Science

Science

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By Dean Burnett A lot of people, when they travel by car, ship, plane or whatever, end up feeling sick. They’re fine before they get...

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By Carl Zimmer To help his readers fathom evolution, Charles Darwin asked them to consider their own hands. “What can be more curious,” he asked, “than...

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By Robert B. Catell and Joanna B. Underwood The administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York has set clear, aggressive goals for reducing...

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By Jack Stilgoe The US Green party presidential candidate Jill Stein has come under fire for supposedly ‘anti-science’ statements relating to the risks of vaccines,...

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August 16, 2016 Host: Josh Zepps Those following the Olympics this year may have noticed Michael Phelps sporting circular bruises all over his body. That’s because...

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By Nicola Davis Female fish have a novel way of finding Mr Right when it comes to picking fathers for their offspring, scientists have revealed. Like...

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By Emma Graham-Harrison In Siberia, melting permafrost released anthrax that had been frozen in a reindeer carcass for decades, starting a deadly outbreak. In Baghdad,...

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By Tim Radford Archaeologists believe they have identified a new way of putting accurate dates to great events of prehistory. Rare and spectacular storms on...

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By Henry Fountain Conspiracy theories can be stubborn, particularly in the echo chamber of the internet. One persistent belief in some quarters is that the government...