Neuropathologist examines brains of 111 N.F.L. players, finds 99% had degenerative disease linked to repeated blows to the head

This is something every football players should be aware of.

World’s first smiley face found, painted 3,700 years ago on a jug in Turkey

:O

Moon’s mantle contains lots of water suggesting its interior is wet, study finds

The findings have big implications for future missions to the moon.

The United States slides towards measles epidemics (again) because people don’t vaccinate

Non-medical exemptions and widespread misinformation are to blame.

Western males have lost nearly 60% of their sperm count since the 1970s

Exposure to new man-made chemicals might be to blame.

Toyota to start selling long-range electric car by 2022

The automaker is teasing us with news of solid-state batteries that charge in minutes.

Greenland it’s getting darker, increasing fears about global warming and sea level rise

It’s a feedback loop on steroids.

The Grand Finale: NASA plans to see Cassini off with a trail of fire as it crashes into Saturn

The Cassini spacecraft will get a burial place fit for such a long-trekked explorer: Saturn.

US Senate says White House’s proposed DOE budget cuts are “short-sighted,” increases funding instead

Hahaha.

Bubble physics can explain why dialects appear and how they evolve

It’s a bubble-eats-bubble world out there.

Child in South Africa becomes HIV free

This could be a game changer.

Social media is making mass surveillance easier than ever — and we’re just embracing it

Sharing your location with third party apps? Well then… I’ve got some news.

DARPA awards $65 million to make CRISPR safer, more efficient

Money well spent!

Three new species of toad discovered in Nevada

We’ve just found them, but they may already be endangered.

British National Health Service (NHS) to stop prescribing homeopathy, other “low value” treatments

There’s some good news, and some bad news.

Rush hour pollution might be much worse than we thought, new study concludes

Stuck in traffic? I’ve got some bad news…

Researchers will drill into one of Earth’s youngest islands to understand how land forms

It’s not even at retirement age yet.

Media usually paints a negative image of refugees, study shows

The media does a lot to influence public opinion.

Blogger submits glaringly fake ‘Midichlorian’ paper to nine journals, three publish it for free, fourth asks for cash

May the odds forever be in your favor, researchers.

Animal files: Kiwi birds— unique birds

Find out why!