Scientists discover a galaxy made almost entirely of dark matter
August 29, 2016, 1:28 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The dark galaxy has a similar mass to the Milky Way, but contains hardly any stars.
Rare aquatic cats that fish with their paws are on the brink of extinction
August 22, 2016, 6:47 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers have launched a mission to find the Javan fishing cat, the rarest cat in the world.
Extinct smallpox virus could be resurrected by global warming
August 22, 2016, 1:11 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Melting permafrost threatens to exhume a smallpox graveyard in Siberia, and it could be a sign of what's to come.
Scientists have created an entirely new form of life in the lab
August 19, 2016, 7:15 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The new microbe has a different genetic code from all other life and will be immune to every virus on Earth.
Scientists want to put seaweed in your burgers to make them more nutritious
August 18, 2016, 11:48 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Would you eat meat infused with seaweed?
New species of strange dolphin once lived in Alaskan rivers
August 18, 2016, 5:48 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Dolphin's closest living relatives can only be found in South Asia.
Earth-like planet found around our nearest neighbor star
August 15, 2016, 6:12 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A potentially habitable planet that's so close means it could be the first place we visit outside our solar system.
Why time seems to speed up the older we get, according to science
August 14, 2016, 5:48 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Do you feel like the older you get, the more time flies? You aren't alone.
Our solar system may have another orbital plane full of weird planetoids
August 12, 2016, 2:40 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A recently discovered planetoid with an orbit unlike any other is probably not alone.
Bionic leaf converts solar energy into liquid fuel
August 12, 2016, 1:13 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Photovoltaic cells convert the sun's energy into electricity — but what if solar energy could instead be converted directly into liquid fuel?