizabeth II, the then-princess slipped into London's streets incognito to celebrate Europe's victory over GermanyFri, 08 May 2015 14:36:39 +0000Here’s How to Fight Wearing 15th Century Armor Experts demonstrate some moves in a video while wearing full suits of plate armorFri, 08 May 2015 14:25:16 +0000John Quincy Adams Once Approved an Expedition to the Center of the Earth believed a man who said the Earth was hollowThu, 07 May 2015 18:34:35 +0000A Streak in the Sky: Photographer Captures an Incredible Time-lapse Image of the Moon Voutilainen's photo took nearly 40 minutes to shootThu, 07 May 2015 18:00:00 +0000Here's How to Make Harper Lee’s Crackling Cornbread recipe is offered with a side serving of dry witThu, 07 May 2015 17:30:00 +0000Ancient Pit Home Unearthed in a Salt Lake City Suburb points and other artifacts found in the 1,500-year-old homeThu, 07 May 2015 16:30:00 +0000Was the Loch Ness Monster Inspired by Earthquakes? one of many monsters that might have geological origins.Thu, 07 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000The First GMO Is 8,000 Years Old find that bacteria modified DNA in sweet potatoes millennia agoThu, 07 May 2015 15:30:00 +0000Probiotics Exist Thanks to a Man Who Drank Cholera man’s obsession with the immune system led to today’s probiotic fadThu, 07 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000Reading Harry Potter Might Make You a Better Person readers who identify with the Boy Who Lived may grow up to be more tolerant.Thu, 07 May 2015 14:26:01 +0000Labyrinths in Prisons and Hospitals Might Actually Help People Relax are experiencing a revivalThu, 07 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000SpaceX’s Capsule Has an Emergency Eject System spaceflight company hits another milestone in tests of its Dragon 2 and Falcon 9 systems Thu, 07 May 2015 11:00:00 +0000Here's How NASA is Keeping The Satellites Around Mars From Running Into Each Other is beefing up traffic monitoring as more satellites enter orbit around the red planet.Wed, 06 May 2015 17:30:00 +0000Why People Call Apartments 'Pads' slang term has a sordid pastWed, 06 May 2015 16:30:00 +0000The Very First Self-Driving Semi Truck Has Hit the Road Freightliner Inspiration is the first commercially-licensed autonomous truckWed, 06 May 2015 15:24:23 +0000Goofy Looking Ocean Sunfish Are Actually Active Swimmers and Predators idea that these giant fish are lazy is just wrongWed, 06 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000The Mystery of What Venus de Milo Was Once Holding distaff, thread and spindle could have been held in her upraised arms and would have been appropriate for the goddess of love Wed, 06 May 2015 11:00:00 +0000Two French Towns Are Battling Over a Saint’s Remains Saint Bernadette be laid to rest in the town she made famous…or the one she chose to live in?Tue, 05 May 2015 17:00:00 +0000The Silk Road Never Really Existed is attempting to turn away from its isolated past with an immense new infrastructure projectTue, 05 May 2015 16:30:00 +0000How to Become a Fossil in Five Easy Steps to preserving your bones for future archaeologistsTue, 05 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000CDC Says Ebola Survivors Should Keep Using Condoms Indefinitely virus may survive in semen longer than originally thoughtTue, 05 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000Department of Justice Says it’s Time to Reevaluate the Stingray Phone-Tracking System report says agency to take a look into cell phone snooping.Tue, 05 May 2015 14:30:00 +0000This African Plant Leads the Way to Diamond Deposits palm-like plant seems to grow only on top of diamond-rich deposits called kimberlite pipesTue, 05 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000This is How Bombardier Beetles Fire Explosives From Their Butts beetls have a special chamber in their abdomens where they mix together chemicals to produce an explosive reactionTue, 05 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000You Can See South Korea’s Seaweed Farms From Space farms offer a sustainable source of vegetable proteinTue, 05 May 2015 11:00:00 +0000Most Surgery Outcomes Aren’t Tracked analysis finds only 153 clinical registries nationwideMon, 04 May 2015 15:00:49 +0000A Piranha Was Just Found in an Arkansas Lake sharp-toothed fish was likely a pet gone rogue Mon, 04 May 2015 14:24:34 +0000Germany Just Opened a Nazi Museum in the Party's Former Headquarters years later, Munich's mayor says the city is ready to "face up to its Nazi past" Fri, 01 May 2015 17:30:00 +0000Researchers Come Closer to Making Everyone a Universal Blood Donor approach uses an enzyme to snip off the parts of blood cells that can prove problematic Fri, 01 May 2015 17:00:00 +0000Poop Eating Vampire Squids Aren't Actually