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What is an earthquake swarm? California's tremors explained
The chances of a big quake on the West coast are "significantly greater than usual."
11 hours ago
Blue Hole: The strange ocean phenomenon scientists are exploring
Meet the "Green Banana."
8.10.2020 7:00 PM
Dolphin study could lead to strategies for slowing down human aging
Similarities between humans and dolphins could help us delay the process of getting older.
8.7.2020 11:00 PM
7 extinct birds that were extremely metal
They don’t make ‘em like this anymore. Thankfully. Learn about some of the most terrifying birds to ever walk the planet.
8.6.2020 2:00 PM
Why a "smaller than expected" dead zone isn't good news
Annual summer hypoxia points to global trends.
8.5.2020 7:00 PM
Ammonium nitrate: Beirut explosions underscore the need for better regulations
How regulating ammonium nitrate can prevent future explosions.
8.5.2020 1:08 PM
You can see American air pollution inequality from space
Satellite images reveal distinct boundaries in nitrous oxide pollution.
Lost and Found
8.4.2020 11:15 PM
Satellite images reveal unexpected colonies of a beloved animal
Earth has up to 10 percent more emperor penguins than we realized.
8.4.2020 2:00 PM
Can dogs understand you? What a viral challenge means for animal science
"Dogs learn words that mean something to them."
8.3.2020 6:00 PM
Watch: This animal uses "predator defecation" as a way to escape death
These beetles get devoured whole — then live to tell the tale.
7.31.2020 6:00 PM
Scientists shatter the accepted view of how sperm swim — in 3D
Models of a sperm's eye view upend centuries of fertility science
7.31.2020 11:00 AM
Pet-friendly houseplants: 5 that are safe, 5 to avoid
Looking for a new houseplant and have pets? Consider this list first.
7.30.2020 6:00 PM
Strange anglerfish sex is teaching scientists about the immune system
Medicine's idea of animal models is expanding.
7.29.2020 12:00 PM
A solution to pollution is actually a problem, PFAS study reveals
A potential solution is exacerbating our plastics problem instead.
7.28.2020 11:00 PM
Gorilla cliques mirror human relationships in 1 very relatable way
Like humans, gorillas can only keep track of so many friends.
7.28.2020 3:19 PM
Ancient microbes in the "deadest" part of Earth redefine boundaries of life
“There’s probably not a limit to life anywhere."
7.27.2020 3:00 PM
Longevity study reveals why ancient trees can stave off death
New research "can help us better understand the concept of time in biology."
7.24.2020 1:00 PM
6 bugs more metal than the “murder hornet"
Oh, you're afraid of the "murder hornet"? It's time to expand your horizons.
7.23.2020 3:00 PM
Millions of years ago, crocodiles surfed from Africa to the Americas — study
"We found a species that could reasonably be the origin of the American crocodiles."
7.23.2020 3:00 PM
How mosquitos got their taste for human blood — study
Two major factors make human blood extra appealing.
Mind and Body
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