Don’t drag your feet with renewables: earlier switch saves money in the long run

Last one at the finish pays the bill!

Black lung disease makes resurgence among US coal miners

Coal workers’ pneumoconiosis (CWP), commonly called black lung disease, is caused by long exposure to coal dust and can have devastating consequences.

How coyotes conquered North America — and are still expanding fast

The canines are expanding so much they might even become a South American species.

Most common type of childhood leukemia is partly due to lack of exposure to microbes during infancy

After a century-long debate, doctors think they finally know what’s causing ALL.

An egg a day keeps the doctor away — but only in a healthy diet

Eggs are good for you, just don’t eat too many.

Terrestrial temperatures in the Pliocene were 2-3°C warmer than now

It can be used as a model for future climate change.

New evidence backs up existence of mysterious ‘Planet Nine’ in the outer solar system

An elusive planet ten times more massive than Earth may be lurking in the outer fringes of the solar system.

Quitting smoking is very good for you. Cutting back, not so much

Even a single cigarette can be very bad for you.

Australian wrens recognize friends from other species and work together with them

It’s the first time we’ve seen inter-species cooperation in birds.

Humanity is just 0.01% of all life but we wiped out 83% of all wild mammals

A new study reveals the staggering disproportionate impact that humanity has on wildlife.

China launches satellite, prepares for unprecedented landing on Dark Side of the Moon

“Come to the dark side” the Moon, presumably, told China. China decided to go.

Just two days of night-shift alter the activity of more than 100 blood proteins

Night workers beware.

European Union sues six of its countries over air pollution

These are steps in the right direction.

Mediterranean diet may reduce negative effects of air pollution

Want to help your body fight pollution? Cut down on the meat and dairy, eat some more fruits and veggies!

Saturn’s tiny moons? It’s all ravioli and collisions

A story of “crash boom bang” around Saturn, with a pasta topping.

Astronomers find the first permanent “immigrant” in our solar system

I don’t think any wall can keep this guy out.

This April was Earth’s 400th consecutive warmer-than-average month

A bad record to set.

Want to keep a young heart? Try exercising 4-5 times a week

If you want to maintain a healthy and young body, you’d best start working.

Nope, octopuses probably didn’t come from outer space

It’s an interesting idea, but it’s probably not true. Calm down.

Pressure in protons’ cores is over ten times greater that that in neutron stars

More pressure than you during finals.