China deems blasting space junk with a laser station is feasible

It’s a super James Bond-esque idea.

Rainbow-feathered bird-like dinosaur discovered in China

Its feathers resemble the ones of hummingbirds.

Crowdsourcing astronomy: Citizen scientists discover new rocky planets locked in resonance

Citizen scientists found five “musical” exoplanet.

Chinese AI outperforms humans in language comprehension test — the first time a machine ever has

011010…. Oh, wait, carbon-based life-form, I meant “Hello”.

Pet translator might enable humans to communicate with animals

Such a device could be ready within 10 years but not everyone is convinced it could work.

CT scans reveal the secrets of a 200-million-year-old dinosaur — and you can 3D print it for free

New technology, meet old fossils.

Paper strips recovered from Blackbeard’s ship reveals pirates liked voyage stories — at least, stuffed in their guns

The real booty be knowledge ya landlubbers!

Fermi’s Paradox — how life and space intertwine

An original view on Fermi’s Paradox.

Research of snakes’ straight-line movement could power the rescue bots of the future

Yessss, thissss issss good resssssearch.

A wolf has been spotted in Belgium for the first time in 100 years

The reintroduction of wolves to Europe has been quite successful so far.

What supplements do scientists use, and why?

Here’s what the experts say.

The brain might trick most people into thinking they’re thinner than they actually are

We tend to average past experience, which might make a couple recent extra pounds seem like nothing.

Mysterious fast radio bursts from space likely twisted by a black hole, researchers report

The team went looking for answers but only found more questions.

Researcher busts common myths about email — and it will probably surprise you

It’s not that bad to check your email all the time — as long as it’s work-related.

Gene mutation doesn’t make women diagnosed with breast cancer more likely to die

A gene mutation that makes it likely for women to develop breast cancer doesn’t actually make the disease worse.

Cliffs of pure, blue water-ice spotted just below Mars’ surface

That’s a lot of water.

Biologists discover 18 new species of spiders — and they look just like pelicans

Though they might look goofy, these assassins are ruthless killers.

The different types of plants in the world

So many different kinds!

Five Reasons Why We Should be Exploring Space

Why bother about space in the first place? Well, here’s why.

Tips for Staying Healthy as You Age

Simple things can make a big difference.