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Yeti Legends Are Based on These Real Animals, DNA Shows loading...
Yeti Legends Are Based on These Real Animals, DNA Shows
The best look yet at supposed Yeti samples also offers valuable insight into the genetic histories of rare Himalayan bears.
Carbon Emissions Had Levelled Off. Now They're Rising Again loading...
Carbon Emissions Had Levelled Off. Now They're Rising Again
There are many reasons, but the biggest is that China is burning more coal again.
Syria To Join Paris Climate Pact, Leaving U.S. Isolated loading...
Syria To Join Paris Climate Pact, Leaving U.S. Isolated
Despite a pending withdrawal, U.S. states, nonprofits, and businesses have declared allegiance to the agreement's emissions-limiting goals.
Fight Climate Change By Suing Polluters, Says Scientist loading...
Fight Climate Change By Suing Polluters, Says Scientist
Prominent climate scientist James Hansen has a message for world leaders gathering in Germany for the United Nations conference on global warming.
Climate Science Report Contradicts Trump Administration Positions loading...
Climate Science Report Contradicts Trump Administration Positions
A government report approved by the White House affirms that the science is in, and humans are causing warming.
LEGO Honours NASA's Pioneering Women loading...
LEGO Honours NASA's Pioneering Women
The famous brick building brand unveiled a new box set inspired by female trailblazers.
50 Ways an Earthquake Could Shatter—or Spare—These Major Northwest American Cities loading...
50 Ways an Earthquake Could Shatter—or Spare—These Major Northwest American Cities
Simulations of the Cascadia Subduction Zone off the Pacific Northwest coast yielded surprises for geologists studying the region’s quake risk.
Gravitational Waves Seen Being Born for the First Time loading...
Gravitational Waves Seen Being Born for the First Time
The once in a lifetime discovery is helping Astronomers from OzGrav teamed with other astronomers all over the world, resolve a heated debate about the cosmic origins of gold and silver.
Watch a Wall of Water Race Up a River loading...
Watch a Wall of Water Race Up a River
Tourists recently flocked to China's Qiantang River see this tidal bore, an upstream wave that's anything but boring.
Shooting For The Stars With Neil deGrasse Tyson loading...
Shooting For The Stars With Neil deGrasse Tyson
How did an average student from the Bronx find his place among the “stars.”
These 10 Huge Discoveries Should've Been Nobel Prize Winners loading...
These 10 Huge Discoveries Should've Been Nobel Prize Winners
Our writers and editors name breakthrough advances and inventions that the Nobel Committee incomprehensibly overlooked.
What Are Flesh-Eating Bacteria, And How Do You Fight Them? loading...
What Are Flesh-Eating Bacteria, And How Do You Fight Them?
Roughly a thousand people a year contract necrotising fasciitis. Here’s what it does and how science is combating the bacterial threat.

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