Evolution is largely held to be unpredictable. New and surprising studies raise that question of predictability again and just in time for flu season.
What happens when independent lines of evidence examine life on earth? Evidence for evolution, that's what happens.
At "Science Peers into the Future," Center for Inquiry explored trends in everything from artificial intelligence to nanoscale drug delivery systems.
Wild chimps have been observed learning to use tools in the wild, something which had only been seen in captivity.
If you know someone with a giant ego, then maybe show them this video of "The Known Universe."
Happenstance has the MAVEN Mars Orbiter arriving right before Mars gets a close shave from a comet.
Sometimes comets were seen as bad omens, but for artists they were often muses and made their way into famous art.
Randall Munroe's "What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions" is exactly what it says it is.