The surprising reason why Begonia leaves are iridescent blue: energy harvesting

A light scavenger can teach us a lot about energy efficiency.

Startup plans to fuel our cities by turning windows into power plants

Where there’s light, SolarWindow can create power.

Iceland drilling project close to plugging into the Mid-Atlantic ridge

In a few months, Iceland will be drawing power directly from molten rock.

You have this weird-looking 423-million-year-old armored fish to thank for jaws

The ancient animal had jaws that resemble those of modern land vertebrates and bony fish.

Hundreds of snow leopards are being killed every year, and that’s unacceptable

One of the most beautiful big cats is dying out — because of us.

Tasmanian devils developing resistance to horrendous infectious face cancer

I’d expect nothing less from the Tasmanian devils.

The Lyrebird is the best impersonator in the world: it can mimick other birds, but also chainsaws, theme songs, car alarms — anything, basically

Meet the incredible lyrebird from Australia. And you thought parrots were cool….

A seaweed could help us curb greenhouse gas emissions – if we feed it to cows

It can make a big difference.

For the last 18 years, robotic mussels have been watching over our oceans

They’ve collected staggering amounts of data.

Ancient cave paintings and genetics help find the ‘Higgs bison’ missing link

Thanks to prehistoric humans and modern DNA tools, scientists have cracked a mystery of science.