By Ian Steadman - 12 February 05:06
A site in the Kootenay National Park has proved a fantastic source of fossils from the Cambrian explosion, 542 million years ago.
By Ian Steadman - 11 February 12:33
A man taking part in the drinking dare game Neknomination drank a pint with two fish floating in it. This is very much not a good idea, for you OR the goldfish.
By Ian Steadman - 27 January 06:22
The physicist, whose pioneering work on black holes in the 1970s made him a household name, has proposed a radical fudge to try and resolve a baffling paradox.
By Ian Steadman - 23 January 07:00
Canine transmissible venereal tumours (CTVT) is one of only two natural transmissible cancers, and could hold the key to better organ transplants in humans.
By Ian Steadman - 13 January 01:29
An international group of researchers has found that the largest glacier in West Antarctica is "retreating inland" faster than ever.
By Ian Steadman - 08 January 06:05
Japanese scientists have made hundreds of tiny plastic balls float around like miniature spaceships.
By Ian Steadman - 07 January 05:25
Another day, another study misrepresented as causing our brains to change in some mysterious, irreversible way.
By Ian Steadman - 03 January 02:48
How would we know if time travellers have visited our time period? By looking for tweets, of course.
By Ian Steadman - 17 December 01:58
One of the site's largest subreddits, r/science, has had enough of angry, conspiracy-spouting posters who do nothing but ruin legitimate debate.
By Ian Steadman - 09 December 01:24
The FDA doesn't want 23andMe to offer health advice with its DNA testing kits, but this is surely just the first test for regulators as the home genome industry emerges.