Rare rodent is the first tree-climbing mammal known to echolocate like a bat
February 16, 2017, 2:01 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Discovery could finally answer the age-old question of what came first for bats: flight or echolocation?
Scientists propose giant air conditioning system to 'refreeze' the Arctic
February 16, 2017, 6:46 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The ambitious plan could add an average of 3.2 feet to the thickness of Arctic sea ice.
King Tut's tomb likely has hidden, undiscovered rooms
February 14, 2017, 11:07 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers plan to open a new probe to look for the secret chamber.
Astronauts claim to have seen 'luminous dancing fairies' in space. What are they?
February 12, 2017, 7:13 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Questions about these eerie 'blue jets' might finally have answers.
Petri dish experiment shows the amazing powers of breast milk
February 10, 2017, 1:15 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
An image of breast milk in a petri dish has the internet going bonkers.
Scientists invent paper that can be printed with light instead of ink
February 8, 2017, 8:58 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Paper can be reprinted up to 80 times, greatly reducing the waste associated with inkjet printing.
Breakthrough studies may finally explain why we sleep
February 6, 2017, 10:49 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
All animals need to sleep, but why? It's one of the great puzzles of biology, and it might finally have a solution.
The quest to solve the mystery of Antarctica's 'lost meteorites'
February 3, 2017, 11:31 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Antarctica is oddly barren of iron-based meteorites. What could have happened to them?
Scientists transform used cooking oil into material that's stronger than steel
February 2, 2017, 6:06 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Graphene out of cooking oil? Breakthrough process could make the wonder material cheaper to produce.
Sparkling 'jewel ice' can only be found in one place on Earth
February 2, 2017, 6:29 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
This Japanese beach hosts unique conditions that create immaculately pure rocks of ice.
Lost continent discovered under the African island of Mauritius
January 31, 2017, 4:22 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The only known home of the now-extinct dodo bird has been concealing an ancient continent.