Common caterpillar found to eat plastic shopping bags
April 24, 2017, 6:30 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It could represent a biodegradable solution to the omnipresent pollution clogging our landfills.
We could visit another star system in just 69 years
April 23, 2017, 3:32 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It makes sense if the first star we visit is Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky.
Naked mole-rats essentially turn into plants when oxygen is low
April 20, 2017, 9:54 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
These resilient mammals can survive for hours in conditions that would kill humans in minutes.
Higher states of consciousness identified among psychedelic drug users
April 19, 2017, 4:43 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
This is the first study to show brain-signal diversity that is higher than normal wakefulness.
Giant shipworm the size of a baseball bat found alive for first time
April 18, 2017, 11:59 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
And the video makes it clear it's the stuff of nightmares.
Cosmic web of 'dark matter bridges' link galaxies across the universe
April 17, 2017, 9:45 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The first image of a dark matter bridge has been captured by Canadian astrophysicists.
Can something have negative mass? Yes, and scientists have created it
April 12, 2017, 11:09 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
When you push this fluid, it amazingly accelerates backwards instead of moving forwards.
This edible water blob could replace plastic bottles
April 12, 2017, 11:13 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The Ooho 'water bottle' is a gelatinous blob that allows you to have your bottled water (minus the plastic) and eat it too.
Bizarre new species of crab lives entirely in trees
April 11, 2017, 6:35 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Crabs might occasionally climb trees, but this is the first documented species that makes them home.
'Greatest unsolved problem in mathematics' may have a solution
April 6, 2017, 7:44 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
There's a million dollar award at stake for anyone who can solve it.