The planetary diet: here’s what you need to eat to save the planet

Want to stay healthy and save the world? Here’s how.

Averting catastrophic climate change might be possible — but only if we phase out fossil fuels immediately

Possible? Yes. Is it realistic? Not really. Should we try anyway? Hell yes!

Over half of the world’s wild coffee faces extinction, new research finds

We’re not facing a shortage of coffee right now, but scarcity is possible in the near future.

Saturn’s moon Titan has rainfall and seasons

It’s raining hydrocarbon on Titan.

Researchers find black hole that spins almost as fast as (we think) they can spin

Hope it won’t get dizzy and stumble our way!

Traditional zebra-like tattoos protect tribes-people from insect bites

A stripe a day keeps the bug bites away!

Staying fit halves the risk of a heart attack

There is apparently no upper limit for training when it comes to the beneficial effects for the heart.

CERN draws up plans for new particle accelerator four times bigger than the LHC

Deep physics might have a new toy. Full operation expected for 2050.

China and India on track for world’s largest economies by 2030. US could lose first place as soon as next year

The United States will likely never be able to catch up with China.

Want to improve kids’ test scores? Help them reduce their anxiety, researchers say

It’s a simple thing that can make a big difference — especially for low-income children.

Part-time workers with flexible schedules work more unpaid overtime — especially mothers

How do you ‘not bring work home with you’…. when working from home?

China grows the first plants on the far side of the moon

The cotton sprouts, unfortunately, perished after a couple of days.

Smart windows allow or block heat-generating wavelengths of light based on temperature

Bye, bye curtains!

Finland’s awesome new library is so popular it’s running out of books

Talk about a first world problem!

Urban areas can do a lot to support bees and other pollinators, new study concludes

“Plant more flowers!” — scream the bees.

Antarctica is losing six times more ice than 40 years ago

There’s enough ice in Antarctica to raise sea levels by 60 meters — and it’s now on a slippery slope.

Romeo, once the loneliest the frog in the world, finds a mate!

A modern amphibian love story with a happy ending.

Study: People most opposed to GMOs think they’re very knowledgeable — in fact, it’s the opposite

The findings are consistent with the psychology of extremism.

Scientists learn how horrible face cancer spreads among Tasmanian devils

The research could be a game-changer in the fight to save the devils.

DNA pioneer James Watson stripped of honorary titles after racist remarks

It’s not the first time Watson has made racist statements.