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Black Holes Could Work as Time Machines — If You Want to Die
Don’t expect to be heading back to visit the dinosaurs any time soon.
Radio Astronomers Capture the Last Gasps of a Dying Star
When stars like our Sun die, they tend to go out with a whimper and not a bang.
Wildfires Are Here: A Toxicologist Explains How To Protect Yourself
Wildfire season is here, and we all need to be prepared.
This Emerging Brain Stimulation Technology Could Boost Cognitive Function
For decades, figuring out how to enhance a person’s mental capabilities has been of considerable interest to psychology and neuroscience researchers like me.
Over 100 Years Later, Astronomers Finally Have a Clear View of Einstein's Wildest Theory
LIGO is finally back — and it’s better than ever.
This Water Sport Can Help People Who Have Brain Injuries
Nothing quite beats riding a wave for the first time.
Why Would Orcas Band Together To Sink Boats? A Marine Biologist Explains This Unusual Behavior
In most reported cases, orcas are biting, bending, and breaking off the rudders of sailboats. How did they learn to imitate this behavior — and why?
This One Type of Exercise is Superior For Brain Health — And It's Easy
We do not need to push ourselves to the point of exhaustion to get cognitive benefits from exercise.
This Tech Could Solve ChatGPTs Biggest Long-term Problem
Creating a generative AI model can consume the same energy as a round-trip international flight.
A Dietician Deflates a Common Belief About Turmeric's Health Benefits
Is it really a cure-all?
New WHO Guidance Says to Avoid Fake Sugars — Here’s What You Should Use Instead
The WHO says we shouldn’t bother with artificial sweeteners for weight loss or health. Is sugar better?
The Moon Has a Hidden Resource That Could Sustain Billions of Humans for 100,000 Years
The Moon only has a wisp of an atmosphere — but enough oxygen in the soil to make an artificial one.
In a Shocking Discovery, Scientists Accidentally Capture Human DNA from the Air
Even small amounts of genetic material could reveal information like genetic lineage, gender, and health risks.
Gene Therapy is Upending How Doctors Treat Incurable Conditions
These techniques are also being applied to other difficult-to-treat conditions.
New Research Could Redeem a Controversial Weather Modification Technique
While we have used cloud seeding for decades, it’s been hard to prove it actually works.
Large Study Flags These 5 Chemicals In Common Products For Safety Analysis
Gaps in laws governing ingredient disclosure mean we often don’t know what is in our products.
Our "Techno-Signatures" Could Help Aliens Map the Earth From Light Years Away
Are we alone in the universe? It’s a question that fascinates scientists and the public alike.
mRNA Vaccines Are Just Getting Started, But They Need To Overcome One Big Hurdle
Fear and misinformation about their supposed dangers are limiting the use of these highly effective vaccines.
Saturn's Rings Are Only 100 Million Years Old — Which is About How Long They Have Left
One of the biggest “jewels of the Solar System” is on borrowed time.
Quantum Physics Could Explain Nearly All the Mysteries of How Life Works
Scientists have made incredible progress in understanding and manipulating biological systems at increasingly small scales.