Pluto might have been formed by a billion comets

Pluto just got weirder.

Curiosity Rover is back to drilling Martian rocks — and this is really important

NASA engineers had to invent a new clever technique.

Rice is losing its nutritional value due to rising CO2 levels

Rice is losing proteins, vitamins, and minerals due to rising CO2 in the atmosphere.

Manhattan could halve its number of cars and people would still get where they need to go – if they rode smart

More silicon, less asphalt, says an MIT researcher.

Never skip leg day: study finds hind leg inactivity causes neurological problems in mice

Physical exercise is critical to brain health.

How coyotes conquered North America — and are still expanding fast

The canines are expanding so much they might even become a South American species.

Most common type of childhood leukemia is partly due to lack of exposure to microbes during infancy

After a century-long debate, doctors think they finally know what’s causing ALL.

New evidence backs up existence of mysterious ‘Planet Nine’ in the outer solar system

An elusive planet ten times more massive than Earth may be lurking in the outer fringes of the solar system.

Humanity is just 0.01% of all life but we wiped out 83% of all wild mammals

A new study reveals the staggering disproportionate impact that humanity has on wildlife.

Human activity is messing with global freshwater movement

The message is clear: We need to act now!

Major depression in men makes couples less likely to conceive

Depression can make both men and women infertile.

Healthy diet may prevent brain shrinkage in older adults

Eating a balanced diet of fruits and veggies staves of brain aging and cognitive decline.

Lizards with lime-green blood might lead to cure for malaria and other diseases

Their blood is green due to a pigment that is toxic to humans.

An energy-dense diet changes the brain — makes rats hungrier and more prone to obesity

High-calorie foods not only cause obesity, they change the brain.

NASA wants to send a tiny helicopter along with the next 2020 rover mission

It will allow scientists to explore Mars like they could only imagine until now.

How different stages of sleep work together for creative problem solving

Even the toughest problems cand find a solution in our sleep.

Laser heats water to 100,000°C in less than a millionth of a millionth of a second

The experiment turned liquid water into plasma.

Trump Administration shuts down CO2 monitoring program, as greenhouse gas levels skyrocket

It’s a damn shame.

Scientists transfer memories between snails with RNA implants

Memory may be far more complex than meets the eye.

Nouns slow down speech, which is why we utter a lot of ‘uhs’ and ‘uhms’ before them

We’re far more likely to use slow-down sounds before nouns than verbs.