Earth Has a 27.5-Million-Year ‘Heartbeat’, But We Have No Idea What Causes It

In the last 260 million years, dinosaurs came and went, Pangea split into the continents and…

How artificial intelligence can help us figure out how life began

How inanimate molecules first arranged themselves into life is one of the great mysteries. The answer…

Tick survives 27 years in researcher’s lab, 8 years without food

One female also managed to store sperm for at least four years and then successfully reproduce…

A Forgotten Continent From 40 Million Years Ago May Have Just Been Rediscovered

A low-lying continent that existed some 40 million years ago and was home to exotic fauna…

Tsunami hits Tonga after giant volcano eruption

Residents report water crashing through homes as ash rained down from the sky. Read more at…

Evolution Keeps Making And Unmaking Crabs, And Nobody Knows Why

Our planet’s convoluted history of evolving life has spawned countless weird and wonderful creatures, but none…

Antarctic Ice Reveals Human Impact on The Atmosphere Long Before Industrial Fires

Our planet’s air during the preindustrial period was not quite as pristine as you might think,…

‘Get scared’: World’s scientists say disastrous climate change is here

A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the latest — and starkest…

New Signs Indicate a Major Ocean Current Is on The Edge of Collapse Right Now

If Earth had a pulse, it might be The Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) – a…

Gigantic meteorite impact in Ukraine dated to 65 million years ago

Everyone’s familiar with the demise of the dinosaurs thanks to a massive asteroid that slammed into…

Earth’s fifth ocean just confirmed

The earth has finally attained popular recognition for its fifth ocean. A decision by the national…

Scientists Fired Tardigrades Out of a Gun to See if They Can Survive Space Impacts

We can now add “being fired out of a gun at high speeds” to the growing…