We may have just witnessed a close-by star devour the remnants of a planet

Gluttony? Tsk tsk tsk.

The five largest meat and dairy companies emit more greenhouse gases than ExxonMobil

Meat and dairy

NASA reveals new, crystal-clear images of Saturn’s moon Titan

Looking sharp, Titan!

First-ever baby snake fossil discovered beautifully encased in amber

Poor baby snake!

Novel material can change under the right light, to be either strong or self-healing

Neat trick.

About 1 in 4 US teen girls hurt themselves, a new report finds

America has a hidden problem on its hands.

Omega-3 supplements don’t really do anything for your heart, new study concludes

Contrary to popular belief, omega-3 supplements don’t protect your heart.

This is the best photo of Neptune we have so far, and it looks amazing

Color me impressed!

Welcome to the Meghalayan Age — you’re living in it

Geologists used climatic changes to define the new period — but not everyone agrees.

Scientists design ‘Pokéball’ that safely captures even the most delicate underwater creatures

Gotta catch em all!

Hybrid device harvests both ambient mechanical and magnetic energy

Ambient energy is all around us — physicists are proposing a novel way to tap it.

Bill Gates and other philantropists invest $30 million to boost early Alzheimer’s detection

A much needed boost in the research of early-stage Alzheimer’s.

Twelve new moons discovered around Jupiter, pointing to a violent past

Jupiter can boast the most moons in the Solar System.

Why smoking weed gives you the munchies — blame your hormones

Scientists figure out why weed gives you the munchies.

New melanoma blood test could be a game changer for early detection

Next up — clinical trials.

Every point of light in this photo is a galaxy

Kind of puts things into perspective, doesn’t it?

There may be a quadrillion tons of diamond in the Earth’s depths — but we’ll never mine it

There’s more diamonds than you can imagine.

Oldest bread found in Jordan predates agriculture by 4,000 years

It took great determination for the first hunter-gathers to set off the agricultural revolution — but the bread helped.

The Best Natural Toothpaste vs The Best Store Bought Toothpaste: What’s the Difference?

Walking down the dental care product aisle, you’re faced with all sorts of options. From tartar control to whitening toothpaste, there’s no shortage of items that promise to keep your teeth clean, white, and healthy. Aside from the commercial toothpaste options, there are also various options which use fewer chemicals and processed compounds. Here’s what you need to know about the

It takes just six minutes for a dog to die in a hot car

Never leave a dog in a hot car.