Brood X periodical cicadas come out every 17 years and are set to emerge this spring. One day, they might not
Researchers made a CRISPR gene editor that can be controlled with blue light
Chloride pollution, caused largely by de-icing salts and water softeners, is increasing across the country. A small town in Minnesota is fed up.
New York City’s East River was once a bustling wildlife habitat. Could yesterday’s ecosystem return to today's metropolis?
New evidence shows that human olfactory tissue is likely able to regenerate. But more research needs to be done to determine what exactly is damaged in cases of olfactory loss
A squid robot is among the latest to take to the seas
Viruses can be terrifying — but they also make us human
Diesel fuel is costly and polluting, so communities are exploring other options
About 10 vaquitas are left on the planet, but a new study confirms fishing nets pose a much bigger extinction threat than inbreeding
Meet the mother of faster-than-light communication
To exoplanet scientists, oddball planets are much more than just a strange sight on a cosmic sightseeing tour
Hospitals and staff have tried to adapt through multiple COVID-19 waves with changing practices and communication tools
Experts warn erosion is depleting the essential but scarce soil nutrient
Would you board a ship you could never leave?
Proper mask wearing helps us stay safe during the pandemic, but masks limit what we can see in other peoples’ faces. Test how well you can interpret masked emotions in the quiz at the bottom of the page
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