Tech is the new black

Tech is the new black

Can wearable technology improve your life and your wardrobe?

Since the big reveal of the Apple Watch this past September, wearable technology has been a hot topic. Yet for all their convenient features—think health stats, weather alerts and even med student surgical tutorials—they have yet to become as common in our closets as a scarf or hat. More…

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Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

The National Park Service shows growing concern for climate impacts on Hawaii’s silverswords

Big consequences from tiny life

Research digs deeper into the effects of soil microbes on a warming environment

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SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

A citizen science initiative is trying to collect more information about seahorses from around the world

Bacteria that can hold their liquor

Hardier microbes make biofuel production more feasible

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No more needles for allergy sufferers?

No more needles for allergy sufferers?

Allergy treatment from Europe has finally hit the U.S. markets

Teaching an Old Brain New Immunity

Deteriorating immune systems may help explain why memory declines with age, researchers find

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SNAPSHOT: A succession of solar flares

SNAPSHOT: A succession of solar flares

Researchers monitor the sun to capture bright beautiful images

Secret space plane lands in California

The pilotless X-37B has returned. But, the Air Force isn’t telling anyone what this spacecraft has been up to