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Scientists Gave Octopuses MDMA And It Completely Changed Their Behavior

Scientists Gave Octopuses MDMA And It Completely Changed Their Behavior

When researchers gave the octopuses a dose of MDMA similar to what a human would take, their personalities did a complete 180.
DNA Testing Could Help Conservationists To Stop Cartels Behind The Elephant Ivory Trade

DNA Testing Could Help Conservationists To Stop Cartels Behind The Elephant Ivory Trade

Researchers discovered that cartels often separate tusk pairs in order to cover up their tracks, but this practice might end up leading law enforcement straight to them.
Astronomers Just Discovered The Real-Life <em>Star Trek</em> Planet Vulcan

Astronomers Just Discovered The Real-Life Star Trek Planet Vulcan

Creator of the series, Gene Roddenberry, identified a real-life star as the planet Vulcan's would-be sun. As it turns out, there actually is a "Vulcan" orbiting that star.
Four People Diagnosed With Breast Cancer After They Received Transplants From The Same Organ Donor

Four People Diagnosed With Breast Cancer After They Received Transplants From The Same Organ Donor

In this extremely rare case, three of the recipients died and only one survived.
Meet Ming The Clam, The World’s Oldest-Recorded Animal, Who Was Killed By The Scientists That Studied Him

Meet Ming The Clam, The World’s Oldest-Recorded Animal, Who Was Killed By The Scientists That Studied Him

Ming the clam is more than half a millennium old, so how could scientists kill the animal?
Solar Observatory In New Mexico Reopens Amid Speculation That Aliens Caused The Closure

Solar Observatory In New Mexico Reopens Amid Speculation That Aliens Caused The Closure

"Nobody would really elaborate on any of the circumstances as to why. The FBI were up there. What their purpose was nobody will say."
Mummified Ice Age Wolf Pup And Caribou With Skin And Fur Intact Discovered In Canadian Permafrost

Mummified Ice Age Wolf Pup And Caribou With Skin And Fur Intact Discovered In Canadian Permafrost

"The remains are highly evocative because they enable us to make almost face-to-face connection with animals that are tens of thousands of years old."
Plants’ Response To Being Eaten Is Very Similar To Our Response To Pain, Researchers Prove

Plants’ Response To Being Eaten Is Very Similar To Our Response To Pain, Researchers Prove

When humans are under attack, our fight-or-flight reaction is triggered — and it turns out the same is true for plants too.
A Baby Born With Her Heart Outside Her Chest Will Go Home After 9 Months In The Hospital

A Baby Born With Her Heart Outside Her Chest Will Go Home After 9 Months In The Hospital

Vanellope Wilkins was only given a ten percent chance of survival. But this "miracle baby" has defied the odds.
Oldest Known Human Drawing Found – And Some People Are Calling It The World’s First Hashtag

Oldest Known Human Drawing Found – And Some People Are Calling It The World’s First Hashtag

The abstract nature of the drawing has experts wondering about its meaning.
A Mass Grave Of Mummified Penguins Was Discovered In Antarctica

A Mass Grave Of Mummified Penguins Was Discovered In Antarctica

Researchers believe global warming is to blame and that mass deaths like this are likely to happen again.