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Voyager 2 Creeps Closer to the Edge of the Solar System  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Going, going — nope, it's still just going, NASA says of its Voyager 2 probe, which the agency realized was approaching the edge of the solar... more
The 2018 Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend! Here's What to Expect  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Come early Sunday morning (Nov. 18), the famous Leonid meteor shower will reach its peak, with lesser numbers expected on the preceding and following... more
Warmer, Wetter Than Usual Winter Headed for Much of US  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Just over half of the United States has no need to fear a frigid, frozen winter in the coming months — instead, they'll likely experience a warmer and... more
Lab-Grown Mini Kidneys 'Go Rogue,' Sprout Brain and Muscle Cells  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Miniature kidneys produced in the lab were hiding something from the researchers that grew them. more
European Researchers Baked Fake Moon Dust into Money and Screws  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Why did the European Space Agency create a whole bunch of fake moon dust and use it to 3D print small screws, gears and even a fake coin? more
Bubbles: Sure, They Look Innocent, But They Can Be Bacteria-Spreading Menaces  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Innocent-looking bubbles can serve as a launching pad to spread bacteria from water into the air, according to a new study. more
Lab-Grown Mini Kidneys 'Go Rouge,' Sprout Brain and Muscle Cells  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
Miniature kidneys produced in the lab were hiding something from the researchers that grew them. more
Coffee Tastes Bitter, So Why Do People Drink It?  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
It may sound counterintuitive, but people who are supersensitive to coffee's bitter taste actually drink more of it, a new study finds. more
Ice Age Cave Art Found Under Layers of Centuries-Old Graffiti  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Newfound cave paintings from the ice age were obscured for centuries by graffiti. more
Bacteria May Live (Harmlessly) in Your Brain  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
In the latest example of bacteria being "literally everywhere," scientists appear to have found evidence of microbes living harmlessly in our brains. more
In Photos: Devastating Wildfires in California  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Wildfires raging in Northern California are now considered the deadliest the state has ever endured. Here's a look at the fires and the destruction left behind. more
Oldest Known Footprints in Grand Canyon Were Left by Mysterious, Sideways-Walking Reptile  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
About 315 million years ago — long before dinosaurs roamed the Earth — an early reptile scuttled along in a strangely sideways jaunt, leaving... more
Paris-Size Crater Found Hidden Under Greenland Ice  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Earth hides its scars well; the planet has endured countless millennia of eruptions and collisions, but scientists are still stumbling upon the evidence of all that geologic drama. more
The Earth Is Eating Its Own Oceans  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
A new study raises questions about the water cycle of the deep Earth. more
Climate Change Made Recent Hurricanes Wetter. And They May Get Worse.  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Rainfall in some of the biggest storms in recent years was fueled by climate change. more
What Are CT Scans and How Do They Work?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
A computed tomography (CT) scan is a quick and painless way to diagnose an injury, abnormality or disease. more
Do Not Fear the Dark Matter Hurricane (The Dark Matter Hurricane Is Good)  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Scientists think there's a 'dark matter hurricane' coming, but it's definitely not going to kill you. It's actually kind of exciting. more
Scientists Are '99 Percent' Sure There's a Huge Exoplanet Very Close to Our Solar System  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Scientists think there's a giant new planet full of frozen water, and it's right down the cosmic street... more
Where Are All the Aliens? 'Out There' Book Excerpt  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
In 'Out There' (Grand Central Publishing, 2018), senior writer Mike Wall tackles the search for alien life from many different angles and discusses humanity's drive to get off its... more
Schrödinger's Bacteria? Physics Experiment Leads to 1st Entanglement of Living Organisms  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
A paper published in 2017 appeared to show a limited quantum effect in bacteria. Now scientists argue that something much weirder happened. more
Low-Carb Diets May Burn More Calories  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
Keeping weight off may be about more than just "calories in and calories out." more
Invisible Stew of Plastic Pollution Found in Fur Seal Poop  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
