California can expect more and more extreme weather events, due to global warming

Climate change is already taking a massive toll

Do something relaxing after work — it’s good for your health

Healthy, happy workers are productive workers.

German supermarket starts selling burgers made from worms

Yum or yuck?

There is an oral sex gap between men and women, and we need to talk about it

The gender gap no one talks about.

New evidence suggests that probiotics are good for the liver

Many of the alleged benefits of probiotics have not been proven, but scientists are finding some promise.

Six essential science books that read like hot cakes

Our go-to list.

Researchers have figured out how the Giant’s Causeway came to be

A giant mystery has been solved.

A fat belly is bad for your heart

BMI can be a misleading metric when it comes to obesity.

Amateur mathematician Aubrey de Grey, known for his work on anti-aging, solves decades-old problem

Talk about a special mind.

The UK just went 55 hours without using any coal

Great news from the Brits.

Ancient humans were practicing brain surgery on cows 5,400 years ago

Ancient brain surgery — now here’s something I’d never have to say.

Hans Asperger, who gave his name to the Asperger’s Syndrome, was active Nazi collaborator

It’s a story without a happy ending.

Ancient turtles: scientists find ancestor of modern sea turtles

These turtles were far more common than previously known.

What if we’re not the first advanced civilization on Earth — How would we know?

This is not about conspiracy theories, but a legitimate scientific concern.

In Romania, distrust of vaccines claims children’s lives

Romania has a lesson for the entire world.

Indoor plants can be natural, sustainable air-cleaning systems

A semi-autonomous, sustainable, eco-friendly air cleaning system. Or as we usually call it — a plant.

New ant species from Borneo detonates itself to defend its colony

Talk about altruistic behavior — these ants are truly impressive.

We waste a pound of food every day

We waste a lot of food — here’s how not to do that anymore.

A Sperm Whale Found Dead in Spain Had 30 Kilos of Plastic in Its Stomach

There’s just too much plastic in the oceans.

Gluten-free diets might not be so gluten-free after all

Are you eating gluten-free? You might want to read this.