Historian unearths more solid evidence of the Armenian Genocide

Probably the largest genocide you probably haven’t heard about.

Natural compound found in grape skins, berries, and red wine, could help Mars explorers stay fit

It doesn’t necessarily have to be red wine…

People don’t really care about rigged games — as long as they win

The rich get richer — but they think the game is fair.

Menstrual cups are cheap, effective, and just as reliable as tampons, large-scale study shows

Have you considered trying menstrual cups?

Women are just as aroused by pornography as men, largest study of its kind shows

Myth: busted.

How fast is the universe expanding? We may need to recalculate

It’s one of the fundamental universal features — and we’re still struggling to understand it.

Are dinosaur fossils minerals? The legal answer to that is surprisingly important

Every once in a while, a scientific matter will spill into the courtroom — this is the case with the “dueling dinosaurs” fossil.

This is what quantum entanglement looks like

The first images of spooky action at a distance.

By 2050, many cities will have hot weather like they’ve never seen

How hot will your area be in 2050?

Alan Turing to feature on new £50 note

A worthy recognition for one of the world’s greatest scientists.

Over 1 million people join Facebook event to ‘storm area 51’ and ‘see them aliens’

No one:
The internet: Let’s storm Area 51!

Japan just landed a shuttle on an asteroid

It’s a remarkable achievement.

Oldest known velociraptor relative was a chicken-sized feather-covered predator

It could teach us a thing or two about how flying emerged, too.

Oldest human skull out of Africa forces us to rethink migration timeline

Was this an isolated individual, or part of an earlier wave of human migration?

Plant-based meat is about to get cheaper than animal meat

Veggie burgers — yay or nay?

Climate change denial might soon be abhorred as slavery, says David Attenborough

“I am sorry that there are people who are in power … notably, of course, [in] the United States but also in Australia [who are climate change deniers], which is extraordinary because Australia is already facing having to deal with some of the most extreme manifestations of climate change.”

French scientists develop new class of promising antibiotics (so far, only in mice)

It’s still early days, but the results are exciting.

France to stop reimbursing homeopathic treatments

The reason is pretty simple: there’s no evidence that it works.

HPV vaccine will also be administered to boys in the UK, preventing thousands of cancers

It’s an important step towards eliminating some types of cancer.

X-Rays and lensing tricks help researchers spot black hole spin

A black hole was spinning as fast as is theoretically possible.