Think cicadas are weird? Check out superfans, who eat the bugs, use them in art and even striptease

Mayumi Barrack sees a pair of mating periodical cicadas getting together, whips out her phone, says, "Hi guys!" and takes their picture.

Residents and communities preparing for heat wave that will envelop Midwest and Northeast next week

Things are about to heat up in much of the U.S. with dangerously hot temperatures in the Midwest and Northeast next week, prompting health officials t...

China to replace Australia's popular giant pandas

China will loan Australia new "adorable" giant pandas to replace a popular pair that failed to produce offspring in more than a decade together, visit...

Melissa Caddick mystery shows we need more research of a rare kind: marine forensics

The disappearance of 49-year-old Melissa Caddick in November 2020 captured Australia's attention. At the time, Caddick was being investigated by the A...

32 times artificial intelligence got it catastrophically wrong

From chatbots giving truly terrible health advice to facial recognition software incorrectly flagging members of congress as criminals, here are some...

Apples Siri wird künstlich intelligent [premium]

Nach dem großen Konkurrenten Samsung bringt jetzt auch Apple künstliche Intelligenz auf seine Handys und Tablets. Die Sprachassistentin Siri soll so z...

Scientists inserted a window in a man's skull to read his brain with ultrasound

New research shows it's possible to use ultrasound waves to monitor activity in the human brain.

We dated a sacred Aboriginal women's site used for birthing ceremonies and discovered 7,000 years' worth of tool making

Investigation of a sacred area at Avon Downs in Jangga Country, Central Queensland, has uncovered evidence of stone tool production in a place that wa...

Cyprus records a second death from heatstroke as temperatures soar

A Cyprus health official said a second elderly person has died from heatstroke after a weeklong heat wave that baked the east Mediterranean island nat...

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 strikes off southern Peru

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of southern Peru on Sunday but there was no immediate threat of tsunami, government scientists said.

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