Venom versus poison: what is the difference?

It’s a matter of life and death!

Mummified child found in 17th century Lithuanian crypt might crack the mystery of smallpox virus

Though smallpox is now extinct, we need to learn about the origin of the virus.

Light-bending material could bridge quantum and classical physics

We’re closer than ever to a Theory of Everything.

The fish that evolved to survive toxic pollution 8,000 times the lethal dose

A mutant success story.

What happens in the brain when you get ‘knocked out’

Jab, jab, right hook.

Scientists need you to join the Phi-Lambda mission and make quantum computers work

All you have to do is play Decodoku.

Space loops: NASA shares its GIF collection

A new reaction GIF archive, courtesy of NASA.

Beautiful 99-million-year-old dinosaur feather trapped in amber speaks of feathery evolution

Dinos wore plumage before it was fashionable.

We’re trusting a lot of fake news because we’re abysmal at weeding it out, study finds

Two articles on fake news in one day?! Yes, we do spoil you.

Why the Earth’s core is two and a half years younger than the crust

Because relativity, that’s why.