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Newly Discovered Egyptian Dinosaur Solves Africa's Oldest Mystery

With its lush vegetation and lack of exposed rock, Africa has proven to be one of the most difficult contenents for paleontolgists to...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - 10:07AM

Robots Exploring a Volcanic Eruption Make Unexpected Discoveries

Back in 2012, the Pacific ocean experienced the biggest volcanic eruption that the planet had seen in a hundred years. An enormous...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 7:03PM

Bill Gates Wants To Genetically Engineer a 'Super Cow'

In recent years, Bill Gates has started dipping his toes into unusual pools of creativity. The grand high emperor of Microsoft is...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 6:31PM

Human Remains Found in Israeli Cave Rewrite History of When We First Left Africa

A partial jawbone found in an Israeli cave suggests that our Homo sapien ancestors left Africa much earlier than previous records...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 1:39PM

You Can't Cure Autism by Making Your Children Drink Bleach, No Matter What This Cult Says

Just when you thought the hysteria over Tide Pods was the absolute stupidest anyone could get, a story comes along we hear about a...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 12:49PM

Gasses From Ancient Earth Hide Key to Discovering Alien Life

While the hunt for signs of life in other worlds continues, researchers rely on certain biosignatures to confirm that a planet is, or...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 11:21AM

SpaceX Sets Official Launch Date for Falcon Heavy Rocket Carrying Tesla Roadster Bound for Mars

We're nearing a very important moment for the future of space travel.Not content with running small payloads into space for government...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 11:04AM

Microscopic Air Pollution Particles Are Changing Earth's Weather in Dangerous Ways

We often hear lectures about air pollution around aerosol cans and their slow destruction of our ozone layer, and the effects that...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 10:49AM

Ford is Making an Autonomous Police Car That Can Pursue Suspects

Of all the careers at risk of becoming automated, one wouldn't expect the police to find themselves on that list. And while they won't...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 28 January 2018 - 3:30PM

New Astronaut Food Recipe Combines Human Waste and Bacteria

We could start by asking a hypothetical yes-or-no question here, but if you've read the headline, you know the answer would almost...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 28 January 2018 - 1:11PM

Lost NASA Satellite is Discovered After Going Missing For a Decade

When NASA launched their IMAGE satellite back in 2000, they were expecting the $150 million craft to have a long career of service...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 27 January 2018 - 4:29PM

A Robotic Exoskeleton Suit is Now Approved by the FDA

Japanese robotics company Cyberdyne may share a name with the fictional company from Terminator that notoriously destroyed the world...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 27 January 2018 - 12:30PM

Astronomers Are Not Happy About The 'Disco Ball Star' Launched Into Orbit

Last week, thanks in large part to the dropping costs of launching objects into space (and the growing number of foolhardy...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 6:45PM

New Book Claims to Publish the First Photos From Inside a UFO

Of all the dicey, grainy, black-and-white UFO photos, the supposedly groundbreaking ones published in Dr. Roberto Pinotti's new...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 12:28PM

We Just Found the Missing Link Between Dinosaurs and Birds

These days, it seems like a new, breakthrough dinosaur discovery is happening every week--we recently discovered an Australian dino...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 11:56AM

We Finally Know When and How Our Modern Brains Evolved

We know that our large, globe-shaped human brains evolved from earlier Homo species, and that their shape plays a crucial role in Homo...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 10:46AM

Alien Life-Detection Device Passes Key Test in Mars-Like Arctic Conditions

The hunt for alien life on Mars continues, and according to a new study conducted by a team of researchers in the Canadian Arctic,...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 10:38AM

Devastating Dust Storms Stole Mars' Atmosphere and Water, Says New Study

Based on everything we've discovered thus far, Mars isn't exactly an ideal vacation destination.There may not be much danger of rain...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 10:28AM

Plastic Pollution Is Killing Coral Reefs on an Unprecedented Scale Worldwide

We've known that our planet's coral reefs were dying, an ecological tragedy that came to a head last spring when it was widely...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 9:59AM

NASA Almost Lost Their GOLD Satellite in the Earth's Atmosphere

High above us, there exists a point where the Earth's atmosphere ends, and the black emptiness of space begins. Our planet's...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 8:50PM