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This week in science

Blue Origin second human flight and more: Understand the world through 8 images

Sweet Summer Child

Scientists predict the year polar bears will disappear from this part of the world

It's sooner than you think.

Home Alone

How long can I leave my cat alone? Cat experts reveal a surprising answer

Experts tell Inverse the answer is probably not as long you might think.

Science

Look: Scientists made a shockingly rare ancient tardigrade discovery

It hid in plain sight for months.

Smart Pup

Can dogs actually learn words? What a new study on “gifted” canines reveals

Can man's best friend learn words? A Genius Dog experiment brings us one step closer to answering that question.

Science

Five grisly archeological finds will change how you see ancient humans

Till death do us part — unless we’re in the same grave.

Science

Across the world, insects are acting strangely. Here’s why.

If you're cold, they're cold. Let the spiders in.

Science

Do your pets know when an earthquake is about to happen?

EarthSP? Why it may be nothing more than a few anecdotes.

Science

Why the U.S. Navy is funding a hunt for “Death Star” bacteria

Tubeworms and other planktonic larvae rely on bacterial cues to succeed.

Heavyweight champ

Fat Bear Week 2021: Meet the 12 contestants

May the chunkiest bear win.

Dino Delights

Oldest fossil discovery of “bizarre dinosaur” reveals a never-before-seen feature

This ankylosaur is the first of its kind found in Africa.

Culture

How to help a stressed cat: 4 tricks according to an expert

In the same way, how we interact with our pets and how we choose to manage them might inadvertently be causing them stress, too.

Innovation

Why this absurd helicopter study could help save a critically endangered creature

While hanging rhinos produce spectacularly absurd photographs, behind the award and the study lies a serious business.

Science

How one small insect outsmarts the powerful sonar sense of bats

A tiny stealth bomber, if you will.

Science

This bizarre animal experiment could solve climate change

It could offer surprising benefits.