Weird news stories
Remains thought to belong to 500 people discovered among thousands of artefacts including pre-Columbian pottery and Ming Dynasty jade.
Much like humans, fungi can use cultivation, harvesting, storage, dispersal, and division of labor to farm bacteria.
The researchers behind the system have dubbed it BrainNet, and say it could eventually be used to connect many different minds together, even across the web.
A pot bought for £4 at a car boot sale and used as a toothbrush holder has turned out to be 4,000 years old.
‘Biological wonder’ of 200 million mounds saw soil equivalent to 4,000 great pyramids of Giza excavated by insects.
The mysterious rock that flew past Earth could actually have been an alien spacecraft sailing past us using light, according to a new paper.
It forms at speeds of more than 1,000 mph (1,600 km/h), it lies deep beneath our feet, it could destroy hopes for alien life, and — finally — scientists understand how it works.
In Chengdu, there is reportedly an ambitious plan afoot for replacing the city’s streetlights: boosting the glow of the real moon with that of a more powerful fake one.
The results were clear and consistent at locations across North America: bees stopped flying during the period of total solar eclipse.
Human genome ‘littered’ with viral DNA but problem drug users three times more likely to carry genetic fragments in regions which control reward centres and addictive behaviour.
A study suggests the way our eyes move reveals a scary amount about what we feel inside – to the point where AI can predict somebody’s personality type simply by watching their eyes.