Orange crocodiles that swim in bat poop are turning into a new species

A very special kind of crocodile calls the Abanda caves in Gabon, Africa, home. The creatures are African dwarf crocodiles, but they might...
Antidote to Deadly Box Jellyfish Venom Discovered With CRISPR Genome Editing

Antidote to Deadly Box Jellyfish Venom Discovered With CRISPR Genome Editing

It’s one of the deadliest creatures on...
HOPKINS, Minn. - APRIL, 27: Abdullahi Mohamud, 5, awaits returning to school after two of his siblings contracted the measles during an current outbreak.

Emergency declared in NY over measles, unvaccinated barred from public spaces

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Loss of government spy satellite wasn’t SpaceX’s fault, according to new probe

Earlier this year, SpaceX helped the US government send a spy satellite into orbit. The launch was somewhat hush-hush, at least in terms...

CDC expands its E. Coli warning, asks everyone to stop eating romaine lettuce

Earlier this week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning asking the public to avoid eating chopped romaine lettuce from...

Construction crew in Florida accidentally stumbled upon an ancient beast’s bones

This time of year many people flock to Florida in search of sunny beaches and Mickey Mouse, but the city of Cape Coral...

Russia finally explains what went wrong with the Soyuz rocket

It’s only been a few weeks since the Soyuz rocket launched by Russian space agency Roscosmos was forced to abort its launch shortly...

The International Space Station is disgusting

The International Space Station has been home to space travelers for nearly two decades now, and with the current crew of six, there’s...

Watch live as NASA scientists hunt for meteorites in the Pacific Ocean

NASA loves looking for cool stuff in space, but every once in a while something from space ends up here on Earth. That...
Ötzi the Iceman spent his last days trying to repair his tools

Ötzi the Iceman spent his last days trying to repair his tools

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