Bumblebees Are Misnamed
February 6, 2020
They don't bumble. They use efficient techniques to get the most bang of weightlifting for the buck of wing flaps.
Seeds from Time of Christ Sprout, Grow Trees in Israel
February 5, 2020
Trees of a now-extinct date palm celebrated for its fruit have sprouted from 2,000-year-old seeds recovered from Israel.
February 2, 2020
Here are recent findings about brains that are big and small, squishy and tough, but all amazing.
Molecular Machines Work for Us
January 30, 2020
Life runs on machinery. Here are examples of machines that keep us humming.
Good Science Bears Good Fruit
January 29, 2020
Science may not understand reality, but individual scientists know what can benefit other people.
You Can Trust Science! (to Reverse Itself)
January 28, 2020
Hardly a week goes by without a press release announcing that a common scientific belief is wrong. What does this imply?
More Benefits of Exercise
January 23, 2020
Diet and exercise; we know we should do better. Here are more motivations to get up and work out.
How to Lubricate Your Body’s Gears
January 23, 2020
You have gears in your spine. Ask these Swedish researchers who say so, and learn some gear maintenance skills, too.
Long Necks Without Evolution
January 15, 2020
What do giraffes and sauropods have in common? A new paper shows how you can seek answers without Darwin's help.
Dino Skin with Blood Vessels, Proteins Found
January 13, 2020
So well preserved is a hadrosaur's skin, the remnants of blood vessels and pigments are still visible with original molecules present.
Marine Reptile Found With Intact Skin
January 3, 2020
Scientists at Lund University say, "Remarkably preserved fossil sea reptile reveals skin that is still soft."
Exchanging One Myth for Another
December 19, 2019
Scientists gleefully chuckle at one ethnic myth only to replace it with a more incredible one.
Watch the Christmas Lights in Your Muscles
December 17, 2019
Scientists use fluorescent tags to shine light on the biggest proteins in the human body.
Maxwell’s Equations Touch Quantum Mechanics
December 13, 2019
MIT physicists are cheering a breakthrough that celebrates the applicability of Maxwell's theory to the nano scale.
Watch: Illustra Introduces 2-Minute Wonders
December 8, 2019
Branching off from hour-long documentaries, Illustra Media started releasing quick, shareable video jewels.