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People are not very good at talking about climate change, not even climate activists — or so says Norwegian psychologist and economist Per Espen...

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Scientists at the U.S Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University have discovered a new way to generate very low-resistance...

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This is a collection of the 10 best and most popular stories from science and technology over the past 7 days. Scroll down and...

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Photo credit: EuroStyle Graphics/Alamy By Rob Davies When Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong hoisted the Stars and Stripes on the moon, the act was purely symbolic....

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Photo credit: Ron Barrett By Ashley Winchester 1. What do you say to embarrass a polar bear? 2. How might an underwater society write? 3. Can a creature...

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Photo credit: Ivanastar/iStock By A. Douglas Stone and Mary Schwab-Stone Erika Christakis used to teach a course at Yale titled “The Concept of the Problem Child,”...

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Photo credit: Antti Uotila By David B. Agus HOW far would you go to protect your health records? Your privacy matters, of course, but consider this:...

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Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech By Shannon Hall It's looking less likely that a swarm of comets or an "alien megastructure" can explain a faraway star's strange dimming. The...

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Photo credit: Al Jazeera English By Apoorva Mandavilli Three murders, a suicide and a rash of political appointments at universities have thrown Indian academia into an uproar...

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Photo credit: Joel Sartore By Lindsey Konkel Silver maples, lanky and bare, stand on the frozen flood plain at the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge. Two sets...

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Photo credit: Born Free By Brian Clark Howard Lions have disappeared from much of Africa, but for the past few years scientists have wondered if the...

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Photo credit: Jana Mueller By Molly Jackson From ancient Greek mythology to Native American folklore, ravens tend to have the same role: the clever tricksters you...