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.
Scientists have created metallic hydrogen. Here's how it could change the world
January 27, 2017, 3:25 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Metallic hydrogen was once just a theory, but it now exists here on Earth.
Tomatoes tasted much better 100 years ago. Can their flavor be restored?
January 27, 2017, 8:56 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers analyze how tomato flavors have changed over time.
'Smart glasses' automatically focus on whatever wearer is looking at
January 26, 2017, 11:47 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
You may never have to swap out reading glasses again.
1 in 5 people may be able to hear flashes of light
January 23, 2017, 11:16 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Bizarre form of synesthesia might be more common than believed.
Physicists may have just manipulated 'pure nothingness'
January 20, 2017, 5:09 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Even nothing is something in the quantum world.
Scientists finally explain mysterious 'fairy circles' found in Namibia
January 20, 2017, 7:02 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Empty circular patches dot the Namibian desert, and until now scientists were at a loss to fully explain them.
Galaxies are being killed throughout the universe. What's killing them?
January 18, 2017, 11:03 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Astronomers tackle one of the universe's great whodunnits.
Why are cats so quirky about drinking?
Why manchineel might be Earth's most dangerous tree
Tasmanian tiger 'sightings' prompt new scientific hunt
21 reasons why forests are important
How to dye Easter eggs with natural ingredients
Is this the wildest treasure hunt in history? The mystery of the Oak Island Money Pit