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By Meghan Bartels NASA is preparing to launch a historic probe to "touch the sun" — which scientists hope will crack decades-long mysteries about our star...

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By April Reese On an island off Australia’s north-central coast, researchers are conducting an unprecedented experiment: mixing endangered animals that have evolved genetic defences against their...

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By Hemant Mehta Two activists are facing separate charges of blasphemy for calling into question harmful religious traditions and superstitious thinking. Babu Gogineni, a former director...

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By Hemant Mehta Here’s a really important development in the world of organized atheist activism. On Thursday, the American Humanist Association launched what they’re calling the Humanist Legal Society. I’d...

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By Laura Geggel A woman in England learned the hard way that it's not safe to treat a foot fungus infection by covering it with slices...

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By Jeremy Rehm Scientists have produced a 3D image of a fruit fly’s brain that’s so detailed, researchers can trace connections between neurons across the entire...

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By Jack Jenkins WASHINGTON (RNS) — The unsealing of an affidavit this week charging 29-year-old Mariia Butina with “conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian Federation” was...

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By Brian Faler and Aaron Lorenzo The House voted Thursday to make it harder for the government to punish churches that get involved in politics. In...

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By Sandip Roy Five judges on India’s Supreme Court are hearing a challenge to a law that criminalizes homosexual sex — Section 377 of the Indian Penal...

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By Tara Isabella Burton Last week, under the guidance of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian...