Ancient fossils of gigantic ‘Dragon of Death’ flying reptile unearthed in Argentina

The discovery of new fossils suggest gigantic dragons were flying around Earth alongside dinosaurs 86 million years ago. Scientists in Argentina discovered a new species of flying reptiles as long as a school bus known as “The Dragon of Death.” A study published online in April detailed the findings in the scientific journal Cretaceous Research. … Read more

One step closer to making terahertz technology usable in the real world

Wladislaw Michailow showing device in the cleanroom, and a terahertz detector after fabrication. Credit: Wladislaw Michailow Researchers have discovered in two-dimensional conductive systems a new effect that promises improved performance of terahertz detectors. A team of scientists at the Cavendish Laboratory, together with colleagues at the Universities of Augsburg (Germany) and Lancaster, have found a … Read more

Carbon capture takes sponge-like form with new cost-effective method

Ball-and-stick model of carbon dioxide. Credit: Wikipedia An international team of scientists is using porous, sponge-like materials that can trap carbon dioxide in their cavities while allowing other gases such as nitrogen to pass through. The materials are made from sugar and low-cost alkali metal salts, so they would be inexpensive enough for large-scale deployment, … Read more

This Reddit Thread About The Most Disturbing Facts About The Human Body Might Make You Wonder Why You Were Never Taught This Stuff In High School

Does it ever boggle your mind about how complex the human body is when you really think about it? Redditor BathNo7713 queried the r/AskReddit community about what they considered the most “disturbing fact about the human body” and a flurry of simultaneously weird, gross and extraordinary responses came flooding in from thousands of users. We … Read more

Jaw-dropping image combines 32 years of Hubble telescope photos into one

NASA recently celebrated 32 years of Hubble observations. The space telescope was launched back in 1990. Since its launch, it has managed to complete over 1.4 million observations. Now, a physicist named Casey Handmer has combined all of those observations into one breathtaking image. This is what all 1.4 million Hubble observations look like together … Read more