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By David Cyranoski Choi Seung-hoon thought he had an impossible assignment. On a grey autumn day in Beijing in 2004, he embarked on a marathon effort...

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By Eric W. Dolan New research provides evidence that the personal religious beliefs of United States Senators influence their legislative behavior. The study was published...

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by Vann R. Newkirk II RÍO PIEDRAS, Puerto Rico—There was a time when all the lushness around here did not exist. The University of Puerto...

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By Sara Reardon The US government has cancelled its US$15,900 contract with a company that supplies fetal tissue to researchers at the Food and Drug Administration...

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By Elizabeth Gibney, Nature magazine Japan’s asteroid mission Hayabusa2 has become the first to land moving rovers on the surface of an asteroid. On 22 September, the Japan...

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By Laurie Roberts A group of scientists – read: people who don’t believe that dinosaurs marched two-by-two into Noah’s Ark – is asking the Arizona...

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By Frankie Schembri Hurricane Florence dropped record-breaking amounts of rain as it hovered over the Carolinas last week. The resulting floodwaters killed dozens of people and created...

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By Stephanie Pappas Humans are responsible for some of the wobble in Earth's spin. Since 1899, the Earth's axis of spin has shifted about 34 feet...

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By Mindy Weisberger An enigmatic creature that lived half a billion years ago is as "strange as life on another planet" and has defied classification for...

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By Matthew Warren A tiny bone fragment recovered from Denisova Cave in Siberia caused a big stir last month, after scientists showed that it belonged to an ancient-human...