Science

Science

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By Jack Healy Starting later this month, women in Utah seeking an abortion 20 weeks or more into a pregnancy will first have to be...

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By Bob Fredericks Stephen Hawking’s decades-old black-hole theory has been confirmed by another scientist — and that may finally land the renowned physicist on the...

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You want to have a reference point of where to find the best recent scientific and technological breakthroughs? Here they are, in the weekly...

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By Phys.org The most characteristic feature of Darwin's finches is the diversification of beak morphology that has allowed these species to expand their utilization of...

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By Paula Span Dr. Caleb Alexander knows how easily older people can fall into so-called polypharmacy. Perhaps a patient, like most seniors, sees several specialists...

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By Sabrina Tavernise Suicide in the United States has surged to the highest levels in nearly 30 years, a federal data analysis has found, with...

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By The Economist The giant tectonic plates which make up Earth’s outermost layer are always on the move, sliding past and colliding with each other....

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By Vaughan Bell There is a brief time, between waking and sleep, when reality begins to warp. Rigid conscious thought starts to dissolve into the...

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By Ed Yong When you check into a hotel room or stay with a friend, is your first night of sleep disturbed? Do you toss...

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By Rachel Nuwer The Grauer’s gorilla, the world’s largest primate, has been a source of continual worry for conservationists for more than two decades. Longstanding...