The 2010s yielded many incredible finds and important milestones. Here are our favorites. As the 2010s come to an end, we can look back on an era rife with discovery. In the past 10 years, scientists the
It is early morning in the heart of Provence, and somewhere behind the tall black pine trees a rousing dawn chorus begins. We are crouching out of sight among the rosemary bushes and wild asparagus listening
Appearance: Sharp teeth, soft nose, fluffy all over, cute as hell. That’s very precise. How do we know all this? Dogor was found by tusk hunters in the summer of 2018, buried in the permafrost near the
It all began with a TEDx Talk in Long Beach, California. Los Angeles-based startup Heliogen, backed by Bill Gates and AOL founder Steve Case just announced that it has found a way to replace fossil fuels
(CNN) — When humans first began settling in the Galapagos Islands nearly two centuries ago, they brought house cats. Those cats hunted finches, scaring the small birds who were unused to the predator.
TROPODO, Indonesia — Black smoke billows from smokestacks towering above the village. The smell of burning plastic fills the air. Patches of black ash cover the ground. It’s another day of making tofu.
Albert Einstein’s famous expression “spooky action at a distance” refers to quantum entanglement, a phenomenon seen on the most micro of scales. But machine learning seems to grow more mysterious and every
The silver-backed chevrotain — a mysterious animal that's the size of a rabbit but looks like a silver-splashed deer — has been photographed in the wild for the first time. The chevrotain is the world's
Humans have eaten thousands of species into extinction. Some, supposedly, were to die for. The earliest humans favored juicy, meaty mammoth at mealtimes. Ancient Romans loved their favorite herb, silphium,
The Sekdoorn floating solar farm in the Netherlands is completed after a record six weeks of work. This is the fastest construction speed ever for the German company specialized in the renewables sector
This Sneaker Photo Is Going Viral Because Everyone Thinks It Reveals If They're Left or Right Brain Dominant
The viral Shoe from 2017 is back to haunt everyone this spooky season, with some new pop science behind it. The internet, including Lizzo, is very shaken over this Vans Old Skool sneaker photo because
The standard approach to research in evolution needs an overhaul, according to one leading biologist in a new paper. The problem, according to Eugene V. Koonin, who is Senior Investigator of the Evolutionary