Table salt found on Jupiter’s satellite Europa, sparks debate about potential life

A crucial ingredient for life was found on Europa.

Wax, water, and heat: how leaves survive in extremely hot environments

Ever wondered how plants manage to survive in ungodly high temperatures?

Researchers create fuel from water, CO2, and artificial photosynthesis

The technology isn’t yet ready for the market — but it’s not far off, either.

Solar wind plus moon soil plus meteorite impacts create water on the Moon, researchers report

Can’t the Moon just go to the tap like the rest of us?

Researchers hack plants to use less water so we don’t starve when climate change hits hard

These plants will drink responsibly — whether they want it or not!

Half of all water in the oceans may have come from ancient asteroid collisions

The mystery of Earth’s water may have been solved by a team of Japanese researchers.

Meteorite impacts are squeezing water from the moon

The moon has a hydrological cycle, but it looks nothing like the one on Earth.

New process can make hydrogen fuel out of seawater without destroying the devices

This was a VERY real issue up to now.

How much water should you really drink a day?

The best advice is to listen to your body.

Spectacular new images show Martian ancient river systems

Did a wet Mars foster life? That’s the big question scientists hope to answer in the future.

Future Moon colonists could produce water from regolith and sunlight

Drink up!

Desert ants’ complex behavior is actually built from very simple interactions

The colonies work similarly to a brain, actually.

The European Space Agency wants to mine the moon for oxygen and water

Should everything go according to plan, ESA wants to launch the mission by 2025.

Saturn’s rings are raining down — in about 100 million years, they’ll be gone

If you like it then you should have kept the rings on it.

Geckos can walk on water: here’s how (with a video)

Another mystery solved my science!

People tend to shower more efficiently when they have real-time data of their usage

Think of the polar bears!

Dry irony: first rain in centuries causes extinction of Atacama Desert microbes

This also means that resurfaced liquid water on Mars might kill any hypothetical surviving microbes.

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.

Mars may yet hold life in salty subsurface waters

Mars may be more life-friendly than we thought.

With a few cheap changes, your smartphone can now detect lead contamination in water

Smartphones can be turned into a water quality sensor, too.