Science Is Sweet: The Eerie Tale Of Utah's Ancient Tree Clones

This isn’t some genetically-modified farming experiment gone awry—these pristine clones are all natural. And creepy.

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Rosetta Spacecraft Piggy-Backs on Comet to Solve Ancient Mysteries

Considering this mission's dangers, cortisol levels for European scientists are probably sky high. Luckily, the payoff looks promising.


Want to See the First Spider to Walk the Earth? Science Can Do That for You

See how it all began for the subject of our arachnophobia nightmares.


High on History: That Time When People Overpopulated Themselves into Oblivion

Researchers have puzzled out a mystery for the sudden disappearance of a Puebloan civilization: too many babies.


High on History: The Mammoth of a Find that Subverted Every Human Origin Story

A fateful French excavation in the 1840s showed our ancestors were a lot more ancient than previously thought.


Ancient Virus Discovered in Arctic Permafrost: Is it Curtains for Humanity?!

Ready for your daily dose of horror? No? Too bad!