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Contemplating the Lives behind Ancient Bones

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 16:00:00 GMT

The remains of our distant relatives evoke more than just data points

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China Reveals Scientific Experiments for Next Space Station

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Projects will probe topics including DNA mutation, fire behaviour and the birth of stars

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Solving Our Plastic Problem

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 18:00:00 GMT

At Scientific American's third Science on the Hill event, experts from academia and the private sector met at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill to talk with Scientific American...

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European Comet Interceptor Could Visit an Interstellar Object

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:45:00 GMT

Launching in 2028, the European Space Agency’s newly announced mission will wait in space for an exciting target

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The New Scramble for the Moon  

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:00:00 GMT

A new race could be heating up to claim valuable moon terrain amid uncertain laws

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Scientific Research Shouldn't Sit behind a Paywall

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:00:00 GMT

The public pays taxes to support research; they should be able to access the results

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Mars Rover Detects "Excitingly Huge" Methane Spike

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 16:15:00 GMT

NASA’s Curiosity rover reports the highest-ever reading of the gas at the planet’s surface

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Meet the Eye Microbiome

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Bacteria live on our eyeballs, and understanding their role could help treat common eye diseases

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Science News Briefs from around the World

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 23:40:00 GMT

A few brief reports about international science and technology from Canada to Kenya, including one about how humans thousands of years ago in what is now Argentina butchered and presumably ate giant...

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4 Myths about Testosterone

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:00:00 GMT

Don’t let sports competitions be shaped by misguided “T Talk”

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A Saturn V LEGO Set, a Moon Images Exhibit and New Science Books

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Special Apollo 11–themed recommendations from the editors of Scientific American

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From Two Bulls, Nine Million Dairy Cows

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Just two Y chromosomes exist in a huge population of U.S. Holsteins; researchers want to know what traits have been lost

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"Flesh Eating" Bacteria May Be Spreading to Beaches Once Thought Off-Limits

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 19:00:00 GMT

The bacteria, which normally live in warmer waters, have caused infections in waters near Delaware and New Jersey

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Fighting Saber-Toothed Cats Bit Each Other on the Face

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 16:00:00 GMT

A pair of fossil skulls reveal how Smilodon fought with each other

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One Small Step Back In Time: Relive the Wonder of Apollo 11

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:30:00 GMT

Half a century after the moon shot, we remember how we achieved the impossible—and why we need to do it again

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Scientists Find Early Evidence of Humans Cooking Starches

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 12:00:00 GMT

More than 100 millennia ago, people were roasting tubers—a practice that fueled their bodies and may have aided migrations

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Elite Runners' Microbes Make Mice Mightier

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 03:25:00 GMT

Mice fed bacteria isolated from elite athletes logged more treadmill time than other mice that got bacteria found in yogurt.

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The Quantum Internet Is Emerging, One Experiment at a Time

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:45:00 GMT

Breakthrough demonstrations using defective diamonds, high-flying drones, laser-bathed crystals and other exotica suggest practical, unhackable quantum networks are within reach

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Science Symphony: Music of the Mind, Virus-Proof Cells and Apollo's 50th

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:00:00 GMT



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A New "Law" Suggests Quantum Supremacy Could Happen This Year

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Quantum computers are improving at a doubly exponential rate

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Antiperspirant Boosts Armpit and Toe-Web Microbial Diversity

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Rather than wiping microbes out, antiperspirants and foot powders increased the diversity of microbial flora in armpits and between toes. Christopher Intagliata reports.

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Where Are All the Working Mothers in STEM?

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:00:00 GMT

Unfortunately, career vs. family is too often still seen as an either/or choice.

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One Small Step Back in Time

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Half a century after Apollo 11, we remember how we achieved the impossible and why we need to do it again

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50 Years of Moon Missions: Graphic

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:00:00 GMT

All 122 attempts, visualized

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Mapping the Mission

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Modern satellite imagery and 3-D modeling give us a new view of how Apollo 11 played out

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