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April 23, 2018

Saturn orbiter Cassini traveled nearly 5 billion miles on less than four tons of fuel

March 9, 2018

The biology behind the rare “tampon disease,” toxic shock syndrome

September 13, 2017

Meet the mighty Madden-Julian Oscillation

March 29, 2017

Historical reports of “absinthism” probably just described severe alcoholism

December 19, 2016

Genetic and socio-cultural factors chip in to protect us from the burn — well some of us

December 14, 2016

Space hibernation could make long-haul space travel cheaper and safer

May 30, 2016

(Since “why, God, why!” is rhetorical)

April 27, 2016

The science behind alcohol’s heat

March 14, 2016

How a computer program calculated 13 trillion digits of pi

February 29, 2016

The cow’s quirky digestive system powers the animal kingdom

February 24, 2016

How your body turns light into electricity, and then into images

February 21, 2016

Mixing ordinary odors to create death’s perfume

February 14, 2016

Something primordial is shaping the future of biology

February 14, 2016

The ancient art of sword swallowing requires an extreme level of bodily control

February 2, 2016

Why we keep seeing faces in cars, electrical outlets and even cappuccinos

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