Woodland hawks flock to cities, research reveals. Other wildlife is doing the same

For hawks, the secret is out: The big city has a lot of food to offer.

Experimental bioreactor helps frogs regenerate lost limbs

No more peg legs on the high seas, yarr!

Scientists find oldest figurative cave painting

The origin of these artists, however, remains a mystery.

Supermassive black hole pairs imaged in merging galactic cores

The same should happen six billion years from now when the Milky Way merges with Andromeda.

MRI study shows how Beatboxing really works — and it’s crazy

They move their vocal tract in a completely new way.

Cockatoos can create and manipulate tools, study suggests

Bird-brain? Hardly an insult.

Earth has two additional ‘moons’ entirely made of dust

The huge clouds of dust closely orbiting Earth could affect the safety of future space explorations.

All two-year-olds seem to sound pretty much the same to adults

“What I’d like to say to parents is that with exposure it does get easier over time,” says one of the paper’s authors.

Novel approach to identifying flavor molecules poised to make fermented goods even more delicious

Taste trumps all!

Hole in ozone layer should completely patch up within 50 years, UN says

Finally some good news about the climate for a change!

Scientists find natural combo to keep pastries looking delicious for a long time

Two of my favorite things combined: pastry and science.

Newly-developed fuel can store solar energy for up to 18 years

It’s like a battery, but flowy. And it works with heat.

Short sleepers are more likely to wake up dehydrated

Sleep and hydration in the body seem to be linked. If you’re a short sleeper, drink plenty of water in the morning.

The Internet’s inventor says we need a ‘new contract’ for the world wide web

“All kinds of things have gone wrong” with the internet, says Berners-Lee.

Deaf moths use acoustic camouflage to escape bats

It’s an evolutionary arms race.

The drugs we take end up in rivers, where they affect the entire ecosystem

The drugs we take are reaching natural ecosystems, and moving up the food chain.

The elephant bird, the largest bird known to man, was actually nocturnal

It also had a keen sense of smell.

Your left hemisphere can veto the right one into submission — but they generally play nice

We now know more about how the brain’s hemispheres sync up.

Hubble finds ‘smiley face’ drawn by galactic objects

NASA’s space telescope was looking for new stars when it came across a happy accident.

More than 90% of children worldwide breathe heavily polluted air — a “ticking time bomb”

Pollution is a silent killer — and it’s affecting almost all the planet’s children.