Is This a Fossilized Lair of the Dreaded Bobbit Worm?

Scientists say they've got 20-million-year-old evidence of giant worms that hunted in pretty much the most…

The Ongoing Collapse of the World’s Aquifers

When humans over-exploit underground water supplies, the ground collapses like a huge empty water bottle. It's…

Adorable Fish Bots Get Schooled in How to Swarm

Meet Bluebot, a friendly swimming robot with big camera eyes. Put a few in a tank…

Adorable Fish Bots Get Schooled in How to Swarm

Meet Bluebot, a friendly swimming robot with big camera eyes. Put a few in a tank…

The Arctic Ocean Is Teeming With Microfibers From Clothes

Scientists find an average of 40 microplastic particles per cubic meter of the northern water. The…

Climate Change Is Turning Cities Into Ovens

A new model estimates that by 2100, cities across the world could warm as much as…

Watch a Robot Dog Learn How to Deftly Fend Off a Human

Kick over this robot and it’ll quickly right itself—not because someone told it how, but because…

This Drone Sniffs Out Odors With a Real Moth Antenna

Researchers slap a living antenna on a drone to give the machine an insanely keen sense…

Wildfire smoke is loaded with microbes. Is that dangerous?

Researchers are putting out a call to study the potential effects of bacteria- and fungi-filled haze…

Wildfire Smoke Is Loaded With Microbes. Is That Dangerous?

Researchers are putting out a call to study the potential effects of bacteria- and fungi-filled haze…