At 300 micrometres wide, this is the most minuscule masterpiece in the world. Made from nanopixels, the researchers who made it are now using the technology to come up with new solutions for data storage.
Scientists have discovered that the extraordinary ability for Sherpas and Tibetans to reach 4,000 m without experiencing altitude sickness is due to a gene inherited from Denisovans, a species of humans that went extinct about 40,000 years ago.
This one is hard to believe, but a new study suggests that if you're learning a new language, you're better off listening to recordings of your lessons while you're asleep rather than while you're awake.
Often found above mountains and hills, lenticular clouds form when a current of moist air is forced upwards as it travels over a huge piece of land, which causes the moisture to condense and turn into cloud particles.