1 day agoNaked mole rats kidnap each other's babies, and turn them into slaves -- Tessa Koumoundouros -- Naked mole rats kidnap each other's babies and turn them into slaves.
3 days agoFamous fish that ate all his friends gets cheered up by 16th birthday party -- Mindy Weisberger -- Happy 16th birthday to Mikko the grouper, a popular aquarium fish in Finland who missed his human visitors during the COVID-19 shutdown.
6 days agoThe very first forms of life may have been more animal-like than we ever realized -- Tessa Koumoundouros -- Early life may have been far more like animals than we thought, suggests new research that shows bacteria can 'develop' like an embryo.
9 days agoDo we live in a simulation? Chances are about 50–50. -- Anil Ananthaswamy -- Gauging whether or not we dwell inside someone else's computer may come down to advanced AI research—or measurements at the frontiers of cosmology
15 days agoLightning killed 2 giraffes in South Africa: Were they doomed by their height? -- Mindy Weisberger -- After two dead giraffes were discovered in a South African nature reserve, scientists determined that the animals had been struck by lightning.
1 month agoHelium-huffing alligators and reluctant hitmen win big at the Ig Nobel awards -- Mindy Weisberger -- Weird science took center stage at the 30th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony.
1 month agoWatch LIVE: The 2020 Ig Nobel Prize ceremony, tonight @ 6:00 p.m. ET -- Mindy Weisberger -- You can watch the premiere of the 2020 Ig Nobels here on Live Science.
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2 months agoSly fox steals 100 shoes in Berlin, and he's not the first -- Mindy Weisberger -- Authorities finally identified the culprit responsible for the mysterious disappearance of dozens of shoes from a German neighborhood.
2 months agoSleeping microbes wake up after 100 million years buried under the seafloor -- Rafi Letzter -- The microbes had been dormant below the ocean floor for eons, buried since the time of the dinosaurs. Then a team of scientists in Japan woke the little organisms up.
2 months agoPentagon's secret, defunct UFO-hunting program may still exist -- Mindy Weisberger -- A federal program for investigating UFOs was purportedly discontinued in 2012, but the Pentagon's search for UFOs never stopped. Its findings may soon be released to the public.
3 months agoUS Space Force hires a horse to boldly go where rockets can't. (The beach) -- Brandon Specktor -- The United States Space Force has a new recruit in their mission to keep planet Earth safe. His name is Ghost, and he likes to go clip-clop on the beach.
3 months agoAntique vampire-slaying kit up for auction. Bible, crucifix and pistol included. -- Mindy Weisberger -- An antique wooden box trimmed with brass holds all the tools that you might require in order to slay a vampire.
2 months agoAre UFOs a threat? We need to investigate, says former head of secret US program -- Mindy Weisberger -- Ex-military investigators seek answers about where UFOs come from and what their intentions might be, in a History Channel documentary series.
3 months agoThe electric hum of life may have originated with primordial lightning -- Mara Johnson-Groh -- A low-frequency hum in our cells syncs may have synced with ancient sky bolts.
3 months agoMysterious radiation spike detected over Scandinavia -- Tia Ghose -- Experts have said that a slight spike in radioactivity above northern Europe likely originated in Russia, but Russian nuclear plants in the area deny any abnormalities.
4 months ago'It's not ours': Government denies knowledge of strange 'UFO' over Japanese city -- Brandon Specktor -- A strange balloon-shaped 'UFO' appeared and disappeared over the city of Sendai, Japan on Wednesday (June 17).
4 months ago'Exploding Whale Memorial Park' honors whale that went out with a bang -- Mindy Weisberger -- A new park in Oregon gets its name from an explosive event in 1970: the dynamiting of a dead, beached sperm whale.
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