New process can make hydrogen fuel out of seawater without destroying the devices

This was a VERY real issue up to now.

Eating bad PUFAs may put you at risk of developing asthma — but fish contains the good PUFAs

I’m thrilled that PUFAs is an actual scientific term.

Scientists grew a ‘mini brain’ in a dish that can make muscles twitch

The brain organoid was connected to a tiny spinal cord with surrounding muscle tissue.

Karen Uhlenbeck wins the “Nobel” of Mathematics — the first time the prize was won by a woman

You could hardly imagine a worthier recipient.

Toyota partners with Japanese space agency on new moon rover design

After having conquered the automobile on Earth, Toyota has decided to try their luck off the planet.

How to fight noise pollution (and why your headphones might be making you deaf)

More and more people are blasting loud music in their headphones to cancel out noise pollution — and that’s turning into a major problem.

Short-term exposure to air pollution may be deadly for people with asthma

A few days’ exposure to ambient air pollution was associated with increased risk of death from asthma.

Our ships carry invasive species, not just trade — and it is rapidly getting worse

Your package has arrived sir, it seems to be a pair of socks. The zebra mussel is on the house.

Ireland and Scotland made bog butter for three and a half millennia, new study reports

Bog what, now?

Ice ages may be caused by tectonic activity in the tropics, new study proposes

Pixar left this part out of Ice Age.

23-year-old Polish barber may have been Jack the Ripper, new DNA study suggests

This mystery is still far from being solved, though.

Mushrooms might help keep your brain healthy

Delicious and nutritious — mushrooms are good for your brain, new study suggests.

Spaceflight activates dormant viruses like herpes

Add herpes and other viruses to the long list of health problems associated with space flight.

The fate of the world’s most powerful rocket is still up in the air

NASA’s highly-touted Space Launch System (SLS) gets another delay.

Breast milk given intranasally could benefit preemies with severe brain injuries

Additional breast milk could protect premature babies with brain injuries.

Zooming in on the cell– what makes animals and plants different?

There are a few key differences!

Researchers develop way to trap and study bacteria so we can fight disease and antibiotic resistance

Shhh! I’m hunting bactewwia!

New research identifies the ‘taste center’ of our brains

Sweet!

This is Opportunity last view from Mars

NASA just released an amazing 360-degree panorama from the final resting place of the Opportunity rover.

Ancestral shift in diet may have changed human speech as well

Softer food gave humans an overbite that made it easier to produce “v” and “f” sounds.