Neptune’s Great Dark Spot is also shrinking

Another one bites the dust.

In the future, we could be all snacking on jellyfish chips

Don’t be so quick to say no.

This fun online game lets you play a propaganda master — and it’s a fake news vaccine

Sowing #fear and #disiniformation has never been this educative!

Which is better: low-fat or low-carb? Neither option is superior, says new weight-loss research

It really depends a lot on your body.

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot might disappear within 20 years

Jupiter’s emblematic feature might disappear in a decade or two.

Are GMOs bad? Science says they’re safe

The scientific consensus says GMOs are safe but public opinion remains polarized.

TV shows such as Gray’s Anatomy distort our expectations of trauma care

Grey’s Anatomy was a really good show, but it’s still just a show.

Plants colonized the land 500 million years ago — much earlier than we thought

Plants might have moved on to the land 100 million years earlier than we thought.

Tokyo announces plan to build 350-meter skyscraper made from wood

A breathtaking, wood-based skyscraper.

The mysterious deep-sea Dumbo octopus hatchlings look just like adults [with video]

These hatchlings emerge fully-formed, ready to take on the world from day one.b

Using rocks for farming could improve soil quality, reduce CO2 emissions

The practice could reduce the need for pesticides, improve soil quality, and absorb carbon dioxide.

An almost indestructible houseplant uses deception to get pollinated

It pretends to be a fungus.

Scientists find hidden artwork beneath one of Picasso’s ‘Blue Period’ paintings

Secrets don’t stay buried for long in the face of science.

Scientists breed first sheep-human hybrid — but there’s no reason to freak out

The goal is to ultimately harvest organs for transplant in human patients.

How Roman priests walked through the “Gates to Hell” — and came back

Modern science explains how an ancient ritual worked.

New objective blood test could diagnose autism in children

The test could be a game changer for identifying autism.

Trafficking routes for pangolins have been uncovered in Western Africa

Traders are avoiding law enforcement by going across remote forest borders.

Geologists listen to volcanic murmur to predict eruptions

Listen closely, and the volcano will share its secrets.

For the first time, scientists directly observe how Northern Lights are formed

Shedding light on the Northern Lights.

Physicists create a new form of light by binding photons

“It’s very uncharted territory,” the researchers explained.