Animal files: Kiwi birds— one of the most 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.

You can now take a virtual walk on the International Space Station. Here’s how

It’s the best place to get lost — and trust me, you will.

How to beat anxiety — according to science

Are you particularly critical of yourself and the blunders you make? Here’s to get over it.

Pangolin poaching is driving the species extinct, despite international trade ban

Please stop.

Scientists find “Angel Particle” — a particle that’s its own antiparticle

It’s the confirmation of a long-standing theory. Or is it?

Over one third of all dementia cases could be prevented by actions that begin in childhood

Dementia is not inevitable. Staying healthy is the first step to challenge it.

Plant-like robot can grow 250 times its length, manipulate objects, form complex shapes


How hot is a sauna, and other steamy facts

There’s a big difference between wet saunas and dry saunas.

Tesla Model 3: All About The Most Anticipated Car Ever

A glimpse at the future: the electric, self-driven vehicle of choice for the average American home.

France’s import of brainpower will likely make it a nexus of climate science

Make the planet great again!

Don’t like to wake up to your alarm clock? Try this gentle birdsong app from Carnegie Museum

Sweeten those nasty mornings with a charming wake-up call.

This shark ate a bit of steel, pushed it out through its skin and then healed back up

Sharks have officially reached Wolverine status. After 400 million years of being an apex predator, you’d expect sharks to have some pretty awesome skills — and they do. But this really took us — and more importantly, scientists — by surprise. It all started when a wild lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris) ingested a piece of steel, a fish stringer. Scientists

Boiling-acid-proof virus’ outer shell structure could inspire better medication, sturdier buildings

Not bad for such a small thing.

Porsche announced it wants half of its cars to be electric by 2023

We’re witnessing a new age of sports cars.

Here’s where you’d end up if you dug straight through the Earth

Spoiler alert: it’s probably not China. Or Australia.