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Yellowstone grizzly: Endangered or not?

The Yellowstone grizzlies are about to be taken off the endangered species list - after they were first added more than 40 years ago...

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The future of the Air Force is fighter pilots leading drone swarms into battle

Military Cheap, unmanned wingmen could add punch and protection to fighter formations. A relatively inexpensive unmanned drone could change how the air force f...

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Recycled Falcon 9 rocket survives one of SpaceX's most challenging landings yet

Space Challenge accepted. Today's rocket booster came down hard, but otherwise it was a successful landing...

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Recycled Falcon 9 rocket survives one of SpaceX's most challenging landing yet

Space Challenge accepted. Today's rocket booster came down hard, but otherwise it was a successful landing...

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Why Morse code is actually a really weird way to communicate

Entertainment An excerpt from Your Brain is a Time Machine. Why is time so important to Morse code? Read on...

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Don’t get too hyped about 'Planet 10' just yet

Space Another day, another hypothetical object on the outskirts of the solar system. Something weird is going on out there, but scientists can't say for...

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These bamboo bed sheets reach new levels of softness

Sponsored Post Save 40 percent off a luxurious set of natural yarns that stay soft and wrinkle-free. 40 percent off bamboo bedsheets. Read on...

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Finding NASA's Curiosity rover, art-attacking microbes, and other amazing images of the week

Science Newsworthy eye candy Our favorite images from this week in science, health, and environmental news. Read on...

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How to beach-proof your phone

DIY Protect it from sun, sand, and seawater. Heat, sand, and water can destroy electronics. But that doesn't mean you have to leave your phone home when...

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A border wall made of solar panels wouldn't actually be good for the environment

Environment Is this a bright idea? In recent statements, President Trump has suggested the border wall will be solar. We dig into what that might look like...

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As drought looms, could this team of scientists prove cloud seeding works?

Technology The Mod Squad. With drought parching the West, seeding clouds for snow is more important than ever. Read on...

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Splish splashing spinning gorilla

Zola has been cooling off in his favourite blue swimming pool at Dallas Zoo...

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Watched chimps change their hunting habits

Wild chimpanzees have changed their hunting strategies in response to being watched and followed by scientists, observations suggest...

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How the presence of humans can affect chimp hunting habits

Two chimp 'tribes' have developed different hunting habits in response to human presence...

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Future of energy on show in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan's Expo 2017 provides a taste of what could be the future of greener and renewable energy...

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Some clouds are full of little lollipop-shaped ice crystals

From Our Blogs: Nexus Media News They've got scientists looking at clouds in a whole new way. Researchers discovered lollipop-shaped crystals a...

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Indian teen celebrates as Nasa sends satellite to space

The tiny satellite was designed by Rifath Sharrook, 18, and manufactured using a 3-D printer...

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To ease lower back pain, yoga might be just as good as physical therapy

Health And a heck of a lot cheaper. Gentle yoga might be able to ease chronic lower back pain just as well as physical therapy...

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Birds' ability to fly could determine the shape of their eggs

Animals Not all eggs are created equal. A recent study has found that birds that can fly have more elliptical and asymmetric eggs. Read on...

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#PopSciLovesNature and so do you

Environment We asked you to show us your best nature photos, and you delivered! Here are some of our faves. Beautiful nature photos taken by you, our dear read...

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The lone star tick can make you allergic to meat, and that’s not even the worst of it

Health The tick's territory is spreading. As if ticks weren't horrifying enough already, now they can give you allergies—or worse. Read o...

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Whale body size warning for species collapses

The shrinking size of whales over the 20th Century could help scientists detect when wildlife populations are in trouble, a study suggests...

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Optimize your WiFi network with NetSpot

Sponsored Post Fix dead zones and save 72 percent off this top-rated app. Optimize your WiFi network with NetSpot. Fix dead zones and save 72 percent off this...

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You're probably not allergic to penicillin anymore

Health Reactions to the antibiotic can fade over time. Although penicillin allergies can resolve over time, many medical professionals do not know this, and fe...

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You might not be allergic to penicillin anymore

Health Reactions to the antibiotic can fade over time. Although penicillin allergies can resolve over time, many medical professionals do not know this, and fe...

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A hotter planet might make hurricanes more destructive

Environment Here's how. In a warmer world, tropical cyclones may go from bad to worse. Read on...

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German-UK team maintains Galileo success

OHB and SSTL will make the next eight, possibly even the next 14, satellites for Europe's GPS...

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In a Montana town, a record-breaking 103-degree swing in 24 hours

Environment Loma's weather in January 1972 is a fascinating exemplar of sudden temperature spikes and drops. In many parts of the U.S., it’s not uncom...

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Famous Shriveled Toe Returned to Yukon Bar

The key ingredient in the Sourtoe Cocktail, the dried-out digit was mailed back on Thursday...

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Koalas 'facing extinction' in some Australian states

The conservation group WWF is warning that koalas could be wiped out in some Australian states amid deforestation and increasing attacks by livestock...

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The power of a billion: India's genomics revolution

Could an effort to gather genetic data from its population of one billion people help India take the lead in advanced healthcare?...

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India genome plan could boost healthcare

Could an effort to gather genetic data from its population of one billion people help India take the lead in advanced healthcare?...

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Anatomy of a wildfire

Environment The 2011 Las Conchas wildfire was big even before it blew up on June 27. The 2011 Las Conchas wildfire was big even before it blew up on June 27...

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How a wildfire kicked up a 45,000-foot column of flames

Environment In 2011, a New Mexico wildfire went from normal to nuclear. Three local scientists set out to learn why. In 2011, a New Mexico wildfire went from n...

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What is sickle cell disease?

Health The disease that primarily affects African Americans in the United States still has no cure. Sickle cell disease afflicts millions of people worldwide;...

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NASA's Curiosity Mars rover looks so small and alone in this amazing new photo

Space Just a pale blue dot. NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter caught Curiosity hard at work...

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The Curiosity rover and other spacecraft are learning to think for themselves

Space Autonomous science-bots will make it easier to explore our solar system … and beyond. Smarter spacecraft can help us explore more efficiently. Read on...

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Why go to Mars when you can telecommute there instead?

Space Skyping with Mars. Video calls with Mars? Read on...

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Sing along with this Bluetooth shower speaker and save 80 percent off MSRP

Sponsored Post Get the best possible backup to your amazing/terrible vocals. Bluetooth shower speaker and save 80 percent off MSRP. Get the best possible backu...

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Climate change will make your coffee cost more and taste worse

Environment Over half of Ethiopia’s crop is in peril, and the same goes for other coffee-producing countries. It's hard to notice gradually warmer win...

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Genetically engineered fungus knocks out deadly mosquitoes using scorpion toxins

Health A single spore can do what insecticides can't. University of Maryland researchers developed a fungus genetically engineered to attack mosquitoes...

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The world’s art is under attack—by microbes

Science Bacteria and fungi are a menace to paintings, sculptures, and ancient artifacts. Cultural relics can be damaged by hordes of tiny invaders: bacteria, f...

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This river ecosystem hinges on thousands of drowned, rotting wildebeest

Animals It's the circle of life. In a classic circle of life situation, it turns out this river relies on an annual influx of dead wildebeest to keep ev...

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Queen's Speech: Plan aims to secure space sector

A government plan to protect the UK's £13.7bn space industry has been laid out in the Queen's Speech...

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Queen's Speech: Bill to secure UK space sector

A government plan to protect the UK's £13.7bn space industry has been laid out in the Queen's Speech...

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