Mathematicians solve old mystery about spaghetti breaking

Here’s a question you never knew you wanted to answer.

You Instagram photos may look cool — but they’re almost certainly not original

Originality is a scarce commodity on the web.

France trains birds to pick up the litter

It’s an interesting man-animal collaboration.

It’s getting harder and harder to come up with new ideas in science, paper reports

Thankfully, all we need are more researchers.

How a stork landed researchers a $2,700 phone bill

It was a hell of a long-distance call.

Help win the war (for our planet) by planting a Climate Victory Garden

Fighting climate change is as easy as growing some food!

Embalming & mummification — everything you wanted to know

A journey to the underworld — and beyond.

Puppies reach peak-cuteness around 8 to 10 weeks specifically to make us love them

If this is emotional blackmail. I’m not even mad.

Refugees give life jackets a new life, repurposing them as bags and laptop sleeves

Making the best of a bad situation.

Ant groups alternate between movement types to avoid obstacles

Birds, err, ants of a fellow flock together.

Women prefer more masculine male faces no matter their own fertility

Good news for macho men.

How Alternative Education Can Help Your Child’s Mental Health

Alternative schooling can be a great alternative.

“Virtual” animals far outnumber the actual animals in the wild, fooling us into think that they are abundant

How many virtual animals do you see each day?

Nightmarish but brilliant blobs — AI-generated nudes would probably make Dali jealous

Hard to look at, harder to look away.

The Role of Drones in Climate Change Research

New challenges often require new technology — and the technology is here.

An astronomer thought he discovered a new, bright star — turns out, it was just Mars

It’s the rediscovery of the year.

Surreal, six-inch mummy with an elongated skull finally described by scientists

Spoiler alert: not an alien.

From poop to paper: a new way to produce paper sustainably

Would you use paper made from animal dung?

Students draw more female scientists than they did fifty years ago

Science is also a “woman’s” job.

Back to black– graphene-based hair dyes provide permanent color without damaging hair

Color, without damage or fly-aways? Yes, please.