Researchers want to vaccinate bees so we don’t run out of food

I can’t BEElive this!

Virgin Galactic tourist space rocket passes first test

Fancy a trip to outer space?

Fentanyl is now the deadliest drug in America

Just a few grains of the substance can kill.

Luxembourg to become the first country to make public transportation free

It’s Luxembourg’s moment in the spotlight.

“Prehistoric Pompeii” answers the question of when animals first moved on land

It’s so sad though :(.

InSight beams back its first selfie — and what a treat!

It’s kinda vain but we like it!

Search and rescue operations might soon call on foldable drones to find victims

A simple but elegant solution.

Blink and you’ll miss it — new study shows that blinking can be significant nonverbal cues

Do you pay attention to how the people you talk to blink?

Neanderthal genes may explain our unique rounded skull shape

Neanderthal genes may be making some people’s skulls more elongated — they may also explain some modern human brain evolution.

Exploding stars may have wiped off large ocean life 2.5 million years ago

The planet’s largest shark may have been killed by a supernova.

How pink poop and satellites revealed a giant penguin colony

Don’t eat the pink snow.

Viking cats show that domesticated felines have grown bigger in time (as well as a gruesome history)

The Vikings used to skin cats for their pelts.

Thawing Canadian Arctic permafrost is releasing “substantial amounts” of mercury into waterways

In the Canadian Arctic, mercury isn’t rising only in thermometers.

A geological hallmark of human activity: chicken bones

It’s not a very pleasant thought.

NASA spacecraft beams back first image from inside the Sun’s atmosphere

We have a spacecraft inside the sun’s atmosphere — take that in for a moment.

An ant colony has memories that its individual members don’t have

The whole is larger than the sum of the parts.

More evidence showing that flu vaccination lowers risk of death in heart failure patients

Flu vaccines also offer protection against heart failure.

Scientists break record for superconductivity at cozy Arctic temperatures

We’re nearing a breakthrough moment!

Sharing a plate helps with both love and work

“Basically, every meal that you’re eating alone is a missed opportunity to connect to someone,” the authors say.

Giant marsupial predator was “unlike any living animal”

It was a fierce beast.