Squids at All strange-looking animals have a very different reproductive strategy than other cephalopods Fri, 01 May 2015 16:30:00 +0000Curling, Baking, Typos: How This Year’s Kentucky Derby Contenders Got Their Names’s in a name? A lot, if you want to tackle the Triple CrownFri, 01 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000Meet the Group of Scientists That Keeps Lenin’s 90-Year-Old Corpse Fresh years later, Vladimir Lenin’s body is still maintained by a Russian labFri, 01 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000Report Suggests Top Psychologists Worked With the C.I.A. on Torture Program emails reveal secret collaboration between the A.P.A. and Bush AdministrationFri, 01 May 2015 14:00:00 +0000Here's Why The Italian Army is Growing Weed want to lower the price of medicinal marijuana by growing their ownFri, 01 May 2015 13:18:59 +0000The Nepal Earthquake Made Mt. Everest an Inch Shorter data gives the first results for the way the land moved during the quakeFri, 01 May 2015 11:00:00 +0000Even Ocean Creatures Struggle With Light Pollution lights are disrupting the lives of underwater animalsThu, 30 Apr 2015 17:30:00 +0000Today The Messenger Spacecraft Will Crash Into Mercury years of exciting observations and stunning pictures of Mercury, the spacecraft has run out of fuelThu, 30 Apr 2015 17:12:09 +0000The U.S. Military Has Developed Self-Steering Bullets bullets can help snipers hit moving targetsThu, 30 Apr 2015 17:00:00 +0000Most Countries Have No Plans For When Antibiotics Stop Working Health Organization sounds the alarm on “one of the biggest threats to the future of global health” Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:30:00 +0000Have a Tattoo? The Apple Watch Might Not Work For You people with wrist ink say the Apple Watch can't detect their skinThu, 30 Apr 2015 16:00:00 +0000It’s Official: Rubella Has Been Eradicated From the Americas officials confirm that rubella no longer originates in North or South AmericaThu, 30 Apr 2015 15:19:01 +0000People Are Too Optimistic About How Much Optimism Matters on the bright side doesn’t actually make dark things brightThu, 30 Apr 2015 13:30:00 +0000Paper Airplanes Flew Decades Before Real Ones Did have been folding paper so it flies since at least the mid-19th centuryThu, 30 Apr 2015 12:30:00 +0000Scientists Find Life in Antarctica’s Blood Red Falls underground microbes could help scientists detect life on other planets.Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:00:00 +0000The Time a Space Observatory Was Mistaken for a Second Moon 13 hours, the space observatory Gaia was misidentified as a natural satellite orbiting EarthWed, 29 Apr 2015 18:57:41 +0000Gender-Neutral Clothes Are Trendy, But Not New — Humans Dressed Similarly for Centuries with distinct looks for men and women is a relatively recent, Western-centric phenomenonWed, 29 Apr 2015 17:20:26 +0000This Interactive Map Shows Nepal Before and After the Earthquake satellite map shows devastation of Nepal from spaceWed, 29 Apr 2015 16:57:32 +0000Laptops of the Future May Not Have Space Bars recent Google patent points to a time when trackpads replace the trusty keyWed, 29 Apr 2015 16:36:12 +0000Friday Knight Fights: Russian MMA Fighters Go Medieval duels are so popular with the fans that the company is actively searching for more knights to fill out its ranksWed, 29 Apr 2015 15:39:33 +0000Penguins May Use Poop to Melt Snow From Breeding Sites Before They Get it On observation comes from analyzing thousands of images captured by remote cameras trained on penguin colonies on the Antarctic PeninsulaWed, 29 Apr 2015 12:00:00 +0000Brewmasters Now Using DNA Techniques to Spot Bad Batches of waiting for bacteria to grow, a quick genetic test can identify problem brewsTue, 28 Apr 2015 19:00:00 +0000Harnessing the Power of Peer Pressure Could Help Reduce Traffic are more likely to carpool if they think their peers are doing it tooTue, 28 Apr 2015 18:00:00 +0000Culinary Diplomacy: Why Governments Are Starting Food Trends your country's food is becoming a trendy tactic for nations looking to raise their profile (and tourist revenue)Tue, 28 Apr 2015 17:30:00 +0000Vatican Science Academy Urges Government Action on Climate Change to Protect Poor Francis will issue proclamation in wake of recent summit Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:59:06 +0000How "Operation Mummy’s Curse" is Helping Fight Terrorism illicit relics is the third most profitable wing of the black market, after drugs and weaponsTue, 28 Apr 2015 12:00:00 +0000Lake Michigan is So Clear Right Now its Shipwrecks Are Visible From the Air Coast Guard patrol spotted the wrecks in shallow waters that are only clear after the lake's ice melts and before summer sediment swirls and algae bloomsMon, 27 