SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
THIS 6,000-YEAR-OLD SKULL MAY BE FROM EARLIEST KNOWN TSUNAMI VICTIM
A 6,000-year-old partial skull found in what is now Papua New Guinea represents one of the earliest examples of human remains from the Pacific Islands region, and now it has additional significance: New research shows the skull may represent the first known evidence of a tsunami victim.
DO YOU DAYDREAM? YOU MAY BE SMARTER AND MORE CREATIVE THAN YOUR PEERS
Ever get in trouble for daydreaming in class or during a meeting at work? Try telling your teacher or boss this: Daydreaming may be a sign of intelligence and creativity, a new study finds.
FIVE WAYS CELL PHONES ARE LITERALLY CHANGING GLOBAL HEALTH
Your phone changes more than how you talk. It is transforming your health.
SUMMER SHEDDING: 'HAIR LOSS' SEARCHES PEAK IN WARMER MONTHS
Do humans have a shedding season? According to an analysis of Google searches for "hair loss," that may be the case: A new study finds that these searches spike in the summer and fall.
BRAIN IMPLANTS WILL DRIVE OUR EVOLUTION AND “EXTEND OUR CAPABILITIES”
"In the future, we will be designing how we evolve our brains.”
HERE'S HOW STEEL WOOL BURNS (AND WHY IT LOOKS LIKE THE DEATH OF KRYPTON)
Steel wool is absolutely magnificent when lit on fire, as Reddit user ChazDodge showed in a recent video that makes the wiry, burning puff look like the death of the planet Krypton.
MPS LAUNCH INQUIRY INTO E-CIGARETTES OVER FEARS THEY COULD 'RE-NORMALISE' SMOKING FOR TEENS
MPs today launched an inquiry into e-cigarettes to determine whether they are re-normalising smoking, and if people are becoming addicted to vaping.
CERN SCIENTIST ON WHAT PHYSICISTS HAVE LEFT TO DISCOVER AFTER HIGGS BOSON
What do you do once you enter a new era in physics?
ELON MUSK EVISCERATES PEOPLE WHO DISCUSS “A.I. GODS”
Elon Musk has frequently commented on the potential for artificial intelligence (AI) to negatively impact humanity. Now, he has some strong words for experts thinking about attributing divinity to AI.
UNBEARABLE: AN ENORMOUSLY SWOLLEN TONGUE WAS DESTROYING A BEAR'S LIFE
A rescued bear with a tongue so large it dragged on the ground has a second chance in life after surgery.