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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.
'Lost Continent' Expedition Provides Clues To Earth's History loading...
'Lost Continent' Expedition Provides Clues To Earth's History
A team of scientists set out to study the region known as "Zealandia." What they found dates back millions of years.
Why It's Unlikely The World Will End On September 23 loading...
Why It's Unlikely The World Will End On September 23
No matter how you interpret the latest cosmic signs, history tells us people don’t have the best track record at predicting the apocalypse.
Hidden Dangers Could Lurk in Your Next Meal loading...
Hidden Dangers Could Lurk in Your Next Meal
The medicines that stave off infections in people are wreaking havoc on our food supply.
Is This the Face of Mary Magdalene? loading...
Is This the Face of Mary Magdalene?
Scientists were able to reconstruct a face based on an ancient skull—whether it belonged to the Biblical figure remains a mystery.
Does Air Pollution Reduce Cycling’s Health Benefits? loading...
Does Air Pollution Reduce Cycling’s Health Benefits?
Columbia University scientists use innovative tools to investigate how vehicle exhaust impacts cyclists.
Eating A Burger Or Driving a Car: Which Harms The Planet More? loading...
Eating A Burger Or Driving a Car: Which Harms The Planet More?
Up to 93 million cows and counting—find out how our reliance on industrial feedlots is affecting the environment.
Are you Scared of Clowns? loading...
Are you Scared of Clowns?
Does a painted face, a cheery smile and an outrageous costume make you squirm? Well, there’s a perfectly scientific reason for your discomfort.
Watch Daredevils Fly Into a Hurricane for Science loading...
Watch Daredevils Fly Into a Hurricane for Science
“Hurricane Hunters” released video of their flights through the worst hurricane recorded in the Atlantic Ocean.
Who Won Musk’s Hyperloop Competition? loading...
Who Won Musk’s Hyperloop Competition?
The pod clocked up an impressive speed of 324km/h

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