Restaurant Wants to Use Marijuana to Ease Lobsters’ Pain. Slow Your Roll, Maine Says.
The restaurant’s experiments have drawn publicity, regulatory pushback and scientific skepticism. Can lobsters get high? Do they feel pain?
Ice Surveys and Neckties at Dinner: Here’s Life at an Arctic Outpost
Danish soldiers, scientists and two very sturdy dogs are the only residents of Station Nord in Greenland. Like any remote outpost, there are quirky...
A Rise in Murder? Let’s Talk About the Weather
The correlation between heat and crime suggests the need for more research on shootings in American cities.
The human eye can see 'ghost images'
Scientists have discovered that the human eye has a spooky ability.
Trilobites: NASA’s TESS Starts Collecting Planets
The satellite, launched in April, has already identified at least 73 stars that may harbor exoplanets, most of them new to astronomers.
Biosafety Reforms Still Lagging at Military Labs
Three years after finding that laboratories had mishandled deadly pathogens, the Pentagon has no way to measure the effectiveness of its reforms,...
Trilobites: On Ecstasy, Octopuses Reached Out for a Hug
By dosing the tentacled creatures with MDMA, researchers found they share parts of an ancient messaging system involved in social behaviors with...
Sloan Kettering’s Cozy Deal With Start-Up Ignites a New Uproar
A for-profit venture with exclusive rights to use the center’s vast archive of tissue slides has generated concerns at the nonprofit cancer center.
'Game of thrones' altar discovered at ancient Maya temple, reveals its secrets
Archaeologists have unlocked the secrets of an amazing 1,500-year-old altar discovered at a Maya temple deep in the Guatemalan jungle.
Global Health: ‘Latent’ Tuberculosis? It’s Not That Common, Experts Find
Active infections kill 4,000 people a day worldwide, more than AIDS does. But the notion that a quarter of the global population harbors silent...
Tornado in Virginia cracks open tree filled with 70,000 bees: 'It was a catastrophic situation'
Faculty at the University and Richmond are being credited for rescuing nearly 70,000 bees after a tornado Monday took down a tree near the school’s...
Angry mutant green crabs are destroying everything in their path
Talk about being crabby.