A high-flying health concern

A high-flying health concern

Brain lesions observed in military pilots don’t appear to be a major risk, but researchers are studying preventative measures just in case

Eric Wilson was flying an F18 fighter jet at 28,000 feet when he heard a loud bang, and everything went silent. The jet had lost all cabin pressure, immediately subjecting the U.S. Marine’s body to an onslaught of altitude induced issues. He only had about 60 seconds to descend below 10,000 feet or he would have passed out, and possibly crash landed.

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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

Sticking it to Nature

A new underwater glue is science’s latest attempt to mimic the natural world

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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

Wet beaches drown sea turtles

Climate change makes beaches wetter, hurting the survival of sea turtle hatchlings

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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

Stuck on a problem? Take a walk

Study shows a short stroll may lead to your next creative breakthrough

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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

Saving the Stone Age

Researchers are fighting to protect architecture and art from salt