Fossil fats reveal the ‘oldest macroscopic animal’ that lived 558 million years ago

Hey, grandpa!

Globalization is an ancient practice, new research reveals

Cooperation is the key to success!

DNA sequencing might help finally link smugglers to ivory shipments

There are not many people I dislike as intensely as ivory poachers.

Germany rolls out the first hydrogen-powered trains in the world

These bright blue trains are the greenest around.

Honeybee clusters act as ‘super-organisms’ to keep everyone safe during bad weather

Intelligent behavior emerging from a group of relatively unintelligent organisms.

California to launch its “own damn satellite” to monitor air pollution, climate change

Go Cali, go!

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be the first Moon tourist — and he’s bringing artists along

Very Renaissance-y, I love it!

Air pollution soots its way into mothers’ placentas — maybe the fetus, as well

Very Not Good™.

Mammals’ evolutionary success relied on our ancestors growing very tiny

Sometimes it pays to be the smallest fish in the pond.

A Czech dog just made a stunning archaeological discovery

Indiana Bones!

Astronaut tweets incredible pictures of Hurricane Florence heading for the US East Coast

“Watch out, America!”

Painted rock points to higher cognitive function in humans 73,000 years ago

Artwork from waaaay before Photoshop.

Kidney stones form like any rock, may hold day-by-day history of your body’s health

We’re all Stonebenders in our kidneys!

Scared? Here’s how your brain decides whether you freeze, flee, or fight

The infamous three F’s.

One broken gene made us very good runners

A genetic fluke two to three million years ago turned humans into the best endurance runners around.

Gov. Brown doubles-down on California’s already ambitious pledge — it will be carbon-neutral by 2045

Big moves in California!

New role-playing game engages people from all backgrounds with climate action

A fresh take on an old problem.

New research shows why some people get the common cold more easily

Bless you!

Activating a new language is easy — the effort goes in suppressing the old one

Oui oui, tres bien!

Efforts ramp up to heal Florida’s manatees amid algal blood

Please don’t let the manatees die, they’re so cute!