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February 17th
Health Tap water can be full of surprises Here are some surprising items that might show up in your H2O. Read on.
February 17th
Science Newsworthy eye candy The world's largest solar farm, drone taxis, and other amazing images of the week…
February 17th
Science The way we categorize things is actually important Does it really matter if Pluto is a planet or if there are eight continents instead of seven? Yes. Yes it does.
February 17th
Science The morality of intelligence in laboratory-made worlds. In this book, Merali explores the possibilities of creating an infant universe in a laboratory. Read on.
February 16th
Health Exclusive agreements with private companies could delay vital research But what still hangs in the air, detailed in a report out today in the journal Science, is who will be allowed to use this technology and in what way.
February 16th
Science The Ocean Discovery XPrize competition announces its semifinalists One area of the Earth remains a mystery—the ocean floor.
February 16th
Health A mouse study found brain changes related to satiety Exposure to BPA before birth might change the developing brain's sensitivity to leptin, a hormone that normally suppresses hunger.
February 15th
Health But the vaccine has its limitations This latest discovery may be a giant step forward in creating the long elusive malaria vaccine.
February 15th
Health Beauty really is only skin deep You don’t actually have to be healthier to seem attractive to people—you just have to look healthier. And also apparently we find yellow-ish skin attractive.
February 15th
Environment And climate change could make it worse In January of last year, drones captured video of houses perched perilously on rapidly eroding cliffs along California’s coast. Those houses in Pacifica, California…