Apr 2015 17:42:29 +0000Eau de Death: Perfumer Develops Scents Based on Dead Loved Ones French perfumer is attempting to harness the emotional power of scent Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:26:10 +0000Nepal Struggles With the Loss of Lives, Cultural Treasures After Earthquake sites were damaged and destroyed in the 7.8 quakeMon, 27 Apr 2015 14:40:50 +0000Hawk Found in Vancouver “Wins” Most Polluted Bird in the World Award "flameproof" bird's liver was full of flame retardant chemicals Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:45:00 +0000SOS! The FAA Gives the Go-Ahead for Emergency Rescue Company to Use Drones Maine-based search and rescue company is the first of its kind to win FAA approval to experiment with dronesMon, 27 Apr 2015 12:54:54 +0000How Settlers Wiped Out the Caribbean’s Rodents of Unusual Size eradication of rice rats in the Lesser Antilles was part of a massive mammal extinction eventFri, 24 Apr 2015 18:52:48 +0000The Hubble Space Telescope Has Been In Space for 25 Years, Here's What it Has Seen telescope has sent back some real beauties Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:30:00 +0000How a Piano Dropped from a Helicopter Paved the Way For Woodstock Piano Drop set the stage for the outdoor rock festival Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:46:44 +0000The Mystery of Colorado’s “Book Tosser” Has Been Solved litterbug blames Amazon, arthritis for his habit of illegally discarding booksFri, 24 Apr 2015 15:00:00 +0000An Imagined Catalogue of Self-Assembling Furniture furniture of the future will put itself togetherFri, 24 Apr 2015 14:18:56 +0000Japan Plans a Trip to the Moon by 2018 lander will use information from Japan’s moon-orbiting satellite to stick the landingFri, 24 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000Gene Editing in Human Embryos Ignites Controversy researchers have published the results of using a new gene-editing tool on human embryosThu, 23 Apr 2015 18:30:42 +0000Scientists Clash Over Stegosaurus Sexing new paper is causing controversy with claims that dinosaurs’ sex can be determined by their bonesThu, 23 Apr 2015 17:46:55 +0000Recently Translated Papyrus Details 1,900-Year-Old Hangover Cure disappointed by the effectiveness of this 1,900-year old remedy can instead peruse the eye surgery techniques in other ancient textsThu, 23 Apr 2015 15:26:11 +0000Watch A Dangerous Yet Lovely Volcano Erupt in Chile volcano springs to life after more than 40 years of dormancyThu, 23 Apr 2015 14:31:33 +0000Vinyl Presses Struggle to Keep up with the Resurgent Demand for Records a handful of pressing plants can make records in the U.S. and their machinery is finicky Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000Even an Isolated Amazonian Tribe’s Microbes Are Antibiotic Resistant finding of antibiotic resistance in people who have never taken antibiotics highlights how hard it will be to combat superbugsWed, 22 Apr 2015 17:36:06 +0000A Record-Breaking Clock Won’t Lose a Second For Another 15 Billion Years atomic clocks could eventually help scientists map the Earth’s shapeWed, 22 Apr 2015 17:00:00 +0000Busted: A Years-Long Bourbon Conspiracy distillery employee suspected to be at the center of a huge bourbon theft ring Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:30:00 +0000FBI Admits Pseudoscientific Hair Analysis Used in Hundreds of Cases 3,000 cases included testimony about hair matches, a technique that has been debunkedWed, 22 Apr 2015 16:00:00 +0000Cognitive Scientists Question a Journal's Gender Balance major journal publishes a special issue with a striking lack of women authors Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:30:00 +0000This is What An Underwater Volcano Sounds Like the noises of magma and bubbles will help scientists study explosions from afar Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:16:53 +0000Here’s How Cinnamon is Harvested in Indonesia as the inner bark from cinnamon trees is cut and stripped down to create the spiceWed, 22 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000There Might Really Be a Planet X, Lurking Beyond Pluto far reaches of our own solar system could contain worlds undiscovered. