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Pig brains partially revived hours after death—what it means for people loading...
Pig brains partially revived hours after death—what it means for people
In a feat sure to fire up ethical and philosophical debate, a new system has restored circulation and oxygen flow to a dead mammal brain.
The moon releases surprising amounts of water during meteor showers loading...
The moon releases surprising amounts of water during meteor showers
Our lunar companion seems to have an ancient reservoir of water just a few centimetres below its surface, NASA data suggest.
A new super-Earth may orbit the star next door loading...
A new super-Earth may orbit the star next door
Subtle shifts in the motion of the nearby star Proxima Centauri suggest that it may host not one but two alien worlds.
First-ever picture of a black hole unveiled loading...
First-ever picture of a black hole unveiled
Using a telescope the size of the planet, astronomers have captured the first image of this space oddity. Here's why that matters.
Confirmed: New phase of matter is solid and liquid at the same time loading...
Confirmed: New phase of matter is solid and liquid at the same time
The mind-bending material would be like a sponge made of water that's leaking water.
These fossils may capture the day the dinosaurs died. Here's what you should know. loading...
These fossils may capture the day the dinosaurs died. Here's what you should know.
Reports about a stunning site in North Dakota are making waves among paleontologists, who are eager to see more.
World's biggest T. rex discovered loading...
World's biggest T. rex discovered
Heftier than an adult elephant, the 8.9-tonne animal shows that predatory dinosaurs got older and bigger than once thought.
First primate born using frozen testicle technique loading...
First primate born using frozen testicle technique
The new study offers hope for men who face infertility as a side effect of childhood cancer treatments.
Meteor showers, explained loading...
Meteor showers, explained
Find out what causes shooting stars and how famous showers get their names.
Regional nuclear war could trigger global cooling and famine loading...
Regional nuclear war could trigger global cooling and famine
Even a limited nuclear conflict could spark "unprecedented climate change," US government scientists warn.
Meet the woman searching for planet Earth's twin loading...
Meet the woman searching for planet Earth's twin
Munazza Alam didn’t grow up gazing at the stars. But an inspiring teacher and a passion for math led her to dive deep into the hunt for habitable planets.
Human memory: How we make, remember, and forget memories loading...
Human memory: How we make, remember, and forget memories
Human memory happens in many parts of the brain at once, and some types of memories stick around longer than others.

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