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Photo credit: NASA By Peter Kelley We know the Earth is habitable because—well, here we are. But would it look like a good candidate for life...

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Photo credit: Theo Stroomer for NPR By Anya Kamenetz "Squat! Squat! Squat! Higher! Faster!" In the basement of the Duane Physics and Astrophysics building at the University...

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Photo credit: R. Gino Santa Maria/Shutterstock By Megan Gannon More than 100 years ago, American sociologist W.E.B. Du Bois was concerned that race was being used...

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New findings from an international collaboration led by Canadian scientists may eventually lead to a theory of how superconductivity initiates at the atomic level,...

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Photo credit: St Andrew’s C of E primary By Harriet Sherwood A primary school headteacher has been mocked on Twitter after claiming that evolution was “a...

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Photo credit: NASA/MSFC By Mark Strauss In 1418, European sailing vessels left their ports to explore the Atlantic Ocean, initiating a great Age of Discovery. In 2018,...

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Photo credit: Shutterstock By Michele Nardelli A polymer film coating with the ability to turn contact lenses into computer screens is set to transform the wearable...

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Photo credit: Colby Gutierrez-Kraybill/Flickr By Robert H. Gray Two big ideas often come up in discussions about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, or SETI. One is...

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Photo credit: EPA By Adam Hart Are humans inadvertently driving evolution in other species? Mounting evidence suggests activities such as commercial fishing, angling and hunting, along...

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Photo credit: Amarett Jans/Courtesy of Enrique Abreu By Sara Solovitch It was November 2012 when Dennis Hartman, a Seattle business executive, managed to pull himself out...