Science

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By Brandon Specktor In a meeting of the National Space Council yesterday (June 18), President Donald Trump ordered the Pentagon to get cracking on building a...

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By Annika Hammerschlag The Collier County School Board voted 3-2 on Monday to adopt a new batch of science textbooks after residents filed objections to...

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By Julia Jacobs Humans, it turns out, can annoy more than just one another. In fact, some animal populations are escaping their Homo sapiens cohabitants...

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By Sarah Lewin An international team of scientists has found that a strange type of bacteria can turn light into fuel in incredibly dim environments. Similar...

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By Lee Billings Marshaling a decade’s worth of data from telescopes around the world, scientists have captured new details of a gargantuan black hole feasting...

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By Niraj Chokshi A vast dust storm blanketing about a quarter of the surface of Mars has threatened NASA’s Opportunity rover, plunging the solar-powered vehicle...

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By George Dvorsky The extraordinary discovery of four small frogs preserved in amber is providing the earliest evidence of these now-prolific amphibians living in tropical rainforests. New...

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By Edwin Cartlidge The mood at Bäckaskog Castle in southern Sweden should have been upbeat when chemists and physicists gathered there for a symposium in May...

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By Ledyard King WASHINGTON — Newly installed NASA Administrator James Bridenstine said the agency will — and should — continue to monitor the Earth's carbon dioxide emissions that...

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By Sarah Wild Africa’s iconic baobab trees are dying, and scientists don’t know why. In a study intended to examine why the trees are so...