Take a Number: Women Are More Likely to Address High Blood Pressure

Men and women develop hypertension at roughly the same rates, but men do not get it under control until much later in life, researchers find. (…) Read more > Continue […]

Researchers see 'horrific decline' in insect numbers

If it seems like there are fewer squished bugs on your windshield after long journeys than in years past, you’re not imagining things: Researchers say there appears to have been […]

Something is floating around Saturn and NASA isn't sure what it is

NASA Cassini spacecraft performed its final, fateful dive into Saturn several weeks ago, destroying itself in the planet’s atmosphere and ending an incredible mission that spanned nearly two full decades. […]

A brief history of the Earth's CO2

Prof Joanna Haigh from Imperial College London explains why this gas has played a crucial role in shaping the Earth’s climate. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

Volcanoes helped topple ancient Egyptian empire, study finds

Sun-choking debris cast off by volcanoes more than 2000 years ago starved headwaters feeding the Nile river and hastened the downfall of ancient Egypt’s last kingdom, researchers claim. (…) Read […]

Alarm over decline in flying insects

Flying insects have declined by more than 75% in 30 years in German nature reserves, alarming ecologists. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

Fighting kangaroos attack each other in vicious brawl captured on video

A pair of competitive kangaroos were caught duking it out in the middle of the night in the Australian bushland in a fight captured from a police helicopter. (…) Read […]

Battle of the jaws: Study finds alligators eat sharks

As far as research goes, it sounds pretty intense: pumping the stomachs of 500-plus alligators—”live and alert” ones at that. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

Your hair color and sleep habits may come from Neanderthals

Neanderthal DNA could influence your skin tone, hair color, sleep patterns, mood and even smoking behavior, a new study finds. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

F.D.A. Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer

The treatment will be for adults with aggressive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma when chemotherapy has failed. It re-engineers a patient’s own cells to fight cancer. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this […]

The story behind that 2,000-year-old Thracian chariot you saw on Reddit

The photo of an ancient Thracian chariot alongside the bones of two horses and a dog has quickly risen to the top of Reddit today (Oct. 13), with more than […]

Florida woman takes chicken paddleboarding

Floridians out in the Keys might do a double take when they spot a woman paddleboarding with her pet chicken, but the owner it’s an activity she and the bird […]

Review: ‘Jane’ Is an Absorbing Trip Into the Wild With Jane Goodall

Brett Morgen’s documentary tells her story through footage of Ms. Goodall’s interactions with chimpanzees in what is now Tanzania. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

Rare 'ghost owl' with white feathers spotted in Britain

An incredibly rare ghostly white “Ino” owl has been spotted in the UK. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >

'Women of NASA' Lego set to launch for sale Nov. 1

Four trailblazing figures from NASA’s history are set to launch as new Lego minifigures on Nov. 1. (…) Read more > Continue Reading this News >