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Sea Lilies on Twitter Are Mesmerizing … And Not What They Seem

A crinoid swimming +1000m deep in the ocean. [https://t.co/A1nBhS3zD2] pic.twitter.com/ozoE5OF3Sw<p>— AsapSCIENCE (@AsapSCIENCE) October 18, …

Oceans

Woman's 'Missing' IUD Turns Up in Her Bladder

A woman's IUD that appeared to be "missing" from her uterus turned up in an unusual place: her bladder.<p>The woman, a 26-year-old in Changchun, China, …

Pregnancy

City-Size Lunar Lava Tube Could House Future Astronaut Residents

A city-size lava tube has been discovered on the moon, and researchers say it could serve as a shelter for lunar astronauts.<p>This lava tube could …

Hawaii

When Your Body Needs Nourishment, Your Brain Eats First

Even if you're a generous person who believes in sharing, helping the needy and spreading wealth, your brain is a selfish glutton.<p>Sometimes your body …

The Brain

54-Million-Year-Old Baby Sea Turtle Had Built-In Sunscreen

An extraordinarily well-preserved fossil of a baby sea turtle that lived 54 million years ago contains traces of dark pigments that would have acted …

Dinosaurs

A Church of the AI God Isn’t as Revolutionary as It Might Seem

You might soon be able — if you’re so inclined — to join a bonefide church worshiping an artificially intelligent god.<p>Former Google and Uber engineer …

Artificial Intelligence

Are Fears of Spiders and Snakes Innate?

Itty-bitty babies are stressed by the itsy-bitsy spider, new research finds.<p>Okay, not the nursery rhyme — actual arachnids. In a new study, …

Biological Species

Snake Head Pops Out of Frog's Maw in Mesmerizing Photo

One Last Scream Into The Abysssss from WTF<p>As a hapless snake vanished down the throat of a frog, the last thing it saw was likely a camera's flash, …

Biological Species

Almonds: Nutrition & Health Benefits

Almonds are the most popular nuts in the United States. A favorite of dieters, in recent years almonds have become famous for their versatility and …

Nutrition

Astral Projection: Just a Mind Trip

In the 2016 blockbuster "Doctor Strange," among the titular superhero's powers (as the "Master of the Mystic Arts") is astral projection, or the …

Marvel Cinematic Universe

Bacteria in Your Mouth Could Fuel Gut Diseases

Bacteria that normally live in a person's mouth could contribute to gut diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), ulcerative colitis and …

Microbiome

California Bill: What Is Water Cremation?

People in California no longer need to decide between being buried or cremated when they die. On Oct. 15, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that will …

Mayo Clinic

How Blood-Bloated Mosquitoes Stealthily Avoid a Swat

After a mosquito bites you and drinks its fill, how does it escape quickly and sneakily, to avoid getting smacked? To make their liftoff smoother and …

Mosquitoes

The Best Coding Toys for Kids

Do you have a child interested in computers and other tech? To jumpstart their future tech-y careers, many apps, toys and games are available to …

Kids

Say What? Computer Game Improves Hearing in Noisy Situations

Want to follow conversations better in a noisy restaurant or bar? There soon may be an app for that.<p>Researchers in Boston have developed a computer …

The Brain

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie: It Helps Them Consolidate Memories

Want to teach an old dog new tricks? Try letting your pet take a nap. New research finds that dogs consolidate new memories in sleep, just like …

The Brain

Your Dog Doesn't Want Just Your Food — He Wants Your Attention

Your dog may be trying to tell you something. From an inquisitive head tilt to "puppy dog eyes," the expressions of our canine companions may be …

Pets

9 New Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Photo Credit: Getty<p>Slide 1 of 19<p>Introduction<p>Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, but it doesn't have to be.<p>There …

Wellness

Walking, Even a Little, May Boost Longevity in Older Adults

Regular walking may help older adults live longer, even if they don't walk enough to meet exercise guidelines, a new study finds.<p>According to U.S. …

Longevity

VR Experience Takes You into Famed WWII Shipwreck

A new online, virtual-reality experience will bring you face to face with one of the most famous shipwreck-diving sites in the world: the British …

Scuba Diving

Live Science

SS Thistlegorm<p>A famous shipwreck and diving site in the Red Sea has been recreated on the web in virtual reality by a team of marine archaeologists …

Scuba Diving

Extremely Rare Case: Man's Artificial Hip Infected with 'Rabbit Fever'

A severe pain in one man's artificial hip joint turned out to be caused by an extremely rare bacterial infection, according to a new report of the …

Medicine

Nostradamus: Predictions of Things Past

The writer Michel de Nostredame, better known as Nostradamus, is widely known as a French physician, astrologer and prophet. Nostradamus remains …

Adolf Hitler

'Soonish' Predicts World-Changing Tech: Author Q&A

Visions for futuristic technology can be immensely practical (self-driving cars) or outlandish (personal jetpacks), but they typically are …

Science

Did a Baby Really 'Kick Through' Her Mother's Uterus?

A pregnant woman in China experienced a life-threatening complication when her unborn baby seemingly "kicked" through her uterus, according to news …

Pregnancy

How the Plague Outbreak in Madagascar Got So Bad, So Fast

The death toll from a recent plague outbreak in Madagascar is rising, according to news reports.<p>The country's main agency responsible for tracking …

Public Health

Statue of Egyptian Queen Unearthed Near Giza Pyramids

More than 4,000 years ago, ancient Egyptian artisans carved the likeness of a queen into a wooden statue and even bejeweled her highness with wooden …

Archaeology

The Best Science Books

Photo Credit: Vladimir Simovic/Shutterstock<p>Slide 1 of 35<p>Science and Storytelling<p>Whether you're interested in space travel, the inner workings of the …

Books

How Would We Talk to Aliens?

The search for extraterrestrials has gone on long before the SETI Institute was founded in 1984. Sixty years prior, on August 21st, 1924, American …

Aliens

Cancer Linked to Breast Implants Is on the Rise

Cases of a rare type of cancer that is linked to breast implants appear to be on the rise, according to a new review.<p>The cancer, called "breast …

Cancer