Science

Microplastics research, conceptual image
Health

A New Study Found Microplastics In Every Testicle It Sampled — How Bad Is That?

ByHannah Docter-Loeb

They’ve also been found in almost every human organ.

Science

How Solar Storms Can Shut Down The Internet, Power Grids, And Even Tractors

ByDavid Wallace and The Conversation

Brace yourself.

Artist's impression of a disintegrating exoplanet orbiting within a planetary debris disc. This plan...
Science

An Exoplanet's Huge Comet-like Tail Hides An Astronomical Secret

ByDakotah Tyler and The Conversation

WASP-69b offers astrophysicists a window into the dynamic processes that shape planets across the galaxy.

Health

A New Study Found Microplastics In Every Testicle It Sampled — How Bad Is That?

ByHannah Docter-Loeb

They’ve also been found in almost every human organ.

Science

How Solar Storms Can Shut Down The Internet, Power Grids, And Even Tractors

ByDavid Wallace and The Conversation

Brace yourself.

Science

An Exoplanet's Huge Comet-like Tail Hides An Astronomical Secret

ByDakotah Tyler and The Conversation

WASP-69b offers astrophysicists a window into the dynamic processes that shape planets across the galaxy.

Science

Why Scientists Are Frantically Trying To Document Millions of Viral Sequences Around the World

ByLibusha Kelly and The Conversation

Viruses are a mysterious and poorly understood force in microbial ecosystems.

Health

Rubbing Your Eyes Is Way More Harmful Than You Think

ByElana Spivack

While it may feel good, the damage is too real.

Space

A New NASA Image Captures A Trio Of Stars In A Cosmic Nursery

ByDoris Elín Urrutia

Three baby stars light up the cosmic dust that likely gave birth to them — 550 light-years away.

Space

Can Boeing's Starliner Actually Compete With SpaceX's Crew Dragon?

ByDoris Elín Urrutia

You learn a lot when you compare Boeing’s Starliner, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon, and the retired Space Shuttle.

Science

What, Exactly Are Nanoplastics And How Can We Avoid Them?

ByMohan Qin and The Conversation

There is growing evidence that nanoplastics are more prevalent than larger microplastics in the environment.

Science

Cicadas Squirt Jets of Pee Out Their Backsides — And That’s Not Even The Weirdest Part

ByKiona Smith

“Feeding and excretion are hallmarks of life.”

Health

The Longest Clinical Trial Of The Latest Blockbuster Weight Loss Drug Shows It Is Far From Side-Effect Free

ByHannah Docter-Loeb

A recent clinical trial provides more insight into the longer term effects of Wegovy.