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MAXIMUM ALIENNESS

What might make life hard to recognize as life?

FINDING YOUR OWN WAY TO PUT THE "A" IN STEAM

Combining art and STEM can provide a relaxing outlet or a worthy challenge

 
 
 

WHAT ARE THE JOBS THAT IMMIGRANTS DO?

“The data reveals an important point: There is no singular industry or job where unauthorized immigrant workers are a majority. They...

CLIMATE CHANGE HAS DOUBLED THE FREQUENCY OF OCEAN HEATWAVES

Extreme heat events wreak havoc on marine ecosystems and will only get worse in coming decades

 
 
 

STOP COMPARING YOURSELF TO OTHERS WITH THESE 5 TIPS

Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 5 ways to stop pining for that greener grass on the other side of the fence

THIS ULTRAHOT EXOPLANET HAS METALLIC SKIES

Astronomers have found iron and titanium in the atmosphere of the Jupiter-sized world KELT-9b, the hottest known exoplanet

 
 
 

CLIMATE BENEFITS OF TRENDY E-SCOOTERS REMAIN UNCLEAR

Scooter companies tout low carbon footprints, but cities see regulatory headaches

SEX, DRUGS AND SELF-CONTROL

It's not just about rebellion. Neuroscience is revealing adolescents' rich and nuanced relationship with risky behavior

 
 
 

HOW TO MAKE A ROBOT USE THEORY OF MIND

Researchers give AI the ability to simulate the anticipated needs and actions of others

RISING CO2 MEANS MONARCH BUTTERFLY BELLYACHES

Milkweed grown with more carbon in the air supplies fewer toxins to monarch butterflies that need the toxins to fight off gut parasites.

 
 
 

SOME SUNSCREEN HARMS REEFS-WARMING COULD MEAN MORE OF IT

Worry over environmental damage is being pitted against public health concerns

AUTISM AND DDT: WHAT ONE MILLION PREGNANCIES CAN-AND CAN'T-REVEAL

Analysis finds that prenatal exposure to the pesticide is associated with a higher risk of severe autism with intellectual impairment

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS WANT TO FLY AN ARMORED WARPLANE INTO HAILSTORMS

Hail causes most thunderstorm-related damage and could become more common with warming

RED LIGHT CAMERAS MAY NOT MAKE STREETS SAFER

Fear of fines may fuel more sudden stops and rear-end accidents

 
 
 

PRIZE-WINNING IMAGES OF THE BRAIN

Check out this year's winners of The Art of Neuroscience competition

 
 
 

ARE BLOCKCHAINS THE ANSWER FOR SECURE ELECTIONS? PROBABLY NOT

As midterm political campaigns shift into full gear, start-ups are pushing for blockchain-based voting

LIFE AFTER DROWNING

Public health advocates have been coming up with ways to save people for centuries, and they continue to do so

 
 
 

SOME SUNSCREEN HARMS REEFS-WARMING COULD MEAN MORE OF IT

Worry over environmental damage is being pitted against public health concerns

THE CANDIDA DIET: SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION

You'll find a confusing mix of true and false information about candida diet and nutrition online. Let's sort fact from fiction

 
 
 



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The cofounder of fashion brand Superdry is donating £1 million to fund a...

The cofounder of fashion brand Superdry is donating £1 million to fund a second Brexit referendum

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Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

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Man admits to hiding cameras in best friend's bathroom

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Rivers, Chargers look sharp early in 24-14 win over Seahawks

Rivers, Chargers look sharp early in 24-14 win over Seahawks

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Bears beat Broncos 24-23 for first preseason win

Bears beat Broncos 24-23 for first preseason win

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Matt Harvey falls short in no-hit bid but still dominates

Matt Harvey falls short in no-hit bid but still dominates

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Georgia freshman Zamir White suffers another ACL injury

Georgia freshman Zamir White suffers another ACL injury

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia freshman tailback Zamir White suffered his second anterior cruciate ligament injury in less than a year Saturday, likely ending his hopes of playing this... Read more ...