Toyota to start selling long-range electric car by 2022

Toyota says the new car will feature an innovative battery which charges in minutes. When Elon Musk promised to usher an electric car revolution with Tesla Motors, reactions ranged from skepticism to ridicule. Here was a man that hadn’t done anything in the car industry promised to change the way things had been done for decades. But slowly, Musk’s promise

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


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!

Scientists want to reduce mosquito population. By releasing 20 million mosquitoes

It seems counterintuitive, but it can work.

These sea spiders breathe through their legs

It’s amazing how nature can evolve sometimes.

First operational laser weapon set to safeguard US ships from menacing drones

Blowing stuff up at the speed of light.

What’s a Galileo thermometer and how do you read it?

While it’s not the most precise instrument, it’s certainly one of the most attractive.

Rare photos of the Moon, as the Apollo astronauts witnessed it

Truly one of mankind’s great successes.