A Top-Secret US Military Base Will Melt Out of the Greenland Ice Sheet
Planners thought it would stay buried in ice forever.
These Bats Don't Seem to Die of Old Age—Can They Help Extend the Human Lifespan?
Unlike in humans, the telomeres of long-lived bats do not appear to shrink with age.
Researchers Have Found a 115 Million Year Old Mushroom
It’s the oldest mushroom in the world.
It's the end of the word we we know it
Mathematical Formula Predicts Global Mass Extinction Event in 2100
If we put another 310 gigatons of carbon into the ocean by 2100, which we’re well on track to do, we enter “unknown territory.”
Scientists Found a Way to Stop Aging in Human Cells
They targeted telomeres, caps on chromosomes whose length roughly corresponds to age.
A ‘Memory Hacker’ Explains How to Plant False Memories in People’s Minds
Scientist Julia Shaw explains false police confessions (and reports of alien abductions).
It’s Happening: US Scientists Reportedly Made a Genetically Modified Human Embryo
Stop Telling People Not to Have Kids to Save the Planet
I'm terrified of climate change, but I became a parent anyway.
We Found Out What the Hell This Thing Is
Everybody's arguing about whether this is a giant squid or a dead whale or something even weirder.
We Should All Be Drinking Recycled Pee
Astronauts do it. Why can't we?
Pluto Likely Has an Ocean of Water Deep Under Its Surface
The thick, viscous ocean is right beneath its icy heart.