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No, Hawaii's Volcano Won't Trigger a Mega-Tsunami loading...
No, Hawaii's Volcano Won't Trigger a Mega-Tsunami
Here are all the ways the Hawaiian eruption won't cause problems, according to experts.
We Know Plastic Is Harming Marine Life. What About Us? loading...
We Know Plastic Is Harming Marine Life. What About Us?
There often are tiny bits of plastic in the fish and shellfish we eat. Scientists are racing to figure out what that means for our health.
These Icy Poles Are Filled With Plastic and Other Waste loading...
These Icy Poles Are Filled With Plastic and Other Waste
Hoping to deter pollution, artists turned contaminated water into frozen "treats."
Plastics Explained, From A to Z loading...
Plastics Explained, From A to Z
What are microplastics? What about a garbage patch? This glossary helps demystify plastic pollution.
Blue or White Dress? Why We See Colours Differently loading...
Blue or White Dress? Why We See Colours Differently
In viral debate over dress’ true colour, scientists explain why our brains see objects differently.
Yanny or Laurel? Strange Audio Clip Explained. loading...
Yanny or Laurel? Strange Audio Clip Explained.
Experts sound off about the science behind the viral tweet.
Plastic Bag Found at the Bottom of World's Deepest Ocean Trench loading...
Plastic Bag Found at the Bottom of World's Deepest Ocean Trench
Even one of the most remote places on Earth couldn't hide from the scourge of plastic trash.
Is Maternal Instinct Only for Mums? Here's the Science. loading...
Is Maternal Instinct Only for Mums? Here's the Science.
The latest looks at brain chemicals and social development suggest we need to rethink our definition of motherhood.
This Artist Managed to Bottle the Scent of a Person loading...
This Artist Managed to Bottle the Scent of a Person
Ani Liu has used emerging technologies to create human-scented perfumes, eyesight-swapping goggles, and microbe-covered casts of her body.
Meet the Crews Preparing for Human Life on Mars loading...
Meet the Crews Preparing for Human Life on Mars
A photographer shows us what it's like training to live on the red planet.
See a Single Stem Cell Grow Into a Complete Creature loading...
See a Single Stem Cell Grow Into a Complete Creature
Scientists have created a genetic roadmap for how lone cells develop into complex life.
Alleged Golden State Killer Busted by DNA. But Are Tests '100%' Accurate? loading...
Alleged Golden State Killer Busted by DNA. But Are Tests '100%' Accurate?
An alleged serial killer has been charged by police in California for crimes reported decades ago. Here's what the science can and can't tell us.

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