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:30:00 +0000Lifeless Venus Could Hold the Key to Life on Earth’s sister planet is astonishingly hostile to life, but exactly how it got that way has researchers intriguedTue, 21 Apr 2015 17:25:58 +0000This Is Why You Like to Cry In the Shower, steamy, sad Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:00:00 +0000Ice Scientists of the Future Will Study Glaciers That No Longer Exist are stocking up on ice cores to ensure a future for their fieldTue, 21 Apr 2015 16:34:38 +0000Does That Button Really Work, Or Is It a Placebo? buttons are more common than you might think Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:50:04 +0000Scientists Want to Use Lasers to Shoot Down Space Junk idea sounds farfetched, but it may be better than previous solutionsMon, 20 Apr 2015 19:35:55 +0000Dawn Spacecraft Sends First Color Images of Ceres and blue tell the tale of a dwarf planet covered in rock and iceMon, 20 Apr 2015 18:05:45 +0000Why Astronomers Are Fighting Back Against Robotic Lawnmowers’s a feud fueled by radio frequencies Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:45:00 +0000An Artist Is Trying To Preserve India’s Fading Street Sounds shopping malls and suburbs come to Delhi, one woman fights to save the sound of its street vendorsMon, 20 Apr 2015 15:15:00 +0000This Tiny Trackpad Fits on a Fingernail why would you actually want one?Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:45:05 +0000Disney's Getting Into 3D-Printing Soft, Cuddly Things world of cartoons is going to get a little realer Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:00:14 +0000Here’s How to Avoid Losing Half of Earth’s Species, don’t stop trying to halt extinctionFri, 17 Apr 2015 19:00:06 +0000Meet the First Donut That Went to Space pair of Swedish brothers launched a tasty pastry into the stratosphere—and filmed the entire rideFri, 17 Apr 2015 18:35:07 +0000Scientists Bombard the Earth With Asteroids to Practice Saving It Planetary Defense Conference doesn’t just have papers and seminars. It also has an asteroid disaster scenario to solve.Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:00:59 +0000Hormones Show Dogs Don’t Just Think of Us As Providers of Food dogs and humans share long looks, a chemical involved in social bonding surges through their bodiesFri, 17 Apr 2015 17:30:08 +0000Levitating Train Breaks Speed Record in Japan magnetic levitation bullet train is capable of speeds of 366 miles per hour—and possibly moreFri, 17 Apr 2015 17:00:40 +0000Why You Can’t Listen to Radio On Your Smartphone’s an FM radio on your phone…but you likely can’t use it Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:45:58 +0000The Messenger Probe Will Soon Crash Into Mercury NASA's probe runs out of propellant, it will crash into the planet’s surface at 8,750 MPHFri, 17 Apr 2015 15:00:59 +0000Why Syria’s Protecting Seeds From Its War civil war broke out in Syria, scientists saved more than 80 percent of a priceless trove of seedsFri, 17 Apr 2015 14:30:24 +0000Droves of Elegant Blue Jellies Wash Up on Pacific Shores strong winds have pushed Velella velellas, or "by-the-wind sailors," onto West Coast beaches by the thousandsFri, 17 Apr 2015 13:30:39 +0000This Man Plans to Spend a Year Living in a Giant Ball on an Iceberg Alex Bellini wants to watch a Greenland iceberg melt while he dwells in a "survival pod"Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:15:40 +0000Learn the Secrets of Ape’s Sleeping Habits sleep better and longer than other primatesThu, 16 Apr 2015 18:30:35 +0000Mysterious "Fairy" Circles Share Qualities With Human Skin noticed that the pattern of Namibia's "fairy" circles strongly resembles that of skin cell growthThu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:08 +0000"Look Ma, No Hands!" A Rock Climber Scales Cliffs Without Using His Hands British rock climber Johnny Dawes puts a twist on his sportThu, 16 Apr 2015 17:40:48 +0000Scientists Are Trying to Figure Out If Humans Can Hibernate of hibernators and experiments inducing short-term torpor in humans may answer whether human hibernation is possibleThu, 16 Apr 2015 17:20:18 +0000Better HIV Prevention Could Be Leading to Higher Syphilis Rates rates increased by 13 percent between 2012 and 2013Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:15:33 +0000What If Job Interviews Were Automated? study shows that computers can predict how applicants will do at interviewsThu, 16 Apr 2015 14:45:58 +0000Putting Hummingbirds to the Test hummingbird, 20 MPH wind, 1000 frames per secondThu, 16 Apr 2015 13:46:28 +0000Scientists Take a Crack at Explaining That Knuckle-Popping Noise new study takes a closer look to explain the mechanism behind the sound when we crack our jointsThu, 16 Apr 2015 13:00:46 +0000Maybe the World's Loneliest Whale Isn't So Isolated, After All evidence indicates that the singer of a higher-pitched whale song may not be aloneWed, 15 Apr 2015 19:00:40 +0000Female Chimps More Likely Than Males to Hunt With Tools new study investigates the social and hunting behaviors of Fongoli chimpanzeesWed, 15 Apr 2015 18:30:18 +0000Painkillers Might Also Dull Your Emotions study shows Tylenol could affect emotional evaluations, but judging the meaning of that finding is toughWed, 15 Apr 2015 18:08:06 +0000Cuba Could Be Removed From the List of Places That Sponsor Terrorism U.S. has considered Cuba a sponsor of terrorism since 1982. On Tuesday, President Obama announced plans to change that designation.Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:30:36 +0000Forget Fake Meat…How About Fake Milk? over, soy—a group of bio-hackers is trying to turn snippets of DNA into milk-producing yeastWed, 15 Apr 2015 14:30:07 +0000SpaceX Didn’t Land Its Rocket third time was not a charm for the Falcon 9Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:46:20 +0000These Magic Toothbrushes Work Without Toothpaste new brush—and an old one, too—that don't rely on possibly harmful pastes to make your smile shineTue, 14 Apr 2015 19:00:11 +0000The Pony Express Was Short-Lived And Costly service only lasted 18 months, but became an important icon of the WestTue, 14 Apr 2015 16:55:51 +0000Fish Can Adjust Gender Balance in Face of Rising Temperatures waters mean fewer female reef fish. But, over generations, populations can restore the balance.Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:30:37 +0000Escape From the Black Hole’s Abyss! object called G2—previously believed to be a gas cloud—narrowly slipped from the clutches of a supermassive black holeTue, 14 Apr 2015 15:30:18 +0000New York City Ran a Slave Market marker will acknowledge the bustling slave trade that helped build New YorkTue, 14 Apr 2015 14:15:45 +0000Tour the Theater Where Lincoln Was Assassinated on Google Street View years later, a new view of Ford’s TheatreTue, 14 Apr 2015 12:00:00 +0000Rover May Have Found a Water Source for Humans on Mars collected from the Curiosity rover suggests liquid water could be harvested from Martian soilMon, 13 Apr 2015 19:04:29 +0000How Rum Helped the U.S. Win Its Independence may was a key player in America's revolutionary daysMon, 13 Apr 2015 17:38:46 +0000These Were 2014’s Most Challenged Books Americans, Iran and gay penguins top the American Library Association’s Top Ten List of Frequently Challenged BooksMon, 13 Apr 2015 16:30:37 +0000Here Are the Places Most at Risk of a Volcanic Explosion research will help countries prepare Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:30:48 +0000Nine Out of Ten Americans Consider Themselves Middle Class a day and age when teens are tasked with picking multimillion dollar dream homes, it's not hard to see why Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:30:38 +0000A Smart Algorithm Looked at 16 Billion Emails, And Here Is What It Learned you respond to an email, you mirror the sender's email styleMon, 13 Apr 2015 13:30:04 +0000Sound Waves Could Help Find Elusive Cancer Cells have developed a new device that could help determine the presence of tumor cells circulating in the bloodstreamFri, 10 Apr 2015 19:00:14 +0000How Much Water Does it Take to Grow America's Favorite Foods? beef to beer, here's how the numbers stack upFri, 10 Apr 2015 18:20:20 +0000What Would Closing the Wage Gap Mean? effects for single moms and racial minorities would be particularly significantFri, 10 Apr 2015 17:00:06 +0000Ancient Tech Could Help Solve Lima’s Water Crisis out Peru’s Wari people were excellent urban planners...and their 1,500-year-old 'amunas' could soon bring water to LimaFri, 10 Apr 2015 16:30:20 +0000Ocean Acidification Could Have Driven Earth’s Biggest Mass Extinction shows the world's oceans were dangerously acidic during the Permian Extinction EventFri, 10 Apr 2015 16:00:12 +0000Mountaineers Are Taking a New Route Up Everest’ll forge their path sans sherpas or oxygen tanksFri, 10 Apr 2015 15:30:32 +0000Yes, Facebook is Making You Sad comparing your life to flattering photos and carefully-crafted status updatesFri, 10 Apr 2015 15:00:06 +0000Changes in California’s Roadkill Linked to State’s Drought California Roadkill Observation System studies wildlife by mapping out crowd-sourced roadkill sightings Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:30:45 +0000Here’s Why the Dutch Are So Tall new study shows natural selection is alive and well in the Netherlands Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:30:44 +0000Colorado Lake Teems with Feral Goldfish and Wildlife thinks a goldfish owner dumped his pets into a local lake. Now a few years later, the fish swarm the water in thousandsThu, 09 Apr 2015 18:00:27 +0000These Mud Figures Fight Injustice“Figures” challenges British austerity policies—and an artist’s physical endurance Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:30:46 +0000Hawaiians Are Protesting Construction of the World’s Largest Telescope Hawai'ian activists say the volcano-top project is damaging sacred lands Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:00:00 +0000Northern Europeans Were Not So Sold on Farming new study of ancient beads shows “an enduring cultural