Science

Science

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By Jordan Pearson Craig Venter thinks that sending living organisms to other galaxies on spaceships is "definitely" science fiction. It's much more realistic, he thinks,...

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By Joshua Sokol Regular readers may have the same expectations of this column as they would a safari: something huge has to show up. Greedy black...

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By Jesse Emspak Thousands of scientists worldwide tap into CERN’s computer networks each day in their quest to better understand the fundamental structure of the...

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By John Wenz Uranus and Neptune have never got much attention from us – we’ve only passed each once and never hung around. But that...

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By Dennis Normile China’s first astronomical satellite, an x-ray telescope that will search the sky for black holes, neutron stars, and other extremely energetic phenomena,...

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By Matt Smith If the Trump administration wants to bring back American coal jobs, it's got its work cut out for it. Global coal production plunged...

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By Ewen Callaway Compare the genomes of enough people with and without a disease, and genetic variants linked to the malady should pop out. So runs...

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By Tia Ghose Two-headed conjoined porpoises were recently hauled up by a fishing boat in the North Sea, not far off the coast of the...

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By Fred Pearce Dams are supposed to collect water from rivers and redistribute it to alleviate water shortages, right? Not so fast. It turns out...

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By Matthew Hutson How many parks are near the new home you’re thinking of buying? What’s the best dinner-wine pairing at a restaurant? These everyday...