04 April 2020

Lead pollution in ancient ice cores may track the rise and fall of medieval kings

‘Going back to a different planet’: Astronauts gearing up for return to Earth amid pandemic

Why The Northern Lights Make Whales Go Blind And Get Lost

Deep-sea worms and bacteria team up to harvest methane

03 April 2020

How to Refuel a Nuclear Power Plant During a Pandemic

Edible insects set to be approved by EU in ‘breakthrough moment’

How Strong Is Space?

NASA’s James Webb Telescope Spreads Its Wings for the First Time

The U.S. has resisted the metric system for more than 50 years

A Look Back at Franklin, America’s Lost State

Why Ulysses S. Grant Was More Important Than You Think

The food that could last 2,000 years

Huge feral hogs invading Canada, building ‘pigloos’ as they go

New episode of Damn Interesting Week: The End of the Book

1,400-year-old mystery of strange ‘red sign’ in Japan’s sky solved

Extreme Experiment on Mexican Volcano Challenged the Speed of Light

Mars might be made of mashed-up baby planets

Meet the Xenobots, Virtual Creatures Brought to Life

02 April 2020

Mice have a range of facial expressions, researchers find

This lizard lays eggs and gives live birth. We think it’s undergoing a major evolutionary transition

Bizarre life-forms found thriving in ancient rocks beneath the seafloor

A mysterious superconductor’s wave could reveal the physics behind the materials

A visual history of Chinese propaganda

The French brotherhood burying the dead – rich or poor – since 1188

Hubble’s best evidence yet for ‘missing link’ of black holes may solve 14-year-old space mystery

Scientists Have Unearthed Traces of an Ancient Rainforest In… Antarctica

The Cleopatra’s Nose of 1914

How a group of homeless mothers in Oakland took on a housing crisis

Forget Still Pictures. This New Observatory Will Make Astronomy Videos

The people who live on remote rocks in the North Atlantic

Mice “detectives” hint at how humans read between the lines

30 years later, we still don’t know what really happened during the Belgian UFO wave

Testing psychedelic placebos: Study watches people trip on fake drugs

The friendly Mr Wu

The Woman Who Lives 200,000 Years in the Past

Cannabis Scientists Are Chasing the Perfect High

To Make the Perfect Mirror, Physicists Confront the Mystery of Glass

‘It’s a place where they try to destroy you’: why concentration camps are still with us

01 April 2020

What did people do before toilet paper?

This Is Why Earth, Surprisingly, Is The Densest Object In Our Solar System

Death, lies and uranium: How an Ohio man’s mysterious disappearance in 1984 still haunts family, friends

Visiting the Bottom of the Mariana Trench Sounds Pretty Appealing Right Now

The School Shooting That Austin Forgot

Why Do Physicists Keep Finding New States of Matter?

Solving a molecular mystery may have opened new class of cancer drugs