19 January 2019

Honey Bees’ Oddly Hypnotizing ‘Shimmering’ Is Actually a Clever Defense

Illicit images of secretive rituals

Online experiment finds that less than 1 in 10 people can tell sponsored content from an article

Two hundred years ago, it was hard for Americans to miss the message that they had a serious drinking problem

Elephants are evolving to be tuskless after decades of poaching pressure

18 January 2019

To Save the Sound of a Stradivarius, a Whole City Must Keep Quiet

Check Out These Amazing Super-Detailed Images of Fruit Fly Brains

Biologists discover deep-sea fish living where there is virtually no oxygen

773M Password ‘Megabreach’ is Years Old

The Great Chlorophyll Fad of 1952

How Two Murderers Were Spotted on an Old Mark Jackson Trading Card

Reflections on Antarctica

Extreme Microbes Found in Crystals Buried 200 Feet Beneath the Sea of Japan

Waves in Saturn’s rings give precise measurement of planet’s rotation rate

Is winter miserable for wildlife?

The Fat Men’s Clubs That Revelled in Excess

The Day Edwin Hubble Realized Our Universe Was Expanding

Scientists Find Brain Cells That Make Pain Hurt

Mini-Monsters with Multiple Heads Created in the Lab

The Cerebellum Is Your “Little Brain”—and It Does Some Pretty Big Things

Twins get some ‘mystifying’ results when they put 5 ancestry DNA kits to the test

What Life Is Like When Corn Is Off the Table

What made this ancient society sacrifice its own children?

17 January 2019

What Happened to Earth’s Ancient Craters? Scientists Seek Clues on the Moon’s Pocked Surface

Pamela Smart got four boys to kill her husband nearly 29 years ago. Now, they’re free. She isn’t.

Largest collection ever of breached data found

Saturn’s Rings Could Have Formed During the Dinosaur Age, New Analysis Suggests

Scientists Are Working on a Pill for Loneliness

Devastating quakes are priming the Himalaya for a mega-disaster

Walt Disney Used Nuclear Weapons Technology to Bring the Tiki Room to Life

Science history: the man who defined drunk driving

How Jesse James became a criminal

A Floating Glass Bead Could Help Physicists Probe the Unknown

Native American routes: the ancient trails hidden in Chicago’s grid system

It’s the drag that helps the humble hagfish slime predators so quickly

St Andrews find may be oldest surviving wall chart of periodic table

How Lichens Explain (And Re-Explain) The World

New quantum structures in super-chilled helium may mirror early days of universe

The Rise and Fall of the Living Fossil

Gene therapies could cure a number of illnesses, but often our immune systems get in the way

The devotion of the human dad separates us from other apes

Is Ancient DNA Research Revealing New Truths — or Falling Into Old Traps?

16 January 2019

Stunning Animation of a Solar Flare Captures Its Life from Birth to Death

Watch These Stink Bugs Hatch in Unison

The secret travel club that’s been everywhere