Friday, September 21, 2018
Tags Science and technology

Tag: science and technology

More Animals Becoming Night Owls, Thanks to Humans

A day in the life of a sun bear is what you might expect from the name: sunny. In its natural habitat, the sun...

Fire Devastates Brazil’s Oldest Science Museum

Major pieces of Brazil's scientific and cultural heritage went up in smoke on Sunday night, as a devastating fire ripped through much of Rio...

The Surprising Way Drugs Become Useless Against Bacteria

This story appears in the September 2018 issue ofNational Geographic magazine.It's a risky world, as we know, but all the more risky because some...

How to Watch the Longest ‘Blood Moon’ Eclipse of the Century

MARS returns for a second season this fall on National Geographic.Get ready for a celestial double feature unlike anything seen in decades: Mars is...

First Baby Snake From Dinosaur Era Found in Amber

A delicate baby snake with a remarkably well-preserved skeletal structure is the first of its kind ever found fossilized in amber. At 99 million...

A Supermoon Will Eclipse the Sun on Friday the 13th

While the superstitious may avoid venturing outdoors this Friday the 13th, some lucky sky-watchers around the South Pacific may get to witness an event...

Yanny or Laurel? Strange Audio Clip Explained.

I heard "laurel." But my coworker heard "yanny." Welcome to "the dress" debate of 2018.If you were on Twitter today, you also likely heard...

These Are the Dinosaurs That Didn’t Die

This story appears in the May 2018 issue of National Geographic magazine.Nestled among white-sand beaches and brightly colored resorts, the mangrove swamps along Mexico's...

High Science

This story appeared in the June 2015 issue ofNational Geographic magazine.There's nothing new about cannabis, of course. It's been around humankind pretty much forever.In...

‘Sea Nomads’ Are First Known Humans Genetically Adapted to Diving

If you hold your breath and plunge your face into a tub water, your body automatically triggers what's called the diving response. Your heart...