Is It Possible For Evolution To Reverse?

Evolution changes lifeforms so they acquire more desirable traits, but does this slow process ever reverse? Get 15% off s domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code DNEWS at checkout! Read More: The Wrists of Birds Reveal Evolution Undoing Itself “Contrary to earlier claims, a new study shows that evolution may be …

Building The Perfect Shark Exhibit

The National Aquarium in Baltimore, MD has just unveiled one of its most spectacular exhibits ever: Blacktip Reef. This new state of the art exhibit is now home to 20 stunning sharks. What does it take to acclimate sharks to their new environment? And how does the aquarium recreate its ecosystem? Trace was there to …

Why Your Parents Hate Your Boyfriend

Turns out there is a scientific reason for why your parents don’t like the guy or girl you bring home. Anthony explains. Read More: Why parents think your partner isn’t good enough “It is common for parents to influence mate choice — from arranged marriages to more subtle forms of persuasion — but they often …

Does It Rain Diamonds On Saturn And Jupiter?

Saturn and Jupiter might be teaming with diamonds! Amy examines how these precious stones may be so plentiful on these gas giant planets that they aren’t rare at all. Get 15% off s domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code DNEWS at checkout! Follow Amy on Twitter: Check out Amy’s personal channel: …

Ants Are Space Exploring, Junk-Food Eating Anarchists

RSVP to our hangout with AsapSCIENCE and It’s Okay To Be Smart: How much do you know about ants? Here are some facts about these little guys that’ll blow your mind. Read More: Ants Hold Their Own Searching in Space “In 2014, the International Space Station (ISS) took on some unusual passengers: eight groups of …

Why Is Kissing So Much Fun?

There’s nothing like a good kiss. There’s also nothing like a bad kiss. But why do we kiss in the first place? It’s such an odd activity, yet 90% of all people do it. Laci joins Anthony in search of the answer. Read More: Kissing helps us find the right partner — and keep them …

What Makes Someone A Risk-Taker?

Some people are likely to take risks, and some people aren’t. What’s the difference between these types of people? Join Tara as she explores the biology of risk-taking. Read More: What Makes a Risk-Taker “Paul Cusma manages his clients’ money cautiously, so the retirees among them ‘don’t have to go back to work,’ says the …

Does This Nearby Dwarf Planet Have Water?

Micro-Planet? Asteroid? Dwarf Planet? Embryonic Planet? Will someone tell poor Ceres what it is already? Follow Amy on Twitter: Read More: Dawn spacecraft delivers new image of dwarf planet Ceres “As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft closes in on Ceres, new images show the dwarf planet at 27 pixels across, about three times better than the calibration …

The Fight Over This 3.7 Million Year Old Human Ancestor

A few years ago, we found the remains of ‘Little Foot,’ and he’s a huge deal to researchers learning about human evolution. Follow Natalia on Twitter: Read More: Human Ancestor Lucy Wasn’t Alone: Meet ‘Little Foot’ “A mysterious ancient relative of humanity known as Little Foot apparently roamed the Earth at about the same time …

Does This Discovery Prove There’s Another Universe?

Our universe has a weird cold spot that is puzzling scientists. Is it a sign that there’s another universe? How Language Can Change Our Perception Of The Solar System: Follow Ian on Twitter: Read Ian’s stories on Discovery News: ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives …