Ancient Humans Tried to Defend Against Rising Seas. They Failed
7,000 years ago, people trying to protect against massive sea-level rise after a period of global cooling were forced to abandon everything they held dear. Now, modern people are facing similar challenges stemming from human causes.
These Glasses Contain a Secret Video File Coded in DNA
Scientists have developed a way to encode complex information, like a Bitcoin wallet password or medical information, in 3D printed everyday objects using the building blocks of life.
Scientists Fed an Ancient Earth Organism Space Metals. It Started 'Dancing'
Extremophiles are models for early life on Earth, and we just discovered that one in particular thrives on material from off-world.
Scientists Found a Planet Orbiting a Dead Star, a Glimpse Into Our Future
Astronomers have discovered a giant planet orbiting a white dwarf for the first time, giving us a new place to look for planets and a rare glimpse into the future of our Solar System.
Rare Individuals Are Amazing at Reading Cats' Expressions. Are You One of Them?
“Anyone who writes cats off as sort of moody or distant is probably underestimating them,” said the lead author of the study, which shows that cats are trying to communicate with their faces. Most of us just suck at reading them.