These parasitic plants force their victims to make them dinner
Two parasitic plants in a new study are losing genes related to photosynthesis and other plant functions as they continue their food-sucking habits.
Scientists are still unraveling the mystery of salt’s taste
Too much sodium is bad, but so is too little—no wonder the body has two sensing mechanisms.
Neuralink is searching for its first human test subjects
After years of setbacks, investigations, and rejections, Elon Musk's brain-computer interface company says it's ready for human testing.
Why humans feel bad for awkward robots
Secondhand embarrassment is related to empathy.
The International Criminal Court was hit with a cyberattack
The war crime tribunal's security breach could compromise case evidence and witness identities.
World’s oldest known wooden structure pre-dates our species
The interlocking logs are about 476,000 years old and were located near a towering Zambian waterfall.
The mystery behind pink diamonds just got some more clarity
Scientists in Australia believe that continental collision and stretching is necessary for creating these colorful minerals.
The easiest, most basic DIY plant hanger you can make
They’re actually pretty as well!
What’s in the US military’s historic lost and found: nukes, jets, and drones
The F-35 in South Carolina is not the first important asset to go missing for a spell.
Dopamine is a lot more than just the ‘happy chemical’
Dopamine is a brain chemical famously linked to mood and pleasure − but researchers have found multiple types of dopamine neurons with different functions.