A drop of dragon’s blood: using animals’ natural defenses to fight drug resistance

“Eye of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog.”

Ancient sea scorpion slashed prey with deadly sharp tail spikes

It had a built-in weapon.

This robot works six times faster than humans — and it’s putting jobs at risk

The time where we could speak about ‘robots taking our jobs’ at the future tense has passed.

Period-syncing has been debunked in the biggest study yet

The wide-held belief that women that spend a lot of time together start having their periods start at the same time is disproved again.

New Guinea Highland Dog feared extinct found again

Luckily, they seem to be doing well.

15-million-year-old pine cones still have the moves

Three ancient pine cones were found almost completely intact in coal mines.

This solar-powered device can squeeze water out of thin air — 3 liters a day

You can’t squeeze blood from a stone, but you can squeeze water from thin air — even in the driest areas of the world.

Forecasting local weather with cellphone signals

Soon, you could get a weather forecast for your neighbourhood, or even street.

“Smart” contact lenses could sense your glucose levels in the near future

Results would be conveniently transmitted to your smartphone.

Novel polymer might enable self-healing smartphones and other electronics

Cracked screens and scratches might finally become history.