Glyphosate might be killing bees by messing with their gut bacteria

Glyphosate may not be harmless to animals after all.

Scientists spot dust storms on Titan for the first time

It’s the third Solar System body, in addition to Earth and Mars, where dust storms have been observed.

Earth wobbles as it spins, and humans are responsible for a third of this effect

Since the early 20th century, Earth’s axis has shifted by more than 10 meters.

Watch this awesome giant net collect garbage in space

An experimental spacecraft designed to solve our growing space junk problem was a sound success.

How NASA tech made its way into everyday life

The technology initially developed for space is remarkably common in everyday life applications on Earth.

AI-controlled glider learns to ride air currents like an eagle

Autonomous aircraft could save energy or study migratory birds using this machine learning tech.

MDMA or ‘ecstasy’ makes octopuses more social, too

This could help scientists uncover the origin of social behavior in all animals.

One of the largest spiderwebs in the world just appeared on a Greek shoreline

The creepy sight was triggered by warming conditions. It should disappear on its own and poses no threat to locals.

Meet the strongest material in the universe: nuclear pasta

It’s a mind-perplexing 10 billion times stronger than steel.

Most people hate wasps — but they deserve to be loved just as much as bees

Wasps are actually useful.

Mosquitoes are eating microplastics, which they pass on to the food chain

Ultimately, what the mosquito eats, we eat as well.

Both males and females perceive women wearing makeup as more open to casual sex — and they’re wrong

It sounds a lot like wishful thinking.

Volcanoes on dwarf planet ooze ice instead of molten lava

Ceres just got a heck of a lot more interesting to researchers.

Canada bans artificial trans fats which cause heart disease

A welcomed policy that will save thousands of lives.

We might have our own natural ‘night vision’, new study says

The retina changes both software and hardware components to see better in the dark.

Thawing arctic lakes are bubbling methane, amplifying global warming

An understudied phenomenon may double the amount of methane released into the atmosphere by the thawing Arctic permafrost.

Just a few pieces of plastic are enough to kill sea turtles

And the situation is getting worse.

SpaceX will send its first passenger around the moon aboard a Big Freaking Rocket

It’s been almost 50 years since a human has come this close to the moon.

Humans arrived on Madagascar 6,000 years earlier than previously thought — so then what killed the elephant bird?

The story of the elephant bird’s extinction just got a lot more interesting.

Humans were brewing beer before they started growing cereals

The 13,000-year-old evidence is actually the first record of man-made alcohol in the world.