Sea urchins drill holes into rocky reefs at an impressive rate

They’re hungry!

Prehistoric wine discovered in inaccessible caves forces a rethink of ancient Sicilian culture

Prehistoric booze.

Plants’ climate-compensation systems will be overwhelmed by climate change

Climate change could cause an ecological break-down.

Incredible farm in Michigan becomes the world’s second ‘Living Building’

Can I rent a room?

Neptune’s Great Dark Spot is also shrinking

Another one bites the dust.

Debunking some misconceptions about evolution

Sometimes, it’s good to remember that even evolution doesn’t want you to be perfect. Good enough is just fine.

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.

Can We Outsmart The Smartest Virus On The Planet?

It’s not as simple as you’d think.

Three Old Scientific Concepts Getting a Modern Look

The ancients often got it wrong about science — but they weren’t that far off.

Drinking two glasses of wine a day, keeps premature death away

A study found moderately drinking wine lowered risk of premature death more than exercising.

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.

Google AI can now look at your retina and predict the risk of heart disease

After analyzing┬ádata from over a quarter million patients, the neural network can predict the patient’s age (within a 4-year range), gender, smoking status, blood pressure, body mass index, and risk of cardiovascular┬ádisease.

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.

The aliens are coming — up to 16% of all species have invasion potential

Invasive alien species are one of the largest threats to biodiversity.

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