Gravitational wave physics could usher in a new era of cosmology — even sooner than expected
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Ballerinas have to learn to dance on the tips of their toes. Thankfully, they have special shoes to help them along
Airborne dust is a climate force to be reckoned with — only scientists aren’t sure whether it’s helping cool down or warm up the planet.
Advocates say moms don't get enough support from hospitals as they attempt the tricky and painful task of breastfeeding their newborns.
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Climate change is a lead suspect
A competition to develop robot avatars for earthbound tasks could someday lead to virtual space travel
The therapy doesn’t reduce pain, but that’s not the point
Confirmation bias might even apply to decisions we think of as purely objective, like math problems
Searching for extraterrestrial life is like trying to meet someone in Manhattan with no prearranged place or time
New York City ponds are teeming with microbes — one microbiologist is showing them to the world.
Instead of trying to compete with Mother Nature, Tak-Sing Wong draws inspiration from her
Plants have never experienced where our climate is going — one researcher wants to prepare them for the worst.
Early next year, the Allahabad Kumbh Mela festival in India will attract 150 million pilgrims — and even more drug-resistant microbes