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Mysterious Arctic Ice Holes Baffle Scientists loading...
Mysterious Arctic Ice Holes Baffle Scientists
Were these strange features caused by melting ice, seals, or something else?
These 'Indestructible' Animals Would Survive a Planet-Wide Apocalypse loading...
These 'Indestructible' Animals Would Survive a Planet-Wide Apocalypse
Even the most catastrophic astrophysical events couldn’t wipe out the hardy tardigrade, researchers report.
Enzyme That Eats Plastic Accidentally Found in Lab loading...
Enzyme That Eats Plastic Accidentally Found in Lab
A surprise find may eventually help scientists clean up the glut of plastic pollution around the world.
How the Environment Has Changed Since the First Earth Day loading...
How the Environment Has Changed Since the First Earth Day
When the first Earth Day was held in 1970, pesticides were killing bald eagles, and soot was darkening the sky. Now, habitat loss and climate change are imperiling the planet.
'Sea Nomads' Are First Known Humans Genetically Adapted to Diving loading...
'Sea Nomads' Are First Known Humans Genetically Adapted to Diving
For hundreds of years, the Bajau have lived at sea, and natural selection may have made them genetically stronger divers.
First-of-Its-Kind Footage Shows Cells Moving in Live Animals loading...
First-of-Its-Kind Footage Shows Cells Moving in Live Animals
A newly developed technique excels at capturing 3-D images of cells in their natural environments.
Fact Or Fiction: Can You Really Sweat Out Toxins? loading...
Fact Or Fiction: Can You Really Sweat Out Toxins?
There are plenty of good reasons to work up a sweat. Detoxifying your body isn’t one of them.
What To Know About The Germs In Your Home loading...
What To Know About The Germs In Your Home
The average person encounters thousands of different germs every day, but most are harmless.
New Human Organ Was Hiding In Plain Sight loading...
New Human Organ Was Hiding In Plain Sight
The interstitium, scientists found, is under our skin and between our organs. Understanding it may eventually help treat disease.
How World War I Gave Women Scientists a Chance to Shine loading...
How World War I Gave Women Scientists a Chance to Shine
From inventing explosives to taking x-rays at the front, women in the U.K. during WWI had just as much mettle as the men they replaced.
‘Doomsday Vault’ Protects Earth’s Food Supply—Here’s How loading...
‘Doomsday Vault’ Protects Earth’s Food Supply—Here’s How
Designed to be insulated from a cataclysm, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault sprang a leak last year. Now it’s being retooled for climate change.
Can Dogs And Cats Be Vegan? Science Weighs In. loading...
Can Dogs And Cats Be Vegan? Science Weighs In.
Treats and kibble made with fungus offer high protein from plant-based foods, but not all pets may be able to make the switch.

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