Get a good night’s sleep if you don’t want to be angry the next day

Personal experience tells me we should pay heed to these findings.

Termites recycle their methane — scientists want us to copy them

This isn’t the first time we’ve tried copying termites.

Promising new vaccine technology might finally end HIV-AIDS

Get lost, deadly virus.

Pesticide build-ups are contaminating Europe’s fields

You reap what you sow.

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria found on the ISS — they’ve been up there for at least two years

In space, no one can hear you sneeze.

Atmospheric greenhouse gas levels hit new record. Just like in 2017… and 2016

We’re really good at setting bad standards.

Ice in glaciers on Mount Everest is warmer than expected — or “hoped” for

“Warm” ice is a problem.

One Icelandic glacier-volcano duo is emitting 20 times more methane than all other volcanoes in Europe

When glaciers fall to the dark side, methane happens.

Birds-of-paradise males need more than looks to get a girlfriend

These gals want everything to be just right.

Cat’s tongues are surprisingly complex — and better at cleaning than any brush we have

Fur lickin’ findings.

Sprawling termite complex from Brazil is visible from space — and 4,000 years old

Technically, it’s piles of construction waste, in the termites’ eyes.

New peanut allergy treatment ready for FDA review. It’s based on peanuts

A peanut a day keeps peanuts away.

The kilogram, ampere, mole, and Kelvin are changing to stay the same

Not to brag, but the SI is at least one foot (see what I did there?) ahead of Imperial units.

Spain is poised to go fully-renewable by 2050

Está bien!

Orangutans can ‘talk’ about the past and the future, study suggests

We used to believe this is a human-only perk.

Rainforest plant may treat pancreatic cancer through ‘antiausterity’ properties

Cool, now we need to find one for the economy, too!

What causes Blood Moons? The same thing that makes skies blue

Spooky!

Most people tend to mirror their mother’s number of romantic partners

Turns out most of us are just like our mothers.

We’re watching a ‘horror story’ in which the casualty is Earth’s wilderness

Only 23% of the world can now be considered wilderness.

Rising seas might mean more coral reef islands — if we don’t murder all the corals

We might get more ‘exotic’ if we dial down on the ‘extinction’.