Flooding from Hurricane Harvey actually warped Earth's crust
September 19, 2017, 10:17 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Harvey's 275 trillion pounds of water was a heavy weight to carry.
The symbol for zero was first used 500 years earlier than previously thought
September 17, 2017, 3:54 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Zero symbols can be found throughout a recently carbon dated ancient Indian document.
'Dark matter' microbes discovered, adding 20 new branches to the tree of life
September 14, 2017, 8:56 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The mysterious realm of our planet's microbes just got a little less dark.
Spider drinks graphene, spins web that can hold the weight of a human
September 1, 2017, 11:51 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The webbing was on par with bulletproof Kevlar in strength.
This 12,000-ton pile of orange peels is now a lush Costa Rican forest
August 31, 2017, 4:34 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Experimental conservation project regrew pristine forest faster than anyone thought possible.
Ghost-like 'skeleton flower' turns transparent when it rains
August 29, 2017, 11:16 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
These flowers' white blossoms transform into crystal clear windows.
World's largest honey bee makes rare hallucinogenic honey
August 28, 2017, 11:03 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Harvesters scale Himalayan cliffs to collect this rare honey known for producing a high similar to marijuana.
Shark-spotting drone will give early warning to surfers
August 28, 2017, 10:16 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Helicopter-like aerial drones will patrol off the coast of popular Australian beaches.
Mysterious Babylonian tablet discovered by real Indiana Jones has finally been deciphered
August 25, 2017, 2:43 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The nearly 4,000-year-old tablet represents a novel trigonometric table that is the most accurate one ever found.
Why are blue whales suddenly changing the frequency of their songs?
August 23, 2017, 8:13 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Researchers suspect it could be a coping mechanism for human noise pollution.