2.4 billion-year-old fungus could rewrite our evolutionary heritage
April 27, 2017, 10:52 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The find is roughly 2 billion years older than any other known fungus fossil.
Artificial photosynthesis achieved in device that also cleans the air
April 27, 2017, 2:51 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
It's a breakthrough that scientists around the world have been pursuing for years.
Common caterpillar found to eat plastic shopping bags
April 24, 2017, 6:54 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.
There's a link between your birth month and certain diseases
Little girl feeds crows; in return, they bring her gifts
12 plants that repel unwanted insects
California is generating so much solar energy, it's paying other states to take it
This video of insane base jumpers will make you cling to your seat
How do you transplant a giant sequoia? Very carefully