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Good News: Soil Could Be a Much Larger Carbon Sink Than...

Soil minerals just a little way underground could act as a huge carbon sink to help balance out the dangerous levels of carbon dioxide...

13 Science-Backed Signs You’re Smarter Than You Realise

Everyone wants to be humble. Who me, smart? Nah, I'm just a good test-taker.And anyway, it's kind of crass to go around proclaiming to...

The Science Is In. Spanking Children Does Serious, Long-Term Damage

Spanking - usually defined as hitting a child on the buttocks with an open hand - is a common form of discipline still used...

Stanford Professor Files Libel Suit Against Top Science Journal Over Clean...

Mark Z. Jacobson, a Stanford University professor who has prominently contended that the United States can fully power itself with wind, water and solar...

People Really Do Love Dogs More Than Humans, Says New Study

Some dog owners love their four-legged friends so much that they treat them like they would a child - and sometimes even say they...

This Infographic Shows What Eating Too Much Sugar Does to Your...

In the late 1960s, a food industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation paid three Harvard researchers US$6,500 (about US$50,000 today) to discount research...

7 Things That Predict Divorce, According to Science

No one can say with 100 percent certainty that a couple is heading for disaster.But social scientists have gotten pretty good at predicting who's...

A Faked Study Linking Vaccines And Autism Is Being Eviscerated by...

Controversy has erupted over a scientific paper that is being retracted after it was attacked for being ' antivax pseudoscience' and found to contain...

A 17-Year-Old Teen Just Achieved a Scientific First With This Weird...

The electric honeycomb, or rose window instability, is a curious phenomenon.It occurs when a high-voltage corona charge - the ionisation of air surrounding a...

Tonight, Elon Musk Will Unveil New Details About Conquering Mars

Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of SpaceX, is about to present an updated plan for colonising Mars with 1 million people.The International Astronautical Congress...