Reports from the forefront of scientific advancements, as well as off-the-beaten-path quirky stories about the strange things researchers do in the name of knowledge and truth. Also, funny hashtags nerds create on Twitter.
Teen turns Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DNA’ into rap about actual DNA for extra credit
DNA might be the next big topic in hip-hop.
4 women have now accused Neil deGrasse Tyson of sexual misconduct (updated)
Allegations made in 2014 led to more women coming forward.
1,600 scientists sign open letter against defining gender as a binary
The signees include nine Nobel laureates.
AI sepsis diagnosis more reliable than physicians, study finds
We may be getting closer to diagnosis by computer.
This YouTube scientist thought he could live in a tiny biodome for 3 days—he was wrong
A climate change awareness campaign falls short.
Bulls**t climate change video gets millions of views on Facebook
An environmental scientist is calling the platform out.
Rising sea levels are threatening our internet infrastructure
Key internet infrastructure could be completely submerged in fewer than 15 years.
Scientists figured out a way to implant holographic brain images
The experiment invites comparisons to science fiction—and the fears that this technology will inevitably be used for mind control. But are they valid?
Jeff Bezos’ vision to utilize the moon for industrial use is not too far away
It could happen in your lifetime.
How Reddit killed one of its most popular AMAs
Recent changes by Reddit have forced moderators to take drastic actions to highlight quality content.
This video of fast-moving lava flow in Hawaii will make your jaw drop
The volcanic activity has been going on for weeks.
NASA announces a tiny helicopter will travel to Mars in 2020
The helicopter could uncover new, never-before-seen aspects of Mars.