The Horrible Anger You Feel at Hearing Someone Chewing Is Called Misophonia
A rarely diagnosed, potentially debilitating condition pushes toward widespread recognition within psychiatry.
A Bizarre New Species of Mollusk Eats Rocks, Poops Sand, and Shapes Rivers
Lithoredo abatanica, a very weird shipworm found in a river in the Philippines, represents both a new species and genus.
This 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Head Was Found in Siberian Permafrost
Permafrost thaw is causing a surge of incredible paleontological discoveries. It’s also one of the most dangerous byproducts of the climate crisis.
This Preserved Millipede Lived 99 Million Years Ago Alongside Dinosaurs
The millipede is only 8.2 millimeters long, making it an “an extreme case of miniaturization.”
There's an Ocean Deep Inside the Earth
The discovery of a rare gem shows that there an enormous water reservoir in the Earth's mantle.
8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Ancient Sword From Lake, Is Our Ruler Now
Long may Saga reign.
Scientists Discover ‘Super-Earth’ That’s Only Six Light Years Away
Astronomers have been looking for exoplanets around Barnard’s Star for decades. Now, they’ve finally spotted one.
The Oldest Life on Earth Has Been Discovered in Canada's Arctic
It's an estimated 4 billion years old.
Authorities Opened That Black Sarcophagus and Found Three Mummies Stewing in Sewage
"The sarcophagus has been opened, but we have not been hit by a curse.”
Twelve New Moons Discovered Orbiting Jupiter
The moons were discovered serendipitously while astronomers hunted for the hypothetical Planet Nine.
The Genetic Atlas Shows You Where You Came From
It tells 4,000 years of human migration, breeding, and war.
This Ancient Greek Astronomy Computer May Be 1,000 Years Ahead of its Time
Deciphered text reveals the mysterious Antikythera Mechanism was a "philosopher’s guide to the galaxy."