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Humans May Not Be Only Ones To Heed Speed Limits

Humans May Not Be Only Ones To Heed Speed Limits

Kelly Servick  08.22.2013
Humans may not be the only ones heeding posted speed limits. Birds apparently take this information into account to avoid being hit by...
Scientists Find Leafy 'Sleeping Bag' Has Shocking Jumping Skills

Scientists Find Leafy 'Sleeping Bag' Has Shocking Jumping Skills

Laura Poppick  08.21.2013
Hop over, Mexican jumping beans: Scientists have discovered another fascinating caterpillar species with impressive jumping skills. During...
NASA Solves UFO Mystery

NASA Solves UFO Mystery

08.21.2013
Has an astronaut finally spotted an alien spaceship? NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy spotted something strange -- an unidentified flying...
Mystery Of Desert's 'Fairy Circles' Solved.. Again

Mystery Of Desert's 'Fairy Circles' Solved.. Again

Rachel Nuwer  08.21.2013
Every time a scientist thinks he’s solved the mystery of the fairy circles, someone else comes up with another answer. The bare, circular...
SOLVED: Mystery Of Strange Sea Creatures' 'Teeth'

SOLVED: Mystery Of Strange Sea Creatures' 'Teeth'

Sid Perkins  08.14.2013
Conodonts, some of the most primitive vertebrates in the fossil record, are often known only from the tapering, toothlike structures that...
Glow-In-The-Dark Bunnies! (VIDEO)

Glow-In-The-Dark Bunnies! (VIDEO)

Adam Pavley  08.13.2013
Are you having trouble keeping track of your pet rabbit in the wee hours of the night? Well, fret no more, because a team of scientists...
What Dying Rats Suggest About Near-Death Experiences In Humans

What Dying Rats Suggest About Near-Death Experiences In Humans

Tia Ghose  08.13.2013
Near-death experiences could be caused by a surge of electrical firing in the dying brain, new research in animals suggests. In the study,...
Tired Of The Same Old Funeral? Try An Out-Of-This World Space Burial

Tired Of The Same Old Funeral? Try An Out-Of-This World Space Burial

Lee Speigel  08.12.2013
The public's fascination with outer space travel has just beamed up a notch in what some might call a morbid manner. A new startup company...
WATCH: Creepy Robot Controlled By Weird Gooey Creature

WATCH: Creepy Robot Controlled By Weird Gooey Creature

08.12.2013
It's always a bit creepy to watch a human-like robot run through its facial expressions, from a vacant smile to an odd frown. And the experimental...
WATCH: Gruesome Dissection Reveals Huge Shark's Last Meal

WATCH: Gruesome Dissection Reveals Huge Shark's Last Meal

Douglas Main  08. 9.2013
What do mako sharks eat? To find out, you have to look inside their stomachs. Shark scientist Antonella Preti recently dissected the largest...
Man's Response To Stolen Package Is The Absolute Best

Man's Response To Stolen Package Is The Absolute Best

Hilary Hanson  08. 7.2013
If you stole an Amazon package of K-Cup coffee pods from Tim Lake, you aren't getting away with it -- at least, not without being mocked...
Woman's 'Immortal' Cells To Be Regulated Under New Plan

Woman's 'Immortal' Cells To Be Regulated Under New Plan

Wynne Parry  08. 7.2013
For decades, the immortal line of cells known as HeLa cells has been a crucial tool for researchers. But the cells' use has also been the...
WATCH: What Happens Inside Your Body When Mosquito Bites

WATCH: What Happens Inside Your Body When Mosquito Bites

Sara Gates  08. 7.2013
Almost everyone has gotten up close and personal with a pestering mosquito at least once in his life. But few of us have ever come this...
New Technique Makes Old Masterpiece VERY Small

New Technique Makes Old Masterpiece VERY Small

Megan Gannon  08. 6.2013
The enigmatic image is perhaps the most reproduced in art history, but it's never before been painted on such a small canvas. Using a novel...