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Uncovering the Exquisite Detail of an Ancient Painting Lost in the Mt. Vesuvius Eruption

The portrait (left) and its iron elemnt map (right). [Image by Roberto Alberti]     The towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum were buried in l...

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Published: 2017-08-24 04:11 0

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Chile Saves Rare Humboldt Penguins by Nixing a Huge Mining Project

A victory for Chile's Humboldt penguins [Photo by Adam Kumiszcza]     It's a rare win for a rare species. The Chilean government has reje...

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Published: 2017-08-24 01:11 0

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How to Watch the North American Total Eclipse Without Blinding Yourself

  We've all known since we were kids that we shouldn't look directly at the sun. However, with the North American total eclipse coming on Augu...

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Published: 2017-08-08 08:25 0

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The Inevitability of Life, According to Physics

  Biophysicist Jeremy England claims that life inevitably came about because of physics—specifically, thermodynamics. Life, therefore, i...

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Published: 2017-08-08 03:25 0

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A Scientist Gets Himself Stung by Bees so You Won't Have To

  People do things for love, for fame, for money, for the love of money and fame. Then there are those who do things for science, like getting...

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Published: 2017-08-08 00:25 0

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Earth is Likely to Get 2 Degrees Warmer by the End of the 21st Century

  Two different studies using two different methods have found that global temperatures are likely to rise 2ºC above pre-industrial level...

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Published: 2017-08-07 19:25 0

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The Mediterranean Diet Works, but Only if You're Well-Off

  New research has found that the famed Mediterranean diet is indeed effective—if you belong to a higher socio-economic bracket, that is...

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Published: 2017-08-07 16:25 0

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Time to Say I Told You So: Cannabis Users Handle Stressful Situations Better

Well, uhm...can I start rolling now? Researchers from the Washington State University (SWU) have statistic data supporting the notion that regular...

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Published: 2017-08-07 11:25 0

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Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’ and a Spike on Suicide Rates--A Warning

13 Reasons Why shows a story of a teenager who committed suicide and left cassette tapes detailing the 13 reasons why she ended her life. While seem...

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Published: 2017-08-07 06:25 0

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Snakes Are Messing Up Guam's Ecosystem and It's Not Looking so Good

What's the tropical territory of the US wherein one can pet the world's largest land-living arthropod, dive in the world’s deepest ocean, touch...

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Published: 2017-08-07 03:25 0

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And the Dirtiest Household Item Award Goes To...

  The kitchen sponge.   Scientists have confirmed that no, the toilet is not the dirtiest household item in terms of the presence of ba...

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Published: 2017-08-06 14:25 0

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Just a Friend or A Possible Partner? How We "See" a Person Depends on What Kind of Relationship We're After

Ever thought of where your eyes usually linger when choosing a Tinder date? Do you think you'll focus on the same features when looking at a potential...

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Published: 2017-08-06 08:25 0

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Here's the Closest Possible Appearance of Earth's First Ever Flower

Flowers are Mother Nature’s gift to the world. They smell good and are beautiful regardless of their shape and size. They even bestowed us the...

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Published: 2017-08-06 05:25 0

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Want to Know Humpback Whale's Hidden Talent?

Call them ocean's music geniuses. Humpback whales are undeniably enormous creatures. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrati...

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Published: 2017-08-06 00:25 0

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Another Amazing Feat of the Humble Flatworm: "Seeing" Even Without Their Eyespots!

Earlier this year, planarian flatworms had travelled farther than most humans did--they went to space! And they even came back with a surprise: each h...

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Published: 2017-08-05 19:25 0

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