Permafrost decomposes, releases carbon dioxide far quicker than once believed
May 21, 2019, 1:04 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The findings represent bad news for climate change, as warming weather continues to thaw permafrost at alarming rates.
Tomatoes tasted much better 100 years ago. Can their flavor be restored?
May 14, 2019, 11:22 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers continue to analyze the genes that control tomato flavor — and they are finding missing links.
'Mind-reading' device can translate your brain activity into audible sentences
April 24, 2019, 9:57 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Your inner monologue could soon be made public.
Ancient Guatemalans crafted massive sculptures using lightning and magnetism
April 22, 2019, 8:38 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Findings suggest that people knew about magnetism more than 2,000 years ago.
Where has all the plastic pollution gone in the Indian Ocean?
April 18, 2019, 8:10 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The Indian Ocean is the world's biggest plastic dumping ground, but some of it is leaking elsewhere.
Extrasolar object may have crashed on Earth in 2014, and it could have carried alien life
April 17, 2019, 5:24 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
If fragments of this object can be found, it could offer unprecedented hints about other star systems.
Wind is carrying huge amounts of microplastic dust around the world
April 16, 2019, 5:56 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Even remote places like the French Pyrenees can contain urban levels of microplastics.
A future brain/cloud interface could give us all a collective super-consciousness
April 14, 2019, 3:07 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers propose developing nanobots that connect our brains with the cloud.
Nearest Earth-like exoplanet might be an ocean world
April 12, 2019, 12:50 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Proxima b is only 4.24 light-years away, but don't pack your bags yet.
19 weird and wonderful turtle and tortoise species
The government will pay you $1,000 to adopt a wild horse
The story behind kudzu, the vine that's still eating the South
Photographer captures stunning image of eagle in symmetrical reflection
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
10 of the top U.S. cities for nature lovers