Ancient Greek theater unearthed near Kalamata in ‘excellent condition’

Ancient but elegant.

Dogs use the “puppy-eyes” to manipulate you into giving them affection and attention and it works

This is manipulation I can get behind.

Global pollution linked to one in six premature death. It’s worse than wars, AIDS and road accidents combined

The real scope of pollution and how it affects livelihoods is often misrepresented.

NASA discovers Mars has a magnetic tail twisted by solar wind

Mars has an invisible magnetic tail and it might contribute to Martian atmospheric loss.

Not so harmless: common herbal remedy might cause liver cancer

“Natural healthy medicine, no side effects” … yeah.

Need to improve your foreign language skills? A bit of alcohol will do the trick, researchers find

Booze to the rescue! Just don’t overindulge.

The AI buster-buster: new machine dominates AI that dominated humans at Go

It seems our AI overlords have overlords of themselves.

New 3D Radar mapping system could revolutionize rescue missions

Capable of mapping environments in 3D and distinguishing between materials, it could help save a lot of lives.

Researchers discover astonishingly intact, 48-million-year-old bird fats in fossilized gland

An incredible find.

Water wells serving 2 million Americans could be contaminated with high levels of Arsenic

Millions of Americans are potentially exposed to high concentrations of arsenic from their drinking water.

Flowers use “blue halo” to attract bees

Blue Halo: A story of flowers, bees, and convergent evolution.

Researchers believe they’ve found a great place for a moonbase — thanks to a volcano

Building a moonbase in a lava tube. Doesn’t that sound awesome?

Flying insect biomass decreased by 75 percent over 27 years in nature reserves

We’re responsible and it’s up to us to clean up the mess.

Wolves are better team players than dogs, study reveals, casting doubt on our view of domestication

A wild streak makes them better at cooperating, the team reports.

Some cognitive training games can really boost the brain

One cognitive test widely used in research can improve working memory. The training won’t make you smarter, though.

Astronaut shows what fidget spinners can do in outer space

NASA just wins, can everyone stop with the fidget spinner videos now?

You can now use Google Maps to explore other moons and planets

You can explore the solar system from the comfort of your home.

Evidence keeps pilling up in favor of the mysterious Planet Nine

A ninth planet 10 times bigger than Earth might be lurking far away within the solar system.

China’s first space station is about to come crashing down on Earth, and we don’t really know where

No reason to worry, just an 8-ton space station crashing down on Earth.

Stress could be as harmful to your gut’s health as junk food

Stress can trigger changes in the bacterial colonies that occupy the gut, similarly to obesity.