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Underwater volcano belched explosive bubbles larger than a stadium

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 11:00
Secrets of Bogoslof’s long 2017 eruption teased out through low-frequency sound
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New wrinkle on origami turns designing folding structures into child’s play

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 11:00
Puzzle approach provides new way of designing folding robots and other devices
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Economics Nobel honors trio taking an experimental approach to fighting poverty

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 07:22
Researchers revolutionized global development work with randomized controlled trials
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Economics Nobel awarded for research to reduce global poverty

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 07:22
Researchers brought randomized trials to global development work
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People and clams have a more complex history than you might think

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 03:00
Human-mollusk relationships span millennia
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Prestigious journal rejects paper about chemical attack in Syria after backlash

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 01:15
Science and Global Security editors decide not to publish study that cast doubt on Syrian government's responsibility
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Giant reptiles once ruled Australia. Their loss sparked an ecological disaster

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 10:55
Study finds that in the absence of apex reptiles, mammals began to decimate ecosystems
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Drone captures video of melting Greenland glacier

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 09:00
Study could help scientists track sea level rise
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An ambitious effort to map the human body’s individual cells gets backing from NIH

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 02:50
Agency to spend $200 million on comprehensive, useful, and user-friendly cell maps
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‘There’s no hope for the rest of us.’ Uyghur scientists swept up in China’s massive detentions

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 11:45
Science organizations speak out in defense of Uyghur academics
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In bid to boost transparency, bioRxiv begins posting peer reviews next to preprints

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 05:25
A related experiment will provide new test of “portable” peer reviews
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Dismissed EPA science advisers gather in ‘unprecedented’ challenge to Trump administration

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 02:45
Ousted air quality experts stage their own review of agency’s particulate science
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Giant sauropod dinosaurs may have sported turtlelike beaks

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 02:15
Structure may have helped the behemoths chew massive quantities of plant matter
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A fridge made from a rubber band? Twisted elastic fibers could cool your food

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 02:00
“Twistocaloric” effect could usher in new wave of cooling technology free of greenhouse gases
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Why are adult daughters missing from ancient German cemeteries?

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 02:00
DNA and artifacts reveal marriage and inheritance patterns among Bronze Age farmers
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How fast will seas rise? A dying Greenland glacier holds clues

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 02:00
Scientists watch a warming ocean melt and fracture the ice
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Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to development of lithium batteries

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 06:20
Lithium-ion battery developers share award
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Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to development of rechargeable batteries

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 06:20
Lithium-ion battery developers share award
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Drug tailored to one girl with brain disease paves way for similar customized treatments

Wed, 10/09/2019 - 05:00
Patient-specific RNA raises questions about personalized therapies for some genetic disorders
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