Lua, a two-toed sloth born at the Memphis Zoo.

This Two-Toed Sloth Is The Memphis Zoo's Newest Addition

Lua was born in March.


A wax worm eats a plastic bag.
Spanish Research Council

How Tiny Caterpillars Could Help Solve A Huge Environmental Issue

A child is given a dose of antibitoics to prevent trachoma.
World Health Organization

Mexico Is The First Country In The Americas To Eliminate This Disease

Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump and Kate Rubins video conference with Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer
The White House

Trump Wants To Get Humans To Mars ASAP

A worker catches fish in the Everglades
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The EPA Panicked Scientists With A Warning About Government Shutdown

A pilot flies the Kitty Hawk Flyer over a body of water.
Kitty Hawk

You Could Own This Awesome Flying Car A Lot Sooner Than You Think

Astronaut Peggy Whitson

NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Keeps Breaking Space Records

Three sea lions
Getty Images

Marine Mammals In California Are Falling Victim To Brain-Rotting Toxin

A graphic of the vast number of satellites and debris orbiting Earth.
European Space Agency

The Risk Of Chain-Reaction Collisions Above Earth Is Only Growing

A poster at the March for Science in Washington, D.C.
Newsy Staff

Science May Not Be Political, But The March For Science Sure Was

Marchers for science in Washington, D.C.
Newsy Staff

What Motivates People To March For Science?

Hand holding up a microscope
March for Science

Why Scientists Are Marching For Science

Person holding a cell phone
Getty Images

A Court Ruled That Cellphone Use Caused Someone's Brain Tumor

Apple logo on a building
Getty Images

Apple Wants To Make Your iPhone A Lot More Eco-Friendly

A naked mole rat
Tim Evanson / CC BY SA 2.0

The World's Weirdest Mammal Keeps Surprising Scientists

Collecting plastics in the Arctic Ocean
© Anna Deniaud / Tara Expeditions Foundation

The Arctic Ocean Now Has Its Own Garbage Patch

Doctors performing surgery
Sasint / CC0

Gender Bias In Medical Testing Puts Women's Health At Risk

A monitor displays a website in front of a Google ad.
Getty Images

Why Google Might Be Building An Ad Blocker Into Chrome

Takara and her calf

The Last Orca To Be Born At SeaWorld Just Arrived

Neil deGrasse Tyson
Getty Images

Neil DeGrasse Tyson To Politicians: You Don't Get To Deny Science

Young giraffe in Botswana
Getty Images

Giraffes Are Dying Out, But US Still Doesn't Label Them 'Endangered'

Radar images of near-earth asteroids
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

The Asteroids You Should Keep An Eye On This Year

A Malaysia Airlines plane
Auckland Photo News / CC BY 2.0

Malaysia Airlines Has A New Way To Track Its Planes After Flight MH370

A screenshot from Facebook Spaces

Facebook Finally Has A Virtual Reality Product

A man running
Getty Images

Exercise Is Contagious — Especially If You Already Like It

Frog sitting on ground
Sanil George and Jessica Shartouny

This Frog's Slime Could Help Kill The Flu Virus

Las Vegas will soon have vending machines that dispense clean needles for drug users.
Southern Nevada Health District

Las Vegas Will Soon Have Vending Machines That Dispense Clean Needles

Cygnus spacecraft approaching the International Space Station

NASA Launches Spacecraft Named After John Glenn To Resupply ISS

A frame from a simulated asteroid landing
Los Alamos National Laboratory

No, An Asteroid Hitting The Ocean Wouldn't Cause Waves Of Destruction

Giant shipworm removed from its shell

This 5-Foot 'Worm' Lives In A Shell And Runs On Sulphur

Dried-up river bed
University of Washington

A Shrinking Glacier In Canada Made A River Disappear