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?

Gravity map reveals Martian crust might be lighter than we thought

Mars may be more porous than we thought.

Please don’t shoot Hurricane Irma, officials warn

Don’t challenge the hurricanes.

Swiss scientists say they’ve invented a new type of chocolate — the first one after 80 years

I’ll take my chances with it!

Macaques may have just entered the Stone Age

Crack open a nutty one.

About DACA: Study shows 83% of America’s top high school science students have immigrant parents

The abnormal seems to have become normal in the White House.

Shared custody is usually less stressful for children, study shows

Shared custody seems to be less taxing than growing up with a single parent.

Facebook bans “fake news” from advertising

Perhaps we just give social media too much credit.

Pagan ritual hall from 3,200 years ago found in Israel

Canaanites were flourishingly pagan before Joshua came in.

Being married might just save your life — if you suffer from heart diseases

Having a shoulder to lean on can get you through a lot of hard times — medically.

High salt intake doubles the risk of heart failure

A new study studied the connection between salt consumption and heart failure risk.

Micro-vehicles move through a mouse stomach, healing its ulcers

The future is here.

Feeling bad about feeling bad makes you feel even worse

Turn that frown upside down? No, just accept that sometimes it’s OK to feel bad.