boundary” between northern and southern Europe during the Neolithic AgeThu, 09 Apr 2015 16:30:33 +0000A Plan for a Robot Who Can Impersonate Your Mom has a patent for artificial intelligence with a personality -- and that patent might not be a good ideaThu, 09 Apr 2015 15:50:37 +0000Court Rules Navy Noise Causes Too Much Harm to Marine Mammals federal judge declares the National Marine Fisheries Service did not do its job to protect dolphins and whalesThu, 09 Apr 2015 15:18:33 +0000This Little Kid Discovered a Dinosaur rare nodosaur has been found in a little boyThu, 09 Apr 2015 14:45:08 +0000Study Suggests Thinking Less Is Key to Faster Learning research shows sometimes our own brains get in the way of acquiring new skillsThu, 09 Apr 2015 13:30:03 +0000How Did an Ottoman War Camel End Up in an Austrian Basement? think they have solved the mysteryWed, 08 Apr 2015 18:30:15 +0000Here's Why You Wince at Wasabi structure will help researchers understand pain— and create drugs that could suppress it. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:46:23 +0000Teen Pregnancies Have Hit an All-Time Low teens still aren’t opting for the most effective forms of birth control Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:15:37 +0000Lady Wolf Spiders Use Silk to Flirt to the common wisdom, it’s not just males that do the pursuing Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:30:50 +0000Meet Your New Favorite Font Unica, Helvetica’s long-lost sibling, is back after 30 years in obscurity Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:00:10 +0000The Sun Has Seasons you thought it was just "hot" Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:15:07 +0000Paintings Have Become Increasingly Blue over, orange: modern art is all about hues of blue Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:40:42 +0000Drones to Plant 1 Billion Seeds in a Year (Hopefully) by machines is cool, but it won’t save the planet Tue, 07 Apr 2015 18:00:57 +0000Meet a Hermit Crab Who Has Shacked Up in a Lego things can become home sweet home when you are a tiny soft crustaceanTue, 07 Apr 2015 17:15:20 +0000Archaeologists Unfold World's Largest Underground City in Turkey find evidence to believe a site just discovered in 2012 could be a complex subsurface labyrinth Tue, 07 Apr 2015 16:36:39 +000070 Percent of Western Canada’s Glaciers Will Disappear by 2100 that’s the conservative side of scientists’ ice melt projectionsTue, 07 Apr 2015 15:30:46 +0000Yet Another Reason Not to Smoke: It Gives Superbugs Superpowers resistant bacteria even more resistant in the presence of cigarette smokeTue, 07 Apr 2015 14:45:55 +0000Amazonian Hallucinogen Could Be an Antidepressant Ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic tea, could change the concentration serotonin in the brainTue, 07 Apr 2015 14:28:53 +0000At Night, Fish Communicate With Special Calls, Whistles and Grunts a hydrophone into an underwater cave helps researchers make sense of the dinMon, 06 Apr 2015 19:13:32 +0000Cash-Strapped Museums are Selling Their Art with budget cuts and debt, museums turn to “deaccessioning” Mon, 06 Apr 2015 16:30:33 +0000Urchins Could Be the Next Victim of Sea Star Wasting Disease virus that has struck out Pacific sea star populations could now be affecting their Echinoderm cousins Mon, 06 Apr 2015 15:00:25 +0000Male Mice Sing Sexy Songs to Woo Females research shows that mice can change their mating songs according to context Mon, 06 Apr 2015 14:50:07 +0000Could NASA Stop on the Moon on the Way to Mars?'s chief of human exploration thinks we'll need a pit stop en route to the fiery planetMon, 06 Apr 2015 14:15:50 +0000Early Flying Machines Were Just Weird’s a reason most designs didn’t stick aroundMon, 06 Apr 2015 13:30:57 +0000High Schoolers Might Code Rather Than Speak French proponents of foreign language schooling aren’t pleasedFri, 03 Apr 2015 19:15:47 +0000Here’s How Europeans Quickly Evolved Lighter Skin skinned people lived in Europe until fairly recentlyFri, 03 Apr 2015 18:30:15 +0000Most Plastic Trash Comes From Farms's what they're trying to do about itFri, 03 Apr 2015 18:00:46 +0000An Autonomous Car Just Completed a 3,400-Mile Road Trip’s robo-car drove itself across 15 states in just nine daysFri, 03 Apr 2015 17:12:48 +0000A Sixth Sense Could Help the Blind "See" a new study, blind rats could get around by directly incorporating geomagnetic information Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:00:49 +0000Saturday’s Lunar Eclipse Will Be The Shortest This Century you spot this weekend's "blood moon"? Fri, 03 Apr 2015 15:22:29 +0000Test Tube Burgers Get a $324,989 Price Cut scientists behind lab-grown meat think they can soon offer it at a price most of us can actually affordFri, 03 Apr 2015 14:15:24 +0000NYC