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.

Cheap nano-filter scrubs toxic metals from polluted water

A small device to tackle a huge problem.

It Is Possible Jupiter Could Support Life, Scientists Say

The chances of it happening are pretty slim though.

NASA finds ice on the Moon — raising prospects of a lunar colony

Finally, something to put in my lunar glass of whisky.

More than a third of all planets bigger than Earth may be ‘water worlds’

Up to 35 percent of exoplanets bigger than the Earth are water worlds!

Scientists detect an underground lake filled with liquid water on Mars

This might be the news of the year!

Rising seas, rising costs: some $14 trillion worldwide per year by 2100

Maybe start saving up?

Barents Sea just crossed a climate tipping point — and we watched it happen

We’ve changed the sea.

How to stop the annoying sound of a dripping tap with science

Finally an end to this modern Chinese water torture.

New material harvests water from thin air without using energy — even in dry, arid Arizona

Not a bad trick!

Old fish don’t want to swim deep — but we’re fishing them all out of shallow waters

What we thought is a natural law is probably ‘just’ impending ecological breakdown.

India’s aquifers show “widespread” uranium contamination

India’s groundwater problems are getting worse and worse.

There are actually two kinds of water, with slightly different properties

Water really is a strange liquid.

Thinking outside the ‘Box’: New Invention turns urine compound into nitrogen and hydrogen gas

It’s certainly an idea worth considering.

A new study reveals why ice gets so slippery — and it wasn’t what we expected

The next time you slip on a lick of ice, at least you’ll know the physics behind it!