SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
REMOVING SHOES WHEN ENTERING THE HOUSE COULD HELP PEOPLE STAY SLIM, SCIENTISTS CLAIM
Removing shoes when entering the house and swapping carpet for wooden floors could help people stay slim because it prevents environmental chemicals accumulating in the house, scientists have claimed.
FOUND! NEW EVIDENCE SUGGESTS PLANET NINE IS REAL
The solar system just got a bit stranger.
AN AUSTRALIAN BAN KEPT BILLIONS OF PLASTIC BAGS FROM POLLUTING
"I think there’s going to be a lot more pressure on all of us."
HIDDEN COMPARTMENTS IN THIS WRECKED CONFEDERATE SUBMARINE COULD SOLVE A 150-YEAR-OLD MYSTERY
The Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley was a 40-foot-long (12 meter) sausage of bulletproof iron built in Mobile, Alabama, and propelled through the water by seven daring men cranking a single, giant screw.
MIT RESEARCHERS BUILT A CYBORG HOUSEPLANT
The augmented plant rolls around on two wheels.
HOW DID A 'LAVA BOMB' SPLIT A MAN'S LEG OPEN?
Lava bombs are red-hot cannonballs of gooey lava, and they are incredibly dangerous for people near an eruption.
LAB-GROWN 'MINI-EYES' SHOW HOW COLOR VISION DEVELOPS
If you've recently admired a sunset, a rainbow, or the reds and golds of autumn foliage, you can thank the color-detecting cone cells in your eyes for your ability to see those vivid hues.
COULD BOEING'S 'STARLINER' SPACECRAFT BE A NEXT STEP FOR REACHING THE MOON AND BEYOND?
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Picture this: A team of space travelers blasts off from Earth in a fully automated shuttle that carries them to an outpost orbiting around the moon, where they will embark on a voyage to Mars.
BEPICOLOMBO SPACECRAFT HEADED TO MERCURY SNAPS 1ST PHOTO, A SELFIE
The European-Japanese BepiColombo mission captured its first photo on Saturday (Oct. 20), a day after lifting off from French Guiana. The image is a selfie showing a solar array and an insulation-wrapped sun sensor.
RULING OUT 'SONIC ATTACK,' DOCS STILL MYSTIFIED BY BRAIN DAMAGE IN US STAFF IN CUBA
Last year — in a scenario that could double as the plot of a sci-fi flick — U.S. embassy workers in Cuba reported unexplained cognitive problems after hearing strange noises, with some initially saying that a "sonic weapon" was at play.