Has So Many Coyotes Living There, They've Started Going to Bars York's urban coyote population is booming — this week, one even ended up on top of a Long Island bar.Fri, 03 Apr 2015 13:30:09 +0000A Racing Car Built in 1910 Roars to Life Once More was unofficially the fastest car in its time and still impresses todayThu, 02 Apr 2015 19:00:10 +0000A Group of Endangered Orcas Has Gotten Busy Making Babies Resident killer whales have been on the decline, but new babies bring hope for the futureThu, 02 Apr 2015 18:30:42 +0000UV Light Reveals the Colors of Fossil Shells made visible help a researcher discover 13 new species of ancient cone snailsThu, 02 Apr 2015 17:49:25 +0000Here’s What the Apostles Ate at the Last Supper, charoset, and unleavened breadThu, 02 Apr 2015 17:00:02 +0000California’s Drought Is Changing the Way Bay-Area Water Tastes And Smells Bay Area’s water is still safe to use, but drought is causing a noxious algae bloom to affect tap waterThu, 02 Apr 2015 16:37:26 +0000Why the ESA’s Astronauts Train Underground European Space Agency is applying protocols from the International Space Station in cavesThu, 02 Apr 2015 15:01:11 +00003D Printing Could Help Developing Countries Predict Natural Disasters development of more affordable, 3D printed equipment could save livesThu, 02 Apr 2015 14:30:29 +0000Houston, We Might Have Some Major Problems Making Babies in Space risky pregnancies to birth defects to problems with inbreeding, it just seems like a bad ideaThu, 02 Apr 2015 13:30:50 +0000This Onion Will Never Make You Cry Japanese food company has designed an onion that won't make you cryWed, 01 Apr 2015 19:31:47 +0000Growing Plants Have Never Looked So Gruesome it takes is a slight shift of perspective to realize plants are far from inanimateWed, 01 Apr 2015 19:00:05 +0000Isaac Newton’s Laundry List of Sin famous physicist kept a catalog of very human transgressions Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:25:39 +0000This Ancient Egyptian Masterpiece Might Be Fake“Egypt’s Mona Lisa” is likely a shamWed, 01 Apr 2015 17:57:17 +0000Found: The Bacteria That Are Making You Stink have finally discovered the culprit behind smelly armpitsWed, 01 Apr 2015 16:00:58 +0000There's New Information About Anne Frank's Death research challenges the notion that if the Frank sisters had lived a few days more, they’d have survived the warWed, 01 Apr 2015 15:02:40 +0000Scientists Predict Obesity Rates by Examining Sewage Microbes microbial makeup of a city's sewage can indicate its population's physiqueWed, 01 Apr 2015 14:15:00 +0000There Are Communities of People Who Call Themselves Vampires"Their self-described nature begins to manifest around or just after puberty"Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:30:21 +0000Spending Too Much Time on Homework Linked to Lower Test Scores new study suggests the benefits to homework peak at an hour a day. After that, test scores decline.Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:20:48 +0000Men and Women See Things Differently (No, Literally) perception may actually have something to do with genderTue, 31 Mar 2015 18:45:36 +0000As We Get Older We Get More Tolerant of Discordant Music loss isn’t the only thing that changes our music perception as we ageTue, 31 Mar 2015 18:22:24 +0000Population Growth Can Warm a City As Much As Climate Change in California's Central Valley could raise local temperatures an extra one to two degrees CelciusTue, 31 Mar 2015 16:51:51 +0000Turns Out Urine Isn’t Actually Sterile research debunks the myth that urine doesn’t contain bacteria…and calls traditional lab techniques into question Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:00:53 +0000This Nasty Medieval Remedy Kills MRSA ancient brew could lead to modern-day drugs to fight the superbugTue, 31 Mar 2015 13:45:20 +0000Pandas Actually Hang Out Together tracking data sheds light on giant pandas secretive societiesMon, 30 Mar 2015 19:34:48 +0000Crossing Your Fingers Could Reduce Pain (No Lie) find the spatial arrangement of our digits affects the sensations they feelMon, 30 Mar 2015 18:00:44 +0000A Tired Brain Could Actually Be More Creative wandering thoughts brought on by fatigue can lead to insightMon, 30 Mar 2015 17:30:27 +0000It Doesn’t Matter How Much Time Parents Spend With Their Kids research shows no link between amount of time spent with children and emotional, behavioral, or academic outcomesMon, 30 Mar 2015 16:11:45 +0000Why These Stone-Age Farmers Took the Flesh Off Their Dead research shows evidence of an early burial rite Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:45:56 +0000How 'Waves' Rippling Through Bird Flocks Help Them Escape Predators are known for their coordinated movements and a common study animal for researchers seeking to explain such behaviorMon, 30 Mar 2015 14:13:19 +0000Gold Nanoparticles Can Remote Control the Brain’s just the latest twist in nanotech that is using gold as medicineFri, 27 Mar 2015 19:30:17 +0000Japan Is Building a 40-foot Wall to Stop Tsunamis the expensive, extensive wall might not be high enoughFri, 27 Mar 2015 18:56:08 +0000Major Science Publisher Admits “Fabricated” Peer Reviews are BioMed Central’s retractions just the tip of the iceberg? Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:04:16 +0000Why Craigslist Users Are Flocking to Police Departments “safe lot” programs aim to make buying and selling goods saferFri, 27 Mar 2015 16:30:34 +0000How a Stinging Swarm of Bees Can Save a Life venom might be a potent medicineFri, 27 Mar 2015 15:45:00 +0000Here’s More About the Drug Behind Indiana’s HIV Epidemic use of Opana, or oxymorphone, is fueling a public health crisis in Scott County, Ind.Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:29:48 +0000Hundreds of Car-Sized Fossil Amphibians Found in a Mass Grave huge creature is related to modern-day newts, salamanders and frogsFri, 27 Mar 2015 15:21:14 +0000Watch Two of the World’s Newest Bald Eagles in the Nest a peek into a bald eagle abode where the next fine-feathered generation just emergedFri, 27 Mar 2015 13:04:23 +0000The Navajo Nation Will Have the First Junk Food Tax in the U.S. Navajo National Council approved a 2 percent increase in sales tax on foods like pastries, fried foods, desserts, chips and sodaThu, 26 Mar 2015 17:49:30 +0000Why Would Cooling Rice Make it Less Caloric? suggest a new way to prepare rice that they say could help slow the worldwide obesity epidemicThu, 26 Mar 2015 17:00:00 +0000NASA’s Twin Study May Never Be Published concerns could stymie NASA’s study of Scott and Mark KellyThu, 26 Mar 2015 16:49:08 +0000New Census Data Shows Fastest-Growing Areas, Texas post big gains in 2013-2014 statisticsThu, 26 Mar 2015 15:40:20 +0000Perfectly Pudgy Newborn Hippo Arrives at the San Diego Zoo to the world, tiny, adorable river horse!Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:26:26 +0000Tree Grown From 2,000-Year-Old Seed Has Reproduced doesn’t have much on this rare piece of greenery sprouted from a seed discovered in an ancient Israeli siteThu, 26 Mar 2015 14:00:41 +0000An Asteroid Boulder Will Be A Stepping Stone on the Journey to Mars announces details in its plan to capture an asteroid and bring it into lunar orbitWed, 25 Mar 2015 20:57:09 +0000That Time an Astronaut Smuggled a Corned Beef Sandwich To Space sandwich was a joke but its crumbs proved to be too much — for politicians, not for the missionWed, 25 Mar 2015 18:04:02 +0000How Tampons Might One Day Help Detect Cancer research suggests tampons could screen for endometrial cancerWed, 25 Mar 2015 17:30:01 +0000Mozambique has “Kitten-Sized” Rats Trained to Sniff Out Tuberculosis trained rodents are helping doctors better diagnose TB in a region hard hit by the deadly diseaseWed, 25 Mar 2015 16:45:34 +0000Want to Live Longer? Don’t Sleep So Much research links longer sleep duration with a shorter lifeWed, 25 Mar 2015 16:00:40 +0000Why Forecasters Were Once Banned From Using the Word “Tornado” meteorologists developed reliable prediction techniques, the t-word was off the tableWed, 25 Mar 2015 14:30:01 +0000Here’s How Music Really Could Soothe Your Soul leading scholar theorizes that music developed as an evolutionary adaptation to help us deal with the contradictory nature of lifeWed, 25 Mar 2015 13:30:11 +0000Largest Asteroid Crater Ever Discovered Underground in Australia in Earth’s mantle, scientists find evidence of a colossal impact that could reveal new information about Earth’s historyTue, 24 Mar 2015 18:35:30 +0000How Bad Is California’s Drought? it’s pretty badTue, 24 Mar 2015 18:00:44 +0000Jupiter Made Our Solar System Weird gas giant just had to throw its mass aroundTue, 24 Mar 2015 17:30:09 +0000Here’s Why Your Eyes Seem to Be Wired 'Backward' has to pass through nerve cells to get to the rods and cones, but that order is no mistakeTue, 24 Mar 2015 16:45:27 +0000Make Your Mark on Pluto by Helping Name Its Features New Horizons team is asking the public for help labeling the maps of Pluto and one of its moonsTue, 24 Mar 2015 16:00:27 +0000Here’s Why the Navy Designed a New Diving Suit design spurred by a global helium shortageTue, 24 Mar 2015 15:30:56 +0000Half of All Local Council Positions in France Will Be Held by Women tickets with men and women running together will lead to councils balanced by genderTue, 24 Mar 2015 13:45:28 +0000This 13-Year-Old Girl Just Finished One of the World's Hardest Rock Climbs Shiraishi scaled Spain's 'Open Your Mind Direct' in about ten minutes after a few days working on the projectTue, 24 Mar 2015 13:30:17 +0000