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This super-Earth is hot with a side of hotter

Scientists have discovered a new super-Earth planet, known as 55 Cancri e, that’s estimated to be nearly two times as big as our own—but it’s not any …

Mysterious Mars Mounds Were Liquid-Filled Craters

On Mars, formerly water-filled craters transformed to dry mile-high mounds with the help of wind.

30 Things You Need To Eat This Month

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Gravity map reveals how water once flowed on Mars

One of the most accurate maps ever made of Mars might look a bit deceiving at first, given that it is mostly a putrid shade of luminous green. But in …

Space Travel

This Common Microbe Grows Better in Space than on Earth

Scientists crowdsourced microbial samples from thousands of volunteers, and sent 48 of them to space.<p>Every time astronauts voyage to and from the International Space Station (ISS), they bring trillions of microbial hitchhikers along with them. Humans are buckets of bugs, after all, and as ISS …

Climate Change This Week: Frying February, Minimizing Methane, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.<p><b>When Forests Go, So Do These</b> and many other baby animals. <i>Source fluffyfeet at pinterest</i><p><i>Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon</i><p><b>From Carbon Sink to Source</b> - as climate-fueled droughts and wildfires kill forests, they emit carbon. <i>Credit</i> …

The 'Monkey Selfie' Monkey Just Filed an Appeal

Naruto v. Slater is headed to the Ninth Circuit, fighting for animal copyrights.<p>A monkey appealed his copyright case to the Ninth Circuit on Sunday.<p>The lawsuit was brought by PETA on behalf of Naruto, a crested Sulawesi macaque, against the nature photographer David Slater and the self-publishing …

Gravitational waves explained

A century after Albert Einstein rewrote our understanding of space and time, physicists have confirmed one of the most elusive predictions of his …

Diamond Breeze by Van Cleef & Arpels

Immune system gene leads to schizophrenia clue

From the tangled web of schizophrenia biology, scientists have pulled out one tantalizing thread. Variants of a protein that helps snip connections …

Bhutan is not just carbon neutral, it's carbon negative

Actually, Bhutan is one of the very few countries on Earth to lay claim to being a carbon sink, meaning it has negative carbon emissions. This means …

World Water Day 2016: How access to clean water can change lives, jobs and entire societies

There is no life without water. Yet it is not often mentioned that the availability and sustainable management of water has a direct link with the …

Will eating invasive species help us deport them?

Asian carp. Periwinkle. Burmese python. If we can't beat them, can we eat them?<p>The New York-based Explorers Club put invasive species on the menu …

Great Lakes

Watch the simple trick which tells you whether your cat is right or left handed

Ever paws-ed to wonder whether your cat was left or right handed?<p>Probably not, but this video shows you how to find out anyway.<p>A simple experiment …

Pets

He’s got it under his skin

A new popular book by a prominent Florida dermatologist explains everything you ever wanted to know about dermatology.<p>The Ronit Raphael centers offer …

Medicine

More Than 50 GIF Artists Take On Selfie Culture

An international array of artists find that perfect downward camera angle at Transfer Gallery’s ‘Nargifsus'<p>Tonight the emergent digital art scene converges at Brooklyn’s Transfer Gallery for <i>Nargifsus</i>, a special animated self-portrait screening that will close Carla Gannis’ show <i>A Subject</i> …

Coffee reveals itself as an unlikely elixir

For a historically mistrusted drink, coffee is proving to be a healthy addiction. Scientific findings in support of coffee’s nutritional attributes …

Coffee

Cuba Has An Ambitious Plan To Protect Its Environment From Tourists

As doors open to the island nation, conservation efforts are underway.<p>President Barack Obama's upcoming trip to Cuba on Sunday promises to revive a question raised when the U.S. began normalizing relations with the island nation: As American tourists pour in, what will happen to Cuba's natural …

One of world’s rarest creatures spotted

EXPERTS tracking these majestic marine mammals say nearly half the estimated global population has made an appearance.

The Bermuda Triangle solved?

SCIENTISTS believe they’re closer to explaining the Bermuda Triangle after a discovery on the other side of the planet.