AI draws amazing caricatures from photos

Is there any job that an AI can’t do?

Ancient Neanderthal genomes reveal surprising twist in their settling of Europe

DNA analysis reveals fresh details about how Neanderthals moved across Europe and Asia.

Mars may have been habitable more than 4.4 billion years ago

The story of life on Mars — if there ever was such a thing — may have started much earlier than thought.

Russian scientists find the first ever giant bird fossils in Europe

A giant bird that used to weigh half a tonne up until 2 million years ago was found by scientists in Crimea.

Chinese researchers breed smarter monkeys after inserting human brain gene

The international scientific community is shocked by yet another ethical scandal sparked by Chinese researchers.

The most energetic light recorded thus far hits Tibetan plateau

Gamma-ray particles trillions of times more energetic than regular light hit the Tibetan plateau.

Capuchin monkeys are 3,000 years into their own Stone Age

In a remote area of Brazil, capuchin monkeys have been adapting their own stone tools for thousands of years.

High school students who study music perform better at math, English, and science

The skill you learn practicing music transfer more broadly to other fields of study.

New study reveals secret language of cell communication

Scientists eavesdrop on cell conversations.

Elite athletes may owe some of their peak performance to unique gut microbes

And some scientists think that we could one day gain access to these probiotics.

The dangers of mixing alcohol and drugs

Alcohol is a depressant that can cause all sorts of health issues when combined with drugs, illegal or not.

Excessive self-criticism for failing to reach one’s “full potential” causes psychological distress

Be kind to yourself, say researchers.

Astronomers measure frigid temperature of Uranus’ rings

Uranus’ rings are thin and imperceptible to all but the largest telescopes.

The brain rewards new information like it does food, money, or drugs

A new study explains our tendency to overconsume digital information whether its social media or clickbait.

Fish-like robot is animated by fake ‘blood’

It’s scary how lifelike this robot is.

Scientists transfer memories between snails with RNA implants

Memory may be far more complex than meets the eye.

Dinosaur fossils are rich in microbes — and this might mean we won’t ever find dino proteins

There goes Jurassic Park!

Scientists explain the ‘snow globe effect’ of freezing soap bubbles

A mesmerizing YouTube trick finally gets naked in front of science.

AI is better at diagnosing skin cancer than even some of the best human experts

We’re about to witness a paradigm shift in how diseases are being diagnosed.

The rulers of every important European state from 400 BC to present day, in one amazing video map

The rise and fall of empires in one epic animated map.