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2.10.2020 2:00 AM
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2.7.2020 7:34 PM
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2.5.2020 7:37 PM
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2.5.2020 7:18 PM
9,990-year-old skull may rewrite ancient American history
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2.1.2020 11:16 PM
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2.1.2020 7:26 PM
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Mind and Body
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If this era of automation mirrors the past, we’re in trouble
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1.27.2020 6:05 PM
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1.25.2020 1:05 AM
History repeats itself. That's bad news for the 2020s.
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1.24.2020 5:06 PM
The most influential horror movie of all time is leaving Netflix next month
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1.24.2020 2:00 PM
5 theories on why Neanderthals went extinct
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Innovation
1.23.2020 7:02 PM
3D printing makes ancient Egyptian speak for first time in 3,000 years
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1.23.2020 4:38 PM
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Innovation
1.22.2020 1:00 PM
How LEGO built itself into a crucial educational tool, brick by brick
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Mind and Body
1.20.2020 9:37 PM
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1.15.2020 11:06 PM
Air pollution historian: "These past weeks have been a shock"
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1.15.2020 7:00 PM
Skin-diving study indicates Neanderthals had 'capacity for innovation'
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Science
1.10.2020 6:20 PM
An ancient viking stone has revealed fears over a problem that still looms
Claire Cameron
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1.9.2020 1:40 PM
The extinction of ice age mammals may have forced us to invent civilization
Nick Longrich
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1.6.2020 9:23 PM
Four actual Wonder Women discovered in ancient tombs in Russia
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Science
1.4.2020 6:00 PM
6 venomous mammals that roam, fly and crawl on planet Earth
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Mind and Body
1.4.2020 1:00 PM
Gnarly lungs found in a museum basement rewrite the history of measles
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Science
12.31.2019 9:33 PM
A fresh look at the demise of an ancient human species
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Science
12.26.2019 12:00 PM
SpaceX reached a momentous milestone in the race to reuse rockets
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Science
12.22.2019 10:04 PM
The dubious benefits of placenta-eating
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Mind and Body
12.22.2019 12:00 PM
Scientific discovery may push an aphrodisiac mushroom into the mainstream
Emma Betuel
Culture
12.21.2019 3:49 PM
The dark side of plant-based food
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Entertainment
12.21.2019 3:00 PM
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Mind and Body
12.20.2019 12:00 PM
How copulating rabbits revealed the evolutionary roots of female orgasms
Emma Betuel
Science
12.19.2019 12:00 PM
How a 24-year-old mystery was solved by a shark tooth
Sarah Sloat
Science
12.18.2019 7:20 PM
Premier League: A deep mathematical analysis could predict a boring future
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Mind and Body
12.16.2019 4:00 PM
Brain scans show how "collective narration" shapes our memories
Emma Betuel
12.4.2019 3:08 PM
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Mike Brown
Mind and Body
12.3.2019 8:00 PM
History's most famous chin officially linked to centuries of inbreeding
Emma Betuel
Science
11.30.2019 11:13 AM
Were early humans the first victims of the sixth mass extinction?
Nick Longrich
Science
11.27.2019 7:00 PM
Not guilty: Humans off the hook for Neanderthals' extinction
Sarah Sloat
Entertainment
11.16.2019 8:00 PM
'Imagineering Story' on Disney+ is worth your time for a historic reason
Eric Francisco
Mind and Body
11.7.2019 7:12 PM
How medieval Christians created the American nuclear family
Ali Pattillo
Entertainment
10.31.2019 6:51 PM
‘For All Mankind’s review: Alt-history space race struggles to lift off
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Science
10.30.2019 6:23 PM
Why zombies have historically been connected to the influenza virus
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Innovation
10.29.2019 8:00 AM
SpaceX Mars city: Here’s how much Elon Musk's dream would cost
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Science
10.28.2019 9:54 PM
Diamonds shine light on the Earth's inner workings
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