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Simple as 1, 2, 3
3.30.2020 3:10 PM
One human-like ability may be the key to 14 animals' survival
Turns out being able to count may be the evolutionary edge that makes the difference.
3.30.2020 1:58 PM
Human composting could revolutionize how we deal with death
States and scientists are paving the way for bringing green burial options, and human composting, to a town near you.
3.26.2020 4:00 PM
Meet Dineobellator, a new, fierce dinosaur species from 67 million years ago
"Its unique features tell us these dinosaurs were still evolving new traits and trying out new things right until the end."
3.25.2020 11:00 PM
Carbo-loading in quarantine: Experts explain why we crave bread and pasta in a crisis
"Eat mindfully and make a loving ritual out of it, rather than have it be mindless.”
Hot tub time
3.24.2020 10:30 PM
Taking one hot bath a day lowers the risk of 3 deadly diseases — study
Soak it off.
Listen to me
3.23.2020 11:00 PM
Your voice assistant might be racist for one troubling reason — study
“Not everyone can take advantage of these powerful new tools.”
So fresh and so clean
3.23.2020 5:13 PM
5 tips to clean your home for coronavirus, from a microbiologist
A science-backed guide to keep your home clean without also encouraging antibiotic resistance.
3.21.2020 7:00 PM
Coronavirus: 4 studies explain how COVID-19 sticks to surfaces
The virus can clearly survive for many hours on surfaces."
3.19.2020 6:01 PM
Scientists fired a copper cannonball at an asteroid — here's what happened next
“All this is super exciting.”
3.19.2020 12:00 AM
Coronavirus: How asymptomatic carriers spread a disease like COVID-19
Can you have COVID-19 without showing any symptoms? That may be main driver behind the pandemic, according to scientists.
Shake my hand
3.18.2020 5:36 PM
This ancient fish with arms might be the reason you have hands
"A crocodile-like body shape with a flat triangular head, numerous teeth around the jaws and in the palate..."
3.18.2020 7:00 AM
Coronavirus: 11 psychological reasons why we hoard toilet paper in a crisis
Toilet paper's in demand over covid-19. Psychology explains why.
3.17.2020 6:14 PM
Saber-tooth tigers: New photos of unearthed skulls match science with surprise
This big cat was the size of a bear.
3.16.2020 7:04 PM
Study: Structure of 3.5 billion-year-old molecules could help us find aliens
This may be the biological signature we need to find life on other planets.
3.13.2020 3:36 PM
9 numbers that forecast the future of Coronavirus
As the world grapples with the coronavirus outbreak, officials across the globe are making all sorts of predictions: but it's not that easy.
Quads and quarantine
3.12.2020 5:26 PM
Exercise in the time of coronavirus: How to work out safely in a pandemic
9 etiquette rules
could help keep you safe at the gym.
3.12.2020 12:08 PM
A new discovery reveals Earth has not always had a 24-hour day
A year in the life of a prehistoric clam reads like a dinosaur's diary.
3.6.2020 2:57 PM
How to: The science of making your own hand sanitizer
Four scientists explain what you need to do to make your own hand sanitizer.
3.6.2020 2:57 PM
Coronavirus: How to wash your hands properly, according to an infectious disease expert
Hand hygiene is the most important way to prevent the transmission of Coronavirus."
3.5.2020 4:51 PM
Rats and humans may share one surprising feature — study
Rodents are... moral?
Mind and Body
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