First humans, now seals: Microplastics are in everyone's digestive tract. more
This Octogenarian Is the Oldest Fish in Captivity. And She Likes Belly Rubs.  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
The world's oldest fish lives a comfortable life at the Steinhart Aquarium in California. more
Giant 'Pink Legacy' Diamond Fetches Over $44 Million at Auction  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
Do you have $45 million lying around? This "fancy vivid" diamond could be yours. more
How the Midnight Sun Gave This Man 'Rotten Zombie Skin'  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
A midnight sun can evoke many images, including those of an endless night and a beautiful, soft light — but a really awful sunburn probably isn't one of... more
Biblical-Era Etchings of Ships Discovered in Israeli Desert  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
The carvings are realistically proportioned and show details consistent with the ship-building of the day. more
Photos: Biblical-Era Cistern and Carvings Discovered in Israel  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
A 2,000-year-old cistern in Israel has yielded carvings of ships and zoomorphs. more
Why You Can Blame Your Mom If You're Still Single   LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
Traits passed down by Mom could explain your relationship patterns. more
Satellite Images Reveal North Korea's Missile Program Is Very Much Alive  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
North Korea's missile program has not actually been dismantled, according to a report published this weekend. more
Hundreds of Tiny Terracotta Warriors Found Guarding 2,100-Year-Old Chinese Site  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
They look like a miniaturized version of the Terracotta Army guarding the first emperor of China. more
Photos: Mini Terracotta Army Hidden in China Pit  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
A 2,100-year-old pit containing chariots and small ceramic sculptures of infantry, cavalry, watchtowers, musicians and servants has been discovered in China. more
Ancient Monkey Transformed into a 'Sloth' When It Arrived in Jamaica  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
The extinct Jamaican monkey X. mcgregori mcgregori acted like a sloth and had hardly any teeth. It may have been a seafaring hero. more
North America's Oldest Mummy Sheds Light on Ancient Migrations  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
A 10,600-year-old mummy found in Nevada is helping scientists fill in their fuzzy picture of how humans first migrated into the Americas. more
'Move More and Sit Less': These Are the New Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
After a decade, Americans have new physical activity guidelines to aim for — and officials hope the changes will get... more
Purrfect Photos: Cat Mummies and Wooden Cat Statues Discovered at Ancient Egyptian Burial Complex  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Tens of cat mummies and around 100 wooden statues of cats were discovered near a pyramid in Saqqara, Egypt. The... more
Scale of California's Deadly Camp Fire Shown in Satellite Photos  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
As wildfires continue to burn in California, new satellite photos show the sheer scale of the deadly Camp Fire that has devastated the state's northern town of Paradise. more
Keto, Mediterranean or Vegan: Which Diet Is Best for the Heart?  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
How do these three diets stack up against each other when it comes to heart health? more
How to Farm During a Zombie Apocalypse  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Groceries stores are gone, and zombies want to eat you. How do you feed yourself and those around you? more
Massive Solar Storm Detonated Hidden American Bombs During the Vietnam War, Navy Records Show  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Researchers digging through naval records uncovered a strange and alarming consequence of a massive 1972 solar storm. more
Both Bacteria and Viruses Can Cause Pneumonia, But One Is Much Worse for the Heart  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
Pneumonia caused by bacterial infections poses a much greater threat to the heart than pneumonia caused by viral... more
A new lead on a 50-year-old radiation damage mystery
Space-inspired speed breeding for crop improvement
This unique Andean ecosystem is warming almost as fast as the Arctic
Development of a humanoid robot prototype, HRP-5P, capable of heavy labor
What is augmented reality, anyway?
Cohousing is an inclusive approach to smart, sustainable cities
Tiny raptor tracks lead to big discovery
New research uncovers the predatory behavior of Florida's skull-collecting ant
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Optogenetics drives structure changes in tissues
Optogenetics drives structure changes in tissues
Toward urban air mobility: Air taxis with side-by-side rotors
Scientists are using artificial intelligence to see inside stars using sound waves
Scientists are using artificial intelligence to see inside stars using sound waves
Air taxis – why they're no longer pie in the sky