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The Internet is Drowning
Rising seas imperil the delicate web of cables and power stations that control the internet.
Memories Can Be Altered in Mice. Are Humans Next? loading...
Memories Can Be Altered in Mice. Are Humans Next?
Ongoing experiments that may one day treat a variety of mental conditions have experts debating the promise and the perils.
America's Oldest Dog Discovery Helps Solve Canine DNA Riddle loading...
America's Oldest Dog Discovery Helps Solve Canine DNA Riddle
Think your pup has something in common with dogs that roamed the Americas 10,000 years ago? It may, but not in the way you think.
Why You Can’t Write Messages With Fireworks—Yet loading...
Why You Can’t Write Messages With Fireworks—Yet
Smiley faces and hearts burst into the sky on the Fourth of July, but here's why you probably can't write your name in the stars.
Could DNA Testing Reunite Immigrant Families? Get the Facts loading...
Could DNA Testing Reunite Immigrant Families? Get the Facts
Genetic testing offers a potential solution to the crisis, but logistics and privacy concerns pose major challenges.
Could Humans and Dinosaurs Coexist? Here's the Science loading...
Could Humans and Dinosaurs Coexist? Here's the Science
“The dinosaurs would be aliens in our world.”
Think Your Body Is Infested With Insects? You're Not Alone loading...
Think Your Body Is Infested With Insects? You're Not Alone
More people are turning to entomologists to diagnose seemingly inexplicable sensations of parasites crawling on their bodies.
Here’s What Makes a Dripping Faucet Go ‘Plink’ loading...
Here’s What Makes a Dripping Faucet Go ‘Plink’
Annoyed by the persistent dripping of water in a bucket, one scientist set out to learn what creates the distinctive sound.
This Blood Test Could Predict When Babies Will Arrive Early loading...
This Blood Test Could Predict When Babies Will Arrive Early
Premature birth is one of the leading causes of infant mortality, and a new test could help doctors spot it.
This Gasoline Is Made of Carbon Sucked From the Air loading...
This Gasoline Is Made of Carbon Sucked From the Air
A Harvard-affiliated Canadian company is making a liquid fuel that is carbon neutral, and they hope the economics will be in their favor.
World's Oldest Lizard Fossil Found—What You Need to Know loading...
World's Oldest Lizard Fossil Found—What You Need to Know
Found in the Italian Alps 20 years ago, the newly studied fossil is being hailed by scientists as the "mother of all lizards."
Why Today is the Golden Age for Dinosaur Discoveries loading...
Why Today is the Golden Age for Dinosaur Discoveries
As more countries open their borders to paleontology, a new generation of dino hunters is uncovering almost one new species a week.

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