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Wednesday th 6th of March 2019

Hominids may have hunted rabbits as far back as 400,000 years ago - 14:10

Tiny bits of iron may explain why some icebergs are green - 11:10

This spider slingshots itself at extreme speeds to catch prey - 10:30

Tuesday th 5th of March 2019

The first planet Kepler spotted has finally been confirmed 10 years later - 15:30

A CRISPR spin-off causes unintended typos in DNA - 12:50

A second HIV patient has gone into remission after a stem cell transplant - 11:50

Ripples race in the brain as memories are recalled - 07:10

Bears that eat ‘junk food’ may hibernate less and age faster - 03:50

Welfare reforms may have hurt some single moms’ teenage kids - 03:50

Hidden ancient neutrinos may shape the patterns of galaxies - 03:50

A 2,000-year-old tattoo tool is the oldest in western North America - 03:50

Friday th 1st of March 2019

Readers ponder mitochondria, Neandertal diets, deep sea corals and more - 14:20

Scientists set sail for the elusive island of stability - 14:20

Eating a lot of fiber could improve some cancer treatments - 12:40

Here’s how long the periodic table’s unstable elements last - 11:20

Sleeping in on the weekend can’t make up for lost sleep - 08:00

Thursday th 28th of February 2019

How singing mice belt out duets - 14:20

Oceans that are warming due to climate change yield fewer fish - 14:20

Wireless patches can comfortably monitor sick babies’ health - 14:20

What spiders eating weird stuff tell us about complex Amazon food webs - 11:20

Watching hours of TV is tied to verbal memory decline in older people - 09:20

50 years ago, people thought MSG caused ‘Chinese restaurant syndrome’ - 07:20

Wednesday th 27th of February 2019

This parasitic cuckoo bird shows cheaters don’t always get ahead - 15:40

Genes might explain why dogs can’t sniff out some people under stress - 15:00

Treating mosquitoes may be a new way to fight malaria - 13:40

3 explanations for ‘Oumuamua that aren’t alien spaceships - 11:40

Extreme elements push the boundaries of the periodic table - 06:00

Tuesday th 26th of February 2019

A long handshake can spread your DNA to objects you didn’t touch - 15:00

With its burning grip, shingles can do lasting damage - 09:20

‘Mama’s Last Hug’ showcases the emotional lives of animals - 06:00

Monday th 25th of February 2019

The world’s largest bee has been rediscovered after 38 years - 15:40

Ancient Angkor’s mysterious decline may have been slow, not sudden - 15:20

Hermit crabs are drawn to the smell of their own dead - 08:00

The FDA says don’t buy young plasma therapies. Here’s why - 06:20

Sunday th 24th of February 2019

Top 10 science anniversaries to celebrate in 2019 - 08:20

Friday th 22nd of February 2019

Hayabusa2 just tried to collect asteroid dust for the first time - 15:20

Colliding neutron stars shot a light-speed jet through space - 12:00

African hominid fossils show ancient steps toward a two-legged stride - 11:20

Supernovas show the universe expands at the same rate in all directions - 07:00

Thursday th 21st of February 2019

A ban on artificial trans fats in NYC restaurants appears to be working - 16:20

The world’s largest bee has been rediscovered after 38 years - 14:40

Dueling dates for a huge eruption reignite the debate over dinosaurs’ death - 14:20

A deer-sized ancestor shows how fast tyrannosaurs became giants - 09:00

Why kids may be at risk from vinyl floors and fire-resistant couches - 06:10

Wednesday th 20th of February 2019

Why a data scientist warns against always trusting AI’s scientific discoveries - 13:30

Neptune’s smallest moon may be a chip off another moon - 13:10

Physics explains how pollen gets its stunning diversity of shapes - 07:10

Tuesday th 19th of February 2019

Mars’ lake may need an underground volcano to exist - 13:10

The quest for quasicrystals is a physics adventure tale - 08:10

Tidal floods driven by climate change may hurt small businesses - 06:10