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HOW DECODING DYSLEXIA CAN HELP DECODE THE MIND

Most people think it's only a reading disorder-but it's also a speech processing disorder

IS THERE REALLY LIFE ON VENUS? THERE'S ONLY ONE WAY KNOW FOR SURE

If phosphine detected on the planet next door is really a signature of alien biology, we can send a space probe to find out

 
 
 

SEPTEMBER 2020: THE ART AND SCIENCE OF EFFICIENT MANUFACTURING

A look at the epitome of production, control of malaria and more proof for plate tectonics

HOW TO DISTRIBUTE A COVID-19 VACCINE ETHICALLY

The unequal wealth of nations should not determine allocation

 
 
 

FISH EGGS SURVIVE JOURNEY THROUGH A DUCK

New research suggests one way fish might spread to distant waters

FRUIT FLIES PLUG INTO THE MATRIX

A new budget-friendly virtual-reality system helps researchers study the brains of small animals

 
 
 

MIGRATING TORNADOES BRING HEIGHTENED DANGER TO THE SOUTHEAST

Social vulnerabilities in the region, such as the prevalence of mobile homes, highlight the need for educating residents about storm...

COVID-19 TESTING LAB SHOWS HOW COLLEGES CAN REOPEN SAFELY

More than 100 colleges in the Northeast have partnered with the Broad Institute of M.I.T. and Harvard to test their students and staff

 
 
 

WHEN AND WHY YOU SHOULD GET A FLU SHOT

Experts explain why getting vaccinated is important every year-and especially during a pandemic

THE FIRST-EVER IMAGE OF A BLACK HOLE IS NOW A MOVIE

Pictures created from old observations show the void's stormy evolution over the past decade

 
 
 

WATCH A ROBOT AI BEAT WORLD-CLASS CURLING COMPETITORS

Artificial intelligence still needs to bridge the “sim-to-real” gap. Deep-learning techniques that are all the rage in AI log superlative...

IS THERE LIFE ON VENUS? THESE MISSIONS COULD FIND IT

Following a tantalizing discovery, these spacecraft could be headed to Earth's twisted twin in search of the truth

 
 
 

WHAT COVID-19 REINFECTION MEANS FOR VACCINES

We now know repeat infections are possible; understanding them will shape the fight against the pandemic

CHINA SAYS IT WILL STOP RELEASING CO2 WITHIN 40 YEARS

The surprise announcement vaults the country ahead of U.S. climate ambitions and could encourage developing countries to follow suit

 
 
 

SQUEEZING THE ELEPHANT

The massive Asian version is running out of habitat, raiding farms, and killing the occasional human

SOCIAL DISTANCING ON A COSMIC SCALE

Advanced extraterrestrials may just not be interested in travel or communication

 
 
 

THE NEXT ADMINISTRATION MUST GET SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY RIGHT

This was evident even before the pandemic descended; it's even more crucial now

U.S. NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES CAN KICK OUT HARASSERS-SO WHY HASN'T IT?

The NAS says that no one has used the complaint system put in place last year, even though several academy members are known sexual...

 
 
 

THE MOST VULNERABLE RANSOMWARE TARGETS ARE THE INSTITUTIONS WE RELY ON MOST

Many vital public institutions such as hospitals and fire stations lack cybersecurity to ward off popular malware

COLOR-CHANGING INK TURNS CLOTHES INTO GIANT CHEMICAL SENSORS

A silk-based substance could lead to new wearables

 
 
 



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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson: Joe Biden is 'the best choice to lead our country'

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On Sunday morning, actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson took to Twitter to make a big endorsement, saying he believes Democratic nominee Joe Biden is the "best choice" in the 2020... Read more ...

Russian Grand Prix: Flying Finn Bottas wins in Sochi as penalty costs...

Russian Grand Prix: Flying Finn Bottas wins in Sochi as penalty costs Hamilton dear in bid to equal Schumacher record

A penalty for an infringement before the race had even started cost world champion Lewis Hamilton the chance to equal Michael Schumacher's all-time record for F1 victories as... Read more ...

Falcons-Bears game is on after A.J. Terrell's positive COVID-19 test

Falcons-Bears game is on after A.J. Terrell's positive COVID-19 test

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'The DISRESPECT!': Israel Adesanya 'air humps' stricken rival Paulo Costa...

'The DISRESPECT!': Israel Adesanya 'air humps' stricken rival Paulo Costa after brutal TKO victory in UFC 253 title fight

Israel Adesanya retained his UFC middleweight title in dominant style with a second-round TKO victory against Paulo Costa, before making his disdain for the Brazilian clear by... Read more ...

Amber Alert issued for 9-month-old last seen in Garrett County

Amber Alert issued for 9-month-old last seen in Garrett County

An AMBER Alert has been issued for an infant in western Maryland. Read more ...

Democrats say Republicans will pay price at polls for confirming Barrett

Democrats say Republicans will pay price at polls for confirming Barrett

Senior congressional Democrats on Sunday warned that Senate Republicans will pay a price for rushing to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court before Election... Read more ...

‘Azerbaijan is not alone': Turkey throws weight behind Baku against...

‘Azerbaijan is not alone': Turkey throws weight behind Baku against historical nemesis Armenia in struggle over Nagorno-Karabakh

As hostilities erupted on Sunday between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the contested Nagorno-Karabakh region, top-tier Turkish officials have reaffirmed Ankara's support for Baku... Read more ...

WATCH Belarusian police use tear gas & flashbang devices against...

WATCH Belarusian police use tear gas & flashbang devices against anti-Lukashenko protesters in Gomel

Police employed tear gas and flashbang devices to disperse a rally against Belarus's long-time President Alexander Lukashenko in the country's second largest city, Gomel. The... Read more ...

Julio Jones ruled out by Falcons with hamstring injury

Julio Jones ruled out by Falcons with hamstring injury

The Atlanta Falcons game will indeed take place Sunday, but they won't have Julio Jones for it. The 31-year-old wide receiver was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bears... Read more ...