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.

Dutch design student creates wonderful packaging alternative to help save the environment

Simple, elegant, efficient. Awesome!

Netherlands announces plans to phase out coal plants by 2030, puts coal’s future in Europe at doubt

More like Nether-nocoalburninghere-lands.

Big-brained cetaceans have “marine-based cultures” similar to those of humans, study reveals

They only need thumbs to rule the oceans!

Researchers identify brain patterns associated with learning to improve teaching, fight Alzheimer’s

We’re learning about learning!

Newfoundland settled multiple times by unrelated groups of people in the last 7,700 years, study reveals

A very cosmopolitan island.

The different types of electromagnetic radiation

All of them are light — but not quite.

White House nominates Barry Myers to lead the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

He brings relevant expertise to the table, but also possible conflicts of interest.

Ornamented, stone-age rod found in Poland hints at inter-group collaboration, possibly trade

These rods, known as bâton percé, are quite mysterious.

Contrasting facial features make you seem younger, no matter where you’re from

A youthful appearance is viewed as a sign of health and considered more attractive — so it’s no surprise that people often try to look a few years younger than they actually are.

Tonight, SpaceX will live-broadcast launch of previously-flown Falcon 9 rocket

Brave move. Hopefully, it will pay off.

Coal formation sucked so much CO2 out of the atmosphere that Earth nearly froze over 300 million years ago

“It is quite an irony that forming the coal that today is a major factor for dangerous global warming once almost lead to global glaciation,” the author said.

Scientists just found half of the universe’s missing matter, and strengthened the Standard Model in the process

It was floating around where we estimated it would be.

Scott Pruitt says subsidies give renewables an unfair edge, and here’s why he’s a monumental hypocrite

Capital H.

Rarest songbird species turns out to be even rarer than thought — because it never existed

So rare there’s not one of them.

Virtual reconstruction shows what the first modern humans to reach Europe looked like

A lot has changed in 30.000 years.

Renewable flip flops: scientists produce the “No. 1” footwear in the world from algae

Walk a mile in these shoes.

Musk says Puerto Rico’s power grid could be built from the ground up with solar and battery packs

A great opportunity for clean energy to help set a tragedy right.

Australian Committee thinks it should be OK for drunk people to use autonomous cars

Drink and let the car drive!

Divers solve 93-year-old mystery by discovering shipwreck at the bottom of Lake Huron

It went under in 1924, claiming the lives of 25 crewmembers.