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By Jon Cohen A new World Health Organization (WHO) report chops the estimated number of people around the world living with the liver-damaging hepatitis C...

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By Elie Dolgin Leonid Mirny swivels in his office chair and grabs the power cord for his laptop. He practically bounces in his seat as he...

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By Chelsea Whyte and Lisa Grossman The March for Science is set for tomorrow, when thousands are expected to descend on the National Mall in...

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By Lawrence Krauss Shortly after the inauguration of Donald Trump as President, it was announced that a March for Science would be held Washington DC...

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By Angus Chen If you believe budtender wisdom, consuming a strain called Bubba Kush should leave you ravenous and relaxed whereas dank Hippie Chicken should...

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By Robert F. Service Martin Burke is a tad envious. A chemist at the University of Illinois in Urbana, Burke has watched funding agencies back...

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By Nancy Knowlton Once upon a time, a career as a marine biologist conjured images of days spent diving amid beautiful sea creatures. These days, it...

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By John Schwartz In the blink of a geological eye, climate change has helped reverse the flow of water melting from a glacier in Canada’s...

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By Nancy Atkinson For decades, scientists have tracked hints of a thread-like structure that ties together galaxies across the universe. Theories, computer models, and indirect...

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By Lef Apostolakis The first known living sample of a giant, ancient mollusc that previously was known almost exclusively by its shells has been recovered...

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By Adrian Cho For decades, particle physicists have yearned for physics beyond their tried-and-true standard model. Now, they are finding signs of something unexpected at...

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By the Editors of Scientific American Earlier this year scientists announced that on April 22—Earth Day—they intended to, in their own words, “walk out of...