Reports from the forefront of scientific advancements, as well as off-the-beaten-path quirky stories about the strange things researchers do in the name of knowledge and truth. Also, funny hashtags nerds create on Twitter.

4 women have now accused Neil deGrasse Tyson of sexual misconduct (updated)
Joseph Knoop
Allegations made in 2014 led to more women coming forward.
1,600 scientists sign open letter against defining gender as a binary
Alex Dalbey
The signees include nine Nobel laureates.
AI sepsis diagnosis more reliable than physicians, study finds
Stephanie Fillion
We may be getting closer to diagnosis by computer.
Bulls**t climate change video gets millions of views on Facebook
David Gilmour
An environmental scientist is calling the platform out.
Rising sea levels are threatening our internet infrastructure
Key internet infrastructure could be completely submerged in fewer than 15 years.
Scientists figured out a way to implant holographic brain images
Claire Downs
The experiment invites comparisons to science fiction—and the fears that this technology will inevitably be used for mind control. But are they valid?
How Reddit killed one of its most popular AMAs
Phillip Tracy
Recent changes by Reddit have forced moderators to take drastic actions to highlight quality content.
This video of fast-moving lava flow in Hawaii will make your jaw drop
Chris Tognotti
The volcanic activity has been going on for weeks.
NASA announces a tiny helicopter will travel to Mars in 2020
Tess Cagle
The helicopter could uncover new, never-before-seen aspects of Mars.
YouTube chemist says his scientific experiments will get him banned
Josh Katzowitz
'I do not get the views like Logan Paul that would warrant YouTube looking the other way on my content.'
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