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Researchers film wild deep sea creatures near Galapagos Islands

The E/V Nautilus keeps churning out fascinating videos of sea life and ocean research.<p>This week, it debuted a video on YouTube showing three bizarre …

Zoology

What inspired that excruciating 'walk of shame' scene in ‘Game of Thrones’?

The roots of Cersei Lannister’s horrific walk of shame in last Sunday's season finale of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' series, says author George R.R. …

TV Series

Jurassic World's sketchy science: How impossible would it be to splice dinosaur DNA with other animals'?

By the time <i>Jurassic World</i> begins, dino-making is yesterday’s news. Brontosaurs?Boring<i>.</i> Triceratops? Over it. The “science” that made all the wonder …

Dinosaurs

Earth - Where did the Moon come from?

The Moon is a mystery. Everyone on Earth can see it, but we only ever see one side of it. It affects the tides of the ocean, when animals have sex and apparently even how people sleep.<p>Yet until 1969, no one had ever been to the Moon. Even in 2015, almost a half-century later, only a measly 12 …

A bubbly universe: Searching in space for quantum foam

An incredibly small and fantastically strange theoretical feature of the universe is too microscopic to see directly, so a team of scientists has …

How Your Brain Understands Visual Language

Or, “why email is still represented by an envelope.” Design professor Josiah Kahane explains.<p>Semioticians classify signs or sign systems in relation to the way they are transmitted. To illuminate one way semioticians look at things, let us peek at stage and film semiotics, which study the various …

Language

Stunning Images Of Newly Discovered, Unnamed Deep Sea Creatures Captured Off The Coast Of Puerto Rico [Video]

A group of scientists recently went exploring off the coast of Puerto Rico and captured several incredible images of previously undiscovered deep sea …

Honey-based mead may curb antibiotic resistance, say makers

Scientists in Sweden are launching their own mead - an alcoholic beverage made from a fermented mix of honey and water - based on old recipes which they say could help in the fight against antibiotic resistance.<p>Together with a brewery, the scientists who have long studied bees and their honey, have …

Microbiology