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HONEYBEES CAN PUT TWO AND TWO TOGETHER

The tiny brain of a honeybee is apparently able to calculate small numbers addition and subtraction. Annie Sneed reports.

REDUCING CLIMATE CHANGE BY MAKING IT LESS ABSTRACT

Psychology offers a strategy to meet the threat

 
 
 

TECH OFFERS A VIRTUAL WINDOW INTO FUTURE CLIMATE CHANGE RISK

AI and supercomputing are rapidly shifting the way disaster planners, regulators and insurers gauge climate hazards

WHERE ARE THE BLACK WOMEN IN STEM LEADERSHIP?

By training diverse women in science and tech to become leaders, the whole ecosystem benefits

 
 
 

DID A METEOR FROM ANOTHER STAR STRIKE EARTH IN 2014?

Questionable data clouds the potential discovery of the first known interstellar fireball

A TREE AND ITS PEOPLE IN A WARMING LANDSCAPE

Conservation scientist Lauren Oakes discusses her book about Alaska ecology and sociology, In Search of The Canary Tree: The Story...

 
 
 

WHY ARE ELECTRIC VEHICLE SALES LOW? PSYCHOLOGY PROVIDES CLUES

Social norms and a lack of information on financial benefits have hampered U.S. EV adoption

HOW PEOPLE WITH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS CAN LEND A HAND IN ADDICTION RESEARCH

Clinical trials are essential for testing new treatments, and those who suffer from SUDs are essential to their success

 
 
 

THE BIRDS THAT ARE HELPING SAVE THEIR OWN SPECIES

Blackpoll warblers wearing geolocator backpacks are revealing where they rest during migration, biologists preserve these vital spots

HURRICANE AFTERMATH LEAVES FLORIDA WITH YEARS OF MAJOR WILDFIRE THREAT

Tinderboxes of storm-felled trees are a growing concern in the Southeast, as climate change also increases fire risks

 
 
 

WHEN LAB EXPERIMENTS CARRY THEOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS

Efforts to create new life-forms-and new universes-will raise profound questions

CAN A PILL REALLY HELP YOU LIVE LONGER?

A new supplement claims to use complex systems science to help increase the human life span

 
 
 

4/20 TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS CLAIM CURBED

A deeper data dive calls into question a 2018 study that found a spike in fatal traffic accidents apparently related to marijuana consumption...

HYENA SOCIETY STABILITY HAS LAST LAUGH

Female hyenas keep their clans in line by virtue of their complex social networks. Jason G. Goldman reports.

 
 
 

EXPERIMENTAL GENE THERAPY FREES "BUBBLE-BOY" BABIES FROM A LIFE OF ISOLATION

Treatment restores immune-system function in young children with severe disorder

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY TAP WATER IS SAFE?

Everyday Einstein explains what contaminates our water, how it gets there, and what we can do to test it

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS UNCOVER CALIFORNIA'S HIDDEN EARTHQUAKES

Nearly two million tiny tremors could help explain the inner workings of key faults

IT'S A MATCH: SATELLITE AND GROUND MEASUREMENTS AGREE ON WARMING

The consenus gives confidence to satellite estimates of temperature rise in remote areas with few weather stations

 
 
 

BIG DATA HAS TRANSFORMED AGRICULTURE.IN SOME PLACES, ANYWAY

Poorer parts of the world lag far behind in getting the tools they need to thrive

HOW WE ROLL: STUDY SHOWS WE'RE MORE LONE WOLVES THAN TEAM PLAYERS

Results may explain why collective action on climate change and health policy is so difficult

 
 
 



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Murray scored 23 in Nuggets' 108-90 romp of Spurs

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