Why do humans have such big brains?

The results of a new study are quite surprising.

Climate change is making urban animals smaller, new study finds

Climate change has dangerous and often unforeseeable consequences.

Never skip leg day: study finds hind leg inactivity causes neurological problems in mice

Physical exercise is critical to brain health.

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

Fighting climate change is as easy as growing some food!

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.

The most remote tribe in the world — untouched and uncontacted

The amazing history of a tribe forgotten by time.

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

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

Bioengineered gel heals the brains of stroke-injured mice, paves way for human treatment

Think they’ll call it Stroke-b-gone?

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.

The Science of Netflix’s Lost in Space

Science geeks and sci-fi freaks have enjoyed and will continue to enjoy it.

Republican lawmaker: Rocks tumbling into ocean causing sea level rise

This is embarrassing and extremely dangerous — lawmakers should not exhibit this level of scientific illiteracy.