New Orinoco Fish Species Named After Singer Enya

Scientists have named a new species of fish after the singer Enya. The fish was discovered in the Orinoco region. Read more on

Posted on: 19 July 2017 | 3:57 pm

Scientists Invent Scorpion Milking Machine

Scientists have invented a scorpion milking machine to more easily extract scorpion venom. It can fit up to four scorpions at a time. Read more on

Posted on: 16 July 2017 | 4:39 pm

Google's DeepMind AI Learns How to Walk

Google's DeepMind AI has been learning how to walk. It guides figures - including a human-like figure - through simulated plains and obstacle courses. Read more on

Posted on: 14 July 2017 | 3:09 pm

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Captures Best Images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

NASA's Juno spacecraft has captured the best images yet of Jupiter's Great Red Spot. The images were taken during Juno's flyby on July 10th. Read more on

Posted on: 13 July 2017 | 2:41 pm

Fire Ants Build Sinking Eiffel Towers When Trying to Escape

Scientists observe fire ants building sinking Eiffel towers when attempting to escape and they need to move vertically. Read more on

Posted on: 12 July 2017 | 4:20 pm

Study Finds Praying Mantises Kill and Eat Small Birds

A recent study has found that many species of praying mantises around the world hunt, kill and eat small birds. Read more on

Posted on: 5 July 2017 | 5:23 pm

Researchers Investigate Explosion of Sea Pickles off Northwest Coast

Researchers are investigating an explosion in the population of sea pickles off the Northwest coast. Sea pickles are also known as pyrosomes. Read more on

Posted on: 5 July 2017 | 9:49 am

Ancient Giant Croc-like Creature Had Serrated Teeth Like T. Rex

An ancient giant crocodile-like creature from Madagascar had serrated teeth like T. rex. It lived in Madagascar around 170 million years ago. Read more on

Posted on: 4 July 2017 | 9:57 am

Rat Lungworm Found Throughout Florida Say Scientists

Researchers from the University of Florida have discovered the rat lungworm nematode is found throughout Florida. Read more on

Posted on: 28 June 2017 | 5:57 pm

Ancient Wasp Species Discovered in Amber Named After Ziggy Stardust

An ancient was species discovered in Burmese amber has been named after David Bowie's alter ego Ziggy Stardust. Read more on

Posted on: 26 June 2017 | 10:06 am

Japanese Scientists Build a Dance Teacher Robot

Researchers at Tokohu University have created a dance instructor robot. Read more on

Posted on: 21 June 2017 | 1:35 pm

Scientists Plan to Destroy Weeds With Laser Equipped Robots

German scientists are developing lasers that will help kill weeds. The lasers will be carried by robots. Read more on

Posted on: 19 June 2017 | 4:48 pm

Newly Discovered Russian Pliosaur Named After Mongolian Water Spirit

A new genus and species of pliosaur has been named after a Mongolian water spirit. Read more on

Posted on: 17 June 2017 | 4:06 pm

Scientists Genetically Engineer Glow-in-the-Dark Mosquito Killing Fungus to Produce Spider and Scorpion Venom

Scientists have genetically engineered a glow-in-the-dark mosquito killing fungus to produce toxins from spiders and scorpions. Read more on

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | 10:30 am

Jupiter is the Oldest Planet in our Solar System

Scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have determined Jupiter is the oldest planet in our solar system. Read more on

Posted on: 14 June 2017 | 11:19 am

Giant Kangaroo-sized Flying Turkeys Once Roamed Australia

Scientists have discovered that a giant flying turkey species once lived in Australia. It weighs about four times as much as a modern brush turkey. Read more on

Posted on: 14 June 2017 | 7:39 am

Amputated Flatworm Regenerated Into Double-Headed Worm While Traveling in Space

Scientists discovered that an amputated flatworm regenerated into a double-headed flatworm during a trip on the Space Station. Read more on

Posted on: 13 June 2017 | 10:54 am

Ancient Snake Species Had Wing-like Projections on its Vertebrae

Researchers have discovered the fossil of an ancient snake species that had wing-like projections from its vertebrae. Read more on

Posted on: 12 June 2017 | 5:41 pm

Great Cormorants Can Hear Underwater

Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have discovered that great cormorants can hear underwater. Read more on

Posted on: 12 June 2017 | 3:32 pm

Inflated Hedgehog Treated for Severe Case of Balloon Syndrome

A hedgehog treated by vets for balloon syndrome was twice its normal size. Read more on

Posted on: 11 June 2017 | 5:23 pm