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Is It Possible to Forecast Evolution?

Can we predict the course evolution will take? That's the question an international team of researchers decided to tackle, using a quarter-century of stick insect observations.

Study Adds Weight to Benefits of Genetically Engineered Crops

A review of the research on genetically engineered corn concludes that the benefits appear to outweigh the drawbacks.

Red Wine Could Yield a Better Toothpaste

Red wine colors your tongue, but your teeth may not mind a little juice of the vine. Sipping moderate—keyword, moderate—amounts of wine on a regular basis can be good for your colon, heart, immune system and mental health.

Why Partisanship Is Such a Worthy Foe of Objective Truth

The truth is out there, but if it doesn’t come from “my side” who cares? In an era of “fake news” our relationship status with factual knowledge, and a shared reality has changed to “it’s complicated”.

Mr. Steven, a Netted Claw-Boat, Could Save SpaceX Millions

Mr. Steven is expected to save SpaceX millions of dollars. Mr. Steven, by the way, is a giant boat with a net.

An Adorable Dumbo Octopus Stretches Its 'Wings'

See this little guy? He's just emerged into the world, but the appropriately-named Dumbo octopus is already taking his first flaps.

Jellyfish Chips: A Delicious Oxymoron

Ah, nothing beats the crispy crunch of a jellyfish chip. Wait, what? Forget "Lady Doritos," jellyfish chips are a future snack for the masses.

So Unfair! How the Brain Responds to Injustice

In this cruel world, it's impossible to navigate from cradle to grave without experiencing the bitter fruits of injustice.

10 Ways Space Changes the Body

Scott and Mark Kelly are identical twin brothers. Though that alone does not make them unique, what does is the fact that they are also both astronauts.

How Did Hurricane Maria Affect Wildlife? Just Listen

Hurricane Maria, it’s safe to say, was devastating to Puerto Rico. More than five months ago, on September 20th, the Category 4 storm ravaged the U.S.

So That's Why the Gate to Hell Is So Deadly

If there’s a highway to hell, there’s probably a gate to hell—well, there is. It's located in what was the ancient Greco-Roman city of Hierapolis, which is now in modern-day Turkey.

Your Weekly Attenborough: Materpiscis attenboroughi

I mean, really. No matter how you feel about the man, surely his mother is off-limits? Translated from the Latin, the full name of this species comes out to be "Attenborough's mother fish." Attenborough's mother — a fish!

If We Discover Alien Life, Will Humanity Keep Its Cool?

For well over 1,500 years, humanity accepted that Earth was the center of the solar system. After all, the Bible—which was the scientific authority at the time—said this was so.

Will Elon Musk's Roadster Ever Crash Back to Earth?

On February 6, SpaceX wrote a new chapter in the ongoing book on commercial spaceflight with the successful launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket.

How Big Is the Andromeda Galaxy?

Both the Milky Way and the Andromeda galaxy (M31) are giant spiral galaxies in our local universe. And in about 4 billion years, the Milky Way and Andromeda will collide in a gravitational sumo match that will ultimately bind them forever.

What's the Deal With Pulsating Auroras?

Auroras, known to many as the northern lights, are a beautiful and mysterious phenomenon. To the casual observer the streaks of colored light across the sky can seem miraculous and inexplicable.

Chemicals in Non-Stick Pans May Contribute to Weight Gain

More than 38 percent of American adults and 17 percent of American children are obese. And while there are numerous ways to shed pounds, it’s often difficult for many people to keep them off.

Cryptocurrency Mining Is Hampering the Search for E.T.

Mining for cryptocurrencies isn’t just gobbling up capacity on electrical grids around the world, it might also be slowing the search for extraterrestrial life.

Photographed: The Glow from a Single, Hovering Strontium Atom

In the photo above, you’re looking at a single, positively charged strontium atom suspended by electric fields.

When Earth Was a Snowball, the Moon May Have Grown a Bulge

Although the moon looks quite spherical from the ground, it is flatter at its poles and wider at its equator, a trait known as an equatorial bulge.


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