Scientists are struggling to understand the movements of glacier mice - round balls of moss that appear on icy glaciers. Somehow, the glacier mice manage to travel together in ways that scientists still can't explain.
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Scientists at Meiji University in Japan have come up with something they call a "taste display". The device can create the taste of any chosen flavor when it is pressed against the tongue.
There are a number of animals that glow in some way - including several kinds of insects and fish. Some kinds of mushrooms glow, too. But plants don't glow. Now, scientists are working to change that.
Recently, researchers have reported on two different ways to break down different kinds of plastic. The new advances could lead to easier, high-quality recycling, and help deal with toxic plastic pollution.
Scientists around the world are racing to create and test vaccines to help protect people from the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. The scientists are making progress, but it will still be quite a while before any vaccines are ready.
Billions of people around the world are now on lockdown. That means there's a whole lot less action on the planet's surface. One result of that is that the earth is shaking less. And scientists can tell.
Scientists have used modern technology to recreate the voice of an Egyptian mummy who's been dead for 3,000 years. During his lifetime, the mummy was a priest whose job was to sing and chant.
When you visit the doctor, the doctor usually checks to see if your temperature is "normal". Now, new research suggests that the "normal" temperature of humans has been dropping over the last 200 years.
People have long known that African grey parrots are clever. Now, new research shows that they are also selfless, and willing to help a partner get ahead, even if doing so doesn't help them at all.
In today's news roundup, a plane that crashed in Iran may have been shot down, Travelex's money exchange business has been hit by ransomware, and scientists put 3-D glasses on cuttlefish.