Nobody Knows Why Hundreds of People Died at This Creepy Himalayan Lake
Hundreds of people mysteriously died over a millennium at "Skeleton Lake" in the Himalayas according to a new study, making the creepy location even more mysterious.
Arctic Warming Will Cost At Least $24 Trillion More Than We Thought, Study Finds
The economic losses of climate change, both past and future, are outlined in two new studies this week.
Climate Change Will Alter the Color of Half of Earth’s Oceans by 2100
Phytoplankton blooms tint the oceans green, which means their response to warmer waters will shake up the ocean color scheme.
Europe Wants to Devastate Forests to Double Its 'Renewable' Energy
A plan recently finalized by the European Union would classify wood burned for fuel as a carbon neutral energy source, when it’s anything but.
New Model Predicts the 'Ideal' Mammal Is 2.5 Times Bigger Than an Elephant
A more nuanced approach to studying animal populations shows that when it comes to extinction, size matters.
This ‘Super Tomato’ Could Help Fight Cancer
Plant researchers in Norwich have figured out how to pack the humble tomato with antioxidants and cancer-fighting compounds.
This Turbo-Powered Jellyfish Relative Could Inspire Submarines of the Future
This little creature's coordinated swimming system lets it shoot multiple jets of water from the separate units comprising its body.
How Burned Iron Age Villages Recorded the Earth’s Magnetic Field
Researchers found evidence of a time of "rapid change" in Earth's magnetic field from the 13th to 16th centuries.
This Toy Car Is Powered Just by Water Evaporating
Scientists made some mini engines that run on evaporation.
Methane Found in Crushed Martian Meteorites Suggests Mars Could Support Life
It's not evidence of life, but researchers have some thoughts on where we're most likely to find it.
Scientists Made Spider Silk Without Any Spiders
Lab-made silk could lead to new supermaterials.
Scientists Puffed Grass Smells into Locusts' Faces to See How Their Brains Work
When you tempt a locust with some grass, it’ll do whatever you tell it to.