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Reel Science

The most underrated Bond movie on Netflix reveals a real-world crisis

Water wars are on the horizon.

SAF me up

Scientists say sustainable aviation fuel is greener than we thought

Burning cleaner fuel can make for clearer skies

Culture

Inside the growing movement to make rivers legally qualify as people

Science

This futuristic water filter could let you drink seawater

New methods could help solve an upcoming water crisis

Culture

The most annoying part of travel could be what saves national parks

With post-pandemic park visits surging, it’s time to get smart about our national parks.

Gaming

Battlefield 2042 is repeating the MCU's biggest pop culture problem

Video games need to get comfortable with offending people — here's why.

Goodnight Moon

Here’s what would actually happen if we changed the Moon’s orbit

A congressman asked and we answered.

Future of work

To meet new worker demands, bosses need to think like Airbnb hosts

These radical designs could make for greener workspaces and happier employees.

Plastic Problems

“Vegan spider silk” and 4 other sustainable alternatives to single-use plastics

Goodbye, plastic straws.

Weather report

The scientific reason why your city may be harder hit by hurricanes

Hurricane season is here, people.

Inverse Codex

Reminiscence release date, cast, and plot for the Hugh Jackman sci-fi movie

Westworld producer Lisa Joy will realize her vision of a future Miami submerged underwater in the new film. Here's what we know.

Pet Celebs

“Petfluencers” are evolving to meet a higher purpose

The latest social media trend isn’t just good for viral videos — it’s also helping the environment.

Innovation

A Cambridge-developed technique could finally solve the plastics problem

Want to eliminate plastics? Look to this weird vegan spiderweb.

Culture

How the noble buffalo could save America from ecological devastation

An effort to bring wild bison to the Great Plains aims to restore one of the world’s most endangered ecosystems.

Science

Exo-Titans: why the moons of rogue planets could surprise us with alien life

The search for life on exoplanets takes a fairly conservative approach. It focuses on life that is similar to that of Earth.

kaboom

The dinosaurs didn’t go out the way you think they did — study

Life finds a way.

Reel Science

The most underrated Bond movie on Netflix reveals a real-world crisis

Water wars are on the horizon.

SAF me up

Scientists say sustainable aviation fuel is greener than we thought

Burning cleaner fuel can make for clearer skies

Souped-Up Snails

A computer smaller than a penny just solved an ecological mystery

Pinned to the shells of snails, they share the secrets of a resilient species

light show

Physicists solved a longstanding mystery of the aurora borealis

Culture

This one weirdly simple traffic change could save lives

In 2004, UPS eliminated the left turn. Be like UPS.

Culture

Inside the growing movement to make rivers legally qualify as people

Science

This futuristic water filter could let you drink seawater

New methods could help solve an upcoming water crisis

Culture

The most annoying part of travel could be what saves national parks

With post-pandemic park visits surging, it’s time to get smart about our national parks.