Whether or not you get acne could depend on your hair follicles - ScienceAlert

Although acne has nothing to be ashamed of, for some people it may be an authentic experience of bank account impairment and self-esteem, and nothing seems to help. Now we…

MIT scientists transformed the Vespa venom into a potential antibiotic - ScienceAlert

Wasps are dangerous small insects. They are as aggressive as hell, and the point can be on an incredibly painful and fatal spectrum. But that poison is not just dangerous…

A woman was killed by a rare Ammeba who eats the brain for a really stupid reason - ScienceAlert

Washing the nasal cavity is a common method for releasing the sinuses, but it could also be a carrier for a deadly amoeba and eating brain. At least, this is…

Rare Hawaiian monk seals continue to feed eels to their noses - ScienceAlert

A relaxed Hawaiian nun seal with a relaxed appearance overlooks a white sandy beach on a green foliage. He has half-closed eyes and a serene expression on his face. But…

New 'Negative' Battery Type Could Meanings Charging Your Phone Just Once a Week - ScienceAlert

There is a few things we should demand from a decent power supply. Not least, it should not require oven-like temperatures to function. That's just a given. For decades, fluoride…

Scientists have just found the oldest evidence of plague in the bones of a Neolithic woman - ScienceAlert

A new discovery has pushed the chronology of the pestilence back to Europe earlier than we had previously thought. A new strain of Yersinia pestis the bacterium has been identified…

The rumors state that the Chinese scientist "CRISPR Babies" has been lost - ScienceAlert

He could (or maybe not) have created the first genetically engineered human babies in the world using CRISPR-Cas9, but He Jiankui's shoes are probably not the most comfortable in the…

Children playing in the womb are mapping their body and environment, says Study - ScienceAlert

When the children kick in the womb, those small forced tremors are an extraordinary illustration of the energy and power of small developing bodies – but they are also a…

Strange rock art could mean that these Paleolithic people have amputated their fingers - ScienceAlert

In ancient rock art all over the world, one particular motif manifests itself repeatedly: the impressions of the hands of the people who visited long ago, printed or stamped. Yet,…

Watch the ISS crew try not to laugh as their floating robot begins to emulate emotionally - ScienceAlert

The intentional space station can be a fabulous place for learning and wonder. But to get to that wonder, there's always some troubleshooting to do – and that job falls…