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Baby Mountain Lion Rescued From Home After Being Fed Bratwurst

Colorado officials are warning the public to leave wildlife alone after they rescued a sick...

Virgin Orbit’s rocket flies strapped to the wing of an airplane for the first...

Launch provider Virgin Orbit, the spinoff of Richard Branson’s space tourism venture Virgin Galactic, put its new rocket in the air...

Ant-Man, the Wasp Should Have Serious Bug-Sized Breathing Issues

Marvel has a knack for turning obscure superheroes into household names. Case in point: Ant-Man...

Now You Can Sequence Your Whole Genome for Just $200

Here are a few things you can buy with $200: one bluetooth-controlled fire pit, 100 lab-grown Impossible White Castle sliders, access to the...

Thin, Flexible New Solar Cells Could Soon Line Your Shirt

The general rule when developing a new kind of solar technology is to expect progress to be slow. Take silicon solar cells, the...

40 Incredible Images of the Surface of Mars

1. Aram ChaosPhoto Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of ArizonaAcquired on April 1, 2018, this image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows Aram Chaos, a 280...

High-speed video solves how Florida ants furnish their nests with their enemies’ bodies

The nests of Florida ants called Formica archboldi are adorned with the carcasses of their enemies — namely, the heads of...

The Evolutionary Importance of Neutral vs. Adaptive Genes

When Charles Darwin articulated his theory of evolution by natural selection in On the Origin of Species in 1859, he focused on adaptations—the...

Verily pauses research on glucose-sensing contact lens

Verily, previously Google Life Sciences, is putting a hold on its program to build a contact lens that can monitor glucose...

Kilogram Redefined. The Metric System Overhaul Is Complete

On the morning of Friday, November 16, scientists and diplomats crammed into an auditorium in Versailles, a stone’s throw from the Sun King’s...

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