Brain cells which underpin the Pavlovian response identified, and may help cure a host of neurological disorders

Pavlov? The name rings a bell.

Why woodpeckers don’t get headaches

Despite the serious head banging, the woodpecker suffers no concussions or any kind of head injury. What’s this bird made of?

Building Hoover Dam, in pictures (1931-1936)

The story of how one of the most iconic American infrastructure works got built — all in pictures.

This YouTube time-lapse of cellular division in action will have you hitting replay again and again


The US has no chance of reaching its Paris Climate Agreement objectives

The US had to work harder to have a chance at achieving their climate objectives, but now — the country’s going in the opposite direction.

Watch out for small studies, they could be more biased

But overall, science research is reliable.

These are the world’s fastest growing cities. They’re all in Africa

Worldwide, more and more people are starting to move from rural areas to urban areas. But nowhere is this as prevalent as in Africa.

Beijing shuts down its last coal power plant, replaces with natural gas

A step in the right direction.

Medical breakthrough: first patient cured of a rare and painful blood disorder called CDA

Fewer than 1,000 cases are reported worldwide. Now, a breakthrough procedure offers hope to these patients who have to undergo blood transfusions every couple of weeks.

Intellectual humility might just be the most underrated personality trait

How likely are YOU to change your beliefs based on facts?