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Why the platypus gave up suckling, and how gravity waves clear clouds 2018-07-19
The South Pole’s IceCube detector catches a ghostly particle from deep space, and how rice knows to grow when submerged 2018-07-12
A polio outbreak threatens global eradication plans, and what happened to America’s first dogs 2018-07-05
Increasing transparency in animal research to sway public opinion, and a reaching a plateau in human mortality 2018-06-28
New evidence in Cuba’s ‘sonic attacks,’ and finding an extinct gibbon—in a royal Chinese tomb 2018-06-21
The places where HIV shows no sign of ending, and the parts of the human brain that are bigger—in bigger brains 2018-06-14
Science books for summer, and a blood test for predicting preterm birth 2018-06-07
The first midsize black holes, and the environmental impact of global food production 2018-05-31
Sketching suspects with DNA, and using light to find Zika-infected mosquitoes 2018-05-24
Tracking ancient Rome’s rise using Greenland’s ice, and fighting fungicide resistance 2018-05-17
Ancient DNA is helping find the first horse tamers, and a single gene is spawning a fierce debate in salmon conservation 2018-05-10
The twins climbing Mount Everest for science, and the fractal nature of human bone 2018-05-03
Deciphering talking drums, and squeezing more juice out of solar panels 2018-04-26
Drug use in the ancient world, and what will happen to plants as carbon dioxide levels increase 2018-04-19
How DNA is revealing Latin America’s lost histories, and how to make a molecule from just two atoms 2018-04-12
Legendary Viking crystals, and how to put an octopus to sleep 2018-04-05
Chimpanzee retirement gains momentum, and x-ray ‘ghost images’ could cut radiation doses 2018-03-29
A possible cause for severe morning sickness, and linking mouse moms’ caretaking to brain changes in baby mice 2018-03-22
How humans survived an ancient volcanic winter and how disgust shapes ecosystems 2018-03-15
Animals that don’t need people to be domesticated; the astonishing spread of false news; and links between gender, sexual orientation, and speech 2018-03-08

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