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Newly Discovered 'Exploding Ants' Burst Their Bodies Into Pungent Goo Bombs

These insects are 'particularly prone to self-sacrifice.'<p>In order to ensure their survival, the Earth’s species have evolved sticky, prickly, and …

Insects

How Traveling Back In Time Could Really, Physically Be Possible

It’s one of the greatest tropes in movies, literature, and television shows: the idea that we could travel back in time to alter the past. From the time turner in <i>Harry Potter</i> to <i>Back To The Future</i> to <i>Groundhog Day</i>, traveling back in time provides us with the possibility of righting wrongs in our own …

Physics

Nobel Prize Winning Technique Discovers Reason Behind Battery Fires

A technique known as cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) won the 2017 Nobel Prize in chemistry and has been used by scientists at Stanford University to capture the first atomic-level images of growths in batteries, which have been one of the largest limitations to developing better batteries.<p>These …

Nobel Prize

Here's what losing weight does to your body and brain

<i>This video was originally published on October 29, 2017.</i><p><i>Special thanks to John Gunstad, professor with the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, for speaking with us about his cutting-edge research on how losing weight affects brain function. Following is a transcript of</i> …

Fitness

Sea levels to rise 1.3m unless coal power ends by 2050, report says

University of Melbourne paper combines latest understanding on Antarctica and current emissions projection scenarios<p>Coastal cities around the world could be devastated by 1.3m of sea level rise this century unless coal-generated electricity is virtually eliminated by 2050, according to a new paper …

Climate Change

Dinosaur May Have Looked Like a Raccoon

A common color pattern, feathered bandit mask, and striped tail would have helped the turkey-sized dinosaur to blend in.<p>About 130 million years ago, a small feathered dinosaur danced across the open plains in what is now northeastern China, hiding in plain sight thanks to its striped tail and a …

Yes, That Is a Giant Centipede Eating a Whole Snake Because Why Not

How delightful.<p>From the seedy underbelly of the natural world where invertebrates prey on anything they can get their fangs on, we have brand new …