Designer Oscar Lhermitte brings the moon to your fingertips

You can’t get any more lunar than this without leaving the planet.

Bacterial defenders discovered inside cancer cells, breaking down chemo drugs

Tricksy hobbitses!

Democracy is failing in the West, scientists warn

Only 19% of young Americans think it’s wrong for the military to take over the government if it’s incompetent or doesn’t do it’s job.

Finnish project aims to turn sawdust into fish food and tackle world hunger

Teach a man to chemically process sawdust into the building blocks of life to feed his fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.

“Nothing” changed: ancient Indian text pushes the history of zero back 500 years

As far as modern tech and know-how is concerned, zero is the hero.

Follow the last 30 years of humanity shaping the planet through the eyes of Google’s Timelapse

Bird’s eye view.

Gemstones prove asteroid impact was the hottest event ever recorded on Earth

That spot is not a lake in cold, snow-covered Canada.

Volkswagen is investing 70 billion Euros into electric vehicles

Time to make amends, VW.

Ugly Unicorn: Metal-tipped prehistoric ant drank the blood of its victims for dinner

Stabby stabby!

Death of a dynasty: west North America lost over 95% of its monarch butterflies in 35 years

One of the continent’s most dazzling displays dies with them.

Tapwater around the world is full of microplastics, study reveals

It’s literally everywhere.

African wild dogs sneeze their way into democratic decisions

Bless you!

Scotland to ban petrol and diesel cars by 2032, eight years earlier than the rest of the UK

A great move for the Scotts.

Too much innovation wrecks weak economies, too much competition paralyzes strong ones, paper reports

Moderation is key.

Birmingham design student crafts cool, fully recyclable furniture — from cow dung

You could say she… manurefactures them.

The Caspian Sea is running out of “sea” because of climate change, paper reports

Soon to be the ex-largest inland lake on Earth.

White Cliffs of Dover in danger from developers, National Trust pleas for donations to keep them safe

A unique place is in danger. Here’s how to pitch in.

Higher temperature and more CO2 is good for trees, but overall climate change will damage forests

It could start a self-reinforcing loop.

Trying to resist a yawn makes you more likely to yawn — because your motor cortex is wired that way

It’s ridiculous how many times I’ve yawned writing this.

MIT designs robot to be a good pedestrian and not bump into you on the sidewalk

It’s had hours upon hours of simulation training to learn the basics.