WEIRD SCIENCE

The Bermuda Triangle mystery is solved. Again.

by Robby Berman – A legendary mystery gets explained at last. Maybe. (pingebat/Big Think)   If it seems that it was just about a year ago that scientists finally figured out the mystery behind the Bermuda Triangle, it was. The culprits behind the …

40,000-year old worms revived from Siberian permafrost

  Michael Irving – Scientists have managed to revive worms (similar to the one pictured) that were frozen in the Siberian permafrost for up to 42,000 years (Credit: K-State Research and Extension/CC BY 2.0) The Siberian permafrost is famous for preserving the remains of life …

Global warming will raise suicide rates

by Derek Beres –   The consequences of our actions are more far-reaching than we imagine. Consider the microbial world—the world we all actually inhabit. In his book, I Contain Multitudes, science writer Ed Yong points out our mistake in loading up on …