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Darwin’s Finches Are In Danger Because a Parasite Is Changing Their Mating Song

By deforming their beaks, an introduced parasite is causing two finch species to hybridize, changing the course of their evolution.
Madeleine Gregory
6.13.19
Science

Siberia Could Become More Habitable Due to the Climate Crisis, Scientists Find

The climate will become milder across Asian Russia by the 2080s, making it way easier to live there.
Sarah Krichel
6.7.19
Science

Watching a Boston Dynamics Robot Malfunction Is Pretty Scary

Boston Dynamics’ Spot malfunctioned during a recent demo in Las Vegas.
Matthew Gault
6.5.19
climate change

New Report Suggests ‘High Likelihood of Human Civilization Coming to an End’ in 2050

The climate change analysis was written by a former fossil fuel executive and backed by the former chief of Australia's military.
Nafeez Ahmed
6.3.19
Science

Good Job, Humans: Bees Are Making Nests Entirely Out of Plastic

Researchers found solitary bees in Argentina that made nests out of plastic bag-type materials.
Samantha Cole
5.31.19
Science

Teen Finds Second Mastodon Fossil on Iowa Farm in 30 Years

The owners of the property want to keep their identities and location hidden for fear of fossil hunters.
Rob Dozier
5.16.19
food news

There Is Such a Thing as Too Much Coffee, Scientists Say

Jittery? Anxious? Heart pounding out of your chest? If you're downing half a dozen cups a day, you're doing it wrong.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.14.19
Science

Scientists Discover Atomic-Forged Glass on Hiroshima's Beaches

Hiroshima's beaches are covered in nuclear fallout debris.
Matthew Gault
5.13.19
Science

Scientists Find the Part of the Brain That Remembers Pokémon

If you can still nail a round of Who's That Pokémon? after all these years, you have this brain fold to thank.
Becky Ferreira
5.6.19
Health

Netflix's New Show 'Chambers' Will Scare Off Organ Donors

"Make no mistake: this show will cost some people their lives."
Kyle O'Tain
5.3.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Israeli Scientists Just Created the World's First 3D-Printed Heart

What a time to be alive.
Shamani Joshi
4.17.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Skrillex’s Music Can Be Used as Mosquito Repellent, Study Finds

Researchers observed mosquitoes sucked less blood and had less sex when exposed to the song "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites."
Gavin Butler
4.2.19
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