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Aliens Might Be Way Bigger Than We Ever Imagined

Aliens Might Be Way Bigger Than We Ever Imagined

David Freeman  04. 9.2015
No one really knows whether we're alone or if the universe is brimming with brainy extraterrestrials. But that hasn't stopped scientists...
Building Blocks For Life Found In Distant Star System

Building Blocks For Life Found In Distant Star System

Macrina Cooper-White  04. 9.2015
We may be one step closer to finding alien life. Astronomers have found complex organic molecules -- the chemical building blocks for...
LISTEN: Mice Can Sing. Bet You Never Knew That.

LISTEN: Mice Can Sing. Bet You Never Knew That.

Macrina Cooper-White  04. 3.2015
Rodents are utterly repellent to many people, no doubt. But a growing body of evidence shows that mice and rats are a lot more like us...
Jane Goodall Gets A Birthday Kiss

Jane Goodall Gets A Birthday Kiss

David Freeman  04. 3.2015
Hoo hoo hoo hooray! Today is Jane Goodall's 81st birthday, and the beloved primatologist no doubt is fielding birthday wishes from her...
This Dance Project Is Out To Prove Climate Change Is An Issue We Can't Ignore

This Dance Project Is Out To Prove Climate Change Is An Issue We Can't Ignore

Katherine Brooks  03.25.2015
"I know scientists are frustrated," Karole Armitage, the famed dancer and choreographer, explained over the phone. "They’ve been...
An Awesome, Under-Recognized Opportunity to Act on Climate

An Awesome, Under-Recognized Opportunity to Act on Climate

Diana Donlon  03.18.2015
As a plant-lover I've always appreciated healthy soil, but it wasn't until I heard a rancher named Richard King explain how rebuilding...
EXPLAINED: Why Your Eyes Are 'Backwards'

EXPLAINED: Why Your Eyes Are 'Backwards'

Jacqueline Howard  03.18.2015
Scientists have long known that our eyes seem to be "wired backwards." But as to why our eyes evolved this way, that's long been a mystery. See,...
Chemists Create Amazing 'Molecule-Making Machine'

Chemists Create Amazing 'Molecule-Making Machine'

Macrina Cooper-White  03.14.2015
Thanks to advances in 3-D printing, it's now possible to whip up everything from pizza to prosthetics to human organs with the push of...
The Freaky Science Behind How Chameleons Change Color

The Freaky Science Behind How Chameleons Change Color

Macrina Cooper-White  03.11.2015
Everyone knows that chameleons are the kings of camouflage. But as to the exact process by which these familiar lizards change color to...
Mystery Of 'Britain's Oldest Brain' Finally Solved

Mystery Of 'Britain's Oldest Brain' Finally Solved

Jacqueline Howard  03. 7.2015
Scientists got a huge surprise in 2009 when they found a well-preserved human brain inside a 2,600-year-old skull dug up at an archaeological...
Slo-Mo Mantis Gives Scientists A Major Surprise

Slo-Mo Mantis Gives Scientists A Major Surprise

David Freeman  03. 6.2015
Praying mantises are pretty amazing jumpers--and you don't have to take that on faith. Just have a look at this amazing new video (above)...
WATCH: Bill Nye Says He's 'Revised His Outlook' On GMOs

WATCH: Bill Nye Says He's 'Revised His Outlook' On GMOs

Macrina Cooper-White  03. 5.2015
Call it Bill Nye's big about-face. While the "Science Guy" has been a staunch defender of climate change research and the theory of evolution,...
Science Explains Why Men Like Women With Curvy Booties

Science Explains Why Men Like Women With Curvy Booties

Macrina Cooper-White  03. 5.2015
From that bootylicious Kim photo that broke the internet to hit songs like "All About That Bass," women's backsides are having a major...
Turns Out 'Beer Goggles' Work Both Ways

Turns Out 'Beer Goggles' Work Both Ways

David Freeman  03. 4.2015
No doubt you've heard that even unattractive people can start to look smokin' hot after you've downed a drink or three. Science has shown...