Goats in the Alps Are Shrinking, Climate Change Is to Blame

Researchers say some of the goats that currently populate the Alps weigh 25% less than their forefathers
by Laura Sinpetru, October 22nd, 2014
 

Life with Smokers Is the Same as Life in Highly Polluted Cities like Beijing

Study finds people who live with smokers are exposed to concentrations of airborne particles that well exceed standards
by Laura Sinpetru, October 21st, 2014
 

Watch: Aerial Footage Shows Killer Whales Swimming in the Ocean

The footage was obtained using a drone, will help researchers gain a better understanding of these animals
by Laura Sinpetru, October 21st, 2014
Mars' Encounter with Comet Siding Spring Explained in One Infographic

Mars' Encounter with Comet Siding Spring Explained in One Infographic

by Laura Sinpetru, October 18th, 2014
The Red Plant and the comet will come very close to one another this October 19, astronomers say they will not collide
 

Photo of the Day: Lo and Behold, the Spider the Size of a Cat

This bizarre creature looks less like a spider and more like a full-grown cat wearing a spider costume
by Laura Sinpetru, October 18th, 2014
 

Watch: What Ecstasy and Its Sibling, Molly, Do to the Human Brain

Video explains how the so-called party drug Molly toys with serotonin levels in the body, makes people feel good
by Laura Sinpetru, October 17th, 2014
 

Why Skipping Rocks on a Frozen Lake Makes the Coolest Sound Ever

The “pew pew” noise is strikingly similar to the ones made by bizarre weapons featured in science-fiction movies
by Laura Sinpetru, October 17th, 2014
 

Watch: The Chemistry Behind Pizza's Exquisite Taste

Video details the reactions that must take place in order for pizza to turn into the flavor bonanza we love and adore
by Laura Sinpetru, October 14th, 2014
 

Crocodiles Sometimes Hunt in Packs, Researcher Says

Evidence indicates crocodiles and alligators sometimes work together to catch prey, secure their next meal
by Laura Sinpetru, October 14th, 2014
Light Is What Activates New and Totally Awesome Diabetes Drug

Light Is What Activates New and Totally Awesome Diabetes Drug

by Laura Sinpetru, October 14th, 2014
The light-activated type 2 diabetes drug is the brainchild of scientists with the Imperial College London in the UK
 

Report Warns of 1.8 Meters (5.9 Feet) Sea Level Rise

Sea level rise is caused by the fact that, as the climate is getting warmer, ice sheets and glaciers are melting
by Laura Sinpetru, October 14th, 2014
 

Particles Look like Liquid Droplets on the Outside, Have a Solid Core

Researchers say it is only the outermost layers of these particles that constantly move across their surface
by Laura Sinpetru, October 13th, 2014
 

Stress Seems to Affect Women More than It Does Men

Study finds men and women respond differently to mental stress, women are the ones who have it worse
by Laura Sinpetru, October 13th, 2014
 

Historians Manage to Read Magna Carta Badly Burnt in 1731 Fire

To make head and tail of the document, specialists resorted to a technique known as multispectral imaging
by Laura Sinpetru, October 11th, 2014
 
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