You burn more calories in the afternoon than in the morning

A story about metabolism, circadian rhythms, and calories.

Scientists zoom in on Mongolia’s oldest cheese production

2,000 years before the Mongolians conquered Asia and Europe, they conquered dairy-making.

Veganism can improve mental health and reduce diabetes risk factors

Don’t throw your dairy away just yet, though.

Earth’s last wilderness areas may soon be lost, study warns

Things don’t look good, but we can still protect what we have if we take immediate action.

Humpback whales stop their song when human vessels make noise

Here’s another way we’re disrupting wildlife.

European Union bans single-use plastic

Great news from Europe!

The smell of lavender really is relaxing, study confirms

There’s a bit of science to lavender’s magic.

Even small gifts can convince customers to buy, new study reveals

The problem, as it so often happens, lies with the bosses.

British police find rape victim using drone thermal camera

Talk about a great use of technology!

Mediterranean diet can help fight depression, new study suggests

Healthy food, healthy body, healthy mind.

This robot passes through pipes to see where they’re leaking

The small robot that could.

Venomous creatures could hold the key to innovative drug therapies

Specific substances from venom could be useful in devising new treatments.

Researchers find Earth’s oldest rocks — and they were probably created by meteorites

4 billion years — how’s that for old?

The top diets of the year, ranked and explained

We explain some of the most sought-after diets of the year.

French President at Climate Summit: We’re losing the battle

It’s a long and rocky road, which will require a lot action and a lot of effort, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

Graphene trainers are strong, stretchy, and have an excellent grip

The future of shoes might be graphene.

The humble fly carries even more diseases than we thought, new study shows

Flies can do so much more than ruin your picnic, new research finds.

Progress in medicine drops breast cancer fatality rate by 40 percent, saving 322,000 lives

Mammograms and chemo save lives, and things can get better.

UK puts Isaac Newton coin into circulation

I don’t think you understand the gravity of this.

Ever wondered how Angela Merkel’s CV would look like — on a single page?

If she can fit it on a page, why can’t you?