Jupiter formed far from the sun and traveled closer during its early days

It also met a lot of asteroids it still hangs around with.

Humans and computers can be fooled by the same tricky images

The gap between humans and AI is getting narrower by the day.

The genders kill differently — and one paper proposes it’s because of our ancient roles

I do like this theory.

Creativity hinges on churning as many ideas out as possible — then taking a break

It doesn’t matter if your ideas suck — get more of them!

Tuberculosis could be eradicated by 2045 — if the world is willing to invest $2 bln./year

The highly infectious disease kills millions of people each year, and that’s just a shame for a curable disease.

Poor sleep might make you more likely to procrastinate

Getting poor sleep doesn’t replenish us properly. Consequently, we don’t have enough mental resources to stay focused on our goals.

New photos from asteroid Bennu reveal stunning surprises

We have a shuttle in outer space, orbiting and asteroid and beaming back data and images. Still seems pretty incredible.

Queen bumblebees take long breaks in the grass after hibernating

Researchers say that you should help queen bees if you see them exhausted on the ground, by providing a teaspoon of sugary water.

Uber-like services can reduce demand for parking — so let’s use the lots for something better

Need a ride?

Stunning 500-million-year-old fossil trove offers insight into how life evolved

It’s one of the most spectacular findings in recent history.

Immigrants to the US are happier later in life than natives — despite generally being worse off financially

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.

Scientists reactivate 28,000 year-old mammoth cells

Researchers say that the study marks a “significant step toward bringing mammoths back from the dead.”

The tallest tree in the world is higher than the Statue of Liberty

California’s redwood forest has the tallest trees in the world. Let’s see why.

Mercury is the planet closest to Earth — contrary to popular belief

There’s also a whirly-dirly corollary associated with this new method.

Divine punishment didn’t goad us into building civilization — it was the other way around

And then the gods said, “don’t be a douchebag and we’re chill”.

Paleontologists find 110-million-year-old bird fossil with unlaid egg still inside it

A unique find that sheds new light on the reproductive abilities of ancient birds.

Japanese committee says gene-edited foods “safe to eat”

Would you consume GMO foods?

Physicists propose a new way to levitate and propel spacecraft-sized objects with light

The concept is audacious — but it might be just crazy enough to work.

New method spots counterfeit food and medicine for cheap, by filming how it freezes

Be sure to post it on Instagram, too! #lunch #realfood

New AI turns simple doodles into photorealistic landscapes — within seconds

The future is here, and it looks absolutely amazing.