Nabire was the last remaining northern white rhinoceros at the Czech Republic's Dvur Kralove Zoo.
Credit: Dvur Kralove Zoo
Each week we uncover the most interesting and informative articles around, here are 10 of the coolest stories in Science this week.
Sport hunting controversy: A recent story highlighting the paid hunt and kill of a well-known lion has sparked debate about using the killing of animals to raise money and awareness about conservation.
Gruesome find: In northeastern China, an ancient home with nearly 100 skeletons was uncovered. Experts speculate there may have been an epidemic that led to the grisly find.
[Full Story: Gruesome Find: 100 Bodies Stuffed into Ancient House]
Lexus' hoverboard: At long last, car manufacturer Lexus has developed a hoverboard. While it will likely not work for a ride down the sidewalk, the magnetic levitation powered device is an inspiration for more advanced technologies.
[Full Story: Lexus' New Hoverboard Is Cool, But Will It Fly?]
Rhino death: A critically endangered species lost another animal, leaving only four northern white rhinos in the world.
[Full Story: Northern White Rhino Dies, Leaving Only 4 Left on Earth]
Ebola vaccine: Great news of an effective ebola vaccine has been released, and promises to help squelch ebola outbreaks before they happen.
[Full Story: New Ebola Vaccine: Will It Help to End Outbreaks?]
Dr. Seuss' legacy: Dr. Seuss' books contain a banter that is fun, inspiring and predictable, and a new, recently released book by the famed author proves readers, young and old, still love his books.
[Full Story: For Dr. Seuss, Nonsensical Rhymes Came with a Reason]
Soda science: While drinking a soda may not be the healthiest choice, a recent infographic gone viral exaggerates some of the effects of the act and drinking an occasional pop will not ruin your diet or your health.
Ban killer robots? A group of scientists, including Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, have signed a letter asking the United Nations to stop a global arms race to develop artificial intelligence tech for the sake of humanity.
Light show for a good cause: A massive light display on the Empire State Building aims to bring awareness to several critically endangered species.
Got pot? A recently released study indicated a nonhallucinogenic substance in marijuana — cannabinoid cannabidiol — may aide in the healing of broken bones.
[Full Story: Weed: Good for the Bones?]