This is what T. rex probably looked like as a baby


New gravity earthquake detection method might buy more time for early warnings

This means a couple of extra seconds which could make all the difference in a life or death situation.

Eye scan might detect Alzheimer’s disease

A quick, non-invasive imaging of the back of the eye could spot Alzheimer’s disease before the onset of severe symptoms.

Green tea and carrot compounds reverse Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice

Spatial memory improved in mice after a special three-month diet.

How much water should you really drink a day?

The best advice is to listen to your body.

How sleep might repair your DNA

Sleep might mitigate the damage done to DNA during wakeful hours.

Microdosing DMT might reduce depression and anxiety

It might also cause some harmful side effects such as brain cell death (at least in rats).

Bedtime protein shakes might lead to more muscle gain than daytime protein without adding fat or harming sleep

Bedtime protein shakes seem to be leading to better gains than daytime intake.

Diesel is responsible for half of all premature deaths attributed to vehicle emissions

Vehicle tailpipe emissions were responsible for 385,000 premature deaths worldwide in 2015.

Benefits of quitting smoking offset weight gain in people with diabetes

Gaining a couple extra pounds is still less harmful than smoking itself for people with diabetes.

Balloons are the most dangerous plastic pollution for seabirds

Balloons might be fun at parties but they become deadly serious once they reach the ocean.

Your romantic partner probably isn’t as smart as you think

People tend to over-estimate their spouse’s intelligence (as well as their own).

Scientists may have finally solved the mystery of emerald icebergs

Iron oxide may be coloring some icebergs green, which would make them important nutrient carriers for marine life.

Invasive species are responsible for most recent extinctions

But ultimately humans are often the ones who introduce alien species to new ecosystems.

Bacteria might become a natural, toxin-free alternative to pesticides

Biopesticides could protect crops against diseases without the typical downsides of synthetic chemicals.

Write it when you bite it: logging food for just 15 minutes a day may be the most effective weight loss hack

Nobody likes keeping track of the food they ate but it doesn’t a lot of time at all and the results speak for themselves.

Fast food is much fatter and saltier than 30 years ago

Fast food servings have gotten significantly bigger since 1986, which may partly explain the rise in obesity in the United States.

Scientists create new fiber that’s as flexible as skin, but tougher

The new material also conducts electricity making it ideal for stretchable electronics and soft robotics.

Warming oceans are depleting global fish stocks

As if overfishing wasn’t enough, fisheries are plummeting because of the effects of higher water temperature as a result of global warming.

Scientists give mice infrared vision (and humans could be next)

That moment when science fiction meets reality.