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Pattrn: Weird Science
Strange science and weather phenomena.
These reefs are made from old toilets
Learn how one community is turning old toilets into oyster reefs.
Scientists stunned by frozen lizards
When it gets cold in Florida, stunned lizards can literally "rain" from the trees. Scientists set out to study them and say the results are unexpected and surprising.
Scientist Revive 101 Million Year Old Microbes
Scientists from the U.S. and Japan have successfully revived microbes that have been lying dormant since dinosaurs walked the Earth. Here's how they did it.
Herds of moving moss balls baffle scientists
A large herd of fuzzy green objects on Alaskan glaciers is baffling scientists. What are they? And, more importantly, how do they move?
Using cat litter to curb climate change
MIT researchers are working to trap methane before it ever enters the atmosphere, using a compound that most cat owners will recognize.
Scientists Discover "Hell Planet"
Scientists have discovered a planet with lava oceans and where it rains rocks. While this "hell planet" isn't remotely habitable, scientists are discovering many more that are.
Why These Species Glow
From luminous sharks to glow-in-the-dark wombats, we’re breaking down the science behind the recent boom in glowing animal discoveries.
Tracking the ancient woolly mammoth
This woolly mammoth, nicknamed Kik, roamed Alaska 17,000 years ago. Now, thanks to an isotopic analysis, researchers know its entire life story. Here’s why that matters.
Blowing bubbles to pollinate flowers
Researchers in Japan found a unique approach to pollination. It's based on a child's toy.
These plants glow in the dark
Scientists at the London Institute of Medical Sciences have created the world's first bioluminescent plant using mushroom genes. The new technology is expected to help scientists.
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