Researchers find black hole that spins almost as fast as (we think) they can spin

Hope it won’t get dizzy and stumble our way!

Traditional zebra-like tattoos protect tribes-people from insect bites

A stripe a day keeps the bug bites away!

Staying fit halves the risk of a heart attack

There is apparently no upper limit for training when it comes to the beneficial effects for the heart.

CERN draws up plans for new particle accelerator four times bigger than the LHC

Deep physics might have a new toy. Full operation expected for 2050.

Can you raise your IQ score?

Paradoxically, that wouldn’t make you smarter.

China and India on track for world’s largest economies by 2030. US could lose first place as soon as next year

The United States will likely never be able to catch up with China.

Want to improve kids’ test scores? Help them reduce their anxiety, researchers say

It’s a simple thing that can make a big difference — especially for low-income children.

Part-time workers with flexible schedules work more unpaid overtime — especially mothers

How do you ‘not bring work home with you’…. when working from home?

China grows the first plants on the far side of the moon

The cotton sprouts, unfortunately, perished after a couple of days.

Some corals seem to love the taste of plastic — and we’re not sure why

Why do some corals find plastic so tasty?

Smart windows allow or block heat-generating wavelengths of light based on temperature

Bye, bye curtains!

Researchers “trick” breast cancer cells and turn them into fat

It’s an exciting new avenue for treatment.

Finland’s awesome new library is so popular it’s running out of books

Talk about a first world problem!

Urban areas can do a lot to support bees and other pollinators, new study concludes

“Plant more flowers!” — scream the bees.

Antarctica is losing six times more ice than 40 years ago

There’s enough ice in Antarctica to raise sea levels by 60 meters — and it’s now on a slippery slope.

Romeo, once the loneliest the frog in the world, finds a mate!

A modern amphibian love story with a happy ending.

What’s the difference between an asteroid and a meteorite?

The meteorite only lives as it is falling.

WHO report: You should eat 25g of fiber every day — and you probably don’t

Fiber helps protect against cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and a swarm of other health issues.

Study: People most opposed to GMOs think they’re very knowledgeable — in fact, it’s the opposite

The findings are consistent with the psychology of extremism.

Want your kids to be calmer and have improved mental health? Connect them to nature, scientists say

Many parents have been suspecting this for a while — now we have the science to confirm it.